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Finding Aid for Charles W. Chesnutt Papers

Charles Waddell Chesnutt
Charles Waddell Chesnutt
Principal
N. C. State Colored
Normal School
1880-1883

Lamont Avenue Home in Cleveland, Ohio
Charles W. Chesnutt's Library and Study at His Home on Lamont Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio

Charles Waddell Chesnutt
Charles Waddell Chesnutt
Noted Author

Bibliography
Noted Author

*Electronic Texts from Documenting the American South

General Collection Description:

The Charles W. Chesnutt Collection consists of nineteen boxes. The folders contain background information, copies of finding aids, personal and business correspondence. See Detailed Description.

Box Number Folder Number and Type of Information Thumbnail Date Piece Number Brief Description
Box No. 1 Folder No. 1 BIOGRAPHY and BACKGROUND Introductory notes  Tribute to Charles Waddell Chesnutt Delivered by Ms. Nathalene R. Smith at the Dedication of Chesnutt Library April 21,1968 1968 1-1 Tribute to Charles Waddell Chesnutt delivered by Ms. Nathalene R. Smith at the dedication of Chesnutt LibraryApril 21,1968
Box No. 1 Folder No. 1 BIOGRAPHY and BACKGROUND   Introductory notes      1-2 Charles Waddell Chesnutt by Sylvia Lyons Render from the1969 edition of Encyclopedia Britannica
Box No. 1 Folder No. 1 BIOGRAPHY and BACKGROUND Introductory notes 

Book mark containing Biographical Information on Mr. Charles Waddell Chesnutt

1968 1-3 Book mark containing biographical information on Mr. Charles Waddell Chesnutt

 

Box No. 1 Folder No. 2 CORRESPONDENCE
FINDING AID
Material copied from the Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio  2- 1 Material copied from the Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio  

 

Box Number Folder Number and Type of Information Thumbnail Date Piece Number Brief Description
Box No. 1 Folder No. 3 CORRESPONDENCE

Letter to George Cable, Dated May 6, 1890

1890 3-1 Letter to George Cable dated May 6, 1890 regarding a possible plagiarism
Box No. 1 Folder No. 3 CORRESPONDENCE

Letter to George Cable

1890 3-2 Letter to George Cable date May 15, 1890
Box No. 1 Folder No. 3 CORRESPONDENCE

Letter to George Cable dated July 25, 1890

1890 3-3 Letter to George Cable dated July 25, 1890
Box No. 1 Folder No. 3 CORRESPONDENCE

Letter to Houghton Mifflin & Co. September 8, 1891

1890 3-4 Letter to Houghton Mifflin & Co. September 8, 1891
Box No. 1 Folder No. 3 CORRESPONDENCE

Letter to George Cable dated April 11, 1895

1895 3-5 Letter to George Cable dated April 11, 1895

 

Box Number Folder Number and Type of Information Thumbnail Date Piece Number Brief Description
Box No. 1 Folder No. 4 CORRESPONDENCE     4-1  (Unidentified)
Box No. 1 Folder No. 4 CORRESPONDENCE     4-2 Letters to Miss A.M. Moffott
Box No. 1 Folder No. 4 CORRESPONDENCE     4-3 Letter to Mr. Cable

 

Box Number Folder Number and Type of Information Thumbnail Date Piece Number Brief Description
Box No. 1 Folder No. 5 CORRESPONDENCE Includes letters to Mr. Page     5-1 Letter to Mr. Page
Box No. 1 Folder No. 5 CORRESPONDENCE Includes letters to Mr. Page 5-2 Letter to Mr. Page
Box No. 1 Folder No. 5 CORRESPONDENCE; Includes letters to Mr. Page 5-3 Letter to Mr. Page
Box No. 1 Folder No. 5 CORRESPONDENCE Includes letters to Mr. Page 5-4 Letter to Mr. Page
Box No. 1 Folder No. 5 CORRESPONDENCE Includes letters to Mr. Page 5-5 Letter to Mr. Page
Box No. 1 Folder No. 5 CORRESPONDENCE Includes letters to Mr. Page 5-6 Letter to Mr. Page
Box No. 1 Folder No. 5 CORRESPONDENCE Includes letters to Mr. Page 5-7 Unidentified
Box No. 1 Folder No. 5 CORRESPONDENCE Includes letters to Mr. Page     5-8 To Messrs, Houghton, Mifflin and Co.
Box No. 1 Folder No. 5 CORRESPONDENCE Includes letters to Mr. Page     5-9 To Messrs, Houghton, Mifflin and Co.

