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Floyd Dell papers, 1908-1969.

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Main Author: Dell, Floyd
Other Names: Anderson, Sherwood, | Austin, Mary Hunter, | Cook, George Cram, | Currey, Margery. | Dreiser, Theodore, | Eastman, Max, | Ficke, Arthur Davison, | Freeman, Joseph, | Huxley, Julian, | Lancaster, Elizabeth. | Lindsay, Vachel, | Millay, Edna St. Vincent, | Modotti, Tina, | Mencken, H. L. | Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, | Pound, Ezra, | Sinclair, Upton, | Stone, Irving, | Thompson, Dorothy, | Wells, H. G. | Wilson, Edmund,
Topics: Journalists - United States. | Novelists, American - New York (State) | Periodical editors - United States. | Socialists - New York (State) - New York. | Feminist theory. | American literature - Illinois - Chicago. | American literature - New York (State) - New York. | Manuscripts, American. | Friday literary review. | Masses (New York, N.Y.) | New masses. | Liberator (New York, N.Y. : 1918) | United States. Work Projects Administration. | Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969. | Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969 - Portraits. | Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969 - Correspondence. | Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969 - Manuscripts.
Regions: Chicago (Ill.) - Intellectual life - 20th century. | New York (N.Y.) - Intellectual life - 20th century.
Genres: Photographs - 1908-1952. | Correspondence - United States - 1908-1965.
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Main Author: Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969.
Physical Description: 11 cubic ft. (29 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Summary: Collection is almost evenly divided between correspondence and material by or about Dell. Outgoing correspondence is primarily to friends Arthur Ficke, Joseph Freeman, Fred Wieck, Upton Sinclair, Elizabeth Lancaster, and Stanley Pargellis. There are also photocopies of numerous letters to Theodore Dreiser and Genevieve Taggard. Incoming correspondents include Sherwood Anderson, Mary Austin, George Cram Cook, Margery Currey, Theodore Dreiser, Max Eastman, Arthur Ficke, Joseph Freeman, Julian Huxley, Elizabeth Lancaster, Vachel Lindsay, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Ezra Pound, Upton Sinclair, H.G. Wells, and Edmund Wilson. Among Dell's works are manuscript copies of Moon-Calf, The briary-bush, and An unmarried father; unpublished stories, plays, and fragments of novels; and printed and manuscript copies of poems and articles. There are also collections of publications of the WPA. There are photographs of Dell, his family, George Cram Cook, Arthur Ficke, Joseph Freeman (including one by Tina Modotti), Marjorie Jones, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Upton Sinclair.
Indexes: Finding aid available in the library and online, folder or container level control.
Notes: American poet, novelist, playwright, newspaperman, literary editor, author of books and articles on politics, education, and social mores, and writer for the Works Progress Administration.
Other Names: Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941.
Austin, Mary Hunter, 1868-1934.
Cook, George Cram, 1873-1924.
Currey, Margery.
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945.
Eastman, Max, 1883-1969.
Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1945.
Freeman, Joseph, 1897-1965.
Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975.
Lancaster, Elizabeth.
Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931.
Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950.
Modotti, Tina, 1896-1942.
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956.
Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972.
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968.
Stone, Irving, 1903-1989.
Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961.
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972.
United States. Work Projects Administration.
Midwest Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library)
Newberry Library. Manuscript. Midwest MS Dell.

More Details for: Floyd Dell papers