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Richard Ellmann papers

Series 1: Research files: Williams Book Shop - Yale University Press

Collection 1988-012


Inventory of the Yeats material compiled by University of Tulsa graduate student Owen Williams, 1994-1995 and later edited by Sidney F.  Huttner.

Box 283    
Folder1 Williams Book Shop (Alberta H.  Williams) to Ellmann, New Haven, Connecticut.  Typed and signed letter, 11 Feb 1942, with envelope.  Report from a book finder in Detroit (who misspells Yeats as Yeates).  
     
Folder 2 Roy Lamson, Jr., Williams College to Ellmann, Harvard University.  Typed and signed letter, 2 June 1949, with envelope.  Invited by the Williams Lecture Committee to speak in the fall of 1950 or Spring 1951.

Ellmann to Lamson.  Carbon copyt typed and signed letter, 12 June 1949.  Would like to set a date.

John E.  Sawyer, President of Williams College, to Ellmann, Evanston.  Typed and signed letter, 21 Dec 1966, with envelope.  Informs Ellmann he missed the opening of "this new venture." Congratulations on Yale.
 
     
Folder 3 Florence H.  Williams, Rutherford, New Jersey to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Handwritten and signed note, 20 Dec 1952, with envelope.  Thanks for the invitation to come to Northwestern, but William Carlos Williams has been ill since August.

Ellmann to Dr.  William Carlos Williams, Rutherford, New Jersey.  Carbon copy typed letter, 21 Apr 1958.  Asks for details of William Carlos Williams's reminiscences of James Joyce.

William Carlos Williams to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed card, 23 Apr 1958, with envelope.  Nothing more.

Ellmann to William Carlos Williams.  Carbon copyt typed and signed letter, 5 May 1958.  Thank you for your time.

Ellmann to Professor John G. Thirlwall, City College, New York.  Carbon copy typed letter, 27 Jun 1955.  Asks for assistance regarding the Williams papers in Buffalo.  In reference to Robert McAlmon, Ford, and Nino Frank.

Thirlwall to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 9 Aug 1955, 2p with envelope.  Excerpts a letter from Robert McAlmon to William Carlos Williams about James Joyce.

Emily M.  Wallace, Philadelphia, to Ellmann, New College, Oxford.  Typed and signed letter, 4 April 1983, with envelope.  Asks Ellmann to contribute to the centennial issue of the William Carlos Williams Review.  encloses a typescript, 20p from Mary Ellen Solt, Bloomington, Indiana, entitled "William Carlos Williams.  The American Idiom and Bloomington" which will also be included.

Ellmann to Emily M. Wallace.  Carbon copy typed and signed letter, 19 Apr 1983.  Ellmann replies that all he has to say on William Carlos Williams is in the introduction to the Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry.
 
     
Folder 4 Ellmann to George Williamson.  Carbon copy typed letter, 26 Sept 1956.  In reference to James Joyce research circuit in Europe.  Also in references to Indiana School of Letters, "Norrie" Frye, Richard Chase, and Karl Shapiro.

Ellmann to George Williamson.  Carbon copy typed letter, 27 May 1958.  Question about T.S. Eliot.

Ellmann to George Williamson.  Carbon copy typed letter, 20 Mar 1959.  Returns Whitaker's essay with comments and corrections.  Recommends for publication.

George Williamson, Chicago to Ellmann, London.  8 May 1964.  In reference to Zabel; Gwin Kolb, Department Chair; Alan, who has just received a Woodrow Wilson and a Harvard Prize Fellowship for five years.
 
     
Folder 5 Edmund Wilson, New Republic, to James Joyce, Paris.  Photocopy of a typed and signed letter, 23 Jul 1928.  Asks permission to print Ulysses outline in full.  In reference to a new book coming out in Transition.   Photocopy of a typed and signed letter, 23 July 1928 above. In French.  In reference to Joyce.  Chicago Sun Times Review, 25 Mar 1956.  Ellmann reviews Wilson's Red, Black, Blond, and Olive, Oxford University Press.

Ellmann to Mr.  Wilson, Wellfleet, Cape Cod.  Carbon copy typed letter, 3 Nov 1958.  Query letter--any details about Joyce would be appreciated.

Edmund Wilson, Cape Cod to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Handwritten and siged note, 6 Nov 1958, with envelope.  Did not have any correspondences (besides a thank you note) or correspondences with Joyce.

Ellmann to Edmund Wilson.  Typed note, 24 Nov 1958.  Thanks for the reply.

Edmund Wilson to Ellmann.  Handwritten and signed letter, 18 Jan 1967, with envelope.  Wilson defends himself--he was not  the "culprit" who provided Joyce's outline of Ulysses for the Random House edition.  In reference to Stuart Gilbert, Herbert Gorman.

