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American poetry--20th century--Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

William B. Child letter to Ferris Greenslet with Elihu Vedder poems

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0895

The letter and three sheets of poetry in this collection, which were originally laid in a copy of Elihu Vedder's book of poetry, Miscellaneous Moods in Verse all appear to bear some connection to Vedder.

Dates: circa 1867-1923

Charles Henri Ford papers related to Om Krishna II

Identifier: MSS 0294
Abstract These letters from American poet Charles Henri Ford (and others) to publishers Charles and Pamela Plymell concern publication plans for Ford's Om Krishna II (Cherry Valley Editions, 1981). In addition to Ford's letters there are single letters from Beat poet Allen Ginsberg, Nepalese artist Indra Tamang, bookbinder Alan Brilliant, writer Ed Germain, and the Plymells. A draft typescript of Om Krishna II,...
Dates: 1966-1981; Majority of material found within 1979-1981

Allen Ginsberg letters to Gregory Corso

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0907

Allen Ginsberg wrote these postcards and letters to Gregory Corso between 1982 and 1985.

Dates: 1982-1985

Robert Hawley letters to David Meltzer

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0897

These letters, written by American publisher Robert Hawley to poet and musician David Meltzer between 1964 and 1966, reflect their book and poetry interests, their friendship, and the business of Oyez Press.

Dates: 1964-1966

Lucy R. Jackson letters to Elizabeth Shippen Green Elliott

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0896

These three letters, written by Philadelphia poet Lucy R. Jackson to American illustrator Elizabeth Shippen Green Elliott, along with two of her poems, were originally laid in a copy of Jackson's book, Verses, which she inscribed to Elizabeth and Huger Elliott.

Dates: circa 1930

Walter Lowenfels letters to Allen De Loach

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0870

In this collection of nineteen letters, American poet Walter Lowenfels wrote to his editor Allen De Loach, praising him for recent editorial work on Lowenfels's autobiography and discussing his writing and the work of other poets, particularly Walt Whitman and "poets of old age."

Dates: 1965-1970; Majority of material found within 1968-1970