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Women authors, American

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Beattie correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: C-82
Scope and Contents Collection contains two folders containing correspondence between Ann Beattie and Greg Gatenby between 1984-2005. The letters are both personal and professional in nature, as their writers discuss writing, the Harbourfront Reading Series and Festival (mentioning authors in attendance such as Margaret Atwood and J.K. Rowling), and their personal lives. It is clear from the letters that the two are friends. Most of the letters are typed (some are print-outs of emails), and Gatenby and Beattie ...

Carol Berge collection of Zebras manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: C-24
Scope and Contents Collection contains typescript draft versions of Berge's 1991 book, Zebras, or, Contour Lines. Also includes proof copies. Some pages have holograph comments and corrections, others are photocopies of typescript draft pages.

Note that items in collection are undated, but Zebras was published in 1991.

Julia C.R. Dorr papers

 Collection
Identifier: C-9
Scope and Contents Seven archival boxes of materials pertaining to the poet and novelist. The bulk of the papers date from the 1890s and early 1900s. Mrs. Dorr’s correspondence includes a wide selection of esteemed literary figures of the late 19th century, including Ralph Waldo Emerson, who states that, “You Vermonters should have rare inspirations: Nature, our travelers tell me, has made no fairer land”; Ivy Compton Burnett; William Dean Howells; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; and Oliver Wendell Holmes, who ...

Viola Chittenden White collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-3
Scope and Contents The Collection encompasses the thoughts and feelings, work and friendships of Viola White in her voluminous journals. Her letters, both professional (related to publication of her literary oeuvre and to her work as Curator of the Abernethy Library) and personal, reveal her thoughts and desires regarding her work and family. Manuscripts of her essays, books, and poetry, some of a very personal nature, both published and unpublished are included in the manuscript files. A revealing picture of a ...