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Field, Rachel, 1894-1942



  • Existence: 1894-09-19 - 1942-03-15

Rachel Field (1894-1942), American novelist, poet, and author of children's fiction

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Field family collection

Call Number: MS 630
Overview: The collection consists of clippings, printed and near-print materials, photographs and other papers concerning the Field family of Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Family members figuring prominently in this collection include Cyrus West Field (1819-1892) and David Dudley Field (1805-1894).
Dates: 1804-1992, bulk 1804-1962

Rachel Field collection

Call Number: YCAL MSS 509
Overview: The collection consists of letters from Rachel Field to Ruth Stanley-Brown Feis and from Field to Prentiss Taylor. Also included in the collection are writings by Field, many with illustrations by Taylor, and original writings and drawings by Taylor.
Dates: 1917-1942

Letters and papers, 1927-1950

 Part of Collection — Box: 81, Folder: GROUP 3213, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Letters include eight ALS, one TLS, and one APcS. Other materials include three black-and-white photographs, clippings, and one chapbook by Field entitled "Prayer for a child."
Dates: 1927-1950