 

Box Number Folder Number and Type of Information Thumbnail Date Piece Number Brief Description
Box No. 1 Folder No. 6  CORRESPONDENCE Folder includes correspondence to William Dean Howells and Dr. Booker T. Washington     6-1 To Howells  
Box No. 1 Folder No. 6  CORRESPONDENCE Folder includes correspondence to William Dean Howells and Dr. Booker T. Washington 6-2  To Mr. Trotter
Box No. 1 Folder No. 6  CORRESPONDENCE Folder includes correspondence to William Dean Howells and Dr. Booker T. Washington 6-3 To Outlook Publishing Co.
Box No. 1 Folder No. 6  CORRESPONDENCE Folder includes correspondence to William Dean Howells and Dr. Booker T. Washington 6-4 To Charles King
Box No. 1 Folder No. 6  CORRESPONDENCE Folder includes correspondence to William Dean Howells and Dr. Booker T. Washington 6-5 To Houghton, Mifflin
Box No. 1 Folder No. 6  CORRESPONDENCE Folder includes correspondence to William Dean Howells and Dr. Booker T. Washington 6-6 To Houghton, Mifflin
Box No. 1 Folder No. 6  CORRESPONDENCE Folder includes correspondence to William Dean Howells and Dr. Booker T. Washington 6-7 To Dr. Booker T. Washington
Box No. 1 Folder No. 6  CORRESPONDENCE Folder includes correspondence to William Dean Howells and Dr. Booker T. Washington 6-8 To Professor Miller 
Box No. 1 Folder No. 6  CORRESPONDENCE Folder includes correspondence to William Dean Howells and Dr. Booker T. Washington     6-9  To Librarian to Hampton Institute.
Box No. 1 Folder No. 6  CORRESPONDENCE Folder includes correspondence to William Dean Howells and Dr. Booker T. Washington 6-10 To Mr. Hills

 

Box Number Folder Number and Type of Information Thumbnail Date Piece Number Brief Description
Box No. 1 Folder no. 7 CORRESPONDENCE (continued)        7-1   To Houghton, Mifflin  
Box No. 1 Folder no. 7 CORRESPONDENCE (continued)       7-2  To Houghton, Mifflin  
Box No. 1 Folder no. 7 CORRESPONDENCE (continued)       7-3 To Houghton, Mifflin  
Box No. 1 Folder no. 7 CORRESPONDENCE (continued)       7-4   From Houghton, Mifflin  
Box No. 1 Folder no. 7 CORRESPONDENCE (continued)       7-5   To Mr. Dale  
Box No. 1 Folder no. 7 CORRESPONDENCE (continued)       7-6  To Bishop Walls
Box No. 1 Folder no. 7 CORRESPONDENCE (continued)       7-7  To Dr. and Mrs. Scott
Box No. 1 Folder no. 7 CORRESPONDENCE (continued)        7-8 To Mrs. Johnson  
Box No. 1 Folder no. 7 CORRESPONDENCE (continued)       7-9   To Houghton, Mifflin

 

Box Number Folder Number and Type of Information Thumbnail Date Piece Number Brief Description
Box No. 1 Folder no. 8 CORRESPONDENCE
Letters to Sisters
     8-1 Letter to Anne Chesnutt
Box No. 1 Folder no. 8 CORRESPONDENCE
Letters to Sisters
     8-2 Letter to Anne Chesnutt

 

Box Number Folder Number and Type of Information Thumbnail Date Piece Number Brief Description
Box No. 1 Folder no. 9 (Xerox Copies) CORRESPONDENCE 9-1 Chesnutt and Booker T. Washington
Box No. 1 Folder no. 9 (Xerox Copies) CORRESPONDENCE  9-2   Charles Waddell Chesnutt
Box No. 1 Folder no. 9 (Xerox Copies) CORRESPONDENCE  9-3 Mark Twain's Birthday Dinner  
Box No. 1 Folder no. 9 (Xerox Copies) CORRESPONDENCE 9-4   The Spingarn Medal  
Box No. 1 Folder no. 9 (Xerox Copies) CORRESPONDENCE  9-5 Fayetteville's Charles W. Chesnutt: A Tar Heel Literary Pioneer  
Box No. 1 Folder no. 9 (Xerox Copies) CORRESPONDENCE 9-6   As Carter Woodson sees it - Tells of Personal Experience with late Charles W. Chesnutt
Box No. 1 Folder no. 9 (Xerox Copies) CORRESPONDENCE  9-7 Reading and Writing
Box No. 1 Folder no. 9 (Xerox Copies) CORRESPONDENCE 9-8 Picture (unknown
Box No. 1 Folder no. 9 (Xerox Copies) CORRESPONDENCE 9-9 Picture (unknown
Box No. 1 Folder no. 9 (Xerox Copies) CORRESPONDENCE 9-10  Dedication of a New Library at Fayetteville State College
Box No. 1 Folder no. 9 (Xerox Copies) CORRESPONDENCE 9-11  Charles Waddell Chesnutt (Dies in 74th Year)  

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