Riding, Laura (Jackson), 5 letters, 1964; Friedmann, Elizabeth, executor, 1 letter, 1991

 Item — Folder: 8, Box: 1

Scope and Content Note

From the Collection:

This small collection (2 ½ Hollinger Box --.33 cubic feet) includes letters to Pratt from seven of the original Fugitive poets and Andrew Lytle* dating from 1963 to as late as 1991.

There are a total of 50 letters written by 11 different people. Also included are the photocopy of the entire collection, 40 original envelopes, the 1964 contract for publication, the cover of The Fugitive Poets with a painting by Paul Davis, and the manuscript introduction to the first edition of The Fugitive Poets.

Ransom, Stevenson, and Lytle also included some poems with their letters to Pratt.

* Lytle published id The Fugitive Magazine, but was not one of the sixteen Fugitive poets.


  • 1991

Language of Materials

From the Collection:



From the Collection: .42 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Jean and Alexander Heard Library
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Nashville TN 37203 United States


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