Call Number: Mss Sc 102
Title: Leon Edel fonds.
Extent: 0.04 m of textual records.
Biographical sketch: Leon Edel was an author of
many books and biographer of Henry James. He lived in New York,
but vacationed and resided for parts of the year in Hawaii and Martha's
Vineyard, Massachusetts. He maintained close contact with his cousin
Helen Promislow, who lived in Winnipeg, through letters and a few
visits. Edel was married twice; his first wife passed away from
cancer quite a few years after their separation.
Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University
of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections in October 1995 by
Henry Promislow, Helen's husband. Helen had passed away in 1993.
Scope and content: The fonds consists of correspondence
between Helen Promislow and Leon Edel.
Source of supplied title: Title based on provenance
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this
Accruals: No further accruals to this fonds are
Finding aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.