Glenway Wescott Collection 1932-1977 1932-1962

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Glenway Wescott Collection, 1932-1977, 1932-1962

Glenway Wescott Collection 1932-1977 1932-1962

Glenway Wescott (1901-1987) was the author of novels, poetry, short stories, and essays. He met Katherine Anne Porter in Paris in the 1930s, and they remained friends for many years. Wescott's papers include several versions of the manuscript for a never-completed edition of some of Porter's letters. The book was titled and was to include correspondence from Porter, Wescott, Monroe Wheeler, Barbara Harrison Wescott, George Platt Lynes, and Russell Lynes. Originals of some of the letters are included in the manuscript collection, along with notes and miscellaneous published material by and about Porter. Letters to a Circle of Friends 1933-1962: Thirty Years of Friendship Glenway Wescott (1901-1987) was the author of novels, poetry, short stories, and essays. He met Katherine Anne Porter in Paris in the 1930s, and they remained friends for many years. Wescott's papers include several versions of the manuscript for a never-completed edition of some of Porter's letters. The book was titled and was to include correspondence from Porter, Wescott, Monroe Wheeler, Barbara Harrison Wescott, George Platt Lynes, and Russell Lynes. Originals of some of the letters are included in the manuscript collection, along with notes and miscellaneous published material by and about Porter. Letters to a Circle of Friends 1933-1962: Thirty Years of Friendship The author, poet, and essayist Glenway Wescott (1901-1987) was a close friend of Katherine Anne Porter for many years. The collection contains drafts of the manuscript for a never-completed edition of correspondence between Miss Porter, Wescott, Monroe Wheeler, Barbara Harrison Wescott, George Platt Lynes, and Russell Lynes, tentatively entitled Letters to a Circle of Friends 1933-1962: Thirty Years of Friendship. It also includes the original letters and notes and miscellaneous published materials by and about Miss Porter. The correspondence between Miss Porter and her circle of friends provides information about her relationships with publishers and other writers, finances, travels, and views on society in general. Glenway Wescott was the author of novels, poetry, short stories, and essays. He met Katherine Anne Porter in Paris in the 1930s, and they remained friends for many years. Wescott's papers include several versions of the manuscript for a never-completed edition of some of Porter's letters. Originals of some of the letters are included in the manuscript collection, along with notes and miscellaneous published materials by and about Porter.

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Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980

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Born in Texas, American author Katherine Anne Porter is primarily remembered for her exquisite short stories. Although her published output was relatively small, she was highly esteemed for her distinctive, perceptive writing, and her singular exploration of human motivation, experience, and relations. From the description of Katherine Anne Porter correspondence, 1942-1964. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52434128 Katherine Anne Porter, short s...

Wescott, Glenway, 1901-1987

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Glenway Wescott (1901-1987) was the author of novels, poetry, short stories, and essays. He met Katherine Anne Porter in Paris in the 1930s, and they remained friends for many years. From the description of Glenway Wescott collection, 1932-1977 (bulk 1932-1962). (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 304239078 Glenway Wescott was an American author and personality. He was born in Wisconsin, and became part of the Paris literary circle of the 1920s before ret...

Wheeler, Monroe, 1899-1988

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Monroe Wheeler was born on February 13, 1899 in Evanston, Illinois. Following an early career as a publicity writer, he established Harrison of Paris, a fine press, which was in operation from 1930-1935. He began work with the Museum of Modern Art in 1938, soon becoming director of exhibitions and publications. Wheeler died on August 14, 1988. From the description of Monroe Wheeler papers, 1890-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 85181624 From the description of Monroe Whee...

Wescott, Barbara Harrison

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Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965

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British novelist, playwright, and short story writer, most well-known for his autobiographical novel "Of Human Bondage". From the description of Letter, signed : St. Jean-Cap Ferrat (France), to James R. Parish, Brockton, Mass. 16 June 1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62718967 William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was a British author. From the description of W. Somerset Maugham letters, 1919-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652236 ...

Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955

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George Platt Lynes is best known as a portrait, fashion, and nude photographer. He spent several years living with and traveling with Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler. From the guide to the George Platt Lynes diaries and memorabilia, 1921-1955, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) George Platt Lynes, American photographer. From the description of George Platt Lynes diaries and memorabilia, 1921-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84388835 From ...