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Guide to the George Sumner Albee Papers, [ca. 1929-1958]
BANC MSS C-H 120  
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Key to Arrangement

Boxes 1 & 2

Letters written to Albee.

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by name of individual or organization. Single letters have been placed in miscellanies preceding each letter of the alphabet. Miscellaneous fan letters & unidentified correspondents are at the end of the file. A list of the more important correspondents is appended to this report.
Box 3

Letters written by Albee.

Additional Note

Carbon copies, arranged chronologically, 1929-1958. The file is obviously incomplete.
 

Personalia

 

Royalty statements

 

Reviews, clippings, etc.

 

Contracts and leases

 

Financial records, etc.

Ctn. 1 & vols.

Mss. of short stories, novels, novellas, radio scripts, etc., including The Boys, By the Sea, The Honorables, The Sunday Past, Waste Products, Young Robert, The Old Fool.

Partial Index to Correspondents

 

A - Miscellany

 

Acheson, Barclay

 

Letter, June 9, 1938

 

Adams, James Truslow

 

Letter, May 17, 1931

 

American Mercury

 

3 letters, 1930

Scope and Content Note

Signed by Charles Angoff and H. L. Mencken.
 

Ballantine Books, Inc.

 

4 letters, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Written mainly by Joan Seidenman.
 

Boodin, John Elof

 

9 letters, 1940-1942

 

The Bookman

 

5 letters, 1930-1932

Scope and Content Note

Written by Seward Collins and Dorothea Brande.
 

C - Miscellany

 

Clair, Rene

 

Letter, Aug. 26, 1931

 

Dakers, Andrew Herbert, 1887-

 

14 letters, 1937-1942

 

E - Miscellany

 

Edman, Irwin

 

Letter, Dec. 10, 1940

 

Eunson, Dale

 

13 letters, 1932-1952

Scope and Content Note

Include letters written by his wife, Katherine (Katherine Albert).
 

Freeman, Joseph

 

2 letters, 1940-1951

 

G -Miscellany

 

Grayson, Charles

 

Letter, Mar. 28, 1941

 

Guinness, Alec

 

Letter, May 23, 1955

 

Good Housekeeping

 

2 letters, 1957-1958

 

H - Miscellany

 

Hardwicke, Cedric Webster, Sir

 

Letter, June 10, 1955

 

Hearst, William Randolph, (1908- )

 

Letter, Sept. 23, 1952

 

Hemingway, Ernest

 

5 letters, 1931-1932

 

K - Miscellany

 

Knopf (Alfred A.) Inc.

 

Letter, Apr. 29, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Signed by Blanche Knopf.
 

Kronenberger, Louis

 

5 letters, 1933-1935

Scope and Content Note

Some written for Alfred A. Knopf Inc.
 

L - Miscellany

 

Lerner, Alan Jay

 

[ca. July 1949]

 

Lowry, Malcolm

 

Letter, Mar. 17, 1957

 

Lehman, Benjamin Harrison

 

11 letters, 1929-1940

 

Lowry, Margerie (Mrs. Malcolm Lowry)

 

2 letters, 1958

 

M - Miscellany

 

MacLeish, Archibald

 

Letter, May 20, 1937

 

Morganthau, Henry

 

Letter, Nov. 24, 1943

 

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures

 

5 letters, 1949-1950

Scope and Content Note

Many signed by Dore Schary.
 

N - Miscellany

 

Nathan, Robert

 

Letter, Aug. 1, 1948

 

New Yorker

 

3 letters, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Written by Robert Henderson.
 

O - Miscellany

 

O'Brien, Edward Joseph Harrington

 

Letter, Dec. 22, 1932

 

R - Miscellany

 

Raine, Norman Reilly

 

Letter, Aug. 12, 1949

 

Reynal and Hitchcock, Inc.

 

Letter, Aug. 19, 1937

Scope and Content Note

Signed by Curtice Hitchcock.
 

Robinson, Edward G.

 

Letter, May 2, 1935

 

Roosevelt, Eleanor (Roosevelt)

 

Letter, Aug. 6, 1957

 

Rosenman, Samuel Irving

 

Letter, Oct. 16, 1943

 

Rukeyser, Muriel

 

Letter, Mar. 31, 1943

 

S - Miscellany

 

Saroyan, William

 

Letter, Mar. 30, 1934

 

Sinclair, Upton Beall

 

Letter, Nov. 1, 1933

 

Stegner, Wallace Earle

 

Letter, Mar. 16, 1951

 

Scribner's (Charles) Sons

 

10 letters, l930-1937

Scope and Content Note

Several written by Kyle S. Crichton.
 

Steinbeck, John

 

51 letters, 1930-1950

Scope and Content Note

With these: letter, Oct. 11, [1935] from Carol H. Steinbeck; and postcard, ca. Sept. 20, [1951] from Elaine S. Steinbeck.
 

T - Miscellany

 

Thompson, Dorothy

 

Letter, Jan. 12, 1937

 

Tully, Jim

 

2 letters, Oct. 17, 1930 & n.d.

 

V Miscellany

 

Vanity Fair

 

Letter, Oct. 9, 1930

Scope and Content Note

Signed by Clare Boothe Brokaw.
 

Villard, Oswald Garrison

 

Letter, Dec. 14, 1937

 

W Miscellany

 

Wood, Grant

 

Letter, Feb. 10, 1940

 

Wright, Richard

 

Letter, Apr. 30, 1940