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Box: 1 Fold: 1 William Rose Benet
1946-1948

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 12/17/1946 from William Rose Benet to Theodore Maynard with reference to John Bunker.

1 TLS dated 6/7/1947 from Benet to Maynard regarding a review by Sister Mary Marguerite.

1 ALS dated 11/20/1947 from Benet to Maynard regarding a set of sonnets.

1 ALS dated 11/25/1947 from Benet to Maynard regarding the sonnets.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 4/17/1948 from Benet to Maynard regarding a letter from Alma Booker. Also included is 1 TLS dated 3/27/1948 from Booker to Maynard and 1 TL carbon copy dated 4/15/1948 from Maynard to Booker.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Van Wyck Brooks
1931

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 9/29/1931 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 10/19/1931 from Brooks to Maynard regarding an article in The Catholic World.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Van Wyck Brooks
1932

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 2/3/1932 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 4/15/1932 from Brooks to Maynard with reference to Charles Emerson and Edward Emerson.

1 ALS dated 6/1/1932 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 6/6/1932 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 6/24/1932 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 8/31/1932 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Van Wyck Brooks
1933

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 4/8/1933 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard regarding a trip to St. Augustine, Florida.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 5/12/1933 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 6/28/1933 from Brooks to Maynard regarding Maynard's "Preface to Poetry."

1 ALS dated 9/7/1933 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Van Wyck Brooks
1934

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 1/7/1934 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard regarding an article in The Catholic World.

1 ALS dated 3/28/1934 from Brooks to Maynard. Brooks writes, "I am dreadfully sorry about the poems."

1 ACS dated 9/27/1934 from Brooks to Maynard. Brooks writes, "How I hope it goes well and that you will thrive in Maryland."

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 10/8/1934 from Brooks to Maynard regarding an article Maynard wrote about Brooks. It is a lengthy letter responding to the article in great detail and begins, "I am overwhelmed by your article, stunned by your estimate of my work..."

1 ACS postmarked 10/15/1934 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Van Wyck Brooks
1935

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 1/16/1935 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard regarding a position in New Haven.

1 ALS dated 1/19/1935 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ACS postmarked 1/25/1935 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS dated 1/26/1935 from Chauncey Brewster Tinker regarding Mr. Maynard's possible candidacy for an opening at New Haven. An autograph note is written by Brooks to Maynard at the top (with envelope).

1 ACS postmarked 5/2/1935 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ACS postmarked 5/18/1935 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Van Wyck Brooks
1936

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 4/20/1936 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard about the books they are each writing.

1 ALS (with envelope) postmarked 11/18/1936 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Van Wyck Brooks
1939

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 8/8/1939 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 ACS dated 10/9/1939 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Van Wyck Brooks
1940

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 1/13/1940 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 3/21/1940 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 6/5/1940 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 6/11/1940 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 7/7/1940 from Brooks to Maynard. Brooks writes, "I think the war will at least clarify many of our literary problems. It has called forth already a few deeper notes from our writers."

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 8/20/1940 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 TLS dated 9/29/1940 from Brooks to Maynard regarding his review of Brooks in The Catholic World.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 10/27/1940 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS dated 12/22/1940 from Brooks to Maynard .

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Van Wyck Brooks
1941

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 1/3/1941 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 1/16/1941 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 3/2/1941 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ACS postmarked 3/4/1941 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) postmarked 3/25/1941 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 7/20/1941 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 7/26/1941 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS dated 11/30/1941 from Brooks to Maynard with reference to his book Oliver Allston.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 12/3/1941 from Brooks to Maynard

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Van Wyck Brooks
1942

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (with envelope) dated 2/28/1942 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore

Maynard regarding the books they are each working on.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 3/22/1942 from Brooks to Maynard

1 ACS postmarked 4/5/1942 and dated "Easter morning" from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 6/10/1942 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS dated 6/13/1942 from Brooks to Maynard regarding some books that he is sending.

1 ALS dated 8/25/1942 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS dated 10/13/1942 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Van Wyck Brooks
1943

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 1/11/1943 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore

Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 5/20/1943 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ACS postmarked 5/25/1943 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 8/12/1943 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ACS postmarked 8/16/1943 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ACS postmarked 8/20/1943 from Brooks to Maynard regarding Maynard's book, "Orestes Brownson, Yankee, Radical, Catholic," and the dedication.

1 ACS postmarked 10/21/1943 from Brooks to Maynard regarding a change of address.



Box: 1 Fold: 13 Van Wyck Brooks
1944

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 2/6/1944 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 10/8/1944 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 12/7/1944 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Van Wyck Brooks
1945

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (with envelope) dated 5/17/1945 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard regarding Michael Maynard being wounded and Rosemary Maynard's illness. Brooks includes his comments on Maynard's book, Too Small a World.

1 ACS postmarked 6/4/1945 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 10/13/1945 from Brooks to Maynard regarding a letter from John McCormick and a collection of poems. Brooks writes, "You are surely right in wishing to be presented as a poet, not as a Catholic poet or as anything special..." Enclosed is 1 TLS dated 10/8/1945 from John F. McCormick.

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 10/22/1945 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS from Brooks to Maynard regarding the death of Maynard's wife, Sadie.

