Papers of James Southall Wilson [manuscript], 1908-1936.

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Wilson, James Southall, 1880-1963. Papers of James Southall Wilson [manuscript], 1908-1936.

Papers of James Southall Wilson [manuscript], 1908-1936.

The majority of the papers relate to the personal and profesional life of Wilson. Subjects include the literary work of Wilson, literature, life at the University of Virginia, "The Virginia Quarterly Review," the Bread Loaf School of English, and various trips abroad. In addition to family members his correspondents include Edwin A. Alderman, Emily Clark Balch, Stringfellow Barr, Clifton Waller Barrett, Rexmond Cochrane, Colgate Darden, Walter Pritchard Eaton, Armistead C. Gordon, Julian Green, Atcheson Hench, Charlotte Kohler, H. L. Mencken, John C. Metcalf, Dumas Malone, John L. Newcomb, Allen Tate, and Carl Van Doren. The collection also contains letters written by the ancestors of Wilson's wife Julia Tyler Wilson, and of her father Lyon Gardiner Tyler, president of the College of William and Mary. This early correspondence includes letters written by Thomas W. Gilmer. Frances Bland Tucker, Henry St. George Tucker, St. George Tucker, and Julia Gardiner Tyler. The collection also contains some personal and genealogical papers including notebooks, school records, certificates, and diplomas. There are also newsclippings, postcards and photographs including one group shot in which Gertrude Stein and Carl Van Vechten appear.

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