Maxwell Evarts Perkins letters to his daughters
Letters, poems, and drawings of the American editor Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts) Perkins.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Includes letters, poems, and drawings from Perkins to his daughters: 84 holograph letters to Louise Perkins King, and 7 letters (photocopies) to Jane Perkins Owen. Also includes holograph and typescript manuscripts by Perkins: The complete commuter and Buttoning and unbuttoning.
Biographical / Historical
Perkins was an editor with Charles Scribner's Sons for over thirty years.
Arranged alphabetically by recipient.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
*88M-32. Gift of Louise Perkins (Mrs. Robert) King; received: 1989.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt.
- Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947. Maxwell Evarts Perkins letters to his daughters: Guide.
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