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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.

Dates: 1902

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

 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...
Dates: 1896 December 2; 1899 January 16

Katherine Anne Porter collection

Identifier: SC 01702
Content Description

The collection contains a diary of Isabel Levin--Porter's longtime friend and the trustee of her literary estate--detailing her travels to Europe in 1932. The collection also includes two books by Porter, "My Chinese Marriage" (1921) and "The Days Before" (1952), a two page letter from Katherine Anne Porter to Douglas Watson, and a postcard in the jacket of the later book. In addition, a small pamphlet, a card signed by Porter, and two color lobby cards can be found in the collection.

Dates: 1921-1965