Papers of William McFee [manuscript], 1916-1951.


Papers of William McFee [manuscript], 1916-1951.

The collection contains manuscripts for "[Port Said]"; "From a machine room window"; "Harbours of memory" and "The city of enchantment" from "Harbours of memory"; "Deckers on the coast" from "Sailors of fortune"; and "Floca, a modern Alnaschor". Letters discuss the sale of his literary manuscripts; the publication of "Casuals of the sea"; Joseph Conrad and Richard Curle's work on Conrad; royalties for "An engineer's notebook"; unauthorized reprints of his work; works on World War I; and his health and visits to England and Florida. He also mentions "Command" as his favorite novel; Stefan Zeromski's "Ashes"; Joseph Henry Shorthouse's "John Inglesant"; Charles Reade's "The cloister and the hearth"; a Modern Language Association meeting in Chicago; Archibald Henderson; and George Bernard Shaw. Correspondents include Lillian B. Bennett, Glen Walton Blodgett; Montgomery Evans, Crosby Gaige; Everett L. Getchell; E. J. Halter, Edward Lazare, Henry Goddard Leach, Christopher Morley, Howes Norris, Myriam Sieve, Harold Sinclair, and Paul M. Wheeler.

36 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 7919765

University of Virginia. Library

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