Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 7 of 7

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...
Dates: 1870-1978

Charles E. Cather Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0350
Scope and Contents The Charles E. Cather Collection is comprised of manuscripts, both handwritten and typewritten, of several of Willa Cather's novels and short stories. The majority of the manuscript material is from her novel Sapphira and the Slave Girl. There are letters sent from Cather to her brother James, her sister-in-law Ethel, and her nephew Charles. Contracts for selected novels, both from Houghton-Mifflin and Alfred Knopf, are part of the materials. There is...
Dates: 1864-2001; Majority of material found in 1924-1971,

Philip and Helen Cather Southwick Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0077
Scope and Contents The Southwick materials include correspondence written to Cather in regard to her works, particularly One of Ours and Sapphira and the Slave Girl. Of great significance are the manuscripts represented in the collection, including revisions made in Cather's hand to eleven of her books and short stories. The collection contains photographs of Cather throughout her life, including her travels to Europe. There are also photographs of Willow Shade, Cather's early home, and general group photographs...
Dates: 1913-1987

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

Roscoe and Meta Cather Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0316
Scope and Contents The Roscoe and Meta Cather Collection is comprised of letters written by Willa Cather, Roscoe Cather, Meta Schaper Cather, Elsie Cather, Edith Lewis, and other family members or friends of Cather. The letters Cather wrote to her brother show a close and loving relationship between the two siblings. Cather shared personal stories, asked questions about financial matters, and shared thoughts about her work. Cather believed that Roscoe, of all her family, best understood her goals and achievements...
Dates: 1908-1977

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

Virginia Faulkner, Editor Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-12-10-20
Scope and Contents The materials include correspondence to Faulkner, both personal and business, from 1930-1980. Those items of correspondence that are not written by Faulkner include letters sent to her by Wright Morris, Bernice Slote, and Helen Cather Southwick, Willa Cather's niece. Other materials include articles written by Faulkner and notes that she gathered on Willa Cather's writings and on Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant. The item entitled, Dream Bien Meublé is an un-revised Cather-related article by...
Dates: 1930-1980

Filtered By

  • Names: Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 X
  • Subject: Photographs X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Lucy Gayhart 2
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Not Under Forty 2
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Obscure Destinies 2
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. One of Ours 2
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947. Sapphira and the Slave Girl 2