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Guide to the Hildegarde Flanner Papers, 1924-1984
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Container List

Boxes 1-2.

Series 1. General Correspondence

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.
Box 1, folder 1

Abdullah, Achmed 1925

folder 2

Academy of American Poets 1966-67

folder 3

Bender, Albert M. 1929-1938

folder 4

Benet, William Rose undated

folder 5

Bird, Grace 1938-75

folder 6

Bogan, Louise 1935

folder 7

Boyers, Robert, 1979-81

folder 8

Bradbury, Ray 1978

folder 9

Burden, Jean 1963-84

folder 10

Byner, Witter 1925-30

folder 11

Clapp, Frederick Mortimer 1930-42

folder 12

Daby, James 1937-42

folder 13

Danno, Yoko 1981

folder 14

Dawson, James 1935-37

folder 15

Day, Margery 1968

folder 16

Everson, William 1939

folder 17

Field, Sara Bard undated

folder 18

Fisher, Mary Frances K. 1983

folder 19

Flanner, J[anet] 1957

folder 20

Flanner, Mary undated

folder 21

Garrett, Bill 1976-80

folder 22

Ginzburg, Natalie 1979-82

folder 23

Greenhood, David 1937

folder 24

Gregory, Marja 1935

folder 25

Harper & Brothers 1941

folder 26

Hubbell, Lindley Williams 1948

folder 27

Jacobson, Josephine 1974-83

folder 28

Jeakins, Dorothy 1979-83

folder 29

Lesemann, Maurice and Marjorie 974-81

folder 30

MacMillan Co. The 1937

folder 31

McWilliams, Carey 1977-80

folder 32

Meiklejohn, Helen 1965

folder 33

Miles, Josephine 1935-40

folder 34

Neff, Barbara 1961-71

folder 35

New Republic 1935-36

folder 36

Percival, Olive 1938-74

folder 37

Purrel, Idella 1929-41

folder 38

Rittenhouse, Jessie B. 1929

folder 39

Rood, Karen L. 1985-86

folder 40

Rorty, James 1924

folder 41

Rorty, James 1960-61

folder 42

Rorty, James 1962

folder 43

Rorty, James 1962-63

folder 44

Rorty, James 1964

folder 45

Rorty, James 1965-66

folder 46-47

Rorty, James undated

folder 48

Solano, Solita 1940-42

Box 2, folder 1

Stanford, Ann 1963-65

folder 2

Sterling, George 1925-26

folder 3

Taggard, Genevieve 1935

folder 4

Travel 1941-42

folder 5

Triem, Eve 1966

folder 6

Walton, Eda Lou 1935-37

folder 7

Welch, Marie de L. 1935-66

folder 8

Welles, Winifred 1935

folder 9

Wesleyan University Press 1983-84

folder 10

Winters, Janet undated

folder 11

Witt-Diamond, Ruth undated

folder 12

Wolff, Eleanor L. 1979-81

folder 13

Wright, Celeste 1964-83

folder 14-16

Kay Nielsen Memorial Fund 1976-80

folder 17

Material concerning Kay Nielsen book

folder 18

Letters re. conservation efforts of H. Flanner 1960-69

folder 19

Miscellaneous letters from Flanner 1920-86

folder 20-24

Miscellaneous letters to Flanner 1935-85

folder 25

Telegrams 1940-41

Cartons 1-2.

Series 2. Manuscripts of Poems.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.
Carton 1, folder 1

