Earl E. Fisk papers, 1911-1953.


Fisk, Earl E. Earl E. Fisk papers, 1911-1953.

Earl E. Fisk papers, 1911-1953.

Earl E. Fisk, British-born book collector, anthologist, writer, and insurance agent. Collection includes correspondence, writings, and other materials. Correspondence contains letters to and from writers, publishers and others, including Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., Warren Beck, John Chipman Farrar, Farrar, Straus and Company, Harry Hansen, Robert Cortes Holliday, H. L. Mencken, A. Edward Newton, Carl Van Vechten, and Eudora Welty. Many of the letters concern Haldane Macfall. Writings include typescripts of articles by Fisk and others, and page proofs for Fisk's "Lovely Laughter: An Anthology of Seventeenth Century Love Lyrics". Other materials include specimen pages,illustrations, greeting cards and bookplates by Fisk, Claud Lovat Fraser, and others, and a detailed typescript list of Fisk's book collection.

1.25 linear ft. (3 boxes and 1 portfolio)

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