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Robert & Doris Kurth Cather Collection

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0076
Scope and Contents The Kurth collection contains correspondence to and about Willa Cather, including letters from Anna Pavelka, after whom Cather modeled the protagonist of My Antonia. The Pavelka letters describe farm life in rural Nebraska. The collection includes Cather's article "Victoria's Ancestors: The House of Hanover" as it appeared in Home Monthly, photographs of Willa Cather and places in New Mexico, and typescripts about Willa Cather written by George N. Kates and E. H. Brewster. The list of renewals...
Dates: 1897-1975; Majority of material found in 1927-1950

Susan J. and James R. Rosowski Cather Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0228
Scope and Contents The Rosowski Cather Collection is named in honor of University of Nebraska–Lincoln Professor Susan J. Rosowski. The collection includes materials relating to Willa Cather and her family, such as her parents and particularly her sister Elsie Cather. Included are letters to Isabelle McClung and letters about her health. In addition, the collection documents the friendship between Willa Cather, Edith Lewis, and Stephen Tennant. The majority of Tennant correspondence is comprised of letters written...
Dates: 1861-1992; 1879-1928

Willa Cather, Collected Materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0008
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of materials gathered together by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries and selected items that were donated to the Libraries. Items provide information on Cather's published works, her life, and criticism of her works. The collection includes a photocopy of Cather's will that outlines her wishes regarding the future publication and use of her novels. Additional items provide information on places and activities that relate to Cather's novels and her career and...
Dates: 1901-1989