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Letters from Anita Brackenbury, 1916 January - October
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists primarily of letters received by Teasdale (Mrs. Ernest Filsinger, 1914-1929) from over 100 poets, authors, editors, and friends, many of whom enclose examples of their work and discuss their own and Teasdale's poetry. There is a large group of letters from Harriet Monroe, founder and editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. Other correspondents include Sarah N. Cleghorn, Hugh M. Ferris, Hamlin Garland, Robinson Jeffers, Orrick Johns, Muna Lee, John Myers O'Hara, William Marion Reedy, Jessie B. Rittenhouse, Edwin A. Robinson, and Eunice Tietjens.
Also present are 22 letters (1924-1932) by Teasdale to Vachel and Elizabeth Lindsay, two original poems, genealogy notes, a royalty statement from Macmillan Company for the years 1916-1932, letters by Margaret Conklin and Eric Fenby to Teasdale biographer Margaret Carpenter, and printed musical scores of poems by Teasdale set to music by George R. Dyer, Wintter Watts, and others.
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No appraisal information is available.
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- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
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Letters from Anita Brackenbury; Sara Teasdale Correspondence, C0663, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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