Paul Bowles letter to Pud Gadiot

Summary

Creator: Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999
Date(s): 1953 February 10
Call Number: MSS 0099, F0838
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: One handwritten and signed letter written by Paul Bowles to Pud Gadiot.
Physical Description: 1 item (2 pages)
Source: Purchase, January 2009.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, March 2009. Further encoded by George Apodaca, October 2015. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Biographical and Historical Notes

Paul Frederic Bowles (1910-1999)

American composer and author Paul Frederic Bowles (1910-1999), whose best-known fictional work is the novel The Sheltering Sky, is equally known as a prolific translator.

Sources

Sawyer-Lau├žanno, Christopher. An Invisible Spectator: A Biography of Paul Bowles. New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989.

Scope and Content Note

This handwritten and signed letter was written by Paul Bowles to Pud Gadiot on stationery from "Treetops, Merriebrooke Lane, Stamford, Connecticut," the home of Libby Holman (Reynolds). Included with the letter is an envelope postmarked Greenwich, Conn., February 10, 1953.

The brief two-page letter mentions that Bowles is in the United States and traveling with Ahmed (Yacoubi). He requests a visit with Gadiot, first wife of Beat writer Terry Southern.

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Shelving Summary

Box 56, F0838: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

MSS 0099, F0838, Paul Bowles letter to Pud Gadiot, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 0099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

MSS 0164 Paul Bowles collection.

MSS 0163 Paul Bowles papers.

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Paul Bowles letter to Pud Gadiot, 1953 February 10 1 item (2 pp.) Box 56, F0838

One handwritten and signed letter written by Paul Bowles to Pud Gadiot. The letter is written on stationery printed: "Treetops, Merriebrooke Lane, Stamford, Connecticut," the home then of Libby Holman (Reynolds). Included with the letter is an envelope postmarked Greenwich, Conn., February 10, 1953.

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