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Box: 1 Fold: 52 Gregory, Alyse - Correspondence about
Correspondence datespan: 11/16/67-4/15/69

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence about Alyse Gregory:

Parkes, Alan to NJ - ALS 2 pp., 11/16/67. Thanks NJ for sending Gregory a copy of "Years of Transition" and informs of her death. Includes TL carbon from NJ, 11/28/67.

Manning, Rosemary (literary executor for Alyse Gregory) to NJ - TNS, 3/8/69; TLS, 3/27/69.

Metcalf, Henrietta A. to NJ - ALS, 12/26/67. As a "lifelong friend" of Gregory's, she requests copies of NJ's book, "Years of Transition."

Includes TL carbons from NJ, 1/3/68.

Includes xerox copy of ALS from Llewelyn Powys, Greogry's husband, to Scofield Thayer, 4/24/30. Also includes xerox extract from "If Strangers Meet: A Memory of My Life with Van Wyck Brooks" by Gladys Brooks (Harcourt, Brace and World, 1967), with a passage describing Gregory.



Box: 1 Fold: 53 Griffin, John Howard
Correspondence datespan: 12/2/53-12/11/55

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from John Howard Griffin (1920-1980): 6 ALS, 1 TLS. Refers to writing reviews probably for Poetry magazine, and to Katherine Anne Porter.



Box: 1 Fold: 54 Hemingway, Mary
Correspondence datespan: 3/17/69-3/28/69

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from Mary Hemingway (wife of Ernest Hemingway) to NJ, 3/17/69, requesting copies of his book, "Ernest Hemingway and the Little Magazines." Includes TL carbon from NJ, 3/28/69. Also includes newsclippings about Hemingway's papers as well as publications checklists of Hemingway's work.

Box: 1 Fold: 55 Hickey, Walter
Correspondence datespan: 2/8/79-5/28/79

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Walter Hickey, a former student: 4 ALS.

Box: 1 Fold: 56 Hoffman, Daniel G.
Correspondence datespan: 4/5/54

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Daniel G. Hoffman (1923- ): 1 TLS + envelope, 4/5/54.

Box: 1 Fold: 57 Holmes, Lawrence R.
Correspondence datespan: 12/4/53-5/19/55

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Lawrence R. Holmes, director of The Poetry Public: 3 ALS, 3 ACS, with color photograph of his family.

Box: 1 Fold: 58 Hoopes, James
Correspondence datespan: 1/17/76-1/22/76

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from James Hoopes (1914- ): TLS, 1/17/76 requesting information on obtaining a photograph of Mary "Molly" Colum, a close friend of Van Wyck Brooks. Includes 2 TL copies from NJ in reply.

Box: 1 Fold: 59 Hopkins, Kenneth
Correspondence datespan: 2/17/76-2/19/80

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Kenneth Hopkins (1914-88), poet: 4 TLS on general subjects and his poetry.

Box: 1 Fold: 60 Howell, David A.
Correspondence datespan: 7/31/78-8/8/78

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from David A. Howell (1936- ): 2 ACS + envelopes.

Box: 1 Fold: 61 Isbell, Harold
Correspondence datespan: 12/26/62-5/16/63

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Harold Isbell, writer: 7 TLS re. contributions of translations to the Delta Epsilon Sigma Bulletin.

Box: 1 Fold: 62 Jackson, Laura Riding
Correspondence datespan: 10/26/72-11/20/72

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Laura Riding Jackson (1901- ):

TLS 2 pp., 10/26/72, w/ xerox copy - Re. submission of a critical piece to Papers on Language and Literature.

TLS 2 pp., + envelope, 11/20/72 - Replying to TL carbon from NJ, 11/14/72.

Includes TMsS, 14 pp. by Jackson, "The Right English of Charles M. Doughty" with ANS by Jackson. Includes reader's report rejecting the paper for publication in PLL.

Box: 1 Fold: 63 Janssens, Gerard A. M.
Correspondence datespan: 2/19/63-12/17/66

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Gerard A. M. Janssens, Dutch author and mutual friend of NJ, Jan Aarts, and Thomas Birrell. 27 TLS, 1 ALS, with TL carbons from NJ. Includes 1 TL from Janssens' wife Uta to NJ re. the former's illness, 10/30/68.

Box: 1 Fold: 64 Joost, Hobart - 1. 1953-55
Correspondence datespan: 4/23/53-8/3/55

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Hobart Joost, his brother: Primarily concerns the latter's purchasing of his father's stock in H.C. Hare insurance company. Also includes correspondence relating to Hobart Joost as insurance agent for NJ. 6 TLS, 2 ALS, and original "Estate of Nicholas T. Joost Memorandum of Conference" (signed by Margaret W. Joost, NJ's mother and by his sister, Margaret Joost Pipkorn, 6/9/53), with copy.