Ellmann to Edmund Wilson.  Typed note, 24 Feb 1967.  Apology for accusing Wilson of disclosing the chart [probably the outline of Joyce's Ulysses]. In reference to Marvin Magalaner, editor of James Joyce Miscellany, 1959; Herbert Gorman; Paul Leon; Mr.  Cerf; Sylvia Beach.

Edmund Wilson, Cape Cod to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed note/carbon copy typed and signed note, 31 Jan 1967, with envelope.  Joyce's Portrait of an Artist influenced by Mirbeau's Sabastien Roch.  In reference to Classics and Commercials.

Edmund Wilson to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Handwritten and signed letter, 11 Nov 1967, with envelope.  Thanks for complimentary copy of Eminent Domain.  Questions Ellmann's knowledge of Joyce's use of Yeats's Fergas Lyric elsewhere (page 32).pcALS.  Copy of handwritten and signed letter, 11 Nov 1967 above

Ellmann to Mrs. [Elena] Wilson.  Typed note/photocopied typed and signed note, 5 Feb 1975.  Return of Wilson, photocopied typed and signed note, 31 Jan 1967 listed above.

Elena Wilson, Cape Cod to Ellmann, Oxford.  Typed and signed note, 10 Feb 1975, with envelope.  Returning an original letter.
 
     
Folder 6 John Wilson, Monaco, to Ellmann, Oxford.  Postcard, 22 Apr 1981.  Has a copy of letter from Mrs. Wilde to her fortune teller.  
     
Folder 7 Veronica M.S. Wilson, College of Notre Dame, Belmont, California to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 19 Feb 1962.  Inquiry into paper submission for MLA Discussion Group at upcoming MLA (Dec 1962).

Ellmann to Veronica M.S. Wilson.  Carbon copyt typed letter, 14 Mar 1962.  Since several people are submitting, it would be best for her to send copy to him.
 
     
Folder 8 Marty Wine to Ellmann.  Postcard/photocpied postcard, 3 Oct 1959.  Congratulations on Joyce book.

Marty Wine to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 23 Oct 1959.  In reference to Bate, Edel, Archibald MacLeish (who lauded the Joyce bio), Thorp.  MW is asking for a recommendation.

Marty Wine, to Ellmann, Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Postcard, 2 Nov 1959.  Postscript notes that Edmund Wilson admired Joyce bio publicly.

Marty Wine, London, to Northwestern.  Postcard, 9 Sep 1966.  Personal correspondence explaining the broken engagement with Ann (Ellmann).

Clayton Garrison, Dean of UC-Irvine to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 23 Mar 1967.  CG asks for a letter of recommendation for Marty Wine.

Ellmann to Clayton Garrison.  Carbon copy typed letter, 27 Mar 1967.  Ellmann provides recommendation for Marty Wine.

Marty Wine to Ellmann, University Illinois at Chicago Circle.  Handwritten and signed note, undated.  Thanks Ellmann for the recommendation to Irvine.

 
     
Folder 9 Stephen Winsten, Oxford to Ellmann.  Typed and signed note, 2 Jul 1967, with envelope.  In reference to Oscar Wilde's Ballad of Reading Gaol and George Bernard Shaw.

Ellmann to Stephen Winsten.  Carbon copy typed letter, 15 Jul 1967.  Winsten had met Oscar Wilde's warder.  Ellmann wants details for Oscar Wilde bio.  In reference to Shaw and Yeats.

Stephen Winsten to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed note, 9 Jan 1968, with envelope.  Needs acknowledgment that information was received and will not be used without expressed consent.
 
     
Folder 10 Louisa Wirth, Zurich to Ellmann.  Handwritten letter, 14 Jul 1954.  In reference to Martha Fleischman (d. 1950) who died in a convalescent home in Muri.  Fleischman's relationship with Joyce was Platonic.  In reference to Swiss painter Hodler.  
     
Folder 11 John T.  Solon, University of Wisconsin Press to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 9 Dec 1954.  Hanley's Word Index to James Joyce's Ulysses has not been selling well.

Franklin R.  Rogers, Wisconsin-Milwaukee to Ellmann.  Handwritten and signed letter, 5 Feb 1962.  Rogers wants to submit a paper to MLA on Twain and Alphonse Daudet.  In reference to Henry James and Tartarin.

Franklin R.  Rogers to Ellmann.  Handwritten and signed letter, 2 Apr 1962.  Cover letter for paper draft carbon copy typed and signed note, 10 June 1962.  Declines the Twain-Daudet paper.  In reference to next year's chair, Paul De Man.
 
     
Folder 12 Marion Witt, New York, to Ellmann, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Typed and signed letter, 17 Jun 1951.  In reference to  Yeats. 

Ellmann to Marion Witt.  Carbon copy typed letter, 8 Jul 1951.  In reference to laureateship, O'Leary, Mrs. Yeats, and Dr. R.J.  Hayes, Director of National Library,
Kildale Street, Dublin.

Marion Witt to Ellmann, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Handwritten and signed letter, 21 Aug 1951, with envelope.  In reference to Dr. Hayes, Mrs. Yeats, typed and signed letter, Allan Wade, Vivenne Koch's W. .B Yeats.  The Tragic Phase.
 
     
Folder 13 Dan, Ripon College, Ripon Wisconsin to Ellmann.  Handwritten and signed letter, 4 Mar 1957.  In reference to Thomas Wolfe conversation with Joyce, Elizabeth Nowell's Letters of Thomas Wolfe.  
     
Folder 14 William Jovanovich to Staff.  14 Feb 1961.  Memo lauds joint publication of Kurt Wolff and Harcourt, Brace and World.  Details Kurt Wolff's career.

William Jovanovich, Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc, New York to Kurt Wolf.  Typed and signed letter, 20 Feb 1961.  Mentions the Joyce letter to Kurt Wolff asking him to publish Ulysses two years before Sylvia's publication.

William Jovanovich, Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc. to Kurt Wolff.  Carbon copy typed and signed letter, 28 Feb 1961.  In reference to William Jovanovich, letter from James Joyce concerning Ulysses, and his current writing of Letters for Faber and Faber/Viking Press.  Ellmann is on sabbatical.

Kurt Wolf, Locarno, Suisse [Switzerland] to Ellmann, Rome.  Handwritten and signed letter, 7 Mar 1961, with envelope.  Mentions a Joyce letter from Trieste now in the Yale University Library (Manuscript Department).

David R. Watkins to Ellmann, Rome.  Typed and signed letter, 23 Mar 1961.  Approval for photostat of the James Joyce letter to Kurt Wolff, 1 May 1920.Obituary.  29 Oct [196--].  Eulogy for Kurt Wolff, publisher.
 
     
Folder 15 New Republic.  6 Dec 1954, 30p.  George Woodcock's Book Review "Wilde--The Reality Behind the Legend."  In reference to W.E. Henly, Charles Ricketts, Bernard Shaw, George Moore, and Yeats.  Review of The Soul of Man Under Socialism.

Clint, Montpelier, Vermont.  Typed and signed letter, 11 Nov 1982.  In reference to Joyce, Oscar Wilde, Elmer Gertz, George Sylvester Viereck, Lord Alfred, Douglas, Mildred Aldrich's A Hilltop on the Marne, Elisa Barker, Hart-Davis, George Woodcock.

New College, Oxford, to Clint Montpelier.  Typed note, 22 Nov 1982.  In reference to Elmer Gertz, Mildred Aldrich, George Sylvester Viereck, Douglas, and George Woodcock's article about Oscar Wilde.
 
     
Folder 16 Van Woodward, Department of History, Yale.  Typed and signed note, 3 Oct 1969.  In reference to T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets (to be used as epigraph) and The Modern Tradition.  
     
Folder 17 Ellmann, Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Miss Wool, Mt.  Holyoke.  Typed and signed note, 22 Nov 1949.  Ellmann will write Fulbright recommendation, but cannot help her with the project on Yeats's letters because he is currently busy with them.  
     
Folder 18 Ellmann to John [Rosenbaum].  Carbon copy typed letter, 25 Mar 1970.  Evidently about a submission from Rosenbaum to the PMLA.  An article about Virginia Woolf, Yeats, and Moore.  
     
Folder 19 Ellmann to Mabel P. Worthington.  Carb copy typed note, 25 Feb 1957.  Worthington is writing an article on nursery rhymes in Finnegans Wake.

Mabel P. Worthington, Temple University to Ellmann.  Handwritten and signed letter, 2 Nov 1958.  Worthington now writing a book for Columbia University Press.  Asks about "The Lass of Aughrim," "The Unquiet Grave," "Arrayed for the Bridal," "Abroad the Bugaboo," and the Universal Irish Song Book.  In reference to Ellmann's article "The Dead" in Kenyon [Review].

Ellmann to Mabel P. Worthington.  Carbon copyt typed and signed letter, 11 Nov 1958.  In reference to her to Charles Lever, John Kelleher, and T.W. Pugh of Dublin to find the songs in handwitten and signed letter, 2 Nov 1958, above.

