Writings, Research, and Editorial Files

Title: Writings, Research, and Editorial Files
Dates of Material:
[1913]-1990
Extent:
59.7 cm of textual records
Scope and content

Series consists of transcripts, handwritten, typewritten and editorial notes relating to Pratt’s research and editorial work, predominantly the editing and publication of her mother’s writings, as well as collected articles and essay by other writers.

NOTE(S)
Source of supplied title

Title based on contents of the series.

Extent

The series is contained in 8 boxes.

Finding aids

File list available (see below).

BOX FILE TITLE YEAR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Box 6
Articles, essays, and other prose
6 3Style Book[197-?]

Untitled annotated manuscript possibly on writing styles and the English language; accompanying materials include: newspaper clippings, correspondence to and from Claire Pratt, loose notebook containing notes on various subjects including writing styles and stamps; photocopies of articles on sentence structures and writing.

Originally in the Viola Leone Whitney Pratt fond.

Box 10
Collected articles and essays
1014 Articles by Amy Golahny1987-1990

Articles by Amy Golahny, including: "Ruben's Hero and Leander and its Poetic Progeny" (Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin, 1990, pp. 20-37) and "How the Cosmos Got into My Painting”; also includes a letter to Claire from Birdie (Berta R. Golahny) dated Sept. 9, 1987.

 

Box 11
Articles, essays, and other prose
112 Memoir–Midlife[1986?]

Superseded pages, middle period, from a memoir by Claire Pratt, including some poetry; some pages dated 1986.

116 “Shakespeare skit” and “Apples of Gold”[1954?]

Typescript of play “Shakespeare skit” and story “Apples of Gold” both by Claire Pratt

Editorial work on Viola Pratt’s writings
113 Viola Whitney Pratt: Travels[1990?]

Page proofs for the prologue and epilogue, by Claire Pratt, for Viola Whitney Pratt: Travels (later published as Viola Whitney Pratt: A Testament of Love).

117 Articles used for Viola Whitney Pratt: Papers and Speeches[before 1984]

Typed and holograph manuscripts of articles used in Viola Whitney Pratt: papers and speeches; penciled annotations possibly by Claire Pratt; articles include: “The Poetry of the Bible,” “Gardens of the Bible,” “Poetic Drama,” “Robert Browning,” “Walter de la Mare,” “Virginia Woolf,” “Christopher Fry,” “The Stone Angel,” “Three British Playwrights,” “I Brought the Ages Home,” “1917,” “Birds,” “Bird Artistry,” “The Bible,” and “The House We Live In.” 

Box 12
Collected articles and essays
122 Ceres and Persephone by Edith Hamilton[1942?]

Typed, annotated 1st version of essay "Ceres and Persephone" by Edith Hamilton

Articles, essays, and other prose
121 Memoir, superseded pages[between 1984 and 1990]

Superseded pages by Claire Pratt for Viola's memoir, Viola Whitney Pratt: papers and speeches

123 Memoir by Claire Pratt[between 1990 and 1984]

Final copy of Memoir by Claire Pratt, possibly used for Viola Whitney Pratt: papers and speeches.

124 Memoir by Claire Pratt[between 1984 and 1990]

Copy, edited version of Memoir (possibly used by Viola Whitney Pratt: papers and speeches ) by Claire Pratt; includes "Prologue" by Claire Pratt for Viola Whitney Pratt: Travels; also includes "The White Cross Guild, 1957-1967" by Claire Pratt, reprinted by Clarke Institute Newsletter, Vol. 2, No. 2.

126 Writings by Claire Pratt[before 1995]

Writings by Claire Pratt on various topics, including pages from Memoir by Claire Pratt; possibly also includes writings by Viola Pratt; also includes "Introduction by her Classmate" by Bessie McCamus (an address for Viola Pratt).

127 Some Colours in Literature[before 1995]

Original manuscript by Claire Pratt

129 Superseded pages, Final Days[between 1984 and 1990]

Superseded pages, Memoir [Viola Whitney Pratt: Papers and Speeches], other writings

Superseded copy, record of final days for Memoir (possibly used by Viola Whitney Pratt: papers and speeches) by Claire Pratt; includes other writings, possibly by Viola Pratt

Final copy of Memoir by Claire Pratt, possibly used for Viola Whitney Pratt: papers and speeches.

