Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections

Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant Papers, 1949-1964

Part II: Box and Folder List

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August, 2000
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Correspondence   Other Papers

Series I. Correspondence

0.50' (1 box)
Dates: 1949-1964

Series I, Correspondence, is arranged alphabetically.

Box

Folder

Contents

Date

1

1

A.N. Marquis Company

[1953]

1

1

Adams, Helen F.

1953

1

1

Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.

1952, 1953

1

1

Allen, Helen

1951

1

1

American Foundation for the Blind, Inc.

1950, 1952

1

1

The Atlantic Monthly

1950, 1964

1

1

Basler, Roy Prentice

1964

1

1

Bates, Esther

1953

1

1

Becker, Dorothy MacDonald

1953 Dec 6

1

1

Bennett, Mildred R.

See also: Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial, box 1, folder 14

1951-1953

1

1

Bliven, Bruce

1953 Sep 2

1

1

Boston Public Library

With draft of telegram to mayor of Boston.

1953

1

2-3

Brown, E. K.

1949-1951

1

4

Brown, Margaret

1951-1953

1

4

Bryn Mawr College Library

1953

1

4

Bynner, Witter

1952

1

5

Campbell, Ruby

1954 Feb 5

1

5

Canby, Marion

1952, 1953

1

5

Cassidy, Ina Sizer

1953 Nov 19

1

5

Childs, Grace

1953 Sep 27

1

5

Clark, Alice Hardenbergh

1964 Apr 30

1

5

Coleman, Carroll

1956 Jan 16

1

5

Collier, John

1953 Aug 27

1

5

The Commercial Advertiser

1951

1

5

Commins, Saxe

See: Random House (Firm), box 1, folder 13

1

5

Cook, Katharine Innes

[1953] Nov 1

1

5

Crone, Ruth

1953 Oct 13

1

5

Curtin, William Martin

1959 Aug 12

1

5

Davids, Corinne Tennyson

1953 Dec 20

1

5

Davidson, Anne

[1953] Sep 1

1

5

Doubleday and Company, Inc.

1952

1

5

Driscoll, Louise

With letter from Caroline W. Driscoll.

1952 Feb 4

1

5

Drown, Paulina Cony Smith

1952

1

5

Eaton, Evelyn Sybil Mary

1953 Sep 11

1

5

Edel, Leon

1952

1

5

Ferry, Patrick J.

1953 Oct 1

1

5

Flaherty, Frances Hubbard

1953 Nov 27

1

5

Flenniken, Margaret

1953 Sep 27

1

5

Foulkes, Marie N.

[1953]

1

5

Frisbie, Josephine

1954, n.d.

1

5

Gallagher, Maurice, Father

1952

1

5

Goldman, Hetty

1953 Jul 24

1

5

Greenburg, Susan

1956

1

6

Greenslet, Ferris

1949-1953

1

7

Hale, Eunice

1953 Sep 27

1

7

Harcourt, Brace & Company

1952

1

7

Hardenbergh, Margaret Nichols

1954 Jan 18

1

7

Hills, Laura

1950 Apr 16

1

7

Hogan, William

1964 May 21

1

7

Holly, Flora May

1953

1

7

Holt, Rinehart, and Company

Letter dated 1961 Feb 21 encloses photograph of Robert Frost at recording session for Decca Records, n.d.

1960-1964

1

7

Houghton Mifflin Company

1952-1953

1

7

Howe, M. A. De Wolfe

1949-1953

1

7

Howe, Mark De Wolfe

1952 Aug 6

1

7

Huff, Robert

1963 Aug 20

1

8

J.B. Lippincott Company

1951-1960

1

9

Jacobi, Lotte

1960, n.d.

1

9

James, Alice

1953 Sep 9

1

9

James, William

1952-1953

1

9

Jay, Louisa Barlow

1964 May 10

1

9

Jarnoqin, James E.

1954 Jan 19

1

9

Johnson, Alvin Saunders

1953 Aug 26

1

9

King, [Marion?]

1953 Oct 4

1

9

Lawrence, Elizabeth

n.d.

