Papers, 1894-1944.


Marquis, Don, 1878-1937. Papers, 1894-1944.

Papers, 1894-1944.

Correspondence, manuscripts, proofs, photographs, and printed and miscellaneous material relating to the life and writings of Don Marquis. Among the more important works included are MASTER OF THE REVELS, CHAPTERS FOR THE ORTHODOX, JACK (published as SONS OF THE PURITANS), THE EGO BIOGRAPHY, the "Old Soak" and "O'Meary" stories, and THE DARK HOURS. Also, letters by Marquis, Joseph B. Gilder, Marjorie Vonnegut Marquis, Christopher Morley, and others, and manuscripts by Benjamin DeCasseres, Joseph B. Gilder, and Rodman Gilder.

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Gilder, Rodman, 1877- (person)

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Gilder, Joseph Benson, 1858-1936 (person)

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De Casseres, Benjamin, 1873-1945 (person)

American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: New York, N.Y., Benjamin De Casseres to Erskine Caldwell, Mount Vernon, Maine, 1926 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844445 Author. From the description of Papers, 1904-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155456230 Benjamin De Casseres (1873-1945), a journalist and author, worked for various New York City newspapers writing columns and editorials. He also wrote poetr...

Marquis, Marjorie Vonnegut. (person)

Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 (person)

American author and journalist. From the description of Letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1940 October 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810653 Christopher Morley was an American editor, an author, and a Rhodes scholar. Morley was one of the founders of the "Saturday Review of Literature," of which he was an editor from 1924 to 1940. A prolific author, he wrote more than 50 books. His novels include PANASSUS ON WHEELS (1917), THE HAUNTED BOOKS...

Marquis, Don, 1878-1937 (person)

American humorist and author. From the description of Letter to Mr. Wood [manuscript], 1930 June 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837114 American journalist, author, humorist. From the description of Papers of Don Marquis [manuscript], 1917-1934. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812908 Author and humorist Don Marquis was born in Illinois, and worked as a journalist in Washington, Atlanta, and Philadelphia. After moving...