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MS Am 1891.11-1891.18, 1891.21-1891.27

Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968, collector. Witter Bynner collection of literary manuscripts, 1870-1918: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1891.11-1891.18, 1891.21-1891.27
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968, collector.
Title: Witter Bynner collection of literary manuscripts,
Date(s): 1870-1918.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Contains correspondence and literary manuscripts collected by American poet and translator Witter Bynner.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*61M-115-122 *62M-158-165
Gift of Witter Bynner, 342 Buena Vista Road Santa Fé, New Mexico; received: 1961 December 18.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Witter Bynner Collection of Literary Manuscripts, 1870-1918 (MS Am 1891.11-1891.27). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Bynner was an American poet and translator.

Scope and Contents

Includes compositions by D. H. Lawrence and Edna St. Vincent Millay, among others, a portrait photograph of Lawrence taken by Bynner, scrapbooks of photographs from a women's suffrage parade in New York in 1911 and 1912, and a scrapbook concerning a play performed by Bynner and Eleanor Wilson for Woodrow Wilson, among other items.

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