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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid, scans and typescripts (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2423. Letters of Elizabeth Stuart Phelps to Richard Watson Gilder, editor of The Century Magazine. Two letters relate to her submission of the manuscript for the story “Jack” and explain her eagerness to read and correct the proof. She also writes of her home in East Gloucester, Massachusetts and of the challenge of composing short stories. A third letter from Newton Center, Massachusetts discusses her submission of chapters of her memoir, offers to make changes, and advises of her availability by telephone.


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