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Katherine Garrison Chapin: The Poet and Her Circle
Howard W. Gunlocke Rare Book and Special Collections Room
May 22, 1982
September 14, 1982
An exhibit of books and manuscripts drawn from the Katherine Chapin Biddle Collection of Poetry. On display are first editions, many of the presentation copies, of works by such authors as Conrad Aiken, W. H. Auden, T. S. Eliot, St.-John Perse, Allen Tate, and William Carlos Williams, among others. Katherine Garrison Chapin, who married Attorney General Francis Biddle, was a poet, critic, and a Fellow in American Letters at the Library of Congress. Her extensive book collection was given to Georgetown in 1981 by her son, Edmund Randolph Biddle.