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Box: 30 Fold: 13.2 Langston Hughes
September 6, 1930

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Langston Hughes: ALS 9/6/1930 (7 pages/4 sheets). Reference to Biddle's new book of poems, "Outside of the World." Reference also to Charlotte Mason. Includes AL draft from Biddle dated November 14, 19?

Box: 30 Fold: 14 Langston Hughes - Articles about
1983

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of review of biography on Langston Hughes by Faith Berry, "Before and Beyond Harlem," (Westport, Conn.: Lawrence Hill & Co., 1983).

Box: 30 Fold: 15 Hubert Humphrey
May 3, 1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Hubert Humphrey: TLS 5/3/1971 (1 page) accepting an invitation to a party.

Box: 30 Fold: 16 Jane Ickes (Mrs. Harold Ickes)
March 19, 1951

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Jane Ickes: TLS 3/19/1951 with reference to hearing Biddle reading her poetry on the radio.

Box: 30 Fold: 17 McNair Ilgenfritz
1936 and undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from composer McNair Ilgenfritz: 2 TLS dated 6/18/1936, 6/26/1936 and 2 TLS and ACS undated. Reference to setting Biddle's poetry to music, particularly, "Moon Shadow."

Box: 30 Fold: 18 Sturgis Ingersoll
1952-61

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from R. Sturgis Ingersoll: 3 TLS dated 12/2/1952, 12/13/1954, 12/26/1961, with praise for Biddle's poetry.

Box: 30 Fold: 19 Florence & Bill Ivins
New Year 1927

DESCRIPTION: Autograph and illustrated manuscript signed by Florence Ivins and Bill Ivins, entitled, "A Parable of Art Critics and of Collectors..." (New Year 1927).

Box: 30 Fold: 19.1 Robert Jackson
August 5, 1941

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Justice Robert Jackson: ALS (with envelope postmarked 8/5/1941), acknowledging receipt of a telegram from the former in lieu of being able to attend a cocktail party in Jackson's honor.

Box: 30 Fold: 20 Lady Bird Johnson
February 8, 1973

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Lady Bird Johnson: TLS 2/8/1973 (1 page with envelope), acknowledging a letter (not included in the collection) from Biddle re death of Lyndon B. Johnson.

Box: 30 Fold: 21 Mary Johnson
1942-69

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Mary Johnson, secretary to Francis Biddle: 3 TLS dating from 1942-69.

Box: 30 Fold: 22 Eithne Wilkins Kaiser
1953-60

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Eithne Kaiser (nee Wilkins): 9 TLS dating from 1953 to 1960. Includes TLS undated. Reference to Conrad Aiken and to obtaining renewal for a fellowship with the Bollingen Foundation. Also reference to translation work with husband Ernst Kaiser on "The Man Without Qualities," by Robert Musil.

Box: 30 Fold: 23 Eithne & Ernst Kaiser
October 1956

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of translation by Eithne and Ernst Kaiser of "The Perfecting of Love" by Robert Musil. Reprinted from the "Botteghe Oscure" no.XVIII. Inscribed and dated October 1956.

Box: 30 Fold: 24 Joseph Joel Keith
February 18, 1960

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Joseph Joel Keith: TLS 2/18/1960 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to Robert Evrett who was to be guest editor of "The Lyric."

Box: 30 Fold: 25 Joseph Joel Keith
1963

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Joseph Joel Keith: 3 ALS dated 4/16/1963 with attached TLS 4/1/1963 from David Moody, Los Angeles City College, inviting Francis Biddle to lecture; 5/2/1963; c.June 1963 with attached typed poem signed by Keith, "Colt."

Box: 30 Fold: 26 Joseph Joel Keith
1964

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Joseph Joel Keith: 4 ALS dated 2/25/1964 (with envelope); 6/8/1964; 11/1/1964 with attached printed announcement of a new volume of poems by Keith, "Across the Dark"; 11/18/1964 (with envelope). Reference to a proposed anthology of poetry dedicated to John F. Kennedy.

Box: 30 Fold: 27 Joseph Joel Keith
undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph and typed fragments of notes by Joseph Joel Keith. Includes empty envelope addressed to Katherine and Francis Biddle.

Box: 30 Fold: 28 Charlotte Kellogg
1935-57

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Charlotte Kellogg: letters dating from 1935-57.

