Guide to the Harper's-De Voto correspondence, 1948-1955 (inclusive), 1953-1955 (bulk) M0007

Finding aid prepared by Processed by Thompson; machine-readable finding aid created by Steven Mandeville-Gamble
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305-6064
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
1998


Title: Harper's-De Voto correspondence,
Identifier/Call Number: M0007
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 5.0 Folders
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1953-1955
Date (inclusive): 1948-1955
creator: De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955
creator: Harper's Magazine

Scope and Content

Letters between Harper's Magazine and Bernard A. DeVoto(1948-1955) concerning his column, "Easy Chair." Also includes typescript copies of letters from Harper's to senders of letters of condolence and letters to and from Harper's concerning DeVoto.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Harper's-De Voto correspondence, M0007, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Provenance

Gift of Harper's Magazine, 1960.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Access Restrictions

None.

Folder 1

Manuscript and typed letters and postcards from DeVoto to Harpers, 1948 ; 1953 Jan. 19 -1955 June.

Scope and Contents note

31 manuscript and typed letters and postcards signed from DeVoto to Harper's.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.
Folder 2

Letters from Harpers to DeVoto, 1952 Dec. - 1955 Aug.

Scope and Contents note

49 typescript copies of letters from Harpers to DeVoto concerning his "Easy Chair" column.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.
Folder 3

Acknowlegements

Scope and Contents note

42 typescript copies of acknowledgements from Harpers to senders of letters of condolence.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.
Folder 4

Letters from Harpers concerning DeVoto and the "Easy Chair", 1953 May 12 - 1955 Dec. 24.

Scope and Contents note

49 typescript copies of letters from Harpers to DeVoto concerning his "Easy Chair" column.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.
Folder 5

Letters to Harpers concerning DeVoto or his column

Scope and Contents note

11 letters.

Arrangement note

Arranged alphabetically.