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Letters to Minnie Hite Moody

Call Number: RH MS P743


These three letters, dated 1937, 1938, and 1941, were written by newspaper editor and writer William Allen White to Minnie Hite Moody, a columnist with the Atlanta Journal from 1938-1943, and a published author of poems, short stories, and novels. White writes in response to Moody, offering encouragement and aid in her writing efforts.


  • Creation: 1937-1938, 1941


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Biography of William Allen White

William Allen White was born at Emporia, Kansas, on February 10, 1868. He attended the University of Kansas and later moved to Emporia, where his grassroots editorials as owner of the Emporia Gazette gained him national prominence. In addition to his editorials, White wrote many widely-published poems, articles, and books. He died on January 29, 1944 at Emporia.


1 folder (3 letters)

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RH MS P743

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Paul C. Richards Autographs, April 1965

Related Materials

Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943 , Letters to Minnie Moody, MS P487:1-6, Spencer Library (Special Collections), University of Kansas.

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Letters to Minnie Hite Moody
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White, William Allen, 1868-1944, Letters to Minnie Hite Moody, Kansas Collection, RH MS P743, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

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