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Stuart Wright Collection: Robert Penn Warren Papers, 1885-1990, undated (bulk 1940-1989)

(Manuscript Collection #1169-014)

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Title: Stuart Wright Collection: Robert Penn Warren Papers
Creators: Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989
Wright, Stuart T., 1948-
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English; Dutch; Latin
Abstract: Papers (1885-1990, undated [Bulk: 1940-1989]) documenting the life and literary career of Robert Penn Warren, the noted American poet, novelist, playwright, biographer, and educator, including correspondence; manuscripts, photographic prints, proofs of published materials, printed material, loose manuscripts from the Stuart Wright Book Collection, audio recordings and oversized materials, by or about Robert Penn Warren, Cleanth Brooks, John Ciardi, Annie Dillard, Fred Chappell, Richard Ghormley Eberhart, Robert Frost, George Garrett, Randall Jarrell, Robert Lowell, Bernard Malamud, Albert J. Montesi, John Crowe Ransom, Theodore Roethke, William Carlos Williams, and others, in English, Dutch, and Latin language.
Extent: 4.55 Cubic feet, 18 archival boxes, 3 oversized folders, 724 items.

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Accessions Information

21 June 2010, 4.30 cubic feet; 17 archival boxes & 3 oversized folders; 727 items; 11,790 p. Papers (1885-1990, undated [Bulk: 1940-1989]) documenting the life and literary career of Robert Penn Warren, the noted American poet, novelist, playwright, biographer, and educator, including correspondence; manuscripts, photographic prints, proofs of published materials, printed material, loose manuscripts from the Stuart Wright Book Collection, audio recordings and oversized materials, by or about Robert Penn Warren, Cleanth Brooks, John Ciardi, Annie Dillard, Fred Chappell, Richard Ghormley Eberhart, Robert Frost, George Garrett, Randall Jarrell, Robert Lowell, Bernard Malamud, Albert J. Montesi, John Crowe Ransom, Theodore Roethke, William Carlos Williams, and others. Vendor: Stuart Wright.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Stuart Wright Collection - Robert Penn Warren Papers (#1169-014) East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

Acquisition Information

  • Purchased from Stuart Wright, 6/21/2010

Processing Information

  • Processing, Preliminary inventory & Container List, by Jonathan Dembo, with the assistance of Krystal Cook, Saundra Pinkham, & Dick Wolfe, 7/12/2010; revised 11/19/2010; Final inventory by Krystal Cook, revised 2/16/2011; revised by Douglas Tuers, 4/27/2011; Finding aid by Jonathan Dembo, 3/29/2012; Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, 7/9/2012; Encoding revised by Jonathan Dembo, 7/18/2012, 6/4/2013, 10/11/2013.


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Robert Penn Warren

Robert Penn Warren was born in 1905 in Guthrie, Kentucky. He attended Vanderbilt, Oxford, Yale, and the University of California Berkeley. He won three Pulitzer Prizes, two for poetry, and one for the novel All The King’s Men. He was the first Poet Laureate of the United States and was awarded the Presidential Medal of freedom. In the summer of 1929, he secretly married Emma Brescia. The marriage ended in divorce in 1951. On 7 December 1952, he married again to the travel writer Eleanor Clark Warren (6 July 1913 – 16 February 1996). The couple had two children, Rosanna Phelps Warren and Gabriel Penn Warren. The collection includes numerous references to Warren’s second family and includes copies of Mrs. Warren’s works.

Warren was an unusually versatile writer who was successful in numerous forms of literature, including poetry, drama, short stories, novels and literary criticism. Writing about his native South, Warren achieved international recognition and distinction in each of these forms but it is as a poet, critic, and novelist that he was most widely known.

Warren produced 10 novels and a collection of short stories, The Circus in the Attic and Other Stories (1948). By far the most successful of his novels was All The King's Men (1946), the story of a southern politician and demagogue named Willie Stark, who was loosely modeled on Huey Long of Louisiana. Warren was considered one of the most influential of the New Critics, who had great influence on the teaching of literature in American schools and universities during the late 1940s and 1950s. All The King's Men epitomized what literature should be in New Critical terms---a complicated but highly readable narrative filled with irony and ambiguity and was widely used in courses on modern fiction. It won both the Pulitzer Prize and the Southern Authors Award in 1947.

In later years, Warren wrote more loosely told stories about dramatic and romantic subjects, such as the interracial theme of Band of Angels (1955) or the natural disasters of The Cave (1959) and Flood: A Romance of Our Time (1964). Warren's poetry was intellectual, filled with powerful images, and rooted in the pre-Civil War South. He continued to write impressive poetry almost until the time of his death, in 1989.

Stuart Wright

The Robert Penn Warren Papers were collected and compiled by Stuart T. Wright. Wright was born on 30 March 1948 in Roxboro, North Carolina. He was the son of Frances Critcher Wright (1919-2010) and Wallace Lyndon Wright (1921-1965). An avid reader as a boy, Wright developed a strong interest in the American Civil War and with his father toured many of the war’s battlefields searching for artifacts and studying the history of the era. At the age of 12, he won a statewide “Johnny Reb” essay contest and by the age of 15 had visited every major battlefield of the Civil War. Wright attended Roxboro High School, from which he graduated in 1966. It was during these years that he developed an interest in collecting historical books and manuscripts and began relationships with a number of local collectors and dealers.

In the fall of 1966, Wright enrolled at Wake Forest University as a pre-med, history, German and music student. Wright earned a B.A. in German and music in 1970. As a graduate student at Wake Forest University, Wright focused his studies on Southern history and literature, his ambition being to build an authoritative Southern Studies collection for the university. He received a master's degree in Southern Studies in 1973 and a second master's degree in U.S. History in 1980. Additionally Wright holds a professional degree from England in a medically related field. It was while studying there that he became interested in Thomas Wolfe, the noted North Carolina native and novelist.

Following his graduation from Wake Forest, Wright began to develop his collections more systematically, acquiring many first editions of Southern writers. In 1976 he began teaching at Reynolda House, a Wake Forest University affiliate dedicated to the arts and arts education. Wright taught classes in American music as well as human anatomy for art students. In 1978 Wright became Lecturer in Education at Wake Forest University. During his 10 years teaching at Wake Forest University, Wright authored numerous works of Civil War and North Carolina history, and dozens of articles, bibliographies, essays and reviews on Southern literature and the writers whose papers he collected. In addition, he developed a strong interest in the writings of the English poet Donald Davie and the Minnesota-born poet Richard Eberhart, whose works he also collected.

At the same time, Wright also began a career as a publisher by starting Palaemon Press in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. By 1984, Palaemon Press had produced 316 titles, consisting mainly of broadsides and limited editions, of the poetry and essays of such Southern writers as A. R. Ammons, Fred Chappell, James Dickey, William Goyen, George Garrett, and Eudora Welty. He also built comprehensive collections and compiled book-length descriptive bibliographies of A.R. Ammons, Andrew Lytle, Reynolds Price, James Dickey, William Goyen, Walker Percy, Randall Jarrell, Peter Taylor, George Garrett, Richard Eberhart, and Donald Davie. As well as serving as editor of the contemporary literature section of the Bulletin of Bibliography throughout the 1980s, Wright also contributed pioneering checklists of the writings of Southern poets Henry Taylor, Charles Wright, and Robert Morgan. For Meckler Publishing he served as series editor for a number of book-length bibliographies and checklists. In recognition of these accomplishments, when he was just 32, Wright was elected to membership in New York's prestigious Grolier Club.

All of these works are represented in the Stuart Wright Collection. In his dealings with these various authors Wright made consistent efforts to acquire personal papers, letters and documents, photographs, manuscripts, drafts, proofs, and published materials to supplement his continuing activities as a purchaser of their works. In this way, Wright acquired perhaps a majority of his overall collection. Over the years a number of biographers used Wright’s collection to aid their research. For example, James A. Grimshaw, Jr. used the collection extensively for his Robert Penn Warren: A Descriptive Bibliography, 1922-1979 published by the University Press of Virginia, in 1981 and Craig S. Abbott did so as well for John Crowe Ransom: A Descriptive Bibliography, published by Whitston Publishing Company, Inc. in 1999. Joseph Blotner also used the Wright collection in researching Robert Penn Warren: A Biography, published by Random House in 1997.

Nevertheless, from the mid- to late 1980s, Wright began to look for a permanent home for his collection, which he felt had grown too large and yet had been too little used. Unable to find a repository willing to accept the entire collection under suitable conditions, he sold a number of individual author collections to Vanderbilt University, Duke University, the University of Texas at Austin, and Emory University. It was not until 2010 that he reached agreement to house the remaining, and largest part of his collection at East Carolina University. The Stuart Wright Collection in the East Carolina Manuscript Collection of J.Y. Joyner Library includes 22 sub-collections of the papers of Southern American writers. The related Stuart Wright Book Collection holds several thousand volumes by or about many of the same writers. Many of these volumes contain annotations, inscriptions, and insertions that reveal much about the authors in the collection and their relationships with one another. In 1998 Wright moved to England, and since 2001 he has resided in the medieval market town of Ludlow, in Shropshire.

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The Robert Penn Warren Papers consists of eighteen archival boxes and three oversized folders of manuscript materials, 1885-1990, and including some undated materials. The collection contains approximately 9.65 cubic feet of manuscript materials in 18 archival containers and 3 oversized folders. The bulk of the material dates from 1940 to 1989.

The collection is arranged in its original order, except as noted below, in eight series, including correspondence, typescripts and holographic materials, literary essays and notes, poems, uncorrected and edited proofs, loose manuscripts transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection, audio recordings, and oversized materials.

More than a third of the collection (six boxes) consists of typescripts and holographic materials of Warren’s published and unpublished works, including nineteen versions of Portrait of a Father, his biography of his father written during 1988.

The loose manuscripts transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection are an heterogeneous mix of items found in the pages of Warren-related books collected by Stuart Wright from various sources. These items include correspondence, clippings, ephemera, photographic prints, printed materials, among a wide variety of other materials. The loose manuscripts are linked to the book of origin by their Stuart Wright Book Collection Number (e.g. Stuart Wright Book Collection #38.4)

Series 1: Correspondence consists of Robert Penn Warren’s correspondence, 1946-1986, with Louis Daniel Brodsky, Fred Chappell, John Ciardi, George Garrett, Bernard Malamud, David Sladen, and George White. It consists primarily of autograph and typed latters signed. Series one is held in Box 1.a – 1.k

Series 2: Typescripts and Holograph Materials consists of edited speeches and manuscripts, 1930-1988. It consists primarily of holographs, typescripts and edited typescripts. Most notably it contains 19 versions of Portrait of a Father, Warren’s biography of his father written during 1988. Series two is contained in Box 1.l - 6.t.

