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(Foerster) Norman Papers
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Description
Letters and literary manuscripts from poets and political and scientific figures whose writings were to be published in anthologies edited by Foerster. Some letters pertain to the creative writing program at the University of Iowa. Correspondents include Stephen Vincent Benet, T. S. Eliot, Paul Engle, Robert Frost, and Paul Green. Includes photographs of John Burroughs, Floyd Dell, G.K. Kittredge, and Vilhjalmur Stefansson.
Background
Norman Foerster was an American author and editor. Foerster was also a professor of literature and a proponent of the New Humanist movement. He was born 14 April 1887 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and died 1 August 1972 in Palo Alto, California.
Extent
127 item(s) (1 half-box)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.