Eleanor Clark papers, 1876-1993.


Clark, Eleanor, 1913-1996. Eleanor Clark papers, 1876-1993.

Eleanor Clark papers, 1876-1993.

The Eleanor Clark papers consist of writings, correspondence, and personal papers documenting the life and work of the writer Eleanor Clark. The writings feature notes, drafts, proofs, and printed materials relating to Clark's published works of fiction and non-fiction, from drafts of what would become Baldur's Gate, dating from the mid 1930s, to drafts of her last novel, Camping Out (1986). In addition, there are drafts and printed versions of numerous published and unpublished shorter works, including short stories, essays, poems, plays, speeches, readings, and book reviews. Correspondence in the collection consists chiefly of incoming letters from family, friends, writers, editors and publishers, and educational and cultural institutions. Larger correspondence files may be found for Clark's husband, Robert Penn Warren, her mother, her two children, Gabriel and Rosanna Warren, and Louis MacNeice, Katherine Anne Porter, and Muriel Rukeyser, among others. Other noteworthy correspondents include authors W.H. Auden, Saul Bellow, Hermann Broch, Albert Camus, John Cheever, Robert Fitzgerald, Elsa Morante, Eudora Welty, Glenway Wescott, and Thornton Wilder. There are also files of correspondence, including fan mail and letters from publishers, relating to published works. Other materials include college papers, journals, and notebooks.

36.71 linear feet (53 boxes)



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