Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Series contains typescript letters written by Cook to various authors and literary contacts, often with invitation for them to speak at the Bread Loaf School, as well as their replies. Notable contacts include E.E. Cummings, Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, Saul Bellow, and Thornton Wilder.
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.
Eleven holograph and typescript letters from Dorothy Canfield Fisher to various recipients, dated from 1935 to 1948. Recipients include Viola Chittenden White, Douglas Beers, and Samuel Somerville. Note that one of the letters to Douglas Beers (November 3, 1937) is written by Marion R. Perry on behalf of Fisher, who was "laid up in bed with an attack of bronchitis."
The letters primarily discuss speaking engagements at Middlebury College (White and Beers).
Six letters written to Frederic Franklyn Van de Water from various senders including Dorothy Canfield Fisher (December, 1940), Oliver St. John Gogarty (June 19, 1944), H.L. Mencken (June 24, 1946), and Christopher Morley (January 5, 1930).
This collection contains eight 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.