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Julia Seldon Grandy Papers

Identifier: Mss. 91 G76

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Scope and Contents

Includes manuscripts of poetry written by Julia Selden Grandy who lived in Norfolk, Va. and Baltimore, Md. as well as short stories by Grandy; translations by Grandy of French poetry written by Stephen Mallarme (1842-1898); diaries kept while in school in New York and on trips to Paris and London; published books by Grandy; and scrapbooks.  Includes a biography, poem and her obituary.


  • Creation: 1914-1962


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Biographical Information:

Julia Selden Grandy, a poet, published some of her works in "Poetry: A Magazine of Verse" and was the author of two volumes of poetry. She was also an accomplished painter. She was born in 1903 in Norfolk,Virginia and lived in Norfolk and Baltimore, Maryland. She died in 1962. Her parents were Dr. Charles R. Grandy and Mabel Elkin Dickman.

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Acquisition Information:

Purchased with funding from the Dulin Fund.

Processing Information:

Processed by Amanda Perkins in 1992.

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