Correspondence to Philip Allan Friedman, 1952-1953.

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Friedman, Philip Allan. Correspondence to Philip Allan Friedman, 1952-1953.

Correspondence to Philip Allan Friedman, 1952-1953.

Collection of letters to Philip Allan Friedman concerning a proposed biography of Sinclair Lewis. The letters to Freidman, chiefly from American and English literary figures, tend to be brief, with correspondents recommending other contacts, declining comment on the basis that they did not know Lewis or did not know him well, or extending invitations. Correspondents include: Charles Angoff, Laura Benét, Louise Bogan, Henry S. Canby, Ilka Chase, Rachel Crothers, Homer Croy, Paul de Kruif, Adolf Dehn, Clifton Fadiman, Morris Fishbein, Grace Flandrau, Arthur Garfield Hays, Granville Hicks, John Haynes Holmes, Fannie Hurst, Aldous Huxley, Wallace Irwin, Joseph Henry Jackson, Lawrence Langner, Josephine Lawrence, William C. Lengel, Walter Lippmann, Kenneth Macgowan, William McFee, R. H. Mottram, Edgar Ansel Mowrer, Robert Nathan, Eden Phillpotts, Vincent Sheean, George Henry Soule, Jean Starr Untermeyer, Louis Untermeyer, Mark Van Doren, Carl Van Vechten, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Thyra Samter Winslow, and others.

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