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Jackson, Laura (Riding), 1901-1991

 Person

Dates

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

biographical statement

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

Found in 535 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from [Ellsworth Mason] to Laura Jackson, 1971-04-09

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: 1976.004.1.6.012
Scope and Contents "You are asking, I believe, whether I would find this a congenial and acceptable task, and if I would agree to your terms you originally stated tot he bibliographer. I would, if this collaboration is acceptable to everyone concerned." .... "A few items float to the top of my memory from your letters...""If you ever do any writings about the Seizin Press..." "I return you one of the Ruzicka letters..." "I mentioned Harold Edwards..." "Today, I ordered a...
Dates: 1971-04-09

Letter from [Ellsworth Mason] to Laura Jackson, 1971-04-15

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: 1976.004.1.6.014
Scope and Contents

"If you have alarms, they should be felt against the background of what you surely must know--that I am very much on your side, and sympathetically concerned with your reactions. That I continualy and impatiently reach out for facts and impressions is certainly true, and probably congenital..."

Dates: 1971-04-15

Letter from Ellsworth Mason to Laura Jackson, 1971-05-09

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: 1976.004.1.6.019
Scope and Contents

"There are three unexpected facts that have emerged in your recent letters that unsettle my view of this whole project. Most important is the fact that you are still working on the language book, which I had thought had stopped with your husband's death. You should do nothing whatsoever that interferes with your progress on this work."

Dates: 1971-05-09

Letter from [Ellsworth Mason] to Laura Jackson, 1971-05-10

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: 1976.004.1.6.020
Scope and Contents

"At this time, I am still concerned about the importance of working on your language book, and on what becomes more apparent with time as the unceasing effort under which you constantly live."

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"I find in my copy of Focus IV, 1935, pages 39 following, these matters:"

Dates: 1971-05-10

Letter from [Ellsworth Mason] to Laura Jackson, 1971-05-17

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: 1976.004.1.6.022
Scope and Contents

"You cast me out discourteously. Your letter of 14 May has very much distressed me. It is impossible that you could have read my letter so insensitively without willing to do so. What you take as adamantine acts are clearly attitudes, proposals and suggestions elaborately presented for your consideration, and specifically requesting your review."

Dates: 1971-05-17

Letter from [Ellsworth Mason] to Laura Jackson, 1971-06-30

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: 1976.004.1.7.001
Scope and Contents

"Can we exchange agreements that I will stop making unilateral statements about things in which you have legitimate concern if you will stop assuring me what my mind has decided."

Dates: 1971-06-30

Letter from [Ellsworth Mason] to Laura Jackson, 1971-07-18

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: 1976.004.1.7.006
Scope and Contents

"In addition to the titles of your works that you list in your letter, my notes say that I am missing the following:"

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"While on these themes, here is a list of the reprints of your works offered in Books In Print this year:"

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"The Shout is available in 4 books:" "Until they are collated, one cannot say whether this strange and not entirely successful story has been altered in successive versions.

Dates: 1971-07-18

Letter from [Ellsworth Mason] to Laura Jackson, 1971-08-04

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: 1976.004.1.7.010
Scope and Contents

"...but I have only to relate my receipt yesterday of four issues of the Fugitive, including the first of 1924 which contains your first contributions to that magazine, which surely must be among your first published poems, and the first of 1925 that lists you among The Fugitives."

Dates: 1971-08-04

Letter from Ellsworth Mason to Laura Jackson, 1971-08-24

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: 1976.004.1.7.012
Scope and Contents

"...I thank you for accepting the suggestion by Mrs. Jackson that I write an article on the Seizin Press."

Dates: 1971-08-24

Letter from [Ellsworth Mason] to Laura Jackson, 1971-08-29

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: 1976.004.1.7.013
Scope and Contents

"I have not been able to think through a plan for proceeding on the Seizin article, but let us not get caught in a definite deadline, while still pressing ahead with good earnest."

Dates: 1971-08-29

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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