The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce some additions to the St. Cloud State University Sinclair Lewis Collection in Minnesota Reflections. User can now explore more than 40 photographs of Lewis' life in addition to Lewis' correspondence with Marcella Powers. This addition of photographs includes the Lewis family home in Sauk Centre as well as images of Lewis as an adult traveling in the United States and Europe. Several of these images include Marcella Powers, who was Sinclair Lewis' intimate friend between 1939-1947.
The Sinclair Lewis Collection also includes a set of 262 letters and one poem written by author Sinclair Lewis to his friend Marcella Powers. Lewis discusses his career and his writing, his feelings for Powers, and his social life. The St. Cloud State University Archives has in its collection in the James W. Miller Learning Resources Center materials relating to Sinclair Lewis, including the Lewis Family Papers, Hubert Gibson Collection of Sinclair Lewis, the Ida Compton Papers, and the Joan McQuary Collection of Sinclair Lewis Letters, ©2009 JP Morgan Chase Administrator de Bonis non, Estate of Sinclair Lewis.