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Gilbert Maxwell papers

Gilbert Maxwell papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Gilbert Maxwell papers
Creator: Maxwell, Gilbert
Inclusive Dates: 1931-1979
Language: English
Extent: 3.6 Linear Feet (6 document boxes, 1 oversized box)
Collection Number: ms1559
Repository: Hargrett Library
Abstract: The collection consists of papers of Gilbert Maxwell from 1931-1979. Includes published and unpublished manuscripts including an unpublished biography of Tallulah Bankhead; correspondence; reviews; poetry; literary contracts; and photographs relating to Maxwell's activities as an author, editor, and educator. The correspondence contains several letters (1934-1946) from Maxwell to his mother, Maude Maxwell. The letters discuss Maxwell's writings, publication and readings of his works, his production of radio programs, Maxwell's anti-war stance, his involvement with the Federal Writers' and Federal Theatre Projects, and various jobs he held to support himself while writing.

Collection Description

Historical Note

Gilbert Maxwell (1910-1979), actor, author, editor, and educator, born in Washington, Georgia.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gilbert Maxwell papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 November 13.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

American literature.
Authors, American -- Georgia.
Bankhead, Tallulah
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)
Federal Writers' Project
Manuscripts (documents)
Poetry.
Radio -- United States.
Theater -- United States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Biographical
 
12Works: The A,B,C's of Maugham Typescript
 
13Works: All on a Summers Day Correspondence
 
14Works: All on a Summers Day Typescript
 
15Works: The Burning Ground pp. 1-200 Typescript
 
16Works: The Burning Ground pp. 201-400 Typescript
 
17Works: The Burning Ground pp. 401-605 Typescript
 
18Works: The Burning Ground Extra pages Typescript
 
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21Works: The Dead Sleep Well Typescript
 
22Works: The Great Stone Face Correspondence
 
23Works: The Great Stone Face Typescript
 
24Works: Helen Morgan Correspondence Re. Publication
 
25Works: Helen Morgan Typescript
 
26Works: Helen Morgan Correspondence and Reviews
 
27Works: Memoirs (prologue) Typescript
 
28Works: Papa and the Pansies Typescript
 
29Works: Short Stories Typescript
 
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31Works: The Sleeping Trees Correspondence and Contracts
 
32Works: The Sleeping Trees Reviews
 
33Works: Stand on the Rock (1st carbon) Typescript pp. 1-152
 
34Works: Stand on the Rock (2nd carbon) Typescript pp. 153-328
 
35Works: Stand on the Rock (3rd carbon) Typescript folder 1
 
36Works: Stand on the Rock (3rd carbon) Typescript folder 2
 
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41Works: Tallulah Correspondence
 
42Works: Tallulah pp. 1-130
 
43Works: Tallulah pp. 131-275
 
44Works: Tallulah pp. 276-433
 
45Works: Tallulah pp. 276-433 and Epilogue
 
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51Works: Tallulah pp. 10-192
 
52Works: Tallulah pp. 193-364
 
53Works: Tallulah pp. 365-561
 
54Works: Tennessee Williams and Friends Contract
 
55Works: Tennessee Williams and Friends Correspondence and Review
 
56Works: Tennessee Williams and Friends Fan Letters
 
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61General Correspondence Barrymore, Diana
 
62General Correspondence Genet, William Rose
 
63General Correspondence Bynner, Witter
 
64General Correspondence Cordner, Blaine
 
65General Correspondence Crawford, Joan
 
66General Correspondence Daniel, Frank
 
67General Correspondence Davis, Bette
 
68General Correspondence Fraizer, Wendy
 
69General Correspondence Hayden, Julie
 
610General Correspondence Hill, Virginia Marie
 
611General Correspondence Hodgson, Chick
 
612General Correspondence Kennedy, Mary
 
613General Correspondence Klausner, Bertha
 
614General Correspondence Luce, Claire
 
615General Correspondence McConville, Winnie
 
616General Correspondence Monti, Laura V.
 
617General Correspondence Redding, Bill
 
618General Correspondence Runbeck, Margret Lee
 
619General Correspondence Scott, Lizabeth
 
620General Correspondence St. Denis, Ruth
 
621General Correspondence Smith, Susan A
 
622General Correspondence Speyer, Leonora
 
623General Correspondence Taylor, Joan Kennedy
 
624General Correspondence Williams, Tennessee
 
625General Correspondence Wood, Audrey
 
626General Correspondence Wylie, Philip
 
627General Correspondence Yurka, Blanche
 
628General Correspondence Unidentified
 
629Business Papers Contracts
 
630Printed Material
 
631Theatre-Readings
 
632Theatre-Federal Theatre Project
 
633Theatre-Dorian Gray
 
634Theatre-Reviews and Miscellany
 
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