Finding aid created by: [Summit record]
Date: Apr 1966
|29 May 2009||converted to EAD (MRC)|
Overview of the Collection
|Creator:||Gleason, Harold Willard.|
|Title:||Harold Willard Gleason Papers|
|Quantity:||2.0 linear ft.|
|Abstract:||Papers of the American poet (1895-1975).|
|Abstract:||Correspondence (1916-1964); holograph, typescript, and published poems; articles and photographs.|
|Repository:||Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
Harold Willard Gleason (1895-??) was an American poet and teacher.
Born July 31, 1895, he was educated in Boston Latin School, Harvard, and Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. From 1917-1946 he taught in the English Department at Kingswood School in West Hartford, Connecticut, and served as head of the department from 1923-1946.
Gleason was an instructor in verse, Maine Writers' Conference in 1953-1957. He was a member of the Classical Association of New England, Poetry Society of America, Poetry Fellowship of Maine, and the Sons of the American Revolution.
A variety of his works have appeared in the Anthology of Kingswood Verse. At least ninety national magazines and newspapers have published his works, among them The New Yorker, Poetry, New York Times, American Mercury, Coronet, Good Housekeeping, and the Saturday Evening Post.
The Harold Gleason Papers consists of correspondence, subject files, and manuscripts of poems. The latter spans more than forty years.
Outgoing correspondence is arranged chronologically, incoming alphabetically. Subject files are arranged alphabetically. Manuscripts are in chronological order by year.
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Gleason, Harold Willard -- Archives.
American poetry -- 20th century.
Genres and Forms
Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Harold Willard Gleason Papers
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
|Box 1||Outgoing 1947-1963, undated|
|Box 1||Allen - Harding 1926-1964, undated|
|Box 1||Harvard - Keyes, F.P. 1916-1962, undated|
|Box 1||Knauss - Shipman 1923-1959|
|Box 1||Singer Co. - Youth's Companion and miscellaneous 1915-1962, undated|
|Box 1||Biographical Material|
|Box 1||Magazine and Newspaper Articles|
|Box 1||Gleason, H.W. (ed.) An Anthology of Kingswood Verse (West Hartford, Conn. 1946) and a typescript note from M r. Gleason|
|Box 1||Holograph poems (original drafts) undated|
|Box 1||"Children's poems" before 1923-1938, undated|
|Box 1||"Sea Verse" 1922-1950|
|Box 1||"Shaggerty Blue Saga poems" 1928-1930, undated|
|Box 1||"'Western Verse" poems 1924-1953, undated|
|Box 1||"World War I" poems 1918|
|Box 1||Typescript poems 1936-1964|
|Box 1||Published Copies of poems 1916-1953, undated|
|Box 1||Typescript poem|
|Box 1||Poems 1909|
|Box 1||Typescript poem 1913|
|Box 1||"Nostalgic Notes" (Boston Latin School 1913)|
|Box 1||Typescript poems 1915-1916 (2 folders)|
|Box 1||Typescript poems 1918|
|Box 1||Poems 1919|
|Box 1||Typescript poems 1920-1922 (3 folders)|
|Box 1||Poems 1923-1924 (2 folders)|
|Box 1||Typescript poems 1924-1927 (6 folders)|
|Box 1||Poems 1928|
|Box 1||Typescript poems 1929 (2 folders)|
|Box 1||Poems Published 1949|
|Box 1||Poems Published 1964|
|Box 1||Poems Published 1965|
|Box 2||Poems 1931|
|Box 2||Typescript poems 1932-1934 (3 folders)|
|Box 2||Poems 1935|
|Box 2||Typescript poems 1936|
|Box 2||Poems 1937|
|Box 2||"To the Class of 1937" Kingswood School undated|
|Box 2||Typescript poems 1938-1943 (8 folders)|
|Box 2||Poems 1944|
|Box 2||Typescript poems 1945-1947 (4 folders)|
|Box 2||Poems 1948|
|Box 2||Typescript poems 1949-1964 (15 folders)|
|Box 2||Poems 1963|
|Box 2||Typescript poems 1965|
|Box 2||Poems 1966|
|Box 2||Typescript poems undated|
|Box 2||Typescript poems Before 1930|
|Box 2||Typescript poems 193?|
|Box 2||Poems 1930|