"Abyss" undated

folder 2

"Actaeon" 1970

folder 3

"Address By the Skull" undated

folder 4

"Adore! Adore!" 1963

folder 5

"Advice for Little Children" undated

folder 6

"Advice from a Balcony in Spring" undated

folder 7

"After a Winter Rain" 1925

folder 8

"After Reading a Classic" 1985

folder 9

"After the Funeral" 1977, 1985

folder 10

"Against Revelation" undated

folder 11

"Alarm" undated

folder 12

"Alas the bird ascending from my spirit" 1924

folder 3

"All Heart Knows Her Own Bitterness" undated

folder 14

"All Men Adore the Spring" undated

folder 15

"All the Pretty Birds" 1977-84

folder 16

"Allegiance" undated

folder 17

"Ancient Olive Trees at Winters" 1957

folder 18

"And Bury Your Dead" 1967

folder 19

"Animals Discover their Saint" 1979

folder 20

"Anniversary Sonnet" 1927

folder 21

"Answering Wilder Bentley" undated

folder 22

"Appeal" undated

folder 23

"Apple-Sauce Song" 1982

folder 24

"April Night" undated

folder 25

"April Wisdom" 1924

folder 26

"To Arenaria Caespitosa" 1951,1984

folder 27

"Arrivals and Departures" 1977

folder 28

"Arrived" 1955,1960

folder 29

"As I Lay Dying" 1924

folder 30

"Ascent" 1934

folder 31

"Astrologer--to a dancer" 1920

folder 32

"Assurance" 1919

folder 33

"Atlantis Rises" 1982

folder 34

"Atom--Nuclear" 1955

folder 35

"Attitude" 1924

folder 36

"Autumn Lane" undated

folder 37

"Avowal" undated

folder 38

"Ballad" 1920

folder 39

"Ballad of Highway 29" undated

folder 40

"Ballad of Santa Monica" 1934

folder 41

"Ballad With Sad Accents" 1969-82

folder 42

"Be Not Afraid" 1924

folder 43

"Be Steady Heart" 1976

folder 44

"Before Anasthesia" 1939

folder 5

"Beggar" 1920

folder 46

"Behind a Cyprus Hedge" undated

folder 47

"Bells" 1985

folder 48

"Birch Grove" undated

folder 49

"A Bird" 1955-60

folder 50

"A Bird Sings at Night" undated

folder 51

"Birds" 1919

folder 52

"Black Arum (Draculunus vulgaris) 956

folder 53

"Blackberry Picker" 1977

folder 54

"Blade of Loneliness" 1975-76

folder 55

"Blessed Be Memory, And Yet" 972

folder 54

"Blessing" 1921

folder 55

"Blue Pine" 1919

folder 56

"Bouquet" 1920

folder 57

"Bread and Butter and Applesauce" 973

folder 58

"Bright Star, Would I Were Steadfast As 70,1975

folder 

Thou Art--" 59 "Bright Western Day" 1942

folder 60

"Brow's Light" undated

folder 61

"The Buck" 1935

folder 62

"A Bunch of Wildflowers from the Sierra Foothills" 1971

folder 63

"Calendar" 1924

folder 64

"Cannon of our Times" 1972

folder 65

"Card of Thanks: One More New Year's Eve" undated

folder 66

"Celebration of the 4 Letter Word" 1977

folder 67

"Certain Rich Man Has Left Instructions for his Funeral" 1921-22

folder 68

"Certainty" 1920

folder 69

"Certainty", "History", "The Last Democracy" ated

folder 70

"Chiapas" undated

folder 71

"The Chief" undated

folder 72

"Chinese" undated

folder 73

"Choice" 1972

folder 74

"Circle" 1919

folder 75

"Cleaning the Birds" 1971

folder 76

"Clock Damn It" undated

folder 77

"Cold Compress" 1978

folder 78

"Comforter" undated

folder 79

"Coming Up the Road" undated

folder 80

"Communion" undated

folder 81

"Companion" 1920

folder 82

"Compassionate Guest" 1980

folder 83

"Concerto No. 2 in a Flat Major John Field" 1977

folder 84

"Confession" 1919

folder 85

"Contraband" undated

folder 86

"Courage alone is not enough" 1941

folder 87

"Crash, and if you must" 1935

folder 88

"Creek Song" 1976

folder 89

"Cry Hark" 1927

folder 90

"Dark and lower darkness and gone under!" 25-26

folder 91

"Dark Milton" undated

folder 92

"Dawn from Seven Windows" ndated

folder 93

"Dawn Poem" 1929

folder 94

"Day by Day" 1924

folder 95

"Day the Verdin Sat on my Head" undated

folder 96

"Dead and bright between two stones" 1942, 1969

folder 97

"Death is a silence" 1976

folder 98

"Death, spoken of as dark" undated

folder 99

"A Deed of Gift" undated

folder 100

"Deep Harvest" 1934

folder 101

"Deer Season" undated

folder 102

"Definitive Spring" 1931

folder 103

"Delphinium at Twilight" undated

folder 104

"Departure" undated

folder 105

"The Desert" 1961

folder 106

"Desert View" 1971, 1972

folder 107

"The Diamond" 1980-82

folder 108

"Dictionary" undated

folder 109

"Discovery" 1919

folder 110

