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Bernardine Kielty papers, 1923-1965

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1123
Bib ID 4079306 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Kielty, Bernardine
Title Bernardine Kielty papers, 1923-1965
Physical Description 3.36 linear feet (9 8 document boxes)
Language(s) English .
Other Finding Aids

A more detailed contents list is available in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Access

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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in three series.

Description

Summary

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.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed contents list is available in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Restrictions on Access

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Bernardine Kielty papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

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.

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"
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- Periodicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Critics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Editors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Godden, Rumer, 1907-1998 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kielty, Bernardine Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature -- Periodicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Winsor, Kathleen Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women's periodicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.

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Series I: Correspondence



Box 1 Correspondence A-F



Box 2 Correspondence G-W

Series II: Manuscripts



Box 3 Girl From Fitchburg



Box 4 Girl From Fitchburg



Box 5 Jenny Lind Sang Here


Box 5 Marie Antoinette


Box 5 Masters of Painting


Miscellaneous Manuscripts, and related materials



Box 6 "Theater Days in New York"


Box 6 "Kepping Up with the Joneses' Children"


Box 6 "A Note About American Women for French Women"


Box 6 Introduction to Isak Dinesen's Out of Africa


Box 6 "Under Cover"

Series III: Printed Materials



Box 7 Clippings related to publications


Box 7 Biographical Materials


Box 7 Books and Periodicals



Box 8 Articles from Ladies Home Journal, 1946-1960


Box 8 Unfinished articles


Box 8 Photographs