Request Material

Erskine Caldwell letters to his editors

Erskine Caldwell letters to his editors

Descriptive Summary

Title: Erskine Caldwell letters to his editors
Creator: Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987
Inclusive Dates: 1952-1960
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2557
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987) was an American author born in White Oak, Georgia.

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

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence from Erskine Caldwell to his editors (1952-1960). Correspondence regard travel plans, Caldwell's novels and current projects. In a letter to Arthur H. Thornhill from Victor Webright, dated February 16, 1953, Weybright critisizes Caldwell's The Bastard, and writes that it should not be released at this time.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Erskine Caldwell letters to his editors, ms2557, 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.
Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987 -- Criticism and interpretation

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1952-1960