Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974
Dates Of Existence
James Dickey Papers
Scope and Contents The James Dickey Papers include a correspondence file, spanning 1954 to 1970, consisting of nearly 1000 letters from literary figures, publishers, editors, and friends. Letters from literary notables are often accompanied by their poetry manuscripts. The bulk of the collection consists of Dickey's own manuscript drafts of poems, essays, reviews, translations and addresses. Proof of Dickey's meticulous craftmanship is found in his heavily revised poetry manuscripts, many of which have...
Found in: Manuscripts / James Dickey Papers
George Marion O'Donnell Papers
Scope and Contents The George Marion O'Donnell Papers includes occasional manuscripts and correspondence either to or from Rae Beamish, Richard Croom Beatty, John Berryman, John Malcolm Brinnin, Nelson Del Bittner, Harry Brown, Basil Bunting, Truman Capote, Hubert Creekmore, Robert Woodham Daniel, Donald Davidson, Edward Donahoe, Charles Henri Ford, Theodore C. Hoepfner, Merle Hoyleman, Robert Hillyer, William Inge, Marian Ives, James Laughlin, Leroy Leatherman, R.W.B. Lewis, Jim Lord, Willard Maas, Edward...
Found in: Manuscripts / George Marion O'Donnell Papers
Radcliffe Squires Papers
Scope and Contents The Radcliffe Squires Papers consist primarily of correspondence, most of it with literary personalities in reference to his book about Allen Tate. Among the authors who corresponded with Squires are James Dickey, Edwin Honig, Brewster Ghiselin, Howard Nemerov, Frederic Prokosch, and John Crowe Ransom. Squires corresponded with Allen Tate while preparing his study and this eventually led to a close personal friendship between the two men. Among the most important materials in the Squires...
Found in: Manuscripts / Radcliffe Squires Papers
May Swenson Papers
Scope and Contents The May Swenson Papers contain manuscript and editorial material toward most of her books including Another Animal (1954), A Cage of Spines (1958), To Mix with Time: New and Selected Poems (1963), and Half Sun Half Sleep (1967). This material includes drafts of individual poems as well as letters to and from various editors, friends, and readers. Swenson’s correspondents include John Hall Wheelock, and Burroughs Mitchell, but the most fascinating portion of the May Swenson Papers is her...
Found in: Manuscripts / May Swenson Papers
Constance Urdang Papers
Scope and Contents The Constance Urdang Papers include a nearly complete collection of manuscript and editorial material toward all of her published books. These materials include typescript drafts of entire books as well as drafts of individual poems. A number of Urdang's journals and notebooks are also present. The collection also contains drafts of translations by Urdang and the drafts of two unpublished novels. The Urdang Papers are completed by a small yet significant collection of her business, personal,...
Found in: Manuscripts / Constance Urdang Papers