A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather

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To Mrs. George WhicherOct. 16, [1925], from Shattuck Inn, Jaffrey, N.H.PM 

Niece Mary Virginia Auld is a freshman at Smith. Could Mrs. Whicher get in touch with her some time? The boys would enjoy her. Came here to work after a wonderful summer in New Mexico living like a Zane Grey character. Wishes Mrs. Whicher could have attended the birthday dinner for Robert Frost.   Willa Cather   [Stout #797]

To Dorothy Canfield Fisher,  Thursday [Dec. 3, 1925?] , from New YorkUVt 

Returned from Chicago and Cleveland on Saturday and found in accumulated mail a copy of her Made-to-Order Stories. Will send it to twin nieces in their Christmas package. Visited niece Mary Virginia at Smith College on the way home. Sorry such an unworthy person [?] is settling near Dorothy.   Willa   [Stout #807]

To Mrs. George WhicherDec. 21, 1925PM 

Enjoyed visit. So happy she has extended hospitality to Mary Virginia. Is enclosing an irritating letter from an English teacher. Merry Christmas.   Willa Cather   [Stout #814]

To Carrie Miner Sherwood,  n.d. [prob. Jan. 1926] WCPM 

[name blotted out; possibly Thomas Masaryk] has just sent some nice pictures of Bohemia. Is sending some for her and Irene and several to be framed for Annie Pavelka. Enclosing a check to buy some tulips for mother. Enjoyed Mary Virginia's visit.   Willie   [Stout #820]

To Mary Virginia Auld, Friday [Oct. 1, 1926] , from Jaffrey, N.H.UNL , copy, not original.

Sorry not to have been in New York when she came by. Has thought of asking her here for a week, but May Willard is coming in.   W. S. C.   [Stout #846]

To Mary Virginia Auld, Thursday noon [Oct. 7, 1926] , from Jaffrey, N.H.UNL , copy, not original.

Please tell May Willard she should have stayed and protected her from phone calls from women's clubs. Word has gotten out that she is there.   W.   [Stout #848]

To Dorothy Canfield Fisher,  Wednesday [Dec. 15, 1926?] , from New YorkUVt 

Will write for as long as it takes to smoke a cigarette. Has been busy sending off Christmas presents. Niece Mary Virginia is coming to visit soon, no doubt traveling in something like the style of Queen Marie [of Romania, who traveled from Seattle to New York by train in November 1926 with great publicity]. The queen stopped off in Red Cloud [on Nov. 11], by the way, and was presented a copy of One of Ours. New book [Archbishop] will be serialized starting in January. Writing it gave her a feeling of great happiness.   Willa   [Stout #865]

To Mary Virginia Auld,  Monday [Jan. 24, 1927] , from New YorkUNL 

Spoke at Bryn Mawr on Thursday evening. [Error for Tuesday, January 18? College newspaper printed a report on her talk on January 19.] Enjoyed it, but has subsequently had a lumbago attack. Is in bed today and will probably miss the American Society of Civil Engineering dinner on Wednesday. Was invited by the President of the Great Northern Railroad and has looked forward to meeting men who would be attending.   W. S. C.   [Stout #870]

To Mary Virginia Auld, Saturday [Feb. 19, 1927] UNL , copy, not original.

Appreciated the valentine treat, which helped cheer her up from a period of feeling down, mainly because she can't look forward to another writing project as rewarding as Archbishop. Has been to a Rin Tin Tin movie. Steichen is coming to dinner; will wear her beautiful new dress. Is reading proofs with Edith.   W. S. C.   [Stout #875]

To Mary Virginia Auld,  Sunday [Apr. 10, 1927] , from Atlantic City, N.J.UNL 

Town is crowded for Holy Week, but they have a room overlooking the water. Wonderful weather. P.S.: She and Edith both like her new bob.  W. S. C.   [Stout #884]

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