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KATHERINE BIDDLE PAPERS
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Box: 31 Fold: 44 Kathleen Raine
Incomplete dates

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: 2 ALS dated February 7th and May 20th (total: 8 pages/4 sheets with envelope). Reference to the Vietnam war; Conrad Aiken; Lelia and Hubert Howard; Alexis Leger; to being invited to France by Pierre Hamilton to read her poetry; and to getting Hamish Hamilton to publish poetry by William Jay Smith.

Box: 31 Fold: 45 Kathleen Raine
Incomplete dates

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: 4 ALS

- June 13 (2 pages/1 sheet) with reference to meeting Robert Kennedy at a birthday party for Robert Frost; writing a memorial for Herbert Read.

- June 15th (4 pages/4 sheets with envelope) with reference hearing that Miron Grindea will publish a poem by Biddle; receiving the bequest of an Order of the Garter pin from Gavin Maxwell. Includes typescript of poem by Raine, "Homage to C.G. Jung."

- June 25th (5 pages/3 sheets) with reference to reading Francis Biddle's memoir, "A Casual Past"; receiving a letter from Conrad Aiken; reading and remembering Malcolm Lowry.

- June 26 (2 pages/1 sheet) with reference to T.S. Eliot and Conrad Aiken; Alexis Leger; and Mildred Bliss.

Box: 31 Fold: 46 Kathleen Raine
Incomplete dates

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: 5 ALS

- September 4th (4 pages/2 sheets), with reference to submitting a poem by Biddle to be published in the literary journal, "Adam," edited by Miron Grindea.

- November 10th (4 pages/2 sheets), with reference to reading an article by Biddle on Alexis Leger's poem, "Oiseaux." Reference also to Mildred Bliss and Conrad Aiken.

- November 30th (2 pages/1 sheet) with reference to introducing friend and painter Winifred Nicholson and daughter Kate Nicholson.

- December 11th (2 pages/1 sheet) with reference to Alexis Leger and Roger Little.



Box: 31 Fold: 47 Kathleen Raine
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: 3 ALS undated. Reference to Alexis Leger, Conrad Aiken, Isabella Gardner.

Box: 31 Fold: 48 Kathleen Raine
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Kathleen Raine: 5 ACS.

Box: 31 Fold: 49 Kathleen Raine
1969

DESCRIPTION: - Reprint of article by Kathleen Raine, "Herbert Read as a Literary Critic." Inscribed to Katherine Biddle, dated October 1969.

- Small b/w photograph of Kathleen Raine, undated.

Box: 31 Fold: 50 Margaret Reynolds
1928-35

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Margaret Reynolds: 5 ALS dating from 1928 to 1935. Reference to Biddle's poetry.



Box: 31 Fold: 51 Dorothy Lee Richardson
1958-68

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet and friend Dorothy Lee Richardson (1900-1986): ACS postcard 5/2/1958; 3 ALS dated 5/11/1963, 6/13/1967, 9/13/1967; and ACS postcard 9/13/1967. Reference to Biddle's poetry.

Box: 31 Fold: 52 Dorothy Lee Richardson
October 23, 1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Dorothy Lee Richardson: ALS 10/23/1970 with comments on typescripts of Biddle's poetry (included in folder).

Box: 31 Fold: 53 Samuel Rosenbaum
1931-64

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Samuel Rosenbaum: 2 ALS dated 2/22/1931 with attached typescript by Rosenbaum, "April Nocturne"; and 8/15/1933. Also, 3 TLS dated 2/9/1942 with reference to meeting composer Benjamin Britten; 5/3/1961; and 3/5/1964 with reference to attending an exhibition by artist Franklin Watkins. Includes 2 typed copies of form letters advertising broadcast readings by Biddle of her poetry for WFIL Broadcasting Co., Philadelphia, of which Rosenbaum was president (4/13/1937).

Includes ALS 5/22/19? from wife Edna Rosenbaum.

Box: 31 Fold: 54 James Rowe
1945-72

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from James Rowe: 4 TLS dating from 1970 to 1972. Reference to Gertrude Ely and to Ezra Pound.

Box: 31 Fold: 55 Martha Rowland
1940-69

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Martha Rowland: 12 ALS dating from 1940 to 1967. Includes 3 undated letters and 2 Christmas cards. Also includes TL carbon 1/25/1969 from Biddle with reference to death of poet Clinch Calkins (a.k.a., Marion Merrell).

Box: 31 Fold: 56 Margaret Rullman
1930-68

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Margaret Rullman: 7 ALS dating from 1930 to 1968. Includes newsclipping about Biddle 10/12/1939.

Box: 31 Fold: 57 Elmo Russ
December 7, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from composer and musician Elmo Russ: ALS 12/7/1934 (2 pages). Reference to enjoying reading Biddle's poetry and to setting some to music.

Box: 31 Fold: 58 Elmo Russ
1935

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elmo Russ: 2 TLS 5/19/1935 & 9/5/1935 (total: 2 pages). Reference to Biddle's poem, "Night Song," which Russ had adapted for vocal music.

Box: 31 Fold: 59 Elmo Russ
August 28, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elmo Russ: ALS 8/28/1935 (4 pages). Reference to sending Biddle the music score for her poem, "Night Song." Also reference to plans for a concert program of pieces Russ had composed from poems by contemporary women poets.

Box: 31 Fold: 60 Elmo Russ
1936

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elmo Russ: ALS c.1936 (4 pages/2 sheets). Reference to ideas for an off-Broadway production of his own works. Includes copy of TLS 4/1/1936 from Russ's agent J. Clarksburg Smith re obtaining a biographical sketch of Biddle for an upcoming performance of her poem, "Night Song," set to music for voice by Russ. The letter also includes a copy of publicity blurbs on Russ.



Box: 31 Fold: 61 Elmo Russ
February 19, 1938

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elmo Russ: ALS 2/19/1938 (1 page).

Box: 31 Fold: 62 Elmo Russ
1959

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Elmo Russ: 3 TLS dated 3/25/1959, 7/29/1959, 11/5/1959 with attached typescript of concert program of works by Russ, "Elmo Russ in a Recital of his Songs to English Words" (12/8/1959). Includes ALS 5/14/1959 (verso includes concert program of works by Russ, 5/8/1959).

Box: 31 Fold: 63 Elmo Russ - Music Score: "Come on, Superstition"
1939

DESCRIPTION: Facsimile of music score by Elmo Russ, "Come On, Superstition," with lyrics by Carl Sandburg (1939).

Box: 31 Fold: 64 Elmo Russ - Concert Programs & Articles about
c.1935-37

DESCRIPTION: Printed programs and notices for concerts of works by Elmo Russ. Includes newsclipping of an article re Russ.

Box: 31 Fold: 65 Peter Russell
1964-67

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet and book dealer Peter Russell: 5 letters dating from 1964 to 1967. Includes information about Russell and a reprint of his article, "Kathleen Raine's New Poems," (1966). Also includes AL draft from Biddle attaching typescripts of her poetry.

Box: 31 Fold: 66 Sydney King Russell
1944-62

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from composer Sydney King Russell: 5 TLS dated 3/20/1944, 2/9/1945, 11/8/19?, "Monday." Reference to setting Biddle's poetry to song music, including "Spring Sabbath Morning," and "Night Song."

Box: 31 Fold: 67 Sydney King Russell - Printed Items
undated

DESCRIPTION: Printed publication notices of works by composer and poet Sydney King Russell. Includes typescript for poem by Russell, "Decision."

Box: 32 Fold: 1 Isidore Lawrence Salomon
1959

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Isidore Lawrence Salomon: 9 TLS dated 3/5/1959, 5/7/1959, 5/30/1959, 6/23/1959, 9/15/1959 with attached blurb by Biddle for Salomon's book "Unit and Universe" (1959), 10/3/1959, 11/14/1959, 11/30/1959, 12/25/1959 (total: 10 pages). Reference to the Poetry Society of America, to Robert Frost, and Biddle's poem, "The Other Journey."

Box: 32 Fold: 2 Isidore Lawrence Salomon
1960

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isidore Lawrence Salomon: 7 TLS dated 1/7/1960, 1/23/1960, 1/26/1960, 7/30/1960, 8/23/1960, 11/16/1960, 11/27/1960. Includes 2 ALS dated 1/20/1960 including autograph manuscript for Salomon's new poem, "Child of Adam"; and 6/6/1960. Reference to the Poetry Society of America and dinner attended by Robert Frost, Thomas Ferril, Louis Untermeyer, Robert Graves and Ogden Nash among others.

Box: 32 Fold: 3 Isidore Lawrence Salomon
1961

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isidore Lawrence Salomon: 5 TLS dated 1/1/1961, 2/23/1961, 5/2/1961, 5/7/1961, 12/28/1961. Includes ALS 2/13/1961. Reference to Salomon's translation work on poet Carlo Betocchi; and to Robert Frost and Robert Graves.

Box: 32 Fold: 4 Isidore Lawrence Salomon
1962

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isidore Lawrence Salomon: 6 TLS dated 1/4/1962 with envelope and clipping of translation by Salomon of "The Mass Deserted," by Carlo Betocchi; 1/13/1962; 2/3/1962 with envelope; 2/16/1962 with envelope and clipping of review of Salomon's book, "Unit & Universe"; 6/12/1962; 11/6/1962 with envelope. Also, 3 ALS dated 10/21/1962 with envelope, 10/25/1962, 11/11/1962 with reference to volume two of Francis Biddle's autobiography, "In Brief Authority."

Includes typed transcription of letters from a) Salomon to Lucius Battle, assistant secretary, U.S. State Department, re assistance with accepting an invitation to lecture at the University of Bologna (10/26/1962); and b) Robert Frost to Carlo Izzo, chair of American Literature, University of Bologna (10/3/1962).

Box: 32 Fold: 5 Isidore Lawrence Salomon
1963

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isidore Lawrence Salomon: 7 TLS dated 1/28/1963, 2/13/1963, 2/27/1963, 3/11/1963, 4/18/1963, 6/16/1963, 7/6/1963. Also, ALS 2/15/1963. Reference to death of Robert Frost; to Francis Biddle's autobiography; and to Salomon's own work.



Box: 32 Fold: 6 Isidore Lawrence Salomon
1964

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isidore Lawrence Salomon: 3 TLS dated 1/5/1964, 6/25/1964, 12/13/1964. Reference to death of Marguerite Caetani; to meeting Bernard Berenson at his home I Tatti; and to visiting with Giuseppe Ungaretti. Reference also to publication of Salomon's translation of Carlo Betocchi, "Poems" (New York: Clarke & Way, 1964).

Box: 32 Fold: 7 Isidore Lawrence Salomon
1966-67

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isidore Lawrence Salomon: 4 TLS 6/28/1966 with attached clipping of poem, "The Chimera," by Dino Campana translated by Salomon; 8/4/1966; 8/5/1966; 5/2/1967. Also includes typescript of Salomon's translation of Campana's poem, "Franco-Italian Proletarian Song."

Box: 32 Fold: 8 Isidore Lawrence Salomon
1970-71

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isidore Lawrence Salomon: 2 TLS 10/25/1970 and 5/25/1971. Reference to translation work on Italian poets Mario Luzi and Alfred de Palchi. Reference also to Allen Tate.

Box: 32 Fold: 9 Isidore Lawrence Salomon
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Isidore Lawrence Salomon: ALS undated. Reference to John Ciardi and Robert Graves.

Box: 32 Fold: 10 Isidore Lawrence Salomon: Poem "Reflections"
1963

DESCRIPTION: Greeting card bearing printed poem by Isidore Lawrence Salomon, "Reflections" (1963).

Box: 32 Fold: 11 Isidore Lawrence Salomon - Printed Items
c.1960-63

DESCRIPTION: - Printed announcement of "A Talk and Reading" by Isidore Lawrence Salomon, entitled, "Poetry and the Art of Translation," delivered at Trinity College, 12/3/1963.

- Clipping of printed poem by Isidore Lawrence Salomon: "Child of Adam."



Box: 32 Fold: 12 Helene Sardeau
December 28, 1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis and Katherine Biddle from Helene Sardeau: ALS 12/28/1949 (2 pages/1 sheet), with thanks for Christmas gifts.

