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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...

Frederick Sweeney, Diary

 Collection — other: 1
Identifier: MS-0114
Scope and Contents The Sweeney diary is a photocopy of the original that contains recollections of World War I.

George Cather Ray Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0113
Scope and Contents The George Cather Ray Collection is largely comprised of the papers of George P. Cather, Frances (Franc) Smith Cather, and G. P. Cather. The George P. Cather materials include correspondence, family photographs, County Treasurer reports, land assessments, and estate information relating to his work as a land surveyor. The G. P. Cather items consist of correspondence, battle training notes, military orders, and commissions. The Franc Smith Cather materials consist mainly of correspondence with...

George Cather Ray Collection Addition

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0113-1
Scope and Contents The George Cather Ray Collection Addition is largely comprised of the papers of George P. Cather and his grandson George Cather Ray. The George P. Cather materials include correspondence, documents relating to Webster County, such as treasurer reports and land assessments or purchases. There are selected materials created by Blanche Cather Ray, George P. Cather's daugther, which briefly document her school life. She also owned an autograph book in which there is an inscription from her cousin...

J. Robert Sullivan, Collection on Cather

 Collection — other: 1
Identifier: MS-0078
Scope and Contents The Sullivan materials include a single letter written and signed by Willa Cather, two letters written to Sullivan, selected items of Catheriana collected by Sullivan, articles written about Cather, and general newspapers clippings regarding her works, books written about her, and her life.

James Woodress, Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0111
Scope and Contents The Woodress papers contain correspondence and research materials gathered for the writing and publication of a biography of Willa Cather. The majority of materials created by Willa Cather are photocopies of original items located in other repositories. The materials remain in the original order created by Woodress.

John Murphy Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0356
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, research materials, and photographs related to the publication of the University of Nebraska Press Willa Cather Scholarly Editions of Death Comes for the Archbishop and Shadows on the Rock. Arrangement Series I: Death Comes for the Archbishop.  This series contains correspondence, book proofs, a photograph, Cather correspondence, and...

Olga Stepanek, English Papers

 Collection — other: 001-007
Identifier: RG-12-10-23
Scope and Contents The Stepanek papers consist of the personal papers of Olga Folda Stepanek arranged into four series. The diaries and journals consist of those written by Olga from 1913 until 1948. Her correspondence details travels in Europe and experiences while living in Prague. The collection also includes Stepanek's poetry and short stories in draft and published form. An unpublished manuscript and an autobiography detail the life of F.J. Sadílek.

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...

Robert & Doris Kurth Cather Collection

 Collection
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...

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...

Susan J. Rosowski Cather Collection

 Collection — other: 001
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...

Virginia Faulkner, English Papers

 Collection
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...

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...