Papers, 1887-1953, of Virginia Taylor McCormick, Norfolk, Va. poet, literary critic, essayist, lecturer, and editor of <i>The Lyric</i> magazine, 1921-1929. Includes manuscript and printed poems; essays; lectures; diaries, and correspondence with other poets and writers. Correspondents include Franklin Pierce Adams, Lady Astor, Lord Beaverbrook, Gamaliel Bradford, Van Wyck Brooks, Walter de la Mare, Ellen Glasgow, Rupert Hughes, Amy Lowell, H. L. Mencken and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.
Organization: This collection has been organized into 4 series. Series 1 contains manuscript and printed material, Series 2 contains correspondence, Series 3 contains travel diaries, and Series 4 contains clippings, writings, letters and memorabilia. Arrangement: This collection is arranged into series by material type.
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Source: Estate of Virginia Taylor McCormick. Gift: 206 items.
Virginia Taylor McCormick Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.