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Phyllis McGinley Papers

An inventory of her papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978
Title: Phyllis McGinley Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1897-1978
Quantity: 36.0 linear ft.
Abstract: The Phyllis McGinley Papers comprise personal and business correspondence, writings, and memorabilia. Spanning 1897 to 1978, the collection reflects not only the professional career of the American humorist and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, but also the wide scope of her audience. Writings include, for any given title, any combination of work sheets, manuscripts, production records, and published versions for McGinley's books, essays, interviews, lyrics, poetry, reviews, scripts, speeches and stories. Memorabilia consists primarily of financial, legal, and printed materials, photographs and scrapbooks.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

American poet, essayists, humorist, lyricist, teacher.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Phyllis McGinley Papers comprise personal and business correspondence, writings, and memorabilia. Spanning 1897 to 1978, the collection reflects not only the professional career of the American humorist and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, but also the wide scope of her audience.

The Correspondence-subject files (Boxes 1-29) contain biographical material, family correspondence, and general personal and business letters. The correspondence is almost exclusively incoming, however there are a few photocopies of McGinley's outgoing letters scattered throughout various files. The collection contains letters from a number of literary figures (Richard Armour, Cass Canfield, Peter De Vries, Richard Eberhart, John Holmes, Jean and Walter Kerr, Marianne Moore, Lewis Mumford, Anne Sexton, A.M. Sullivan, Louis Untermeyer, John Updike, E.B. and Katharine White, Thornton Wilder); clergymen (Daniel Berrigan, Richard Cushing, John Haynes Holmes, Sister Mary Madeleva, Joseph Ritter, Francis Spellman, Francis Sweeney); composers and lyricists (Elizabeth Gould, Oscar Hammerstein, Gladys Rich, Richard Rodgers, Orvis Ross); entertainers (Katharine Cornell, Hume Cronyn, Irene Dunne, Tom Ewell, Helen Hayes, Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Healy, Groucho Marx, Walter Slezak, Jane Wyatt); and politicians (Stanley M. Isaacs, Jacob Javits, Eugene McCarthy, Nelson Rockefeller, Sargent Shriver, Stewart Udall, Robert F. Wagner). There are few long runs of personal correspondence of significant depth or duration.

The importance of the correspondence lies in its illumination of both McGinley's business relationship with agent Curtis Brown Inc. and the extraordinary range of publications to which she was a frequent contributor (America, The American Scholar, The Commonweal, The Critic, Good Housekeeping, Harper's Magazine, Ladies' Home Journal, Mademoiselle, The New Yorker, The Reader's Digest, The Saturday Evening Post, The Saturday Review, The Sign, Woman's Day). A teacher and author of children's books as well as a poet, essayist, and lyricist, McGinley, in a career which spanned more than four decades, maintained business relationships with a variety of publishers over a number of years (Collier Books, Duell, Sloan & Pearce, Inc., J.B. Lippincott, Macmillan, G. Schirmer, Viking Press, Franklin Watts, Inc.). A significant portion of the correspondence centers around the various honors and awards which were bestowed on McGinley. A recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1961, she received a number of honorary Doctor of Letters degrees (Boston College, Dartmouth College, Marquette University, St. John's University, Smith College, Wheaton College, Wilson College) as well as the Catholic Book Club's Campion Award (1967), the Catholic Institute of the Press Award (1960), and the Laetare Medal, conferred by the University of Notre Dame in 1964. She also appeared on the cover of Time the week of June 18, 1965. In 1968, selected by New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller to serve on a committee to review the State's abortion law, McGinley, a Catholic, agreed to participate in the controversial hearings and to file a report. The collection includes correspondence, a transcript of the hearings, the report, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the committee. Widely acclaimed for her wit and common-sense approach to the rigors and joys of family life in America, McGinley received an extensive assortment of fan mail (2 linear feet) from children, educators, fellow poets, librarians, and the hundreds of housewives whose lives she championed from the earliest beginnings of the women's movement in the 1960s through the mid-1970s.

Writings (Boxes 30-49) include, for a given title, any combination of work sheets, manuscripts, production records, and published versions for McGinley's books, essays, interviews, lyrics, poetry, reviews, scripts, speeches, and stories. The many manuscript drafts of McGinley's writings reveal her method of composition for various works. Perhaps most interesting are her essays, for which she often composed a "serious" version before producing her characteristically humorous final manuscript. Suburbia and sainthood are the prominent topics of McGinley's writing, together with occasional pieces produced for various holidays, especially Christmas. In addition to her poetry appearances in a wide variety of popular magazines, McGinley also produced a number of verses which were used commercially, including advertisements for Book Week, Calvert Distillers Corporation, Coty, The New Yorker, and Seagram-Distillers Corporation. Among the miscellaneous writings are a journal (1949-1951), an assortment of juvenilia, and the manuscript draft of "The Emperor's Nightingale," a narrative adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen classic.

Memorabilia consists primarily of financial, legal, and printed materials, photographs, and scrapbooks. Included among the financial material are royalty statements (arranged by publisher) for McGinley's books and bank check records. Legal material includes a chronological arrangement of contracts (1928-1974) and an assortment of copyright renewals and transfers. Printed material consists of articles about McGinley as well as publicity for and reviews of her many books. A series of scrapbooks contain a variety of items, but also include printed material by and about McGinley.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. Writings are subdivided by style (books, essays, etc.) and within that are arranged alphabetically by title. Memorabilia is arranged alphabetically by type of item, with separate subsections for financial and legal material.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on this material.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings

Persons

McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978.

Subjects

Abortion -- Law and legislation -- New York (State)
American literature -- Irish American authors.
American poetry -- 20th century.
American poetry -- Women authors.
Children's literature.
Humorists, American.
Humorous poetry -- United States.
Irish American women.
Irish Americans.
Lyricists -- United States.
Poets, American.
Women authors, American.
Women poets, American.

Places

United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

Genres and Forms

Account books.
Calendars.
Check stubs.
Contracts.
Correspondence.
Diaries.
Drafts (documents)
Essays.
Galley proofs.
Interviews.
Juvenilia.
Librettos.
Manuscripts for publication.
Memorabilia.
Musical scores.
Notebooks.
Photographs.
Poems.
Reviews.
Scrapbooks.
Scripts.
Speeches.
Workbooks.

Occupations

Educators.
Humorists.
Lyricists.
Poets.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Phyllis McGinley Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Finding Aid Information

Created by: AE
Date: Aug 1990
Revision history: 30 Jan 2006 - EAD file created (MRR); 28 Jan 2013 - box no's 62, 63 fixed (MRC)

