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Guide to the Scottie Fitzgerald Smith Papers, 1858-1995 (bulk 1921-1986)

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: Smith, Scottie Fitzgerald
Title: Scottie Fitzgerald Smith Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1858-1996
Bulk Dates: 1921-1986
Quantity: 15 cubic feet (29 boxes)
Abstract: Materials relating to Scottie Fitzgerald Smith's career as a journalist, her work for the Democratic Party, her personal life, and the maintenance of her parents' estates and legacies.
Forms of Materials: Correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings

Biographical Note

Frances Scott "Scottie" Fitzgerald Lanahan Smith was born in 1921. She was the child of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. She was a graduate of Vassar College (1942), journalist, ardent supporter of the Democratic Party, and a notable figure in Washington D.C. social circles. She was married twice, first to Samuel Jackson Lanahan in 1943, with whom she had four children, and next, in 1967, to C. Grove Smith. She died in 1986 of esophageal cancer.

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Chronology

1896 September 24 F. Scott Fitzgerald born to Mollie McQuillan and Edward Fitzgerald in Saint Paul, Minnesota
1900 July 24 Zelda Sayre born to Minerva Buckner "Minnie" Machen and Anthony Dickinson Sayre in Montgomery, Alabama
1920 April 3 F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre married
1921 October 26 Frances Scott "Scottie" Fitzgerald born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
1940 December 21 F. Scott Fitzgerald died
1942 Scottie graduated from Vassar College
1943 February Scottie and Samuel Jackson "Jack" Lanahan married
1946 April 26 Thomas Addison "Tim" Lanahan born
1948 January 25 Eleanor Anne "Bobbie" Lanahan born
1948 March 10 Zelda Fitzgerald died
1950 April 29 Samuel Jackson "Jacky" Lanahan born
1951 October Cecilia Scott Lanahan born
1967 Scottie and Samuel Jackson "Jack" Lanahan divorced
1967 Scottie and C. Grove Smith married
1973 September Scottie moved to Montgomery, Alabama
1973 October Tim Lanahan committed suicide
1980 June Scottie and C. Grove Smith divorced
1986 June 18 Scottie died of esophageal cancer in Montgomery

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Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs and clippings relating to Scottie Fitzgerald Smith's career as a journalist, her work for the Democratic Party, her personal life, and the maintenance of her parents' estates and legacies.

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Access and Use

Access

There is some family correspondence that is currently restricted. Some of the audio recordings in the collection will require vetting before being released for research. Waivers were not signed at the time of the interviews, so unless the interviewees are deceased, they will have to give written permission for the material to be opened. The rest of the collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.

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Related Material

  • There is a 1936 letter from F. Scott Fitzgerald to "Mme. White" about Scottie Fitzgerald in the Autograph Files.

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Subject Headings

Names:

  • Bruccoli, Matthew J. (Matthew Joseph), 1931-2008
  • Carpenter, Liz
  • Chewning, Mary
  • Devron, Howard
  • Durr, Virginia Foster
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940
  • Fitzgerald, Zelda, 1900-1948
  • Fritchey, Clayton
  • McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012
  • Means, Marianne

Organizations:

  • Harold Ober Associates
  • Multiple Sclerosis Association of Greater Washington
  • Vassar College -- Students
  • Vassar College -- Alumni and Alumnae

Subjects:

  • Children of authors
  • Democratic National Convention
  • Journalism -- Washington (D.C.)
  • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1972
  • Women journalists -- United States
  • World War, 1939-1945 - Personal Narratives, American

Places:

  • Alabama--Politics and government--20th century.
  • Washington (D.C.)--Social life and customs--20th century.

Document Types:

  • Diaries
  • Photographs

Titles:

  • Great Gatsby (Motion picture : 1974)

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Encoding Information

Encoded by Laura Streett, October 2012, updated 2013.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Scottie Fitzgerald Smith Papers Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura Streett, 2013.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Scottie's children, Eleanor, Cecilia and Samuel Lanahan, 1995.

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Series List

Series I. Biography - Paper Materials

This series includes autobiographical notes, diaries, and notebooks as well as newspaper clippings, scrapbooks and other material that document Scottie Fitzgerald Smith's personal life.

Series II. Biography - Recordings

There are three main sections of this series: recordings of Scottie Fitzgerald Smith herself; recordings of interviews about Scottie and the extended Lanahan Family, recorded by family members; and recordings of interviews with non-family members conducted primarily by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross.
The audio recordings in this series will require vetting before being released for research.

Series III. School Notebooks

The School Notebooks series includes 11 volumes from Scottie's early education.

Series IV. Correspondence

The Correspondence series is divided into four sections: Outgoing, Incoming, From Others to Others, and Invitations. The outgoing correspondence includes Scottie's letters to her husband while he was serving overseas in World War II, a large cache of letters to her daughter Eleanor, as well as letters to friends, politicians, and other family members. Of particular note are the letters she wrote as a child to her parents, her maternal grandmother, Minerva Sayre, and Santa Claus.
The incoming correspondence includes letters from friends and family as well as a number of political figures, journalists, and other public figures. Of particular note are the letters from her paternal grandmother, Mollie Fitzgerald, her aunt, Rosalind Sayre Smith, Highland Hospital (regarding Zelda Fitzgerald), Ladybird Johnson, Adlai Stevenson, Tennessee Williams and Katharine Graham.
The letters from others to others includes a number of letters from family and friends after Scottie's death, but it also contains older correspondence that relates to Scottie's childhood and education, and material about the Fitzgerald, Sayre and Lanahan families.
The invitations are a telling record of the Washington social/political scene in the 1950s and 1960s. Most events were fundraisers for political or social causes, but some were smaller get-togethers for Scottie's circle of friends and acquaintances.
The Lanahan Family correspondence in Box 24 is restricted.

Series V. Writings

This series includes a large number of Scotties writings, in a variety of formats. Some include notes and drafts, and others are merely clippings. One particular value of having so many of her writings contained in this collection is that she published under so many different names it would be difficult to compile a complete bibliography. This series should include some version of most if not all of the major pieces she produced.

Series VI. F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald

Scottie spent a good deal of time dealing with the estates, literary and artistic rights, and legacies of both her parents. This series includes three sections: one on each of her parents and one on the issues that related to them as a couple. Much of the material in this series is related to the 1974 film version of The Great Gatsby.

Series VII. Political Activities and Interests

Series VII includes material relating to Scottie's political work, particularly her support of various Democrats in political races. A large section of this series relates to George McGovern's 1972 run for President (including recorded interviews with Lester and Helen Hyman and a recording of an event celebrating the Grassroots Grasshopper train tour), but there is also information about her earlier work in the 1950s and 1960s as well as her involvement in Alabama politics after she moved there in 1973.
The audio recordings in this series will require vetting before being released for research.

Series VIII. Musical Theater and Skits

Scottie took an interest in musical theater in college and continued to use her skills for skits for various fundraising events, particularly for the Multiple Sclerosis Association of Greater Washington. This series includes a scrapbook, programs, sheet music, and also recordings of various performances.

Series IX. Photographs

The photographs include four albums and a number of loose photographs. The "Family Album" in boxes 20 and 21 was rehoused for preservation purposes, but the original order and annotations have been preserved in a set of photocopies housed in box 20.

Series X. Miscellaneous

The "miscellaneous" materials include files that didn't fit into any of the previous series, including a number of recordings Scottie made while working on the history and geography of the American South.

