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John Gould Fletcher Supplementary Papers

ca. 1902 ... 1973, n.d.

MS F63s 298 Fletcher
96 items



INFORMATION ABOUT THE COLLECTION

This collection comprises materials purchased in 1971 from the University of Texas and materials retrieved in 1974-1976 from the Fletcher library and from the unpublished notebooks, Series 2 of the main body of the Fletcher papers. The Supplementary Papers are arranged in four series.


CONTENTS OF THE COLLECTION

Series 1.  Correspondence.
Series 2.  Literary Manuscripts.  (25 items)
Series 3.  Genealogical manuscripts.  (14 items)
Series 4. Miscellaneous.  (14 items)



Series 1.  Correspondence.

This series was purchased from the University of Texas, and is divided into two subseries. This correspondence has been cross-indexed in the finding aid for the main body of Fletcher correspondence.

Subseries A:  John Gould Fletcher letters to Grant Richards. 12 items, 1923-1924.

 1. June 22, 1923
 2. August 18, 1923
 3. August 31, 1923
 4. September 7, 1923
 5. October 25, 1923
 6. November 7, 1923
 7. November 22, 1923
 8. November 27, 1923
 9. January 7, 1924
 10. January 10, 1924
 11. January 28, 1924
 12. January 29, 1924

Subseries B: Other correspondence.

1. Fletcher to L. W. Rogers, 1 item, 1905-1906?
2. B.S. Hurlbut to Adolphine Kraus Fletcher, 1907
3. JGF to Adolphine K. Fletcher, n.d.
4. JGF to unidentified correspondent, 1913?
5. Marcus Graham to JGF, 1929
6. Hugh I'Anson Fausett to JGF, 1929
7. Thomas Hart Benton to JGF, 1931?
8. Edward O'Brien / to JGF, 1935
9. Frieda Dubronsky to "Chick", 1936
10. Norman Holmes Pearson to JGF, 1939
11. JGF to Eleanor Risley, 1939
12. Fray Angelico Chavez to JGF, 1939
13. Eleanor Risley, to JGF and CMF, 1939
14. JGF to Eleanor Risley, 1940
15. Mark Van Doren to JGF, 1940
16. Oscar Cargill to JGF, 1941
17. Albert Edmund Trombley to JGF, 1942
18. Peter DeVries to JGF, 1943
19. Ralph Edward Bailey to JGF, 1943
20. Nancy M. Williams to JGF, 1944
21. Hyatt Waggoner to JGF, 1948
22. unidentified correspondent to JGF, 1948-1950
23. Kenneth R. Osborne to JGF, 1949
24. Ruth Govon to JGF, 1949
25. JGF et al to the editors of the Saturday Review of Literature, 1949
26. Peter Russell to JGF, 1949
27. F. S. Friedmann to JGF, 1949
28. Georgia --  to JGF, 1949
29. Charlie May Fletcher to Frank--, 1952
30. Ed and Peg Stringham to CMF, 1969-1973?
31. JGF to "Cousin Olivia," July 4, ?
32. Bob Cuming to JGF, December ?


Series 2.  Literary Manuscripts.  (25 items)

1. "Autobiographical sketch of John Gould Fletcher." 1946. 7 p.
2. "Babylonia." notes.  n.d. 5 p.
3. "Bus North" and "Nightpiece: Monterey." Poems. 3 p.
4. "Coleridge." notes. 5 p.
5. "The Derelict" by Jay Roderic DeSpain.  Poem. 1 p.
6. "The Evolution of Dress." Essay. c 1896-1902? 3 p.
7. "An Exile's Return." Essay. c 1933. 20 p.
8. "Ideas for Prometheus Book." Fragmentary notes. 1 p.
9. "Last Voyage of Columbus." notes. 3 p.
10. "The Man on the Edge of the Pavement." Story, 1923. 4 p.
11. "Mr. Lee." Story,  4 p.
12. "The Most Thrilling Moment in My Life--A Thanksgiving Story." Essay, 1902? 3 p.
13. "Narrative," by Charles Edward Butler. Poem, 1933. 2 p.
14. "Nature." Poem, after 1910. 2 p. Verso: JGF's dreams listed.
15. "The New Beatitudes." Poem, July 15, 1922. 1 p.
16. "Nightpiece: Monterey." Poem. 1 p.
17. "Notes on Keats's Letters." notes, 1931? 2 p.
18. "Nov. 21, 1904."  Autobiographical sketch, 1904. 3 p.
19. "Pale Melancholy." Essay, 1927?. 10 p.
20. "Winter Cedar." Poem. 1932. 1 p.
21. "Your Writers." notes. 1942? 2 p.
22. [uncaptioned] "After three days ..." Poem. 2 p.
23. [uncaptioned] "The full mo[o]n ..."Poem. 1910? 2 p.
24. [uncaptioned] "J.G.F.was a boy ..." Sketch, c 1904-1907? 9 p.
25. [uncaptioned] "The trifle purpose ..." by Sinclair Lewis. Quotation. 1945. 1 p.


Series 3.  Genealogical manuscripts.  (14 items)

This series contains genealogical materials pertaining to the Fletcher-Lewis-Lindsey and kindred families.  Included are genealogical research notes, historical genealogies, family history outlines, family Bible records, and miscellaneous items. ca. 1829-1926?


Series 4.  Miscellaneous.  (13 items)

1. Newspaper clipping, February 26, 1914. The Times Literary Supplement, "A Futurist of the Sixties," by Basil de Selincourt. 1 p.

2. Newspaper clipping, March 29, 1931. The Observer,"The New Edition of Keats's Letters," by [Basil] de Selincourt. 1 p.

3. Newspaper clipping, Aug. 16, 1941? "The Propaganda Front," by William T. Shirer. 1 p.

4. Program. "Arkansas Philharmonic Society Presents the Little Rock Concert Band." Note to JGF from George A. Lescher. Aug. 23, 1942. 1 p.

5. Program. "John Gould Fletcher Branch of the Little Rock Public Library ... Open House. ... September 29, 1974. 8 p.

6. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, trans. Edward Fitzgerald. New York: The Dodge Stationery Company, Publishers, 1896. Paper wrappers. 73 p.

7. Publication announcement, 1922? The Egoist Press Publications. 1 p .

8. Notice of review.  (Food i' the Forest, by Richard Aldington, to be reviewed in Weekly Westminster, Jan 13, 1925?). 1 p.

9. Horoscope, made for JGF by W. Franklands, 1924. 10 p.

10. Note, 1912. 2 p.

11. Note to unidentified receiver from" BMMB." 1 p.

12. Photograph of JGF, c 1948.

13. Doodle sketch of a building, after July 10, 1946. 1 p.



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