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EBERHART, Richard Ghormley (1904-2005)
Richard Eberhart collection
1987. No binding. Richard Eberhart was an American poet who was awarded the Bollingen Prize for Poetry in 1962 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for Selected Poems, 1930-1965 and the 1977 National Book Award for Poetry for Collected Poems, 1930-1976. He was the Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress for 1959-61. The collection contains 15 items dating from 1961 to 1987, specifically 2 Manuscripts, 6 Typescripts, 6 Letters and 1 first-day issue envelope. 2 Signed Manuscripts: • Signed ms. listing 10 words ("Life Birth.... Now let me know what your ten words are - Best wishes, Richard Eberhart 1/8/75". • Signed ms. of poem "21st Century Man" ("Finally, he decided there was too much pain..."), copied for Vearl and Linda Moody, 11 January 1987, from his Collected Works (New York: Oxford University Press, 1930, 1986), 1 p. 6 Typescripts (ts): • "The Haystack"`, ts. signed, n.d., 1 p. • "Burr Oaks", ts. signed, 9 pp., 1968; • "A Meditation", ts. signed, 8 pp., 1968. • "The Passage", ts. signed, 8 pp, 1968. • Signed ts. of poem ("All is a kind of toys....") from "Time Passes", 4 lines, 8 April 1975, NYC. • Signed ts. of poem ("Zephyrs playing among the boughs....") from "The Bower", 5 lines, 8 April 1975, NYC. 6 Letters, 1 Autographed Letter Signed (ALS) and 5 Typed Letters Signed (TLS): • ALS addressed "Dear Vearl [Moody]", 21 September 1978, glad to sign books, hopes to see Vearl sometime, has a new book, Of Poets and Poetry, published by the University of Illinois Press. • TLS to Jim Schendel, 18 July 1961, re sending him a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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