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Marie Mattingly Meloney papers, 1891-1943 

Meloney, Marie Mattingly, 1883-1943
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40 boxes (40 boxes 1 flat box 1 oversize folder)
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Biographical Note

Editor, writer. Meloney was editor of THE DELINEATOR, 1920-1926, the SUNDAY MAGAZINE of the NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE, 1926-1943, and THIS WEEK MAGAZINE, 1934-1943.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, art works, memorabilia, and printed material of Meloney. The correspondence deals chiefly with the period with THE DELINEATOR, the SUNDAY MAGAZINE, and THIS WEEK MAGAZINE. The letters cover a wide field of interests and include correspondence from cabinet ministers, diplomats, jurists, authors, journalists, editors, educators, soldiers, and socialites. There are letters from Sherwood Anderson, Irving Bacheller, James M. Barrie, Max Beerbohm, Arnold Bennett, Gutzon Borglum, Willa Cather, Jo Davidson, Walter De la Mare, Alfred Douglas, Lord Dunsany, Robert Frost, John Galsworthy, Rudyard Kipling, D.H. Lawrence, Sinclair Lewis, Wyndham Lewis, Walter Lippmann, Somerset Maugham, A.A. Milne, Charles and Kathleen Norris, Alfred Noyes, Frances Perkins, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Bertrand Russell, Eleanor Roosevelt, Carlo Sforza, Booth Tarkington, Ernst Toller, H.M. Tomlinson, and H.G. Wells. In addition to Mrs. Meloney's manuscripts of her own writings, the collection contains manuscripts of Louis Bromfield, G.K. Chesterton, Walter De la Mare, John Drinkwater, Havelock Ellis, Richard Le Gallienne, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, and Leo Tolstoy.