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George Sessions Perry:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Perry, George Sessions, 1910-1956
Title: George Sessions Perry Collection
Dates: 1910-1964, undated
Extent: 13 record center cartons (13.00 linear feet), 15 galley files (gf), 2 oversize folders (osf)
Abstract: George Sessions Perry was an American author and journalist known for his novels and short stories about rural Texas life. His collection consists primarily of typed and handwritten manuscripts for his novels, short stories, and magazine articles. The collection also contains a substantive amount of his correspondence and letters received by his wife.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-3237
Language: English
Access: Open for research. Part or all of this collection is housed off-site and may require up to three business days' notice for access in the Ransom Center's Reading and Viewing Room. Please contact the Center before requesting this material: reference@hrc.utexas.edu.

Acquisition: Purchases, 1963-1978 (R1706, R1789, R6861, R7109)
Processed by: Hagan Barber, Jack Boettcher, and Betsy Nitsch, 2012 Note: This finding aid replicates some information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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