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McClure, John (John Peebles), 1893-1956

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Basil Thompson Papers

Identifier: Collection 07

These papers preserve fragments from the short life of a New Orleans poet who was involved with Double Dealer; they also preserve fragments of his family's history. Much of the material in these papers is dated between 1913 and 1924, the years of Basil Thompson's literary activity. Thompson's childhood in the early 1900s also provided considerable material. Several items are dated from the nineteenth century, the earliest being the 1861 diary of Basil Thompson's grandfather.

Dates: Created: 1861-1924; Other: Majority of material found in 1913-1924; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1981

H. L. Mencken Letters

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Collection 06
Scope and Contents The sixty-three letters in this collection are arranged chronologically. Mencken wrote forty-nine letters to Wylie--the first in 1927, the last in 1948; Lohrfinck wrote the other fourteen--the first in 1947, the last in 1956. Besides the letters, this collection contains four other items: an undated page of notes in which Wylie clarified points made in some of the letters; a copy of Wylie's poem printed in the January 1928 American Mercury; a copy of her short story...
Dates: Created: 1927-1956; Other: Date acquired: 09/05/2005