Kay Boyle letters to Helga Einsele


Creator: Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Date(s): 1951-1992
Call Number: MSS 0655
Language: Materials in English and German.
Abstract: Award-winning American author, educator, and political activist Kay Boyle (1902-1992) was a prominent member of the American expatriate modernist circle of the 1920s and 1930s. Boyle's later years are characterized by her extensive political activism. The Kay Boyle letters to Helga Einsele document Boyle's decades-long friendship with criminologist and prison reformer Helga Einsele (1910-2005). The collection comprises letters from Boyle and their enclosures, drafts of Einsele's replies, photographs of Boyle, as well as clippings of articles honoring Boyle at the end of her life and after her death.
Physical Description:
  • 0.3s (1 box)
  • 1 oversize removal
Source: Gift of Nele Löw Beer, 2011 and 2013.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Elyse Brown, September 2012. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard