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John Mills Whitham:

A Preliminary Inventory of His Papers in the Manuscript Collection at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Creator: Whitham, John Mills, 1883-1956
Title: John Mills Whitham Papers
Dates: ca. 1921-1954
Extent: 6 boxes (2.52 linear feet)
Abstract: The papers of John Mills Whitham contain typescripts of several unpublished works as well as revisions of previously published works including Wolfang .
Language: English
Access:

Open for research




Acquisition:

Purchase, 1973 (Reg. no. 5971)

Processed by:

Hope Rider, 2004

Repository:

The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center


The papers of John Mills Whitham contain typescripts of several unpublished works as well as revisions of previously published works including Wolfang. Included are notebooks and transcripts of Cry Havoc: A West Country War Journal, Whitham's journal of World War II. There is also one notebook of sketches and drawings by Sylvia Mills Whitham, the wife of Whitham.


Additional manuscripts at the Ransom Center include four letters from Whitham to Harold Wright, dating between 1923 and 1955, as well as one scrapbook and one folder in the vertical files.