Series 3: Literary Essays and Notes consists of literary essays and notes written by Robert Penn Warren on literary subjects and the works of notable American and British authors, 1942-1986. It contains holograph, typescript, and photocopied materials. Series three is held in Box 7.a – 10.y

Series 4: Poems consists of typescripts, photocopies, and clippings of poems by Robert Penn Warren. 1940-1989. This series also contains one uncorrected proof of a broadside of the poem The Flower: A Poem (1981). Series four is held in Folder 011.a – 012.u

Series 5: Uncorrected and Edited Proofs consists of manuscripts of essays written by Robert Penn Warren and others that publishers sent to him for his comments, 1950-1987. A number of these were transferred from the Stuart Wright Book Collection. These items are linked to the book of origin by their Stuart Wright Book Collection Number (e.g. Stuart Wright Book Collection #38.04). Folder 012.y – 016.c

Series 6: Loose Manuscripts Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection consists of loose letters, contracts, and annotated poems by, to, or about Robert Penn Warren, 1885-1986, transferred from books in the Stuart Wright Book Collection. The loose manuscripts are linked to the book of origin by their Stuart Wright Book Collection Number (e.g. Stuart Wright Book Collection #38.04). Folder 016.d – 017.zzk

Series 7: Audio Recordings consists of three, reel-to-reel, audio recordings by or about Robert Penn Warren, ca. 1961, including Conversations on the Craft of Poetry with Cleanth Brooks, Robert Frost, John Crowe Ransom, Robert Lowell, Theodore Roethke; it also contains a recording by Yale University of Warren reading his poetry. Also available in each folder are digital copies of each audio recording on compact disc made by J. Y. Joyner Library, 3/28/2012. Folder 018.a – 018.c

Series 8: Oversized Materials consists of three oversized folders. The first contains the photocopied edited proof of New and Selected Poems, 1923-1985 by Robert Penn Warren; the second contains a broadside of Warren’s unpublished poem Whip-Poor-Will (2011) Number 41 of 150 "printed with permission of the literary estate of Robert Penn Warren at Somnambulist Tango Press for the opening of 'Stuart Wright: A Life in Collecting,' the inaugural exhibit from the Stuart Wright Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, September 7, 2011." See also: #1169-014.11.h; the third folder contains three black & white photographic portraits of Robert Penn Warren. Folder 011.h.os.1 – 017.q.os.2.

Note to Researchers: Series 6: Loose Manuscripts Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection consists of loose letters, contracts, and annotated poems by, to, or about Robert Penn Warren, 1885-1986, transferred from books in the Stuart Wright Book Collection. The loose manuscripts are linked to the book of origin by their Stuart Wright Book Collection Number (e.g. Stuart Wright Book Collection #38.04). Folder 016.d – 017.zzk

