Erskine Caldwell letters to his editors

Erskine Caldwell letters to his editors

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987
Title: Erskine Caldwell letters to his editors
Dates: 1952-1960
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms2557

Biographical/Historical Note

Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987) was an American author born in White Oak, Georgia.

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


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence from Erskine Caldwell to his editors (1952-1960). Correspondence regard travel plans, Caldwell's novels and current projects. In a letter to Arthur H. Thornhill from Victor Webright, dated February 16, 1953, Weybright critisizes Caldwell's The Bastard, and writes that it should not be released at this time.


Index Terms

Authors, American--20th century.
Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987 -- Criticism and interpretation
Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Erskine Caldwell letters to his editors, ms 2557. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Folder
1Letters, 1952-1960