Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950
- Existence: 1868 - 1950
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondence between Edgar Lee Masters and his son, Hardin (1918-1947, undated), and other correspondence ranging from personal correspondence to other family members, correspondence between family members not involving Edgar Lee Masters, professional correspondence regarding Masters' attempt at becoming a circuit judge, professional correspondence dealing with the research for a book Masters was writing, and correspondence involving the museum at Masters' childhood home...
Dates: Created: 1834-2016; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2016
Collection — Box: 58
Scope and Contents 72 letters to Edwin P. Reese discuss his writing, work on new ed. of Spoon River, Atlantis, Mirage and a book about his father. Also several mentions of Clarence Darrow and his work on the Leopold-Loeb case and his and William Jennings Bryan on the Scopes trial. He writes at length about Bryan in several letters. He also gives his opinions of Carl Sandburg, Theodore Dreiser and Amy Lowell. Occasional mention of politics and opinions of Calvin Coolidge. Occasional mention of his son, Hardin, his...
Dates: Created: 1924 - 1942