1 ALS dated 12/15/1945 from Eleanor Brooks to Maynard regarding Sara "Sadie" Maynard's death.

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Van Wyck Brooks
1946

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 3/3/1946 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 ALS dated 10/31/1946 from Brooks to Maynard with reference to the wedding of Theodore and Kathleen.

1 ACS postmarked 12/30/1946 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Van Wyck Brooks
1947

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) postmarked 5/13/1947 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 ACS postmarked 5/29/1947 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ACS postmarked 6/2/1947 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ACS postmarked 6/26/1947 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 10/12/1947 from Brooks to Maynard

1 TL (carbon copy) dated 10/15/1947 from Maynard to Brooks.

1 ALS dated 11/6/1947 from Brooks to Maynard.



Box: 1 Fold: 17 Van Wyck Brooks
1948

DESCRIPTION: 1 ACS dated 5/11/1948 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) postmarked 6/23/1948 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 8/4/1948 from Brooks to Maynard.



Box: 1 Fold: 18 Van Wyck Brooks
1949

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 4/25/1949 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 ALS dated 6/25/1949 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS dated 10/17/1949 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Van Wyck Brooks
1950

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 9/23/1950 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 ACS dated 10/1/1950 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ACS postmarked 10/11/1950 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Van Wyck Brooks
1951

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 2/16/1951 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard writing on his 65th birthday and with reference to his book, The Confident Years.

1 ACS postmarked 5/4/1951 from Brooks to Maynard written from Ireland.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 8/5/1951 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Van Wyck Brooks
1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 ACS dated 1/6/1952 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 ALS dated 1/22/1952 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 2/4/1952 from Brooks to Maynard regarding Maynard's book, Saints for our Times.

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 3/26/1952 from Brooks to Maynard with reference to the reviews Maynard writes for him.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 5/20/1952 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 6/26/1952 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Van Wyck Brooks
1953

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) postmarked 1/26/1953 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 TL (carbon copy) dated 2/9/1953 from Maynard to Brooks regarding Brooks' book, The Writer in America.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Van Wyck Brooks
1954

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (carbon copy) dated 1/7/1954 from Theodore Maynard to Van Wyck Brooks regarding his health condition.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 1/26/1954 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ACS postmarked 2/15/1954 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 6/6/1954 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 6/27/1954 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 TLS dated 11/22/1954 from Brooks to Maynard regarding personal finances.

1 ALS dated 12/6/1954 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Van Wyck Brooks
1955

DESCRIPTION: 1 ACS dated 3/8/1955 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 11/27/1955 from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Van Wyck Brooks
1956

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 7/9/1956 from Van Wyck Brooks to Theodore Maynard with reference to his book, Days of Phoenix: The Nineteen-Twenties I Remember.

1 ACS postmarked 7/13/1956 from Brooks to Maynard.

1 TLS dated 7/28/1956 from Brooks to Maynard regarding a recent visit.

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Van Wyck Brooks
not dated

DESCRIPTION: 1 ACS from Gladys Brooks to Theodore Maynard.

1 ACS dated "Westport, July 1st" from Van Wyck Brooks to Maynard.

1 ACS from Eleanor and Van Wyck Brooks to Mr. and Mrs. Maynard.

1 ALS dated "October 13th" from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS dated "September 7th" from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS dated "Tuesday morning" from Brooks to Maynard.

1 ALS dated "December 18th" from Brooks to Maynard.

Box: 1 Fold: 27 Van Wyck Brooks - Printed Items
1922-1961

DESCRIPTION: Clippings and articles regarding Van Wyck Brooks and his work, including reviews of his books.

Box: 1 Fold: 28 John Bunker
1939-1952

DESCRIPTION: 9 ALS and 3 ACS dated between 8/24/1939 and 11/14/1952 from John Bunker to Theodore Maynard.



Box: 1 Fold: 28.5 John Bunker
1953 - 1956

DESCRIPTION: 7 TLS dated between 8/24/1953 and 6/6/1956 from Bunker to Maynard.

Reference to John Leibold in letter of 10/29/1953. Reference to Frank H.

Myers in letter of 6/6/1956.

Box: 1 Fold: 29 Frances Chesterton
January 13, 1932

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 1/13/1932 from Frances Chesterton to Theodore Maynard introducing Mr. Pepler.

1 printed Christmas card from Gilbert and Frances Chesterton, 1930, including a poem titled "The Cradle of the Winds" by F.C.

1 prayer card for Gilbert Keith Chesterton who died June 14th 1936.

1 printed article by G.K. Chesterton titled "The Course of Conversion: Truth and Tradition" from The Commonweal, 10/20/1926.

1 printed poem by G.K. Chesterton titled "The Grave of Arthur" from The New York Herald Tribune, 11/23/1930.

Box: 1 Fold: 30 Paul Claudel
1932

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 6/6/1932 from poet Paul Claudel, Ambassador of France to the United States, to Theodore Maynard regarding a request to sponsor a magazine.

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 9/29/1932 from F. Henry on behalf of Claudel to Maynard regarding a request for a poetry reading.

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 10/27/1932 from Claudel to Maynard regarding an invitation to attend the next meeting of the Gerard Manley Hopkins Poetry Society.

