Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951
- Existence: February 7, 1885 - January 10, 1951
Sinclair Lewis (February 7, 1885 – January 10, 1951) was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright.
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
The Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American authors Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét. The collection spans the years 1829 to 1962, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1910 to 1943.
Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, German, Polish, and Swedish.
The William Rose Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American author and editor William Rose Benét. The collection spans the years 1847 to 1957, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1900 to 1950.
Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, Italiana, Russian, and Hebrew.
Printed form for film rights with Metro-Goldwyn Mayer, completed and signed by Lewis. With rider, initialied by Lewis.
The Arthur Davison Ficke Papers document the personal lives and literary interests of Arthur Davison and Gladys Brown Ficke. Major correspondents include Witter Bynner, Floyd Dell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Edgar Lee Masters, and John Cowper Powys. In addition to manuscripts of Ficke's own works, the papers contain manuscripts of poems by Witter Bynner, Edgar Lee Masters, and others.
Typescript letter, signed, saying that he is back at Yale University and will be graduating in June. Lewis also says that he plans to have his graduation year changed to 1907.
Autograph letter, signed, relaying his admiration of Morley's book Where the Blue Begins.
Letter : Aux soins de Guaranty Trust Company, 3, rue des Italiens, Paris, to "Aller liebste Baron und Baronin Schey", no year, March 4
Letter : George H. Doran Company, 38 West 32nd Street, New York, to J. D. Beresford, St. Merryn, Padstow, Cornwall, England, 1915 March 17
Letter : Thorvale Farm, Williamstown, Massachusetts, to Mrs. [Edwina] Schaefer, Old Philadelphia Road, Fullerton, Maryland, 1947 Dec 19
TLS thanking the recipient for a letter about his book. Accompanied by original envelope.
Nine TLS and one ALS from Sinclair Lewis to Frank R. Arnold, Alfred A. Knopf, Schima Kaufman, Lucian S. Kirtland, J. Stanley Pennell, and others. Includes two envelopes.
TLS to Bertha Bondy, dated 1907 Mar 29, New York, written to a contributor as assistant editor of Tales, a Magazine of the World's Best Fiction.
TLS to Frank J. McKay, dated 1931 Mar 28, Westport, Connecticut.