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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Amy Bonner Papers 1920-1951

© 2006 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

Bonner, Amy. Papers

Dates:

1920-1951

Size:

1 linear foot (2 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Amy Bonner (1891-1955) journalist and poet. From 1937-1947 she served as Poetry’s eastern business representative. The bulk of the Papers represent the correspondence Bonner received as Poetry’s business representative. Also included is a small amount of earlier correspondence, particularly with Harriet Monroe.

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Bonner, Amy. Papers, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

Amy Bonner (1891-1955) was a New York journalist who reviewed books of verse for the World-Telegram; she was also on the staff of the New York Evening Post. She wrote poetry which appeared in Poetry: A Magazine of Verse several times, first in 1921. From 1937-1947 she served as Poetry’s eastern business representative.

Scope Note

The bulk of the Papers represent the correspondence Bonner received as Poetry’s business representative. Also included is a small amount of earlier correspondence, particularly with Harriet Monroe. The material is arranged alphabetically. A small collection of Christmas cards sent by poets to Bonner follows the correspondence.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Series I: Correspondence

Box 1   Folder 1

A-Bel

  • Auslander, Joseph (3)
  • Ballou, Adin (7)
  • Barker, Elsa (2)
  • Belitt, Ben (1)
Box 1   Folder 2

Ben-Bia

  • Benet, Laura (5)
  • Benet, William (6)
  • Bianchi, Martha Dickinson (3)
Box 1   Folder 3

Bog-Can

  • Bogan, Louise (2)
  • Boyden, Polly (1)
  • Branch, Anna Hempstead (3)
  • Bynner, Witter (4)
  • Canby, Marion (4)
  • Cane, Melville (1)
Box 1   Folder 4

Car-Col

  • Carruth, Hayden (2)
  • Chapin, Katherine Biddle (7)
  • Coleman, Elliott (6)
Box 1   Folder 5

Col-Dev

  • Colum, Mary (1)
  • Colum, Padraic (2)
  • Conkling, Grace Hazard (1)
  • Cowley, Malcolm (2)
  • Daly, James (2)
  • Davies, Mary Carolyn (4)
  • DeVries, Peter (2)
  • Devlin, Denis (1)
Box 1   Folder 6

Dillon, George (73)

Box 1   Folder 7

Ebe-Gre

  • Eberhart, Richard (1)
  • Emerson, Guy (1)
  • Engle, Paul (4)
  • Eudy, Mary Cummings (1)
  • Ficke, Arthur Davison (2)
  • Fitts, Dudley (1)
  • Francis, Robert (1)
  • Friend, Robert (1)
  • Fuller, Ethel (1)
  • Gregory, Marya Zaturenska (1)
Box 1   Folder 8

Gui-Hil

  • Guiterman, Arthur (2)
  • Hall, Armand Benjamin (1)
  • Hardy, Elizabeth (5)
  • Hay, Sally Henderson (6)
  • Helton, Roy (1)
  • Hill, F. Ernest (1)
Box 1   Folder 9

Hil-Jac

  • Hillyer, Robert (8)
  • Holden, Raymond (1)
  • Holmes, John (1)
  • Howard, Frances (1)
  • Hughes, Langston (2)
  • Hughes, Langston (2)
  • Jacobson, Josephine (1)
Box 1   Folder 10

Jef-LeC

  • Jeffers, Una (2)
  • Jolas, Eugene (1)
  • Jones, Leila (1)
  • Kreymborg, Alfred (2)
  • LaFarge, Christopher (1)
  • Laughlin, Jay (from Amy Bonner) (1)
  • Leach, Henry (2)
  • Lechlitner, Ruth (1)
  • LeClercq, Jacques (2)
Box 1   Folder 11

Lie-Mit

  • Lieberman, Elias (3)
  • Link, Gordden (2)
  • Long, Haniel (1)
  • Maas, Willard (1)
  • McBride, Tom (1)
  • MacLeish, Archibald (1)
  • Markham, Edwin (1) (signed by Florence Hamilton)
  • Mitchell, Marion (1)
Box 1   Folder 12

Monroe, Harriet (44)

Box 1   Folder 13

Moore, Marianne (12)

