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KATHERINE BIDDLE PAPERS
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Box: 28 Fold: 59 Randolph Chetwynd
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Randolph Chetwynd: 3 ALS, 1 ACS Christmas card, undated. Includes change of address card.

Box: 28 Fold: 60 Marquis W. and Biddy Childs
1942-69

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Lue Prentiss Childs ("Biddy"/Mrs. Marquis W. Childs): 4 ALS dating from 1942 to 1963 with 2 ACS and 1 ANS undated. Includes correspondence to Biddle from Marquis W. Childs: 3 ALS dating 1968 to 1969.

Box: 28 Fold: 61 Elliott Coleman
1958, 1959, 1968 and undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elliott Coleman: ALS dated "August 8," TLS dated 7/15/1958, and TLS dated 5/6/1968. Reference to Biddle's poems, "Plain Chant for America," "Outside of the World," and "Time Has No Shadow." Includes copy of autograph letter to Coleman from "Pierre," that the former had forwarded to Biddle. Includes TLS 1/10/1959 from Alfredo Rizzardi, Universita Degli Studi di Bologna re Italian publication of ten sonnets by Coleman.



Box: 28 Fold: 62 Padraic Colum
December 24, 1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Padraic Colum: ALS 12/24/1958 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to book he worked on with wife Mary Maguire Colum, "Our Friend James Joyce," (1958). Includes clipping of printed poem by Colum, "Wanderer's Song."

Box: 28 Fold: 63 Muriel Cowley
April 29, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Muriel Cowley, wife of author Malcolm Cowley: TLS 4/29/1969 (2 pages/2 sheets). Reference to enjoying a party given by Carolyn Kizer; and to Karl and Evalyn Shapiro.

Box: 28 Fold: 64 Mary Crawford
September 24, 1963

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Mary Crawford: ALS 9/24/1963.

Box: 28 Fold: 65 Rachel Crothers
1937-41

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Rachel Crothers: 3 TLS dated 1/13/1937, 1/23/1937, 6/7/1941 (total: 3 pages), inviting Biddle to a poetry reading to include Eleanor Belmont and Marjorie M. Burden. Also reference to nominating Biddle for membership in the Institute of Arts and Letters (1941). Includes TLS 9/4/1941 to Crothers from Felicia Geffen, assistant secretary, National Institute of Arts and Letters notifying that the nomination has been seconded by James Boyd and Robert Frost.

Box: 28 Fold: 66 Richard Crowder
1962-63

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Richard Crowder: 3 ALS dated 1/23/1962, 5/29/1963, 7/9/1963 (total: 6 pages/3 sheets). Reference to reading Francis Biddle's book, "A Casual Past"; and to obtaining a Fulbright lectureship at the University of Bordeaux in France.

Box: 28 Fold: 67 Richard Crowder - Article: "Redemption for the Man of Iron"
1962

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of article on Edwin Arlington Robinson by Richard Crowder, entitled, "Redemption for the Man of Iron," (in "The Personalist," Vol.43, No.1, Winter 1962). Inscribed to Katherine Biddle and signed by Crowder (2/7/1962).

Box: 28 Fold: 68 Mina Curtiss
1952-71

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Mina Curtiss:

- TLS 10/26/1952 (2 pages/1 sheet) with reference to Alexis Leger.

- TLS 12/16/1952 (2 pages/2 sheets) with reference to Francois Mauriac's winning the Nobel Prize, to Archibald MacLeish, Alexis Leger, T.S. Eliot, and Alain Bosquet who published Leger's poem, "Exil" in France.

- TLS 11/1/1958 (1 page), with reference to Alexis and Dorothy Leger; to Archibald MacLeish, and Iris Origo.

- TLS 11/12/1959 (1 page), praising Leger's poem, "Chronique."

- ALS 6/12/1965 (2 pages/1 sheet), with reference to Alexis Leger.

- TLS 6/12/1967 (2 pages/1 sheet), giving directions to her home.

- TLS 7/11/1967 (1 page) attaching an article on Alexis Leger by Alain Bosquet.

- TLS 8/6/1968 (2 pages/1 sheet), with reference to Alexis and Dorothy Leger and Marion Cummings.

- ALS 5/31/1971 (2 pages/1 sheet) with attached clipping of a tribute to Rene Char by Alexis Leger (in French).

