Papers of Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb [manuscript] 1870-1934.


Papers of Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb [manuscript] 1870-1934.

Manuscripts include plot outlines for Harry Monmouth or the fateful island, The heir of Stanwood, and Vivian's victory; a preface for Walt Mason, his book, 1916 by Walt Mason; and story, One thing brings up another [5 items. holograph]--In letters to George Matthew Adams, William Gerard Chapman, William Griffith, Edwin Carty Ranck, William Orton Tewson, John Peter Toohey, Louis Wiley and others Cobb discusses his writing of prefaces and for magazines, declines to sell the second serial rights to his stories, deplores the death of Henry Watterson and suggests names for speakers for the Emergency Unemployment Relief Bureau. --Photograph signed [n.d.] of Cobb [black & white. 13.5 x 8.7 cm.]--Photograph [n.d.] of drawing of Cobb [black & white. 25.3 x 9.2 cm.].

34 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 7929069

University of Virginia. Library

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