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Crapsey, Adelaide. A Study of English Metrics. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1918.

-----------------. Verse Foreword by Claude Bragdon. Rochester: Manas Press, 1915, 10.

-----------------. Verse. Foreword by Claude Bragdon. Preface by Jean Webster. New York: Knopf, 1922; reprinted 1926, 1929, 1934, 1938.

Smith, Susan Sutton, ed. The Complete Poems and Collected Letters of Adelaide Crapsey. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1977, 222.


"Loneliness," Vassar Miscellany, November, 1898, 71.

"Time Flies," Vassar Miscellany, November, 1898, 94.

"The Heart of a Maid," Vassar Miscellany, December, 1898, 137.

"Repentance," Vassar Miscellany, February, 1899, 229.

"Hail Mary!" Vassar Miscellany, December, 1899, 148.

"The Witch," Century, November, 1914, 128.

"Gustav's Solo," Kemper Hall Kodak viii, #3 December, 1901, 4-7.

"Bob White, Kemper Hall Kodak viii, #4 January, 1902, 1-2.


A Book of Vassar Verse. Reprints from the Vassar Miscellany Monthly 1894-1916. Poughkeepsie: Vassar Miscellany Monthly, 1916.


Bernikow, Louise ed. The World Split Open: Four Centuries of Women Poets in England and America, 1552-1950. N.Y. Vintage, 1974, 246-9.

The first and only (to date) feminist anthology to include Crapsey.

Monroe, Harriet and Henderson, Alice. Others. New York: Knopf, 1916.

Cox, Ralph, music. "Little Sister Rose-Marie". Boston and New York: E Arthur P. Schmidt Co 1918. Sheet Music [previously in Verse, 1915 under title "Rosemary of the Angels."]

----------5 Songs 1919-20 After Adelaide Crapsey. New York: Cos Cob Press, 1934. Music.

Braithwaite, Wm. Stanley, ed. Anthology of Magazine Verse for 1916. New York: Laurence J. Gomme, 1916.

Teasdale, Sara, ed. The Answering Voice. 100 Love Lyrics by Women. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1917.

Speyer, Leonora. American Poets: An Anthology of Contemporary Verse. Munchen: Kurt Wolff Verlag, 1923.


"A Girl to Love," Vassar Miscellany, November, 1897, 59-63.

"The Knowledge He Gained," Vassar Miscellany, May 1898, 396-99.

"Mr. Perceval Poynton and a Pig," Vassar Miscellany, October, 1899, 36-50.

"Milord and Milady," Vassar Miscellany, January, 1900. 223-29.


[Review of In Old Naragansett by Alice Morse Earle], Vassar Miscellany, May, 1898, 425-26.

[Review of Within the Hedge by Martha Gilbert Dickinson], Vassar Miscellany, June, 1899, 457-58.

[Review of Stalky & Co. by Runyard Kipling], Vassar Miscellany, May 1899, 128-9.

[Review of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett], Vassar Miscellany, December, 1900, 133-35.


"An Insane Episode," Vassarion 99. Baltimore: Williamson and Wilkins, 1899, 118-26.

Vassar College Exhibition, #1901, Vassar College Archives.


"Three Solitaires," Kemper Hall Kodak iii #4-5, January- February, 1896, 68.

"The Kemper Hall Basketbell League" Kemper Hall Kodak ii #1, May, 1895, 13-14.

"An Interesting Woman," Kemper Hall Kodak iii #2, October, 1895, 1-5.

"The First Game," Kemper Hall Kodak iii #3, November, 1895, 3-5.2.

"The Turkey's Story," Kemper Hall Kodak, iii #3, November, 1895, 13.

"Peg Woffington," Kemper Hall Kodak iii #4,5, January-February 1896, 10.

"War Songs," Kemper Hall Kodak III #6, March, 1896, 5-6.

"The Bluestocking," Kemper Hall Kodak, iii #7, April, 1896, 6-8.

"Editorial," Kemper Hall Kodak, iii #8, May, 1896, 1-2.

"Editorial," Kemper Hall Kodak iv, #1 Oct, 1896, 1-3.

"The Mayor's Bill," Kemper Hall Kodak iv #1, Oct, 1896, 6-8.

"Editorial," Kemper Hall Kodak iv #2, November, 1896, 1-4.

"Editorial," Kemper Hall Kodak iv #3, December, 1896, 1-2.

"The Pope is Dead," [translation from Alphonse Daudet] Kemper Hall Kodak iv #3, December, 1896, 5-7.

"Editorial," Kemper Hall Kodak iv #4, January 1897, 1-2.

"Editorial," Kemper Hall Kodak iv #5, February 1897, 1-2.

