From the Bart Auerbach Collection. The file consists of 20 typed letters signed, one typed letter (unsigned), one autograph letter signed, 13 typed notes signed, one typed note (unsigned), and one autograph note signed. The letters total 26 pages, 8vo (a few 4to), nearly all single-spaced; the notes are various sizes and range from a few lines signed on a slip to more than a full page, 12mo. In addition, there is a letter from Lowenfels' wife Lilliam about Yale's acquisition of the poet's archive, some enclosures with photocopies of his poems, and a few ephemeral items. Item #409442
Miriam Benkovitz, educated at Vanderbilt and Yale, was professor of English at Skidmore from 1846 to 1976. Her publications include both a bibliography (1963) and a biography of Ronald Firbank, and other works on 20th century English writers.
In his letters and notes, Lowefels discusses his works-in-progress and writes about Nancy Cunard and Richard Aldington (a two-page letter is about him), and refers to other writers. (BA).