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American literature--Women authors

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Judith Garnett Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 G185
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1902, received by Judith L. C. Garnett. Many concern her writing. Includes printed advertisements, newspaper clippings, and a poetry manuscript. Some concern patent medicines, astrology and there is a book with instructions for palmistry.

Molly Elliot Seawell Quotation and Letter, December 2nd, 1896, January 16th, 1899.

 Collection — Box 1: Series id242317; Series id242176; Series id242181; Series id242189, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents A two page letter and quotation card, written and signed by Molly Elliot Seawell. Transcriptions were provided by the dealer.Content warnings for derogatory language directed towards people of African descent, and cultural appropriation. The quotation card reads "Molly Elliot Seawell, Washington D.C., December 2nd 1896. The laughing philosopher had attained the goal of all wisdom, while the weeping philosopher stood whimpering at the starting post." The...

Katherine Anne Porter letter

Identifier: SC 01702
Content Description

A two page letter from Katherine Anne Porter to Douglas Watson. She states that she hopes they can meet after seeing a play they are collaborating on.