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LeGrand Cannon collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 674

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.

Dates

  • 1938-circa 1979

Creator

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.

Arrangement

Organized into two series: I. Writings, circa 1943-circa1979. II. Correspondence, 1938-1942.

Extent

1.67 Linear Feet (5 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

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.cannon

Overview

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

LeGrand Cannon Jr. (1899-1979, Yale College 1920), American novelist, author of Look to the Mountain.

Processing Information

Former call numbers: ZA Cannon, Uncat ZA File Cannon.
Title
Guide to the LeGrand Cannon Collection
Author
by Lisa Conathan
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

Contact:
P. O. Box 208330
New Haven CT 06520-8330 US
(203) 432-2977

Location

121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Opening Hours

Access Information

The Beinecke Library is open to all Yale University students and faculty, and visiting researchers whose work requires use of its special collections. You will need to bring appropriate photo ID the first time you register. Beinecke is a non-circulating, closed stack library. Paging is done by library staff during business hours. You can request collection material online at least two business days in advance of your visit, using the request links in Archives at Yale. For more information, please see Planning Your Research Visit and consult the Reading Room Policies prior to visiting the library.