Charlotte Perkins Gilman Papers, 1846-1961 (177)
Correspondence, diaries, journals, manuscripts, articles, reviews, photos, and drawings provide information about Gilman's personal and public life. The largest group of letters (1897-1900) is to her future second husband, George Houghton Gilman. Other correspondence includes a sizable group to her daughter Katharine between 1895 and 1934; letters from William Dean Howells, Jane Addams, Edward Bellamy, Susan B. Anthony, James Keir Hardie, and Florence Kelley; and items pertaining to her books and articles. Literary material includes manuscripts and typescripts of chapters for Sex in Civilization (1929) and Woman's Coming of Age (1930); the plays A Pretty Idiot (1889), Changing Hands (ca. 1890), and Three Women; and the books Social Ethics, A Study in Ethics (1933), and A Winter in California.