Special Collections

Department of Archives & Special Collections

Finding-Aid for the Young/John Pilkington Collection (MUM00503) The Department of Archives and Special Collections. The University of Mississippi Libraries

Finding Aids >>

Finding-Aid for the Young/John Pilkington Collection (MUM00503)

Questions? Contact us!

Descriptive Summary
Pilkington, John
Young/John Pilkington Collection.
Inclusive Dates:

Materials in:
This large and unprocessed collection includes a compilation of materials accrued by Pilkington preparatory to his publications Stark Young
and Stark Young, A Life in the Arts, Letters 1900-1912
113 boxes.
G-11 (1 oversized box) & BB11 (1 box) & BB16 – BB19 (112 boxes).
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA
Phone: 662.915.7408
Fax: 662.915.5734
E-Mail: archive@olemiss.edu
URL: https://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/archives/
Cite as:
Young/John Pilkington Collection (MUM00503). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Scope and Contents Note
This large and unprocessed collection includes a compilation of materials accrued by Pilkington preparatory to his publications Stark Young
and Stark Young, A Life in the Arts, Letters 1900-1912

Access Restrictions
Use Restriction
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research.” If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use”, that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Container List

Pilkington – Stark Young

Box 1 (49 files)


Copies of Wales Bowman correspondence

Bowman, Wales Correspondance – extra copies

Brandon Matthews & Columbia Univ. Faculty

Byrnes-Adams material

Calhoun and Rogers material relating to Stark Young

Clayton Hamilton

Collins Carvel correspondence

Columbia Catalogs

Columbia University – SY’s Transcript

Corrections, Cross References, Miscellaneous

Correspondence Misc. – Folder 3

Gholson – Glasgow – White -Backus Material

Harvard Theater Collection

Howorth – SY at Columbia


SY in Italy

SY – H.M. Jones controversy

J.P.’s Article on Stark Young for the Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

J.P. – Recent Correspondence

Transcript – “The Lewis Richards”

Letters of inquiry to be written

Letters awaiting reply

Letters requiring no reply #1

Letters requiring no reply #2

Letters requiring no reply #3

Letters to SY Publications

Lists, Letters, Sel. Pub.

Lists of Stark Young Letters

Louis Rubin correspondence

Lunt’s Tour

McGehee Material

Menetre Ltrs — Stark Young

SY – Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous Correspondence about Stark Young


Natchez – Buckles, Davis, Hardy

Nelson Correspondence

Nelson file – 2 copies

Nelson Material – extra copies

SY- O’Neill Material

Permissions, Quotations

Rejected Letters

Responses to Stark Young Booth

SY – Reviews of J.P.’s Volumes (Box)

Sanders – Stark Young

Sarah and Frances Starks

SY Thesis at Columbia

SY – Problems

Box 2 (105 files)

SY – Miss Mercedes de Acosta

SY – Mrs. Huntington Adams

SY – Miss Hortense Alden

SY – Robert Anderson

SY – Sherwood Anderson (Newberry)

SY – Mrs. C.Y. Andrews

SY – John Arthos

SY – Lowry Axley (Georgia Historical)

SY – Mrs. Carolyn Murphree Backstrom

SY – George Pierce Baker (Harvard & Yale)

SY – Eleanor R. Barstow

SY – Mrs. Richard Reynolds Beasley

SY – Norman Bel Geddes

SY – Eleanor R. Belmont (Columbia)

SY – Mrs. H.H. Bemis

SY – Newton P. Bevin

SY – Miss Vasser Bishop

SY – Alexander L. Bondurant (UsM)

SY – Samuel A. Bowman

SY – Bowman Correspondence


SY – Mrs. Norma Brickell

Broadside – Sarah Chokla Gross

SY – Miss Pauline Breustedt

SY – Mrs. Calvin S. Brown

SY – John Mason Brown

SY – Maurice Brown (Michigan)

SY – Sydney Brown

SY – Mrs. Muriel Atkins Bruyere

SY – Mrs. E.G. Burland

SY – W. Alton Bryant

SY – Mrs. Ferriday Byrnes

SY – Huntington Cairns

SY – Henry. S. Canby

SY – Truman Capote

SY – Carl Carmer

SY – John Alden Carpenter (LC)

SY – Jay Carmody

SY – Miss Myra Champion

SY – Robert Chapman

SY – Douglas Chandor

SY – Mrs. Edna J. Chappell

SY – Alexander Clark (Princeton)

