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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2301

Mary Arena Iacovella papers


Letters primarily from American poet and editor John Hall Wheelock of Charles Scribner's Sons, to hopeful poet and novelist Mary Iacovella..


  • 1940-1978

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.3 linear feet (1 folder in 1 box)

Letters from Wheelock concern his gentle rejection of her manuscripts. Materials also include a photograph, pamphlet, and other letters. Also includes her typescript, The street of wretched people.

Biographical / Historical

Mary Arena Iacovella (1905-1983) was a poet and novelist hopeful of being published. John Hall Wheelock (1886-1978) was an American poet, scholar, and editor for Charles Scribner's Sons.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*78M-80. Gift of Mrs. Mary Arena Iacovella, 2355 Prospect Ave., Bronx, New York 10458; received: 1978 Aug. 1.

*66M-133. Gift of Mrs. Mary Arena Iacovella, 2355 Prospect Ave., Bronx, New York 10458; received: 1967 Apr. 1.

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Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Iacovella, Mary Arena. Mary Arena Iacovella papers: Guide.
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