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Frederic Dannay papers, 1920-1982

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Series I: Cataloged Series


Subseries I.1: Correspondence

For complete entries see volume 1 of the Catalog



Box 1 Alexander, David


Allingham, Margery


Ambler, Eric


Anderson, Fred I.


Armstrong, Charlotte


Arnott, Noeline


Arthur, Mildred


Arthur, Robert


Ashbaugh, Richard


Asimov, Isaac


Atkey, Bertram


Austin, Margaret


Avallone, Michael


Bachrach, Sylvia Farnham


Bailey, H.C.


Baldwin, Faith


Ball, John


Barker, Shirley


Barr, Stephen


Barzun, Jacques


Baxt, George


Beach, Stewart


Bell, Josephine


Bellamy, Ralph


Bennett, Margot


Bentley, E.C.


Bentley, Phyllis


Biggle, Lloyd, Jr.


Bingham, John Michael Ward, 7th Baron Clanmorris


Blochman, Lawrence


Block, Lawrence


Boileau, Pierre


Bond, Raleigh


Boucher, Anthony


Bradbury, Ray


Brand, Christianna


Brande, Anna Janet


Brandner, Gary P.


Brean, Henry


Breen, Jon L.


Breit, Harvey


Bretnor, Reginald


Brittain, William


Brough, James C.


Brown, Frederic


Brown, Wenzell


Buck, Pearl S.


Burgess, Gelett


Burnett, W.R.


Burroughs, Edgar Rice


Bush, Geoffrey


Butler, Gwendoline



Box 2 Cain, James M.


Caldwell, Taylor


Cameron, Owen


Campbell, Oscar J.


Canby, Henry Seidel


Carr, Albert Z.


Carr, John Dickson


Caspary, Vera


Cave, Hugh


Cerf, Bennett


Chandler, Raymond


Charteris, Leslie


Child, Charles B.


Christ, Jay Finley


Christie, Agatha


Ciardi, John


Clemens, Cyril


Coe, Charles Francis


Cohen, Roy Octavus


Coles, Manning


Cornier, Vincent


Costain, T.B.


Crane, Frances


Creasey, John


Crispin, Edmund


Crofts, Freeman W.


Cronin, A.J.


Curtis, Richard


Curtiss, Ursula


Cushing, Richard Cardinal


Daly, Elizabeth


Daly, Carroll John


Daniels, Harold R.


Daniels, Norman


Dannay, Frederic



Box 3 Davidson, Avram


Davis, Dorothy Salisbury


Day-Lewis, Cecil


Deal, Borden


Dedger, David


deFord, Miriam Allen


de la Torre, Lillian


Detzer, Karl


Dewey, Thomas E.


Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron


Eberhart, Mignon S.


Eckels, Robert E.


Ellin, Stanley


Elston, Ralph Vaughn


Erskine, Laurie York


Fairman, Paul


Ferrars, Elizabeth


Fish, Robert L.


Fisher, Dorothy Canfield


Fleming, Joan


Francis, Dick


Freeling, Nicholas


Freeman, C.J.A.


Fremlin, Celia


Gardner, Erle Stanley


Garfield, Brian


Garve, Andrew


Gilbert, Anthony


Gilbert, Elliot L.


Gilbert, Michael


Godfrey, Peter


Golding, Louis


Gollancz, Livia


Gollancz, Victor


Gordon, Arthur


Gordon, Richard M.


Gores, Joe


Goulart, Ron


Grant, Richard


Green, Charles


Greene, L. Patrick


Gruber, Frank


Gulik, Robert H. van



Box 4 Haggard, Edith


Hale, Christopher


Halliday, Brett


Hammett, Dashiell


Harrington, Joyce


Harrison, Michael


Harvester, Simon


Hay, Jacob


Haycraft, Howard


Hayes, Brian


Hecht, Ben


Hellman, Lillian


Helu, Antonio


Highsmith, Patricia


Hilton, James


Hitchens, Dolores


Hoch, Edward D.