Box: 30 Fold: 29 Eleanora Kissel
1944-65

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Eleanora Kissel: letters dating from 1944-65.

Box: 30 Fold: 30 Alfred Kreymborg
1939-60

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer Alfred Kreymborg and wife Dorothy: 4 TLS dated 10/24/1939, 3/29/1941, 10/22/1948, 2/6/1960. Includes ACS Christmas card.

Box: 30 Fold: 31 Stanley Kunitz
1959-67

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Stanley Kunitz: 2 ALS dated 9/16/1959 and 3/23/1960. Includes ACS 9/14/1967 from wife Elise Kunitz.

Box: 30 Fold: 32 Stanley Kunitz - Article about
March 22, 1960

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of newspaper article about Stanley Kunitz.

Box: 30 Fold: 33 Margaret Landon
May 20, 1973

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer Margaret Landon: TLS 5/20/1973 with reference to her book, "Anna and the King of Siam." Includes TL carbon from Biddle in reply.

Box: 30 Fold: 34 Emmet Lavery
1946-71

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from playwright Emmet Lavery:

- TLS dated 3/24/1946 (2 pages/2 sheets) with reference to his nomination to run for Congress.

- ACS 6/11/1971 with typed announcement of an NBC TV presentation entitled, "Continental Congress: 1976" to star Lloyd Bridges and Burgess Meredith.

- TLS dated 12/23/1971 with attached copy of printed article about Lavery's friendship with Pope Paul VI.

Box: 30 Fold: 35 Frieda Lawrence
October 9, 1939

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Frieda Lawrence: ALS 10/9/1939 (3 pages/2 sheets). Includes ANS from Eleanora Kissel with whom Lawrence was visiting in Taos, New Mexico. Lawrence remarks on Mark Twain

Box: 30 Fold: 36 Ruth Lechlitner
November 9, 1937

DESCRIPTION: Printed notice to Katherine Biddle re her nomination of Ruth Lechlitner for the Shelley Memorial Award, 1937.

Box: 30 Fold: 37 Clare Leighton
August 2, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from artist/sculptor Clare Leighton: ALS c. August 1966 (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to her work and to "Mary and Conrad" (Aiken?).

Box: 30 Fold: 38 Harry Levin: "Charles Dickens (1812-1870)"
Autumn 1970

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of article by Harry Levin, "Charles Dickens (1812-1870)" from "The American Scholar, vol.39, no.4, Autumn 1970. Inscribed to Katherine Biddle and signed by Levin.

Box: 30 Fold: 39 Harry Levin: "What Was Modernism?"
Spring 1960

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of an article by Harry Levin, "What Was Modernism?" from a symposium, "Varieties of Literary Experiences." Inscribed and initialled by Levin.

Box: 30 Fold: 40 Harry Levin: "William Carlos Williams and the Old World"
Summer 1970

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of an article by Harry Levin, "William Carlos Williams and the Old World," from The Yale Review, Summer 1970.

Box: 30 Fold: 41 Harry Levin: "Wonderland Revisited"
c.1966?

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of an article by Harry Levin, "Wonderland Revisited," re the centennial of the publication of Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland."

Box: 30 Fold: 42 Harry Levin - Preface to Renato Poggioli's Essays
1965/1969

DESCRIPTION: Xerox copy of the inscribed flyleaf, title page and table of contents for Renato Poggioli's "The Spirit of the Letter: Essays in European Literature," (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1965). Preface is by Harry Levin. Autograph inscription is to Katherine Biddle, signed Levin and dated 10/6/1969.

Box: 30 Fold: 43 Anthony J. Lewis
November 20, 1972

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer Anthony J. Lewis: TLS 11/20/1972. Reference to Justice John Harlan.

Box: 30 Fold: 44 Madeline Lins
1935-73

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from her accountant(?) Madeline Lins: letters dating from 1935 to 1972.

Box: 30 Fold: 45 Calvin D. Linton
1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Calvin D. Linton: 2 TLS dated 6/9/1970, 6/17/1970 with attached copy of typescript for an address given by Linton at George Washington University, entitled, "The Other Harmony" (23 pages).

Box: 30 Fold: 46 Joseph W. Lippincott
February 7, 1928

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer/publisher Joseph W. Lippincott: TLS 2/7/1928 with praise for her poem, "Nancy Hanks."

