The wasteland --The song of the old mother --Innisfree -- Coole and Ballylee --In memory of W.B Yeats --Still falls the rain --A refusal to mourn the death, by fire, of a child in London --Fern Hill --Turfsacks --Refugees --Poem to my son (To Juan at the winter solstice) --If I told him (A completed portrait of Picasso) --Epistle to be left in the earth --What if a much of a which of a wind --Sweet spring is your --What are years --Missing dates --I think continually of those --Seascape --Teterlestai --Birches --After apple-picking --The seafarer --The idea of order at Key West --The groundhog-- Moeurs contemporaines --Love calls us to the things of this world.
101 Eliot, T.S.; The Wasteland / T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot.
201 Yeats, William Butler; The Song of the Old Mother / W.B. (William Butler) Yeats.
202 Yeats, William Butler; Innisfree / W.B. (William Butler) Yeats.
203 Yeats, William Butler; Coole and Ballylee / W.B. (William Butler) Yeats.
204 Auden, W.H.; In Memory of W.B. Yeats / W.H. Auden.
205 Sitwell,Edith; Still Falls the Rain / Edith, Dame Sitwell.
206 Thomas, Dylan; A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Chid in London / Dylan Thomas.
207 Thomas, Dylan; Fern Hill / Dylan Thomas.
208 Macniece, Louis; Turfstacks / Louis Macniece.
209 Macniece, Louis; Refugees / Louis Macniece.
210 Graves, Robert; Poem to my son (To Juan at the Winter Solstice) / Robert Graves.
301 Stein, Gertrude; If I Told Him (A Complete Portrait of Picasso / Gertrude Stein.
302 MacLeish, Archibald; Epistle to be Left in the Earth / Archibald MacLeish.
303 Cummings, E.E.; what if a much of a which of a wind / Ebenezer Edson Cummings.
304 Cummings, E.E.; "sweet spring is your / Ebenezer Edson Cummings.
305 Moore, Marianne; What are Years / Marianne Moore.
306 Empson, William; Missing Dates / William Empson.
307 Spender, Stephen; I Think Continually of Those / Stephen Spender.
308 Spender, Stephen; Seascape / Stephen Spender.
309 Aiken, Conrad; Tetelestai / Conrad Aiken.
401 Frost; Robert; Birches / Robert Frost.
402 Frost, Robert; After Apple-picking / Robert Frost.
403 Wiliams, William Carlos; The Seafarer / William Carlos Williams.
404 Stevens, Wallace; The Idea of Order at Key West / Wallace Stevens.
405 Eberhart, Richard; The Groundhog / Richard Eberhart.
406 Bishop, Elizabeth; Manuelzinho / Elizabeth Bishop.
407 Wilbur, Richard; Love Calls Us to the Things of This World / Richard Wilbur.
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York Caedmon 1957
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Recorded in: New York, United States.
Twenty-five poems, read by the authors, including T.S. Eliot, William Butler Yeats, W.H. Auden, Dylan Thomas, Louis MacNeice, Robert Graves, Gertrude Stein, E.E. Cummings, Marianne Moore, Stephen Spender, Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, Ezra Pound and others.
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Files related to Washington, D.C. art activities; photographs; scrapbook; and guestbook.
REELS 2424-2425: Scrapbook on Comès' sitters Leonie Adams, Elizabeth Bishop, Katherine Garrison Chapin, Martin D' Arcy, Walter de la Mare, Denis Devlin, Richard Eberhart, Robert Frost, Caroline Gordon, Ralph Hodgson, Juan Ramon Jimenez, Robert Lowell, Katherine Anne Porter, Ezra Pound, St. John Perse, Sir John Rothenstein, Karl Shapiro, Allen Tate, Mark Van Doren, Robert Penn Warren, Eudora Welty, Cornelius Weygandt and Anne Goodwin Winslow, containing letters, clippings, book reviews, photos of sitters and Comès' portraits. Also included are photos of Comès and printed material relating to her.
REEL 2424, frames 3-243: A guest book, containing signatures, comments, sketches, photographs, clippings, and letters from artists, poets, writers, and other guests of Comès, including Walter de la Mare, Robert Frost, Leon Masson, Katherine Anne Porter, Sir John Rothenstein and Sir William Rothenstein, Allen Tate, Robert Penn Warren, Eudora Welty, and others. Also included are photographs of Comès and her family.
UNMICROFILMED: Artist, dealer, institution, and subject files containing letters, exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, photographs, and other printed materials relating to Washington, D.C. art activities. Included are: files on artists Caroline Van Hook Bean, Ruby Grady, Jacob Kainen, Frank Wright, and others; files on the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Foundry, the Studio Gallery, and other galleries; subject files on the Art Barn, the D.C. chapter of the Artists Equity Association including membership lists and address labels, 1970-1972, the Art in the Embassies Program, the Conference on Artists and Taxes, 1977, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Society of Arts and Letters, the Federal Government and the art, including material on bills and hearings, 1973-1977, the Washington art community, women and the arts, art materials hazards, includes published works by Joy Luke Turner, and crafts.
Also included are a paper "Government Sponsorship of the Arts under the WPA and Ceta," by Martha Malles, 1978; clippings, with reviews by John Canady and others; photographs, undated and 1971-1973, of Marcella Comès, Art Barn happenings, including 45 slides, 1974, and Artists Equity Association, Washington chapter, exhibitions; a published reference directory of Washington art, WASHINGTON TODAY, 1967; and one 16mm amateur film circa 1974.
Biographical / Historical:
Portrait painter, photographer; Washington, D.C. b. 1905. d. July 6, 2000. Married name Mrs. Randolph Winslow. Trained at the Carnegie School of Fine Arts and privately in Europe. Comès played an active part in the local D.C. art community; as a member of the Women's Commission of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, president of the D.C. chapter of Artists Equity Association, 1969-1971, and as the national vice-president, 1971-1973. Comès was the ex-officio portraitist to the Poetry Chair at the Library of Congress.
Lent and donated 1982 by Marcella Comes.
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