Went to the opening of the Yaddo Archives last night. Carve out a day to take it all in. There’s a lot there. Some saucy bits about William Carlos Williams and James Baldwin, also.
1942 Yaddo guests. Standing: Newton Arvin, Nicholas Marsicano, Nathan Asch, Philip Rahv, Michael Seide, Karol Rathaus, Carson McCullers, Malcolm Cowley, unidentified man, Langston Hughes, Kenneth Fearing, unidentified man, Leonard Ehrlich, Jean Liberté. Seated: Mrs. Asch, Frances Mingorancz, Merle Marsicano, Katherine Anne Porter, Helena Kuo, Juan Mingorancz, Nathalie Rahv, Elizabeth Ames.
The New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division, Yaddo Records.