- TLS undated, with reference to dining with Archibald MacLeish.

- 2 ALS undated (total: 3 pages/2 sheets).

Box: 29 Fold: 1 Carley Dawson
1959-73

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Carley Dawson: 15 letters dating from 1959-73.

Box: 29 Fold: 2 Douglas Day
May 14, 1963

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Douglas Day: ALS 5/14/1963 (1 page), with thanks for hospitality and an introduction to Robert Graves.

Box: 29 Fold: 3 Marthe Andre Comtesse de Fels
1952

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Marthe Andre Comtesse de Fels: TLS 7/18/1952 with envelope (in French); ALS 9/28/1952 (in French).

Box: 29 Fold: 4 Walter de la Mare
January 1, 1929

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Walter de la Mare: TLS 1/1/1929 (1 page), acknowledging a Christmas greeting from Biddle.

Box: 29 Fold: 5 Walter de la Mare
February 5, 1929

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Walter de la Mare: TLS 2/5/1929 with envelope (1 page), with thanks for copies of "The Lady of the Inn."

Box: 29 Fold: 6 Walter de la Mare
August 20, 1930

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Walter de la Mare: TLS 8/20/1930 (1 page), with praise for her poetry.

Box: 29 Fold: 7 Walter de la Mare
November 18, 1930

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Walter de la Mare: TLS 11/18/1930 (1 page) praising Biddle's book of poetry under title poem, "Outside of the World." Reference also to meeting Max Eastman. Includes AL from Biddle.

Box: 29 Fold: 8 Walter de la Mare
February 265, 1931

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Walter de la Mare: ALS 2/26/1931 (2 pages/1 sheet), with reference to her poetry.

Box: 29 Fold: 9 Agnes de Mille
February 1961

DESCRIPTION: - Xerox copy of flyleaf of Agnes de Mille's book, "And Promenade Home" (1958), inscribed to Katherine Biddle and signed by de Mille.

- Clipping of newspaper article re de Mille, "America is Going Hungry on an Artless Diet," by Jean Battey (from "The Washington Post," 2/7/1961).

Box: 29 Fold: 10 Babette Deutsch
January 6, 1957 and undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Babette Deutsch: ALS 1/6/1957 (2 pages/1 sheet) with reference to Biddle's review of "Exil" by Alexis Leger; ANS undated, thanking Biddle for forwarding her new book (title not mentioned).

Box: 29 Fold: 11 Bertha Donahue
1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bertha Donahue: ALS 1/27/1968 enclosing copy of a concert program to include Biddle's work, "Song," set to music by Donahue (music score included). Also ALS 12/8/1968, with reference to death of Francis Biddle (1968); and to mutual friends Janet Shafroth, Margaretta Wright and Dorothy Keppel. Includes undated ALS.

Box: 29 Fold: 12 Paul H. Douglas
October 5, 1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from former U.S. senator Paul H. Douglas: TLS 10/5/1970, with praise for Francis Biddle.

Box: 29 Fold: 13 Katharine Dunlap
1935-52

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Katharine Dunlap: 2 ALS 2/27/1935, 6/30/1952; and 2 ALS undated. Reference to Alexis Leger, Claire Goll, Rainer Maria Rilke, and mutual friends Mary and Walter Howe (ALS 6/30/1952); and to Max Eastman (ALS dated "Thursday").

Box: 29 Fold: 14 Charles Edward Eaton
1960-61

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Charles Edward Eaton: 2 TLS 12/28/1960 & 8/25/1961. Reference to publication of his poetry, including, "Della Robbia in August."

Box: 29 Fold: 15 Gertrude Ely
1938-63

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Gertrude Ely: ALS 8/31/1938; TLS 1/13/1941; TLS 2/15/1963 with enclosed clipping of article re Ely's winning the Gimbel Philadelphia Award; ALS dated 4/15/19?

Box: 29 Fold: 16 Paul Engle
1955-71

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Paul Engle: 8 TLS dated 6/14/1955, 12/26/1955, 3/9/1960, 5/19/1960, 12/13/1962, 6/8/1963, 6/28/1963, 11/13/1964. Reference to "Botteghe Oscure"; to Averell Harriman; Biddle's poem, "The Other Journey"; and to information about Sojourner Truth and Harriet Tubman for a series of dramatic sketches about American women.

