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The collection consists of manuscripts including an unpublished biography of Tallulah Bankhead, correspondence, reviews, poetry, literary contracts, and photographs.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

 
BoxFolder
11Biographical
 
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
 
20Fragments
 
20Personal Correspondence
 
BoxFolder
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
 
9Poetry
 
10Poetry
 
11Novel - typescript, p. 1-163 - Untitled; Unnamed Author
 
12Novel -typescript, p. 164-238 - Untitled; Unnamed Author
 
13High School Graduation Speech
 
BoxFolder
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
 
5Reviews
 
6Promotional Flyers, Programs, Announcements
 
7Interview-Federal Theatre Project, 1977
 
8Lists
 
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
 
18Miscellaneous