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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the Esther McCoy papers, 1876-1990, bulk, 1938-1989 | Digitized Collection

Esther McCoy papers, 1876-1990, bulk, 1938-1989

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1896-1989
(Boxes 1-6, 4.9 linear feet)

This series contains copies of McCoy's outgoing letters and incoming letters focusing on her personal relationships with family, friends, and lovers, and general correspondence relating primarily to her work as a writer.
The series is organized into three subseries:
2.1: Family Correspondence, 1896-1988
2.2: Personal Correspondence, 1908-1989
2.3: General Correspondence, 1922-1989
2.1: Family Correspondence, 1896-1988
DescriptionContainer
Hahn, Ruth McCoy, to James L. and Katie Mae McCoy, circa 1924-1961
1
32
McCoy, Clarence, to Esther McCoy, 1948-1962
1
33
McCoy, Clarence, to James L. and Katie Mae McCoy, 1919, 1937-1955
1
34
McCoy, Esther, correspondence with Ruth McCoy Hahn, circa 1938-1977, 1988
1
35-37
McCoy, Esther, correspondence with James L. and Katie Mae McCoy, 1917-1939
1
38-42
McCoy, Esther, correspondence with James L. and Katie Mae McCoy, 1940-1944
1
43-47
McCoy, Esther, correspondence with James L. and Katie Mae McCoy, 1945-1949
1
48-52
McCoy, Esther, correspondence with James L. and Katie Mae McCoy, 1950-1954
1
53-57
McCoy, Esther, correspondence with James L. and Katie Mae McCoy, 1955-1963
2
1-5
McCoy, Frank, to Esther McCoy, 1938
2
6
McCoy, Frank, Personal and Business Correspondence, 1924-1938
2
7
McCoy, James L., Personal and Business Correspondence, 1920-1945
2
8-10
McCoy, John, to Esther McCoy, circa 1940s-1950, 1975-1977
2
11
McCoy, Julia Stephens, to Frank McCoy, 1928-1937
2
12
McCoy, William, to Esther McCoy, 1952
2
13
Various Family Members, 1896-1916, 1933-circa 1970s
2
14-16
2.2: Personal Correspondence, 1908-1989
DescriptionContainer
Babb, Dorothy, 1951, 1954
2
17
Bradbury, Ray, 1958-1989
2
18
Brand, Millen and Helen, 1948-1951, 1958
2
19
Collier, John and Harriet, circa 1953-1978
2
20-21
Darrow, Clarence, to Geoffrey Eaton, February 23, 1928
2
22
Dreiser, Helen, circa 1939-1955
2
23
Dreiser, Theodore, circa 1924-1943
2
24-28
Dreiser, Theodore, Undated Letters, circa 1926-1938
2
29
Dreiser, Vera, 1952
2
30
Durden, Jim, 1951-1985
2
31
Eaton, Geoffrey, 1926-1929
2
32-37
Eaton, Geoffrey, Undated Letters, circa 1926-1929
2
38-39
Evans, Jean, 1941-1979
2
40-41
Grainger, Boyne (Bonnie), 1931-1950s
2
42
Grotz, Dorothy, Paul and Stefan, circa 1958-1989
2
43
Hanson, Ruth, circa 1967-1989
2
44-45
Hunt, Nolya, circa 1923-1951
(includes photographs, possibly of Hunt, and illustrated letters)
2
46-48
Kahn, Gordon, circa 1951-1953
2
49-51
Kuifer, John, circa 1924-1925
2
52
Lee, Cora Vernon, Regarding Lee's Estate, 1952-1953
2
53
Metz, Kathryn (Kay), 1951, 1961-1989
(includes an original print by Metz)
3
1-8
Mitchell, John, 1928-1933
3
9-11
Mitchell, John, Undated Letters, circa 1928-1933
3
12-14
Mitchell, John, Personal and Business Correspondence, 1929-1932
3
15
Mumford, Lewis, 1953-1963, 1974
3
16
Powys, John Cowper, 1934, 1948
3
17
Read, Allan, 1928, 1935-1938, circa 1952
3
18
Robert, Albert, circa 1925, 1932-1934
3
19-21
Robert, Albert, circa 1935
3
22-26
Robert, Albert, 1936-1942
3
27-32
Robert, Albert, Undated Letters, circa 1932-1942
3
33-48
Robert, Albert, Undated Letters, circa 1932-1942
4
1-6
Robert, Albert, Photographs found with Letters to Esther McCoy, circa 1930s
4
7
Robert, Albert, Personal and Business Correspondence, 1930-1940
4
8
Spence, Andy and Sique, 1977-1989
4
9
Swanberg, William A., 1962-1965
4
10
Tobey, Berkeley, circa 1944-1959
4
11-14
Tobey, Berkeley, Personal and Business Correspondence, 1908-1909
4
15
Tobey, Berkeley, Personal and Business Correspondence, 1922-1940
4
16-19
Tobey, Berkeley, Personal and Business Correspondence, 1941-1952
4
20-23
University of Pennsylvania (regarding her donation of Dreiser's letters), 1950-1951
4
24
Van der Velde, Edward, 1928
4
25
Vick, John, 1923
4
26
Vick, John, 1924
4
27-31
Vick, John, 1925-1927
(includes photographs of Vick)
4
32-35
Vick, John, Undated Letters, circa 1923-1927
4
36
Weigel, Henrietta, 1955
4
37
2.3: General Correspondence, 1922-1989
DescriptionContainer
General Correspondence, 1922-1929
4
38
General Correspondence, 1946-1952
4
39-42
General Correspondence, 1953-1959
4
43-46
General Correspondence, 1960-1965
4
47-51
General Correspondence, 1966-1968
5
1-4
General Correspondence, 1969-1970
5
5-8
General Correspondence, 1971-1973
5
9-13
General Correspondence, 1974
5
14-16
General Correspondence, 1975
5
17-19
General Correspondence, 1976-1978
5
20-24
General Correspondence, 1979
5
25-27
General Correspondence, 1980-1981
5
28-32
General Correspondence, 1982-1983
5
33-37
General Correspondence, 1984
5
38-41
General Correspondence, 1985
5
42-44
General Correspondence, 1986
5
45-47
General Correspondence, 1987
6
1-4
General Correspondence, 1988
6
5-7
General Correspondence, 1989
6
8-10
Undated Correspondence, A-Z, circa 1940s-1980s
6
11-14
Undated and Unidentified Correspondence, circa 1940s-1980s
6
15

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