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Louis Untermeyer collection of papers

Title
Louis Untermeyer collection of papers, 1913-1975.
Author
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.
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Description
455 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Louis Untermeyer was an American editor, literary anthologist, essayist, novelist, literary critic, 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. Previous owners include Louis Untermeyer and the publishing firm, Harper & Row.
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  • Cataloged
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Berg Coll MSS Untermeyer
Author
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.
Title
Louis Untermeyer collection of papers, 1913-1975.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of typescripts, a manuscript, and correspondence. The typescripts consist of a poem and notes for work by the author, as well as poems by Muriel Rukeyser sent to Untermeyer. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence from the author, dating from 1914 to 1975, to Wystan Hugh Auden, Saul Bellow, Truman Capote, T. S. Eliot, Randall Jarrell, Charlotte Mary Mew, Harold Monro, Mary Norton, Muriel Rukeyser, Tennessee Williams, Humbert Wolfe, and others, as well as a letter, dated 1923, from Amy Lowell to Mrs. Becker, relating to the author. There are letters to Untermeyer from Conrad Aiken, Ray Bradbury, Erskine Caldwell, Mary Ellen Chase, Padraic Colum, Crowell-Collier Publishers, Christopher Davis, Babette Deutsch, Paul Engle, Langston Hughes, Mary Lavin, Archibald MacLeish, Bernard Malamud, Muriel Rukeyser, W. D. Snodgrass, John Steinbeck, William Styron, Gore Vidal, Eudora Welty, Herman Wouk, and others, dating from 1936 to 1971.
Biography
Louis Untermeyer was an American editor, literary anthologist, essayist, novelist, literary critic, poet, and translator.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973.
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973.
Bellow, Saul.
Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012.
Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984.
Chase, Mary Ellen, 1887-1973.
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
Davis, Christopher, 1928-
Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.
Engle, Paul, 1908-
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Jarrell, Randall, 1914-1965.
Lavin, Mary, 1912-
Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925.
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982.
Malamud, Bernard.
Mew, Charlotte Mary, 1869-1928.
Monro, Harold, 1879-1932.
Norton, Mary.
Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980.
Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
Styron, William, 1925-2006.
Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012.
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001.
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.
Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940.
Wouk, Herman, 1915-2019.
Crowell-Collier Publishing Company.
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Untermeyer
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