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Box 2


Contains 24 Results:


 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Series 3
Scope and Contents

16 folders

Dates: Created: 1977-1994


 Series — Box: 2
Identifier: Series 4
Scope and Contents

3 folders

Dates: Created: 1983-2011

Vanauken and Schofield to Gilchrist, with enclosures., 1983-1984

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 33
Identifier: Folder 33
Scope and Contents

15pp. Also includes a “Statement of Context” by KJ Gilchrist about the correspondence and relationship between himself and Vanauken, written in August 2011, 7pp.

Dates: Created: 1983-1984


 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Series 5
Scope and Contents

17 folders

Dates: Created: 1831-2011

Information on Vanauken, 1831-2009

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 36a
Identifier: Folder 36a
Scope and Contents information, scans of photographs, book excerpts, maps, lists of people, obituaries, pamphlets. 52pp.

Dates: Created: 1831-2009

Information on ancestry (cont.)., 1895-2009

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 36b
Identifier: Folder 36b

Information on ancestry (cont.)., 1898?-2009

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 36c
Identifier: Folder 36c

Biographical information., 1985-2009

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 37
Identifier: Folder 37
Scope and Contents

Articles on Vanauken and other authors. 9pp.

Dates: Created: 1985-2009

Information from Carmel. , 1941-2009

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 38
Identifier: Folder 38
Scope and Contents

Carmel, Indiana is where Vanauken grew up. 7 items, 45pp.

Dates: Created: 1941-2009

Information from Staunton Military Academy., 1929-2008

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 39
Identifier: Folder 39
Scope and Contents

Vanauken briefly went to Staunton Military Academy (Indianapolis, IN), but withdrew because of physical disability in 1929. 2 items, 6 pp.

Dates: Created: 1929-2008

Information from Culver., 1933-1934

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 40a
Identifier: Folder 40a
Scope and Contents

Culver Military Academy (Culver, IN) is where Vanauken went to school. Records, photocopies of photos, letters. 50pp.

Dates: Created: 1933-1934

Information from Culver (cont.)., 1934-1992

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 40c
Identifier: Folder 40c

Letter log responding to Vanauken's work., 1983-1985

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 29a
Identifier: Folder 29a

Letter log responding to Vanauken's work., 1985-1987

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 29b
Identifier: Folder 29b

Letter log responding to Vanauken's work., 1980-1989 (bulk dates 1987-1989)

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 29c
Identifier: Folder 29c
Scope and Contents


Dates: Created: 1980-1989 (bulk dates 1987-1989)

Letter log responding to Vanauken's work., 1990

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 30
Identifier: Folder 30
Scope and Contents

pp. 313-329, 1991: pp. 329-352, 1992: pp. 353-366, 1993: pp. 367-384, 1994: pp. 385-402

Dates: Created: 1990

Sheldon Vanauken Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-34a-b and B-6 through B-7
Abstract The Sheldon Vanauken Collection contains typescripts and proofs of Vanauken’s books: A Severe Mercy, Gateway to Heaven, and Under the Mercy; along with photographs of awards, photocopies of articles, reviews, and Vanauken's review briefs and letter logs regarding his work. Also included are biographical research materials on Vanauken from Will Vaus, author of Sheldon...
Dates: Created: 1831-2011; Other: Majority of material found in 1947-1996

20.5" x 24.5" painting by Vanauken's wife, Jean "Davy" Vanauken - "Sin", n.d.

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 32b
Identifier: Folder 32b
Scope and Contents

Given by Sheldon Vanauken to Elizabeth French Rose, Davy's daughter. Donated to the Wade Center in 2024 after Elizabeth's death in 2023. Stored in Wade artwork collection. A-398

Dates: Created: n.d.

11" x 14" watercolor painting by Vanauken's wife, Jean "Davy" Vanauken - "The Wave of God", n.d.

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 32a
Identifier: Folder 32a
Scope and Contents

Stored in Wade artwork collection. A-238

Dates: Created: n.d.