Container List

Series I. Biography - Paper Materials

Folder 1.1 Notebook No. 1, Part 1 - "Babies," ca. 1946-1949
Folder 1.2 Notebook No. 1, Part 2 - College notes, ca. 1938-1942
Folder 1.3 Notebook No. 1, Part 3 - List of wedding presents, 1943
Folder 1.4 Notebook No. 2 - Mix of diary and finances, ca. 1940-1963
Folder 1.5 Diaries, 1945-1946 (2 volumes)
Folder 1.6 Diary and financial record, 1951 (1 volume)
Folder 1.7 Diary - Paris, ca. 1980s (1 volume)
Folder 1.8 Autobiographical notes - "Reflections on December 31, 1968"
Folder 1.9 Autobiographical notes - "Log of Events: The Visit of Cecilia L. Kehn to Montgomery Alabama, January 1979
Folder 1.10 Autobiographical notes, 15 Aug 1984
Folder 1.11 Autobiographical notes - "Notes from Grove Smith's Ramblings," n.d.
Folder 1.12 Memoir/Diary, 1985-1986 (1 bound and 1 photocopied typescript)
Folder 1.13 Miscellaneous notes about vacations and summers, 1953-1984, n.d.
Folder 1.14 Travel journals from Europe trip with Mary Janney and Dede Goodhue, July 1973
Folder 1.15 Datebook, 1959
Folder 1.16 Datebook, 1962
Folders 1.17 - 1.19 Datebooks, 1964-1966 (3 volumes)
Folders 1.20 - 1.24 Datebooks, 1968-1972 (5 volumes)
Folder 1.25 Datebook, 1976
Folder 1.26 Calendar page, Nov 1984
Folder 23.3 Clippings - General, 1920s (2 clippings)
Folders 4.1 - 4.9 Clippings - General, 1939-1992, n.d. (9 folders)
Box 6 Clippings - "The Spell of Scott Fitzgerald Grows Stronger," Life, 16 Feb 1959 (complete magazine)
Folder 1.27 Clippings - Article by Winzola McLendon, Ladies Home Journal, Nov 1974
Folder 4.10 Clippings - Obituaries, 1986
Folder 1.28 Memorials, 1986, 1992 (photocopies)
Folder 1.29 Funeral attendance book, 1986
Box 13 Scrapbook - Zelda's scrapbook about Scottie, ca. 1920-1943 [partial]
Box 14 Scrapbook - General, 1934-1938
Box 15 Scrapbook - General, 1939-1940
Box 16 Scrapbook - General (including F. Scott Fitzgerald obituaries), 1940-1941
Box 25 Scrapbook - General, 1942-1943
Box 16 Scrapbook - Mostly MS skits, 1953-1956
Box 17 Scrapbook - Politics, 1956
Box 18 Scrapbook - Travel, 1964-1965
Folder 1.30 Family - Children - Miscellaneous
Folder 4.11 Family - Children - Clippings
Folder 4.12 Family - Samuel Jackson Lanahan - Clippings
Folder 4.13 Friends and extended family - Clippings
Folder 1.31 Genealogy and extended family
Folder 23.1 Genealogy and extended family - Letter from [Eliza Scott to Elizabeth R. K. Elder], Glen Mary Farm, 1858
Folder 23.2 Genealogy and extended family - Unidentified letter from a Scott or Fitzgerald relative, Glen Mary Farm, 24 July 1876
Genealogy and extended family - See also "The Colonial Ancestors of Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald" (1981) and "The Maryland Ancestors of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald" (1983) in Series IV: Writings.
Folder 6.1 Alabama Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Medal of Honor, 1988
Folder 1.32 Finances - Brookville Road House, ca. 1950
Folder 1.33 Finances - Bank book, 1950-1951
Folder 1.34 Finances - General, 1953
Folder 4.14 Finances - Minerva Sayre's estate, 1958
Folder 4.15 Finances - Trapeze Shop, 1964, 1969, n.d.
Folder 4.16 Finances - Nonquitt Property, Massachusetts, 1982-1983
Box 25 Finances - Plans for Nonquitt House, with letter to Bobbie, 1982
Folder 1.35 Finances - Miscellaneous, 1941-1986
Folder 1.36 Miscellaneous

