FINDING AID FOR THE

Anya Seton Papers

1860-1990 (1898-1970 bulk)

MS2


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Administrative Information

Scope and Content

Correspondence, drafts, financial records, photographs, and memorabilia document the life and work of historical novelist Anya Seton. Seton is best known for her books The Winthrop Woman and Katherine. The bulk of this collection concerns her publications and includes manuscripts, correspondence with publishers, research materials, drafts, reviews, publicity, and royalty statements. Other material relates to her parents, Ernest Thompson and Grace Gallatin Seton, and her children.

Provenance

The bulk of the papers were donated to The Historical Society of the Town of Greenwich in 1990 and 1991 by the daughters of Anya Seton, Clemency Chase Coggins and Pamela Cottier Forcey. Additional donations of material were made in 1995, 1996, and 1999 by Anya Seton’s daughters.

Preferred Citation

Anya Seton Papers. William E. Finch, Jr. Archives. The Historical Society of the Town of Greenwich.

Index Terms

Subjects
Ashe, Geoffrey
Coggins, Clemency.
Cottier, Hamilton.
Cottier, Pamela Forcey
Seton, Anya.
Seton, Ernest Thompson,
Seton, Grace (Gallatin) ("Mrs. Ernest Thompson Seton"),
Women authors, American--20th century

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Biography

Anya Seton, born Ann Seton, (1904-1990) was the daughter of British-American author and naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton (1860-1946) and Grace Gallatin Seton (1875-1959), a suffragist, travel writer, and big game hunter. Early in her life her father declared that little Ann would be reared in Indian fashion, as an “outdoor child,” claiming soon after her birth that, “She will learn to swim as soon as she can walk. She will learn to skate as soon as she can swim. She will go barefooted in summer, and bareheaded too, as Indians do.” Whether or not she ran with the wolves, Ann received a good education. During childhood, spent much time in Europe with her mother, and was very proud of her fluency in French, and often used French when writing in her journals and in letter to friends. While traveling with her parents, Ann received instruction by governesses; she later attended the Spence School in New York City, from which she graduated in 1921.

Shortly after her graduation from Spence, Ann married Hamilton Cottier (Ham) in 1923. Their courtship was carried out primarily through correspondence during Ann’s tour of Egypt, Greece, and Europe with her mother, 1921-1922. Following their marriage, Hamilton and Anya traveled to Oxford, where Hamilton completed graduate work towards an M.Phil. In English. They returned to Princeton where Hamilton became an Instructor in the English Department (1925-1930). The couple had two children, Pamela Cottier Forcey (1925-) and Seton Cottier (1928-1979). Ann tried to fit in with Princeton society, but was not very happy in the marriage. She began an affair with Hamilton Chase in 1929, and moved to Reno in 1930 for the necessary three-month residency to obtain a divorce. Ann and Hamilton Cottier were divorced in February 1930, and within a month, Ann married Hamilton M. Chase (Chan), with whom she had one daughter, Clemency “Zizi” Chase Coggins (1934-). This marriage ended in divorce in 1968.

Ann began writing short stories in the 1930s as a means to earn additional income without leaving her children. She received mostly rejection slips until she “discovered” Aaron Burr’s daughter, Theodosia, who became the subject of her first novel in 1941. Around 1937, she began dropping “Ann” informally, and by 1940 had assumed the name “Anya” in both her professional and personal life. As Anya Seton (the "Indian" name given to her in her childhood) she was the author of ten historical and biographical novels of considerable popularity in both the United States and abroad: MY THEODOSIA (1941), DRAGONWYCK (1944), THE TURQUOISE (1946), THE HEARTH AND EAGLE (1948), FOXFIRE (1951), KATHERINE (1954), THE WINTHROP WOMAN (1958), DEVIL WATER (1962), AVALON (1965) and GREEN DARKNESS (1973). Many of these novels topped the best-seller lists and remained there for several weeks. She also wrote three works for young adults: THE MISTLETOE AND SWORD (1955), WASHINGTON IRVING (1960) and SMOULDERING FIRES (1975). In addition to her novels, she wrote short pieces for major magazines such as The Writer and Ladies’ Home Journal as well as a column in the Old Greenwich weekly, The Village Gazette.