Box: 29 Fold: 16.1 Paul Engle & International Writing Program
1972

DESCRIPTION: Items relating to the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, headed by Paul Engle. Includes TLS note by Engle, certificate of "Tribute of Appreciation" presented by the U.S. State Department for Engle's work, news releases and clippings, and list of contributors.

Box: 29 Fold: 17 Paul Engle - Poem: "Easter"
1960

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of a poem, "Easter" by Paul Engle (signed and dated 1960).

Box: 29 Fold: 18 Joseph Wharton Esherick
October 1933

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Joseph Wharton Esherick: 2 ALS with envelopes postmarked 10/9/1933 & 10/25/1933. Reference to Esherick's woodcut illustrations for Biddle's poem, "Bright Mariner."

Box: 29 Fold: 19 Florence Evans
April 25, 1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Florence Evans: TLS 4/25/1949 with reference to work on producing a collection of her poems.

Box: 29 Fold: 20 John Farrar
November 30, 1959

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from publisher John Farrar: TLS 11/30/1959, acknowledging letter from Biddle (AL draft included).

Box: 29 Fold: 21 Marjorie Ferguson
1965-73

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Marjorie Ferguson: 9 letters dating from 1965 to 1973. Reference to mutual friend Nannina Fossi (ALS 10/26/1972 & undated Christmas card).

Box: 29 Fold: 22 Thomas Hornsby Ferril
1950-73

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Thomas Hornsby Ferril: ALS 1/13/1950; ACS 4/4/1950; 4 TLS dated 4/23/1960, 9/3/1964, 1/26/1965, 9/25/1967; ALS 7/15/1971 with clipping of article on Ferril; and ALS fragment (top portion missing). Reference to the "Rocky Mountain Herald" edited by Ferril.

Box: 29 Fold: 23 Thomas Hornsby Ferril
1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Thomas Hornsby Ferril: TLS 8/31/1958 with printed items (clippings, notices) relating to the Central City (Colorado) production of Ferril's play, "...And Perhaps Happiness."

Box: 29 Fold: 24 Thomas Hornsby Ferril: "An Oak Leaf Fell"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of printed poem by Thomas Hornsby Ferril, "An Oak Leaf Fell."

Box: 29 Fold: 25 Arthur Davison Ficke
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated clipping of printed poem by Arthur Davison Ficke, "Lines Inscribed in a Recent Anthology of Modern Verse." Inscribed (by Ficke?), "For Katherine," with added autograph lines of verse.

Box: 29 Fold: 26 Nannina Fossi
1951-59

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Nannina Fossi: 4 ALS dated 3/15/1951, 11/2/1951, 1/11/1952, 10/12/1959. Reference to mutual friends Marjorie Ferguson and Iris Origo. Also reference to death of Bernard Berenson and to his friend and executor Elizabetta ("Nicky") Mariano (ALS 10/12/1959).

Box: 29 Fold: 27 Nannina Fossi
1960-63

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Nannina Fossi: 9 ALS dated 1/6/1960? with reference to Marjorie Ferguson, Charles de Gaulle, and Alexis Leger; 8/22/1960; 4/4/1962; 4/12/1963; 6/4/1963?; 6/21/1963; 9/17/1963 (postcard of her home Casa Al Monte); 10/16/1963 with reference to sending a book of poems by David Hemingway; 11/24/1963 with reference to death of John F. Kennedy.

Box: 29 Fold: 28 Nannina Fossi
1964

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Nannina Fossi: 6 ALS dated 1/10/1964; 3/26/1964 with photo of Fossi and grandson; 7/25/1964; 9/2/1964 with photo of Fossi's grandchildren; 9/13/1964; 10/23/1964.

Box: 29 Fold: 29 Nannina Fossi
1965-66

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Nannina Fossi: 3 ALS dated 1/14/1965 with reference to Lyndon B. Johnson; 4/23/1965 attaching clipping of French article by Alexis Leger, "Dante, Ce Rebelle-Ne"; 9/15/1966 sending congratulations to Francis Biddle on his 80th birthday and to Iris Origo's winning the Isabella d'Este Prize.

