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Box: 5 Fold: 20 Robert Graves - Address Notes by Katherine Biddle
c.1961

DESCRIPTION: Autograph notes for addresses on Robert Graves by Katherine Biddle.

Box: 5 Fold: 21 Robert Graves - Articles
1956-61

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of articles and published poems by Robert Graves:

- "These Be Thy Gods, O Israel -- I," (The New Republic, February 27, 1956).

- Edmund Wilson, a Protestant Abroad," (The New Republic, April 30, 1956).

- "Symptoms of Love," a sequence of 21 poems (The Observer, January 22, 1961).

Box: 5 Fold: 22 Robert Graves - Reviews
1955 & undated

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of printed reviews of works by Robert Graves.

Box: 5 Fold: 23 Robert Graves - Related Articles
1956-61

DESCRIPTION: Clippings of printed articles about Robert Graves. Includes article by Delmore Schwartz, "Graves in Dock -- the Case for Modern Poetry," (The New Republic, March 19, 1956).

Box: 6 Fold: 1 Alexis Leger
August 27, 1940

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 8/27/1940*(4 pages/2 sheets with envelope). Reference to receiving a letter from Marguerite Caetani (di Bassiano) bearing news of the Leger in Europe and mentioning Katherine Biddle whom Leger expresses a long-time wish to meet. Caetani also refers Leger to Archibald MacLeish.

All correspondence from Leger to Katherine Biddle in French unless otherwise indicated.

Also note that letter dates marked with and asterisk (*) indicates publication in English translation by Arthur J. Knodel in "St.-Perse Letters," Bollingen Series (Princeton University Press, 1971).

Box: 6 Fold: 2 Alexis Leger
September 13, 1940

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 9/13/1940*(6 pages/3 sheets with envelope). Reference to an enjoyable weekend with the Biddles and to Francis Biddle's work.

Box: 6 Fold: 3 Alexis Leger
November 6, 1940

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 11/6/1940*(6 pages/3 sheets with envelope). Reference to presidential election of Franklin D. Roosevelt and participation of Francis Biddle. Reference also to being denied French nationality by the Vichy government.

Box: 6 Fold: 4 Alexis Leger
December 10, 1940

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 12/10/1940*(8 pages/4 sheets, with envelope). Reference to his life in exile; desire to find lodgings in Washington similar to those of his current residence at the Shelton Hotel in New York, and a position (eventually as fellow) at the Library of Congress with the aid of Archibald MacLeish.

Box: 6 Fold: 5 Alexis Leger
July 11, 1941

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 7/11/1941 (3 pages/2 sheets), with thanks for the hospitality during a recent stay at the Biddles' home. Reference also to dining with the vice president Henry Wallace who spoke highly of Francis Biddle and "his remarkable wife."

Box: 6 Fold: 6 Alexis Leger
July 18, 1942

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 7/18/1942* (4 pages/2 sheets with envelope). Reference to censorship of telegrams to/from Europe, particularly one from Marguerite Caetani. Reference also to a call from Winston Churchill and to reassurances from Archibald MacLeish regarding his position at the Library of Congress.

Box: 6 Fold: 7 Alexis Leger
September 20, 1942

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 9/20/1942* (5 pages/5 sheets with envelope). Reference to hasty departure from Washington to Seven Hundred Acres Island, Dark Harbor, Maine. Requests immigration assistance for a Cuban acquaintance.

Box: 6 Fold: 8 Alexis Leger
April 14, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: telegram 4/14/1943.

Box: 6 Fold: 9 Alexis Leger
December 30, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: telegram 12/30/1943.

Box: 6 Fold: 10 Alexis Leger
September 13, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 9/13/1944 (6 pages/3 sheets with envelope). Reference to life on Seven Hundred Acre Island, Maine. Reference also to a letter from Charlton Ogburn.

Box: 6 Fold: 11 Alexis Leger
July 20, 1945

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 7/20/1945 (6 pages/3 sheets with envelope). Reference to loneliness in Washington.

