Preliminary Guide to the Diane F. Gillespie Papers circa 1930s-1980

Summary Information

Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections
Gillespie, Diane F.
Preliminary Guide to the Diane F. Gillespie Papers
Date [inclusive]
circa 1930s-1980
1.5 Linear feet, 2 Boxes; 1 Framed drawing
(MASC STAFF USE) Papers: MS.2009.32, 2-9-14-2; Drawing: book stacks (Terrell 12G, on display)
Collection materials are in English.
This collection consists of papers of Washington State University professor Diane Gillespie.

Preferred Citation

[Item description]

Preliminary Guide to the Diane F. Gillespie Papers, circa 1930s-1980 (MSSM.079)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Diane Marie Gillespie, who publishes as Diane Filby Gillespie and Diane F. Gillespie, is professor emerita of English at Washington State University. She specializes in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century British literature. Her special interests include modern fiction and drama especially by women writers, relationships between verbal and visual art forms, and Leonard and Virginia Woolf's Hogarth Press publications. With a University of Minnesota M.A. she taught at Stephens College and, with a University of Alberta, Edmonton, PHD., she taught for 26 years in WSU's English Department. She is author of The Sisters' Arts: The Writing and Painting of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell and numerous journal articles, published conference papers, and book chapters including, most recently, essays in the Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and the Arts (ed. Maggie Humm), The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism (ed. Helen Southworth) and Virginia Woolf: Twenty-first Century Approaches (ed. Jeanne Dubino et. al.). Gillespie edited The Multiple Muses of Virginia Woolf and Woolf's Roger Fry: A Biography. She co-edited Virginia Woolf and the Arts: Selected Papers from the Sixth Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, Cicely Hamilton's play Diana of Dobson's, and Julia Duckworth Stephen: Stories for Children, Essays for Adults.

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of papers of Washington State University professor Diane Gillespie. It includes correspondence with Angelica Bell Garnett and others, material related to Angelica Bell Garnett's visit to the U.S. in 1980, photographs, and audio recordings (audiocassettes with interviews, presentations, and commercial recordings), plus one framed drawing by Vanessa Bell (undated).

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This is an unprocessed collection. Arrangement reflects a pre-existing order from the records’ creators or previous custodians.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections  © 2020

Terrell Library

P.O. Box 645610

Pullman, WA, 99164-5610 USA


Restrictions on Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.


The repository expects to receive additions to this collection.

Acquisition Information

Diane Gillespie donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2009.

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Names and Subjects

Corporate Name(s)

Subject(s) :
  • Washington State University -- Faculty -- Archives.

Personal Name(s)

Subject(s) :
  • Gillespie, Diane F. -- Records and correspondence.
Creator(s) :
  • Bell, Vanessa.


  • Drawings (visual works) -- Specimens.
  • Literature

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