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MS Eng 1376

Harris, Frank, 1855-1931. Frank Harris papers, 1894-1945: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1376
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Harris, Frank, 1855-1931.
Title: Frank Harris papers,
Date(s): 1894-1945.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract: Correspondence and manuscripts of Irish-born American writer, journalist, and editor, Frank Harris.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

86M-67. Purchased with funds from the Amy Lowell Fund from Interlibrum, Schloss-Str. 6, FL-9490 Vaduz, Liechtenstein; received: 1986 July 22.

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Frank Harris Papers, 1894-1945 (MS Eng 1376). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Frank Harris was born in County Galway, Ireland, moving to the United States at age 15. Harris was a novelist, biographer, journalist, editor and playwright, editing several literary journals including Vanity Fair, Saturday Review, and Pearson's Magazine.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials. Correspondents include: John Burns, Nellie OHara Harris, C. Fred (Charles Frederick) Kenyon, Holbrook Jackson, Mitchell Kennerley, Grant Richards, Temple Scott, Martin Secker, Countess Frances Evelyn Maynard Greville Warwick, and others. Summary : Also includes holograph and typescript manuscripts, and galley proofs by Harris: Contemporary portraits (4th vol.); A fools paradise; Jezebels daughter; A straight flush; The ugly duckling; and The veils of Isis. With typescript manuscript by Grant Richards, [Frank Harris--biographical sketch].

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