University of Delaware Library

Special Collections Department


Elva de Pue Matthews
Papers

1917 - 1962

(bulk dates 1917 - 1949)

Manuscript Collection Number: 114
Accessioned: Purchase, 1971
Extent: 2 linear ft.
Content: Correspondence, manuscripts, poems, photograph, clippings, articles, and notes
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: Originally processed 1971 and revised November 1992 by Anita A. Wellner

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Table of Contents


Biographical Note

Elva de Pue Matthews was born in San Francisco, California, in 1889, to the wealthy de Pue family. From 1917, when she began studies at Columbia University, until her death in 1962, she resided in New York City. Her lifelong interest and the object of her studies was writing. Mrs. Matthews established relationships with a variety of literary figures, including Richard P. Blackmur, Waldo Frank, Genevieve Taggard, and William Troy.

Although little is recorded regarding Elva de Pue Matthews, it is known that some of her stories and essays were published in The Masses (1917?), The Seven Arts (July 1917), and in three issues of The Figure in the Carpet (1927-1928). The October 1927 issue of The Figure in the Carpet includes excerpts of Matthews' novel, "White River," which is included in these papers (see F58- 62).

Matthews served as one of the associate editors for The Figure in the Carpet from 1927-1928. This little magazine was published by The New School for Social Research in New York, where Matthews was a student.

The brief biographical note which prefaces Elva de Pue Matthews' article in The Seven Arts indicates that one of her dramas was produced by The Morningside Players. She had one daughter named Rowena. Matthews died in 1962 in the Cooper Nursing Home near New York City.

Source:

Note: Biographical information was derived from correspondence in the collection or from correspondence in the collection folder.


Scope and Content Note

The Elva de Pue Matthews Papers consist of two linear feet of correspondence, drafts of novels written by Matthews, poetry and essays by Matthews or others, clippings, and notes. The collection spans the dates 1917-1962, with the bulk of the collection dating between 1917 and 1949.

These papers contain Matthews' correspondence with a wide variety of literary figures, including Richard P. Blackmur, Jacques and Raissa Maritain, Genevieve Taggard, Gorham Munson, Waldo Frank, William Troy, and Floyd Dell. Of particular interest is the extensive correspondence with Waldo Frank, Richard P. Blackmur, and William Troy. In most cases the drafts or copies of letters which Matthews wrote in reply to the various correspondents are also present. Matthews' drafts display her extensive revisions.

The papers also include Matthews' drafts and notes toward three different novels, none of which were ever published. Excerpts from the novel "White River" were printed in an issue of The Figure in the Carpet, a magazine for which Matthews was an associate editor. Three issues of this magazine are found in this collection.


Arrangement Note

The Elva de Pue Matthews Papers are arranged in three series: I. Correspondence, II. Manuscripts Written by Matthews, and III. Printed Material Related to Matthews.

The correspondence section is first arranged alphabetically by name of the correspondent, and then chronologically within the files for each correspondent. Drafts and copies of letters from Matthews to the various correspondents are filed chronologically with the letters from each correspondent.

Section II. Manuscripts Written by Matthews has three subseries corresponding to her three unpublished novels, two of which are untitled.

Series III. Printed Material Related to Matthews consists of five folders. The first folder contains issues of The Figure in the Carpet and the four remaining folders contain material removed from books belonging to Matthews which have been cataloged for Special Collections.

The last segment of the finding aid provides a list of the books which were removed from the papers and cataloged with printed material for Special Collections. The list is arranged alphabetically by author of the book and then alphabetically by title.


