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THE JOYCE KILMER PAPERS
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Box: 1 Fold: 52 Kilmer, Joyce to Daly, James J., S.J. 1/27/1916
Letter date: 1/27/1916

DESCRIPTION: Contains xerox copy of TL from JK to Fr. Daly. Reiterates notification of proposed visit to Campion College.

Box: 1 Fold: 53 Kilmer, Joyce to Daly, James J., S.J. 2/22/1916
Letter date: 2/22/1916

DESCRIPTION: Contains xerox copy of TL from JK to Fr. Daly: "Your anger falls deservedly on my shoulders.." JK goes on to explain why he could not, after all, make his visit.

Box: 1 Fold: 54 Kilmer, Joyce to Daly, James J., S.J. 1/31/1917
Letter date: 1/31/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL carbon from JK to Fr. Daly. 3 pp. Re. proposed lectures and topics JK was to give at Campion College, Prairie de Chien, Wisconsin. Also refers to writing an article on Francis Thompson for the Warner Library World's Best Literature series.

Box: 1 Fold: 55 Kilmer, Joyce to Gifford, Irving L.
Letter date: Partly torn off, c. 1913-1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL carbon from JK to Rev. Irving L. Gifford, D.D. 3 pp. Part of the date is missing; this letter could have been written any time from 1913 to 1917 during JK's employment at the NY Times. The letter offers literary advice to Reverend Gifford for a paper on modern Catholic poets.

Box: 1 Fold: 56 Kilmer, Joyce to Sister Mary John
Letter dates: 2/26/1917 & 3/30/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, 3/26/1917, from Sister Mary John, College of Mt. St. Mary, Plainfield, New Jersey, to JK re. dates for a lecture he was to give on "Some Modern Manias, Literary, Artistic and Social." Includes TL carbon reply from JK, 3/30/1917.

Box: 1 Fold: 57 Kilmer, Joyce to Murphy, Kate S.
Letter date: 3/30/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL carbon from JK to Kate S. Murphy, Guild of St. Agnes, Hartford, Connecticut. Re. lecture by JK on "Some Modern Manias: Literary, Artistic and Social."

Box: 1 Fold: 58 Kilmer, Joyce to O'Donnell, Charles L., C.S.C.
Letter date: 1/31/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL carbon from JK to Charles L. O'Donnell, C.S.C. Re. prospective lecture by JK to be given at Notre Dame University on "The Poets of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and Their Successors."

Box: 1 Fold: 59 Kilmer, Annie Kilburn to Lanahan, William L. Apr.-June 1919
Letter datespan: 4/21/1919 - 6/9/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Annie Kilburn Kilmer to family friend, William L. Lanahan. Almost all ensuing correspondence in these folders contains some reference to JK.

4/21/1919, ALS + envelope

5/21/1919, ALS + envelope

6/2/1919, ALS + envelope

6/9/1919, ALS + envelope

Box: 1 Fold: 60 Kilmer, Annie Kilburn to Lanahan, William L. Jul-Aug 1919
Letter datespan: 7/2/1919-8/29/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Annie Kilburn Kilmer to family friend, William L. Lanahan.

7/2/1919, ALS + envelope. Inquires whether Lanahan has received the copy of "Trees and Other Poems" that she sent.

7/7/1919, ALS + envelope. Remarks that "I dread the 30th, though (the anniversary of my son's glorious death), but I will have to bear it as I have borne other griefs."

7/17/1919, ACS (postcard).

7/21/1919, ALS + envelope. Expresses gratitude for the mass to be held commemorating the death of JK.

8/28/1919, ACS + envelope. Reference to health of her husband, Frederick.

Box: 1 Fold: 61 Kilmer, Annie Kilburn to Lanahan, William L. Sept-Oct 1919
Letter datespan: 9/15/1919-10/25/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Annie Kilburn Kilmer to family friend, William L. Lanahan.

9/15/1919, ALS + envelope. Re. lectures based on her book, "Memories of My Son, Sergeant Joyce Kilmer" (published by Brentano's Publishers, N.Y., 1920).

