LeGrand Cannon collection
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of writings and correspondence by or relating to the American novelist LeGrand Cannon. Writings consist of autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of Look to the mountain, Come home at even (also including proofs), and These are some stories about old George Brown. Correspondents include C. Beecher Hogan, Stephan Stearns, and Donald Wing.
- 1938-circa 1979
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The LeGrand Cannon Collection 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
Acquired by gift, 1943-1980.
Organized into two series: I. Writings, circa 1943-circa1979. II. Correspondence, 1938-1942.
1.67 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection consists of writings and correspondence by or relating to the American novelist LeGrand Cannon. Writings consist of autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of Look to the Mountain, Come Home at Even (also including proofs), and These are Some Stories about Old George Brown. Correspondents include Charles Beecher Hogan, Stephan Stearns, and Donald Wing.
LeGrand Cannon Jr. (1899-1979, Yale College 1920), American novelist, author of Look to the Mountain.
Former call numbers: ZA Cannon, Uncat ZA File Cannon.
- American literature -- 20th century
- Authors -- United States -- 20th century
- Authors, American -- 20th Century
- Cannon, LeGrand, Jr., 1899-1979
- Hogan, Charles Beecher, 1906-
- Novelists -- United States -- 20th Century
- Novelists, American -- 20th Century
- Stearns, Stephan
- Wing, Donald Goddard, 1904-1972
- Guide to the LeGrand Cannon Collection
- by Lisa Conathan
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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