Correspondence (4.15 cubic feet)
Jones-Handy Correspondence (1.16 cubic feet):
This sub-series consists of correspondence between James Jones, Lowney Handy, and/or Harry Handy. This correspondence is filed chronologically. A letter of 3/11/53 from Lowney to Harry in box 3, folder 28 encloses an original 1830 letter from Harry's ancestor George Handy.
- 3. Jones-Handy Correspondence, 1946-Mar 1953.
- 4. Jones-Handy Correspondence, Apr 1953-62 and undated
James Jones Correspondence (0.33 cubic feet):
This sub-series involves correspondence between James Jones and people other than the Handys. The Jones Correspondence is filed chronologically by year and alphabetically within each year. Included in this sub- series is Jones' correspondence with editors and publishers including Maxwell Perkins and Burroughs Mitchell (mostly carbons or photostats of letters), Mary Ann Jones (Jones' sister), and Charles E. Jones (Jones' uncle).
- Box 5. James Jones Correspondence, 1945-56
Handy Correspondence (2.5 cubic feet):
This sub-series contains the correspondence between Lowney or Harry Handy and persons other than James Jones, and is filed chronologically by year and alphabetically within each year. Correspondents include Jeff Jones (James Jones' brother), Upton Sinclair, Olivia de Havilland, and Lt. Fred P. DePalma and Captain Eugene A. Mailloux, regarding Jones' 1944 discharge from the army. Much of this sub-series consists of Lowney's correspondence with her students, family and friends, and ranges in time from 1930 to Lowney's death in 1964
- 6. Handy Correspondence, 1930-54
- 7. Handy Correspondence, 1955-61
- 8. Handy Correspondence, 1962-63
- 9. Handy Correspondence, 1963-64i
General Correspondence (0.16 cubic feet):
This sub-series contains correspondence involving persons other than Jones or the Handys. Included are photostats of correspondence involving Maxwell Aley, John Hall Wheelock, and Maxwell Perkins; also scattered correspondence of Colony writers who are not represented in Series III (Manuscripts) or Series IV (Personal Papers).
- Box 10. General Correspondence, 1936-64 and undated