Cora Crane papers, 1886-1910.


Crane, Cora, 1865 or 6-1910. Cora Crane papers, 1886-1910.

Cora Crane papers, 1886-1910.

Correspondence, documents, and financial records relating almost entirely to the last ten years of Cora Crane's life, dealing largely with the operation of her brothel, The Court, and touching on her last marriage to Hammond P. McNeil and to her work on the invention of a new army canteen. Much of the collection consists of bills, receipts, insurance policies, cancelled checks, and other fairly routine financial papers. Also, a Harold Frederic manuscript and the last known signature of Stephen Crane.

2 linear ft. ( 4 boxes)

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McNeil, Hammond P. (person)

Crane, Cora, 1865 or 1866-1910 (person)

Common-law wife of Stephen Crane. From the description of Cora Crane papers, 1886-1910. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 489375901 ...

Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900 (person)

Stephen Crane was a novelist, poet, and journalst. He was born November 1, 1871, at 14 Mulberry Place, Newark, New Jersey. Crane is best known for his novel The Red Badge of Courage (1895) that depicted the experiences of a soldier in the Civil War. During the Spanish-American War (1898), Crame served as a correspondent. In 1897, he moved to England and met Joseph Conrad and Henry James. Crane died of tuberclosis in 1900. From the description of Newark Stephen Crane collection, 1897-...

Frederic, Harold, 1856-1898 (person)

Harold Frederic was an American writer of short stories and a newspaper editor and journalist for the New York Times. From the description of Harold Frederic reply to J.B. and J.L. Gilder, 1896. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 39245620 American-English journalist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "My dear old friend" [David Christie-Murray], [1894] Sept. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2708...