Ella Wheeler Wilcox letters to Ethelyn Bryant Chapman
Scope and Contents
American poet, novelist, journalist and spiritualist. Written to her friend, "Hattie" Chapman, also a writer, the letters contain a vivid and frank discussion of the friends and events that surround the life of Ella Wilcox, including her courtship and marriage, the birth and death of her child, her relationship with her husband, and her spiritual beliefs and experiences. Mrs. Wilcox frequently mentions progress on several of her literary works, and the reception by the public and critics of these books.
ALS's concerning Wilcox's personal life. Also includes news articles and other papers relating to Chapman.
- Chapman, Ethelyn Bryant (Person)
- Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919 (Person)
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Ella Wheeler Wilcox letters to Ethelyn Bryant Chapman must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
30 item (0.05 linear ft.)
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Harold B. Lee Library Special Collections and Manuscripts Dept., Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Other Finding Aids
click here to view finding aid (description of collection contents)http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/2294/UPB_MSSSC96
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSSSC96.xml
Donated in 1973.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
For more information on Wilcox, see her autobiography, The Worlds and I.
- Register of Ella Wheeler Wilcox letters to Ethelyn Bryant Chapman
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 June 9
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States