Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Carbon typsescript of one of Anderson's earlier works, first published with other poems under the general title of "Mid-American Songs" in the September 1917 issue of Poetry magazine. The following year it was incorporated in his "Mid-American Chants." Features holograph corrections, signature, and final line of text in Anderson's hand.
Includes letters written by Sherwood Anderson to various recipients, correspondence between Anderson and David Karsner, a carbon typescript of "American Spring Song," typescript monograph "Life, Not Death, Is The Great Adventure," and the typescript monograph "Manifesto."
Primarily contains copies of typescript and holograph letters written between Sherwood Anderson and David Karsner. The copies are stamped "Newberry Library." Also included is one original holograph letter, from Sherwood Anderson to David Karsner. Karsner was author of Debs: His Authorized Life and Letters.
Typescript monograph of "Life, Not Death, is the Great Adventure" with accompanying envelope, stating, "Sherwood Anerson had stated many times that 'Life, not death, is the great adventure.' It became his epitaph. In consequence, this typescript is believed to be a self-stylized phrophesized (sic.) eulogy written and typed by Anderson sometime before his death, on March 8, 1941."
One typescript monograph on tissue paper with six numbered paragraphs and eleven letter-prefixed sub-paragraphs, calling for the expulsion of the ruling castes, and a "temporary dictatorship of the class-conscious workers," as necessary preliminaries to the solution of the "present economic chaos."