A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather

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To Ferris GreensletNov. 20, 1915, from Pittsburgh, postcard ; Harvard 

Why not use [H. W.] Boynton's article in the New York Evening Post in place of the one he hoped to get from S. S. McClure?   W. S. Cather   [Stout #336]


To H. W. BoyntonDec. 6, 1915UVa 

Appreciates his understanding her purposes in the book. Was encouraged to undertake it by his review of Pioneers.   Willa Sibert Cather   [Stout #338]


To Ferris Greenslet,  Monday [Jan. 31, 1916?] Harvard 

Sending H. L. Mencken's article [in Smart Set January 1916?]. Has he seen Hugh Walpole's article in Bookman?   Willa Sibert Cather   [Stout #348]


To H. L. MenckenMay 2, [1916?], from New YorkNYPL 

Enclosing the story she had told him about. Hopes he doesn't object to an indirect method of narration. Appreciates his review of The Song of the Lark.   Willa Sibert Cather   [Stout #355]


To H. G. Dwight,  Thursday [May 4, 1916?] , from New YorkAmherst 

Please come to dinner on Saturday, May 6.   Willa Cather   [Stout #357]


To H. L. MenckenMay 12, 1916, from New YorkNYPL 

True, the story suggests Lillian Nordica, though there are only two specifics that resemble her life, the shipwreck and the dispute over the will. Yes, her last husband, George Young, is still alive. Let her know by mail if he is going to be in town, as she has had her telephone disconnected. P.S.: Truly doesn't see how Young could object to the story.  Willa S. Cather   [Stout #358]


To H. G. DwightJuly 10, 1916, from Taos, N.M.Amherst 

The Columbian Hotel in this wonderful place is pink adobe, the owner a dark Mexicana. Enjoys taking horseback rides and stopping at people's houses. Sorry she didn't invite him another day and arrange for him to bring his friends, but reached the point where she had to leave. Hopes he will visit in the fall. Has taken Paul Reynolds as agent, and he has sold a story she would never have tried to place with a magazine.   Willa Cather   [Stout #361]


To H. G. Dwight,  Saturday [Dec. 16, 1916] , from New YorkAmherst 

Can he come to dinner on Thursday Dec. 21 at seven? S. S. McClure and Isabelle McClung Hambourg will be there. Enjoyed his poem in the Atlantic.   Willa Cather   [Stout #374]


To H. L. Mencken?n.d., calling card printed Miss Willa Sibert Cather, Fridays, Number Five Bank StreetNYPL 

Is at home on Fridays in February, four to seven.   [Stout #381]


To Ferris GreensletMar. 2, [1919], from New YorkHarvard 

When does he leave for England? Is sending a note from H. L. Mencken, in response to hers thanking him for his review. A Mr. Melchers, of some magazine for booksellers, has been urging her to stick with midwestern material, not shift to New York.   W. S. C.   [Stout #453]


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