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Helen R. Hull papers, 1900-1963

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0631
Bib ID 4078921 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hull, Helen R (Helen Rose), 1888-1971
Title Helen R. Hull papers, 1900-1963
Physical Description 19 boxes (19 boxes 1 volumes)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: 2-20. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder listed.

Description

Summary

Manuscripts of Hull's novels, short stories, and essays. Also, notes and outlines for stories, correspondence, clippings, and printed material.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: 2-20. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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); Helen R. Hull papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Selected Related Material--at Columbia University

Mabel Louise Robinson papers, 1930-1959; Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Box 20 contains the following Hull manuscripts: Every Inch a Cooper; Inside the Shell; London Bridge; Molto Buono; Orchestra Number; Recorded; Riding the Whirlwind; Sea Birds and Spring Tide; Summer Storms; White Circe; and Younger Sister.

Alternate Form Available

Pearl S. Buck letters are also available on microfilm MN# 91-2094-2.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Hull, Helen Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.

Revision Description

2020-04-21 EAD document created by CCR.

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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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women college teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Hull taught English and creative writing at Columbia University, 1916-1958. Among her novels are HAWK'S FLIGHT, A TAPPING ON THE WALL, and CLOSE HER PALE BLUE EYES. She edited THE WRITER'S BOOK and WRITER'S ROUNTABLE.

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Series I: Correspondence



Box 1 Correspondence (Cataloged)



Box 2 Correspondence (Uncataloged)

Series II: Gift, 1971

Gift of Frederick C. Hull, 1971.



Box 3 Unsorted Correspondence


Box 3 Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Series III: Manuscripts

Listings are by file name. Files sometimes contain items in addition to the file name.

Arranged alphabetically.



Box 4 The Address Book


Box 4 Aground in the Shoals


Box 4 As in a Mirror

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 4 Back-fire


Box 4 Balm of Gilead


Box 4 Bell, Book, and Candle (Heat Lightning)

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 4 Before the Morning Watch


Box 4 Builders

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 4 Christmas Gift for a Writer , 1946



Box 5 A Circle in the Water


Box 5 Close Her Pale Blue Eyes


Box 5 Creative Writing in High School

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 5 The Dark River


Box 5 Devil's Paintbrush

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 5 Echo


Box 5 En Route


Box 5 Experiment

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 5 Food for Thought


Box 5 Frost Flower


Box 5 The Friendly House

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.



Box 6 Gift Horse


Box 6 Golden Rod

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 6 Grasshopper's Dividends

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 6 Hawk's Flight


Box 6 Her Abandoned Penates

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 6 Her Fancy Man

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 6 If You'd Like to Write Short Stories...


Box 6 In a Mirror


Box 6 In the Ward


Box 6 Infatuation


Box 6 Is Literature the Greatest of the Arts?


Box 6 It All Begins Again


Box 6 I've Hunted"

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.



Box 7 Landfall


Box 7 The Lobster Pirate

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 7 Mainstay


Box 7 The Man Who Stopped Death


Box 7 Meeks Mill


Box 7 Mayling Soong Chiang

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 7 Men of Their Race

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 7 Morning Shows the Day



Box 8 Notes on Heat Lightning


Box 8 Notes on the Nature of Fiction

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 8 Notes on the Novelette

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 8 On the Way Home


Box 8 The Orchard Spring


Box 8 Overstuffed

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 8 A Parable of Life, Love, and Death


Box 8 Poetry Manuscripts


Box 8 Puppy Love


Box 8 Quest

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 8 Remember!


Box 8 Robin and Heather

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 8 Runner of the Mountain Tops


Box 8 Salvage

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 8 Second Wind

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 8 The Shield

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.



Box 9 Sea Birds and Spring Tide


Box 9 Secret Foe


Box 9 The Shadow Which the Self Throws


Box 9 Shall We, Then, Write?


Box 9 A Shouting Spear


Box 9 Snow in Summer

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 9 Spring Freshet

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 9 Tell All My Bones [A Tapping on the Wall]


Box 9 Through the House Door


Box 9 Thrush's Nest


Box 9 Tide Way


Box 9 To Walk at Night


Box 9 Uncommon People

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 9 Up by the Roots

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 9 What Could You Expect?

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 9 White Circe


Box 9 Why I Write about American Family Life


Box 9 Wind Bound



Box 10 Wind Rose


Box 10 With the One Coin for Fee

From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.


Box 10 World's Wildfire


Box 10 The Writer's Book


Box 10 Writer's Roundtable


Box 10 Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Approximately 30 items. From 1971 gift of Frederick C. Hull.

Series IV: Notes and Miscellaneous



Box 11 Class Notes



Box 12 Notes, Outlines, etc.



Box 13 Miscellaneous

Diaries, notebooks, etc.

Series V: Photographs



Box 14 Photographs



Box 15 Photographs



Box 16 Photographs



Flatbox 117 Photographs

Portraits photographs and Life Magazine photographs of Helen Hunt

Series VI: Printed Material



Box 17 Printed Material



Box 18 Printed Material

Series VII: Clippings



Box 19 Clippings



Box 20 Scrapbook of Clippings