Papers of Ellen Graham Anderson [manuscript], 1912-1959.

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Anderson, Ellen Graham, 1887-. Papers of Ellen Graham Anderson [manuscript], 1912-1959.

Papers of Ellen Graham Anderson [manuscript], 1912-1959.

The papers consist chiefly of drawings, chiefly pen-and-ink, by Anderson including portraits of Marietta Minnegerode Andrews, Michael Arlen, Tallulah Bankhead, James Boyd, Struthers Burt, James Branch Cabell, Jane Cowl, Beale Davis, Anna Denzler Duncan, Isadora Duncan, Amelita Galli-Curci, Ellen Glasgow, Margaret Hamilton, O. P. Heggie, DuBose Heyward, Raymond Hitchcock, De Wolf Hopper, Margaret Bell Houston, Ring Lardner, Pauline Lord, O.O. McIntyre, Ethel Merman, Victor Moore, John Powell, Maud Powell, John Cowper Powys, Yvonne Printemps, Fred Stone, Laurette Taylor, June Walker, Clifton Webb, and Helen Westley together with newsclippings of her illustrations. In addition there are many sketches of circus performers, unidentified actors and dancers, still lifes, street scenes and houses in several southern cities, and scenes in Bermuda, The papers also contain correspondence of William Alexander Anderson regarding the controversy over the inventor of the McCormick reaper; and miscellaneous family correspondence. In addition there is a manuscript of a poem by Anderson entitled Goose Creek Church. Correspondents include Anita McCormick Blane, Cyrus H. Adams, Cyrus Hall McCormick, Lyon Gardiner Tyler, Kathaleen Bruce, Virginius Dabney, E.G. Dodson, J. Albertis Harrison, Paul M. Panick and A. Willis Robertson.

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