Box 1   Folder 14

Mor-Rod

  • Morgan, Angela (1)
  • Morley, Christopher (1)
  • Morton, David (2)
  • Murray, Amy (1)
  • Nathan, Robert (2)
  • North, Jessica Nelson (1)
  • Patchen, Kenneth (2)
  • Posegate, Mabel (1)
  • Reese, Lizette W. (2)
  • Rice, Cale Young (1)
  • Robinson, Edwin Arlington (1) (signed by Lewis M. Isaacs)
  • Rodman, Selden (1)
Box 1   Folder 15

Rod-Sol

  • Roditi, Edouard (1)
  • Roethke, Theodore (5)
  • Rollins, George A. (1)
  • Roosevelt, Eleanor (2)
  • Rukeyser, Muriel (1)
  • Schacht, Marshall (1)
  • Schneider, Isidor (1)
  • Schubert, David (1)
  • Scott, Winfield T. (1)
  • Seiffert, Marjorie (1)
  • Shapiro, Evalyn (from Amy Bonner) (1)
  • Shapiro, Karl (4)
  • Solum, Sjanna (1)
Box 1   Folder 16

Speyer, Leonora (18)

Box 1   Folder 17

Ste-Tat

  • Stearns, Florence (2)
  • Storey, Violet Alleyn (2)
  • Strobel, Marion (3)
  • Sullivan, A. M. (1)
  • Taggard, Genevieve (3)
  • Tate, Allen (4)
Box 1   Folder 18

Tea-Unt

  • Teasdale, Sara (1)
  • Tietjens, Eunice (1)
  • Town, Charles H. (2)
  • Turbyfill, Mark (3)
  • Untermeyer, Jean Starr (2)
  • Untermeyer, Louis (1)
Box 1   Folder 19

Van-Whe

  • Van Doren, Mark (1)
  • Viereck, Peter (1)
  • Wagner, Charles A. (2)
  • Walker, Stanley (1)
  • Wheelock, John Hall (8)
Box 1   Folder 20

Whe-Wid

  • Wheelwright, John (4)
  • Widdemer, Margaret (7)
Box 1   Folder 21

Wil-Zuk

  • Wilder, Charlotte (4)
  • Williams, Oscar (3)
  • Williams, William Carlos (4)
  • Zaturenska, Marya SEE Gregory, Marya Zaturensky
  • Zukofsky, Louis (1)

Series II: Christmas Cards

Box 2   Folder 1

A-D

  • Auslander, Joseph (1)
  • Barker, Elsa (6)
  • Barr, Isabel Harriss (1)
  • Benet, Laura (5)
  • Benet, Marjorie and Bill (1)
  • Biddle, Katherine, Francis and Randolph (2)
  • Claytor, Graham and Gertrude (1)
  • Colum, Padraic (1)
  • Davidson, Gustav and Mollie (5)
  • Dillon, George (2)
  • Darnsfield, Jane (6)
Box 2   Folder 2

E-Lea

  • Eudy, Mary Cummings (3)
  • Flaccus, Kimball and Jo (1)
  • Fletcher, Charlie May (1)
  • Hardy, Elizabeth Stanton (1)
  • Henderson, Ernestine and Daniel (5)
  • Hickey, Agnes (1)
  • Hillyer, Robert (1)
  • Hoaglands, Clayton and Kitty (1)
  • Hobson, Dorothy (1)
  • Jennings, Leslie Nelson (4)
  • Leach, Agnes and Henry (5)
Box 2   Folder 3

LeC-N

  • LeClercq, Jacques (2)
  • Lieberman, Elias (5)
  • Link, S. G. (3)
  • Loggins, Vernon (2)
  • Lopatnikoff, Nikolai and Sally (1)
  • McDaniel, W. (1)
  • MacDonald, Jessica and Reed (1)
  • Meadowcroft, Clara P. (1)
  • Moore, Marianne (1)
  • Moult, Thomas (1)
  • Nelson, Starr and Arthur (3)
  • Nicholl, Louise (6)
Box 2   Folder 4

O-W

  • Oppenheim, Garrett and Dona (1)
  • Peloubet, Maurice and Louise (3)
  • Russell, Sydney King and Jean (4)
  • Salomon, I. L. (5)
  • Sarton, May (3)
  • Speyer, Leonora (1)
  • Stearns, Florence (1)
  • Torrence, Ridgeley and Olivia Dunbar (1)
  • Turbyfill, Mark (2)
  • Untermeyer, Jean Starr (5)
  • Vinal, Harold (1)
  • Widdemer, Margaret (5)