Item Details

Papers of Waldo Peirce [manuscript] 1936

Peirce, Waldo
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
Some poems in French
Finding Aid Note
Annotated list available.
Summary
The collection contains a series of letters to Harry Salpeter regarding Granville Hicks' biography of John Reed with a number of anecdotes about painting, writing, poetry, and poetic translations particularly of Baudelaire. He comments on playing semi-professional sports, driving an ambulance in World War I, catching a sea turtle with Hemingway, acting in a Rex Ingram movie, Americans in Paris, and family events.
There are sketches of many well known people of the era including R.P. Blackmur, Lincoln Colcord, Arnold Gingrich, Alan Gruskin, Ernest Hemingway, and John Reed, as well as references to many others including Conrad Aiken, Jerome Bahr, Allan Brooks, Zechariah Chaffee, Robert Peter Tristram Coffin, Andre Derain, Helen Dickson, George Dillon, Isadora Duncan, Max Eastman, Bettina Ehrlich, and Charles William Eliot.
Also T.S. Eliot, Ford Madox Ford, Paul Fort, Michael Gold, Aldous Huxley, James Joyce, Rudyard Kipling, Reginald Marsh, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Lucien Simon, James Forma Sloan, George Slocombe, Eugene E. Speicher, Gertrude Stein, Alize Terry, and Ambroise Vollard.
There are photographs of Peirce with Gold, Reed, and Hemingway, and some manuscripts poems in French and English.
Description
27 items.
Cite as
Waldo Peirce papers in the Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library.
Notes
Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Biographical Note
American painter.
Technical Details
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    a| The collection contains a series of letters to Harry Salpeter regarding Granville Hicks' biography of John Reed with a number of anecdotes about painting, writing, poetry, and poetic translations particularly of Baudelaire. He comments on playing semi-professional sports, driving an ambulance in World War I, catching a sea turtle with Hemingway, acting in a Rex Ingram movie, Americans in Paris, and family events.
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    a| There are sketches of many well known people of the era including R.P. Blackmur, Lincoln Colcord, Arnold Gingrich, Alan Gruskin, Ernest Hemingway, and John Reed, as well as references to many others including Conrad Aiken, Jerome Bahr, Allan Brooks, Zechariah Chaffee, Robert Peter Tristram Coffin, Andre Derain, Helen Dickson, George Dillon, Isadora Duncan, Max Eastman, Bettina Ehrlich, and Charles William Eliot.
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    a| Also T.S. Eliot, Ford Madox Ford, Paul Fort, Michael Gold, Aldous Huxley, James Joyce, Rudyard Kipling, Reginald Marsh, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Lucien Simon, James Forma Sloan, George Slocombe, Eugene E. Speicher, Gertrude Stein, Alize Terry, and Ambroise Vollard.
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    a| There are photographs of Peirce with Gold, Reed, and Hemingway, and some manuscripts poems in French and English.
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    a| Waldo Peirce papers in the Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library.
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    a| American painter.
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    a| Some poems in French.
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    a| Annotated list available.
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    a| Aiken, Conrad, d| 1889-1973.
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    1
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    a| Baudelaire, Charles, d| 1821-1867 v| Translations into English.
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    1
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    a| Bahr, Jerome.
    600
    1
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    a| Blackmur, R. P. q| (Richard P.), d| 1904-1965.
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    a| Brooks, Allan, d| 1869-1946.
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    1
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    a| Chaffee, Zechariah, d| 1885-1957.
    600
    1
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    a| Coffin, Robert P. Tristram q| (Robert Peter Tristram), d| 1892-1955.
    600
    1
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    a| Colcord, Lincoln, d| 1883-1947.
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    1
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    a| Derain, André, d| 1880-1954.
    600
    1
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    a| Dickson, Helen, d| 1884-1969.
    600
    1
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    a| Dillon, George, d| 1906-1968.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Duncan, Isadora, d| 1877-1927.
    600
    1
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    a| Eastman, Max, d| 1883-1969.
    600
    1
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    a| Ehrlich, Bettina, d| 1903-
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    a| Eliot, Charles William, d| 1834-1926.
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    a| Eliot, T. S. q| (Thomas Stearns), d| 1888-1965.
    600
    1
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    a| Ford, Ford Madox, d| 1873-1939.
    600
    1
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    a| Fort, Paul, d| 1872-1960.
    600
    1
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    a| Gingrich, Arnold.
    600
    1
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    a| Gold, Michael, d| 1893-1967
    600
    1
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    a| Gold, Michael, d| 1893-1967 v| Portraits.
    600
    1
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    a| Gruskin, Alan B., d| 1904-1970.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Hemingway, Ernest, d| 1899-1961.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Hemingway, Ernest, d| 1899-1961 v| Portraits.
    600
    1
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    a| Hicks, Granville, d| 1901-1982.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Huxley, Aldous, d| 1894-1963.
    600
    1
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    a| Ingram, Rex, d| 1892-1950
    600
    1
    0
    a| Joyce, James, d| 1882-1941.
    600
    1
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    a| Kipling, Rudyard, d| 1865-1936.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Marsh, Reginald, d| 1898-1954.
    600
    1
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    a| Millay, Edna St. Vincent, d| 1892-1950.
    600
    1
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    a| Reed, John, d| 1887-1920.
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    1
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    a| Reed, John, d| 1887-1920 v| Portraits.
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    a| Simon, Lucien, d| 1861-1945.
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    a| Sloan, James Forma, d| 1874-1933.
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    1
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    a| Slocombe, George, d| 1894-1963.
    600
    1
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    a| Speicher, Eugene Edward, d| 1883-1962.
    600
    1
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    a| Stein, Gertrude, d| 1874-1946.
    600
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    a| Terry, Alize, d| 1896-1987.
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    a| Vollard, Ambroise, d| 1867-1939.
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    a| Sea turtles.
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