Maxwell E. Perkins letters to Belinda Jelliffe, 1935-1949 [manuscript].


Maxwell E. Perkins letters to Belinda Jelliffe, 1935-1949 [manuscript].

Letters from Maxwell Perkins, editor at Charles Scribner's Sons, to Belinda Jelliffe (1892-1979), critiquing and discussing the production of Jelliffe's "For Dear Life" (1936), and discussing other literary topics and personal matters. There are also several letters written by others, including one, 1949, from Charles Scribner.

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