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LeGrand Cannon 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.

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.

1938-circa 1979
1.67 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Related Names
Cannon, LeGrand, Jr., 1899-1979
Language of Materials