This collection contains the papers of American novelist, playwright, and author Hamlin Garland (1860-1940) and consists primarily
of letters written by Garland to his wife Zulime Mauna (Taft) Garland and to his daughters. Subject matter chiefly includes
biographical information on Garland, his literary activities while on the lecture circuit, his experiences in England and
Europe in 1924-1925, and general family matters. Business correspondence is concentrated in the years 1930-1940.
Hamlin Garland (1860-1940) was an American novelist, playwright, and author. Born on September 14, 1860, and raised on farms
in Wisconsin and the Midwest, Garland was provided early on with the practical experience of farm and mid-western life that
was to become the foundation for his realistic style of writing and unsentimental accounts of farm life in both his fictional
and non-fictional accounts.
28.52 Linear Feet
(30 boxes, 8 oversize folders)
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