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Waterbury, Jean Parker. signed typewritten letter to Zora Neale Hurston, New York. (1p. 8 1/2 x 11). Sending check;.Stua...
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Finding Guide: A Guide to the Zora Neale Hurston Papers
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Title: Waterbury, Jean Parker. signed typewritten letter to Zora Neale Hurston, New York. (1p. 8 1/2 x 11). Sending check;.Stuart Rose good with working on her material.
Series Title: Correspondence
Physical Description: Archival
Language: English
Publication Date: 1953, May 23
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Box: 2
Folder: 16
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Subjects / Keywords: Hurston, Zora Neale
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Source Institution: University of Florida
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System ID: AA00009755:00163

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MAVIS McINTOSH -- ELIZABETH McKEE
LITERARY REPRESENTATIVES
30 EAST 60th STREET
NEW YORK 22, N. Y.
MAVIS McINTOSH
Telephone PLaza 9-1225
ELIZABETH McKEE
Cable Address: KEEBATCH
JEAN PARKER WATERBURY


Daay 23 1953


Dear Zoras

1 The enclosed check from Lippincott, dated April 1, arrived
here today, via Scribner's. MIaybe you'd better tell the
Lippincott accounting department where to reach you so
you can collect a3 little more directly

I'm sorry to say that Stua~rt Rose wasn't fired by BIG CHIEF
BUTT RACK-RAID8 and thought it too much of a juvenile. He is
so good on working with your materifalithat this sort of throws
me.' Not many other editors would be able to take the time t~o
work with you on shaping this into material for their pages;
it's too long ih getting started, and it does have too many-
extraneous facets to fit the tight demands of most mageazines.
I wish I could think of specific suggestions for you,to pull
it into shape for such a place as Collier's but short of a
complete rewriting I don t see what to proffer in the way of
advice. I wish that could be otherwise, for oh, how, I'd
dearly like to have various things of yours in the market.

Do try something else again soon, and let me see it. ,- 4'

All the best--


Jean PaY~ker Waterbury

Mifss Zora Neale Hurston
: General Delivery
Eau Gallie, Fla.


P.S. a newr young editor' at Maemitllan, W~illiam Clifford, asked
after you last week. Said he'd love to knowr you were working
on another book. So would I, says I.