John Gould Fletcher collections 1881-1960 (bulk 1911-1960).

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Fletcher, John Gould, 1886-1950. John Gould Fletcher collections 1881-1960 (bulk 1911-1960).

John Gould Fletcher collections 1881-1960 (bulk 1911-1960).

The John Gould Fletcher collections are arranged in five series. Literary manuscripts include poems, prose books published and unpublished, translations, essays, lectures and lecture notes, short stories, plays and miscellaneous items. His notebooks include 129 volumes on experiences, drafts or ideas for writings. Correspondence both sent and received. The correspondence is described in a catalog by name and selected subjects, as well as listed chronologically in a calendar. The John Gould Fletcher library includes about 1,700 volumes. The book collection contains many standard works of American literature as well as important twentieth-century British and Continental works, an impressive collection of "little magazines" both American and English, pamphlets, brochures, and other ephemera. An inventory to the library's marginalia and inscriptions was created. Papers include official documents, personal and professional records, letters of Charlie May Simon Fletcher, and some literary manuscripts by other writers.

26.5 linear ft., 5 microfilm reels.

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