Box: 6 Fold: 12 Alexis Leger
August 20, 1946

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 8/20/1946* (4 pages/2 sheets with envelope). Reference to receiving aid from the Bollingen Foundation.

Box: 6 Fold: 13 Alexis Leger
July 7, 1948

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ACS postcard.

Box: 6 Fold: 14 Alexis Leger
July 13, 1948

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 7/13/1948 (4 pages/2 sheets with envelope).

Box: 6 Fold: 15 Alexis Leger
August 28, 1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 8/28/1949 (5 pages/5 sheets). Reference to life in Dark Harbor, Maine.

Box: 6 Fold: 16 Alexis Leger
June 21, 1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 6/21/1949* (2 pages/1 sheet with envelope and autograph card. Reference to refusal to participate in the "Goethe Bicentennial Convocation and Festival" in Aspen, Colorado.

Box: 6 Fold: 17 Alexis Leger
September 13, 1950

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 9/13/1950* (4 pages/2 sheets with envelope). Reference to travels in New England, including a tour by car with wife Dorothy.

Box: 6 Fold: 18 Alexis Leger
June 27, 1951

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 6/27/1951* (4 pages/4 sheets with envelope). Reference to marriage of the Biddle's son Edmund Randolph. Reference also to Edmund Wilson and to Countess Marthe Andre de Fels.

Box: 6 Fold: 19 Alexis Leger
August 27, 1951

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 8/27/1951* (3 pages/3 sheets with envelope). Reference to departure of the Biddle's for Europe and to acquaintances to whom he can offer an introduction to including Edouard Herriot and Robert G. Vansittart.

Box: 6 Fold: 19.1 Alexis Leger
June 26, 1952

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 6/26/1952* (3 pages/3 sheets, with envelope). Reference to Mina Curtiss.

Box: 6 Fold: 20 Alexis Leger
July 31, 1953

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 7/31/1953* (4 pages/2 sheets with envelope). Reference to visiting Mina Curtiss and Archibald MacLeish.

Box: 6 Fold: 21 Alexis Leger
August 11, 1953

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS postmarked 8/11/1953* (4 pages/2 sheets with envelope). Reference to Mina Curtiss and to news of family in France from Dorothy Leger who was there visiting.

Box: 6 Fold: 22 Alexis Leger
October 25, 1953

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 10/25/1953 (2 pages/1 sheet with envelope).

Box: 6 Fold: 23 Alexis Leger
July 14, 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 7/14/1954 (4 pages/2 sheets with envelope). Reference to Mina Curtis and visiting Archibald MacLeish and family.

Box: 6 Fold: 24 Alexis Leger
October 30, 1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 10/30/1954 (5 pages with envelope). Reference to Waldo Frank and Edmund Wilson.

Box: 6 Fold: 25 Alexis Leger
September 5, 1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 9/5/1955* (3 pages with envelope). Reference to Mina Curtiss.

Box: 6 Fold: 26 Alexis Leger
October 28, 1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 10/28/1955* (4 pages/2 sheets with envelope with small autograph card).

Box: 6 Fold: 27 Alexis Leger
August 30, 1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 8/30/1956* (4 pages/2 sheets with envelope). Reference to Mina Curtiss and Dorothy Leger.

Box: 6 Fold: 28 Alexis Leger
September 10, 1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS postmarked 9/10/1956 (2 pages/1 sheet with envelope). Reference to friends Mina Curtiss, Anne Lindbergh, Henri Peyne, Dean Acheson and family, Adele Lovett, and Archibald MacLeish and family.

Box: 6 Fold: 29 Alexis Leger
September 10, 1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: telegram 9/10/1957.

Box: 6 Fold: 30 Alexis Leger
September 30, 1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 9/30/1957* (4 pages/4 sheets with envelope). Reference to his return to Provence and his home at Les Vigneaux.

Box: 6 Fold: 31 Alexis Leger
March 3, 1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 3/3/1958 (2 pages/1 sheet with envelope).