Box: 32 Fold: 13 Helene Sardeau
1952-59

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis and Katherine Biddle from Helene Sardeau: 3 ALS dated 3/2/1952, 10/5/1954, 12/30/1959 (total: 7 pages/6 sheets). Includes ACS card dated 10/24/1958 with printed notice of a Japanese exhibition of lithographs by Sardeau's husband, George Biddle. Reference also to life in Taormina (12/30/1959).

Box: 32 Fold: 14 Helene Sardeau
1960-63

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine and Francis Biddle from Helene Sardeau: 7 ALS dated 3/11/1960, 3/27/1960, 5/2/1960, 10/30/1962, 11/12/1962, 12/26/1962, 2/26/1963 (total: 22 pages). Reference to health of George Biddle; to son Michael Biddle; to visiting with Marguerite and Roffredo Caetani; to Katherine Biddle's review of Conrad Aiken; to Francis Biddle's second biographical volume, "In Brief Authority"; and to poet Pauline Hanson.

Box: 32 Fold: 15 Helene Sardeau
1964-65

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine from Helene Sardeau: 6 ALS dated 10/26/1964, 12/4/1964, 7/16/1965, 8/11/1965, 8/20/1965, 9/9/1965 (total: 11 pages + postcard), written mostly during trip to Greece.

Box: 32 Fold: 16 Helene Sardeau
1966-67

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine and Francis Biddle from Helene Sardeau: 5 ALS dated 8/19/1966, 12/27/1966, 7/10/1967, 9/4/1967, 9/9/1967 (total: 10 pages).

Box: 32 Fold: 17 Helene Sardeau
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine and Francis Biddle from Helene Sardeau: 9 ALS + postcard, undated.

Box: 32 Fold: 18 Helen Sardeau - Sculpture Exhibition (Notice)
June 1-24, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Printed notice for an exhibition of sculpture by Helen Sardeau, Associated American Artists Galleries, New York, June 1-24, 1944. (2 copies). Includes newspaper article about an exhibition of Sardeau's sculpture at the Mellon Galleries, New York.

Box: 32 Fold: 19 Edith Scarlett
1933-37

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Edith Scarlett: 4 ALS dating from 1933-37.

Box: 32 Fold: 20 Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
1959-65

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.: TLS 4/8/1959 with attached copy of letter to the president and fellows of Harvard University re policy on honorary degrees. Also includes list of potential honorees. Also: TLS 10/20/1959; ALS 12/11/1963; TLS 9/14/1964 to Francis Biddle; ALS 5/21/1965 to Francis Biddle; and 2 ALS + 1 TLS undated to Katherine Biddle.

Box: 32 Fold: 21 Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
1964

DESCRIPTION: Typescript of foreword by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., to an anthology of poetry dedicated to John F. Kennedy, entitled, "Of Poetry and Power; Poems Occasioned by the Presidency and by the Death of John F. Kennedy," edited with introduction by Erwin A. Glikes and Paul Schwaber (New York: Basic Books, 1964).

Box: 32 Fold: 22 Delmore Schwartz
1959-66

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet and writer Delmore Schwartz: TLS 11/18/1959 with envelope and typescript (with carbon copy) of a poem by Schwartz (11/21/1959). Includes ACS New Year's greeting and telegram dated 10/1/1962. Also includes clipping of newspaper obituary (Washington Post, 7/15/1966).

Box: 32 Fold: 23 Delmore Schwartz: "Summer Knowledge" Review by K. Biddle
1959

DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscripts of review by Katherine Biddle of book of poems by Delmore Schwartz, "Summer Knowledge: New and Selected Poems, 1938-1958," (New York: Doubleday & Co., 1959).

Box: 32 Fold: 24 Delmore Schwartz: "Summer Knowledge" Reviews
1959

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of reviews of book of poetry by Delmore Schwartz, "Summer Knowledge," by Katherine Biddle and Babette Deutsch.

