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Thomas H. Carter Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0004

Scope and Contents

Contains the correspondence of Thomas H. Carter and the editors of Shenandoah, 1950-53, and of Mr. Carter, 1950-1962, including numerous letters from leading contemporary literary figures; typescripts from v.III, no.3, 1952, v.IV, nos. 2-3, 1953, of Shenandoah. Also contains letters written to Thomas Carter regarding Spearhead. Authors of the letters vary from editors and publishers to personal friends and prospective contributors to the aforementioned publications. Also includes manuscripts by George Fox and Joe Kennedy. Includes letters of condolence sent to Mrs. Carter upon the death of her son in 1963.


  • Inclusive 1948-1968


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Biographical / Historical

Thomas Carter was editor of Spearhead and Shenandoah.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

A second installment was the gift of Dr. James Boatwright.

Related Materials

WLU Coll. 0104 Shenandoah Papers and Record Group 29


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Repository Details

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