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Genevieve Taggard papers

Title
Genevieve Taggard papers, 1881-2001 (bulk 1920-1948).
Author
Taggard, Genevieve, 1894-1948.

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Description
28.03 linear feet (60 boxes); 5 sound recordings
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Audio tapes.
  • Galley proofs.
  • Passports.
  • Phonograph records.
  • Photograph albums.
  • Photographic prints.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Terms of Use (note)
  • Judith Benét Richardson holds copyright for the Estate of Genevieve Taggard.
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
  • Dartmouth College, Rauner Special Collections Library.
  • Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
  • Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
  • Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
  • Special Collections, University of Virginia.
  • University of Delaware Library, Special Collections Department.
  • Lilly Library, Indiana University.
  • Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
  • Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago.
  • Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
  • Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
  • Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
Provenance (note)
  • Kenneth Durant began donating Taggard's papers to the New York Public Library in 1952 and appears to have done so sporadically for the next two decades, until his death in 1972. Many of her papers are annotated in his hand. When he died, his widow donated additional materials related to his compilation of the Taggard bibliography. In 2010, Judith Benét Richardson donated a significant amount of additional material, most notably the papers of Robert L. Wolf and other members of the Taggard family.
Call Number
MssCol 2942
OCLC
753563228
Author
Taggard, Genevieve, 1894-1948.
Title
Genevieve Taggard papers, 1881-2001 (bulk 1920-1948).
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
The papers of poet and teacher Genevieve Taggard include correspondence, drafts of poetry and prose (most notably for her 1930 book The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson), photographs, notebooks, teaching materials, memorabilia, and other personal and professional materials. The papers also have several audio recordings of Taggard reading her poems. In addition, the collection holds correspondence and writings of her first husband, Robert L. Wolf, her daughter, Marcia Durant Liles, and her parents and siblings. Materials compiled by her second husband, Kenneth Durant, in his attempt at creating a comprehensive bibliography of Taggard's published works, are also included.
Terms Of Use
Judith Benét Richardson holds copyright for the Estate of Genevieve Taggard.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Elinor Langer Collection of Josephine Herbst; Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Genevieve Taggard papers, 1930-1948; Dartmouth College, Rauner Special Collections Library.
H.L. Mencken papers, 1905-1956; Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
Joel E. Spingarn papers, 1890-1939; Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
Kathleen Millay collection of papers, 1904-1956; Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
Letters of Genevieve Taggard, 1925-1943; Special Collections, University of Virginia.
Louis Untermeyer papers, 1902-1972; University of Delaware Library, Special Collections Department.
Max Eastman manuscripts, 1892-1968; Lilly Library, Indiana University.
New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984; Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
Poetry : A Magazine of Verse records, 1912-1961; Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago.
Ralph Thompson papers, 1929-1960; Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
V. F. Calverton papers, 1923-1941; Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
Yaddo records, 1870-1980; Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available online and in repository.
Provenance
Kenneth Durant began donating Taggard's papers to the New York Public Library in 1952 and appears to have done so sporadically for the next two decades, until his death in 1972. Many of her papers are annotated in his hand. When he died, his widow donated additional materials related to his compilation of the Taggard bibliography. In 2010, Judith Benét Richardson donated a significant amount of additional material, most notably the papers of Robert L. Wolf and other members of the Taggard family.
Connect to:
Occupation
Biographers.
College teachers.
Critics.
Editors.
Poets.
Added Author
Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950.
Bogan, Louise, 1897-1970.
Lapsley, Mary, 1900-
LaFlamme, Gladys.
Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969.
Durant, Kenneth.
Eastman, Max, 1883-1969.
Field, Sara Bard, 1882-1974.
Herbst, Josephine, 1892-1969.
Humphries, Rolfe.
Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960.
Liles, Marcia Durant.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980.
Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980.
Sterling, George, 1869-1926.
Taggard, Alta, 1868-1951.
Taggard, Ernestine Kealoha, 1900-1943.
Taggard, James Nelson, 1861-1939.
Taggard, James Norman, 1902-1986.
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972.
Wolf, Robert Leopold.
Research Call Number
MssCol 2942
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