Wright, W. Whittier Collection
Scope And Content Note
The W. Whittier Wright Collection was a generous donation given to Special Collections by Mr. Wright in 1998. W. Whittier Wright is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, whose correspondence with Mr. Andrew Nelson Lytle began while Mr. Wright attended the University in the forties. The collection is contained in one half-sized Hollinger box.
The correspondence includes incoming and outgoing letters, spanning the years 1946 to 1968. The series is subdivided into Outgoing and Incoming Correspondence. Mr. Wright states in a letter to Vanderbilt University Special Collections that the correspondence shared between the two “speaks more to anecdotes of our friendship than it does to Lytle!’s writings...”
- Inclusive: 1943-1968; Bulk: 1947-1954
Language of Materials
1941-1943 Attended Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
1943 Received B.A. from Vanderbilt University
.42 Linear Feet
Mr. W. Whittier Wright is a Vanderbilt Alumnus who graduated in 1943. His collection consists of correspondence between himself and Agrarian literary writer Andrew Nelson Lytle.
Special Collections & Archives
- Finding Aid for the W. Whittier Wright Collection
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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