Box: 6 Fold: 32 Alexis Leger
November 16, 1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 11/16/1966 (3 pages). Reference to the Bollingen Foundation.

Box: 6 Fold: 33 Alexis Leger
October 22, 1968

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS 10/22/1968 (3 pages/2 sheets with envelope and translation by Katherine Biddle). Reference to death of Francis Biddle.

Box: 6 Fold: 34 Alexis Leger
January 7, 1971

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: Transcription of a message written on 1/7/1971.

Box: 6 Fold: 35 Alexis Leger
April 5, 19?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ACS postcard 4/5/19?.

Box: 6 Fold: 36 Alexis Leger
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: ALS undated (2 pages/1 sheet). Includes a transcription in Biddle's hand of a note (dated September 30) from Rene Char to Leger re Marguerite Caetani.

Box: 6 Fold: 37 Alexis Leger
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: autograph card with envelope (when Leger was French ambassador).

Box: 6 Fold: 38 Alexis Leger
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alexis Leger: 3 autograph cards with envelopes.

Box: 6 Fold: 39 Alexis Leger - Corres. from Katherine Biddle
1961; 1963

DESCRIPTION: Autograph draft letters from Katherine Biddle to Alexis Leger, dated 6/22/1961 & 7/29/1963. Reference to Biddle's study of Leger's work; to Allen and Isabella Tate; and to Lelia Howard (daughter of Marguerite Caetani).

Box: 6 Fold: 40 Alexis Leger - Notes from Katherine Biddle
undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph notes (probably for telegrams) from Katherine Biddle to Alexis Leger.

Box: 7 Fold: 1 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Edmund Randolph Biddle
May 1, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Alexis Leger to Edmund Randolph Biddle: ALS 5/1/1943 (2 pages/1 sheet with envelope), wishing a speedy recovery from illness.

Box: 7 Fold: 2 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Francis Biddle
July 31, 1945

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Alexis Leger to Francis Biddle: ALS 7/31/1945* (4 pages/2 sheets), with thanks for the latter's assistance and support; and reference to Philip and Emilie Amram.

Note that letters marked with an asterisk (*) have been translated into English and published by Arthur J. Knodel in "St.-John Perse Letters," (1971).

Box: 7 Fold: 3 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Francis Biddle
April 17, 1947

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Alexis Leger to Francis Biddle: ALS 4/17/1947 (4 pages/1 folio). Reference to enjoying a sojourn in Key West, Florida.

Box: 7 Fold: 4 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Francis Biddle
June 29, 1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Alexis Leger to Francis Biddle: ALS 6/29/1949 (2 pages/1 sheet). Includes statement (1 page) regarding his residence status in the U.S.

Box: 7 Fold: 5 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Francis Biddle
November 3, 1959

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Alexis Leger to Francis Biddle: ALS 11/3/1959* (5 pages).

Box: 7 Fold: 6 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Francis Biddle
January 2, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Alexis Leger to Francis Biddle: ALS 1/2/1965* (4 pages). Reference to Biddle's autobiography as well as his work on Oliver Wendell Holmes and John Randolph of Roanoke.

Box: 7 Fold: 7 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Francis Biddle
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence from Alexis Leger to Francis Biddle: ALS (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference to Biddle's visit to Leger's mother.

Box: 7 Fold: 8 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Francis Biddle
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence from Alexis Leger to Francis Biddle: ALS (2 pages/1 sheet). Includes quotations from Montesquieu (1 page).

Box: 7 Fold: 9 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Francis Biddle
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Alexis Leger to Francis Biddle: ALS (4 pages). Reference to Conrad Aiken.

Box: 7 Fold: 10 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Francis Biddle
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated correspondence from Alexis Leger to Francis Biddle: ALS (1 page).

