Stuart Wright Collection: Merrill Moore Papers, 1929–1987, undated

Manuscript Collection #1169-007

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Series 1 :
Manuscript Materials
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Moore, Merrill. Greeting of the Season booklet for Christmas and New Year sent to Richard G. Eberhart, Boston, MA. [Correspondence] (1956-1957) Printed 1 item. 10 p. Note: Signed "Merrill" on page 13 and signed "Richard G. Eberhart" on cover by Merrill Moore.
    • Folder b
      The News of Massachusetts General Hospital No. 70 Boston, MA. [Newsletter] (July and August 1948) Periodical. Typescripts. 1 item. 3 p.
    • Folder c
      Moore, Merrill. Letter sent to John Ciardi; Ciardi, John Letters sent to Merrill Moore; Memorandum on Psychology Test for creative imagination. [Correspondence] (1949-1951) TLS, Typescripts. 12 items. 16 p. Note: Discusses Edward Gorey, Moore's illustrator
    • Folder d
      Moore, Merrill. Letter sent to Richard Eberhart from "Somewhere in the South Pacific" [Correspondence] (1943) TLS, Typescripts. 1 item. 4 p. Note: Discusses Moore's service as a U. S. Army psychiatrist in the South Pacific; program for Purple Heart citation ceremony for 85 soldiers with comments by Merrill Moore (included with the letter).
Series 2 :
Loose Manuscripts from Book Collection
  • Box 1
    • Folder e
      Poet and Psychiatrist, by Henry W. Wells [Book] (1955) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Stuart Wright note: "Lewis Leary's copy" (undated) Holograph; includes biographical details of Moore's career; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #59.10
    • Folder f
      Clinical Sonnets, by Merrill Moore [Book] (1949) Printed. 1 item. 2 p. Note: From book inscribed to Robert Penn Warren by Merrill Moore: Merrill Moore and Clinical Sonnets: A book about Proper and Improper Bostonians, Twayne Publishers, Inc. news release including biographical details of Moore's career (ca. 1949) Mimeographed typescript; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #59.18
    • Folder g
      The Noise That Time Makes, by Merrill Moore [Book] (1929) Printed. 3 items. 3 p. Note: Photographic prints from book inscribed to John Crowe Ransom by Merrill Moore: Portrait of Merrill Moore in his military uniform; verso autographed "for John" signed "Merrill" (1943); Portrait of Merrill Moore captioned "Author of The Noise That Time Makes" (undated); X-Ray photograph of Merrill Moore's skull, autographed on face: "For John, as always, Merrill"; autographed on verso: "For John, with sincerest regards, as ever, Merrill;" Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #59.23
    • Folder h
      Clinical Sonnets, by Merrill Moore [Book] (1949) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: From book inscribed to Milton Starr and Zeno Starr by Merrill Moore; Stuart Wright note: "The Dedication Copy" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #59.25
    • Folder i
      A Doctor's Book of Hours, by Merrill Moore [Book] (1955) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Bibliographical citation on index card: "Moore, M. A Doctor's Book of Hours . . . Ins to JCR [inscribed to John Crowe Ransom]" (undated) Holograph Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #59.27
    • Folder j
      Fugitive Sonnets, by Merrill Moore [Book] (1953) Printed. 1 item. 1 p. Note: From book inscribed to Robb Ransom and John Crowe Ransom; Stuart Wright note: "The Dedication Copy" (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #59.42

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