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Edwin Björkman papers, 1855-1954

Author: Edwin Björkman
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Literary, personal, and business correspondence, chiefly from 1907, writings and collected writings, of Edwin A. Bjorkman. His correspondence is divided into two series: Professional (literary), and Personal. The Professional series includes letters from many significant twentieth century authors, including Zoe Akins, Van Wyck Brooks, James Branch Cabell, Olive Tilford Dargan, John Galsworthy, Francis Grierson,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Zoë Akins; Edwin Björkman; Van Wyck Brooks; James Branch Cabell; Olive Tilford Dargan; John Galsworthy; Francis Grierson; Archibald Henderson; Henry Goddard Leach; William Lyon Phelps; Upton Sinclair; Freeman Tilden; Allan Updegraff; Bjorkman family.; Zoë Akins; Edwin Björkman; Van Wyck Brooks; James Branch Cabell; Olive Tilford Dargan; John Galsworthy; Francis Grierson; Archibald Henderson; Henry Goddard Leach; William Lyon Phelps; Upton Sinclair; Freeman Tilden
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Björkman
OCLC Number: 25255408
Notes: In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#3070).
Description: 12,000 items ; (14.0 linear ft.)
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Literary, personal, and business correspondence, chiefly from 1907, writings and collected writings, of Edwin A. Bjorkman. His correspondence is divided into two series: Professional (literary), and Personal. The Professional series includes letters from many significant twentieth century authors, including Zoe Akins, Van Wyck Brooks, James Branch Cabell, Olive Tilford Dargan, John Galsworthy, Francis Grierson, Archibald Henderson, Henry Goddard Leach, William Lyon Phelps, Upton Sinclair, Freeman Tilden, and Allan Eugene Updegraff. Topics include Bjorkman's work as a translator of Swedish literature and drama, his World War I experiences in Sweden as an employee of the British Department of Information and the American Committee on Public Information, and his work in North Carolina as literary editor of the Asheville Times newspaper and, after 1935, as director of the North Carolina Federal Writers' Project. The Personal series consists of correspondence of and writings of Bjorkman's family, including his four wives. The bulk of the papers consists of Bjorkman's writings and collected manuscripts, clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous items.

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