Correspondence of the 'New Yorker'

Scope and Content

Editors from the 'New Yorker' write to Graves regarding the publication or otherwise of his poems and short stories, and provide editorial comments on his contributions. Occasionally letters bear Graves's ms replies to these comments. Editors include: Howard Moss, Katharine S. White, Roger Angell, Marnie Pomeroy and Brendan Gill. Gill and Moss each send Graves a poem of their own.


Arranged in chronological order.


Canelluñ Collection number: CC0672

This refers to the arrangement of the papers in Robert Graves’ study before they were transferred to the College.

Custodial History

Ts letter from the Poetry Department (17 May 1978) enclosing copy ts text of Graves's poem 'The Unpenned Poem' with ms annotations in unidentified hands, dated Febuary 1975, arrived in box 15 in a bundle of miscellaneous correspondence from a box of "bits" from Graves's bedroom cupboard.

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