A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather

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To Jessie B. Rittenhouse,  Tuesday, [1913?] Newberry 

Has made several changes in the poem [ "Grandmither, Think Not I Forget" ].[Reprinted in The Little Book of Modern Verse, 1913, ed. Rittenhouse.]   Willa Sibert Cather   [Stout #253]

To Glendinning Keeble,  n.d. [prob. between May 15, 1915, and July 19, 1915] CMU 

Is offering a revision of the character of Jessie Darcey [singer Thea Kronborg accompanies in The Song of the Lark] and will be glad to revise more. Thea has control over her own fortune; was a liar and was lied to. She expected to marry Fred, despite the fact that her Methodist childhood would not have led her to expect it. She ended up punishing Fred for what she did herself. Won't make all this entirely clear, because doesn't want character of Thea to alienate readers. Isabelle is going away for a few days to rest.   [Stout #305]

To Charles F. Cather [father]July 7, [1920], from ParisUNL-Ray 

Has found out the location of Grosvenor's grave. Please let Aunt Franc know. It is registered by the Society for the Care of the American Dead. He is buried in Grave No. 2, Plot B, in the American Cemetery at Villiers Tournelle. From all reports of how the dead at Cantigny were handled, there can be no uncertainty that it is G. P. Will go there next week and take a picture. Isabelle and Jan will go along. Will stay overnight in a home, as there are no hotels. Feeling a little homesick and eager to return to her own country and her own people, although this country and people are wonderful.   Willie   [Stout #511]

To Mary Miner CreightonFeb. 4, [1922]Newberry 

Enclosing a letter from Mrs. Floyd Dell that will amuse her with its revelation of the maternal impulses of even a habituée of Greenwich Village.   Willie   [Stout #575]

To Mr. MauriceJuly 30, [1922], from Bread Loaf InnUVa 

Sorry she is not at home and can't provide letters from ordinary readers.   Willa Cather   [Stout #611]

To Arthur B. Maurice,  Saturday [Oct. 1922?] , from New YorkPrinceton 

Would like to review Dorothy Canfield's next book, not this one. Too soon after she reviewed One of Ours.   Willa Sibert Cather   [Stout #632]

To Carrie Miner SherwoodNov. 16, [1924?]WCPM 

Appreciates her kindness to mother and to Margie. Loved Margie with the special love one reserves for children or those whose minds never grow up. Enjoyed cooking for her and caring for her a little when she went home. They understood each other. Is fairly well; writing on The Professor's House, which should be out next fall. Funny to think of Jessie going around with the movie people on A Lost Lady!   Willie   [Stout #754]

To Mr. [Malcolm] WyerAug. 29, [prob. 1925], from Red Cloud, Nebr.BYU 

Is pleased to have the book by Father Saljointi [?] and appreciates his bothering to send it. He and the staff at the Denver Library were most kind.   Willa Cather   [Stout #793]

To Mr. [Malcolm] WyerSept. 6, [1925], from Red Cloud, Nebr.BYU 

Appreciates the book he and Mr. Howlett sent. Hopes to see him at the Denver Library again next summer. Leaves for New York tomorrow.   Willa Cather   [Stout #794]

To Mr. WyerFeb. 15, 1926BYU 

Appreciates receiving the bibliography about cliff dwellers done by Miss Gerber and has enjoyed seeing her in New York.   Willa Cather   [Stout #821]

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