Willa Cather


Will Cather in 1912 wearing a necklace given to her by Sarah Orne Jewett

Willa Cather (1873-1947) was a prolific author of life on the Great Plains, though her interests eventually ranged farther afield than her native Nebraska. Her most celebrated novels include O! Pioneers, My Ántonia, Song of the Lark, and Death Comes for the Archbishop.

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Drew University, Willa Cather Collection
Finding aid for the Willa Cather Collection at Drew University.

Hathi Trust:  Willa Cather
Contains the full-text of several books written or edited by Cather.

Nebraska State Historical Society, Cather Papers
Finding aid for Cather papers held by the Nebraska State Historical Society.

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Willa Cather Archive
Archive dedicated to Cather’s life and work. Includes full-text books, letters, scholarship, text analysis, and more.

Willa Cather Foundation
Information about Cather’s life and work.

WorldCat: Willa Cather
Bibliographic information on Cather holdings in various archival collections.