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Correspondence
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Typescript and Holograph Materials
  • Box 1#1169-014.1 Icon to indicate that there are digitized materials available
    • Folder l#1169-014.1.l
      All the King's Men, by Robert Penn Warren. Work - sheets & Cover letters [Books] (1959) Annotated Typescripts, Carbon typescripts; Holograph notes, in custom archival container with gold lettering. 3 items. 95 p. Note: Needs conservation.
    • Folder m#1169-014.1.m (1 item  digitized)
      All The King's Men [by Robert Penn Warren] Best Written Drama 1949, Screenplay by Robert Rossen. Third revised Final Shooting Script [Scripts] (1 March 1949) Hard cover. Mimeographed Typescripts in custom binding with gold lettering. 1 item. 140 p. Note: Cover stamped: "Screen Writers Guild...Award to Robert Penn Warren"
    • Folder n#1169-014.1.n
      Brother to Dragons, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1974 - 1975) Author's typescripts of a new version. Annotated Typescripts, with envelope, in custom archival container with gold lettering. 3 items. 101 p.
  • Box 2#1169-014.2 Icon to indicate that there are digitized materials available
    • Folder a#1169-014.2.a
      Brother to Dragons, Revised version, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1974 - 1975) Annotated photocopy typescripts in custom archival container with gold lettering. 2 items. 309 p.
    • Folder b#1169-014.2.b
      Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Who Called Themselves the Nimpau "The Real People": A Poem by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (January 1982) Typescripts with Notes, by Cleanth Brooks in custom archival container with gold lettering & envelopes. 4 items. 81 p.
    • Folder c#1169-014.2.c
      Chief Joseph of Nez Perce Who Called Themselves the Nimpau "The Real People": A Poem, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (January 1982) Typescripts with Notes, by A. M. Josephy in custom archival container with gold lettering & envelope. 3 items. 78 p.
    • Folder d#1169-014.2.d (7 items  digitized)
      • Democracy and Poetry, by Robert Penn Warren. Author's lecture notes [Books] [1974] Holograph notes in custom archival container with gold lettering. 1 item. 52 p.  (item #1)
      • Democracy and Poetry, by Robert Penn Warren. Lecture 1, pp. 1 - 26 [Books] [1974] Annotated Typescripts in custom archival container with gold lettering. 1 item. 26 p. Note: Marked "Master Copy revised for printed version".  (item #2)
      • Democracy and Poetry, by Robert Penn Warren. Lecture 2, pp. 1 - 44 [Books] [1974] Annotated Typescripts in custom archival container with gold lettering. 1 item. 26 p. Note: Marked "Master Copy".  (item #3)
      • Democracy and Poetry, by Robert Penn Warren. Lecture 2, pp. 1 - 38. Revision #1 [Books] (8 July 1974) Annotated Typescripts in custom archival container with gold lettering. 1 item. 45 p. Note: Marked "Master Copy".  (item #4)
      • Democracy and Poetry, by Robert Penn Warren. Lecture 2, pp. 1 - 32. Revision #2 [Books] [1974] Annotated Typescripts in custom archival container with gold lettering. 1 item. 32 p.  (item #5)
  • Box 3#1169-014.3 Icon to indicate that there are digitized materials available
    • Folder a#1169-014.3.a
      Katherine Anne Porter: Twentieth Century Views [Introduction], by Robert Penn Warren [Manuscripts] [ca. 1962] Annotated Typescripts, Carbon Typescripts in custom archival container with gold lettering. 12 items. 115 p.
    • Folder b#1169-014.3.b
      Novel X [Place to Come to, A], by Robert Penn Warren, working notes and corrected photocopy of original typescripts in custom archival container with gold lettering [Manuscripts] (1975) Typescripts; annotated photocopy Typescripts; Holograph notes; custom box. 3 items. 309 p.
    • Folder c#1169-014.3.c (1 item  digitized)
      Why? by Robert Penn Warren; portrait of Robert Penn Warren with his wife, Eleanor Clark Warren [Manuscript poems & Photographic prints] (ca. 1981, undated) Annotated typescripts & Autographed Photographic print. Color. 8" x 10"; Photographic print cataloged: #P-1169-014.003.c.1. 3 items. 3 p. Note: One copy of Why? autographed by Robert Penn Warren.
    • Folder d#1169-014.3.d
      Poems Out - In, by Robert Penn Warren, including typed letter to Peter & list of poems [Loose - leaf notebooks] (26 October 1985, undated) Notebook; photocopy Typescripts; Holograph notes. 1 item. 7 p.
    • Folder e#1169-014.3.e
      Brother to Dragons: A Play, by Robert Penn Warren [Scripts] (ca. 1968) Edited mimeographed Typescripts. 1 item. 120 p. Note: Cover annotation: "Version to Seattle [?] David version #2" (?)"
    • Folder f#1169-014.3.f
      Altitudes and Extensions 1980 - 1984, by Robert Penn Warren [Title Pages] (ca. 1985) Edited photocopied Typescripts. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder g#1169-014.3.g
      Robert Penn Warren Receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Jimmy Carter [Photographs] (9 June 1980) Photographic print. Color. 8 x 10" 1 item. 1 p. Note: Bears President Carter's autograph with sentiment: "With best wishes to Robert Penn Warren Jimmy Carter 6 - 9 - 80."
  • Box 4#1169-014.4
    • Folder a#1169-014.4.a
      Tickets For A Prayer Wheel, by Annie Dillard [Books] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 92 p.
    • Folder b#1169-014.4.b
      Portrait of A Father [version 1], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 47 p. Note: File "RPW - 59"
    • Folder c#1169-014.4.c
      Portrait of A Father [version 2], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 12 p. Note: File "RPW - 60"
    • Folder d#1169-014.4.d
      Portrait of a Father [version 3], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 21 p. Note: File "RPW - 61"
    • Folder e#1169-014.4.e
      Portrait of A Father [version 4], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (Ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 15 p.
    • Folder f#1169-014.4.f
      Portrait of A Father [version 5], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 36 p. Note: File "RPW - 63"
    • Folder g#1169-014.4.g
      Portrait of A Father [version 6], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 10 p. Note: File "RPW - 64"
    • Folder h#1169-014.4.h
      Portrait of A Father [version 7], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 5 p. Note: File "RPW - 74"
    • Folder i#1169-014.4.i
      Portrait of A Father [version 8], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 13 p. Note: File "Folder 26"
    • Folder j#1169-014.4.j
      Portrait of A Father [version 9], version to be typed of Lori, by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 59 p. Note: File "RPW - 28"
    • Folder k#1169-014.4.k
      Portrait of A Father [version 10], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 15 p. Note: File "RPW - 29"
    • Folder l#1169-014.4.l
      Portrait of A Father [version 11], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 11 p. Note: File "RPW - 30"
    • Folder m#1169-014.4.m
      Portrait of A Father [version 12], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts & Holographs. 2 items. 17 p. Note: File "Folder 31"
    • Folder n#1169-014.4.n
      Portrait of A Father [version 13], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 39 p. Note: File "Folder 32"
    • Folder o#1169-014.4.o
      Portrait of A Father [version 14], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 25 p. Note: File "Folder 33"
    • Folder p#1169-014.4.p
      Portrait of A Father [version 15], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 60 p. Note: File "RPW - 34"
    • Folder q#1169-014.4.q
      Portrait of A Father [version 16], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Typescripts. 1 item. 48 p. Note: File "RPW - 40"
  • Box 5#1169-014.5
    • Folder a#1169-014.5.a
      Portrait of A Father [version 17], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 33 p. Note: File "RPW - 56"
    • Folder b#1169-014.5.b
      Portrait of A Father [version 18], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 5 p. Note: File "RPW - 57"
    • Folder c#1169-014.5.c
      Portrait of A Father [version 19], by Robert Penn Warren [Biography of Robert Franklin Warren] (ca. 1988) Edited typescripts & Holographs. 1 item. 79 p. Note: File "RPW - 58"
    • Folder d#1169-014.5.d
      Brother To Dragons, by Robert Penn Warren [Scripts] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 118 p. Note: File "RPW - 151"
    • Folder e#1169-014.5.e
      Brother To Dragons, by Robert Penn Warren [Scripts] (1975) Typescripts. 1 item. 129 p. Note: File "RPW - 156"
    • Folder f#1169-014.5.f
      Brother To Dragons, by Robert Penn Warren [Scripts] (undated) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 104 p. Note: File "RPW - 157"
    • Folder g#1169-014.5.g
      All The King's Men, by Robert Penn Warren [Scripts] (undated) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 108 p. Note: File "RPW - 163"
    • Folder h#1169-014.5.h
      Ballad Of A Sweet Dream Of Peace: A Charade For Easter, by Robert Penn Warren [Scripts, Music Lyrics] (undated) Typescripts & Clippings. 1 item. 33 p. Note: File "RPW - 137"
    • Folder i#1169-014.5.i
      Ballad Of A Sweet Dream Of Peace: A Charade For Easter, by Robert Penn Warren [Scripts, Music Lyrics] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 91 p. Note: File "RPW - 42"
    • Folder j#1169-014.5.j
      Interview with Flannery O'Connor and Robert Penn Warren [Interviews] (1959) Typescripts. 1 item. 31 p. Note: File "RPW - 146"
    • Folder k#1169-014.5.k
      The Oral Roots of Literature: An Interview with Robert Penn Warren, by William C. Forrest and Cornelius Novelli [Interviews] (undated) Edited typescripts; also Page 1 - 2 of page proof (undated) Printed. 2 items. 21 p. Note: File "RPW - 140"
    • Folder l#1169-014.5.l
      Interviews with Ransom, Brooks, and Warren & Frost, Brooks, and Warren [Interviews] (undated) Typescripts. 2 items. 69 p. Note: File "RPW - 105"
  • Box 6#1169-014.6
    • Folder a#1169-014.6.a
      WNBC Television Speaking Freely, Interview of Robert Penn Warren, by Edwin Newman [Interviews] (1970 - 1971) Photocopied typescripts. 1 item. 25 p. Note: File "RPW - 131"
    • Folder b#1169-014.6.b
      The Paris Review, The Art of Fiction, original transcript of Interview with Robert Penn Warren [Interviews] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 38 p. Note: File "RPW - 2"
    • Folder c#1169-014.6.c
      First Random Notes for A Place To Come To, by Robert Penn Warren & Genre by State University College Department of English (Volume VI, Number 1, March 1973) [Books, Notes] (undated, 1973) Holographs & Typescripts. 2 items. 88 p. Note: File "RPW - 43"
    • Folder d#1169-014.6.d
      Notes on Court Case in Fairfield County at Bridgeport [Notes] (1963) Holographs. 21 items. 140 p. Note: File "RPW - 73"
    • Folder e#1169-014.6.e
      Notes - Miscellaneous, by Robert Penn Warren [Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 26 p. Note: File "RPW - 159"; pages brittle, torn, and discolored; needs conservation.
    • Folder f#1169-014.6.f
      Notes - Miscellaneous, by Robert Penn Warren [Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 26 p. Note: File "RPW - 99"
    • Folder g#1169-014.6.g
      Notes - Miscellaneous, by Robert Penn Warren [Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 2 p. Note: File "RPW - 70"
    • Folder h#1169-014.6.h
      Appointment Book listing scheduled events and pay for Robert Penn Warren [Appointments] (undated) Typescripts. 4 items. 6 p.
    • Folder i#1169-014.6.i
      Notes on Court Case [Notes] (undated) Holographs. 4 items. 27 p. Note: File "Folder 41"
    • Folder j#1169-014.6.j
      Speech about Fugitive Poets (Incomplete), by Robert Penn Warren [Speeches] (c. 1930 - 1931) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 14 p. Note: File "RPW - 119"; pages brittle, torn, and discolored; needs conservation.
    • Folder k#1169-014.6.k
      Speech about poetry, by Robert Penn Warren. Given in Louisiana [Speeches] (1934) Typescripts. 1 item. 15 p.
    • Folder l#1169-014.6.l
      Regionalism Speech, by Robert Penn Warren [Speeches] (c. 1947) Typescripts. 1 item. 23 p. Note: File "RPW - 118"
    • Folder m#1169-014.6.m
      Speeches on Richard Eberhart and introducing Mr. Eliot, by Robert Penn Warren [Speeches] (1961, undated) Edited typescripts. 2 items. 7 p. Note: File "RPW - 147"
    • Folder n#1169-014.6.n
      Introductory Speech for Derek Walcott, given by Robert Penn Warren [Speeches] (1986) Edited typescripts. 3 items. 7 p. Note: File "RPW - 71"
    • Folder o#1169-014.6.o
      Presentation of Gold medal for Poetry to William Carlos Williams by Robert Penn Warren [Speeches] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 7 p. Note: File "RPW - 123"
    • Folder p#1169-014.6.p
      Speech on Learning to Write, by Robert Penn Warren [Speeches] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 12 p. Note: File "RPW - 117"
    • Folder q#1169-014.6.q
      Speech on the arts, by Robert Penn Warren [Speeches] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 9 p. Note: File "RPW - 120"
    • Folder r#1169-014.6.r
      Speech on literature and history, by Robert Penn Warren [Speeches] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 19 p. Note: File "RPW - 121" Note: pages brittle, torn, and discolored; needs conservation.
    • Folder s#1169-014.6.s
      Remember The Alamo! by Robert Penn Warren & Kaufman, Lisa letter from Random House [Children's Books] (1958, 1985) TLS & Photocopied typescripts. 2 items. 95 p. Note: File "RPW - 39"
    • Folder t#1169-014.6.t
      Meet Me In the Green Glen, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (ca. 1971) Edited photocopied typescript. 3 items. 32 p. Note: Partial corrections to novel; pages brittle, torn, and discolored; needs conservation.
Series 3:
Literary Essays and Notes
  • Box 7#1169-014.7 Icon to indicate that there are digitized materials available
    • Folder a#1169-014.7.a (1 item  digitized)
      Coleridge: A poem of Pure Imagination: An Experiment in Reading, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1946) Edited photocopied clippings. 1 item. 66 p.
    • Folder b#1169-014.7.b
      Dreiser - Long Version: Theodore Dreiser (1871 - 1945), by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1971) Typescript clippings. 1 item. 30 p.
    • Folder c#1169-014.7.c
      Dreiser - Short Version: An American Tragedy, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1971) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 11 p.
    • Folder d#1169-014.7.d
      Ernest Hemingway, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1971) Edited typescript clippings. 1 item. 20 p.
    • Folder e#1169-014.7.e
      F. Scott Fitzgerald, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1971) Edited typescript clippings. 1 item. 13 p.
    • Folder f#1169-014.7.f
      Great Mirage, The: Conrad and Nostromo, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1951) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 17 p.
    • Folder g#1169-014.7.g
      Herman Melville's Poetry, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1967, 1970) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 58 p.
    • Folder h#1169-014.7.h
      Irony With A Center: Katherine Anne Porter, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1942) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 12 p.
