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McWilliams, Carey Papers relating to the Western Writers' Congress, 1936-1937.
BANC MSS 81/100 c Box 1
Collection Overview

Title:

Papers relating to the Western Writers' Congress, 1936-1937

Creator/Contributor:

McWilliams, Carey, 1905-1980, creator

Abstract:

The files include copies of letters written by McWilliams; letters from the secretaries of the Congress (Barbara Chevalier and Harry Carlisle) and from writers contacted, including Humphrey Cobb, Hildegarde Flanner, Elsa Gidlow, Fulmer Mood, Frank Scully, Upton Sinclair and Ella Winter; lists of potential sponsors and writers invited; invitations, proposed programs, minutes of committee metings, program outlines and organizational report; and responses to the "call" signed by various authors. Included also: a small file of material issued by the League of American Writers on authors' congresses and papers re conference of midwest authors, l936.

Date:

1936 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Cobb, Humphrey -- 1899-1944
Flanner, Hildegarde -- 1899-1987
Gidlow, Elsa -- 1898-1986
Mood, Fulmer -- 1898-
Scully, Frank -- 1892-1964
Sinclair, Upton -- 1878-1968
Winter, Ella
League of American Writers.
Western Writers' Congress (1936 : San Francisco (Calif.))
Authors, American -- 20th century

Note:

Four issues of the Writers' Bulletin of the Western Writers' Congress, l937, removed for separate cataloging.
American author. McWilliams was one of the key sponsors of the l936 Western Writers' Congress. The organizational meeting for the Congress was held in San Francisco, Nov. l3-l5, l936.

Physical Description:

1 box (.4 linear ft.).

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 81/100 c Box 1

Origin:

California