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Anthony Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1510
Scope and Contents

Autobiographical materials, publishers' correspondence and contracts, and manuscripts for literary works. Anthony Armstrong flourished from 1924 to 1976 and was known for writing in several literary genres, including historical, humorous, crime, and country novels; humorous short stories; drama; nonfiction works; and film and radio scripts.

Dates: 1920-1976

Biographical sketch of John Oxenham

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2915
Scope and Contents

A typed biographical sketch of John Oxenham, an English author. His real name was William Arthur Dunkerley. Mentions his business experiences in France and the United States. Mainly traces the beginnings of his writing career.

Dates: approximately 1948

W. Somerset Maugham correspondence

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1496
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence between W. Somerset Maugham and others, including Ken McCormick, an editor-in-chief, and a Mr. Shively. Several handwritten and typed letters are by William and a few are addressed to him. The letters discuss his writings and are dated from 1950-1961. All the letters are signed as W.S. Maugham. A typescript copy of W. Somerset Maugham's "Purely for My Pleasure" is included at the end of the collection with a list of paintings that appear in the...
Dates: 1950-1961

W. Somerset Maugham writings on Rudyard Kipling

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1497
Scope and Contents

Includes three drafts of William Somerset Maugham's 40-page essay about Rudyard Kipling's short stories. Fifteen short stories by Kipling are prefaced by Maugham. Maugham also includes an introduction and short biography about Kipling in his writing. Drafts are annotated and bound as 40-page booklets. One draft is dated March 4, 1952.

Dates: 1952 March 4

The girl who died / typescript by Christopher Adams

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2471
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book manuscript for publication. The item includes handwritten corrections made by the author. This novel is a mystery about how a girl died.

Dates: 1955

Papers pertaining to Rex Warner

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6251
Abstract

The Papers pertaining to Rex Warner include a copy of "Greek Horizons" to which Rex Warner was a contributor, an evelope with newspaper clippings and a typed copy of highlights relating to Rex Warner in French, a typed draft of "Prometheus Bound" written by Rex Warner, and an original drawing for the cover of Rex Warner's "Men of Stones" by Holland.

Dates: 1946-1956

Kenneth D. Wells collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1503
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the papers, literary memorabilia, library and artifacts of Kenneth D. Wells. The papers and literary memorabilia include correspondence, speeches, research files, notes, clippings, photographs, writings, minutes, financial records, administrative files, sound recordings, and motion pictures. The artifacts include medals, medallions, plaques, statuettes, and related mementos presented to Wells, along with souvenirs he collected. The correspondence section of the...
Dates: 1920-1976