9/21/1919, ACS + envelope.

9/26/1919, ACS + envelope.

10/25/1919, ALS. Recounts a successful reading of JK's poetry at St. Elizabeth's College.



Box: 1 Fold: 62 Kilmer, Annie Kilburn to Lanahan, William L. Nov. 1919
Letter datespan: 11/5/1919-11/28/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Annie Kilburn Kilmer to family friend, William L. Lanahan.

11/5/1919, ALS + envelope. Accepts invitation to read from JK's poetry to Knights of Columbus, 12/7/1919. Includes newsclipping of article by AKK to NY Times protesting the title of a new publication of JK's work, "Joyce Kilmer's Poems, Essays and Letters."

11/11/1919, ALS. Re. proposed outline of readings for AKK's appearance before the Knights of Columbus.

11/19/19, ALS + envelope.

Box: 1 Fold: 63 Kilmer, Annie Kilburn to Lanahan, William L. Dec. 1919
Letter datespan: 12/2/1919-12/29/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Annie Kilburn Kilmer to family friend, William L. Lanahan.

12/2/1919, ALS + envelope. Re. her reading to the Knights of Columbus.

12/9/1919, ACS + envelope. Written to Harry S. Blot of the Guiding Star Council, Knights of Columbus, thanking him and its members for hosting her reading of JK's poetry on 12/7/1919. Includes printed invitation card for the event and AKK's calling card.

12/9/1919, ACS + envelope. Thanks Lanahan for helping to host her reading.

12/12/1919, ACS + envelope.

12/26/1919, ACS (postcard). "Have been quite seriously ill for ten days..."

12/29/1919, ALS.

c. 12/1919 undated Christmas card, signed in pencil by AKK.



Box: 1 Fold: 64 Kilmer, Annie Kilburn to Lanahan, William L. Jan-Mar 1920
Letter datespan: 1/23/1920-3/14/1920

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Annie Kilburn Kilmer to family friend, William L. Lanahan.

1/23/1920, ACS (postcard).

2/11/1920, ACS. Refers to coming publication of her book on JK, "Memories of My Son, Sergeant Joyce Kilmer" (Brentano's Publishers, NY, 1920). Includes promotion pamphlet.

3/14/1920, ALS + envelope. Refers to sailing shortly for England and her plans to visit JK's gravesite near the Ourcq river in France.

Box: 1 Fold: 65 Kilmer, Annie Kilburn to Lanahan, William L. April 1920
Letter datespan: 4/19/1920 - c. 4/30/1920

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Annie Kilburn Kilmer to family friend, William L. Lanahan.

4/19/1920, ALS + envelope. Re. obtaining names and addresses of the Order of the Knights of Columbus to promote her new book, "Memories of My Son..."

ALS, no date, but refers to preceding letter, 4/19/1920; therefore, probably written between that date and the end of the month. Recounts a supernatural experience while attending a meeting of the Charles Dickens Fellowship, of which JK was president, "I felt quite a distinct touch on my left shoulder...it must have been Joyce..."



Box: 1 Fold: 66 Kilmer, Annie Kilburn to Lanahan, William L. June-Aug 1920
Letter datespan: 6/15/1920-8/1/1920

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Annie Kilburn Kilmer to family friend William L. Lanahan.

6/15/1920, postcard.

8/1/1920, ALS + envelope. Recounts her visit to England.

Box: 1 Fold: 67 Kilmer, Annie Kilburn to Lanahan, William L. 1921
Letter datespan: 1/30/1921 - 4/11/1921

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Annie Kilburn Kilmer to family friend William L. Lanahan.

1/21/1921, ALS + envelope. Re. advice to Lanahan on his trip to England.

2/1/1921, ALS + envelope. More advice on Lanahan's visit to England.

4/5/1921, ALS. Mentions sending her poem, "At His Grave in France."

4/5/1921, ACS + envelope. Includes TMs of the poem written by AKK about JK's tomb, "At His Grave in France" (1920).

4/11/1921, ALS + envelope w/ small ACS.



