Sinclair Lewis Family Papers 1909-1962


Sinclair Lewis Family Papers TXRC99-A22., 1909-1962

Sinclair Lewis Family Papers 1909-1962

This collection contains works and correspondence by and aboutAmerican novelist Sinclair Lewis, his first wife Grace Hegger Lewis, and theirson Wells. Of note is a heavily revised typescript of typescripts of twobiographies written by Grace Lewis, and personalmemorabilia, and correspondence between the family members. Main Street, Half a Loaf With Love from Gracie,


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