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

Hilda Doolittle Correspondence 1934-circa 1990s

Physical Description: Photocopies and printed paper.

Scope and Contents 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 Contents 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 Contents note

Dobson's unpublished autobiography.