Box: 32 Fold: 25 Elizabeth Sergeant
February 1941

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer Elizabeth Sergeant:

- ALS 2/11/1941 (2 pages/1 sheet) with envelope. Reference to invitation to attend Biddle's speaking engagement as guest of honor at the Cosmopolitan Club.

- ALS 3/17/1941 (2 pages/1 sheet), with thanks for poems that Biddle sent.

Box: 32 Fold: 26 Lillian Eugenia Smith
July 11, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer Lillian Eugenia Smith: TLS 7/11/1944 (1 page), with reference to Smith's novel, "Strange Fruit," (1944).

Box: 32 Fold: 27 Muriel B. Smith
1952-55

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from singer Muriel B. Smith: 3 ALS dated 1/1/1952, 1/19/1953 and 6/30/1955 + envelope with clipping and b/w photograph of Smith. Includes ALS undated.

Box: 32 Fold: 28 Muriel B. Smith - Photographs
undated

DESCRIPTION: - 8x10" b/w full-length studio portrait of singer Muriel B. Smith. Signed by Smith; dated London, 1951. Copyright of Baron Studios, London.

- 2 3x3" b/w headshots of Muriel B. Smith. Photo credit to Lotte Meitner-Graf, London.

Box: 32 Fold: 29 Muriel B. Smith - Printed Items
1949-58

DESCRIPTION: Performance programs, notices and clippings of reviews of singer Muriel B. Smith (dating 1949-58).

Box: 32 Fold: 30 James Stephen
undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph poem, "The Main Deep," signed by James Stephen.

Box: 32 Fold: 31 Mildred Stillman
1930-41

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Mildred Stillman: letters dating from 1930 to 1941. Includes ALS 8/20/1933 to Charlotte Mason.

Box: 32 Fold: 32 Leopold Stokowski
April 18, 1941

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Leopold Stokowski: TLS 4/18/1941 (1 page).

Box: 32 Fold: 33 Jack Sweeney
1960-66

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Jack Sweeney: 10 ALS dating from 1960 to 1966. Reference to Conrad and Mary Aiken; meeting with Greek poet George Seferis (a.k.a., Giorgos Stylianou Seferiades).

Box: 32 Fold: 34 Jack Sweeney
1967-71

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Jack Sweeney who established a library at Harvard University for recordings of poets and writers reading their own works. He lived in Ireland after retirement and was an admirer of the artist and poet David Jones (see also Harman Grisewood Papers II). 10 ALS to Katherine Biddle dating from 1967 to 1971. Reference to Alexis Leger; to Conrad Aiken and award from Brandeis University; young poet James Tate; Allen Tate; Robert Fitzgerald; and Duncan Phillips (with clipping about the Phillips Gallery in Washington, D.C.).

Box: 32 Fold: 35 Maire Sweeney
1962-69

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Maire Sweeney (wife of Jack Sweeney): 5 ALS dating from 1962 to 1969. Reference to Robert Frost, Marianne Moore, Conrad Aiken, Robert Fitzgerald.

Box: 32 Fold: 36 May Swenson
October 29, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet May Swenson: ALS 10/29/1969 (1 page). Reference to her poem "The Lowering," soon to be published by Scribner's in her book, "Iconographs." Reference also to Conrad Aiken's being awarded the National Medal for Literature (1969). Includes AL draft from Biddle.

Box: 32 Fold: 37 May Swenson - Poems (clippings)
undated

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of poems by May Swenson published in "The New Yorker," (no date). Includes: "Above the Arno," and "Notes Made in the Piazza San Marco."

Box: 32 Fold: 38 Genevieve Taggard
1927-37

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet and critic Genevieve Taggard: TLS 3/7/1927; 3 ALS dated 4/16/1934, 9/3/1935, and 4/10/1937. Reference to Biddle's poetry and to Taggard's own work.

Box: 32 Fold: 39 Genevieve Taggard
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Genevieve Taggard: 4 ALS undated.

Box: 32 Fold: 40 Genevieve Taggard: "Collected Poems..." Review by K. Biddle
1938

DESCRIPTION: Typescript of a review by Katherine Biddle of "Collected Poems, 1918-1938," by Genevieve Taggard (New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1938).