Box: 1 Fold: 31 Padraic Colum
1929-1951

DESCRIPTION: 6 ALS and 6 TLS dated from 1929 to 1951 from Padraic Colum to Theodore Maynard mostly regarding the books they are working on including Maynard's Queen Elizabeth and Colum's life of Arthur Griffith.

1 TLS (carbon copy) dated 11/10/1951 from Maynard to Colum regarding the agenda for the Ridgely Torrence meeting.

Box: 1 Fold: 32 Mary Colum
1940s?

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 4/30/1941 from Mary Colum to Theodore Maynard defending her review of Van Wyck Brooks.

1 TLS dated 5/6/1941 (with envelope) from Colum to Maynard regarding her reviews of Brooks.

1 TL, not dated, from Colum to Maynard regarding her friendship with James Joyce and her literary reviews.

1 TLS, not dated, from Colum to Maynard regarding the marriage of Van Wyck Brooks.

1 TLS, not dated, from Mary "Mollie" Colum to Maynard regarding the end of his contract at Georgetown.

Printed obituary for Mary Colum and a prayer card in her memory.

Box: 1 Fold: 33 A.E. Coppard
not dated

DESCRIPTION: AMS of 4 poems by A.E. Coppard titled "Forester's Song," "Harpy and Hunter," "A Lover," and "The Trick of Change."

Box: 1 Fold: 34 Margaret Douglas
1915-1931

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 9/24/1915 from Margaret Douglas to Theodore Maynard, addressing him as "Brother Hildebrand?"

1 ALS dated 4/27/1931 from E.P. (Edward Percy) Douglas to Maynard regarding a book that is being published for Margaret, his late wife, returning a letter written by Margaret, and thanking Maynard for permission to use his poem. Reference to Charlotte Balfour and Sylvia Packard.

Box: 1 Fold: 35 Eileen Duggan
1929-1947

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (letter card) postmarked 11/5/1929 from Eileen Duggan to Theodore Maynard regarding publications.

1 ALS (with envelope) postmarked 4/28/1939 from Duggan to Maynard regarding the papers she contributes to.

1 ALS (with envelope) postmarked 12/5/1938 from Duggan to Maynard with reference to Ruth Pitter.

1 ALS (with envelope) postmarked 3/22/1941 from Duggan to Maynard regarding Dr. Guy Hardy Scholefield, Parliamentary Librarian and Dominion Archivist for New Zealand and his visit to the U.S.

1 ACS (with envelope) postmarked 11/21/1944 from Duggan to Maynard with Christmas Greetings.

1 ALS (with envelope) postmarked 3/25/1946 from Duggan to Maynard regarding the death of Maynard's wife.

1 ACS (with envelope) postmarked 12/12/1946 from Duggan to Maynard with the wish "God send you better health!"

1 ALS (with envelope) postmarked 6/11/1947 from Duggan to Maynard writing that she has enough poems for another book.

Box: 1 Fold: 36 Eileen Duggan
not dated

DESCRIPTION: 4 ACS, 1 ALS and 1 partial ALS from Eileen Duggan to Theodore Maynard.

1 ALS in an envelope marked "Some of these are as yet unpublished. I have marked them with an asterisk. E.D." The letter includes biographical information. Reference to A.E., George Russell.

1 TM by A.E. (George Russell) titled "Review. Poems. by Eileen Duggan." The manuscript begins, "We have received a little book of verse written by a poetess of New Zealand who is of Irish parentage."

1 typed poem by Duggan titled "Night" with the typed note "I have never seen this published or listed."

1 TLS dated 11/14/1950 from Eileen Duggan, editor of The Booklist, to Maynard letting him know that he has mistakenly written to the wrong person. "I assure you the accident of identical names is a misfortune."



Box: 1 Fold: 37 Louis Eilshemius
1923

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Louis Eilshemius to Theodore Maynard regarding his book The Best Poets of the Present Age. Eilshemius writes, "Beg pardon, but you make a very grievous mistake by not mentioning me..."

1 TL (carbon copy) dated 8/28/1923 from Maynard to Eilshemius requesting that he send some samples of his poetry.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 9/4/1923 from Eilshemius to Maynard describing his various works.

1 TL (carbon copy) dated 10/4/1923 from Maynard to Eilshemius in response to receiving Eilshemius' books.

1 ALS dated 10/11/1923 from Eilshemius to Maynard requesting to be mentioned in future reviews.



Box: 1 Fold: 38 Louis Eilshemius
1911-1942

DESCRIPTION: Printed Items pertaining to Louis Eilshemius including advertisements for two publications: "Companionship" and "The Art Reformer," an exhibition catalog for the Phillips Memorial Gallery dated 11/5/1933, an article from America dated 1/24/1942, 4 clippings of letters to the editor of the New York Herald written by Eilshemius, and a clipping of his obituary from the Washington Post dated 12/31/1941.

Box: 1 Fold: 39 John L. Foley
1934-1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 12/12/1934 from John Foley to Theodore Maynard thanking him for visiting his school and sending biographical information about poet ThomasJones, Jr. Enclosed are two newspaper clippings regarding Jones.

1 ALS dated 3/9/1935 from Foley to Maynard regarding an evening with the Catholic Poetry Society, his upcoming reading, and his appreciation of Jones.

