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Robert Penn Warren Papers,1916-1971

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Title

Robert Penn Warren Papers

Date

1916-1971

Repository

University of Kentucky Libraries, Special Collections, Lexington, KY 40506-0039

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of Item], Guide to the Robert Penn Warren Papers, 1916-1971, 78M1, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Extent

28 cubic ft.: 433 Items

Biography/History

Robert Penn Warren was born in Guthrie, Kentucky in 1905. He was educated in public schools, graduated from Vanderbilt University and was a Rhodes Scholar. He has been a professor of English and playwriting at several American universities. A writer of novels, plays and poetry, Warren has received numerous awards, including Pulitzer prizes for both fiction and poetry. He is considered one of this nation's leading literary figures and was named Poet Laureate of the United States.

Scope and Content

This collection consists primarily of prepublication drafts of many Warren works. Included are manuscripts, rough drafts, notes, holographic copies, worksheets, typescripts with corrections, proofreaders' copies, galley proofs, cancelled material and printed copies. Works include fiction, nonfiction plays, poems, articles, essays, book reviews, speeches, lectures, tributes, textbooks and transcriptions of interviews. Miscellaneous items such as postcards, letters, articles, clippings and pamphlets are also contained in the Warren papers, as are his Oxford thesis, National Book Award acceptance speeches, material dealing with the National Institute of American Arts and Letters, and other materials.

Among Warren's fiction represented in this collection are ALL THE KING'S MEN;BAND OF ANGELS ; THE CAVE; FLOOD: A ROMANCE OF OUR TIME; and WILDERNESS. Poetry inclues works such asPROMISES: POEMS 1954-1956; YOU, EMPEROR, AND OTHERS: POEMS 1957-1960; and TALE OF TIME: NEW POEMS 1960--1966.

Organized by genre: manuscripts of fiction, short fiction, plays, poems, nonfiction, articles and essays, book reviews, speeches, lectures and tributes, textbooks, interviews and tapes, miscellaneous material, and manuscripts of deposit items.

There is also an unpublished manuscript entitled GOD'S OWN TIME, a novel set in Kentucky in 1910-1914. Warren wrote this novel between 1930 and 1932.

Subjects

  • Authors, American -- 20th century.
  • Poets laureate -- United States.
  • Poets
  • Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-
  • National Institute of American Arts and Letters.

