Edmund Wilson papers 1936-1970.


Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972. Edmund Wilson papers 1936-1970.

Edmund Wilson papers 1936-1970.

The collection consists of 65 autograph, typescript and carbon copy typescript letters, postcards and telegrams between Wilson and various editors at Doubleday & Company (including brief correspondence between Jason Epstein and Leonard Baskin concerning a proposed portrait of Wilson for a dust jacket), as well as correspondence with friends and colleagues such as Leon Edel, Sidney Hook, Elizabeth Huling, and Henry Miller, William Faulkner, Lewis Mumford and Paul Horgan. The correspondence dates from 1936-1970. Also included in the collection are miscellaneous items such as a publisher's announcement for The Boys in the Back Room, a dust jacket proof for To the Finland Station (Doubleday Anchor edition), and a photograph of Wilson at Utica College, Utica, New York, October 1964.

1 half-sized document box.

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