Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947
- Existence: 1884-09-20 - 1947-06-17
William Maxwell Evarts "Max" Perkins was an American book editor, best remembered for discovering authors Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, and Thomas Wolfe.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Series 1: Consists of 62 handwritten, typed or carbon copy typed letters, postcards, and telegrams to and/or from Hemingway and correspondents such as: the American Red Cross (to the French Consul in reference to Hemingway's appointment as an ambulance driver on the Italian front during WWI); publishers Curtis Brown Ltd., Jonathan Cape Limited, and A. P. Watt & Son; Marcel Duhanel, Ethel Feutress Gardner (to Grace Hall Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway's mother), Carol Hemingway, Guy Hickock,...
Dates: 1918 - 1968
Scope and Contents The ephemera is grouped into four subjects: Correspondence, Writings, Photographs and Miscellaneous.The correspondence consists of photocopied and photographically reproduced autograph letters by Fitzgerald and two greeting cards signed by Zelda Fitzgerald.The writings, dating from 1920-1976, include two typescript draft poems attributed to Fitzgerald by S. Donovan Swann, Jr.; a facsimile of an autograph draft of a promotional piece for This Side of Paradise, a program...
Dates: 1919 - 1976