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Papers of Theodore Dreiser [manuscript] 1898-1945.

Dreiser, Theodore; Boyd, Madeleine; De Casseres, Benjamin
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Variant Title
Theodore Dreiser Papers
Finding Aid Note
Annotated list available.
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Summary
The collection contains 83 manuscripts of works by Dreiser including his novel "Jennie Gerhardt"; short essays, chiefly biographical sketches; poems; stories; interviews; miscellaneous pieces; and galley proofs of "An American Tragedy."
Essay topics include William Archer, Philip Armour, Katherine Bloodgood, John Burroughs, Joseph H. Choate, H. Barringer Cox, Louise Cox, Edward Croarkin, Chauncey Depew, William De Morgan, Frank E. Elwell, Louis Fagan, Frank Fowler, Gilbert Gane, Frank Wakely Gunsaulus, Moses Handy, William Dean Howells, John LaFarage, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Lillian Nordica, Horace Pingree, Maria Louise Pool, George M. Pullman, Thomas B. Reed, Bayard Taylor, the University of Chicago, J. Q. A. Ward, modern business men, the University of Chicago, The American Museum of Natural History, Armour Institute, American women composers, artists, dramatists, and poets, Brandywine, Cedermere, Cramp Ship Yards, and lynching.
Correspondence discusses his writing, publication efforts, critical reaction, censorship, legal suits with publishers, (John Lane Company) and his personal life including friendships, romances and travel.
Specific topics include early editorial work, the publication of "Sister Carrie," "The Titan," and "The Genius" in an era of censorship; suppression of "The Genius"; copyright problems; a possible dramatization of "Sister Carrie"; a French translation and a film version of "An American Tragedy"; a hiking trip from Georgia to New Jersey; African-Americans in Savannah; Walt Whitman and Mark Twain; religious views; role of the Author's League of America; dislike of film version of "An American Tragedy"; Norman Duncan; the Fortean Society; respect for Lenin and Trotsky; Caldwell's "Tobacco Road"
Miscellaneous material includes the Anti-Vice Commission report on "The Genius"; promotional pamphlets; and clippings pertaining to Dreiser.
Description
350 items.
Cite as
Theodore Dreiser Papers, 1898-1945, in the Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Accession #6220 through 6220-j., Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Notes
Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
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    a| Correspondence discusses his writing, publication efforts, critical reaction, censorship, legal suits with publishers, (John Lane Company) and his personal life including friendships, romances and travel.
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    a| Specific topics include early editorial work, the publication of "Sister Carrie," "The Titan," and "The Genius" in an era of censorship; suppression of "The Genius"; copyright problems; a possible dramatization of "Sister Carrie"; a French translation and a film version of "An American Tragedy"; a hiking trip from Georgia to New Jersey; African-Americans in Savannah; Walt Whitman and Mark Twain; religious views; role of the Author's League of America; dislike of film version of "An American Tragedy"; Norman Duncan; the Fortean Society; respect for Lenin and Trotsky; Caldwell's "Tobacco Road";
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    a| Miscellaneous material includes the Anti-Vice Commission report on "The Genius"; promotional pamphlets; and clippings pertaining to Dreiser.
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    a| Theodore Dreiser Papers, 1898-1945, in the Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Accession #6220 through 6220-j., Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| Archer, William, d| 1856-1924.
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    a| Armour, Philip Danforth, d| 1832-1901.
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    a| Bloodgood, Katherine.
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    a| Burroughs, John, d| 1837-1921.
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    a| Caldwell, Erskine, d| 1903-1987 t| Tobacco road.
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    a| Choate, Joseph Hodges, d| 1832-1917.
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    a| Cox, H. Barringer.
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    a| Cox, Louise.
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    a| Croarkin, Edward.
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    a| De Morgan, William, d| 1839-1917
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    a| Depew, Chauncey M. q| (Chauncey Mitchell), d| 1834-1928.
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    a| Dreiser, Theodore, d| 1871-1945.
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    a| Dreiser, Theodore, d| 1871-1945 x| Censorship.
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    a| Dreiser, Theodore, d| 1871-1945 v| Film adaptations.
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    a| Dreiser, Theodore, d| 1871-1945 v| Portraits.
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    a| Duncan, Norman, d| 1871-1916.
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    a| Elwell, Frank Edwin, d| 1858-1922.
    600
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    a| Fagan, Louis, d| 1845-1903.
    600
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    a| Fowler, Frank, d| 1852-1910.
    600
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    a| Gane, Gilbert.
    600
    1
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    a| Gunsaulus, Frank Wakely, d| 1856-1921.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Handy, Moses P. q| (Moses Purnell), d| 1847-1898.
    600
    1
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    a| Howells, William Dean, d| 1837-1920.
    600
    1
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    a| La Farge, John, d| 1835-1910.
    600
    1
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    a| Lasky, Jesse L., d| 1880-1958.
    600
    1
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    a| Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, d| 1870-1924 x| Public opinion.
    600
    1
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    a| Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, d| 1807-1882.
    600
    1
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    a| Nordica, Lillian, d| 1857-1914.