Anya Seton was active in the Greenwich community, where she lived most of her life. She lived in several Greenwich properties, most of which are still standing: Wyndygoul, De Winton, Little Peequo, and Sea Rune, which she built with Hamilton Chase in 1950-1951. In addition to the many speeches and lectures she gave, she participated in events of The Historical Society of the Town of Greenwich and The Mystery Club, led historical tours of Greenwich and Tod's Point (now known as Greenwich Point), composed the lyrics for the “Song of Connecticut,” and edited a play, "The King's Cream Puffs," for local production. Her professional honors include The Award of Distinction from the National League of American Pen Women (1957) and a Citation of Honor from The Society of Colonial Wars (1957-1958). Anya Seton died at her home in Old Greenwich on November 8, 1990.

Note: The following abbreviations for family members have been used throughout this guide:

ASC: Anya Seton Chase

HMC: Hamilton Mercer Chase (2nd husband; known as Chan)

CCC: Clemency Chase Coggins (daughter; known as Zizi)

HC: Hamilton Cottier (1st husband; known as Ham)

PCF: Pamela Cottier Forcey (daughter; known as Pam)

SC: Seton Cottier (son)

ETS: Ernest Thompson Seton (father of Anya Seton)

GGS: Grace Gallatin Seton (mother of Anya Seton; called “Lotie” by her grandchildren)

Anya Seton Chronology

23 January 1904 Ann Seton born in New York City at 80 West 40th Street

27 May 1921 Ann Seton graduates from the Spence School, New York City

30 June 1923 Ann Seton and Hamilton Cottier (Ham) marry

3 November 1925 Pamela Cottier (Pam) born

9 April 1928 Seton Cottier born

10 February 1930 Ann Seton and Hamilton Cottier divorce

25 February 1930 Ann Seton and Hamilton Mercer Chase (Chan) marry

February 1930 Ernest Thompson Seton moves to Santa Fe

12 June 1934 Clemency Chase (Zizi) born

January 1935 Ernest Thompson and Grace Gallatin Seton divorce

January 1935 Ernest Thompson Seton and Julia Buttree marry

13 June 1938 Ernest Thompson and Julia Seton adopt Beulah

1941 MY THEODOSIA published

1944 DRAGONWYCK published

1946 THE TURQUOISE published

23 October 1946 Ernest Thompson Seton dies

1948 THE HEARTH AND EAGLE published

19 June 1949 Pamela Cottier marries Charles B. Forcey, Jr. (Pete)

1951 FOXFIRE published

June 1952 Seton Cottier and Susanne Hunt marry

1954 KATHERINE published

1955 THE MISTLETOE AND SWORD published

23 June 1956 Clemency Chase marries Cecil H. Coggins (Pete)

14 October 1957 Chase Frederick Coggins born

1958 THE WINTHROP WOMAN published

19 March 1959 Busey Seton Cottier born

1960 WASHINGTON IRVING published

22 March 1960 Daniel Seton Coggins (Dan) born

22 April 1960 Blythe Forcey born

29 November 1961 Christiana Coggins (Christa) born

1962 DEVIL WATER published

21 April 1963 Peter Cottier Forcey born

February 1964 Pamela and Charles Forcey divorce

1965 AVALON published

16 April 1968 Anya Seton Chase and Hamilton M. Chase divorce

1973 GREEN DARKNESS published

1975 SMOULDERING FIRES published

13 February 1978 13 February 1978 Chase Frederick Coggins dies

22 July 1979 Seton Cottier dies

7 February 1981 Anya Seton suffers a stroke and health declines

8 November 1990 Anya Seton Chase dies in Old Greenwich

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Arrangement

   

SERIES I Biographical and Personal Material 1904-1992

Description

This series contains biographical and personal material, including documents assembled by Anya Seton’s eldest daughter, Pamela Cottier Forcey (PCF) and donated in 1999. Most of the material here is miscellany, but clippings and writings—including the memoir of May Hoisington provide good background material. Material related to her divorce from Hamilton Cottier may be found in the correspondence between ASC and HC in Series III Correspondence.

