A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather

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To Dr. Damrosch [ American Academy of Arts and Letters ]Oct. 25, 1940AAAL 

Has returned her ballot for the Howells Medal. Continues to hope amendment passed last spring, so inconsistent with the goals of the Institute and the Academy, will be reversed. Plans to attend the annual meeting if possible.   Willa Cather   [Stout #1498]

To Miss Geffen [ American Academy of Arts and Letters ] [from Sarah J. Bloom, secretary]Aug. 12, 1941AAAL 

Cather is in California due to the illness of her brother. Is not forwarding mail. Therefore, it will be some time before she can consider writing for the "Schrift Fest" for Dr. Damrosch.   Sarah J. Bloom, Secretary   [Stout #1546]

To Felicia Geffen [ American Academy of Arts and Letters ] [from Sarah J. Bloom, secretary]Nov. 26, 1941AAAL 

Cather is sending her contribution to the "Schrift Fest" for Dr. Damrosch today. If too late to include in the volume, please return it so that she can present it personally.   Sarah J. Bloom, Secretary   [Stout #1558]

To Polly Damrosch HowardJanuary 31, 1942Berkeley 

The search for letters that Mrs. Howard is undertaking must be bittersweet. Letters composed throughout a person's life can give surprising glimpses into character. However, she has no letters from Sidney Howard, and they only met a couple of times. Would be glad to send the letters if she had them.   Willa Cather