Series List

                                                             Page
I.    Correspondence, 1917-1962


     1.  Hansell Baugh, 1937-1962                              6
     2.  Richard P. Blackmur, 1935-1941                        6
     3.  Van Wyck Brooks, 1923-1939                            7
     4.  Kenneth Burke, 1941                                   7
     5.  Gilbert Cannan, 1919 Oct 22                           7
     6.  Florence Codman, 1937 Mar-Apr                         8
     7.  Emily Coleman, 1952                                   8
     8.  Malcolm Cowley, 1938 Dec                              8
     9.  Clifton Cuthbert, 1938 Sep                            8
     10. Floyd Dell, 1917                                      9
     11. John Erskine, 1938 Dec                                9
     12. Alma Frank, 1939                                      9
     13. Margaret Naumberg Frank, 1917 Sep                     9
     14. Waldo Frank, 1917-1962                               10
     15. Talbot F. Hamlin, 1920-1938                          10
     16. Lincoln Kirstein, 1930 Jun 17                        11
     17. Jacques Maritain, 1941-1961                          11
     18. Raissa Maritain, 1941-1944                           11
     19. Gorham Bert Munson, 1927-1941                        11
     20. Albert Jay Nock, 1922 Aug                            12
     21. Vera Oumancoff, 1941-1946                            12
     22. Mildred Stillman, 1936-1944                          12
     23. Genevieve Taggard, 1928-1939                         12
     24. William Troy, 1927-1962                              13
     25. Miscellaneous, 1917-1923                             14


II.   Manuscripts Written by Matthews, 1920-1944      
     1.  Draft for [Untitled Novel], [n.d.]                   14
     2.  Drafts and Notes for "White River," 1920-1924        14
     3.  Drafts and Notes for [Untitled Novel], 1937-1944     15


III.  Printed Material Related to Matthews, 1927-1941         16


List of Books Transferred to Printed Collection in Special
     Collections                                              18 

Contents List

Box -- Folder -- Contents


1         Series I.  Correspondence, 1917-1962
               This series consists of letters from various
               literary persons to Matthews, as well as drafts of
               letters from Matthews to these individuals.
               Included are letters from Richard Blackmur, Waldo
               Frank, Floyd Dell, Jacques and Raissa Maritain,
               Gorham Munson, Genevieve Taggard, William Troy,
               and many others.  Included in some of the letters
               are clippings, poetry and essays by Matthews, as
               well as a few poems and essays written by others.
               The material is arranged alphabetically by name of
               the correspondent and chronologically within
               folders from a particular individual.  Matthews'
               responses are filed chronologically with the
               letters of the correspondent.


          Series I.1.  Hansell Baugh Correspondence, 1937-1962
               Baugh was the editor of The Figure in the Carpet
               during the time in which Elva de Pue Matthews was
               an associate editor and a contributor.

     F1   1937-1962
          Consists of seven letters from Baugh and four drafts of
          letters from Matthews.


          Series I.2.  Richard P. Blackmur Correspondence, 1935-
          1941
               Blackmur (1904-1965) was an American poet and
               literary critic.  He was the editor of the little
               magazine Hound and Horn from 1928-1930.  Following
               the publication of his collection of critical
               essays, The Double Agent, in 1935, he was
               credited with "inventing" the New Criticism. In
               1940 he accepted an appointment at Princeton
               University, where he remained for the rest of his
               life.

               Consists of 36 letters from Blackmur and 66 drafts
               of letters from Matthews.  Also included are a
               twelve-page critique by Blackmur of Matthew's
               untitled novel (see F54-57), a poem titled "Of
               Lucifer," clippings, 100 pages of notes by
               Matthews, and an essay titled "The Uneducated
               Heart" by Matthews.

     F2   1935 Jan-Feb
          Includes Blackmur's critique of Matthew's untitled
          novel (Part I is titled "Love Apples").

     F3   1935 Mar-Jun

     F4   1935 Jul-Dec
          Includes notes by Matthews.

     F5   1936-1937 Mar

     F6   1937 Apr-Sep
          Includes article by Matthews titled "The Uneducated
          Heart "

     F7   1937 Oct-1938
          Includes ten pages of criticism of Matthews' untitled
          novel by Blackmur and notes by Matthews

     F8   1939 Feb-Aug

     F9   1939 Sep-Dec
          Includes financial notes by Matthews

     F10  1940-1941
          Includes a chapter of Matthews' untitled novel

     F11  Drafts of Letters by Matthews, [n.d.]

     F12  Drafts of Letters by Matthews, [n.d.]


          Series I.3  Van Wyck Brooks Correspondence, 1923-1939
               American critic and biographer Van Wyck Brooks
               (1866-1963) was an associate editor, with Waldo
               Frank, of Seven Arts.

