Margaret Mitchell collection, 1936-1990.

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Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949. Margaret Mitchell collection, 1936-1990.

Margaret Mitchell collection, 1936-1990.

The Margaret Mitchell collection consists of the personal papers of author and journalist Margaret Mitchell and printed matter relating to her and to Gone With the Wind, both the book and the motion picture. The material, which dates from 1922-1991, includes approximately 100 letters written by Margaret Mitchell to friends and associates, including Harvey Smith, Julia Collier Harris, Julian Harris, Cary Wilmer, and Nelson Shipp. There are also photographs of Margaret Mitchell and an interview with Ralph McGill about Mitchell. The collection also includes musical adaptations of Gone With the Wind, audiovisual materials, printed material, and memorabilia relating to the motion picture.

3.75 linear ft. (9 boxes and 7 oversized papers (OP))

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