Collection Inventory

Fiction
All the King's Men.Introduction to the Time edition, 1963. Ms., holograph (original); typescript with holographic corrections
[box: 1, folder: 1]
Band of Angels.Background outline to novel. Incomplete. Ms., typescript with holographic corrections
[box: 1, folder: 2]
Band of Angels.Warner Brothers movie script, December 26, 1956
[box: 1, folder: 3]
"Miscegenation as Symbol: Band of Angels"Leonard Casper. Audience VI, Autumn, 1959
[box: 1, folder: 4]
The Cave.First draft. Ms., typescript with corrections (carbon), chapters II and III wanting
[box: 1, folder: 5]
The Cave.Rejected material in Version C. Ms., typescript (carbon). Notes by David Clay for the revision
[box: 1, folder: 6]
The Cave.Revision of Version C. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 1, folder: 7]
The Cave.Cancelled material to revision to Version C. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 1, folder: 8]
The Cave.Notes on resuming novel dated January 4, 1959. Ms., holograph (carbon?)
[box: 2, folder: 9]
The Cave.Excerpts published in Esquire, September 1959 and Partisan Review, Summer 1959. Granville Hicks, Review, Saturday Review, August 22, 1959
[box: 2, folder: 10]
The Cave.Galley proofs
[box: 2, folder: 11]
EscapeChapters I-IV, first drafts. Ms., holograph (carbon)
[box: 2, folder: 12]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.First draft of Chapters I-III. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 3, folder: 13]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.A second draft of Chapters I-II. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 3, folder: 14]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.First draft of Chapters IV-VI. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 3, box: 3, folder: 15]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.A second draft of Chapters IV-VI. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 3, folder: 16]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.First draft of Chapters VII-X. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 3, folder: 17]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.A second draft of Chapters VII-X. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 3, folder: 18]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.First draft of Chapters XI- Ms., typescript(carbon)
[box: 3, folder: 19]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.A second draft of Chapters XI-XIII. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 3, folder: 20. ]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.. First draft of Chapters XIV-XVI. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 3, folder: 21]
Flood: A Romance of our Time. . A second draft of Chapters XIV-XVI. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 3, folder: 22]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.First draft of Chapters XVIII-XXI. Ms., typescript (carbon). note: Chapter XVII wanting
[box: 4, folder: 23]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.A second draft of Chapters XVII-XXI. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 4, folder: 24]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.A first draft of Chapters XXII-XXV. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 4, folder: 25]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.A second draft of Chapters XXII-XXV. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 4, folder: 26]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.First draft of Chapters XXVI-XXVIII. Ms., typescript (carbon). Also Holographic Version of Chapter XXVIII. note: Chapter XXVII wanting
[box: 4, folder: 27]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.A second draft of Chapters XXVI-XVIII. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 4, folder: 28]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.First draft of Chapters XXIX-XXXI. Ms., typescript (carbon). Holographic additions to Chapters XXVIX and XXXI
[box: 4, folder: 29]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.A second draft of Chapters XXIX-XXXII. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 4, folder: 30]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.Essay by Robert Penn Warren for Wings: The Literary Guild Review, May, 1964. Ms., holograph (original); revised typescript (carbon). Also a copy of the published article
[box: 5, folder: 31]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.Excerpt printed in the Saturday Evening Post, April 4, 1964. Ms., holograph (original); revised typescript (carbon). Also a copy of the published excerpt
[box: 5, folder: 32]
Flood: A Romance of our Time.. Galley proofs
[box: 5, folder: 33]
Gods Own Time.First revised draft of an unpublished manuscript, Robert Penn Warren's first, dated 1930-1932. Ms., typescript (carbon). According to James A. Perkins, Professor of English, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, the manuscript identified as God's Own Time(Folder 34) is similar to a version in the Beinecke Library, Yale, which is entitled The Apple TreeThe untitled manuscript in Folder 37 is a draft of God's Own TimeMarch, 1990
[box: 6, folder: 34]
Night Rider.Background material on novel
[box: 6, folder: 35]
So Clear, 0 Victory.Originally entitled Can Me EarlyAn unfinished novel begun in 1966. Ms., chapter one holograph, pp. 2-8 missing (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 6, folder: 36]
Untitled manuscript. First revised draft of second novel written by Robert Penn Warren, date 1933-34 in Tennessee. Ms., typescript (some carbons)
[box: 6, folder: 37]
Wilderness.Notes on the novel. Ms., holograph (original)
[box: 7, folder: 38]
Wilderness.Summary of the projected novel. Ms., typescript (original and revised carbon)
[box: 7, folder: 39]
Wilderness.First draft of Chapters I-V. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 7, folder: 40]
Wilderness.Second draft without corrections of Chapters I-V. Ms., typescript (original)
[box: 7, folder: 41]
Wilderness.Same draft with corrections. Ms., typescript (carbon)Proofreader's copy
[box: 7, folder: 42]
Wilderness.First draft of Chapters VI-VIII. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 7, folder: 43]
Wilderness.Second draft without corrections of Chapters VI-VIII. Ms., typescript (original)
[box: 7, folder: 44]
Wilderness.Same draft with corrections. Ms., typescript (carbon). Proofreader's copy
[box: 7, folder: 45]
Wilderness.First draft of Chapters IX-X Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 8, folder: 46]
Wilderness.Second draft without corrections of Chapters IX-X. Ms., typescript (original)
[box: 8, folder: 47]
Wilderness. Same draft with corrections. Ms.,- typescript (carbon). Proofreader's copy
[box: 8, folder: 48]
Wilderness. First draft of Chapters XI-XII. Ms., holographic copy
[box: 8, folder: 49]
Wilderness. Second draft without corrections of Chapters XI-XV. Ms., typescript (original)
[box: 8, folder: 50]
Wilderness. Same draft with corrections. Ms., typescript (carbon). Proofreader's copy
[box: 8, folder: 51]
Wilderness. Essay by Robert Penn Warren for Wings: The Literary Guild Review, December 1961. Ms., typescript with corrections (original). Also copy of the published article
[box: 8, folder: 52]
Short Fiction
"Blackberry Winter: A Recollection,"Several versions. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 9, box: 9, folder: 54]
"On the Patented Gate and the Mean Hamburger,"First and revised drafts.Ms., holograph (original) of first draft; typescript (carbon) of revision
[box: 9, folder: 55]
"Waldo, The Good Wolf," a childrens story dated July, 1960. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 9, folder: 56]
"Statement of Ashby Wyndham," Sewanee Review, April-June 1943
[box: 9, folder: 57]
Plays
The Wedding Ring.Offset printed copy of play
[box: 10, folder: 58]
Willie Stark: His Rise and Fall. The 1957 play version of All the King's Men. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 10, folder: 59]
Poems
"News Photo of Man Coming Down Court House Steps After..."Or Else, Poems 1968-74. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon). Folders 61-73 from Tale of Time: New Poems 1,960-66
[box: 11, folder: 60]
"Blow, West Wind," part III of "Notes on a Life to Be Lived"Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 11, folder: 61]
"Little Boy and Lost Shoe,"Part V of"Notes on a Life to beLived". Ms., holograph (original)
[box: 11, folder: 62]
"Dragon-Tree,"Part VII of "Notes on a Life to be Lived."Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 11, folder: 63]
"Chain Saw at Dawn in Vermont in Time of Drouth,"Part IX of"Notes on a Life to be Lived". Ms., holograph (carbon) ; typescript (carbon)
[box: 11, folder: 64]
