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Women authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Petry manuscripts

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 206
Scope and Contents: The Ann Petry Manuscripts contains the writings of American author Ann Petry. Writings consist of drafts of Petry’s novels Country Place (1947) and The Street (1946), some with extensive revisions. Some draft pages were written on the back of Negro Women, Incorporated, newsletters and governance documents. Also included are drafts of Petry's review of Margaret Halsey’s Color Blind: A White Woman Looks at the Negro...
Dates: circa 1944-1947

Margaret Fuller Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 373
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, and personal papers documenting the life and work of Connecticut-based author Margaret Witter Fuller (1872-1954).
Dates: 1832-1956, bulk 1872-1954

Mary Hoyt Wiborg papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1408
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, personal papers, printed material, and electronic files by or relating to Mary Hoyt Wiborg. Materials document her life as an expatriate in France, service as a volunteer nurse in both World Wars, and work as a playwright. Included are letters from Wiborg to her father Frank Bestow Wiborg in 1918, describing her experiences at a French military hospital during World War I, and correspondence with her sisters Sara Murphy and Olga...
Dates: circa 1910s-2017, bulk 1914-1964