F. Scott Fitzgerald ephemera, 1919-1976.


Samsell, Robert L. F. Scott Fitzgerald ephemera, 1919-1976.

F. Scott Fitzgerald ephemera, 1919-1976.

The F. Scott Fitzgerald ephemera consists of photocopied, printed or photographically reproduced autograph letters from Fitzgerald to Glen Watson Blodgett, S. Donovan Swann, Willard Firestone, Elmer Greensfelder, Sinclair Lewis, and Maxwell Perkins. Also included are two signed greeting cards from Zelda Fitzgerald; two typescript draft poems attributed to Fitzgerald by S. Donovan Swann; theatre program for The Great Gatsby; photographs of Fitzgerald and Zelda and several of their residences; certified copy of Fitzgerald's death certificate; exhibition catalogues; publisher's advertisements; press cutings; and promotional material for This Side of Paradise, The Great Gatsby, and The Last Tycoon. The ephemera material accompanied a collection of books by Fitzgerald collected by Robert L. Samsell.

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Blodgett, Glen Watson.

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Moran, Lois

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Firestone, Willard D.

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Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940

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F. Scott Fitzgerald was born Sept. 24, 1896 in St. Paul Minnesota. He began writing while a student at Princeton University. He met his wife, Zelda, while serving in the US Army stationed in Alabama. His novel, This Side of Paradise, was published in 1920 and he became an instant success. He published he Great Gatsby in 1925. Fitzgerald died on December 21, 1940 of a heart attack at age 44 while living in Los Angeles and working for the film industry....

Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

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Sinclair Lewis (b. Feb. 7, 1885, Sauk Centre, MN–d. January 10, 1951, Rome, Italy) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. He was the first American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930. ...

Swann, Samuel Donovan (American engraver and writer, born 1899)

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

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Editor at and vice-president of Charles Scribner's Sons. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1938-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122629156 Maxwell Evarts Perkins was one of the most importnat editors in American literary history. Belinda Dobson Jelliffe, born in Asheville, N.C., became a friend of Thomas Wolfe in 1933. In 1935, Charles Scriber's Sons published her only book, a semi-autobiographical work titled Fo...

Fitzgerald, Zelda, 1900-1948

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Zelda Fitzgerald (b. July 24, 1900, Montgomery, AL–d. March 10, 1948, Asheville, NC) was an American socialite, novelist, painter and wife of author F. Scott Fitzgerald. She was dubbed by her husband as "the first American Flapper". She and Scott became emblems of the Jazz Age, for which they are still celebrated. The immediate success of Scott's first novel This Side of Paradise (1920) brought them into contact with high society, but their marriage was plagued by wild drinking, infidelity and b...

Greensfelder, Elmer L.

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