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Inventory

Biographical material
Box 1 Biographical material (1 folder)
Family correspondence
Box 1 Barker, Phyllis Kiesel 1941-1975, undated
Blake, Patsy Hayden and Richard
See Hayden, Patsy
Box 1 Hayden, Julie 1963-1977, undated
Box 1 Hayden, Patsy 1963-1967, undated (4 folders)
Box 1 Hayden family (unspecified) 1946-1968, undated
Box 1 Hayden-McGinley family (general) 1924-1976, undated (2 folders)
Box 1 Kane, Allan J. and Stella 1937-1977, undated (2 folders)
Box 2 McGinley, Daniel and Julia (parents) 1897, 1916
Box 2 McGinley, Margaret F. (sister) 1964-1969, undated
Box 2 McGinley, Marge 1944-1976, undated (2 folders)
Box 2 Moore, Ira and Etta 1937-1973, undated (2 folders)
Correspondence-subject files
Box 3 A (4 folders)
Box 3 Abbott, Charles David 1945-1956
Box 3 Academy of American Poets 1958-1969
Box 3 Adams, Franklin Pierce 1932-1942, undated
Box 3 Adams, J. Donald 1953-1956
Box 3 Adams, James Truslow 1934
Box 3 Adams, John Q. and Bonnie 1956-1977, undated
Box 3 Alda, Alan 1976-1977
Box 3 Alexander Doll Company, Inc. 1958-1959
Box 3 America 1954-1968, undated
Box 3 American Academy of Arts and Letters 1955-1967
Box 3 The American Home 1958, 1961
Box 3 The American Scholar 1953-1968 (2 folders)
Box 3 Ames, Winthrop 1936
Amuedo, Evelyn
See Wade, Evelyn Amuedo
Box 3 Anderson, Charles B. 1958-1969, undated
Box 3 Anderson, Curtiss 1962-1965
Box 3 Anderson, George W. 1964
Box 3 Anderson, Robert Woodruff 1940-1955
Box 3 Annenberg, Walter 1958
Box 3 Anton, Rita 1965-1 66
Box 3 Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc. 1955-1968
Box 3 Archer, Kate Rennie undated
Box 3 Armour, Richard 1947-1975, undated
Oversize 1 Art Directors Club of Philadelphia 1965 - certificate of excellence
Box 3 Ashley, Nova Trimble 1966, 1967
Box 3 Atchley, Dana W. and Mary 1948-1969, undated
Box 3 Atheneum Publishers 1960-1969
Box 3 Atkinson, Brooks 1962, 1965
Box 3 The Atlantic Monthly 1943-1965
Box 3 Auchincloss, Louis 1952, 1966
Box 3 Auden, Wystan Hugh 1959-1961, undated
Box 3 Authors Guild 1948-1970, undated
Box 4 B (5 folders)
Box 4 Backus, Joseph M. 1958
Box 4 Bacon, Leonard 1951-1954
Box 4 Baker, Samm Sinclair 1955, 1965
Box 4 Baldwin, Faith 1949, undated
Box 4 Ballantine, Lesley Frost 1960-1966, undated
Box 4 Barber, Lylah 1960, 1961
Box 4 Barnard College 1952-1962, undated
Box 4 Barr, Isabel Harriss 1952, 1967, undated
Box 4 Barrows, Marjorie 1945
Box 4 Barton, Bruce 1955, undated
Box 4 Barzun, Jacques 1951-1974, undated (2 folders)
Box 4 Basso, Hamilton 1955, 1961
Box 4 Batchelor, C.D. (Clarence Daniel) 1933
Box 4 Beach, Peter 1960
Box 4 Benatzky, Ralph undated
Box 4 Benet, William Rose 1935, 1944
Box 4 Berrigan, Daniel 1961-1967, undated
Box 4 Berrigan, Philip undated
Best, Marshall
See Viking Press Inc.
Box 4 Bevington, Helen 1950-1972
Box 4 Bingham, Barry and Mary 1951-1961
Box 4 Birmingham, Stephen 1961
Box 4 Bishop, Morris 1941-1973, undated
See also Florida Sanitarium and Hospital
Box 5 Blettner, Margaret 1951-1963, undated
Box 5 Boatner, Maxine Tull 1940-1953
Box 5 Boissevain, Eugen 1939
Box 5 Book-of-the-Month Club, Inc. 1953-1969, undated
Box 5 Book-of-the-Month Club, Inc. Writing Fellowship Program 1967-1968
Box 5 Borestone Mountain Poetry Awards 1955
Box 5 Borland, Hal 1934
Box 5 Boslooper, Thomas David 1961
Box 5 Boston College 1962-1969
Box 5 Bowes, Edward (Major) 1939
Box 5 Bradford, Faith 1959-1965
Box 5 Braithwaite, William Stanley 1958
Box 5 Braley, Berton 1936, undated
Box 5 Braybrooke, Neville 1964
Box 5 Bregy, Katherine 1957-1964, undated
Box 5 Brown, John Mason 1961-1965
Box 5 [Curtis] Brown, Ltd. 1939-1977, undated (7 folders)
Box 5 Browning, Colleen 1960
Box 6 Brunini, John Gilland 1951-1964, undated
Box 6 Bullock, Marie 1961-1977, undated
See also Academy of American Poets
Box 6 Burnett, Whit 1969, undated
Box 6 Burnshaw, Stanley 1961
Box 6 Bush, Grace undated
Box 6 Butterfield, Frances 1947-1960, undated
Box 6 Bynner, Witter 1954
Box 6 C (7 folders)
Box 6 Callahan, Sidney undated
Box 6 Camp Fire Girls, Inc. 1941-1968, undated
Box 6 Canfield, Cass 1959-1962
Box 6 Carmer, Carl 1946-1964, undated
Box 6 Carpenter, Margaret 1958
Catholic Book Club
See America
Box 6 Catholic Digest 1954, 1955, undated
Box 6 Catholic Institute of the Press 1961-1968, undated
Oversize 2 Catholic Institute of the Press Award 1960
Box 6 The Catholic News 1954-1966
Catholic Poetry Society of America
See Brunini, John Gilland
Box 6 The Catholic Worker 1960-1971, undated
Box 6 The Catholic World 1925-1928, 1957
Box 6 Catholic Writers Guild of America 1955
Box 6 Chaffin, Lillie D. 1964
Box 6 Charlot, John 1959-1969, undated
Box 6 Charlot, Martin 1967-1969
Box 7 Chicago Tribune 1945-1967, undated
Box 7 Churchill, Judith Chase 1944-1956
Box 7 Chute, Marchette 1961
See also National Institute of Arts and Letters
Box 7 Ciardi, John 1946
Box 7 Claiborne, Craig 1964-1974, undated
Box 7 Clapp, Dudley 1954-1965, undated
Box 7 Clarke, Richard 1951-1961, undated
Box 7 Clemens, Cyril 1949-1968
Box 7 Coakley, Mary Lewis 1954
Box 7 Coatsworth, Elizabeth Jane 1953, 1968
Box 7 Coblentz, Stanton A. 1950
Box 7 Coffey, Thomas P. 1959
Box 7 Cohen, John Michael 1958
Box 7 Coleman, Thomas 1961, undated
Box 7 Collier Books 1961-1963
Box 7 Collinge, Patricia 1945-1969, undated
Box 7 Collins, Kitty 1959-1970, undated
Box 7 Colt, Amy 1955-1978, undated
Box 7 Colum, Padraic 1954, 1968, undated
Box 7 Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. 1952-1965
Box 7 Columbia University 1934-1959
Box 7 Commonweal 1927-1928, 1950-1969
Box 7 Connolly, Francis Xavier 1973, 1974, undated
Box 7 Cooke, Alistair 1974
Box 7 Cornell, Katharine 1959-1963, undated
Box 7 Cosgrove, Mary Silva 1954-1962
Box 7 Cosmopolitan Club 1953-1961, undated
Cousins, Margaret
See Good Housekeeping
Box 7 The Cowl 1954
Box 7 Coxhead, Elizabeth 1951
Box 7 Crawford, Cheryl 1943
Box 7 Crean, Robert J. 1960-1961, undated
Box 7 The Critic 1957-1974
Box 7 Cronyn, Hume 1965
Box 7 Crosswhite, E. B. 1939
Box 7 Cummins, Virginia Kent 1952
Box 7 Cuneo, Paul K. 1955-1969
Box 7 Cushing, Richard 1962
Box 7 D (3 folders)
Box 7 Danforth, William H. 1954
Box 8 D'Arcy, Martin Cyril 1968
Box 8 Dartmouth College 1961, 1969 (2 folders)
Box 8 D'Auria, Gemma 1957
Box 8 Davis, Lavinia R. 1952-1962, undated
Day, Dorothy
See The Catholic Worker
Box 8 De Banke, Cecile 1946, undated
Box 8 Dell, Floyd 1952, undated
Box 8 Dell Publishing Co. 1943-1965
Box 8 [J. M.] Dent & Sons 1955-1965
Box 8 De Vries, Peter 1962-1970, undated
Box 8 Dial Press 1954, 1963
Box 8 Dobias, Dorathea F. 1944, undated
Box 8 Dodd, Loring Holmes 1936-1946
Box 8 Dorsey, Helen 1965
Box 8 Doubleday, Neal Frank 1948
Box 8 Doubleday & Company 1934-1969
Box 8 Douglas, Kirk 1964
Box 8 Douglas, Lloyd C. 1937
Box 8 Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1940-1961
Box 8 Duncan, Hazel 1954-1955, undated
Box 8 Dunne, Irene 1966, undated
Box 8 Duryee, Mary Ballard undated
Box 8 [E. P.] Dutton 1952-1965
Box 8 E (2 folders)
Box 8 Eaton, Anne Thaxter 1960
Box 8 Eberhart, Richard 1960-1968
See also Pulitzer Prize
Box 8 Eiseley, Loren C. 1965
