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Erskine Caldwell letter to Mr. Sumner

Erskine Caldwell letter to Mr. Sumner

Descriptive Summary

Title: Erskine Caldwell letter to Mr. Sumner
Creator: Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987
Inclusive Dates: 1947 April 26
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2083
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Erskine Caldwell (1903–1987) was an author who grew up in the American South. He is most famous for his novels Tobacco Road and God's Little Acre, which won him critical acclaim because of his writings about poverty, racism and social problems in the South.

For more information, see the article "Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987)" at New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one typewritten letter: dated April 26, 1947, "Dear Mr. Sumner," signed "Erskine Caldwell," regarding Caldwell's work titled Daughter.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Erskine Caldwell letter to Mr. Sumner, ms2083, 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

Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987 -- Criticism and interpretation

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1947 April 26