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Dannay, Frederic, 1905-1982



  • Existence: 1905 - 1982


Frederic Dannay (1905-1982), American author who, with his cousin Manfred B. Lee, wrote under the pseudonym of Ellery Queen and Barnaby Ross

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Argus Book Shop correspondence

Call Number: YCAL MSS 427
Abstract: The Argus Book Shop Correspondence consists of the shop's "author correspondence" files holding letters between Ben Abramson and his staff and more than four hundred writers, artists, printers, critics, and illustrators. While some of the folders hold single or just a few letters, Abramson had more extensive relationships with many writers and artists, including John Austen, Faith Baldwin, March Cost, Frederic Dannay, Norman Davey, Rhys Davies, August Derleth, Robin Douglas, Joan...
Dates: 1857-1955, bulk 1930-1944

Ellery Queen papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 335
Abstract: The Ellery Queen Papers document the mystery writing career of Frederic Dannay and Manfred B. Lee, writing as "Ellery Queen." The collection includes correspondence, fan mail, telegrams, advertisements, proposals for ventures, photographs, and ephemera relating to Ellery Queen. The collection does not include drafts of manuscripts, but includes American Weekly newspaper articles, likely written by Lee, with clippings describing authentic murder cases, and fan mail documenting their 1948...
Dates: 1929-1972, bulk 1946-1971

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