     F13  1923-1939
          Consists of six letters from Brooks to Matthews, as
          well as six drafts of letters from Matthews to Brooks


          Series I.4.  Kenneth Burke Correspondence, 1941
               American poet and critic Kenneth Burke (1897- )
               published numerous volumes on literature.  His
               Collected Poems 1915-1967 was published in 1968.

     F14  1941
          Includes two letters from Burke to Matthews and one
          letter from Matthews to Burke


1         Series I.5.  Gilbert Cannan Letter, 1919 Oct 22
               Gilbert Cannan (1884-1955) wrote a number of works
               of fiction, including Stucco House (1918) and
               Windmills: A Book of Fables (1920).

     F15  1919 Oct 22
          Consists of one note from Cannan to Matthews.


          Series I.6.  Florence Codman Correspondence, 1937 Mar-
          Apr

     F16  1937 Mar-Apr
          Consists of three letters from Codman to Matthews and
          drafts of three letters from Matthews to Codman


          Series I.7.  Emily Holmes Coleman Correspondence, 1952
               American writer Emily Coleman (1899-1974) had one
               novel, Shutter of Snow, published in 1930.  Her
               extensive correspondence and unpublished writings
               are available in the Emily Holmes Coleman Papers
               in Specials Collections, University of Delaware
               Library.

     F17  1952
          Consists of two letters from Coleman which have
          enclosed two poems by Coleman.  The poems are titled
          "The Sleep of Heaven" and "To My Dead Father."  Also
          includes a draft of a letter from Matthews to Coleman.


          Series I.8.  Malcolm Cowley Correspondence, 1938 Dec
               American critic and writer Malcolm Cowley (1898- )
               was an editor of The New Republic.

     F18  1938 Dec
          Consists of one letter from Cowley to Matthews, as well
          as a draft of her original query dated December 16,
          1938


          Series I.9.  Clifton Cuthbert Correspondence, 1938 Sep
               One of novelist Clifton Cuthbert's early books was
               a novel titled Thunder Without Rain, published in
               1933.

     F19  1938 Sep
          Consists of one letter from Cuthbert with an enclosed
          review of his novel, Thunder Without Rain, as well as a
          draft of Matthew's reply to this letter

2         Series I.  Correspondence (cont'd)

          Series I.10.  Floyd Dell Correspondence, 1917
               American novelist and journalist Floyd Dell (1887-
               1969) was also the editor of The Masses, to which
               Matthews was a contributor.

               Consists of nine letters from Dell to Matthews.
               The March 14th letter includes a page of suggested
               changes in a manuscript which Matthews submitted
               for publication in The Masses.  Also includes
               three drafts of letters from Matthews to Dell,
               with one enclosed poem, "Psyche," by Matthews.

     F20  1917 Mar-May
          
     F21  1917 May 24-Dec 12
          Includes Matthew's poem, "Psyche"


          Series I.11.  John Erskine Correspondence, 1938 Dec
               John Erskine (1879-1951) was an American novelist,
               poet, and essayist.

     F22  1938 Dec
          Includes one letter to Matthews from Erskine, as well
          as a copy of Matthews’ letter to Erskine and a copy of
          a letter to Melville Cane, also from Matthews


          Series I.12.  Alma Frank Correspondence, 1939
               Alma Frank was the second wife of Waldo Frank.
               The letters indicate that Matthews was attempting
               to mediate difficulties between Alma and Waldo
               Frank.

     F23  1939
          Consists of seven letters from Mrs. Frank to Matthews
          and five copies of letters from Matthews to Mrs. Frank.
          Also includes a letter from Mrs. Frank to Waldo Frank
          and a copy of a letter from Matthews to a Miss Nadya
          Ornstein.


          Series I.13.  Margaret Naumberg Frank Letters, 1917 Sep
               Margaret Naumberg Frank was the first wife of
               Waldo Frank.

     F24  1917 Sep
          Consists of two letters from Margaret Frank to Matthews


2         Series I.  Correspondence (cont'd)

          Series I.14.  Waldo Frank Correspondence, 1917-1962
               American novelist and essayist Waldo Frank (1889-
               1967) was also a noted short story writer.  This
               correspondence includes Matthews' comments on his
               novel, Summer Never Ends, published in 1941.

