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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk 1888-1942

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7.1: Novels , circa 1901-1931

This subseries consists of drafts, manuscripts, and fragments of various novels written by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, one of which - Walking the Dusk - was published under the pseudonym L. J. Webb in 1932. The bulk of the subseries consists of early drafts of an untitled novel that begins "The Maison Feodor was..." Also included is a novel written under the pseudonym Phyllis Lane.
Some related material may be found amongst the unidentified drafts and fragments subseries.
Novels are partially scanned; duplicates and some draft versions have not been scanned.
Description Container Select
As Seen Through a Glass Darkly, Drafts, 1902
Notes and Outlines, circa 1902
17
6
Chapters 1-4, circa 1902
17
7
Chapters 5-6, circa 1902
17
8
Chapters 7-8, circa 1902
17
9
Chapters 9-10, circa 1902
17
10
Chapters 11-12, circa 1902
17
11
Chapters 13-14, circa 1902
17
12
Chapter 16, circa 1902
17
13
Chapters 17-18, circa 1902
17
14
Chapters 19-20, circa 1902
17
15
Chapter 21, circa 1902
17
16
Chapters 25-26, circa 1902
17
17
Chapters 27-28, circa 1902
17
18
Chapters 29-30, circa 1902
17
19-20
As Through a Glass Darkly (incomplete), undated
17
21
Diana Opens the Door by Phyllis Lane (pseudonym of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney), circa 1931
17
22-24
Drafts and Fragments, Miscellaneous, circa 1900
17
25-28
Drafts and Fragments, Miscellaneous, circa 1900
18
1-2
Maude - A Novel, circa 1901
18
3
Their Emancipation - A Novel, undated
18
4
Unidentified Manuscripts, undated
18
5-7
Untitled ("The Maison Feodor was...")
Manuscript, Chapters 1-5, undated
18
8
Manuscript, Chapters 6-9, undated
18
9
Manuscript, Chapters 10-13, undated
18
10
Manuscript, Chapters 14-16, undated
18
11
Manuscript, Chapters 17-20, undated
18
12
Manuscript, Chapters 21-15, undated
18
13
Draft
Chapters 1-4, undated
18
14
Chapters 5-14, undated
18
15
Chapters 15-20, undated
18
16
Chapters 21-25, undated
18
17
Early Drafts
Chapter 1, undated
18
18-20
Chapter 2, undated
18
21-22
Chapter 3, undated
18
23-24
Chapter 4, undated
18
25
Chapter 5, undated
19
1
Chapter 6, undated
19
2
Chapter 7, undated
19
3
Chapter 8, undated
19
4-5
Chapter 9, undated
19
6-7
Chapter 10, undated
19
8-9
Chapter 11, undated
19
10-12
Chapter 12, undated
19
13-14
Chapter 13, undated
19
15-16
Chapter 14, undated
19
17
Chapter 15, undated
19
18
Chapter 16, undated
19
19-22
Chapter 17, undated
19
23-24
Chapter 18, undated
19
25
Chapter 19, undated
19
26-27
Chapter 20, undated
20
1
Chapter 21, undated
20
2
Chapter 22, undated
20
3-4
Chapter 23, undated
20
5
Chapter 24, undated
20
6-7
Chapter 25, undated
20
8-10
Chapter 26, undated
20
11
Miscellaneous, undated
20
12-13
Walking the Dusk
Drafts
Chapters 1-4, circa 1931
20
14
Chapters 5-16, circa 1931
20
15-16
Chapters 5-20, circa 1931
20
17-18
Chapters 21-32, circa 1931
20
19-21
Miscellaneous, circa 1931
20
22-24
Proofs, circa 1931
20
25
The Wedge of Light
Draft, undated
20
26
Outline and Notes, undated
20
27
White Voices, 1911
20
28

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