Box: 1 Fold: 68 Kilmer, Annie Kilburn to Tyrrel, Dorothy 1923-1926
Letter datespan: 11/19/1923-11/16/1926

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Annie Kilburn Kilmer to her friend Dorothy Tyrrel, near whom she would summer in Great Barrington, Mass.

11/19/1923, ALS + envelope. Refers to starting to write her book, "Leaves from My Life" (to be published by Frye Publishing Company, New York, 1925).

6/5/1925, ACS + envelope.

11/16/1925, ALS + envelope. Mentions her interest in the Rhinelander School for handicapped children. "Joyce's second child, little Rose Kilmer was a victim of infantile paralysis and died just before he sailed for France. That was how I first became interested in the school.."

11/16/1926, ACS + envelope. Compliments Ms. Tyrrel on her poetry.



Box: 1 Fold: 69 Kilmer, Annie Kilburn to Tyrrel, Dorothy 1927-1929
Letter datespan: 6/3/1927-11/17/1929

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Annie Kilburn Kilmer to her friend Dorothy Tyrrel.

6/3/1927, ALS + envelope.

6/20/1927, ACS (postcard).

11/16/1927, ALS + envelope.

6/6/1928, ACS + envelope.

11/17/1929, ALS + envelope on Dickens Fellowship letterhead.

Box: 1 Fold: 70 Kilmer, Annie Kilburn to Tyrrel, Dorothy 1930-1932
Letter datespan: 11/17/1930-10/10/1932

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Annie Kilburn Kilmer to her friend Dorothy Tyrrel.

11/18/1930, ALS + envelope.

6/8/1931, ACS + envelope. "But of course I'd like you to call me "Aunt Annie," dear child..."

11/16/1931, ACS + envelope.

12/21/1931, Christmas card signed "Aunt Annie." Includes envelope.

1/6/1932, TLS + envelope from Frederick Kilmer to Ms. Tyrrel informing her of AKK's death.



Box: 1 Fold: 71 Kilmer, Frederick to Lanahan, William L.
Letter datespan: 5/8/1920-6/18/1920

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Frederick Kilmer to William L. Lanahan.

5/8/1920, TLS + envelope. 2 pp. Requests information on the "exact location, and suggestions as to the easiest way to reach" JK's gravesite in France.

6/18/1920, TLS. Re. the recent publication of AKK's book, "Memories of My Son."

Box: 1 Fold: 72 Alden, Annie to Kilmer, Aline
Post mark: 11/27/1911

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to AK from Annie Alden, step-sister of AK.

Box: 2 Fold: 1 Benet, Laura
Letter not dated

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to AK from Laura Benet (American poet, 1884-1979, daughter of James Walker and Frances Neill (Rose) Benet and sister of Stephen Vincent and William Rose Benet). Re. review by Laura Benet of AK's book of poetry, "Vigils" (George H. Doran Company, c.1921).

Box: 2 Fold: 2 Black, John
Letter date: 8/12/1918

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from John Black to "Margaret" (possibly Margaret Widdemer) re. death of JK. 2 folios.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Branch, Anna Hempstead
Letter datespan: 12/31/1916-4/1/1920

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Anna Hempstead Branch to AK:

ACS, New Year's Eve, 1916. New Year's greeting to JK and AK.

ALS, 4/1/1920. To AK: "Thank you so much for the dear visit."

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Bunker, John to Kilmer, Kenton 2/7/1939
Letter date: 2/7/1939

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to Kenton Kilmer from Catholic author John Bunker. Re. an informal review of KK's poem, "The Birds," written while KK was a graduate student at Georgetown University (TMs, 3 pp., included).

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Bunker, John to Kilmer, Kenton 7/8/1946
Letter date: 7/8/1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to KK from John Bunker. Requests KK's criticism of MSS (not included) he has just completed.