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1 1 Biographical material 1904-1990
2 Horoscope and related correspondence 1904-1930
3 Self-analysis writings 1947-1968
4 Passports (2 of HMC) 1921-1965
5 Memoirs of May Folwell Hoisington of ASC and family n.d.
6 Material pertaining to 1923 wedding to Hamilton Cottier 1923
7 Clippings (general biographical) 1904-1957
8 Clippings of engagement and wedding (collected by Alonzo Cottier) 1923
9 Newspaper articles 1940s-1970s
10 Haiti trip 1958
2 11 Divorce and custody agreement (Hamilton Cottier) 1930, 1946
12 Divorce (Hamilton Chase) 1968
13 Property on Strickland Road 1930-1931
14 Medical records (includes PCF notes re treatment and expenses) 1934-1990
15 Trust documents (ETS/GGS for ASC) 1923, 1992
16 Deeds, will, and codicil 1921-1973
17 Awards 1957-1977
18 Papers and theses about ASC (sent to ASC by authors) 1980s
19 Miscellaneous documents and papers 1920s-1990s
3 20 Community Activities—Historical Society of the Town of Greenwich 1957-1960
21 Community Activities—Mystery Club 1965, 1991, n.d.
22 Community Activities—“Song of Connecticut” 1972
23 Community Activities—“The King’s Cream Puffs” 1964
24 Community Activities—Tod’s Point/Greenwich Point 1964
4 Journals and diaries 1916-1947
5 Trip Journal 1938-1970
6 Appointment books and date books 1950s-1970s
7 Address books, recipe books, sketch book 1930s-1950s
8 Scrapbooks, baby albums 1904-1960s

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SERIES II Family Papers 1898-1992

Description

Much of the material in this series was assembled by Anya Seton’s daughters and donated in several gifts during the 1990s. The bulk of the series is the research of Pamela Cottier Forcey for a biography of her mother. Drafts, notes, clippings, photographs, and index cards comprise most of the material. Additional material includes correspondence of the family members with individuals other than Anya Seton.

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9 25 Chase family 1900-1930
26 Coggins, Clemency Chase (“Zizi”)—biographical material 1934-1950s
27 Coggins, Clemency Chase (“Zizi”)—writings (“Odyssiad Cogginsiana” typescript in ASC-CCC correspondence) 1960s
28 Forcey, Pamela Cottier—biographical material and miscellaneous writings 1930s-1992
29 Forcey, Pamela Cottier—self-analysis writings 1945
30 Forcey, Pamela Cottier—correspondence with Ernest Thompson Seton (grandfather) 1934-1942
31 Forcey, Pamela Cottier—condolences received following death of ASC 1990
32 Forcey, Pamela Cottier—Notes and drafts for ASC biography 1989-1991
33 Forcey, Pamela Cottier—research interviews for ASC biography 1990s
34 Forcey, Pamela Cottier—family memories (clippings and notes) 1940-1990
10 35 Forcey, Pamela Cottier—research notes c.1990s
36 Forcey, Pamela Cottier—research notes from ETS journal c.1990s
37 Forcey, Pamela Cottier—research notes on Spence School c.1990s
38 Forcey, Pamela Cottier—research notes, Sunset Island, ME c.1990s
39 Forcey, Pamela Cottier—clippings and notes 1986-1995
40 Cottier, Seton—biographical material and baby book 1937-1971
41 Seton, Ernest Thompson—biographical material 1909-1970
42 Seton, Ernest Thompson—correspondence 1898-1934
43 Seton, Ernest Thompson—clippings 1923-1980
44 Seton, Ernest Thompson—adoption of Beulah Seton 1938
11 45 Seton, Ernest Thompson—boyscouts 1960-1985
46 Seton, Ernest Thompson—Seton Village, Santa Fe, New Mexico 1960
47 Seton, Ernest Thompson— “Little School in the Woods” n.d.
48 Seton, Ernest Thompson—permissions for reproductions of publications 1966-1974
49 Seton, Grace Gallatin—biographical material 1898-1959
50 Seton, Grace Gallatin—correspondence, Clemenzie (“Nemie”) Rhodes Gallatin 1898-1920, 1944
51 Seton, Grace Gallatin—correspondence, ETS 1900-1922
52 Seton, Grace Gallatin—correspondence, family and others 1898-1957
53 Seton, Grace Gallatin—correspondence, “persons of distinction” 1898-1919
54 Seton, Grace Gallatin—financial records 1929-1957
55 Seton, Grace Gallatin—suffrage material 1910-1920
56 Seton, Grace Gallatin—miscellaneous material 1918-1944
12 Forcey, Pamela Cottier—index cards for ASC biography, arranged by subject A-L 1989-1991
13 Forcey, Pamela Cottier—index cards for ASC biography, arranged by subject M-Z 1989-1991