"Doctors of Divinity" undated

folder 111

"Dove" 1967

folder 112

"Dove Season" 1972

folder 113

"Dread Aloe" 1926

folder 114

"A Dream Too Cruel, Too Real" 1969

folder 115

"Driving Clock (Mt. Wilson Observatory)" 1934

folder 116

"Dumb" 1920

folder 117

"Dusk in the Valley" 1968-85

folder 118

"Dying House" undated

folder 119

"Early Bird shall have the Worm" 1925

folder 120

"Early" 1955

folder 121

"East on the Zephyr" 1969

folder 122

"Egyptian Antiquities" undated

folder 123

"Egyptian Carvers of the Tombs" 1956

folder 124

"Elders Come to Her" 1920

folder 125

"An Elegy for Honor" 1973

folder 126

"Elegy for the Napa Valley" undated

folder 127

"End of Anger" 1924

folder 128

"End of all Philosophy" undated

folder 129

"Escape" 1922

folder 130

"Epitaph" 1923

folder 131

"Epitaphs" undated

folder 132

"Eve of Elegy" 1952-59

folder 133

"Evensong" undated

folder 134

"Evolution" 1920

folder 35

"Fairy Under the Bamboo Tree" undated

folder 136

"Faith" undated

folder 137

"Falling at Palenque" 1971-72

folder 138

"A Farewell" 1978-79

folder 139

"Farewell Poem" 1927

folder 140

"Father of the nightingales" undated

folder 141

"The Fears" 1921

folder 142

"The Feast" undated

folder 143

"Feed" 1925

folder 144

"Fern Song" 1976

folder 145

"A Few Four-Letter Words" 1977-78

folder 146

"A Few Words to the Mansion" undated

folder 147

"Fig Tree" undated

folder 148

"The First Ride" undated

folder 149

"Flight" undated

folder 150

"The Flight" 1934

folder 151

"Focus" undated

folder 152

"For a Clean House" 1940

folder 153

"For Frederick" 1979

folder 154

"For Loving Our Country" 1939-41

folder 155

"For My Gold Cock killed by a Stray Dog" 1969

folder 156

"For One Who Walks in Sadness" 1924-25

folder 157

"For the Dim Moving of my earthling feet" undated

folder 158

"For the first time, Paris" 1950

folder 159

"For the First Woman Who May Become the First President of the USA" 1974

folder 160

"For You, the Suicide" 1939

folder 161

"The Founders of this Town" 1970

folder 162

"Fragment" undated

folder 163

"Freezias" 1921

folder 164

"Frog Song" 1975

folder 165

"From the Napa Valley" undated

folder 166

"From the Train Window" 1975

folder 167

"Funeral" 1968, 1984

folder 168

"Game of Chess" 1956

folder 169

"Garden" 1919

folder 170

"A Girl is Murdered" 1971

folder 171

"God, If Thou Canst Pray" 1977

folder 172

"God, in whom thine own powers are confounded" 1971, 1983

folder 173

"God pity them who have no love" 1926

folder 174

"Gone, Gone from loud morality" 1925

folder 175

"Gotham" undated

folder 176

"The Great Mountain" 1919

folder 177

"Greater Than Flowers" 1920

folder 178

"Grief has many names" 1976

folder 179

"Groove" undated

folder 180

"A Guarded Answer" 1977

folder 181

"A Guarded Conversation" 1973

folder 182

"A Guarded Report" 1973

folder 183

"Had He Been Good" 1940

folder 184

"Hard Duties At Age 76" 1976-78

folder 185

"The Hardest Gift of God" 1961

folder 186

"Harvest and Father Harvest" 1942

folder 187

"Harvest Time" 1925

folder 188

"Hawk is a Woman" undated

folder 189

"He May Come Late" 1935-37

folder 190

"He Dwelt in Life" undated

folder 191

"He who is born" 1925

folder 192

"The Heart Turns East" undated

folder 193

"Here Summer Has an Amber Palace" 1925

folder 194

"High Stream's End" 1930

folder 195

"Higher, turn it higher" 1971

folder 196

"Highway 29" 1976

folder 197

"Hill over Rincon" 1933

folder 198

"Hills of San Simeon" 1934

folder 199

"The Hollering Hill" undated

folder 200

"Homage at Twilight" undated

folder 201

"Homage to the Evening Planet" undated

folder 202

"House Below the Dew" undated

folder 203

"Houseghost" undated

folder 204

"How Mystical my Flesh" 1923

folder 205

"A Human Predicament" 1968-70

folder 206

"Humngers" undated

folder 207

"I always speak with courtesy to the animals" undated

folder 208

"I am thirsty now" 1976

folder 209

"I am young" 1919

folder 210

"I hae been to the wildwood" undated

folder 211

"I have heard the wild slow horns" undated

folder 212

"I hear the young hawk calling" 1975

folder 213

"I know hills" 1920

folder 214

"I know that winter is at hand" undated

folder 215

"I who was temple and tree am overthrown" 1984

