Jarvis Thurston Papers, 1959-1969.
All Series Level Scope and Content Notes
Scope and Contents Note
The Jarvis Thurston Papers consist primarily of correspondence relating
to Washington University's Department of English and its visiting writers
program. The most significant part of the Thurston collection is the correspondence
from James T. Farrell to Thurston and Van Duyn. These letters are of a more
personal nature and often discuss literary matters such as Van Duyn's work.
A small group of manuscripts, notably two drafts of a Thurston short story,
"The Cross," is also included.
Consists of business and personal correspondence, primarily to Thurston.
Consists of manuscripts by Jarvis Thurston and James T. Farrell. The manuscripts
by Farrell are filed in Ser. I.
Includes vitas, announcements, new releases and clippings relating to
visiting writers at Washington University, and corrected galley proofs for
an issue of Washington University Magazine.
Consists of 2 printed pieces by James T. Farrell filed in Ser. I.