Rare Book & Manuscript Library
 

Mark Van Doren papers, 1917-1976

Series III: Poetry

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Poetry Manuscripts:



Box 23 7 PM and Other Poems (1926) 45 manuscript poems in 13 numbered folders


Box 23 Now the Sky and Other Poems (1228) 60 manuscript peers in 23 numbered folders


Box 23 A Winter Diary and Other Poems (1935) 120 manuscript poems, in 42 numbered folders


Box 23 The Last Love and Other Poems (1937) 82 Manuscript poems in 36 numbered folders



Box 24 Sonnets I-XL, annotated by MVD & A. Tate


Box 24 4 poems annotated by A. Tate


Box 24 Jonathan Gentry; Pts. II & III (pt I is missing); in 3 folders


Box 24 Morning Worship & Other Poems; poems in composition book dated, 1956


Box 24 124 manuscript poems filed alphabetically


Box 24 Untitled Sonnet; Ode to Saints Helen & James Thurber; verse fragments


Manuscript books (bound):



Box 25 The Seven Sleepers, June -December 1941


Box 25 The Seven Sleepers, December 1941-September 1943


Box 25 The Seven Sleepers, 1944


Box 25 New poems, 1945


Box 25 New poems, 1945-August 1946


Box 25 Mortal Summer, 1947


Box 25 Spring Birth, 1948-August 1949


Box 25 Spring Birth, October 1949-January 1951



Box 26 Morning Worship, December 1954-January 1956


Box 26 Morning Worship, July 1956-December 1956


Box 26 Morning Worship, October 1957-January 1958


Published volumes with penciled revisions by MVD:


Box 26 Jonathan Gentry New York: Boni, 1931


Box 26 May field Deer New York: Holt, 1941


Poetry Typescripts:



Box 27 Jonathan Gentry


Box 27 A Winter Diary


Box 27 The Last Look & Other Poems


Box 27 The May field Deer, (3 folders)


Box 27 The May field Deer "New Edition", (2 folders)


Box 27 Mortal Summer-1st, 2nd, 3rd versions, (3 folders)


Box 27 Mortal Summer-odd pages, (2 folders)



Box 28 Anger in the Room


Box 28 Poems "rejected from Seven Sleepers"


Box 28 Poems "rejected from New Poems"


Box 28 Poems "rejected from Morning Worship"


Box 28 Agatha


Box 28 A Hint from Deitrich Knickerbocker…


Box 28 Simple Cymon-2 versions, (3 Folders)


Box 28 Poems published in various magazines


Miscellaneous poems:


Box 28 Collected Poems (1939) Folders 1-5



Box 29 Collected Poems (1939) (cont.) Folders 6-12



Box 30 The Happy Critic-Collected Narrative Poems



Box 31 Collected & New Poems (Manuscripts made up from cuttings from published volumes)



Box 32 Collected & New Poems (Manuscripts made up from cuttings from published volumes)



Box 33 "That Shining Place" (poem) (Manuscript & proofs)


Addenda-Gift of, 1966



Box 34 Collected and New Poems-variant versions, rejected poems (typescripts)


Box 34 Never Never Ask His Name (play)-ms., typescript and notes


Box 34 Poems, 1959-Ms. notebooks


Box 34 Short Stories, 1961-1963-3 manuscript books


Box 34 10 short stories-typescripts in separate folders


Prose:


Prose manuscripts:



Box 35 & 36 92 short stories, alphabetically arranged by title



Box 37 Notes for Shakespeare (1939)


Box 37 Notes for Nathaniel Hawthorne (1949)


Box 37 Notes on Collected Poems, (2 Folders)


Box 37 Notes for poems and stories, (6 folders)


Box 37 A Plain Account of…months spent in the Service of the United States during the Great War. Manuscript book


Box 37 Diary-3 ms. books


Box 37 Notes to the course "The Noble Voice"



Box 38 Autobiography, (7 folders)


Box 38 The Last Days of Lincoln, (3 folders)


Box 38 The Transients-notes for



Box 39 Don Quixote's Profession


Box 39 Dick & Tom & the Little Old Man (carbon)


Box 39 The Last Days of Lincoln (9 copies in 9 folders)



Box 40 The Noble Voice, (5 folders)


Box 40 Autobiography, (7 folders)


Box 40 Autobiography. Galley proofs, (2 folders)



Box 41 & 42 94 short stories in separate folders, alphabetically filed by title



Box 43 The Private Reader, (6 folders)


Box 43 Introduction to Cowper's Letters, (1 folder)


Box 43 An Introduction to Poetry, (3 folders)


Box 43 Best of Hawthorne (2 folders


Box 43 Nathaniel Hawthorne(5 folders)



Box 44 Collected Stories Vol I Typescript



Box 45 Collected Stories Vol II Typescript


Collected Stories Vol III:



Box 46 Printer's copy


Box 46 That Shining Place (Proofs)


Box 46 Miscellaneous manuscript material


The Weekend That Was:



Box 47 Mona Myself


Box 47 Never Never Ask His Name


Box 47 Typescripts & Notebooks. Notebooks containing drafts of poems & short stories



Box 48 Autobiography



Box 49 Typescripts of short stories (duplicates)


Miscellaneous manuscripts:



Box 50 Cataloged manuscripts, A-L



Box 51 Cataloged manuscripts, M-Z