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MS Am 1730

Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960. John Phillips Marquand correspondence, 1892-1960: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1730
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960.
Title: John Phillips Marquand correspondence,
Date(s): 1892-1960.
Quantity: 1 collection (16 boxes (8 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of American author John Marquand with literary associates, friends, and publishers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

62M-350. Gift of John P. Marquand; received: 1961 August 31.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

John Phillips Marquand Correspondence, 1892-1960 (MS Am 1730). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Marquand was an American novelist and short story writer best known for his novels of upper class New England life and for his stories of the fictional detective Mr. Moto.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Letters (including carbon copies of Marquand's replies) consist of correspondence with literary associates, friends, and publishers. There are letters from readers of Marquand's works as well as subject files on a few of Marquand's activities, notably the Book-of-the-Month Club, United China Relief, and Writer's War Board.

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