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Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler collection of Marianne Moore

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 152

Scope and Contents

The Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler Collection of Marianne Moore contains miscellaneous manuscript items, notes, and ephemera related to Moore which were found among the Wescott and Wheeler papers. The material covers the dates 1923-72.

The collection is housed in 2 boxes and is organized into three series: I. Writings; II. Wheeler and Wescott Notes on Marianne Moore; and III. Other Material.

Series I, Writings , contains printed copies of works by Moore from newspapers and magazines, as well as two cards which reproduce Moore manuscripts, and production materials for a Museum of Modern Art book, Eight Poems, which include holograph texts in Moore's hand prepared for reproduction.

Series II, Wheeler and Wescott Notes on Marianne Moore , contains notes and journals entries made by the two men.

Series III, Other Materials , includes loose clippings, drafts of writings by Monroe Wheeler on Moore, material concerning readings, Moore memoribilia, and exhibition materials.

Dates

  • 1923-1972

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler Collection of Marianne Moore is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received with the Glenway Wescott Papers and the Monroe Wheeler Papers, purchase from Monroe Wheeler, 1988, with later purchase and gift from Anatole Pohorilenko, 1998.

Associated Materials

Additional Marianne Moore material, including correspondence, can be found in the Glenway Wescott Papers [YCAL MSS 134] and the Monroe Wheeler Papers [YCAL MSS 136]. The materials included in this collection represent items that were already segregated when received with the original papers.

Extent

0.84 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.mmoore

Overview

The collection contains miscellaneous manuscript items, notes, and ephemera related to Moore which were found among the Wescott and Wheeler papers.

MARIANNE MOORE, 1887-1972

Marianne Moore, poet and editor of The Dial (1925-1929), was a long-time friend of Monroe Wheeler and Glenway Wescott, whom she met in the early 1920s while living in New York City.
Title
Guide to the Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler Collection of Marianne Moore
Status
Under Revision
Author
by Timothy G. Young
Date
January 2001
Description rules
Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

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Location

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