Box: 2 Fold: 6 Bynner, Witter
Letter datespan: 3/8/1922-3/16/1922

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Witter Bynner to "Mrs. Kilmer" (probably Aline), 3/8/1922, re. using some of JK's poetry for a French anthology of English and American poetry. Includes TL carbon to Bynner from The Literary Digest on behalf of Mrs. Kilmer, 3/16/1922; and TL carbon from Bynner to George H. Doran, publisher, 3/16/1922.

Box: 2 Fold: 7 Coates, Florence Earle
Letter date: 1/2/1915

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from American author Florence Earle Coates:

ALS addressed to "Mrs. Alden" (AK's mother), 1/2/1915. Refers to illness of AK's stepfather, Henry Mills Alden, editor of Harper's Magazine.

ACS addressed to JK, n.d. Accompanied a bronze figurine, "I hope you will accept this little bronze gentleman..." (not included).



Box: 2 Fold: 8 Crowell, Grace Noll
No date

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 printed cards of poems by Grace Noll Crowell inscribed to AK.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1918
Letter datespan: 4/2/1918-4/21/1918

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from James J. Daly, S.J. (writer and editor of America magazine 1909-1911) to AK:

4/2/1918, ALS, 4pp. Responds to a letter from AK apparently written about her "table-tapping experiences" with Margaret Widdemer. Fr. Daly writes: "But I have a faint suspicion that your apprehensions on that score are not genuine enough to worry you."

4/21/1918, ALS. "Any news from Joyce? I am thinking of him all the time these days..."



Box: 2 Fold: 10 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1919
Letter datespan: 6/5/1919-9/10/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from James J. Daly, S.J. to AK:

6/5/1919, ALS, 5 pp. Re. reviewing AK's poetry.

6/30/1919, ALS, 6 pp. More on AK's poetry. Includes lengthy quotation from comments by Louise Imogen Guiney on AK's poetry.

7/9/1919, ALS, 3 pp. "The poem is very beautiful and true..."

9/10/1919, ALS, 6 pp. Offers solace vis a vis a prospective house-moving of the Kilmer family. Also comments at length on his perceptions of AK's children, Michael and Kenton.

Box: 2 Fold: 11 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1920-1921
Letter datespan: 10/20/1920-5/20/1921

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from James J. Daly, S.J. to AK:

10/20/1920, ALS, 4 pp. Re. a proposed visit by AK to Fr. Daly and advice.

12/21/1920, ALS, 3 pp.

5/20/1921, ALS, 5 pp.

Box: 2 Fold: 12 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1922-1923 (Jul-Aug)
Letter datespan: 4/14/1922-8/20/1923

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from James J. Daly, S.J. to AK:

4/14/1922, ALS, 4 pp. "These are affectionate Easter greetings to the Kilmer family..."

7/3/1923, ALS, 4 pp. Re. AK's book entitled, "Hunting a Hair Shirt and Other Spiritual Adventures" (George H. Doran Company, c.1923).

7/31/1923, ALS 6 pp. "I would like to see you a millionaire, so that you might no longer be harried by small cares."

8/20/1923, ALS, 2 pp. Refers to Rev.Charles O'Donnell, C.S.C.

Box: 2 Fold: 13 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1923 (Sept.-Dec.)
Letter datespan: 9/23/1923-12/20/1923

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from James J. Daly, S.J. to AK:

9/23/1923, ALS, 4 pp. "The lady of the moated grange never wailed for anyone as I have been wailing for a letter from you."

10/2/1923, ALS, 9 pp. Refers to Daniel Lord, S.J., and forwards the latter's address.

12/20/1923, ALS, 7 pp. "The silence was yours."

Box: 2 Fold: 14 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1924
Letter datespan: 6/4/1924-12/12/1924

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from James J. Daly, S.J. to AK:

6/4/1924, ALS. "I am still alive." Writes from London.

7/2/1924, ALS. Re. his time in England.

7/16/1924, ALS. Re. his time in England.

8/9/1924, ALS. 4 pp. More on his visit in England.

10/29/1924, ALS. About England.

12/12/1924. Sends Christmas greetings from England.

Box: 2 Fold: 15 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1925
Letter datespan: 1/11/1925-7/19/1925

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from James J. Daly, S.J. to AK: Ensuing correspondence is all from Oxford, England.

