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Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977 (poet, critic and editor)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1885 - 1977

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence with readers (T-Z), 1971-1972

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B55/40
Scope and Contents

They include John C. Tarr, Phyllis Terry, George Malcolm Thompson, William Twyford, Louis Untermeyer (with a tear-sheet), Dick Usborne, Gordon Waterfield, Laurence and Chips Watkinson, Stephen Watts, Diana Whyte, Adrian and Joyce Wilson, Harry W. Yoxall, Jacob Zeitlin, Bror Zachrisson.

Dates: 1971-1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Files on individual people

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9815/A
Scope and Contents John Dreyfus's files consisting principally of correspondence, but also clippings, examples of printing (if the person was a printer or engraver), compositions by the person, and in some cases Dreyfus's research notes and compositions relating to the person. Some files have the name of a press or other corporate body rather than a person. The contents of this series are as follows: Box 1 = Abacus Typographers, Olive F. Abbott, George Abrams, Elmer Adler, Alexander Alexieff, Greer Allen,...
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Journal, 21 Jan. 1920-22 Apr. 1920 (diary entries finish on 13 February 1920)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/14
Scope and Contents The volume is a ruled notebook and mostly comprises diary entries. It covers the period of Sassoon's lecture tour in the United States of America. Entries were written in New York and Philadelphia and include mention of /5v. [W.B.] Yeats, /7r-7v. [éamon] de Valera, /6v-7r, /10v & /17r. Louis Untermeyer, and /18r. Kahlil Gibran, among others. The volume also includes: -notes for speeches largely on being a poet, reasons for writing war poetry, views on war, and...
Dates: 21 Jan. 1920-22 Apr. 1920 (diary entries finish on 13 February 1920)
Conditions Governing Access: This notebook has been digitised and can be viewed in full on the Cambridge Digital Library at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-09852-00001-00014/1. The original item is currently unavailable for consultation due to its poor physical condition.
 Sub-Series

Letters from Louis Untermeyer, (1885-1977), American author and editor, (New York and Michigan) to Siegfried Sassoon re personal and literary news, criticism of Graves's ''Goodbye to All That'', 1922-1930

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8889/3/266-8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection largely comprises letters addressed to Sassoon although there are few other recipients such as Glen Byam Shaw and Georgiana Theresa Thornycroft, Siegfried Sassoon's mother. There are also some postcards; draft and unpublished copies of poems; bills; and other related papers.

Dates: 1922-1930
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Other correspondents (U-V), 1946-1973

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/123
Scope and Contents

They are: University College, Hull (1946, J. H. Nicholson), Bryna and Louis Untermeyer (1973), and Laurens van der Post (undated).

Dates: 1946-1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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