Box 8 Ewell, Tom 1961, undated
Box 8 F (3 folders)
Box 8 Family Circle 1961, 1964, undated
Box 9 Famous Writers School 1967-1974 (3 folders)
Box 9 Famous Writers School - printed material 1968-1975, undated
Box 9 Fandel, John 1959-1962
Box 9 Farrar, Margaret 1953-1977, undated
Box 9 Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. 1933-1969
Box 9 Florida Sanitarium and Hospital 1964-1965
Box 9 France, Simone 1955
Box 9 Franco, Ann Redington 1965-1966
Box 9 Frank, Marcel G. 1964
Box 9 Franklin, Margaret Ladd undated
Box 9 Frazier, Neta Lohnes 1956, 1959
Box 9 Freedgood, Lillian 1962
Box 9 Freedoms Foundation 1953
Box 9 Fremantle, Anne Jackson 1952-1965
Box 9 French, Allen 1951
Box 9 Friedman, Philip Allan 1953
Box 9 Froehlich, John F. 1944, 1959
Box 9 Frost, Robert 1962
Box 9 Frye, Burton James Conrad 1955
Box 9 G (3 folders)
Box 9 Galantiere, Lewis undated
Box 9 Galbraith, Georgie Starbuck 195
Box 9 Gallery of Living Catholic Authors 1951, 1955, undated
Box 9 Gallup, George 1955
Box 9 Galvin, John T. and Ruth 1968-1973
Box 9 Gardiner, Dorothy 1960, 1963
Gardiner, Harold C.
See America
Box 9 Gardner, Paul 1962
Box 9 Gibson, John E. 1944
Box 9 Gibson, W. Walker 1959
Box 9 Ginn and Company 1951-1965
Box 10 Glamour 1955-1965
Box 10 Godden, Rumer 1958-1974, undated
Box 10 Goldsmith, Sophie L. 1949
Box 10 Good Housekeepinq 1944-1973, undated
Box 10 Gordi, Tooni 1962
Box 10 Gossett, William T. 1961
Box 10 Gould, Beatrice and Bruce 1959, 1961, undated
Box 10 Gould, Danny 1961-1962
Box 10 Gould, Elizabeth 1968-1969
See also "Personal and Private Song Cycles" / Elizabeth Gould and Phyllis McGinley
Box 10 Grafflin, Arthur C. 1965
Box 10 Gray, Mary Z. 1959, undated
Box 10 Greb, Gordon B. 1973
Box 10 Greeff, Adele 1953, 1960
Box 10 Green, Joseph C. 1953
Box 10 Greene, Constance 1967, undated
Box 10 Greene, Vivian undated
Box 10 Gross, Gerald 1956-1969, undated
Box 10 Gross, Seymour L. undated
Box 10 Grosset & Dunlap 1959
Box 10 [John Simon] Guggenheim Memorial Foundation 1961-1968
Box 10 Guiterman, Arthur 1932
Box 10 Guthrie, Tyrone 1961
Box 10 H (4 folders)
Box 10 Hackett, Walter 1956
Box 10 Hall, Elizabeth B. 1960, 1962
Box 10 Hallmark Cards 1960-1976
Box 10 Hammerstein, Oscar 1951
Box 10 Harbison, E. Harris 1960
Box 10 Harcourt, Brace & World 1937-1968
Box 10 Harlow, Arthur H. and May 1951-1968, undated
Box 10 Harper & Row 1950-1969
Box 10 Harper's Bazaar 1950-1954, undated
Box 10 Harper's Magazine 1950-1965
Box 10 Hay, Alden and Clarice 1957-1977, undated
Box 10 Hay, Sara Henderson 1955
Box 10 Haydn, Hiram 1954-1968
See also The American Scholar
Box 11 Hayes, Helen 1955, 1957
Box 11 Hayes, Peter Lind and Mary Healy 1958-1968, undated
Box 11 Heckscher, August 1962
Box 11 Hedges, Doris undated
Box 11 Hellman, Lillian 1963
Box 11 Hemingway, Mary 1965, undated
Box 11 Herald Tribune Fresh Air Fund 1953, 1955
Box 11 Herzberg, Max John 1954
Box 11 Hewitt, Arthur W. 1964-1965
Box 11 Hicks, Granville 1962
Box 11 Hill, Elizabeth Starr 1967
Box 11 Hill, Pope R. 1951
Box 11 Hill & Wang 1960-1974
Box 11 Hillyer, Robert S. 1952, 1953, undated
Box 11 Hoagland, Clayton 1952
Box 11 Hochman, Sandra 1966
Box 11 Hodnett, Edward 1966
Box 11 Hofstead, John Andrew 1949
Box 11 Holden, Arthur Cort 1961, 1965
Box 11 Holden, Raymond P. 1965
Box 11 Holland, Henrietta Fort 1954-1962, undated
Box 11 Holmes, John 1945-1962
Box 11 Holmes, John Haynes 1961
Box 11 Henry Holt and Company, Inc. 1950
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Inc.
See Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc.
Box 11 Holzhauer, Jean 1956
Box 11 Hook, Sidney 1951
Box 11 Horgan, Paul 1962
Box 11 Horizon Press 1958-1968
Box 11 Horizons undated
Box 11 Horn, Gunnar 1954, 1960, undated
Box 11 Houghton Mifflin 1954-1966
Box 11 House & Garden 1956-1959
Box 11 Howells, J. Harvey 1959, 1960
Box 11 Huebsch, Ben 1960-1961, undated
Box 11 Humphries, Rolfe 1952-1957
Box 11 Hunt, Lyman C. 1977
Box 11 Hutchens, John K. 1958, 1964, undated
Box 11 I (1 folder)
Box 11 Inaugural Committee (1961) 1961
Box 11 Ingenue 1959-1961
Box 11 Isaacs, Stanley M. 1940-1959
Box 11 J (2 folders)
Box 11 Jackson, Charles and Rhoda 1945-1961, undated
Box 11 Jackson, Joseph Henry 1954
Box 11 Jackson, Shirley undated
Box 11 Jacobs, Flora Gill 1954
Box 11 Jacobson, Emilie 1964, 1966
See also [Curtis] Brown, Ltd.
Box 11 Javits, Jacob K. 1961
Box 11 Jeans, Marylu Terral 1963
Box 11 Jennison, C. S. 1959
Box 11 Johnson, Claudia Alta Taylor 1966, 1973
Box 11 Johnson, Edith Warner 1942
Box 11 Johnson, Paul Barton 1974
Box 11 Joseph, John 1965
Box 11 Justema, William 1954
Box 11 K (1 folder)
Box 11 Kadison, Alexander 1950
Box 11 Kallen, Horace Meyer 1942
Box 11 Kappa Kappa Gamma 1936-1970, undated (2 folders)
Box 12 Keefe, Nancy Quirk 1961-1975, undated
Box 12 Kehl, D. G. 1968-1977
Box 12 Kenny, Herbert A. 1962-1963, undated
Box 12 Kerlan, Irvin 1948-1951
Box 12 Kerr, Jean and Walter 1956-1971, undated
Kerr, Walter
See Kerr, Jean and Walter
Box 12 Keyes, Frances Parkinson 1960-1961
Kielty, Bernardine
See Scherman, Bernardine Kielty
Box 12 Kieran, John 1958
Box 12 Kimball, Fiske 1953
Box 12 King, Marian 1954-1961
Box 12 King Features Syndicate 1964-1965, undated
Box 12 Kirk, Grayson 1961
Box 12 [Alfred A.] Knopf, Inc. 1959-1965, undated
Box 12 Kogan, Herman undated
Box 12 Kollmar, Richard 1942-1943
Box 12 Kronenberger, Louis 1955, 1963, undated
Box 12 Kunstler, William M. 1959, 1960
Box 12 L (2 folders)
Box 12 Ladies' Home Journal 1925-1966, undated (2 folders)
Box 12 Ladies of Charity 1954-1961
Box 12 Landers, Ann 1965
Box 12 Langland, Joseph 1961, undated
Box 12 Larchmont Public Library 1951-1976, undated
Box 12 Lasswell, Fred 1943, undated
Box 12 Lattimore, Richmond Alexander 1968
Box 12 Laube, Clifford James 1955, 1961
Box 12 Lavery, Emmet 1966
Box 12 Leach, Henry Goddard 1955, 1956
Box 12 Lechlitner, Ruth 1940, 1941
Box 12 Leech, Margaret 1943
Box 12 Leigh, W. Colston 1937-1962
Box 12 Leinsdorf, Erich and Anne 1961
Box 12 Lennon, Florence Becker 1960-1961
Box 12 Lewin, Ralph A. 1959, 1961
Box 12 Lewis, B. Roland 1954, undated
Box 12 Lewis, Sinclair 1937, undated
Box 13 Library of Congress 1960-1966
Box 13 Life 1956-1969, undated
Box 13 Lindbergh, Anne Morrow 1962
Box 13 [J. B.] Lippincott Co. 1944-1973, undated (3 folders)
Box 13 Little, Brown and Co. 1960-1962
Box 13 Lockwood Memorial Library 1940, 1954
See also Abbott, Charles David
Box 13 Lodge, Lily 1961
Box 13 Loeser, Katinka 1969-1976, undated
Box 13 Longmans, Green & Co., Inc. 1958, 1960
Box 13 Looking Glass Library 1959-1961, undated
Box 13 Loomis, Charles Battell 1940, 1957
Box 13 Lowenfels, Walter 1966
Box 13 Lucas, Dione 1957
Box 13 Luccock, Halford Edward 1940, 1959
Box 13 Lundbergh, Holger 1944
Box 13 Lynes, Russell 1965, 1973, undated
See also Harper's Magazine
Box 13 Lyons, Barbara 1960
Box 13 M (5 folders)
Box 13 McAleer, John J. 1973-1975
Box 13 McBride, Mary Margaret 1946-1951
Box 13 McCall's 1930-1967
Box 13 McCarthy, Eugene J. 1968
Box 14 McCleery, William 1964-1967, undated
See also Ladies' Home Journal
Box 14 McClintic, Guthrie 1957
Box 14 McCord, David 1945-1962