"Vision Under the October Mountain: A Love Poem,"Part VIII of"Notes on a Life to be Lived."Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 11, folder: 65]
"Ways of Day," part X of "Notes on a Life to be Lived."Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 11, folder: 66]
"Tale of Time," complete in six parts. Former titles:"By Way of Solution"and"Toward Solution"Dates on various parts. Ms., holographs (carbon); typescripts (carbon)
[box: 11, folder: 67]
"Homage to Emerson, On Night Flight to New York,"complete in seven parts. Ms., one set holograph (carbon) dated 12-28-65; one set typescript (carbon); one incomplete set typescript (carbon)
[box: 11, folder: 68]
"Shoes in Rain Jungle; or: Some People Can't Tell History From what They Think is Wild Honey."Ms., holograph (original); typescript (carbon)
[box: 11, folder: 69]
"Fall Comes in Back-Country Vermont," originally entitled "Life and Death in Back-Country Vermont," complete in four parts. Ms., one set holograph (carbon); one set holograph (original); one set typescript (carbon), all with various dates--August 15-21, 1965
[box: 11, folder: 70]
"The Day Dr. Knox Did It," complete in five parts. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon) with various dates--December 8-20, 1965
[box: 11, folder: 71]
"Holy Writ," complete in two parts.Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon), dated "begun 1960, finished 1965."
[box: 11, folder: 72]
"Delight," complete in seven parts with various dates. Ms., part I "Into Broad Daylight," holograph (carbon), typescript (carbon) dated October 24-25, 1960. part II "Love: Two Vignettes," holograph (carbon) typescript (carbon) dated March 1, 1965. part III"Something is going to Happen," holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon), photostatic copy with corrections, nd. part IV"Dream of a Dream.." holograph (original); typescript (carbon) dated March, 1965 and July 22, 1965. part V "Two Poems About Suddenly and a Rose,"holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)dated March 1-December 5, 1965. part VI "Not to be Trusted," originally "Delight IV"holograph (carbon), typescript (carbon dated June 3-June 21) part VII "Finisterre," originally entitled "Brittany Sunset", holograph (original), nd
[box: 11, folder: 73]
You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences."Garland for You,"complete in eight parts. Ms., holographs (carbon); typescripts (carbon)1"Clearly About You."2."Lullaby: Exercise in Human Charity and Self Knowledge."3."Man in the Street."4."Switzerland."5."A Real question Calling for Solution."6."The Letter About Money, Love, or Other Comfort, If Any."7."Arrogant Law."8."The Self that Stares."
[box: 12, folder: 74]
You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences."Two Pieces After Suetonius," complete in two parts. Ms., holographs (original); typescripts (original). Complete in two parts. "In Praise of Domitan" (published as "Apology for Domitan") and "Tiberius on Capri."
[box: 12, folder: 75]
You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences."Mortmain," published in five parts, part one wanting. Ms., parts II-V holographs (carbon), part V typescript(carbon). Note to accompany the poem in an anthology edited by P. Engle and J. Langland, dated December 28, 1961. Ms., holograph (original); typescript (carbon). 1. "After Night Flight Son Reaches Bedside..." 2."A Dead Language: circa 1885."3. "Fox-fire: 1956."4"In the Turpitude of Time N.D." 5. "A Vision: circa 1880"
[box: 12, folder: 76]
You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences."Penthelesea and Achilles: Fatal Interview"Published as"Fatal Interview: Penthesilea and Achilles"Ms., holograph (carbon), typescript (carbon)
[box: 12, folder: 77]
You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences."Some Quiet, Plain Poems," complete in six parts. Ms., holographs (carbon); typescripts (carbon)1"Ornithology in a World of Flux."2"Holly and Hickory."3"The Well House." 4. "In Moonlight: Somewhere They are Singing." 5. "In Italian They Call the Creature Avetta." Published as In Italian "They Call the Bird Avetta." 6. "Debate, Question, Quarry, Dream."
[box: 12, folder: 78]
You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences."Ballad: Between the Boxcars," complete in three parts, dated October 6-7, 1958. Ms., part one holograph (original and carbon), parts two and three (carbon), parts one through three typescripts (carbon)1" I Can't Even Remember the Name."2"He was Formidable." 3. "He Has Fled."
[box: 12, folder: 79]
You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences."Two Studies in Idealism: Short Survey of American, and Human, History," complete in two Parts, dated October, 1958. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon). 1. "Bear Track Plantation: Shortly after Shiloh."2"Harvard 161: Battle Fatigue."
[box: 12, folder: 80]
You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences."Nocturne: Traveling Salesman in Hotel Bedroom,"dated as begun in August, 1949 and finished in March 1 and 2, 1959. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 12, folder: 81]
You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences."SoYou Agree With What I Say? Well, What Did I Say?"dated July 25-17, 1959. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 12, folder: 82]
You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences."Prognosis: A Short Story, The End of Which You Will Know Soon Enough,"complete in three parts. Ms., holographs (original); typescripts with carbon copy. 1"And Oh." 2. "What the Sand Said." 3. "What the Joree Said, the Joree Being Only a Bird."
[box: 12, folder: 83]
You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences."Autumnal Equinox on Mediterranean Beach," dated September 11-15, 1958. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 12, folder: 84]
You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences."Nursery Rhymes," complete in four parts with various dates from March 16, 1958 to September 27, 1958. Ms., holographs (carbon); typescripts (carbon). 1. "Knockety-Knocket-Knock."2"News of Unexpected Demise of Little Boy Blue."3"Mother Makes the Biscuits."4"The Bramble Bush."
[box: 12, folder: 85]
You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences."Short Thoughts for Long Nights," complete in nine parts with an additional two parts unpublished, dated June 8, 1958. Ms., holographs (carbon), typescripts (carbon). 1"To Nightmare of Mouse"; typescript only. 2. "Nightmare of Man", typescript only. 3. "Colloguy with Cockroach"; typescript only. 4. "Little Boy on Voyage"; typescript only. 5. "Obsession." 6. "Joy" 7. "Cricket, on Kitchen Floor, Enters History." 8. "Little Boy and General Principle." 9. "Grasshopper Tries to Break Solipsism." Apparently not published as part of this poem. 10. "Theology." Apparently not published as part of this poem. 11. "Ornithology in a World of Flux."
[box: 12, folder: 86]
You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960. Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences.You, Emperors, and Others. Master copy. Ms., typescript heavily revised (mixed)
[box: 12, folder: 87]
from You, Emperors, and Others: Poems 1957-1960. Titles used are the finally published versions and sequences.You, Emperors, and Others. Galley proofs
[box: 12, folder: 88]
Promises, Poems 1954-1956. Early manuscript as used by Denis Devlin. Ms., typescript with marginal notes by Devlin (carbon). 1"What was the Promise that Smiled from the Maples at Evening?" 2. "Court-martial." 3. "Gold Glade." 4. "Dark Woods." 1. "Tonight the Woods are Darkened." 2. "The Dogwood. " 3. "The Hazel Leaf." 5. "Country Burying (1919)." 6. "School Lesson Based on Word of Tragic Death of Entire Gillum Family." 7. "Summer Storm (Circa 1916), and God's Grace." 8. "Founding Fathers, Nineteenth-Century Style, Southeast U.S.A." 9. "Foreign Shore, Old Women, Slaughter of Octopus." 10. "Dark Night of." 11. "Infant Boy at Midcentury." 1. "When the Century Dragged.-," 2. "Modification of Landscape." 3. "Brightness of Distance." 12. "Lullaby: Smile in Sleep." 13. "Man in Moonlight." 1. "Moonlight Obsefved" from "Ruined Fortress." 2. "Walk by Moonlight in Small Town." 3. "Lullaby: Moonlight Lingers." 14. "Mad young Aristocrat on Beach." 15. "Dragon Country: To Jacob Boehme." 16. "Ballad of a Sweet Dream of Peace." 1. "And Don't Forget Your Corset Cover, Either." 2. "Keepsakes." 3. "Go It, Granny - Go It, Hog!" 4. "Friends of the Family, or Bowling a Sticky Cricket." 5. "You Never Knew Her Either, Though You Thought You Did, Inside Out." 6. "1 Guess You Ought to Know Who You Are." 7. "Rumor Unverified Stop Can you Confirm Stop." 17. "Boy's Will, Joyful Labor Without Pay, and Harvest Home (1918)." 1. "Morning." 2. "Work.," 3. "The Snake." 4. "Hands are Paid" 18. "Lullaby: A Motion Like Sleep" Not in Collection: "To A Little Girl, One Year Old, in A Ruined Fortress." "The Necessity for Belief, part 19 of Promises."
