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Charles H. Gold Collection (MSS129)


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Guy A. Cardwell

Peter De Vries

Stanley Elkin

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Charles H. Gold Collection (MSS129), 1972-2008 | MSS Manuscripts

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Title: Charles H. Gold Collection (MSS129), 1972-2008Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1972-2008


Primary Creator: Gold, Charles H., 1935-

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 09/14/2016

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Charles H. Gold Collection includes correspondence between or about Guy A. Cardwell, Peter De Vries, and Stanley Elkin. Guy A. Cardwell, professor emeritus in Washington University's English department, served as Gold's advisor during his graduate school years (1960-1963). Gold reviewed a number of Peter De Vries novels including, Into Your Tent I'll Creep and The Glory of the Hummingbird. Gold maintained a 35 year friendship with Stanley Elkin and was approached by David C. Dougherty as he was writing his biography of Elkin, Shouting Down the Silence: A Biography of Stanley Elkin.

Collection Historical Note

Charles H. Gold is a Washington University alum and author of In Hatching Ruin (2003), a complete description of Samuel L. Clemens's business relationships with Charles L. Webster and James W. Paige during the 1880s.

Administrative Information

Repository: MSS Manuscripts

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Source: Donated by Charles H. Gold

Acquisition Method: Accession number MSS2017-002

Related Materials: Stanley Elkin Papers (MSS039)

Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections

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[Series 1: Guy A. Cardwell],
[Series 2: Peter De Vries],
[Series 3: Stanley Elkin],

Series 1: Guy A. CardwellAdd to your cart.
Guy A. Cardwell, professor emeritus in Washington University's English department, served as Gold's advisor during his graduate school years (1960-1963).
Item 1: Correspondence from Guy A. Cardwell to Charles H. Gold, 1997-2003Add to your cart.
4 items
Item 2: Correspondence from Charles H. Gold to Guy A. Cardwell, 2003Add to your cart.
1 item

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