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SERIES III Correspondence 1912-1995

Description

The majority of the correspondence between Anya Seton and her family is individually arranged in Subseries III.1 Family Correspondence, alphabetically by correspondent and chronologically therein. Researchers should note that letters from correspondents, who are not family members but were suitors or close friends, have been included in this subseries. The correspondence between Anya Seton and Geoffrey Ashe is restricted for the life of Mr. Ashe.

The bulk of Anya Seton’s correspondence is arranged in Subseries III.2 General Correspondence by date. Researchers should note that correspondence from family members as well as fan mail might be found in this group. Individuals often wrote Anya Seton to describe the influence of her books on their lives, or connections they had with the subjects in her novels. Others wrote to disagree with endings, her research, and the chronology or veracity of events and characters in her books. The best method to locate correspondence from fans or critics of Anya Seton’s books is to read the correspondence closest to the work’s date of publication.

Fan mail, along with what Anya Seton termed “interesting letters,” is arranged in Subseries III.3 Fan Mail. Correspondence relating to Anya Seton’s novels is located in Series V Publications, and information pertaining to royalties is found in Series IV Financial Papers.

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SUB-SERIES III.1 Family 1912-1990

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14 57 ASC to Elizabeth Hoisington Barton 1925-1926
58 ASC from John de Bles and others 1918-1922
59 ASC to HMC 1945-1974, n.d.
60 ASC to/from CCC 1942-1951
61 ASC to/from CCC 1952-1954
62 ASC to/from CCC 1955-1960
63 ASC to/from CCC 1961
64 ASC to/from CCC 1962-1988, n.d.
65 ASC and HC to Blanche Cottier 1923
15 66 ASC and HC to Blanche Cottier 1924
67 ASC to HC January-March (#11-#26) 1922
68 ASC to HC March-November (#27-#45) 1922
69 ASC to HC (mostly from Reno, Nevada) 1927-1930
70 ASC from HC 1921-1971
71 ASC to PCF 1934-1947
72 ASC from PCF 1935-1945
73 ASC from PCF 1946-1948
74 ASC from PCF 1949-1951
16 75 ASC to/from PCF (includes correspondence from/to PCF’s physicians) 1952-1953
76 ASC to/from PCF 1955
77 ASC to/from PCF 1956-1959
78 ASC to/from PCF 1960-1969
79 ASC to/from PCF 1970-1990, n.d.
80 ASC to/from SC 1935-1965
81 ASC to/from ETS 1912-1935
82 ASC to/from ETS 1936-1946
83 ASC to/from GGS 1924-1945
84 ASC to/from GGS 1946-1957
85 ASC correspondence from her file “Love” n.d.
17 86 ASC from Geoffrey Ashe (restricted) 1968
87 ASC from Geoffrey Ashe (restricted) 1969
88 ASC from Geoffrey Ashe (restricted) 1970-1971
89 ASC from Geoffrey Ashe (restricted) 1972-1978
90 ASC from Geoffrey Ashe (restricted) 1968
   

SUB-SERIES III.2 General Correspondence 1920-1990, n.d.

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18 91 Correspondence 1920-1936
92 Correspondence 1937-1941
93 Correspondence 1942
94 Correspondence 1943
95 Correspondence 1944
96 Correspondence 1945
97 Correspondence 1946
98 Correspondence 1947
99 Correspondence 1948
19 100 Correspondence 1949
101 Correspondence 1950-51
102 Correspondence 1952-1955
103 Correspondence 1956-1957
104 Correspondence 1958-1959
105 Correspondence 1960-1961
106 Correspondence 1962
107 Correspondence 1963-1964
108 Correspondence 1965
20 109 Correspondence 1966-1967
110 Correspondence 1968
111 Correspondence 1969
112 Correspondence 1970-1971
113 Correspondence 1972
114 Correspondence 1973
115 Correspondence 1974
116 Correspondence 1975
21 117 Correspondence 1976
118 Correspondence (January - June) 1977
119 Correspondence (July - December) 1977
120 Correspondence 1978
121 Correspondence (January - July) 1979
122 Correspondence (August - December) 1979
22 123 Correspondence 1980 - 1986
124 Correspondence 1987 - 1990
125 Correspondence n.d.
126 Correspondence n.d.
   

SUB-SERIES III.3 Fan Mail and "Interesting Letters" 1914-1995

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22 127 Fan Mail 1966-1985
128 Fan Mail 1986-1987
129 Fan Mail 1988-1991
130 Fan Mail (answered by PCF) 1991-1995
23 131 "Interesting Letters" 1914-1939
132 "Interesting Letters" 1941-1946
133 "Interesting Letters" 1947-1976
134 "Interesting Letters" n.d.
135 Greeting cards n.d.
136 Greeting cards n.d.

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SERIES IV Financial Papers 1946-1990

Description

Contains general financial information as well as royalty statements from various publishers.

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24 137 Documents re: Sea Rune 1950
138 Houghton Mifflin Company 1946-1990
139 Curtis Brown 1946-1980
140 Doubleday & Company 1955-1977
141 Hodder & Stoughton 1961-1981
142 Ernest Thompson Seton Books U.S. & Canada 1956-1987
143 Anthony Sheil Associates 1980-1990
144 Anthony Sheil Associates Correspondence 1974-1981
145 Japan Uni Agency 1970-1990
146 Christy Moore, Ltd. 1970-1974

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SERIES V Publications 1939-1990

Description

Subseries V.1 contains miscellaneous material relating to various conferences Anya Seton attended and speeches that she gave. With the exception of My Theodosia, Smouldering Fires, and Washington Irving, the materials for which are arranged together in Subseries V.2, documents and drafts for each book are arranged chronologically in individual subseries. Included in each subseries is research material, film contract and publicity information (where applicable), and correspondence. Incomplete manuscripts are arranged in Subseries V.13, and other manuscripts for articles, etc., are arranged in Subseries V.14.

Subseries V.1 General (Conferences and Trips)

Subseries V.2 My Theodosia (1941), Smouldering Fires (1975), Washington Irving (1960)

Subseries V.3 Dragonwyck (1944)

Subseries V.4 The Turquoise (1946)

Subseries V.5 The Hearth and Eagle (1948)

Subseries V.6 Foxfire (1951)

Subseries V.7 Katherine (1954)

Subseries V.8 The Mistletoe and Sword (1955)

Subseries V.9 The Winthrop Woman (1958)

Subseries V.10 Devil Water (1962)

Subseries V.11 Avalon (1965)

Subseries V.12 Green Darkness (1973)

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SUB-SERIES V.1 General (Conferences and Trips) 1964-1979

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25 147 Indiana University Writers Conference 1964
148 England 1952
149 England 1963
150 Martinique 1966
151 California 1968
152 Mexico 1970
153 Ireland 1970
154 England 1970
155 Canada 1973
156 Quebec 1975, 1977, 1979
   

SUB-SERIES V.2 My Theodosia (1941), Smouldering Fires (1975), Washington Irving (1960) 1940-1976, n.d.

