Carson McCullers collection

Carson McCullers collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967
Title: Carson McCullers collection
Dates: 1959-1967
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (1 custom box)
Coll. Number: ms3403

Biographical/Historical Note

"With a collection of work including five novels, two plays, twenty short stories, more than two dozen nonfiction pieces, a book of children's verse, a small number of poems, and an unfinished autobiography, Carson McCullers is considered to be among the most significant American writers of the twentieth century. She is best known for her novels The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, The Ballad of the Sad Café, Reflections in a Golden Eye, and The Member of the Wedding, all published between 1940 and 1946. At least four of her works have been made into films." - "Carson McCullers." New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Retrieved August 25, 2008)

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of photographs of Carson McCullers and the correspondence of Marielle Bancou, much of it from Carson McCullers.

Index Terms

Bancou-Segal, Marielle -- Correspondence
McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967 -- Correspondence
McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967 -- Photographs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Carson McCullers collection, 1959-1967. MS 3403. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Restrictions on Access

On extended loan from the Georgia Museum of Art.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: MS 732.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Photogrpahs and correspondence