Series II. Biography -Recordings

Recordings of FSFLS
Box 10 - CD 1 (Reel 1) FSFLS interviewed by David Yellin and two others on a Memphis television panel show called "Face to Face." She was asked about Don't Quote Me but also her childhood, being the daughter of Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nancy Milford's book, life in Washington versus the South, and the role of women in politics, 16 January 1971 (26:39)
Box 10 - CD 2 (Tape 1 side a) FSFLS and Samuel Jackson Lanahan - Lanahan and Fitzgerald genealogy (Interviewed by Eleanor and Jacky Lanahan), 2 June 1986 (minutes 1-36)
Box 10 - CD 3 (Tape 1 side b) FSFLS - her papers and finances, Tim Lanahan (Interviewed by Eleanor and Jacky Lanahan), 2 June 1986 (35:12)
Box 10 - CD 4 (Tape 2 side a) FSFLS - her family life, writing, and political work in the 1940s and 1950s (Interviewed by Cecilia Ross), June 1986 (23:14)
Box 10 - CD 5 (Tape 2 side b) FSFLS - her writing, political work, musicals, and the Washington social scene in the 1950s and 1960s, also her relationship with Clayton Fritchey and family life with Grove Smith (Interviewed by Cecilia Ross), 11 June 1986 (23:31)
Box 10 - CD 6 (Tape 3 side a) FSFLS - her family life, writing, musicals, political activities and the Washington social scene in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as her move to Alabama, and the growth of interest in F. Scott Fitzgerald's work, (Interviewed by Cecilia Ross and George Alfred Browning) June 1986 (47:30)
Box 10 - CD 7 (Tape 3 side b) FSFLS - writing and political work in Alabama in the 1970s, her relationship with her grandchildren, Trapeze, her feelings about the South (Interviewed by Cecilia Ross), June 1986 (minutes 1-23)
Folder 1.37 Transcript of Interview of FSFLS by Cecilia Lanahan, June 1986
Recordings about FSFLS and the Extended Lanahan Family by Family
Box 10 - CD 8 (Tape 4 side a) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jacky" - his life and family events in the 1960s and early 1970s (Interview by Eleanor Lanahan), 13 January 1988 (32:09 - phone interview)
Box 10 - CD 8 (Tape 4 side b) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jacky" - his life and family events during the 1970s, and Tim's suicide (Interview by Eleanor Lanahan), 13 January 1988 (24:12 - phone interview)
Box 10 - CD 9 (Tape 5 side a) Lanahan, Eleanor and Cecilia and Chris Ross - current politics, books, art, and parenting, 1992 (31:14 - track 2 - recorded at a restaurant)
Box 10 - CD 9 (Tape 5 side b) Lanahan, Eleanor and Cecilia and Chris Ross - parenting, FSFLS's feelings about pornography and gambling, her temper tantrums, Sheila Lanahan, and other family history, 1992 (28:29 - track 1 - recorded at a restaurant)
Box 10 - CD 10 (Tape 6 side a) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jacky" and Eleanor Lanahan - using photographs to clarify the family chronology, particularly Jacky's life and family vacations, and discussion of potential changes to the Scottie manuscript, 13 January 1995 (46:38 - recorded at a restaurant)
Box 10 - CD 10 (Tape 6 side b) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jacky" and Eleanor Lanahan - Jacky's relationship with Jack Lanahan and their parents' quarrels over money, 13 January 1995 (16:04 - recorded at a restaurant)
Box 10 - CD 11 (Tape 7 side a) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jacky," Cecilia Lanahan Ross and Eleanor Lanahan - discussion of discrepancies of perspective on Jacky's early life and the Lanahan family dynamic, 14 January 1995 (46:41 - recorded at a restaurant)
Box 10 - CD 12 (Tape 7 side b) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jacky," Cecilia Lanahan Ross and Eleanor Lanahan - continued discussion of how the Lanahan household functioned, the role of alcohol, discrepancies between memories, and clearing up the chronology, 14 January 1995 (46:42 - recorded at a restaurant)
Box 10 - CD 13 (Tape 8 side a) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jacky," Cecilia Lanahan Ross and Eleanor Lanahan - continued discussion of how the Lanahan household functioned, the role of alcohol, and an au pair who joined the family in 1964, 15 January 1995 (45:54 - recorded at a restaurant)
Box 10 - CD 14 (Tape 8 side b) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jacky," Cecilia Lanahan Ross and Eleanor Lanahan - their education, other childcare help, alcoholism, their parents' love affairs, and Jack Lanahan's parenting, 15 January 1995 (45:56 - recorded at a restaurant)
Box 10 - CD 15 (Tape 9) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jacky," Cecilia Lanahan Ross and Eleanor Lanahan - Eleanor's romantic relationships, religion, a summary of the discussions and agreements they'd made in the previous conversations, and talk about family vacations, 15 January 1995 (45:41 - recorded at a restaurant)
Box 10 - CD 16 (Tape 10) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jacky," Cecilia Lanahan Ross and Eleanor Lanahan - pleasant times from their family life, their step-sister, and their parenting techniques, 15 January 1995 (23:55 - recorded at a restaurant)
Box 10 - CD 17 (Tape 11) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jacky," Cecilia Lanahan Ross and Eleanor Lanahan - money, 16 January 1995 (4:01 - recorded at a restaurant)
Box 10 - CD 18 (Tape 12) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jack" - Meeting FSFLS, their early relationship, and marriage (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan, Cecilia Ross [and Chris Ross?]), July 1994 (41:16)
Box 10 - CD 19 (Tape 13) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jack" - his education, how he met FSFLS, his family background and the whiskey business, and his early career (Interview by Eleanor Lanahan), ca. 1980s (24:56 - phone interview)
Box 10 - CD 20 (Tape 14 side b) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jack" - Lanahan genealogy, his childhood, the staffing of his childhood home, and his early relationship with FSFLS (Interview by Eleanor Lanahan), February 1988 (46:57 - phone interview)
Box 10 - CD 21 (Tape 14 side a) Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jack" - his childhood (Interview by Eleanor Lanahan), February 1988 (minutes 1-5 - phone interview)
Box 10 - CD 21 (Tape 14 side a) Smith, C. Grove and Martin - Grove's relationship with FSFLS as well as her relationship with Clayton Fritchey, her role as a grandmother, and her political work with Grove (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), 1988 (minutes 5-36)
Box 10 - CD 22 (Tape 15 side a) Smith, C. Grove and Martin - how Grove and FSFLS met, and how their children interacted with each other and their parents (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), 1988 (31:45)
Box 10 - CD 22 (Tape 15 side b) Smith, C. Grove and Martin - FSFLS's move to Alabama and the end of her marriage to Grove, alcohol, FSFLS's cancer and final days. Morella, the Smith's housekeeper, also sat down and talked about her impressions of FSFLS (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), 1988 (31:45)
Box 10 - CD 23 (Tape 16 side a) Smith, C. Grove and Martin - Morella continued with her reminiscences. Discussion of FSFLS's final illness and cleaning out her house, her political work in the 1960s and 1970s, and the political atmosphere in Washington during that era (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), 1988 (45:49)
Box 10 - CD 24 (Tape 16 side b) Smith, C. Grove and Martin - Tim Lanahan's life after Vietnam, the Smith/Lanahan children's drug use, a family trip to Nantucket in 1968, and Poupette's relationship with the family (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), 1988 (45:46)
Box 10 - CD 25 (Tape 17) Miles, Eleanor Lanahan - Lanahan genealogy, Samuel Jackson Lanahan's childhood and his relationship with FSFLS (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), 10 Feb 1988 (31:40 and 15:49 - phone interview)
Box 10 - CD 26 (Tape 18) Birthday celebration including several members of the Fitzgerald side of the family, including discussions of the Fitzgeralds, Delihants and Taylors, ca. 1980s (47:01 and 13:19)
Interviews with others about FSFLS
APRIL 1987 TRIP TO ALABAMA
Box 10 - CD 27 (Tape 19 side a) Henrietta McGuire - About FSFLS's life in Montgomery and her membership in "Women of America" (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), April 1987 (42:51)
Box 10 - CD 28 (Tape 19 side b) Pattillo, Edward "Eddie" - About FSFLS's life in Montgomery and friendship with Pattillo (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), April 1987 (42:31)
Box 10 - CD 29 (Tape 20 side a) Pattillo, Edward "Eddie" - about his friendship with FSFLS when she returned to Montgomery (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan, Cecilia Ross, and Dodgie Shaffer), April 1987 (minutes 1-43)
Box 10 - CD 29 (Tape 20 side a) Steiner, Katherine - about her childhood friendship with Zelda and later friendship with FSFLS when she returned to Montgomery (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan, Cecilia Ross, Dodgie Shaffer and Eddie Pattillo), April 1987 (minutes 43-47)
Box 10 - CD 30 (Tape 20 side b) Steiner, Katherine - about her childhood friendship with Zelda and later friendship with FSFLS when she returned to Montgomery (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan, Cecilia Ross, Dodgie Shaffer and Eddie Pattillo), April 1987 (minutes 1-41)
Box 10 - CD 30 (Tape 20 side b) Dinner party thrown by Dot Moore in Montgomery, includes reminiscences by Dot as well as Jake and Judy Wagner about FSFLS's political activities (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), April 1987 (minutes 41-46)