folder 216

"If [] had been a good man" 1940

folder 217

"If God is God" 1925

folder 218

"If this be love" 1924

folder 219

"III" 1967

folder 220

"Illusive Month" undated

folder 221

"I'm only a woman" 1977

folder 222

"Image on a curving plane" 1955-68

folder 223

"In memory" 1968

folder 224

"In place[s] of prayer" undated

folder 225

"In the Gardens of Ghazipur" 1919

folder 226

"In there before the altar" 1920

folder 227

"In this manner" 1921

folder 228

"Incident at Rancho Felicia" 1965-77

folder 229

"Infinite Ending" undated

folder 230

"Inheritance" 1919

folder 231

"Initiate" 1921

folder 232

"The Inspiraton" 1978

folder 233

"Instead of Diamonds" 1940-41

folder 234

"Invocation to Rain" 1976

folder 235

"The Island" 1965

folder 236

"The Island" 1976

folder 237

"It Happened on Howell Mountain" undated

folder 238

"It is quiet here" 1927

folder 239

"It was not I who said" 1965

folder 240

"Japanese Print" 1919

folder 241

"Jehovah" undated

folder 242

"Joe Flynn's Dog a ballad" 1980

folder 243

"The Journey" 1951

folder 244

"Junction" 1960-64

folder 245

"Junk Mail: Instructions" 1980

folder 246

"The Kalin Weaver" undated

folder 247

"A Kind of Getting Up" undated

folder 248

"The King's Wife" 1920

folder 249

"Knowing in Passing" undated

folder 50

"Lake Mono from the Air" 1980

folder 251

"Lamb's Song" 1976-82

folder 252

"Lark in the Desert" undated

folder 253

"The Last Democracy" 1923

folder 254

"The Last Time, the Dove" 1967

folder 255

"The Late Operating Cupid" 1974

folder 256

"The Late Quaker Sonnet" 1977

folder 257

"Lava Has Meaning: 1940" 1940

folder 258

"Legend" undated

folder 259

"Let Us Believe" 1940

folder 260

"Lethal" 1922

folder 261

"Let's go to the old orchard" 1982

folder 262

"A Letter" undated

folder 263

"Letter to an Old Home" 1941

folder 264

"A Letter to D.E." undated

folder 265

"The Letters of Robert Oppenheimer Postscript" 1980

folder 266

"Life is alarm" 1977

folder 267

"Life will catch you" 1924

folder 268

"Lines composed while bathing" 1923

folder 269

"Lines to a Farmer" 1977-78

folder 270

"Lines to a poem" undated

folder 271

"Listen to the Skull" 1939

folder 272

"A Local Report" undated

folder 273

"A Location" 1968

folder 274

"Lompoc Pacific Missile Base" 959

folder 275

"Lord High God, golden Jehovah" undated

folder 276

"The Lost Girl" undated

folder 277

"The Lost One" undated

folder 278

"The Loyal" 1937

folder 279

"Lullaby" undated

folder 280

"Lullaby for a Baby Devil" 1973

folder 281

"Madame, such torment is the bitter wraith" 1953

folder 282

"The Magnolia Blossom" undated

folder 283

"To Make Much of Remembering" 1970

folder 284

"Master of Henry Purcell" 1979

folder 285

"Master of the Ship" 1976

folder 286

"Meeting House on a Thoroughfare" undated

folder 287

"Memo" 1969

folder 288

"Memo on a Memo" 1966

folder 289

"Mendicant-Song" 1920

folder 290

"Mind on Matter" undated

folder 291

"Mind upon Matter" undated

folder 292

"The Moat" 1952

folder 293

"Moment" 1923

folder 294

"Mood" 1919

folder 295

"Moon and Motor" 1937

folder 296

"Moon poem" 1978

folder 297

"Morning on this Hill" 1967-70

folder 298

"Morning Star" 1961

folder 299

"Mother of the World" 1957, 1978

folder 300

"Mother and Child in Gothic Stone" undated

folder 301

"Mountain" 1932

folder 302

"The Mountain Quail" undated

folder 303

"Murder in the Hotel" undated

folder 304

"Music in Drought" undated

folder 305

"Music on Midnight" 1931

folder 306

"Mutation" 1919

folder 307

"My Century" 1986

folder 308

"My Sears Roebuck refrig begins to sound" 1979

folder 309

"My Spirit with thy spirit luminous" undated

folder 310

"My thirsty sparrow in the yellow hat" undated

folder 311

"The Name" 1974

Carton 2, folder 1

"Napa Valley" 1970-82

folder 2

"Never Ask" 1937-38

folder 3

"New Found Land" undated

folder 4

"New Year's Eve" 1970-71

folder 5

"News" 1975

folder 6

"Nightingales at Oregeval" 1950

folder 7

"No Lost Cities" 1970

folder 8

"Noon on Alameda Street" 1935

folder 9

"Noon Siren" 1967, 1968

folder 10

"Nostalgia" undated

folder 11

"Not Mortal" 1929

folder 12

"Notes Carved with a Feather" 1924

folder 13

["Now can thee tell my why a narrow chill"] 1981