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26 157 My Theodosia correspondence 1941-1963
158 My Theodosia publicity and reviews 1940-1941
159 Smouldering Fires research material n.d.
160 Smouldering Fires correspondence 1973-1976
161 Smouldering Fires publicity 1975, n.d.
162 Smouldering Fires draft of Foreword and first page n.d.
163 Smouldering Fires author’s copy, articles, reviews 1975-1976
164 Washington Irving contracts and correspondence 1957-1961
   

SUB-SERIES V.3 Dragonwyck (1944) 1942-1952, n.d.

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27 165 Research material including photographs and manuscripts n.d
166 Correspondence 1943-1952
167 Nutmeg Grinder Controversy 1944
168 Copyright, rights and royalties 1941-1944
169 Publicity 1944-1948
170 Radio interviews 1944
171 Reviews 1944
172 Film reviews20th Century Fox contract, correspondence, film advertisements 1942-1946
173 Film reviews 1946, n.d.
   

SUB-SERIES V.4 The Turquoise (1946) 1944-1977, n.d.

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28 174 Correspondence 1944-1977
175 Research 1945
176 Abridged versions in The Book Reader, New York Post 1946, n.d.
177 Publicity 1945-1946
178 Publicity, United Kingdom 1946-1947
179 Reviews 1946-1977
180 Best seller charts, various newspapers 1946
181 Film contract, Warner Bros., rights, correspondence, announcements 1945-1947
   

SUB-SERIES V.5 The Hearth and Eagle (1944) 1946-1989, n.d.

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29 182 Research materials n.d.
183 Speech notes n.d.
184 Correspondence 1946-1989
185 Publicity 1946
186 Reviews 1948-1949
187 Reviews, United Kingdom 1948-1949
   

SUB-SERIES V.6 Foxfire (1951) 1949-1955, n.d.

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30 188 Research material n.d.
189 Research notes, outlines, and drafts 1949-1950
190 Correspondence 1949-1978
191 Publicity 1950-1955
192 Reviews 1950-1951, n.d.
193 Reviews, United Kingdom 1951, n.d.
194 Best seller charts, various newspapers 1951
195 Film material (Universal Pictures) 1955
   

SUB-SERIES V.7 Katherine (1954) 1951-1976, n.d.

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31 196 Research material 1951-1954
197 Research material (relating to areas in England) n.d.
198 Research, Amy Flagg 1952-1953
199 Notes, outlines, drafts, revisions 1951-1953
200 Correspondence 1951-1974, n.d.
201 Correspondence with Marchette Chute 1951-1954
32 202 Contracts and agreements (publishers and film) 1952-1982
203 Publicity 1953-1955, n.d.
204 Publicity, articles 1952-1965, n.d.
205 Reviews 1954-1956
206 Reviews, United Kingdom 1954-1955
207 Best seller charts, various newspapers 1954-1955
208 Photographs, reviews, articles (removed from author’s copy) 1954-1976
209 “Katherine: A Play in Three Acts” by Duncan Forbes n.d.
   

SUB-SERIES V.8 The Mistletoe and Sword (1955) 1953-1989, n.d.

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33 210 Research material n.d.
211 Research material n.d.
212 Correspondence 1953-1989
213 Draft through chapter five n.d.
214 Draft, chapters six through eleven n.d.
215 Contracts 1953-1955
216 Publicity 1962
217 Reviews 1955
218 Material removed from author’s copy 1956
   

SUB-SERIES V.9 The Winthrop Woman (1958) 1939-1989, n.d.

