Zona Gale Papers, 1838-1970

Summary Information

Title: Zona Gale Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1838-1970

  • Gale, Zona, 1874-1938
Call Number: Wis Mss MP

Quantity: 7.7 cubic feet (19 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Zona Gale, a Wisconsin novelist and playwright who won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1921 for her play Miss Lulu Bett. Literary papers, including manuscript drafts and revisions of plays, novels, articles, and other writings, form the major portion of the collection. The correspondence includes letters to and from many literary figures. Gale's interests in many other activities are also reflected; among these are woman suffrage, pacifism, prohibition, mysticism, civil liberties, and support of Progressive politics in Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-wis000mp
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