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KATHERINE BIDDLE PAPERS
FOLDER LISTING


Box: 1 Fold: 100 Mary Aiken
April-September 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Mary Aiken: 3 postcards dated 4/11/1966, 8/12/1966, 9/1/1966.

Box: 1 Fold: 101 Mary Aiken
January 28, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Mary Aiken: ALS, 2 pages/1 sheet.

Box: 1 Fold: 102 Mary Aiken
January 5, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Mary Aiken: ALS 1/5/1969, 1 page.

Box: 1 Fold: 103 Mary Aiken
January 15, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Mary Aiken: TLS 2 1/15/1969, pages/2 sheets. Reference to Joseph Killorin.

Box: 1 Fold: 104 Mary Aiken
January 10, 1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Mary Aiken: ALS 1/10/1970, 2 pages, 1 sheet. Includes newspaper article that mentions the Caetani family mausoleum in Italy.

Box: 1 Fold: 105 Mary Aiken
November-December 1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Mary Aiken: 2 ACS dated 11/18/1971, 12/6/1971. Reference to health of Conrad Aiken.

Box: 1 Fold: 106 Mary Aiken
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Mary Aiken: 4 ACS, 2 ALS undated. Includes newspaper article re Conrad Aiken.

Box: 1 Fold: 107 re Conrad Aiken - Corres. from Douglas Day
1963

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Douglas Day re the latter's research on Aiken and Malcolm Lowry: 3 ALS dated 7/22/1963, 7/29/1963, 8/6/1963.

Box: 1 Fold: 108 re Conrad Aiken - Corres. from Katherine Biddle
undated

DESCRIPTION: Draft of a letter by Katherine Biddle re Conrad Aiken.

Box: 1 Fold: 109 re Conrad Aiken - Corres. from Various
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle re Conrad Aiken, from Max Cosman (?), Josephine Jacobsen, and Anne and Bretney Miller.

Box: 2 Fold: 1 re Conrad Aiken - American Academy in Rome
1957

DESCRIPTION: TL carbon 9/25/1957, from Katherine Biddle to Laurance P. Roberts re inviting Conrad Aiken to the American Academy in Rome. Includes TLS 12/27/1957 reply from Roberts.

Box: 2 Fold: 2 re Conrad Aiken - Brandeis University Creative Arts Awards
1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle regarding the presentation to Conrad Aiken of the Brandeis University Creative Arts Awards Medal for Poetry, 1967. Includes typed and autograph transcript of Aiken's acceptance speech.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 re Conrad Aiken - National Book Award
1953-54

DESCRIPTION: Memoranda to Katherine Biddle re serving as a juror for the National Book Award in poetry. Includes newspaper article clippings on 1954 winners including Conrad Aiken for "Collected Poems."

Box: 2 Fold: 4 re Conrad Aiken - Notes by Katherine Biddle
March 7, 1952

DESCRIPTION: Autograph notes for an address by Katherine Biddle on Conrad Aiken.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 re Conrad Aiken & Jay Martin - Notes by Katherine Biddle
1962

DESCRIPTION: Notebook with autograph notes by Katherine Biddle on Conrad Aiken and Jay Martin.

Box: 2 Fold: 6 re Conrad Aiken - Notes by Katherine Biddle
undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph notes by Katherine Biddle re Conrad Aiken.

Box: 2 Fold: 7 re Conrad Aiken: "Collected Poems" - Reviews
1954-70

DESCRIPTION: Reviews (clippings) of the "Collected Poems" by Conrad Aiken. Includes typescript of a review by Katherine Biddle.

Box: 2 Fold: 8 re Conrad Aiken: "Ushant" - Review by Katherine Biddle
c.1952

DESCRIPTION: Typescripts of reviews by Katherine Biddle of Conrad Aiken's work, "Ushant."

Box: 2 Fold: 9 re Conrad Aiken - Review by Katherine Biddle
October 20, 1962

DESCRIPTION: Clipping (with xerox copy) of book review by Katherine Biddle of "Conrad Aiken: a Life of His Art," by Jay Martin.

