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At a Glance
The collection is arranged in three series.
Correspondence, manuscripts, and books of Kielty. Of special interest are the long and rich files of letters from Dorothy Canfield Fisher and W. Somerset Maugham, as well as letters from other contemporary authors, among them, Bernard Berenson, Isak Dinesen, Rumer Godden, Franz Werfel, and Kathleen Winsor.
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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.
The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 3-7. 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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Bernardine Kielty papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Scherman, Bernardine Kielty. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1966. Accession number--M-66.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.
2009-06-26 File created.
2017-02-24 xml document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
American author, critic, editor. Bernardine Kielty Scherman (1890?-1973) was the author of GIRL FROM FITCHBURG (New York, 1964), editor of A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES (New York, 1947), editor of the magazine STORY, columnist for the LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, and BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH CLUB NEWS, and book reviewer for the SATURDAY REVIEW OF LITERATURE, THE NEW LEADER, and other periodicals.