Box: 29 Fold: 30 Nannina Fossi
1967-68

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Nannina Fossi: 4 ALS dated 3/1/1967; 6/8/1967 with news of Iris and Antonio Origo; 6/6/1968 with reference to death of Robert Kennedy; 12/25/1968.

Box: 29 Fold: 31 Nannina Fossi
1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Nannina Fossi: 5 ALS dated 1/16/1969; 2/24/1969 with reference to death of Francis Biddle (1968); 4/18/1969; 5/22/1969; 11/28/1969.

Box: 29 Fold: 32 Nannina Fossi
1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Nannina Fossi: 13 ALS dated 1/14/1970; 1/30/1970; 2/25/1970; 3/15/1970; 3/28/1970; 5/21/1970; 6/1/1970 (postcard); 6/15/1970; 8/11/1970; 10/9/1970; 11/7/1970; 11/21/1970; 11/27/1970.



Box: 29 Fold: 33 Nannina Fossi
1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Nannina Fossi: 10 ALS dated 1/2/1971; 3/17/1971; 4/14/1971; 5/15/1971 (postcard); 5/11/1971 (postcard); 5/24/1971; 6/9/1971; 8/3/1971; 9/21/1971; 10/10/1971.

Box: 29 Fold: 34 Nannina Fossi
1972

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Nannina Fossi: 5 ALS dated 2/13/1972 with mention of Iris Origo; 3/24/1972; 7/1/1972; 8/23/1972; 11/25/1972 postcard.

Box: 29 Fold: 35 Nannina Fossi
1973 and 1976

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Nannina Fossi: 3 ALS dated 2/6/1973 with reference to Iris Origo; 2/21/1973, 5/14/1973 and postcard c.1976.

Box: 29 Fold: 36 Nannina Fossi
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Nannina Fossi: 2 ACS and telegram, undated. Includes 2 ACS postcards (8/12/1970 & 8/31/1972) from Aliki Fossi, wife of Guilio, Nannina Fossi's son.

Box: 29 Fold: 37 Mary Fox
1935

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Mary Fox: 2 ALS 7/16/1935? and 7/26/1935.

Box: 29 Fold: 38 Felix Frankfurter
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Felix Frankfurter: ANS undated, with New Year's greetings.

Box: 29 Fold: 39 Elizabeth Hollister Frost
August 11, 1930

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from author and poet Elizabeth Hollister Frost: ALS 8/11/1930.

Box: 29 Fold: 40 Rosamond de Kay Gilder
1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Rosamond de Kay Gilder: 4 ALS dated 1/31/1971, 2/9/1971, 2/22/1971, 3/3/1971. Reference to mutual friends Marjorie Ferguson and Nannina Fossi.

Box: 29 Fold: 41 Bernice Gilkyson
1927-28

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer Bernice Gilkyson: 3 ALS dated 6/24/1927, 8/22/1927, 6/7/1928, with praise for Biddle's poetry.

Box: 29 Fold: 42 Bernice Gilkyson
1930

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer Bernice Gilkyson: 2 ALS dated 9/27/1930, 10/7/1930.

Box: 29 Fold: 43 Bernice Gilkyson
1951-1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernice Gilkyson: 2 TLS dated 12/4/1951, with reference to receiving a letter from Margaretta Wright; and 2/9/1954, with reference to Ignace Jan Paderewski, Edith Sitwell, John Hall Wheelock.

Box: 29 Fold: 44 Bernice Gilkyson
1962-69

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer Bernice Gilkyson: ALS 1/3/1962; 6 TLS dated 12/15/1962 with praise for Biddle's review of Conrad Aiken, 3/21/1964, 3/9/1966, 12/26/1966, 3/13/1967, 12/31/1969 with reference to death of husband Walter Gilkyson.

Box: 29 Fold: 45 Bernice Gilkyson
1971-72

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Bernice Gilkyson: 2 TLS dated 1/17/1971 with reference to John Hall Wheelock's new book, "By Daylight and in Dream"; and 1/15/1972. Includes clipping of printed poem by Gilkyson, "This April."

Box: 29 Fold: 46 Phoebe Gilkyson
1930-70

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Phoebe Gilkyson: 2 ALS dated 2/17/1930 and 2/22/1935. Includes printed wedding announcement for her daughter Neal Gilkyson, 6/20/1970.

