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Finding Aid for the Collection of material about Mary Hunter Austin, 1868-1934
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1. Letters to Carey McWilliams, 1905-

Physical Description: (69 pieces)
Box 1

4 holograph letters signed.

Box 1

58 typescript letters signed.

Box 1

1 typescript letter.

Box 1

5 typescript letters signed by secretary.

Box 1

1 telegram.

 

2. Manuscripts and Scenarios

Note

(See also II-C, Indian Arts and Crafts)
Box 1

A. Bride of the Sun, 1929.

Physical Description: 6 holograph leaves in the author's hands. quarto.
Box 1

B. The Flock , 1932.

Physical Description: Typescript copy. 12 leaves, quarto.
Box 1

1 leaf of typescript on talent and genius prepared by Mrs. Austin.

Note

In folder with The Flock.
Box 1

Indian Arts and Crafts. Santa Fe, 1931.

Creator/Collector: Austin, Mary (Hunter), 1868-1934.
Physical Description: 19pp. (17 leaves) 21.5 × 28 cm. Typescript.
Box 1

Unpublished letter from Mary Austin to Paul Kellogg, editor of the Survey Graphic. Santa Fe, February 5, 1932. 1 item (1 leaf) Typescript (signed).

Creator/Collector: Austin, Mary (Hunter), 1868-1934.
Physical Description: 19pp. (17 leaves) 21.5 × 28 cm. Typescript.
 

3. Material about Mary Austin

Physical Description: (11 pieces)
Box 1

1. Typescript carbon copy of letter of Carey McWilliams to Mr. Wynn, the publisher, containing twenty eight answers to Mr. Wynn's questions concerning this collection of Mary Austin material.

Box 1

2. Typescript copy of book review of Austin's The Ford.

Physical Description: 7pp. quarto.
Box 1

3. Carbon copy of typescript manuscript of Mr. McWilliams's article on Mary Austin and her work written at the request of Harry Carr for publication in the Los Angeles Times.

Physical Description: 4pp. quarto.
Box 1

4. Two miscellaneous letters & clippings.

 

4. Magazine and Newspaper Clippings

Physical Description: (46 items)
Box 1

1. Thirty six clippings from The Nation, Saturday Review of Literature, Saturday Night, Brentano's Book Chat, etc. of Mary Austin's poetry, essays, book reviews and articles about her.

Box 1

2. Ten newspaper clippings about the death and character of Mrs. Austin.

 

5. Letters to Various Persons

Physical Description: (3 pieces)
Box 1

1. Letter to Miss Williams. Independence, California, October 27.

Physical Description: 3pp. (with typescript).
Box 1

2. Photocopy of letter to Charles Augustus Keeler in Huntington Library. Los Angeles, California, n.d.

Box 1

3. Letter to Henry James Forman. Carmel, California, September 17, 1918.

Physical Description: 4pp. Original typescript.

Scope and Content Note

This letter was published as a keepsake, Mary Austin on the art of writing: a letter to Henry James Forman, with an introduction by James E. Phillips, by The Friends of the UCLA Library, Los Angeles, 1961. Printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press, Pasadena, September 1961. (6pp. Wrappers, included with the letter).