Mabel P. Worthington to Ellmann.  Handwritten and signed letter, 19 Nov 1958.  In reference to T.W. Pugh, O'Sullivan

Mabel P. Worthington to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Handwritten and signed note, 17 Nov 1959, with envelope.  Congratulations on Joyce biography.

Mabel P. Worthington to Ellmann.  Typed and signed note, 27 May 1967.  She asks for a Fulbright Research Grant  recommendation.  Enclosed is a photocopy of her application for a NEH grant to explore the use of music in Joyce.

Mabel P. Worthington. to Ellmann.  Typed and signed note, 11 Jun 1967.  She asks for a National Humanities Grant recommendation. Postcard.  Enclosed for his response.
 
     
Folder 20 Ellmann, Cambridge, Massachusetts, to A.A. Wyn, Inc. (Mr. Bernard B. Perry).  Carbon copy typed note, 31 Oct 1948.  Macmillan is publishing the book next week.  
     
Folder 21 Consul of Great Britain to, Ellmann, Rome.  Typed note, 16 Mar 1964.  Ellmann is tracking down in reference to a resident of Rome from 1885 until at least 1906 named Wyndham.  
     
Folder 22 Ellmann, Emory to Marjorie Wynne, Beinecke Library, Yale.  Photocopy of a typed note, 11 Oct 1983.  Regrets he cannot attend 20th anniversary of Beinecke Library at Yale.  Envelope, 28 Aug 1983.  Invitation  
     
Folder 23 Ellmann to The Yale Review (John E. Palmer, Editor).  Carbon copy typed letter, 6 May 1957.  Cover letter for an article submission on Joyce.  
     
  Yale University  
Folder 24-25 Mary, Yale University to Ellmann.  Handwritten and signed note, 7 Mar 1962.  Thanks Ellmann for visit to Yale.  "Are you writing something on Wilde?"

Maynard Mack, English Chair, Yale University, to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 27 Apr 1966, with envelope.  Offer and terms for teaching at Yale.

Simeon E. Leland, Dean, Northwestern to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 2 Jun 1966, 2p with envelope.  Will improve salary to $30,000 and provide more frequent leaves-of-absence if Ellmann stays.

Charles H. Taylor, Jr., Provost, Yale University, to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 17 Jun 1966, 2p.  Specific terms of salary and benefits.  Ellmann  will be highest paid professor in department.

Mack Maynard to Ellmann.  Typed  and signed note, 30 Jun 1966.  Follow-up to typed and signed letter, 27 April 1966.

Charles H. Taylor, Jr., Provost at Yale to Ellmann.  Carbon copy typed and signed note, 4 Jul 1966.  Accepts professorship and deferral until 1968-69 academic year.

Ellmann to Mack Maynard.  Carbon copy typed and signed note, 4 Jul 1966.  Informs him of acceptance.

Ellmann to Payson S. Wild, Vice President and Dean of Faculties, Northwestern.  Carbon copy typed and signed letter, 4 Jul 1966.  Notice of departure.

Ellmann to Simeon F. Leland, Northwestern.  4 Jul 1966.  Notice of departure.

Moody to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 6 Jul 1966, with envelope.  Sincere regret for his departure.

Payson S. Wild, Northwestern to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 7 Jul 1966, with envelope.  Sincere regret for his departure.

Dick, Indiana University to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 13 Jul 1966, with envelope.  Dick, a lecturer from Yale, is excited Ellmann will arrive
there soon.  In reference to "Fellow of Calhoun's College."

Mack Maynard to Ellmann.  Typed and signed note, 13 Jul 1966.  Happy receipt of acceptance.

Simeon E.  Leland, Dean, Northwestern, to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 13 Jul 1966, with envelope.  Regrets his final decision.

Gordon S. Haight, Woodbrige, Connecticut to Ellmann.  Handwritten and signed, 27 Jul 1966, with envelope.  Congratulations and asks if Ellmann needs any help moving in.

Mack Maynard to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 8 Aug 1966.  Request for publication information from all Yale Ph.D.s since 1925.

Ellmann to Mack Maynard.  Carbon copy typed notec, 2 Sep 1966.  Cover letter for reply.

Allen Dwight Sapp, Buffalo, New York, to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Handwritten and signed note, 10 Aug 1966, with envelope.  Congratulations on Yale.

Geoffrey Hartman, Cornell to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed note, 30 Aug 1966, with envelope.  Congratulations on Yale.

Ellmannn to Mack Maynard.  Carbon copy typed letter, 3 Oct 1966.  Ellmann proposes his course descriptions for the first two semesters.

Ellmann to Mack Maynard.   Carbon copy typed letter, 3 Oct 1966.  Appears to be a rough draft of 3 Oct 1966, above.

