A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather

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To Carl Van DorenMar. 22, 1934Princeton 

Yes, glad for him to use the chapter he mentions from The Song of the Lark.   Willa Cather   [Stout #1218]

To Carl Van Vechten,  Sunday [Dec. 9, 1934] , from 570 Park Avenue, New YorkBeinecke 

Appreciated hearing from him on her birthday and enjoyed the roses.   Willa Cather   [Stout #1242]

To Carl Van VechtenApr. 3, [1936]Beinecke 

Photos won't do. Please destroy the negatives, and they'll try again some time.   Willa Cather   [Stout #1309]

To Carl Van Vechten,  Wednesday [Apr. 8, 1936] Beinecke 

Glad he wasn't offended by her note of the 3rd. Appreciates his generosity about it.   Willa Cather   [Stout #1311]

To Carl Van VechtenJan. 30, 1937Richmond 

Has made a note of his new address. Please don't describe her new book as nostalgic! People say that about all her books. Isn't homesick all the time.   Willa Cather   [Stout #1354]

To Van Wyck BrooksOct. 14, 1940Penn 

Shares his high opinion of Archibald MacLeish's statement about the war. [MacLeish called on the U.S. to enter the war in order to defend democracy against fascism.] People pay far too little attention to statements by important leaders. No one has made more forceful and important statements than Winston Churchill, but neither he nor MacLeish is likely to be able to wake people up to the dangers.   Willa Cather   [Stout #1496]

To Van Wyck BrooksOct. 26, 1940Penn 

Writing to call his attention to an error on page 434 of his book on New England. Not true she edited the letters of Sarah Wyman Whitman.   Willa Cather   [Stout #1499]

To Carl J. WeberNov. 17, 1941Colby  copy also at WCPM

Will consider placing Jewett's letters there when ready to place them at all. They are personal letters and mean a great deal to her. Allowed Mrs. Fields to use letters that seemed to have a public interest, because she was convinced they provided good advice to any young writer.   Willa Cather   [Stout #1556]

To Hendrick Van LoonJan. 1, 1943Cornell 

Appreciates his note and accompanying Biblical message. Friendly gestures especially important these days. Enjoys knowing others who refuse to believe the war is putting an end to all the values of the past three thousand years. Feels glad to have lived and learned the little she has about human history. The war has destroyed a great deal, but not everything.   Willa Cather   [Stout #1608]

To Carl Van VechtenJune 6, 1943Beinecke 

Did not receive his letter for a while because the doormen at her apartment house took the stationery to be an advertisement. Thus, missed his tea. Very sorry.   Willa Cather   [Stout #1631]

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