SLA-PH-B Letters (Sammlungseinheit)

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Call number:SLA-PH-B
Archive call number:B
Note:The numbers under Further Info/Remarks indicate the original order of the letters as found in the files established by Patricia Highsmith [*beg]=letter incomplete, beginning only; [*end]=letter incomplete, end only; CoD=Coates Donation

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Abstract:B-Correspondence: family correspondence, including a large collection of letters between Highsmith and her Texan first cousin Dan O. Coates, and letters between Highsmith and her mother Mary Coates Highsmith, father Jay B. Plangman and step-father Stanley Highsmith. Correspondence with publishers. Correspondence with friends, including a large number of letters to her life-long friend Kate Kingsley Skattebøl, and to Charles Latimer and Barbara Ker-Seymer, as well as copies of letters to Alex Szogyi, Phyllis Nagy and Bettina Berch. Letters from (and occasionally to) fellow writers, especially Graham Greene, Paul Bowles and Gore Vidal (for other established names in the Arts and Letters with a smaller number of letters see list below).


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Physical Usability:Uneingeschränkt

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