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Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

"Every Soul is a Circus", n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box 12: [Barcode: 39002137170214], Folder: GROUP 239, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Poem, typescript, with manuscript annotations by Muriel Bernstein.

Dates: n.d.

Letter : Sunday School Publications, 420 Plum Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, to Vachel Lindsay, 603 S. Fifth Street, Springfield, Illinois, 1917 July 28

 Part of Collection — Box 109: [Barcode: 39002140920878], Folder: 22
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Typescript letter, signed from Wade Crawford Barcley, associate editor of Sunday School Publications, asking Lindsay to provide a list of books for young men ages 18 to 24. The letter includes Lindsay’s autograph manuscript response on the same sheet, signed, saying that he believes young men of that age should read what they like.

Dates: 1917 July 28

Vachel Lindsay collection

Call Number: YCAL MSS 493

The Vachel Lindsay collection contains original correspondence and manuscripts by early twentieth-century American poet Vachel Lindsay. The collection features letters from Lindsay to poet Sara Teasdale, dating from 1913 to 1931, documenting their early courtship and ongoing friendship. Writings appear to have been sent to Teasdale as enclosures to the letters. There are also letters to Teasdale from Lindsay's widow, Elizabeth Connor Lindsay, following his death in late 1931.

Dates: 1913-1932

Norman Holmes Pearson Collection of “Art for the Wrong Reason”

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1031
Scope and Contents: The collection contains sixty-three sketches, drawings, paintings, and prints acquired by Yale faculty member Norman Holmes Pearson not for their aesthetic or artistic merit, but because they were created by poets and other authors; he titled his collection “Art for the Wrong Reason.” The works were executed in crayon, gouache, graphite, ink, charcoal, oil, and watercolor on paper, board, canvas, and panel, by fifty-three writers including E. E. Cummings, George Du Maurier, Victor Hugo, D....
Dates: 1833-1979

Wallpaper design, 1931 Nov 13

 Part of Collection — Box 12: [Barcode: 39002137170214], Folder: GROUP 239, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Pen-and-ink floral motif drawing with holograph note, "Wallpaper for Sara [Teasdale] from Vachel," with the annotation, "made Nov. 13, 1931, S T," presumably in Teasdale's hand.

Drawn on the verso of the personal letterhead of Mrs. S. T. [Sara Teasdale] Filsinger of New York.

Dates: 1931 Nov 13