Box: 1 Fold: 65 Joost, Hobart - 2. 1964-67
Correspondence datespan: 8/11/64-10/12/67

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Hobart Joost: 6 TLS with TLS xerox from NJ. Primarily concerning the medical care of their mother Margaret W. Joost, and matters relating to the Joost estate.

Box: 1 Fold: 66 Joost, Hobart - 3. 1975-76
Correspondence datespan: 5/31/75-10/6/76

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Hobart Joost: 5 TLS.

Box: 2 Fold: 1 Joost, Laura
Correspondence datespan: 8/6/66-9/13/73

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from his wife Laura Joost: 6 ALS - primarily regarding family and household news. Includes card announcing the Living Memorial Fund made in honor of Laura Joost to the Thompson Children's Home, Charlotte, North Carolina,.

Box: 2 Fold: 2 Joost, Nicholas T., Sr.
Correspondence datespan: 9/7/49-12/30/54

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from his father Nicholas T. Joost, Sr.: 3 TLS. Includes TL carbon from Joost, Sr. to Mrs. Mary Bell Brown, 8/7/52, in reply to her ALS, n.d. (attached). Also includes signed Christmas card to Mr. and Mrs. Joost from Mrs. Helen Teynac Hare (wife of H.C. Hare, the partner of Mr. Joost Sr. in the H.C. Hare insurance company; she was also the latter's aunt), postmarked 12/13/53. A notice to employees of the company is included, signed by Mr. Joost and H.C. Hare.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Joost Children
Correspondence datespan: 8/16/66-1/7/73

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from his children:

Anna Joost - ALS + envelope, with ANS, 5/7/69.

Mary Elizabeth (Biffa) Joost - 2 ALS + envelopes, w/ Valentine's Day card.

Nicholas Joost III - ACS, postmarked 8/16/66.

ACS, Father's Day card dated 1976 signed by the Joost children.

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Joost, William
Correspondence datespan: 7/26/78-11/6/78

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from a nephew, William Joost: 2 ALS, 1 ACS.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Keith, Joseph Joel
Correspondence datespan: 10/24/59-10/30/59

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Joseph Joel Keith, poet:

TLS + envelope, 10/24/59 - Refers to Russell Kirk.

ALS 3 pp., + envelope, 10/30/59

Box: 2 Fold: 6 Kimpel, Ben - 1. 1953-56
Correspondence datespan: 10/9/53-12/27/56

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Ben Kimpel (1915 - ): 8 ALS, 1 TLS, 3 ACS, 1 ANS. Includes photographs of Nicholas Joost, from identification card for the University of North Carolina; unidentified man; unidentified house (enclosed with ALS from Kimpel to Joost, 12/27/56).

Box: 2 Fold: 7 Kimpel, Ben - 2. 1957-67
Correspondence datespan: 2/18/57-8/15/67

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Ben Kimpel: 7 ALS, 1 TLS, 7 ACS.

Box: 2 Fold: 8 Kinnell, Galway
Correspondence datespan: 11/9/53-1/5/54

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Galway Kinnell (1927-), writer and director of the Liberal Arts Programs, University of Chicago: TLS, 11/9/53; ALS + envelope, postmarked 1/5/54.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 Kirk, Russell - 1. 1954
Correspondence datespan: 6/15/54-7/9/54

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Russell Kirk (1918- ):

TLS, 6/5/54.

TLS 2 pp. + envelope, 7/9/54. Includes TL carbon from NJ, 7/12/54. Comments on NJ's essay on "Rasselas."

TLS, 7/17/54.



Box: 2 Fold: 10 Kirk, Russell - 2. 1955
Correspondence datespan: 6/5/55-11/12/55

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Russell Kirk:

TLS, 6/5/55.

TLS + envelope, 6/25/55, with TL carbon from NJ.

TLS + envelope, 9/1/55.

TCS, 9/18/55 - Re. Kirk's prospective address at Assumption College.

TLS, 9/27/55.

TLS + envelope, 9/28/55.

TLS, 11/1/55.

Includes TL carbon, 2 pp. by NJ to the editor of The Worcester Evening Gazette protesting the news article on Kirk entitled, "Kirk's Gloomy View of American Culture." (Newsclipping included with newsprint of NJ's letter to the editor.)

Box: 2 Fold: 11 Kirk, Russell - 3. 1957
Correspondence datespan: 8/17/57-12/23/57

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Russell Kirk:

TLS + envelope, 8/17/57, with enclosed TLS to NJ from Edwin McClellan, acting managing editor of Modern Age (a new magazine edited by Kirk), 7/25/57.

TLS + envelope, 8/23/57.

TLS, 12/4/57.

TLS + envelope, 12/12/57.

