Letters to Solveig and Humphrey Stone from M.F.K. Fisher, 1961-1990
Letters from M.F.K. Fisher to Solveig and Humphrey Stone discussing writing projects, social engagements, travels, and news of family and friends.
- Stone, Solveig, 1946- (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in papers created by M.F.K. Fisher is held by Fisher's heirs and shall be administered by Fisher's literary executor or his designee. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Extent.21 linear feet (1/2 file box)
The collection contains letters from M.F.K. Fisher to Solveig and Humphrey Stone discussing writing projects, social engagements, travels, and news of family and friends. Letters also include mentions of meals Fisher ate or prepared and contain a small number of recipes.
Solveig Stone lived in California with her husband, Humphrey Stone, until they moved to England in the late 1960s. In the 1970s, she founded Compton Marbling, a hand-marbled paper company. She is the author of Decorative Marbling (1993) and contributed to The Art & Craft of Paper (1995). She and her husband were friends with food writer M.F.K. Fisher from the 1960s until her death in 1992.
Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: 2019-M222
The letters to Solveig and Humphrey Stone from M.F.K. Fisher were acquired by the Schlesinger Library from Solveig Stone in December 2019.
Processed: April 2022
By: Johanna Carll
The Schlesinger Library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit. Finding aids may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
- Language of description
- Processing of this collection was made possible by the Alice Jeannette Ward Fund.
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