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James Whitall manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-095

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of two manuscripts collected by James Whitall. The collection includes the manuscript of a memoir or autobiography by Honah Landis, entitled "How Literature Came to Texas," and a French play by Edmond See, translated by Whitall, entitled "A Friend of His Youth."

Dates

  • Undated.

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

James Whitall (1888-1954) was born in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on April 8, 1888, the son of John Mickle Whitall (1858-1926) and Margaret Haines Bacon (1861-1931). He married Mildred Mason Smith (1888-1973) in 1911, and the couple had two children: John M. Whitall (1922-1923) and Richard Whitall (1924-1966). Whitall died on March 22, 1954, in Havre de Grace, Maryland.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

This collection is comprised of two manuscripts collected by James Whitall. The collection includes the manuscript of a memoir or autobiography by Honah Landis, entitled "How Literature Came to Texas," and a French play by Edmond See, translated by Whitall, entitled "A Friend of His Youth."

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.1030 Hartshorne family papers
  • HC.MC.1119 Whitall family papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October, 2015.

Title
James Whitall manuscripts, undated
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
October, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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