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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1891.31

Witter Bynner correspondence with Dorothy Chauvenet

Overview

Correspondence of American poet and translator Witter Bynner with his secretary Dorothy Chauvenet.

Dates

  • 1948-1961

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.25 linear feet (1 box)

Chiefly letters from Witter Bynner to Dorothy Chauvenet. Also includes some correspondence of Chauvenet with others.

Biographical / Historical

Bynner was an American poet and translator. Chauvenet was Bynner's secretary.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*76M-29. Gift of Dorothy M. Chauvenet, Chama, New Mexico 87520; received: 1976.

Title
Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968. Witter Bynner correspondence with Dorothy Chauvenet: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00581

Repository Details

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