               This extensive correspondence consists of eighty-
               eight letters from Waldo Frank to Matthews, as
               well as copies of twenty-one letters from Matthews
               to Frank.

     F25  1917 Jun-Aug

     F26  1917 Sep-Dec

     F27  1918

     F28  1919 Jan-Nov

     F29  1919 Dec-1927

     F30  1928-1931
          Includes a letter of introduction for Waldo Frank from
          The Paul Cornell Company, Inc. to Mr. A.H. Huesmann.

     F31  1936-1939 Apr

     F32  1939 Jun-Dec

     F33  1940-1962
          Includes Matthews' comments on Frank's novel, Summer
          Never Ends.


3         Series I.15.  Talbot Faulkner Hamlin Correspondence,
          1920-1938
               Talbot Hamlin (1889-1956) was an architect,
               teacher, librarian, and writer.  He wrote a number
               of books on architecture, as well as being a
               professor of architecture at Columbia University
               in New York.

     F34  1920-1938
          Consists of four letters from Talbot Hamlin to Matthews
          and three sonnets written by Hamlin and dedicated to
          Matthews.  Also includes a copy of a letter from
          Matthews to Talbot Hamlin, as well as a copy of a
          letter from Matthews to Jessica Hamlin (Mrs. Talbot
          Hamlin).  A letter from Jessica and Mary Hamlin to
          Matthews is also found here.

3         Series I.  Correspondence (cont'd)

          Series I.16.  Lincoln Kirstein Letter, 1930 Jun 17
               Lincoln Kirstein (1907-1975), an editor of the
               Hound and Horn, was also a poet and writer of
               books on the arts.  His book of World War I
               poetry, Rhymes of a Pfc, was published in 1964.

     F35  1930 Jun 17
          Consists of one letter from Kirstein to Matthews.


          Series I.17.  Jacques Maritain Correspondence, 1941-
          1961
               Jacques Maritain (1882-1973) was a noted French
               philosopher and Catholic apologist.  Maritain
               wrote extensively on moral philosophy and
               theology.  Several of his volumes were originally
               part of this collection, including Christianisme
               et Démocratie and The Rights of Man and Natural
               Law, but have been transferred to the printed
               collection in Special Collections.

               Consists of six letters from Jacques Maritain to
               Matthews, as well as drafts of sixteen letters
               from Matthews to Maritain.  Some of the letters
               are in French.

     F36  1941-1943

     F37  1945-1961


          Series I.18.  Raissa Maritain Correspondence, 1941-1944
               Raissa Maritain, the wife of Jacques Maritain, was
               also a poet and writer.

     F38  1941-1944
          Consists of three letters from Raissa Maritain to
          Matthews, as well as nine letters to Raissa Maritain
          from Matthews.  Also included in this folder are a
          photograph of Jacques Maritain, several clippings, and
          a poem and essay concerning Chagall (written by
          Matthews).  One of Matthews' letters to Raissa Maritain
          is also to Vera Oumancoff.  The letters are in French.


          Series I.19.  Gorham Bert Munson Correspondence, 1927-
          1941
               Gorham B. Munson (1896-1969) was an American
               teacher and critic who wrote a variety of books on
               American literature.

     F39  1927-1941
          Consists of five letters from Munson to Matthews, as
          well as two drafts of letters from Matthews to Munson.


3         Series I.  Correspondence (cont'd)

          Series I.20.  Albert Jay Nock Correspondence, 1922 Aug
               Albert Jay Nock (1873?-1945) was an American
               critic and publicist.

     F40  1922 Aug
          Consists of one letter from Nock to Matthews, as well
          as a copy of a letter from Matthews to Nock.


          Series I.21.  Vera Oumancoff Correspondence, 1941-1946
               Vera Oumancoff was a friend of the Maritains and
               Matthews.  The correspondence is in French.
               Consists of thirteen letters from Oumancoff to
               Matthews and sixteen drafts of letters from
               Matthews to Oumancoff.