1 ALS dated 12/11/1937 from Foley to Maynard regarding Foley's book, Shadow of the Perfect Rose.

1 ALS dated 12/15/1937 from Foley to Maynard regarding the name Maynard will be using for his review.

1 ALS dated 12/18/1937 from Foley to Maynard regarding the book Shadow of the Perfect Rose and Maynard's review of it.

1 Telegram dated 12/19/1937 from Foley to Maynard regarding Foley's friendship with Jones.

Newspaper clipping, Letters to The Times by Spencer Miller Jr. dated 6/17/1952 titled "Tribute to John L. Foley: Selfless Life of Teacher and Influence of Youth are Commended."

Box: 1 Fold: 40 Robin Flower
January 7, 1926

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Robin Flower to Theodore Maynard regarding the possibility of being included in an anthology of Catholic writers. Flower writes, "I am afraid that I have no claim to figure in your anthology as your informant was in error and I am not a Catholic."

Box: 2 Fold: 1 Eric Gill
1943?

DESCRIPTION: 1 printed booklet, "Stations of the Cross" by Eric Gill, printed by The Collins Press, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Stamped on last page "Maryfarm (The Catholic Worker) Easton, Penna.

1 copy of the Catholic Worker, Vol XII. No. 2, March, 1943 featuring an essay by Gill titled "Fools and Beasts."

2 prayer cards for Gill, "In gratitude..." and "England's Prayer."

Box: 2 Fold: 2 Alyse Gregory
March 17, 1929

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) from Alyse Gregory to Ridgely Torrence regarding a visit to American and a trip to Palestine. Reference to Llewelyn Powys.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Thomas Hardy
April 22, 1926

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from the Secretary of Thomas Hardy to Theodore Maynard regarding an article written by Maynard about Hardy's poetry in The Catholic World. The letter states, "He [Hardy] thinks you may discover as you get older that the harshness you say you notice in some of his poems is deliberate, as a reaction from the smooth alliterations of the Victorian poets."

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Robert Cortes Holliday
1928-1946

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 6/27/1931 from Robert Cortes Holliday to Theodore Maynard regarding the publishing business. Including two letters, 1 TLS from Frank Hill to Maynard regarding his project for a book on the Catholic Spirit in History, and 1 TL to Hill from Maynard regarding the projected book and providing an outline.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 6/30/1941 from Holliday to Maynard regarding a book by his grandfather, Rev. Ferdinand Cortez Holliday, titled "Indiana Methodism."

1 ALS dated 11/24/1944 from Holliday to Maynard mostly about their family situations and with reference to John C. King.

1 ALS dated 12/14/1945 from Holliday to Maynard regarding Sadie's death and his own family.

1 TL dated 12/30/1946 from Thomas B. Preston to Mr. Kendrick, son of William M. Kendrick regarding the funeral arrangements for Robert C. Holliday.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Aldous Huxley
October 21, 1931

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 10/21/1931 from Aldoux Huxley to Ridgley Torrence regarding a manuscript in verse or prose sketch. Written on stationery from The Athenaeum, Pall Mall, S.W.I.

Box: 2 Fold: 6 Rose Hawthorne Lathrop
1909-1926

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 1/4/1909 from Rose Hawthorne Lathrop (Mother M. Alphonsa Lathrop, O.S.D.) to Miss Mary T. Kivlon written from Rosary Hill Home regarding a male nurse ill with pneumonia and thanking her for a box of supplies.

1 ALS dated 6/25/1924 from Lathrop to Kivlon thanking her for a gift.

1 ALS dated 2/14/1926 from Lathrop to Kivlon thanking her for the valentine and gift. Lathrop writes that the gift will be used for the building fund for the "longed-for new Home."

1 envelope postmarked 2/3/1946 addressed to Theodore Maynard from M.T. Kivlon in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Maynard wrote in pencil on the envelope "Letters from R.H.L."



Box: 2 Fold: 7 Rose Hawthorne Lathrop - Manuscript
not dated

DESCRIPTION: AM by Rose Hawthorne Lathrop titled "Of My Life. Redcar." 8 pages. The manuscript begins, "I must have been a very stupid child; the befogged state of my mind was certainly a pity and perhaps a shame..." The autobiographical essay refers to her father Nathaniel Hawthorne and describes the place, Redcar, in England where they lived for a time. Reference also to Sophia Hawthorne.

Box: 2 Fold: 8 Rose Hawthorne Lathrop - Manuscript
not dated

DESCRIPTION: AM by Rose Hawthorne Lathrop titled "Leamington." 9 pages. Lathrop begins the manuscript, "It was the last year of our English sojourn that we spent in Leamington." References to her father, Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 Rose Hawthorne Lathrop - Manuscript
not dated

DESCRIPTION: AM by Rose Hawthorne Lathrop titled "Mantauto." 31 pages, with additional partial pages pasted in. The manuscript begins, "We were hot in the city of Florence. My only consolation was to eat apricots, - for I did not as yet like the figs." References to her father, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and other family members.

Box: 2 Fold: 10 Rose Hawthorne Lathrop - Manuscript
not dated

DESCRIPTION: AM by Rose Hawthorne Lathrop titled "Rome." 21 pages, the pages are numbered to 27. Page 18 contains a sketch of a person.

Box: 2 Fold: 11 Rose Hawthorne Lathrop - Printed Materials
1900-1922?

