Edward Larocque Tinker papers concerning George Washington Cable
Papers assembled by writer Edward Larocque Tinker concerning the American author George Washington Cable.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Includes correspondence between Tinker and others concerning Cable, research files assembled by Tinker on Cable, transcripts of Cable's letters to others, and typescripts by Lafcadio Hearn on Cable.
Biographical / Historical
George Washington Cable (1844-1925) was an American author famous for his fictional treatment of the Creoles of Louisiana. Tinker was a writer and a philanthropist, who was interested in Cable and his relationship with Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904).
Arranged alphabetically by author.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
52M-90. Gift of Mr. Edward Larocque Tinker, 550 Park Avenue New York, New York; received: 1952 Decemeber 10.
- Tinker, Edward Larocque, 1881-1968. Edward Larocque Tinker papers concerning George Washington Cable, 1925: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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