Mack Maynard to Ellmann. Typed and signed letter, 14 Oct 1966.  Requests a curriculum vita [sic].

Mack Maynard to Ellmann.  Typed and signed note, 31 Oct 1966.  Follow-up letter 14 Oct 1966 above.

Ellmann to Mack Maynard.  Carbon copy typed letter, 5 Nov 1966.  Vitae is in the mail.  Joyce has been translated into French, German, and Italian.

Mack Maynard to Ellmann.  Typed and signed note, 11 Nov 1966.  Notice he received the 5 Nov 1966 letter.

Mack Maynard to Ellmann.  Typed and signed note, 22 Dec 1966.  Thanks Ellmann for the Table of Contents of the Wilde Volume, contract en route.  Also unanimous decision to appoint Ellmann to joint boards of permanent officers (Yale College and Graduate School).

Mack Maynard to Ellmann.  Typed and signed note, 23 Jan 1967, with envelope.  Regards housing at Yale.  Official Notice of Appointment.  TD, 11 March 1967.  Salary ($26,000) and joint assignment to Yale College and Graduate School.

Harold W. Helfrich, Yale University News Bureau to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed note, 14 Mar 1967.  Needs a glossy, black and
white portrait for press release.

Ellmann to Harold W. Helfrich.  Carbon copy typed note, 13 Apr 1967.  Sorry about delay, but Ellmann has been in Europe.  New photos will be taken soon.

Marjorie G. Wynne, Beinecke Library to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed note, 17 Apr 1967.  Thanks Ellmann for "little Joyce book" in Italian.

Mack Maynard to Ellmann.  Typed and signed note, 4 May 1967.  Regards appointment on 9 May.

Mack Maynard to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 10 May 1967.  Discussion of course descriptions changes.

Yale University News Bureau.  Press Release.  17 May 1967, 2p.  Bio of Ellmann for newspaper publication.

Ellmann to Mack Maynard.  Carbon copy typed letter, 7 June 1967.  Will adopt most of the suggestions from Typed and signed letter, 10 May 1967, but not all.  Hopes to rent university house on St.  Ronan's Terrace.Chicago Tribune.  Announcement.  17 May 1967.  Ellmann, noted expert on Joyce and Yeats has been appointed Professor of English at Yale.

Robert J. Olson, Head, Bibliography Department to Yale to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 15 Sep 1967.  Welcome back to Yale and wants to know Ellmann's requirements for collection.

Ellmann to Robert J. Olson.  Carbon copy typed letter, 25 Sept 1967.  Asks for subscription to the Court and Society Review to which Wilde contributed.

A. Dwight Culler, Director of Graduate Studies, Yale, to Ellmann, orthwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 27 Nov 1967, 2p.  Ellmann will take over Cleanth Brooks's English 160/Twentieth Century Literature and they can work out a permanent arrangement when Brooks returns from sabbatical.

Ellmann to A. Dwight Culler.  Carbon copy typed letter, 30 Nov 1967.  Ellmann describes his Late Victorians and Edwardians course.

Ann Lincoln, Yale, to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 15 Jan 1968.  Request bursary students if need assistance.

Benjamin C. Nangle, Yale English, to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 22 Jan 1968.  Wants course description for program of study pamphlet for undergraduates.  handwritten note;  tentative schedule.

Ellmann to Benjamin C. Nangle.  Carbon copy typed letter, 29 Jan 1968.  Provides short description and asks about presenting short papers periodically as he does at
Northwestern.

Ann Lincoln, Yale English to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 4 Apr 1968.  Asks if Ellmann wants a Teaching Assistant for his undergraduate classes.

Ellmann to A. Dwight Culler.  Carbon copy typed letter, 6 Apr 1968.  Ellmann discovers a class scheduling conflict.

Wilda Hamerman nee Slevin to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 11 Apr 1968.  Asks if he needs a part-time secretary.

Mack Maynard to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 11 Apr 1968.  Sorry about the scheduling conflict (Carbon copy typed letter, 6 Apr 1968, above), but Yale cannot set aside the morning for him.

David B.  Roe, Yale English Undergraduate, to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 18 Apr 1968, 2p.  Asks if Ellmann will supervise his Senior Thesis on Finnegans Wake.

Michael O'Loughlin to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 30 May 1968.  Support for David Roe's interest in Finnegans Wake.

Martin Price, Associate Chair of English, to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 22 Apr 1968.  Details on TAs in courses at Yale.

Martin Price to Teachers of Lecture Courses 1968-69.  Memo outlining Teaching Assistantships and Fellowships.

Ellmann to Martin Price.  Carbon copy typed letter, 28 Apr 1968.  Ellmann intends to require 3-4 "explications de texte" papers per quarter.

