Mina Kirstein Curtiss Papers
Mina Kirstein Curtiss Papers, 1913-2005
33 boxes (11 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 250
English professor, translator, and author. The bulk of the Curtiss papers focus on her writing career including correspondence with publishers and researchers, research material, artwork, and edited typescripts. Other materials include an oral history, photographs, diaries, and extensive correspondence with many eminent figures from the literary world as well as Smith College associates, friends and family members. Correspondents include Dean Acheson, Jacques Barzun, Jill Ker Conway, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, William Allen Neilson, Orson Welles, and Rebecca West.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection, with the following exceptions: researchers must obtain permission from the Morrow family to examine the Anne Morrow Lindbergh and Constance Morrow Morgan correspondence. The John Houseman correspondence is photocopies of letters that are part of the John Houseman Papers in the Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles. For copies and information about copyright, please contact UCLA.
The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to unpublished works in this collection created by Mina Curtiss with the following exception of Lynne Robbins has retained literary rights to "Slices of Life." Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Copyright to materials authored by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.
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