A Calendar of the Letters of Willa Cather

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To Paul R. ReynoldsSept. 19, [1917?], from Jaffrey, N.H.Columbia 

Will be back to Bank Street Oct. 10. Making good progress on the novel. Houghton Mifflin urging her to hurry. Sending a rough first draft of a story called "Explosives."   Willa S. Cather   [Stout #393]

To Ferris GreensletJuly 2, [1918], from the Shattuck Inn, Jaffrey, N.H.Harvard 

Enclosing proofs of cuts with instructions. Progressing well with proofs. Why did the copyeditor change Mama to Mamma and eliminate subjunctives? Shouldn't be charged for restoring those. Did he see the notice that her cousin, Lt. Grosvenor Cather, was killed in action on May 28?   W. S. C.   [Stout #421]

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 Ferris GreensletJuly 11, [1918], from Jaffrey, N.H.Harvard 

Has received proofs but is puzzled that there are no blank pages for the cuts. Wants them on same paper as text. Needs to see how they are set on the page. P.S.: Should she be writing to someone else about these production matters?  W. S. C.   [Stout #423]

To Ferris GreensletJuly 17, [1918], from Jaffrey, N.H.Harvard 

Art department plans to print cuts on inserts. Will they be bound into the places she indicated? They will not be effective if not placed properly. P.S.: Pictures should be considered part of the text.  W. S. C.   [Stout #424]

To Ferris Greenslet,  Saturday [July 20, 1918] , from Jaffrey, N.H.Harvard 

Feels reassured by his letter.   W. S. C.   [Stout #425]

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 Ferris Greenslet,  Saturday [Aug. 3, 1918] , from Jaffrey, N.H.Harvard 

Proofs have now arrived. Hambourgs have taken a cottage at Scarsdale, N.Y., and Josephine is there with them.   W. S. C.   [Stout #428]

To Ferris GreensletJuly 10, [1919], from TorontoHarvard 

Quite satisfied with the new jacket, but quotation is misattributed. Will leave here the end of July and spend August in Jaffrey, N.H. Edith Lewis is looking at apartments. Is working well and hates to stop.   W. S. C.   [Stout #468]

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