Box: 2 Fold: 10 re Conrad Aiken - Jay Martin Book Review Notes
1962

DESCRIPTION: Typescripts and notes by Katherine Biddle for book review of "Conrad Aiken: a Life of his Art," by Jay Martin (1962).

Box: 2 Fold: 11 re Conrad Aiken - Article by Randall Jarrell
1962

DESCRIPTION: Typescript of an article/essay on Conrad Aiken by Randall Jarrell, 2 pages.

Box: 2 Fold: 12 Conrad Aiken and T.S. Eliot
undated

DESCRIPTION: Transcript of article by Dean B. Lyman, Jr., entitled, "Aiken and Eliot," 2 pages. Includes clipping of printed article by Joseph Warren Beach, entitled, "Conrad Aiken and T.S. Eliot: Echoes and Overtones."

Box: 2 Fold: 13 re Conrad Aiken - Reviews (misc.)
c.1964-71

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous printed reviews of Conrad Aiken.

Box: 2 Fold: 14 Conrad Aiken - Printed Poems (clippings)
c.1925-49

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of printed poems by Conrad Aiken: "Changing Mind 1925," and "Oneiromachia." Includes list of published poems in "Poetry Magazine," 1949.

Box: 2 Fold: 15 Conrad Aiken - Articles about (Misc.)
c.1961-64

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of newspaper article re Conrad Aiken.

Box: 3 Fold: 1 Bernard Berenson
July 13, 1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 7/13/1949. Reference to receiving a copy of Biddle's poem, "Plain Chant for America." Note: All Berenson correspondence is 2 pages/1 sheet unless otherwise noted.

Box: 3 Fold: 2 Bernard Berenson
December 8, 1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 12/8/1949. Reference to Alexis Leger.

Box: 3 Fold: 3 Bernard Berenson
December 23, 1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 12/23/1949.

Box: 3 Fold: 4 Bernard Berenson
January 5, 1950

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 1/5/1950. Reference to Alexis Leger.

Box: 3 Fold: 5 Bernard Berenson
May 14, 1950

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 5/14/1950.

Box: 3 Fold: 6 Bernard Berenson
October 21, 1951

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 10/21/1951.



Box: 3 Fold: 7 Bernard Berenson
December 11, 1951

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 12/11/1951.

Box: 3 Fold: 8 Bernard Berenson
December 16, 1951

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 12/16/1951. Reference to visits from Rosamond Lehmann and historian Hugh Trevor-Roper.

Box: 3 Fold: 9 Bernard Berenson
April 24, 1952

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 4/24/1952, 4 pages/2 sheets.

Box: 3 Fold: 10 Bernard Berenson
June 2, 1952

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 6/2/1952.



Box: 3 Fold: 10.1 Bernard Berenson
September 13, 1952

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 9/13/1952.

Box: 3 Fold: 11 Bernard Berenson
November 22, 1952

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 11/22/1952.

Box: 3 Fold: 12 Bernard Berenson
January 2, 1953

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 1/2/1953, 4 pages/2 sheets.

Box: 3 Fold: 13 Bernard Berenson
July 25, 1953

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 7/25/1953, 8 pages/4 sheets. Reference to Rosamond Lehmann.

Box: 3 Fold: 14 Bernard Berenson
September 29, 1953

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 9/29/1953, 4 pages/2 sheets. Reference to Van Wyck Brooks and Edmund Wilson.

Box: 3 Fold: 15 Bernard Berenson
November 28, 1953

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 11/28/1953, 4 pages/2 sheets.

Box: 3 Fold: 16 Bernard Berenson
March 15, 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 3/15/1954, 4 pages/2 sheets.

Box: 3 Fold: 17 Bernard Berenson
April 12, 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 4/12/1954, 4 pages/2 sheets.

Box: 3 Fold: 18 Bernard Berenson
July 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 7/1954, 2 pages/1 sheet.

Box: 3 Fold: 19 Bernard Berenson
August 16, 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 8/16/1954, 4 pages/2 sheets.

Box: 3 Fold: 20 Bernard Berenson
August 18, 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 8/18/1954.