1

9

Lemay, Harding

1963 Mar 12

1

10-11

Lewis, Edith

1949-1953

1

12

Mcbride, Katharine Elizabeth

1953 Sep 5

1

12

McBride, Mary Margaret

[1953 Oct 16]

1

12

MacDowell, Marian

1953

1

12

March, John

1953 Sep 22

1

12

Matsudo, Takechiyo

Copy of typed letter.

1959 Aug 15

1

12

Mitchell, Burroughs

1953 Sep 22

1

12

Mitchell, Helen

[1953] Sep 22

1

12

National Jewish Hospital at Denver

1953 Dec 5

1

12

The Nebraska State Journal

1952 Nov 15

1

12

New Mexico Quarterly

1951 Jul 30

1

12

New York Herald Tribune

1960 Jun 17

1

12

New School for Social Research

1953 Apr 6

1

12

The Newberry Library

1952 Sep 13

1

12

Nichols, Rose Standish

[1953] Oct 31

1

12

Ober, Frank R.

1952 Oct 31

1

12

Omaha Public Library

With photograph of painting of Willa Cather.

1952, 1955

1

12

The Omaha World Herald

1953 Feb 26

1

12

Otsuki, Yuki

1964

1

13

Perkins, Bessie

1953

1

13

Phelps, Robert

1960

1

13

The Pierpont Morgan Library

1953, 1959

1

13

Plimpton, Calvin Hastings

1964

1

13

Randall, John

1959

1

13

Random House (Firm)

To and from Saxe Commins.

1952

1

13

Rascoe, Burton

1952, n.d.

1

13

Reynolds, Paul R.

1952 Feb 16

1

13

Sanborn, Agnes Goldman

1953 Nov 15

1

13

Seibel, George

With letter from Seibel to E. K. Brown, 1949 Mar 18.

1953 Nov 12

1

13

Shelby, C. L.

1953 Sep 15

1

13

Sherwood, Carrie Miner

1953, 1954

1

13

Sisters of Loretto

1952

1

13

Stevens, Helen

1953 Oct 4

1

13

Strong, Ruth

1951 Dec 9

1

14

Thompson, Laura

1953 Aug 30

1

14

Trask, Willard

1953 Sep 27

1

14

Tyler, Dorothy L.

1964

1

14

Udall, Stewart L.

[1964]

1

14

Van Pelt, Helen Dupuy

1954 Jan 18

1

14

The Viking Press

1952 Nov 21

1

14

Wallace, ----

[1953] Sep 29

1

14

White, Katharine Sergeant Angell

1964 Jul 14

1

14

Whiteside, Anne Sherwin

[1953] Sep 8

1

14

Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial

Contains letters by Mildred R. Bennett.

See also: Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial Newsletter, Legal Oversize, box 1, folder 28

1956-1959

1

15

Woman's Home Companion

1952

1

15

Woman's Press Club of New York City

With program and admission card for 1953 Nov 28.

1953

1

15

The World in Books

1953

1

15

Unidentified

1951-1953, n.d.

Series II. Other Papers

1.0' (2 boxes)
Dates: 1953-1962

Series Series II, Other Papers, is organized into four subseries: Writings by Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant, Writings by Others,
Photographs, and Other Material.

Box

Folder

Contents

Date

WRITINGS BY ELIZABETH SHEPLEY SERGEANT

Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence

2

1-3

Notes, holograph and typescript carbon, corrected

[195-]

2

4

Sample printed pages from Part I

1959 Dec

2

4

Book jacket, proof

[195-]

2

4

"Willa Cather," article, printed, in Willa Cather: A Biographical Sketch, an English Opinion, an American Opion, Reviews and Articles, and an Abridged Bibliography (New York: Alfred A. Knopf)

Pamphlet annotated by ESS.

n.d.

Willa Cather: A Memoir

2

5

Notes, holograph and typescript

[195-]

2

6-14

Early draft, typescript and typescript carbon, corrected
Served as setting copy.

[195-]

3

1-2

Part One, later draft, typescript carbon
Includes table of contents and introduction.

[195-]

3

3

Acknowledgments, typescript, corrected

[195-]

3

3

Title page and table of contents, page proof

[1953]

3

4

Index by John March, photocopy of typescript, annotated by ESS
With notes, holograph, by ESS.

