Finding-Aid for the John Gould Fletcher Collection (VMF052)


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Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Restrictions

Administrative Information


Collection Outline

Correspondence.

Manuscripts.

Miscellaneous.

John Gould Fletcher to Edward and Constance Wagner, Johnswood, Little Rock, Ark. 1945: July 22.

Fletcher to Marvin Magalaner, Pasadena, California 1947: Jan. 30.

Fletcher to Edward and Constance Wagner, Johnswood, Little Rock, Ark. 1947: August 1.

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Fletcher , John Gould , 1886-1950 , American poet and critic.
Title: Collection
Quantity: 7 items
Identification: VMF052[Accessions: 1015]

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Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

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Administrative Information

Sources

House of Books. Laid in Fletcher's the black rock

Processing Information

Processing: September, 1969, by JS

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Correspondence.,

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John Gould Fletcher to Richard [Church], [1928?]: May 12. (ALS. 4 pp.)
On letterhead stationary. Fletcher states his great concern for the situation in which Richard had found himself at Oxted and gives him advice.
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Arnold Dawson to Richard Church, 1928: September 3rd. (TLS. 1 p.)
Letter with light revision in pencil, signed, from Arnold Dawson, literary editor for the Daily Herald, to R[ichard] Church, asking for a review of John Gould Fletcher's collection of poems, the black rock.
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Beverley Githens Dresbach (Mrs. Glen Ward), to Mr. [Richard] Church., 1962: February 7. (ALS. 2 pp.)
Mrs. Dresbach comments primarily on John Gould Fletcher, with brief mention of a book "The Squirrel called Rufus," and of the author of the magazine clipping enclosed in her letter.

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Manuscripts.,

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[Church, Richard]. The quality of greatness [review of the black rock by John Gould Fletcher., [c. 1928-29]. (1 item (6pp.): Ms. with light ms. revisions, varies slightly from ts. version.)
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Ts., minimal revision. 1 item, (2pp.)

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Miscellaneous.,

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Photograph, 1944: August. (1 item)
John Gould Fletcher and Glen Ward Dresbach.
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Clipping, 1962: February. (2 items)
Clipping from the Ozarks Mountaineer, remarking on television as a medium for contemporary poets, but the unlikelihood of such a thing occuring.

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John Gould Fletcher to Edward and Constance Wagner, Johnswood, Little Rock, Ark., 1945: July 22. (ALS. 3pp.)

Comments on Melville, book Fletcher has read and those he wants to read: Israel Potter; and The confidence man, on Charlie May [Simon's] illness, and on his lecture assignmint in Seattle.

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Fletcher to Marvin Magalaner, Pasadena, California, 1947: Jan. 30. (ALS 2pp.)

Directs him to Life is my song, Fletcher's autobiography, for information on the relationship between Fletcher and Harold Munro.

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Fletcher to Edward and Constance Wagner, Johnswood, Little Rock, Ark., 1947: August 1. (ALS. [initials only] 2pp.)

Thanks them for their hospitality and mentions that Charlie May [Simon] has sent off her ms.

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