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Reminiscences of John Hall Wheelock : oral history, 1967.

Creator: Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 478 leaves. Tape 7 reels.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Author, poet.

Scope and Contents

Family history and childhood; Harvard College; work on literary publications; career as editor for Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926-57: clients and staff; career as poet: influences, publications, evaluations of his own and others' work; anecdotes concerning Zoe Akins, Van Wyck Brooks, Vachel Lindsay, Edgar Lee Masters, Maxwell Perkins, Edwin Arlington Robinson, the Charles Scribner family, Edward Sheldon, Sara Teasdale, Oscar Williams, Thomas Wolfe, and many others.


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