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Roskolenko, Harry, 1907-1980



  • Existence: 1907-09-21 - 1980-07-17


Harry Roskolenko (1907-1980) was born in New York City, the son of Ukrainian immigrants. He was a poet, a novelist, a foreign news correspondent, and a travel writer. He also wrote several volumes of autobiography, including a memoir about his childhood, When I Was Last on Cherry Street. After a life of extensive travel throughout the world, he died of cancer in New York.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Fantasy Magazine papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 55

The Fantasy Magazine Papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, and other materials documenting the life of the magazine.

Dates: 1929-1979

Harry Roskolenko collection

Call Number: YCAL MSS 142
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence and writings of American writer Harry Roskolenko. Correspondents include William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore, Carl Sandburg, Katharine Anne Porter, John Dos Passos, Dwight Macdonald, William Saroyan, Wallace Stevens, Cleanth Brooks, Archibald MacLeish, Lewis Mumford, John Wheelwright, and James Laughlin, among other American poets, editors, critics, and publishers.Writings include a manuscript poem titled "Perfidious Albion," a...
Dates: 1933-1952

Tiger's Eye records

Call Number: YCAL MSS 362

The records document all aspects of the production and distribution of the little magazine The Tiger's Eye, from its inception in 1947 through the decision to cease publication in 1951. Correspondence, manuscripts, and business records document the creative and editorial process, the enthusiasm of its readership, its subscription base, and the work involved in producing and distributing the issues.

Dates: 1939-1955

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