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Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993

 Person
Dates Of Existence
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Kay Boyle Collection

 Collection — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 8
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf241
Scope and Contents

Includes 6-page transcript from Kay Boyle's Senate loyalty hearings during the McCarthy era; manuscript draft of a letter from Boyle to Samuel Beckett (2 sheets); two letters from Kenneth Burke to Boyle (including one with photocopied letter from Mona Van Duyn to Burke on verso); one letter from Evan Connell to Boyle; and one letter from Alexandra Pringle at Virago Press in London to Boyle (with Boyle's manuscript annotations).

Kenneth Burke Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf021

Marianne Moore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms085
Scope and Contents

The Marianne Moore Papers consists of correspondence principally between Mona Van Duyn, Charles Guenther, Chancellor and Mrs. Thomas H. Eliot and William Matheson, a typescript [carbon] manuscript of critical review of Louise Bogan's Selected Criticism and Kenneth Burke's Book of Moments, a typescript draft of Quoting an also private thought [poem], and a clippings.

Howard Nemerov Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms089
Scope and Contents The Howard Nemerov Papers are a large group of materials which help document the career of this important American poet. The collection includes a great number of worksheets, drafts, and notes towards poems, essays, lectures, stories, collections, and novels. Nemerov corresponded with numerous important literary figures and their letters are housed in the Nemerov Papers. Kenneth Burke, Maxine Kumin, Kay Boyle, and Reed Whittemore, in particular, have been long-time correspondents with...

Radcliffe Squires Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms108
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...