Edythe Latham Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains the original manuscript of The Sounding Brass (published by Little, Brown, and Boston in 1953) printer's copy. The original manuscript is in typescript with handwritten notations and is 646 numbered leaves long. Also in the collection are Galley-proofs with handwritten corrections, portraits, clippings of articles about Latham's work, and a copy in manuscript of the title page.
- Latham, Edythe (Person)
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Collection is open for research.
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Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
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Biographical or Historical Information
Edythe Latham was born in Greensboro and graduated from Woman's College (now UNCG) in 1936. She married Bertram Bloch, story editor for the Twentieth Century Fox movie studio. They lived in New York City. The Sounding Brass was Latham's first novel.
0.83 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Edythe Latham graduated from Woman's College (now UNCG) in 1936.
This collection contains manuscript and related materials for Latham's first novel, The Sounding Brass.
Leaves of The Sounding Brass are arranged by ascending page number.
Method of Acquisition
Gift of Edythe Latham in 1953.
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