[box: 12, folder: 89]
Promises, Poems 1954-1956. Duplicate copies of several parts. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 12, folder: 90]
"The Ballad of Billie Potts," Partisan Review, Winter 1944."To A Little Girl: Five Poems," Partisan Review, Spring 1955
[box: 12, folder: 91]
"Three Poems," and a short story "The Unvexed Isles," Perspectives, Autumn 1955
[box: 12, folder: 92]
"Three Poems," Saturday Review, August 15, 1966. Includes: "Dream of a Dream the Small Boy Had.""Two Poems about Suddenly and a Rose.""Love: Two Vignettes."
[box: 12, folder: 93]
"Nocturne:Traveling Salesman in Hotel Bedroom."The American Scholar, Summer 1959
[box: 12, folder: 94]
Non-Fiction
Remember the Alamo! Random House, 1958. Ms., typescript with corrections (mixed)
[box: 13, folder: 95]
from Faulkner: A Collection of Critical Essays. Edited by Robert Penn Warren. Prentice-Hall, 1966. Worksheets and notes. Ms., holograph (original)
[box: 13, folder: 96]
from Faulkner: A Collection of Critical Essays. Edited by Robert Penn Warren. Prentice-Hall, 1966."The South and the Negro." originally a speech given at the University of Mississippi, April 23, 1965 at Southern Literary Festival. See page 101 of Robert Penn Warren: A bibliography by Mary Nance Huff
[box: 13, folder: 97]
John Brown: The Making of a Martyr. Payson & Clarke, 1929. Ms., holograph (original) Note: Sketchings used for John Brown. R.P.W. Ms., holograph (original)
[folder: *94a.]
from Faulkner: A Collection of Critical Essays. Edited by Robert Penn Warren. Prentice-Hall, 1966. "The South and The Negro."Ms., typescript pages 1-11 (original)
[folder: 98. ]
from Faulkner: A Collection of Critical Essays. Edited by Robert Penn Warren. Prentice-Hall, 1966."The South and The Negro."Ms., typescript pages 1-25 (carbon)
[box: 13, folder: 99]
from Faulkner: A Collection of Critical Essays. Edited by Robert Penn Warren. Prentice-Hall, 1966."The South and the Negro."Ms., revised typescript (mixed)
[box: 13, folder: 100]
from Faulkner: A Collection of Critical Essays. Edited by Robert Penn Warren. Prentice-Hall, 1966."Faulkner: Past and Future."Ms., holograph (carbon)
[box: 13, folder: 101]
from Faulkner: A Collection of Critical Essays. Edited by Robert Penn Warren. Prentice-Hall, 1966."Faulkner: Past and Future."Ms. typescript (carbon)
[box: 13, folder: 102]
Legacy of the Civil War: Meditations on the Centennial.Random House, 1961. Notes and worksheets. Ms., holograph (original); typescript (carbon)
[box: 13, folder: 103. ]
"The Civil War and the American Imagination," published as Legacy of the Civil War. Ms., holograph (original) typescript (carbon)
[box: 13, folder: 104]
Who Speaks for the Negro? Random House, 1965. Preface. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 14, folder: 105]
Who Speaks for the Negro? Chapter I, first draft. Ms., holograph (Carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 14, folder: 106]
Who Speaks for the Negro? Chapter I, proofreader's copy. Ms., typescript with revisions mostly carbon
[box: 14, folder: 107]
Whose Speaks for the Negro? Chapter II, first draft and inserts. Ms., typescript with revisions (mixed)
[box: 14, folder: 108]
Who Speaks for the Negro? Chapter II, proofreader's copy. Ms., typescript with revisions (mostly carbon)
[box: 14, folder: 109]
Who Speaks for the Negro? Chapter III, first draft. Ms., typescript with revision (carbon)
[box: 14, folder: 110]
Who Speaks for the Negro? Chapter III, proofreader's copy, pages 1-68z. Ms., typescript with revision (mostly carbon)
[box: 14, folder: 111]
Who Speaks for the Negro? Chapter III, proofreader's copy, pages 68AA-166. Ms., typescript with revisions (mostly carbon)
[box: 14, folder: 112]
Who Speaks for the Negro? Chapter IV, -proofreader's copy, pages 1-74. Ms., typescript with revision (mostly carbon)
[box: 14, folder: 113]
Who Speaks for the Negro? Chapter IV, proofreader's copy, pages 75A-135. Ms., with revision (mostly carbon)
[box: 14, folder: 114]
Who Speaks for the Negro? Chapter V, proofreader's copy. Ms., typescript with revisions (mostly carbon)
[box: 14, folder: 115]
Who Speaks for the Negro? Chapter VI. Ms., typescript with revision (mostly carbon)
[box: 15, folder: 116]
Who Speaks for the Negro? Chapter VI, proofreader's copy. Ms., typescript (carbon) with revision
[box: 15, folder: 117]
Who Speaks for the Negro?Inserts to different chapters and tearsheets from The Congressional Record on related Civil Rights issues. Inserts-Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 15, folder: 118.]
Who Speaks for the Negro? Galley proofs, three sets
[box: 15, folder: 119]
Articles and Essays
"An American Tragedy," published in Yale Review and later as the Introduction to An American Tragedy, World Publishers, 1962. Ms., typescript, with revisions (photocopy)
[box: 16, folder: 120]
"Luigi Berti" A Recollection," first draft. Ms., holograph (original) ; typescript (carbon)
[box: 16, folder: 121]
On Browning's, "My Last Duchess." worksheets and final draft. Ms., typescript (mixed)-
[box: 16, folder: 122]
"James Fenimore Cooper," first draft. Lacks introduction. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 16, folder: 123]
"Denis Devlin: A Recollection."Ms., holograph (original) ; typescript (carbon)
[box: 16, folder: 124]
"Preface" to Selected Poems of Denis Devlin, Holt, 1963 First draft. Ms., holograph (original)
[box: 16, folder: 125]
Memorandum on an award given in Denis Devlin's name. Ms., typescript; (carbon)
[box: 16, folder: 126]
Edmund Wilson's Patriotic Gore, notes and worksheets, corrected drafts, Ms., holograph (original); typescript with revision (original and carbon). Published as "Edmund Wilson's Civil War," Commentary, August, 1962, 151-158
[box: 16, folder: 127]
"Elizabeth Madox Roberts: Life is From Within,'' Saturday Review, March 2, 1963. 1. notes and worksheets, Ms., holograph (original), 2. first draft, Ms., holograph (original) 3. revised draft, Ms., typescript (carbon) 4. publisher's ms, Ms., typescript (original) 5. galley proofs 6. copy of published article
[box: 16, folder: 128]
"Episode in Dime Store," dated April 1, 1960. Ms., holograph (original); typescript (carbon)
[box: 16, folder: 129]
"Garrick and the Plays of Shakespeare." Class paper written while an Yale graduate student,. 1927. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 16, folder: 130]
On Hawthorne, various parts to a long study on Hawthorne and his works. See also deposit item Box 63, Folders 426-427. Ms., typescripts heavily revised (carbon and photocopy)
[box: 16, folder: 131]
"How Texas Won Her Freedom," Holiday, March, 1958. Later published as a monograph. -Ms., worksheets and notes holographs (original); typescripts (carbon). -galley proofs. -copy of printed article
[box: 16, folder: 132]
On Longfellow, first draft and revised typescript. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (mixed)
[box: 17, folder: 133]
On James Russell Lowell, first draft. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 17, folder: 134]
"Malcolm X," worksheets and revised draft. Published as "Malcolm X: Mission and Meaning," Yale Review (winter, 1967), 161-171. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon) (mixed)
[box: 17, folder: 135]
"Melville's Poems," Published as titled in Southern Review, (Autumn, 1967) 799-855. Ms., first draft holograph (carbon); revised typescript (carbon) ; final typescript (carbon)
[box: 17, folder: 136]
On Modern Poetry, untitled. Ms., holograph (original) ; typescript (carbon)
[box: 17, folder: 137]
Notes on Fletcher, Davidson and Ransom, Published as "A Note on Three Southern Poets." Poetry (May, 1932) 103-113. Ms., heavily revised typescript (carbon)
[box: 17, folder: 138]
"A Poem of Pure Imagination: An Experiment in Reading,"Selected Essays. Ms., typescript (carbon). Incomplete, Footnote 12 only
[box: 17, folder: 139]
"Preface," from Selected Essays, first draft with "John E. Palmer's notes" and corrections. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 17, folder: 140]
Reading Modern Poetry?] first draft, for Life. Ms., holograph (original); typescript (carbon)
[box: 17, folder: 141]
"Regionalism Revisited," first draft. Ms., typescript with typed and Ms. revisions (carbon)
[box: 17, folder: 142]
"The Alamo," Holiday, February, 1958. Later expanded into book format for Random House, 1958. See also Box 13, item number 95. Ms., first draft, typescript (carbon) revised draft typescript (carbon), galley proofs
[box: 17, folder: 143]
Two essays on Paul Rosenfeld. (a) "Paul Rosenfeld," Jewish Journal, September 9, 1931. copy of the printed article. (b) First draft of an essay written for a memorial volume on the writer. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 17, folder: 144]