Mary de Rachewiltz to Ellmann, New College, Oxford.  Typed and signed letter, 17 Mar 1976.  In reference to Bridget Bertram, Joyce letters with limericks, a W.B. Yeats letter, Donald Gallup, and an exhibition at Yale University Library in January.
 
Folder 25 Alan Valentine, Yale Admissions, to Ellmann, Highland Park, Michigan.  Typed and signed letter, 20 Jul 1935.  Admitted to Yale academically but not much financial aid available.

Ogden D. Miller, Yale Department of Personnel Study, to Ellmann, Highland Park, Michigan.  Typed and signed letter, 15 Aug 1935.  Ellmann to receive emergency scholarship for full tuition ($450.00) for freshman year at Yale.

Henry M. [Dates], Yale Department of History, to Mr. [James I.] Ellmann [Ellmann's father]. Handwritten and signed letter, 7 Feb 1936[from postmark], with envelope.  Confidential letter saying that praise works better than censure and that Ellmann is performing well.

Ogden D. Miller.  Typed and signed letter, 8 Jul 1936.  Notes that Ellmann has won a Walter G.  Shotwell Scholarship.

[Gene Rostow], Yale Law School to Ellmann.  Handwritten and signed letter, 13 Nov 1936, with envelope   Regards hotel accommodations and congrats on contributions.

Richard C. Carroll, Yale Department of Personnel Study, to Ellmann, Highland Park, Michigan.  Typed and signed letter, 28 Jul 1937, with envelope.  Notes that Ellmann has won a Walter G.  Shotwell Scholarship.

Yale University Bursary Employment Agreement to Ellmann.  Typed document, 2 May 1938.  Ellmann to perform 14 hours/week of work study for $265/month cataloguing an American Literature Bibliography for Professor Stanley Williams, English.  Report Card.  D, 9 Jul 1937, with envelope.  Ellmann's grade card from Freshman Year.

Richard C. Carroll, Yale Dept of Pers Study, to Ellmann, Highland Park, Michigan.  Typed and signed note, 19 Jul 1938.  Thanks Ellmann for notification of
Judge Shotwell's death.

Karl Young, Yale Graduate Studies to Ellmann, Yale Station.  Typed and signed letter, 2 Nov 1938.  Advisor arranges for initial meeting with Ellmann.

Karl Young to Ellmann, Yale Station.  Typed and signed note, 7 Jan 1939, with envelope.  Professor of French will be your advisor because Young on leave second semester.

Edward S. Noyes, Yale Admissions Chair to Mrs. Ellmann, Highland Park, Michigan.  Typed and signed letter, 20 Sep 1939, with envelope.  Ellmann has much ability. 

William C. DeVane, Yale Dean to Ellmann.  Typed and signed note, 4 Apr 1940.  Notes Ellmann has won award for $750 for Graduate Study.

Ellmann to Professors of English, Yale University.  Typed and signed letter, n.d., 2p.  Ellmann outlines his Ph.D.  dissertation for departmental approval.

Elllmann to Ted.  Typed and signed letter, 13 Mar 1941.  Ellmann will return to Bread Loaf but does not want to become a war poet.  Graduate School full of isolationsists.

Anna M. Hanson, Teaching Assistant Secretary, Yale Graduate School to Office of Strategic Services, Washington, DC to Ellmann.  Typed and signed note, 3 Sep 1942, with envelope.  Congratulations on Harvard instructorship.

Harry P. Ostrander, Yale Treasurer's Department to Washington, DC to Ellmann (forwarded to Harvard). Typed and signed letter, 7 June 1943, with envelope.  combines war effort with scholarship fund drive.

Harry P. Ostrander to Elllmann, Harvard.  Typed and signed note, 10 June 1943, with envelope.  $100.00 check received.

Ronald C. Marsh, Registrar of Yale College to Camp Peary to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 21 Jan 1944, with envelope.  Ellmann received Honors with Exceptional Distinction.

Harry P. Ostrander to Henry P. Rosin, Detroit, Michigan.  Typed and signed letter, 8 May 1944.  remittance is due from Rosin who supplied a bond for Ellmann's
education--Ellmann cannot pay, so Rosin must ($368.50).

Ellmann, Charleston, South Carolina to Harry P. Ostrander.  Carbon copy typed letter, 31 May 1944.  Ellmann wants his bill if it is due.

James T. Babb, Yale University Library to Ellmann, Washington, DC.  20 Nov 1945.  Library has received gift of "Introduction to Gertrude Stein to an Exhibition of the Paintings of Sir William Rose...."

Tucker Brooke to Ellmann.  Handwritten and signed note, 1 Feb 1946, with envelope.  Congratulations on Rockefeller.

