Paul, Elliot, 1891-1958

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Elliot Paul was an American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, and literary critic, and the co-founder and co-editor of the journal "transition," leaving the publication in the fall of 1929.

From the description of Elliot Paul collection of papers, 1922-1940. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652059

Paul was born on Feb. 11, 1891 in Malden, MA; attended Univ. of ME, 1908-9; became statehouse correspondent in Boston; fought in World War I; quit job as journalist to write a novel; moved to Paris in the summer of 1923, working for the European edition of the Chicago tribune; co-founded the literary review, Transition, in 1927 in Paris; worked for European edition of the New York herald tribune; spent five years in Spain before returning to Paris after the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War; returned to the US at the beginning of World War II; became a screenwriter in Hollywood; published works include: The life and death of a Spanish town (1937), The stars and stripes forever (1939), The last time I saw Paris (1942), and Springtime in Paris (1950); he died on Apr. 7, 1958 in Providence, RI.

From the description of Papers, 1942-1945. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40104288

Elliot Paul was an American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, and literary critic, and the co-founder of the journal "Transition," which he co-edited until the autumn of 1929.

From the guide to the Elliot Paul collection of papers, 1922-1940, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

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Paul was born on February 11, 1891 in Malden, Massachusetts; attended University. of Maine, 1908-9; became statehouse correspondent in Boston; fought in World War I; quit job as journalist to write a novel; moved to Paris in the summer of 1923, working for the European edition of the Chicago tribune ; co-founded the literary review, Transition, in 1927 in Paris; worked for European edition of the New York herald tribune ; spent five years in Spain before returning to Paris after the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War; returned to the U.S. at the beginning of World War II; became a screenwriter in Hollywood; published works include: The life and death of a Spanish town (1937), The stars and stripes forever (1939), The last time I saw Paris (1942), and Springtime in Paris (1950); he died on April 7, 1958 in Providence, Rhode Island.

From the guide to the Elliot Paul Papers, 1942-1945, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.)

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creatorOf Paul, Elliot, 1891-1958. Letter to Jack Skirball, 1955 February 2. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Paul, Elliot, 1891-1958. Papers, 1942-1945. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Eugene O'Neill collection of papers, 1914-1963. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Paul, Elliot, 1891-1958. Elliot Paul collection of papers, 1922-1940. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Elliot Paul collection of papers, 1922-1940 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Adams, Elbridge L., 1866-. Collection of books from the library of William Faulkner. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Paul, Elliot, 1891-1958. Correspondence file, 1929-1930, from Horace Liveright, Inc. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Sherman, Jean. Letters received concerning Spanish Civil War writers auction, 1936-1949 (bulk 1938-1939). Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Dannay, Frederic, 1905-1982. Papers, ca.1920-1982. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Elliot Paul Papers, 1942-1945 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
referencedIn Cummings, Camille, 1900-1986. Camille Cummings papers, 1888-1984, (bulk) 1920-1965. University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn Frederic Dannay Papers, ca.1920-1982. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Camille Cummings Papers (MS 255), 1888-1984, 1920-1965 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Paul, Elliot, 1891-1958. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1940. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith Cummings, Camille, 1900-1986. person
associatedWith Dannay, Frederic, 1905-1982. person
associatedWith Greene, Louis C person
associatedWith Greene, Louis C. person
associatedWith Hannah, Muriel person
associatedWith Hill, Creighton J person
associatedWith Hill, Creighton J. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984. person
associatedWith Linscott, Robert Newton, 1886- person
associatedWith Liveright, Horace Brisbin, 1886-1933. person
associatedWith O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. person
associatedWith Paul, Camille Nesbit person
associatedWith Paul, Camille Nesbit. person
associatedWith Sherman, Jean. person
associatedWith Skirball, Jack. person
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Death 1958-04-07

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