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BOX A:1-A:149 Series A: General Office Files, 1915-1965
Series A: General Office Files, 1915-1965 contains files documenting the work carried out by the Consultant in Poetry and the Poetry Office and the various poetry and literature programs held at or sponsored by the Library of Congress largely for the years 1937-1965.
Material types include correspondence, memoranda, notes, literary manuscripts, minutes, reports, financial records, photographs, printed matter, and exhibits.
Arranged by chronological date span, thereunder into an administrative file and a subject file, and therein largely alphabetically by name of person or organization, topic, or type of material.
BOX A:1-A:46 Administrative file
BOX A:1 Acquisitions Committee, minutes, 1943-1948
BOX A:1 Acquisitions of rare books, 1943-1947
BOX A:1 Actors' Equity Association, 1965
BOX A:1 Addresses by fellows, poets, and others, 1947-1950
BOX A:1 Addresses by staff, 1957
BOX A:1 Advertising
BOX A:1 Hayes Concert Bureau, 1956-1961
BOX A:1 Washington Performing Arts Society, 1962
BOX A:2 Globe Ticket Co., 1964-1965
(2 folders)
BOX A:3 Advertising copy, 1954-1965
BOX A:3 Newspaper advertising accounts
BOX A:3 General, 1954
BOX A:4 Evening Star (Washington, D.C.), 1954-1966
BOX A:5 Washington Daily News, 1953-1968
(2 folders)
BOX A:6 Washington Post, 1955-1965
BOX A:7 Announcements
BOX A:7 General, 1953-1963
BOX A:7 Press releases, 1954-1965
BOX A:7 Coolidge Auditorium and Whittall Pavilion, use of, 1963-1965
BOX A:7 Annual reports, 1944-1965
BOX A:8 Annual reports, 1946-1962
(2 folders)
BOX A:9 Appointments to Chair of Poetry (Consultants in Poetry in English), 1947-1958
BOX A:9 Armstrong, Phyllis, 1953-1959
BOX A:9 Arts and Humanities Act of 1965 [National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965]
BOX A:9 Bibliography
BOX A:9 Australian poetry, 1953
BOX A:9 Contemporary poetry, 1915-1941
BOX A:9 Data, 1956-1960
BOX A:9 Library of Congress holdings of Glauco Cambon, Alan Pryce-Jones, and John Ashbery, 1964
BOX A:9 MacLeish, Archibald, 1949
BOX A:9 "Poets of the Golden Age," bibliography of American poetry from 1860 to 1910, 1944-1945
BOX A:9 Bollingen Foundation, 1943-1953
BOX A:9 Annual reports, 1963-1965
BOX A:10 Bollingen Prize in Poetry
BOX A:10 Award Committee, 1949-1951
BOX A:10 Saturday Review of Literature attack on awarding of prize to Ezra Pound, 1949
BOX A:10 Prize to Ezra Pound, 1948-1964
BOX A:10 Book orders, 1944-1947
BOX A:10 Books for the Blind, 1943
BOX A:10 Bowker Fund, 1957-1959
BOX A:10 Braille Poet's Guild, Inc., 1948
BOX A:10 Braille librarian suggesting acquisition of poetry anthology for Library of Congress, 1947
BOX A:10 British belles-lettres, 1946-1948
BOX A:10 Budget
BOX A:10 Huntington Fund, 1961
BOX A:10 Various poetry projects, 1959-1965
BOX A:10 Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund, 1941-1952
(2 folders)
BOX A:11 Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund, 1953-1964
(11 folders)
BOX A:12 Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund, 1965
BOX A:12 Byron family and William Ellery Channing, acquisition of manuscripts (circa 1836-circa 1840), 1953
BOX A:12 Calendar of events, 1954-1965
BOX A:12 Caedmon Publishing, 1956
BOX A:12 Catalogs and orders, 1943-1945
BOX A:12 Childs, James B., Latin American treaty, 1943
BOX A:12 Consultant in Poetry in English, general, 1937-1965
(2 folders)
BOX A:12 Consultant in the Humanities, undated
BOX A:12 Consultants in Poetry in English
BOX A:12 Dickey, James, 1965
BOX A:12 Eberhart, Richard, 1959-1961
BOX A:12 Frost, Robert, 1958-1962
BOX A:13 Consultant in Poetry in English, duties and lists, undated
BOX A:13 Contracts, wording of, 1954-1964
BOX A:13 Correspondence, general, 1943-1947
(7 folders)
BOX A:13 Consultants in Poetry in English
BOX A:13 Nemerov, Howard, 1962-1964
BOX A:13 Smith, William Jay, 1960
BOX A:13 Spender, Stephen, 1965
BOX A:13 Untermeyer, Louis, 1961-1962
BOX A:13 Whittemore, Reed, 1964-1965
BOX A:14 Bishop, Elizabeth, (Consultant in Poetry in English), correspondence, 1950
BOX A:14 Correspondence
BOX A:14 General, 1947-1949
(13 folders)
BOX A:14 For the Librarian of Congress' signature, 1949-1952
BOX A:15 General, 1957-1959
(3 folders)
BOX A:15 Drafts for Roy P. Basler, 1959-1965
BOX A:15 Consultant in Poetry in English, 1956-1959
BOX A:15 And memoranda, 1947-1965
(5 folders)
BOX A:15 And telegrams, 1947-1952
BOX A:16 Desiderata, undated
BOX A:16 Drama Club, undated
BOX A:16 "Bibliography of English Poets" by Robert Lowell, typed manuscript, undated
BOX A:16 Enjoyment of Poetry series, WEUD (radio station), New York, N.Y., 1963
BOX A:16 Eye on the Arts, 1957
BOX A:16 Federal Poets of Washington, D.C., Eames MacVeagh, 1952-1955
BOX A:17 Fellows of the Library of Congress in American Letters, 1943-1956
(5 folders)
BOX A:17 Fellowships, 1951-1952
BOX A:17 Film available, poets and poetry, 1965
BOX A:17 Film of programs, 1962-1963
BOX A:17 First editions held by the Library of Congress, list, 1945
BOX A:18 General Reference and Bibliography Division, 1949-1963
BOX A:18 Gift funds, 1962-1963
BOX A:18 Gifts, awards, and unsolicited manuscripts, 1946
BOX A:18 Goff, Frederick Richmond, 1943
BOX A:18 Grants-in-aid, 1946
BOX A:18 Guest book, 1944-1951
BOX A:18 Harvard Film Service, Harvard Vocarium, 1942-1954
BOX A:18 Hispanic Foundation, 1942-1945
BOX A:19 Honorary Consultants in American Letters
BOX A:19 General, 1943-1965
(3 folders)
BOX A:19 Memoranda, 1956-1965
BOX A:20 Honorary Consultants in American Letters
BOX A:20 Anderson, Maxwell, 1957-1958
BOX A:20 Bellow, Saul, 1963-1965
BOX A:20 Bishop, Elizabeth, 1957-1960
BOX A:20 Blackmur, R. P., 1957-1965
BOX A:20 Bogan, Louise, 1946-1952
BOX A:20 Bowen, Catherine Drinker, 1957-1965
BOX A:20 Brooks, Cleanth, 1957-1960
BOX A:20 Chapin, Katherine Garrison, 1965
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