"Editorial," Kemper Hall Kodak iv #6, March, 1897, 1-2.

"A Private Interview" Kemper Hall Kodak iv #6, March, 1897, 5-6.

"Editorial," Kemper Hall Kodak iv #7, April, 1897, 1-2.

"The Open Road," Kemper Hall Kodak iv #9, June, 1897, 4-7.

Kemper Hall Kodak, iii #9, June, 1896, 20.

Kemper Hall Kodak iv, #2, September, 1896, 13.

Kemper Hall Kodak vii #9 (June,1900), 24.


"Report on the Social Democratic Party of America," 1901, 38-40, Adelaide Crapsey File, Vassar College Library.

"An Experiment in Prosodic Analysis," Adelaide Crapsey Collection, University of Rochester.


Ridge, Lola. Red Flag. New York: Viking, 1927, 82.

Sandburg, Carl. Cornhuskers, 1918, in Collected Poems. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Jovanovich, 1970, 101-2.


Adelaide Crapsey Collection, University of Rochester.

Adelaide Crapsey Collection, Vassar College.

Jean Webster McKinney Collection, Vassar College.

Bragdon Collection, University of Rochester.

Arthur H. Crapsey Collection, Rochester, New York.

Thomas Mabbott Collection, University of Iowa.

Philactetis Collection, Vassar College.

Smith College Archives

Susan Smith Collection. Esther Lowenthal, interview with Susan Smith, October 8, 1969.

Historic Saranac Lake Collection.

Edith Martin Collection, Hightstown, New Jersey.


Loescher, Walter C. "The Personality and Poetry of Adelaide Crapsey," Master's Thesis, University of Rochester. Adelaide Crapsey Collection, University of Rochester.

O'Connor, Sister Mary Edwardine. "Adelaide Crapsey: A Biographical Study" (Master's Thesis, University of Notre Dame, 1931). Adelaide Crapsey Collection, University of Rochester.

Osborn, Mary. "Japanese Influence in the Cinquains," Edith Martin Collection.



Henry Nehemiah Dodge Collection. Andover-Harvard Theological Library Harvard Divinity School (45 Francis Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138)

The Protestant Episcopalean Diocese of Western New York, 1114 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, New York, 14209 (Identification NYHV6806-A.


Alkalay-Gut, Karen. Alone in the Dawn: The Life of Adelaide Crapsey. Athens: University of Georgia, 1988.

Bragdon, Claude. More Lives Than One. New York: Knopf, 1938.

Bragdon, Claude. Merely Players. New York: Knopf, 1929.

---------------. ed. Oracle. Rochester: Manas, 1921.

Crapsey, Algernon. The Last of the Heretics. New York: Knopf, 1924.

Mary Delia Lewis Smith College Monthly XXIII # 8, December 1915, 114.

Morris, B. F. The Life of Thomas Morris. Cincinnati: Wilstach, Keys & Overend, 1856.

Osborn, Mary. Adelaide Crapsey. Boston: Bruce Humphries, 1933.

Sandburg, Carl. The Letters of Carl Sandburg, ed. Herbert Mitgang, New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1968, 124.

Simpson, Alan and Mary, with Ralph Connor. Jean Webster, Storyteller. Tymor, 1984.

Taylor, Robert, Saranac: America's Magic Mountain. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986.

Trudeau, Edward L. An Autobiography. N.Y.: Doubleday, 1916.

Webster, Jean. Daddy Long-Legs. New York: Bantam, 1982. The original edition was copyright in 1912 by the Century Publishing Company.

-------------- When Patty Went to College. New Yo: Century, 1902.

Webster, Sam. Mark Twain, Businessman. Boston: Little Brown, 1946.



Alkalay-Gut, Karen. “Adelaide Crapsey,” Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century, Fitzroy-Dearborn, 2001.

Alkalay-Gut, Karen. “Adelaide Crapsey,” A Companion to 20th Century American Poe. Fact on File, Inc. 2001

Alkalay-Gut, Karen. Alone in the Dawn: The Life of Adelaide Crapsey. Athens: University of Georgia Press, December 1988.

Alkalay-Gut, Karen. “Death, Order, and Poetry: ‘The Presentation Piece’ of Adelaide Crapsey,” American Literature, May 1985, 263-290.

Alkalay-Gut, Karen. “The Dying of Adelaide Crapsey,” Journal of Modern Literature V. 13, No. 2, July, 1986, 225-250.

“’Keeping the Edge of Deprivation Sharp’: Adelaide Crapsey’s “To the Dead in the Grave-Yard Under my Window’,” The Explicator V. 43, No. 2, Winter 1985, 25-28.

