Paul, Louis, 1901-

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Louis Paul (1901-1970), a short story author, was born Leroy Placet and often wrote under the pen name of Louis Paul. He won the O. Henry Award for short story authorship in 1934 and taught at Columbia University during the late 1940s and early 1950s.

From the description of Papers, 1904-1971. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 29950185

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referencedIn Argus Book Shop correspondence, 1857-1955, 1930-1944 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Letters to Lewis Gannett from various correspondents, 1936-1965. Houghton Library
referencedIn Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966. Papers, 1681-1966 (bulk 1900-1960) Houghton Library
referencedIn Clark, Donald Lemen, 1888-1966. Donald Lemen Clark papers, 1927-1956. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Paul, Louis, 1901-. Papers, 1904-1971. Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Donald Lemen Clark Papers, 1927-1956. Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. Papers of John Steinbeck [manuscript], 1932-1974. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Paul, Louis, 1901-. Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, [after 1944]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith Argus Book Shop (Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Clark, Donald Lemen, 1888-1966. person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Paul, Mary. person
associatedWith Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968. person
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United States
Short stories, American
Depression, Mental
Psychiatric hospitals
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Birth 1901

Death 1970-02-13



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