McIntosh and Otis records on Erskine Caldwell, 1978-1988 Rauner Manuscript MS-1350

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McIntosh and Otis records on Erskine Caldwell

Call Number:

Rauner Manuscript MS-1350

Collection Dates:


Size of Collection:

0.4 Linear Feet, (1 container)


McIntosh and Otis, literary agency. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, financial records and literary agreements related to the publication of author Erskine Caldwell.

Access to Collection:


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.

Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The collection contains correspondence, clippings, royalty statements, licensing agreements and office administration documents by literary agents Shirley Fisher and Patricia Myrer of the firm Macintosh and Otis on their client, author Erskine Caldwell. The material relates to the publishing and marketing of Caldwell's books. Correspondents include Caldwell's wife Virginia, Eugene H. Winick and Julie Fallowfield, as well as various publishers, agents and lawyers.


Literary agency founded by Mavis McIntosh and Elizabeth Otis in 1928.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, 1978-1988

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Correspondence: Erskine Caldwell, 1978
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence: Erskine Caldwell, 1979
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence: Erskine Caldwell, 1980
  • Folder: 4, Correspondence: Erskine Caldwell, 1983
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence: Erskine Caldwell, 1984
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence: Erskine Caldwell, 1988

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