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Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977



  • Existence: 1885-10-01 - 1977-12-18


Louis Untermeyer (1885-1977), American poet, anthologist, critic, and editor.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Seidel Canby papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 64
Abstract: The Henry Seidel Canby Papers document many aspects of Canby's personal life and professional activities as a writer, editor, and educator. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, lecture notes and other course materials. Canby corresponded with educators, literary critics,publishers, writers and other public figures. Correspondents include Sherwood Anderson, Mary Hunter Austin, Stephen Vincent Benét, Robert Seymour Bridges, Willa Cather, Jerome Davis, Walter De La Mare,...
Dates: 1825-1960

Mina Kirstein Curtiss papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 14

The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence.

Dates: 1917-1966 (inclusive)

"Flushed Tanagras", n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box 6: [Barcode: 39002137170156], Folder: GROUP 103, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Poem, typescript, signed.

The poem is subtitled "For H. D."

Dates: n.d.

James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers

Call Number: JWJ MSS 49
Abstract: The James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson Papers provide evidence of the personal and professional lives of James Weldon Johnson, Grace Nail Johnson, and to a lesser degree, the Johnson and Nail families, spanning the years 1850 to 2005, with the bulk of material dating between 1900 and 1976. The papers chronicle Johnson’s writing career and involvement in education, politics, and cultural affairs and consist of a variety of documents, including correspondence, writings, personal...
Dates: circa 1850-2005, bulk 1900-1976

Letter : to H. D., 1924 Mar 18

 Part of Collection — Box 6: [Barcode: 39002137170156], Folder: GROUP 103, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

TLS referring to H. D.'s Heliodora and Other Poems and discussing a photograph of H. D. appearing in Untermeyer's American Poetry Since 1900.

Removed from H. D.'s copy of his American Poetry Since 1900 (New York: Henry Holt, 1923).

Dates: 1924 Mar 18

Letters : New York City, to George A. Kohut, 1917

 Part of Collection — Box 54: [Barcode: 39002137225299], Folder: GROUP 1979, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ALS dated Apr 20, 1917, with envelope; and TLS dated May 6, 1917.

Dates: 1917

Mabel Loomis Todd papers

Call Number: MS 496C
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, notebooks, diaries, lectures, financial records, scrapbooks, subject files, and memorabilia documenting the personal life and professional career of Mabel Loomis Todd. Correspondence and diaries detail Todd's personal attitudes and feelings toward her family, her relationship with William Austin Dickinson, her travels with her husband, David Peck Todd, and other matters. Legal and financial papers document court battles over her status as editor of Emily...
Dates: 1863-1948

Untermeyer, Louis, 1971 October 13

Call Number: OHII, Item OHII 53 a
Interview Location:

Newton, CT

Dates: 1971 October 13

Yale Review records

Call Number: YCAL MSS 145

The papers consist of business correspondence, sometimes accompanied by submissions and proofs, between the editors of the Yale Review and the writers whose works appeared in the journal. Authors represented include John Jay Chapman, Walter De la Mare, Robert Frost, William Inge, Walter Lippmann, William Lyon Phelps, Edward Arlington Robinson, Sara Teasdale, and Louis Untermeyer.

Dates: 1911-1949