Box 14 McCormick, Ken 1950-1969, undated
See also Doubleday & Company
Box 14 McCrudden, Francis Lambert 1944
Box 14 McDonald, Donald 1958-1964
Box 14 MacDowell Colony 1953-1969
Box 14 McGraw-Hill Book Company 1954-1966
Box 14 McHugh, Vincent 1942
Box 14 McKinney, Laurence 1941-1965, undated
Box 14 MacLeish, Archibald 1968
Box 14 Macmillan Company 1946-1976, undated (3 folders)
Box 14 [Sister Mary] Madeleva 1935-1964, undated
Box 14 Mademoiselle 1953-1967, undated
Box 14 Marks, Claude 1957
Box 14 Marquand, John P. 1954
Box 14 Marquette University 1958-1972, undated
Box 14 Marx, Anne 1963
Box 14 Marx, Groucho 1953-1964
Box 14 Masters, Marcia Lee 1967
Box 14 Maw, Margaret 1951
Box 14 May, James Boyer undated
Box 14 Mayer, Ruth 1968-1977, undated
Box 14 Meacham, Harry M. 1961
Box 14 Mears, Alice Monks 1959
Box 14 Mechem, Kirke 1969
Box 14 Mehrtens, Ruth 1965-1975, undated
Meneely, A. Howard
See Wheaton College
Box 14 Menninger, Karl A. 1957, 1976
Box 14 Mills, Emma 1937-1954, undated
Box 14 Mitchell, Susanna Valentine undated
Box 14 Modell, Merriam and Walter 1951-1977, undated
Box 14 Moffett, Harriet 1921-1960 (2 folders)
Box 15 Moffett, Harriet 1961-1964, undated (3 folders)
Box 15 Montagu, Ashley 1960
Box 15 Moore, Douglas 1965
Box 15 Moore, Marianne 1962, undated
Box 15 Moran, Mabel 1952
Box 15 Morgan, Bayard Quincy 1956, 1961
Box 15 Morgan, Mona 1942
Box 15 Moreno, Zerka 1966
Box 15 [William] Morrow & Company, Inc. 1952-1968
Box 15 Morton, David 1943
Box 15 Moss, Frank E. 1968
Box 15 Motley, Red 1957-1968, undated
Box 15 Mowrer, Paul Scott 1960-1961
Box 15 Mumford, Lewis 1951-1963
Box 15 Museum of the City of New York 1953-1954
Box 15 N (2 folders)
Box 15 Nash, Ogden 1933, 1957, undated
Box 15 National Book Committee, Inc. 1955-1969
Box 15 National Conference of Christians & Jews, Inc. 1952-1969
Box 15 National Council of Catholic Men 1958-1964, undated
Box 15 National Council of Catholic Women 1954-1966
Box 16 National Institute of Arts and Letters 1955-1970 (2 folders)
Box 16 New York Herald Tribune 1946-1961, undated
Box 16 New York Public Library 1944-1968, undated
Box 16 New York State Select Committee to Review State's Abortion Law and Recommend Appropriate Changes (unofficial) 1968 - correspondence, minutes, transcript of hearing (4 folders), report, clippings
Box 17 The New York Times 1942-1975, undated
Box 17 The New Yorker 1930-1977, undated (3 folders)
Box 17 Newman, Mabel 1955
Box 17 Nims, John Frederick 1969
Box 17 [W. W.] Norton & Company, Inc. 1962
Box 17 Notestein, Wallace 1943
Box 17 O (2 folders)
Box 17 O'Conor, Norreys Jephson 1953
Box 17 Olson, Esther E. 1928
Box 17 Olson, Sidney and Zembra 1955-1975
Box 17 Open Court Publishing Company 1968-1969 (2 folders)
Box 17 P (3 folders)
Box 17 Packard, Vance 1968
Box 17 Paladino, Lyn 1962-1963
Box 17 Palffy, Eleanor 1952
Box 17 Palmer Stuart undated
Box 17 Parker, Cornelia Stratton 1954-1956, undated
Box 17 Parker, James Reid 1941-1953, undated
Box 17 Parker, Maude 1952, undated
Box 18 P.E.N. 1951-1969
Box 18 Perkins, Anne 1961-1963
See also Harper & Row
Box 18 Phi Beta Kappa 1953-1962
Box 18 [Brother] Philip 1953-1957
Box 18 Pier, Arthur Stanwood 1954-1960, undated
Box 18 Poetry Society of America 1944-1976, undated
Box 18 Prescott, Orville and Lilias 1953-1976, undated (2 folders)
Box 18 Price, Garrett 1961
Box 18 Pulitzer Prize 1961-1975, undated (3 folders)
Box 18 Purdue University 1956-1963
Box 18 [G. P.] Putnam's Sons 1956, 1964
Box 18 Q (1 folder)
Box 18 R (3 folders)
Box 18 Rae, John 1940
Box 18 Rampton, Calvin L. 1966, 1969
Box 18 Random House 1957-1964
Box 18 The Reader's Digest 1949-1977
Box 19 Rich, Gladys 1940-1967
See also Writings: Lyrics
Box 19 Ripperger, Helmut Lothar 1941, undated
Box 19 Ritter, Joseph 1964
Box 19 Robb, Lynda Johnson 1968
Box 19 Robinson, Gertrude undated
Rockefeller, Nelson A.
See New York State Select Committee to Review State's Abortion Law and Recommend Appropriate Changes
Box 19 Rodgers, Richard and Dorothy 1964-1970, undated
Box 19 Roosenburg, Henriette undated
Box 19 Roosevelt, Theodore 1937
Box 19 Root, Oren and Daphne 1966-1974, undated
Box 19 Rose, Elinor K. 1957
Box 19 Rosen, Herbert 1955
Box 19 Ross, Nancy Wilson 1962, 1964
Box 19 Ross, Orvis 1952-1957
Box 19 Ross, Zola H. 1962
Box 19 Rosten, Norman 1951, 1966, undated
Box 19 Royle, Josephine 1966
Box 19 Russell, Sydney King undated
Box 19 Ryan, Cornelius and Kathryn 1966-1974, undated
Box 19 Ryan, Margaret 1954-1962, undated
Box 19 S (9 folders)
Box 20 St. John, Adela Rogers undated
Box 20 St. John's University 1960-1965
Box 20 The Saturday Evening Post 1939-1968, undated
Box 20 The Saturday Review 1935-1964, undated
Box 20 Schager, Edward 1954-1976, undated
Box 20 Scherman, Bernardine Kielty 1959-1967, undated
Box 20 [G.] Schirmer, Inc. 1927, 1956
Box 20 Schnirring, Alice Mary 1954-1968, undated
Box 20 Scholastic Magazines 1946-1969
Box 20 Schubart, Mark 1955
Box 20 Scott, Edgar 1938-1951, undated
Box 20 Scott, Foresman and Company 1959-1965
Box 20 Sedgwick, R. Minturn 1960-1966, undated
Box 20 Seward, William W. 1954, 1958
Box 20 Sewell, Ruth 1956-1968, undated
Box 20 Sexton, Anne 1963, 1966
Box 20 Shalit, Gene 1968
Box 20 Shaw, John 1954-1961
Box 20 Sheed & Ward 1955-1962, undated
Box 20 Shriver, Eunice Kennedy 1968
Box 20 Shriver, Sargent 1967-1968
Box 20 Shuster, George N. and Doris 1952-1958
Box 20 The Sign 1956-1966
Box 20 Silver, Burdett and Company 1934-1954
Box 20 Simon and Schuster, Inc. 1960-1967
Simpson, Louis
See Pulitzer Prize
Box 20 Sinclair, Upton 1962
Box 20 Skurzynski, Gloria 1966-1977, undated (5 folders)
Box 21 Slezak, Walter 1959-1973, undated
Box 21 Sloanaker, Hiram Lyday undated
Box 21 Smith College 1961-1964
Box 21 Smythe, Daniel 1967
Box 21 Spellman, Francis 1962, 1964
Spirit
See Brunini, John Gilland
Box 21 Spiritual Life Institute of America 1961-1963
Box 21 Staelin, Margaret Hudson 1958-1960
Box 21 Stallman, Robert Wooster 1948
Box 21 Stickney, Helen Frith 1952
Box 21 Stiver, Mary Weeden 1965
Box 21 Stout, Rex 1952-1963
Box 21 Straus, Roger 1953-1962
Box 21 Stringer, Arthur 1944, undated
Box 21 Stuart, Kenneth and Katharine 1961-1977, undated
Box 21 Sturdevant, John 1942-1961, undated
Box 21 Sullivan, Aloysius Michael 1940-1970, undated
Box 21 Sweeney, Francis 1957-1976, undated
Box 21 T (2 folders)
Box 21 Taggard, Genevieve 1944, undated
Box 21 Teichmann, Howard 1961-1976
Box 21 Tenney, Edward Andrews 1939, 1960
Box 21 Theta Phi Alpha 1956-1968, undated
Box 21 Theta Sigma Phi 1951-1969, undated
Box 21 This Week Magazine 1960-1961
Box 21 Thompson, Dorothy Brown 1961
Box 21 Thurston, Jarvis A. 1937
Box 21 Time 1952-1975, undated
Box 21 Tobin, James Edward 1954
Box 21 Todd, Marjorie 1947-1954, undated
Box 21 Towne, Charles Hanson 1939
Box 21 Trigere, Pauline 1958
Box 21 Tucker, Irwin St. John 1960-1967, undated
Box 21 Turnbull, Agnes Sligh 1960
Box 21 U (1 folder)
Box 22 Udall, Stewart L. 1963, undated
Box 22 Union Carbide Corporatio 1968, undated
Box 22 United States Information Agency 1956-1966, undated
Box 22 University of Notre Dame 1963-1974
Box 22 University of Oregon 1968
