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Call No.: MS Am 1888.7
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966, recipient.
Title: Letters to Lewis Gannett from various correspondents,
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters written to journalist and author Lewis Gannett.
Gannett was a journalist and author. For many years he wrote the daily book review column for the New York Herald Tribune.
Collection contains letters written to Lewis Gannett from various correspondents. Letters address Gannett's book reviews written in the New York Herald Tribune, and some letters voice disagreement with his opinions. There are several letters from Arthur Mann, professor at Smith college discussing United States history, Roosevelt and the New Deal, American literature, and Arthur Mann's La Guardia Comes to Power. Also included is a letter from Senator George Norris thanking Gannett for his support during the Senate race. There is also an anonymous letter with a terrible review of Jan Valtin's book Out of the Night.