DESCRIPTION: Printed items include a booklet titled "Sketch of Aims and Work of St. Rose's Free Home for Incurable Cancer," a booklet titled "Dominican Cancer Homes for the Destitute: A Brief Summary of Data," two copies of a booklet titled "A Legacy From Hawthorne" A Review by Maurice Francis Egan reprinted from The New York times Book Review and Magazine for April 16, 1922. Also included are newspaper clippings regarding Rosary Hill Home and Hawthorne, and the original folder labeled by Theodore Maynard.

Box: 2 Fold: 12 Rose Hawthorne Lathrop - Manuscript by Maynard
1948?

DESCRIPTION: 21 pages of autograph notes by Theodore Maynard for his book "A Fire Was Lighted: The Life of Rose Hawthorne Lathrop."

Box: 2 Fold: 13 Rose Hawthorne Lathrop - Manuscript by Maynard
1948?

DESCRIPTION: TM by Theodore Maynard for A Fire Was Lighted: The Life of Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, "Chapter 1 - The Rose of the Hawthornes." 8 pages.

Box: 2 Fold: 14 Rose Hawthorne Lathrop - Manuscript by Maynard
1948?

DESCRIPTION: TM by Theodore Maynard for A Fire Was Lighted: The Life of Rose Hawthorne

Lathrop. 7 pages.

Box: 2 Fold: 15 Rose Hawthorne Lathrop - Manuscript by Maynard
1948?

DESCRIPTION: TM by Theodore Maynard for A Fire Was Lighted: The Life of Rose Hawthorne

Lathrop. 5 pages.

Box: 2 Fold: 16 Rose Hawthorne Lathrop - Manuscript by Maynard
1948?

DESCRIPTION: TM by Theodore Maynard regarding Memories of a Hostess: A Chronicle of imminent friendship drawn chiefly from the diaries of Mrs. James P. Field by M.A. DeWolfe Howe. 9 pages. Reference to Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Box: 2 Fold: 17 Rose Hawthorne Lathrop - Correspondence by others
1945-1946

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLS written to Theodore Maynard regarding books by and about Rose Hawthorne Lathrop.

Box: 2 Fold: 18 Rose Hawthorne Lathrop - Bibliography
January 28, 1946

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from "Matthew," St. Mary's Abbey, Newark, to Theodore Maynard regarding a bibliography for Rose Hawthorne Lathrop. Includes 2 copies of the 9 page bibliography.

Box: 2 Fold: 19 Photocopies of Rose Hawthorne Lathrop Materials
1909-1948?

DESCRIPTION: Photocopies of Rose Hawthorne Lathrop letters and Theodore Maynard's notes and manuscript pages.

Box: 2 Fold: 20 Joseph Leonard
June 21, 1938 - November 10, 1938

DESCRIPTION: 5 ALS between 6/21/1938 to 11/10/1938 from Joseph Leonard to Theodore Maynard regarding the latter's proposed book on St. Vincent de Paul.

Leonard encloses a two page criticism of Maynard's book with his letter of 10/8/1938.

Box: 2 Fold: 21 Vachel Lindsay
1921-1932

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 3/3/1923 from Vachel Lindsay to Theodore Maynard describing his life in Gulfport, Mississippi and thanking Maynard for his praise in Our Best Poets. Lindsay writes, "As for Buddha I class him with St. Francis and Johnny Appleseed as an adventurer on the road, loving the law and the monastic order."

1 printed pamphlet of Lindsay's poem, "I Know All This When Gipsy Fiddles Cry," published on the occasion of the Author's visit to San Francisco, January 24, 1922.

Newspaper clippings of Maynard's review of Lindsay's General Williams Booth Enters into Heaven and a tribute to Lindsay written by Stephen Graham in the New York Herald Tribune Books, January 24, 1932.

Box: 2 Fold: 22 Amy Lowell
1921-1922

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (with envelope) dated 10/15/1921 from Amy Lowell to Theodore Maynard regarding Maynard's lectures on her book, "Legends."

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 11/1/1921 from Lowell to Maynard regarding forms of poetry including vers libre.

1 TLS dated 11/16/1921 from Lowell to Maynard in response to Maynard's article, "The Fallacy of Free Verse." This 7 page letter discusses poetry forms and Lowell's own poetry at length.

1 TLS dated 3/14/1922 from Lowell to Maynard regarding his review of her poetry and commenting on the way newspaper columnists handle poetry.

Box: 2 Fold: 23 Marian MacDowell (Mrs. Edward MacDowell)
1923-1949

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 11/12/1946 from Marian MacDowell to Theodore Maynard congratulating him for his marriage to Kathleen Sheehan and reporting on her health.

1 ALS dated 8/15/1949 from MacDowell to Maynard regarding the Colony.

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 3/14/1923 from Jean Wright Gorman and Herbert S. Gorman regarding an anthology of Peterborough poets.

Materials for the 95th birthday party for Mrs. MacDowell.

Brochure titled "Our Town Peterborough in the Monadnock Region of Souther New Hampshire."

2 newspaper clippings regarding Mrs. MacDowell titled "Birthday Girl" and "Colony of the Arts: Mrs. Edward MacDowell, 94, Maintains Center as Tribute to Her Husband." Both clippings include photos.