SY – Harold Clurman

SY – Dorothy Coit

SY – Katherine Cornell (Lincoln Cen)

SY – Malcolm Cowley

SY – Allyn Cox

SY – Marjorie Craig

SY – Thomas M. Cranfill (UT)

SY – Herbert Croly

SY – Mrs. John Culley

SY – Elizabeth C. Cutting (Vassar)

SY – Mrs. R. William Dale

SY – Miss Mary B. Deaton

SY – Norman Dello Joio

SY – Ernest de Weerth

SY – Charles E. Diehl (Southwestern)

SY – Mrs. Howard Dietz

SY – Mrs. Douglas D. Diamond

SY – Louis Dollarhide

SY – Vincent Donehue

SY – Robert Downing

SY – Mrs. George Drew

SY – Edwin Duerr

SY – Charles Edward Eaton

SY – Dr. Francis Asbury Echlin

SY – Miss Helen C. Ellwanger

SY – Angna Enters

SY – John Erskine (Columbia)

SY – Edith Evans

SY – Walker Evans

SY – Richard G. Fallon

SY – Morgan Farley

SY – Francis Fergusson

SY – Fitzgerald, Hall, Lyndon

SY – Miss Eleanor Fitzgibbon (Duke)

SY – Mrs. John Gould Fletcher

SY – Paul Flowers

SY – Joan Fontaine

SY – Chrales Henri Ford (Temporary)

SY – Horton Foote

SY – Colin Leslie Fox

SY – Waldo Frank (Univ. of Penn)

SY – George Freedly

SY – Anne Fremantle

SY – Mrs. Barry O. Freeman

SY – Mrs. Lovett Frescoln

SY – Barr Fugate

SY – Mrs. Kenneth S. Gapp

SY – Hamlin Garland (USC Library)

SY – John Gassner

SY – Mrs. Charles M. Getchell

SY – Sir John Gielgud

SY – Miss Rosamond Gilder

SY – Eda Giller

SY – Ellen Glasgow Letters

SY – David Goforth

SY – Assia de Goguel

SY – Pauline and Mary Goldmann

SY – Mordecai Gorelik

SY – Lady Mildred Gosford

SY – Sir Edmund Gosse

SY – Miss Martha Graham

SY – Paul Green

Box 3 (85 files)

SY – B.H. Haggin

SY – William G. Hall, Jr.

SY – Miss Marian Hall

SY – Clayton Hamilton Papers NYPL

SY – William B. Hamilton (Duke)

SY – Hammond Museum (and Taylor)

SY – Charles Harbour

SY – Miss Eleanor Harkins-Kethley

SY – Gilbert A. Harrison

SY – John Sykes Hartin

SY – Mrs. Sunshine Irby Hart (Mrs. R. J. Hart)

SY – Richard Hayes

SY – Mrs. A.W. Hendrickson

SY – Mrs. Willis Henton

SY – Katherine Hepburn

SY – Eldon J. Hoar

SY – Burnett M. Hobgood

SY – T.J. Honeyman

SY – Mrs. Frances Hudspeth

SY – Arthur Palmer Huson

SY – Miss Elizabeth Huling

SY – Miss Althea Hunt (Wm and Mary)

SV – Sir Julian Huxley

SY – Mrs. Charles E. Hyman (Columbia)

SY – Mrs. H. Alwyn Inness-Brown

SY – Mrs. Umberto Innocenti

SY – Robert Jennings

SY – Edward Alden Jewell (NY Public)

SY – Charles D. Johnson

SY – Mrs. Harper Johnson

SY – Robert Underwood Johnson

SY – Miss Mary Johnston (U of Va.)

SY – Doris Keane Material – Gould

SY – Walter Kerr (Wisconsin)

SY – Francis T. King

SY – Lincoln Kirstein

SY – Mrs. Sam D. Knowlton

SY – Paul Kozelka

SY – Lucy Kroll

SY – Louis Kronenberger

SY – Lomax Lamb – Correspondence

SY – Ann Laster Correspondence

SY – Will Lewis

SY – Dr. Marjories Lewisohn

SY – Paul Lindholm

SY – Walter Lippmann

SY – Mrs. S. H. Lockwood

SY – Joshua Logan

SY – Robert Liddell Lowe

SY – Laurence T. Lowrey

SY – Alfred Lunt

SY – Frank H. Lyell

SY – Andrew Lytle

SY – Mary Margaret McBride

SY – Mrs. Jane L. McCaffery

SY – Pete Kyle McCarter

SY – Mrs. Robert K. McClain

SY – Gutherie McClintic – Lin. Cent.