Box: 3 Fold: 21 Bernard Berenson
September 2, 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 9/2/1954.

Box: 3 Fold: 22 Bernard Berenson
September 18, 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 9/18/1954.

Box: 3 Fold: 23 Bernard Berenson
November 18, 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 11/18/1954, 4 pages/ 2 sheets.

Box: 3 Fold: 24 Bernard Berenson
Christmas 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ACS Christmas card.

Box: 3 Fold: 25 Bernard Berenson
December 31, 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: Telegram dated 12/31/1954.



Box: 3 Fold: 26 Bernard Berenson
Spring 1954

DESCRIPTION: b/w photograph of Bernard Berenson, signed and dated Spring 1954.

Box: 3 Fold: 27 Bernard Berenson
january 8, 1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 1/8/1955, 4 pages/2 sheets.

Box: 3 Fold: 28 Bernard Berenson
January 18, 1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 1/18/1955.

Box: 3 Fold: 29 Bernard Berenson
November 27, 1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 11/27/1955, 4 pages/ 2 sheets. Includes clippings of articles about Berenson.

Box: 3 Fold: 30 Bernard Berenson
May 20, 1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 5/20/1955, 4 pages/2 sheets.

Box: 3 Fold: 31 Bernard Berenson
July 1, 1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 7/1/1955.

Box: 3 Fold: 32 Bernard Berenson
July 15, 1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 7/15/1955.

Box: 3 Fold: 33 Bernard Berenson
August 30, 1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 8/30/1955.

Box: 3 Fold: 34 Bernard Berenson
October 25, 1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 10/25/1955, with small clipping of printed photograph of Berenson. Reference to Walter Lippmann, Mary McCarthy, and Edmund Wilson.

Box: 3 Fold: 35 Bernard Berenson
December 18, 1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 12/18/1955.

Box: 3 Fold: 36 Bernard Berenson
February 7, 1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 2/7/1956.

Box: 3 Fold: 37 Bernard Berenson
March 16, 1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 3/16/1956.

Box: 3 Fold: 38 Bernard Berenson
April 8, 1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 4/8/1956.



Box: 3 Fold: 39 Bernard Berenson
May 21, 1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 5/21/1956.

Box: 3 Fold: 40 Bernard Berenson
June 15, 1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 6/15/1956. Reference to Edmund Wilson and Mary McCarthy.

Box: 3 Fold: 41 Bernard Berenson
August 19, 1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 8/19/1956.

Box: 3 Fold: 42 Bernard Berenson
November 4, 1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 11/4/1956.

Box: 3 Fold: 43 Bernard Berenson
December 26, 1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 12/26/1956.



Box: 3 Fold: 44 Bernard Berenson
February 20, 1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 2/20/1957.

Box: 3 Fold: 45 Bernard Berenson
March 12, 1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 3/12/1957. Reference to Mary McCarthy.

Box: 3 Fold: 46 Bernard Berenson
April 4, 1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 4/4/1957. Reference to Mary McCarthy.

Box: 3 Fold: 47 Bernard Berenson
July 2, 1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 7/2/1957.

Box: 3 Fold: 48 Bernard Berenson
July 4, 1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 7/4/1957.

Box: 3 Fold: 49 Bernard Berenson
September 1, 1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 9/1/1957. Reference to Elizabetta ("Nicky") Mariano. Refers to enclosing a photograph of himself (see folder 3:26).

Box: 3 Fold: 50 Bernard Berenson
September 13, 1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 9/13/1957.

Box: 3 Fold: 51 Bernard Berenson
October 1, 1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 10/1/19/57. Reference to Elizabetta Mariano ("Nicky").

Box: 3 Fold: 52 Bernard Berenson
October 14, 1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 10/14/1957.

Box: 3 Fold: 53 Bernard Berenson
November 6, 1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 11/6/1957. Reference to Van Wyck Brooks and Iris Origo.

Box: 3 Fold: 54 Bernard Berenson
December 12, 1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 12/12/1957.

