Peterkin, Julia Mood, 1880-1961 -- Correspondence in subject [X]
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1 Title:   Julia Mood Peterkin letter to M. H. Kowan  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Peterkin, Julia Mood, 1880-1961  
  Dates:   1938 January  
The collection consists of a letter written on a sheet of Lang Syne Plantation letterhead, undated (accompanying enveloped postmarked Jan 20, 1983), addressed to Mr. M. H. Kowan of Columbus, Ohio, signed "Julia Peterkin". The letter is written in reply to queries by Mr. Kowan about the fictive process, including the source of characters and the novelist's motivations in producing a work of fiction, she responds, "My writing came from a wish to record people, happenings that appealed to me. Everything I have written as fiction has had a parallel in my experience..." She continues for a total of 28 lines discussing her literary efforts and the reasons behind them.
  Identifier:   ms1461  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Frank Daniel Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Purdy, James  
  Dates:   circa 1928-1979  
Correspondence including letters from Georgia and Southern writers and internationally known celebrities; clippings, notes, writings by Daniel and others, printed material, photos, and other miscellaneous papers; and celebrity photos, including many which are autographed; together with correspondence (ca. 100 items, 1963-1977) from James Purdy to Daniel, draft of Purdy's novel, House of the Solitary Maggot (1974), and other material by and about Purdy. Other correspondents include James B. Cabell, Erskine Caldwell, Isa Glenn, Caroline Miller, Marion Montgomery, Susan Myrick, Frances Newman, Flannery O'Connor, Julia Peterkin, Jeannette Rankin, Celestine Sibley, Virgil Thomson, and Friedelind Wagner.
  Identifier:   ms835  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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