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Collection Details


Collection Name: Katharine Pyle Papers
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/pyle_k.htm
Dates Spanned: 1904-1928
Description: The Katharine Pyle Papers, spanning approximately 1904-1929, consists of material related to her artistic, business, and personal affairs. The collection contains typed and handwritten manuscripts of her plays, poetry, short stories, and longer works; examples of her illustrations; and correspondence. The manuscripts provide insight into the early stages of Pyle's many works, recording corrections and alterations. The correspondence between Pyle and her publishers and editors notes disagreements on style, theme, deadlines, and payments. Many letters also concern research she conducted on Charlemagne for her short story. The collection includes photographs as well, possibly of models Pyle studied for her illustrations.
Broad Subjects: Art; Intellectual life; Literature; Economics
ASP Subjects: Authors; Illustration of books; Illustrators; Letters; Literature; United States; Writing
Collection Code: OHC0004891