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Detective and mystery stories, American -- 20th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George Harmon Coxe papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 556
Overview: This collection consists of material created and accumulated by George Harmon Coxe in the course of his career as a crime novelist and short story writer. Material includes writings, correspondence, financial papers, subject files, photographs, printed material and scrapbooks by or relating to George Harmon Coxe, spanning the years 1897 to 1980, with the bulk of the material spanning 1922 to 1980.
Dates: 1897-1980, bulk 1920-1980

Ellery Queen papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 335
Overview: 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 radio...
Dates: 1929-1972, bulk 1946-1971