    • Folder i#1169-014.7.i
      Knowledge and the Image of Man, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1954) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 8 p.
    • Folder j#1169-014.7.j
      Mark Twain, by Robert Penn Warren, The Southern Review, No. 111 [Literary Essays] (Oct. 1972), pp. 459 - 492. Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 19 p.
    • Folder k#1169-014.7.k
      Mark Twain - Long Version Footnotes Checked, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1981) Edited clippings. 1 item. 29 p.
    • Folder l#1169-014.7.l
      Mark Twain - Short Version Footnotes Checked, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1981) Photocopy typescript clippings. 1 item. 24 p.
    • Folder m#1169-014.7.m
      Nathaniel Hawthorne - Long Version, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1971) Edited photocopied clippings. 1 item. 43p.
    • Folder n#1169-014.7.n
      Nathaniel Hawthorne - Short Version, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1971) Edited photocopied clippings. 1 item. 25 p.
    • Folder o#1169-014.7.o
      New Dawn, Sixth Version, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (6 Sept. 1983) Edited typescripts. 3 items. 37 p. Note: Preface to an edition of Hiroshima, by John Hersey.
    • Folder p#1169-014.7.p
      Notes on the Poetry of John Crowe Ransom at His Eightieth Birthday, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1968) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 21 p.
    • Folder q#1169-014.7.q
      Poetry in a Time of Crack - Up, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 2 December 1970) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 6 p.
  • Box 8#1169-014.8
    • Folder a#1169-014.8.a
      Pure and Impure Poetry, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 18 p.
    • Folder b#1169-014.8.b
      Stephen Crane (1871 - 1900), by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1970) Edited photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 15 p.
    • Folder c#1169-014.8.c
      Themes of Robert Frost, The, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1947) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 11 p.
    • Folder d#1169-014.8.d
      Whittier - Short Version, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1971) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 25 p.
    • Folder e#1169-014.8.e
      Why Do We Read Fiction?, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1971) Edited typescript clippings. 1 item. 7 p.
    • Folder f#1169-014.8.f
      Dreiser, Theodore - The American Tragedy, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (1962) Carbon typescripts. 1 item. 31 p. Note: File "RPW - 52"
    • Folder g#1169-014.8.g
      Fiction: Why We Read It?, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Carbon typescripts. 1 item. 29 p. Note: File "RPW - 80"
    • Folder h#1169-014.8.h
      Hawthorne Revisited: Some Remarks on Hellfiredness, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Typescript clipping scrapbooks. 1 item. 28 p. Note: File "RPW - 101"
    • Folder i#1169-014.8.i
      Introduction to Twentieth Century Views: Faulkner: Past and Future, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 40 p. Note: File "RPW - 77"
    • Folder j#1169-014.8.j
      Rise of Prose Fiction, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 4 p. Note: File "RPW - 49"
    • Folder k#1169-014.8.k
      Sea - Changes: Anthony and Cleopatra, The Tempest, by Lee Smith [Literary Essays] (13 Feb. 1967) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 13 p.
    • Folder l#1169-014.8.l
      Use of the Past, The, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (1976) Edited typescript clippings. 1 item. 19 p. Note: File "RPW - 4"
    • Folder m#1169-014.8.m
      Use of the Past, The, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (1976) Typescripts & Photocopied typescripts. 2 items. 80 p. Note: File "RPW - 86"
    • Folder n#1169-014.8.n
      Use of the Past, The, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (1976) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 41 p. Note: File "RPW - 87"
    • Folder o#1169-014.8.o
      Use of the Past, The, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (1976) Photocopied typescripts. 1 item. 44 p. Note: File "RPW - 149"
    • Folder p#1169-014.8.p
      Role of the Writer in Society, by Robert Penn Warren; Talk given at US Cultural Center Tokyo [Literary Essays] (1962) Typescripts. 2 items. 34 p. Note: File "RPW - 89"
    • Folder q#1169-014.8.q
      Essays and Notes - Miscellaneous, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Typescripts & Holographs. 15 items. 63 p. Note: File "RPW - 71"
    • Folder r#1169-014.8.r
      Corrected Texts For Essays (Long Version), by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Edited photocopied typescripts. 4 items. 136 p. Note: Essays on Hawthorne, Dreiser, Twain, and Melville.
    • Folder s#1169-014.8.s
      Corrected Texts For Essays (Long Version), by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Edited photocopied typescripts. 5 items. 118 p. Note: Essays on Use of the Past, Hawthorne, Why Do We Read Fiction?, Ransom, and Whittier.
  • Box 9#1169-014.9
    • Folder a#1169-014.9.a
      Remarks on Poetry, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 8 p.
    • Folder b#1169-014.9.b
      Relationship of Literature and History, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 31 p. Note: File "RPW - 122"
    • Folder c#1169-014.9.c
      In Sicily, Review, by Elio Vittorini, by Robert Penn Warren in The Nation 3.12.49 [Literary Essays] (undated) Edited typescripts. 2 items. 6 p.
    • Folder d#1169-014.9.d
      American Books Abroad, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 7 p. Note: File "RPW - 124"
    • Folder e#1169-014.9.e
      Poetry and Selfhood, Democracy and Poetry & America and the Diminished Self, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Edited photocopied typescripts & Holographs. 8 items. 96 p. Note: File "RPW - 36"
    • Folder f#1169-014.9.f
      Search of "Terra" In A Place To Come Tom, The, by Mary Louise Weaks [Literary Essays] (1984) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 9 p. Note: File "RPW - 21"
    • Folder g#1169-014.9.g
      Essay and Interview of Robert Penn Warren, by Mary Louise Weaks [Literary Essays, Interviews] (undated) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 7 p.
    • Folder h#1169-014.9.h
      Courses in Writing, by Robert Penn Warren & Questions for Author Robert Penn Warren by Image Culture America [Literary Essay, Interview questions] (1960, undated) Edited typescripts. 3 items. 5 p. Note: File "RPW - 45"
    • Folder i#1169-014.9.i
      Plea In Mitigation, A: Modern Poetry and the End of an Era, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (1966) Typescripts. 1 item. 24 p. Note: File "RPW - 116"
    • Folder j#1169-014.9.j
      Why Do WE Read Fiction?, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Typescripts & Holographs. 1 item. 23 p. Note: File "RPW - 37"
    • Folder k#1169-014.9.k
      New Fiction, The, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Edited typescripts. 2 items. 7 p. Note: File "RPW - 6"
    • Folder l#1169-014.9.l
      Past, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Edited typescripts & Holographs. 3 items. 47 p. Note: File "RPW - 103"
    • Folder m#1169-014.9.m
      How A Story Was Born And How, Bit By Bit, It Grew & On Writing, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Typescripts. 2 items. 12 p. Note: File "RPW - 162"
    • Folder n#1169-014.9.n
      Plea In Mitigation, A, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 31 p. Note: File "RPW - 115"
    • Folder o#1169-014.9.o
      Past, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (1977) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 29 p. Note: File "RPW - 102"
    • Folder p#1169-014.9.p
      Past, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Edited typescripts & Holographs. 1 item. 32 p. Note: File "RPW - 100"
    • Folder q#1169-014.9.q
      Artist and Society Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 8 p. Note: File "RPW - 110"
    • Folder r#1169-014.9.r
      Beats, The… Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Edited carbon typescripts. 1 item. 2 p. Note: File "RPW - 113"
    • Folder s#1169-014.9.s
      Commemoration of a Naval Victory, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 1 p. Note: File "RPW - 19"
    • Folder t#1169-014.9.t
      Dreiser [Theodore] Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 23 p. Note: File "RPW - 135"
    • Folder u#1169-014.9.u
      Ezra Pound Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 16 p. Note: File "RPW - 144"
    • Folder v#1169-014.9.v
      Fiction & Autobiography Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 14 p. Note: File "RPW - 97"
    • Folder w#1169-014.9.w
      Form & Fiction Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (ca. 1967) Holographs, Edited typescripts, Clippings. 3 items. 97 p. Note: File "RPW - 149"
    • Folder x#1169-014.9.x
      La Lupa Notes [The She Wolf Notes], by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Typescripts, Edited typescripts. 1 item. 42 p. Note: File "RPW - 78"
  • Box 10#1169-014.10 Icon to indicate that there are digitized materials available
    • Folder a#1169-014.10.a
      Language & Feeling Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 6 p. Note: File "RPW - 50"
    • Folder b#1169-014.10.b
      Melville & Civil War Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 12 p. Note: File "RPW - 46"
    • Folder c#1169-014.10.c
      Melville Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 9 p. Note: File "RPW - 67" Note: Page 1 missing.
    • Folder d#1169-014.10.d
      Melville's Poems Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (ca. 1986) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 9 p. Note: File "RPW - 66"
    • Folder e#1169-014.10.e
      Notes on History and Fiction, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs & Edited carbon typescripts. 1 item. 9 p.
    • Folder f#1169-014.10.f
      Notes on History and Fiction, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs, Edited typescripts & Photocopied clippings. 13 items. 51 p. Note: File "RPW - 53"
    • Folder g#1169-014.10.g
      Notes on Metaphor, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Edited carbon typescripts. 1 item. 10 p. Note: File "RPW - 81"
    • Folder h#1169-014.10.h
      Notes on the Poetry of John Crowe Ransom at His Eightieth Birthday, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (1968) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 51 p. Note L File "RPW - 38"
    • Folder i#1169-014.10.i
      Past Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs & Edited typescripts. 2 items. 18 p. Note: File "RPW - 104"
    • Folder j#1169-014.10.j
      Plato's Objections to Poetry . . . Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 39 p. Note: File "RPW - 96"
    • Folder k#1169-014.10.k
      Rise of Theory of Fiction as Art - Henry James' Novel, by Anonymous Student [Literary Notes] (undated) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 9 p. Note: File "RPW - 48" RPW gave paper an "A"
    • Folder l#1169-014.10.l
      Role of Writer - Tokyo Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Edited carbon typescripts. 1 item. 8 p. Note: File "RPW - 110"
    • Folder m#1169-014.10.m
      Sound and Fury Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 14 p. Note: File "RPW - 141"
    • Folder n#1169-014.10.n
      Thinking About Poetry - Making poems - and Some Poems, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Edited carbon typescripts, Edited typescripts. 6 items. 35 p. Note: File "RPW - 148"
    • Folder o#1169-014.10.o
      Time Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Edited carbon typescripts & Holographs. 1 item. 56 p.
    • Folder p#1169-014.10.p
      Understanding Poetry Reviews & Correspondence, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (1959 - 1968) Holographs, Carbon typescripts & Photocopied typescripts. 5 items. 58 p. Note: File "RPW - 88"
    • Folder q#1169-014.10.q
      Usage of the Past Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (ca. July 1976) Edited photocopied typescripts. 1 item. 40 p. Note: File "RPW - 47"
    • Folder r#1169-014.10.r
      Fiction: Pleasure and Profit Notes, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holograph. 1 item. 7 p. Note: File "RPW - 82"
    • Folder s#1169-014.10.s
      Notes - Miscellaneous, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 23 p. Note: File "RPW - 84"
    • Folder t#1169-014.10.t
      Notes - Miscellaneous, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 25 p. Note: File "RPW - 83"
    • Folder u#1169-014.10.u
      Notes - Miscellaneous, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 37 p. Note: File "RPW - 126"
    • Folder v#1169-014.10.v
      Notes on Fiction, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 24 p. Note: File "RPW - 132"
    • Folder w#1169-014.10.w
      List of publications of Robert Penn Warren and Notes [Literary Notes] (undated) Photocopied typescripts & Holographs. 2 items. 14 p.
    • Folder x#1169-014.10.x
      Notes - Miscellaneous, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 11 p. Note: File "RPW - 85"
    • Folder y#1169-014.10.y (1 item  digitized)
      Notes on Father, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Notes] (19 November 1985) Holographs. 1 item. 52 p. Note: Handwritten Notes on Father; related to "Portrait of a Father"
Series 4:
Poems
  • Box 11#1169-014.11 Icon to indicate that there are digitized materials available
    • Folder a#1169-014.11.a (1 item  digitized)
      Drowning Young Man, The, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (ca. March 1940) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Annotated: "Tell me what you think of this… - Muriel [?]"
    • Folder b#1169-014.11.b
      Homage to Literature, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (ca. March 1940) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder c#1169-014.11.c
      Boy With His Hair Cut Short, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (ca. March 1940) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 1 p.
    • Folder d#1169-014.11.d
      For New and Selected Poems, 1980 - 1985: Now and Then Poets, 1976 - 1978, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (ca. 1986 - 1989) Photocopied typescripts. 1 item. 26 p.
    • Folder e#1169-014.11.e
      Flower, The: A Poem, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (20 December 1981) Broadsides. Uncorrected Proofs. 12" x 12" 1 item. 1 p. Note: "Three Copies of the Flower, Part IV of 'To A Little Girl, One Year Old, in a Ruined Fortress' have been privately printed for Stuart Wright for presentation to Rosanna Warren, 20 December 1981."
    • Folder f#1169-014.11.f
      From Promises, 1954 - 1956, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (ca. 1986 - 1989) Edited photocopied typescripts. 1 item. 14 p.
    • Folder g#1169-014.11.g
      From Selected Poems, 1923 - 1944, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (ca. 1986 - 1989) Typescripts, Photocopied typescripts, Edited typescripts. 1 item. 93 p.
    • Folder h#1169-014.11.h
      New and Selected Poems, 1980 - 1985, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (ca. 1986 - 1989) Edited typescripts & Photocopied typescripts. 1 item. 106 p.
