Papers of Sherwood Anderson, 1923-1941. (Archival material, 1923) [WorldCat.org]
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Papers of Sherwood Anderson, 1923-1941.

Author: Sherwood AndersonHerbert FeisHenry GoodmanBlanche GregoryGordon LewisAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The collection contains manuscripts of "No swank," "Our city small towners, " "When the writer talks, " and "A note on realism" as well as 12 poems from "Mid-American chants" and an untitled autobiographical piece.

There are 41 letters to Anderson's literary agent Otto K. Liveright regarding finances, the sale of short stories, and current writing, publications and rejections.

Other correspondence, particularly with Herbert Freis, H.L. Mencken, Miriam Phillips, Dorothea Prall Radin and Roger Sergel discusses newspaper publishing, translations, college teaching, literary endeavors, evaluation of other authors, and his personal life, including marriages, loyalty to friends and publishers, financial problems, association with an amateur theatrical company in New Orleans, travel, "Ripshin" his Virginia farm, and his state of mind.

In addition there are two signed photographs of Anderson including one of him fishing.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Portraits
Named Person: Eleanor Copenhaver Anderson; Elizabeth Norman Prall Anderson; Sherwood Anderson; Sherwood Anderson; Sherwood Anderson; Sherwood Anderson; Eleanor Copenhaver Anderson; Sherwood Anderson
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Sherwood Anderson; Herbert Feis; Henry Goodman; Blanche Gregory; Gordon Lewis; Horace Brisbin Liveright; Otto K Liveright; Joseph H Maconnahey; Harold Mason; H L Mencken; Lewis Mumford; Miriam Phillips; A U Rawler; Robert Sergel; T R Smith; Will Orton Tewson; Phoenix Book Shop.
OCLC Number: 49361499
Notes: Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Description: 81 items.
Other Titles: Sherwood Anderson papers
Mid-American chants
No swank
Our city small towners
Note on realism
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Abstract:

The collection contains manuscripts of "No swank," "Our city small towners, " "When the writer talks, " and "A note on realism" as well as 12 poems from "Mid-American chants" and an untitled autobiographical piece.

There are 41 letters to Anderson's literary agent Otto K. Liveright regarding finances, the sale of short stories, and current writing, publications and rejections.

Other correspondence, particularly with Herbert Freis, H.L. Mencken, Miriam Phillips, Dorothea Prall Radin and Roger Sergel discusses newspaper publishing, translations, college teaching, literary endeavors, evaluation of other authors, and his personal life, including marriages, loyalty to friends and publishers, financial problems, association with an amateur theatrical company in New Orleans, travel, "Ripshin" his Virginia farm, and his state of mind.

In addition there are two signed photographs of Anderson including one of him fishing.

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