Box: 29 Fold: 47 Walter Gilkyson
1930-62

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Walter Gilkyson, husband of Bernice Gilkyson: 7 letters dating from 1930 to 1962. Includes 2 letters undated.

Box: 29 Fold: 48 Rumer Godden
January 11, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from author Rumer Godden: TLS 1/11/1968. Includes AL draft from Biddle.

Box: 29 Fold: 48.1 Frederick R. Goff
c.1972-77

DESCRIPTION: The items in this folder are a Gift of Frederick R. Goff, May 22, 1982.

Correspondence from Katherine Biddle to Frederick R. Goff: 3 ALS dated 12/8/19?, 1/12/1973; and undated (c.1972 or early 1973).

Includes ALS c. December 1977, from Frances D. Biddle to Frederick Goff, acknowledging condolences on the death of Katherine Biddle. The letter also refers to attempts to locate material relating to Alexis Leger.

Other items include: an invitation to a meeting of the Literary Society at the Goff residence (12/5/19?); and an empty envelope bearing the imprinted return address, "Frederick R. Goff, Library of Congress, Washington 25, D.C."

Box: 29 Fold: 49 Solveig Grimm
1961-73

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Solveig Grimm: Letters from 1961 to 1973.

Box: 29 Fold: 50 Ena Grundy
1955-70

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Ena Grundy: 3 ALS dated 1955-1970, with reference to enjoying Biddle's poems.

Box: 29 Fold: 51 Barbara Guest
1962

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Barbara Guest: TLS 7/12/1962 (1 page); ALS 10/20/1962 with envelope (2 pages/2 sheets).

Box: 29 Fold: 52 Barbara Guest
1963

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer Barbara Guest: ALS 4/30/1963 (3 pages/3 sheets), with mention of Alain Bosquet; TLS 6/5/1963 with envelope (1 page) with reference to renting an apartment owned by Octavio Paz.

Box: 29 Fold: 53 Barbara Guest
1964-65

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Barbara Guest:

- ALS 2/12/1964 (3 pages/3 sheets), with reference to poet and writer Laura Riding, including a quotation from a statement made by Riding on poets and linguistics.

- ALS 4/16/1964 (3 pages/3 sheets), with reference to translating Giuseppe Ungaretti.

- TLS 3/21/1965 (1 page), with reference to prospective meetings with Gian Carlo Menotti and Ungaretti who will attend a poets' conference in Spoleto.

Box: 29 Fold: 54 Barbara Guest
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Barbara Guest: 2 ALS undated and 1 ACS postcard. Letter of "January 21" encloses typescript of 2 poems by Guest, "On a Chinese Vase," and "Days."

Box: 29 Fold: 55 Katherine Murphy (Kay) Halle
1973

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Katherine Murphy Halle (a.k.a., Kay Halle): ACS postcard with New Year's greetings.

Box: 29 Fold: 56 Edith Hamilton
1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer and classicist Edith Hamilton: 2 ALS dated 4/17/1958 and ALS with envelope postmarked 12/28/1958. Includes ALS undated and ACS Christmas card. Includes clipping of newspaper article about Hamilton (New York Times, 3/17/1961).

Box: 29 Fold: 57 Florence Hammond
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Florence Hammond: 2 ALS, 1 ACS, 1 TLS.

Box: 29 Fold: 58 John M. Harlan
1971 and undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Justice John M. Harlan: 2 ALS undated. Includes TLS 12/6/1971 from Ethel McCall, Justice Harlan's secretary.

Box: 29 Fold: 59 Charles Haywood
August 14, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from musicologist Charles Haywood: TLS 8/14/1966, with reference to his research on American folk music composer, Natalie Curtis.

Box: 29 Fold: 60 August & Claude Hecksher
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from August and Claude Hecksher: 2 ALS undated.

Box: 29 Fold: 61 Theresa Helburn
June 2, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Theresa Helburn: telegram dated 6/2/1944.

Box: 29 Fold: 62 Mateo Hernandez
1935-48

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Mateo Hernandez (in English and French): ACS postcard 4/15/1935; 5 ALS 1/2/1938, 7/25/1939, 3/7/1939, 11/15/1948; ALS dated Meudon, France 1948. Include 4 undated ALS and pencil sketch (signed).