Hoffman, Banesh


Holding, James


Holding, Elizabeth Sanxay


Honce, Charles


Howard, John Hayden


Hughes, Dorothy B.


Hunter, Evan


Huston, John


Innes, Michael


Jesse, F. Tennyson


Jordan, Luis A.


Kantor, MacKinlay


Keating, H.R.F.


Kemelman, Harry


Kendrick, Baynard


Kenneryly, Mitchell


Kersh, Gerald


Kiernan, John


King, Frank


King, Rufus


Knowlton, Don


Kreymborg, Alfred


Krutch, Joseph Wood


Kummer, Frederic Arnold


la Cour, Tage


Lacy, Ed


Lathen, Emma


Lawrence, Hilda



Box 5 Lee, Manfred B.


Lerner, Max


Lewis, Richard O.


Ley, Willy


Lipsky, Eleazar


Little, Lou


Lochte, Richard S.


Lockridge, Frances


Lovesey, Peter


McConnor, Vincent


McCulley, Johnston


McCutchan, Philip


MacDonald, John D.


MacDonald, Philip


McGerr, Patricia


McGivern, William P.


McKelway, St. Clair


McNear, Robert


Martindale, Robert C.


Marsh, Ngaio


Masur, Harold Q.


Mathieson, Theodore


Matsumoto, Seicho


Maugham, W. Somerset


Mayberry, Florence V.


Millar, Kenneth


Millay, Edna St. Vincent


Miller, Wade


Morland, Nigel


Morley, Christopher


Morrell, David


Narcejac, Thomas


Nebel, Frederick


Nevins, Francis M., Jr.


Nielson, Helen


Niven, David


Norman, Charles


Nolan, William


Oboler, Arch



Box 6 Pachter, Josh


Palmer, Suart


Parry, Henry T.


Patrick, Q.


Paul, Elliot


Peirce, J.F.


Perelman, Sidney Joseph


Perowne, Barry


Peterson, Charles Alden


Pierce, John


Plumb, Jack


Pollock, Channing


Porcelain, Lidney E.


Porges, Arthur


Porter, Joyce


Powell, James


Prather, Richard S.


Priestley, J.B.


Priestley, John Boynton


Prince, Jerome and Harold


Pronzini, Bill


Quick, Dorothy


Rascoe, Burton


Rawson, Clayton


Reach, Alice Scanlan


Redman, Ben Ray


Revesz, Etta


Rice, Craig


Richter, Joan


Rinehart, Mary Roberts


Roberts, S.C.


Robinson, Jackie


Rockwell, Norman


Rogers, Joel Townsley


Rohmer, Sax


Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt


Rosten, Leo


Roth, Holly


Rubin, Rick


Rukeyeser, Muriel


Rutledge, Nancy


Salinger, Pierre


Serling, Rod


Schier, Norma


Seeley, Mabel


Shellabarger, Samuel


Sherwood, Robert E.


Shiel, M.P.


Shore, Viola Brothers


Simenon, Georges


Slater, Elaine


Slesar, Henry


Speed, Jane


Spivak, Lawrence E.


Starrett, Vincent


Steele, Frederic Don


Steele, Wilbur Daniel


Stoughton, Arthur A.


Stout, Rex


Stribling, T.S.


Sturgeon, Theodore



Box 7 Suter, John


Symons, Julian


Targ, William


Tey, Josephine


Thurber, James


Treat, Lawrence


Tucker, Luttrell


Twohy, Robert


Tyre, Nedra


Ullman, James M.


Untermeyer, Louis


Updike, John


Upfield, Arthur W.


Van de Wetering, Janwillem


Van Doren, Carl


Van Doren, Irita


Van Doren, Mark


Vickers, Roy


Walsh, Thomas


Watson, Colin


Waugh, Hilary


Weiman, Barbara Owens


Weir, Charlene M.


Wellen, Edward


Westlake, Donald E.


White, William


Whitehall, Joseph


Wilde, Percival


Wodehouse, P.G.


Woolrich, Cornell


Wylie, Philip


Wyndham, Martyn


Yaffe, James


Yates, Donald A.


Young, Alan K.


Subseries I.2: Manuscripts

Alphabetical by author. For a complete catalog listing of each individual manuscript see volume 2 of the printed catalog



Box 8 A To Christie, Agatha "Death . . ."



Box 9 Christie, Agatha "Double . . ." To Dannay, Frederic "The Golden Summer."



Box 10 Dannay, F. "The Golden Summer."



Box 11 Dannay, F. "The Golden Summer." - "A Group of Poems."



Box 12 Dannay, F. "The International Poll to Determine the Ten Best Living Mystery Writers."



Box 13 Dannay, F. "The Macquarries."



Box 14 Dannay, F. "The Macquarries" - "O Lost and Lonely Star."



Box 15 Dannay, F. "O Lost and Lonely Star" - de la Torre, Lillian



Box 16 Dower, Yasuko - Kyne, Peter B.



Box 17 Lambert, Gerard - Perowne, Barry



Box 18 Queen, Ellery "The Adonis . . ." - "The Adventure of the Four."



Box 20 Queen, Ellery "The Adventure of the Needle's" - "The Adventure of the Yang Piece."



Box 21 Queen, Ellery "Af" - "And on the Eighth Day."



Box 22 Queen, Ellery "And on the Eighth Day."



Box 23 Queen, Ellery "And on the Eighth Day" - "Bi"



Box 24 Queen, Ellery "The Black" - "The Body"



Box 25 Queen, Ellery "Br" - "Cam"



Box 26 Queen, Ellery "Camp" - "Cas"



Box 27 Queen, Ellery "The Cat on Many Tails."



Box 28 Queen, Ellery "The Cat of Many Tails."



Box 29 Queen, Ellery "Cop Out."



Box 30 Queen, Ellery "Cri" - "The Crooked Road."



Box 31 Queen, Ellery "The Crooked Road." - "De"



Box 32 Queen, Ellery "Di" - "Do"



Box 33 Queen, Ellery "Dr" - "E"



Box 34 Queen, Ellery "Face to Face."



Box 35 Queen, Ellery "Face to Face" - "Fat"



Box 36 Queen, Ellery "A Fine and Private Place"



Box 37 Queen, Ellery "A Fine and Private Place" - "The Finishing Stroke."



Box 38 Queen, Ellery "The Finishing Stroke."



Box 39 Queen, Ellery "Fir" - "The Fourth Side of the Triangle."



Box 40 Queen, Ellery "The Fourth Side of the Triangle" - "The Glass Village."



Box 41 Queen, Ellery "Gr" - "The House of Brass."



Box 42 Queen, Ellery "The House of Brass" - "Hu"



Box 43 Queen, Ellery "Id" - "Ino"



Box 44 Queen, Ellery "Int" - "Its"



Box 45 Queen, Ellery "J" - "King"



Box 46 Queen, Ellery "King" - "Kr"



Box 47 Queen, Ellery "Kry" - "The Last Woman"



Box 48 Queen, Ellery "The Last Woman" - "Lo"



Box 49 Queen, Ellery "Losers" - "Mu"



Box 50 Queen, Ellery "Mu" - "Ob"



Box 51 Queen, Ellery "The Origin of Evil."



Box 52 Queen, Ellery "The Origin of Evil" - "Ou"



Box 53 Queen, Ellery "The Parisian" - "The Player on the Other Side."



Box 54 Queen, Ellery "The Player on the Other Side" - "The Roman Hat Mystery."



Box 55 Queen, Ellery Sample permission letters - "The Scarlet Letters."



Box 56 Queen, Ellery "The Scarlet Letters" - "A Study in Terror."



Box 57 Queen, Ellery "Stu" - "Ten"



Box 58 Queen, Ellery "Ten Days' Wonder."



Box 59 Queen, Ellery "Ten Days' Wonder" - "The Thin Man's Son."



Box 60 Queen, Ellery "To Vincent Starrett" - "Where Is Bianca?"



Box 61 Queen, Ellery "Whe" - "Who"



Box 62 Queen, Ellery "Who Spies" - "Wr"



Box 63 Queen, Ellery and Lowell Brentano To Queen, Ellery, Jr.



