James Reeves-Laura (Riding) Jackson Correspondence,1933-1940

Collection Number: 6304

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
James Reeves-Laura (Riding) Jackson correspondence, 1933-1940.
Collection Number:
6304
Creator:
Laura (Riding) Jackson, 1901-
Quantity:
.5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Letters, mostly written by Laura (Riding) Jackson to James Reeves, concerning collaborative literary projects, the magazine The Vulgate (Epilogue), and a literary group formed in Majorca (Spain) in the 1930s. In her letters, Laura (Riding) Jackson provides lengthy and detailed criticism of James Reeves' poetry.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

James Reeves (pseudonym of John Morris, 1909-1978), poet, critic, and author of children's stories. Laura (Riding) Jackson (1901-1991), poet and critic. The collection was purchased by Cornell University in 1989.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Letters, mostly written by Laura (Riding) Jackson to James Reeves, concerning collaborative literary projects, the magazine The Vulgate (Epilogue), and a literary group formed in Majorca (Spain) in the 1930s. In her letters, Laura (Riding) Jackson provides lengthy and detailed criticism of James Reeves' poetry.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Jackson, Laura (Riding), 1901-
Reeves, James.

Titles:
Epilogue.

Subjects:
English poetry--20th century.
American poetry--20th century.
Literature--Periodicals.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
James Reeves-Laura (Riding) Jackson correspondence, #6304. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
L(R)J to Reeves
Jan. 7, 1933-May 29, 1934
Box 1 Folder 2
L(R)J to Reeves
June 1-Dec. 8, 1934
Box 1 Folder 3
L(R)J to Reeves
Jan. 7, 1935-Jan. 27, 1940
Box 1 Folder 4
Reeves to L(R)J
May 13, 1934, Aug. 27, 1934
Box 1 Folder 5
L(R)J's commentaries, ts. 18 pp. photocopy; ts. 18 pp.; ms. 14 pp.; 18 pp. carbon
Apr. 16, 1966
Box 1 Folder 6
Photocopies
Box 2 Folder 7
Photocopies (cont'd)
Box 2 Folder 8
Photocopies (cont'd)
Box 2 Folder 9
Photocopies (cont'd)