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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Ellen Coyne Masters
RLIN number: NXCP88-A123
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Anecdotes of Edgar Lee Masters' early life; courtship and marriage, New York, N.Y., 1920s; husband's personality and creative approach; discussion of specific works, especially SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY and DOMESDAY BOOK; girlhood in Kansas City, Panama, and Missouri Ozarks; University of Chicago; Abbey Theatre, 1924; recollections of Theodore Dreiser, Vachel Lindsay, H.L. Mencken.
Extent: Transcript: 208 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from Hilary Masters. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1971 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Masters, Ellen Coyne, 1899-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1899
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 1971
Interviewer: Earley, Elisabeth
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American literature--20th century; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950; Masters, Ellen Coyne, 1899-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019055-14498