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Sylvia Dobson papers, 1934-1992
1989  
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Box 1, Folders 1-6

Hilda Doolittle Correspondence. 1934-circa 1990s.

Physical Description: Photocopies and printed paper.

Scope and Content Note

These folders consist of correspondence written by Doolittle to Dobson. Interleaved are Dobson's notes on the correspondence, offering personal reflections, expanding on historical context, or giving additional information about her and Doolittle's life circumstances at the time the letters were written. The folders are titled with original file names, often citing the location the letters were received, or the historical circumstance in which they were written.
Box 2, Folder 4

Clippings. 1982-1989.

Physical Description: Newsprint and printed paper.

Scope and Content Note

Review written by Perdita Schnaffer (Doolittle and Bryher's daughter) on the 1989 book Writing for Their Lives: The Modernist Women 1910-1940 that includes discussion of Doolittle and Bryher's work.
Book review for Doolittle's biography, Life and Work of an American Poet by Margaret Drabble from the Sunday Telegraph, November 7, 1982.
Box 2, Folder 2-3

On Not Bulldozing Xanadu. 1992.

Physical Description: Printed paper.

Scope and Content Note

Dobson's unpublished autobiography.