1/11/1925, ALS.

2/4/1925, ACS.

2/23/1925, ALS. Mentions visiting Helen Parry Eden.

6/7/1925, ALS. Written from the Papal Biblical Institute, Rome.

7/19/1925, ACS.

Box: 2 Fold: 16 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1927-1928
Letter datespan: 1/11/1927-9/23/1928

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from James J. Daly, S.J. to AK:

1/11/1927, ALS, 4 pp. Refers to visiting Deborah Kilmer at school.

3/17/1927, ALS, 3 pp. "Thank you for your letter. Its little details were very precious."

1/14/1928, ALS, 3 pp. "I am very sorry I missed you in New York."

9/23/1928, ALS. "I am sorry I was making my annual retreat when Kenton came to St. Louis."



Box: 2 Fold: 17 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1929
Letter datespan: 4/25/1929-5/26/1929

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from James J. Daly, S.J. to AK:

4/25/1929, ALS, 3 pp. Re. recently published poetry by Fr. Daly.

5/26/1929, ALS, 4 pp. "The news about Constance's little boy was appalling!" Refers to Amos Kimball Greene, son of AK's sister Constance Murray Greene, killed by a hit-and-run car at home in Larchmont, New York.



Box: 2 Fold: 18 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1930
Letter datespan: 2/1/1930-12/21/1930

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from James J. Daly, S.J. to AK:

2/1/1930, ALS, 2 pp. "The drudgery of schoolwork has made me loathe the insistency of letters..."

6/11/1930, ALS. "It was very nice indeed to get the announcement of Kenton's graduation."

7/6/1930, ALS. "Your letter was received with cheers."

9/8/1930, ALS, 3 pp. "Father Shyne has survived the heats." Refers to Cornelius A. Shyne, S.J.

12/21/1930, ALS. "I wish Christmas happiness for you and the children..."

Box: 2 Fold: 19 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1931-1932
Letter datespan: 1/15/1931-4/5/1932

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from James J. Daly, S.J. to AK:

1/15/1931, ALS, 2 pp. "Your letter only partially supplied what I anticipated from a face-to-face chat."

10/23/1931, ALS, 2 pp. "You are a gracious lady. I didn't deserve your letter."

1/27/1932, ALS. "Why don't you type your letters to me if you find it easier that way?" Refers to death of Annie Kilburn Kilmer.

4/5/1932, ALS, 2 pp.

Box: 2 Fold: 20 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1933-1935
Letter datespan: 12/13/1934-9/5/1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Rev. James J. Daly, S.J. to Aline Kilmer:

12/13/1933, ALS, 2 pp. "Your note put an end to my suspense." Mentions illness of Helen Parry Eden's son; and Bookman Publishers going out of business.

3/29/1934, ALS. "I have grossly mistreated your nice letter..."

5/17/1934, ALS, 2pp. Refers to his book of poetry, "Boscobel and Other Rimes." Also mentions receiving a message that Rev. Charles O'Donnell is dying.

5/23/1934, ALS, 2 pp. Refers to Rev. Charles O'Donnell.

6/13/1934, ALS, 2pp. Refers to death of Rev. Charles O'Donnell and to Fr. Daly's book, "Boscobel..."

7/13/1934, TLS. Refers to Rev. Charles O. Donnell.

9/5/1935, ALS + memorial card for Rev. John A. McClorey, S.J.

Box: 2 Fold: 21 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1936
Letter datespan: 4/5/1936-12/20/1936

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Rev. James J. Daly, S.J. to Aline Kilmer:

4/5/1936, ALS. 2pp. "I think I would have written sooner..."

4/14/1936, ALS. Re. death of AKK.

6/14/1936, ALS, 3 pp. Reference to seeing "Kip" [Christopher] and Kenton Kilmer. Also reference to Joyce Kilmer.

9/1/1936, ALS. "I came out of retreat this morning."

9/19/1936, ALS. "It was very cheerful to hear you had received a clean bill after all those hospital exams."

