Abstract Details

New Search

Webster, Henry Kitchell, 1875-1932 : Henry Kitchell Webster Papers, 1880-1932

Correspondence and drafts and typescripts of works of Illinois novelist and short story writer, Henry Kitchell Webster, an Evanston native who had a highly successful literary career in the early decades of the twentieth century. Includes examples of the range of Webster’s published writings as well as extensive correspondence with literary agents and publishers, family, friends, fans, businesses and organizations. Also, miscellaneous documents and memorabilia, and one box of genealogical material relating to the Leonard family, relations of Webster’s wife, Mary Ward Orth.
Extent: 5.8 linear feet - (15 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Literature
Call Number: Midwest MS Webster
Finding Aids:
Inventory
Catalog Record
The Henry Kitchell Webster Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).