Box 10 - CD 31 (Tape 21 side a) Dinner party thrown by Dot Moore in Montgomery, includes reminiscences by Dot as well as Jake and Judy Wagner about FSFLS's political activities (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), April 1987 (46:17)
Box 10 - CD 32 (Tape 21 side b) Dinner party thrown by Dot Moore in Montgomery, includes reminiscences by Dot as well as Jake and Judy Wagner about FSFLS's political activities (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), April 1987 (46:05)
JUNE 1987 TRIP TO ALABAMA
Box 10 - CD 33 (Tape 22 side a) Stapp, Mary Lee, Tom Conner and Waverly Barbe - Dinner party (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), June 1987 (45:53)
Box 10 - CD 34 (Tape 22 side b) Stapp, Mary Lee, Tom Conner and Waverly Barbe - Dinner party (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), June 1987 (11:59)
Box 10 - CD 35 (Tape 23 side a) Shaffer, Dodgie (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), June 1987 (minutes 1-25)
Box 10 - CD 35 (Tape 23 side a) Carmichael, Malcolm - re Grove Smith and FSFLS's divorce (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), June 1987 (minutes 25-37)
Box 10 - CD 35 (Tape 23 side a) Garland, Julia - about childhood in Montgomery and the Sayres (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), June 1987 (minutes 37-46)
Box 10 - CD 36 (Tape 24 side a) Garland, Julia - about childhood in Montgomery and the Sayres (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan, Cecilia Ross, Dodgie Shaffer and Tom Conners), June 1987 (minutes 1-21)
Box 10 - CD 36 (Tape 24 side a) [Dodgie?] on St. Cecilia's Chapel (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), June 1987 (minutes 21-26)
Box 10 - CD 36 (Tape 24 side a) Lunch at Elite with Dodgie, Dot Moore, and Henrietta McGuire about FSFLS's political work (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), June 1987 (minutes 26-46
Box 10 - CD 37 (Tape 24 side b) Lunch at Elite with Dodgie, Dot Moore, and Henrietta McGuire about FSFLS's political work (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), June 1987 (46:46)
Box 10 - CD 38 (Tape 25 side a) Browning, George Alfred and Dodgie Shaffer - much about Browning's experiences in WWII (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), June 1987 (47:01)
Box 10 - CD 39 (Tape 25 side b) Browning, George Alfred and Dodgie Shaffer - much about Browning's experiences in WWII (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), June 1987 (33:41)
Box 10 - CD 40 (Tape 26) Party thrown by Dot Moore in Montgomery, includes reminiscences by several people about FSFLS's political work and life in Montgomery, 24 June 1987 (46:56)
Box 10 - CD 41 (Tape 27) Browning, George Alfred - Much about his military career and moves, but somewhere around minute 25, he starts talking about Scottie (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), 1987? (46:59 - poor recording - bad sound and high speed)
OCTOBER 1992 TRIP TO ALABAMA
Box 10 - CD 42 (Tape 28) Browning, George Alfred - a few minutes about the last few days of FSFLS's life (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), October 1992 (3:37)
Box 10 - CD 43 (Tape 29) Shaffer, Dodgie and John and Eddie Pattillo - Eleanor Lanahan's relationship with FSFLS, the process of writing Scottie, the Daughter of, the Montgomery Sayre house, and FSFLS's issues with intimacy (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), October 1992 (55:29 - false starts until 8:38)
Box 10 - CD 44 (Tape 29) Shaffer, Dodgie and John and Eddie Pattillo - FSFLS's feelings about entertaining (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), October 1992 (7:17)
Box 10 - CD 45 (Tape 30) Shaffer, Dodgie and John and Eddie Pattillo - Tim Lanahan's death (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), October 1992 (9:08)
Box 10 - CD 46 (Tape 31 side b) Moore, Dot, Nancy Grisham Anderson, and Wayne Greenhaw - talk in a car about Selma, Alabama and Anderson's NEH-funded educational work (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), October 1992 (14:01)
Box 10 - CD 47 (Tape 31 side a) Nancy Grisham Anderson and Dot Moore speak at the induction of Zelda Fitzgerald and FSFLS into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame, October 1992 (minutes 1-20)
Box 10 - CD 47 (Tape 31 side a) ??? - about trip to Europe in 1979 (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), October 1992 (minutes 20-22)
OTHERS ALPHABETICALLY
Box 10 - CD 48 (Tape 32) Bruccoli, Matthew - Bruccoli's involvement with Nancy Milford's book and other works about Zelda Fitzgerald, as well as his general working relationship with FSFLS (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), 10 February 1988 (32:16 and 5:12 - phone interview)
Box 10 - CD 49 (Tape 33) Carpenter, Liz - First 8 minutes include primarily Eleanor's memories, the rest is about FSFLS's political activities (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), 7 August 1987 (18:22 and 2:49)
Box 10 - CD 50 (Tape 34 side a) Carusi, Ceci and Mary Chewning -FSFLS's political activities (including the 1964 caravan), her travels, relationship with France and the rest of Europe, and privacy issues (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), ca. 1987 (47:09)
Box 10 - CD 51 (Tape 34 side b) Carusi, Ceci and Mary Chewning -FSFLS's MS fund-raising work, her marriages, her cancer, and various aspects of her personality (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), ca. 1987 (47:12)
Box 10 - CD 52 (Tape 35) Carusi, Ceci and Mary Janney - about FSFLS's political work, Trapeze, and George Alfred Browning (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), n.d. (38:17)
Box 10 - CD 67 (Tape 47) Chewning, Mary - how FSFLS discussed her childhood (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), 1994 (Track 1, minutes 1-8 - phone interview)
Box 10 - CD 53 (Tape 36) Devron, Howard - FSFLS's musical works (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), September 1987 (31:16 and Minutes 1-19 of track 2 - phone interview )
Box 10 - CD 54 (Tape 37) Durr, Virginia - FSFLS's political work in Alabama and the friendships she formed there (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), 2 August 1987 (32:12 and 0:47 - phone interview)
Box 10 - CD 55 (Tape 38 side b) Fritchey, Clayton - Washington journalism and politics, and his relationship with FSFLS (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), [8 April 1987] (41:33)
Box 10 - CD 56 (Tape 38 side a) Gardner, Joan - friendship with FSFLS and FSFLS's marriage to Grove Smith (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), n.d. (22:57)
Box 10 - CD 57 (Tape 43 side a) Gardner, Joan and Arthur - family events and the Washington social scene (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), [April 1987] (45:01)
Box 10 - CD 67 (Tape 47) Hazard, Blake - the process of writing Scottie, and some family business (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), 1994 (Track 1, minutes 12-20 - phone interview)
Box 10 - CD 58 (Tape 39) Janney, Mary - FSFLS's time at Vassar, their continuing friendship, and FSFLS's marriages (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), n.d. (46:45 and 15:11 - recording grows poor around minute 40 of track 1)
Box 10 - CD 67 (Tape 47) Kerr, Joan Paterson - how FSFLS discussed her childhood (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), 1994 (Track 1, minutes 8-12 - phone interview)
Box 10 - CD 59 (Tape 40) Kurth, Peter - the focus of the FSFLS biography and the process of getting it written and published (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), n.d. (14:40 and 29:01)
Box 10 - CD 60 (Tape 41 side a) McConihe, Margo - MS musicals as well as FSFLS's marriages and relationships with Clayton Fritchey and George Alfred Browning (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), July 1987 (47:11)
Box 10 - CD 61 (Tape 41 side b) McConihe, Margo - MS musicals as well as FSFLS's marriages and relationships with Clayton Fritchey and George Alfred Browning (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), July 1987 (9:51)
Box 10 - CD 62 (Tape 42) Means, Marianne - the Northern Virginia Sun, Washington politics, FSFLS's writing, Sheila Graham, and Clayton Fritchey (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), 8 April 1987 (31:17 and 31:17 - recorded at a restaurant)
Box 10 - CD 63 (Tape 43 side b) Means, Marianne - journalism and writing, and FSFLS's relationships with George Alfred Browning and Clayton Fritchey (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan and Cecilia Ross), [8 April 1987] (21:36 - recorded at a restaurant)
Box 10 - CD 64 (Tape 44) Ross, Janet - how she first met FSFLS, and their later relationship as in-laws, and life in Nonquitt (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), July 1987 (45:58 and 10:55)
Box 10 - CD 65 (Tape 45) Shepherd, Peter - the making of the 1974 film version of The Great Gatsby, as well as other publishing issues relating to her own work and that of her parents (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), 25 January 1988 (31:49 and 31:46 - phone interview)
Box 10 - CD 66 (Tape 46 side a) Weaver, Peanut and Jeff -Tim Lanahan's life before his suicide (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), October 1992 (Track 1 - 31:21 phone interview)
Box 10 - CD 66 (Tape 46 side b) Weaver, Seabury -Tim Lanahan's life before his suicide (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), October 1992 (Track 2 - 31:22 - phone interview)
Box 10 - CD 67 (Tape 47) Wolff, Geoffrey - discussion between Eleanor and Wolff about F. Scott Fitzgerald at a dinner party in the mid 1960s at Gene Tunney's (Interviewed by Eleanor Lanahan), 10 February 1994 (Track 2 - 8:09 - phone interview)

