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This is an artificial collection made up of printed ephemera, letters, and photographs that accompanied books by and about H. L. Mencken.
The collection consists of two items: a photograph of Hart Crane, and a press release regarding Paul Mariani's biography of Hart Crane, The Broken Tower. Items in the collection are from 1999.
Maria Jolas (1893–1987) was one of the founding members of the international literary journal transition in Paris with her husband Eugene Jolas. The collection consists of an obituary for the writer, Maria Jolas, from 1987.
The collection includes letters, manuscripts, photographs, and other material related to 20th-century authors, including John Dos Passos, the artist Rockwell Kent, Sinclair Lewis, James Joyce, Theodore Dreiser, Frank Norris, and Carl Van Vechten, 1897-1990.
Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Norris Jr. (1870-1902) was an American journalist and sometime novelist during the Progressive Era, whose fiction was predominantly in the naturalist genre. The collection consists of photocopies of eight items of published material relating to Frank Norris. Dates of the items in the collection range from 1902 to 1997.
Henry James (1843–1916) was an American author regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism. The collection consists of four items, and includes articles on Henry James and reviews of books about Henry James. Items in the collection are from 1953.
Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer, who in 1895 wrote "The Red Badge of Courage", which earned him international acclaim. This collection of materials relating to Crane, compiled by Johns Hopkins University alumnus Richard Frary, includes letters (many by Crane), events ephemera, photographs, articles of literary criticism, and sheet music (inspired by his fiction). The materials date from the 1890s to the early 2000s.
Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (1871–1945) was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school. The collection consists of ten items and includes reviews of Dreiser's works; articles on Dreiser; and a copy of one of his short stories, "The Lost Phoebe." Dates of the items in the collection range from 1943~1949, 1965~1969, and 1986.