Williams, Oscar, 1900-1964.
Biography and History
Oscar Williams was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1900. He worked at various advertising agencies between 1921 and 1937. His first book of poetry, The Golden Darkness, won the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award in 1921. Williams continued to work as an editor and created several anthologies. His anthologies were frequently used as textbooks in university courses.
Source: From the finding aid for C0107
Call Number: C0107
Consists of correspondence, galley proofs, and a typed manuscript relating to the poetry anthology New Poems, 1943 by the American poet and editor Oscar Williams (1900-1964).