Links to Sites
Spreadsheet (Excel file, .xls) of Wharton’s papers and correspondence at research libraries, including contact information. Updated 5/17/13 with new information. Thanks to Amy M. Kimball of the Sheridan Collections at Johns Hopkins University and Nynke Dorhout at The Mount for making this information available.
- Edith Wharton’s Correspondence with Morton Fullerton at the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas
- Edith Wharton Collection at the Beinecke Library (Yale) (new link)
- Lilly Library Wharton Manuscripts Collection(Indiana University)
- J. Pierpont Morgan Library
- University of Virginia
- Scribner’s Archive (Firestone Library)
- I Tatti
- Houghton Library
- Amherst College Library
- John Hay Library
- Edith Wharton Restoration at The Mount (new site address)
- Contemporary reviews of Edith Wharton’s works available online at the University of Virginia E-text Center
- Research help for students is available on the Student Queries page and the Teaching Wharton page.
- Queries and replies at this site.
Selected Informational Sites and Pages At the Wharton Society Site
- Summaries and Discussion Questions for Wharton’s Major Texts are now available at the Wharton Society site.
- Illustrations from the first edition of The House of Mirth are now available at the Wharton Society site.
- Abby Werlock’s biographical sketch of Wharton and a chronology of Wharton’s life at the Wharton Society site.
- Edith Wharton in the News: Quotations by and about Edith Wharton.
- A parody of Edith Wharton’s style by Donald Ogden Stewart.
- Information on a painting of William Sutherland, 18th count of Sutherland, given to the Louvre by Edith Wharton
- The Mount: Edith Wharton and the American Renaissance . This content-rich and well-researched site is worth a visit.
- Edith Wharton in Lenox contains many pictures of The Mount and Wharton’s life there, including her servants.
- The Edith Wharton page at the popular “Domestic Goddesses” website contains links, pictures, and a biographical sketch drawn from R. W. B. Lewis’s 1975 biography of Edith Wharton as well as graduate student essays selected by Kim Wells, the site owner.
- Edith Wharton’s World . An outstanding photo exhibit at the Smithsonian curated by Eleanor Dwight and Viola Hopkins Winner.
- Edith Wharton: A Life in Pictures and Text offers a brief overview of Wharton’s life and a test-yourself quiz for undergraduate students.