folder 14

["Now the storm is weary"] 1924

folder 15

["O God within this sorrow's slender grail"] 1924

folder 16

"O Motor, Motors" 1936-39

folder 17

"O Mountain" undated

folder 18

"O Pioneers O Pathfinders" 1970

folder 19

"Obituary" 1981-82

folder 20

"Obsequies" 1963

folder 21

"October Night" 1924-25

folder 22

"Of All Lost Chance" undated

folder 23

"Of All Sat Freedom on the Heights" 1937-39

folder 24

["Oh be convinced of mystery"] 1923

folder 25

["Oh this body!"] 1925

folder 26

"Old Acre Song" 1976-82

folder 27

"The Old Bone" 1966-70

folder 28

"The Old Rocking Chair at Lilac" 1979

folder 29

["On a bright blue day"] 1961

folder 30

"On a Hill" undated

folder 31

"On Board the Zephyr" undated

folder 32

"On Forgetting the Name of a Small Planet" 1971

folder 33

"On Hill Tops" 1923

folder 34

"On the Stairs" 1971-78

folder 35

"On Waking" undated

folder 36

"On the Soltice [sic] of December 1974

folder 37

["Once too often she slept in the moonlight"] 1922

folder 38

["One by one the windows rise"] 1975

folder 39

"One Dark Night" 1981

folder 40

"The One Lost Hair" 1969

folder 41

["Only you, my lovely forest"] 1976

folder 42

["Open your eyes"] undated

folder 43

"The Oracle, The Chief" 1971

folder 44

"Orpha's Song" 1934

folder 45

"Our Times" 1967

folder 46

"Over the Phone" 1979

folder 47

"Paris from a Balcony" 1952

folder 48

"Patria" undated

folder 49

"Pax" 1920

folder 50

"Pear Poem" 1976

folder 51

"Pear Song" 1976-82

folder 52

"Pentameter" 1970

folder 53

"Performance (recollections after Brahms)" 1958-61

folder 54

["Perhaps at this moment"] 1967

folder 55

"Peril" 1961

folder 56

"Philippian" 1921-22

folder 57

"Phone Booth Song" 1977

folder 58

"Picking Blueberries" 1962-77

folder 59

"Picking Up an Earthworm" 1980

folder 60

"Poem" undated

folder 61

"A Poem" 1976

folder 62

"Poem (At least)" undated

folder 63

"Poem for an Elderly Child" undated

folder 64

"A Poem for Use" 1939-66

folder 65

"Poem from the Napa Valley" 1967

folder 66

"Poem in November" undated

folder 67

"A Poet" undated

folder 68

"Portrait--Mother and Child in Stone" undated

folder 69

"Portrait of a Strange Woman" 1923

folder 70

"Praise for Valley Weed (Beside the Southern Pacific tracks)" 1958

folder 71

["Pray now to God"] 1942

folder 72

"Prayer" undated

folder 73

"Prayer I" undated

folder 74

"Prayer--II" undated

folder 75

"Prayer for Chastity" 1924

folder 76

"Prayer for this Day" 1934

folder 77

"A Prayer on Foot" undated

folder 78

"Prayer to a Friend" 1924

folder 79

"Prelude" 1921

folder 80

"Prelude and End" undated

folder 81

"Presence" undated

folder 82

"Profound Western Summary" 1957

folder 83

"Promise" 1920

folder 84

"Proposed Forward For Her Next Book" 1924

folder 85

"Public Beach, California" 1964

folder 86

"Quaker Sonnets" 1922-24

folder 87

"Query" 1920

folder 88

"A Query on Sheep" 1967

folder 89

"The Question" 1978

folder 90

"Question and No Answer Vietnam" 1984

folder 91

"Quietly, Suddenly" 1925

folder 92

"Rattlesnake" 1934

folder 93

"Rebuke" 1923

folder 94

"Refusal" 1920

folder 95

"Relics" 1922

folder 96

"A Request" undated

folder 97

"Requisition" 1920

folder 98

"A Resurrection" 1980

folder 99

"Revelation 1940" 1940, 1983

folder 100-102

Rhoda" 1934

folder 103

"Rhyme For a Tragic Valentine" 1921-22

folder 104

"The Sad Hotel" undated

folder 105

"St. Augustine" undated

folder 106

"Scrap Metal" 1961

folder 107

"Second Hand Bed for Sale" undated

folder 108

"Secular Revery" 1937-41

folder 109

"Serenade" undated

folder 110

"Shadows over Curving Plane" 1959

folder 111

["She stood on the bridge at midnight"] 1973

folder 112

"Shore Sonnet" undated

folder 113

"Sight without Cypher" 1961

folder 114

["Silence fluttered at me like a moth"] 1924

folder 115

"Silent" 1924

folder 116

"Singer" undated

folder 117

["Single single may it be"] 1977

folder 118

"Sisters" 1919

folder 119

"The Skull of Arlington" 1964

folder 120

"Sleepless" undated

folder 121

"Sleepless Night" 1982

folder 122

"Slow Boone" 1936-37

folder 123

"Slow Moment" undated

folder 124

"Small Planet Unknown (by the RR)" 1956-59

folder 125

"Smith Brother's Lumber Shed" 1955

folder 126

"The Snail" 1928