12/20/1936, ALS. "It is just a month since I didn't answer your last letter."

Box: 2 Fold: 22 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1937
Letter datespan: 3/25/1937-12/19/1937

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Rev. James J. Daly, S.J. to Aline Kilmer:

3/25/1937, ALS, 3 pp. Reference to Kenton Kilmer's prospective wedding.

12/19/1937, ALS. "I am going to say Mass for you..."

Box: 2 Fold: 23 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1938
Letter datespan: 1/10/1938-12/25/1938

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Rev. James J. Daly, S.J. to Aline Kilmer:

1/10/1938, ALS, 2pp. Offers solace vis a vis AKK's death, on Deborah Kilmer's religious vocation.

4/14/1938, ALS. "I wish you a happy Easter!"

5/12/1938, ALS, 2 pp. "Pour encourager, I'm answering your letter promptly."

8/4/1938, ALS. Refers to "Kip's" [Christopher] marriage.

8/18/1938, ALS. "Deb called last evening..."

10/26/1938, ALS. "Where in the world is Eleanor Gould?"

12/21/1938, ALS. "Merry Christmas!"

12/25/1938, ALS. "It was nice to get your card..."

Box: 2 Fold: 24 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1939
Letter datespan: 6/20/1939-12/31/1939

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Rev. James J. Daly, S.J. to Aline Kilmer:

6/20/1939, ALS. "Some time ago you held out hopes of a letter."

6/25/1939, ALS, 2 pp. Reference to John Newman's "Apologia Pro Vita Sua," and to Theodore Maynard.

12/31/1939, ALS. "I was glad to have your Christmas greetings..."



Box: 2 Fold: 25 Daly, James J., S.J. to Kilmer, Aline 1940-1941
Letter datespan: 6/19/1940-5/4/1941

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Rev. James J. Daly, S.J. to Aline Kilmer:

6/19/1940, ALS. "I get crumbs of news about you that leave me hungry for more."

6/26/1940, ALS, 3 pp. "I know how hard it was for you to write."

7/20/1940, ALS. "The accompanying cards will give you an idea of how old I am getting."

5/4/1941, ALS. "I heard through the Prices that you are not at all well." Refers to friends Benjamin Marsden and Helen Price, sister of Caroline Giltinan Harlow.

Includes 5 remembrance cards commemorating Fr. Daly's golden jubilee, University of Detroit, July 23, 1940.

Box: 2 Fold: 26 Daly, Thomas
Letter datespan: 3/7/1918-8/20/1918

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from writer, journalist and humorous poet Thomas A. Daly to AK:

3/7/1918, ALS. "I'm thoroughly ashamed of my tardiness in acknowledging receipt of Joyce's fine book."

8/20/1918, ALS. Condolences on JK's death.

Box: 2 Fold: 27 Duffy, Francis P.
Letter datespan: c. 5/1/1920-5/12/1926

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Francis P. Duffy (1871-1932), clergyman who served as chaplain with JK in the 69th regiment, New York national guard, later called the 165th infantry of the 42nd ("Rainbow") division in France during WWI.

ANS giving information on the location of JK's gravesite in Seringes, France. Written to "Mr. L" probably William Lanahan circa May 1920 around the time Frederick Kilmer had written to Lanahan also requesting such information (cf. letter in Box 1:71).

TLS to AK, 5/12/1926.



Box: 2 Fold: 28 Egan, Thomas
Letter date: 11/4/1919

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to William Lanahan from Irish tenor, Thomas Egan, 2 pp. Refers to inviting AKK and Francis Duffy to his concert. (See also Folder 4:1 for a full account of this event by William Lanahan in his "Memories of Joyce Kilmer.")

Box: 2 Fold: 29 Jordan, Elizabeth G.
Incomplete date: 3/28/?

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from American novelist Elizabeth G. Jordan (1867-1947), to "Mrs. Kilmer" (probably AK) inviting her to dine.

Box: 2 Fold: 30 Lincoln, Joseph C.
Letter date: 1/17/1917

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS to JK from American author Joseph C. Lincoln.

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