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Box: 23 Fold: 30 Allen Tate
September 21, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 9/21/1966 (1 page). Reference to beginning work on his memoir; and to Helen Heinz.

Box: 23 Fold: 31 Allen Tate
November 2, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 11/2/1966 (1 page), with news of travels to the "Finger Lakes colleges -- Hobart, Ithaca, etc..."

Box: 23 Fold: 32 Allen Tate
November 18, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 11/18/1966 (1 page).

Box: 23 Fold: 33 Allen Tate
December 4, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 12/4/1966 (1 page). Reference to Helen Heinz.

Box: 23 Fold: 34 Allen Tate
December 31, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 12/31/1966 (1 page). Reference to George Biddle and Helene Sardeau.

Box: 24 Fold: 1 Allen Tate
January 31, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 1/31/1967 (2 pages/1 sheet), with news of settling in Nashville, Tennessee.

Box: 24 Fold: 2 Allen Tate
April 1, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 4/1/1967 (1 page). Reference to visiting Conrad and Mary Aiken.

Box: 24 Fold: 3 Allen Tate
April 19, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 4/19/1967 (1 page).

Box: 24 Fold: 4 Allen Tate
May 9, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 5/9/1967 (1 page). Reference to William Claire.

Box: 24 Fold: 5 Allen Tate
June 3, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 6/3/1967 (1 page). Reference to John Ranson, John Hall Wheelock, Katherine Anne Porter, Truman Capote, George Biddle and Helene Sardeau at an awards ceremony of the American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York.

Box: 24 Fold: 6 Allen Tate
June 20, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 6/20/1967 (1 page) with attached TL copy of letter from Tate to William Claire regarding the manuscript of an article the latter wrote on Katherine Biddle.

Box: 24 Fold: 7 Allen Tate
September 8, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 9/8/1967 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to complications arising from the premature births of twin sons, John Allen and Michael Paul.

Box: 24 Fold: 8 Allen Tate
September 20, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 9/20/1967 (2 pages/1 sheet). Includes photograph of the Tate home in Sewanee.

Box: 24 Fold: 9 Allen Tate
November 2, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: TCS postcard 11/2/1967. Reference to health of his sons and to concern for the health of Conrad Aiken.

Box: 24 Fold: 10 Allen Tate
December 29, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 12/29/1967 (2 pages/2 sheets). Reference to prospective election as president of the Institute of Arts and Letters.

Box: 24 Fold: 11 Allen Tate
January 22, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 1/22/1968 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to Conrad Aiken and to Kathleen Raine.

Box: 24 Fold: 12 Allen Tate
March 29, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ACS postcard 3/29/1968.

Box: 24 Fold: 13 Allen Tate
July 9, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 7/9/1968 (1 page). Reference to Robert Lowell.

Box: 24 Fold: 14 Allen Tate
August 2, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS (1 page) with envelope postmarked 8/2/1968. Reference to death of son Michael Paul.

Box: 24 Fold: 15 Allen Tate
August 17, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 8/17/1968 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to death of son Michael Paul.

Box: 24 Fold: 16 Allen Tate
August 20, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Prayer card for Allen Tate's son, Michael Paul (1967-1968). Includes envelope postmarked 8/20/1968.

Box: 24 Fold: 17 Allen Tate
September 7, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 9/7/1968 (1 page) with envelope and attached autograph manuscript of verse written in memory of his son Michael Paul.

Box: 24 Fold: 18 Allen Tate
October 6, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 10/6/1968 (2 pages/2 sheets). Reference to death of Francis Biddle.

Box: 24 Fold: 19 Allen Tate
October 19, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 10/19/1968 (1 page), notifying that he will attend the memorial service for Francis Biddle.

Box: 24 Fold: 20 Allen Tate
October 25, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 10/25/1968 (1 page). Reference to speaking at the memorial service for Francis Biddle.

Box: 24 Fold: 21 Allen Tate
November 3, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 11/3/1968 (1 page) with attached autograph transcription of a translation of Catullus by Aubrey Beardsley. Reference to visit from Malcolm Cowley.

Box: 24 Fold: 22 Allen Tate
November 14, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 11/14/1968 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to death of Francis Biddle.

Box: 24 Fold: 23 Allen Tate
November 25, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 11/25/1968 (1 page).

