Gilbert Maxwell papers

Gilbert Maxwell papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Maxwell, Gilbert, 1910-
Title: Gilbert Maxwell papers
Dates: 1931-1979
Quantity: 3.6 Linear feet (6 document boxes, 1 oversized box)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Gilbert Maxwell from 1931-1979. Includes published and unpublished manuscripts including an unpublished biography of Tallulah Bankhead; correspondence; reviews; poetry; literary contracts; and photographs relating to Maxwell's activities as an author, editor, and educator. The correspondence contains several letters (1934-1946) from Maxwell to his mother, Maude Maxwell. The letters discuss Maxwell's writings, publication and readings of his works, his production of radio programs, Maxwell's anti-war stance, his involvement with the Federal Writers' and Federal Theatre Projects, and various jobs he held to support himself while writing.
Coll. Number: ms1559

Biographical/Historical Note

Gilbert Maxwell (1910-1979), actor, author, editor, and educator, born in Washington, Georgia.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

American literature--20th century
Authors, American--Georgia.
Bankhead, Tallulah, 1902-1968
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.).
Federal Writers' Project.
Manuscripts (document genre)
Photographs.
Poems.
Radio--United States.
Theater--United States.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gilbert Maxwell papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Biographical
 
2Works: The A,B,C's of Maugham Typescript
 
3Works: All on a Summers Day Correspondence
 
4Works: All on a Summers Day Typescript
 
5Works: The Burning Ground pp. 1-200 Typescript
 
6Works: The Burning Ground pp. 201-400 Typescript
 
7Works: The Burning Ground pp. 401-605 Typescript
 
8Works: The Burning Ground Extra pages Typescript
 
BoxFolder
21Works: The Dead Sleep Well Typescript
 
2Works: The Great Stone Face Correspondence
 
3Works: The Great Stone Face Typescript
 
4Works: Helen Morgan Correspondence Re. Publication
 
5Works: Helen Morgan Typescript
 
6Works: Helen Morgan Correspondence and Reviews
 
7Works: Memoirs (prologue) Typescript
 
8Works: Papa and the Pansies Typescript
 
9Works: Short Stories Typescript
 
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31Works: The Sleeping Trees Correspondence and Contracts
 
2Works: The Sleeping Trees Reviews
 
3Works: Stand on the Rock (1 st carbon) Typescript pp. 1-152
 
4Works: Stand on the Rock (2 nd carbon) Typescript pp. 153-328
 
5Works: Stand on the Rock (3 rd carbon) Typescript folder 1
 
6Works: Stand on the Rock (3 rd carbon) Typescript folder 2
 
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41Works: Tallulah Correspondence
 
2Works: Tallulah pp. 1-130
 
3Works: Tallulah pp. 131-275
 
4Works: Tallulah pp. 276-433
 
5Works: Tallulah pp. 276-433 and Epilogue
 
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51Works: Tallulah pp. 10-192
 
2Works: Tallulah pp. 193-364
 
3Works: Tallulah pp. 365-561
 
4Works: Tennessee Williams and Friends Contract
 
5Works: Tennessee Williams and Friends Correspondence and Review
 
6Works: Tennessee Williams and Friends Fan Letters
 
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61General Correspondence Barrymore, Diana
 
2General Correspondence Genet, William Rose
 
3General Correspondence Bynner, Witter
 
4General Correspondence Cordner, Blaine
 
5General Correspondence Crawford, Joan
 
6General Correspondence Daniel, Frank
 
7General Correspondence Davis, Bette
 
8General Correspondence Fraizer, Wendy
 
9General Correspondence Hayden, Julie
 
10General Correspondence Hill, Virginia Marie
 
11General Correspondence Hodgson, Chick
 
12General Correspondence Kennedy, Mary
 
13General Correspondence Klausner, Bertha
 
14General Correspondence Luce, Claire
 
15General Correspondence McConville, Winnie
 
16General Correspondence Monti, Laura V.
 
17General Correspondence Redding, Bill
 
18General Correspondence Runbeck, Margret Lee
 
19General Correspondence Scott, Lizabeth
 
20General Correspondence St. Denis, Ruth
 
21General Correspondence Smith, Susan A
 
22General Correspondence Speyer, Leonora
 
23General Correspondence Taylor, Joan Kennedy
 
24General Correspondence Williams, Tennessee
 
25General Correspondence Wood, Audrey
 
26General Correspondence Wylie, Philip
 
27General Correspondence Yurka, Blanche
 
28General Correspondence Unidentified
 
29Business Papers Contracts
 
30Printed Material
 
31Theatre-Readings
 
32Theatre-Federal Theatre Project
 
33Theatre-Dorian Gray
 
34Theatre-Reviews and Miscellany
 
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7Records