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    1
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    a| Pingree, Horace.
    600
    1
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    a| Pool, Maria Louise, d| 1841-1898 t| Golden sorrow.
    600
    1
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    a| Pullman, George Mortimer, d| 1831-1897.
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    a| Reed, Thomas B. q| (Thomas Brackett), d| 1839-1902.
    600
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    a| Taylor, Bayard, d| 1825-1878.
    600
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    a| Trotsky, Leon, d| 1879-1940 x| Public opinion.
    600
    1
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    a| Twain, Mark, d| 1835-1910.
    600
    1
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    a| Ward, John Quincy Adams, d| 1830-1910.
    600
    1
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    a| Whitman, Walt, d| 1819-1892.
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    a| American Museum of Natural History.
    610
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    a| Armour Institute of Technology.
    610
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    a| Authors' League of America.
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    a| Cedermere (N.Y. : Dwelling)
    610
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    a| Cramp Ship Yards.
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    a| Fortean Society.
    610
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    a| John Lane Company.
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    a| New York Society for the Suppression of Vice.
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    a| University of Chicago.
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    a| Hiking z| Southern States.
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    a| Lynching in literature.
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    a| Brandywine Creek Valley (Pa. and Del.)
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    700
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    a| Adams, Franklin P. q| (Franklin Pierce), d| 1881-1960 e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Bauer, George F., e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Beach, Rex, d| 1877-1949 e| correspondent.
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    a| Boyd, Ernest Augustus, d| 1887-1946 e| recipient.
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    a| Boyd, Madeleine e| recipeint.
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    a| Brandt, Z. C., e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Brewster, Eugene V. q| (Eugene Valentine), d| 1869-1939, e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Briggs, William H., e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Burgess, Gelett, d| 1866-1951 e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Cain, Murrel, e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Canby, Henry Seidel, d| 1878-1961 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Clemens, William Montgomery, d| 1860-1931 e| recipient.
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    a| Clemens, William Montgomery, d| 1860-1931 e| correspondent.
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    a| De Casseres, Benjamin, d| 1873-1945 e| recipeint.
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    a| Dillman, Willard, d| 1872- e| recipient.
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    a| Dodd, Frank Courtenay, d| 1875-1968, e| recipient.
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    a| Dreiser, Theodore, d| 1871-1945 t| American tragedy.
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    a| Dreiser, Theodore, d| 1871-1945 t| Jennie Gerhardt.
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    a| Farrar, John Chipman, d| 1896-1974 e| correspondent.
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    a| Gerson, Thomas, e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Gould, Symon, e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Green, Horace, d| 1885-1943, e| recipient.
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    a| Harris, Frank, d| 1856-1931 e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Harvey, Alexander, d| 1868-1949 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Hemmerde, Pauline, e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Holmes, C. H. q| (Cyril Henry), e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Holmes, Ralph H., e| recipient.
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    a| Hume, Arthur Carater, e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Hyde, George R., e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Jepson, Edgar, d| 1863-1938, e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Kahn, Otto H., d| 1867-1934 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Karsner, David, d| 1889-1941, e| recipient.
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    a| Kenton, Edna, d| 1876-1954, e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Knopf, Alfred A., d| 1892-1984 e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Kovener, Lola L., e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Kuper, Theodore Fred, d| 1886-1981, e| recipient.
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    a| Kussell, Sallie, e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Lange, W. W., e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Lengel, William Charles, d| 1888-1965, e| correspondent.
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    a| Little, Mayan, e| recipient.
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    a| Lower, Henry Eastman, e| recipient.
    700
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    a| McDonald, Edward D e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Mencken, H. L. q| (Henry Louis), d| 1880-1956 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Meyer, Annie Nathan, d| 1867-1951 e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Moorhead, F[rank?] G[raham?], e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Mordell, Albert, d| 1885-1965 e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Pond, James B. q| (James Burton), d| 1838-1903, e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Porter, Sidney, e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Powys, John Cowper, d| 1872-1963 e| recipient.
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    a| Ralston, H. W., e| correspondent.
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    a| Randolph, J. L., e| recipient.
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    a| Rascoe, Burton, d| 1892-1957 e| recipient.
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    a| Richards, Grant, d| 1872-1948, e| correspondent.
    700
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    a| Shaw, William e| correspondent.
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    a| Simon, R. L., e| correspondent.
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    a| Smith, Edward H. e| correspondent.
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    a| Starrett, Vincent, d| 1886-1974 e| recipient.
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    a| Tewson, William Orton, d| 1877-1947 e| correspondent.
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    a| Vance, Arthur T. q| (Arthur Turner), d| 1872-1930, e| recipient.
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    a| Vermonté., Rosa, e| recipient.
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    a| Walters, William, d| 1876-1949, e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Wilson, Edmund, d| 1895-1972 e| recipient.
    700
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    a| Woodward, William E., d| 1874-1950 e| recipient.
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    a| Gotham Book Mart e| recipient.
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    a| Literary Digest, e| recipient.
    710
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    a| Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation e| recipient.
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