Rare Book & Manuscript Library
 

Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman letters, 1893-1981, bulk 1893-1901

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0457
Bib ID 4078789 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Freeman, Mary Eleanor Wilkins, 1852-1930 ; Kendrick, Brent L.
Title Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman letters, 1893-1981, bulk 1893-1901
Physical Description 2 boxes (2 boxes (56 Items))
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.

Description

Summary

Letters of Freeman, addressed to various personalities at Harper Brothers and the Century Magazine, relating chiefly to the publication in serial and book form of her various novels and short stories. Included are letters to Richard Watson Gilder, Robert Underwood Johnson, Colonel George B. Harvey, and Henry Mills Alden. Also, photocopies of the typescript of Brent L. Kendrick's Ph.D. thesis (University of South Carolina, 1981) THE INFANT SPHINX: COLLECTED LETTERS OF MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN. 2 vols. (Published version in the General Library: PS1713/.A44/1985).

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); Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman 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

Thesis is a gift of Brent L. Kendrick, 1981.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Bancroft. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1956. Accession number--M-56.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/1989.

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.

All links open new windows.

Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Contracts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chamberlin, Joseph Edgar, 1851-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Harper & Brothers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Harvey, George Brinton McClellan, 1864-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature -- Periodicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nelson, Henry Loomis, 1846-1908 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Novelists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Presbrey, Eugene W (Eugene Wiley), 1853-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women novelists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Novelist and short story writer.