Charles G. Shaw Papers 1916-1964

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Charles G. Shaw Papers 1916-1964

Papers of the American author, illustrator, novelist, painter, poet. Correspondence (1916-1963); manuscript drafts of writings and poetry with original drawings by Shaw; exhibition catalogs; photographs; and scrapbooks of magazine articles and clippings compiled by Shaw of his and his friends' work (1921-1935). Incoming correspondence includes that of Josef Albers, Ruth Chatterton, George Gershwin, Sinclair Lewis, H.L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan, The New Yorker, Maxwell Perkins, Smart Set, Deems Taylor, and Monty Woolley.

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Chatterton, Ruth, 1893-1961

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Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947

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