    • Folder i#1169-014.11.i
      New Dawn, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (undated) Edited photocopied typescripts. 1 item. 10 p.
    • Folder j#1169-014.11.j
      Tale of Time: Poems, 1960 - 1966, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (ca. 1986 - 1989) Typescripts. 1 item. 21 p.
    • Folder k#1169-014.11.k
      Poems from Rumor Verified, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1979 - 1980) Photocopy typescript clippings. 1 item. 14 p. Note: File "RPW - 90"
    • Folder l#1169-014.11.l
      Moss, Howard, New York, NY. Letter [Correspondence, Poems] (1984) TLS & Typescripts. 3 items. 3 p. Note: File "RPW - 68"
    • Folder m#1169-014.11.m
      Poems - Miscellaneous, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (undated) Photocopy typescripts. 7 items. 14 p. Note: File "RPW - 91"
    • Folder n#1169-014.11.n
      Poems - Miscellaneous, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (undated) Photocopy typescript clippings. 21 items. 32 p. Note: File "RPW - 130"
    • Folder o#1169-014.11.o
      Ile De Port Cros [Cross Port Island]: What Happened, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1966) Typescripts. 1 item. 20 p. Note: File "PW - 138"
    • Folder p#1169-014.11.p
      Audubon: A Vision And A Question For You, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 14 p. Note: File "RPW - 154"
    • Folder q#1169-014.11.q
      Tale Of Time, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1965) Typescripts. 1 item. 16 p. Note: File "RPW - 160"
    • Folder r#1169-014.11.r
      Poem - Miscellaneous, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1975, 1982, 1984, undated) Edited typescripts & Holographs. 140 items. 214 p. Note: File "RPW - 128"; See also: Whip - Poor - Will, unpublished poem by Robert Penn Warren [Broadside] (2011) Printed; 1 item. 1 p. 12.5" x 18.5"; Number 41 of 150 "printed with permission of the literary estate of Robert Penn Warren at Somnambulist Tango Press for the opening of Stuart Wright: A Life in Collecting, the inaugural exhibit from the Stuart Wright Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, September 7, 2011." #1169-014.11.r.os1
    • Folder s#1169-014.11.s
      New Poems, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 79 p. Note: File "RPW - 129"
    • Folder t#1169-014.11.t
      Biographical Notes on Robert Penn Warren [Biographical Note] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 1 p. Note: File "RPW - 106"
    • Folder u#1169-014.11.u
      Poetry Society of America the 75th Annual Poetry Awards [Poems] (1985) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 15 p.
  • Box 12#1169-014.12
    • Folder a#1169-014.12.a
      Can I See Arcturus From Where I Stand?, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1975) Typescript clippings. 1 item. 5 p.
    • Folder b#1169-014.12.b
      Question At Cliff - Thrust, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1980 - 1984) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 3 p.
    • Folder c#1169-014.12.c
      Audubon: A Vision, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (undated) Typescript clippings. 1 item. 15 p.
    • Folder d#1169-014.12.d
      Promise, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1954 - 1956) Typescript clippings. 1 item. 7 p.
    • Folder e#1169-014.12.e
      You, Emperors, and Others, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1957 - 1960) Typescript clippings. 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder f#1169-014.12.f
      Rumor Verified, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1979 - 1980) Photocopy typescripts. 1 item. 12 p.
    • Folder g#1169-014.12.g
      New Poems, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1980 - 1984) Photocopy typescripts. 1 item. 17 p.
    • Folder h#1169-014.12.h
      Poems - Miscellaneous, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (undated) Photocopy typescripts & clippings. 7 items. 9 p. Note: File "RPW - 16"
    • Folder i#1169-014.12.i
      Aging Painter Sits Where Tower Heaves Down Midnight, Who?, The Whole Question, Platonic Lassitudes & Little Girl Wakes Early, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (undated) Typescripts. 5 items. 11 p.
    • Folder j#1169-014.12.j
      Poems - Miscellaneous, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (undated) Typescripts. 4 items. 10 p. Note: File "RPW - 18"
    • Folder k#1169-014.12.k
      Bicentennial Ode: Who Is My Brother?, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (undated) Typescripts. 2 items. 36 p. Note: File "RPW - 20"
    • Folder l#1169-014.12.l
      Chief Joseph of Nez Perce, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1982) Edited typescripts. 1 item. 66 p. Note: File "RPW - 22"
    • Folder m#1169-014.12.m
      Now And Then, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1976 - 1978) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 20 p.
    • Folder n#1169-014.12.n
      Being Here, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1977 - 1980) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 9 p.
    • Folder o#1169-014.12.o
      Tale of Time, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1960 - 1966) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 6 p.
    • Folder p#1169-014.12.p
      Incarnations, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1966 - 1968) Photocopied typescripts. 1 item. 4 p.
    • Folder q#1169-014.12.q
      Or Else, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1968 - 1974) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 13 p.
    • Folder r#1169-014.12.r
      Incarnations, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1966 - 1968) Photocopied typescript clippings. 1 item. 7 p.
    • Folder s#1169-014.12.s
      Old Nigger on One - Mule Cart Encountered Last at Night When Driving Home from Party in the Back Country, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (undated) Photocopied typescripts. 1 item. 20 p.
    • Folder t#1169-014.12.t
      Being Here, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1977 - 1980) Photocopy Typescripts. 1 item. 20 p.
    • Folder u#1169-014.12.u
      Excerpt of Brother To Dragons, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (undated) Typescripts. 1 item. 13 p.
Series 5:
Uncorrected and Edited Proofs
  • Box 12#1169-014.12 Icon to indicate that there are digitized materials available
    • Folder v#1169-014.12.v
      Walt Whitman: A Life, by Justin Kaplan [Books] (New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1980) ISBN 0 - 671 - 22542 - 1. Uncorrected proofs. 1 item. 248 p. Note: Condition: Good - stain on cover; foxing; Advance uncorrected proofs; RPW notes throughout; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.6 (9/29/2010)
    • Folder w#1169-014.12.w
      Blue Highways, by William Least Heat Moon [Books] (Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1983) # 353957 Uncorrected proofs. Bound soft cover. 2 items. 371 p. Note: Condition: Fair - binding cracking; foxing; No signature; uncorrected advance proof; TLS from Peter Davison to RPW on Atlantic Monthly letterhead laid in; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.33 (9/29/2010)
    • Folder x#1169-014.12.x (1 item  digitized)
      Playing After Dark, by Barbara Lazear Ascher [Books] (Garden City, NJ: Doubleday, 1986) Uncorrected typescript proofs. Bound soft cover. 1 item. 172 p. Note: Condition: Good - stain on cover; cover annotation: "Eudora Welty profile starting on pg. 154"; Advance uncorrected manuscript proofs; RPW notes throughout; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.35 (9/29/2010)
  • Box 13#1169-014.13
    • Folder a#1169-014.13.a
      Shad Treatment, The, by Garrett Epps [Books] (New York, NY: Putnam's, 1976) ISBN 399 - 11829 - 2. Uncorrected proofs. Soft cover bound. 1 item. 230 p. Note: Condition: Good; No signature; Uncorrected proof; TLS from Putnam publisher Clyde Taylor to RPW in envelope laid in; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.40 (9/29/2010)
    • Folder b#1169-014.13.b
      Albums of Early Life, by Stanley Kauffmann [Books] (New York, NY: Ticknor & Fields, 1980) ISBN: 0 - 89919 - 015 - 4. Uncorrected proofs. Soft cover bound. 4 items. 120 p. Note: Condition: Good; No signature; uncorrected proof; TLS from T & F editor James Raimes to RPW laid in; T & F business card stapled in; complementary bookmark laid in; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.41 (9/29/2010)
    • Folder c#1169-014.13.c
      Under the Vulture - Tree, by David Bottoms [Books] (New York, NY: William Morrow, 1987) Uncorrected proofs. Soft cover bound. 1 item. 33 p. Note: Condition: Good; No signature; Uncorrected bound galleys; RPW notes throughout; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.42 (9/29/2010)
    • Folder d#1169-014.13.d
      Selected Stories, by Victor Sawdon Pritchett [Books] (London: Chatto & Windus, 1978) ISBN: 0 - 7011 - 2305 - 2. Advance proofs. Soft cover bound. 1 item. 166 p. Note: Condition: Fair - cover taped; foxing; no signature; notes and markings throughout; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #8.44 (9/29/2010)
    • Folder e#1169-014.13.e
      Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Who Called Themselves the Nimpau "The Real People": A Poem, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (1983) Author's corrected galleys, in custom archival container with gold lettering & envelope. 3 items. 19 p. Note: Needs conservation.
    • Folder f#1169-014.13.f
      Collected Literary Essays, Version 1, pp. 1 - 146, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1985) Photocopied edited proofs. 1 item. 146 p.
    • Folder g#1169-014.13.g
      Collected Literary Essays, Version 1, pp. 147 - 289, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1985) Photocopied edited proofs. 1 item. 142 p.
    • Folder h#1169-014.13.h
      Collected Literary Essays, Version 1, pp. 290 - 485, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1985) Photocopied edited proofs. 1 item. 195 p.
  • Box 14#1169-014.14
    • Folder a#1169-014.14.a
      Collected Literary Essays, Version 1, pp. 19 - 146, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1985) Photocopied edited proofs. 1 item. 127 p.
    • Folder b#1169-014.14.b
      Collected Literary Essays, Version 2, pp. 147 - 355, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1985) Photocopied edited proofs. 1 item. 208 p.
    • Folder c#1169-014.14.c
      Collected Literary Essays, Version 2, pp. 356 - 485, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (ca. 1985) Photocopied edited proofs. 1 item. 129 p.
    • Folder d#1169-014.14.d
      Democracy and Poetry, by Robert Penn Warren [Literary Essays] (undated) Corrected proofs. 1 item. 92 p. Note: File "RPW - 35"
    • Folder e#1169-014.14.e
      Long Day's Dying, A, by Frederick Buechner [Books] (New York, NY: Knopf, 1950) Advance proofs & Photocopy of letter from Knopf to RPW. Soft cover bound. 2 items. 139 p. Note: Condition: Good; no signature; photocopy of sealed letter addressed to Knopf laid (original transferred to Mss); Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #9.6 (9/24/2009)
    • Folder f#1169-014.14.f
      In A U - Haul North of Damascus, by David Bottoms [Books] (New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1983) Uncorrected proofs & Photocopy of TLS Soft cover bound. 2 items. 38 p. Note: Condition: Good; no signature; photocopy of sealed letter from Morrow editor at Knopf to RPW with RPW note on back laid in; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #9.19 (9/24/2009)
    • Folder g#1169-014.14.g
      Partial Accounts: New and Selected Poems, by William Meredith [Books] (New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987) Uncorrected proofs. Soft cover bound. 1 item. 94 p. Note: Condition: Good; no signature; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #9.44(9/24/2009)
  • Box 15#1169-014.15
    • Folder a#1169-014.15.a
      Southerners: A Journalist's Odyssey, by Marshall Frady [Books] (New York, NY: New American Library Books, 1980) Uncorrected proofs. Soft cover bound. 1 item. 203 p. Note: Condition: Good; no signature; uncorrected proof; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #9.46 (9/24/2009)
    • Folder b#1169-014.15.b
      Conversations with Katherine Anne Porter: Refugee from Indian Creek, by Enrique Hank Lopez [Books] (Boston, MA: Little Brown and Company, Inc., 1981) Uncorrected proofs & TLS. Soft cover bound. 2 items. 172 p. Note: Condition: Good; no signature; uncorrected proof; TLS from Little, Brown to RPW laid in; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #10.2 (9/24/2009)
    • Folder c#1169-014.15.c
      Now That the Buffalo's Gone, by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. [Books] (New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982) Uncorrected proofs. Soft cover bound. 3 items. 145 p. Note: Condition: fair - Spine damaged; pages loose; no signature; uncorrected proof; TLS from Knopf to RPW laid in; Oxford University gift card laid in (p. 20 - 21); Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #10.20 (9/24/2009)
    • Folder d#1169-014.15.d
      County Woman, by Joan Williams [Books] (New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982) Uncorrected advance proofs & TLS. Soft cover bound. ISBN 0 - 316 - 942375. 2 items. 143 p. Note: Condition: Good; no signature; uncorrected proof; TLS from Atlantic Monthly to RPW laid in (p. 126 - 123); transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #13.26 (9/24/2009)
    • Folder e#1169-014.15.e
      Randall Jarrell's Letters: An Autobiographical and Literary Selection, edited by Mary Jarrell; research assistant: Stuart Wright [Books] (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985) Uncorrected proofs. Soft cover bound. ISBN 0 - 395 - 34405 - 0. 2 items. 241 p. Note: Condition: Good - tear at base of spine; no signature; uncorrected proof; photocopy Holograph note laid in (p. 118 - 119); Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #13.32 (9/24/2009)
    • Folder f#1169-014.15.f
      Sherman's March and Vietnam, by James Reston, Jr. [Books] (New York, NY: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1984) Uncorrected proofs. Soft cover bound. 1 item. 131 p. Note: Condition: Good; signed "Robert Penn Warren" on cover; uncorrected proof; transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #13.39 (9/24/2009)
    • Folder g#1169-014.15.g
      Amazing Grace, by Robert Drake [Books] (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Erdmann Publishing Company, 1980) Uncorrected proofs & TLS. Soft cover spiral bound. 2 items. 161 p. Note: Condition: Good; no signature; spiral bound; uncorrected proof; TLS from publisher to RPW laid in; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.22 (9/24/2009)
    • Folder h#1169-014.15.h
      Powers of Thirteen, by John Hollander [Books] (Unknown; Unknown, c. 1982) Photocopied typescripts & TLS. Soft cover spiral bound. 2 items. 173 p. Note: Condition: Good; Inscribed "To Red and Eleanor with love and gratitude and admiration, John, October 1982" spiral bound photocopied typescript; marginal notes throughout; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.50 (9/24/2009)
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    • Folder a#1169-014.16.a
      Issa Valley, The, by Czeslaw Milosz; Translated from the Polish by Louis Iribarne [Books] (New York, NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1981) Uncorrected proofs; Photocopied review; TLS. Soft cover bound. 3 items. 103 p. Note: Condition: Good; no signature; uncorrected proof; photocopied one - page review laid in; unopened letter from FSG to RPW laid in (p. 144 - 145); Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.51 (9/24/2009)
    • Folder b#1169-014.16.b
      Odyssey: Journey Through Black America, by Earl and Miriam Selby [Books] (New York, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1971) Uncorrected proofs & TLS. Soft cover spiral bound. 2 items. 143 p. Note: Condition: Good; no signature; uncorrected proof; spiral bound; TLS from Putnam's to RPW laid in; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.52 (9/24/2009)
    • Folder c#1169-014.16.c
      Second Flowering: Works and Days of the Lost Generation, A, by Malcolm Cowley [Books] (New York, NY: The Viking Press, 1973) Uncorrected proofs. Soft cover bound. 1 item. 138 p. Note: Condition: Good - stains; foxing; no signature; uncorrected proof; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #15.32 (9/24/2009)
Series 6:
Loose Manuscripts Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection
  • Box 16#1169-014.16
    • Folder d#1169-014.16.d
      Eleven Poems, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1986) Printed. 3 items. 3 p. Note: Cleanth Brooks, New Haven, Connecticut, Agreement verifying that he has sold "Eleven Poems on the Same Thing" and other works by Robert Penn Warren to Stuart Wright (9 April 1986) Edited photocopy typescript; 2 copies; Stuart Wright post - it note: "Dedication copy with Brook's emendations on pp. 14 - 15, 27" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #1.1
    • Folder e#1169-014.16.e
      Brothers to Dragons, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1953) Printed. 3 item. 3 p. Note: Cleanth Brooks, New Haven, Connecticut, Agreement verifying that he has sold the dedication copy of "Brother to Dragons" and other works by Robert Penn Warren to Stuart Wright (9 April 1986) Edited photocopy typescript; "One Book After Another . . . Brother to Dragons, by Robert Penn Warren . . . " reviewed by Mary Darlington Taylor, The Bridgeport Sunday Post, p. B4, includes biographical sketch & photos of Warren and his & wife with their infant daughter, Rosanna (23 August 1953) Clipping; Luggage Tag annotated "1404 015 Cheney 1 - tis" [Brainerd Cheney ?] (undated) Ephemera; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #1.4
    • Folder f#1169-014.16.f
      John Brown, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1982) Printed. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren, Fairfield, Connecticut, Postcard to Stuart Wright, regarding "dedicatees" of book, his friends, Rittenhouse & Louise Richardson (24 October 1982) Typescript; Stuart Wright note: "Have you heard about J.B. [John Brown] from the Publishers and to whom did you send your 13 copies? RPW's mother to RPW, early December 1929. Quoted in The Sewanee Review, 110 (Summer 2002), p. 392" (ca. 2002) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #1.6
    • Folder g#1169-014.16.g
      Thirty - Six Poems, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1986) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Cleanth Brooks, New Haven, Connecticut, Agreement verifying that he has sold "36 Poems" and other works by Robert Penn Warren to Stuart Wright (9 April 1986) Edited photocopy typescript; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #1.9
    • Folder h#1169-014.16.h
      Flood: A Romance of our Time, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1964) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note: "Styron read this in Ms. See letters, v. 4, p. 373" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #1.12
    • Folder i#1169-014.16.i
      Band of Angels, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1955) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note on Poetry Society of America in New York, N.Y. card: "Inscribed to Randall and Mary Jarrell" (undated) Typescript; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #1.13
    • Folder j#1169-014.16.j
      Thirty - Six Poems, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1935) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren list of publications: "The Transformation of Nature in Art, Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. Harvard U. Press, C. M. 1935 / Mediaeval Aesthetic, Art Bulletin 1935 / The Mirror of Gesture, Cambridge 1917 [The Mirror Of Gesture: Being The Abhinaya Darpana Of Nandikesvara, by Nandikesvara, Ananda Coomaraswamy and Gopala Kristnayya Duggirala] / Meister Eckhart [translated by] C. de B. Evans from [editor] Franz Pfeiffers C. German edition of 1857 (2 v.) London 1924, and 1931" [Meister Eckhart was Eckhart von Hochheim, O.P. (c. 1260 – c. 1327) a noted German theologian, philosopher and mystic, born near Gotha, in the Landgraviate of Thuringia in the Holy Roman Empire] / Verso: Typescript quote from The Transformation of Nature in Art: "Man's ideas live in his mind only for so long, . . . " (p. 238) (undated) Holograph & Typescript; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #1.16
    • Folder k#1169-014.16.k
      Brother to Dragons, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1953) Printed. 1 item. 1 page Note: Gardener's note on verso of blank National City Bank of New York check: "Your grapes are too covered with poison to be edible don't eat them - They should not be sprayed so late and no poison is required. Two bags of grapes set on your up stairs porch - so not handle them - one outside laundry door - just leave them alone - I'd forget the poison for now, Everett" (ca. 1953) Printed form & ALS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #1.24
    • Folder l#1169-014.16.l
      World Enough and Time, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (undated) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note: "Alexander Calder and Louisa Calder" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #1.28
    • Folder m#1169-014.16.m
      Promises: Poems 1954 - 1956, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (undated) Printed. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Photographic prints: Scene of Randall Jarrell writing at a desk with a sleeping cat; also a garden scene of Mary Jarrell & a female friend with Randall Jarrell (undated); Black & white; Photographic prints cataloged: #P-1169-014.016.m.2 & #P-1169-014.016.m.3; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #1.30
    • Folder n#1169-014.16.n
      Brother to Dragons, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (undated) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note: "Eleanor's Paw" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #1.36
    • Folder o#1169-014.16.o
      Who Speaks for the Negro, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1966) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Republican Part Membership Card, unsigned (1966) Ephemera; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #1.37
    • Folder p#1169-014.16.p
      Works Of William Shakespeare, The: Vol. IX, edited by William George Clark & William Aldis Clark [Books] (1888) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note: "RPW's teaching copy of Julius Caesar. Rose Long, Huey's daughter, was an A - student in the class. For the importance of this Shakespeare play as an influence on All the Kings Men, see RPW's introduction to the 35th anniversary edition, and Mark Winchell's essay in Shakespeare and Southern Writers, ed. Philip C. Kolin, and misc. interviews with RPW"; Annotated: "LSU 1938" (undated) Typescript; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #2.2
    • Folder q#1169-014.16.q
      Sonnets, The, by William Shakespeare [Books] (1926) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright post - it note: "IMP Grmshaw on Shakespeare Henriad and ARM in cheap Peter Larry Book" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #2.6
    • Folder r#1169-014.16.r
      Gloria Mundi [Glory of the World], by Eleanor Clark [Books] (1979) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: New England Telephone Company announcement card for redesigned information section in the telephone book (August 1979) Printed; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #2.27
    • Folder s#1169-014.16.s
      Southern Review, The [Periodicals] (1985) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note: "Robert Penn Warren's copy, with numerous annotations throughout, mostly about Huey Long, AKM, C. Vann Woodward, and Louisiana in the 1930s and 40s. IMPORTANT"; on verso: "RPW's copy" (ca. 1985) Typescript; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #2.41
    • Folder t#1169-014.16.t
      Sun Also Rises, The, by Ernest Hemingway [Books] (1927) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Inside front flap of dust jacket with reviews for The Sun Also Rises published by Charles Scribner's Sons from New York Post, New York Sun, etc. (ca. 1927) Printed; Fragile, needs conservation; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #3.5
    • Folder u#1169-014.16.u
      Winner Take Nothing, by Ernest Hemingway [Books] (1933) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: "Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets cures and recommendations" (ca. 1900) Clipping; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #3.7
    • Folder v#1169-014.16.v
      William Faulkner, by Irving Howe [Books] (1962) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren: "Robert Penn Warren 2495 Reading Rd. Fairfield, Conn." (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #3.8
    • Folder w#1169-014.16.w
      Faulkner: 3 Decades of Criticism, edited by Frederick Hoffman [Books] (1960) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren Notes; Page two of an unknown conversation (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #3.9
    • Folder x#1169-014.16.x
      Selected Poems, by Herman Melville [Books] (1944) Printed. 3 items. 4 p. Note: Poems: "The March into Virginia (Ending in the First Manassas)" & "From John Marr and Other Sailors: Jack Roy", by Herman Melville (undated) Typescripts; Bookmarks: "RP/Warren Bearded Oaks Page 59 Monologue at Midnight page 58 - 59 Harcourt Brace and Co." and "For a Friend Who Thinks himself Urban Page 99 Selected Poems Harcourt Brace and Co." (ca. 1944) Typescript & Holograph; Torn, fragile, needs conservation; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #3.16
    • Folder y#1169-014.16.y
      Road to Xanadu, The, by John Livingston Lowes [Books] (1927) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren list numbered 1 - 11 (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #3.22
    • Folder z#1169-014.16.z
      Sartor Resartus [Tailor Re-tailored], by Thomas Carlyle [Books] (1921) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note post - it note: "See John Crowe Ransom on verso of rear flyleaf (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #3.26
    • Folder za#1169-014.16.za
      Voyage, by Harold Vinal [Books] (1923) Printed. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Note: Stuart Wright note cards: "See Tate to Davidson, 8 March 24, pp. 95 - 6, et passim"; & "See E.E. Cummings satire in Collected Poems, p. 167. See rear pastedown" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #3.27
    • Folder zb#1169-014.16.zb
      Robert Penn Warren and the Modernist Temper, by Tjebbe Antonius Westendorp [Books] (1987) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Tjebbe Westendorp, Rijksuniversiteit Te Leiden, Letter to Robert Penn Warren, enclosing copy of book on Warren, discussing publication of an American edition & personal matters (ca. 1987) TLS; Dutch language; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #3.28
    • Folder zc#1169-014.16.zc
      American South: Portrait of a Culture, The, edited by Lewis Rubin [Books] (1979) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Annotated "Robert Penn Warren's copy - see pp. 169 - 79; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #3.30
    • Folder zd#1169-014.16.zd
      Sound and the Fury, The / As I Lay Dying, by William Faulkner [Books] (1946) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Notes and quotes are written as well as "Mervin"; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #3.37
    • Folder ze#1169-014.16.ze
      Art of Faulkner's Novels, The, by Peter Swiggart [Books] (1962) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Compliment Card to unknown from the University of Texas Press; annotated "and Peter Swiggart; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #3.38
    • Folder zf#1169-014.16.zf
      Ballad of a Sweet Dream of Peace: A Charade for Easter, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1980) Printed. 3 items. 8 p. Note: Includes note written by Richard Harteiss in behalf of William Meredith to accompany another copy of this book sent to Zaro Starr (ca. 1980) Holograph. 1 item. 1 p.; Music: Ballad of A Sweet Dream of Peace: A charade for Easter, by Alexei Haieff, commissioned by the United Council of Churches [Sheet Music] (ca. 1980) Pamphlet. 1 item. 6 p.; Stuart Wright comment explaining the provenance of the book and the loose items [Index card] (7 October 1986) TL. 1 item. 1 p.; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #4.3
    • Folder zg#1169-014.16.zg
      Being Here: Poetry, 1977 - 1980, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1980) Printed. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Random House Slip accompanying review copy of the book requesting two copies of the review (ca. 1980) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p.; Dust Jacket photograph of Robert Penn Warren accompanying the slip; cataloged #P-1169-014.016.zg.4 (ca. 1980) Photographic print. 1 item. 1 p.; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #4.4
    • Folder zh#1169-014.16.zh
      Being Here: Poetry 1977 - 1980, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1980) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Random House compliments card accompanying review copy of the book (ca. 1980) Printed form. 1 item. 1 p.; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #4.5
    • Folder zi#1169-014.16.zi
      Rime of the Ancient Mariner, The, by Samuel Coleridge [Books] (1946) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Two Untitled Water Colors on one sheet, by Rosanna Warren autographed "For Godmother Katherine Anne [Porter], Love, Rosanna" (undated) Original art. 1 item. 1 p.; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #4.8
    • Folder zj#1169-014.16.zj
      New and Selected Poems 1923 - 1985, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1985) Printed. 1 item. 3 p. Note: Includes Robert Penn Warren / Eleanor Clark Warren Irving Trust Bank deposit slip [blank] & receipts (ca. 1985) Printed forms. 1 item. 3 p.; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #4.9
    • Folder zk#1169-014.16.zk
      Audubon: A Vision, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1969) Printed. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Photocopy typescript class list for Yale University Department of English, English 64a - Mr. Warren with Holograph poetry comments on verso (undated); 1 item. 1 p.; Notes on ornithology (undated); 1 item. 1 p.; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #5.9
    • Folder zl#1169-014.16.zl