Series III. School Notebooks

Folder 1.38 "Calcul" notebook, 1937 (1 volume)
Folder 1.39 "Dicteés" notebooks, ca. 1930s (2 volumes)
Folders 1.40 - 1.41 "Narrations" notebooks, ca. 1930s (7 volumes)
Folder 1.42 "Science" notebook, ca. 1930s (1 volume)

Series IV. Correspondence

Outgoing
Folder 1.43 Browning, Col. George A., 17 Aug n.y. (1 ALS)
Folder 1.44 Bruccoli, Matthew, 1967, n.d. (3 carbons, 1 frag)
Folder 1.45 Curtis, Charlotte (New York Times), ca. 1965-1966 (1 draft, 1 carbon)
Folder 1.46 Demoncy Colette (babysitter), 21 Nov n.y. (1 ALS)
Folder 1.47 Fitzgerald, F. Scott, 1925, n.d. (2 postcards)
Folder 1.48 Fitzgerald, Zelda, 1930-1931 (4 ALS, 4 postcards)
Folder 1.49 Fritchey, Clayton, 20 Mar 1966 (1 draft)
Folder 1.50 Gardner, Joan 1969, n.d. (1 TLS, 1 ALS, 1 carbon)
Folder 1.51 Hazard, Blake, Nathan and Zachary, ca. 1978-1985 (2 greeting cards, 3 ALS)
Folder 1.52 Hazard, Rowley, 1973-1984 (6 ALS, 2 TLS)
Folder 1.53 Hill, Elizabeth, 1973 (1 postcard)
Folder 1.54 [Kroll?], Nathan and Frances, 12 Mar n.y. (1 carbon)
Folders 1.55 - 1.60 Lanahan, Eleanor, 1962-1969 (6 folders)
Folders 2.1 - 2.8 Lanahan, Eleanor, 1970-1981 (8 folders)
Folders 2.9 - 2.10 Lanahan, Eleanor, 1983-1985 (2 folders)
Folder 2.11 Lanahan, Eleanor, n.d. (1 folder)
Folders 2.12 - 2.13 Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jack," [1940], 1944-1945, 1957, 1963-1975, 1985 (2 folders)
Box 24 [Lanahan Family Correspondence] ca. 1966-1971 [RESTRICTED]
Box 24 [Lanahan Family Correspondence] 1983-1986 [RESTRICTED]
Folder 2.14 Lanahan, Sheila 1 Jan 1971 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.15 Lanahan/Smith children, 17 Nov 1967 (1 TL)
Folder 2.16 McAdoo, Cynthia, 1945-1951 (5 ALS)
Folder 2.17 McAdoo, Francis, ca. 1940s (1 ALS)
Folder 2.18 McCarthy, Eugene, 17 Sep 1968 (1 carbon)
Folder 2.19 Miles, Eleanor Lanahan, 1942-1943, 1978-1986 (7 ALS, 3 TLS)
Folder 2.20 Mayfield, Sara ca. 1971 (1 carbon)
Folder 2.21 Ober, Anne, 20 Jan 1958 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.22 Ridder, Walter, n.d. (photocopy)
Folder 2.23 Sayre, Minerva, 1927-1930, n.d. (14 ALS, 3 postcards)
Folder 2.24 Smith, C. Grove 1979-1985, n.d. (8 TLS, 5 ALS, 1 carbon
Folder 2.25 Smith, Rosalind Sayre, 17 Apr [1931] (1 ALS)
Folder 2.26 "Santa," ca. 1920s (1 ALS)
Folder 2.27 "Jacqueline," ca. 1920s (unsent postcard)
Folder 2.28 "Dorothy, " re: F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Lo, the Poor Peacock" as printed in Esquire, [1971] (1 ALS)
Folder 2.29 Miscellaneous and unidentified
Incoming
Folder 2.30 Baker, Clotilde, 6 Mar 1986 (1 ALS - 2 photographs separated)
Folder 2.31 [Baldridge, Letitia?], [1962?] (1 ALS)
Folder 2.32 Boggs, Lindy, 22 July 1976 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.33 [Bourjaily], Vance, 9 Oct 1965 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.34 Bradlee, Ben (Washington Post), 16 May 1966 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.35 Brady, James W. (Women's Wear Daily), 1 Mar 1966 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.36 Brinson, Marjorie Sayre, 1943-1949 (2 TLS, 2 ALS)
Folder 4.17 Bruccoli, Matthew 1969-1986, n.d. (5 TLS, 1 ALS, enclosures)
Folder 2.37 Carpenter, Liz, 1978, 1986 (2 postcards)
Folder 2.38 Carter, Jimmy, 10 Nov 1975, n.d. (1 TLS, 1 Christmas card)
Folder 2.39 Cerf, Bennett (Random House), 1945 (3 TLS and 1 enclosure)
Folder 2.40 Church, Frank, 1959, 1973, 1976 (3 TLS)
Folder 2.41 Curtis, Charlotte (New York Times), 1965-1966 (3 TLS)
Folder 2.42 Davis, Meyer, 4 Jan 1966 (1 TLS)
Folder 4.18 de Havilland, Olivia, 9 July 1981 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.43 Delihant, Thomas, 1945-1947, n.d. (3 TLS, 1 ALS)
Folder 2.44 Donaldson, Scott, 20 July 1978 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.45 Fitzgerald, Mollie McQuillan, 1928, n.d. (6 ALS)
Folder 3.76 Fitzgerald, Zelda, 1928 (1 postcard)
Folder 2.46 Fox, Evelyn K. (Woman's Club of Rockville) 1975-1976 (4 TLS)
Folder 2.47 Fulbright, J. William, 26 July 1974 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.48 Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1962, 1963 (2 autographed notes and annotated articles)
Folder 2.49 Gill, Brendan (The New Yorker), ca. 1945-1946, 1951, 1972, n.d. (4 TLS, 2 ALS, 1 note
Folder 2.50 Gingrich, Arnold (Esquire), 13 Sep 1961 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.51 Goodhue, Mary "Dede," 16 June 1986 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.52 Graeber, Betty Beale 7 Feb 1984 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.53 Graham, Katharine (Washington Post), 1967-1970 (2 TLS, 1 ALS)
Folder 2.54 Graham, Sheilah, 29 Mar 1951 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.55 Harrison, Gilbert A. 26 Jan 1976 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.56 Hart, Gary 25 Aug 1982 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.57 Hayes, Harold (Esquire), 15 July 1965 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.58 Hersey, John (Life Magazine), 10 Mar 1944 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.59 Highland Hospital (re Zelda Fitzgerald), 1947, 1948 (2 TLS)
Folder 2.60 Hoopes, Townsend "Tim," 1953-1957, n.d. (6 ALS, 2 TLS)
Folder 2.61 Humphrey, Muriel, 29 Sep 1968 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.62 Janney, Mary 6 July 1967 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.63 Johnson, Lady Bird, 1964, 1982, 1986 (2 TLS, 1 telegram)
Johnson, Lady Bird - See also, Biography - Funeral Attendance book, for June 1986 telegram
Folder 2.64 [Kidder, Frances Turnbull?], ca. 1975, 18 June 1986 (2 ALS, 2 photographs separated)
Folder 2.65 Ladies Home Journal, 24 Apr 1941 (1 TLS, 1 typed note)
Folder 2.66 Lanahan, Betty 31 Jan 1947 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.67 Lanahan, Cecilia, ca. 1967 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.68 Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jack" 22 Jan 1940 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.69 Lanahan, William Wallace, ca. 1946 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.70 MacRae, [?] (re Zelda Fitzgerald), ca. 1948 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.71 Marshman, D. M. (Donald M. "Mac"), 1945-1946 (2 ALS)
Folder 2.72 Mayfield, Sara, 1970-1971 (1 TLS, 2 forwarded TLS re Zelda Fitzgerald)
Folder 2.73 McCarthy, Eugene, 19 Oct 1968 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.74 McGovern, George, 6 Feb 1973 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.75 Menotti, Gian Carlo, 21 Jan 1976 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.76 Miles, Eleanor Lanahan, 1947-1967, 1979 (3 ALS, 1 TLS)
Folder 2.77 Mondale, Walter, 9 Feb 1984 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.78 Morris, Willie, 15 Sep 1976 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.79 Muskie, Edmund and Jane, 1971-1972 (3 TLS)
Folder 2.80 Myers, Carmel, 20 Nov 1970 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.81 Naylor, Lawrence P. 1939-1940 (2 ALS)
Folder 2.82 New York City League of Women Voters, 6 Oct 1944 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.83 Newman, Harry Wright, 21 Dec 1982 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.84 Noyes, Newbold (Washington Evening Star), 23 Feb 1966 (1 TLS with FSFLS's notes)
Folder 2.85 Ober, Anne, 12 Oct 1938 (1 TL)
Folder 2.86 Palmer, Clothilde Sayre, 3 Jan 1946 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.87 Pattillo, Edward "Eddie," 1983-1986 (1 TLS, 1 ALS, 6 postcards)
Folder 2.88 Perkins, Maxwell, 1943, 1945 (2 TLS)
Folder 2.89 Prince, Harold, 5 June 1980 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.90 Ransom, Louise, 1973, 1986 (1 ALS, 2 TLS)
Folder 2.91 Ring, Frances, 15 Sep 1981 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.92 Robb, Lynda Bird Johnson, Sep 1977 (1 ALS)
Folder 4.19 Sayre, Minerva, 1927-1929 (12 ALS)
Folder 4.20 Sayre, Minerva, 1946-1953, n.d. (14 ALS, 1 frag)
Folder 2.93 Seldes, Timothy (Harcourt Brace), 7 Jan 1966 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.94 Sereze, V., 26 Oct 1931 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.95 Scribner, Charles, 1979, 1981 (1 ALS, 1 annotated clipping)
Folder 2.96 Shriver, Sargent, 12 Sep 1975 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.97 Smith, Jacqueline "Poupette," 1986 (3 postcards, 1 greeting card)
Folder 4.21 Smith, Rosalind Sayre 1945-1976, n.d. (7 TLS, 2 ALS, TLS from lawyer to nursing home)
Folder 2.98 Sprague, Annabel Fitzgerald, 1974-1975 (2 ALS)
Folder 2.99 Stevenson, Adlai, 1962-1963 (3 TLS, 1 TL)
Folder 2.100 Tidyman, Ernest (New York Times), 23 Feb 1966 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.101 Vaughn, Courtney Sprague (Annabel Fitzgerald Sprague's daughter), 1978, n.d. (2 ALS)
Folder 2.102 Weaver, Peanut, 11 May 1960 (1 TLS)
White, Theodore: See Politics - Notes on McGovern Campaign
Folder 2.103 Williams, Tennessee, 12 May 1962 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.104 [Winship?], Tom, 17 Dec 1965 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.105 Wouk, Herman, 5 Apr 1974 (1 ALS)
Folder 4.22 Yates, Janty and Paul Martin Smith, 1978, 1984, 1986 (2 ALS, 1 telegram)
Folder 2.106 "Nannie Eva," ca. 1920s (1 ALS)
Folder 2.107 Miscellaneous letters in French, ca. 1920s (2 ALS, 2 postcards)
Folder 2.108 "Bobby" (college boyfriend), 7 Dec 1939 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.109 "Brad" (college boyfriend), Feb 1939 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.110 "Jim" (college boyfriend), 20 Feb 1939 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.111 "Stanley" (college boyfriend), 11 Oct 1939 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.112 "Sally," n.d. (1 TLS)
Folder 2.113 Miscellaneous and unidentified, 1928-1986
From Others to Others
Folder 2.114 Bruccoli, Matthew to Eleanor Lanahan, 1983, 1986 (3 TLS, 1 note)
Folder 2.115 Ethel Walker School to F. Scott Fitzgerald, 11 June 1938 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.116 Ethel Walker School to Anne Ober, Oct-Nov 1936 (2 TLS, 2 notices)
Folder 2.117 Fischer, Elizabeth to Eleanor Lanahan, 1986 (4 TLS)
Autograph Files (OV) Fitzgerald, F. Scott to "Mme. White" about FSFLS, addressed from Grove Park Inn, Ashville, North Carolina, [1936] [VC purchase, not part of original accession]
Folder 2.118 Fitzgerald, John to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Oct 1909 (1 postcard)
Folder 2.119 Hardesty, Emily to Eleanor Lanahan, 1986 (2 ALS, 1 TLS from an attorney)
Folder 2.120 Janney, Mary D. to Eleanor Lanahan, 1986 (1 ALS, 1 TLS, 1 copy of FSFLS eulogy)
Folder 2.121 Kiefer, Kitty to Eleanor Lanahan, 13 Aug 1979 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.122 Lanahan, Betty to Eleanor Lanahan, n.d. (1 ALS)
Folder 2.123 Lanahan, Samuel Jackson "Jacky" to Eleanor Lanahan, ca. 1986 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.124 Lanahan, William Wallace to Jack Lanahan, 1945 (2 TLS, 1 carbon)
Folder 2.125 Lanahan, Wallace to William Wallace and Eleanor Lanahan, ca. 1940s (1 ALS, 1 TLS)
Folder 2.126 Meyer, Starke to Eleanor Lanahan, 1986 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.127 Miles, Eleanor Lanahan to Eleanor Lanahan, 1986, 1988 (2 ALS, 1 TLS)
Folder 2.128 Miles, Eleanor Lanahan to Jack Lanahan 1945-1946, n.d. (7 ALS, 5 TLS)
Folder 2.129 Ober, Richard to Eleanor Lanahan, 18 Feb 1987 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.130 Pier, Arthur S. and Andre Brewster to William Wallace and Eleanor Lanahan (re Tim Lanahan), ca. 1940s (2 carbons)
Folder 2.131 Raimey, Josephine to Minerva Sayre (re Zelda Fitzgerald), 1948 (2 ALS)
Folder 2.132 Sayre, Minerva to Zelda Fitzgerald, 11 May 1928 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.133 Sayre, Minerva to [Smith?] Newman, 9 Dec 1950 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.134 Sayre, Minerva to "Jacques," 26 May 1955 (1 ALS)
Folder 2.135 Smith, Jacqueline "Poupette" to Eleanor and Cecilia Lanahan, 1986-1987 (2 ALS)
Folder 2.136 Smith, Rosalind Sayre to Jack Lanahan, 14 Feb 1951 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.137 Sprague, Annabel Fitzgerald to Zelda Fitzgerald, n.d. (1 ALS)
Folder 2.138 Summers, U. T. to Eleanor Lanahan, 21 Sep 1988 (1 TLS)
Folder 2.139 Weaver, Peanut to Jack Lanahan, ca. 1960s (1 ALS)
Folders 2.140 - 2.141 Condolence letters to the Lanahan children, A-M, 1986 (2 folders)
Folders 3.1-3.2 Condolence letters to the Lanahan children, N-Z, unidentified, 1986 (2 folders)
Invitations
Folder 3.3 Misc invitations to FSFLS
Folder 3.4 Misc invitations from FSFLS

