Collection of letters to Kyle Crichton from leftist activists, screenwriters, novelists, literary critics, fans, etc., [1927]-1960.


Collection of letters to Kyle Crichton from leftist activists, screenwriters, novelists, literary critics, fans, etc., [1927]-1960.

Includes letters to Crichton from George Albee, Elfego Baca, Jacob Baker, Alvah Bessie, George Boehm, John Malcolm Brinnin, George A. Byus, Alistair Cooke, Frances E. Crawford, Guy Endore, Ray Etis, Edward Fitzgerald, Daniel Fuchs, Mildred Gilman, Mike Gold, Joe Gould, Paul Horgan, Wynant David Hubbard, Belinda Jelliffe, Fred Keating, Arthur Kober, Isabel F. Lewis, Horace McCoy, Edward L. McKenna, Archibald MacLeish, Agnes Bright Malling, Andre Malraux, Elizabeth Nowell, Arthur Pense, Elmer Rice, M. Lincoln Schuster, Ronald Searle, George and Helen Seldes, Vincent Sheean, Robert Sherwood, Lee Simonson, Robert Smeltzer, Dudley Smith, Donald Ogden Stewart, Frank Sullivan, Herbert Bayard Swope, Robert Lewis Taylor, Ella Winter, and Art Young.

1 century box ; size varies.


SNAC Resource ID: 8179175

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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