W.G. Chambers correspondence concerning Pennsylvania State College Institute of English Education, 1924-1929 (bulk 1926-1928).

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Chambers, Will Grant, 1867-1949. W.G. Chambers correspondence concerning Pennsylvania State College Institute of English Education, 1924-1929 (bulk 1926-1928).

W.G. Chambers correspondence concerning Pennsylvania State College Institute of English Education, 1924-1929 (bulk 1926-1928).

The collection contains letters to and from Dr. W.G. Chambers in response to his requests for authors' participation in the Institute of English Education Summer Sessions at Pennsylvania State College. Correspondents include William Beebe, Gamaliel Bradford, Rollo Walter Brown, Lewis Browne, Willa Cather, Samuel C. Chew, John Mantle Clapp, Grace Hazard Conkling, Edward Davison, John Drinkwater, John Erskine, St. John Ervine, Edna Ferber, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Zona Gale, Hamlin Garland (with two photos), Katharine Fullerton Gerould, Edward Howard Griggs, Harry Hansen, Joseph Hergesheimer, DuBose Heyward, Robert Hillyer, Robert Hughes. Also, Fannie Hurst, Mary Johnston, Sinclair Lewis, Joseph Crosby Lincoln, John Macy, Edgar Lee Masters, William McFee, H.L. Mencken, Christopher Morley, John G. Neihardt, Meredith Nicholson, Martha Ostenso, William Lyon Phelps, Agnes Repplier, Carl Sandburg, Stuart Sherman, Elsie Singmaster, Wilbur Daniel Steele, Lytton Strachey, Genevieve Taggard, Ida Tarbell, and Louis Untermeyer. Includes a photo of Benedetto Croce.

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