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Wilson, Edmund, Sr., 1863-1923



  • Existence: 1863 - 1923


Edmund Wilson, Sr. (1863-1923), American lawyer; served as the Attorney General of New Jersey (1908-1914). Father of literary critic Edmund Wilson (1895–1972)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Edmund Wilson papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 187
Abstract: 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