Box: 30 Fold: 47 Walter Lippmann
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Walter Lippmann: ALS undated re a recent visit to Philadelphia to read a paper. Includes ACS invitation to celebrate the 75th birthday of Lippmann's wife Helen Byrne Lippmann (undated).

Box: 30 Fold: 48 Alain Locke to Cornelia Chapin
December 25, 1946

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Cornelia Chapin from Alain Locke: TL carbon copy, signed, dated 12/25/1946. Reference to plans for depositing his papers art collection at Howard University.

Box: 30 Fold: 49 Alain Locke to Charlotte Mason
April 12, 1939

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Alain Locke to Charlotte Mason: ALS dated 4/12/1939 (4 pages/2 sheets with envelope). Reference to hearing an address by Harold Ickes and a concert given by singer Marian Anderson.

Box: 30 Fold: 50 Kathleen Louchheim
1965-73

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer Kathleen Louchheim ("Katie"): ALS 28/1965, TLS 12/16/1966, ALS 12/10/1969, TLS 2/13/1973, with praise for Biddle's poetry.

Box: 30 Fold: 51 Robert Lowell
March 30, 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Robert Lowell ("Cal"): TLS dated 3/30/1954 (1 page/1 sheet). Reference to divorce with Elizabeth Hardwick; and to Marguerite Caetani.

Box: 30 Fold: 52 Robert Lowell
January 14, 1961

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Robert Lowell: TLS 1/14/1961 (1 page/1 sheet).

Box: 30 Fold: 53 Robert Lowell
August 15, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Robert Lowell: TLS dated 8/15/1966 (1 page/1 sheet). Reference to William Jay Smith's birthday tribute to France Biddle.

Box: 30 Fold: 54 Robert Lowell - Printed Items
c.1959-68

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of book reviews and articles on Robert Lowell. Includes clippings of printed poems by Lowell: "Soft Wood," "The Flaw," "Night Sweat," and "R.F.K. (1925-1968)."

Box: 30 Fold: 55 Charles & Jacqueline Lucet
1968-72

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Charles Lucet, French ambassador to the U.S., and wife Jacqueline: TLS 3/4/1968 (in French) and ACS 9/15/1972. Includes newspaper article clipping re the departure of the ambassador and his wife from the U.S. (4/6/1972).

Box: 30 Fold: 56 Willard Luther
1918-30

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Willard Luther: letters dating from 1918 to 1930 with comments and compliments on her poetry. Includes typed manuscript signed by Luther for an untitled poem, "Give me, O Lord, the steel of life..."

Box: 30 Fold: 57 by Kemp Malone - Article: "Oldest England"
October 1949

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of article by Kemp Malone, "Oldest England" (in "The Emory University Quarterly," October 1949). Inscribed to Katherine Biddle and signed by the author.

Box: 30 Fold: 58 by Kemp Malone - Article: "Our Literary Heritage..."
May 1950

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of article by Kemp Malone: "Our Literary Heritage and the Book of Common Prayer," (from the "Maryland Churchman," May 1950). Inscribed to Katherine Biddle and initialled by the author.

Box: 30 Fold: 59 Laurence Adams Malone
1970-72

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Laurence Adams Malone: ACS c.December 1972 written on announcement card for Malone's book, "From Eden...And Evolving World"; TLS undated; and 2 typescripts of poems signed by Malone, "Spring's Moods," "I am a Thorn in the Side of Spring," and "The Door."

Box: 30 Fold: 60 Jackson Matthews
April 17, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer Jackson Mattews: ALS 4/17/1966 (with envelope).

Box: 30 Fold: 61 Arthur Meigs
1928-50

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from architect Arthur Meigs: 4 ALS & 2 TLS dating from 1928-50 with comments and compliments on her poetry.

Box: 30 Fold: 62 Lowell Mellett
December 29, 1942

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Lowell Mellett: TLS 12/29/1942 with reference to a film by Lester Cowan, "The Commandos Strike at Dawn."

Box: 30 Fold: 63 Constance Mellon
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Constance Mellon: 2 ALS undated.



Box: 30 Fold: 64 Rachel Mellon (?)(Mrs. Paul Mellon)
c.1951

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Rachel Mellon (Mrs. Paul Mellon): ALS undated with reference (possibly) to the marriage of Biddle's son Edmund Randolph (1951).

