Papers of Zona Gale [manuscript], 1914-1937.


Gale, Zona, 1874-1938. Papers of Zona Gale [manuscript], 1914-1937.

Papers of Zona Gale [manuscript], 1914-1937.

Primarily literary and social correspondence from Gale. Twelve of the letters are to Edward A. Filene, covering both literary and social matters; other correspondents include Mabel Beeman Curran, Emily Hale, Robert Bridges, and Frederick L. Allen on literary matters and C.T. Brainard, Mrs. Alfred L. Castle, and several unidentified people on social matters. Traveling or geographic places are discussed in several letters. Specific works mentioned in the literary correspondence include "The Growth of the Soil" and "The Mind in the Making," both of which she received from Filene and commented on to him; her play, "Uncle Jimmy" which was published in "The Ladies Home Journal" and her novel "Faint Perfume" to be serialized in "Century Magazine." She sent Frederick L. Allen quotations from "Are You a Bromide?" and "Adrienne Toner" and samples of her own collection of glib catch phrases. Two letters discuss royalties. Collection also contains a one-page manuscript fragment of "Miss Lulu Bennett," a photograph of Zona Gale, and a presentation slip to Mary Johnston.

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