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William Lindsay Gresham Correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-51a
This archive contains correspondence to and from William (Bill) Lindsay Gresham. Others involved include C.S. Lewis, Joy Davidman, and Douglas and David Gresham. Also included is correspondence to Marj Mead from Lyle Dorsett concerning the acquisition of the Gresham letters.

Dates

  • Created: 1940-1982
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1960

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

See staff notes for restrictions.

Extent

1.00 box : 48 folders

0.8 Linear Feet

Source of Acquisition

82/18, 82/19

Related Materials

Researchers interested in this archive may also wish to consult the following resources in the Wade Center holdings:

Lewis, C.S. The Four Loves. London: Geoffrey Bles, 1960. 1st edition. Signed by CSL to Bill, August 1960. (Wade Center book collection, I-2173)

Wade Center article file (contains materials by and about William Gresham)

Wetherill, Richard W. Two Talks in Problem Drinking and Bad Habits: “Discussion of Humanetics in Relation to Problem Drinking,“ and “Curing Bad Habits by a Mental Approach.” Wade Center Sound Recording collection, CSL-Z / SR-10.

William Lindsay Gresham Papers

Joy Davidman Papers (folders 6-8 were originally stored with materials in this collection)

Other materials in the Wade Center holdings may relate to the topics in this archive. See the archivist for further research assistance.

Other Descriptive Information

This archive was purchased at the same time as the material in the William Lindsay Gresham Papers, but the Papers arrived at the Wade Center in 2005 and were processed separately. Includes photographs. There is a research copy of this collection. All folders are Acquisition 82/19 unless labeled 82/18.
Title
William Lindsay Gresham Correspondence
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Marion E. Wade Center Repository

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