Tucker Brooke to [W.C. Deel]. Handwritten and signed letter, 17 Mar 1946, with envelope.  Ellmann will use dissertation material to get B.Litt.

James T. Babb to Ellmann, Yale Station.  Typed and signed letter, 26 Apr 1946.  Library Committee has granted Ellmann's request for carbon copy handwritten letter by W.B. Yeats, a sonnet, Countess Kathleen manuscript and corrections and miscellany, and Francis Hackett's Ms on Yeats for Ellmann's dissertation.

Margaret C. Stahl to Ellmann, Highland Park, Michigan.  Typed and signed note, 20 May 1946.  Cover letter for acknowledgment of his Yale M.A.  in 1941.

James T. Babb to Ellmlann, Dublin, Ireland.  Typed and signed letter, 28 June 1946.  Details about using Yale Library microfilms on W.B. Yeats.  Also requests an unambiguous statement from Mrs.  W.B. Yeats about any restrictions.

Robert D.  French, Yale Graduate English to Ellmann, Dublin.  Typed and signed letter, 9 Jan 1947, 2p with envelope.  Yale probably cannot top Harvard's salary offer, but will try to get $3,000 for him.  Details of the course he would teach.  In reference to Cleanth Brooks.

Frederick A.  Pottle, Yale English to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 7 Feb 1947, with envelope.  Thanks Ellmann for Wyndham Lewis review--not yet published in U.S.  "I found it very careless and inaccurate in factual detail, but good in its larger judgments." In reference to Lady Talbot, Boswell Family pictures at Malahide Castle, and Sir Gilbert Eliott.

Robert D. French, Yale Graduate English to Ellmann, Dublin.  Typed and signed letter, 27 Feb 1947.  Yale will not be able to offer his course before second year at earliest.  $3,000 is the top offer.

Robert D. French to Ellmann.  Handwritten and signed letter, 21 Mar 1947, 2p with envelope.  French not surprised Ellmann took the Harvard appointment.

Hartley Simpson, Assistant Dean, Yale Graduate School to Ellmann, Dublin.  Typed and signed letter, 31 Mar 1947, with envelope.  Notes discrepancy in fees owed to Yale and speculates if Veterans Administration will foot tab.

Margaret C. Stahl, Registrar, Yale Graduate School to Ph.D. candidates. 15 May 1947, with envelope.  Notice that all bills must be paid before commencement.

Ellmann to Margaret C. Stahl.  Carbon copy typed letter, 31 May 1947, with envelope from Ellmann, Dublin to J.I.  Ellmann, Highland Park, Michigan.  Ellmann cannot attend commencement exercises and so mail diploma c/o James I.  Ellmann, Highland Park, Michigan.  Also includes a handwritten note to father asking him to pay fees.  31 May 1947.  "Agreement Concerning Publication of Doctor's Dissertation."

Lohmann Yale to Ellmann, Dublin.  Postcard, 4 Jun 1947.  Telegram congratulating Ellmann for John Addison Porter Prize ($500.00).  Page describing John Addison Porter Prize from Yale University Graduate School Bulletin 1946-1947 (pages 45-46).

Margaret C. Stahl, Registrar, Yale Graduate Studies.   6 Jun 1947.  Memo to candidates that they must pay $20 personally because Veterans Administration will not.

Hartley Simpson, Assistant Dean, Yale Graduate Studies to Ellmann, Dublin.  Typed and signed letter, 6 Jun 1947.  Ellmann officially recommended for
Doctorate.

Margaret C. Stahl, Registrar, Yale Graduate School to Ellmann, Dublin.  Typed and signed note, 20 Jun 1947, with envelope.  Ph.D. candidate, Seiden, has requested an Inter-Library Loan of Ellmann's dissertation.

Benjamin C. Nangle to Ellmann, Highland Park, Michigan.  Typed letter, 2 Jul 1947, with envelope.  Yale Studies in English wants to publish his dissertation.

Frederick W. Hilles, Chair, Yale English to Ellmann, Harvard.  Typed and signed letter, 10 March 1948.  Yale can make no offer.  Appreciate what you have at Harvard.

Ellmann to Professor Frederick W. Hilles.  Carbon copy typed letter, 13 March 1946.  Thanks him for information about "Yale situation."

Charles A. Fenton, Yale English to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 8 July 1952.  Requests information about Hemingway and Yeats lecture tour.

Bill (Dr. Vann at Yale) to Ellmann. Typed and signed card, 8 July 1952.  Congratulations on Northwestern.

