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Gregory, Alyse, 1884-1967


Alyse Gregory (1884-1967), American social reformer and writer, and managing editor of the literary magazine The Dial (1924-1926)

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence and essay, 1940-67, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 544, F-7-13
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: 29 ALS and TLS from Gregory to Agnes de Lima, 40 ALS from de Lima to Gregory, and 14 ALS from Gregory to de Lima's daughter Sigrid de Lima, concerning Gregory's friendship with Agnes de Lima and her interest in Sigrid de Lima's writing career. Also present is an essay by Gregory, "The Inside Story of the McGuffey Readers," typescript, corrected, concerning her grandfather, Timothy Stone Pinneo, and his work as an editor of the McGuffey reader series.
Dates: 1940-67, n.d.

Agnes de Lima collection of Alyse Gregory

Call Number: YCAL MSS 164
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of letters from Gregory to de Lima, concerning their friendship; Gregory's writing and her life in Dorset and Devon; her interest in the New School for Social Research; and Randolph Silliman Bourne, Sigrid de Lima, the Powys family, and other literary friends. Other letters include correspondence between Gregory and Sigrid de Lima and Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant, and letters to Agnes de Lima from literary friends and publishers concerning Llewelyn Powys's letters...
Dates: 1924-1968, bulk 1939-1967

Dial/Scofield Thayer papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 34
Overview: The papers document the life and activities of Scofield Thayer and the history of Dial Magazine under his ownership. They include the surviving Dial office files, with correspondence by Alyse Gregory, Marianne Moore, Gilbert Seldes, Kenneth Burke, and J. Sibley Watson; manuscripts, typescripts and corrected galleys of submissions to the magazine by authors including Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, George Santayana, William Butler Yeats, and Glenway Wescott; and advertising material....
Dates: 1879-1982, bulk 1920-1925

Arthur Davison Ficke Papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 50
Overview: The Arthur Davison Ficke Papers document the personal lives and literary interests of Arthur Davison and Gladys Brown Ficke. Major correspondents include Witter Bynner, Floyd Dell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Edgar Lee Masters, and John Cowper Powys. In addition to manuscripts of Ficke's own works, the papers contain manuscripts of poems by Witter Bynner, Edgar Lee Masters, and others.
Dates: 1865-1971

Alyse Gregory papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 163
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence, with smaller amounts of diaries, writings, notebooks, artworks, photographs, and other personal papers. Also present are papers of others closely associated with Gregory, including papers of Llewelyn Powys; writings of John Cowper Powys and Edna St. Vincent Millay; and diaries of Gertrude Powys. Accompanying these is a small amount of correspondence and notes of Rosemary Manning, concerning Gregory's papers.
Dates: 1888-1982, bulk 1939-1967

Evelyn Hardy papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 404
Overview: Correspondence with various individuals and drafts of poems by Hardy. The bulk of the correspondence is with Alyse Gregory. The papers span 1950-1974.
Dates: 1950-1974

Letters : to Gladys Brooks, 1963-67

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 544, F-1-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: 14 ALS and 8 TLS concerning their friendship, Brooks's writing, her husband Van Wyck Brooks, and other literary interests. Two letters enclose early photographs of Gregory.
Dates: 1963-67

Letters : to Henriette Metcalf, 1956-67

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 544, F-3-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: 43 ALS, 13 TLS, 1 ANS, and 1 printed card from Gregory to Metcalf, concerning their friendship. Also present are 5 ALS from Gregory to Metcalf's son, Addison Metcalf; 1 TLS from Florida Scott-Maxwell to Metcalf, about Gregory; and 1 ALS from Malcolm Elwin to Metcalf, informing her of Gregory's death.
Dates: 1956-67

Letters : to William Q. Maxwell, 1965-66

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 544, F-14
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: 3 ALS and 11 TLS, concerning their friendship and literary interests.
Dates: 1965-66

Letters : to William Q. Maxwell, 1967 Feb-Aug

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 544, F-15
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: 1 ALS and 7 TLS, concerning their friendship and literary interests. Accompanied by a photograph of Gregory at age eighteen.
Dates: 1967 Feb-Aug

Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 3
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, subject files and personal papers documenting the personal life and writing career of Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant and such subjects as the Taos writers colony, the Indian rights movement, popular psychology, and life in Paris during World War I. Major correspondents include Randolph Bourne, John Collier, Alyse Gregory, Sidney Howard, Haniel Long, Amy Lowell, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and Thornton Wilder.
Dates: 1903-1965