Box: 3 Fold: 55 Bernard Berenson
January 11, 1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 1/11/1958. Reference to Marguerite Caetani and Conrad Aiken.

Box: 3 Fold: 56 Bernard Berenson
February 23, 1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 2/23/1958. Reference to Conrad Aiken and Allen Tate.

Box: 3 Fold: 57 Bernard Berenson
March 13, 1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: telegram 3/13/1958.

Box: 3 Fold: 58 Bernard Berenson
March 13, 1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernard Berenson: ALS 3/13/1958. Reference to Marguerite Caetani and T.S. Eliot.

Box: 3 Fold: 58.1 Bernard Berenson
Christmas/New Year's 1958/59

DESCRIPTION: Printed Christmas/New Year's card from Bernard Berenson. Includes clipping about Berenson in his 94th year.

Box: 3 Fold: 59 Bernard Berenson - Book Reviews by Katherine Biddle
c.1964

DESCRIPTION: 5 reprints of book review by Katherine Biddle of "Sunset and Twilight: From the Diaries of 1947-1958," by Bernard Berenson (1963); and "The Selected letters of Bernard Berenson," edited by Arthur K. McComb (1963/64).

Box: 3 Fold: 60 Bernard Berenson - clippings
1952-60

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of printed articles about Bernard Berenson.

Box: 3 Fold: 61 Elizabetta Mariano ("Nicky")
September 12, 1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabetta ("Nicky") Mariano, re Bernard Berenson: ACS 9/13/1957. Mariano was a close friend of Berenson's, as well as his literary executor.

Box: 3 Fold: 62 Elizabetta Mariano
1959

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabetta ("Nicky") Mariano, re Bernard Berenson: ACS 10/24/1959; ALS 12/13/1959. Includes postcard showing Berenson's deathbed.

Box: 3 Fold: 63 Elizabetta Mariano
1960

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabetta ("Nicky") Mariano: ACS 1/20/1960; ACS 4/1/1960; ANS 9/20/1960.

Box: 3 Fold: 64 Elizabetta Mariano
October 1, 1961

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabetta ("Nicky") Mariano: ACS 9/1/1961.

Box: 3 Fold: 65 Elizabetta Mariano
1962

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabetta ("Nicky") Mariano, re Bernard Berenson: ALS 3/24/1962; ALS 5/12/1962.

Box: 3 Fold: 66 Elizabetta Mariano
September 15, 1963

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabetta ("Nicky") Mariano: ACS 9/15/1963.

Box: 3 Fold: 67 Elizabetta Mariano
1964

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabetta ("Nicky") Mariano, re Bernard Berenson: ALS 7/26/1964; ACS 10/21/1964.

Box: 3 Fold: 68 Elizabetta Mariano
August 28, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabetta ("Nicky") Mariano: ALS 8/28/1966.

Box: 3 Fold: 69 Elizabetta Mariano
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabetta ("Nicky") Mariano, re Bernard Berenson: ACS undated.

Box: 3 Fold: 70 Nicky Mariano - Death Announcement
June 3, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Printed death announcement card for Nicky Mariano, with ANS from her sister Alda Anrep.

Box: 3 Fold: 71 Bernard Berenson's Death: Reminiscence
c.1959

DESCRIPTION: Reminiscence of the passing of Bernard Berenson: typescript, 2 pages, undated, unsigned (possibly by Katherine Biddle).

Box: 3 Fold: 1 Lelia Caetani & Hubert Howard
1941-62

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Lelia Caetani (daughter of MargueriteCaetani) and her husband Hubert Howard: 3 ALS from Lelia Caetani dated 10/20/1941, 12/29/1961, 11/23/1962. Includes 2 ALS from Hubert Howard dated 11/22/1962 and Christmas 1961.

Box: 3 Fold: 2 Lelia Caetani
1951-55

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Lelia Caetani, daughter of Biddle's half-sister, Marguerite Caetani: 8 ALS dated between 1951 and 1955.

Box: 3 Fold: 3 Lelia Caetani
1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Lelia Caetani: 2 ALS with envelopes, dated 2/13/1965 & 2/25/1965.

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