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COLLECTION Identifier: MC 1245

M.F.K. Fisher collection of Carol J. Blinn, 1986-1988


Letters from M.F.K. Fisher to Carol J. Blinn and copies of writings by M.F.K. Fisher.


  • Creation: 1986-1988


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the 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.


.21 linear feet (1/2 file box)

The collection contains letters from M.F.K. Fisher to Carol J. Blinn regarding social meetings with Blinn and manuscripts Fisher gave Blinn for a potential small press publication of the writings. Also included are the manuscripts Fisher gave Blinn. The publication was never completed and the final letter in the collection is from Fisher's assistant requesting the return of the manuscripts.


Carol J. Blinn is the owner of Warwick Press, a graphic design, letterpress print shop, and limited addition publishing company based in Easthampton, Massachusetts. Through her company, Blinn creates stationery, invitations, greeting cards, and announcements as well as handbound books and illustrations.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 2022-M165

The Carol J. Blinn M.F.K. Fisher collection was given to the Schlesinger Library by Carol J. Blinn in September 2022.

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Papers of M.F.K. Fisher, 1860-1995 (MC 468).

Processing Information

Processed: August 2023

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.

Blinn, Carol J. M.F.K. Fisher collection of Carol J. Blinn, 1986-1988: A Finding Aid
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.

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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