Subseries 1D: Poems by Allen Tate

3.0 boxes (2 partial)

This collection is stored at Firestone Library and Firestone Library.

This collection is stored onsite at Firestone Library. Box 24, Folder 17 is stored in special vault facilities.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Tate, Allen, 1899-1979..

Dates: 1921-1952.

Extent: 3.0 boxes (2 partial)

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Box 24, Folder 17 is stored in special vault facilities. Consult curator for access.

Description

Consists of poems by Allen Tate, including "Aeneas at New York," "Fragment of a Meditation," and "Sonnet to Beauty," as well as others.

Many of the folders contain autograph notes, written by Allen Tate, that describe what the manuscript is (including whether it is a first draft, revision, final copy, etc.) as well as when he wrote it. Many of these notes also contain the name of the individual who proofread or edited his works.

Arrangement

This subseries begins with miscellaneous or unidentified poems, notes on poems, and proof sheets for miscellaneous poems and then continues with Allen Tate's poems arranged in alphabetical order.

Preferred Citation

Subseries 1D: Poems by Allen Tate; 1921-1952; Allen Tate Papers, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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    Title Date Container
    Miscellaneous Poems dates not examined Box 5, Folder 14
    Proof sheets circa 1932 Box 5, Folder 15
    Poems published in A Little Treasury of Modern Verse (1946): corrected galleys 1946 Box 6, Folder 1
    Notes on Poetry 1942-1943 Box 6, Folder 2
    "Aeneas at New York" dates not examined Box 6, Folder 3
    "Aeneas at Washington" circa 1932 Box 6, Folder 4
    "The Ancestors" undated Box 6, Folder 5
    "At Nightfall" circa 1928 Box 6, Folder 6
    "The Buried Lake" dates not examined Box 6, Folder 7
    "Carmen CI" 1928 Box 6, Folder 8
    "The Cross" 1929 September Box 6, Folder 9
    "A Dream" 1928 Box 6, Folder 10
    "Eclogue of the Liberal and the Poet" dates not examined Box 6, Folder 11
    "Emblems II. The Wolves" circa 1931 Box 6, Folder 12
    "The Eye" dates not examined Box 6, Folder 13
    "False Nightmare" 1941 October Box 6, Folder 14
    "Fragment of a Meditation" circa 1928 Box 6, Folder 15
    "Jubilo" undated Box 6, Folder 16
    "Love Song" dates not examined Box 6, Folder 17
    "The Maimed Man" dates not examined Box 6, Folder 18
    "The Meaning of Death" undated Box 6, Folder 19
    "The Mediterranean" dates not examined Box 6, Folder 20
    "Message from Abroad" undated Box 6, Folder 21
    "More Sonnets at Christmas" undated Box 6, Folder 22
    "Mother and Son" dates not examined Box 6, Folder 23
    "Obituary" 1925 February Box 6, Folder 24
    "Ode to Our Young Proconsuls of the Air" dates not examined Box 6, Folder 25
    "Ode to the Confederate Dead" 1926 Box 6, Folder 26
    "Ode to the Confederate Dead," French Translation by Jacques Maritain dates not examined Box 6, Folder 27
    "On Unkindness to Fabulous Animals" dates not examined Box 6, Folder 28
    "Pastoral" 1934 Box 6, Folder 29
    Poems: 1920-1945 circa 1946-1948 Box 6, Folder 30
    Poems: 1920-1945: Section of an early draft circa 1946-1948 Box 6, Folder 31
    Poems: 1920-1945: Printer's copy of edition published by Eyre & Spottiswoode circa 1946-1948 Box 6, Folder 32
    Poems: 1922-1947: Dates of poems included undated Box 6, Folder 33
    Poems: 1922-1947: Printer's copy of edition published by Scribner's 1948 Box 6, Folder 34
    "Seasons of the Soul" dates not examined Box 6, Folder 35
    "Shadow and Shade" 1933 January Box 7, Folder 1
    "Sonnet at Christmas" undated Box 7, Folder 2
    "Sonnet to Beauty" dates not examined Box 7, Folder 3
    "Sonnets at Christmas" 1933 Box 7, Folder 4
    "Sonnets of the Blood" undated Box 7, Folder 5
    "Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring" undated Box 7, Folder 6
    "The Swimmers" circa 1952 Box 7, Folder 7
    "Tatal Splinterview" 1931 Box 7, Folder 8
    "Three Poems" 1932 Box 7, Folder 9
    "To the Romantic Traditionalists" undated Box 7, Folder 10
    "The Twelve" 1929 Box 7, Folder 11
    "Two Unpublished Sonnets" 1921 Box 7, Folder 12
    "The Vigil of Venus" undated Box 7, Folder 13
    "Winter Mask to the Memory of W. B. Yeats" undated Box 7, Folder 14