One T.S. Stribling's Teeftallow. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 18, folder: 145]
"William Styron," Book of the Month Club 1967. Ms., holograph (original); typescript (carbon)
[box: 18, folder: 146]
"The Themes of Robert Frost," Michigan Alumnus Quarterly Review, December 6, 1947. Copy of printed article
[box: 18, folder: 147]
"Two Tramps in Mud Time," First draft. Ms., worksheets (original) ; typescript (carbon)
[box: 18, folder: 148]
On J. Webster's White Devil, introductory notes for a Harvard production in 1961. Ms., revised typescript (carbon)
[box: 18, folder: 149]
On Whittier, published as an introduction to J.G. Whittier's Poetry, edited by Robert Penn Warren. Ms., worksheets and notes holograph (original); first draft holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 18, folder: 150]
On William Carlos Williams, dated May 22, 1963. obituary note on Williams Box 20, item 187. Ms., notes and inserts holograph (original) (carbon)
[box: 18, folder: 151. ]
"Why do We Read Fiction," American Journal, June, 1963. Copy of the printed article
[box: 18, folder: 152. ]
"The World of Daniel Boone," Holiday, December, 1963 Ms., random notes on the essay holograph (original galley proofs)
[box: 18, folder: 153. ]
"The World of Daniel Boone," Holiday, December, 1963. Copy of the printed article
[folder: 154. ]
Book Reviews
Beale, Howard K.The Critical Year, Virginia Quarterly Review, VII (April, 1931), 282-287. Milton, George F. The Age of Hate, Virginia Quarterly Review, (April, 1931), 287-288. Ms. typescript with revisions
[box: 19, folder: 155]
Blunden, Edmund. Halfway House, Poetry, XLIII (February, 1934), 287-290. Ms., typescript with revisions
[box: 19, folder: 156]
Coffin, R.P.T. Ballads of Square-toed Americans, Poetry, XLIV (September, 1934), 334-336. Coffin, R.P.T. The Yoke of Thunder, Poetry, XLIV (September, 1934) 336-337. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 19, folder: 157]
Farmer, James. Freedom When?, New York Review of Books, VII (August 18, 1966), 22-25. Ms., typescript with carbons
[folder: 158]
"Five Books on the Race Crisis-" The New York Review of Books, III (October 8, 1964), 7-9. Silberman, Charles E. Crisis in Black and White. Hentoff, Nat. The New Equality. Lubell, Samuel. White and Black: Test of a Nation. King, Martin Luther. Why We Can't Wait?. Young, Whitney. To Be Equal. Ms., typescript (carbon, first draft); second carbon is incomplete; several odd pages (carbon); also two copies of printed articles
[box: 19, folder: 159]
Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Nathaniel Hawthorne: A Study in SolitudeReviews of works on Hawthorne, Frost and Anderson. Gorman, Herbert. Nathaniel Hawthorne: A Study in Solitude, New Republic LIV (May 16, 1928), 399-400. Munson, Gorham B. Robert Frost: A Study in Sensibility and Common Sense, New Republic, LIV (May 16, 1928), 400. Chase, Cleveland B. LIV (May 16, 1928), 400. Fagin, N. Bryllion. The Phenomenon of Sherwood Anderson: A Study in American Life and Letters, New Republic, LIV (May 16-, 192-8), 401. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 19, folder: 160.]
Graves, Robert.Wife to Mr. Miltontypescript (carbon?) with revisions
[box: 19, folder: 161]
Handlin, Oscar.Fire-Bell in the Night, New York Review of Books, III (October 22, 1964), 8, 10. Stringfellow.My People is the Enemy, New York Review of Books, III(October 22, 1964), 8, 1Ttwo copies of printed article
[box: 19, folder: 162]
Jones, Madison. The Innocent, Sewanee Review, LXV (Spring, 1957), 347-3-52. Ms., typescript with revisions; also original article in Warren's handwriting
[box: 19, folder: 163]
Moore, Merrill.The Noise That Time Makes, New-Republic LXI (January 29, 1930), 280. Ms., typescript with revisions. Title: According to Principles
[folder: 164. ]
Peeples, Edwin. Swing LowMs., holograph (original)
[box: 19, folder: 165.]
Porter, Katherine Anne.The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter,Yale Review, LV (Winter, 1966), 280-290. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon) with revisions
[box: 19, folder: 166. ]
Rice, Cale Young.High Perils, Poetry XLII September, 1933) 342-345. Ms., typescript (carbon) with revisions
[box: 19, folder: 167.]
Sansom, William.Firemen Flower and Other Stories. Ms., typescript with revisions
[box: 19, folder: 168.]
Tolbert, Frank.The Day of San Jacinto.Ms., typescript; first draft and revised copy (carbon)
[box: 19, folder: 169.]
Williams, Joan.Old Powder Man.Ms., holograph (original); typescript (original and carbons) with revisions
[box: 19, folder: 170.]
Winston, Robert W.High Stakes and Hair Trigger: The Life of Jefferson Davis, New Republic, LCVI (March 25, 1931), 158-159. Cutting, Elizabeth. Jefferson Davis: Political Soldier, New Republic, LXVI (March 25, 1931), 158-159 Ms., typescript with revisions
[box: 19, folder: 171.]
Wolfe, Humbert.Requiem; Kensington Gardens; News of the Devil; and Lampoons: collections of poetry.Ms., typescript
[box: 19, folder: 172.]
Notes on W.H. Auden, F. Scott Fitzgerald and John Crowe Ransom.Ms., typescript with revisions
[box: 19, folder: 173. ]
Speeches, Lectures, and Tributes
On T.S. Eliot, obituary piece written for Channel 13 in New York City. Ms., typescript (carbon) with revisions
[box: 20, folder: 174. ]
On T.S. Eliot, an introductory speech to a lecture given by Eliot at the Poetry Center of the YMHA in NYC, November 23, 1961. Ms., holograph (original); typescript (carbon)
[box: 20, folder: 175. ]
On Robert Frost, an introductory speech for Frost at the 1963 White House Birthday Party, hosted by the President and Mrs. Kennedy. Ms., holograDh (original), typescript (carbon) with revisions
[box: 20, folder: 176. ]
A series of lectures written for a Radio Program broadcasted from Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1943. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 20, folder: 177. ]
"A Lesson Read in American Books," Rough and final drafts. Ms., typescripts (carbon) with revisions
[box: 20, folder: 178. ]
"Lecture on Metaphor," February? 14-15, 1963. Ms., holograph (original); typescript
[box: 20, folder: 178a. ]
On Moravia, an introductory speech for Moravia at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, April, 1964. Ms., holograph (original); typescript
[box: 20, folder: 179. ]
Warren's acceptance speech for the National Book Award for Poetry, 1958. Ms., holograph (original)
[box: 20, folder: 180.]
"Poetry and Patriotism" read at the Louisiana Poetry Society, Spring, 1942. Ms., typescript (carbon). Part of first and last page missing
[box: 20, folder: 181. ]
"Pure Poetry and the Structure of Poems," read at Princeton University at the Measures Lectures, Spring, 1942. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 20, folder: 182. ]
A Lecture read at the Response Symposium of World Affairs, Princeton University, April, 1963. Ms., holograph (original); also a copy of the program
[box: 20, folder: 183.]
"Tradition in Literature," speech read at the MLA Convention, Spring, 1938. Ms., typescript (carbon) with revisions
[box: 20, folder: 184. ]
"Trends in Fiction," speech read at the 50th Anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize, May 10, 1966. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 20, folder: 185. ]
On Dixon Wecter, an address later published in the Saturday Review of Literature. Ms., typescript (carbon) with revisions
[box: 20, folder: 186. ]
"William Carlos Williams," Obituary read at the Meeting of the American Academy, December 6, 1963. Published in its Proceedings. Ms., typescript (carbon) with revisions
[box: 20, folder: 187. ]
Textbooks
An Approach to Literature, by Cleanth Brooks, John Thibaut Purser and Robert Penn Warren. 3rd ed. New York, Appleton Century Crofts, 1952
[box: 21, folder: Folders 189-191.]
Correspondence, July 13, 1944-November 20, 1951
[box: 21, folder: 188.]
Correspondence, Permission file, January 12, 1950-October, 4, 1951
[box: 21, folder: 189.]
Galley proofs, Incomplete
[box: 21, folder: 190.]
Galley. Page proofs, Incomplete, missing pp. 806-820
[box: 22, folder: 191.]
An Approach to Literature, by Cleanth Brooks, John Thibaut Purser and Robert Penn Warren. 4th ed. New York, Appleton - Century Crofts, 1964
[box: 23, folder: Folders 192-215.]
Setting copy manuscript. Acknowledgments, preface and contents. Includes first draft of preface (original holograph) and typescripts (original and carbon)
[box: 23, folder: 192.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 1-105. "General Introduction" John Steinbeck's "Flight."
[box: 23, folder: 193.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 106-202. James Joyce's "Clay" - J.F. Powers's "The Valiant Women"