Box: 29 Fold: 63 by Mateo Hernandez - "The Technique of Direct Carving..."
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typescript of a preface by Mateo Hernandez, entitled, "The Technique of Direct Carving and Cornelia Chapin." (3 pages, undated).



Box: 29 Fold: 64 Dorothy Herzog
1938-66

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Dorothy Herzog, her literary agent: 13 TLS, 2 ALS dating from 1938-66.

Box: 29 Fold: 65 Daniel Whitehead Hicky ("Jack")
1930

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer Daniel Whitehead Hicky (a.k.a., "Jack"): 3 TLS dated 3/21/1930, 6/3/1930, 8/20/1930; and 1 ALS dated 11/2/1930. Reference to enjoying Biddle's poetry.;

Box: 29 Fold: 66 Daniel Whitehead Hicky ("Jack")
1931-32

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Daniel Whitehead Hicky: 2 ALS dated 2/24/1931, 4/6/1931; and 5 TLS dated 3/9/1931, 5/8/1931, 4/21/1931, 12/4/1931, 10/25/1932.

Box: 29 Fold: 67 Daniel Whitehead Hicky ("Jack")
1962-70

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Daniel Whitehead Hicky: 2 ALS dated 2/28/1962, 6/14/1964 and New Year's greeting card dated 1970.

Box: 29 Fold: 68 Daniel Whitehead Hicky ("Jack")
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Daniel Whitehead Hicky: ALS and TLS undated. Includes typescript copy of a poem by Robert Tristram Coffin, "Pity Us All."

Box: 29 Fold: 69 Philip Hofer
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Philip Hofer: ALS dated "August 12th."

Box: 29 Fold: 70 Doris Holmes
1961

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Doris Holmes (Mrs. John Holmes): ALS 9/4/1961, enclosing some poems by the latter (Doris Holmes).

Box: 29 Fold: 71 John Holmes
1939 and 1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet and educator John Holmes: 7 TLS dated 10/27/1939, 5/31/1956, 4/28/1956, 6/19/1956, 6/28/1956, 7/7/1956, 10/23/1956 (total: 9 pages). Reference to Conrad Aiken, John Ciardi, as well as to his own works, including, "The Poet's Work," (1939) and "The Symbols," (1955).

Box: 29 Fold: 72 John Holmes
1959-60

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from John Holmes: 5 TLS dated 3/10/1959 with 2 b/w photographs of Holmes on his 55th birthday (January 1959) and with his daughter Margaret (January 1959); 9/14/1959 with envelope; 9/28/1959; 12/20/1960 (total: 8 pages). Includes telegram. Reference to Holmes' books, "The Poet's Work" (1939), "Writing Poetry" (1960), mutual friends Barbara Howes and husband poet William Jay Smith, Maxine Kumin, John Ciardi. Reference also to Alexis Leger and to Ezra Pound.

Box: 29 Fold: 73 John Holmes - Poems
1955-56

DESCRIPTION: - Printed Christmas greeting dated 1955 bearing poem by John Holmes, "The Stone."

- Typescript of poem by John Holmes written for the eleventh commencement at Harvard University, "Phi Beta Kappa," signed and dated June 11, 1956.

Box: 29 Fold: 74 John Holmes - Articles by
1961 and undated

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of printed articles by John Holmes:

- "Poets All, Each Hewing to his Line," reviews of poets Hyam Plutzik, Maxine Kumin, W.S. Merwin, and Carolyn Kizer (in Herald Tribune, 8/27/1961).

- "The Great Rich Vine," (in the Atlantic Monthly).

Box: 29 Fold: 75 John Holmes - Articles about
1959-60

DESCRIPTION: Clippings or articles about John Holmes. Includes reviews of his book, "Writing Poetry" (1960).

Box: 30 Fold: 1 Elizabeth Basye Gilmore Holt
1955 & 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from art historian and author Elizabeth B.G. Holt: 2 ALS dated 2/6/1955 & 2/11 1966 with thanks for dinner and flowers.

Box: 30 Fold: 2 Elizabeth Basye Gilmore Holt
January to July 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabeth B.G. Holt: 5 ALS dated 1/16/1969, 2/26/1969, 2/27/1969, 3/31/1969, 4/30/1969; and 2 ACS postcards dated 2/28/1969 and 7/7/1969.