Series V. Writings

Folder 3.5 "Doings of a Bad Girl, or a Consequence of Algebra," 1935
Folder 3.6 "A Short Retort," Mademoiselle, July 1939
Folder 4.23 "End of Everything," College Bazaar, Aug 1940
Folder 3.7 Time, Inc. news broadcasts, ca. 1942-1943
Folder 3.8 "Book Jacket, 1945," Saturday Review of Literature, 5 May 1945
Folder 3.9 "The Water Cooler," The New Yorker, 22 Sep 1945
Folder 3.10 "New Yorker Story, 1945," Saturday Review of Literature, 13 Oct 1945
Folder 3.11 "The Importance of Being Kissed," Colliers, 23 Feb 1946 (clipping)
Box 6 "The Importance of Being Kissed," Colliers, 23 Feb 1946 (complete magazine)
Folder 3.12 "Table for Two" columns and book reviews, The New Yorker 1946-1948 (typescripts and galley proofs)
Folder 4.24 "Table for Two" columns and book reviews, The New Yorker ca. 1945-1948 (clippings)
Folder 4.25 "How They Started," Junior Bazaar, Apr 1947
Folder 4.26 Unidentified article, Junior Bazaar, Sep 1947
Folder 4.27 "The Stocking Present," The New Yorker, 27 Dec 1947
Folder 3.13 "Cinderella's Daughter," 1952 (2 drafts and correspondence)
Folder 3.14 Democratic Digest, 1954-1955 (published pieces)
Folder 4.28 Democratic Digest, 1956, n.d. (typescripts)
Folder 23.8 Original water colors from Democratic Digest covers, ca. 1954 (2 water colors)
Folder 3.15 "Cupid and Psyche," 1956
Boxes 25-26 Northern Virginia Sun articles - scrapbooks 1957-1958 (3 volumes)
Folders 4.29 - 4.32 Northern Virginia Sun articles, ca. 1957-1959 (4 folders of loose clippings)
Folder 4.33 "Fitzgerald As He Really Was," book review, Washington Post, 27 Apr 1958
Folder 3.16 Toast to Phyllis Fritchey on the eve of her wedding, [23 May 1958]
Folder 4.34 "'Little Rhody' Revels in Triple Play at Polls," Washington Post, 26 June 1960
Folder 4.35 "3 Rhode Island Democrats Vie for Green's Senate Seat," Washington Post, 27 Sep 1960
Folder 4.36 "A Fascinating Place to Live," House and Garden, July 1962 (clipping)
Box 6 "A Fascinating Place to Live," House and Garden, July 1962 (complete magazine)
Box 6 "The Political Woman: Two Phases," Esquire, July 1962 (complete magazine)
Folder 4.37 "The Night Before Congress," Washington Post, 6 Jan 1963
Folder 4.38 Articles about the Peace Corps, Washington Post, June 1963
Folder 3.17 "Merry Christmas from the Smiths," The New Yorker, 21 Dec 1963
Folder 3.18 "The Lovely Americans" - piece for Esquire on the Peace Corps, ca. 1963
Folder 3.19 Letter to the Editor of the Evening Star, 1 Feb 1964
Folder 3.20 - 3.21 The Cat's Whiskers / Love, Among Other Things - Drafts, 1964 (2 folders)
Folder 3.22 The Cat's Whiskers / Love, Among Other Things - Correspondence, 1964-1965
Folder 4.39 The Cat's Whiskers / Love, Among Other Things - Auburn University production, 1988
Folder 4.40 "Interior Analysis," 31 Oct 1965
Box 6 "My Father's Letters: Advice Without Consent," Esquire, Oct 1965 (complete magazine)
Folder 3.23 "Time with Tonsein," 1965
Folder 4.41 New York Times articles, 1965-1966
Folder 4.42 New York Times articles - check stubs, 1965-1966
Folder 6.2 "War Declared on Affluence," Evening Post News[satirical MS mock newspaper, 4 March 1966
Folder 3.24 "Beauty and the Hairdresser," Washington Post Potomac, 26 June 1966
Folder 5.44 "Paradise for Plain and Prancing," Lancaster New Era, Sep 1966 (article and responses)
Box 6 "A Place Where People Really Live," House and Garden, Oct 1966 (complete magazine)
Boxes 27-28 "News to Me" column, Washington Post, 1966-1967 (scrapbooks of original clippings - 2 volumes)
Folders 5.1 - 5.2 "News to Me" column, Washington Post, 1966-1967 (2 folders - original clippings)
Folder 5.3 "News to Me" column, Washington Post, 1966-1967 (photocopies)
Folder 5.4 "News to Me" column, Washington Post, ca. 1966-1967 (typescript drafts)
Folder 5.5 "Centers are Up Their Alley," Washington Post, Feb 1967
Folder 3.25 "The Group and I," McCall's, July 1967 (clipping)
Box 6 "The Group and I," McCall's, July 1967 (complete magazine)
Folder 3.26 "Happy New Year: 5728," Washington Post, 3 Oct 1967
Folder 3.27 Unpublished "News to Me" piece, Nov 1967
Box 6 "Christmas Radiance at the White House, House and Garden, Dec 1967 (complete magazine)
Folder 3.28 "The Alternative Prospect," Letter to the editor of The Washington Post, 17 Sep 1968
Boxes 27-28 Advertisements for "United Democrats for Humphrey," 1968 (end of both scrapbook albums)
Folder 3.29 "The Sugar Tiger of Georgetown," Washingtonian, with Winzola McLendon, May 1969
Folders 5.6 - 5.7 Novel about Washington, ca. 1969 (2 folders)
Folder 3.30 Don't Quote Me - Early drafts and correspondence, ca. 1969
Folder 3.31 Don't Quote Me - Drafts of various chapters, ca. 1969
Folder 3.32 Don't Quote Me - "Autobiographical Resume," ca. 1969
Folder 5.8 Don't Quote Me - Rights and royalties, 1969-1974
Folder 5.9 Don't Quote Me - Clippings, 1970
Box 6 Excerpt from Don't Quote Me, Ladies Home Journal, Nov 1970 (complete magazine)
Folder 3.33 "How Washington Women Stay Young," Washingtonian, with Winzola McLendon, Apr 1970
Folder 5.10 "The Art of Gossip," Sunday Herald Tribune, 22 Nov 1970
Folder 3.34 "Georgetown: The Living End," Venture, with Winzola McLendon, Dec-Jan 1970
Folder 3.35 "Recipe for a Washington Dinner Party," Ladies Home Journal, with Winzola McLendon, May 1971 (clipping)
Box 6 "Recipe for a Washington Dinner Party," Ladies Home Journal, with Winzola McLendon, May 1971 (complete magazine)
Folder 3.36 "The Round Trip" - Movie outline by FSFLS and Winzola McLendon, ca. 1972
Folder 6.2 "Four Christmas Memories," Washington Post Potomac, 23 Dec 1973
Folder 5.11 Bits of Paradise - Preface, 1973
Box 29 Bits of Paradise - Scrapbook of photocopied clippings, 1974 (final pages of scrapbook)
Folder 3.37 "Farewell Address... to Washington," ca. 1973
Folder 3.38 "Notes About My Now Famous Father," Family Circle, May 1974
Folder 5.12 The Romantic Egoists - General, 1974-1975, n.d.
Folder 5.13 The Romantic Egoists - Clippings, 1974-1975
Box 29 The Romantic Egoists - Scrapbook of clippings, 1974-1975
Folder 3.39 Introduction for Susan Mary Jay Patten, 23 Oct 1975
Folder 5.14 An Alabama Journal, 1976
Folder 3.40 "Dede Goodhue: At Home in the Chamber," Vassar Quarterly, 1977
Folder 3.41 "The Colonial Ancestors of Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald," 1981
Folder 3.42 Outline for Novel by Dot Moore, Jack Wagnon and FSFLS, ca. 1982
Folder 3.43 "The Maryland Ancestors of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald," 1983
Folder 3.44 "Ferraro: Two Views," Montgomery Advertiser, 26 Oct 1984
Folder 3.45 "The Big Benefit," with Mary Channing, n.d.
Folder 3.46 "The Compliment," n.d.
Folder 3.47 "Gin and Diapers," n.d.
Folder 5.15 "Lesson One," n.d.
Folder 3.48 "Life in Our Hick Town, London Sunday Times, n.d.
Folder 3.49 "A Matter of Time" by Victoria Mims [pen name or Sayre family member?], n.d.
Folder 3.50 "The New Washington Society: Is it for Real," with Winzola McLendon, n.d.
Folder 3.51 "Novel," n.d. (notebook)
Folder 3.52 "Panel Discussion," n.d.
Folder 3.53 "The Tale of Herbert Rabbit: A Cocktail-Time Story," n.d.
Folder 3.54 "We Wives," n.d.
Folder 3.55 Unpublished piece for the New York Sunday Times, n.d.
Folder 3.56 Unpublished piece for the New York Sunday Times, n.d.
Folder 3.57 Miscellaneous
Folder 5.16 Miscellaneous
Folder 5.17 Miscellaneous notes

