Literary Pursuits

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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. 
  • ...
"Portrait in Blackness": Black Arts Festival 1978
April 3-9, 1978

The 8th Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "Portrait in Blackness,” as the schedule includes lectures on the “History of Blacks in American Films,” a dramatic interpretation and poetry...

Women's Resource Center Newsletter (Sep. 1978)
September 1978

The Women's Resource Center Newsletter is produced by the Women's Resource Committee of Dickinson College.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "The Role Colleges Play in Job Hunting," by Cathy Andriadis.
  • "Outstanding Women in History: Fannie Lou...
Letter from Judith B. Jones to Allen Tanner
May 9, 1980

Judith B. Jones writes to Allen Tanner regarding a biography of Edith Sitwell written by Victoria Glendinning.

Location: MC 2013.3, B1, F43

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1980-1999

Letter from Allen Tanner to Victoria Glendinning
May 26, 1980

Allen Tanner writes to Victoria Glendinning regarding her biography on Edith Sitwell, and expresses his disappointment that Glendinning did not contact him for information on Sitwell.

Location: MC 2013.3, B1, F43

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1980-1999

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