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34 219 Research material (copies of documents) n.d.
220 Research material n.d.
221 Research material, notes, drafts 1939, n.d.
222 Correspondence with Houghton Mifflin 1961-1986
223 Correspondence 1955
224 Correspondence 1956
225 Correspondence 1957
226 Correspondence 1958-1989
227 Correspondence n.d.
228 Publicity 1958
229 Reviews 1957-1958
230 Reviews 1958
231 Reviews, United Kingdom 1958
232 Best seller charts, various newspapers 1958
233 Materials removed from author’s copy 1961, n.d.
35 234 Agreement with Lydia Holland (purchase of Elizabeth Feake research) 1955
235 Lydia Holland research, chapters 1-6 n.d.
236 Lydia Holland research, chapters 7-12 n.d.
237 Lydia Holland research, chapters 13-17 n.d.
238 Lydia Holland research, chapters 18-21 n.d.
239 Lydia Holland draft n.d.
240 ASC Research notebook 1956, n.d.
241 Underhill Society, articles, correspondence 1957-1973
36 242 Theatre production publicity, videos, programs, etc. 1984-1990
   

SUB-SERIES V.10 Devil Water (1962) 1958-1963, n.d.

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37 243 Research, England 1958-1959, n.d.
244 Amy C. Flagg research (Jacobite Movement) 1959-1960
245 Virginia research 1959-1961
246 Virginia research n.d.
247 Correspondence with Stuart Syndactyly 1960-1961
248 Photographs n.d.
249 Genealogical materials n.d.
250 Notes n.d.
251 Manuscript revisions n.d.
252 Correspondence with publishers 1960-1963
253 Publicity 1959-1962
254 Reviews 1962
255 Reviews, United Kingdom 1959-1962
256 Best seller charts, various newspapers 1962
257 Material removed from author’s copy 1961-1965
   

SUB-SERIES V.11 Avalon (1965) 1961-1977, n.d.

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38 258 Mystery Hill research 1961-1969
259 New England Antiquities Association 1964-1969
260 Research articles 1963-1969, n.d.
261 Research material, outline n.d.
262 Notes n.d.
263 Correspondence 1962-1977
264 Contracts 1963-1966
265 Publicity 1963-1965
266 Reviews 1965-1966, n.d.
267 Musical 1973
268 Material removed from author’s copy 1965-1966
39 269 Manuscript, chapters 1-3 n.d.
270 Manuscript, chapters 4-7 n.d.
271 Manuscript, chapters 8-10 n.d.
272 Manuscript, chapters 11-13 n.d.
273 Manuscript, chapters 14, 15 Afterword n.d.
   

SUB-SERIES V.12 Green Darkness (1973) 1968-1990, n.d.

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40 274 Research material 1968, n.d.
275 Notes n.d.
276 Correspondence 1969-1990, n.d.
277 Publicity 1969-1974
278 Reviews 1972-1973, n.d.
279 Reviews, United Kingdom 1972-1973, n.d.
280 Best seller charts, various newspapers 1972-1973
281 Original manuscript with corrections n.d.
282 Original manuscript with corrections n.d.
283 Original manuscript with corrections n.d.
284 Original manuscript with corrections n.d.
41 285 Second draft, chapters 1-3 n.d.
286 Second draft, chapters 4-6 n.d.
287 Second draft, chapters 7-10 n.d.
288 Second draft, chapters 11-13 n.d.
289 Second draft, chapters 14-16 n.d.
290 Second draft, chapters 17-20 n.d.
42 291 Third draft, chapters 1-5 n.d.
292 Third draft, chapters 6-10 n.d.
293 Third draft, chapters 11-15 n.d.
294 Third draft, chapters 16-20 n.d.
43 295 Fourth draft, author’s notes prologue, chapters 1-2 n.d.
296 Fourth draft, chapters 3-6 n.d.
297 Fourth draft, chapters 7-11 n,d,
298 Fourth draft, chapters 12-14 n,d,
299 Fourth draft, chapters 15-17 n,d,
300 Fourth draft, chapters 18-29 n,d,
   

SUB-SERIES V.13 Incomplete Manuscripts 1966-1979, n.d.