Box: 24 Fold: 24 Allen Tate
December 15, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 12/15/1968 (2 pages/1 sheet).

Box: 24 Fold: 25 Allen Tate
January 23, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 1/23/1969 (2 pages/1 sheet with envelope). Reference to William Yandell Elliott and William Jay Smith.

Box: 24 Fold: 26 Allen Tate
February 4, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 2/4/1969 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to William Jay Smith.

Box: 24 Fold: 27 Allen Tate
February 28, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 2/28/1969 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to writing his memoirs.

Box: 24 Fold: 28 Allen Tate
April 26, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 4/26/1969 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to William Jay Smith.



Box: 24 Fold: 29 Allen Tate
June 20, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 6/20/1969 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to "Essays of Four Decades," (1968); and to Conrad Aiken.

Box: 24 Fold: 30 Allen Tate
July 7, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 7/7/1969 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to Conrad Aiken. Includes typescript, inscribed and signed, of a poem: "Sonitus uxori quae aetatem bonam et filio nostriqui kalendas XVIII habet..." (1 page).

Box: 24 Fold: 31 Allen Tate
August 25, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 8/25/1969 (1 page). Reference to progress on memoir.

Box: 24 Fold: 32 Allen Tate
November 23, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 11/23/1969 (1 page).

Box: 25 Fold: 1 Allen Tate
January 25, 1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 1/25/1970 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to domestic life and upcoming conference at the Library of Congress organized by Roy Basler.

Box: 25 Fold: 2 Allen Tate
March 11, 1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 3/11/1970 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to death of Louise Bogan.

Box: 25 Fold: 3 Allen Tate
April 21, 1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 4/21/1970 (1 page), with news of return to Minneapolis for a few days. Includes 5 color photographs of baby sons John Michael and Paul Allen, and house.

Box: 25 Fold: 4 Allen Tate
May 15, 1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 5/15/1970 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to proofreading poems for publication; and to Alexis Leger.

Box: 25 Fold: 5 Allen Tate
August 25 1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 8/25/1970 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to travels in Europe; to seeing Robert Lowell in London; and to George Biddle.

Box: 25 Fold: 6 Allen Tate
October 22, 1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 10/22/1970 (2 pages/1 sheet with envelope). Reference to giving a reading in New York with John Hall Wheelock; and to writing a review of the second edition of Conrad Aiken's "Collected Poems," (Oxford University Press, 1970).

Box: 25 Fold: 7 Allen Tate
December 4, 1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ACS 12/4/1970. Reference to writing a review for Conrad Aiken's "Collected Poems," second edition (Oxford University Press, 1970).

Box: 25 Fold: 8 Allen Tate
January 4, 1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 1/4/1971 (2 pages/1 sheet), with an offer to assist in preparation of an anthology of Marguerite Caetani's literary journal, "Botteghe Oscure"; and to Iris Origo.

Box: 25 Fold: 9 Allen Tate
April 7, 1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 4/7/1971 (3 pages/ 2 sheets). Reference to George Biddle's wish to elect Iris Origo a member of the Academy of Arts and Letters.

Box: 25 Fold: 10 Allen Tate
August 11, 1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 8/11/1971 (1 page). Reference to work on his memoir and aborted attempts to go on holiday.

Box: 25 Fold: 11 Allen Tate
September 7, 1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 9/7/1971 (1 page). Reference to visiting Robert Fitzgerald.

Box: 25 Fold: 12 Allen Tate
February 15, 1972

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 2/15/1972 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to Conrad Aiken; and to the American publication of Tate's poems, "The Swimmers and Other Selected Poems," (Scribners, 1971).

Box: 25 Fold: 13 Allen Tate
April 20, 1972

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 4/20/1972 (3 pages/2 sheets), with praise for an article by Biddle on Tate. Reference to health of George Biddle, Iris Origo and husband Antonio, and Conrad Aiken (who was in danger of losing his home in Savannah).

Box: 25 Fold: 14 Allen Tate
September 9, 1972

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 9/9/1972 (2 pages/1 sheet), with news of recent illness and recovery.

