Erskine Caldwell letter to Mr. Sumner

Erskine Caldwell letter to Mr. Sumner

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987
Title: Erskine Caldwell letter to Mr. Sumner
Dates: 1947 April 26
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 letter)
Coll. Number: ms2083

Biographical/Historical Note

Erskine Caldwell (1903–1987) was an author who grew up in the American South. He is most famous for his novels Tobacco Road and God's Little Acre, which won him critical acclaim because of his writings about poverty, racism and social problems in the South.

For more information, see the article "Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987)" at New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one typewritten letter: dated April 26, 1947, "Dear Mr. Sumner," signed "Erskine Caldwell," regarding Caldwell's work titled Daughter.


Index Terms

Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987 -- Criticism and interpretation
Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Erskine Caldwell letter to Mr. Sumner, ms 2083. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Folder
1Letter, 1947 April 26