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James E. Sisson miscellaneous research and personal correspondence, 1943-1986.
BANC MSS C-B 876 BOX 1
Collection Overview

Title:

James E. Sisson miscellaneous research and personal correspondence, 1943-1986

Creator/Contributor:

Sisson, James E., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Green, Paul, 1894-1981, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Hart, James D. (James David), 1911-1990, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence., Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Patrick, Walton R., Correspondent.

Abstract:

Contains miscellaneous research correspondence, including letters from Paul Green, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and Sydney Clark, written in response to inquiries from Sisson, as well as numerous letters from The Bancroft Library and Dr. James Hart concerning Sisson's many gifts to the library and his assistance on the Oxford companion to American literature. Also includes Sisson's research correspondence with British and American publishing firms concerning the numbers of copies each published for Francis Parkman's Oregon trail and for Richard Henry Dana's Two years before the mast.
Personal correspondence includes several letters from Sisson's former professors and schools in Alabama, including F.M. Cook, President, Snead Junior College and Walton R. Patrick, Auburn University, among other individuals. There are only two letters are from his parents, and a small amount of biographical ephemera.

Date:

1943 (issued)

Subject:

Parkman, Francis -- 1823-1893
Jr -- Dana, Richard Henry -- 1815-1882

Note:

James E. Sisson, 1916-1987. World recognized expert on Jack London.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.2 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 876 BOX 1

Origin:

California