Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

WHARTON MSS.

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Box/folder list

Box 1
  • Letters to Edith Wharton: Bernard Berenson, 1928-1936 (14 folders)
  • William Gerhardie, 1922-1931 (1 folder)
Box 2
  • Letters to EW, 1900-1937 (11 folders)
  • Letters from EW, 1917-1937 (4 items)
Box 3
  • Letters from EW to the Tyler family: Elisina, 1914-1937 (8 folders)
  • Royall Tyler, 1918-1935 (17 items)
  • William Royall Tyler, 1923-1937 (1 folder)
Box 4
  • Diaries, EW (7 vols.)
Box 5
  • Diaries, not EW: Lucretia Rhinelander, 1836-1840 [commonplace book]
  • George Frederic Jones, Apr. 7, 1847-June 1, 1848 [diary]
Box 6 (Writings by EW: A-Bt)
  • Age of Innocence. T[ypescrip]t D[ocument]
  • A Backward Glance. T.D.
  • Beaumetz, February 23rd 1915. T.D. 2p.
  • The Bitter End. A[utograp]h D[ocument], incomplete
Box 7 (Writings by EW: Bu-F)
  • The Buccaneers. T.D.
  • Derivation of the word A.D. and T.D.
  • Easter. A.D. and T.D
  • Fast and Loose. A Novelette by David Olivieri. photocopy of ms.; T.D. 59p.
  • Fast and Loose [imaginary reviews] A.D. and T.D.
  • Freeman is "perfectly lovely" or "quite too lovely"... [1st line] T.D., 1p.
Box 8 (Writings by EW: G-Z)
  • The Gods Arrive. bound T.D.
  • Hoe. A.D.
  • In this world.... T.D.
  • Literary Tendencies. A.D. in notebook with autobiographical fragments
  • Memories (summary). T.D.
  • Misc. & fragments. A.D.
  • The Mummy Room. incomplete A.D. and T.D.
  • My Books - Literary Essays. A.D. and T.D.
  • Notebook 1, April 1914. A.D.
  • Notebook 2: [poems] A.D.
  • The Southwind
  • The Northwind
  • The new Litany
  • Song (Let us be lovers...)
  • Song (Mirth of life's blooming-time...
  • The Rose
  • Weltschmerz
  • Phyllis
  • Death
  • Gifts
  • The Inferno
  • Beauty
  • Swinburne
  • A Patient Soul
  • The Sonnet's Boundaries
  • A Vision
  • Esther
  • Ante-Mortem
  • The So-Called Venus of Milo
  • Lucrezia Buonvisi's Lover (Dying at Vareggion) (?)
  • Dactylics
  • The Masque of Life
  • Dante
  • The Old Odysseus
  • Mindest Thou no more?
  • The Duchess of Palliano
  • The Dead Wife
  • Demeter
  • October in Newport
  • In the Forest
  • The Tomb of Ilaria Giunigi
  • Terza Rima
  • Sapphics
  • Renunciation
  • Latomia dei Cappucini
  • Cor Cordium
  • A Dialogue
  • The Leper's Funeral and Death (In mediaeval England)
  • Beaulieu Wood
  • Browsing in the Abbey
  • Cynthia
  • From "The New and the Old"
  • Friends
  • Lucrezia Buonvisi Remembers
  • Life
  • An Autumn Day
  • Lines for "Boulterby Ridge"
  • Life
  • Song
  • Cinque Cents
  • The 'Beata Beatrix' of Rossetti
  • Hymn to Colom
  • Ogrin the Hermit. A.D. and T.D.
  • Pennelope. T.D.
  • A Princess of the House of Este. A.D.
  • The so-called Venus of Milo. A.D.
  • Treasure. A.D.
  • With the Tide. A.D.
  • Printed [poems - 2 items]
Box 9
  • Photographs
Box 10
  • Miscellaneous
  • folder 1: Identity and travel papers, 1914-1937
  • folder 2: [inventory of Walter Berry's library]
  • folder 3: "Mademoiselle Colombe l'..." A.D. 11p. In French.
  • on verso" History of Pavillon Colombe & des soeurs
  • ombe"
  • folder 4: Notes, fragments, lists, etc. [some are in Wharton's hand]
  • folder 5: [Proust,] Marcel. "Response a une question: Léon Radziwill" T(carbon) D. 3p
  • folder 6: recipes
  • folder 7: Rhinelander: "Our debt to Britain." 1918, printed [a memorial service address]
  • folder 8: [Sketchbook]
  • folder 9: Printed articles, etc., by or relating to EW
  • folder 10: clippings: by or about EW [see also folio]
  • folder 11: clippings: miscellaneous
Box 11 Elisina Tyler files
  • folders 1-8: Tyler, E. correspondence, 1919-1954
  • folder 9: typed transcripts of Wharton's letters to Edward Sheldon
  • folder 10: miscellaneous re: Wharton estate, 1937
  • folder 11: miscellaneous notes, extracts, etc. re: Wharton
Box 12 Elisina Tyler files (cont.)
  • folder 1: 1919 "Outline for proposed interview with Mrs. Royall Tyler" T.(carbon)D. 6p.
  • folder 2: 1925. Edith Wharton, by R.M. Lovett [photocopy]
  • folder 3: 1937, June 11-Aug. 7. [E. Tyler account of EW's last illness and death] T.D. 34p. heavily annotated in ink; T(carbon) 34p.
  • folder 4: 1937 EW obituaries - clippings
  • folder 5: 1939, June. E. Tyler: "Statement concerning...Mrs. Wharton's last illness and of the execution of her last will and testament." T.D. 19p. with handwritten changes and corrections; T(carbon). 34p.
  • folder 6: [1949] Wilson, Edmund "Edith Wharton: A Memoir by an English Friend.: T.D., 5p.; T(carbon) 5p.
William Royall Tyler files:
  • folder 7: Tyler, W.R. correspondence, 1947-1975
  • folder 8: correspondence with and about William Gerhardie, 1971-1974
  • folder 9: "Transcripts of tapes recorded...summer 1972 by W.R.T. from E.R.T. correspondence and documents, mostly concerning E.W." T.D.
  • folder 10: [extracts from various E.W. or E.T. letters, etc.]

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