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Cather, Willa, 1873-1947


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Cather, Willa

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 4
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.

Letter to "My dear girl"

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 80
Scope and Contents One holograph letter written by Willa Cather and addressed "My dear girl." The letter reads, "I'm glad you liked the book--but I think you'd like 'My Antonia' better; most girls and boys do."

Letter to "Ruth", October 20, 1922

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 79
Scope and Contents One typescript letter written by Willa Cather to "Ruth," dated New York City, October 20, 1922. In the letter, Cather thanks Ruth for her letter about one of her books.

Old Mrs. Harris, April 22, 1932

 Item — Box: OVR, Folder: 2
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 111
Scope and Contents Originally galleys for "Old Mrs. Harris" by Willa Cather, pages 75-190. Galleys include holograph corrections and are signed "New Brunswick, 1931." Galleys were first published in Obscure Destinies, 1932.

Two Friends, April 22, 1932

 Item — Box: OVR, Folder: 1
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 110
Scope and Contents Original galleys for Willa Cather's Two Friends, pages 194-230. Galleys are dated April 22, 1932 and include holograph corrections by the author. Originally published in Obscure Destinies (1932).

Wilfred Edward Davison correspondence

Identifier: C-7
Scope and Contents This collection contains 8 folders with correspondence between Wilfred Davison and different American writers and academics. There are 55 letters in total, dating from December 27th, 1920 to May 2nd, 1929.