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Bernice Slote, English Papers

 Collection — Folder: 001 (from box 24)
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: 1734-1987

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: 1860s-2007; Majority of material found within 1924-1971

Frederick Sweeney, Diary

Identifier: MS-0114
Scope and Contents

The Sweeney diary is a photocopy of the original that contains recollections of World War I.

Dates: 1918, Sept. 22-1919, Apr. 18

George Cather Ray Collection

 Collection — Item: Reels
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...
Dates: 1813-2015; Majority of material found within 1870-1922

George Cather Ray Collection Addition

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...
Dates: 1791-2003; 1873-1945

J. Robert Sullivan, Collection on Willa Cather

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.

Dates: 1949-1985

James Woodress, Cather Papers

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.

Dates: 1967-1997

Olga Stepanek, English Papers

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.

Dates: 1910-1960

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...
Dates: 1865-1992

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...
Dates: 1884-1988

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...
Dates: 1861-1992; 1879-1928

Virginia Faulkner, Editor Papers

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

Willa Cather, Collected Materials

 Collection — Box: Depository
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...
Dates: 1901-2023

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