[box: 23, folder: 194.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 203-317. Eudora Welty's"Keela, the Outcast Indian Maiden" - Katherine Anne Porter's "Noon Wine."
[box: 23, folder: 195.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 318-401. F. Scott Fitzgerald's"The Rich Boy." - Joseph Conrad's "The Lagoon."
[box: 23, folder: 196.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 402-513. Andrew Nelson Lytle's"Jerico, Jerico, Jerico" - Thomas Mann's "Disorder and Early Sorrow". Peter Taylor's "What You Hear From 'Em?" not used
[box: 23, folder: 197.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 601-700. Andrew Marvell's "The Mower to the Glow-Worms" - Robert Browning's "A Serenade at the Villa."
[box: 23, folder: 199.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 701-804. Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "Kubla-Khan: Or, a Vision in a Dream" John Keats's "To Autumn."
[box: 23, folder: 200.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 805-900. Robert Frost's "The Wood-Pile" - B.F. Skinner's "Freedom and the Control of Man."
[box: 23, folder: 201.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 901-1001. Joseph Wood Krutch's "On Walden Two" - Jacques Barzun's "In Favor of Capital Punishment."
[box: 23, folder: 202. ]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 1002-1100. Mary McCarthy's "Artists in Uniforms" - Robert Penn Warren's "Why Do We Read Fiction?"
[box: 23, folder: 203.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 1101-1194. "Biography"Introduction to Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler."
[box: 23, folder: 204.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 1195-1289. Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler."
[box: 23, folder: 205. ]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 1290-1378. Sophocles's "Oedipus Rex."
[folder: 206. ]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 1379-1485. Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra."
[box: 23, folder: 207. ]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 1485a-1610. Shaw's "Saint Joan."
[box: 23, folder: 208. ]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 514-600. Peter Taylor's "A Wife of Nashville" - Robert Herrick's "The Night-Piece to Julia."Taylor's article is an insert
[box: 23, folder: *198. ]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 1611-1737. Eliot's "Murder in the Cathedral" - Maugham's "The Circle."
[box: 24, folder: 209. ]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 1738-1833. Wilder's "The Skin of our Teeth."
[box: 24, folder: 210. ]
Setting copy manuscript, "Glossary."
[box: 24, folder: 211. ]
Correspondence, March 1, 1963 - March 2, 1964
[box: 24, folder: 212. ]
Galley proofs. Reader's set, pp. 1-544
[box: 25, folder: 213. ]
Galley proofs. Reader's set, pp. 545-792
[box: 26, folder: 214. ]
Galley proofs. Page proofs. Reader's set
[box: 27, folder: 215. ]
Modern Rhetoric, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1949
[box: 28, folder: Folders 216-231.]
Introduction; Chapter 2, "The Kinds of Discourse." Drafts
[box: 28, folder: 216. ]
Chapter 3, "Exposition." Drafts
[box: 28, folder: 217. ]
Chapter 4."Argument." Discarded ideas?)]
[box: 28, folder: 218. ]
Chapter 5, "Description." Draft dated September 29, 1948 Drafts
[box: 28, folder: 219. ]
Chapter 7, "The Paragraph." Draft
[box: 28, folder: 220. ]
Chapter 8, "The Sentence." Draft
[box: 28, folder: 221. ]
Chapter 9, "Style." Various drafts and notes
[box: 28, folder: 222.]
Chapter 10, "Style." Drafts
[box: 28, folder: 223.]
Chapter 11, "Metaphor." Drafts
[box: 28, folder: 224. ]
Modern Rhetoric, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1949
[box: 29, folder: Folders 216-231.]
Chapter 12, "Situation and Tone." Drafts
[box: 29, folder: 225. ]
Chapter 13, "The Final Integration" Drafts
[box: 29, folder: 226. ]
Harold Whitehall material
[box: 29, folder: 227. ]
Harold Whitehall material
[folder: 228. ]
Correspondence, May 21, 1946 - January 6, 1950
[box: 29, folder: 229. ]
Modern Rhetoric, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1949
[box: 30, folder: Folders 216-213.]
Page proofs. Incomplete
[box: 30, folder: 231.]
Modern Rhetoric by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 3rd. ed. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1958
[box: 31, folder: Folders 232-303.]
The Essentials of Rhetoric Section
[box: 31, folder: Folders 232-254]
Preface, incomplete; Chapter 1, "Language, Thinking and Rhetoric." 1958 rough draft
[box: 31, folder: 232]
Chapter 2, "The Problems of Making a Beginning," Rough draft
[box: 31, folder: 233]
Chapter 3, "Organizing the Composition." Drafts
[box: 31, folder: 234]
Chapter 4, "The Main Intention." Rough draft
[box: 31, folder: 235]
Chapter 5, "The Methods of Expositon." Rough draft no. 1
[box: 31, folder: 236]
Chapter 5, "The Methods of Exposition." Draft no. 2
[box: 31, folder: 237]
Chapter 5, "The Methods of Exposition." Draft no. 2, copy 2
[box: 31, folder: 238]
Chapter 5, "The Methods of Exposition." Draft no. 3
[box: 31, folder: 239]
Chapter 6, "Argument", First draft
[box: 31, folder: 240]
Chapter 6, "Argument." Draft dated August, 1956
[box: 32, folder: 241]
Chapter 6, "Argument." Corrected copy
[box: 32, folder: 242]
Chapter 7, "Description." Rough draft
[box: 32, folder: 243]
Chapter 7, "Description." Draft
[box: 32, folder: 244]
Chapter 7, "Description." Final draft as of September 1, 1956
[box: 32, folder: 245]
Chapter 8, "Narration." Rough draft
[box: 32, folder: 246. ]
Chapter 8, "Narration." Draft dated September, 1956
[box: 32, folder: 247. ]
Chapter 8, "Narration." Apparently discarded version
[box: 32, folder: 248.]
Chapter 9, "The Paragraph and the Sentence." Draft, revised, October 29, 1956
[box: 32, folder: 249. ]
Chapter 10, "Diction." Rough draft
[box: 32, folder: 250]
Chapter 11, "Metaphor." Various drafts and discarded material
[box: 33, folder: 251]
Chapter 12, "Tone and Other Aspects of Style." First draft; revised copy
[box: 33, folder: 252. ]
Chapter 13, "Preparation and Note-Taking." Draft, incomplete
[box: 33, folder: 253. ]
Chapter 14, Drafts. "The Final Version: Writing and Rewriting."
[box: 33, folder: 254. ]
Handbook of Grammar, Punctuation and Mechanics Section
[box: 33, folder: Folders 255-257]
Notes
[box: 33, folder: 255]
Drafts
[box: 33, folder: 256]
Drafts; one is dated, December 17, 1956
[box: 33, folder: 257. ]
The Essentials of Rhetoric Section
[box: 34, folder: Folders 258-265]
Setting copy manuscript, preliminary paging, preface, contents
[box: 34, folder: 258.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 1-57. Chapters 1-4
[box: 34, folder: 259. ]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 58-200. Chapter 5
[box: 34, folder: 260. ]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 202-310. Chapter 6
[box: 34, folder: 261. ]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 311-426. Chapters 7-8
[box: 34, folder: 262.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 427-550. Chapters 9-10
[box: 34, folder: 263. ]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 551-656, Chapters 11-12
[box: 34, folder: 264.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 657-741. Chapters 13-14
[box: 34, folder: 265.]
A Book of Readings Section
[box: 35, folder: Folders 266-268]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 1-116. T.H. Huxley's "The Method of Scientific Investigations" - C.S. Lewis's "The Abolition of Man."
[box: 35, folder: 266.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 117-233. Arthur Koestler's"The Seven Deadly Fallacies" - George Santayana's"Dickens."
[box: 35, folder: 267.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 234-344. James Gray's"Thomas Wolfe" - Hortense Calisher's "I1 Ploe:rda mo Koe:r."
[box: 35, folder: 268.]
Hand book of Grammar, Punctuation and Mechanics Section
[box: 35, folder: Folders 269-271]
Setting copy manuscript, pp.1-98."The Parts of Speech - "Mechanics."
[box: 35, folder: 269]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 99-120. "Index of Usage and of Grammatical Terms Used in the Handbook."
[box: 35, folder: 270]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 1-55, A 1-21, S 1-23, "Author-Title Index,""Appendices," and "Subject Index." Also Theme Correction Symbols used as end papers
[box: 35, folder: 271]
Modern Rhetoricby Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 2nd ed. New York, Harrcourt, Brace, 1958
[box: 35, folder: Folders 272-282]
Miscellaneous notes and drafts
[box: 35, folder: 272. ]
Modern Rhetoric by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 2nd ed. New York, Harrcourt, Brace, 1958
[box: 36, folder: Folders 272-282.]
Miscellaneous notes and drafts
[box: 36, folder: 273]
Miscellaneous notes and drafts
[box: 36, folder: 274. ]
Miscellaneous notes and drafts
