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Reminiscences of Ellen Coyne Masters : oral history, 1971.

Creator: Masters, Ellen Coyne, 1899-
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 208 leaves. Tape 2 reels.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Interviewee married Edgar Lee Masters.

Scope and Contents

Anecdotes of Edgar Lee Masters' early life; courtship and marriage, New York, N.Y., 1920s; husband's personality and creative approach; discussion of specific works, especially SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY and DOMESDAY BOOK; girlhood in Kansas City, Panama, and Missouri Ozarks; University of Chicago; Abbey Theatre, 1924; recollections of Theodore Dreiser, Vachel Lindsay, H.L. Mencken.


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