White, Viola Chittenden, 1890-1977
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Seven holograph and typescript etters written by Thornton Wilder to various recipients including Alfred A. [?] Knopf, Viola Chittenden White, and Paul D. Moody. Also includes one typescript copy of a letter written by Viola Chittenden White to Thornton Wilder.
Two typescript letters written by Viola C. White to Frederic Franklyn Van de Water (May 5, 1938 and February 24, 1940) and two typescript letters written by Frederic Franklyn Van de Water to Viola C. White (May 6, 1938 and February 25, 1940).
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).
Five typescript letters written by Archibald MacLeish to various recipients. Four letters are addressed to Viola Chittenden White and one is to Paul Dwight Moody. Also includes one typescript letter from Viola Chittenden White to Archibald MacLeish. The letters mostly concern speaking engagements at Middlebury College.
Typescript letter written by Viola C. White to the Editor of the Middlebury Campus, dated April 25, 1935, holograph signed letter from White to Mrs. Horace Dow, dated March 17, 1936, one handwritten fragment, and one typescript signed poem written by White, dated March 30, 1935.
Two typescript, signed letters written by Stephen Vincent Benet, New York City, to Viola Chittenden White, curator of the Abernethy Library of American Literature at Middlebury College. The first letter (1939) serves at Benet's acceptance of White's invitation to speak at Middlebury College. The second (1940) discusses the subject of his lecture, "Poetry and History" or "Poetry and John Brown."
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.
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.