[box: 36, folder: 275. ]
Material marked obsolete
[box: 36, folder: 276. ]
Material marked obsolete
[box: 36, folder: 277. ]
Material marked obsolete
[box: 36, folder: 278. ]
Modern Rhetoric by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 2nd ed. New York, Harrcourt, Brace, 1958
[box: 36, folder: Folders 272-282.]
Material marked obsolete
[box: 36, folder: 279. ]
Material marked obsolete
[box: 36, folder: 280. ]
Material marked obsolete
[box: 36, folder: 281. ]
Modern Rhetoric by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 2nd ed. New York, Harrcourt, Brace, 1958
[box: 37, folder: Folders 272-282.]
Preliminary paging. Duplicate proofs, November 1, 1957
[box: 37, folder: 282.]
The Essentials of Rhetoric Section
[box: 37, folder: Folders 283-287]
Printer's galley, May, 1957, marked author's proofs, 1st revise
[box: 37, folder: 283.]
Author's proofs, July, 1957. Master proof
[box: 37, folder: 284. ]
The Essentials of Rhetoric Section
[box: 37, folder: Folders 283-287]
Author's proofs, July, 1957
[box: 37, folder: 285.]
Duplicate proofs, July, 1957
[box: 37, folder: 286. ]
Duplicate proofs, July, 1957
[box: 37, folder: 287. ]
A Book of Readings Section
[folder: Folders 288-289]
Author's proofs, April-May, 1957
[box: 38, folder: 288.]
Author's proofs, July, 1957
[box: 38, folder: 289.]
Handbook of Grammar, Punctuation, and Mechanics Section
[box: 38, folder: Folders 290-297]
Master galley with corrections of Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren, April 5, 1957
[box: 38, folder: 290.]
Authors' proofs, August 21, 1957. Marked 1st revise
[box: 38, folder: 291.]
Index of Usage and of Grammatical Terms Used in the Handbook. Duplicate proofs, August 22, 1957
[box: 38, folder: 292. ]
Author's proofs (page), September 26, 1957. Also includes duplicate proofs of pp. 836-837 of Appendix five
[box: 38, folder: 293. ]
Handbook of Grammar,Punctuation, and Mechanics Section
[box: 39, folder: Folders 290-297]
Author's proofs (page), September 26, 1957. Also few pages 1st revise, November 7, 1957
[box: 39, folder: 294.]
Duplicate proofs (page), September 26, 1957. Notes on back of last page: Author's page proof, R.P.W.'S proof with corrections
[box: 39, folder: 295. ]
Duplicate proofs (page), September 26, 1957. Note on first page; Red's copy
[box: 39, folder: 296. ]
Author-Title Index; Subject Index. Author's proofs (page), November 1, 1957. Also includes, Duplicate proofs (2 copies)
[box: 39, folder: 297. ]
Modern Rhetoric by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 2nd ed. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1958
[box: 39, folder: Folders 298-303]
Theme Correction Symbols used as end papers
[box: 39, folder: 298. ]
Correspondence, September 3, 1954-November 22, 1957
[box: 39, folder: 299. ]
Criticisms and comments
[box: 39, folder: 300. ]
Criticisms and comments
[box: 39, folder: 301. ]
Criticisms and comments
[box: 39, folder: 302. ]
Letter to selected instructors
[box: 39, folder: 303. ]
Understanding Fiction by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. New York, F.S. Crofts and Co., 1943
[box: 40, folder: Folder 304]
Correspondence, October 14, 1941-May 21, 1944
[box: 40, folder: 304]
Understanding Fiction, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 2nd ed. New York Appleton - Century - Crofts, 1959
[box: 40, folder: Folders 305-327]
Section I.The Intentions of Fiction. Drafts
[box: 40, folder: 305]
Section II.How Plot Reveals. Drafts
[box: 40, folder: 306]
Section III.What Character Reveals. Drafts
[box: 40, folder: 307]
Section IV.What Theme Reveals. Drafts
[box: 40, folder: 308]
Section V.Stories for Study
[box: 40, folder: 309]
Section VI.Fiction and Human Experience. How Four Stories Came to be Written
[box: 40, folder: 310]
Biographical notes
[box: 40, folder: 311]
Contents and Glossary
[box: 40, folder: 312]
Miscellaneous notes
[box: 40, folder: 313]
Early drafts and carbons
[box: 40, folder: 314]
Stories not used
[box: 40, folder: 315]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 1-130. "The Intentions of Fiction" 0. Henry's "The Furnished Room."
[box: 40, folder: 316]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 131 -281. John Collier's"De Mortuis" - James Purdy's "Eventide."
[folder: 317. ]
Understanding Fiction, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 2nd ed. New York Appleton - Century - Crofts, 1959
[box: 41, folder: Folders 305-327]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 282-443. Caroline Gordon's"Old Red" - Colette's "The Bitch."
[box: 41, folder: 318]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 444-600. Saul Bellow's"A Father-to-Be" - Eudora Welty's "How I Write."
[box: 41, folder: 319]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 601-694. John Cheever's"Goodbye, My Brother." - Robert Penn Warren's"Blackberry Winter."
[box: 41, folder: 320]
Setting copy manuscript. pp. 695-799. "Appendix""Glossary."
[box: 41, folder: 321]
Correspondence, December 30, 1958 - March 11, 1960
[box: 41, folder: 322]
Understanding Fiction, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 2nd ed. New York Appleton - Century - Crofts, 1959
[box: 42, folder: Folders 305-327.]
Page proofs, pp. 1-677
[box: 42, folder: 325]
Page proofs. Master set, received September 30, 1959
[box: 42, folder: 326]
Understanding Fiction, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 2nd ed. New York Appleton - Century - Crofts, 1959
[box: 42, folder: Folders 305-327.]
Plate proofs. Master set, received October 12, 1959
[box: 42, folder: 327]
The Scope of Fiction, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. New York, Appleton - Century -Crofts, 1960
[box: 42, folder: Folders 328-330.]
Page proofs
[box: 42, folder: 328. ]
Page proofs, pp. 1-335. (manuscript corrected by C.B.)
[box: 42, folder: 329. ]
The Scope of Fiction, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. New York, Appleton - Century - Crofts, 1960
[box: 43, folder: Folders 328-330]
Understanding Poetry, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 2nd ed., New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1950
[box: 44, folder: 331-341.]
contents. Drafts
[box: 44, folder: 331]
"Ambiguity, Added Dimension, and Submerged Metaphor." Draft
[box: 44, folder: 332.]
"The Poem Viewed in Wider Perspective." Draft
[box: 44, folder: 333.]
"Index of Stanza Forms, Postscript, Glossary.""Index of Stanza Forms, Postscript, Glossary." Draft
[box: 44, folder: 334.]
Notes and miscellaneous material
[box: 44, folder: 335.]
Correspondence, December 18, 1942 - June 12, 1950
[box: 44, folder: 336.]
Correspondence, undated
[box: 44, folder: 337.]
Galley proofs. Incomplete
[box: 44, folder: 338.]
Understanding Poetry, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 2nd ed., New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1950
[box: 45, folder: Folders 331-341.]
Galley proofs. Marked: Red's copy. Complete
[box: 45, folder: 339.]
Page proofs. No corrections
[box: 45, folder: 340.]
Page proofs. Complete
[box: 45, folder: 341.]
Understanding Poetry, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 3rd ed., New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1960. Folders 342-363
[box: 46, folder: Folders 342-363.]
"Section IV, Tone." Draft
[box: 46, folder: 342]
Miscellaneous notes and drafts
[box: 46, folder: 343.]
Miscellaneous notes and drafts
[box: 46, folder: 344.]
Miscellaneous notes and drafts
[box: 46, folder: 345.]
Obsolete material
[box: 46, folder: 346.]
Obsolete material
[box: 46, folder: 347.]
Bibliographical copyright citations
[box: 46, folder: 348.]
Correspondence, May 22, 1957 - July 28, 1960
[box: 46, folder: 349.]
Understanding Poetry, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 3rd ed., New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1960
[box: 47, folder: Folders 342-363]
Setting copy manuscript. Preliminary paging, preface pp. 1-58, "Contents - Narrative Poems."
[box: 47, folder: 350. ]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 59-115,"Descriptive Poems."
[box: 47, folder: 351. ]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 116-181,"Metrics."
[box: 47, folder: 352.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 181A-293,"Tone."
[box: 47, folder: 353.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 294-384,"Imagery."
[box: 47, folder: 354.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 385-493,"Theme, Statement and Idea."
[box: 47, folder: 355.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 494-585, "Poems for Study."
[box: 47, folder: 356.]
Setting copy manuscript, pp. 585-625,"How Poems Come about: Intention and Meaning, Glossary; Index of Authors and Titles."
[box: 47, folder: 357.]
Setting copy manuscript, [Note on Versification.]
[box: 47, folder: 358.]
Galley proofs; page proofs of Introduction
