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Wister, Owen, 1860-1938

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1860-07-14 - 1938-07-21

Owen Wister (1860-1938), American writer and historian.

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Letter : 328 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to [William Sargent] Kendall, 1903 Dec 10

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 533, F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning a portrait that Kendall wished to exhibit; Wister apologizes for the delay, writing that he has been away and Kendall's letter was not forwarded in time.
Dates: 1903 Dec 10

Letter : 913 Pine Street, to Mr. Cottrell, 1903 Dec 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 533, F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS promising to see Mr. [Cope?] after Christmas; mentioning that he has just returned from travelling to promote his novel The Virginian.
Dates: 1903 Dec 21

Letter : Butler Place, Logan Station, Philadelphia, to Mr. Hagemans, [19]16

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 533, F-12
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS from Wister to Hagemans forwarding a check (no longer present) for the Cardinal Mercier Fund. With ALS from Hagemans to Wister expressing thanks for check on verso.
Dates: [19]16

Letter : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to William H. A. Burnham, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1903 Dec 8

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 533, F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS replying to a request for an autograph for a friend of Burnham.
Dates: 1903 Dec 8

Letter : Prestons, Ightham, Sevenoaks, to Doctor Muirhead, 1919 Jun 1

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 533, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS promising to write what Muirhead suggests if his obligations to the English Speakers Union ever leave him enough time.
Dates: 1919 Jun 1

Letter : Saunderstown, R. I., to "Miss Peixoto", 1903 Jun 12

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 533, F-10
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning a business matter.
Dates: 1903 Jun 12

Letter : Saunderstown, R. I., to Mr. Bridgeman, n.y. Aug 18

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 533, F-11
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning a possible submission.
Dates: n.y. Aug 18

Letter : to Miss Parkman, 16 Brimmer St., Boston, 1881 May 13

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 533, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS originally conveying tickets to a play ["Oedipus Tyrannos" at Harvard's Sanders Theatre] in which he will appear as "second messenger."

Accompanied by original envelope.
Dates: 1881 May 13

Letter : Wallingford, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, to "Dear Sir", n.y. Jan 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 533, F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS anxiously correcting a false rumor about his family's relationship with the recipient's department, which was in danger of being published in the Philadelphia Public Ledger until Wister telephoned [Adolph S.] Ochs to set things straight; the matter seems to have been connected with the illness of one of Wister's children.
Dates: n.y. Jan 26

Letters : 328 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, to Miss Ashhurst, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 533, F-13
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Three ALS concerning invitations to visit, travel arrangements, and Wister's literary projects.
Dates: n.d.

Letters : 807, Real Estate Trust Building, Philadelphia, to Bernard Greensfelder, 1212 Central National Bank Bldg., St. Louis, Mo., 1930 Nov

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 533, F-9
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS denying that Boise Penrose wished Theodore Roosevelt to be President in 1898. TLS following the initial response to Greensfelder, adding that three additional friends of Penrose denied the story as well.
Dates: 1930 Nov

Letters : to Edward Bok, 1903-08

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 533, F-8
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: 4 ALS and 1 TLS. Two letters from 1903 concern a request to be photographed for the Ladies' Home Journal; two letters from 1904 concern Wister's health with regard to an invitation to a dinner on April 7; and one 1908 letter requests more specific parameters for a piece he will write for the Ladies' Home Journal.
Dates: 1903-08

Letters : to Francis B. Biddle, 1923 Aug 27, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 33, Folder: GROUP 533, F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two ALS, one thanking Biddle for a review of his "Watch Your Thirst," the other letting him know that Wister's mother left something for him in her will which had been given to her by Biddle's father, and noting the help that [Biddle's brother] Moncure gave him at the time of the death. Accompanied by three clippings: Biddle's review of "Watch Your Thirst" and a related anecdote mentioning Wister and Biddle, and a drawing by George Howe illustrating the opera, from the Philadelphia Ledger 1923...
Dates: 1923 Aug 27, n.d.

WISTER, OWEN, 1860-1938

 Sub-Series
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC