A Guide to the Lewis Mumford Collection Mumford, Lewis. 8009

A Guide to the Lewis Mumford Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 8009


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
8009
Title
Lewis Mumford Collection 1931
Extent
5 items
Creator
Location
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Lewis Mumford Collection, Accession 8009, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Deposit, 13 August 1965

Funding Note

Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities



Item Listing

Letters
  • Lewis Mumfordto Alfred Sheppard Dashiell
    1931 March 24
    TLS, 1 p.

    [States that he is sending Dashiell the first draft of an essay and asks for his criticism. Says he will not be able to write about the scholars and philosophers because Charles Sanders Peirce's papers ( Collected Papers of Charles Sanders Peirce5 v. 1931-1934) are not yet available.]

  • Alfred Sheppard Dashiellto Lewis Mumford
    1931 April 10
    TL (carbon), 1 p.

    [Says that Maxwell Perkinsagrees with him about the manuscript. Suggests that since landscape is such a broad subject and hard to make interesting that material on Charles Gustavus Roeblingbe included, and the material on Central Park reduced. ]

  • Lewis Mumfordto Alfred Sheppard Dashiell
    1931 March 31
    ALS, 2 p.

    [ Lewis Mumforddiscusses rewriting the essay. Thinks he will leave out the section on Charles Eliotand include instead the story of Charles Gustavus Roebling. ]

  • Lewis Mumfordto Alfred Sheppard Dashiell
    1931 May 29
    TLS, 1 p.

    [Says he has been in Amenia, N. Y.a fortnight during which time he wrote the first draft of the essay which he is sending.]

  • Alfred Sheppard Dashiellto Lewis Mumford
    1931 June 3
    TL (carbon), 1 p.

    [Feels that the conclusion of the article needs improvement, and states that he is not buying any more articles until next fall. Discusses The Brown Decadespublication date, and an article about it for the October issue.]

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Alfred Sheppard Dashiell
  • Alfred Sheppard Dashiell
  • Charles Eliot
  • Charles Gustavus Roebling
  • Charles Sanders Peirce
  • Lewis Mumford
  • Maxwell Perkins