[box: 47, folder: 359.]
Galley proofs; page proofs of Introduction
[box: 47, folder: 360.]
Plate proofs
[box: 47, folder: 361.]
Understanding Poetry, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 3rd ed., New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1960
[box: 48, folder: Folders 342-363.]
Understanding Poetry, by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. 3rd ed., New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1960
[box: 49, folder: Folders 342-363.]
Page proofs
[folder: 362. ]
Page proofs
[box: 49, folder: 363]
Interviews and Tapes
Interview with Warren by Ralph Ellison for the Paris Review. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 50, folder: 364. ]
"A Study of John Marston's Satires," Warren's Oxford Dissertation. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 50, folder: 365. ]
Introduction to Six Centuries of Great Poetry, Dell Publishers, 1955. Ms., typescript (carbon) with manuscript revisions
[box: 51, folder: 366. ]
Material on the Columbia University Symposium, Unity of Knowledge, October 27-30, 1954
[box: 51, folder: 367.]
Article on Censorship for the Yale Political. Ms., typescript (carbon) with manuscript revisions
[box: 51, folder: 368. ]
Letter on Censorship addressed to the National Institute and Academy Committee on Censorship, December 10, 1959. Ms., typescript (carbon) with manuscript revisions
[box: 51, folder: 369.]
Checklist of the Southern Review correspondence while Warren was the editor, 1935-42. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 51, folder: 370.]
A copy of Lenny Bruce Petition ' June 13, 1964, sent to Warren with June 16 letter from Helen Weaver
[box: 51, folder: 371.]
A copy of the Poetry Pilot, November 1962, edited by Warren, poetry editor of the month
[box: 51, folder: 372. ]
Material dealing with the dismissal of W.T. Couch from the University of Chicago, November 20, 1950
[box: 51, folder: 373. ]
"Report on Academic Conditions at Louisiana State University," February, 1940
[box: 51, folder: 374. ]
National Book Award acceptance Speeches. Aiken, Conrad. Address given, January 26, 1954 Auden, W.H. Adress given, February 7, 1956. Ellison, Ralph. Address given, January 27, 1953. MacLeish, Archibald. Address given, January 27, 1953. Moore, Marianne. Address given, January 29, 1952. O'Hara, John. Address given, February 7, 1956. Stevens, Wallace. Address given, January 25, 1955. Wilbur, Richard. Address given, March 12, 1957
[box: 51, folder: 375. ]
Nomination of Katherine Anne Porter to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Ms., holograph (original)
[box: 51, folder: 376. ]
Material dealing with the National Institute of American Arts and Letters
[folder: 378]
Commission issued by Governor Abraham Ribicoff of Connecticut to Warren, August 25, 1959
[box: 52, folder: 379.]
European postcards from Warren, 1961
[box: 52, folder: 380.]
Letter to M. Larremendy, August 16, 1962. Original letter accompanied facsimile of Visit of General Lafayette to the Lafayette Female Academy in Lexington, Kentucky, May 16, 1825. M. Larremendy was mayor of St. Jean de Luz where a Lafayette festival was being held
[box: 52, folder: 381.]
"Background Notes on the United States," by Lewis Galantiere, December 17, 1962 for RFE Symposium, January, 1962
[box: 52, folder: 382. ]
Documents on Jewish Minority Research
[folder: 383.]
New American Poetry, 1945-1960. Grove Press. Galley proofs
[box: 52, folder: 384.]
Miscellaneous items
[box: 52, folder: 385.]
Articles and clippings about Warren and his work
[box: 52, folder: 386.]
The Poetry Center, 1962-1963. Calendar of Events. Warren listed as participant
[box: 52, folder: 387. ]
A copy of William Faulkner's speech on segregation in the South and related material. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 53, folder: 388]
Newspaper clippings on the segregation issue, August, 1955
[box: 53, folder: 389.]
Newspaper clippings on the segregation issue, September 1955
[box: 53, folder: 390.]
Newspaper clippings on the segregation issue, October, 1955
[box: 53, folder: 391.]
Newspaper clippings on the segregation issue, November 1-15, 1955
[box: 53, folder: 392.]
Newspaper clippings on the segregation issue, November 16-30, 1955
[box: 53, folder: 393.]
Newspaper clippings on the segregation issue, December, 1955
[box: 53, folder: 394.]
Pamphlets and handouts relating to segregation, July 6, 1954 - April 18, 1958
[box: 54, folder: 395]
News reports gathered on s I egregation issue, July-August, 1955
[box: 54, folder: 396. ]
News reports gathered on segregation issue, September 1-6, 1955
[box: 54, folder: 397. ]
News reports gathered on segregation issue, September 7-30, 1955
[box: 54, folder: 398. ]
News reports gathered on segregation issue, October-November, 1955
[box: 54, folder: 399. ]
News reports gathered on segregation issue, December, 1955-January, 1956
[box: 54, folder: 400.]
Deposit Items
Prefatory note to the Cass Mastern episode in All the King's Men for inclusion in This Is My Best, edited by Whit Burnett
[box: 55, folder: 401. ]
Love in the Valley. Published as Met Me in the Green Glen, Random House, 1971. Chapter V. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon); with manuscript revisions
[box: 55, folder: 402. ]
Love in the Valley, Chapter VI. Ms., holograph (carbon) first draft; typescript (carbon) with manuscript revisions
[box: 55, folder: 403. ]
Love in the Valley, Chapter VII. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon), first draft
[box: 55, folder: 404. ]
Love in the Valley, Chapter VIII. typescript (carbon), first draft Ms., holograph (carbon)
[box: 55, folder: 405. ]
Love in the Valley, Chapter IX. typescript (carbon). Ms., holograph (carbon)
[box: 55, folder: 406. ]
Love in the Valley, Chapter X. typescript (carbon). Ms., holograph (carbon)
[box: 55, folder: 407. ]
Love in the Valley, Chapter XI. typescript (carbon). Ms., holograph (carbon)
[box: 55, folder: 408. ]
Love in the Valley, Chapter XII. typescript (carbon). Ms., holograph (carbon)
[box: 55, folder: 409. ]
"Island of Summer," from Incarnations. Published in fifteen parts. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 56, folder: 410. ]
"Penological Study Southern Exposure," from Incarnations. Published in seven parts. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon). Note-- "We are Pulling for You Jake," unpublished
[box: 56, folder: I 411. ]
"The True Nature of Time," from Incarnations. Published in two parts. Ms., worksheets holograph (original and carbon)
[box: 56, folder: 412. ]
Incarnation, duplicate author's galley proofs
[box: 56, folder: 413. ]
Incarnations, plate proofs
[box: 56, folder: 414. ]
"Bad Year, Bad War," from Or Else. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 56, folder: 415. ]
"Homage to Dreiser,'' from Or Else. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 56, folder: 416. ]
"Folly on Royal Street," from Or Else. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 56, folder: 417. ]
From Audubon: A Vision. Ms., worksheets and typescript (carbon)
[folder: 418. ]
Selected Poems: New and Old, galley proofs (three sets)
[folder: 419. ]
The Gods of Mount Olympus, non-fiction. Ms., typescript (carbon)
[box: 57, folder: 420. ]
"History of American Literature 1826-1861," article.Ms., first draft holograph (carbon) ; typescript (carbon)
[folder: 421. ]
"History of American Literature 1865-1914." article. Ms., first draft holograph (carbon); first draft typescript (carbon)
[folder: 422. ]
"Literature of the Non-Literary World," article. Ms., first draft holograph (original), typescript (carbon)
[box: 57, folder: 423. ]
"F. Scott Fitzgerald," essay Ms., holograph (carbon) typescript (carbon)
[folder: 424. ]
"Harlem Renaissance," essay. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[folder: 425. ]
Material on Hawthorne study, 112 pages. Ms., typescript (mixed)
[box: 57, folder: 426. ]
"Scarlet Letter" essay. Ms., holograph (original)
[box: 57, folder: 427. ]
"Hemingway," essay. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon). "Farewell to Arms," essay Ms., holograph (carbon)
[box: 57, folder: 428. ]
"Irving," essay. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 57, folder: 429. ]
"Notes on the Poetry of John Crowe Ransom," essay. (carbon); typescript (carbon). "John Crowe Ransom: Some Random Remarks," essay. Ms., typescript (carbon). typescript (carbon)
[folder: 430]
"A Note on Eudora Welty,"Essay. Ms., first draft holograph (carbon)
[box: 57, folder: 431]
"Richard W. Wright," essay. Ms., holograph (carbon); typescript (carbon)
[box: 57, folder: 432. ]
An address given at the University of California at La Jolla, October, 1967. Ms., first draft holograph (carbon)
[box: 57, folder: 433.]

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