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Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961



  • Existence: 1895 - 1961


Robert Hillyer (1895-1961), American poet.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

Dudley Poore papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 599
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, notebooks and diaries, writings, photographs, and other materials documenting the personal and professional life of American poet and author Dudley Poore. Poore was part of a circle of writers at Harvard University that included e.e. cummings, John Dos Passos, Robert Hillyer, Robert Stewart Mitchell, and Cuthbert Wright, and the correspondence features letters with these associates, as well as John Peale Bishop, Dudley Fitts, Robert Finch, Arthur K....
Dates: 1840s-1975

"Repartee" and "Back Farm", 1927

 Part of Collection — Box 10: [Barcode: 39002137170198], Folder: GROUP 189, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Poems, holograph, with corrections, dated 1927 Aug 21 and "early in August 1927."

A holograph note regarding "Repartee" signed by Hillyer follows that poem.

Dates: 1927