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Carson McCullers collection

Carson McCullers collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Carson McCullers collection
Creator: McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967
Inclusive Dates: 1959-1967
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.8 Linear Feet 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms3403
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Carson McCullers (1917-1967) was an author from Columbus, Georgia. She is considered to be among the most significant American writers of the 20th Century, best known for her novels The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, Reflections in a Golden Eye, and The Member of the Wedding. For more information, see the article Carson McCullers in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of photographs of Carson McCullers and the correspondence of Marielle Bancou, much of it from Carson McCullers.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

On extended loan from the Georgia Museum of Art.

Preferred Citation

Carson McCullers collection, ms 3403, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Authors -- Correspondence.
Authors, American -- Photographs.
Bancou-Segal, Marielle

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Carson McCullers The Mortgaged Heart typescript (photocopy), ms732.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Photographs and correspondence