Box: 7 Fold: 11 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Leon Blum
September 29, 1945

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Alexis Leger to Leon Blum: Typed transcription (in French), introducing Francis Biddle. Reference also to Leger's resignation as French ambassador and what he considers the end of his administrative career. (2 pages)

Box: 7 Fold: 12 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Edouard Herriot
April 23, 1955

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Alexis Leger to Edouard Herriot: ALS 4/23/1955 (2 pages/1 sheet), introducing Francis Biddle. Includes autograph transcription (in Biddle's hand?) of the same letter, as well as a draft by Biddle of a similar introduction dated the same day.

Box: 7 Fold: 13 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Franklin D. Roosevelt
November 3, 1943

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Alexis Leger to Franklin D. Roosevelt: ALS 11/3/1943 (5 pages/3 sheets). Reference to the Moscow Conference (October 1943) which Leger hopes will bring peace to the Allied democracies. Also expresses gratitude for Roosevelt's declaration of U.S. support against the Vichy government.

Box: 7 Fold: 14 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Robert Richman
1958; 1962

DESCRIPTION: - TLS 9/2/1958, from Robert Richman to Alexis Leger inviting the latter to participate in an evening devoted to his poetry to be held by the Institute for Contemporary Arts.

- TLS 2/19/1962, from Leger to Richman sending regrets, due to illness, for being unable to attend an evening honoring Jorge Luis Borges.

Box: 7 Fold: 15 Alexis Leger - Corres. to Unidentified
July 1, 1948

DESCRIPTION: Autograph transcription (in Francis Biddle's hand) of a letter written by Alexis Leger to an unidentified woman, thanking her for her hospitality during a visit. Dated July 1, 1948.

Box: 7 Fold: 16 Alexis Leger - Corres. from Clarence R. Decker
December 6, 1960

DESCRIPTION: Carbon copy of TLS 12/6/1960, to Alexis Leger from Clarence Decker, president, Poetry Society of America, congratulating Leger on receiving the Nobel Prize for poetry and inviting him to be guest of honor at the society's annual dinner.

Box: 7 Fold: 16.1 Alexis Leger - Corres. from Jeanne de Lanux
May 10, 1960

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Alexis Leger from Jeanne de Lanux: ALS 5/10/1960, thanking Leger for providing assistance via Francis Biddle in an immigration matter.

Box: 7 Fold: 17 Alexis Leger - Corres. from Telford Taylor
June 5, 1969

DESCRIPTION: Typed carbon of a letter from Telford Taylor to Alexis Leger (dated 6/5/1969), expressing his interest in talking to Leger about the Munich crisis of 1938 concerning the German-Czech clash over the Sudetenland.

Box: 7 Fold: 18 Alexis Leger Mss: "Exil" (Typescript)
June 1941

DESCRIPTION: Typescript for "Exil" by Alexis Leger (21 pages + title page). Dated June 1941, Long Beach Island.

Box: 7 Fold: 19 Alexis Leger Mss: "Pluies"
1942

DESCRIPTION: Autograph manuscript for "Pluies," by Alexis Leger (18 pages + title page; with dedication to Katherine and Francis Biddle on page 1). Manuscript undated; the poem was written in Savannah, Georgia, in 1942.

Box: 7 Fold: 20 Alexis Leger Mss: "Pluies" (Xerox copy)
1942

DESCRIPTION: Xerox copy of the autograph manuscript for "Pluies" by Alexis Leger.

Box: 7 Fold: 21 Alexis Leger Mss: "Pluies" (Typescript)
1942

DESCRIPTION: Typescript for "Pluies" by Alexis Leger (17 pages + title and dedication pages).

Box: 7 Fold: 22 Alexis Leger Mss: "Rains" (Printed Translation)
undated

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of printed translation by Denis Devlin of "Rains" by Alexis Leger.

Box: 7 Fold: 23 Alexis Leger Address: Intl. Congress, 7th Centenary of Dante, Florence
April 20, 1965

DESCRIPTION: Xerox copies of typescript of the inaugural address given by Alexis Leger at the International Congress of the 7th centenary of Dante at Florence, April 20, 1965. (Total of 3 copies, 9 pages each + title page with autograph inscription from Leger to Francis and Katherine Biddle.)

