Morris, Wright, 1910-1998
Long regarded as one of America's most gifted writers, Wright Morris authored over thirty-three award-winning books. He was born in Central City, Nebraska, on 6 January 1910. He taught at the University of Nebraska from 1970-1972. His novel, A Field of Vision, won the National Book Award in 1956, and the novel Plains Song won the 1981 American Book Award for Fiction. In addition to his novels, he is the author of a number of photo-text books, books of criticism, and several collections of short stories. He taught English at San Francisco State College, and he and his wife, Josephine Mary Kantor, made their home in Mill Valley, California. He died on 25 April 1998.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Jo Morris to Arlene Garfinkel, Letters
The majority of letters are those from Jo Morris to Arlene Steinbach Garfinkel, with some written by Wright Morris. There are 23 letters and 8 postcards, with some photographs of the Morris family and their residences.
Josephine "Jo" Morris, Papers
Virginia Faulkner, Editor Papers
Wright Morris, Collected Materials
Wright Morris, Papers
The Morris papers include correspondence to his friends, colleagues, editors and publishers, and many other people who admired his published work. The manuscript materials include typescripts, editing galleys, and other documents associated with the publication of his novels, short stories, or criticism. There are also photographs of Morris, though no photograph material created by Morris.
- Photographs 4
- Fiction - 20th century - History and criticism 2
- Art galleries, Commercial 1
- Essayist 1
- Fiction--20th century 1
- Novelist 1
- Novelists, American -- 20th century 1
- Photographers 1
- Postcards 1
- letters (correspondence) 1 + ∧ less