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 Includes published and unpublished manuscripts including an unpublished biography of Tallulah Bankhead; correspondence; reviews; poetry; literary contracts; and photographs relating to Maxwell's activities as an author, editor, and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.


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)
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
32Theatre-Federal Theatre Project
33Theatre-Dorian Gray
34Theatre-Reviews and Miscellany