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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Edith Wyatt Papers 1953

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Wyatt, Edith. Papers

Dates:

1953

Size:

.5 linear ft. (1 box)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Typewritten draft of an unpublished historical novel titled Las Casas.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.

Information on Use

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Wyatt, Edith. Papers, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

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.

Scope Note

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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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1

Manuscript, Las Casas - Adventures in a New World