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MS Am 1638

Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-. Erskine Caldwell letters to Alfred Morang, 1930-1955: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1638
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-.
Title: Erskine Caldwell letters to Alfred Morang,
Date(s): 1930-1955.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters of American novelist Erskine Caldwell to artist Alfred Morang.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

61M-15. Gift of Mrs. Harold A. Robinson; received: 1961.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Erskine Caldwell Letters to Alfred Morange, 1930-1955 (MS Am 1638). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Caldwell was an American novelist.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Consists of letters by Caldwell to his friend the artist and author Alfred Morang. Includes discussion of Caldwell's writing and its publication; his work as a screenwriter in Hollywood; and his problems with would-be censors, especially with the dramatization of his novel Tobacco Road. Also a few clippings.

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