Donald Windham papers

Donald Windham papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Windham, Donald
Title: Donald Windham papers
Dates: after 1902
Quantity: 0.05 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 3488 to MS3491 housed together in 1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms3489(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Donald Windham, born July 2, 1902 in Atlanta, was a 20th century novelist, editor, playwright, and short-story writer. He passed away on May 31, 2010.

Jordan Massee was a 20th century author, as well as a cousin and correspondent of Carson McCullers.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of six letters from Donald Windham to Jordan Massee, Jr. of Macon, Georgia. Also included is a copy of an undated article by Windham from "Christopher Street," titled "My Side of the matter," which is a review of a book about Truman Capote by Gerald Clarke titled Capote and published by Simon & Schuster. There is also a copy of a part of Emblems of Conduct, by Donald Windham, as well as various other clippings.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Authors, American--20th century--Biography.
Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence.
Authors, American--Georgia--Biography.
Authors, American--Georgia--Correspondence.
Clarke, Gerald, 1937-
Clarke, Gerald, 1937- -- Capote
Clippings (information artifacts)
Massee, Jordan -- Form subdivision--Correspondence.;
Windham, Donald -- Emblems of conduct
Windham, Donald -- Form subdivision--Correspondence.;
Windham, Donald -- My side of the matter

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Donald Windham papers, after 1902. MS 3489(M). Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: MS 1709 Donald Windham and Sandy Campbell papers, circa 1940-19uu.

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