Chester Kallman collection of papers

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Collection Data

This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, notebooks, financial documents, certificates, and portraits. The manuscripts and typescripts include poems, essays, librettos, and translations. The correspondence, dating from 1939 to 1972, includes letters by the author to Alan Ansen, W. H. Auden, Christopher Isherwood, Lincoln Kirstein, Nicolas Nabokov, Caroline Newton, and others. Also present are letters relating to the author, dating from 1942 to 1970, between various correspondents including David Protech. There are letters to Kallman from W. H. Auden, Lincoln Kirstein, William Meredith, William A. Rogers, Peter Salus, and others, dating from 1944 to 1973.
Kallman, Chester, 1921-1975 (Creator)
Ansen, Alan (Addressee)
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 (Author)
Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986 (Addressee)
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996 (Author)
Meredith, William, 1919-2007 (Author)
Nabokov, Nicolas, 1903- (Addressee)
Newton, Caroline, 1893-
Newton, Caroline, 1893- (Former owner)
Rogers, Willam A (Author)
Salus, Peter H. (Author)
Kallman, Chester, 1921-1975 (Author)
Kallman, Chester, 1921-1975 (Addressee)
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 (Addressee)
Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996 (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1937 - 1973
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Kallman
Kallman, Chester, 1921-1975
Biographical/historical: Chester Kallman was an American poet and librettist.
Content: Card catalog available.
Ownership: Some of the materials were formerly owned by Caroline Newton and William Meredith.
Acquisition: This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources.
Physical Description
Extent: 344 items
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15922520
MSS Unit ID: 19193
Archives collections id: archives_collections_19193
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6860d860-7923-0139-0a72-0242ac110002
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