Box: 30 Fold: 3 Elizabeth Basye Gilmore Holt
August to December 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabeth B.G. Holt: 6 ALS dated 8/21/1969, 8/27/1969, 9/16/1969, 9/23/1969, 10/6/1969, 12/16/1969. Includes undated ALS, possibly written the same year. Reference to poet Marion Merrell (a.k.a., Clinch Calkins). Encloses copy of the preface by Valery Larbaud to the 1926 Russian edition of "Anabasis" by Alexis Leger (with ALS of 10/6/1969).

Box: 30 Fold: 4 Elizabeth Basye Gilmore Holt
January to May 1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabeth B.G. Holt: 3 ALS dated 1/18/1970, 4/23/1970, 5/27/1970. Includes ACS 3/10/1970, and ACS postcard 5/19/1970. Reference to Iris Origo's book, "Images and Shadows."

Box: 30 Fold: 5 Elizabeth Basye Gilmore Holt
June to December 1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabeth B.G. Holt: 4 ALS dated 7/7/1970, 7/22/1970, 8/31/1970, 12/3/1970. Includes ACS postcard 6/5/1970. Reference to William Jay Smith and wife Sonja.

Box: 30 Fold: 6 Elizabeth Basye Gilmore Holt
1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabeth B.G. Holt: 8 ALS dated 1/11/1971; 1/26/1971; 2/6/1971; 5/29/1971 with attached copy of typescript of summary of a collection of art reviews and commentaries selected and edited by Holt, entitled, "The Triumph of Public Art: Salons and Exhibitions 1785-1896;" 8/17/1971; 10/11/1971; 11/21/1971; 12/4/1971. Includes ACS postcard 10/2/1971. Reference to Iris Origo's book, "Images and Shadows."

Box: 30 Fold: 7 Elizabeth Basye Gilmore Holt
1972

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabeth B.G. Holt: 6 ALS dated 2/11/1972, 5/12/1972, 5/25/1972, 5/20/1972, 6/4/1972, 9/19/1972. Includes ACS postcard 10/26/1972. Reference to the proposed anthology of works from Marguerite Caetani's literary journal, "Botteghe Oscure" (2/11); to Bernard Berenson (5/20); and to her book, "The Triumph of Public Art" (9/19).

Box: 30 Fold: 8 Elizabeth Basye Gilmore Holt
1973

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabeth B.G. Holt: 2 ALS dated 2/2/1973, 2/13/1973 and ACS 4/8/1973. Reference to her book, "The Triumph of Art."

Box: 30 Fold: 9 Elizabeth Basye Gilmore Holt
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elizabeth B.G. Holt: ALS undated and ACS postcard. Reference to visiting Lelia Caetani Howard in Ninfa, Italy.

Box: 30 Fold: 10 Mary Howe
1934045

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend and composer Mary Howe: 3 ALS dated 8/1/1934, 8/22/1941, 12/3/1943. Includes 2 ACS undated. Also includes printed program for a concert of music by Howe at the Phillips Memorial Gallery, April 22, 1945.

Box: 30 Fold: 11 Barbara Howes
1962-72

DESCRIPTION: Printed Christmas cards bearing poems by Barbara Howes. Titles include, "Elm-Burning," "Landscape, Deer Season," "Dream of a Good Day," and "Regian Coeli."

Box: 30 Fold: 12 Jenny Hughes
1971-73

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Jenny Hughes: 5 ALS dating from 1971 to 1973. Includes 2 TLS, 2 ALS undated. Reference to Iris Origo. Includes 3 ALS dated 1952 and 1968 from husband William H. Hughes ("Billy"/"Billie"), with reference to death of Francis Biddle (1968).

Box: 30 Fold: 13 Langston Hughes
February 19, 1928

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Langston Hughes: ALS 2/19/1928 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to Charlotte Mason ("Godmother"). Includes praise for Biddle's poetry.

Box: 30 Fold: 13.1 Langston Hughes
September 18, 1929

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Langston Hughes: ALS 9/18/1929 (6 pages/3 sheets) with reference to enjoying Biddle's soon-to-be published volume of poetry with Charlotte Mason (possibly "Outside of the World" (1930)).

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