[1953]

3

5

Notes regarding permissions, holograph, typescript and typescript carbon, corrected

[195-]

3

5

Book jacket to the J.B. Lippincott edition

[1953]

3

6

Foreword to the University of Nebraska Press edition, proof, corrected
With letter from University of Nebraska Press, 1962 Dec 17.

1962 Dec

3

6

Press release from the University of Nebraska Press, typescript carbon

[196-]

WRITINGS BY OTHERS

3

7

Clark, Emily Shepley. Book report on Willa Cather: A Memoir by Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant

[195-]

3

7

F., V. "Willa Cather Chronology," typescript (photocopy)

1962 Aug 28

PHOTOGRAPHS: ROBERT FROST

Frost, Robert

3

8

As baby, two proofs, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
Lesley Frost Ballantine.

[1874]

3

8

High school senior portrait, copy, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
The Jones Library.

1892

3

8

Raking hay in Derry, NH, proof
See also: Box 3, folder 11

[1908]

3

8

With family in Bethelehem, NH, copy, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS

[ca. 1909]

3

8

With Elinor Frost in Plymouth, NH, copy, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
Lesley Frost Ballanchine.

[1912]

3

8

Portrait in England, front view, copy, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
The Jones Library.

[1913]

3

8

Portrait in England, side view, copy
The Jones Library.

[1913]

3

8

Writing at desk in Franconia, NH, copy, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
The Jones Library.

[ca. 1916]

3

8

Leaning on fence, copy
Lois Tilley Schneider.

[ca. 1916-1917]

3

8

Leaning on fence with Carol Frost, copy, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
Lois Tilley Schneider.

[ca. 1916-1917]

3

8

Portrait by F. A. Waugh, side view, from right, copy

[ca. 1917-1920]

3

9

Portrait, side view, from left

[192-]

3

9

Sitting on porch reading, two copies
Standing outside (2 versions)

[192-]
[192-]

3

9

Portrait by Doris Ullman

[ca. 1925]

3

9

Portrait by F. A. Waugh, side view, from left, copy

[ca. 1929]

3

9

With Elinor Frost, South St. Urain Canyon
With Elinor Frost and Edna Davis Romig, South St. Urain Canyon
Standing in front of building at University of Colorado

1931 Aug
1931 Aug
1931 Aug

3

9

With Elinor Frost in the Old Book Room, Maddox House, Rockford College, IL, copy, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
Frederic G. Melcher.

1935 Dec 7

3

9

Photograph of painting by Keith Martin of Frost

[193-?]

3

9

Photograph of painting of Frost

[193-?]

3

10

Standing in front of cabin in Ripton, VT, by Howard G. Schmitt

1945 Aug

3

10

Playing jackstraws with Lesley Frost Ballanchine and two grandchildren at cabin in Ripton, VT, copy, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
The Jones Library.

[ca. 1945]

3

10

Standing next to stone wall at Homer Noble Farm, Ripton, VT, by Howard Schnell

1950 Jun 6

3

10

Standing with dog, Gillie, on Homer Noble Farm, Ripton, VT, copy
The Jones Library.

[ca. 1950]

3

10

With dog, Gillie, on Homer Noble Farm, Ripton, VT, copy, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
The Jones Library.

[ca. 1952]

3

10

Standing with Sylvia Clark in front of fireplace in Derry, NH, by F. J. Sullivan

1952 Dec 11

3

10

Sitting at table, eightieth birthday dinner, Lord Jeffery Inn, Amherst, MA
Standing, holding book, eightieth birthday dinner, Lord Jeffery Inn, Amherst, MA
Amherst College.

[1954 Mar 26]
[1954 Mar 26]

3

10

Standing near gate in Dymock region, two proofs, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
J. E. Gethyn-Jones.

[1957]

3

10

Holding a book at the New School for Social Research

1958

3

10

Portrait by Lotte Jacobi, signed by Jacobi

[195-]

3

10

Portrait by J. D. Ruskin

[195-]

3

10

At recording session for Decca Records
Holt, Rinehart, and Company.

