Identification: MSS 098, F176
Creator: Ward, Christopher, 1868-1943.
Title: Christopher Ward letter to Marina Wister
Inclusive Dates: 1926 May 27
Extent: 1 item (3 pp.)
Abstract: Delaware author Christopher Ward sent this three-page signed and handwritten letter to his friend Marian Wister in 1926.
Language: Materials entirely in English.
MSS 099, F176, Christopher Ward letter to Marina Wister, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.
F176: Shelved in SPEC MSS 098 manuscript boxes
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Purchase, December 2008.
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Delaware author Christopher Ward wrote novels, plays, short stories, and poems. Ward was particularly passionate about Delaware history, reflected in works such as The Dutch and Swedes on the Delawareand Delaware Continentals, 1776-1783.
Author Marina Wister Dasburg was the daughter of Owen Wister. She married pioneer modernist painter Andrew Dasburg.
Ward, Christopher L. "Autobiography of Christopher L. Ward, (1868-1943) parts I and II." Delaware History, Volume XV. Edited by Charles L. Reese, Jr. Wilmington, Del.: Historical Society of Delaware, 1972-1973.
In this three-page handwritten and signed letter to Marian Wister, Christopher Ward describes his surroundings, inquires of Wister's plans, mentions Rhode Island, and indicates that he is working on a novel. The letter was written in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on May 27, 1926.
Christopher Ward letter to Marina Wister, 1926 May 27 [Box 7 F176]