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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Hiram Powers Dilworth Papers 1949-1950

© 2006 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

Dilworth, Hiram Powers. Papers

Dates:

1949-1950

Size:

.3 linear ft (3 folderst)

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Hiram Powers Dilworth, poet. The Hiram Powers Dilworth Papers consist of two manuscripts of Dilworth's 101 Nights, correspondence, and other materials relating to Dilworth's career as a poet.

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Citation

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

Biographical Note

Hiram Powers Dilworth was born May 19, 1878. He was the Poet-Guard of the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as a contributor to Chicago's Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.

Dilworth was the author of over twenty books of poetry, including The Year (1908), Seven Sonnets and Ode to the Merry Moment (1916), Harry Butters: a monody (1917), Songs of autumn (1922)Memorial sonnets ...(1926),Ode on the Pure Art and the Great Achievement and the Enduring Name of Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler (1928), The Cup of Joy (1937), and 101 Nights.

Hiram Powers Dilworth died in November 1974.

Scope Note

The Hiram Powers Dilworth Papers consist of two manuscripts of Dilworth's 101 Nights, correspondence; and other materials relating to Dilworth's career as a poet.

Related Resources

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

Manuscript, 101 Nights

Box 1   Folder 2

Manuscript, 101 Nights: In the House of Anacmeon

Box 1   Folder 3

  • Letter, Herman R. Fussler to Hiram Powers Dilworth, May 1, 1950
  • Letter, Hiram Powers Dilworth to Herman R. Fussler, May 3, 1950
  • Pamphlet, quotes about Dilworth's poetry
  • Newspaper clipping, November 20, 1949
  • Postcard with photograph of the Palmer House's Victorian Room, written by Dilworth to the Librarian of the University of Chicago