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Glenway Wescott collection

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030056547]
Identifier: MS-0497
Glenway Wescott (1901–1987) was an American poet, novelist, essayist and a figure of the American expatriate literary community in Paris during the 1920s. The collection consists of two notecards, three letters, a photograph, and an article from the New Yorker. Materials range in date from 1945-1967.

Dates

  • 1945-1967

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

This collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.19 Cubic Feet (1 letter half-size document box)

Biographical Note

Glenway Wescott (April 11, 1901 – February 22, 1987) was an American poet, novelist and essayist. A figure of the American expatriate literary community in Paris during the 1920s, Wescott was openly gay. His relationship with longtime companion Monroe Wheeler lasted from 1919 until Wescott's death.

Biographical information adapted from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glenway_Wescott, accessed 2017 August 22.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two notecards, three letters, a photograph, and an article from the New Yorker. Materials range in date from 1945-1967.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was purchased in 2009.

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Margaret Burri in April 2009.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
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Baltimore MD 21218 USA