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Pearson, Norman Holmes, 1909-1975

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1909-04-13 - 1975

Biography

Norman Holmes Pearson (Yale 1932), professor of English and American Studies at Yale University and officer in the Office of Strategic Services during the Second World War. Pearson collaborated with curator Donald Gallup to develop the Yale Collection of American Literature, playing an instrumental role in the acquisition of the papers of H.D. and Bryher.

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Ezra Pound papers : addition

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 53
Abstract: The Ezra Pound Papers Addition consists of material related to the life and career of the American poet Ezra Pound and includes correspondence, manuscripts, and a small quantity of personal papers and audiovisual materials. Correspondents include Homer and Isobel Pound, George Antheil, Basil Bunting, T. S. Eliot, James Laughlin, Marianne Moore, William Carlos Williams, and Henri Gaudier-Brzeska. Manuscripts inclue draft portions of The Cantos, autograph scores of Le Testament de Villon and...
Dates: 1862-1983, bulk 1960-1971

James Purdy papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 44
Abstract:

The papers document aspects of Purdy's early literary career. Major correspondents include Carl Van Vechten, John Cowper Powys, Edith Sitwell,Paul Bowles, and Gerald Brenan.

Dates: 1944-1973

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Type
Collection 16
Unprocessed/Unavailable 3
Archival Object 3
 
Subject
American literature -- 20th century 4
Authors 3
Imagist poetry 3
Photographs 3
Authors and patrons 2