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Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946



  • Existence: 1869-07-29 - 1946-05-19

Booth Tarkington (1869-1946), American novelist and dramatist.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Beer family papers

Call Number: MS 73
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Beer family. Extensive files of correspondence and papers for family members from the 1850s through the 1980s detail the lives and activities of such family members as William Collins Beer, a lobbyist for J.P. Morgan and Company, International Harvester Company, and the government of Italy, and a close friend of Mark Hanna; Thomas Beer, a...
Dates: 1740-1981, bulk 1827-1981

The Ernest Trow Carter Papers

Call Number: MSS 40
Overview: Music, correspondence, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer, conductor, and organist Ernest Trow Carter (1866-1953)
Dates: 1879-1974 (inclusive)

Letter : Kennebunkport, Me., to Mr. Wilson, [19]13 Oct 25

 Part of Collection — Box: 43, Folder: GROUP 740, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS agreeing to meet when he is next in New York.
Dates: [19]13 Oct 25

Letter : Seawood, Kennebunkport, Maine, to Albert S. Cook, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1919 June 4

 Part of Collection — Box: 106, Folder: 37
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter, signed, thanking Cook for sending him a poem by George Washington.
Dates: 1919 June 4

Letter: San Francisco, to "Dear Jesse", 1891 March 24

 Part of Collection — Box: 43, Folder: GROUP 740, F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to an unidentified recipient regarding recipient's impending marriage. Verso contains a manuscript list of clothing in an unidentified hand.
Dates: 1891 March 24

Letters: Indianapolis, to Richard Harding Davis, 1913, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 43, Folder: GROUP 740, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two ALS,dated February 27, 1913, and undated, regarding financial investments and Davis's opinion of Tarkington's work.
Dates: 1913, undated

Letters: to Albert Bigelow Paine, 1905-1912

 Part of Collection — Box: 43, Folder: GROUP 740, F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Four ALS from Capri, October 3, 1905; Paris, February 4 and November 14, 1906; and Indianapolis, September 28, 1912, to Tarkington's friend Albert Bigelow Paine, describing his social and work activities, and news of mutual friends. Three letters contain cartoon drawings of Tarkington.
Dates: 1905-1912

Charles Parsons papers

Call Number: MS 387
Overview: Correspondence, speeches, writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, clippings and memorabilia of Charles Parsons, bibliophile and conservative polemicist and ideologist. Also included are some papers of Parsons' wife, Mary Elizabeth Curry Parsons, and speeches and writings of friends and associates of Parsons. Most of the papers are related to Parsons' advocacy and support of various conservative and anti-communist causes and issues, with the bulk of the material covering the period 1934-1965....
Dates: 1880-1965