folder 127

"The Snake at Single Springs" 1971

folder 128

["Snow"] 1925

folder 129

["So much wisdom needed"] 1925

folder 130

["So when I knew I was not needed"] undated

folder 131

"Solitude" 1919

folder 132

"Somehow Rise" 1934-37

folder 133

"Song" 1924

folder 134

"Song at Dark" undated

folder 135

"Song at the Gate" 1979-82

folder 136

"Song for a Right Merry Gentleman" undated

folder 137

"Song for Ashes" undated

folder 138

"Song for Nash Creek" 1977-82

folder 139

"A Song for the Burden" 1971

folder 140

"Song (for the living)" 1923

folder 141

"Song for the Slaughter" undated

folder 142

"Song for Trouble" 1974

folder 143

"Song for the 25th Day" 1978-79

folder 144

"Song in Self-Defense" undated

folder 145

"Song of Decision" 1921

folder 146

"Song of Sorrow, Not of Grace" 976

folder 147

"Sonnet" undated

folder 148

"Sonnet in Quaker Language 2" ndated

folder 149

"Soul Conscience/Inner Light/Light Within" 5

folder 150

"Soul Sequence" 1970

folder 151

"A Speech for the President" 1972

folder 152

["Spring"] undated

folder 153

["Such hope, such promise from earth"] 67

folder 154

"Suicide Bridge Pasadena" 1934

folder 155

"Summer Hills" 1926

folder 156

"Summer Night at Dunsmuir" 1954-56

folder 157

"Summer Night in California" 1958

folder 158

"Summer Noon" 1919

folder 159

"Summer Vesperal" 1929

folder 160

"Summer's End" 1928

folder 160

"Summer's Valley" 1963-68

folder 162

"Sunday Afternoon in the Suburbs" 1934

folder 163

"Superior People" undated

folder 164

"Swift Love, Sweet Motor" 1936

folder 165

"The Table" 1969

folder 166

"Telephone Booth Song" 1972

folder 167

"The Tempted" 1923

folder 168

"Testament" 1920

folder 169

["Thanks, old philosopher"] 1969

folder 170

["That love's fulfillment contains sadness too"] undated

folder 171

["These are the facts at twilight"] 1969

folder 172

["They were the thing they wrought"] undated

folder 173

"Things There Are" undated

folder 174

["This day when I lay my hope said"] 1964-65

folder 175

["This is the crystal"] undated

folder 176

"This morning" 1969

folder 177

["This the autumn of your death"] 1975

folder 178

"This, the Bright Sky" undated

folder 179

"Thistles" 1982-84

folder 180

"Three Memos" 1966

folder 181

["Time"] undated

folder 182

"Tin Cans at Keeler (Owens Dry Lake)" 1934

folder 183

"To a Dear Friend" undated

folder 184

"To a Small Planet of the High Sierras" undated

folder 185

"To a Soul Asleep" 1923-24

folder 186

"To a Statue" 1921

folder 187

"...to a tree in bloom" 1922

folder 188

"To a Unicorn" 1923

folder 189

"To Be in Rain" undated

folder 190

"To Choose" 1922

folder 191

"To Dr. D. and Others" 1955

folder 192

"to Hart Crane" undated

folder 193

"To Her Books" undated

folder 194

"To My Books who Perished By Fire" undated

folder 195

"To My Dear Who Will Not Condescend to Please" undated

folder 196

"To My Spiders" 1964

folder 197

"To One of Little Faith" 1923

folder 198

"To One Who Understands" 1921

folder 199

"To the Jet Returning from China" undated

folder 200

"To the Munitions Makers" undated

folder 201

"To the New Owner" 1960-83

folder 202

"To the Wild Iris" 1975

folder 203

"To Whom" 1921

folder 204

"To You Who Make Wars for Profit" 1939

folder 205

"Touch" 1920

folder 206

"Toward the Distance, Singing" undated

folder 207

"Towers Like These" 1934

folder 208

"The Traitor" undated

folder 209

"Traveller A-Maze" 1956

folder 210

"A True Summer Night" undated

folder 211

"The Trap" 1976-82

folder 212

"Trees" 1919

folder 213

"True Western Summer" 1958

folder 214

"12 O'Clock Freight" undated

folder 215

"Underground at the NY Central" 1977

folder 216

"Upon learning that a Certain Young Man Had Mistresses" 24

folder 217

"Valley Quail" undated

folder 218

"The Vase" 1978-82

folder 219

"Verdict" undated

folder 220

"Vintage Napa Valley" 1963-64

folder 221

"Vision" 1923

folder 222

"Voices on the Air" 1970

folder 223

"Waiting for the Griddle to Smoke" 1961

folder 224

"Waltzing within my S[]" 1980-82

folder 225

"Wanderer" 1919

folder 226

"Warning" 1919

folder 227

["Water cannot comfort"] 1924

folder 228

"A Way to Know" undated

folder 229

"Weatherman's Vacation" 1975

folder 230

