Guide to the Fanny Howe Papers, 1924-1993

Processed by Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Steven Mandeville-Gamble
Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
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URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
© 1999
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Fanny Howe Papers, 1924-1993

Collection number: M0648

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1993
Encoded by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Fanny Howe Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1924-1993
Collection number: Special Collections M0648
Creator: Howe, Fanny.
Extent: 8.5 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Purchased, 1993.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Fanny Howe Papers, M0648, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biography

Fanny Howe was born into a distinguished Boston family in 1940. Her father, Mark De Wolf Howe, taught Law at Harvard University and was the first Charles Warren Professor in the History of American Law. He also was in the process of writing a multi-volume biography of Justice Oliver Wendall Holmes. At the time of his death in 1967 he had completed two volumes. Fanny Howe's mother, Mary Manning Howe, was born in Dublin, Ireland and had, during the time before she came to the United States, written and acted for the famous Abbey and Gate Theaters in Dublin. Fanny Howe has two sisters, Susan and Helen.

Scope and Content

The Fanny Howe papers contain correspondence, publications, notebooks and journals, family history, and material relating to Fanny Howe's career as a writer. The collection is divided into seven series, with series III - V representing all her written work, namely her poetry, short stories, and major literary publications. This collection was rearranged from the order it was received from Arundel Press.

Access Terms

Aldrich, Nelson W.
Armah, Ayi Kwei, 1939-
Armantrout, Rae, 1947-
Asner, Edward.
Auster, Paul, 1947-
Banks, Russell, 1940-
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-
Bellamy, Dodie.
Boone, Bruce.
Braverman, Melanie.
Childress, Alice.
Coolidge, Clark, 1939-
Corbett, William, 1942-
Creeley, Robert, 1926-
Dahlberg, Edward, 1900-1977.
Davis, Lydia.
Delafield, Fritz.
DeLillo, Don.
Equi, Elaine.
Fraser, Kathleen, 1937-
Gizzi, Peter.
Grenier, Robert.
Guest, Barbara.
Heaney, Seamus.
Hejinian, Lyn.
Howe, Fanny Quincy.
Howe, Helen.
Howe, Mark DeWolfe, 1906-1967.
Howe, Mary Manning.
Howe, Susan.
Levine, Philip, 1928-
Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977.
Mayer, Bernadette.
McCaffery, Steve.
McCall, Dan.
McCutcheon, Charles.
McCutcheon, Peter, d.1907.
McPherson, James.
Mailer, Norman.
Major, Clarence.
Marquand, John.
Mirskii, M. (Mark)
Moran, Bob, 1931-
Morrow, Bradford, 1951-
Mus, David, 1936-
Owen, Maureen, 1943-
Palmer, Michael, 1942-
Payne, Johnny, 1958-
Ponsart, Emmanuel.
Read, Jay.
Rodefer, Stephen.
Rotenberg, Bettina.
Scalapino, Leslie.
Scott, Peter, 1962-
Senna, Carl, 1944-
Silliman, Ronald, 1946-
Simic, Charles, 1938-
Stein, Jean.
Stewart, Agnes.
Tate, James, 1943-
Valentine, Jean.
Walker, Alice, 1944-
Warsh, Lewis.
Watten, Barrett.
Wieners, John, 1934-
Young, Ferry Marquand.
American literature--20th century.
American poetry.
Poets, American.