Typed letter, signed from Auchincloss to Barbara Turner, editor of Artists' and Writers' Cookbook, enclosing an unidentified favorite recipe and commenting on Turner's statement that food is a means of ethnic communication. Auchincloss explains the universality of preparing foods. 1 page.
The William H. Gass Papers consist largely of his own manuscript material: manuscripts and proof material toward his books, drafts of various stories, essays, and reviews, interviews, and a miscellaneous assortment of notes and other materials. Also present is a substantial amount of professional correspondence, primarily with universities, magazines, and publishers, as well as with his colleagues in academia and in the literary community.