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Harman Grisewood papers 1

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS131
Scope and Contents This collection centers around the correspondence and related papers of three important and long-standing friendships of Harman Grisewood: with the poet and artist David Jones; with printer and artist Rene Hague; and with Christopher Sykes, the celebrated biographer of Evelyn Waugh. Correspondence relating to Jones and Hague, in particular, reflects the social, literary and artistic circles which they and mutual friend Harman Grisewood, shared with acquaintances such as Thomas F....
Dates: 1916-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1980

Harman Grisewood papers 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS255
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection comprises the second acquisition of the papers of Harman Grisewood (1906-1997). Included is a long run (Boxes 1 through 5) of correspondence from notable individuals such as W.H. Auden, Max Beerbohm, Violet Bonham-Carter, Tom Burns (editor of "The Tablet”), Winston S. Churchill, historian Christopher Dawson, B.B.C. director general Hugh Greene, Vivien Greene (wife of writer Graham Greene), Deirdre and Rupert Hart-Davis, Sibyl Hathaway (Dame of Sark), Saunders Lewis, members...
Dates: 1926-1997; Majority of material found within 1950-1990

Marguerite Tjader Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-781231
Scope and Contents

Files relating to "Directions" magazine; correspondence and manuscripts by Marguerite Tjader Harris.

Dates: 1915 - 1976

Shirley Hazzard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS421
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The focus of the collection is Hazzard's friendship with and writing on Graham Greene, particularly her reminiscent book, "Greene on Capri," (2000), which recalls the period from the 1960s through the 1980s when Hazzard and her husband, writer Francis Steegmuller, frequently sojourned on the island and spent many hours in the company of Greene, either at his home Il Rosario or at da Gemma's, a favorite cafe. Correspondence, from friends and literary associates, as well as publishers,...
Dates: 1941 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2000

Riley Hughes papers

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Identifier: GTM-830622
Content Description Papers of Riley Hughes (1914-1981), writer and educator, includes letters from Saul Bellow, William Blatty, John Dos Passos, John S. Mayfield, Eugene McCarthy, Larry McMurtry, Katherine Anne Porter, J.B. Priestley, C.P. Snow, and Robert Penn Warren, among others. Other material includes files relating to the Georgetown University Writers Conference, founded by Hughes in 1960; course preparation as associate professor of English for the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; as...
Dates: 1936-1981; Majority of material found within 1960-1980

Elizabeth Iddesleigh - Susan Lowndes Marques collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-800101
Content Description

Correspondence of Elizabeth, Countess of Iddesleigh and sister Susan Lowndes, the daughters of writer Marie Belloc Lowndes. Includes letters from English Catholic writers Isabel Clarke; Martin d'Arcy, SJ; Arnold Lunn; Archbishop David Mathew; as well as more than 130 letters by C.C. Martindale, SJ, many written during internment in Denmark during World War II.

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Dates: 1928-1973

Eugene Ionesco Letters

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-140512
Scope and Contents

This collection is currently unprocessed and access to it may therefore be limited. Researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for more information on access to this collection.

Letters from Eugene Ionesco to Georgetown University Professor Roger Bensky and Georgetown University administrators. Includes Autograph Manuscript Signed (in French):"Le Maitre," 21 pages.

Dates: 1976 - 1981

Irish Manuscripts

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Identifier: GTM-20230525
Scope and Contents The Irish Manuscripts collection consists of two bound volumes, one sewn signature, and one loose gathering, all held in the Georgetown College archives in the first half of the 19th century, from around 1823. All contain modern manuscripts in the Irish language that were made not much earlier, perhaps in the second half of the 18th century, and all but the sewn signature are written using Irish orthography. One of the volumes is 1/2 bound in leather and patterned boards with label in red...
Dates: 1750 - 1800

Elizabeth Jennings papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS173
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Note to the legacy print version of this finding aid.The Elizabeth Jennings papers 1 consists of correspondence sent and received by the poet. Correspondence is organized by individual name and arranged alphabetically. Also included is correspondence from cultural organizations, museums, and publishers, as well as fan letters. Notable correspondents include many contemporary poets and writers such as, John Betjeman, Charles Causley, Cecil Day-Lewis,...
Dates: 1957-1989; Majority of material found within 1969-1989

Elizabeth Jennings papers 2

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS136
Scope and Contents

Elizabeth Jennings papers 2, consists of manuscripts and notebooks of autograph first drafts of poems, dating from 1972 to 1983,by English poet Elizabeth Jennings (1926-2001).

Dates: 1972-1988

Elizabeth Jennings papers 3, GTM151109

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-151109
Scope and Contents

Addenda to the Elizabeth Jennings papers 1 and 2, consisting of additional letters and poetry manuscripts purchased directly from Jennings in 1992 and 1993; and various manuscripts purchased from Thornton's Bookshop, Oxford, England.

Dates: 1955-2001

David Jones - Douglas Cleverdon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-841206
Collection-level Scope and Contents note

The collection pertains to the catalogue "Words and Image IV" published for an exhibition of "Paintings, Engravings and Writings of David Jones" at the National Book League, U.K., 1972. The final edition of the catalogue is included (Folder 3).

Dates: 1972

David Jones - Pamela Donner Collection

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Identifier: GTM-820629
Scope and Contents note The Jones-Donner collection contains twelve letters to Pamela Donner, one of Jones' many personal friends, dated from January 9, 1961 - May 11, 1974. Most of these letters were written in 1961 and 1962 at Northwick Lodge, Harrow-on-the-Hill. Two were written during Jones' residence at Montesdene Hotel, and the last letter in the collection was written at Calvary Nursing Home. The form of these letters is uniquely Jones' own--from the characteristic asterisks which explain or elaborate points...
Dates: 1961 - 1974

Nicholas Joost papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS74
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Nicholas T. Joost papers are remarkable for the voluminous correspondence received by this respected editor, author, and educator, from many well-known writers and scholars. As editor of several literary journals such as Poetry magazine and Papers on Language and Literature, Dr. Joost corresponded with such literary luminaries as John Deedy, Babette Deutsch, George Dillon , Wallace Fowlie, Isabella Gardner, Alyse Gregory, Mary Hemingway, Laura Riding Jackson, Russell Kirk, John Logan,...
Dates: 1920-1980; Majority of material found within 1950-1980

Julie and Thomas Kernan papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS181
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Julie and Thomas Kernan papers are organized into 7 series: correspondence by notable individuals and friends who were frequent correspondents; files on Jacques and Raissa Maritain; correspondence by Julie and Thomas Kernan; subject files which include correspondence and material about the various organizations and miscellaneous business that the Kernans were involved with; manuscripts and published works by Julie and Thomas Kernan; a large collection of information and...
Dates: 1765-1988; Majority of material found within 1940-1975

William X. Kienzle Papers

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Identifier: GTM-100112
Scope and Contents Note The William X. Kienzle Papers comprise part of the personal papers of William X. Kienzle (1928-2001), a longtime Catholic priest in Detroit, Michigan, who wrote a series of mystery novels after leaving the priesthood. Correspondence includes letters from friends and associates to William X. Kienzle and his wife Javan Kienzle. Also, many condolence letters upon the death of William X. Kienzle are included among these papers. There are a few manuscripts written by William. Some folders...
Dates: 1942 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2002

Kilmer Family Papers

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Identifier: GTM-980703
Collection Level scope and contents note The Kilmer Family papers contain materials from the Kilmer family, a noted family of American writers. The collection includes materials relating to Joyce Kilmer, Aline Kilmer, Kenton Kilmer, Nicholas Kilmer, and other family members. Some letters, manuscripts, poems, photographs, ephemera, and clippings by and about poet-soldier Joyce Kilmer are present. In addition, materials by and concerning poet Aline Kilmer, such as letters, poems, and photographs, are preserved. Moreover, an...
Dates: 1861 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1995

Kilmer Family papers 190919

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-190919
Content Description

Materials relating to Kenton Kilmer. Includes files relating to his work as Washington Post poetry editor; translations of works by author Andre Chouraqui (1917-2007). Also letters from U.S. Congressmen responding on environmental and health policy issues issues of concern to Kilmer. Includes manuscript and sheet music set to poems by Aline and Joyce Kilmer.

Dates: 1937-1993

Joyce Kilmer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS83
Scope and Contents The Joyce Kilmer papers consist of three categories of material: correspondence, manuscripts, and printed material (news clippings, photographs, and scores for music set to poems by Joyce and Aline Kilmer). Letters include those from Joyce Kilmer to Aline Kilmer (total 44), to his young son Kenton (total 4), and to friends such as Rev. James J. Daly, S.J., and to Rev. Charles O'Donnell, C.S.C. Other correspondence is that of Joyce Kilmer's mother, Annie Kilburn Kilmer to friends William L....
Dates: 1907 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1941

Sister Michael Kilmer Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GTM-20230802
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Kilmer family photographs, correspondence, poetry, clippings, and printed materials that belong to Sister Michael Kilmer (the daughter of Joyce and Aline Kilmer). Of note are letters written by Joyce Kilmer to Aline Murray Kilmer (1907-1918), photographs of Joyce Kilmer, and materials related to Joyce Kilmer's military service in World War I. The collection also includes “The Lantern” poem manuscript (signed by Joyce Kilmer) and “October Warning” poem typescript...
Dates: 1880s-1994

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