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Kenneth Burke collection of papers

Title
Kenneth Burke collection of papers, 1922-1983 bulk (1922-1973).
Author
Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS BurkeSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
1,054 items.
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Kenneth Burke was an American writer of short stories, historical dramas, and criticism, as well as a poet, and translator.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. The letters to Hildegarde and James Watson came with J. S. Watson's papers.
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Berg Coll MSS Burke
Author
Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993.
Title
Kenneth Burke collection of papers, 1922-1983 bulk (1922-1973).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, and correspondence. The manuscripts and typescripts include short-stories, essays, poems, and reviews. The correspondence, dating from 1922 to 1983, includes letters from the author to Djuna Barnes, Muriel Rukeyser, Frances Steloff, Hildegarde and James Watson, Jr., and others. There are also letters to the author, dating from 1940 to 1966, from Djuna Barnes, Wallace Fowlie, Francis Golffing, Randall Jarrell, Robert Lowell, Marianne Moore, Stephen Spender, James Sibley Watson, and others.
Biography
Kenneth Burke was an American writer of short stories, historical dramas, and criticism, as well as a poet, and translator.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Barnes, Djuna.
Fowlie, Wallace, 1908-
Golffing, Francis.
Jarrell, Randall, 1914-1965.
Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977.
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972.
Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980.
Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995.
Steloff, Frances, 1887-
Watson, James S. (James Sibley), 1894-
Watson, Hildegarde Lasell, -1976.
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Burke
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