MS Am 3048
Lang, V. R., 1924-1956. V. R. Lang additional papers, 1950-2008: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Call No.: MS Am 3048
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lang, V. R., 1924-1956.
Title: V. R. Lang additional papers,
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Additional compositions and letters of American poet and playwright, Violet Ranney
2008M-4. Gift of Lawrence Osgood; received: 2008 July 17.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open
V. R. Lang Additional Papers, 1950-2008 (MS Am 3048). Houghton Library, Harvard University.
See also HOLLIS and OASIS for additional manuscript materials by or about V. R. Lang.
Violet Ranney Lang (1924-1956), also known as Bunny Lang, was an American poet, playwright,
actress, and a founder of the Poets' Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Arranged alphabetically by author or title.
Includes: V. R. Lang's letters to Lawrence Osgood (1950-1956); letter from Lang to
Dee Wells; several letters of remembrance about Lang from Lawrence Osgood, Dee Wells,
and Joe LeSueur; and compositions by Lang in typescript and mimeograph: The collected unedited poems of V. R. Lang. Volumes I and II; Fire exit; I too have lived in Arcadia; The pitch; V. R. Lang - Collected works. Poems; Plays: I too have lived in Arcadia, Fire Exit; and loose poems. A few compositions bear the notation: Property of Bradley Phillips.
- (1). Bunny Lang Remembrance, 1956-2008. 1 folders
Items assembled by donor Lawrence Osgood for use in the remembrance event, including:
- Osgood, Lawrence, 1929-. Remembrance of Bunny Lang : typescript (signed), 2008.
- Wells, Dee. Letter (photocopy) to Gillian McCain, 1994.
With enclosure of photocopy of letter from V. R. Lang to Dee Wells,
- LeSueur, Joe. Letter to Lawrence Osgood, 1994.
Includes a typescript of LeSueur's Remembrance of Bunny Lang.
- (2). Lang, V. R., 1924-1956. The collected unedited poems of V. R. Lang. Volume I : typescript carbon, undated. 4 folders
- (3). Lang, V. R., 1924-1956. The collected unedited poems of V. R. Lang. Volume II : typescript carbon, undated. 4 folders
- (4). Lang, V. R., 1924-1956. Fire exit : mimeograph copy play, undated. 1 folders
- (5). Lang, V. R., 1924-1956. I too have lived in Arcadia : mimeograph copies, undated. 2 folders
2 copies. Both copies marked as property of Bradley Phillips.
- (6). Lang, V. R., 1924-1956. Letters and postcards to Lawrence Osgood, 1950-1956. 1 folders
Also includes a
Date: 1954-1955 flier listing the season's plays for the Poet's Theatre.
- (8). Lang, V. R., 1924-1956. V. R. Lang - Collected works. Poems; Plays: I too have lived in Arcadia, Fire Exit : typescript carbon, mimeograph copy, undated. 4 folders
Marked as property of Bradley Phillips.