Series VI. F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald
Folder 5.18 Will, 1937
Folder 5.19 Estate (John Biggs), 1943-1946
Folders 5.20 - 5.22 Clippings, 1945-1989 (3 folders)
Box 6 "The Spell of Scott Fitzgerald Grows Stronger," Life, 16 Feb 1959 (complete magazine)
Folder 5.23 Miscellaneous rights issues, 1955-1974
Folder 3.58 Papers at Princeton University, 1956-1975
Folder 3.59 Tender is the Night - Selznick film adaptation, 1960
Folder 3.60 The Great Gatsby - Aubrey Goodman musical, 1961
Folder 5.24 The Great Gatsby - Artie Shaw musical, 1969-1978
Folder 5.25 The Great Gatsby - Film -Rights and royalties, 1961, 1971-1973
Folder 3.61 F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Definitive Bibliography, 1972
Folder 3.62 The Great Gatsby - Film - FSFLS's notes on the screenplay, 1973
Folder 5.26 The Great Gatsby - Film - Release party, 1974
Folder 5.27 The Great Gatsby - Film - Clippings, 1974
Folder 6.4 The Great Gatsby - Film - Clippings, 1974
Box 6 The Great Gatsby - Film - Clippings - Sunday Times and Vogue, 1974 (complete magazines)
Folder 3.63 "The F. Scott Fitzgerald Follies," University Club of Saint Paul, 1975
Folder 5.28 The Last Tycoon - Film -Rights and royalties, 1975-1976
Folder 3.64 Three Comrades screenplay - Publication, 1978
Folder 5.29 Tender is the Night - Foreign editions ca. 1980
Folder 3.65 University of Minnesota Conference, 1982
Folder 3.66 The Great Gatsby - Arion Press edition, 1985
Folder 5.30 Sale of 1939 letter from FSF to FSFLS, 1985
Folder 3.67 Matthew Bruccoli's lecture guides, 1988
Folder 6.3 St Paul coloring book featuring FSF, produced by the Gaultier Plaza, ca. 1980s
Folder 5.31 Miscellaneous
Box 10 - CD 68 (Tape 12) Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion" radio show, recorded at the St. Paul Minnesota's Fitzgerald Theater, renamed the previous week for F. Scott Fitzgerald. Keillor described the events surrounding the rededication and played a University of Michigan tape of F. Scott reading Keats' Ode to a Nightingale, 1 Oct 1994 (51:12 - first 15 minutes are about Fitzgerald)
Box 10 - CD 69 (Tape 48) Fitzgerald Society, Princeton University Centennial Conference - Honoria Murphy Donnelly, introduced by Linda P. Miller, September 1996 (Track 1, 32:47 - poor recording)
Box 10 - CD 69 (Tape 48) Fitzgerald Society, Princeton University Centennial Conference - Fanny Myers Brennan on her life, including her childhood in Paris, September 1996 (Track 2, 29:34 - poor recording)
Box 10 - CD 70 (Tape 49) Fitzgerald Society, Princeton University Centennial Conference - Budd Schulberg and Frances Kroll Ring, September 1996 (32:37)
Box 10 - CD 71 (Tape 49) Fitzgerald Society, Princeton University Centennial Conference -Ring Lardner Jr. and Tony Butitta, September 1996 (31:50)
Box 10 - CD 72 (Tape 50) Fitzgerald Society, Princeton University Centennial Conference -[George Garrett?], September 1996 (32:35 and 6:40)
Zelda Fitzgerald
Folder 5.32 Clippings, 1948-1987
Folder 3.68 Nancy Milford biography, 1963-1970
Folder 5.33 Save Me the Waltz - Film idea by Jerome Hellman, 1971-1973
Folder 3.69 Papers at Princeton University, 1972
Folder 3.70 Article about Zelda's paper dolls, Mademoiselle, Mar 1974
Folders 5.34 - 5.35 Art Patron League of Mobile Exhibition, 1975 (2 folders)
Folder 3.71 Miscellaneous, 1973-1986
Box 26 Unidentified pair of bead-woven shoes - [made by Zelda?], n.d.
F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald
Folder 5.36 Memorial Park, Montgomery, Alabama, 1971
Folder 5.37 Re-interment, 1974-1975
Folder 5.38 Re-interment - Clippings, 1975
Folder 6.5 Re-interment - Clippings, 1975
Folder 3.72 Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum Association, Montgomery, Alabama, 1987-1988, n.d.
Folder 5.39 Homes
Folder 5.40 Miscellaneous