See: Holt, Rinehart, and Company, box 1, folder 7

[195-]

3

10

Standing in window of house with thatched roof, copy

[195-]

3

10

At graduation ceremony, surrounded by students singing, by Susan Greenburg

[195-]

3

10

Leaning against fence

[195-]

Other People

3

11

Frost, Elinor Miriam White. High school senior portrait, copy, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
The Jones Library.

1892

Frost, Isabelle Moodie

3

11

Portrait, proof, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
The Jones Library.

[ca. 1872]

3

11

"Mrs. Prescott Frost's school," copy, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
Harvard University.

[1886-1887]

3

11

Frost, Marjorie; Lesley Frost; Irma Frost; Carol Frost in Derry, NH, proofs
Includes proof of RF raking hay in Derry, NH.

[1908]

3

11

[Frost, Marjorie], portrait, two copies

[ca. 1915]

3

11

Frost, William Prescott, Jr. Portrait, proof, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
Harvard University.

[ca. 1872]

3

11

Haines, John W. (Mr. & Mrs.) in Hucclecote, England
[Haines, John W.?]

n.d.
n.d.

3

11

Thomas, Edward, proof, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS

[1913]

3

11

Two unidentified women drinking tea on portch

n.d.

3

11

Unidentified woman holding croquet mallet

n.d.

3

11

Four unidentified women drinking tea at table outside (2 versions)

n.d.

Places

3

12

Cotswold Hills from Stroud, England, by Evelyn Openhym

n.d.

3

12

Derry, NH farm house, copy

[1908]

3

12

Franconia, NH house, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
Original print like that at The Jones Library.

[1915]

3

12

Gloucester City and Folk Museums. [Unidentified object from their collections?]

n.d.

3

12

Lawrence High School, copy, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
The Jones Library.

n.d.

3

12

Homer Noble Farm cabin, Ripton, VT, copy

n.d.

3

12

"Little Iddens," house in Leadington, Dymock, England, proof, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS

[1914]

3

12

Stroud, England. Signpost with mileage nearby, snapshot by Evelyn Openhym

n.d.

3

12

Tremont Street House, Lawrence, NH, copy, used in Robert Frost: The Trial by Existence by ESS
The Jones Library.

n.d.

3

12

University Hall at University of Michigan, copy
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library, Michigan Historical Collections.

1950

PHOTOGRAPHS: WILLA CATHER

3

13

Cather, Willa. Studio portrait by E. O. Hoppé, 7 Cromwell Place, South Kensington

n.d.

Nebraska People and Places

3

14

"Old Cather home across from the Legion Hall of Red Cloud, Nebraska"

1953 Aug 1

3

14

"Country home of Annie Pavelka (My Antonia) where Jim Burden came to visit her and her eleven children" (2 versions)

1953 Aug 1

3

14

"Present home of Annie Pavelka (My Antonia) in Bladen, Nebraska. She lives with her daughter, Mrs. Boyd, and husband"

1953 Aug 1

3

14

"Annie Pavelka (My Antonia) at her home in Bladen, Nebraska. She came to this country when she was eleven. She is now 83"

1953 [Aug]

3

14

"Annie Pavelka, Carrie Miner Sherwood"

1953 Aug

3

14

"Mrs. W. A. Sherwood, one of the sisters to whom My Antonia is dedicated; Mrs. Boyd, daughter of Annie P.; Annie Pavelka; Dad; Mother"

1953 Aug 1

PHOTOGRAPHS: OTHER

Sergeant, Elizabeth Shepley

3

15

Studio portrait

[ca. 1900]

3

15

Portrait by Lotte Jacobi

[195-]

3

15

Standing in garden, snapshot

1953

3

16

Scene of boats in water, by Paul Hayes

n.d.

OTHER MATERIAL

3

17

Transcript of excerpt of letter from Willa Cather to ESS, 1929 Oct 2

n.d.

3

17

Willa Cather's will, transcript

With transcript of petition regarding will.

n.d.

Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial Newsletter

Stored in: Legal Oversize, box 1, folder 28

1957-1962

3

18-19

Brochures and programs regarding Robert Frost

1958-1964

PART I: Collection Description 

Full List of Guides to the Collections
Abbreviations Used in Guides

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