A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather

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To Harriet MonroeSept. 15, 1912, from PittsburghChicago 

Appreciates her invitation to submit a poem or poems for Poetry, but does not have anything to send at present. Looks forward to seeing the first issue.   Willa Sibert Cather   [Stout #243]


To Edgar Lee MastersFeb. 9, [1919?]HRC 

Glad he likes "Grandmither." Seldom writes verse. Unfortunately, the poems Monroe included in her noted anthology [The New Poetry, 1917] were garbled. Sorry to have been without a telephone, so missed hearing from him when he was in town.   Willa Cather   [Stout #450]


To Mrs. George WhicherJuly 18, [1923], from Paris, postcard ; PM 

Hopes she enjoys her summer at the Bread Loaf Inn. There are too many people she [Cather] knows in Paris just now; is going away to Aix and Switzerland.   Willa Cather   [Stout #689]


To Mrs. George WhicherAug. 23, [1930], from Grand Hotel, Aix-les-BainsPM 

Glad she is getting to have the year in Europe she was wanting when they talked in Jaffrey, but regrets they won't be able to see each other. Will be in Aix until early September and plans to sail for Quebec on September 20. Expects to be in Jaffrey again in October. P.S.: Hambourgs are in Austria.  Willa Cather   [Stout #697]


To Mrs. George WhicherSept. 5, [prob. 1923], from Aix-les-BainsPM 

Sorry to have missed her in Paris. Is at Aix for a cure until about October 1. Will hope to see her when she returns to town. Weather is beautiful.   Willa Cather   [Stout #699]


To Mrs. George F. Whicher,  Tuesday [pm. Nov. 6, 1923] , from Ville d'Avray, Seine et OisePM 

Has been at Ville d'Avray two days. Could she and the boys come to tea Sunday? And could she and Mr. Whicher come to an art opening tomorrow to meet the artists?   Willa Cather   [Stout #703]


To Mrs. George Whicher,  Tuesday [pm. Nov. 14, 1923] , from Ville d'Avray, FrancePM 

If she can come alone for tea tomorrow, please do. Would hate not to see her.   Willa Cather   [Stout #705]


To Wilfred E. DavisonFeb. 28, 1924Middlebury 

Would like to come to Bread Loaf again, but is going to Nebraska in April and will not return until fall. Enjoyed seeing the Whichers and Dorothy Canfield while in Paris.   Willa Cather   [Stout #721]


To George F. WhicherDec. 19, 1924PM 

Sorry she won't be able to see him in New York after Christmas; will be in Red Cloud. Sorry to hear about Mrs. Whicher's problem. Appreciates his asking her to come up for [to give?] the Clyde Fitch lectures, but can't do so this year. Maybe in a year or two.   Willa Cather   [Stout #762]


To George WhicherMar. 3, [1925], from no. 5 Bank Street, New YorkPM 

Misunderstood his previous note about the Clyde Fitch lecture for next year. Please count on her for 1927. Hopes to see him at the birthday celebration for Robert Frost.   Willa Cather   [Stout #772]


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