By UIUC RBML Staff
Scope and Contents of the Materials
Collection made by William A. Sutton, professor of English at Ball State University, over the course of his research on Sherwood Anderson, Erskine Caldwell, Robert Frost, and Carl Sandburg, as well as smaller collections concerning Margaret Mitchell and Gertrude Stein. Contains Sutton's correspondence with the family members and acquaintance of these writers, photocopies of correspondence and other documentation, held privately or in other depositories, photographs, and much other biographical and bibliographical data.
Collection Historical Note
William Alfred Sutton (1915-) was a professor of English at Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Box and Folder Listing Browse by Series:
[Series 1: Sherwood Anderson papers],
[Series 2: Erskine Caldwell papers
[Series 3: Robert Lee Frost papers
[Series 4: Margaret Mitchell papers
[Series 5: Carl August Sandburg papers
[Series 6: Gertrude Stein papers
- Series 1: Sherwood Anderson papers
- Extent: 7 boxes