Literary Pursuits

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Letter from William Benet to Mr. Roberts
circa 1940

William Rose Benet, the contributing editor of The Saturday Review of Literature, asks Mr. Roberts to "send the book."

Location: I-Friends-1974-1

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1940-1959

"Flag Salute," by Esther Popel Shaw
November 1940

Esther Popel Shaw's poem "Flag Salute" on the cover of Crisis Magazine.

Location: I-Friends-2012-2

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Time Period: 1940-1959

Letter from Marianne Moore to Professor Wells
January 3, 1942

Poet Marianne Moore writes to an unspecified "Professor Wells," discussing the poems she plans to read at an event on January 19.

Location: I-AsbellY-2002-27

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1940-1959

Letter from Marianne Moore to Professor Wells
January 16, 1942

Poet Marianne Moore writes to an unspecified "Professor Wells," finalizing the poems she plans to read at an event on January 19. Moore also declines an invitation to lunch, but suggests visiting a museum after the reading as an alternative.

Location: I-AsbellY-2002-27

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1940-1959

Letter from Marianne Moore to Joseph Shipley
July 18, 1943

Poet Marianne Moore writes to editor Joseph T. Shipley, thanking him for publishing her work in American Bookman.

Location: I-AsbellY-2002-26

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1940-1959

"Personal Adventures in Race Relations," by Esther Popel
1948

Publisher: New York: The Woman's Press

Esther Popel discusses some of her experience regarding race in the United States.

Location: DC 1919 S534p

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Personal and Family Life

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1940-1959

Two Letters from William Benét to Lawton Mackall
May 6, 1948

Two letters from William Rose Benét to Lawton Mackall: the first asking for details about a play Mackall has written; the second explaining that he has no room to plublish a piece by one of Mackall's friends.

Location: I-Friends-1982-3

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1940-1959

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 01, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. 

This "first section" is the earliest part of the text that...

Location: MC 2002.1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Engravings and Illustrations

Time Period: 1940-1959

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 02, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is titled "The Elizabethan Renaissance."

Location: MC 2002.1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Engravings and Illustrations

Time Period: 1940-1959

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 03, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is titled "England under the Stuarts."

Location: MC 2002.1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Engravings and Illustrations

Time Period: 1940-1959

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 04, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is titled "England in the Romantic Age."

Location: MC 2002.1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Engravings and Illustrations

Time Period: 1940-1959

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 05, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is titled "The Restoration."

Location: MC 2002.1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Engravings and Illustrations

Time Period: 1940-1959

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 06, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is titled "England in the Eighteenth Century."

Location: MC 2002.1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Engravings and Illustrations

Time Period: 1940-1959

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 07, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is titled "The House of Hanover."

Location: MC 2002.1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Engravings and Illustrations

Time Period: 1940-1959

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 08, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is about the American War of Independence.

Location: MC 2002.1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Engravings and Illustrations

Time Period: 1940-1959

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 09, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is about literature under King George III.

Location: MC 2002.1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Engravings and Illustrations

Time Period: 1940-1959

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 10, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is about society and politics at the end of the...

Location: MC 2002.1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Engravings and Illustrations

Time Period: 1940-1959

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 11, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is titled "The Last Decade of the Century."

Location: MC 2002.1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Engravings and Illustrations

Time Period: 1940-1959

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 12, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is titled "The Romantic Age."

Location: MC 2002.1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Engravings and Illustrations

Time Period: 1940-1959

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 13, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is titled "Peace and War."

Location: MC 2002.1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Engravings and Illustrations

Time Period: 1940-1959

Notes on Friendship with Gertrude Stein by Allen Tanner
Undated

Allen Tanner reminisces about his friendships with Gertude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and Pavel Tchelitchew. Transcript included.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F37

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Notes and Notebooks

Time Period:

Letter from Allen Tanner to Parker Tyler
1964

In this draft letter, Allen Tanner writes to author Parker Tyler, promising to provide him with information and photos of Pavel Tchelitchew and their friends for Tyler's book The Divine Comedy of Pavel Tchelitchew.

Location: MC 2013.3, B2, F6

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Personal and Family Life, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1960-1979

Letter from Marianne Moore to John Hunt
circa 1965

Poet Marianne Moore writes to editor John Hunt to "hazard a specimen or two;" she includes a variety of poetic fragments.

Location: I-AsbellY-2002-73

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Poetry and Lyrics

Time Period: 1960-1979

Postcard from Marianne Moore to “Don”
circa 1965

Poet Marianne Moore writes to an unspecified "kind, kind Don." Moore thanks Don for "taking [his] time to help [her], and send for a taxi;" she is also grateful for his gift of "The Adoration of the Magi, the one true message for the days." Finally, Moore hopes that Christmas will help "lift [...

Location: I-AsbellY-2002-34

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1960-1979

Dickinson College Women's Newsletter (Oct. 1975)
October 1975

The Dickinson College Women’s Newsletter is produced by the Advisory and Planning Committee on Women's Programs.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Fact sheet on women’s healthcare. 
  • ...

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