Fortean Society

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Society organized in 1931 by admirers of journalist Charles Fort; founders included Tiffany Thayer, Booth Tarkington, Theodore Dreiser, and Alexander Woollcott; society dedicated to "the frustration of science."

From the description of Papers of the Fortean Society [manuscript], 1927-1952. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805117

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creatorOf Fortean Society. Correspondence with Theodore and Helen Dreiser, 1932-1946. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Thayer, Tiffany, 1902-1959. Tiffany Thayer papers, ca. 1914 - ca. 1956. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Bloch, Donald Beaty. Donald Beaty Bloch papers, 1942-1967. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Fortean Society. Papers of the Fortean Society [manuscript], 1927-1952. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Donald Beaty Bloch papers, 1942-1967 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Fortean Society. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Fort, Charles, 1874-1932. Papers of Charles Fort [manuscript], 1920-1951. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Tiffany Thayer papers, ca. 1914 - ca. 1956 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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associatedWith Barnes, Harry Elmer, 1889-1968. person
associatedWith Bloch, Donald Beaty. person
associatedWith Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971. person
associatedWith Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945. person
associatedWith Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939. person
associatedWith Fort, Charles, 1874-1932. person
associatedWith Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940. person
associatedWith Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971. person
associatedWith Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950. person
associatedWith Mencken, H. L. 1880-1956. person
associatedWith Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900. person
associatedWith O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. person
associatedWith Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963. person
associatedWith Rascoe, Burton, 1892-1957. person
associatedWith Ross, Arthur Leonard. person
associatedWith Starret, Walter. person
associatedWith Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946. person
associatedWith Thayer, Tiffany, 1902-1959. person
associatedWith Van Valkenburgh, W. S. person
associatedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943. person
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