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Putnam, Nina Wilcox, 1888-1962



  • Existence: 1888 - 1962


Nina Wilcox Putnam, author, was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the daughter of Marrion Wilcox, a professor of English at Yale, and Eleanor Patricia Sanchez. Putnam was educated at home and published her first piece, a short story, in 1907. She married Robert Faulkner Putnam of the publishing family in 1907; Robert J. Sanderson, a businessman, in 1919; Arthur James Ogle, a Florida real estate agent, in 1931; and Christian Eliot in 1933. Putnam published over twenty books, including novels, children's books, and non-fiction works, and a great many short stories and articles.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter : Villefranche-sur-Mer, France, to Helen Elizabeth Royce, Hartford, Connecticut, 1929 April 1

 Part of Collection — Box 104: [Barcode: 39002140920308], Folder: 14
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Typescript letter, signed, expressing sympathy for the loss of Royce’s sister, Lucy Atwater Royce.

Dates: 1929 April 1

Nina Wilcox Putnam papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 428
Abstract: The Nina Wilcox Putnam papers contain writings, correspondence, and other materials documenting the life and work of feminist and author Nina Wilcox Putnam. Writings consists chiefly of drafts of short stories and essays dating from the 1930s onward. There are drafts of a few novels, possibly unpublished, and a number of treatments, but the collection does not include material relating to Putnam's longer published works, or her children's book Sunny Bunny (1917), dating from the first two...
Dates: 1929-1962

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