Anderson, Pearl . "Miss Crapsey Reprinted," Poetry: A Magazine of Verse XXI, March 1923, 333-335

Braithewaite, Wm. S. The Poetic Years for 1916: A Critical Anthology Boston: Small Maynard & Co. 1917.

Butscher, Edward. Adelaide Crapsey. Boston: Twayne, 1979.

Carpenter, Frances . "Our Hall of Fame," Kemper Hall Alumnae Messenger. V November, 1944, 2.

Colcord, M. Brown, Plymouth News (Massachusetts), May 19, 1934.

Colcon, Ethel M. Chicago Record Herald, May 5, 1917.

Croughton, Amy H. Rochester Times Union, February 7, 1934.

Dorey, Milnor. New York Times Book Review, October 22, 1933, and March 11, 1934.

Drake, William. The First Wave: Women Poets in America 1915-1945. New York: MacMillan, 1987.

Firkins, O.W. "John Masefield and Others," Nation. CIII, June 20, 1934, 58-59.

Fitzgerald, William. "A Note Upon Adelaide Crapsey (1878-1914)", Anathema, i, #2, July-September, 1935, unnumbered, 6 pages.

Fletcher, Ian. "Adelaide Crapsey's Cinquains," ADAM International Review 35, 1970, 62-64.

Fletcher, John Gould. "The Orient and Contemporary Poetry" The Asian Legacy and American Life. ed. A.E. Christy. New York: John Day Co, 1945, 145-172.

F.H. "The Immortal Residue," New Republic v, January 22, 1916, 312.

Fraser, G.S. "Two Rochester Muses," ADAM International Review 35, 1970, 4-11.

Georges, Ramon. Green Bay Press-Gazette, June 9, 1934.

Gregory, Horace and Marya Zaturenska. History of American Poetry. New York 1946, 91-97.

Hartley, Marsden. Adventure in the Arts. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1921, 207-14.

Henderson, Alice Corbin. "The Great Adventure," Poetry: A Magazine of Verse X, September 1917, 316-319.

Jones, Llewellyn. "Adelaide Crapsey," North American Review, CCXVII April 1923, 534-543.

----------------. "Chicago Evening Post, April 5, 1918.

----------------. First Impressions. New York: Knopf, 1925, 97-110.

Kawanami, Hideo. "Adelaide Crapsey and Michel Revon: Their Connection with Japanese Literature," trans. Yoshioki Arai. University of Osaka College of Commerce Anniversary Festschrift, n.d.

Kodama, Sanehide. "Amy Lowell and Adelaide Crapsey" in American Poetry and Japanese Culture. Hamden, Connecticut: Archon, 1984, 35-57.

Kreymborg, Alfred. A History of American Poetry. New York: Tudor Publishing Company, 1934.

McKinney, Jean Webster. "Foreword Upon the Poems of Adelaide Crapsey," Vassar Miscellany 44, 1915, 414-15.

Monroe, Harriet. Poets and Their Art. Revised Edition. New York: Books for Librarians, 1967, 153-4.

Nicholl, Louise Townsend. "Adelaide Crapsey's Poems," New Republic, January 31, 1923, 258.

Ostriker, Alicia. Stealing the Language: The Emergence of Women's Poetry in America. Boston: Beacon, 1986, 44-46, 216.

Osborn, Mary. "The Vocabulary in Adelaide Crapsey's Verse". American Speech III, # 6, August 1928, 457-459.

-----------. "Three Grey Women." Modern Language Notes June, 1930, 362-3.

Perkins, David. A History of American Poetry. Cambridge: Belknap, 1976, 347, 364, 369, 371-2, 398.

Siler, John. "Hokku and Cinquain," Phillippine Magazine XXXI March and April 1934, 100-101,; 154-155.

Susan Smith, "Adelaide Crapsey: Materials for a Biographical and Textual Study," The University of Rochester Library Bulletin

Snow, Royall. "Marriage With the East," The New Republic XXVII June 29, 1921, 138-140.

(L. Earliest attempt which was made to relate the Imagist movement to oriental influences upon contemporary American poetry...)

Untermeyer, Louis. Modern American Poetry. New York: Harcort Brace and World, 1942.

----------------. The New Era in American Poetry. New York: Henry Holt, 191, 317-320.

Wilkinson, Marguerite. New Voice. New York: Macmillan, 1920.

Winters, Ivor. Forms of Discovery: Critical and Historical Essays on the Forms of the Short Poem in English. Chicago: Alan Swallow, 1967, 331.

------------. In Defense of Reason. Denver: Swallow, 1947, 329-331.


Adirondack Mountain Village of Saranac Late Remembers its Curative Past