A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather

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To Mrs. George Seibel,  n.d. [Mar. 1900?] , on Pittsburgh Leader letterhead ; WCPM 

Could not visit last night because had to serve as a last-minute substitute reviewer of an orchestra concert. May go to Paris next month. Has a poem in the March Critic. ["Grandmither, Think Not I Forget" was in the April 1900 Critic.]    Willa Cather   [Stout #61]

To Mrs. George SeibelDec. 19, 1900 from Washington, D.C.WCPM 

Will probably be in Pittsburgh to spend Christmas with them. Here's a hug for Erna. Omar has been accepted.    Willa   [Stout #64]

To George SeibelJuly 21, 1902 from Cranston's Waverly Temperance Hotel, 27 King Street, Cheapside, LondonWCPM 

Enclosing essay on an intriguing English industry ["The Strangest Tribe of Darkest England," Pittsburgh Gazette, 31 August 1902, magazine section, p. 4], and has included photographs, though they aren't of very good quality due to her poor camera. Having a delightful trip and will write Mrs. Seibel from Paris.    Willa Cather   [Stout #74]

To George Seibel,  n.d. [Dec. 1902?] WCPM 

Tell Mrs. Seibel will be there Monday to spend the night. Hopes they can start decorating the tree then, as per their custom. Will help the McClungs trim a tree on Wednesday.    Willa Cather   [Stout #78]

To Mrs. George SeibelMay 12, 1912, from Winslow, Ariz. [but pm. Albuquerque] , postcard; WCPM 

Mr. Seibel should come see the cliff dwellings and the Spanish missions.   Willa Sibert Cather   [Stout #227]

To Mrs. George SeibelJan. 31, [1916?], from New YorkHarvard 

Is very pleased by her letter praising the book. Someone wanted to know if the piece-picture was made up. Mrs. Seibel will remember that it hung in the fitting room of a tailor for women. Except when hospitalized with blood poisoning, writing went steadily. Glad she believes in her.   Willa Sibert Cather   [Stout #349]

To R. L. ScaifeJan. 16, [1918], from New YorkHarvard 

Thanks for telling her about Miss Bishop [Ferris Greenslet's secretary]. Will expect her on Friday [the 18th].   Willa S. Cather   [Stout #405]

To Ferris Greenslet,  Friday [c. Feb. 1, 1918] Harvard 

Introduction will be nearly the last to be written. Will send back the dummy Miss Bishop left with her tomorrow. Looks good. Please remove the middle initial from her name on the title page. P.S.: Would be glad to have Miss Bishop again soon.  W. S. C.   [Stout #407]

To Miss Bishop,  Saturday [c. Feb. 2, 1918] , from New YorkHarvard 

Please see that the middle initial is cut out of name on title page. Please set illustrations a little lower on the page to give an effect of spaciousness overhead.   Willa Cather   [Stout #408]

To Mrs. George SeibelFeb. 2, [1919?], from New YorkWCPM 

Appreciates her nice letter about the book. Surprising that it is so well received, since it avoids all the usual ingredients of a story. Enjoyed Mr. Seibel's romance of prehistory [The Fall: Being a True Account of What Happened in Paradise, with a New Interpretation of Sacred History, Vindicating Snakes and Apples, 1918]. Looking forward to her visit.   Willa Cather   [Stout #449]

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