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  • Names: Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 X
  • Repository: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library X
  • Subject: Americanisms X

H. L. Mencken collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 794
Overview: The H. L. Mencken Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and other material by and relating to the American author H. L. Mencken. Works documented in the collection include early poems, short works of opinion and journalism, and longer books such as The American Language (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1919) and Treastise on the Gods (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930). Writings consist of drafts in various stages, setting manuscripts, and proofs, many of which are corrected. Several...
Dates: 1905-1972