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Ellsworth, George

From: Myron Brinig papers

Ellsworth, George

From: Myron Brinig papers

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Other Creator: Brinig, Myron, 1897-1991
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Date: 1951 Oct
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Myron Brinig, American novelist, was born in Minneapolis on December 22, 1896. He grew up in Butte, Montana and many of his most noted works, including Singermann (1929), Wide Open Town (1931), and The Sisters (1937), were set in Montana. As an adult, Brinig lived in Taos, New Mexico and in New York City. He died in New York on May 13, 1991.
Gift of Robert MacLeod, 1994.
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Letters to George Ellsworth, accompanied by a letter from Noel S. about Brinig's No Marriage in Paradise, two book jackets, a promotional piece for Singermann, and photographs of Ellsworth and of Brinig. Brinig's letters, most written from New York City, are detailed accounts of the life of a gay man in New York. Brinig writes of parties, friends, plays and movies he's seen, and of his attempts to get his work published. People mentioned in his letters include Eric Ambler, Erskine Caldwell, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Lynn Riggs, Cady Wells, and Tennessee Williams.
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