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Guide to the Bliss Carman Papers , 1889-1927
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Volume 1. (vol.)

Correspondence - Washington Irving Way etc. (Feb. 23, 1905-Apr. 11, 1918)

Scope and Content Note

regular personal correspondence ca. 100 letters all with covers, a few with clippings and programs enclosed, and ca. 30 postcards. Also enclosed letters: to Carman from Lyman P. Powell (a typed copy) Oct. 24, 1911; to Carman from Frank Arthur French, May 26, 1919.
One Carman letter to Irving Way, July 24, 1926
One note following that - no date.
Volume 2. (vol.)

Correspondence - Hovey and Braithwaite

 

1. 1889-1898personal correspondence and concerning Hovey's writings. Later letters about their joint work Vagabondia

Physical Description: ca. 50 letters
 

2. 1908-1915Carman to Mrs. Richard Hovey

 

3. 1908-1915Henrietta Hovey to Carmen? to Miss B. [?]

 

4. 1894, May 4 Dickon [Richard Hovey] to Carman

Physical Description: (copy)
 

5. 1894, Jun. 13 Dickon [Richard Hovey] to Carman

Physical Description: (copy)
 

6. 1895, Jan. 13, Dickon [Richard Hovey] to Carman

Physical Description: (copy)
 

7. 1912, Jun. 1 H.H. [Henrietta Hovey] to Carman

 

8. 1895, Nov.?Richard [Hovey] to Carman

 

9. 1914, Dec. 26Carman to Braithwaite

 

10. signed poem The Wooing of the Wind

 

11. To a Young Lady on Her Birthday holograph Jun. 16, 1910

Box 3, Folder 1

Correspondence

 

1. clippings

Note

1894, Feb. 3 A.L.S. Carman to Richard [Hovey]
 

2. 1920, Jun. 19Mary Perry King to Irving Way

 

3. [1920, Feb. 19]Mary Perry King to Irving Way

 

4. 1917, Dec. 24Mary Perry King to Irving Way

Physical Description: (cover)
 

5. 1923, Feb. 9Mary Perry King to Irving Way

Physical Description: (postcard)
 

6. 1920, Jan. 30Mary Perry King to Irving Way

Physical Description: (with program)
 

7. 1923, Nov. 2.Mary Perry King to Irving Way

Physical Description: (cover)
 

8. 1904-1926Carman to Irving Way

Physical Description: ca. 50. most with covers and some enclosures- postcards, programs etc.
 

9. Clippings cards

Physical Description: (2),
 

10. Carman to Irving Way undated note

Box 3, Folder 2

Correspondence

 

1. 1906-1908Carman to Mrs. Richard Hovey,

Physical Description: seven letters with covers
 

2. 1912-1917Carman to Mrs. Richard Hovey,

Physical Description: seven letters (four with covers)
 

3. 1893, Dec. 9Carman to Richard Hovey

 

4. ?Carman to Mrs. Richard Hovey a note

Box 3, Folder 3

Correspondence - Misc.

 

1. 1898, Jan. 21Carman to [F. H.] Day with cover

 

2. 1898, Jan 26Carman to [F. H.] Day with cover

 

3. 1901, May 1Carman to W. Poillar, Esq.

 

4. 1901, May 22Carman to [J.Ray] Peck.

 

5. 1904, Mar. 25Carman to Miss Rittenhouse with cover

 

5a. 1907, Dec. 3Carman to unknown

 

6. 1913, Oct. 21Carman to [?] Yard

 

7. 1913, Dec. 2Carman to [?] Yard

 

8. 1914, Feb. 7Carman to [?] Yard

 

9. 1914, Mar. 1Carman to [?] Yard

 

Poems and other works

Box 3, Folder 4

Youth in the Air poem. Holograph manuscript signed by the author and dated Jul. 25, 1927.Final draft with original envelop addressed to Mitchell Kennerley (bound)

Box 3, Folder 5

A Christmas Reverie typescript signed and corrected by the author (bound)

Box 3, Folder 6

The Mysteriarchs poem. Holograph manuscript signed by the author (Bound)

Box 3, Folder 7

Oxford Book of American Verse typescript ed. by Bliss Carman 1927

Box 3, Folder 8

To Michael holograph poem 1908

Box 3, Folder 9

The Truce of the Manitou typescript, corrected by Carman

Box 3, Folder 10

To a Chickadee 1905

Physical Description: holograph
Box 3, Folder 11

A Toast to Tusitala Nov. 1900

Physical Description: holograph
Box 3, Folder 12

Longfellow signed 1905

Box 3, Folder 13

Some Uses of Personal Harmonizing to an Overworked Homemaker

Physical Description: typescript of an essay
Box 3, Folder 14

Daughters of Dawn by Carman and Mary Perry King

Physical Description: typescript
Box 3, Folder 15

assorted poems written Feb. 1919

Physical Description: typescript
Box 3, Folder 16

poems from The Reader 1902-1907

Physical Description: typescript
Box 3, Folder 17

poems, misc.

Physical Description: unsigned typescripts
Box 3, Folder 18

poems, mics. 1 added July 6, 1970

Physical Description: unsigned typescripts
Box 3, Folder 19

Some Essentials of Good Appearance Oct., 1912

Physical Description: three articles typescript
Box 4, Folder 20

1. two lists holograph (poets and works)

 

2. Poetry is written to be read beginning of an unsigned holograph manuscript

 

3. Hill below rain... beginning of holograph poem

 

4. The Spitir of the Reed holograph poem signed Jan. 1902

 

5. For Mrs. Boice's 75th Birthday holograph poem in pencil. London 1894

 

6. Beyond the Gamut typescript poem Sept. 1894

 

7. autographed printed Christmas poem

 

8. A Thanksgiven poem by Carman printed from Collier's

Box 4, Folder 21

poems and articles, typescript

Physical Description: ca. 10
Box 4, Folder 22

Broadsheets, printed of poems

Physical Description: ca 30
Box 4, Folder 23

Photographs: buildings and landscapes- place unknown

Box 4, Folder 24

Miscellaneous printed material

 

1. The Man of the Marne by B.C and M.P.K. [Bliss Carman and Mary Perry King]

 

2. An Apostle of Personal Harmonizing by Carmanan essay

 

3. An Apostle of Personal Harm onizing - printed in Good Housekeeping May 1911

 

4. Personal Harmonizing, As A Truine Basis of General Education essays by Mary Perry King with note about Carman's poetry

 

5. Canadian Poets and Poems--Border Chapter I.O.D.E. Windsor, Ont. A small collection of Canadian poems-Carman had two Vestigia and Trees

 

6. The Guide to Nature magazine July 1915article about Carman with photograph

 

7. photographed copy of article Bliss Carman 1861-1929

 

8. Article and characature of Carman from The Bookman Apr. 1904

 

9. The Carman apple by MacArthur poem [about Carman?]

Physical Description: typed copy
Box 4, Folder 25

Clippings

Box 4, Folder 26

Clippings

Note

Addition of 23 clippings, July 6, 1970
Box 4, Folder 23

Clippings July 6 1980

Box 4, Folder 27-29

Nathan van Pattan--Notes for a Bibliography of Bliss Carman;

Physical Description: 3 typescript drafts, one bound.