Stone, Grace Zaring (1896-1977)
Scope:
The Grace Zaring Stone collection primarily consists of diaries and journals.  These diaries are in 14 bound notebooks and range in dates from 1927 to 1971.  Various letters, photographs, and printed items are interleaved throughout. They include details of Stone's extensive travels to China, Japan, Mexico, Rome, Russia, and Europe; several sketches; press clippings; and several items of correspondence. Sketches in the diaries are of various literary figures, friends, and acquaintances including John Steinbeck, Robert Lowell, W.H. Auden, Gore Vidal, and Osbert Sitwell among others.  Notable correspondents include Archibald MacLeish, Isabel Paterson, Elisabeth Taglialiue Fields, Charlie de Chamourg and Bernard Fay. The diaries also contain several poems written for Stone by authors James Merrill, Vincent Sheean, and Robert Morse.  In addition, the collection contains a manuscript version of "Memories of a Little Monster," and several pages of notes regarding Robert Lowell, Vladimir Nabokov, and Gore Vidal.
Notable Figures
1. Stone, Grace (Zaring)
Associated Subjects
1. Women's Studies Collections -- Novels and Short Stories Subject Guide
2. Literary Collections Subject Guide
3. Helen Deutsch Research Section