Rex Stout papers


Rex Stout papers


The papers consists of Stout's correspondence, financial records, manuscripts of a number of novels and novellas, and documentation relating to his political activities during and after the Second World War. Correspondence consists primarily of letters between Stout and publishers. There are also many files concerning the various literary and political organizations in which Stout participated. Also included are clippings and other material relating to Stout and some financial records. Manuscripts of many of Stout's literary works comprise a large portion of the collection.

33.25 linear feet (67 containers)

eng, Latn


SNAC Resource ID: 7348896

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