Box 22 University of Utah 1957-1970
Oversize 1 University of Utah - Oversize material 1930, 1961
  • University of Utah Teacher's High School Diploma, 1930
  • University of Utah Teacher's Alumni Association Award, 1961
  • Box 22 Untermeyer, Louis 1938-1961, undated
    Box 22 Updike, John 1958-1970
    Box 22 Utah Writers' Conference 1949-1950
    Box 22 V (1 folder)
    Box 22 Vance, Eleanor Graham 1967
    Box 22 Van Dolah, Sheridan 1951
    Box 22 Van Doren, Mark 1954, 1960
    Box 22 Vanguard Press 1939
    Box 22 Van Hook, Lane 1954
    Box 22 Viereck, Peter 1952, undated
    Box 22 Viking Press Inc. 1943-1975, undated (3 folders)
    Vinal, Harold
    See Voices: a Journal of Poetry
    Box 22 Vogue 1957-1967
    Box 22 Voices: a Journal of Poetry 1930, 1933, 1956, 1962
    Box 22 Von Trapp, Maria 1973-1976, undated
    Box 22 W (5 folders)
    Box 23 Wade, Evelyn Amuedo 1946, 1949
    Box 23 Wagner, Linda W. 1966-1968
    Box 23 Wagner, Linda W. - "Phyllis McGinley" - ms. 1968
    Box 23 Wagner, Robert F. 1962
    Wagner-Martin, Linda
    See Wagner, Linda W.
    Box 23 Walsh, Albert undated
    Box 23 Walsh, Catherine 1961
    Box 23 Warbasse, Melba 1942-1977, undated
    Box 23 Warner, Sylvia Townsend 1958, 1960
    Box 23 Washburn, Henry Bradford 1960
    Box 23 Wasson, Mildred undated
    Box 23 [Franklin] Watts, Inc. 1959-1962
    Box 23 Weihl, Elsa 1960
    Box 23 Weir, Ruth Cromer 1945
    Box 23 Wescott, Glenway 1958-1967
    Box 23 West, Morris L. 1965
    Box 23 West, William W. 1964-1965
    Box 23 Wheaton College 1955-1965
    Box 23 White, E. B. 1938-1948, 1973-1976, undated
    Box 23 White, Helen C. 1957, 1964
    White, Katharine S.
    See The New Yorker; White, E. B.
    Box 23 White, Theodore H. 1961
    Box 23 White House Festival of the Arts 1965
    Box 23 Whitehead, Jean undated
    Box 23 Wickham, Anna undated
    Box 23 Wickham, Florence 1959
    Box 23 Widdemer, Margaret 1962-1968, undated
    Box 23 Wilder, Thornton 1965, 1967, undated
    Box 23 Williams, John A. 1962
    Box 23 Wilson College 1961-1964
    Box 23 Woman's Day 1967-1968
    Box 23 Woman's Home Companion 1952, 1956
    Box 23 Wood, Audrey 1948
    Box 23 Woods, Ralph L. 1974
    Wouk, Herman
    See Authors Guild
    Box 23 Wright, Ernest Hunter 1952
    Box 23 Wyatt, Jane undated
    Box 23 X (1 folder)
    Box 23 Y (1 folder)
    Box 23 Yaddo 1959
    Box 23 Z (1 folder)
    Box 23 Unidentified (2 folders)
    Box 24 Unidentified (6 folders)
    Box 24 Fan mail 1928-1951 (6 folders)
    Box 25 Fan mail 1952-1960 (9 folders)
    Box 26 Fan mail 1961-1964 (9 folders)
    Box 27 Fan mail 1964-1965 (8 folders)
    Box 28 Fan mail 1965-1972 (8 folders)
    Box 29 Fan mail 1973-1978, undated (9 folders)
    Writings
    Books
    Box 30 The B Book - manuscript; production records - printed, unbound
    Box 30 Blunderbus - manuscript; production records - dust jacket
    Box 30 A Girl and Her Room - work sheets (2 folders); manuscript
    Box 30 The Horse Who Had His Picture in the Paper - manuscript; production records - galley proofs
    Box 30 How Mrs. Santa Claus Saved Christmas - manuscript
    Box 30 The Love Letters of Phyllis McGinley - setting copy; production records - Table of Contents - galley proofs; production records - dust jacket
    Box 30 Lucy McLockett - manuscript; production records - galley proofs
    Box 30 The Make-Believe Twins - manuscript
    Box 30 Merry Christmas, Happy New Year - manuscript; manuscript (misc. pages)
    Box 30 Mince Pie and Mistletoe - manuscript; manuscript - jacket statement
    Box 30 The Most Wonderful Doll in the World - manuscript; production records - galley proofs
    Box 30 A Name for Kitty - manuscript
    Box 30 One More Manhattan - manuscript
    Box 30 The Plain Princess - setting copy; production records - galley proofs
    Box 30 A Pocketful of Wry - setting copy (2 folders)
    Box 31 The Province of the Heart - manuscript; etting copy (2 folders); production records - dust jacket
    Box 31 Saint-Watching - research material - notes and clippings; ms. drafts (5 folders); manuscript (2 folders); setting copy (4 folders)
    Box 32 Saint-Watching - production records - galley proofs; production records - dust jacket
    Box 32 A Short Walk from the Station (working title: "Suburbia, of Thee I Sing") - setting copy; production records - Table of Contents - galley proofs
    Box 32 Sixpence in Her Shoe - work sheets (6 folders)
    Box 33 Sixpence in Her Shoe - work sheets (2 folders); chapter: "A Wreath of Recipes" - manuscript; "A Note to English Readers" - manuscript; manuscript/setting copy (3 folders); production records - galley proofs (2 folders)
    Box 34 Sixpence in Her Shoe - production records - galley proofs (2 folders); production records - dust jacket
    Box 34 Sixpence in Her Shoe (Mexico, 1966) - La Casada "Perfecta"
    Box 34 Stones from a Glass House: New Poems - setting copy
    Box 34 Sugar and Spice: the ABC of Being a Girl - work sheets; manuscript
    Box 34 Times Three: Selected Verse from Three Decades, with Seventy New Poems - work sheets; manuscript; manuscript - "originally selected, marked for omission by MAB"
    Box 35 Times Three: Selected Verse from Three Decades, with Seventy New Poems - manuscript - "improbable inclusions"; manuscript - "possible inclusions"; deletions (last round); Foreword by W. H. Auden - manuscript; setting copy (7 folders); production records - Index of Titles and First Lines - galley proofs
    Box 36 Times Three: Selected Verse from Three Decades, with Seventy New Poems - production records - galley proofs; production records - dust jacket
    Box 36 Wonderful Time - work sheets; production records - folded and gathered sheets; production records - dust jacket
    Box 36 Wonders and Surprises - work sheets (4 folders); "rejects" (3 folders); "rejects" (2 folders)
    Box 37 Wonders and Surprises - manuscript (early) (2 folders); manuscript (2 folders); production records - galley proofs (4 folders); production records - dummy; production records - dust jacket
    Box 38 A Wreath of Christmas Legends - work sheets (2 folders); manuscript - final draft; manuscript (revision); production records - cover art; production records - facsimiles of sketches; production records - galley proofs
    Oversize 2 A Wreath of Christmas Legends - production records
    Box 38 The Year Without a Santa Claus - work sheets; manuscript; production records - galley proofs
    Essays
    Box 38 "The Adventure of Getting Up in the Morning" - manuscript
    Box 38 "Are Children People?" - Catholic Digest, May 1965
    Box 38 "Are We Disillusioning Our Children?" - manuscript
    Box 38 "Are Your Youngsters Dating Too Early?" - New York Journal-American, June 17, 1956
    Box 38 "Ascent from Grandeur" - ms. drafts, manuscript
    Box 38 "Ascent from Grandeur" - Annals of St. Anthony's Shrine, 1969
    Box 38 "Beep, Beep" - America, Oct. 26, 1957
    Box 38 "Books to Travel With" - manuscript
    Box 38 "Carrousels! Spring!" - The New York Times Magazine, Mar. 29, 1953 -