Box: 25 Fold: 15 Allen Tate
November 15 1972

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 11/15/1972 (2 pages/1 sheet), enclosing a clipping of an autobiographical essay by Tate, "A Lost Traveller's Dream," (in The Michigan Quarterly Review," Autumn 1972), inscribed and signed. A note to the article reads: "This...constitutes the opening chapter of a memoir to be entitled, A Lost Traveller's Dream."

Box: 25 Fold: 16 Allen Tate
Christmas 1972

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Allen Tate: Christmas card, inscribed and signed, with references to departed friends Cornelia Chapin, Mark Van Doren and Franklin Watkins ("Watty").

Box: 25 Fold: 17 Allen Tate to Francis Biddle
March 12, 1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 3/12/1958 (1 page), inquiring after the former's health.

Box: 25 Fold: 18 Allen Tate to Francis Biddle
November 3, 1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 11/3/1958 (4 pages/2 sheets), writing from Oxford where he was lecturing.

Box: 25 Fold: 19 Allen Tate to Francis Biddle
April 2, 1959

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 4/2/1959 (1 page). Reference to relationship with Isabella Gardner.



Box: 25 Fold: 20 Allen Tate to Francis Biddle
May 23, 1959

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 5/23/1959 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to divorce with Caroline Tate; and to Robert Lowell's reaction to Isabella Gardner.

Box: 25 Fold: 21 Allen Tate to Francis Biddle
April 2, 1960

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 4/2/1960 (2 pages/1 sheet), with wishes for a speedy recovery from an accident on the ice.

Box: 25 Fold: 22 Allen Tate to Francis Biddle
October 6, 1961

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 10/6/1961 (2 pages/1 sheet), with praise for Biddle's book, "Justice Holmes."

Box: 25 Fold: 23 Allen Tate to Francis Biddle
September 4, 1963

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 9/4/1963 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to Nannina Fossi and death of Louis MacNeice.

Box: 25 Fold: 24 Allen Tate to Francis Biddle
October 19, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 10/19/1965 (2 pages/2 sheets), responding to ALS 10/17/1965 from Biddle. Reference to Isabella Gardner.

Box: 25 Fold: 25 Allen Tate to Francis Biddle
February 7, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Allen Tate: ALS 2/7/1966 (1 page).

Box: 25 Fold: 26 Allen Tate to Francis Biddle
October 13, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 10/13/1966 (1 page). Reference to Tate's memoir, a work in progress.

Box: 25 Fold: 27 Allen Tate to Francis Biddle
March 12, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 3/12/1967 (1 page) with attached typescript of commencement address to be given by Tate at the University of Minnesota, March 18, 1967 (11 pages). Includes TL 4/11/1967 with comments by Francis Biddle.

Box: 25 Fold: 28 Allen Tate to Francis Biddle
April 19, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 4/19/1967 (1 page). Reference to his lecture circuit.

Box: 25 Fold: 29 Allen Tate to Francis Biddle
April 24, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Allen Tate: TLS 4/24/1968 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to Biddle's book, "Mr. Justice Holmes," (Scribners, 1942); and to personal finances. Includes 3 TL 3/25/1968, 4/18/1968, 4/29/1968, from Francis Biddle.

Box: 25 Fold: 30 Allen Tate: Note
undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph note undated on postcard from Allen Tate?

Box: 25 Fold: 31 Allen Tate: Limerick for Katherine Biddle
undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph limerick, signed, by Allen Tate for Katherine Biddle's birthday (undated).

Box: 25 Fold: 32 Allen Tate: Note re "The Mediterranean and Other Poems"
c.1936

DESCRIPTION: Typed note, signed with initials, by Allen Tate regarding the background to a private edition of his poems, "The Mediterranean and Other Poems."

Box: 25 Fold: 33 Allen Tate from Katherine Biddle
undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph drafts of letters from Katherine Biddle to Allen Tate.

Box: 26 Fold: 1 re Allen Tate: Robert Evett
1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Robert Evett: 3 TLS 4/28/1965, 6/3/1965, 8/28/1965. Reference to articles by Biddle on Allen Tate and Katherine Anne Porter for the New Republic. Includes AL draft from Biddle.

Box: 26 Fold: 2 re Allen Tate: Robert Lowell
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Robert Lowell: ACS postcard undated. Reference to an article on Allen Tate by Biddle.

