Elizabeth Coatsworth papers

Container List

Letters to Elizabeth Coatsworth

Typed letter signed, undated 1 page Box 1, F1

From L.A.G. Strong, English poet and novelist, requesting permission to reprint verses by Coatsworth in an anthology.

Typed letter signed, 1940 December 19 1 page Box 1, F1

From H.S. Latham, vice president of MacMillan Company, regarding publishing decisions on Coatsworth's forthcoming book.

Typed letter signed, 1945 October 9 1 page Box 1, F1

From American author Josephine Pinckney expressing gratitude for Coatsworth's praise of her book.

Letters to Henry Beston

Typed letter signed, 1931 May 21 1 page Box 1, F2

From Winifred Brigham inviting Beston to address the November Club of Andover, Mass. on the subject of his book The Outermost House.

Autograph letter signed, 1931 May 22 1 page Box 1, F2

From Winifred Brigham correcting the date of the invitation given in her previous letter.

Autograph letter signed, undated 1 page Box 1, F2

From Ella Bay, an admirer of The Outermost House, giving her own observations of Cape Cod.

Autograph letter signed, 1948 February 23 1 page Box 1, F2

From Fiske Rollins reporting on damage to Beston's house on Cape Cod.

Letters and Cards to the Beston Family 9 items Box 1, F3

Includes Christmas cards with autograph notes from family friends, a photograph of a young man in military uniform signed "To Beston Family from Ellis," and a letter (January 24 1946, AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, 2 pages) from "Uncle George."

Juvenalia Box 1, F4

Contains about 30 pages of a child's school exercises, including practice signatures of the name Elizabeth Coatsworth.

Photographs Box 1, F5

Includes a reproduction of a photograph of a young girl (presumably Coatsworth) annotated "Switzerland, 1902 – 3," and a signed passport photograph of Coatsworth as a young woman.

Allen, Erastus S., Wood Forms: A Writing in Basic English about a Basic Interest in the Forms of Things . Glendale, Ohio: Erastus S. Allen, 1943, 1943 Box 1, F6

Presentation copy of a book self-published by the author in 1943. Inscription reads: "To Elizabeth Coatsworth. For contributing in inspiration to the writing of this little book Sincerely Erastus S Allen."

"The Triangle", Vol. XLVI, No. 1, 1945 December Box 1, F7

Literary magazine of Emma Willard School in Troy, New York with contributions by Catherine Beston, the daughter of Henry Beston and Elizabeth Coatsworth.

"Derby Song." Boston: John Worley Co, 1949 Box 1, F8

Printed sheet music with words by Catherine Beston and music by Mary F. MacNaught, signed by MacNaught.

Manuscripts 5 items Box 1, F9

Includes 2 unsigned, undated autograph poems, a typed poem "Miss Gingham of Hingham" by Arthur Upton, printed version of the Coatsworth poem "Calling in the Cat" on a page torn from a book, and a sketch in pencil of the design for a house.

Clippings and Pamphlets 11 items Box 1, F10

Includes reproductions of photographs and drawings of The "Old Ship" Church in Hingham, Mass., and other miscellany.