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Papers, 1924-1984.

Author: William Jay Smith
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Extensive incoming correspondence including letters from literary figures dating back to the 1940s with a substantial group of letters from Russian, Hungarian, and other Eastern European authors; letters from publishers, editors, scholars, and friends; mss. and editorial matter for all of Smith's published work; mss. by other authors; miscellaneous material relating to specific writing projects, academic work,
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Records and correspondence
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Named Person: Smith family.; George Abbe; Harold Acton; Léonie Adams; Lee Anderson; Dore Ashton; W H Auden; Jacques Barzun; Elizabeth Bishop; Thorkild Bjørnvig; Louise Bogan; Witter Bynner; George Abbe; Harold Acton; Léonie Adams; Lee Anderson; Dore Ashton; W H Auden; Jacques Barzun; Elizabeth Bishop; Thorkild Bjørnvig; Louise Bogan; Witter Bynner; Smith family.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Jay Smith
OCLC Number: 28421411
Notes: This entry replaces MS 70-2067.
Description: ca. 3000 items.
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Extensive incoming correspondence including letters from literary figures dating back to the 1940s with a substantial group of letters from Russian, Hungarian, and other Eastern European authors; letters from publishers, editors, scholars, and friends; mss. and editorial matter for all of Smith's published work; mss. by other authors; miscellaneous material relating to specific writing projects, academic work, literary award panels, and travel; and family and personal papers.

Correspondents include George Abbe, Harold Acton, Léonie Adams, Lee Anderson, Dore Ashton, W.H. Auden, Jacques Barzun, Elizabeth Bishop, Thorkild Bjørnvig, Louise Bogan, Witter Bynner, Erskine Caldwell, John Ciardi, Cid Corman, Malcolm Cowley, James Gould Cozzens, Hubert Creekmore, J.V. Cunningham, Babette Deutsch, Richard Eberhart, Paul Engle, Isabella Gardner, George Garrett, Donald Hall, Robert Hayden, Daniel Hoffman, John Holmes, Edwin Honig, Barbara Howes, Gyula Illyés, Josephine Jacobsen, László Kéry, Howard Nemerov, Katherine Ann Porter, Peter Russell, Leif Sjöberg, Stephen Spender, Enid Starkie, Allen Tate, William Troy, Louis Untermeyer, Miklós Vajda, István Vas, Andrei Voznesensky, Derek Walcott, Eudora Welty, Reed Whittemore, Richard Wilbur, Thornton Wilder, Tennessee Williams, and Yevgeny Yevtushenko.

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