TLS + envelope, 12/23/57.

Includes ACS, n.d.

Includes TL carbons from NJ mainly advising Kirk about Modern Age.

Box: 2 Fold: 12 Kirk, Russell - 4. 1958
Correspondence datespan: 1/18/58-6/10/58

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Russell Kirk:

TLS, 1/18/58 - "Here are some more poems. Can you give us your opinion of them?"

TLS + envelope, 5/24/58 - "Masses of verse for you to examine."

TLS, 5/28/58 - "Here's the bill from the Bellevue-Stratford."

Includes TL carbons from NJ, as well as reprint of article by Kirk, "Rural Schools: Are They Worth Keeping?"

Box: 2 Fold: 13 Kirk, Russell - 5. 1959
Correspondence datespan: 1/23/59-9/3/59

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Russell Kirk: primarily about NJ's reviews of poetry submissions for Modern Age.

TLS + envelope, 1/23/59, w/ TL carbon reply from NJ.

TLS + envelope, 1/31/59.

TLS, 3/5/59.

ACS, 6/3/59.

TLS, 7/8/59 - Reference to Henry Regnery and Modern Age. Accompanied by TL carbon to Henry Regnery from NJ, praising the magazine, at Kirk's request.

ACS, 7/27/59.

TLS + envelope, 8/11/59, with TL carbon from NJ.

TLS + envelope, 9/3/59.



Box: 2 Fold: 14 Kirk, Russell - 6. 1960-63
Correspondence datespan: 2/12/60-1/16/63

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Russell Kirk:

TLS + envelope, 2/12/60.

TLS + envelope, 2/19/60.

TLS, 3/26/60.

TLS + envelope, 5/23/60 with enclosed reprint of article by Kirk, "The Poet as Conservative."

TLS + envelope, 5/27/60 with TL carbon from NJ.

TLS + envelope, 6/16/60.

TLS + envelope, 8/6/60.

TLS + envelope, 9/3/60, with blank postcard showing Lost Lake, Mecosta County, Michigan.

ACS, 1/16/63.



Box: 2 Fold: 15 Kirk, Russell - 7. 1964-75
Correspondence datespan: 8/7/64-8/26/75

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Russell Kirk:

TLS, 8/15/64.

TLS, 7/14/67.

TLS, 1/25/67.

TLS, 1/5/69.

TLS, 3/15/69, written by William Odell, assistant to Kirk.

TLS, 3/25/69.

TLS, 4/2/69.

TLS, 4/3/70, written by William Odell.

TLS, 8/26/75, written by Jeffeson White, assistant to Kirk.

Includes TLS to NJ from Kenneth Paul Shorey, assistant editor for The University Bookman, 8/64, with TL carbon reply from NJ, 8/7/64.

Also includes reprint of article by Kirk, "An Ideologue of Liberty." b/w photograph signed by Kirk also included.

Box: 2 Fold: 16 Kramer, Dale
Correspondence datespan: 11/5/66-12/14/66

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from NJ to Dale Kramer (1936-66), journalist credited with discovering the secret location of "Tokyo Rose" (Mrs. Iva Toquri d'Aquino). Includes obituaries, and a signed xerox copy of NJ's article, "The Dial in Transition" (Journal of the Illinois Historical Society, Autumn 1966).



Box: 2 Fold: 17 Lenz, Doris
Correspondence datespan: 4/18/78-12/15/79

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Doris Lenz, colleague from Southern Illinois University: 6 TLS, 3 ALS, 2 ACS. Includes newsclippings about the university. Also includes obituary for Edward Lenz, husband of Doris Lenz (with TLS, 8/20/79). Photographs of the Lenz family, and 2 business cards for Edward Lenz also included.

Box: 2 Fold: 18 Lerman, Leo
Correspondence datespan: 5/25/1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Leo Lerman (1914- ): TLS + envelope, 5/25/54.

Box: 2 Fold: 19 Lewis, Edward R.
Correspondence datespan: 9/28/48-9/15/54

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Edward R. Lewis:

ALS, 9/28/48 - "I think you have done some good Edgar Allan Poe analysis..."

TNS + envelope, 2/13/49 - "I am distressed that even for two days you should have thought that I said you were "un-American."

TLS 3 pp., 2/14/49 - I am deeply grateful for your able and careful notes..."

TLS, 2 pp., 2/25/50 - " I am returning herewith your article, "The Fables of Fenelon...""

ALS + envelope, 9/14/54 - I am very sorry that you and Laura got away before I saw you..."



Box: 2 Fold: 20 Logan, John - 1. 1953-54
Correspondence datespan: 12/28/53-10/26/54

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from John Logan (1923- ): primarily refers to Poetry magazine to which Logan contributed verse. 13 ALS, 3 TLS. ALS dated 6/1/54 includes TMs, 10 pp. of poetry by Logan.