Box: 32 Fold: 41 Genevieve Taggard - Printed Items
c.1927-31

DESCRIPTION: - Clippings of review by Genevieve Taggard of the "Anthology of Junior League Poetry," edited by ruth Fitch Bartlett (New York: Minton Balch and Company, 1927).

- Printed notice of lecture series by Taggard, Spring 1931.

- Clipping of article by Taggard, "Express Yourself; How to Teach Poets - with Examples." (Undated)

Box: 32 Fold: 42 Telford Taylor
January 14, 1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer and historian Telford Taylor: TLS 1/14/1970. Reference to Francis Biddle autobiography, "In Brief Authority," and to Dorothy Leger.

Box: 32 Fold: 43 Dylan Thomas
September 15, 1951

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Dylan Thomas: ALS 9/15/1951 (1 page/1 sheet), expressing regret at missing seeing the Biddles in London and mentioning prospective trip to the U.S.

Box: 32 Fold: 44 "Dylan Thomas" by Edith Sitwell (article)
undated

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of journal article by Edith Sitwell, "Dylan Thomas."

Box: 32 Fold: 45 Dylan Thomas - Article about (clippings)
1953-57

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of reviews and articles re Dylan Thomas (dated 1953-57).

Box: 32 Fold: 46 George Hyman Thompson
January 11, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from George Hyman Thompson: TLS 1/11/1965 with reference to a book review by Biddle of "Selected Letters of Robert Frost."

Box: 32 Fold: 47 Rosamund Tirana
undated

DESCRIPTION: ALS undated from Rosamund Tirana to Katherine Biddle with compliments on the latter's poem about Ninfa. Includes typescripts of poetry by Rosamund Tirana.

Box: 32 Fold: 48 Edwin Tribble
1961-69

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from journalist and editor Edwin Tribble: ALS 2/27/1961; 2 TLS 1/9/1969 and 9/10/1969.

Box: 32 Fold: 49 Lionel Trilling
March 1, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Lionel Trilling: TLS 3/1/1965 (1 page/1 sheet). Reference to Biddle's review of published letters of Robert Frost.

Box: 32 Fold: 50 Louis Untermeyer
August 21, 1961

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Louis Untermeyer: TLS 8/21/1961 (1 page), with reference to anticipating a meeting with Biddle.

Box: 32 Fold: 51 Louise Varese
January 20, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet and translator Louise Varese: ALS 1/20/1965 (2 pages/1 sheet with envelope), with praise for Biddle's poetry.

Box: 32 Fold: 52 Henry A. Wallace
June 19, 1940

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Henry A. Wallace: TLS 6/19/1940 (1 page). Reference to poets William Butler Yeats and Heinrich Heine.



Box: 32 Fold: 53 Walter Wanger
1941

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from film producer Walter Wanger to Francis Biddle with reference to Katherine Biddle: TLS 9/23/1941. Includes press releases and newspaper clipping regarding the purchase of Walter Wanger Productions by United Artists.

Box: 32 Fold: 54 Robert Penn Warren
March 15, 1952

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Robert Penn Warren: TLS 2/15/1952 (1 page/1 sheet). Reference to business concerning the Library of Congress(?), with mention of Luther Evans and Conrad Aiken.

Box: 32 Fold: 55 Robert Penn Warren
December 24, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Robert Penn Warren: TLS 12/24/1965 (1 page/1 sheet with envelope), bearing Christmas greetings.

Box: 32 Fold: 56 Robert Penn Warren - Article about
1970

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clipping re award of the National Medal for Literature to poet Robert Penn Warren (1970).

Box: 32 Fold: 57 Franklin C. Watkins
1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from artist Franklin C. Watkins: ALS 11/24/1965 (2 pages) requesting permission to reprint Biddle's poem, "Portrait in Winter," in a monograph to be produced by Ben Wolf. Includes TLS 12/3/1965 from Wolf to Biddle and TL carbon from Wolf to the University of Minnesota Press about reprinting the poem.

Box: 32 Fold: 58 Franklin C. Watkins
1965-69

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Franklin C. Watkins: 2 TLS dated 12/24/1965 and 5/10/1966 (total: 4 pages/2 sheets). Includes ACS postcard postmarked 12/12/1969.

