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Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999--Correspondence


Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Paul Bowles collection

Identifier: MSS 0164

The Paul Bowles collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, editorial matter, periodicals, ephemera, and miscellaneous material acquired from a variety of sources. The collection is added to periodically and complements the Paul Bowles papers (MSS 0163) as well as several other manuscript collections related to Paul Bowles at the University of Delaware Library.

Dates: 1929-2011

Paul Bowles correspondence with John Widdicombe

Identifier: MSS 0604

The Paul Bowles correspondence with John Widdicombe comprises 49 letters and postcards reflecting the long-lasting friendship Bowles maintained with Widdicombe, whom Bowles met during his brief time as a student in Virginia. While on his travels, Bowles posted letters from various locations abroad, which ranged in content from news about musical and literary acquaintances, such as Aaron Copland or Gertrude Stein, to sketches of local nationals and their culture.

Dates: 1929-1975; Majority of material found within 1929-1935

Paul Bowles correspondence with Tom Christie

Identifier: MSS 0861

American writer and composer Paul Bowles corresponded with writer Tom Christie from 1981 through 1985. Letters in the collection discuss Christie’s ideas and progress on turning stories by Bowles into screenplays, especially “The Hours After Noon” and “The Frozen Fields.”

Dates: 1981-1985

Paul Bowles letter to Bob Fukayama

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0732

Photocopy of a Paul Bowles handwritten letter to Bob Fukayama, dated March 23, 1991. In the letter, Bowles acknowledges receipt of a compact disk containing the score for Sheltering Sky.

Dates: 1991 March 23

Paul Bowles letter to Michael Fordyce

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0882

American author and composer Paul Bowles (1910-1999) sent this brief letter to Michael Fordyce informing him that Brion Gysin's apartment in Tangier was available for rent.

Dates: circa 1950-1959

Paul Bowles letter to Pud Gadiot

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0838

One handwritten and signed letter written by Paul Bowles to Pud Gadiot.

Dates: 1953 February 10

Paul Bowles letter to Ruth Baron Honsberger Poole

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0871

While sailing on the S. S. Ryndam, Paul Bowles wrote this "thank you" letter to Mrs. Ruth Baron Honsberger Poole, who provided financial support for this, his first trip to Europe.

Dates: 1929 April 3

Paul Bowles letters to Art Gibney

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0866

Three typed letters written and signed by Paul Bowles to Art Gibney.

Dates: 1981 September 9 -1982 March 7

Paul Bowles letters to Irving Stettner

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0926

In these typed letters, American novelist Paul Bowles (1910-1999) thanked American poet and author Irving Stettner (1922-2004), who published writings by Moroccan artist and author Mohammed Mrabet and Paul Bowles in Stroker, for sending a publication and for his recent visit to Tangier.

Dates: 1979, 1988

Paul Bowles letters to John B. L. Goodwin

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0947

In these eighteen letters, written between 1957 and 1991, American novelist Paul Bowles (1910-1999) corresponded with his longtime friend American novelist, poet, and painter John B. L. Goodwin (1912-1994).

Dates: 1956-1991

Paul Bowles letters to Nathalie Blondel

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0857

In these twenty letters to Nathalie Blondel, written between 1987 and 1990, American author Paul Bowles provided recommendations for editorial and publication decisions concerning three of Jane Bowles’s unpublished short stories.

Dates: 1987-1990

Jennie Skerl Paul Bowles collection

Identifier: MSS 0663

American Beat scholar Jennie Skerl (born 1944) met American author and composer Paul Bowles (1910-1999) on a visit to Tangier, Morocco, in 1985. This small collection comprises correspondence with Bowles and others, as well as Skerl's research materials related to Paul Bowles and his literary circle in Tangier.

Dates: 1985-1997; Majority of material found within 1985-1988

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Correspondence 9
Authors 4
Letters (correspondence) 3
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