Frances Leigh Williams papers, 1935-1977


Williams, Frances Leigh,. Frances Leigh Williams papers, 1935-1977

Frances Leigh Williams papers, 1935-1977

The Papers of Frances Leigh Williams includes Miss Williams' major published works, in manuscript and proof form, as well as letters from Ellen Glasgow and Carl Van Vechten.

4.8 linear feet

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Williams, Frances Leigh (person)

Frances Leigh Williams (1909-1978) was born in Richmond on March 20, 1909, the daughter of Francis Deane and Mary Mason Williams. She was a cousin of the Virginia novelist Ellen Glasgow. After graduation from St. Timothy's in 1926, she attended Smith College for a year. On leaving college, she accepted a position with the Richmond News Leader as a reporter and columnist. In 1935, she left the News Leader to become a research assistant for Douglas Southall Freeman. She worked with him on the biog...

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 (person)

Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...

Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945 (person)

American novelist. From the description of Letter, 1940 Apr. 25, Richmond, Va., to John W. Garley, Bayonne, N.J. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647808544 From the description of Letters to James J. Murray [manuscript], 1939-1943. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812081 American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: Richmond, Va., to Dr. Kenneth Wood, 1942 December 14. (University of Virginia). W...