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Wyatt, Edith. Papers
.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Special Collections Research Center
Typewritten draft of an unpublished historical novel titled Las Casas. Adventures in a New World, an historical novel based on the life of Bartolome de Las Casas, completed ca. 1953.
When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Wyatt, Edith. Papers, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library
Edith Franklin Wyatt, born in Tomah, Wisconsin on September 14, 1873, attended Bryn Mawr College from 1891 to 1893, and then spent most of her life writing and living in Chicago. Among her published works are: Every One His Own Way (1901); True Love (1903); Making Both Ends Meets (1911); Great Companions (1917); The Invisible Gods (1923); and The Satyr's Children (1939).
Las Casas. Adventures in a New World, an historical novel based on the life of Bartolome de Las Casas, was completed ca. 1953, but was never published.
This complete, typewritten draft of Las Casas. Adventures in a New World was given to the University of Chicago Library by the author.
The manuscript is 392 pages long and includes title pages, introduction, footnotes and a bibliography.
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Manuscript, Las Casas - Adventures in a New World