Finding Aid of the Alice Lavinia Long Papers

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Finding Aid of the Alice Lavinia Long Papers

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Wayne Ruwet, September 1976
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Lilace Hatayama, June 1980
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Alice Lavinia Long Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1924-1967
Collection number: 2092
Creator: Long, Alice Lavinia, d. 1956
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Alice Lavinia Knoblauch married Haniel Clark Long in 1913. She painted, wove, and wrote poetry, which her husband collected and preserved. A collection of her poetry was privately printed (1967). The collection consists of manuscript material, printed material relating to Alice Long, correspondence, and ephemera. Manuscripts include The poems of Alice Lavinia Long, Alice's journal, and Christmas, 1939.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alice Lavinia Long Papers (Collection 2092). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Anton V. Long, 1973 & 1976.

Biography

Alice Lavinia Knoblauch was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota; married Haniel Clark Long there on Aug. 12, 1913; after Long resigned his position at Carnegie Institute of Technology, they moved in 1929 to Santa Fe, New Mexico; she painted, wove, and wrote poetry, which her husband collected and preserved; she died on October 14, 1956 in Santa Fe; The poems of Alice Lavinia Long was privately printed in 1967.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscript material, printed material relating to Alice Long, correspondence, and ephemera. Manuscripts include The poems of Alice Lavinia Long, Alice's journal, and Christmas, 1939. Correspondents include Clifton Fadiman, Lawrence Clark Powell, and May Sarton.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  • The poems of Alice Lavinia Long (Box 1).
  • Printed material re Long, typescripts of journal, poems, and ephemera (Box 1).
  • Letters from various persons to Anton Long re The poems of Alice Lavinia Long, ca. 1967 (Box 2).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.
Long, Alice Lavinia, d. 1956--Archives.
Women poets, American--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.


Container List

Box 1

The poems of Alice Lavinia Long. Naples, New York, 1967

Creator/Collector: Long, Alice Lavinia
Box 1, Folder 1

Typescript and copies with printer's instructions.

Physical Description: 11 p.l., 55 leaves.

Note

Title page entitled “Final draft and dummy.”
Box 1, Folder 2

Galley proofs.

Physical Description: 1 p.l., 55 leaves.
Box 1, Folder 3

Typescript and copies.

Physical Description: 43 miscellaneous leaves.
Box 1, Folder 6

Miscellaneous clippings re Alice Long.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 7

Letters re The poems of Alice Lavinia Long. n.p., 1967-1978.

Creator/Collector: Long, Anton
Physical Description: 3 items. Typescript carbon.

Scope and Content Note

  • Includes letter Vitter Bynner and 1 clipping.
  • [Also], holograph fragment of poem by Alice Lavinia Long.
Box 1, Folder 8

Ephemera re The poems of Alice Lavinia Long.

Physical Description: (11 items)

Scope and Content Note

Includes typescript carbon of letter to recipients of the book.
Box 1, Folder 9

Invoices re The poems of Alice Lavinia Long.

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 1, Folder 10

Encore. A quarterly of verse and poetic arts(Spring 1968, February-April) vol.2, no.3. Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Scope and Content Note

“Alice Long Memorial” (pp.4-6).
Box 1, Folder 11

“She left so gently (for Alice Long).” National Fraternal Club News Magazine(June 6, 1974).

Creator/Collector: Burlingame, Robert
Physical Description: p.4 (1 leaf) Photocopy.
Box 1, Folder 12

Private joy. Sayings of the children Molly and John. Recorded by their mother, 1926. Saint Paul, Minnesota: The Webb Press, 1942.

Creator/Collector: [Anonymous]
Physical Description: 9 p.l., 58pp.
Box 1, Folder 13

Related publications, v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: (6 items)
Box 1, Folder 13

1) Anthology of poetry and verse by Institute of American Indian Arts students. Santa Fe, New Mexico: U.S. Department of the Interior, 1965.

Box 1, Folder 13

2) A brief history and guide, Old South Church in Boston.

Box 1, Folder 13

3) “Mystical union of writer and region” [review of Southwest Classics by Lawrence Clark Powell].

Creator/Collector: Hartley, Margaret L.
Box 1, Folder 13

4) In memoriam: Haniel Long. Supplement to the Sunstone Review, Christmas 1974.

Box 1, Folder 13

5) “Invoi to Fred Demmler.” Reprint from Southwest Review(Autumn 1975) vol.60, no.4.

Creator/Collector: Long, Haniel
Physical Description: 2 copies.
Box 1, Folders 14-16

Manuscript Material

Creator/Collector: Long, Alice Lavinia
Box 1, Folder 14

Alice's journal, 1949-1951.

Physical Description: 112 leaves. Typescript. In brown cover.

Scope and Content Note

Extracted from letters to various persons.
Box 1, Folder 15

Alice's poems. From about 1924-[1954].

Physical Description: 78 leaves. Typescript. Loose leaf notebook.
Box 1, Folder 16

Christmas, 1939. [Santa Fe], 1939.

Physical Description: 1 leaf. Typescript carbon.
Box 1, Folder 17

Haniel Long Fund. Checkbook and accounts paid.

Scope and Content Note

re publication of The poems of Alice Lavinia Long.
Box 1

[Correspondence]. v.p., [1923-1956]

Creator/Collector: Long, Alice Lavinia
Physical Description: (37 items)
Box 1, Folder 4

Letters to Mrs. Hattie L. Knoblauch. v.p., 1923-1941.

Physical Description: (9 items)
Box 1, Folder 5

Letters from various persons. v.p., 1934-1956.

Physical Description: (28 items)
Box 2

Letters from various persons to Anton Long as The poems of Alice Lavinia Long. ca. 1967.

Box 2, Folder 1

A - C.

Physical Description: (40 items)

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Anton Long to:
  • Witter Bynner
  • Garth Cate
  • Peggy Pond Church
Box 2, Folder 2

D - G.

Physical Description: (35 items)

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from:
  • Clifton Fadiman
  • Mrs. Turlie May (John Gould Fletcher)
Box 2, Folder 3

H - L.

Physical Description: (27 items)

Scope and Content Note

Includes letter from:
  • Margaret Burke Kiskadden
Box 2, Folder 4

M - Q.

Physical Description: (29 items)

Scope and Content Note

Includes letter from:
  • Lawrence Clark Powell
Box 2, Folder 5

R - Z.

Physical Description: (25 items)

Scope and Content Note

Includes Letter from:
  • May Sarton
Box 2, Folder 6

T - Z.

Physical Description: (24 items)

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from:
  • Jean Starr Untermeyer
Box 2, Folder 7

Letters of acknowledgement from various institutions regarding receipt of The poems of Alice Lavinia Long. v.p., ca. 1967.

Physical Description: (10 items)