Stuart Wright Collection: Allen Tate Papers 1927–1996, undated

Manuscript Collection #1169-012

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Series 1 :
Manuscript Materials
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Wright, Stuart. Correspondence with Craig Abbott & T. H. Howard-Hill regarding publication of Allen Tate's Two Conceits [Correspondence] (17 July - 30 Aug. 1996) TLS & Holograph notes. 4 items. 10 p.
    • Folder b
      Harry Duncan & Cummington Press, by Mary L. Richmond, Fine Print, Vol. 4, no. 1 [Literary Essays] (Jan. 1978), pp. 1-4, 4-10 Photocopy clipping. 1 item. 10 p.
    • Folder c
      Cummington Press, The, by Mary L. Richmond, Books at Iowa, no. 7 [Literary Essays] (Nov. 1967), pp. 9-31 Photocopy clipping & Holograph notes. 2 items. 14 p.
    • Folder d
      Ellen Glasgow - Allen Tate Correspondence, The: Bridging the Southern Literary Generation Gap, by Unknown Author [Literary Essays] (ca. 1984) Mimeographed typescript. 1 item. 11 p.
Series 2 :
Printed Materials
  • Box 1
    • Folder e
      Two Conceits by Allen Tate, Cummington Press © 1950 [Pamphlets] (1950) Printed. 6 items. 60 p. Note: Six copies; three copies inscribed & autographed December 1949: "To Milton and Zaro Merry Christmas Allen 1949"; "To Fannie and John with love, Allen Christmas 1949"; "To Hans to record his visit. December 30, 1949. Allen. Princeton".
    • Folder f
      Mermaid Poetry 1974 Autumn Season. Celebrate the 75th Birthday of Allen Tate [Brochures] (24 Nov. 1974) Printed. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Mermaid Theatre, Blackfriars London; Annotated "For George from Don."
    • Folder g
      Poetry and the Absolute, by Allen Tate, Sewanee Review [Literary Essays] (Jan. - March 1927), pp. 41-52 Reprint. 1 item. 6 p. Note: Inscribed to John Crowe Ransom; annotated by Ransom in margins.
Series 3 :
Loose Manuscript Items Transferred from Book Collection
  • Box 1
    • Folder h
      Translation of Poetry, The, by Allen Tate [Books] (1972) 1 item. 1 p. Note: Allen Tate, Christmas card to Peter and Eleanor Taylor with sentiment (1972) Printed; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #52.66
    • Folder i
      Poems 1922-1947, by Allen Tate [Books] (1948) 1 item. 1 p. Note: "The Eye" from Poems 1922-1947" by Allen Tate (ca. 1948) Carbon typescript; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #52.68
    • Folder j
      Vigil of Venus, The, translated by Allen Tate [Books] (1986) 1 item. 1 p. Note: Cleanth Brooks, New Haven, CT, Agreement verifying that he has sold to Stuart Wright books and periodicals written by Robert Penn Warren, Eudora Welty, Allen Tate, William Faulkner, and John Updike (9 April 1986) Edited typescript; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #52.74
    • Folder k
      Fathers, The, by Allen Tate [Books] (1939) 1 item. 1 p. Note: "Allen Tate April 12, 1939" card (ca. 1939) Holograph; Stuart Wright Book Collection #52.75
    • Folder l
      Mr. Pope and Other Poems [Alexander Pope], by Allen Tate [Books] (1928) 1 item. 1 p. Note: Summertime portrait of a woman seated on a garden wall (ca. 1928) Photographic print; Black & white; 2-5/16" x 2.5"; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #52.76
    • Folder m
      Poems 1922-1947, by Allen Tate [Books] (1949) 2 items. 7 p. Note: "Two Epigrams by Allen Tate" (21 April 1967) Printed; "Seasons of the Soul", by Allen Tate (undated) Carbon typescript; Latin and English language; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #52.78
    • Folder n
      On the Limits of Poetry, by Allen Tate [Books] (1947) 1 item 1 p. Note: Allen Tate, Trade Department, Henry Holt and Company, Inc., Publishers, Letter to Robert Penn Warren, Department of English, University of Minnesota, regarding the poetry of John Palmer and Bill Clark's book The Bull Moon (14 April 1947) TLS & Holograph annotations; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #52.83
    • Folder o
      Memoirs and Opinions, by Allen Tate [Books] (1975) 1 item. 1 p. Note: Review card for Upstate, by Jonathan Yardley, from The New York Times Book Review to George Core (ca. 7 July 1957) Edited printed form; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #52.84
    • Folder p
      Swimmers and Other Selected Poems, The, by Allen Tate [Books] (1961) 1 item. 1 p. Note: Christmas post card from Isabella and Allen Tate to Mr. and Mrs. Brainerd Cheney (14 December 1961) ALS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #52.86
    • Folder q
      Poems 1922-1947, by Allen Tate [Books] (1948) 1 item. 1 p. Note: "Ophelia" by Daisy Aldan & "My Bohemia" by Louise Varèse (ca. 1948) Clipping; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #52.87
    • Folder r
      Selected Poems, by Allen Tate [Books] (1938) 1 item. 2 p. Note: Allen Tate, Department of English, The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Letter to Nettie Tillett in appreciation for her note about his novel The Fathers (1 November 1938) ALS; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #52.90
    • Folder s
      Winter Sea, The, by Allen Tate [Books] (1944) 2 items. 4 p. Note: Allen Tate, Editor, The Sewanee Review, Letter to Mr. and Mrs. [Peter Hillsman] Taylor (8 July 1944) ALS; Mr. & Mrs. John Orley Allen Tate, Garrett Park, Maryland, Invitation to the wedding of their daughter to Sgt. & Mrs. Peter Taylor, Chattanooga, Tennessee (7 January 1944) Printed card; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #52.91
    • Folder t
      American Harvest: Twenty Years of Creative Writing in the United States, edited by Allen Tate [Books] (1968) 2 items. 3 p. Note: Allen Tate, Sewanee, Tennessee, Christmas letter to Mr. and Mrs. Brainerd Cheney, Smyrna, Tennessee (December 1968) Printed; Stuart Wright post-it note: "Also signed by RPW . . . ANL . . . EW . . . EC . . . KS" with page numbers (undated) Holograph; Transferred from Stuart Wright Book Collection #52.92
    • Folder u
      Unidentified Volume. "Allen Tate in reference to woman in Game of Chess . . . & Ecclesiastes xii . . ." [Transcripts] (1960) Typescript. 1 items. 1 p. Note: Quotation from "Game of Chess" & Quotation from Ecclesiastes xii. 1-8 ending "Vanity of vanities, saith the preacher; all is vanity"; Transferred from an unidentified book in the Stuart Wright Book Collections #00-000
Series 4 :
Oversized Materials
Oversize Folder 1
Buried Lake Part VI of a Poem of Some Length, Now in Progress, The, by Allen Tate, Sewanee Review [Poems] (4 February [1953] Edited Author's Proof. 2 items. 4 p. Note: Includes two edited versions of the poem; published in Sewanee Review, 61 (Spring 1953), 177-80. Transferred from 1169-012.1.v.

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