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Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Correspondents A-L

Series II: Correspondents M-Z

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Letters to James Korges, 1926-1975 MS 016



creator Winters, Yvor
creator Tate, Allen
source Korges, James
creator Dreiser, Theodore
creator Dickey, James
creator Caldwell, Erskine
creator Goyen, William
creator Ramsey, Paul
creator Oates, Joyce Carol
creator O'Casey, Sean
creator Nin, Anais
creator Moore, Marianne
creator Gordon, Caroline
Title: Letters to James Korges
Dates: 1926-1975
Abstract: The collection consists of letters written to James Korges in his capacity as editor of ="simple" ns2:href="" render="italic">Critique: Studies in Modern Fiction by such literary figures as Erskine Caldwell, Dickey, Caroline Gordon, William Goyen, Frederick Manfred, Brian Moore, Anais Nin, Joyce Carol Oates, Ramsey, Tate, and Yvor Winters. Also included are a 1926 Theodore Dreiser letter and a letter written in 1953 by Sean O'Casey to Korges, then a senior at Rice University and editor of the student newspaper, ns2:type="simple" ns2:href="" render="italic">The Thresher.
Identification: MS 016
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet(1 folder)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Note

Literary critic James Korges wrote about authors Erskine Caldwell and Anais Nin in the late 1960s and early 1970s, in addition to editing the journal, type="simple" href="" render="italic">Critique: Studies in Modern Fiction . Korges is a Rice University alumnus.

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters written to James Korges in his capacity as editor of type="simple" href="" render="italic">Critique: Studies in Modern Fiction by such literary figures as Erskine Caldwell, Dickey, Caroline Gordon, William Goyen, Frederick Manfred, Brian Moore, Anais Nin, Joyce Carol Oates, Ramsey, Tate, and Yvor Winters. Also included are a 1926 Theodore Dreiser letter and a letter written in 1953 by Sean O'Casey to Korges, then a senior at Rice University and editor of the student newspaper, type="simple" href="" render="italic">The Thresher.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged in alphabetical order by last name of the correspondent.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from the Letters to James Korges must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

corrrespondence
Winters, Yvor
Tate, Allen
Korges, James
Dreiser, Theodore
Dickey, James
Caldwell, Erskine
Goyen, William
Ramsey, Paul
Oates, Joyce Carol
O'Casey, Sean
Nin, Anais
Moore, Marianne
Gordon, Caroline

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Letters to James Korges, 1926-1975, MS016, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Provenance

The Letters to James Korges were donated by Korges' estate in February, 1975.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Folder
1 Series I: Correspondents A-L
Allen, William: portrait n.d.
Berryman, John and Family: Christmas card 1969
Caldwell, Erskine: letter 20 June 1969
Dickey, James: letter 30 May 1964
Dickey, James: letter 10 June 1964
Dreiser, Theodore: letter 28 January 1926
Gordon, Caroline: letter 15 September 1964
Gordon, Caroline: letter 13 October 1964
Gordon, Caroline: letter 27 October 1964
Goyen, William: letter 7 September 1950
Goyen, William: letter 10 July 1952
Goyen, William: letter 7 October 1952
Goyen, William: letter 7 July 1955
Goyen, William: letter 13 August 1957
Hagale, George: letter 19 December 1952

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Folder
1 Series II: Correspondents M-Z
Manfred, Frederick: letter 21 January 1965
Manfred, Frederick: letter 29 June 1965
Manfred, Frederick: letter 18 January 1968
Manfred, Frederick: letter 27 January 1968
Moore, Brian: letter 21 April 1967
Moore, Marianne: letter n.d.
Nin, Anais: letter 27 October 1965
Oates, Joyce Carol: letter 18 August 1965
Oates, Joyce Carol: letter 19 September 1965
O'Casey, Sean: letter 20 February 1953
O'Casey, Sean: letter 26 February 1953
Ramsey, Paul and Bets: Christmas card 1957
Ramsey, Paul and Bets: Christmas card 1959
Ramsey, Paul and Bets: Christmas card 1961
Ramsey, Paul and Bets: Christmas card 1964
Ramsey, Paul and Bets: Christmas card 1965
Ramsey, Paul and Bets: Christmas card n.d.
Ramsey, Paul and Bets: Christmas card n.d.
Ramsey, Paul and Bets: "The Answerers" n.d.
Tate, Allen: letter 6 June 1963
Tate, Allen: letter 11 October 1963
Tate, Allen: letter 24 May 1964
Tate, Allen: letter 12 March 1965
Tate, Allen: letter 20 October 1965
Tate, Allen: letter 10 June 1968
Tate, Allen: letter 27 September 1968
Tate, Allen: letter 5 October 1968
Tate, Allen: Christmas card 1968
Tate, Allen: Christmas card 1969
Tate, Allen: letter 29 December 1970
Tate, Allen: letter 20 January 1971
Valois, Ninette de: letter 13 November 1972
Van Vechten, Carl: letter 29 January 1971
Whittemore, Reed: letter 24 January 1964
Williams, George: letter 27 May 1952
Winters, Yvor and Janet (Lewis): letter 10 November 1964
Winters, Yvor and Janet (Lewis): letter 26 March 1965
Winters, Yvor and Janet (Lewis): letter 4 May 1966
Winters, Yvor and Janet (Lewis): "The Lie" n.d.
Young, James Dean: letter 4 July 1965
Young, James Dean: letter 20 January 1975

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