A Guide to the Opie Percival Read Collection Read, Opie Percival. 9279-a

A Guide to the Opie Percival Read Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 9279-a


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
9279-a
Title
Opie Percival Read Collection 1885-1917
Extent
8 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

Opie Percival Read Collection, Accession 9279-a, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Deposit [ 1963 Dec 17] 1971 Jan 12

Funding Note

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



Item Listing

Letters
  • Opie Percival Readto "Dear Sir"
    1885 Oct 1
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Includes magazine photo of Read; accompanies a sketch; indicates his preference for the correspondent's syndicate.]

  • Opie Percival Readto [Samuel Sidney] McClure
    1885 Nov 18
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Accompanies a story submitted for publication; requests payment of $35 and attests to the truth of its characterization; requests information on McClure's syndicate to be published in his periodical.]

  • Opie Percival Readto [ I. D. Marshall]
    1891 Dec 21
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Discusses his interest in writing a short story weekly for syndication; expresses belief that the [Chicago] Tribuneand the Batcheller papers would be interested.]

  • Opie Percival Readto S[amuel] S[idney] McClure
    1892 Jul 8
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Wishes to submit short stories and sketches for publication.]

  • Opie Percival Readto [ I. D. Marshall]
    1893 Feb 17
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Accompanies a Decoration Day story; assures him that he is getting his money's worth.]

  • Opie Percival Readto [William Gerard] Chapman
    1917 Feb 13
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Requests that a time be scheduled to talk over "the subject of your letter."]

  • Opie Percival Readto [William Gerard] Chapman
    1917 Oct 2
    ALS, 1 p.

    [Indicates that no carbon copy was made of manuscript but proof sheets would be furnished; expresses gratitude that his work was pleasing.]

Prints
  • Magazine Photograph, Opie Percival Read, head and shoulders
    1885 Oct 1
    Photo

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • I. D. Marshall
  • Opie Percival Read
  • S[amuel] S[idney] McClure
  • [Samuel Sidney] McClure
  • [William Gerard] Chapman