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Jackson, Laura (Riding), 1901-1991



  • Existence: 1901-01-16 - 1991-09-02

biographical statement

Laura Jackson was an American poet, critic, novelist, essayist and short story writer.

Found in 910 Collections and/or Records:

"Laura (Riding) Jackson: A Check-List, Working Supplement 'D' (first version): an alphabetical first-line index of poems" compiled by Alan Clark, 1978-07-14

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 9
Identifier: 1976.
Scope and Contents

Index of the first-line of poems by Laura (Riding) Jackson. The descriptive note reads: "Lines are here given in the punctuation of the latest volume, up to 1938, in which they occur. Reprintings after 1938, with the exception of those in SP70, are not listed -- but are noted in the card-index from which this list is formed."

Dates: 1978-07-14

"Laura Riding Jackson manuscripts" and notes by [J. Howard Woolmer], 1979-10

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 7
Identifier: 1976.
Scope and Contents

List of "Libraries that Laura Riding is angry with". Appraisal notes for "Under the Mind's Watch". List of "Laura Riding Jackson Manuscripts".

Dates: 1979-10

Laura (Riding) Jackson papers, 1965-1974

Identifier: 1976-004
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and manuscripts of the American poet. Handwritten and carbon copy typescripts.

Dates: 1965 - 1974

Letter and Ad Clipping from Laura Jackson to Michael Blechner, 1976-09-17

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 19
Identifier: 1976.
Scope and Contents "The case as to No Decency Left is an instance of Robert Graves' modes [o]f procedure. Professor Higginson has been unscholarly in a number of features of his Graves bibliography, in relying on Robert Graves as a source of fact - as which he is one of the most unreliable, in personal and scholarly matters alike."...."It heartens me that you should think about a bibliography of my work. A very good man, loyal, and capable, has gained my authorization for making one. He...
Dates: 1976-09-17

Letter and Check-Lists from Laura Jackson to J. Howard Woolmer, 1977-09-2

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1976.
Scope and Contents

Letter: "The packet of material for you got returned to me from Jacksonville, the manila envelope containing it having presumably got damaged between here and there although I had it insured...Here it all is again."

This item contains 58 pages of versions and corrections of a check-list of Laura Jackson's work created by her bibliographer Alan Clark, many of them titled "Laura (Riding) Jackson: A Check-List" which some pages note have been created especially for Chelsea #35.

Dates: 1977-09-2

Letter and Materials from Laura Jackson to J. Howard Woolmer, 1975-05-12

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 22
Identifier: 1976.
Scope and Contents

"I send you now a fresh set of comments on the prose material about which we have been in correspondence. In much it resembles and reflects the private set that I have sent to you."

Dates: 1975-05-12

Letter and News Clipping from Laura Jackson to J. Howard Woolmer, 1980-02-20

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 8
Identifier: 1976.
Scope and Contents

"I am sending you a cutting from the New York Times that Mr. Mathias has sent me, it being of interest to him in connection with the concern he felt over the disappearance of our manuscript collection on its way to delivery..."

Includes clipping of New York Times article titled "Your Money: Liability Shield for Professions" by Thomas C. Hayes in the 1980-02-02 issue.

Dates: 1980-02-20

Letter and News clipping from L.J. [Laura Jackson] to J. Howard Woolmer, 1978-05-15

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 6
Identifier: 1976.
Scope and Contents

Letter included in item: "You have probably seen this?"

Dates: 1978-05-15

Letter and Photo from L.J. [Laura Jackson] to J. Howard Woolmer, 1976-11-11

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: 1976.
Scope and Contents

"Mr. Clark has promised himself to have a specimentary ready to show me by Jan. 1 1978 (to consider as needed for his book).

Dates: 1976-11-11

Additional filters:

Archival Object 906
Collection 4
Authors, American -- 20th century 2
Authors, American -- Correspondence -- 20th century 1
Authors, American -- France -- Paris -- 20th century 1
Authors, English -- 20th century 1
Authors, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence 1