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H.D. Papers - Miscellaneous Materials

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H. D. and Marianne Moore at Bryn Mawr College. Silver print, probably 1905. Gift of Mildred Pressinger Von Kienbusch '09. H.D. stands in the background (on the left, partially obscured) and Marianne Moore is second from the right.

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Miscellaneous Materials

"Novelist Cozzens, Poet H.D. Win Arts Academy Awards." New York Herald Tribune.

1960 Mar 21

"Cozzens and 'H.D.' to Get Awards."


"Hilda Doolittle Exhibit On at Yale." New York Herald Tribune.


"Speaking of Books." The New York Times Book Review. By Horace Gregory.

1961 Oct 22

"Hilda Doolittle Dies in Zurich." Philadelphia Bulletin.

1961 Sept 29

"Meditation That Means What It Says." New York Times. Review of Helen in Egypt.

1961 Dec 24

"Two Letters Were More Than Two Names: Hermetic Definition." New York Times Book Review. By Hugh Kenner.

1972 Dec 10

Photocopy of page 71 of the Author Index, entry "Doolittle, Hilda, pseud. H.D." From The Dial: An Author Index.


"Hilda Doolittle: 'Pagan Mystic' of Bethlehem, Pa." The Philadelphia Inquirer. Review of Herself Defined: The Poet H.D. and Her World by Barbara Guest.


"Great Man With a Pen." Review of The Selected Letters of D.H. Lawrence, ed. by Diana Trilling. Includes two paragraphs pertaining Trilling's treatment of H.D.


"New Books in Review: A Poet's Recollections of Freud." Review of H.D.'s Tribute to Freud. By Josephine Jacobson.

Programs and Materials from Various Events  

"Eight American Artists Named to Receive Brandeis University 1959 Creative Arts Awards." News Release from the Brandeis University News Bureau. H.D. won a Creative Arts Awards Medal. With two pages from a Brandeis Newsletter, no date, concerning another year's awards.

1959 Apr 9

Program from The American Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Institute of Arts and Letters Ceremonial, at which H.D. received the Award of Merit Medal for Poetry, presented by Mark Van Doren. 2 copies. Includes inserts giving directions to the terrace after the ceremony and the seating plan on stage.

1960 May 25

Booklet. "An Exhibition of Manuscripts, Scores and Books by Newly Elected Members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Institute of Arts and Letters and by recipients of Literary Honors and Awards." H.D. is entry number one, and her items, lent by Pearson, are listed.

1960 May

Friends' Central School Alumni News. Notice of H.D.'s death.

1961 Fall

Clipping. "I Went to School with Hilda." For the Class of 1905, Jeannette K. Trumper.

Bryn Mawr Materials  

APcS. From H.D. to the Alumnae Association of Bryn Mawr College. Gives address in London. Under Volunteer activities she has written: "Psycho-therapeutic work with war-shock cases."


1 letter to the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Bulletin. TLS. From H.D., giving her updated address. Signed "Hilda Doolittle Aldington."

1957 Oct 14

Copy of biographical profile for Reunion 1959, sent and written by Norman Holmes Pearson.


Program. Bryn Mawr College: The Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Convocation in Honor of Bryn Mawr Alumnae. Includes entry "Hilda Doolittle Aldington, 1909." With a copy of the presentation "What's Past is Prologue" interleaved.

1960 Jun 4

"Imagist Poet H.D. Dies Overseas; Leaves Polished, Passionate Poetry." College News. Two copies.

1961 Oct

Typed copy of "The Shell." Note at bottom of page: "From a long unpublished poem called Sagesse." For the Alumnae Bulletin, 1988.

  Other Materials  

Postcard with photograph of H.D.

c. 1920s?

Book jackets. Tribute to Freud (Godine edition), Tribute to Freud (Pantheon edition), End to Torment, Trilogy, Helen in Egypt


Miscellaneous bibliographical lists.


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