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KATHERINE BIDDLE PAPERS
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Box: 58 Fold: 51 Newsclippings: Dance
1960 & undated

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of newspaper/journal articles re dance. Includes article by Agnes de Mille, "To a Young Dancer," (from The Atlantic Monthly).

Box: 58 Fold: 52 Newsclippings: Egypt
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of journal article re Egypt.

Box: 58 Fold: 53 Newsclippings: Literature & Literary Topics
1938-62

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of newspaper/journal articles re literature and miscellaneous literary topics.

Box: 58 Fold: 54 Newsclippings: Writers
c.1955-66

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of newspaper/journal articles re writers, including Rumer Godden, Dag Hammarskjold, Mary McCarthy, Thomas Mann, Katherine Anne Porter, Marcel Proust, Jacques Riviere, Edith Sitwell, Lytton Strachey & Virginia Woolf, Henry David Thoreau, Edmund Wilson.

Box: 58 Fold: 55 Newsclippings: Music & Musicians
1949-72

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of journal/newspaper articles re music and musicians, including Nadia Boulanger and Maria Callas.

Box: 58 Fold: 56 Newsclippings: Poets
c.1930-68

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of journal/newspaper articles re various poets including Charles Baudelaire, Paul Claudel, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Padraic Colum, Cecil Day Lewis, Gene Derwood, Denis Devlin, Lawrence Durrell, Leon-Paul Fargue, Brewster Ghiselin (article by Kathleen Raine), Langston Hughes (article entitled "Laughter in Madrid), Ted Hughes, John Keats, Octavio Paz, Theodore Roethke, Rainer Maria Rilke, Christina Rossetti, Stephen Spender, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Wallace Stevens, William Butler Yeats.

Box: 58 Fold: 57 Newsclippings: Poetry
c.1927-62

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of journal/newspaper articles re poetry.

Box: 58 Fold: 58 Newsclippings: Poetry by Various Authors
c.1950-69

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of published poetry by various authors.

Box: 58 Fold: 59 Newsclippings: Theater
1929-46

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of journal/newspaper articles re theater, including the play about Oliver Wendell Holmes, "The Magnificent Yankee," by Emmet Lavery (1946).

Box: 58 Fold: 60 Newsclippings: World War Two
1946

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of journal/newspaper articles re World War Two.

Box: 58 Fold: 61 Printed Items: Statements re World War Two
1943-45

DESCRIPTION: Copies of statements relating to World War Two by Archibald MacLeish (12/25/1943) and by Mark Van Doren (1945).

Box: 58 Fold: 62 Newsclippings: Miscellaneous Topics
c.1929-1965

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of journal/newspaper articles re various topics.

Box: 58 Fold: 63 Printed Item: College Verse
Issue for January 1937

DESCRIPTION: Issue of "College Verse," edited by Arthur Kyle Davis, Jr. (January 1937). Published by the College Poetry Society of America. Includes article by Ann Winslow.

Box: 58 Fold: 64 Printed Item: The Hollins Critic
July 1969

DESCRIPTION: Issue of the "Hollins Critic" (July 1969), published by Hollins College, Virginia.

Box: 58 Fold: 65 Printed Item: Bulletin of the Women's University Club
April 1937

DESCRIPTION: 2 copies of the Bulletin of the Women's University Club (Philadelphia branch of the American Association of University Women) for April 1937.

Box: 58 Fold: 66 Printed Item: Rocky Mountain Herald
1957-70

DESCRIPTION: 3 issues of the Rocky Mountain Herald: December 28, 1957; July 29, 1967; and July 25, 1970.

Box: 58 Fold: 67 Printed Item: "Records of the Columbia Historical Society" (bookcover)
1966-68

DESCRIPTION: Dustjacket for "Records of the Columbia Historical Society of Washington, D.C., 1966-68," edited by Francis Coleman Rosenberger.

Box: 58 Fold: 68 Printed Item: H.W. Wilson Company Sample Biographies
Copyright 1942, 1955

DESCRIPTION: Samples of published biographical sketches from H.W. Wilson Company, reprinted from "Twentieth Century Authors." Includes Katherine Anne Porter, Angus Wilson, Arturo Barea, and James Jones (with photographic images of each).

Box: 58 Fold: 69 Printed Item: Literary Events Notices
1956-67

DESCRIPTION: Printed notices for literary events including lectures, readings, festivals.

Box: 58 Fold: 70 Printed Item: Literary Competitions
c.1939-66

DESCRIPTION: Printed notices for literary competitions, primarily poetry.

Box: 58 Fold: 71 Printed Item: Literary Publications (Notices)
c.1956-65

DESCRIPTION: Publication notices for books and literary journals.