Box: 7 Fold: 24 Alexis Leger Address: Francis Biddle's 80th Birthday
May 1966

DESCRIPTION: Autograph manuscript of an address given by Alexis Leger in honor of Francis Biddle's eightieth birthday. (8 pages).

Box: 7 Fold: 25 Alexis Leger Mss: Notes on his poetry
undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph notes by Alexis Leger on criticism of his poetry -- probably suggestions to Katherine Biddle for one of her essays (2 pages/1 sheet).

Box: 7 Fold: 26 Alexis Leger Mss: Note on "Dwarf Poinciana"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Autograph note by Alexis Leger on the flower, "Dwarf Poinciana."

Box: 7 Fold: 27 Alexis Leger Mss: Fragment w/ essay by Alain Bosquet
January 1959

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of printed essay on Alexis Leger by Alain Bosquet. Includes fragment of autograph verse by Leger written on the verso of a clipping page.

Box: 7 Fold: 28 Alexis Leger Mss: "14 Juillet 1942: An III de l'exil"
July 14, 1942

DESCRIPTION: Typescript of pronouncement by Alexis Leger to French citizens abroad in America to join him in solidarity with the French resistance movement. (Total of 3 copies of 2 pages each.)

Box: 7 Fold: 29 Alexis Leger Statement to Dag Hammerskjold re "Amers"
1958

DESCRIPTION: Autograph transcription by Katherine Biddle of statement made by Alexis Leger to Dag Hammerskjold regarding the inspiration for his poem, "Amers." (8 pages in French with English translation following.)

Box: 8 Fold: 1 re Alexis Leger - Emilie Amram
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Emilie Amram: ALS undated. Reference to Alexis Leger.

Box: 8 Fold: 2 re Alexis Leger - W.H. Auden
Incomplete dates

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from W.H. Auden: 2 TLS dated 1/7/19? & 1/20/19? (total of 2 pages). Reference to Auden's prospective address on Alexis Leger at the Institute of Contemporary Arts. Includes autograph letter draft from Biddle.

Box: 8 Fold: 3 re Alexis Leger - Margaret Bates
September 30, 1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Margaret Bates re the symposium on Alexis Leger to be held by the Institute of Contemporary Arts.

Box: 8 Fold: 4 re Alexis Leger - Francis Biddle
September 3, 1963

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Francis Biddle from Galen Eberl, secretary of The Poetry Center, New York, re a reading of Alexis Leger's works by M. Bonnefoy.

Box: 8 Fold: 4.1 re Alexis Leger - Mildred & Robert Bliss
1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Katherine Biddle to Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss re funds for the restoration of Alexis Leger's home at "Les Vigneaux" in France.

Box: 8 Fold: 5 re Alexis Leger - Etienne Boegner
1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Katherine Biddle to Etienne Boegner re raising funds from friends to restore the home of Alexis Leger at "Les Vigneaux."

Box: 8 Fold: 6 re Alexis Leger - Baron Rene Boel
1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Katherine Biddle to Barone Rene Boel re funding for the restoration of Alexis Leger's home in France at "Les Vigneaux."

Box: 8 Fold: 7 re Alexis Leger - Alain Bosquet
November 2, 1960

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alain Bosquet: ALS 11/2/1960 (1 page with envelope), enclosing a newspaper article about Alexis Leger (from "Combat," May 16, 1957).

Box: 8 Fold: 8 re Alexis Leger - William & Peggy Burden
1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from William & Peggy Burden re donating funds for the restoration of "Les Vigneaux," Alexis Leger's home in France. Includes autograph letter from Biddle.

Box: 8 Fold: 9 re Alexis Leger - Hugh Chisholm
1950

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Hugh Chisholm: 3 TLS dated 8/20/1950, 8/30, 1950, 10/23/1950, re his translation of "Vents" by Alexis Leger. Includes autograph letter from Biddle with notes on the translation.