Herman W. Liebert, Curator, Yale University Library to John L. Burke, Dublin.  Typed letter, 6 Aug 1959.  Portrait of Yeats by O'Sullivan is on the market and this information has been forwarded to Ellmann to see if he knows a buyer.

John L. Burke to Herman W.  Liebert.  Carbon copy typed letter 9 Aug 1959.  thanks for forwarding typed letter, 6 Aug 1959, above.  How did Burke get it?

 Eugene M. Waith, Yale English to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 9 Feb 1960, with envelope.  Congratulations on Joyce bio and do not worry about bad reviews from Typed and signed letter and Kenner.

[Charles], Yale to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 26 May 1962.  Bill for reproductions en route.  MLA paper discussed.

Marjorie Wynne, Yale University Library, to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Postcard, 25 Oct 1962.  In reference to Les Feuilles Libres, Solaria (Harvard and Smith have copies), Herb.

Mack Maynard to Ellmann.  Typed and signed note, 16 Nov 1965.  His editorial committee ready for Oscar Wilde volume.

Ellmann to Mack Maynard.  Carbon copy typed note, 29 Nov 1965.  Wants to do Oscar Wilde. 

Mack Maynard to Ellmann.    Typed and signed letter, 6 May 1966, with envelope.  Mack will meet with Provost.

Marjorie Wynne to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Postcard, 6 Feb 1967.  In reference to Letters got great reviews, Harold Nicolson's diaries.

Spenser F. Miller, Yale Associate Treasurer to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 13 Feb 1967, 2p.  Real estate finder at Yale.

J.W.  Hollingsworth, M.D., Yale Association Professor to Ellmann, Northwestern.  Typed and signed letter, 28 Jul 1967, 3p.  His house is on market.  Enclosures describe house.

Marjorie Wynne, Yale University Library to Ellmann, Evanston.  Postcard, 12 Mar 1968.  Asks about fragment of "Christmas Eve" by Joyce.  Holger Paulsen wants it. 

Martin Price, Yale English Chair to Charles H. Taylor, Jr., Yale Provost.  Photocopy of a typed and signed letter, 21 Aug 1968, 2p.  Ezra Pound celebration planned.  In reference to Archibald MacLeish, Robert Lowell, Robert Penn Warren, Louis Martz, Norman Holmes Pearson, Cleanth Brooks, Marianne Moore, Mrs.  Pound, and Omar Pound.

Martin Price to Charles H. Taylor, Jr., Yale Provost.  Photocopy of a typed and signed letter, 22 Aug 1968.  Continue party planning.

Ellmann to Charles H. Taylor, Yale Provost.  Carbon copy typed letter, 8 Dec 1968.  Ellmann will proceed to Oxford to write Oscar Wilde bio.

John Perry Miller, Yale Dean to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter, 19 Mar 1969.  Asks Ellmann to serve as English Chair for 1969-70 before leaving for Oxford.

Ellmann to John Perry Miller, Yale Dean.  Carbon copy typed letter, 6 Apr 1969.  Ellmann accepts Yale Chair.

Dick,  Florence to Ellmann.  Typed and signed letter with handwritten postscript, 13 Jul 1969, 2p.  In reference to Oscar Wilde, Morton Fullerton, Edith Wharton, Camille Chabert, Henry James, Ronald Sutherland Gower.

Richard VanWagener, Elizabethan Club at Yale to Ellmlann.  Typed and signed letter, 7 Jan 1970, with envelope.  Ellmann elected to Club.

[R] Yale Philosophy Department to Ellmann, Wolfson College, Oxford.  \Handwritten and signed note, 11 Sep 1985, with envelope.  Congratulations on C.V.

Robin W.  Winks, Yale History Professor to Ellmann, New College, Oxford.  Typed and signed letter, 16 Oct 1985.  Winks looking for info on OSS/CIA men from Yale for research.

Robin W. Winks to Ellmann, New College, Oxford.  Handwritten and signed note, 12 Mar 1986, with envelope.  In reference to Norman Pearson. 

Hartley Simpson, Yale Graduate Studies, to Ellmann.  Typed and signed note, n.d.. Thanks Ellmann for volunteering for HGS civil defense unit.  Meeting announced.

Harriet Gilliam to Ellmlann.  Typed and signed note, n.d.. Asks for teaching recommendation.

Alumni Fund to Ellmann.  $5 donation acknowledged.

Ellmann to Dublin.  Envelope, 10 Jan 1947.

 
Folder 25 Eugene Davidson, Yale University Press to Ellmann.  Typed and signed note, 15 Jan 1953, with envelope.  Wants to contract Joyce book if available.

Ellmann to Yale University Press.  Carbon copy typed note, 21 May 1954.  Ellmann wants copy of Slocum-Cahoon Joyce bio.
 

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