SY – Mrs. Edgar D. McGehee Sr. N.O.

SY – William T. McGehee

SY – Mrs. Robert T. McLaurin (Meek)

SY – Miss Gertrude Macy

SY – Mrs. William P. Marseilles, Jr.

SY – Miss Eleanor Martin

SY – Mrs. Maxwell Perkins

SY – Miss Elinor H. Means

SY – Miss Elma C. Meek

SY – Alexander Meiklejohn

SY – Marie M. Meloney (Columbia)

SY – H.L. Mencken (NY Public)

SY – Mrs. Arthur Mezzullo

SY – Edwin Mims (Vanderbilt)

SY – Miss Margaret Mitchell

SY – Mrs. Dan Moody

SY – Anne Moore

SY – Montrose J. Moses (Duke)

SY – Mrs. Robert D. Murdock

SY – Marguerite Namara

SY – John Hawkins Napier III

SY – George Jean Nathan

SY – National Institute Arts & Letters

SY – A.E. Nelson

SY – New York Public Library Items

SY – Mrs. Irby C. Nichols

SY – Gertrude Newell

Box 4 (79 files)

SY – Richard O’Connell

SY – Clifford Odets

SY – Donald Oenslager

SY – George D. Olds

SY – Miss Nance O’Neill – Linc. Cen.

SY – Mrs. Frank L. Owsley

SY – L. W. Payne (Univ. of Texas)

SY – Josephine Preston Peabody

SY – John C. Pemberton

SY – Ralph Pendleton

SY – Mrs. Julia (Mood) Peterkin

SY – Mrs. H.A. Phillips (Sledge)

SY – Giuseppe Prezzolini

SY – Mrs. Gene C. Puryear

SY – Mrs. Phelps Putnam

Phelps Putnam

SY – Harry Ransom

SY – Burton Rascoe (Univ. of Penn.)

SY – Miss Mary C. Rice

SY – Daniel Cotton Rich (Ut)

SY – Eleanor Richmond

SY – Bertha Roark Correspondence

SY – Thomas N. Roberts

SY – J.B. Robertson

SY – Miss Margaret Robertson

SY – David M. Robinson

SY – Edward G. Robinson

SY – Frank Rowsey (Emory Library)

SY – Mrs. John Rusher (Spencer)

Sachs, Arthur

SY – Lyle Saxon

SY – Leah Salisbury

SY – Charles Scribner

SY – Elizabeth Shelpley Sergeant

SY – Miss Anne Sharkey

SY – Upton Sinclair (Indiana)

SY – Zachary Scott (Ruth Ford)

SY – Harrison Smith

SY – Ralph W. Sockman

SY – Miss Ella Somerville

SY – Maurice Sterne (Yale)

SY – Michael Straight

SY – Julian Street

SY – Hudson Strode

SY – Allan Tate

SY – Mrs. Caroline Gordon Tate

SY – Bedford Thurman & Betty

SY – Todd Papers – Yale University

SY – Charles H. Toll

SY – Charles H. Towne

SY – Mrs. William Vanamee

SY – Miss Edith Van Cleve

SY – Mrs. Irita Van Doren

SY – John Van Druten

SY – Carl Van Vechten

SY – Oswald Garrison Villard

SY – Lillian Wald (NY Public)

SY – Henry A. Wallace

SY – John D. Ware

SY – Robert Penn Warren

SY – Miss Jane Wasey

SY – Henry W. Wells

SY – Glenway Wescott

SY – John Hall Wheelock

SY – Mrs. E.B. White

SY – Thornton Wilder

SY – Mrs. Wiley (U. of Va.)

SY – Chancellor J.D. Williams

SY – Tennessee Williams

SY – Edmund Wilson

SY – James Southall Wilson (U. of Va.)

SY – Thomas Wolfe (Harvard)

SY – Alexander Woolcott

SY – Eileen (Mrs. Jack) Yankee

SY – Adams, Wayman

SY – Isaacs & Brody

SY – John Davis

SY – Mrs. Charles G. McGehee – Woodville

SY – James Reynolds

Box 5 (3 boxed files)

SY – Draft?

SY – J.P.’s Book – Reviews, Correspondence

SY – Review of JP’s Volumes


JavaScript disabled or chat unavailable.