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Gilbert Maxwell papers

Gilbert Maxwell papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Gilbert Maxwell papers
Creator: Maxwell, Gilbert, 1910-
Inclusive Dates: 1931-1979
Language(s): 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 Includes published and unpublished manuscripts including an unpublished biography of Tallulah Bankhead; correspondence; reviews; poetry; literary contracts; and photographs relating to Maxwell's activities as an author, editor, and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, 1902-1968
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)
Federal Writers' Project
Manuscripts (documents)
Radio -- United States.
Theater -- United States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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
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
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
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
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
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
632Theatre-Federal Theatre Project
633Theatre-Dorian Gray
634Theatre-Reviews and Miscellany