George Harmon Coxe papers
Scope and Contents
- 1897 - 1980
- Majority of material found within 1920 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access
Box 79: Restricted Fragile Material. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material within this collection has been organized by acquisition reflecting the fact that the collection has been acquired in increments over time.
Researchers should note that material within each acquisition overlaps with/or relates to material found in other acquisitions. For instance, correspondence and writings can be found in both groupings. In order to locate all relevant material within this collection, researchers will need to consult each acquisition described in the Collection Contents section.
33.27 Linear Feet (81 boxes)
Language of Materials
George Harmon Coxe (1901-1984)
During the course of his career as a crime and detective novelist, Coxe authored over 60 books and numerous short stories published in magazines such as Black Mask, Street & Smith's Detective Story Magazine, and Cosmopolitan. Two films were made from Coxe's stories: Women Are Trouble was released in 1936 and Here's Flash Casey in 1938. Coxe was awarded the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master award in 1964. He died January 30, 1984 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
Information included in the Description of Papers note and Collection Contents section is drawn from information supplied with the collection and compiled from individual catalog cards. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during basic processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Guide to the George Harmon Coxe Papers
- by Beinecke staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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