Papers, 1894-1956.

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Corbin, John, 1870-1959. Papers, 1894-1956.

Papers, 1894-1956.

Contains papers relating to John Corbin's career as an author and drama critic. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscript drafts of largely unpublished books and articles, mostly fiction. Also contains correspondence to and from Corbin, including letters from Herbert Hoover, Abby Rockefeller, and Learned Hand; news clippings of book reviews, legal documents, and photographs of Corbin and his associates. Research notes and subject files in the collection relate mostly to Corbin's research on the life of William Shakespeare. The collection is organized into eight series: Correspondence, Manuscripts, Published Articles, Contracts and Agreements, Subject Files, Press Reviews, Miscellaneous Clippings and Documents, and Photographs.

7 boxes (2.7 linear ft.)

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