Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Pearson mss. III, 1971-1986, consist primarily of correspondence, 1971-1976, of librarian Norman D. Stevens seeking information about librarian Edmund Lester Pearson, 1880-1937. Also present are photocopies of Pearson's letters to Mrs. Case relating to murders in which Pearson was interested, a copy of "Edmund Lester Pearson: Preliminary Checklist" (1973), and three photographs: two of Pearson's home as taken in 1986 and one of his headstone, also 1986. Mr. Stevens prepared the article on Pearson in Dictionary of American Literary Biography.

Collection size: 127 items

Related manuscripts: Pearson mss., Pearson mss. II

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