Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, and correspondence. The manuscripts and typescripts comprise a draft of a poem by the author and a manuscript note, as well as a poem by Louise Robinson Waite. The correspondence comprises letters from the author, dating from 1881 to 1919, to Julian Hawthorne, I. M. Stoddard, Louise Robinson Waite, and others, as well a letter relating to the author, dated March 10 [n.y.], from Ethel Wilcox Hauptman to Louise Robinson Waite. There are letters to Ella Wheeler Wilcox from Paul Börnsen and from Robert M. Wilcox, dating from 1882 to 1917.
The Ella Wheeler Wilcox collection of papers are arranged in two series: