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KATHERINE BIDDLE PAPERS
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Box: 27 Fold: 19 Isabella Gardner
October 21, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 10/21/1965 (3 pages/3 sheets). Reference to Allen Tate.

Box: 27 Fold: 20 Isabella Gardner
November 2, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 11/2/1965 (3 pages/3 sheets). Reference to her relationship with Allen Tate.

Box: 27 Fold: 21 Isabella Gardner
November 7, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 11/7/1965 (5 pages/5 sheets), with reference to Allen Tate and her own position against a divorce.

Box: 27 Fold: 22 Isabella Gardner
November 14, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 11/14/1965 (4 pages/4 sheets), with reference to Allen Tate and divorce.

Box: 27 Fold: 23 Isabella Gardner
December 22, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 12/22/1965 (1 page), with reference to her marriage to Allen Tate.

Box: 27 Fold: 24 Isabella Gardner
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: 2 ALS, undated (total: 5 pages/4 sheets). Re her marriage with Allen Tate. The letters may therefore date circa 1965.

Box: 27 Fold: 25 Isabella Gardner
January 4, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 1/4/1966 (3 pages/2 sheets), with reference to Allen Tate.

Box: 27 Fold: 26 Isabella Gardner
March 3 & 29, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner:

- ACS postcard 3/3/1966.

- ALS 3/29/1966 (10 pages/5 sheets). Reference to final divorce with Allen Tate.

Box: 27 Fold: 27 Isabella Gardner
March 31, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella (Stewart) Gardner: ALS 3/31/1966 (10 pages/5 sheets). Reference to her divorce with Allen Tate and to Helen Heinz.



Box: 27 Fold: 28 Isabella Gardner
May 3, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 5/3/1966 (3 pages/2 sheets).

Box: 27 Fold: 29 Isabella Gardner
May 19, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 5/19/1966 (4 pages/2 sheets).

Box: 27 Fold: 30 Isabella Gardner
June 4, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 6/4/1966 (7 pages/7 sheets), with reference to recuperating from her divorce with Allen Tate, and plans to live in New York in the fall.

Box: 27 Fold: 31 Isabella Gardner
July 8, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 7/8/1966 (5 pages/3 sheets). Reference to enclosed clipping of review of William Jay Smith and Sylvia Plath. Reference also to Robert Lowell and poet Julia Randall.

Box: 27 Fold: 32 Isabella Gardner
July 11 & 21, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner:

- ACS postcard 7/11/1966.

- ALS 7/21/1966 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to Allen Tate's plans to marry Helen Heinz.

Box: 27 Fold: 33 Isabella Gardner
August 5, 20, 30, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner:

- ALS 8/5/1966 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to imminent marriage of Allen Tate to Helen Heinz.

- ALS 8/20/1966 (6 pages/3 sheets). Reference to Francis Biddle.

- ALS 8/30/1966 (2 pages/1 sheet).



Box: 27 Fold: 34 Isabella Gardner
September 15, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 9/15/1966 (3 pages/3 sheets). Reference to settling in New York and transporting belongings from the Minneapolis home she shared with Allen Tate.

Box: 27 Fold: 35 Isabella Gardner
October 21, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 10/21/1966 (12 pages/6 sheets). Reference to acquaintances and friends with whom she was in touch in New York, including Mary and Conrad Aiken, Kathleen Raine, Robert Lowell, Leonie Adams, Robert Phelps, Clare Leighton, Elizabeth Bishop and Elliott Coleman. Reference also to attending a reading by Langston Hughes introduced by Marianne Moore.

Box: 27 Fold: 36 Isabella Gardner
November 17, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ACS postcard 11/17/1966. Reference to literary doings with mention of William Jay Smith, Barbara Howes, Robert Lowell, Stanley Kunitz, Anthony Hecht, Adrienne Rich, Allen Ginsberg, John Hall Wheelock and T.S. Eliot, among others.

Box: 27 Fold: 37 Isabella Gardner
February 13, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 2/13/1967 (6 pages/3 sheets). Reference to Conrad Aiken, William Jay Smith, Barbara Howes, Stanley Kunitz, and attending a party given for Yevgeny Yevtushenko that included guests John Hall Wheelock and Allen Ginsberg.

Box: 27 Fold: 38 Isabella Gardner
March 20, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 3/20/1967 (2 pages/2 sheets). Reference to Stanley Kunitz, Robert Lowell, and the mending of her broken foot.

Box: 27 Fold: 39 Isabella Gardner
April 18, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ACS postcard 4/18/1967.

Box: 27 Fold: 40 Isabella Gardner
June 1, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ACS postcard 6/1/1967. Reference to Elliott Coleman; to Karl Shapiro; and to Allen Tate and Helen Heinz.

Box: 27 Fold: 41 Isabella Gardner
July 16, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ACS postcard 7/16/1967.

Box: 27 Fold: 42 Isabella Gardner
August 22, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 8/22/1967 (5 pages/3 sheets with envelope). Reference to visit from Marianne Moore; and to an upcoming tour of colleges with James Wright, Paul Blackburn, and Alfred B. Spellman.



Box: 27 Fold: 43 Isabella Gardner
August 29, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 8/29/1967 (2 pages/1 sheet).

Box: 27 Fold: 44 Isabella Gardner
May 8, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 5/8/1968 (5 pages/3 sheets), with thanks to Biddle for sending a poem by Clinch Calkins.

Box: 27 Fold: 45 Isabella Gardner
July 3, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 7/3/1968 (2 pages/1 sheet).

Box: 27 Fold: 46 Isabella Gardner
July 30, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 7/30/1968 (3 pages/2 sheets). Reference to death of Allen Tate's son Michael; and to Stanley Kunitz's being awarded a fellowship by the Academy of American Poets.

Box: 27 Fold: 47 Isabella Gardner
August 9, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ALS 8/9/1968 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to death of Allen Tate's son Michael.

Box: 27 Fold: 48 Isabella Gardner
January 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner:

- ACS postcard 1/4/1969. Reference to death of Marion Merrell (a.k.a., Clinch Calkins).

- ALS 1/22/1969 (4 pages/2 sheets). Reference to death of Marion Merrell, illness of Gardner's father, and possible trip to St. Martin with Clare Leighton.

Box: 27 Fold: 49 Isabella Gardner
June and August 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner:

- ALS 6/18/1969 (3 pages/2 sheets). Reference to Iris Origo, Alexis and Dorothy Leger. Reference also to a poem by Robert Lowell written in memory of Allen Tate's son Michael, and to reaction of both Gardner and Stanley Kunitz. Also mentions lunch with Lee Anderson and Elliott Coleman in Baltimore.

- ACS postcard 8/7/1969, written from Ireland.

Box: 27 Fold: 50 Isabella Gardner
September & November 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: ACS postcard postmarked September 1969; and telegram dated 11/4/1969.

Box: 27 Fold: 51 Isabella Gardner
1971-72

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner:

- ACS postcard postmarked 2/23/1971.

- ACS postcard postmarked 8/26/1972.

- TLS 11/29/1972 with envelope (1 page).

Includes 2 TL carbons from Biddle. Reference to death of Cornelia Chapin (Biddle's of 12/7/1972); death of Lee Anderson (Gardner's of 11/29/1972); and to Elliott Coleman, Josephine Jacobson, and Reed Whittemore (Gardner's of 11/29/1972).

Box: 27 Fold: 52 Isabella Gardner
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabella Gardner: 3 ACS postcards; 5 ALS (total: 13 pages/8 sheets).

Box: 27 Fold: 53 Isabella Gardner: Printed Poems (clipping)
undated

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of printed poems by Isabella Gardner: "This Room is Full of Clocks," "The Flaw," and "Night Sweat."

Box: 28 Fold: 1 Franklin P. Adams
1935-40

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Franklin P. Adams: 3 ALS dated 1/17/1935, 1/20/1937, 6/8/1940. Includes 3 ALS and 1 TLS undated. Reference to poems by Biddle.

Box: 28 Fold: 2 Leonie Adams
1951-70

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Leonie Adams: 9 ALS dated 1/15/1951, 2/4/1951, 2/24/1952, 10/11/1955, 9/5/1958 with ensuing undated ALS probably same year, 8/2/1959, 1/11/1970, 12/20/1970. Includes 5 ALS undated. Also AL drafts by Biddle, and a newslipping about Adams' election to the National Institute of Arts and Letters.

Box: 28 Fold: 3 Evelyn Ames
March 11, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Evelyn Ames: ALS 3/11/1966 with envelope, enclosing a typed manuscript of Ames' poem, "The Whippet," (unsigned).

Box: 28 Fold: 4 Emilie Amram (Mrs. Philip Amram)
1955-71

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Emilie Amram: 2 ALS dated 6/20/1955 and 3/19/1971, and 1 ALS undated.

Box: 28 Fold: 4.1 Osceola Archer
February 9, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Osceola Archer: ALS 2/9/1969 (5 pages, 3 sheets). Reference to a recent visit to Biddle in Washington, D.C.; encouragement concerning Biddle's public poetry readings; and thanking Biddle for an introduction to Marion Merrell (a.k.a. Clinch Calkins).

Box: 28 Fold: 5 Raymond Clare Archibald
1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from mathematician and historian Raymond Clare Archibald: 9 ALS dated 1/10/1955, 1/12/1955, 1/13/1955, 1/23/1955, 1/28/1955 (2 letters dated the same), 2/2/1955, 2/7/1955, 2/23/1955. Archibald encloses information (statement about the library, June 1952; and the library bulletin for February 1955) about the Mary Mellish Archibald Memorial Library dedicated to the memory of his mother and for which he secured a complete set of the "Botteghe Oscure," the literary review founded by Marguerite Caetani. His letters inquire for information about Caetani and her relationship to Katherine Biddle.

Box: 28 Fold: 6 Mando Aravantinou
1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Mando Aravantinou: 2 ALS dated 4/10/1970, 6/2/1970, with TL carbon from Biddle, 6/6/1970. Reference to the political situation in Greece, and inquiries for advice on finding employment in the U.S. Includes two typescripts of poems by Aravantinou: excerpt from "Script One," and "Plan of the City" from "Linear Script B." Also includes biographical and bibliographical information about Aravantinou, as well as an issue of "News of Greece" (September 1968) and program for a play, "Z" concerning the Lambrakis Affair.

Box: 28 Fold: 7 Phyllis Armstrong
September 18, 1972

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Phyllis Armstrong: ALS 9/18/1972 with envelope and AL reply from Biddle. Armstrong invites Biddle to write the foreword to her soon-to-be published volume of poetry, "A Witness in Washington," (Georgetown, Calif.: Dragon's Teeth Press, 1972).*

* This volume is available in the Special Collections Division.

Box: 28 Fold: 8 Phyllis Armstrong - Notes by Katherine Biddle
1972

DESCRIPTION: Notes and typescript draft written by Katherine Biddle for a foreword to a volume of poetry by Phyllis Armstrong, entitled, "A Witness in Washington," (1972).

Box: 28 Fold: 9 Walter Preston Armstrong
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Walter Preston Armstrong: 2 ALS undated. Includes 2 TL carbons from Biddle. Reference to Biddle's poetry and World War Two(?).

Box: 28 Fold: 10 Ethan Ayer
1956 & undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Ethan Ayer: 2 ALS undated, 1 TLS dated 8/29/1956, inviting Biddle to submit poems to the winter issue of "Voices," which Ayer coedited with Joan Stanford Bishop.

Box: 28 Fold: 11 Edmund Norwood Bacon
January 9, 1961

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Edmund Norwood Bacon: ALS 1/9/1961, with reference to enjoying a dinner at the Biddles' home to discuss proposal for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial.

Box: 28 Fold: 12 Ethel Vienna Bailey
1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Ethel Vienna Bailey: 3 TLS with reference to writing a book on choric speaking and in particular to Biddle's choral poem, "Plain Chant for America."

Box: 28 Fold: 13 Samuel Barber
February 13, 1940(?)

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from composer Samuel Barber: ALS 1/13/1940, with thanks for poems she sent him and remark that he may set some to music. Reference also to setting music to Stephen Spender's poem, "Stopwatch and an Ordnance Map," and to Frederic Prokosch's "Nocturne." Reference also to seeing W.H. Auden who may write a text for an aria by Barber.

Box: 28 Fold: 13.1 Samuel Barber
March 22, 1942

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Samuel Barber: ALS 3/22/1942 (3 pages/3 sheets). Reference to the first American recording by Arturo Toscanini of Barber's work entitled, "Adagio for Strings"; and to conductor Sergei Koussevitsky who commissioned works by Barber for the Berkshire Festival. Reference also to Barber's composition work which he describes as progressing "tutta forza"; and to the Caetani family.

Box: 28 Fold: 13.2 Samuel Barber
March 31, 1942

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Samuel Barber: ALS 3/31/1942 92 pages/1 sheet). Reference to being drafted for non-combatant service and to being recommended by William J. Donovan and David K.E. Bruce to travel to Italy as an observer.

Box: 28 Fold: 13.3 Samuel Barber
November 14, 1942

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Samuel Barber: ALS 11/14/1942 (3 pages/2 sheets), describing his deskjob as a private in the army. Reference also to performance by the Army Music School of his composition for Stephen Spender's poem, "Stopwatch and an Ordnance Map"; and to a request for copies of Barber's compositions by Dmitrii Shostakovich for use in Russia. References also to Eugene Ormandy and Burgess Meredith.

Box: 28 Fold: 13.4 Samuel Barber
November 30, 1942

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Samuel Barber; ALS 11/40/1942 (1 page). Reference to his piece, "Second Essay," and to setting to music a poem by Biddle, "Between Dark and Dark."

Box: 28 Fold: 13.5 Samuel Barber
December 16, 1963

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Samuel Barber: ALS 12/16/1963 (1 page).

Box: 28 Fold: 13.6 Samuel Barber
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Samuel Barber: ACS card, undated. Includes AL draft from Biddle.

Box: 28 Fold: 14 Samuel Barber - Printed Items
1939 and undated

DESCRIPTION: 2 printed items pertaining to Samuel Barber:

- Program for "An Evening of Compositions by Samuel Barber," presented by the Music Group, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Stix Wasserman, May 7, 1939.

- Clipping of journal article by Robert Horan entitled, "Samuel Barber" (undated). Includes chronology of works by Barber from 1932 to 1942.

Box: 28 Fold: 15 Margaret Barney
1934-36

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Margaret Barney: 2 ALS dated 7/10/1934 and 6/22/1936.

Box: 28 Fold: 16 Roy Basler
December 9, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Roy Basler: ALS 12/9/1966 (2 pages/1 sheet).

Box: 28 Fold: 17 Roy Basler: "All the Difference" (Address)
October 21, 1959

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of address given by Roy Basler on the occasion of the dedication of the Robert Frost Room of the Jones Library, Amherst, Mass. Entitled, "All the Difference," includes references to Frost (7 pages + covers). Inscribed to Katherine Biddle and signed by Basler (1/18/1960).

Box: 28 Fold: 17.1 Roy Basler
November 3, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of essay on Oscar Williams by Roy Basler entitled, "A Letter to Ali Baba," (published in "Prairie Schooner," 11 pages). Inscribed to Katherine Biddle and signed by Basler, November 3, 1969.

Box: 28 Fold: 18 Margaret Bates
May 6, 1953

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer Margaret Bates: TLS 5/6/1953 enclosing a reprint of an article Bates wrote on Gabriela Mistral (see next folder 28:19).

Box: 28 Fold: 19 Margaret Bates - Article: "Apropos an Article on Gabriela Mistral"
October 1957

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of an article by Margaret Bates entitled, "Apropos an Article on Gabriela Mistral," (in "The Americas," Vol.XIV, No.2, October 1957, 7 pages + cover). Inscribed to Katherine Biddle and signed by Bates.

Box: 28 Fold: 20 Leonard Beale
1930-54

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Leonard Beale: 2 ALS, 2 TLS dated 1930-54. Includes autograph script of a toast to Biddle written, presumably, by Beale.

Box: 28 Fold: 21 Eleanor Belmont
1957-59

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Eleanor Belmont: 2 ALS, 1 TLS, 1 telegram dated 1957-59. Reference to Biddle's book of poems under title poem, "Time Has No Shadow."

Box: 28 Fold: 22 John Biggs, Jr.
1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from John Biggs, Jr.: 2 ALS 12/26/1954 and undated, with praise for her poetry.

Box: 28 Fold: 23 Jacob Billikopf
1930-45

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Jacob Billikopf, director, Labor Standards Association: 3 TLS 10/16/1930, 10/13/1943, 3/14/1945, with praise for Biddle's poetry and lectures.

Box: 28 Fold: 24 Ruth Lady Birkett ("Billy")
1955-66

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Ruth Lady Birkett ("Billy"): ACS postcard inviting the Biddles to visit her home featured on the card; ALS 6/27/1955; and ALS 6/10/1966 addressed to Francis Biddle. Reference also to Katherine Biddle's poem, "The Other Journey."

Box: 28 Fold: 25 Carl Bode
c.1970

DESCRIPTION: Copies of typescripts and clippings of printed poems by Carl Bode, presumably sent by the author in envelope addressed to Katherine Biddle. Titles include: The Aeolians, The Argonaut, Old Adam, Sonnet: Provincetown Pavane, Teaticket and Thumpertown, The Weathermen, The Witchdoctor, and two published poems, Who Calls the English Cold?, and The School.

Box: 28 Fold: 26 Louise Bogan
1949-1953

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Louise Bogan: TLS 2/21/1949, ALS 1/29/1951, ACS Christmas card 1953. Reference to Bogan's interest in Marguerite Caetani's literary review journals, "Botteghe Oscure" and the earlier, "Commerce."

Box: 28 Fold: 27 Ingrid Bohlen (Mrs. Francis H. Bohlen)
November 3, 1959

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Ingrid Bohlen, wife of Francis H. Bohlen: ALS 11/3/1959.

Box: 28 Fold: 28 Nadia Boulanger
January 28, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Nadia Boulanger: ANS 1/28/1969. Reference to death of Francis Biddle (1968) and of Eliane Leger, sister of Alexis Leger. Includes ALS from Boulanger in French, referring perhaps to Biddle's poem, "Bright Mariner," (1933) about the death of the latter's son, Garrison Chapin Biddle (1930).

Box: 28 Fold: 29 Catherine Drinker Bowen ("Kitty")
1950-70

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Catherine Drinker Bowen ("Kitty"): ALS 1/3/1958 with transcription of an original Christmas poem sent to Bowen by Robert Frost, entitled, "On a Tree Fallen Across the Road"; TLS 12/31/1961 with reference to an article on Alexis Leger by Biddle; TLS 5/2/1964 with reference to an article by Biddle on Bernard Berenson and to a teaparty at "Kay's" (Kay Boyle?). Includes ALS 5/11/1970 from Katherine Biddle praising Bowen's book, "Family Portrait" (1970).

Box: 28 Fold: 30 Catherine Drinker Bowen - Article: "Bernard De Voto"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of printed article by Catherine Drinker Bowen, entitled, "Bernard de Voto: Historian, Critic, and Fighter," (in "The Atlantic Monthly").

Box: 28 Fold: 31 William S. Braithwaite
1930-58

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from author William S. Braithwaite: ALS 2/10/1930; TLS 12/6/1955 with attached notice about the Alain Locke Memorial Committee and reference to Braithwaite's being authorized to write an official biography on Locke; TLS 8/1/1958 with reference to including poems by Biddle in his "Anthology of Magazine Verse for 1958"; TLS 11/6/1958; ALS 12/21/1958 thanking Biddle for wishes for a happy 80th birthday (ALS 11/5/1958 included with clipping of her poem, "First Snow").

Box: 28 Fold: 32 William S. Braithwaite
1959-60

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from William S. Braithwaite: 3 ALS dated 2/17/1959, 1/5/1959 (Twelfth Night), 1/7/1960, with reference to work on the "Anthology of Magazine Verse," and to Biddle's poem, "The Other Journey."

Box: 28 Fold: 33 Anna Hempstead Branch
1930-33

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Anna Hempstead Branch: 3 ALS dated 11/9/1930, 12/4/1930, 1/12/1933, and ACS postcard postmarked 1/9/1932. Reference to Biddle's poem, "Outside of the World"; and to Charlotte Mason. Includes ALS 11/28/1933 from Ethel Franklin Ellis, secretary for the Poet's Guild, New York, inviting Biddle to visit the Guild.

Box: 28 Fold: 34 Anna Hempstead Branch
1934-35

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Anna Hempstead Branch: 2 ANS dated 1/27/1934, and c.12/24/1934; and TLS 5/17/1935 re a Poet's Guild event.

Box: 28 Fold: 35 Anna Hempstead Branch
1937-39

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Anna Branch Hempstead: ALS 3/18/1937 with envelope, with reference to the Poet's Guild. Includes clipping of printed poem by Hempstead, entitled, "The Great Mother" (in "New York Times," 5/17/1939).

Box: 28 Fold: 36 Edith Braun (Mrs. John F. Braun)
September 19, 1933

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from composer and pianist Edith Braun (Mrs. John F. Braun): ALS 9/19/1933. Reference to a sojourn in Vienna and the state of the musical arts in Austria and Italy.

Box: 28 Fold: 37 John L. Brown
1969-72

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from John L. Brown:

- TLS 11/1/1971 with attached carbon copy of TL from Brown to Iris Origo referring to her plans for a biography on Marguerite Caetani and his own discovery of and wish to edit letters between Caetani and Valery Larbaud in the Valery Larbaud Archives, Vichy, France.

- 2 ACS postcards dated 6/25/1972 and 7/30/1972.

- TLS 12/1/19/1932 attaching a copy of an article Brown wrote on Marguerite Caetani and the "Botteghe Oscure."

Includes TL carbon from Biddle (3/15/1969).

Box: 28 Fold: 38 Edward Burra
January 1, 1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Edward Burra: ACS postcard postmarked 1/1/1958. Reference to "Conrad" (presumably, Conrad Aiken who was one of his most enduring friends).

Box: 28 Fold: 39 Struthers Burt
1930-35

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Struthers Burt: 2 ALS 12/22/1930 and 4/18/1935. Includes clipping of an article by Burt comparing music and poetry.

Box: 28 Fold: 40 Martin H. Bush
April 18, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Martin H. Bush, assistant dean for academic development, Syracuse University, concerning the possible disposition of Biddle's papers at the university, TLS 4/18/1968.

Box: 28 Fold: 41 Witter Bynner
1939

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Witter Bynner: 2 TLS 10/23/1939, 11/3/1939 (2 pages/2 sheets total).

Box: 28 Fold: 42 Huntington Cairns
1949-1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Huntington Cairns: 2 TLS 11/17/1949 and 3/27/1956. Includes 2 ALS 11/7/1971 and 12/28/1971 to Biddle from Elga Duval concerning information on Dylan Thomas for a book she was writing. Includes TL carbons from Biddle to Duval and Cairns.

Box: 28 Fold: 43 Mary H. Carpenter
November 4, 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer, editor Mary H. Carpenter: TLS 11/4/1954 with reference to collecting and editing Biddle's poems. Carpenter co-edited "Anthology Magazine of Verse for 1958" with William S. Braithwaite.

Box: 28 Fold: 44 Katharine Schuyler Chambers
May 28, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Katharine Schuyler Chambers: ALS 5/28/1935 (4 pages/2 sheets), praising Biddle's poetry.

Box: 28 Fold: 45 Katharine Schuyler Chambers
October 20, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Katharine Schuyler Chambers: ALS 10/20/1967 with envelope (3 pages/2 sheets). Reference to an article on Alexis Leger by Biddle.

Box: 28 Fold: 46 Katharine Schuyler Chambers
1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Katharine Schuyler Chambers: 3 ALS dated 7/2/1970, 8/25/1970, 8/29/1970 (total: 6 pages/4 sheets, all with envelopes). Includes 2 TL carbons from Biddle, 8/24/1970 9/2/1970. Reference to a letter from Thomas Hornsby Ferril forwarded by Biddle (not included in the collection), along with some issues of the "Rocky Mountain Herald," of which he was editor.

Box: 28 Fold: 47 Katharine Schuyler Chambers
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katharine Biddle from Katharine Schuyler Chambers: 5 ALS undated (total: 13 pages/7 sheets). Reference to "Ines" (Ines Munoz?) in ALS dated "Jan. 9th."

Box: 28 Fold: 48 Katharine Schuyler Chambers
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katharine Biddle from Katharine Schuyler Chambers: 5 ALS undated (total: 14 pages/9 sheets). Reference to an article on Bernard Berenson by Biddle (3/21); to Thomas Hornsby Ferril (undated red-bordered stationery).

Box: 28 Fold: 49 Katharine Schuyler Chambers
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katharine Biddle from Katharine Schuyler Chambers: ANS, ACS postcard, and ALS fragment (all undated; total: 3 pieces).

Box: 28 Fold: 50 Katharine Schuyler Chambers
undated

DESCRIPTION: Manuscripts of poems by Katharine Schuyler Chambers:

- "Our Grandsire's Classics" - autograph manuscript signed, with 2 typescripts and typed carbon.

- Untitled tribute to Katherine and Francis Biddle with opening lines: "Hail to these twain!..." (dated April 23, 1938).

Box: 28 Fold: 51 Jane Ley Chapman
c.1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Jane Ley Chapman: 2 ALS undated, 1 TLS 11/20/1956, requesting permission to use poetry by Biddle to set to musical compositions by Chapman.

Box: 28 Fold: 52 George S. Chappell
1926-30

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from George S. Chappell: ALS 8/11/1926 attaching TLS 8/6/1926 to Chappell from Charles H. Town, editor of "Harper's Bazar," re permission to publish Biddle's poem "Lilacs." Also from Chappell to Biddle: 2 ALS 12/7/1926 and 10/15/1930 re her poetry, especially, "Outside the World."

Box: 28 Fold: 53 Paul Chachavadze
1968-73

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Paul Chachavadze: TLS 3/25/1968. Includes ALS 1/5/1973 from Nina Chachavadze and ALS 9/22/1969 from Marina Chachavadze.

Box: 28 Fold: 54 Emily Cheston
1928-43

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Emily Cheston: 2 ALS 2/21/1928 and 4/9/1934, with praise for Biddle's poem, "Nancy Hanks."

Box: 28 Fold: 55 Mary Chetwynd
August 1964

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Mary Chetwynd: ALS (c.August 1964). Reference to an enjoyable visit with the Biddles; and to Francis Boyer and Wirt Robinson.

Box: 28 Fold: 56 Randolph Chetwynd
1938-64

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Randolph Chetwynd: 7 ALS dated from 1938-64. Reference to events prior to World War Two, Hitler and Neville Chamberlain (ALS 11/21/1938); to death of John F. Kennedy (ALS 11/23/1963); to visit from Francis Boyer (ALS 9/23/1964)); to George Biddle and Helene Sardeau (ALS 7/28/1964).

Box: 28 Fold: 57 Randolph Chetwynd
1965-69

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Randolph Chetwynd: 9 ALS dating from 1965 to 1969. Reference to death of Helene Sardeau (ALS 3/30/1969); to Schuyler Chapin and Alexis Leger (ALS 5/7/1969).

Box: 28 Fold: 58 Randolph Chetwynd
1970-72

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Randolph Chetwynd: 9 ALS dating from 1970-72. Reference to Hubert Howard, Lelia Caetani, Cornelia Chapin.

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