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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2301

Mary Arena Iacovella papers

Overview

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

Dates

  • 1940-1978

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.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.

Processing Information

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
Link to catalog
Title
Iacovella, Mary Arena. Mary Arena Iacovella papers: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00188

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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