A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather

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To Mariel GereJune 1, 1893 from Red Cloud, Nebr. on father's letterhead ; WCPM 

Had to leave without saying goodbye because of grandmother's illness. Brother James has the measles. Sister Elsie prates of Willie and "Willwese" [for Louise]. Louise dislikes the name Willa but will not call her Love in front of others. Could Mariel and her sisters come to visit? Louise may do so. Mrs. Wiener's health has improved, and Mrs. Garber is her pleasant self.   W. Cather   [Stout #12]

To Guglielmo FerreroJan. 11, 1909Columbia 

Unable to send new copies of the Standard Oil book [by Ida Tarbell], as the book business has been sold, but Mr. McClure is sending copies from his personal library.    Willa Sibert Cather   [Stout #147]

To Guglielmo FerreroApr. 4, 1909, on McClure's letterhead ; Columbia 

Will need the two articles in translation by July 1 and July 15. [Ida] Tarbell is glad to hear of his interest in the Standard Oil book. Mr. McClure would join her in sending greetings, but is in Paris.   Willa Sibert Cather   [Stout #156]

To Houghton Mifflin Co.Apr. 18, [1916 ?], from New YorkHarvard 

Do not send any more mail to 1180 Murray Hill Avenue, Pittsburgh. Delete that address from their records.   Willa S. Cather   [Stout #354]

To Houghton Mifflin Co.July 9, [1918], from Jaffrey, N.H.Harvard 

Has not received proofs of the introduction.   Willa S. Cather   [Stout #422]

To Houghton Mifflin Co.July 28, [1918], from Jaffrey, N.H.Harvard 

Has returned 215 pages of proof to the Riverside Press, but still has not received all of the proofs.   Willa S. Cather   [Stout #426]

To Houghton Mifflin Co.Aug. 3, [1918], from Jaffrey, N.H.Harvard 

Is reading and returning proofs as fast as possible, but the last of them still have not arrived. Had arranged to leave today but will stay until Tuesday [Aug. 6]. Please telegraph if proofs won't be there.   Willa S. Cather   [Stout #427]

To Houghton Mifflin Co.,  n.d. [June 1922, per office notation] , from New YorkHarvard 

Please send gift books to organization in Italy.   Willa S. Cather   [Stout #604]

To Dorothy Canfield Fisher,  Thursday [Oct. 26, 1922?] UVt 

Enjoyed seeing her mother's oil sketch of her [of Cather]. Book selling well, about 17,000 now, though advertising claims 35,000. Will be going to Nebraska in mid-November. Appendix is all right for now.   Willa   [Stout #638]

To [Sylvia] Beach,  n.d. [mid-Aug. 1923?] , written on Shakespeare and Co. letterhead ; Princeton 

Came by hoping they could go see M. Bient, but found that she was asleep. Went on to see him and he was asleep too!   Willa Cather   [Stout #694]