    Box 38 "A Cell of One's Own" (working title: "The First Feminists") - ms. drafts, manuscript
    Box 39 "The Changing of the Guard" - ms. drafts, manuscript
    Box 39 "The Changing of the Guard" - Woman's Day, Sept. 1967
    Box 39 "Christmas Shopping" - manuscript
    Box 39 "The Consolations of Illiteracy" - The Saturday Review, 1953
    Box 39 "Cooking to Me Is Poetry" - manuscript
    Box 39 "Cooking to Me Is Poetry" - Ladies' Home Journal, Jan. 1960
    Box 39 "Criminals at Large" - manuscript
    Box 39 "A Culinary Garland" - manuscript
    Box 39 "Do They Love You--Or Your Disguise?" (working title: "The Image of a Mother") - manuscript
    Box 39 "Do They Love You--Or Your Disguise?" - Glamour, May 1961
    Box 39 "Drinking Etiquette for Ladies" - manuscript
    Box 39 "The East Is Home" - Woman's Home Companion, July 1956
    Box 39 "The Fearful Aspect of Too-Early Dating" - The Bulloch Herald,June 21, 1956
    Box 39 "Flattery Can Get You Somewhere" (working title: "The True Bouquet") - ms. drafts, manuscript
    Box 39 "Flattery Can Get You Somewhere" - The Saturday Evening Post, Apr. 21, 1962
    Box 39 "For Better, for Worse, But Not for Lunch" (working title: "But Not for Lunch") - ms. drafts
    Box 39 "For Better, for Worse, But Not for Lunch" - Ladies' Home Journal, Feb. 1965
    Box 39 "For Mrs. Lenore Hershey of McCall's" - manuscript
    Box 39 "Frankly Sentimental" - Harper's Magazine, Dec. 1950
    Box 39 "Garden Addict Kicks the Habit" (working title: "The Education of a Gardener") - manuscript
    Box 39 "Garden Addict Kicks the Habit" - Life, May 12, 1958
    Box 39 "A Garden Addict Kicks the Habit: Good-By, Green Thumb!" - The Reader's Digest, June 1959
    Box 39 "A Garland of Envies" - ms. draft; manuscript
    Box 39 "A Garland of Envies" - McCall's, Mar. 1961
    Box 39 "A Garland of Kindness" - Suburbia Today, Dec. 1959
    Box 39 "The Genuine Catholic School" - Catholic School Journal, Oct. 1969
    Box 39 "Golden Journey" - manuscript
    Box 39 "Good Companions" - manuscript; ms., copyedited; production records - galley proofs
    Box 39 "The Good Life" - ms. drafts
    Box 39 "Good Men and Beasts" - ms. drafts (3 folders); manuscript
    Box 39 "Good Men and Beasts" - The Critic, Apr./May 1965
    Box 40 "Guest of Dishonor" - manuscript
    Box 40 "The Honor of Being a Woman" - The Reader's Digest, Dec. 1959
    Box 40 "How Are Your Telephone Manners?" - ms. Draft
    Box 40 "How I Plan to Vote in the Next Election" - manuscript
    Box 40 "How to Get Along with a Man" - Vogue, Jan. 15, 1958
    Box 40 "How to Torture a Writer Who Likes to Smoke" - The New York Times, Apr. 29, 1951
    Box 40 "In Defence of Saint Paul" - manuscript
    Box 40 "Incident on the Stamford Local" - manuscript
    Box 40 "The Inconstant Reader - manuscript
    Box 40 "It's Really Hard Work Being Jolly in Suburbia" - Chicago Sunday Tribune, Dec. 2, 1951
    Box 40 "The Jewel in the Pocket" - ms. Drafts, manuscript
    Box 40 "Leave the Schools Alone" - manuscript
    Box 40 "Let's Give Up Hate for Lent - manuscript
    Box 40 "Let's Give Up Hate for Lent" - The American Weekly, Mar. 3, 1957 -
    Box 40 "The Light Side of the Moon" - manuscript
    Box 40 "The Light Side of the Moon" - The American Scholar, autumn 1965; Ginn High School English Notes, fall 1965
    Box 40 "A Little Grace" - Vogue, Jan. 15, 1961
    Box 40 "Loafing: a Big Challenge to Men and a Laugh to Wives" - Life, Dec. 28, 1959
    Box 40 "Machinery, Stay Away from My Door" - manuscript
    Box 40 "Men Are What's Wrong with Kitchens" - manuscript
    Box 40 "My Affair with a Hatrack" (working title: "The Battle of the Hat Rack") - manuscript
    Box 40 "The Myth of the Feminine" - manuscript
    Box 40 "The Myths of Maternity" - manuscript
    Box 40 "The New American Family" - research material, ms. drafts, manuscript
    Box 40 "The New American Family" - The Saturday Evening Post, July 13, 1968
    Box 40 "The Partly-Good Samaritans" - manuscript
    Box 40 "Part-Time Poet" - Good Housekeeping, Dec. 1943
    Box 40 "A Party for the Little Ones" - manuscript
    Box 40 "Party Line" (working title: "Entertaining Without Tears") - ms. drafts (2 folders), ms. drafts (various pages)
    Box 40 "The Pastime Poets" - production records - galley proofs
    Box 40 "Pipeline and Sinker" (working title: "Family Jokes") - manuscript
    Box 40 "Pipeline and Sinker" - Vogue, Aug. 1, 1958
    Box 40 "Pleasant to Shop for, Pleasant to Give, and Always Easy to Wrap" (working title: "Books for Christmas") - manuscript
    Box 40 "Pleasant to Shop for, Pleasant to Give, and Always Easy to Wrap" - The New York Times Book Review, Nov. 30, 1958
    Box 40 "The Pleasure of Being a Woman" - manuscript
    Box 40 "The Pleasures of Picture Books" - Book News, Oct. 1949
    Box 40 "A Poet on Poetry: It Must Attack the Senses and Pierce the Heart" - New York Herald Tribune, Dec. 27, 1953
    Box 40 "Preparing for House Guests" - St. Louis Post-Dispatch,Jan. 17, 1965
    Box 40 "Privacy/Noise" - House & Garden, Jan. 1957
    "Profession: Housewife"
    Box 40 "Profession: Housewife" - New York Journal-American Pictorial Living, Jan. 10, 1965
    Box 40 "Profession: Housewife" - St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jan. 10, 1965
    Box 40 "Profession: Housewife: a Roof of One's Own" - Ladies' Home Journal, Oct. 1963
    Box 40 "Profession: Housewife: a Self-Winding Plan to Keep Hubby Ulcer-Free, Long-Lived" - The Knickerbocker News, Jan. 12, 1965
    Box 40 "Profession: Housewife: Are Children People?" - Ladies' Home Journal, June 1963
    Box 40 "Profession: Housewife: Candid Thoughts on the Care and Feeding of Overnight Guests" - Ladies' Home Journal, July/Aug. 1963
    Box 40 "Profession: Housewife: Decorating Your House--It Must Suit You" - St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jan. 13, 1965
    Box 40 "Profession: Housewife: Delicate Art of Getting Along with the Help" - St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jan. 15, 1965
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: Help!" - Ladies' Home Journal, Apr. 1963
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: In One Era--and Out the Other" - Ladies' Home Journal, Apr. 1964
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: Kitchens Are for Cooking" - Ladies' Home Journal - production records - galley proofs
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: Learning the Hard Facts of Home-Buying" - St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jan. 12, 1965
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: Party Line" - Ladies' Home Journal, Dec. 1962
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: Pleasant Ordeal of Giving a Good Party" - St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jan. 14, 1965
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: Remodeling the Kitchen--An Unhappy Task" - St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jan. 18, 1965
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: the Myth of Grandmother's Cooking" - Ladies' Home Journal, Sept. 1962
