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Edmund Wilson collection of papers

Title
Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978.
Author
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS WilsonSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Additional Authors
  • Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973.
  • Beach, Sylvia.
  • Bogan, Louise, 1897-1970.
  • Colum, Mary.
  • Fremantle, Anne, 1909-2002.
  • Gauss, Christian, 1878-1951.
  • Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998.
  • Levin, Harry, 1910-1965.
  • Menashe, Samuel, 1925-2011.
  • Nabokova, Vera.
  • Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977.
  • Salus, Peter H.
  • Simmons, Ernest Joseph, 1903-1972.
  • Steloff, Frances, 1887-
  • Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933.
  • Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.
  • Wain, John.
  • Weeks, Edward, 1898-
  • White, Katharine Sergeant Angell.
  • Wilson, Elena.
  • Woodward, Helen, 1882-
  • Harper & Row, Publishers. fmo
Description
424 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Edmund Wilson was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and literary critic.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. Some material was formerly owned by the publisher Harper & Row.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Wilson
Author
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972.
Title
Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of typescripts, a manuscript, correspondence, and a portrait photograph. The typescripts consist of an essay by the author, as well as drafts of a biography and an article about him by Alfred Kazin, Valdimir Nabokov, and Allen Tate. The manuscript is a review of the author's work by Wystan Hugh Auden.
The correspondence consists of letters from the author, dated 1923 to 1971, to Sylvia Beach, Mary Maguire Colum, Anne Fremantle, Alfred Kazin, Samuel Menashe, Vladimir Nabokov, Frances Steloff, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dated from 1922 to 1978, between various correspondents including Louise Bogan, Alfred Kazin, Harry Levin, John Wain, Elena Wilson, and others. There are letters to Wilson from Christian Gauss, Vera Nabokov, Vladimir Nabokov, Peter H. Salus, Ernest J. Simmons, Sara Teasdale, Louis Untermeyer, Edward Weeks, Katharine S. White, and Helen Woodward, dating from [1940] to 1971.
Biography
Edmund Wilson was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and literary critic.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Added Author
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973.
Beach, Sylvia.
Bogan, Louise, 1897-1970.
Colum, Mary.
Fremantle, Anne, 1909-2002.
Gauss, Christian, 1878-1951.
Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998.
Levin, Harry, 1910-1965.
Menashe, Samuel, 1925-2011.
Nabokova, Vera.
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977.
Salus, Peter H.
Simmons, Ernest Joseph, 1903-1972.
Steloff, Frances, 1887-
Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933.
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.
Wain, John.
Weeks, Edward, 1898-
White, Katharine Sergeant Angell.
Wilson, Elena.
Woodward, Helen, 1882-
Harper & Row, Publishers. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Wilson
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