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Don Marquis papers, 1894-1944

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0844
Bib ID 4079080 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Marquis, Don, 1878-1937 ; De Casseres, Benjamin, 1873-1945 ; Gilder, Rodman, 1877-
Title Don Marquis papers, 1894-1944
Physical Description 24 boxes (24 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-20 and 22-24. 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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder listed and arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, proofs, photographs, and printed and miscellaneous material relating to the life and writings of Don Marquis. Among the more important works included are MASTER OF THE REVELS, CHAPTERS FOR THE ORTHODOX, JACK (published as SONS OF THE PURITANS), THE EGO BIOGRAPHY, the "Old Soak" and "O'Meara" and stories, works related to archy and mehitabel, and THE DARK HOURS. Also, letters by Marquis, Joseph B. Gilder, Marjorie Vonnegut Marquis, Christopher Morley, and others, and manuscripts by Benjamin DeCasseres, Joseph B. Gilder, and Rodman Gilder.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-20 and 22-24. 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); Don Marquis 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 08/--/89.

Revision Description

2020-06-03 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American poetry -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drama Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dramatists, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gilder, Joseph Benson, 1858-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Humorists, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Marquis, Marjorie Vonnegut Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wit and humor Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American humorist, poet, dramatist.