Series 1: Correspondence, 1894-1971, bulk: 1949 - 1969
Scope and Contents note
Mainly letters to Paul Scott Mowrer regarding his poetry, including correspondence from publishers, editors, other poets, and fans, with a small section of outgoing correspondence included at the end. Correspondents include Mary Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway's fourth and last wife, as well as poets Louise Bogan, John Ciardi, Robert Hillyer, May Sarton, Louis Untermeyer, Mark Van Doren, and Charles Vildrac. Mowrer generally did not keep copies of letters he wrote, though many exist in the Edward Price Bell Papers, Carroll Binder Papers, and Victor Lawson Papers.
Also included are historical letters from Samuel Langhorne Clemens and Oliver Wendell Holmes to Mowrer's uncle, Albert J. Scott.
- Creation: 1894-1971
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1949 - 1969
- From the Collection: Mowrer, Paul Scott (Person)
The Paul Scott Mowrer papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).
Conditions Governing Audiovisual Access
Most audiovisual recordings in this collection have been digitized. Researchers may access materials in the Special Collections Reading Room.
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.