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Letters from Christina Stead, 1941 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2701529
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Cameron, Donald Angus
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1941 
1 cm. (1 folder) 
Summary

A file of five letters written by Christina Stead in late 1941 concerning support given to her by Cameron in her attempt to secure a Guggenheim Fellowship. At the time Stead was living in New York City. The details of the letters are as follows: 1. Typed letter, 2/10/41, in which Stead asks Cameron to be a referee in her Guggenheim application. 2. Brief typed postcard, 7/10/41, thanking Cameron. 3. Typed letter, 8/10/41, asking Cameron if he knows a well known American writer who could also serve as a referee. 4. Typed letter, 21/10/41 with a four page t/s outline of Stead's proposed Fellowship project, i.e. to produce a prose collection of short legends and tales of popular lore and imagination drawn entirely from American sources. Also attached to this letter is a one page t/s headed "Accomplishments" with a summary of her literary career to that point. 5. Typed note, 7/11/41, thanking Cameron for his suggestions.

Biography/History

Employee of the publishers Little Brown and Co. in the United States.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 7840.

Subjects Cameron, Donald Angus -- Correspondence.  |  Stead, Christina, 1902-1983 -- Correspondence.  |  Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation.
Time Coverage 1941 
Other authors/contributors Stead, Christina, 1902-1983

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