Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 2, Folder: 29
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.
Item — Box: 2, Folder: 29
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 58
Scope and Contents Four letters written by Van Wyck Brooks to Viola Chittenden White, from 1940-1944. The letters primarily discuss White's invitation to Brooks to speak at Middlebury College. Also includes one holograph letter written by Brooks to Middlebury College president Samuel Somerville Stratton, in which he declines an invitation by Stratton to speak.