["Well, let the supercilious"] 1925

folder 231

"Were Those Fifty-five Thousand Lives in Vain Mr. President?" 1975

folder 232

"Whatever the Season" undated

folder 233

"What Bell" undated

folder 234

"What Is That Sound" 1985

folder 235

["What's this little thing called Sorrow"] undated

folder 236

["What manner of thing it is"] 1977

folder 237

["What memory holds beautiful"] undated

folder 238

["When dust shall take me in his arms"] undated

folder 239

["When Mr. Davies' Unicorns coupled"] undated

folder 240

"When Should We Despair (for Us)" undated

folder 241

"Where I Live" 1980

folder 242

["While dawn is yet a pearly babe"] 1955

folder 243

"White Magnolia Blossom" undated

folder 244

["White, White!"] undated

folder 245

"Who Started the Fire, the Ballad of Calistoga" undated

folder 246

["Why"] 1969

folder 247

"Wild Pigs at Cachuma" 1963

folder 248

"The Wind at Waputki" 1971

folder 249

"Wings" 1919

folder 250

"Wisdom" 1922

folder 251

["Wisdom ready at the root"] 1955

folder 252

["With Him who sets the lily on the stem"] 1924

folder 253

"Within the Hushed Earth" 1923

folder 254

["Within the narrow landscape of my choice"] 1960

folder 255

"Women of My Day" 1934

folder 256

["Women who scrub public floors"] undated

folder 257

"Words for Unheard Music" 1923

folder 258

"Words of Four Letters" 1977

folder 259

"X (December 24)" 1964-65

folder 260

["You fires that have no fire within"] 1980

folder 261

["You folk"] 1971

folder 262

"Young Eucalyptus" undated

folder 263

["Young ladies, little singers to the dove's delight"] undated

folder 264

"Your Morning News" 1968

folder 265

"Yucatan" 1971-72

folder 266

["Zoe, Time's best is yours to keep"] undated

folder 267

Unidentified manuscript 1919

folder 268-269

Unidentified fragments

folder 270

Lists of Flanner's poems in her writing

folder 271

Bibliography of Flanner's poetry

Carton 3.

Series 3. Other Manuscripts.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged by type of manuscript: plays, short stories, non-fiction, and poetry talks.
 

Plays

Carton 3, folder 1

The Hearkening Eye 1979

folder 2

"Mind Over Matter": introduction to poem undated

folder 3

Introduction to collection of poems by women poets uundated

folder 4

Bibliography of books by Flanner

folder 5

A Legend for Ann undated

folder 6

Sheridan and the Censor undated

folder 7-11

Smile, Lion undated

folder 12

Totem's Tower undated

folder 13-14

The White Bridge undated

folder 15

Synopsis of untitled play undated

folder 16-17

"Scene 1" of untitled play undated

folder 18

Untitled play undated

 

Short Stories

folder 19

Manuscript of untitled short story undated

folder 20

"Cat Goes Fiddle-Aye-Fee" undated

folder 21

["Heaven and Hell"] 1924

folder 22

"The Last Pierot" undated

folder 23

"The Little Black Mermaid" 1986

folder 24

["Lotta"] undated

folder 25

"Under the Yonder-Tree" undated

folder 26

"A Letter `Zatt-So' (a dog) to `Miss Margaret'" undated

 

Non-Fiction

folder 27

List of Flanner's articles

folder 28

"Amy Lowell: An Appreciation" 1925

folder 29

"Bamboo: An Honest Love Affair" undated

folder 30

Brief Cherishing, A Napa Valley Harvest 1985

folder 31

Brief Cherishing: introduction undated

folder 32

"California, Our Imperfect Eden" 1942

folder 33

"The Chronicle of Zoe" 1980

folder 34

"A Conversation Among Exotics" 1979

folder 35

"An Elegy" undated

folder 35

"Gentle Aliens" 1979

folder 36

"Getting Mother to Yosemite" 1978

folder 37

"Geological Fantasia" 1934

folder 38

["Green Mountain Gardens"] undated

folder 39

"Indian Ceremonies of the Old San Diego Back Country" undated

folder 40-41

["Jacinto"] 1981

folder 42

"A Kind of Idyl" 1978

folder 43

"My Late Miss Percival: A Different Image" 1984

folder 44

"Luminous Valley" undated

folder 45

"My Mother's Fire" 1954

folder 46

[Napa Valley Planning Commission] 1981

folder 47

"The Poetry of Gerard Hopkins" 1930

folder 48

"The Poet's Dilemma" undated

folder 49

"Saint's with Plows" 1934

folder 50

"Smog" undated

folder 51

"A Valley is Dying" undated

folder 52

"A Vanishing Land" undated

folder 53

"Wildfire: Berkeley, 1923" 1974

folder 54

Reviews written by Flanner 1931-37

folder 55

Prose fragments re. poetry

 

