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Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950



  • Existence: 1868 - 1950


Edgar Lee Masters (1868-1950), American attorney, poet, biographer, and dramatist.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Fantasy Magazine papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 55

The Fantasy Magazine Papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, and other materials documenting the life of the magazine.

Dates: 1929-1979

Arthur Davison Ficke Papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 50

The Arthur Davison Ficke Papers document the personal lives and literary interests of Arthur Davison and Gladys Brown Ficke. Major correspondents include Witter Bynner, Floyd Dell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Edgar Lee Masters, and John Cowper Powys. In addition to manuscripts of Ficke's own works, the papers contain manuscripts of poems by Witter Bynner, Edgar Lee Masters, and others.

Dates: 1865-1971

Llewellyn Jones papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 257

The Llewellyn Jones Papers contain correspondence, writings, and other papers that document the professional and personal life of writer and editor Llewellyn Jones.

Dates: 1902-1962

Mary Cadwalader Jones correspondence

Call Number: YCAL MSS 409

The Mary Cadwalader Jones Correspondence contains letters from various individuals, including notable writers, poets, politicians, and artists, including Edith Wharton, Grover Cleveland, Ruth Draper, Edgar Lee Masters, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Nikola Tesla, and H.G. Wells.

Dates: 1876-1934

Susan Wilbur Jones papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-2350
Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other papers recording Susan Wilbur Jones' years in Europe, Chicago, and Cambridge, Mass. as a student, editor, author, wife, and mother. In addition to much material on Susan's family life and life as a student, the papers contain references to the Chicago literary world, in which Susan and her husband Llewellyn socialized with Harriet Monroe, Floyd Dell, John Cowper Powys, Edgar Lee Masters, Carl Sandburg, and Mark Turbyfill. The correspondence is...
Dates: 1873-1970

Letter : New York, N.Y., to Mr. Palmer, 1929 Nov 20

 Part of Collection — Box 14: [Barcode: 39002137170230], Folder: GROUP 274, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Brief ALS requesting galley proofs for an unidentified work by Masters.

Removed from his Lincoln the Man (New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1931), inscribed to Paul Palmer, Apr 16, 1934.

Dates: 1929 Nov 20

Letter : to [Margaret] Cuthbert, 1933 March 29

 Part of Collection — Box 14: [Barcode: 39002137170230], Folder: GROUP 274, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

TLS to "Miss" Cuthbert regarding a radio engagement.

Dates: 1933 March 29