FITZGERALD, SALLY.
Sally Fitzgerald papers
> Collected correspondence and writings relating to Flannery O'Connor

Series 6
Collected correspondence and writings relating to Flannery O'Connor, 1943-2000
Boxes 56-67 and OP 2-4

Scope and Content Note

The series contains materials by or about Flannery O'Connor that were collected by Fitzgerald in the course of her research on O'Connor. The materials include correspondence, both original and photocopies, between O'Connor and her circle of friends including Caroline Gordon, Betty Hester, Lee Maryat, and Janet McKane. Additional copies of O'Connor correspondence which was sent to Fitzgerald may be found in Series 1, Correspondence - the presence of such correspondence is noted in the container list for that series.

In addition, the series contains some of O'Connor's works, typescripts and published, that either were sent to Fitzgerald directly by O'Connor or collected by Fitzgerald in the course of her research. The O'Connor typescripts include her short stories "The Enduring Chill," "Everything that Rises Must Converge," "A Good Man is Hard to Find," "The King of the Birds," "Parker's Back," "A View of the Woods," and "Judgment Day." A complete typescript of O'Connor's second novel, The Violent Bear It Away (1960) is also included. The remainder of the printed materials consists of published works about O'Connor including articles and essays, book reviews, and newspaper clippings. The series also contains copies of several books owned by Fitzgerald either by or about O'Connor which are heavily annotated by Fitzgerald.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.

Restrictions on Access

Series 6: Collected materials - Some materials (Boxes 62-67) are closed to researchers.

Scope and Content Note The series contains materials by or about Flannery O'Connor that were collected by Fitzgerald in the course of her research on O'Connor. The materials include correspondence, both original and photocopies, between O'Connor and her circle of friends including Caroline Gordon, Betty Hester, Lee Maryat, and Janet McKane. Additional copies of O'Connor correspondence which was sent to Fitzgerald may be found in Series 1, Correspondence - the presence of such correspondence is noted in the container list for that series. In addition, the series contains some of O'Connor's works, typescripts and published, that either were sent to Fitzgerald directly by O'Connor or collected by Fitzgerald in the course of her research. The O'Connor typescripts include her short stories "The Enduring Chill," "Everything that Rises Must Converge," "A Good Man is Hard to Find," "The King of the Birds," "Parker's Back," "A View of the Woods," and "Judgment Day." A complete typescript of O'Connor's second novel, The Violent Bear It Away (1960) is also included. The remainder of the printed materials consists of published works about O'Connor including articles and essays, book reviews, and newspaper clippings. The series also contains copies of several books owned by Fitzgerald either by or about O'Connor which are heavily annotated by Fitzgerald.
Correspondence
Box Folder Content
56 1 Ames, Elizabeth, 1958 [original]
56 2 Beiswanger, George W., 1956 [original]
56 3 Blackburn, La Trelle, 1961-1963 [photocopies]
56 4 Brunson, Beverly, 1953-1955 [photocopies]
56 5 Carver, Catherine, 1959, 1964-1965, includes letter from Carver to Sally Fitzgerald dated February 24, 1977 re: provenance of letters [originals with some photocopies] [See also Series 6: Collected - Correspondence, Harcourt, Brace and Company]
56 6 Darsey, Fred Freeman, 1955-1956 [photocopies]
56 7 Desmond, John F., 1963-1964 [photocopies]
56 8 Dorrance, Ward, 1963-1964 [photocopies]
56 9 Gordon, Caroline, 1951-1964 [photocopies with some originals]