     F41  1941-1944

     F42  1945-1946


          Series I.22.  Mildred Stillman Correspondence, 1936-
          1944
               Mildred Stillman was the wife of Ernest Goodrich
               Stillman.  Consists of twelve letters from Mrs.
               Stillman to Matthews, as well as three drafts of
               letters from Matthews to Stillman.  Also includes
               a poem, "To Elva," by Mildred Stillman.

     F43  1936-1938

     F44  1939-1944
          Includes poem, "To Elva," by Stillman.


          Series I.23.  Genevieve Taggard Correspondence, 1928-
          1939
               Genevieve Taggard (1894-1948) was a noted American
               poet and biographer.  Her book of poems,
               Travelling Standing Still received wide critical
               acclaim, as did her biography of Emily Dickinson,
               The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson.  She was
               also a contributing editor to New Masses.

               Consists of seven letters from Taggard to
               Matthews, as well as eight copies of letters from
               Matthews to Taggard.

     F45  1928-1937

     F46  1938-1939

4         Series I.  Correspondence (cont'd)

          Series I.24.  William Troy Correspondence, 1927-1962
               Teacher, critic, and essayist William Troy (1903-
               1961) was an associate editor with Elva Matthews
               of The Figure in the Carpet.

               Consists of twenty-eight letters from Troy to
               Matthews, as well as fifty-four copies of letters
               from Matthews to Troy.  Also included are two
               letters from Leonie Adams (William Troy's wife) to
               Matthews and two letters from Matthews to Leonie
               Adams.  Also includes a poem titled "Line Written
               on Shelton Terrace, S.F." by Matthews, clippings,
               a typescript of the article, "De Jacques Riviere à
               Alain-Fournier 1905," by Troy and several other
               manuscripts described below.

     F47  1927-1928 Jul
          Includes a copy of a program titled "Semaine Memoriale
          Isadora Duncan" (Paris, June 1928) and a poem, "Line
          Written on Shelton Terrace, S.F.," written by Matthews.

     F48  1928 Aug-Oct

     F49  1929 Jan-Apr
          Includes a poem by Matthews titled "First Snow."

     F50  1929 Jul-Dec
          Includes a carbon copy of an article in French titled
          "De Jacques Riviere à Alain-Fournier 1905."

     F51  1930 Jan-May
          Includes one clipping, a transcript of Edmund Wilson's
          "The Fable of the Three Limperary Cripples," and an
          essay in French by Matthews.
     
     F52  1936-1962
          Includes a clipping of an obituary for William Troy, as
          well as the correspondence between Matthews and Leonie
          Adams.  Also includes a poem by Matthews titled
          "Réponse au Conseil."


