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At a Glance
Literary papers of Lockridge, including manuscripts, drafts, typescripts, correspondence, and signed first editions of nine of his novels, several of which he wrote with his wife, Frances. The collection dates from THE PROUD CAT (1951) to A RISKY WAY TO KILL (1969). The manuscripts bear corrections and emendations which illustrate to the critic of this genre the origin and development of the intricate plot lines of the mystery novel.
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This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Richard Lockridge papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/1989.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Novelist, mystery writer.