Letters are from Caroline Gordon to Flannery O'Connor

56 10 Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1949-1958 [See also Series 6: Collected - Correspondence, Harcourt, Brace and Company]
56 11 Hayes, Alta, 1956-1961 [photocopies]
56 12 Hester, Betty, 1958-1959 [photocopies]
56 13 Hester, Betty, 1960, 1964 [photocopies]
56 14 Hood, Devere Harold (Deen), 1960-1965 [photocopies]
56 15 Jiras, Robert, 1956-1962 [photocopies]
56 16 Langkjaer, Erik, 1954-1958 [photocopies]
57 1 Lee, Maryat, 1957-1959 [photocopies]
57 2 Lee, Maryat, 1960-1961 [photocopies]
57 3 Lee, Maryat, 1962-1963 [photocopies]
57 4 Levine, Paul, 1960 [photocopies]
57 5 Love, Betty Boyd, 1949-1963 [photocopies]
57 6 Lowell, Robert, 1953-1960 [photocopies with some originals]
57 7 Marshall, John, 1954-1955 [photocopies]
57 8 Maxwell, Allen, 1946 [photocopies]
57 9 McKane, Janet [from Flannery O'Connor], 1963 [originals]
57 10 McKane, Janet [from Flannery O'Connor], 1964 January-May [originals]
57 11 McKane, Janet [from Flannery O'Connor], 1964 June-July [originals]
57 12 McKane, Janet [from Regina O'Connor], 1964 [originals]
57 13 McKane, Janet [from Regina O'Connor], 1965 [originals]
57 14 McKane, Janet [from Regina O'Connor], 1966 [originals]
58 1 McKane, Janet [from Regina O'Connor], 1967 [originals]
58 2 McKane, Janet [from Regina O'Connor], 1968 [originals]
58 3 McKane, Janet [from others], 1964-1968 [originals]
58 4 Meader, Margaret, 1960-1962 [also includes letter from Betty Boyd Love to Margaret, ca. 1961 and from Leola Massey, 1962] [originals]
58 5 Murdock, Iris (to Betty Hester), circa 1975
58 6 Oliver, LaTrelle, 1961-1963 [photocopies]
58 7 Poller, Rebekah, 1958-1964 [photocopies]
58 8 Ransom, John Crowe, 1955 [photocopies]
58 9 Sister Evangelist, 1960 [photocopies]
58 10 Sister Julie (O.D.), 1962-1963 [originals]
58 11 Sullivan, John, 1943-1946 [photocopies]
58 12 Zuber, Leo, 1959-1964 [photocopies]
Writings by Flannery O'Connor
58 13 "An Afternoon in the Woods," typescript
- - "The Coat, photocopy of typescript [See Series 1: Correspondence/Alphabetical correspondence - Coles, Robert and Doubletake]
58 14 "The Enduring Chill," typescript, with envelope dated December 19, 1957
58 15 "The Enduring Chill," typescript, with comments January 21 and January 26, 1958 by Caroline Gordon
58 16 "Everything That Rises Must Converge," typescript
58 17 "A Good Man is Hard to Find," typescript with holograph corrections
58 18 "The King of the Birds," photocopy of typescript
58 19 "Judgment Day," typescripts [See also Series 1: Correspondence/Alphabetical correspondence - Westarp, Karl-Heinz, letter from Fitzgerald to Westarp, July 3, 1990]
58 20 "Parker's Back," photocopy of typescript
58 21 "The Peeler," typescript
58 22 "A View of the Woods," typescript with envelope dated December 11, 1956
58 23 The Violent Bear it Away [Part I and II], typescript
58 24 The Violent Bear it Away [Part III], typescript
Printed material by O'Connor
OP2 Article, "Good Country People," Harper's Bazaar, June 1955
59 1 Article, "A Symposium on the Short Story," Esprit, winter 1959
59 2 Article, "The Partridge Festival," The Critic, January-March 1961
59 3 Article "Mary Ann," Jubilee, May 1961
59 4 Article, "Why Do the Heathen's Rage?," Esquire, July 1963
59 5 Article, "The Regional Writer," Esprit, winter 1963
59 6 Article, "The Catholic Novelist in the Protestant South," Viewpoint, 1964
59 7 Article, "The Role of the Catholic Novelist," Greyfriar: Sienna Studies in Literature, Vol VII, 1964
59 8 Article, "Good Country People," and "Some Aspects of the Grotesque in Southern Literature," Cluster Review, March 1965
59 9 Book reviews, 1958-1964
59 10 Cartoon drawings (woodcuts), Georgia State College for Women, circa 1943
Printed material about O'Connor
59 11 Articles, A-F
59 12 Articles, G-L
59 13 Articles, M
59 14 Articles, N-R
60 1 Articles, S-Z
OP3 Articles, Shannon, Margaret, "The World of Flannery O'Connor," The Atlanta Journal and The Atlanta Constitution Magazine, February 20, 1972
OP4 Articles, Coles, Robert, "Flannery O'Connor's South," Atlanta Weekly (The Atlanta Journal and The Atlanta Constitution), June 29, 1980 The Atlanta Journal and The Atlanta Constitution), June 29, 1980
60 2 Articles, multiple or unknown author
60 3 Calling cards, "Miss Flannery O'Connor" (2)
60 4 Engraving of O'Connor by Barry Moser
60 5 General printed material
60 6 Graduation announcement, State University of Iowa, 1947
60 7 Newsletters, The Flannery O'Connor Society, 1993-2000
60 8 Newspaper clippings, undated
60 9 Newspaper clippings, 1941-1979
60 10 Newspaper clippings, 1980-2000
60 11 Obituaries, August-November, 1964
60 12 Reviews, Everything That Rises Must Converge
60 13 Reviews, A Good Man Is Hard to Find
60 14 Reviews, The Violent Bear It Away
60 15 Reviews, Wise Blood
60 16 Reviews, Wise Blood (film)
60 17 Reviews, other fiction
60 18 Student handbook, Georgia State College for Women, 1944-1945 [property of Mary Virginia Harrison]
O'Connor books [annotated by Fitzgerald]
61 1 Fitzgerald, Sally, The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O'Connor
61 2 O'Connor, Flannery, The Complete Stories
61 3 O'Connor, Flannery, The Violent Bear it Away
Restricted files
62-67 Restricted
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