Guide to the Letters of the Llewelyn P. Howell, 1969 - 1990Manuscript MS-1224

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Title:

Guide to the Letters of the Llewelyn P. Howell, 1969 - 1990

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1224

Collection Dates:

1969 - 1990

Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear ft.)

Abstract:

Llewelyn P. Howell, professor of medicine. Consist of letters from Virginia Caldwell to L.P. and Edna Howell. Llewelyn was Erskine Caldwell's doctor at the Mayo Clinic.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Publication & Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The letters of Llewelyn Howell contain letters written primarily by Virginia Caldwell to Edna and Lew Howell, some are signed by Erskine Caldwell as well. The letters chronicle the close friendship between the two couples which began when Dr. Howell became Erskine Caldwell's doctor. Also included is correspondence between graduate student Dan B. Miller and the Howells as well as signed photographs of the Caldwells and a letter from Edna to Virginia.

Biography

Llewelyn P. Howell, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine (1931-1969), Assistant Professor Emeritus of Medicine. Edna and Lew Howell became friends with Virginia and Erskine Caldwell when Erskine Caldwell became Dr. Lew Howell's patient at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, Dates: 1972-1993

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Letters and cards to Edna and Lew Howell from Virginia Caldwell, 1972-1976
  • Folder: 2, Letters and cards to Edna and Lew Howell from Virginia Caldwell, 1977-1979
  • Folder: 3, Letters and cards to Edna and Lew Howell from Virginia Caldwell, 1980-1983
  • Folder: 4, Letter to Edna and Lew Howell from Erskine Caldwell, 1983
  • Folder: 5, Letters and cards to Edna and Lew Howell from Virginia Caldwell, 1984-1988
  • Folder: 6, Letters and cards to Edna and Lew Howell from Virginia Caldwell (Hibbs), 1990-1993
  • Folder: 7, Letters and cards to Edna and Lew Howell from Virginia Caldwell, undated
  • Folder: 8, Letter from Edna Howell to Virginia Caldwell, undated
  • Folder: 9, Envelopes addresses to Edna and Lew Howell, 1975-1993
  • Folder: 10, Correspondence between Dan B. Miller (graduate student) and the Howells re. writing biography of Erskine Caldwell, 1990
  • Folder: 11, Photographs of Erskine and Victoria Caldwell, some signed, 1969-1983

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