Box: 26 Fold: 3 re Allen Tate: Stephen Spender
November 12, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Stephen Spender: ALS 11/12/1965 (1 page), with praise for her article on Allen Tate.

Box: 26 Fold: 4 re Allen Tate: Miscellaneous Correspondence
1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle regarding her review on Allen Tate, "The Courage of Iron," (New Republic, July 24, 1965; see Folder 26:7).

- Emilie Amram, ACS postcard 7/24/1965.

- Michael Biddle, ALS 8/6/1965.

- Carley Dawson, TLS 7/25, 1965.

- Bernice Kenyon Gilkyson, TLS 8/10/1965 with TMsS by Gilkyson, "Of This My Craft (Plus Comment on Allen Tate," (2 pages).

- Elizabeth Kray, ALS 7/20/1965.

- Charles Philbrick, TLS 9/21/1965?, with reference to Mary and Conrad Aiken, and meeting Allen Tate and Isabella Gardner.

- C.H. Sharp, 2 TLS 7/22/1965, 8/25/1965 with lengthy comments on Biddle's article.

- Donald E. Stanford, ALS 7/21/1965.

- Adelaide Walker, ALS c.1965.

- Charles R. Walker, ALS c.1965.

- Carroll _____?



Box: 26 Fold: 5 by Allen Tate: "The Battle of Gettysburg" (Lecture)
February 14, 1963

DESCRIPTION: Typescript of a lecture delivered by Allen Tate at the University of Minnesota, February 14, 1963. Entitled, "The Battle of Gettysburg: Why It was Fought," (18 pages).

Box: 26 Fold: 6 by Allen Tate: "A Southern Mode of the Imagination" (Lecture)
undated

DESCRIPTION: Carbon copy of typescript of a lecture by Allen Tate entitled, "A Southern Mode of the Imagination, cir. 1918 to the Present," (undated, 21 pages).

Box: 26 Fold: 7 re Allen Tate: "The Courage of Irony..." by K. Biddle
July 24, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Typescript and printed copy of a review of Allen Tate's work by Katherine Biddle. Entitled, "The Courage of Irony, the Poetry of Allen Tate," (in the New Republic, July 24, 1965).

Box: 26 Fold: 8 re Allen Tate: "The Courage of Irony..." by K. Biddle
July 1965

DESCRIPTION: Autograph manuscript and drafts of article by Katherine Biddle on Allen Tate, entitled, "The Courage of Irony."

Box: 26 Fold: 9 re Allen Tate: "The Courage of Irony..." by K. Biddle
July 1965

DESCRIPTION: Typescripts and drafts of article on Allen Tate by Katherine Biddle, entitled, "The Courage of Irony."

Box: 26 Fold: 10 re Allen Tate: Notes by Katherine Biddle
January 1964

DESCRIPTION: Notebook containing autograph notes on Allen Tate by Katherine Biddle.

Box: 26 Fold: 11 by Allen Tate: Suggestions for "The Other Journey" by K. Biddle
undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph notes by Allen Tate and Katherine Biddle re the publication of "The Other Journey," by Biddle (Minnesota Press, 1959).

Box: 26 Fold: 12 re Allen Tate: Printed Articles (clippings)
1960-65

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of journal and newspaper articles re Allen Tate. Includes clippings of printed poems, "Ode to the Confederate Dead," and "The Swimmers."

Box: 27 Fold: 1 Caroline Tate
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Caroline Tate: 2 TLS dated, "Wednesday," and "January twenty eighth," respectively (2 pages). Reference to meeting Charlie Chaplin at a party; and to Herbert Read and T.S. Eliot.

Box: 27 Fold: 2 Isabella Gardner
March 20, 1959

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella (Stewart) Gardner*: ALS 3/20/1959 (8 pages/4 sheets). Reference to divorce, children, Allen Tate, and Robert Lowell.

* Note: To be distinguished from the artist Isabella Stewart Gardner (1840-1924). The poet Isabella (Stewart) Gardner (1915-1981) will hereafter be referred to as Isabella Gardner.

Box: 27 Fold: 3 Isabella Gardner
September 28, 1959

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 9/28/1959 with envelope (7 pages/4 sheets), with news of travels on the East Coast with Allen Tate. Includes ANS by Tate at the end.

