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Richard Lockridge papers, 1951-1969

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0795
Bib ID 4079040 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Lockridge, Richard, 1898-1982
Title Richard Lockridge papers, 1951-1969
Physical Description 7.5 linear feet (12 boxes 22 volumes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/29_LI-LU_20.pdf
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

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.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

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.

Preferred Citation

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

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/1989.

Subject Headings

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Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Detective and mystery stories Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lockridge, Frances Louise Davis Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Novelist, mystery writer.