4         Series I.25.  Miscellaneous Material Originally Included 
with Correspondence, 1917-1923
Includes calling cards, a clipping, and diary entries. F53 1917-1923 Includes a calling card for Rowena Matthews (daughter of Elva de Pue Matthews) and Mr. and Mrs. Warren Shepard Matthews (1923), as well as an undated clipping concerning Matthews. Also includes ten pages of diary entries by Matthews. 5 Series II. Manuscripts Written by Matthews, 1920-1944 This series consists of drafts of three manuscripts by Matthews. Two are untitled novels and the third is the draft for a novel titled "White River." Portions of "White River" were published in the October 1927 issue of The Figure in the Carpet. The other manuscripts were never published. Series II.1. Draft for an [Untitled Novel], [n.d.] Consists of one typescript draft in four parts. Part one is titled "Love Apples," which may have served as a preliminary title to the novel. F54 Part One: "Love Apples," [n.d.] Typescript with autograph revisions of seven chapters. Consists of pages 1-127. F55 Part Two: "Spiked Agave," [n.d.] Typescript with extensive autograph revisions of thirteen chapters. Consists of pages 128-327. F56 Part Three: "Doll in the Popcorn," [n.d.] Typescript with autograph revisions of thirteen chapters. Consists of pages 328-489. F57 Part Four: "Smile Without Malice," [n.d.] Typescript with autograph revisions of seven chapters. Consists of pages 490-581. 6 Series II.2. Drafts and Notes for "White River," 1920- 1924 Consists of one typescript draft of this novel, as well as notes on the characters and layout of the home, music for a sonata used in the story, and descriptions and sketches of the characters. The novel is arranged in four parts. Excerpts of "White River" were published in the October 1927 issue of The Figure in the Carpet. F58 Part One: "Margaret," 1920-1924 Typescript and carbon pages with a few autograph corrections of five chapters. Consists of pages 1-91. F59 Part Two: "Gregory," 1920-1924 Typescript and carbon pages with a few autograph corrections of six chapters. Consists of pages 92-192. F60 Part Three: "John," 1920-1924 Typescript and carbon pages with a few autograph corrections of seven chapters. Consists of pages 193- 254. F61 Part Four: "Herself," 1920-1924 Typescript pages with a few autograph corrections of ten chapters. Consists of pages 255-336. F62 Notes and Sketches, 1920-1924 Includes pencil and ink sketches of the characters in the novel, a design for the home, music for a sonata, and notes on the history of the Eustace family. 14 pp. 7 Series II.3. Drafts and Notes for an [Untitled Novel], 1937-1944 This series includes drafts and notes toward an untitled novel. The notes provide character descriptions, notes for rewrites, as well as drafts and ideas for certain chapters. F63- Draft One, 1937 Jan-1938 Feb 75 Consists of a typescript of a rough draft, bearing extensive autograph revisions and notes. F63 Chapters 1-2 F64 Chapters 3-4 F65 Chapters 5-6 F66 Chapters 7-8 F67 Chapters 9-11 F68 Chapters 12-14 F69 Chapters 15-17 F70 Chapters 18-20 F71 Chapter 22 F72 Chapter 23 F73 Chapter 24 F74 Chapter 26 F75 Chapter 27 8 F76 Draft Two, [n.d.] Consists of a typescript with extensive autograph revisions of chapters 5-11. F77 "First Notebook," 1940-1944 Consists of typescript and autograph notes describing the characters and other ideas for the novel. F78 Notes for Chapters, [n.d.] Includes typescript notes for a "Section III" on sexuality in China, autograph notes on Liboux, and autograph notes for chapter 10b titled "Twin Peaks." Series III. Printed Material Related to Matthews, 1927- 1941 Includes three issues of The Figure in the Carpet and notes removed from a copy of Les Grandes Amitiés: Souvenirs. F79 The Figure in the Carpet, 1927-1928 Consists of three issues of this magazine of prose published by The New School for Social Research, New York. It was edited by Hansell Baugh, with William Troy and Matthews as associate editors. It was published as The Figure in the Carpet from October 1927 through May 1928. From December 1928-May 1929 it was titled Salient. The fourth issue of The Figure in the Carpet is available in Special Collections (Spec PN 3311 .S25). In addition to editing the magazine, material by Matthews is included in each of these issues. October 1927 "White River" November 1927 "Reading with a Purpose" February 1928 "Almighty Bird" and "Plotting a Curve" F80 Notes Removed from Les Grandes Amitiés, [n.d.] Consists of notes by Matthews which were laid in a copy of Raissa Maritain's Les Grandes Amitiés: Souvenirs (New York: Editions de la Maison Française, Inc., 1941). This volume is inscribed by the author to Matthews. Autograph notes by Matthews appear on the back flyleaf and on some pages. This volume was transferred to the printed collections in Special Collections. 