1210 Early Days[between 1984 and 1990]

Second completed copy of "Early Days," typed and annotated.

Editorial work on Viola Pratt’s writings
128 Omitted Articles by Viola Pratt[before 1990]

Articles by Viola Pratt possibly to be omitted from Viola Whitney Pratt: papers and speeches; includes: "Women Novelists," "The Bible in the World Today," and "Toward the Last Spike."

Box 14
Collected articles and essays
1416 “Papers not included”[before 1984]

Speeches and papers, probably by Viola Pratt, and possibly not included in the memoirs edited by Claire Pratt; includes: manuscript and typed copies of "Women in the 1st World War"; manuscript of "Apples of Gold"; and typed copy of "Talk at Library at opening of E.J. Pratt room" [Viola Pratt 1964 speech].

1418 Articles on post-polio effects1986, April 7-9, 1988

Frick, Nancy M., and Richard L. Bruno, "Post-Polio Sequelae: Physiological and Psychological Overview," Rehabilitation Literature, Vol. 47, No. 5-6, May-June 1986; King, Audrey L., "Psychological Adaption to Aging with Post-Polio," Late Effects of Poliomyelitis Conference, Munich, April 7-9, 1988.

Box 20
Articles, essays, and other prose
204 “A Case of Mistaken Identity” by Claire Pratt[before 1995]

Undated annotated typed draft of a story written by Claire Pratt.

205 Poems about seashells[before 1995]

Collected poems on seashells, possibly in preparation of a book; includes editorial notes, some lists, and an annotated and typed introduction, probably written by Claire Pratt.

206 Rabindranath Tagore by Claire Pratt[before 1995]

Two (2) copies: typed copy and annotated typed draft of essay; includes notes and photocopies of photographs.

Editorial work on Viola Pratt’s writings
201 Viola Pratt: Travels[1990?]

Annotated galley proofs for Viola Whitney Pratt: Travels (later published as Viola Whitney Pratt: A Testament of Love).

202 Viola Pratt: Travels[1990?]

Annotated first proofs for Viola Whitney Pratt: Travels (later published as Viola Whitney Pratt: A Testament of Love).

203 Viola Pratt: Travels[1990?]

Annotated second proofs for Viola Whitney Pratt: Travels (later published as Viola Whitney Pratt: A Testament of Love).

Box 21
Collected articles and essays
212 Chronicles of a Veteran of Early Feminist Struggles by Beverley SlopenJuly 8, 1990

Copies of book review of Viola Whitney Pratt: Papers and Speeches and Viola Pratt: A Testament of Love by Beverley Slopen; includes promotional pamphlets.

Articles, essays, and other prose
211 Book launch speechSeptember 28, 1990

Typed copies of speech Claire Pratt made at the book launch for Viola Whitney Pratt: Papers and Speeches and Viola Whitney Pratt: A Testament of Love; includes an order form for the books, an invitation to the book launch party, and list of individuals who attended the launch.

216-7Articles by Claire Pratt[before 1995]

Annotated typed essays and articles by Claire Pratt; includes photocopies of photos of R. Tagore; contains duplicates of some articles.

Editorial work on Viola Pratt’s writings
214 Viola Whitney Pratt: Papers and Speeches[1990?]

Annotated page proofs for Viola Whitney Pratt: Papers and Speeches.

215 Viola Whitney Pratt: Papers and Speeches[1990?]

Annotated typed draft (copy 2) of Viola Whitney Pratt: Papers and Speeches.

Box 22
221 Viola Whitney Pratt: A Testament of Love[1990?]

Annotated; second (2nd) set of typescript pages for Viola Whitney Pratt: A Testament of Love.

222 Viola Whitney Pratt: A Testament of Love[1990?]

Annotated typescript draft of Viola Whitney Pratt: A Testament of Love.

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