Glenway Wescott collection of Nelson Lansdale papers
Scope and Contents
The collection is housed in four boxes and is organized into three series: I. Correspondence; II. Writings; and III. Other Material.
Series I, Correspondence , consists of incoming and outgoing letters, mostly to family members and close friends of Lansdale's, concentrated in the early 1940s. The subject of the letters is divided between Lansdale's personal life and his military service in World War II.
Series II. Writings , is divided into two subseries. The first, Interview and Research Notes for Newsweek Articles, contains source material gathered by Lansdale for the magazine. General Writings contains free-lance articles and early creative writing efforts.
Series III. Other Material includes a diary, financial papers, notebooks, and telephone books, among other items.
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
1.68 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Language of Materials
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog
- Guide to the Glenway Wescott Collection of Nelson Lansdale Papers
- Under Revision
- by Timothy G. Young
- January 2001
- Description rules
- Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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