Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings correspondence and manuscripts

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings correspondence and manuscripts

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Berg, Norman S.
Creator: Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan, 1896-1953
Title: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings correspondence and manuscripts
Dates: 1933-1953
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet (2 document boxes, 1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms566

Biographical/Historical Note

Norman S. Berg, publisher with MacMillan Company, Atlanta, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists mainly of correspondence between Norman S. Berg and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings from 1933-1953. The letters from Rawlings, mainly from Cross Creek (Fla.), Van Hornesville (N.Y.), and St. Augustine (Fla.), are of a personal nature discussing both professional and personal matters. The collection also consists of a type draft of the Sojourner, a partial type and manuscript draft of Centennial (unpublished), and forty-eight sheets of unpublished poems.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

American literature.
Manuscripts (documents)
Women authors, American.
Women poets, American.

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

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings correspondence and manuscripts, ms566, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials located in other repositories: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida .

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11 The Sojourner (Type draft) Chapter I-VI
2 The Sojourner (Type draft) Chapter VII-XII
3 The Sojourner (Type draft) Chapter XIII-XVII
4 The Sojourner (Type draft) Chapter XVIII-XXI
5 The Sojourner (Type draft) Chapter XXII-XXVII
6 The Sojourner (Type draft) Chapter XXVIII-XXXII
7 The Sojourner (Type draft) Chapter XXXIII-XXXVII
21 The Sojourner (Type draft) Chapter XXXVIII-XLII
2 The Sojourner (Type draft) Chapter XLIII-XLIV
3Centennial manuscript draft, pp. 1-15 *Correction: from The Alexandrians by Charles Mills The Sojourner
4Centennial type draft, pp. 1-63 *Correction: from The Alexandrians by Charles Mills
6Notes, envelopes, clippings, Scribners' Book List
7Correspondence, 1933-1940
8Correspondence, 1941-1945
9Correspondence, 1946- June 1947
10Correspondence, June 1947-February 1949
31Correspondence, March 1949-September 1949
2Correspondence, October 1949-April 1950
3Correspondence, May-September 1950
4Correspondence, October 1950-April 1951
5Correspondence, May 1951-March 1952
6Correspondence, April-December 1952
7Correspondence, January 1953-no date