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W. H. Auden letters to Reed Whittemore

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Poet, dramatist, librettist, and essayist W. H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden was born February 21, 1907 in York, England. He became an American citizen in May 1946. In 1948, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in poetry for

The Age of Anxiety.

"Wystan Hugh Auden."Dictionary of American Biography, Supplement 9: 1971-1975. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1994 (reproduced in Biography Resource Center). http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BioRC (accessed March 2008).

Two letters handwritten by poet W. H. Auden to Reed Whittemore are dated June 13, 1970, and May 15, 1972. Auden writes to decline to review books suggested by Whittemore and states his fee for readings.

Box 54, F0816: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Gift of Doris Grumbach, February 2008.

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, March 2008. Further encoded by George Apodaca, October 2015.

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University of Delaware Library Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2008 April 3
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W. H. Auden letter to Reed Whittemore, 1970 June 13.
Box 54 Folder F0816
Scope and Contents

One handwritten letter from W. H. Auden to Reed Whittemore declining to review a book suggested by Whittemore and stating his fee for readings.

Physical Description

1 item (1 leaf)

W. H. Auden letter to Reed Whittemore, 1972 May 15.
Box 54 Folder F0816
Scope and Contents

One handwritten letter from W. H. Auden to Reed Whittemore declining to review books suggested by Whittemore.

Physical Description

1 item (1 leaf)

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