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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 3048

V. R. Lang additional papers,

Additional compositions and letters of American poet and playwright, Violet Ranney Lang.


  • 1950-2008.

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box))

Includes: V. R. Lang's letters to Lawrence Osgood (1950-1956); letter from Lang to Dee Wells; several letters of remembrance about Lang from Lawrence Osgood, Dee Wells, and Joe LeSueur; and compositions by Lang in typescript and mimeograph: The collected unedited poems of V. R. Lang. Volumes I and II; Fire exit; I too have lived in Arcadia; The pitch; V. R. Lang - Collected works. Poems; Plays: I too have lived in Arcadia, Fire Exit; and loose poems. A few compositions bear the notation: Property of Bradley Phillips.

Biographical / Historical

Violet Ranney Lang (1924-1956), also known as Bunny Lang, was an American poet, playwright, actress, and a founder of the Poets' Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Arranged alphabetically by author or title.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

2008M-4. Gift of Lawrence Osgood; received: 2008 July 17.

Related Materials

See also HOLLIS and OASIS for additional manuscript materials by or about V. R. Lang.

Processing Information

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
Link to catalog
Lang, V. R., 1924-1956. V. R. Lang additional papers, 1950-2008: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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