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Thornton Wilder letters, 1930-1973

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1349
Bib ID 4078444 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 ; Goldsmith, Sophie L. ; Bleibtreu, Jacob, 1886-1976 ; Bleibtreu, Helen Reinthaler, 1901-1985
Title Thornton Wilder letters, 1930-1973
Physical Description 1 box (1 box)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged in full.

Description

Summary

The collection contains 1 letter to Sophie L. Goldsmith in 1930, and 10 letters to Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Bleibtreu (Helen Reinthaler Bleibtreu), 1955-1973. All are of a personal nature.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Thornton Wilder letters; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of The Jacob Bleibtreu Foundation and John Bleibtreu, 1986.

Gift of The Estate of Sophie Goldsmith, 1963.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Bleibtreu Foundation and John Bleibtreu, 1986; the estate of Sophie Goldsmith, 1963. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--12/03/86. Accession number--M-88-01-29.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed J.L-W 01/29/88.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters (correspondence) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Dramatists -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Novelists, American -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Thornton Niven Wilder, American playwright and novelist.