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The Complete Letters of Willa Cather

The Complete Letters of Willa Cather is an endeavor to create a digital, scholarly edition of Cather's entire body of correspondence. The project is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, as well as by the Cather Project and the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and with the cooperation of Willa Cather Foundation in Red Cloud, Nebraska.

There are currently 2100 letters in the edition. The Complete Letters is an ongoing project, updated periodically until its completion. In the meantime, you are welcome to browse our database of all known Cather letters

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"Send me a line giving me a hint as to when to expect you, as I have no telephone--and shan't have until this story is done and off my mind."
Willa Cather to Ferris Greenslet, [April 6, 1915]
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