Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1925-1964.


Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1925-1964.

Contains 1 item (1 leaf) from Fitzgerald and 2 items (2 leaves) from Matthew Bruccoli, the current owner of the letter. The Bruccoli letters are addressed to Gladys Brooks.

3 items (3 leaves)


SNAC Resource ID: 6930612

University of Pennsylvania Library

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