Box: 30 Fold: 65 Gian Carlo Menotti
June 8, 1950

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from composer Gian Carlo Menotti: ALS c.6/8/1950 (3 pages/2 sheets), with reference to his new opera, "The Consul."

Box: 30 Fold: 66 William Meredith
1963-71

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet William Meredith: ALS 12/8/1964; TLS 3/4/1967 with envelope and autograph manuscript of poem, "Whorls" inscribed to Biddle and signed by Meredith; ALS December 1967 bearing autograph manuscript of poem, "In the Canyon"; TN giving change of address with envelope postmarked 12/23/1968, enclosing autograph manuscript of poem, "Literary Uncle, Worldly Niece," inscribed and signed by Meredith; ACS 4/28/1969; autograph poem, "His Students," inscribed and signed by Meredith (New Year's 1971); ALS October 30, 19?

Box: 30 Fold: 67 William Meredith - Printed Items
c.1972

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of printed poems by William Meredith: "The Chinese Banyan Tree," and "After the Gala (A Hard Look at the Bing Years)." Includes information about Meredith's work as poetry editor of "Poetry Pilot."



Box: 30 Fold: 68 William Stanley Merwin
May 2, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer and poet William Stanley Merwin: ALS 5/2/1967 with envelope (1 page).

Box: 30 Fold: 69 Agnes E. Meyer
1940

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Agnes E. Meyer: ALS 6/4/1940 and TLS 6/11/1940.

Box: 31 Fold: 1 Amy Miller (Mrs. Lawrence K. Miller)
Dated February "30" 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Amy Miller (Mrs. Lawrence K. Miller): TLS 2/(30)/1967 enclosing printed items relating to activities of the Melville Society at the Hancock Shaker Village in Massachusetts. Includes reference to Leonard Kastle's work, "The Pariahs."

Box: 31 Fold: 2 Mary Britton Miller
June 6, 1932

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Mary Britton Miller: ALS 6/6/1932 acknowledging a review by Biddle of a recently published book by Miller.

Box: 31 Fold: 3 Mary Owings Miller
Fall 1957

DESCRIPTION: Issue of "Prairie Schooner," inscribed to Katherine Biddle and signed by poet Mary Owings Miller. Issue includes two poems by Miller, "Dylan Thomas," and "Exhibits in a Personal Museum," (p. 210-11).

Box: 31 Fold: 4 Robert Mitchell
April 18, 1961

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Robert Mitchell: TLS 4/18/1961 forwarding a copy of his book, "The End and Other Poems," (not included in collection).

Box: 31 Fold: 5 Marianne Moore
August 19, 1959

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Marianne Moore: ALS 8/19/1959 (1 page/1 sheet). Reference to nomination of Leonie Adams to the Academy of American Poets.



Box: 31 Fold: 6 Marianne Moore from Katherine Biddle
c. 1966

DESCRIPTION: Autograph drafts of letters from Katherine Biddle to Marianne Moore. Includes invitation card to celebrate the publication of Moore's book, "Tell Me, Tell Me; Granite Steel, and Other Topics," (Viking Press, 1966).

Box: 31 Fold: 7 Marianne Moore - Articles about (clippings)
1955-72

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of newspaper articles and reviews about Marianne Moore. Includes obituary (1972).

Box: 31 Fold: 8 Logan Morrill
1965-71

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Logan Morrill: TLS 5/23/1972 with reference to Biddle's poetry and enclosing samples of his own, including, "Variations for Christmas," (collection of Christmas verses); "Christmas Variation XIII" (1966); "Song in December" (1968); "Matin" (typescript, 1971); "In July Two Artists Died," (typescript, 1969).

Box: 31 Fold: 9 Helene Mullins
1969-70

DESCRIPTION: - Printed Christmas poem by Helene Mullins, "Christmas 1969," inscribed to Katherine Biddle and signed.

- Printed notice of publication of volume of poems by Mullins, "The Mirrored Walls," (New York: Twayne Publishers, 1970).

Box: 31 Fold: 10 Ines Munoz
1941, 1966, and undated letters

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Ines Munoz (Mrs. Luis Munoz Marin): ALS 9/6/1941; printed Christmas card, 1966; and 6 ALS undated.

Box: 31 Fold: 11 William Arthur Neubauer
March 1, 1930

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from William Arthur Neubauer: ALS 3/1/1930 with comments on her poetry.