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: the Oldest Profession" - Ladies' Home Journal, summer 1962
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: the Pleasures of Thrift" - Ladies' Home Journal, May 1963
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: the Tools of the Trade" - Ladies' Home Journal, Mar. 1963
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: Too Early Pressures on Today's Children" - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: What Cookbooks Don't Tell You" - Ladies' Home Journal, Nov. 1962
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: White Gloves and Ritual Curtsies" - Ladies' Home Journal, Sept. 1963
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: Why Educate Women?" - Ladies' Home Journal, 1962
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: Why It's Important to Teach Good Manners" - St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jan. 20, 1965
    Box 41 "Profession: Housewife: Worthiness of a Domestic Career" - St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jan. 22, 1965
    Box 41 "Recommended Summer Reading" - ms. drafts
    Box 41 "The Quality of Mercy" - ms. drafts (2 folders); ms., copyedited
    Box 41 "The Realms of Gilt" - ms. draft, manuscript
    Box 41 "Recipe for a Successful Summer" - Glamour, May 1952
    Box 41 "Reproachful Ghosts" - America, Mar. 25, 1961 -
    Box 41 "The Saints of Ireland" - ms. drafts
    Box 41 "Saint-Watching" - ms. drafts
    Box 41 "The Sentimental Trap" (working title: "Groundhog Day Is a Holiday") - ms. drafts, manuscript
    Box 41 "The Sentimentalists" - manuscript; production records - galley proofs
    Box 41 "The Servant in the House" - ms. drafts, manuscript
    Box 41 "Shopping Postscripts" - The New York Post, Aug. 10, 1934
    Box 41 "Should You Tell Your Daughter Unchastity Is a Sin?" - New York Journal-American, June 10, 1956
    Box 41 "Some People Collect Butterflies, But Most Write Poetry" - The New York Times Book Review, Aug. 20, 1950
    Box 41 "Speaking of Books" - The New York Times Book Review
    Box 41 "Suburbia: of Thee I Sing" - Harper's Magazine, Dec. 1949
    Box 41 "Talking Down" - Glamour, Sept. 1960; Wilson Library Bulletin, Apr. 1962
    Box 41 "10 Ways to Keep a Husband--Young" (working title: "How Not to Kill Your Husband") - work sheets
    Box 41 "10 Ways to Keep a Husband--Young" (working title: "Eleven Ways to Keep a Husband--Alive") - manuscript
    Box 41 "10 Ways to Keep a Husband--Young" - Ladies' Home Journal, winter 1963
    Box 41 "The Third Hand" - The Key of Kappa Kappa Gamma, Feb. 1954
    Box 42 "Three Against the Grain" - ms. Drafts, manuscript
    Box 42 "The Three Hundred Sixty Five Days of Christmas" - ms. drafts
    Box 42 "Tribute to an Honored Guest" - The Harvard Advocate, vol. CVII, no. 2/3
    Box 42 "The Trouble with Christmas" - production records - galley proofs
    Box 42 "The Trouble with Christmas" - The American Weekly, Nov. 30, 1958
    Box 42 "A Vote for Suburbia" - The New York Times Magazine, Feb. 14, 1954
    Box 42 "What Every Bride Should Know" - manuscript
    Box 42 "What Every (Mother of the) Bride Should Know" - ms. Drafts, manuscript
    Box 42 "What Every (Mother of the) Bride Should Know" - Ladies' Home Journal, June 1965 -
    Box 42 "What Is a Saint?" - ms. drafts, manuscript, manuscript - "last version"
    Box 42 "What Is a Saint?" - The Critic, June/July 1968
    Box 42 "What Leisure? a Suburban Report" - manuscript
    Box 42 "What Makes a Children's 'Classic'?" - manuscript
    Box 42 "What Makes a Children's 'Classic'?" - The Griffin, Oct. 1959
    Box 42 "What Shall I Tell My Daughters?" - manuscript
    Box 42 "What Shall I Tell My Daughters?" - The Reader's Digest, Nov. 1959
    Box 42 "What the Saint Told the Sinner" (working title: "The Road to Self-Respect") - manuscript
    Box 42 "What the Saint Told the Sinner" - This Week Magazine, May 22, 1960
    Box 42 "What to Take Along on a Weekend" - manuscript
    Box 42 "Why We Teach" (for Famous Writers School) - ms. drafts
    Box 42 "The Wine of the Country" - work sheets (2 folders)
    Box 42 "The Wit of Saints" (working title: "Holy Wit") - ms. Drafts, manuscript
    Box 42 "The Wit of Saints" - Vogue, Apr. 1962
    Box 42 "Woman's Place Is ...?" - transcript of dialogue
    Box 42 "Woman's Place Is ...?" - The Sign, July 1965
    Box 42 "Women Are Better Drivers" (working title: "Ladies on the Highway") - manuscript
    Box 42 "Women Are Better Drivers" - The American Weekly, Jan. 11, 1959; Catholic Digest, May 1959
    Box 42 "Women Are Wonderful" - Life, Dec. 24, 1956
    Box 42 "Young Readers Call Them 'Keen" - The New York Times Book Review, Dec. 24, 1950
    Box 42 Untitled - "My very dear Sybil ..."
    Box 42 Untitled - "Once, many years ago when I was young and naive ..."
    Box 42 Untitled fragments (various)
    Box 42 Work sheets (various)
    Interviews
    Box 42 "Camp Fire Salute to the Stars" 1942
    Box 42 Donald McDonald interviews Phyllis McGinley 1960
    Box 42 Ilka Chase interviews Phyllis McGinley 1942
    Box 42 "Mary Margaret McBride Interviews Phyllis McGinley" 1948
    Box 43 "Viewpoint" - taped interview 1964
    Box 43 "Woman's Page of the Air" - Adelaide Hawley interviews Phyllis McGinley 1938, 1941
    Lyrics
    Box 43 "The Banana Man" - printed material
    Box 43 "Birthday Song"
    Box 43 "Come Blow Your Horn" (5 folders)
    Box 43 "Garden Magic"
    transferred to Rare Book collections
    Box 43 "Hallowe'en Song"
    Box 43 "The Humming Top"
    Box 43 "The Lady Says Yes"
    transferred to Rare Book collections
    Box 43 "The Legend of Befana" - printed material
    Box 43 Music: Highways and Byways c1936 - contributions by Phyllis McGinley
    Oversize 1 "Personal and Private Song Cycles" / Elizabeth Gould and Phyllis McGinley
    Box 43 "The Plains of Uruguay" - printed material
    Box 43 "Renting the Hive"
    transferred to Rare Book collections
    Box 43 "Sitting Home"
    Box 43 "Small Wonder" - includes printed material
    Box 43 "The Street of Little Houses" - printed material
    Box 43 "The Toy Shop" - printed material
    Box 43 "Walk the Plank!"
    transferred to Rare Book collections
    Box 43 "The Wandering Babushka"
    Poetry
    Box 44 "Early Poems" (3 folders)
    Box 44 A-Gh (by title) (14 fol ers)
    Box 45 Gi-So (by title) (18 folders)
    Box 46 Sp-Z (by title) (3 folders)
    Box 46 Untitled poems - manuscript
    Box 46 Untitled fragment - manuscript
    Box 46 "The Inconsistencies of Philosophy" (collection)
    Box 46 "The Make-Believe Twins" (collection) - Ladies' Home Journal
    Box 46 Untitled collection - "Class at Columbia University 1932"
    Box 46 Untitled collection - production records - galley proofs
    Box 46 Book "presentation copy" - note samples printed material
    Box 46 Commercial - advertisements, commissions
    Box 46 Work sheets (4 folders)
    Box 46 Workbooks
    Box 47 Workbooks
    Box 47 Indexes
    Reviews
    Box 47 A-Z (by title) (1 folder)
    Scripts
    Box 47 "Alice in Leonardland"
