Letters received concerning Spanish Civil War writers auction, 1936-1949 (bulk 1938-1939).

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Sherman, Jean. Letters received concerning Spanish Civil War writers auction, 1936-1949 (bulk 1938-1939).

Letters received concerning Spanish Civil War writers auction, 1936-1949 (bulk 1938-1939).

The collection contains letters and postcards to Jean Sherman and Dashiell Hammett at the League of American Writers in New York City in response to her requests to donate manuscripts and books to auction, to autograph books, and to work at the book booths at the various fairs to aid exiled writers during the Spanish Civil War. Other topics include Donald Stewart sending a loan to post bond for Anna Seghers and her family, Paul Robeson trying to get René Maran from France to the U.S., and Vincent Sheean writing about Spanish exiles in Mexico. Correspondents include Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood Anderson, Margaret Culkin Banning, Mme. Henri Barbusse, Ralph Bates, William Rose Benét, Aline Bernstein, Bruce Bliven, Louis Bromfield, Van Wyck Brooks, Pearl S. Buck, Erskine Caldwell, Henry Seidel Canby, Norman Corwin, Kyle Crichton, Carl Crow, Paul De Kruif, Clifton Fadiman, Edna Ferber, Lion Feuchtwanger, Arthur Davison Ficke, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Granville Hicks, Langston Hughes. Also, H.V. Kaltenborn, Lincoln Kirstein, Arthur Kober, Oliver La Farge, Archibald MacLeish, Christopher Morley, Lewis Mumford, Clifford Odets, Elliot Paul, Gustav Regler, Elmer Rice, Janet Riesenfeld, Paul Robeson, Vincent Sheean, Harry Slochower, Edgar Snow, Lionel Stander, Donald Stewart, Hans Otto Storm, Rex Stout, Geneviève R. Tabouis, Simone Téry, Lowell Thomas, Jean Starr Untermeyer, Charles Weidman, W.L. White, Thornton Wilder, Leane Zugsmith, and Stefan Zweig.

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