Box: 31 Fold: 12 John Nef
1972

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from John Nef: ACS 5/12/1972; TLS 6/1/1972.

Box: 31 Fold: 13 Douglas T. Newbold
1962-71

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Douglas T. Newbold: 3 ALS, 2 TLS dating from 1962 to 1971.

Box: 31 Fold: 14 Louise Townsend Nicholl
June 19, 1959

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Louise Townsend Nicholl: TLS 6/19/1959 (1 page). Reference to her poetry, especially poem entitled, "The House." Reference also to the Poetry Society of America.

Box: 31 Fold: 15 Winifred Nicholson
1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Winifred Nicholson: 3 ALS 1/13/1965, 1/18/1965 and undated. Reference to mutual friend Kathleen Raine and to Lelia Howard (nee Caetani).

Box: 31 Fold: 16 Marjorie (Lady) Oaksey
1965-71

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Marjorie Oaksey, wife of Geoffrey (Lord) Oaksey: 6 ALS dated 6/3/1965, 8/16/1966, 1/30/1967, 12/16/1970, 10/19/1971, 12/19/1971 with attached obituary for Lord Oaksey. Includes 7 ALS undated.

Box: 31 Fold: 17 Eleanor Ober
1936-55

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Eleanor Ober: 2 ALS 4/15/1936 and 11/7/1955.

Box: 31 Fold: 18 Victoria Ocampo
1958-64

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Victoria Ocampo: 8 ALS (in French) dated 3/19/1958 with reference to translating "Under Milkwood" by Dylan Thomas, and meeting Thomas sometimes in New York; 8/1/1958; 11/17/1959; 12/23/1959; 1/7/1960; 4/4/1960 with reference to Alexis and Dorothy Leger; 8/24/1960 expressing concern at not hearing from Alexis Leger; 9/?/1964 with reference to poet Alberto Girri who translated some of Biddle's poetry and who would shortly visit the U.S.

Box: 31 Fold: 19 Charlton Ogburn
1942-62

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Charlton Ogburn: TLS 5/20/1942 written to Francis Biddle enclosing a typed letter from a friend at the "Savannah Morning News," with reference to Katherine Biddle. Includes 6 TLS from Ogburn to Katherine Biddle dated 12/24/1942, 12/14/1943, 9/1/1944, 2/28/1945, 12/25/1960 and 2/7/1962. Also includes ALS and TLS undated. Reference to Alexis Leger and reviews of his work by Katherine Biddle.



Box: 31 Fold: 20 Eugene Ormandy
1947-1951

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from conductor Eugene Ormandy: 3 TLS dated 12/8/1947, 1/5/1948, 10/4/1951 (total: 3 pages), concerning the disposition of a piano that the Biddles had given him for his dressing room.

Box: 31 Fold: 21 Eugene Ormandy
November 1, 1951

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Eugene Ormandy: TLS 11/1/1951 (1 page), with reference to the Steinway piano in his dressing room.

Box: 31 Fold: 22 Eugene Ormandy
March 5, 1952

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Eugene Ormandy: TLS 3/5/1952 (1 page), with reference to renovating the Steinway given to him by the Biddles.

Box: 31 Fold: 23 Eugene Ormandy
March 25, 1952

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Eugene Ormandy: TLS 3/25/1952 (1 page), with reference to the Steinway piano and to inviting the Biddles to accompany Mrs. Ormandy to a concert.

Box: 31 Fold: 24 Eugene Ormandy
March 31, 1952

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Eugene Ormandy: TLS 3/31/1952 (1 page), with regard to returning the Steinway piano.

Box: 31 Fold: 25 Sir William David Ormsby Gore
1962-67

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Sir William David Ormsby Gore: ALS 12/9/1967 and Christmas card with envelope postmarked 12/13/1967. Includes TLS 10/29/1962 from wife Sylvia Ormsby Gore.

Box: 31 Fold: 26 Isabel Paterson
February 16, 1933(?)

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isabel Paterson: TLS dated 2/16/1933(?) and TLS undated with reference to "Elinor" (poet, Elinor Wylie?).

Box: 31 Fold: 27 Milo Perkins
March 3, 1960

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Milo Perkins to Richard Harvill, president, university of Arizona, introducing Francis and Katherine Biddle: TLS 3/3/1960 with envelope.

