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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: 1.25 Linear Feet 2 document boxes, 1 half box
Collection Number: ms2350
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Gilbert Maxwell (1910-1979) was an actor, author, editor, and educator born in Washington, Georgia. Maxwell won a scholarship to Rollins College, worked as an editor of poetry reviews and as an actor with the Federal Theatre project in Atlanta. Maxwell spent most of his professional life in New York City.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of manuscripts including an unpublished biography of Tallulah Bankhead, correspondence, reviews, poetry, literary contracts, and photographs.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gilbert Maxwell papers, ms2350, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 October 16.

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
 
12Personal Correspondence, 1931
 
13Personal Correspondence, 1933
 
14Personal Correspondence, 1934
 
15Personal Correspondence, 1935
 
16Personal Correspondence, 1936
 
17Personal Correspondence, 1937
 
18Personal Correspondence, 1938
 
19Personal Correspondence, 1939
 
110Personal Correspondence, 1940
 
111Personal Correspondence, 1941
 
112Personal Correspondence, 1942
 
113Personal Correspondence, 1943
 
114Personal Correspondence, 1944
 
115Personal Correspondence, 1945
 
116Personal Correspondence, 1946
 
117Personal Correspondence, 1947
 
118Personal Correspondence, 1961-1964
 
119Personal Correspondence, 1979
 
120Fragments
 
120Personal Correspondence
 
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21Correspondence-The Adolescent Heart - Tallulah Bankhead Biography
 
22Tallulah Bankhead Research
 
23The Adolescent Heart - fragmented typescript
 
24Celestial Star - with coauthor; typescript - Ruth St. Denis Biography
 
25Correspondence-Great Stone Face - Joan Crawford Biography
 
26Great Stone Face - typescript, c. 1 - Prologue and Outline
 
27Great Stone Face - typescript, c. 2 - Prologue and Outline
 
28Faces in Those Days - Prospectus for Book
 
29Poetry
 
210Poetry
 
211Novel - typescript, p. 1-163 - Untitled; Unnamed Author
 
212Novel -typescript, p. 164-238 - Untitled; Unnamed Author
 
213High School Graduation Speech
 
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31Editorial Reports to Sonia
 
32Sonia's "Toopy" Novel with revisions - typescript, p. 1-124
 
33Sonia's "Toopy" Novel with revisions - typescript, p. 125-243
 
34Collected Excerpts From Reviews
 
35Reviews
 
36Promotional Flyers, Programs, Announcements
 
37Interview-Federal Theatre Project, 1977
 
38Lists
 
39Clippings/Printed Material-Tallulah Bankhead
 
310Clippings/Printed Material-Diana Barrymore
 
311Clippings/Printed Material-Washington, Ga.
 
312Clippings/Printed Material-Tennessee Williams
 
313Clippings/Printed Material-Miscellaneous
 
314High School Diploma
 
315Personal Photographs
 
316Publicity Photographs
 
317Photographs of Others
 
318Miscellaneous