Gilbert Maxwell papers

Gilbert Maxwell papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Maxwell, Gilbert, 1910-
Title: Gilbert Maxwell papers
Dates: 1931-1979
Quantity: 1.25 Linear feet 2 document boxes, 1 half box
Coll. Number: ms2350

Biographical/Historical Note

Gilbert Maxwell (1910-1979) was an actor, author, editor, and educator born in Washington, Georgia. Maxwell won a scholarship to Rollins College, worked as an editor of poetry reviews and as an actor with the Federal Theatre project in Atlanta. Maxwell spent most of his professional life in New York City.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of manuscripts including an unpublished biography of Tallulah Bankhead, correspondence, reviews, poetry, literary contracts, and photographs.

Index Terms

American literature.
Authors, American--Georgia.
Bankhead, Tallulah, 1902-1968
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.).
Federal Writers' Project.
Manuscripts (documents)
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 note

Gilbert Maxwell papers, ms2350, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

2Personal Correspondence, 1931
3Personal Correspondence, 1933
4Personal Correspondence, 1934
5Personal Correspondence, 1935
6Personal Correspondence, 1936
7Personal Correspondence, 1937
8Personal Correspondence, 1938
9Personal Correspondence, 1939
10Personal Correspondence, 1940
11Personal Correspondence, 1941
12Personal Correspondence, 1942
13Personal Correspondence, 1943
14Personal Correspondence, 1944
15Personal Correspondence, 1945
16Personal Correspondence, 1946
17Personal Correspondence, 1947
18Personal Correspondence, 1961-1964
19Personal Correspondence, 1979
20Personal Correspondence
21Correspondence- The Adolescent Heart - Tallulah Bankhead Biography
2Tallulah Bankhead Research
3 The Adolescent Heart - fragmented typescript
4 Celestial Star - with coauthor; typescript - Ruth St. Denis Biography
5Correspondence- Great Stone Face - Joan Crawford Biography
6 Great Stone Face - typescript, c. 1 - Prologue and Outline
7 Great Stone Face - typescript, c. 2 - Prologue and Outline
8 Faces in Those Days - Prospectus for Book
11Novel - typescript, p. 1-163 - Untitled; Unnamed Author
12Novel -typescript, p. 164-238 - Untitled; Unnamed Author
13High School Graduation Speech
31Editorial Reports to Sonia
2Sonia's "Toopy" Novel with revisions - typescript, p. 1-124
3Sonia's "Toopy" Novel with revisions - typescript, p. 125-243
4Collected Excerpts From Reviews
6Promotional Flyers, Programs, Announcements
7Interview-Federal Theatre Project, 1977
9Clippings/Printed Material-Tallulah Bankhead
10Clippings/Printed Material-Diana Barrymore
11Clippings/Printed Material-Washington, Ga.
12Clippings/Printed Material-Tennessee Williams
13Clippings/Printed Material-Miscellaneous
14High School Diploma
15Personal Photographs
16Publicity Photographs
17Photographs of Others