Bernard DeVoto (1897-1955) was a novelist, historian, critic, and editor. His collection includes correspondence, typescripts
and galley proofs of 19 major works, 166 articles, 25 short fiction and non-fiction papers, broadcasts, speeches, lectures,
and other papers. The correspondence (1948-55) with
Harper's magazine relates to DeVoto's column "The Easy Chair", and includes letters from the magazine to senders of letters of condolence,
and letters concerning DeVoto. Includes research material used in DeVoto's literary writings and in his work relating to politics,
conservation and reclamation, free speech, national parks, and Western Americana. Correspondents include many of the leading
persons in contemporary literature, politics, education, and the arts.
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