DREISER MSS. IV
The Dreiser mss. IV, 1894-1951, consist of correspondence, photographs, drafts and notes for articles and stories, and printed material by and about Theodore Dreiser, 1871-1945, novelist. The collection also contains printed material on politics, social conditions, and crime, and there are some miscellaneous items.
Among the correspondents are Mme. Chiang Mei-ling, Henry Louis Mencken, and Dudley Nichols.
The manuscripts of articles and stories by Theodore Dreiser are An Address All to Electrons, Protrons, Neutrons, Deutrons, Quantums; Art; As the Hart Panteth After the Roe; Backward Asiatics; Challenge to the Creative Man; Come All Ye Who Are Weary and Heavy Laden; "Cyrelle's Mother had the quiet unassuming manner of a gentle soul."; [Economy of America]; England; The Fairy; Intellectual Unemployment; Let the Dead Bury the Dead; Life's Little Ironies; The Lost Father; The Man Who Changed the World, or Men Who Saved the World; The Man Who Wanted to be a Poet; My Idea of a Balanced Issue Would Be; Notes; Notes for a Story; Popular Periodicals; Possible Story Plot; The Problem of the Artist in the Present Day; Short Stories; The Stoic; (including drafts of chapters 38, 67, 76, 81, 83, 87, 88, 89, and 90, the publisher's introduction, a synopsis of the novel, a list of persons, places, business firms, etc., and summaries of five characters.) Transubstantiation; Why Capitalists Praise Democracy; [World War II].
Collection size: 60 items