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Wilder family correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1006

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of letters to and from Thornton Wilder and other members of the Wilder family. The correspondence roughly spans 1910-1975 and the photocopies were likely made between 1990 and 2009. The photocopies were made for members of the Wilder family from materials previously acquired by the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and other research libraries.

Dates

  • circa 1990s-2000s

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Wilder Family Correspondence is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Catharine W. Guiles and A. Tappan Wilder, 2013.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Extent

12 Linear Feet (12 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.wildercopies

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels, depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived research value, the availability of staff, competing priorities, and whether or not further accruals are expected. The library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections as they are acquired, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.

This collection received a basic level of processing, including rehousing and minimal organization.
Title
Guide to the Wilder Family Correspondence
Author
by Beinecke staff
Date
February 2015
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

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