University of Georgia

Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Athens, GA

Collection: Frank Daniel Papers ca. 1928-1979.

Collection ID: MSS:835

Arrangement: The O’Connor letters are found in “Box 1,” “Folder 47.”

Frank Daniel was a critic and journalist at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He wrote an article about O’Connor that appeared in the July 22, 1962 edition of the Atlanta Journal Constitution entitled, “Flannery O’Connor Shapes Own Capital.”

The collection contains a single letter from O’Connor dated July 1962 in which she thanks Daniel for writing the article. She mentions that she liked the photographs used in the article and that a swan described in the article had died.

Collection: John Donald Wade Family Papers 1857-1963.

Collection ID:MSS:2945.

Arrangement: The O’Connor letters are in “Box 4,” “Folder 17.”

John Donald Wade was founder and editor of the Georgia Review, a quarterly literary magazine. Andrew Lytle recommended O’Connor to Wade as a possible contributor to Georgia Review. This collection contains three letters from Wade to O’Connor and two letters from O’Connor dated September through October 1947. Wade wrote to O’Connor at the University of Iowa, introducing himself and the Georgia Review. O’Connor compliments Wade on the quality of the stories in the first several issues of the Georgia Review, and the two discuss the possibility of publishing stories from O’Connor's work in progress, Wise Blood.

Collection: John Donald Wade Papers.

Collection ID:MSS:837.

Arrangement: The O’Connor letters in the correspondence for the Georgia Review are arranged alphabetically by correspondent, and can be found in “ Box 11,” “Folder 2.”

The collection contains one letter from Wade and one letter from O’Connor dated June 1948. O’Connor tells Wade she is getting an agent and would like him to return her story, “The Crop.” Wade agrees to return the story and asks O’Connor to consider submitting other stories to the Georgia Review.