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Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989



Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989), American poet, novelist, and literary critic; a founder of of New Criticism.

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Millicent Todd Bingham papers

Call Number: MS 496D

One-fifth of the papers are devoted to correspondence, books, articles, speeches and research notes relating to her publication of Emily Dickinson's poems in Bolts of Melody (1945) and three subsequent books about Emily Dickinson. Bingham's education as well as her professional life as a teacher of French and as a geographer, particularly of Peru, are thoroughly documented with correspondence, research notes, publications and other papers (1885-1929).

Dates: 1865-1968

Cleanth Brooks papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 30

The Cleanth Brooks Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts of books, textbooks, essays, lectures, and various other shorter works, classroom material, professional papers, writings of others, and personal papers which document aspects of the life and career of Cleanth Brooks.

Dates: 1926-1994, bulk 1960-1986

Eleanor Clark papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 315

The Eleanor Clark Papers consists of writings, correspondence, and other materials documenting the life and work of the writer Eleanor Clark.

Dates: 1881-1993, bulk 1933-1986

Collected poems of Robert Penn Warren, 1998-2005

 Part of Collection — Box 2: [Barcode: 39002137170115], Folder: GROUP 28, F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

CD containing source files for the Collected Poems of Robert Penn Warren (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1998), edited by John Burt. CD contains 71 files.

Dates: 1998-2005

Seward Collins papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 12

The Seward Collins Papers contain correspondence, subject files, business papers, and other papers documenting Collins's editorship of The Bookman and The American Review.

Dates: 1918-1952, bulk 1927-1937

Correspondence with the Yale University Library, 1951-56

 Part of Collection — Box 2: [Barcode: 39002137170115], Folder: GROUP 28, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Four TLS and one ALS from Warren to the Library; nine TL, carbon, from the Library to Warren; and one ALS from Howard Lanser to the Library.

Letters concern return of library books charged to Warren.

Dates: 1951-56

Furioso papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 75
Abstract: The Furioso papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts of submissions, editorial board files, and other office files relating to the publishing history of Furioso; a Magazine of Verse (1939-1953). Correspondents include E. E. Cummings, Richard Eberhart, Weldon Kees, Lawrence Olson, Ezra Pound, Peter Viereck, and William Carlos Williams. Manuscripts are primarily typescripts and setting typescripts of submissions to Furioso. The office files include advertising and publicity material, the...
Dates: 1938-1951

Hound & Horn records

Call Number: YCAL MSS 458
Abstract: The Hound & Horn records contain correspondence, drafts of writings, financial records, and ephemera relating to the literary quarterly. The records feature original letters from well-known Modernist era authors during the tenure of the journal from the late 1920s through mid 1930s, including Bryher, Jean Cocteau, E. E. Cummings, René Daumal, T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, François Mauriac, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, Stephen Spender, Gertrude Stein, Robert Penn Warren, William Carlos...
Dates: 1925-1940

Letter : 2495 Redding Road, Fairfield, Conn., to Charles Sigmund, Casilla 3113, Quito, Ecuador, 1968 May 18

 Part of Collection — Box 2: [Barcode: 39002137170115], Folder: GROUP 28, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

TLS regarding Emma Brescia.

With envelope.

Dates: 1968 May 18

Letter : 2495 Redding Road, Fairfield, Connecticut, to James R. Mellow, 1981 December 13

 Part of Collection — Box 108: [Barcode: 39002140920795], Folder: 7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
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Typescript letter describing the events at a dinner in December 1928 or 1929 with F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, and John Peale Bishop and his wife Margaret. Accompanied by a photocopy of Mellow's letter to Warren, in which he inquires about the dinner.

Dates: 1981 December 13

Letters : 2495 Redding Road, Fairfield, Connecticut 06430, to Jane K. Brooks, 1982, 1986

 Part of Collection — Box 2: [Barcode: 39002137170115], Folder: GROUP 28, F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

One typescript letter, signed, and one typescript postcard, signed, concerning books and personal matters. Accompanied by a clipping, "Deep in the Blackness of Woods: A Farewell to Robert Penn Warren" by Peter Davison, taken from the New England Monthly (March 1990).

Dates: 1982, 1986

Letters : 2495 Redding Road, Fairfield, Connecticut, to Morton B. King, 4049 Stanford, Dallas, Texas, 1970 October 14, 1976 May 13

 Part of Collection — Box 102: [Barcode: 39002140920191], Folder: 45
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Two typescript letters, signed, saying it was great to see King and he hopes to visit again soon. With envelopes.

Dates: 1970 October 14, 1976 May 13

William Horace Littlefield papers related to "Portrait Drawings of Poets, and Their Manuscripts" exhibition

Call Number: YCAL MSS 602
Abstract: The collections consists of artwork, manuscripts, correspondence, and other material relating to William Horace Littlefield's exhibition "Portrait Drawings of Poets, and Their Manuscripts" (1942). The bulk of the collection is comprised of the original portrait drawings and mounted autograph and typescript manuscripts of American and British poets displayed in the exhibit. According to an artist note found in the collection, "the drawings are portrait heads in pencil on grey-green paper,...
Dates: 1932-1977, bulk 1941-1947

Maynard Mack papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 111
Abstract: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Maynard Mack in the course of his scholarly and teaching activities, including extensive documentation relating to his research on Alexander Pope and Shakespeare. Research and writing files include notes, copies of archival material, card files, lists, drafts, page proofs, printed material, and related material. Teaching files include notes, lectures, and course material. Correspondence consists largely of single letters to Mack...
Dates: 1928-1997

Louis Lohr Martz Correspondence

Call Number: YCAL MSS 881
Scope and Contents:

The Louis Lohr Martz Correspondence comprises Martz's correspondence with the American and British writers Iris Murdoch, Richard Hugo, David Ignatow, James Laughlin, Owen Slavitt, Diane Wakoski, and Robert Penn Warren. Six page proofs of works by Murdoch are included, as are writings by other correspondents.

Dates: 1966-1996

J. D. McClatchy papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 705
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, personal papers, printed material, audiovisual material, memorabilia, and artwork that document the life and work of author J. D. McClatchy from his youth to the 2010s. Correspondence is both personal and professional and includes letters from Anthony Hecht, James Merrill, Robert Penn Warren, and Richard Wilbur, among many other prominent figures of 20th and 21st century American literature, as well as correspondence relating...
Dates: 1900-2012

John McDonald papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 622

The John McDonald Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, and research materials related to McDonald's published writings on the practice and history of American business, management, game theory, and fishing. Also in the collection are files of his personal correspondence, papers documenting his political, social, and professional involvements, and material collected for works of fiction and non-fiction planned but never written.

Dates: 1890-1999, bulk 1945-1997

Thomas McMahon correspondence

Call Number: YCAL MSS 410

The collection consists of letters to Thomas McMahon from various writers, poets, and editors, including Saul Bellow, Gertrude Buckman, Thornton Wilder and Robert Penn Warren. Letters date from circa 1945-1968 and include a small amount of letters from unidentified correspondents.

Dates: 1945-1968