Box: 2 Fold: 24 Jacques Maritain
June 16, 1962

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (with envelope) dated 6/16/1932 from Jacques Maritain to Theodore Maynard written in French thanking him for the letter and the invitation. Reference to Padraic Colum, G.K. Chesterton and Paul Claudel.

Box: 2 Fold: 25 Robert F. McNamara
1939-1956

DESCRIPTION: 9 TLS and 2 ALS from Rev. Robert F. McNamara to Theodore Maynard including references to a lecture to be given by Maynard, Sarah Maynard's death, the history of his home parish in Corning, the Georgetown Jesuits, Mount Saint Mary's, and the death of his mother.

McNamara's letter of 3/26/1952 responds to Maynard's letter regarding his book that will be "a Confession in the Augustinian sense, of what the Catholic Way has meant..." and with reference to the rhythm method.



Box: 2 Fold: 26 Robert McWilliams
1940-1947

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS and 5 TLS dated between 12/29/1940 and 5/1/1947 from Robert McWilliams, Judge, Superior Court, San Francisco City Hall, to Theodore Maynard regarding Maynard's will and also discussing literary issues. References to Maurice Harrison, Joe O'Connor and Dick O'Connor. Enclosed is a copy of The Tertiary Visitor from Mt. St. Sepulchre Fraternity dated December 1945. Enclosed also is 1 TLS dated 4/29/1947 from Maurice Harrison to McWilliams regarding Maynard's study of Sir Thomas More with reference to Elizabeth Frances Rogers.

Box: 2 Fold: 27 Robert McWilliams
1947

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS and 2 TLS dated between 8/16/1947 and 12/1/1947 from Robert McWilliams to Theodore Maynard mainly regarding Maynard's will, also regarding lecture tours and commenting on the dedication of Maynard's book, The Life of Sir Thomas More, to McWilliams. Enclosed is a business card for Frank P. Jenal. 2 TL (carbon copies) dated 11/13/1947 and 12/3/1947 from Maynard to McWilliams regarding his will with references to his health and to his wife and children.

Box: 2 Fold: 28 Robert McWilliams
1948-1955

DESCRIPTION: 7 TLS and 1 ALS dated between 1/16/1948 and 6/8/1955 from Robert McWilliams to Theodore Maynard regarding Maynard's will. Reference to Frank and Maisie Ward, Dick O'Connor and R.M Tobin. Enclosed is a publication from the National Conference of Christians and Jews, Inc. of which McWilliams is the Chairman.

2 TL (carbon copies) dated 12/30/1948 and 1/19/1949 from Maynard to McWilliams regarding his will and enclosing a copy of a Codicil to the will.

Box: 2 Fold: 29 Robert McWilliams
not dated

DESCRIPTION: 3 ALS, not dated, from Robert McWilliams to Theodore Maynard regarding the dedication of the Sir Thomas More book, a vacation to Yosemite National Park, and his work in San Francisco.

Box: 2 Fold: 30 Alice Meynell
July 15, 1919?

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated July 15th from Alice Meynell to Theodore Maynard thanking him for sending his book. She writes, "I am reading it with great interest and real pleasure." The letter was found in Maynard's copy of his book "Poems" (1919) between pages 68-69.

Box: 2 Fold: 31 Everard Meynell
1924

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS not dated from Everard Meynell to Theodore Maynard regarding his Coventry Patmore article and his mother, Alice Meynell.

Printed copy of the poem "An Elegy Upon Old Freeman" by Matthew Stevenson with an autograph note dated Christmas 1924 from Everard Meynell to Maynard. The poem was published by Everard Meynell in 1916, printed by Douglas Pepler at Ditchling, Sussex, and features an engraving by Eric Gill.

Box: 2 Fold: 32 Wilfrid Meynell
1923-1938

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 3/15/1923 from Wilfrid Meynell to Theodore Maynard thanking him for what he wrote about Alice Meynell.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 2/1/1926 from Meynell to Maynard regarding the death of Everard Meynell. Enclosed is a card printed in memory of Everard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 6/18/1932 from Meynell to Maynard regarding a request.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 7/7/1933 from Meynell to Maynard regarding his book, "Preface to Poetry."

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 1/26/1938 from Meynell to Maynard regarding Maynard's health and commenting on his books.

1 page (p. 236) from the magazine America dated 12/4/1948 with an obituary for Wilfrid Meynell written by Barbara Wall.

Newspaper clipping from the New York Times dated 10/22/1948 with an obituary for Wilfrid Meynell.

Box: 3 Fold: 1 Hilary Pepler
not dated

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS, not dated, from Hilary Pepler to Theodore Maynard regarding his own writing. He writes, "I don't write much - but you can have what you like from the enclosed." Reference to Desmond Chute and Eric Gill.

Photocopy of an obituary for Pepler.

Box: 3 Fold: 2 Hilary Pepler
1918

DESCRIPTION: Printed copy of "The Game: An Occasional Magazine," Vol. II, The Feast of the Ascension A.D. 1918, No. 2. Includes writings by Hilary Pepler and Fr. Vincent McNabb. "The Ascension" by H.D.C.P., "Chivalry" by D.B.M.C., and "The Bishops and Servile Education" by McNabb.

Box: 3 Fold: 3 Hilary Pepler
1923

DESCRIPTION: 4 booklets printed at St. Dominic's Press, Ditchling, Sussex, by Hilary Pepler.

