University of Delaware Library

Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999.

Paul Bowles letter to Pud Gadiot

1953 February 10


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F838


Creator: Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999.


Title: Paul Bowles letter to Pud Gadiot


Inclusive Dates: 1953 February 10


Extent: 1 item (2 pp.)


Abstract: One handwritten and signed letter written by Paul Bowles to Pud Gadiot.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F838, Paul Bowles letter to Pud Gadiot, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

F838: Shelved in SPEC MSS 099 manuscript boxes

Location

Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Purchase, January 2009.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, March 2009.


The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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Biographical Notes

American composer and author Paul Frederic Bowles (1910–1999), whose best-known fictional work is the novel The Sheltering Sky, is equally known as a prolific translator.

Sources:

Sawyer-Lauçanno, Christopher. An Invisible Spectator: A Biography of Paul Bowles. New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989.


Scope and Content Note

This handwritten and signed letter was written by Paul Bowles to Pud Gadiot on stationery from "Treetops, Merriebrooke Lane, Stamford, Connecticut," the home of Libby Holman (Reynolds). Included with the letter is an envelope postmarked Greenwich, Conn., February 10, 1953. The brief two-page letter mentions that Bowles is in the United States and traveling with Ahmed (Yacoubi). He requests a visit with Gadiot, first wife of Beat writer Terry Southern.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999--Correspondence.
Gadiot, Pud.
Topical Terms
American literature--20th century--Sources.
Form/Genre Terms
Letters (correspondence)

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

MSS 164 Paul Bowles collection

MSS 163 Paul Bowles papers


Detailed Contents List

Paul Bowles letter to Pud Gadiot, 1953 February 10   [Box 56 F838]

1 item (2 pp.)

One handwritten and signed letter written by Paul Bowles to Pud Gadiot. The letter is written on stationery printed: "Treetops, Merriebrooke Lane, Stamford, Connecticut," the home then of Libby Holman (Reynolds). Included with the letter is an envelope postmarked Greenwich, Conn., February 10, 1953.