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Bernice Slote, English Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-12-10-16

Scope and Contents

The Bernice Slote papers contains her Willa Cather research materials and her personal papers. Research materials on Willa Cather are a large part of Slote's papers and contain the following: correspondence, early writings, newspaper clippings, periodical articles, short stories and poems as well as reviews and criticism of Cather and her works. This collection contains few original Cather letters. Some of the letters are not actual letters, rather paraphrases done presumably by Slote during her research. Others are photocopies of originals, the more substantial of those are followed by brief descriptive statements. The collection includes Slote's correspondence, manuscripts, her researchfiles, materials on her professional activities, slides, microfilms and cassette tapes.


  • 1870-1978



42.00 Boxes

1.00 Folders

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Related Materials

For a check list of published writing by Bernice Slote, see The Prairie Schooner, Spring/Summer issue 1981 or Slote's biography file in this collection.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States