Butler, Ellis Parker, 1869-1937Alternative names
American humorist and founder of the Authors' League.
From the description of Letter to John P. Allen, 1917 August 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55532295
An author and businessman from Iowa, Butler was best known for his short story "Pigs Is Pigs".
From the description of Papers of Ellis Parker Butler, 1891-1940. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233126764
Prolific author and humorist who was born in Muscatine, Iowa.
From the description of Ellis Parker Butler letters to Edgar Harlan, 1912, 1914. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 83334579
American humorist and founder of the Authors' League; noted for "Pigs is pigs."
From the description of Ellis Parker Butler letter to A. H. Benners [manuscript], 1929 July 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 276998749
From the description of Ellis Parker Butler correspondence, 1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983986
Ellis Parker Butler (1869-1937) was an American author and businessman.
He was best known as the author of the story "Pigs is Pigs" and wrote many other humorous books and stories. He was president of several banks in Flushing, New York, and served as president of the Authors' League of America.
From the description of Ellis Parker Butler papers, 1897-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122534154
Ellis Parker Butler was an American author best known for his story "Pigs is Pigs" (1905). During his lifetime he wrote 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays. Butler was born in Muscatine, Iowa in 1869 and remained there until he moved to New York City in 1897. He worked as editor of an interior-decorating magazine and also as an assistant editor for the Tailor's Review, a trade publication. In 1899, he returned to Muscatine and married Ida Zipser. They eventually moved back to New York City, settled in Flushing, Queens, and had five children. From 1908 to 1936, they lived in Flushing and Butler pursued his writing career and also worked as a banker. He became very active in the civic affairs of his local community and also helped to found The Authors' League of America. His writings were published alongside such contemporaries as Mark Twain, Sax Rohmer, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Don Marquis, Will Rogers and Edgar Rice Burroughs.
http://www.ellisparkerbutler.info/epb/bio.asp, March 18, 2008
From the guide to the Ellis Parker Butler papers, 1899-1936, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Flushing (New York, N.Y.)|
|Authors and publishers|
|Authors, American--Societies, etc|
|Civic improvement--New York (State)--New York|
|Authors, American--20th century--Political and social views|
|American wit and humor|
|American literature--20th century|