Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, and correspondence by the author. The manuscripts and typescripts consist of poems by the author, as well as an article and an essay about the author by Cyril Clemens. The correspondence consists of letters, dating from 1920 to 1947, to Cyril Clemens, Babette Deutsch, Elsie Sloan Farley, Roland Farley, and others. There is a postcard addressed to Masters from Cyril Clemens, dated 1939.
The Edgar Lee Masters collection of papers are arranged in two series: