Basso, Hamilton letter

Basso, Hamilton letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Basso, Hamilton, 1904-1964
Title: Basso, Hamilton letter
Dates: 1948 June 11
Quantity: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 393 to MS 413 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of a letter from Hamilton Basso, Westport, Conn., R.F.D. 2, June 11, 1948 to Dr. Lester C. Walker, Jr. concerning Charles Prendergast and his brother, Maurice, about whom Basso had written in articles for the New Yorker magazine.
Coll. Number: ms410

Biographical/Historical Note

Hamilton Basso was the author of The View from Pompey's Head and an associate editor at the New Yorker. Lester C. Walker was an art historian at the University of Georgia. Charles and Maurice Prendergast were artists who depicted turn of the century leisure activities in their works.

Index Terms

Basso, Hamilton, 1904-1964 -- Correspondence
New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)
Prendergast, Charles, 1863-1948
Prendergast, Maurice Brazil, 1858-1924
Walker, Lester C. -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Basso, Hamilton letter. MS 410. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Brooks, Van Wyck letter, 1948, MS 426; Lester C. Walker World War II watercolors, 1944-1945, MS 2595.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1948 June 11