"Concerning Dragons, A Rhyme by H.D.C.P., Engravings by A.E.R.G." printed 1923.

"The Law the Layers Know About." Includes "Witanbel Watloo, Telegraphic Address of the L.C.C."

"Aspidistras and Parlers."

"The Dressmaker and Milkmaid."

Box: 3 Fold: 4 Hilary Pepler
1924

DESCRIPTION: Printed booklet, "A Christmas Play." The first page reads, "A Christmas Play, As first given by the children of Ditchling Common during the Christmas octave A.D., 1924, Ditchling, Sussex."

Box: 3 Fold: 5 Hilary Pepler
not dated

DESCRIPTION: 3 copies of a printed prayer, "Prayers said while the sick are bathed at Lourdes." Includes the message, "Janet will be bathed for the first time on Monday February 22nd."

Box: 3 Fold: 6 Hilary Pepler
not dated

DESCRIPTION: Printed square with illustration and the words "Who Were The First to Cry Nowell, Animals All, As it Befell."

Box: 3 Fold: 7 William Lyon Phelps
1941

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 2/15/1941 from William Lyon Phelps to Theodore Maynard regarding Maynard's book Queen Elizabeth and the review Phelps wrote for it.

1 TLS dated 4/22/1941 from Phelps to Maynard regarding the review.

Box: 3 Fold: 8 Ruth Pitter
1946-1953

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 3/27/1946 from Ruth Pitter to Theodore Maynard describing her work during the war, "I did nearly 3 years in a war factory." Reference to an exchange of books and to C.S. Lewis.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 8/6/1946 from Pitter to Maynard regarding a review by Maynard in the Catholic World of her work and also regarding making the acquaintance of C.S. Lewis.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 9/4/1946 from Pitter to Maynard regarding the situation in England. Reference to C.S. Lewis, David Cecil, Dorothy Wellesley, and Lawrence Whistler.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 10/2/1946 from Pitter to Maynard regarding a Missal that was sent to her neice. Reference to a luncheon with C.S. Lewis at Magdalen College also with David Cecil and Hugo Dyson. Reference also to a typing job for Sir Ronald Storrs.

1 ALS (Air Letter) dated 2/19/1953 from Pitter to Maynard regarding her house, business and books. Reference to Kathleen O'Hara and Father Binsfeld.

Box: 3 Fold: 9 Materials regarding Ruth Pitter
1946-1953

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 8/4/1946 from Father Edmund L. Binsfeld to Theodore Maynard regarding Ruth Pitter's book The Bridge. Reference to C.S. Lewis.

1 ALS dated 11/4/1947 from Binsfeld to Maynard regarding Pitter's confirmation with reference to C.S. Lewis.

1 typed copy of "Some Account of the Confirmation of a poor Woman" by Pitter.

1 ALS dated 11/15/1946 from Binsfeld to Maynard regarding the missal for Pitter's neice.

1 TLS dated 2/17/1953 from Binsfeld to Maynard regarding his correspondence with Pitter and Maynard's biography of Sister Miriam.

1 typed copy of a biography for Ruth Pitter written for the Macmillan Company dated Winter 1946.

Newspaper clipping of "What Wind?" a poem by Marguerite Janvrin Adams.

Box: 3 Fold: 10 Materials regarding Edward Arlington Robinson
1921-1935

DESCRIPTION: Envelope addressed to Theodore Maynard, found in Maynard's copy of Edward Arlington Robinson's Collected Poems which is inscribed to Maynard in 1921.

Newspaper clippings regarding Robinson.

Box: 3 Fold: 11 Lennox Robinson
May 6, 1936

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 5/6/1936 from Lennox Robinson to Theodore Maynard asking him to send his play to be considered by the Reading Committee.

Box: 3 Fold: 12 Maisie Sheed
1943

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL dated 7/30/1943 from Theodore Maynard to Maisie Sheed regarding her book, Return to Chesterton.

1 telegram dated "Sep 29" from Sheed to Maynard thanking him for the review he wrote of her book for the New York Times.

Box: 3 Fold: 13 George N. Shuster
1953

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL dated 6/16/1953 from Theodore Maynard to George N. Shuster regarding some references to Shuster in his new book and thanking him for his comments at the C.B.C dinner.

1 TLS dated 6/22/1953 from Shuster to Maynard in response.

Box: 3 Fold: 13.5 Robert Speaight
January 24, 1955

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 1/24/1955 from Robert Speaight to Theodore Maynard regarding his biography of Hilaire Belloc.

Box: 3 Fold: 14 John M. Synge
April 1905

DESCRIPTION: Printed sketch of John M. Synge from a drawing by John B. Yeats dated April 1905. Published by Elizabeth C. Yeats at the Cuala Press.

Box: 3 Fold: 15 Eva Mabel Tenison
September 4, 1923

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 9/4/1923 from Eva Mabel Tenison to Theodore Maynard regarding Maynard's essay on the life and works of Louise Imogen Guiney.

Box: 3 Fold: 16 George Thomas
July 29, 1938

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 7/29/1938 from George Thomas to Theodore Maynard thanking him for his letter. Reference to G.K. Chesterton and his book "Criticism and Appreciations of Charles Dickens." Also includes an enclosure with the letter, a brochure titled "Her Majesty The Queen and George Thomas."

Box: 3 Fold: 17 William Richard Titterton
November 10, 1943

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS (with envelope) dated 11/10/1943 from William Richard Titterton to Theodore Maynard mostly regarding G.K. Chesterton. Titterton writes, "it was good to hear from you -- better than to see you even, for in our letters we do not show clearly the ravages of time."

Box: 3 Fold: 18 Olivia Torrence
1947-1951?

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLS and 2 ALS from Olivia Torrence to Theodore Maynard dated between 6/5/1947 and 12/7/1951 (one letter not dated) regarding a collection of sonnets, Maynard's A Fire Was Lighted, and the possibility of a biography for her husband, Ridgely Torrence.

1 envelope postmarked 10/21/1947 addressed from Torrence to Maynard.

4 TL (carbon copies) from Maynard to Olivia Torrence dated between 11/29/1951 and 12/7/1951 regarding the biography for Ridgely.

Box: 3 Fold: 19 Ridgely Torrence - Correspondence regarding
1951-1952

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL (carbon copy) dated 10/31/1951 from Theodore Maynard to George P. Brett regarding the reprinting of Ridgely Torrence's Poems.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 11/15/1951 from Frederick C. Packard to Maynard regarding sound recordings of Torrence reading his poetry on disc.

1 TLS dated 10/6/1952 from William Jackson to Maynard regarding the Torrence letters that are at the Harvard University Library.



Box: 3 Fold: 20 Ridgely Torrence - Correspondence regarding
1953

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 3/6/1953 from Dorothea Kingsland to Theodore Maynard regarding the papers of Ridgely Torrence.

5 TLS and 1 TL dated between 7/13/1953 and 12/14/1953 from William S. Dix to Theodore Maynard regarding the transfer of Torrence's papers to Princeton University.

4 TL (carbon copies) dated between 7/16/1953 and 12/9/1953 from Maynard to Dix regarding the transfer and use of Torrence's papers.

Box: 3 Fold: 21 Ridgely Torrence
1945

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (with envelope) dated 10/26/1945 from Ridgely Torrence to Theodore Maynard including suggestions for the manuscript of Maynard's Collected Poems. References to Van Wyck Brooks and many other poets who are being considered to submit critical comments for the publisher's use.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 11/15/1945 from Torrence to Maynard regarding the Collected Poems manuscript. Reference to Alfred Noyes.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 12/9/1945 from Torrence to Maynard regarding the death of Sara Maynard and the Collected Poems manuscript. Reference to Robert Frost and Padraic Colum.

1 envelope postmarked 12/16/1945 addressed from Torrence to Maynard.



Box: 3 Fold: 22 Ridgely Torrence
1947-1950

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 5/10/1947 from Ridgely Torrence to Theodore Maynard regarding a poetry award and a collection of sonnets.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 4/21/1949 from Torrence to Maynard regarding the biography of Thomas Cromwell by Maynard.

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 10/5/1950 from Torrence to Maynard thanking him for a book he sent.

Box: 3 Fold: 23 Ridgely Torrence - Photos and Poems
1945-1950?

DESCRIPTION: 2 b/w photographs, unidentified, possibly of Ridgely Torrence and his wife.

AM of two poems by Torrence titled "Light" and "Ygdrasil."

AMS of a poem by Torrence "Last four stanzas of the poem Legend."

The poems and photos were found in Maynard's copy of Torrence's Poems.

2 clippings of Torrence's poems from "Time" and "The Saturday Review."

Box: 3 Fold: 24 Louis Untermeyer
October 14, 1931

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS dated 10/14/1931 from Louis Untermeyer to Theodore Maynard regretting that he doesn't have the time to review a long poem written by Maynard. Reference to C.A. Pearce at Harcourt.

Box: 3 Fold: 25 Carl Van Doren
January 4, 1947

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL dated 1/4/1947 from Carl Van Doren to Theodore Maynard regarding a series of awards presented by the World Government News and asking for sponsors.

Box: 3 Fold: 26 Thomas Walsh
1928

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 5/28/1928 from Thomas Walsh to Theodore Maynard regarding a review Maynard wrote for The Saturday Review of Literature of The Catholic Anthology. "All in all I can thank you for a kindly notice."

1 ALS dated 10/10/1928 from Walsh to Maynard which begins, "We are awaiting the news of your founding The Poetry Society of Georgetown."

1 ALS (with envelope) dated 10/30/1928 from Maynard to Walsh with reference to Georgetown.

Box: 3 Fold: 27 John Hall Wheelock
1945-1953

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLS (with envelopes) dated 11/12/1945 and 11/15/1945 from John Hall Wheelock regarding Maynard's Collected Poems. Reference to Alfred Noyes.

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 12/14/1945 from Wheelock to Maynard regarding the death of Sara Maynard.

1 TLS (with envelope) dated 2/28/1946 from Wheelock to Maynard regarding Alfred Noyes.

1 TLS dated 2/26/1953 from Wheelock to Maynard suggesting that he hire an agent.

1 TL (carbon copy) dated 2/28/1953 from Maynard to Diarmuid Russell regarding his agent, Gertrude Algase, and his method of writing.

1 TL (carbon copy) dated 3/5/1953 from Maynard to Wheelock regarding his search for an agent.


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