Collection SC146 - Leonard Bacon collection

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Leonard Bacon collection

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  • 1941 - 1967 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records

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Leonard Bacon was an American poet and translator. He won the Pulitzer prize in 1941.

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The collection consists of two letters from the poet to George and Florence Noyes concerning his preparation of foreign language dictionaries for the U.S. Army and two from Patty Bacon (wife) on personal matters. All the correspondence is from 1941, the year Leonard Bacon won the Pulitzer prize. Also included is a clipping (obit of Martha Bacon, ie. “Patty”) from 1967.

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Revised by JF, July 26, 2013.

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  • English

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