Box: 27 Fold: 3.1 Isabella Gardner
March 20, 1960

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ACS postcard 3/20/1960.

Box: 27 Fold: 4 Isabella Gardner
April 1960

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner:

- ALS 4/2/1960 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to visits from Herbert Read and Red Warren (Robert Penn Warren?).

- ALS 4/26/1960 (3 pages/2 sheets), with thanks for an enjoyable dinner party and mention of meeting Allen Tate and poet Robert Lowell for a stroll around Dumbarton Oaks. Reference also to visiting the home of Katherine Anne Porter.

Box: 27 Fold: 5 Isabella Gardner
October 7, 1961

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 10/7/1961 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to Biddle's article on Conrad Aiken (title not mentioned).

Box: 27 Fold: 6 Isabella Gardner
May 1962

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner:

- ALS 5/2/1962 (2 pages/1 sheet), inviting the Biddles to a lunch with Robert Lowell and Katherine Anne Porter.

- ALS 5/17/1962 (4 pages/2 sheets). Reference to dining with Karl Shapiro.

Box: 27 Fold: 7 Isabella Gardner
June 2, 1962

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 6/2/1962 (4 pages/2 sheets). Reference to son Daniel Seymour.

Box: 27 Fold: 8 Isabella Gardner
October to November 1962

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner:

- ALS 10/29/1962 (3 pages/1 sheet). Reference to Conrad Aiken; to John Steinbeck's winning the Nobel Prize; to Delmore Schwartz; and to a fight between Stanley Kunitz and Oscar Williams after a lecture by Herbert Read.

- ACs postcard 11/14/1962. Reference to receiving a copy of Francis Biddle's book (probably volume two of his autobiography, "In Brief Authority").

Box: 27 Fold: 9 Isabella Gardner
March 1964

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner:

- ALS 3/3/1964 (6 pages/3 sheets), with regrets that she and Allen Tate will be unable to visit the Biddles in Washington, given Tate's hectic lecture schedule. Reference also to her children Rose van Kirk and Daniel Seymour. Also news of visits from Robert Speaight, W.H. Auden, and John Logan in Minneapolis; and of upcoming lecture by Joseph Warren Beach which she hopes will be attended also by Stephen Spender. Mentions illness of Andrew Lytle.

- ACS postcard 3/10/1964.

Box: 27 Fold: 10 Isabella Gardner
July 1964

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner:

- ALS 7/8/1964 (4 pages/4 sheets). Reference to daily routine during a sojourn in Italy; to plans to see Nannina Fossi and Elizabetta Mariano ("Nicky").

- ALS 7/18/1964 (1 sheet), with remarks on a proposed anthology of poetry dedicated to John F. Kennedy.

Box: 27 Fold: 11 Isabella Gardner
December 19, 1964

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 12/19/1964 (3 pages/2 sheets). Reference to domestic life; and to Edward Dahlberg.

Box: 27 Fold: 12 Isabella Gardner
March 25, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 3/25/1965 (2 pages/1 sheet), with suggestions for guestlist for a party to be given by the Biddles.

Box: 27 Fold: 13 Isabella Gardner
July 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner:

- ALS 7/13/1965 (6 pages/3 sheets). Reference to summer travel plans; visiting Barbara Guest; and relationship with Allen Tate.

- ACS postcard 7/22/1965.

Box: 27 Fold: 14 Isabella Gardner
August 21, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 8/21/1965 (1 page). Reference to death of Adlai Stevenson.

Box: 27 Fold: 15 Isabella Gardner
September 23, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 9/23/1965 (2 pages/2 sheets). Reference to Allen Tate and Andrew Lytle.

Box: 27 Fold: 16 Isabella Gardner
October 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner:

- ACS postcard 10/3/1965.

- ACS postcard 10/10/1965.

- ALS 10/11/1965 (9 pages/9 sheets). Reference to relationship with Allen Tate.

Box: 27 Fold: 17 Isabella Gardner
October 24, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 10/24/1965 (4 pages/2 sheets). Reference to relationship with Allen Tate and possible divorce proceedings.

Box: 27 Fold: 18 Isabella Gardner
October 18, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 10/18/1965 (11 pages/11 sheets) with reference to her relationship with Allen Tate.

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