Series VII. Political Activity and Interests

Box 17 Scrapbook - Politics, 1956
Folder 7.1 Democratic National Convention and Tour, 1956
Folders 7.2 - 7.3 Democratic National Committee - Caravan, 1964 (2 folders)
Folder 7.4 Democratic National Committee - Race, 1964
Folder 7.5 Humphrey/Muskie Campaign, 1968
Folder 7.6 Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, ca. 1970
Folder 7.7 Democratic National Convention, 1972
Folder 7.8 McGovern Campaign, 1971-1972
Folder 7.9 "Notes on the McGovern Campaign for Teddy White's Book," 1972 (2 drafts and a letter to and from Theodore H. White)
Box 10 - CD 73 (Reel 2) Participants in the "Grassroots Grasshopper" train tour for the George McGovern campaign talking about their experiences. Speakers included: Liz Carpenter, "Ethel," "Fred" (photographer), FSFLS, C. Grove Smith, Liz Carrie, "Penny," "Judy," Cecilia Lanahan, and several unidentified people, 25 October 1972 (25:52)
Box 10 - CD 74 (Reel 3) Hyman, Lester and Helen - the running of the George McGovern Campaign, (Interviewed by FSFLS and C. Grove Smith) 1972 (64:04)
Box 10 - CD 75 (Reel 3) Hyman, Lester and Helen - the running of the George McGovern Campaign, (Interviewed by FSFLS and C. Grove Smith) 1972 (27:43)
Box 10 - CD 76 (Reel 4) Hyman, Lester and Helen - the running of the George McGovern Campaign, (Interviewed by FSFLS and C. Grove Smith) 1972 (47:17)
Folder 7.10 Montgomery, Alabama, ca. 1978-1979
Folder 7.11 Democratic National Convention, 1980
Folder 7.12 Miscellaneous, ca. 1954-1979, n.d.
Folder 7.13 Ephemera
Folder 7.14 News clippings about race, women's rights, and other issues
Box 26 Badges, pins and other realia - includes a parade official ribbon from the JFK/LBJ Inaugural Parade and 2 Adlai Stevenson buttons

Series VIII. Musical Theater and Skits

Folder 8.1 Vassar College, ca. 1938-1985
Box 10 - CD 77 (Tape 51) Vassar College - copy of OMGIM group's songs, ca. 1940s (8:36)
Box 16 Scrapbook - Mostly MS skits, 1953-1956
Folder 8.2 MS programs, 1954-1967
Folders 8.3 - 8.4 Clippings, 1955-1959 (2 folders)
Folders 8.5 - 8.6 "Jolly's Folly," 1957 (2 folders)
Folder 8.7 "See How They Run," 1960
Box 10 - CD 82 (Reel 5) "See How They Run" MS show performance, 1960 (30:37)
Box 10 - CD 83 (Reel 6) "See How They Run" MS show performance, 1960 (31:16)
Box 10 - CD 84 (Reel 7) "See How They Run" MS show performance, 1960 (14:10)
Box 10 - CD 85 (Reel 8) "See How They Run" professional recording, n.d. (26:14)
Folder 8.8 "New Front Here," 1961
Box 10 - CD 86 (Reel 9) "New Front Here" MS show performance, 1961 (29:01)
Box 10 - CD 87 (Reel 10) "New Front Here" MS show performance, 1961 (29:26)
Folder 8.9 Untitled production - "First NY efforts..." 1961
Box 10 - CD 94 (Reel 17) Pros singing - "1st N.Y. effort," [1961] (Track 1 - minutes 1-14 and 29-35)
Folder 8.10 International Ball script, 1962
Folder 8.11 "How to Succeed in Washington by Really Trying," 1962
Box 10 - CD 88 (Reel 11) "How to Succeed" MS show performance, 1962 (29:05)
Folder 8.12 Washington Festival of Performing Cultures, 1963
Box 10 - CD 89 (Reel 12) "Washington Festival of Performing Cultures," MS show performance, 1963 (29:55)
Box 10 - CD 90 (Reel 13) "Washington Festival of Performing Cultures," MS show performance, 1963 (31:49)
Folders 8.13 -8.17 "Onward and Upward," ca. 1963 (5 folders)
Box 10 - CD 91 (Reel 14) "Onward and Upward," [1963?] (24:21)
Box 10 - CD 92 (Reel 15) "Onward and Upward," [1963?] (46:14)
Folder 8.18 "Stop the Press," 1966
Box 10 - CD 93 (Reel 16) "Playing Politics," n.d. (26:12)
Box 10 - CD 78 (Tape 52) Recording of FSFLS's songs, recorded at reception for "Cat's Whiskers," Auburn University, October 1988 (11:01)
Folder 8.19 Miscellaneous sheet music
Folder 8.20 Miscellaneous

Series IX. Photographs

Boxes 20-21 Family album 1920-1985
Box 20 Photocopies of family album in original order with annotations
Box 19 Vassar album, ca. 1938-1942
Box 17 Wedding album, 1942
Box 19 Album of MS productions, 1956-1962
Box 22 Loose photos and photos removed from other parts of the collection, ca. 1921-1985
Folder 23.4 Anthony D. Sayre, n.d.
Folder 23.5 Calvert School graduation, ca. 1933
Folder 23.6 Mary Janney, Frances Kilpatrick and Mary Earle - Vassar production of "Guess Who's Here," 1940
Folder 23.7 Life Magazine photos of FSFLS and her children, 1959, 1960 (2 photographs)

Series X. Miscellaneous

Folder 3.73 Green Acres School, ca. 1951-1954
Folder 3.74 Publications with unidentified connections to FSFLS
Box 6 Publications with unidentified connections to FSFLS
Folder 5.41 Clippings - Betty Beale
Folder 5.42 Clippings - Martha Mitchell
Folder 5.43 Miscellaneous clippings
Folder 3.75 Miscellaneous
Folder 23.9 Reproduction of Charles Pinet etching of Notre Dame, inscribed by [Christiane Johnson], 29 Aug 1973
Box 10 - CD 7 (Tape 3 side b) Smithsonian Tour of a Louisiana historic sites along the Mississippi with Ceci Carusi - Rosedown Plantation, Fall 1973? (minutes 23-47)
Box 10 - CD 79 (Tape 53 side a) Smithsonian Tour of a Louisiana historic sites along the Mississippi with Ceci Carusi -unidentified site, Fall 1973? (46:50)
Box 10 - CD 80 (Tape 53 side b) Smithsonian Tour of a Louisiana historic sites along the Mississippi with Ceci Carusi - Shadows-on-the-Teche and 2 unidentified sites Fall 1973? (minutes 1-27 and 31-35)
Box 10 - CD 80 (Tape 53 side b) Smithsonian Tour of a Louisiana historic sites along the Mississippi with Ceci Carusi - FSFLS and Ceci talking about what they learned on their tours and how an article might be written, Fall 1973? (minutes 27-31 and 35-40)
Box 10 - CD 81 (Tape 54) Malloy, Wilda and Virginia Durr - discuss the history and genealogy of Bullock and Montgomery Counties, Alabama (Interviewed by FSFLS ), n.d. (31:04 and 29:24)
Box 10 - CD 2 (Tape 1 side a) Samuel Jackson "Jacky" Lanahan presentation on emergency response in Oregon, n.d. (minutes 36-46)
Box 10 - CD 53 (Tape 36) Unidentified presentation on gardening, n.d. (minutes 19-31 of track 2 )
Box 10 - CD 94 (Reel 17) Pop music from the radio ca. 1960s (Track 1 - minutes 14-29)
Box 10 - CD 94 (Reel 17) Lanahan daughters playing with the recorder, ca. 1960s (Track 2 - 13:30)

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