Katharine Pyle letters, 1929-1936 and undated

A Finding Aid to the Katharine Pyle Letters

Helen Farr Sloan Library, Delaware Art Museum

Wilmington, Delaware
2004


Accessioned: Gift of Howard Pyle Brokaw, March 1984
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Access: Unrestricted
Contact Information:

Helen Farr Sloan Library
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19806

 

DESCRIPTION OF THE LETTERS

Folder 1 – Correspondence, February 17, 1929-December 29, 1928

Katharine Pyle to Marion [Code], February 17, 1929 (transcript 4 pages; original 3 pages) – from 1616 Rodney Street, Wilmington
Katharine Pyle to Mr. [Grant] Code, August 1, 1927 – from 2317 West 17th Street, Wilmington
Katharine Pyle to Mr. [Grant] Code, August 28, 1927 – Owings Mills, Maryland
Katharine Pyle to Grant [Hyde Code], [Summer 1928] (transcript & original) –
Katharine Pyle to Grant [Hyde Code], [December 13, 1928] – 3 pages
Katharine Pyle to Marion and Grant [Hyde Code], [December 29, 1928] (transcript 3 pages; original 2 pages) – 1616 Rodney Street, Wilmington

Folder 2 – Correspondence, January 12-August 7, 1929

Katharine Pyle to Grant [Hyde Code], July 24, 1929 – 2 pages – 1616 Rodney Street, Wilmington
[Grant?] to Katharine Pyle, August 2, 1929 (typescript) – 2 pages
Katharine Pyle to Grant [Hyde Code], August 7, 1929 – 2 pages – Owings Mills, Maryland

Folder 3 – Correspondence, January 23-December 3, 1930

Katharine Pyle to Marion and Grant [Hyde Code], January 23, 1930 – 4 pages – 1616 Rodney Street, Wilmington
Katharine Pyle to Marion [Code], June 1930 – 2 pages – 1616 Rodney Street, Wilmington (studio 1)
Katharine Pyle to Grant [Hyde Code], June 11, 1930 (transcript 3 pages; original 2 pages) – 1616 Rodney Street, Wilmington
Katharine Pyle to Grant [Hyde Code], November 28, 1930 – 3 pages – Owings Mills, Maryland
Katharine Pyle to Grant [Hyde Code], December 3, 1930 (typescript 1 page; original 1 page) – Owings Mills, Maryland

Folder 4 – Correspondence, January 19, 1931-June 1936

Katharine Pyle to Marion [Code], January 19, [1931] (transcript 3 pages; original 3 pages) – 917 Gilpin Avenue, Wilmington
Katharine Pyle to Grant [Hyde Code], May 20, 1931 (transcript 2 pages; original 2 pages) – 917 Gilpin Avenue, Wilmington
Katharine Pyle to Marion [Code], January 5, 1932 – 917 Gilpin Avenue, Wilmington
Katharine Pyle to Grant [Hyde Code], August 4, 1935 – illustrated – Arden, Delaware
Katharine Pyle to Grant [Hyde Code], August 16, 1935 – Arden, Delaware
Eva to Marion, [June 1936] (transcript)

Folder 5 – Correspondence, no date

Katharine Pyle to Grant [Hyde Code]
Katharine Pyle to [Mrs.] Eva [Robin]
Katharine Pyle to Grant [Hyde Code] – from Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Ellen B.T. Pyle to Mrs. [Eva] Robin – from Greenville, Delaware
Ellen B.T. Pyle to Mrs. [Eva] Robin
Folder 6 – Miscellaneous – Notes regarding gift; Persons mentioned in Katharine Pyle letters

Biography
Correspondence – Photocopied (21 letters by Katharine Pyle; 4 letters about Katharine Pyle), received from Howard P. Brokaw, March 22, 1984
List of works illustrated
Painting
Metropolitan Magazine, 1909
Manuscript, signed – “Under the Canvas”
Miscellaneous – Photographs: Charles Ryan and Alice McIntyre (aunt of Barbara Ryan) posing for Katharine Pyle’s mythology books. Original negatives owned by Barbara Ryan.
Book illustrations – “The Katharine Pyle Book of Fairy Tales.” New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1925.
Century, 1897
The Circle, 1910
St. Nicholas, 1890-1906
Harper’s Young People, 1886-1893
Wide Awake, 1888, 1892
Woman’s Home Companion, 1911
Book illustrations – “When Molly was Six” by Eliza Orne White. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1894.
Book illustrations – “Granny’s Wonderful Chair and Its Tales of Fairy Times” by Frances Browne. E.P. Dutton & Company.
Book illustrations – Gift of Willard S. Morse
Shooter’s Guide, 1925
Hercules Magazine, 1924
Youth’s Companion, 1912
Harper’s Bazaar, 1883-1910
Inventory and Guide to Katharine Pyle’s Manuscript Drafts and Notes for Publication, University of Delaware, Special Collections

 

 

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