Wilson, Elena, 1906-1979
- Existence: 1906 - 1979
Elena Wilson (1906-1979), fourth wife of American writer Edmund Wilson (1895-1972).
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: YCAL MSS 187
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, subject files, financial records, photographs, and personal and family papers documenting Wilson's life and work. The papers span the years 1829-1986, encompassing early family documents through materials concerning posthumous publication of Wilson's books and journals. The bulk of the collection dates from the beginnings of Wilson's literary career, ca. 1920, through his death in 1972.Series I, Correspondence, contains...
Dates: 1829-1986, bulk 1920-1972
Call Number: YCAL MSS 188
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, printed materials, and personal and family papers documenting the life of Elena Wilson and her work as literary executor of Edmund Wilson. The bulk of the collection dates from 1972-1979, after Edmund's death; also present are a small amount of early papers and documents of Elena's family. Series I, Correspondence, includes letters from Edmund Wilson, letters of condolence received after his death, and correspondence concerning...
Dates: 1906-1979, bulk 1972-1979