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Witter Bynner papers,

MS-89
 Collection
Identifier: MS-89
The papers of Witter Bynner contain correspondence with Harold Goddard Rugg, Corinna Smith, Alexander Laing, Mary Quinlan, Kenneth Ball and Edward Connery Lathem, as well as manuscripts of his translations of "The Yen Song of Kao Shih" and "The Jade Mountain." Introduction to a letter by Vachel Lindsay, his Harvard English papers, and a long series of letters to Edmund and Helen Esquerre which include drafts of poems, some of which are unpublished, are also included, as is an incomplete title and first-line index of his poetry prepared by Kenneth Ball.

Dates

  • 1897 - 1963

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

1.0 linear ft. (2 boxes)

Overview

Harold Witter Bynner (1881-1968), poet, writer and scholar. The collection consists of correspondence with Harold Goddard Rugg, Corinna Smith, Alexander Laing, Mary Quinlan, Kenneth Ball and Edward Connery Lathem, as well as mss. of his translations of "The Yen Song of Kao Shih" and "The Jade Mountain," an introduction to a letter by Vachel Lindsay, his Harvard English papers and a long series of letters to Edmund and Helen Esquerre. Also includes an incomplete title and first-line index of his poetry prepared by Kenneth Ball.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
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