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Anthony Hecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0775
Abstract

Anthony Hecht (1923-2004), one of the leading poets of his generation, is most well-known for his anthology The Hard Hours (1967), generally seen as his break-through volume. Hecht's small holding of papers, separated from his donated book collection, includes handwritten and typewritten correspondence, as well as clippings, programs, and other forms of ephemera. The materials range from 1982 to 2005, the later years of Hecht's literary career.

Dates: 1982 - 2005

Elliott Coleman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0013
Abstract

Elliott Coleman founded the Department of Writing, Speech and Drama at Johns Hopkins University in September 1946, the predecessor to The Writing Seminars. The collection consist of correspondence, manuscript poems, printed materials, and photographs. It spans the years 1932 to 1980 with the bulk of the material from 1978-1979.

Dates: 1932-1980

Johns Hopkins University Josephine Jacobsen collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0561
Abstract

Josephine Jacobsen was a poet, short story writer, and literary critic. She was educated by private tutors at Roland Park Country School and graduated in 1926. Jacobsen's papers include drafts of her works, correspondence, photographs, and other materials. They range from the 1920s to 1982.

Dates: 1920s-1982

McKendree Llewellyn Raney poetry collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0046
Abstract

McKendree Llewellyn Raney was Librarian of the Johns Hopkins University, 1908-1927. Collection consists largely of typescripts of poems by Carl Sandburg with inscriptions by the poet. Materials range in date from 1929 to 1954.

Dates: 1929 - 1954

Paulene Elenora Myers collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0790
Abstract

This collection contains materials relating to Paulene Myers, an American actress who was born in 1913 and died in 1996. The collection dates from approximately the 1950s to the 1990s, and includes ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and notes documenting her career.

Dates: approximately 1950s-1990s

Robert A. Wilson collection of Gertrude Stein materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0785
Abstract Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was a Baltimore native who owned the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village, New York and was a well-known collector of signed first editions of works by his favorite literary figures, particularly Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American expatriate novelist, playwright, poet, and art collector. She was born outside Pittsburgh, lived in Oakland, California, and then spent the rest of her life in Paris, France, becoming a part of the Parisian...
Dates: 1874-2009

Rod McKuen radio scripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0903
Abstract

Rod McKuen (1933-2015) was an American poet and singer-songwriter. The collection consists of fifteen radio scripts written principally by McKuen for his shows on KROW Oakland AM radio: eight from "Rhonda Vou with Rod" and seven from "Rendezvous with Rod." These typescripts may represent McKuen's earliest surviving work, dated November 18, 1950 to January 10, 1953.

Dates: 1950 November 18-1953 January 10

William Hand Browne collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0011
Scope and Contents The collection of author and English professor, William Hand Browne, includes correspondence, notebooks, a scrapbook, pencil sketches, manuscript poems, and some published writings in Modern Language Notes, The Nation, and Sewanee Review. Numerous newspaper clippings are also included. In addition, there is an album of poetry and other writings by Browne's friend, John Banister Tabb. A few items relate to other family members, Lucy Hand Browne and Owens Hand Browne. William Hand Browne was...
Dates: 1842-1973

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Blackmur, R. P. (Richard P.), 1904-1965 1
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