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Chard Powers Smith

New York

Born at Watertown, New York, November 1, 1894; obtained an A.B. degree from Yale, 1916, and his LL.B. from Harvard, 1921; practiced law in Rochester, New York, 1921-1922; lived in Sacket Harbor, New York.

[Source: "A Bibliographical Dictionary of Poets," in William Stanley Braithwaite (ed.), Anthology of Magazine Verse for 1926: And Yearbook of American Poetry 37 (Boston: B.J. Brimmer Co., 1926)(Dictionary at pp. 1-43, separate pagination)]


Chard Powers Smith, Along the Wind (New Haven: Yale University Press; 1925)

________________, OCM. ([New Haven, Connecticut]: printed by the Yale University Press, 1926)

________________, Lost Address (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1928)(London: E. Benn Limited, 1928)

________________, Hamilton, a poetic drama in three acts (New York, Coward-McCann, 1930)

________________, Prelude to Man (Mount Vernon, [New York]: The Peter Pauper Press, 1936)


Chard Powers Smith, The Quest of Pan, beginning a trilogy of evolution (New York, Coward-McCann, 1930)

________________, Pattern and Variation in Poetry (New York: Scribner, 1932)

________________, Annals of the Poets; their origins, backgrounds, private lives, habits of composition, characters, and personal peculiarities (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1935)

________________, The Housatonic: Puritan River (New York, Toronto, Rinehart & Company, Inc. 1936)(New York: Rinehart, 1946)

________________, Artillery of Time (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1939)(London: MacDonald, 1956)

________________, Ladies Day (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1941)(London: Macdonald, 1958)

________________, He's in the Artillery Now (New York: R.M. McBride & Co.,1943)

________________, Turn of the Dial (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1943)

________________, Yankees and God (New York: Hermitage House, 1954)

________________, Where the Light Falls; a portrait of Edwin Arlington Robinson (New York: Macmillan 1965)

________________ (ed.), Poets of the Twenties; 100 great poems (Port Washington, New York: C. McCutcheon, 1967)

________________, Index to The Housatonic: Puritan River (Pittsfield, Massachusetts: Berkshire Family History Association, 2001)