Box: 32 Fold: 59 Franklin C. Watkins
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Franklin C. Watkins: 2 ALS and ACS undated.

Box: 32 Fold: 60 Sumner Welles
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Sumner Welles: ALS undated (2 pages/1 sheet), with thanks for an inscribed copy of one of Biddle's books of poetry.

Box: 32 Fold: 61 John Hall Wheelock
1929-39

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from writer and poet John Hall Wheelock: 2 TLS dated 11/25/1929 and 1/9/1939; 1 ALS dated 9/9/1939. Reference to enjoying Biddle's poetry, especially , "Lament for the Stolen."

Box: 32 Fold: 62 John Hall Wheelock: "New and Collected Poems" (Review)
1970

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of review article of John Hall Wheelock's, "New and Collected Poems, 1904-1970," (Scribner's, 1970).

Box: 32 Fold: 63 William Smith White
April 9, 1964

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from American political historian William Smith White: TLS 4/9/1964, with reference to reviews of Bernard Berenson by Biddle.

Box: 32 Fold: 64 Jasper Whiting
1931-43

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Jasper Whiting: 4 ALS dating from 1931-34, with reference to enjoying Biddle's poetry.

Box: 32 Fold: 65 Arnold Whitridge
May 23, 1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from literary editor, critic and historian Arnold Whitridge: TLS 5/23/1971, with praise for Biddle's poem, "Bright Mariner."

Box: 32 Fold: 66 Thornton Wilder
April 4, 1948

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from American novelist and playwright Thornton Wilder: ALS dated 4/4/1948 (2 pages/1 sheet) with praise for Biddle's work on a play about Sojourner Truth.

Box: 32 Fold: 67 Thornton Wilder: "Our Town" (Facsimile of a MSS Page)
undated

DESCRIPTION: Printed facsimile of a page from the manuscript of "Our Town," by Thornton Wilder.

Box: 32 Fold: 68 Oscar Williams
c.1940

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Oscar Williams (1900-64): TLS 8/21/19? with reference to the publication of "New Poems: 1940. An Anthology of British and American Verse." Also reference to enjoying Biddle's poem, "And They Lynched Him from a Tree."

Box: 32 Fold: 69 William Carlos Williams
January 6, 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from American poet, writer William Carlos Williams: TLS 1/6/1954 (1 page), acknowledging the receipt of a Christmas card from Biddle.

Box: 32 Fold: 70 Edmund Wilson
1952

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from poet Edmund Wilson: 2 ALS dated 10/1/1952 and 11/4/1952 (total: 3 pages/3 sheets). Reference to Alexis Leger; to meeting old friends Padraic Colum and wife Molly in New York.

Box: 32 Fold: 71 Edmund Wilson
1956 & 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Edmund Wilson: 2 ALS dated 10/22/1956 and 11/28/1967 (total 2 pages/2 sheets). Reference to the "Botteghe Oscure."

Box: 32 Fold: 72 Edmund Wilson: "The Bit Between My Teeth" (Review)
July 2, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of review by Richard Gilman of Edmund Wilson's "The Bit Between My Teeth," (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1966).

Box: 32 Fold: 73 Ann Winslow
August 16, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Ann Winslow: ANS undated and TLS 8/16/1935. Reference to the College Poetry Society of America for which Winslow was secretary.

Box: 32 Fold: 74 Owen Wister
January 13, 1933

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Owen Wister: ACS 1/13/1933 with envelope and enclosure of ALS 9/11/1899 from Francis Biddle to his grandmother(?).

Box: 32 Fold: 75 Owen Wister
June 16, 1938

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Owen Wister: ALS 6/16/1938 (1 page), with praise for Biddle's newest book of poems, "Lament for the Stolen."

Box: 32 Fold: 76 Margaretta Wright
1935-63

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from friend Margaretta Wright: letters dating from 1935 to 1963.

Box: 33 Fold: 1 Correspondence 1927-1929
1927-29

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from: Katherine Lamont Boyd, Fairman Furness*, Margaret Noland, Eleanor F. Riesman.

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