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Rosemary Thomas papers, 1930-1966 

Thomas, Rosemary, 1901-1961
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8 boxes (8 boxes)
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Biographical Note

Poet. Columbia University M.A., 1951.

Scope and Contents

Thomas's correspondence with critics and magazine editors concerning her work; and the correspondence of her literary executors with Mark Van Doren about the publication of a posthumous volume of her poetry. Manuscripts and typescripts of her poems; the typescript of the posthumous edition of her poetry, poems rejected by the editors of this book, and their notes; and her prose manuscripts, including her M.A. thesis on the literary and psychological sources of Lawrence Durrell's "The Sonnet of Hamlet;" and the typescript of her anthology of poetry for use in secondary schools.