Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler collection of Marianne Moore
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.
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.
0.84 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog
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.
- Guide to the Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler Collection of Marianne Moore
- Under Revision
- by Timothy G. Young
- January 2001
- Description rules
- Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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