Box: 8 Fold: 10 re Alexis Leger - William Claire
October 20, 1967

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from William Claire: ALS 10/20/1967 (2 pages/1 sheet), with reference to an article by Biddle on Alexis Leger.

Box: 8 Fold: 11 re Alexis Leger - Mina Curtiss
1956-7

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Mina Curtiss: 7 TLS, 2 ALS dating 1956-7 with reference to the restoration Alexis Leger's home in France at "Les Vigneaux." Includes itemization of some of the costs of the restoration.

Box: 8 Fold: 12 re Alexis Leger - Denis de Rougement
May 19, 19?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Katherine Biddle to Denis de Rougement re sending him an article she had written about Alexis Leger's poem, "Chronique."

Box: 8 Fold: 13 re Alexis Leger - Rita Essayan
1957

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Rita Essayan: 2 TLS, 1 ALS dated 1957. Includes TLS 3/4/1957 from husband K.L. Essayan. Also includes autograph letter drafts from Biddle. Reference to the restoration of Alexis Leger's home "Les Vigneaux" in France.

Box: 8 Fold: 14 re Alexis Leger - Robert Evett
1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Robert Evett: 3 TLS dated 8/5/1958, 8/14/1958, 8/28/1958. Includes autograph letter drafts from Biddle. Reference to an article she wrote on Leger's poem, "Vents."

Box: 8 Fold: 15 re Alexis Leger - Robert S. Fitzgerald
1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Robert S. Fitzgerald: ALS 5/7/1966. Includes printed card with poem, "For Epiphany" by Fitzgerald. Reference to his translations of Alexis Leger. Includes autograph letter draft from Biddle, and clippings re Fitzgerald (including obituary).

Box: 8 Fold: 16 re Alexis Leger - Waldo Frank
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Waldo Frank: ALS undated with reference to what she wrote about Alexis Leger.

Box: 8 Fold: 17 re Alexis Leger - Alfred Kazin
undated

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Alfred Kazin: TLS undated with reference to an article written by Biddle on Alexis Leger.

Box: 8 Fold: 18 re Alexis Leger - Arthur Knodel
1955-63

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Arthur Knodel, translator and editor of the letters of Alexis Leger*: 6 ALS, 2 TLS, dating 1955-63.

* "St. John Perse: Letters," translated and edited by Arthur J. Knodel (Princeton University Press, 1979).

Box: 8 Fold: 19 re Alexis Leger - Arthur Knodel
1964-65

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Arthur Knodel: 8 ALS dating 1964-65.

Box: 8 Fold: 20 re Alexis Leger - Arthur Knodel
1966-67

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Arthur Knodel: 5 ALS, 5 TLS, dating 1966-67. Includes clippings of reviews of Knodel's, "Saint-John Perse: A Study of His Poetry," (Edinburgh University Press, 1967).

Box: 8 Fold: 21 re Alexis Leger - Arthur Knodel
1968-69

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Arthur Knodel: 1 ALS, 4 TLS, dating 1968-69. Includes comments from Knodel on the typescript (included) for an article by Biddle, "Poet of Wide Horizons: A Note on Saint-John Perse."

Box: 8 Fold: 22 re Alexis Leger - Arthur Knodel
1970-72

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from Arthur Knodel: 1 ALS, 9 TLS, dating 1970-72.

Box: 8 Fold: 23 re Alexis Leger - Arthur Knodel
October 30, 19?

DESCRIPTION: Autograph notes by Katherine Biddle commenting on Arthur Knodel's work on Alexis Leger.

Box: 8 Fold: 24 re Alexis Leger - Arthur Knodel
April 21, 19?

DESCRIPTION: Autograph notes by Katherine Biddle for Arthur Knodel re T.S. Eliot's translation of "Anabase" by Alexis Leger.

Box: 8 Fold: 25 re Alexis Leger - John Lehmann
1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Katherine Biddle from John Lehmann, editor, "The London Magazine" re an article she wrote on Alexis Leger.

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