Cather, Willa, 1873-1947
- Existence: December 7, 1873 - April 24, 1947
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
The William Rose Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American author and editor William Rose Benét. The collection spans the years 1847 to 1957, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1900 to 1950.
Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, Italiana, Russian, and Hebrew.
The collection documents Edward Killoran Brown's research and writing of Willa Cather, Willa Cather: A Critical Biography. The collection contains correspondence, writings, and research notes.
Typescript letter, signed, regarding Cather inscribing copies of her books for his collection.
Autograph letter and autograph notecard, signed, regarding a possible visit by Keating, thanking him for a gift, and informing him she is about to leave for France.
Photostat copy of typescript letter by Cather, relating to the history of her book My Antonia. The letter is dated June 14, 1944.
The papers contain correspondence, writings, subject files and personal papers documenting the personal life and writing career of Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant and such subjects as the Taos writers colony, the Indian rights movement, popular psychology, and life in Paris during World War I. Major correspondents include Randolph Bourne, John Collier, Alyse Gregory, Sidney Howard, Haniel Long, Amy Lowell, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and Thornton Wilder.