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Odell Shepard Collection

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Identifier: MS-Retro-069
Overview Odell Shepard (1884-1967), the Trinity College Goodwin Professor of English (1917-1946), served as Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut from 1940-1941. Shepard notably won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 for his biography of A. Bronson Alcott, and also published numerous books of poetry and critical literature related to American Literature. He also edited works on Henry David Thoreau, Louisa May Alcott, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This collection contains correspondence between Shepard and...

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