Box: 58 Fold: 72 Printed Item: Performance Programs
c.1937-67

DESCRIPTION: Printed performance programs, playbills, notices, etc., for concerts, plays, and other recitals. Includes the Fisherman's Players of Cape Cod (playbill for "The Son of Man," by Richard Waters, no date); Myra Hess, pianist (playbill for recital, no date); Angna Enters (2 playbills for performances of "Episodes" and "Compositions in Dance Form," 1929 & undated); Hedli Anderson and Louis MacNeice (program for a recital of English song and verse); Sergei Rachmaninoff (program for piano recital, no date); Washington Choral Arts Society (program for "The Prodigal Son" by Claude Debussy and "King David" by Arthur Honegger, 3/14/1944); Chicago Civic Opera House (playbill for "To Follow the Phoenix" by William Branch 8/17/1960); Olney Theatre (playbill for "The Skin of Our Teeth" by Thornton Wilder"); program for school production of "Noye's Fludde," music by Benjamin Britten, 1967; and program for concert at the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., 1/22/1967.

Box: 59 Fold: 1 Will Marion Cook - Three Negro Songs
Copyright 1912

DESCRIPTION: Sheet music for "Three Negro Songs" by Will Marion Cook, published by C. Schirmer, Inc. (New York, 1912). Includes "Swing Along!" (one copy); "Exhortation" (words by Alex Rogers, two copies); and "Rain Song" (words by Alex Rogers, two copies).



Box: 59 Fold: 2 Aaron Copland - "Queenie's Song" (from "The Second Hurricane")
c.1936

DESCRIPTION: Autograph music manuscript signed by Aaron Copland of "Queenie's Song" from the play-opera for high school, "The Second Hurricane" (1936; New York, April 21, 1937), 4 sheets.

Accompanied in Katherine Biddle's papers by a copy of the Addenda to the League of American Writers Manuscript Sale, March 1938; and a printed description of the Copland manuscript (item 101).

Box: 59 Fold: 3 Robert Nathaniel Dett - "In the Bottoms"
Copyright 1913

DESCRIPTION: Printed music score for "In the Bottoms" by Robert Nathaniel Dett (Chicago: Clayton F. Summy Co., 1913). Inscribed and signed by the composer on the front cover: "To Miss Natalie Curtis, Compliments and best wishes, R. Nathaniel Dett, Hampton, March 24, 1915."

Box: 59 Fold: 4 Esther B. Frost - "The Road to Abergavenny"
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph music manuscript by Esther B. Frost for a poem by Katherine Biddle entitled, "The Road to Abergavenny." 5 pages/3 sheets.

Box: 59 Fold: 5 Mary Howe - "Look! On This Horizon"
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph music manuscript by Mary Howe for a poem by Katherine Biddle, entitled, "Look! On This Horizon." 6 pages/4 sheets.

Box: 59 Fold: 6 Mary Howe: "Williamsburg Sunday"
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph music manuscript by Mary Howe for a poem by Katherine Biddle, entitled, "Williamsburg Sunday," (alternative title: "Spring Sabbath Song"). 4 pages/2 sheets.

Box: 59 Fold: 7 Mary Howe: "Williamsburg Sunday"
Copyright 1955

DESCRIPTION: Sheet music (2 copies) for a score by Mary Howe set to a poem by Katherine Biddle, entitled, "Williamsburg Sunday" (New York: Carl Fischer, Inc., 1955).

Box: 59 Fold: 8 Elmo Russ - "Night Song"
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph music manuscript by Elmo Russ for a poem by Katherine Biddle, entitled, "Night Song." 5 pages/3 sheets enclosed in cardboard cover. Signed by Elmo Russ.

Box: 59 Fold: 9 Sydney King Russell - "Harbor Night"
Copyright 1945

DESCRIPTION: Sheet music by Sydney King Russell for a poem by Katherine Biddle, entitled, "Harbor Night" (New York: Carl Fischer Inc., 1945). 2 copies.

Box: 59 Fold: 10 Sydney King Russell - "Spring Sabbath Morning"
Copyright 1946

DESCRIPTION: Sheet music by Sydney King Russell for a poem by Katherine Biddle, entitled, "Spring Sabbath Morning" (New York: Galaxy Music Corporation, 1946). 3 copies.

Box: 59 Fold: 11 William Grant Still - "And They Lynched Him from a Tree"
Copyright 1941

DESCRIPTION: Music score by William Grant Still for Katherine Biddle's ballad poem, "And They Lynched Him from a Tree," (New York: J. Fischer & Bro., 1941). 6 copies.

Box: 59 Fold: 12 William Grant Still - "Wasn't That a Mighty Day"
Undated

DESCRIPTION: 2 mimeographed copies of music manuscript entitled, "Wasn't That a Mighty Day" by William Grant Still (?). First copy 4 pages/2 sheets. Second copy missing page 2; 3 pages/2 sheets.

Box: 59 Fold: 13 William Grant Still - Untitled Music Manuscript
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph music manuscript signed by William Grant Still. Untitled, undated. 2 pages/1 sheet.

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