8 Series III. Printed Material Related to Matthews, 1927- 1941 (cont'd) F81 Notes Removed from The Re-Discovery of America, [n.d.] Consists of one page of autograph notes by Matthews originally laid in a copy of Waldo Frank's The Re- Discovery of America (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929). The book is inscribed to Matthews by Frank and bears autograph notes by Matthews throughout the text. This volume is cataloged for Special Collections (Spec E 169.1 .F824). F82 Notes Removed from The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson, 1960 Aug 22 Consists of three pages of autograph notes concerning Emily Dickinson made by Matthews and originally laid in a copy of Genevieve Taggard's The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930). This book is inscribed to Matthews by Taggard and bears autograph notes by Matthews in the back. This volume is cataloged for Special Collections (Spec PS 1541 .Z5 T3). F83 Clippings Removed from America Hispana, 1932 Consists of two clippings from issues of Contempo: A Review of Books and Personalities (1932). One clipping is a review by Gorham Munson of Waldo Frank's America Hispana (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931) and the other is a response by Waldo Frank to Munson's review. The clippings were laid in a copy of America Hispana inscribed to Matthews by Frank. This volume is cataloged for Special Collections (Spec F 1408.3 .F86). List of Books Transferred to Printed Collections in Special Collections Frank, Waldo. Americana Hispana: A Portrait and a Prospect. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. Inscribed to Matthews by Frank, with clippings laid in. (Spec F 1408.3 .F86) -----. The Art of the Vieux Colombier: A Contribution of France to the Contemporary Stage. New York: Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Française. Inscribed to Matthews by Frank. (Spec PN 2277 .N5 F73) -----. The Bridegroom Cometh. New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1939. (Spec PS 3511 .R258 B7) -----. Chart for Rough Water: Our Role in the New World. New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1940. Inscribed to Matthews by Frank, with autograph markings and notes by Matthews. (Spec E 744 F82) -----. The Dark Mother. New York: Boni and Liveright Publishers, 1920. Inscribed to Matthews by Frank. (Spec PS 3511 .R258 D3 1920) -----. The Re-discovery of America: An Introduction to a Philosophy of American Life. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Extensive inscription to Matthews from Frank, with autograph notes by Matthews throughout text and laid in. (Spec E 169.1 .F824) -----. Summer Never Ends: A Modern Love Story. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. Inscribed to Matthews by Frank, with some autograph notes by Matthews. (Spec PS 3511 .R258 S95) -----. Virgin Spain: The Drama of a Great People. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942. Inscribed to Matthews by Frank. (Spec DP 26 .F7 1942) Maritain, Jacques. Christianisme et Démocratie. New York: Editions de la Maison Française, Inc., 1943. Inscribed to Matthews by Maritain. (Spec BR 115 .P7 M336) -----. Le Crépuscule de la Civilisation. Montreal: Editions de L'Arbre, 1941. Inscribed to Matthews (with drawing) by Maritain. (Spec B 821 .M32 1941) -----. De Bergson a Thomas D'Aquin: Essais de Metaphysique et de Morale. New York: Editions de la Maison Francaise, Inc., 1944. Inscribed to Matthews by Maritain, with autograph notes by Matthews. (Spec B 2430 .B43 M355) -----. Humanisme Integral: Problemes Temporels et Spirituels d'une Nouvelle Chrétienté. Paris: Fernand Aubier, 1936. Inscribed to Matthews by Maritain. (Spec B 821 .M34 1936) -----. La Pensée de Saint Paul. New York: Editions de la Maison Française, Inc. 1941. Inscribed to Matthews by Maritain, with autograph notes by Matthews. (Spec BS 2651 .M35 1941) -----. The Rights of Man and Natural Law. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943. Inscribed to Matthews by Maritain. (Spec JC 571 .M344 1943) Maritain, Raissa. Les Grandes Amitiés: Souvenirs. New York: Editions de la Maison Française, Inc., 1941. Inscribed to Matthews by Raissa Maritain, with autograph notes by Matthews on back flyleaf and some pages of the text. Munson, Gorham B. Robert Frost: A Study in Sensibility and Good Sense. New York: George H. Doran Company, 1927. Inscribed to Matthews by Munson. (Spec PS 3511 .R94 Z8 [Frost]) Taggard, Genevieve. The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. Inscribed to Matthews by Taggard, with autograph notes by Matthews throughout the text and laid in. (Spec PS 1541 .Z5 T3) -----. Long View. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1942. Inscribed to Matthews by Taggard. (Spec PS 3539 .A266 A18 1942) -----. Not Mine to Finish: Poems 1928-1934. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1934. Inscribed to Matthews by Taggard. (Spec PS 3539 .A266 A18 1934) -----. Slow Music. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1946. Inscribed to Matthews by Taggard, with autograph notes by Matthews throughout the text. (Spec PS 3539 .A266 A18 1946)

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