Box: 31 Fold: 28 Charles Philbrick
1959-1963

DESCRIPTION: Reprint of poem, "Voyages Down," by Charles Philbrick. Inscribed to Katherine Biddle and signed by Philbrick. Includes copy of typescript of "New England Suite," inscribed to Biddle and signed by Philbrick (9/7/1959).



Box: 31 Fold: 29 Marjorie & Duncan Phillips
1941-68

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friends Marjorie and Duncan Phillips: 4 letters dating from 1941 to 1968. Reference to Biddle's poetry and to Alexis and Dorothy Leger.

Box: 31 Fold: 30 Lena Poillon
1935-36

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Lena Poillon: 3 ALS and telegram dating from 1935 to 1936.

Box: 31 Fold: 31 Katherine Anne Porter
December 20, 1964

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer Katherine Anne Porter: ALS 12/20/1964 (3 pages/3 sheets). Reference to travels in Mexico for the State Department and to John L. Brown.

Box: 31 Fold: 32 Katherine Anne Porter
March 28, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Katherine Anne Porter: TLS 3/28/1965 (1 page with envelope). Reference to expected visit from William Jay Smith; and to illness of Clinch Calkins (a.k.a. Marion Merrell).

Box: 31 Fold: 33 Kathleen Raine
August 27, 1962

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet and writer Kathleen Raine: ALS 8/27/1962 (3 pages/3 sheets). Reference to preparing accommodations for friend Winifred Nicholson in London; writing a prospective article on Conrad Aiken for "TLS" (Time Literary Supplement); and to Alexis Leger.



Box: 31 Fold: 34 Kathleen Raine
December 16, 1963

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: ALS 12/16/1963 (4 pages/2 sheets). Reference to death of John F. Kennedy. Reference also to meeting Allen Tate at the seventieth birthday party of Herbert Read and at the home of Stephen Spender; and to being asked to write an article on the poetry of Vernon Watkins.

Box: 31 Fold: 35 Kathleen Raine
December 28, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: ALS 12/28/1966 (4 pages/2 sheets). Reference Alexis Leger and to work on a new book, "The Lion's Mouth; concluding chapters of autobiography," (1977).

Box: 31 Fold: 36 Kathleen Raine
January 20, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: ALS 1/20/1967 (4 pages/2 sheets). Reference to introducing friend and poet Peter Russell, also personally acquainted with Ezra Pound. Reference also to plans by Miron Grindea, editor of literary journal, "Adam," to publish a number on Marguerite Caetani and her literary review the "Botteghe Oscure."

Box: 31 Fold: 37 Kathleen Raine
January 23, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: ALS 1/23/1967 (4 pages/2 sheets with envelope). Reference to comparing Alexis Leger and Marcel Proust in an article by Raine.

Box: 31 Fold: 38 Kathleen Raine
September 27, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: ALS 9/27/1967 (4 pages/2 sheets with envelope). Reference to Miron Grindea and proposed number on Marguerite Caetani in "Adam." Reference also to an article by Raine on Alexis Leger; and to mutual friend Mildred Bliss.

Box: 31 Fold: 39 Kathleen Raine
April 21, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: ALS 4/21/1968 (5 pages/3 sheets with envelope), writing from Ninfa while on a visit with the Caetani family. Reference to acquaintances (past and present), including Isak Dinesan (a.k.a. Karen Blixen), T.S. Eliot, Edwin Muir, and Allen Tate. Encloses autograph poem written in honor of Biddle's golden wedding anniversary.

Box: 31 Fold: 40 Kathleen Raine
October 22, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: ALS 10/22/1968 (2 pages/1 sheet), with reference to death of Francis Biddle.

Box: 31 Fold: 41 Kathleen Raine
October 13, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: ALS 10/13/1968 (4 pages/2 sheets). Reference to death of Gavin Maxwell; to Alexis Leger; to Lelia and Hubert Howard; and to her work on William Blake, "Blake and Tradition," (1968).

Box: 31 Fold: 42 Kathleen Raine
November 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: ALS dated November 1969 on a card bearing a print of a painting by Winifred Nicholson. Reference to Alexis Leger.

Box: 31 Fold: 43 Kathleen Raine
1973

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: ALS 4/17/1973 (2 pages/1 sheet) with TL carbon from Biddle. Reference to Raine's missing an exhibition of paintings by Marjorie Phillips.

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