Dorothy Simmons Collection of Laura (Riding) Jackson Letters,1937-1968

Collection Number: 6305

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Dorothy Simmons collection of Laura (Riding) Jackson letters, 1937-1968.
Collection Number:
6305
Creator:
Dorothy Simmons
Quantity:
.3 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Consists of correspondence collected by Dorothy Simmons, and includes letters sent to her by various friends, letters written by Laura (Riding) Jackson to Dorothy Simmons and her husband Montague Simmons, letters sent to Schuyler B. Jackson, and letters sent to Laura (Riding) Jackson by the Simmons. Included are a few manuscripts by Laura (Riding) Jackson.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Dorothy Simmons was a sculptress and author, and member of a literary circle that included American poet and critic Laura (Riding) Jackson.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Consists of correspondence collected by Dorothy Simmons, and includes letters sent to her by various friends, letters written by Laura (Riding) Jackson to Dorothy Simmons and her husband Montague Simmons, letters sent to Schuyler B. Jackson, and letters sent to Laura (Riding) Jackson by the Simmons. Included are a few manuscripts by Laura (Riding) Jackson.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Simmons, Dorothy.
Jackson, Laura (Riding), 1901-
Jackson, Schuyler.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Dorothy Simmons collection of Laura (Riding) Jackson letters, #6305. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Various to Dorothy Simmons
Apr. 10, 1937-Aug. 31, 1938
Box 1 Folder 2
L(R)J to the Simmons
Apr. 24, 1937-Dec. 14, 1940
Box 1 Folder 3
L(R)J to the Simmons
Jan. 6, 1941-Dec. 29, 1945
Box 1 Folder 4
L(R)J to the Simmons
Apr. 8, 1946-Oct. 12, 1968
Box 1 Folder 5
L(R)J to the Simmons (postcards and telegrams)
1938-1945
Box 1 Folder 6
SBJ to the Simmons
Oct. 31, 1939-Feb. 10, 1948
Box 1 Folder 7
Dorothy and Montague Simmons to L(R)J
May 2, 1937-Sept. 4, 1968
Box 1 Folder 8
The Covenant of Literal Morality: Protocol I (Seizin Press, 1938), pp. 1-16
1938
Box 1 Folder 9
"When the Skies Part," t.s., carbon, 2 pp.
n.d.