Poetry Talks

folder 56

Introductions to poetry readings undated

folder 57

Excerpt from KPFK reading 1960

folder 58

"Bakersfied [sic], March 13, 1937"

folder 59

"Carl Sandburg" undated

folder 60

[Contemporary poetry] undated

folder 61

"Edgar Lee Masters--the Spoon River Anthology" 1926

folder 62

[The Editor and the Poet] undated

folder 63

[Emily Dickinson] undated

folder 64

"Former Talk" undated

folder 65

"Free Verse" undated

folder 66

[Louise Imogen Guiney] undated

folder 67

"Manifest for Writers" undated

folder 68

"Mr. Hill's Class in Modern American Literature" 0

folder 69

[Modern Poetry] undated

folder 70

"Pasadena Writers'Conference Library" 60

folder 71

"Perry Zoll" undated

folder 72

[Poetry and Modern Life] undated

folder 73

[Poetry Readings] undated

folder 74

[The Poet's Dilemma] undated

folder 75

"The Poet's Dilemma" undated

folder 76

"The Poet's Place in His Time" 934

folder 77

[The Problems of Poetic Form] ndated

folder 78

"Problems of the Poet" undated

folder 79

"Rhthym" undated

folder 80

[Rhthym] undated

folder 81

"Tendencies in Recent American Poetry" undated

folder 82

"Vachel Lindsay" undated

folder 83

Fragments

Carton 4, folders 1-25.

Series 4. Other Personal Papers.

Scope and Content Note

Contains notes, notebooks, reviews, articles, and other materials.
Carton 4, folder 1

Notebooks: "Stories, Plays, Ideas" and "Books to be read"

folder 2

Notebooks: "Syntax Form or []" and untitled miscellaneous notes

folder 3

Notes, ideas for poems

folder 4

Reviews from Flanner scrapbook: p.1.

folder 5

Reviews from Flanner scrapbook: pp.2-6.

folder 6

Reviews from Flanner scrapbook: pp.7-9.

folder 7

Reviews from Flanner scrapbook: pp.10-15.

folder 8

Collected poems from other poets and notes from Flanner scrapbook.

folder 9

Reviews: Flanner poetry 1923-83

folder 10

Articles on/mentioning Flanner 1924-86

folder 11

Programs: meetings/events where Flanner spoke 1917-1934

folder 12

Purchase rights agreements: Yankee magazine undated

folder 13

"Poet of the Month": advertisement with Flanner poem 1941

folder 14

"Hildegard Flanner: an Appreciation" M.A. thesis by Winifried Evelyn Smith. 1935

folder 15

"Hildegard Flanner": college paper by Cathy Fasy 1986

folder 16

"Hildegard Flanner" for Dictionary of Literary Biography by Karen L. Rood. 1983

folder 17

"On the Poetic License of Theeing and Thouing a Poet Whom I Had Never Met But Once Though Auspiciously": by Wilder Bentley undated

folder 18

Published poems by other poets collected by Flanner

folder 19

Typewritten poems by other poets collected by Flanner

folder 20

Articles on poets and poetry collected by Flanner

folder 21

Reminiscenes of the Flanner family undated

folder 22

Reviews on artwork by Flanner's husband: Frederick Monhoff 1933

folder 23

Frederick Monhoff estate 1978

folder 24

2 Postcards to Flanner

folder 25

"My House"

Carton 4, folders 26-34.

series 5. journals.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Includes a folder of poems found loose in the last journal.
Carton 4, folder 26

Journal 1925

folder 27

Journal 1927-29

folder 28

Journal 1929-31

folder 29

Journal 1929-36

folder 30

Journal 1931, 1940

folder 31

Journal 1938-39

folder 32

Journal 1942-83

folder 33

Journal 1963-74

folder 34

Poems found loose in 1963-74 journal 1963-74

Carton 4, folders 35-41; oversize box.

Series 6. Mary Flanner Papers.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged by type of manuscript.
Contains sheet music (manuscripts and published) of works composed or arranged by Mary Flanner.
folder 35

"Mother Brood," "My Lady Just Over the Way," an untitled poem undated

folder 36

Program of play, In the Red, and other plays featuring M. Flanner 1933

folder 37

Reviews of Mary Flanner theatrical work 28-38

folder 38-39

Musical compositions and arrangements undated

folder 40

Poems collected by M. Flanner undated

folder 41

Mary E. Flanner memorabilia 1925-46

oversize Oversize Box, folder 1-2

Musical compositions and arrangements undated