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Dorothy Canfield Fisher letters

Dorothy Canfield Fisher letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Dorothy Canfield Fisher letters
Creator: Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958
Inclusive Dates: 1939-1950
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 3 letters
Collection Number: ms1122
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dorothy Canfield Fisher (1879-1958), author and educational leader. Fisher helped introduce the Montessori method in the United States. Samuel Tupper was a novelist born in Georgia.

For more information on Fisher, see her biography in the American National Biography.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three typed letters written by Dorothy Canfield Fisher from Arlington, Vermont. In them, she relates her interest and friendship for Samuel Tupper, a Georgia novelist. With one letter to Tupper's mother and two to Tupper himself, Fisher recounts his visits to her Vermont home, his knowledge and grasp of the art of fiction, the similarities of Southerners and Vermonters, her readings for the Book-of-the-Month Club, and other literary matters.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dorothy Canfield Fisher letters, ms 1122. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Authors, American -- Georgia.
Authors, American.
Literature (humanities)
Tupper, Samuel, 1904- -- Travel
Tupper, Samuel, Mrs. -- Correspondence

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