Henry Van Dyke papers, 1954-


Van Dyke, Henry. Henry Van Dyke papers, 1954-

Henry Van Dyke papers, 1954-

Comprise friendly letters to Edward Weber with news of mutual friends and activities, including teaching and writing; a few letters to R.J. Starring concerning the gift of his papers to the University; and incoming letters from various prominent people in the arts, including James Purdy, David Diamond, Iris Murdoch, and Bobby Short. Also included are draft manuscripts, most in holograph with extensive revisions, for several of his short stories and novels; a collection of reviews and notices; copies. Of many of his published works; and 27 photos of Van Dyke and friends.

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