Guide to Citing the Complete Letters of Willa Cather

When citing an individual letter in the edition, it is important to include the unique 4-digit identifying number of the letter.

MLA (8th edition) citation:

Cather, Willa. “#2077: Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather, June 23 [1917].” The Complete Letters of Willa Cather, edited by Andrew Jewell, Janis P. Stout, et al, The Willa Cather Archive, 2018, cather.unl.edu. Accessed 23 Jan. 2018.

Chicago style citation: author-date system

Cather, Willa. 2018. “#2077: Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather, June 23 [1917].” In The Complete Letters of Willa Cather, edited by Andrew Jewell, Janis P. Stout, et al. The Willa Cather Archive. Accessed January 23, 2018. https://cather.unl.edu/letters/let2077.


If multiple letters are referenced, cite The Complete Letters of Willa Cather in the bibliography; do not cite each letter individually.


Jewell, Andrew, Janis P. Stout, et al, eds. The Complete letters of Willa Cather. The Willa Cather Archive. Accessed January 23, 2018. https://cather.unl.edu/letters.

Chicago style: Notes and Bibliography

Cather, Willa. “#2077: Willa Cather to Roscoe Cather, June 23 [1917].” In The Complete Letters of Willa Cather, edited by Andrew Jewell, Janis P. Stout, et al. The Willa Cather Archive, 2018. Accessed January 23, 2018. https://cather.unl.edu/letters/let2077.


If multiple letters are referenced, cite The Complete Letters of Willa Cather in the bibliography; do not cite each letter individually.


Jewell, Andrew, Janis P. Stout, et al, eds. The Complete letters of Willa Cather. The Willa Cather Archive. Accessed January 23, 2018. https://cather.unl.edu/letters.