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Yaddo (artists' colony)

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Edith Konecky papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00716
Abstract

Author; Feminist. The Papers document Konecky's literary career including manuscripts and drafts of early writings and published works; correspondence related to her publications and fan mail; book reviews; and publicity. There is little personal material.

Dates of Materials: 1957 - 2011

Lola Ridge papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00131
Abstract

The collection contains the papers of Lola Ridge, poet. Papers include manuscripts of poetry published in Firehead (1929); correspondence, art work, biographical material, clippings, diaries, memorabilia, photographs, reviews, and published works.

Dates of Materials: 1900-1941

Newton Arvin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00014
Abstract Frederick Newton Arvin, Jr. was an English professor at Smith and one of the foremost literary biographers in American literature. He was elected to the board of directors of Yaddo—the writers' and artists’ colony in Saratoga Springs, NY—in 1939. He received the National Book Award in 1951 for his Melville biography; in 1952 he was elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters. Although Arvin was a brilliant scholar, his personal life was deeply troubled. He attempted suicide at...
Dates of Materials: 1860 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1913-63