Box 63A Queen, Ellery, Jr. - Si



Box 63 Queen, Ellery and Lowell Brentano To Queen, Ellery, Jr.



Box 63A Queen, Ellery, Jr. - Si



Box 63B Sk - Y

Series II: Arranged Series


Subseries II.1: Correspondence

Arranged by date [Boxes 64-72]



Box 64 1930s-1939



Box 65 1950-1954



Box 66 1955-1959



Box 67 1960-1965



Box 68 1966-1969



Box 69 1970-1973



Box 70 1974-1977



Box 71 1978-1979



Box 72 1980-1982


Subseries II.2: Manuscripts

Boxes 73-78 & Boxes 89-90



Box 73 Introductions to Department of First Stories and anonymous manuscripts.



Box 89 "The Ten Most Famous Fictional Detectives of all Time" -- Hilda Dannay's death: correspondence and funeral registers -- The Queen's Awards: 1947 and 1948..galleys, proofs, etc.



Box 90 Miscellaneous notes and signatures collected by Dannay.



Box 74 Photocopies of manuscripts.



Box 75 Photocopies of manuscripts.



Box 76 Fragments of manuscripts.



Box 77 Fragments of manuscripts.



Box 78 Fragments of manuscripts.

Series III: Documents


Subseries III.1: Cataloged and Arranged Documents

Arranged alphabetically [Boxes 79-81]



Box 79 Dannay, Frederic, 2 Jan. 1965 & April 1977


Dannay & Lee, 15 Sept. 1931 & 23 Nov. 1953


Lee & Dannay, 13 Oct. 1943; 6 March 1946; 2 July 1947; 27 Nov. 1967


Wells, Orson, 3 Aug. 1970


Contracts, A - F.



Box 80 Contracts, J - N.



Box 81 Contracts P - W.


Subseries III.2: Arranged Documents

Arranged chronologically [Boxes 82-87]



Box 82 Documents, 1930-1963



Box 83 Documents, 1964-1967



Box 84 Documents, 1968-1972



Box 85 Documents, 1973-1978



Box 86 Documents, 1979-1982



Box 87 Documents: ledger books.

Series IV: Artwork and Photographs

Cataloged and arranged



Box 88 Dannay, Frederic Photograph


Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan Photograph


Fletcher, J. S. Photograph.


Lee, Manfred B. Photograph.


"S. F." Photograph

[Cartoons with a mystery theme]


Sayers, Dorothy Photograph.


"The Ten Best Active Mystery Writers of All Time", Photograph


Woolrich, Cornell Photograph.


Arranged photographs and artwork

Series V: Printed Materials

Boxes 91-100



Box 91 Printed stories



Box 92 Printed stories.



Box 93 Printed stories.



Box 94 Magazines and booklets.



Box 95 Magazines and booklets.



Box 96 Magazines and booklets.



Box 97 Magazines and booklets.



Box 98 Miscellaneous printed materials.



Box 99 Newspaper clippings.



Box 100 Newspaper clippings.

Series VI: Objects and Memorabilia



Box 101 Objects and Memorabilia

Series VII: Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

This part of the collection comprises 87 Boxes of manuscripts submitted to EQMM from its beginning in 1941 till the early 1980s. Each manuscripts has been cataloged. For a complete guide to authors and their manuscripts volumes 2 & 3 of the Catalog


Author's manuscripts



Box 86 "EQMM Centenary Symposium". DVD. Dell Magazines, 2005

(2019.2020.M070)

Series VIII: Arranged manuscripts



Box 87 Breen, Jon L. "The Jury Box", 2 folders


Carr, John Dixon "The Jury Box", 4 folders


Penzler, Otto "Crime Dossier", 6 folders


Porter, R. E. "Crime Beat", 3 folders


Steinbrunner, Chris "Bloody Visions", 2 folders


Miscellaneous, 1 folder


Book reviews, 1 folder


Indices and Table of Contents, 1 folder


Dannay, Frederic Notes, 1 folder