Masters, Edgar Lee
- Existence: 1868 - 1950
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material reflecting Gerstenberg's activities in Chicago's social and cultural life in the first half of the 20th century, in particular her involvement with local theater.
Abstract Correspondence, writings, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Chicago Mayor Carter Henry Harrison IV (1860-1953), and his family, particularly his wife, Edith Ogden Harrison, and his father, Chicago Mayor Carter Henry Harrison III (1825-1893). The collection also includes a number of letters, autographs, and miscellaneous other documents from famous people that were not originally directed to Harrison or his family, but which Harrison kept as collectibles.
Dates: 1637-1953; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1950
Abstract Correspondence to Illinois poet and writer Dorothy Dow from poet Edgar Lee Masters, muralist John Warner Norton and other writers and friends, and a large collection of Dow’s works, which includes her vast output of poems, both published and mostly unpublished, some plays, short stories, a novel and several literary studies. Also, an informal autobiography and parts of an early episodic diary, a few photographs, scrapbooks and notebooks containing clippings, drafts and notes relating to her...
Abstract Five letters, written between 1920 and 1922, from Edgar Lee Masters to Mr. and Mrs. John Hooper Smith. Also included is an undated newspaper clipping entitled "’Spoon River’ comes to life dramatically," which describes a staging of "Spoon River anthology," Edgar Lee Masters’s collection of autobiographical epitaphs of residents from the fictional town of Spoon River, Illinois.
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. The bulk of the correspondence is incoming.
Abstract Correspondence, works, and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. Also material relating to the Hammond and Strong families, Eunice Tietjens' daughter, Janet Tietjens Hart, and Eunice Tietjens' first husband, Paul Tietjens; and three boxes of photographs.