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Guide to the Hildegarde Flanner Papers, 1924-1984
BANC MSS 84/123 c  
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Description
Correspondence, manuscripts of writings, reviews, lectures, and journals (1925-83). Besides Hildegarde Flanner's papers the collection also includes letters and sheet music (printed and manuscript) by her sister, Mary E. Flanner.
Background
Hildegarde Flanner was born in Indianapolis in 1899. She and her older sisters Mary and Janet were raised in an artistic environment. Their father was a woodcarver as well as a humanitarian and patron of local artists and their mother Mary was a playwright and actress. Daughter Mary became a musician and songwriter, and Janet a novelist and writer for the Chicago Tribune, New Yorker, and New York Times, among other publications.
Extent
Number of containers: 2 boxes, 4 cartons, 1 oversize box. Linear feet: ca. 6 linear ft.
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.