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Guthrie, A. B., Jr. (Alfred Bertram), 1901-1991



  • Existence: 1901-01-13 - 1991-04-26

Biographical / Historical

Alfred Bertram Guthrie, Jr. (1901-1991), American journalist, novelist, and screenwriter

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1991 February 10-2000 July 11

 Part of Collection — Box 106: [Barcode: 39002140920340], Folder: 12
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Typescript letter, signed, to Burton Milward, relating memories of friends and colleagues in the newspaper business in Lexington, Kentucky, and news of Guthrie's new book on writing. Also includes a typescript letter, signed, from Milward to his son, Burton Milward, Jr., dicussing Guthrie; an autograph postcard, signed, from Henry Wallace to Burton Milward, Jr., discussing Guthrie and Milward, Sr.; and a clipping of Guthrie's obituary from the Lexington Herald-Leader, April 27, 1991.

Dates: 1991 February 10-2000 July 11

A. B. Guthrie Jr. Papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 60

A. B. Guthrie Jr. (1901-1991), Montana-born writer whose popular Western novels include The Big Sky (1947), The Way West (1949), and Fair Land, Fair Land (1982). His autobiography was published in 1965. In his later years Guthrie became an outspoken advocate of conservation in the West.

Dates: 1901-1991