Papers of John Moffitt [manuscript], 1852-1987, bulk 1906-1987.

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Papers of John Moffitt [manuscript], 1852-1987, bulk 1906-1987.

The collection contains manuscripts of Moffitt's literary work including religious articles, short stories, published and unpublished books, and poetry; manuscripts of articles and poetry by others including poetry submitted to "America"; personal correspondence and correspondence as "America" poetry editor; financial and legal papers, particularly legal papers from the estate of Swami Nikhilananda; photographs of family and friends; appointment calendars; watercolors; repousse artwork by Tom Yanosky; a Chinese rubbing and a Cambodian rubbing from Angkhor Wat; and biographical data including an article on him by Frank Lonergan. Moffitt family papers contain correspondence including World War I letters from two Belgian soldiers; an 1861 diary of Edward Lawrence Witman, 25th Pennsylvania volunteers; a 1906 diary containing artwork of Edith Kelker Moffitt; genealogical materials and dental papers written by John J. Moffitt, senior.

700 (ca.) items.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7919883

University of Virginia. Library

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