Tully, Jim

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Tully was born on June 3, 1891 near St. Marys, OH; worked successively as a farm laborer, link heater, tramp, circus roustabout, chainmaker, profesional pugilist, reporter for the Akron press and Beacon journal, and tree surgeon; he tramped across the US three times; first verse appeared in the Cleveland plain dealer, 1911; became novelist, and a chronicler of the Hollywood scene; publications include Emmett Lawler (1922), Life of Charlie Chaplin (1926), Shanty Irish (1928), Beggars abroad (1930), Blood on the moon (1931), The bruiser (1936), A Hollywood Decameron (1937), Men I remember (1940), and Biddy Brogan's boy (1941); he died on June 22, 1947.

From the description of Papers, 1920-1947. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41037532

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Stevens, James, 1892-1971. Papers, 1924-1966. University of Washington. Libraries
creatorOf Marquis, Neeta. Papers of Neeta Marquis, 1862-1957. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Yore, Clement. Letters, 1922-1936. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers Houghton Library
creatorOf Tully, Jim. Typed letter signed : [Los Angeles?], to Mr. Leigh, 1925 Mar. 12. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Tully, Jim. Letter, 1929, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Decision Magazine papers, 1940-1942 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Decision magazine papers, 1940-1942 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Tully, Jim. Papers, 1920-1947. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Decision magazine papers, 1940-1942 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Wilstach, Frank Jenners, 1865-1933,. Autograph Collection, 1895-1928. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956. Papers of H. L. Mencken [manuscript] 1919-1948. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Dept. of Film. Miscellaneous special collections, [ca. 1901]-1979. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Ballou, Robert O. (Robert Oleson), 1892-1977,. Robert O. Ballou correspondence, 1923-1928. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Tully, Jim. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1921-1943. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Asch, Nathan, 1902-. Authors of the 1920s collection, 1924-1927. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Nichols, Robert, 1893-1944. Twenty below; a drama of the road in three acts, by Jim Tully & Robert Nichols [1925?] University of Michigan
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correspondedWith Ballou, Robert O. (Robert Oleson), 1892-1977, person
associatedWith Leigh, Mr. person
associatedWith Marquis, Neeta. person
associatedWith Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956. person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Dept. of Film. corporateBody
associatedWith Nichols, Robert, 1893-1944. person
associatedWith Stevens, James, 1892-1971. person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Wilstach, Frank Jenners, 1865-1933, person
associatedWith Yore, Clement. person
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Authors, American


Birth 1891-06-03

Death 1947-06-22




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