      Incarnations: Poems 1966 - 1968, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1968) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Bookseller’s description of Incarnations: Poems, 1966 - 1968. New York: Random House [1968]. First trade edition. Price: $400.00; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #5.10
    • Folder zm#1169-014.16.zm
      Or Else, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1974) Printed. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Bookseller’s description of Or Else: Poem / Poems, 1969 - 1974. New York: Random House [1974]. First trade edition. Price: $350.00; Envelope [Partial] addressed by R. P. Warren, Fairfield, CT to English Prof. William Meredith, Connecticut College, New London, CT; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #5.12
    • Folder zn#1169-014.16.zn
      Selected Poems of Herman Melville, Edited by Robert Penn Warren, by Herman Melville [Books] (1970) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright notecard: documenting receipt of the volume from the DuPont Library in partial payment for appraising their special collections holdings (Dec. 1990) Typescript; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #5.29
    • Folder zo#1169-014.16.zo
      Understanding Fiction, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1978) Printed. 2 item. 2 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren, Fairfield, Connecticut, Letter to Cleanth Brooks asking for his comments on poem he is writing; signed "Red" (21 September 1977) TLS; Peter Hillsman Taylor, Letter giving permission to reprint his story The Hand of Emmagene in the Third Edition of Understanding Fiction (11 June 1978) TLS & Holograph addendum; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #5.31
    • Folder zp#1169-014.16.zp
      Rome and a Villa, by Eleanor Clark [Books] (1952) Printed. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Lavinia R. [Mrs. Wendell] Davis, Note to Robert Penn Warren enclosing Rome and a Villa (ca. 1952) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #5.32
    • Folder zq#1169-014.16.zq
      Southern Review: A Commemoration, The, by Robert Penn Warren [Periodicals] (1982) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Lewis P. Simpson, Editor, The Southern Review, Letter to Stuart Wright returning copies of the commemorative booklet (3 March 1982) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #5.33
    • Folder zr#1169-014.16.zr
      Katherine Anne Porter: A Collection of Critical Essays, Edited by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1979) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren's notes (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #5.34
    • Folder zs#1169-014.16.zs
      Now and Then, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1978) Printed. 7 items. 7 p. Note: New York Quarterly bookmark autographed by Richard Eberhart (undated) Printed & Holograph; Robert Penn Warren, Managing Editor, The Southern Review, Letters to Richard Eberhart regarding submissions and demise of Southern Review (22 April 1939, 14 October 1941, 15 January 1942) TLS; Richard Eberhart, Cambridge School, Kendal Green, Mass., Letter to Robert Penn Warren enclosing poems (31 December 1931) Carbon TLS; Publicity photographs of Robert Penn Warren (ca. 1978), 2 items; Photographic prints cataloged: #P 1169-014.016.zs.5 & #P-1169-014.016.zs.6; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #5.37
    • Folder zt#1169-014.16.zt
      Wilderness, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1961) Printed. 3 items. 3 p. Note: Stuart Wright notes: "The dedication copy" & "Turlington" (undated) Holograph, 2 items; Publicity photograph of Robert Penn Warren (undated) Black & White. 5" x 7"; Photographic print cataloged: #P-1169-014.016.zs.7; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #5.38
    • Folder zu#1169-014.16.zu
      Selected Poems 1923 - 1975, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1975) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Bantam Books bookmark (ca. 1974) Ephemera; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #5.40
    • Folder zv#1169-014.16.zv
      Robert Penn Warren Reader, A, by Robert Penn Warren [Books] (1987) Printed. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Maria (Jessup) Larsson [Robert Penn Warren’s niece] Letter to Stuart Wright enclosing books purchased by Wright (ca. 1986) ALS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #5.43
    • Folder zw#1169-014.16.zw
      American Renaissance, by Francis Otto Matthiessen [Books] (1941) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright’s comment: “Arnold Stein’s copy w/ RPW’s notes” (Holograph); Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #5.44
  • Box 17#1169-014.17
    • Folder a#1169-014.17.a
      Lord Alfred's Lover, by Eric Bentley [Books] (1981) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Glenn Edward Witmer, Publisher, Personal Library, Letter to Robert Penn Warren, enclosing copy of Lord Alfred's Lover and requesting comments (9 June 1981) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.11
    • Folder b#1169-014.17.b
      Tobacco Planter's Yearbook, The [Periodicals] (1908) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: "Price for 1906 Tobacco . . These prices for 1906 R. F. Warren, Guthrie, Ky" (1906) Annotated clipping pasted on paper; fragile, torn, needs conservation; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.13
    • Folder c#1169-014.17.c
      Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, The [Periodicals] (1982) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Victoria and Barrett Prettyman, Christmas card with photograph (1984) Photographic print; Color; Photographic print cataloged: #P-1169-014.017.c.8; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.17
    • Folder d#1169-014.17.d
      Stories of Writers and Artists, by Henry James [Books] (undated) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Henry James and All The King's Men, by Edward J. Piacentino, review in Mississippi Quarterly (ca. 1985) Clipping; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.24
    • Folder e#1169-014.17.e
      McTeague, by Frank Norris [Books] (1900) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note: "Loaner to RPW?" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.30
    • Folder f#1169-014.17.f
      Blue Highways, by William Least Heat Moon [Books] (1983) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Peter Davidson, Senior Editor, The Atlantic Monthly Press, Letter to Robert Penn Warren requesting comments on Blue Highways (5 August 1982) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.33
    • Folder g#1169-014.17.g
      Jennifer Lorn: A Sedate Extravaganza, by Elinor Wylie [Books] (1923) Printed. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Mimi's Bohemian Café card; annotated on verso "CT Ray" (undated) Ephemera; Woman standing by fence with young boy (undated) Photographic negative, 1.75" x 2.75"; Photographic negative cataloged: #N-1169-014.017.g.9; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.36
    • Folder h#1169-014.17.h
      Shad Treatment, by Garrett Epps, The [Books] (1976) Printed. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Clyde C. Taylor, Publisher at G.P. Putnam's Sons, Letter & envelope to Robert Penn Warren, enclosing galleys of The Shad Treatment, requesting comments (11 November 1976) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.40
    • Folder i#1169-014.17.i
      Albums of Early Life, by Stanley Kauffman [Books] (1980) Printed. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Ticknor and Fields, Compliments card for Albums of Early Life (9 October 1980) Printed form; James Raimes, Senior Editor, Ticknor & Fields, Letter to Robert Penn Warren enclosing proofs of Albums of Early Life and requesting comments (17 July 1980) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.41
    • Folder j#1169-014.17.j
      Do Lord Remember Me, by Julius Lester [Books] (1984) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Judy Karasik, Editor, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Letter to Robert Penn Warren enclosing bound page proof and requesting comments (14 September 1984) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.47
    • Folder k#1169-014.17.k
      Clock Without Hands, by Carson McCullers [Books] (1961) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Anne Ford, Houghton Mifflin Company, Letter to Robert Penn Warren, requesting comments Clock Without Hands (6 June 1961) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.48
    • Folder l#1169-014.17.l
      Our Eyes, Like Walls, by Lucky Jacobs [Books] (1981) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Lucky Jacobs, Richmond, Virginia, Letter to Robert Penn Warren" "I am an admirer of your poetry. I hope you enjoy mine" (23 June 1982) ALS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #7.53
    • Folder m#1169-014.17.m
      Long Day's Dying, A, by Frederick Buechner [Books] (1950) Printed. 1 item. 3 p. Note: Alfred Knopf, Jr., Letter to Professor [Robert Penn] Warren (16 September 1949) requesting his comments on A Long Day's Dying (16 September 1949) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #9.6
    • Folder n#1169-014.17.n
      Sincerity and Authenticity, by Lionel Trilling [Books] (1972) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts compliments of the author card (undated); Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #9.12
    • Folder o#1169-014.17.o
      Womenfolks: Growing Up Down South, by Shirley Abbott [Books] (1983) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Chester Kerr, President, Ticknor & Fields, Letter to "Dear Red" [Robert Penn Warren] requesting his opinion of Womenfolks (26 October 1982) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #9.13
    • Folder p#1169-014.17.p
      My Heart and My Flesh, by Elizabeth Madox Roberts [Books] (1927) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: DAEDALUS Subscription offer envelope (undated) Printed; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #9.18
    • Folder q#1169-014.17.q
      In a U - Haul North of Damascus, by David Bottoms [Books] (1983) Printed. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Mana Guarnaschelli, Senior Editor, William Morrow & Company, Inc., Publishers, Letter to Robert Penn Warren enclosing bound galley of U - Haul North of Damascus and requesting reaction and comments (27 December 1982) TLS & Envelope; Robert Penn Warren's comments on verso in red ink (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #9.19
    • Folder r#1169-014.17.r
      Little Treasury of American Poetry, A, edited by Oscar Williams [Books] (1948) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note: "sgd [signed] by others at their contributions: Robert Penn Warren, Eberhart, Shapiro, Wilbur" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #9.20
    • Folder s#1169-014.17.s
      Soul of Viktor Tronko, The, by David Quammen [Books] (1988) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: David Quammen, Letter to "Eleanor and Red" [Eleanor & Robert Penn Warren] enclosing copies of the essays for which he won the National Magazine Award (6 May 1987) ALS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #9.25
    • Folder t#1169-014.17.t
      Almost Innocent, by Sheila Bosworth [Books] (1984) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Morgan Entrekin, Senior Editor, Simon & Schuster, Letter to Robert Penn Warren enclosing copy of advance galleys of Almost Innocent, requesting his opinion of the book (24 August 1984) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #9.39
    • Folder u#1169-014.17.u
      Racial Crisis in America, by Lewis Killian & Charles Grigg [Books] (1964) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Pearl Street A. M. E. Church, Jackson, Mississippi, Interior View Postcard [Blank] (undated) Printed; Postcard cataloged: #PC-1169-014.017.u.11; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #10.27
    • Folder v#1169-014.17.v
      Album of Destiny, by Jesse Stuart [Books] (1944) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright quote from Robert Penn Warren: "But long before that we had become friends. It was to be, unhappily, a friendship largely of recollection, for I saw him [Jesse Stuart] only a few times after the Vanderbilt period, once in Washington [sic], where on leave, he was wearing the blue of a naval officer, and once or twice on his rare trips to Nashville"; "RPW's introduction to Jesse Stuart . Head O' W - Hollow (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1979), p. x" (undated) Typescript; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #11.2
    • Folder w#1169-014.17.w
      Ships and Other Figures, by William Meredith [Books] (1948) Printed. 2 items. 2 p. Note: An Account of A Visit to Hawaii [Poem] by William Meredith autographed "For Peter from Bill" (ca. 1948) Mimeographed typescript; Stuart Wright note: "Peter Taylor's copy" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #11.6
    • Folder x#1169-014.17.x
      Bullet Park, by John Cheever [Books] (1969) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: John Cheever, Chairman, Committee on Grants for Literature, National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, Letter to the members of the Department of Literature, regarding grants for writers (31 March 1967) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #11.13
    • Folder y#1169-014.17.y
      Mississippi Quarterly, Edited by Peyton Williams [Periodicals] (1970) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Mel Bradford, Department of English Language & Literature, University of Dallas Station, Irving, Texas, Letter to Robert Penn Warren, enclosing copy of Mississippi Quarterly & discussing literary issues (7 April 1971) ALS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #11.18
    • Folder z#1169-014.17.z
      Housebreaker of Shady Hill, The, by John Cheever [Books] (1958) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: John Cheever, Advertisement to appear in the New York Times Book Review recognizing his receipt of the American Academy of Arts and Letters' William Dean Howells gold medal for The Wapshot Scandal (16 May [1965]) Proof; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #11.45
    • Folder za#1169-014.17.za
      Relation of the Alabama - Georgia Dialect to the Provincial Dialects of Great Britain, The, by Cleanth Brooks [Books] (1935) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Emma "Cinina" Brescia Warren's list of things to pay for including gas and lights, telephone, and water and a tally adding up to $569.00; Stuart Wright note on verso: "Mrs. RPW (CININA)" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #11.50
    • Folder zb#1169-014.17.zb
      Literary Criticism: A Short History, William K. Wimsatt, Jr. & Cleanth Brooks [Books] (1957) Printed. 1 item. 6 p. Note: Literary Criticism: A Short History, by William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Cleanth Brooks, Reviewed by Harry Levin [Reprinted from Modern Language Notes, Vol. 73, No. 2; Autographed on cover: "Regards, HL" (February 1958)] Reprinted article; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #11.51
    • Folder zc#1169-014.17.zc
