Guide to the Norris Family Papers

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Guide to the Norris Family Papers

Collection number: BANC MSS 70/100 c

The Bancroft Library



University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date completed:
ca. 1970
Encoded by:
Padma Rubiales
© 1996 The Regents of the University of California

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Norris Family Papers
Collection Number: BANC MSS 70/100 c
Creator: Norris family
Extent: Number of containers: 1 portfolio, 4 cartons
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Manuscripts Division. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Norris family papers, BANC MSS 70/100 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Related Collection

Norris Family Papers: additions, ca. 1877-1966, BANC MSS 83/176 c

Materials Cataloged Separately

Portraits removed and cataloged separately: Portraits 14166-14204.

Scope and Content

The Norris family papers consist of letters addressed to Charles and Kathleen Norris, primarily by other authors; MSS of articles, short stories, novels and an autobiography by Kathleen Norris; and a MS of a play by Charles G. Norris. They were given to The Bancroft Library by Dr. and Mrs. Frank Norris (son and daughter-in-law) in June 1969.
A list of the major correspondents represented in the collection follows.

Container List

Carton 1

Kathleen Norris manuscripts

 

Articles, poems, autobiography, novels and novellas.

Carton 2

Kathleen Norris manuscripts

 

Novels and novellas

Carton 3

Kathleen Norris manuscripts

 

Short stories, A-M

Carton 4

Kathleen Norris manuscripts

 

Short stories, M-Z, plays

 

Charles G. Norris manuscript, play

 

Clippings

 

Miscellany

portfolio Portfolio

Correspondence

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Miscellany (single letters)

 

Antheil, George, 1900-

 

Feb. 1928

 

Archibald, Gilda

 

n.d.

 

Atherton, Gertrude Franklin (Horn)

 

ca. 1923

 

Brett, George Platt, 1858-1936

 

Mar. 4, 1919

 

Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956

 

n.d.

 

Brush, Katharine, 1902-

 

May 16, n.y.

 

Cobb, Irvin Shrewsbury, 1876-1944

 

June 17, [1925]

 

[Creel], Blanche [Bates]

 

n.d.

 

Creel, George

 

Oct. 17, 1923

 

Curtis Brown, Ltd.

 

July 29, 1952

 

Dell, Floyd, 1887-

 

Apr. 9, 1930

 

Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

 

July 29, 1918

 

Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939

 

Oct. 26, 1930

 

Ferber, Edna, 1887-

 

n.d.

 

Flavin, Martin, 1883-

 

Nov. 22, 1943

 

Forbes, James, 1871-1938

 

n.d.

 

Fox, Beauvais

 

Aug. 19, 1942

 

Gale, Zona, 1874-1938

 

Oct. 24, 1921

 

George, Walter Lionel, 1882-1926

 

Oct. 5, 1923

 

[Goldberg, Reuben Lucius], 1883-

 

n.d.

 

Hamilton, Cosmo, d. 1942

 

n.d.

 

Hampden, Walter

 

n.d.

 

Hart, Frances (Noyes), 1890-

 

Aug. 3, 1926

 

Hoover, Herbert Clark, Pres. U.S., 1874-1964

 

Aug. 26, 1942

 

Howard, Sidney Coe, 1891-1939

 

Apr. 1, 1930

 

Irwin, Wallace, 1875-1959

 

Jan. 21, 1923

 

Irwin, William Henry, 1873-1948

 

Jan. 11, 1929

 

Johnson, Hiram Warren, 1866-1945

 

Dec. 19, 1928

 

Kaufman, George S., 1889-

 

Apr. 28, 1925

 

Kent, Rockwell, 1882-

 

Mar. 30, 1933

 

Lamont, Corliss, 1902-

 

Apr. 6, 1943

 

Landis, R. G.

 

Dec. 5, 1941

 

Lewis, Oscar, 1893-

 

Feb. 9, 1944

 

Lloyd, Harold

 

Mar. 20, 1929

 

McCardell, Roy Larcom, 1870-

 

June 20, 1922

 

McClure, Samuel Sidney

 

Mar. 20, 1923

 

Macfarlane, Peter Clark, 1871-1924

 

May 14, 1922

 

Marquand, John Phillips, 1893-1960

 

June 21, 1941

Additional Note

Written on behalf of the Writers' Committee, United China Relief, Inc.
 

Pearson, Edmund, 1880-1937

 

Nov. 30, n.y.

 

Pegler, Westbrook, 1894-

 

Jan. 21, 1944

 

Pottle, Juliet Wilbur Tompkins

 

Aug. 24, 1928

 

Ritchie, Robert Welles, 1879-

 

July 8, 1918

 

Roosevelt, Theodore, Pres. U.S., 1858-1919

 

Oct. 11, 1915

 

Sanger, Margaret (Higgins), 1883-

 

Apr. 9, 1926

Additional Note

Writing as president, American Birth Control League, Inc.
 

Sedgwick, Ellery, 1872-1960

 

Sept. 28, 1915

 

Sinclair, May

 

July 8, 1928

 

Sinclair, Upton Beall, 1878-

 

Aug. 8, 1930

 

Tibbett, Lawrence Mervil, 1896-1960

 

[Dec. 1925]

 

Tobin, Richard Montgomery, 1866-1952

 

n.d.

 

Train, Arthur, 1875-

 

n.d.

 

Tully, Jim, 1891-

 

Mar. 2, 1926

 

White, Stewart Edward, 1873-1946

 

May 18, 1935

 

White, William Allen, 1868-1944

 

Sept. 17, 1915

 

Winchell, Walter

 

n.d.

 

Wood, Peggy

 

Apr. 12, 1928

 

Woolcott, Alexander, 1887-1943

 

Nov. 25, n.y.

 

Worsley, Wallace

 

Sept. 16, 1923

 

Wylie, Philip Gordon, 1902-

 

May 28, n.y.

 

Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946

 

2 letters, 1921-1943

 

Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945

 

5 letters, 1914-1930

 

Hughes, Rupert, 1872-1956

 

3 letters, 1923-1933 & n.d.

 

Irwin, Inez (Haynes), 1873-

 

2 letters, 1923 & n.d.

 

Hurst, Fannie, 1889-

 

4 letters, [ca. 1921] and n.d.

 

Kyne, Peter Bernard, 1880-1957

 

2 letters, 1922-1926

 

Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

 

5 letters, 1921-1923 & n.d.

 

Mencken, Henry Louis, 1880-1956

 

2 letters, 1926 & n.d.

 

Merrick, Leonard, 1864-1939

 

2 letters, 1925

 

Oppenheim, Edward Phillips, 1866-1946

 

2 letters, 1923

 

Priestley, John Boynton, 1894-

 

2 letters, 1931 & n.d.

 

Rinehart, Mary (Roberts), 1876-

 

2 letters, n.d.

 

Tully, Richard Walton

 

2 letters, 1941

 

Walpole, Sir Hugh, 1884-1941

 

3 letters, 1923-1930