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Finding aid for the Elizabeth Corbett papers 0148
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Description
Correspondence between novelist Elizabeth Corbett (b. 1887, Aurora, Ill., d. 1981, New York, NY) and Laura Burmeister; includes typescript poems.
Background
Elizabeth Corbett was born in Aurora, Illinois in 1887 and lived with her family in the Northwestern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Milwaukeer. She was awarded a B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1910, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Corbett wrote a series of popular historical or period novels. Her books were especially popular among women. She died January 24, 1981 at age 93.
Extent
0.42 Linear feet 1 box
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.