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44 301 Castine, research material 1979, n.d.
302 Castine, research notes n.d.
303 Castine, correspondence 1975-1979
304 Castine, drafts n.d.
305 The Empress and Me, contract, notes 1966
306 The Empress and Me, drafts n.d.
307 The Fabulous Captain n.d.
308 Miscellaneous research material n.d.
   

SUB-SERIES V.14 Other Manuscripts 1927-1980, n.d.

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45 309 Unpublished short pieces 1970, n.d.
310 Published short pieces (some with related correspondence) 1972, n.d.
311 Village Gazette memoirs piece n.d.
312 Poetry 1933-1972, n.d.
313 Speeches 1950-1978, n.d.
314 Recognition as an author 1946-1980
46 Galleys, magazine articles, cover art (mostly pertaining to Green Darkness, Katherine, and Foxfire) 1927-1980

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SERIES VI Photographs 1860-1994

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SUB-SERIES VI.1 Prints 1860-1989

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47 315 ASC 1904-1908
316 ASC 1910-1912
317 ASC 1915-1922
318 ASC 1923-1929
319 ASC 1930-1989
320 ASC publicity photographs 1940s-1970s
321 ASC publicity photographs 1940s-1970s
322 ASC publicity photographs 1940s-1970s
323 ASC friends (some with ASC) 1910-c.1970s
324 Family group photographs 1930-1970s
325 ASC’s cat "Cherie" n.d.
48 326 HMC c.1906-1960s
327 CCC 1934-1954
328 CCC and family 1955-1970s
329 Hamilton Cottier 1922-1923
330 Seton Cottier and family 1920s-1970s
331 PCF and family 1930s-1960s
332 ETS, family, and Seton Village, New Mexico c.1860-1960s
333 “Seton’s Indians” 1916-1922
334 GGS 1882-1956
335 Gallatin family c.1912-1960s
336 Wyndygoul 1994
337 Sea Rune 1960-1994
338 De Winton n.d.
339 Little Peequo (includes digital laser prints from scans made by PCF from album in her possession) c.1920s-1957
340 Miscellaneous n.d.
51 Family photo collage by ASC 1952
Diascope of ASC c. 1910
   

SUB-SERIES VI.2 Snapshots 1925-1990, n.d.

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49 341 ASC 1930-1963
342 ASC 1964-1989
343 ETS 1920-1946
344 GGS 1912-1958
345 Gallatin relatives 1912-1959
346 Gallatin relatives 1960-1976
347 HMC and family 1930-1960
348 HMC and family 1962-1973
349 PCF and family 1925-1960
350 PCF and family 1962-1987
351 Seton Cottier and family 1929-1960
352 Seton Cottier and family 1961-1979
353 CCC and family 1935-1954
354 CCC and family 1955-1960
355 CCC and family 1961-1963
356 CCC and family 1964
357 CCC and family 1966-1986
358 Clarissa and Constant MacRae and Strickland Road 1917-1921
359 ASC friends 1919-1952
360 ASC friends 1953-1963
361 ASC friends 1964
362 ASC friends 1964-1974
50 363 Business acquaintances 1954-1964
364 ASC's cat "Cherie" n.d.
365 Holidays 1953-1973
366 Photograph album 1964-1966
367 Photograph album 1964-1966
368 Photograph album 1966-1967
369 Wyndygoul 1904-1912
370 De Winton 1921-1923
371 Little Peequo 1935-1950
372 Summer houses 1936-1950
373 Sea Rune 1952-1990
374 Tod’s Point c.1950
375 Unidentified n.d.
376 Slides, miscellaneous 1944-1954
   

SUB-SERIES VI.3 Snapshots not original to collection 1991-1994

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50 377 De Winton (taken by Robert Catton, son of the original plasterer) 1991
378 Sea Rune (taken by Kendra Fox) 1994
379 Sea Rune, Little Peequo, Livingston Sisters n.d.
380 De Winton (taken by Kendra Fox) 1994
381 Wyndygoul (taken by Kendra Fox) 1994

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