Box: 2 Fold: 21 Logan, John - 2. 1955-56
Correspondence datespan: 2/4/55-12/26/56

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from John Logan: 4 TLS, 1 ACS. Note: TLS dated 2/4/55, 6/28/55, and 1/1/56. Includes TMs of poetry by Logan.

Box: 2 Fold: 22 Logan, John - 3. 1957-59
Correspondence datespan: 1/28/57-1/4/59

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from John Logan: 5 TLS, 1 ACS with TMsS of poem, "Lines to Catherine."

Box: 2 Fold: 23 Logan, John - 4. 1960
Correspondence datespan: 1/10/60-9/15/60

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from John Logan: 2 ALS, 1 ACS, 1 TLS. Includes TMsS copies of poetry by Logan.

Box: 2 Fold: 24 Love, Theresa R.
Correspondence datespan: 6/22/78-12/15/78

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Theresa R. Love, writer and member of English department facultly at Southern Illinois University: 4 TLS, 1 ACS.

Box: 2 Fold: 25 Lowell, Robert
Correspondence datespan: 11/10/53-11/25/53

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from poet Robert Lowell (1917-77):

TCS, 11/10/53 - Re. Lowell's visit to Illinois. Also mentions Galway Kinnell.

ALS + envelope, postmarked 11/25/53 - "Many thanks for your trouble..."

Includes TL carbon from NJ, 11/12/53.

Box: 2 Fold: 26 MacSherry, Charles W.
Correspondence datespan: 1/27/49-12/19/55

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Charles W. MacSherry, friend, professor (at Smith College) and reviewer for Poetry magazine: 3 TLS, 2 ACS.

Box: 2 Fold: 27 McDermott, John Francis
Correspondence datespan: 4/9/70-12/4/72

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 TLS from McDermott to NJ, 12/4/70, with reference to NJ's dedication to McDermott in his book, "Toward the Modern" (Southern Illinois University Press, 1972). Also contains biographical data on John Francis McDermott (1902-81). Includes 2 brochures for the Spanish in the Mississippi Valley conference, 1970, and for an exhibition of Seth Eastman paintings.

Box: 2 Fold: 28 McDermott, Mary Stephanie
Correspondence datespan: 6/15/70-1/2/80

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Mary Stephanie McDermott, wife of scholar and author, John Francis McDermott: 10 TLS, 2 TCS.

Box: 2 Fold: 29 McDonnell, Thomas P.
Correspondence datespan: 12/21/55

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from Thomas P. McDonnell, author. TLS, 12/21/55. Includes TMs 8 pp. by McDonnell entitled, "The Cummings Controversy," with references to John Logan's advocacy of Cummings.

Box: 2 Fold: 30 McGuire, William - 1. 1949-54
Correspondence datespan: 10/28/49-9/23/54

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from William McGuire (1917), author and Jungian scholar: 8 TLS, 3 TCS, 1 ACS, 1 TNS. Note: TLS dated 4/29/54 includes enclosed TLS from McGuire to "Teaneck," 4/17/54; and TLS from Thomas Pyles to McGuire, 3/25/54.

Box: 2 Fold: 31 McGuire, William - 2. 1955
Correspondence datespan: 1/4/55-12/13/55

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from William McGuire: 3 TLS, including TLS 12/17/54, from John D. Barrett, vice president of the Bollingen Foundation (enclosed with TLS from McGuire to NJ, 1/4/55). Also, TL carbon to Mcguire from Jackson Mathews, 12/13/55 (enclosed with TLS from McGuire to NJ, 12/17/55).

Box: 2 Fold: 32 McGuire, William - 3. 1956-57
Correspondence datespan: 11/29/56-11/21/57

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from William McGuire: 8 TLS, 1 ACS, 1 ALS. Includes 1 TL carbon copy to McGuire from Herbert Steiner, 11/29/56.

Box: 2 Fold: 33 McGuire, William - 4. 1958
Correspondence datespan: 1/23/58-10/22/58

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from William McGuire: 6 TLS, 1 ACS. Includes b/w photograph, probably of McGuire.

Box: 2 Fold: 34 McGuire, William - 5. 1960-61
Correspondence datespan: 2/17/60-7/11/61

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from William McGuire: 8 TLS, with TL carbons from NJ.

Box: 2 Fold: 35 McGuire, William - 6. 1962-67
Correspondence datespan: 4/30/67-7/7/67

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from William McGuire: 10 TLS, 2 ACS. Includes TL carbons from NJ.

Box: 2 Fold: 36 McLuhan, Marshall
Correspondence datespan: 2/6/54

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to NJ from (Herbert) Marshall McLuhan (1911-80): TLS + envelope, 2/6/54, re. a review for Poetry magazine.

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