FPK to Peter Keyes, April 30, 1933

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Dublin Core

Title

FPK to Peter Keyes, April 30, 1933

Description

Handwritten nine page letter from FPK to her son Peter detailing the difficulty of middle son John to "establish himself in a career" during the depression; the likely bankruptcy of her publisher, Liveright Inc., and the concerns over her manuscript for Senator Marlowe's Daughter; discusses offers of other publishing houses, but maintains loyalty to Julian Messner with whom she worked directly at Liveright, "Mr. J.M. has been so good to me that I feel I can not desert him as long as I feel as there is a chance that he may go on publishing books,” Keyes writes.

Creator

Frances Parkinson Keyes

Source

From the collection of Frances Parkinson Keyes Papers, Special Collections, University of Vermont Library.

Date

1933-04-30

Contributor

Kassandra LaPrade Seuthe

Comments

Allowed tags: <p>, <a>, <em>, <strong>, <ul>, <ol>, <li>

About the Original Item

Date Added
April 29, 2014
Collection
Frances Parkinson Keyes Collection
Citation
Frances Parkinson Keyes, “FPK to Peter Keyes, April 30, 1933,” Omeka@CTL, accessed August 6, 2020, http://badger.uvm.edu/omeka/items/show/1940.
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