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Call No.: MS Am 1164-1164.5
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961.
Title: Robert Hillyer compositions,
Date(s): 1931-1942 (inclusive).
Quantity: 1 collection (.3 linear feet (6 volumes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Manuscript and typescript compositions by the American poet and novelist Robert Hillyer.
Hillyer (A.B. 1917) was a poet, novelist, and essayist. He taught English at Harvard (1919-1945).
Manuscripts and typescripts of various works by Hillyer, including Riverhead, a novel published in 1932; My Heart for Hostage, a novel published in 1942; introduction to an edition of the poetry of John Donne and William Blake, published in 1941; chapters from an unfinished novel; and "A note to Granville Hicks," an unpublished poem replying to an attack on Hillyer by Hicks, published in the New Republic in 1937.