    Box 47 "Mary's Garden"
    transferred to Rare Book collections
    Box 47 "Mr. Christopher" - fragment
    Box 47 Untitled play - manuscript
    Speeches
    Box 47 Atlanta Book Fair 1948
    Box 47 Campion Award 1967
    Box 47 Catholic Book Club Annual Dinner 1959
    Box 47 Catholic Poetry Society of America 1962
    Box 47 Cosmopolitan Club 1954
    Box 47 Kappa Kappa Gamma 1952
    Box 47 Larchmont Book and Author Luncheon 1960
    Box 47 Lippincott Night 1952
    Box 47 Richmond, Virgin a, Book and Author Dinner 1956
    Box 47 Theta Phi Alpha Siena Medal Award Presentation 1956
    Box 47 Unidentified occasion
    Box 47 Unidentified occasion - introductory remarks for reading from A Short Walk from the Station
    Stories
    Box 47 "The Belle-Maker" - manuscript
    Box 47 "Dinner with the Family" - manuscript
    Box 47 "First Communion" - manuscript
    Box 47 "Hail" - manuscript
    Box 47 "The Horse Who Had His Picture in the Paper" (with suggested Houghton Mifflin changes)
    Box 47 "The Horse Who Lived Upstairs" - My Weekly Reader C, 1969
    Box 47 "The Jacket" - Cosmopolitan Jan. 1945
    Box 47 "Old Mill" - manuscript
    Box 47 "The Plain Princess" - page proofs, for The Readers' Digest anthology
    Box 47 Untitled - ms. drafts
    Box 47 Untitled fragments - manuscript
    Miscellany
    Box 47 "Alma Kitchell's Streamline Journal" - transcript
    Box 47 "Born on Saturday" (autobiographical) - notes
    Box 47 Commercial - advertisements, commissions
    Box 47 "The Emperor's Nightingale" - narrative adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen
    Box 47 Form letter drafts; invitation refusals
    Box 47 Form letter drafts - "Oliver Ames"
    Box 47 Journal 1949-1951, undated (2 folders)
    Box 48 Juvenilia - manuscript (6 folders)
    Box 48 "Mr. Perkins" (fragment) - unpublished book ms. (children's novel); work sheets, ms. drafts (2 folders)
    Box 48 Notes (miscellaneous)
    Box 48 "Notes on Saint Madelein Sophie as an Educator"
    Box 48 "Outline for a Possible 'American' Article" (working title: "Exit: the Villain")
    Prefaces
    Box 48 Casserole Cookery Complete - ms. Drafts, manuscript
    Box 48 The Decline of Pleasure / Walter Kerr - ms. draft (not used), manuscript (not used)
    Box 48 Dwarf Long-Nose / Wilhelm Hauff - manuscript
    Box 48 A Little Princess / Frances Hodgson Burnett - manuscript
    Box 48 Never Underestimate the Power of a Woman - manuscript
    Box 48 Poems for Partly Proud Parents / Richard Armour - manuscript
    Box 48 The Screwtape Letters / Clive Staples Lewis (working title: "In Praise of Sin: a Preface to The Screwtape Letters") (2 folders)
    Box 48 Unidentified
    Box 49 Quotations - printed material (2 folders)
    Box 49 Reading for Library of Congress recording - manuscript
    Box 49 Response to Marion K. Sanders' article "A Proposition for Women" - manuscript
    Box 49 "The Show-Off Poodle" - ms. draft
    Box 49 Unidentified project
    Box 49 Workbook
    Memorabilia
    Oversize 4 Academic robes
    Oversize 3 Calendars 1953-1961
    Box 49 Card file of saints
    Box 50 Card file of saints, cont.
    Box 50 Crossword puzzles completed by McGinley and containing her name in the clues
    Box 50 Diploma - B. A., University of Utah
    Financial
    Box 50 Account books 1951-1953, 1958-1963, 1963-1969 (3 volumes)
    Box 50 Bank check records
    Box 51 Bank check records
    Box 52 Bank check records
    Box 53 Bank check records
    Box 54 Bank check records
    Box 55 Bank check records
    Box 56 Bank check records
    Box 56 Lists and graphs of book royalties
    Box 56 Permissions 1944-1974 (4 folders)
    Box 56 Receipts (Curtis Brown, Ltd.)
    Box 57 Receipts (miscellaneous)
    Box 57 Receipts and expenses - disposition of property
    Royalty statements
    Box 57 Anchorage Press
    Box 57 [C. C.] Birchard & Co.
    Box 57 British Broadcasting Corporation
    Box 57 Brockhampton Press
    Box 57 Caedmon Records
    Box 57 Chappell & Co., Inc.
    Box 57 Children's Theatre Press
    Box 57 Collier Books
    Box 57 [J. M.] Dent & Sons Ltd.
    Box 57 The Dramatists' Guild, Inc.
    Box 57 Duell, Sloan & Pearce, Inc.
    Box 57 Ginn and Company
    Box 57 Hallmark Cards, Inc.
    Box 57 Hawthorn Books
    Box 57 [J. B.] Lippincott Company 1944-1974 (6 folders)
    Box 58 Macmillan Company Meredith Press
    Box 58 [G.] Schirmer, Inc.
    Box 58 Secker & Warburg Ltd. Shawnee Press Inc.
    Box 58 Viking Press Inc. 1946-1975 (4 folders)
    Box 58 [Franklin] Watts, Inc.
    Box 58 World's Work Ltd.
    Box 58 Miscellaneous
    Box 58 Tax calculations and records 1953-1958 (2 folders)
    Box 59 Tax calculations and records 1959-1960, 1965 (2 folders)
    Box 59 Miscellany
    Legal
    Box 59 Contracts, The New Yorker 1943-1970, 1973
    Box 59 Contracts, miscellaneous 1928-1974, undated (3 folders)
    Box 59 Copyright certificates, transfers and renewals
    Box 59 Lawsuit, "Hayden vs. Chapman Park Hotel"
    Box 59 Leases
    Box 59 Lists
    Box 59 Photographs
    Box 60 Photographs
    Box 60 Plaque, "What the Saint Told the Sinner"
    Box 60 Portrait
    Printed material
    Box 60 Articles about, general 1920-1969, undated (6 folders)
    Box 60 Articles about, awards
    Box 61 Articles about, peripheral mentions (5 folders)
    Box 61 Clippings, miscellaneous
    Box 61 Postcards, occasional cards (blank)
    Box 61 Programs
    Publicity
    Box 61 Books (by title)
    Box 62 Books (by title)
    Box 62 Books (multiple titles)
    Box 62 Miscellany (TV, radio appearances, etc.)
    Reviews
    Box 62 All Around the Town
    Box 62 Blunderbus
    Box 62 Boys Are Awful
    Box 62 Christmas Legends
    Box 62 "The Emperor's Nightingale"
    Box 62 A Girl and Her Room
    Box 62 The Horse Who Had His Picture in the Paper
    Box 62 The Horse Who Lived Upstairs
    Box 62 How Mrs. Santa Claus Saved Christmas
    Box 62 Husbands Are Difficult
    Box 62 The Love Letters of Phyllis McGinley
    Box 62 Lucy McLockett
    Box 63 The Make-Believe Twins
    Box 63 Merry Christmas, Happy New Year
    Box 63 Mince Pie and Mistletoe
    Box 63 The Most Wonderful Doll in the World
    Box 63 On the Contrary
    Box 63 One More Manhattan
    Box 63 The Plain Princess
    Box 63 A Pocketful of Wry
    Box 63 The Province of the Heart
    Box 63 Saint-Watching
    Box 63 A Short Walk from the Station
    Box 63 Sixpence in Her Shoe
    Box 63 Stones from a Glass House
    Box 63 Sugar and Spice: the ABC of Being a Girl
    Box 63 Times Three
    Box 63 Wonders and Surprises
    Box 63 A Wreath of Christmas Legends
    Box 63 The Year Without a Santa Claus
    School publications
    Box 63 High Lights - Albert Leonard Junior High School 1931, 1934
    Box 63 The University Pen 1924-1925
    Yearbooks
    Box 64 O. H. S. The Classicum 1920
    Box 64 Utonian 1925
    Box 64 Miscellaneous
    Box 64 Scrapbooks
    Box 65 Scrapbooks
    Oversize 2 Scrapbook (oversize)
    Box 65 Scrapbook (partial)
    Box 65 Miscellaneous

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