Edith Wharton collection, 1868-1981 (inclusive).

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Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. Edith Wharton collection, 1868-1981 (inclusive).

Edith Wharton collection, 1868-1981 (inclusive).

The Edith Wharton Collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and personal papers relating to the life and career of American author Edith Wharton, as well as letters and research material gathered by Gaillard Lapsley, Percy Lubbock, Oscar Lichtenberg, Georges Markow-Totevy, and Louis Auchincloss.

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