      Letters of Archibald MacLeish, edited by R. H. Winnick [Books] (1983) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Robie Macauley, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts, Letter to Robert Penn Warren enclosing galleys of The letters of Archibald Macleish, requesting comments (26 August 1982) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #11.53
    • Folder zd#1169-014.17.zd
      Selected Poems, by Mark Strand [Books] (1980) Printed. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Inside the Story, by Mark Strand, Solotaroff - American Review; inscribed copy (undated) Proof; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #12.4
    • Folder ze#1169-014.17.ze
      Testing - Tree, The, by Stanley Kunitz [Books] (1971) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Publicity portrait Stanley Kunitz, author of The Testing - Tree Poems; note on verso: "Please return to R. Eberhart 202 Sanborn" (22 March 1971) Photographic print with caption & Holograph; Photographic prints cataloged: #P-1169-014.017.ze.12; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #12.7
    • Folder zf#1169-014.17.zf
      Devil's Elbow, by Brainard Cheney [Books] (1969) Printed. 5 items. 5 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren, Fairfield, Connecticut, Letter to "Lon" [Brainerd Cheney] concerning their health problems & children - - Gabe [Warren] and Rosanna [Warren] (10 March 1980) TLS; Letter to "Lon" [Brainerd Cheney] concerning missing copy of River Rogue (29 April 1982) TLS; Stuart Wright note slips: "See RPW Letters, v. 4, pp. 284 - 285" & "See RPW, Letters v. 4, pp. 303 - 4, et passim." (undated) Holograph; Robert Penn Warren, Fairfield, Connecticut, Check paid to Brainerd Cheney on Irving Trust Company account for "re: Indian Stokes [?]" & "re: research new book" (12 December 1970) Edited printed form; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #12.13
    • Folder zg#1169-014.17.zg
      Teaching a Stone to Talk, by Annie Dillard [Books] (1982) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note: "151" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #13.13
    • Folder zh#1169-014.17.zh
      Hamlet, by William Shakespeare [Books] (undated) Holograph. 2 items. 2 p. Note: "Evidence of Reporting . . . Evidence of Revisions" with lists of errors and corrections in the text, by unknown author (undated) Holograph; Pink blotting paper (undated) Ephemera; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #13.19
    • Folder zi#1169-014.17.zi
      Randall Jarrell's Letters, edited by Mary Jarrell [Books] (1985) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Houghton Mifflin Company Press Release advertising Randall Jarrell's Letters, including statements by William H. Pritchard, Helen Vendler, and Robert Penn Warren; also includes biographical sketch of Randall Jarrell (22 April 1985) Mimeographed typescript; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #13.23
    • Folder zj#1169-014.17.zj
      County Woman, by Joan Williams [Books] (1982) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: C. Michael Curtis, Senior Editor, The Atlantic Monthly, Letter to Robert Penn Warren, enclosing bound galleys of County Woman, requesting "a kind word or two" (2 November 1981) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #13.26
    • Folder zk#1169-014.17.zk
      Personae, by Ezra Pound [Books] (1926) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren's graduate and undergraduate transcript, 1925 - 1927, from the University of California, Berkeley, Department of English, signed Grace F. Billings, Secretary (17 October 1927) Typescript; Fragile, needs conservation; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #13.29
    • Folder zl#1169-014.17.zl
      Spoon River Anthology, by Edgar Lee Masters [Books] (1923) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note: "Reference to Masters in Fugitive's Reunion" (1959) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #13.30
    • Folder zm#1169-014.17.zm
      Randall Jarrell's Letters, edited by Mary Jarrell [Books] (1985) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note: "Their Name Liveth Forever More (from them that bothered to be there) FC HM DS HC" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #13.32
    • Folder zn#1169-014.17.zn
      Another Future of Poetry, by Robert Graves [Books] (1926) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright’s: “RPW’s marked copy” (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.5
    • Folder zo#1169-014.17.zo
      Caesar's Commentaries, by Francis Willey Kelsey [Books] (1910) Printed. 2 items. 4 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren’s Latin notes and English translations from Caesar’s Commentaries (undated) Holograph; Beginning Latin, pp. 337 - 338 (undated) Clipping; English and Latin language; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.6
    • Folder zp#1169-014.17.zp
      Life and Work of Ford Madox Ford, The, by Frank MacShane [Books] (1965) Printed. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Frank MacShane, Letter to Robert Penn Warren, enclosing copy of The Life and Work of Ford Madox Ford (ca. 1965) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.9
    • Folder zq#1169-014.17.zq
      Theodore Dreiser: His Autobiography 2; Newspaper Days, by Theodore Dreiser [Books] (1965) Printed. 2 items. 9 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren’s comments on Theodore Dreiser (undated) Holograph in red ink; The Free - Lance Living on Advances 1912 (undated) Clipping; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.13
    • Folder zr#1169-014.17.zr
      Our Lady Peace, by Mark Van Doren [Books] (1942) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren's note slip on "Three views of literature. . . ." etc. (ca. 1942) Holograph; Transferred form Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.15
    • Folder zs#1169-014.17.zs
      Moral Philosophy, by Walter H. Hill [Books] (1895) Printed. 1 item. 2 p. Note: W. H. Paxner, Wheeler, Mills & Co., Tobacco Commission Merchants, Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Letter to Miss Ruth Penn, re: the child, Ruth, is born (15 June 1895) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.18
    • Folder zt#1169-014.17.zt
      Amazing Grace, by Robert Drake [Books] (1980) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: John Pott, Associate Editor, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Letter to Robert Penn Warren, saying they are taking his suggestion to republish Amazing Grace, enclosing proofs, & requesting comments (5 June 1980) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.22
    • Folder zu#1169-014.17.zu
      Man's Place in Nature, by Thomas H. Huxley [Books] (undated) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren, Sketches on Morton Salt comment paper of skulls captioned “Man’s place in the nature Huxley . . . Crannog” (undated) Holograph & Original art; skull sketches also on verso (undated) pencil; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.24
    • Folder zv#1169-014.17.zv
      Yale Alumni Magazine, by Wm. Hamilton Jones [Periodicals] (1967) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: “Lillian Hellman’s Friends Note Her Anger, Integrity” describing her funeral service, in The Sentinel, Winston - Salem, NC, p. 3 (4 July 1984) Clipping ; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.48
    • Folder zw#1169-014.17.zw
      Issa Valley, The, by Czeslaw Milosz [Books] (1981) Printed. 2 items. 3 p. Note: Pat Strachan, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc., Book Publishers, New York, NY, Letter to Robert Penn Warren, enclosing uncorrected proof of The Issa Valley (11 March 1981) TLS; Review of flyleaf review of The Issa Valley (undated) Photocopy typescript; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.51
    • Folder zx#1169-014.17.zx
      Odyssey: Journey Through Black America, by Earl and Miriam Selby [Books] (1971) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Arthur C. Fields, Vice President, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, N.Y., Letter to Robert Penn Warren, enclosing proofs of Odyssey, requesting comments (15 March 1971) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #14.52
    • Folder zy#1169-014.17.zy
      Delusions, Etc., by John Berryman [Books] (1972) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. review copy note (29 April 1972) Edited printed form; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #15.2
    • Folder zz#1169-014.17.zz
      Symbolism and American Literature, by Charles Feidelson [Books] (1953) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Malcolm X Silenced for Remarks on Assassination of Kennedy, by R. W. Apple, Jr., New York Times, p. 22 (5 December 1963) Clipping; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #15.8
    • Folder zza#1169-014.17.zza
      Radical Conservatism: The Southern Review 1935 - 1942, by Albert J. Montesi [Books] (1984) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Albert Montesi, St. Louis, MO, Letter to Robert Penn Warren, enclosing copy of limited edition of "the SR book" (ca. 1984) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #15.25
    • Folder zzb#1169-014.17.zzb
      Farewell to Arms, A, by Ernest Hemingway [Books] (1949) Printed. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren comments (ca. 1949) Holograph in red and black ink; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #15.36
    • Folder zzc#1169-014.17.zzc
      Billy Budd, Sailor, by Herman Melville [Books] (1962) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: From Moby Dick Jonah’s Song and From Billy Budd Billy in the Darbies from Selected Melville (13 November 1923) Edited proof; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #15.37
    • Folder zzd#1169-014.17.zzd
      Achievement of Robert Penn Warren, The, by James H. Justus [Books] (1981) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note: “Contains RPW’s annotations" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #15.39
    • Folder zze#1169-014.17.zze
      On a Chinese Screen, by W. Somerset Maugham [Books] (1977) Printed. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Martha B., Franklin, KY, Letter and envelope to Thomas Warren, Guthrie, Kentucky, regarding personal relationships (ca. 1928) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #15.40
    • Folder zzf#1169-014.17.zzf
      Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston, by William Preston Johnston [Books] (1885) Printed. 2 items. 5 p. Note: Fort Donelson National Military Park, Dover, Tennessee [Brochure] (May 1940) Printed; Fort Donelson National Military Park, Dover, Tennessee [Brochure] (April 1942) Printed; Stained, dirty, needs conservation; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #15.43
    • Folder zzg#1169-014.17.zzg
      Art and Society, by Herbert Read [Books] (1970) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note: "RPW poem mss" [unpublished poem in Warren's holograph] (undated) Holograph; Loose Manuscripts Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #18.3
    • Folder zzh#1169-014.17.zzh
      Washington Square Ensemble, The, by Madison Smartt Bell [Books] (1983) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Corlies M. Smith, Senior Editor, The Viking Press, Letter to Robert Penn Warren enclosing bound galleys of The Washington Square Ensemble, requesting comments (20 October 1982) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #20.15
    • Folder zzi#1169-014.17.zzi
      Notes from the Editors: The 25th Anniversary Edition of the Great Books of the Western World: Plotinus, The Enneads, by Unknown Editors [Books] (Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library © 1983) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Robert Penn Warren's personal notes (ca. 1983) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #20.20
    • Folder zzj#1169-014.17.zzj
      Unidentified Volume. [Books] (undated) 2 items. 2 p. Note: Henri Peyre, Prof., Department of Germanic Languages, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, Letter to Robert Penn Warren, forwarding a memo from Gudrun Schiller, Secretary, Department of Germanics, the names of graduate students who would do translations for him (15 March 1966) TLS & ALS; Unidentified Author, Rochester, Minnesota, Letter to Robert Penn Warren (8 February 1987) TLS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #Unidentified Volume
    • Folder zzk#1169-014.17.zzk
      Unidentified Volume. [Books] 1 item. 1 p.; Note: Minute Read by Dean Donald M. Taylor at a Meeting of the Yale University Graduate School Faculty Expressing Appreciation for Robert Penn Warren's Eighteen Years of Contributions on the Occasion of His Retirement (25 May 1973) Photocopy typescript signed; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #Unidentified Volume
Series 7:
Audio Recordings
  • Box 18#1169-014.18
    • Folder a#1169-014.18.a
      Conversations on the Craft of Poetry 1: Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren with Robert Frost, John Crowe Ransom, Robert Lowell, Theodore Roethke. Tape # 1. Speaking with Robert Frost, John Crowe Ransom [Audio Recordings] (New York, N.Y.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. © 1961) Reel to Reel audio recording in original box; 1 item. 1 p. Note: Tape recorded at 3 - 3/4 inches per second, dual track. Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren are editors of Understanding Poetry, Third Edition. Compact disc copied by Joyner Library, 3/28/2012.
    • Folder b#1169-014.18.b
      Conversations on the Craft of Poetry 2: Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren with Robert Frost, John Crowe Ransom, Robert Lowell, Theodore Roethke. Tape # 2. Speaking with Robert Lowell and Theodore Roethke [Audio Recordings] (New York, N.Y.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. © 1961) Reel to Reel audio recording in original box; 1 item. 1 p. Note: Tape recorded at 3 - 3/4 inches per second, dual track. Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren are editors of Understanding Poetry, Third Edition. Compact disc copied by Joyner Library, 3/28/2012.
    • Folder c#1169-014.18.c
      Reading by Robert Penn Warren, A. Yale Reports [Audio Recordings] Recorded by Yale University Audio Visual Center, Recording Department (undated) Reel to Reel audio recording in original box; Time: 29:30; 1 item. 2 p. Note: Compact disc copied by Joyner Library, 3/28/2012.
Series 8:
Oversized Materials
Oversize Folder os1#1169-014.os1
New and Selected Poems, 1923 - 1985, by Robert Penn Warren [Poems] (ca. 1985) Photocopied Edited Proof. 1 item. 155 p. Note: Oversized. Not in original folder; See also folder #1169 - 014.11.h
Oversize Folder os2#1169-014.os2
Whip - Poor - Will, unpublished poem by Robert Penn Warren [Broadsides] (2011) Printed; 1 item. 1 p. 12.5" x 18.5"; Number 41 of 150 "printed with permission of the literary estate of Robert Penn Warren at Somnambulist Tango Press for the opening of Stuart Wright: A Life in Collecting, the inaugural exhibit from the Stuart Wright Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, September 7, 2011." Note: Oversized. Not in original folder; See also folder: #1169 - 014.11.r
Oversize Folder os3#1169-014.os3
Robert Penn Warren Portraits [Photographs] (ca. 1981, undated) Photographic prints. 3 items. 3 p. Black & White. 11" x 14" Note: Oversized. Removed from original folder for conservation reasons; Original folder: #1169 - 014.17.zzo
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