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Laughlin, James, 1914-1997

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1914-10-30 - 1997-11-12

James Laughlin, American poet and literary book publisher who founded New Directions Publishing.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Fantasy Magazine papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 55
Overview: The Fantasy Magazine Papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, and other materials documenting the life of the magazine.
Dates: 1929-1979

Ezra Pound Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 43
Overview: The Ezra Pound Papers document the literary career and political interests of Ezra Pound. Major correspondents include Richard Aldington, George Antheil, William Bird, T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, James Laughlin, Wyndham Lewis, Marianne Moore, Odon Por, and Henry Swabey. The collection contains manuscripts of many of Pound's works, including the Cantos, Guide to Kulchur, and scripts of Pound's wartime radio broadcasts.
Dates: 1868-1976

John J. Slocum papers relating to Ezra Pound

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 171
Overview: Correspondence between Slocum and Pound concerning Slocum's attempts to place works by Pound in American magazines; Pound's political and economic views; general literary matters; and their mutual friend James Laughlin. The collection also contains typescripts of three articles by Pound, including "In War Begin Responsibilities," and of a talk on Pound by Slocum, "Cast a Cold Eye."
Dates: 1938-1950

Tiger's Eye records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 362
Overview: 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