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Subseries 2. Prose, 1917-1949

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries includes bound and loose-leaf handwritten and typewritten drafts, proofs, prefaces, and related correspondence to the pre-publication of Hervey Allen’s prose, including various iterative drafts of his novels, short stories, and non-fiction material.

Section: Biographies, Novels, and Short Stories

Scope and Content Notes:

This group includes handwritten, typewritten, original and various drafts and associated material of Hervey Allen's pre-published biographies, novels and short stories. Material is arranged in alphabetical, chronological, and when possible, in iterative order.

See Also: Box 187-188, Series X: Oversized Material for oversized galleys of particular manuscript titles in this subseries.

Box 11
Folder 1 Action at Aquila: Time Scheme, Character List, and Various Drafts, 1934-1938
Folder 2 Action at Aquila: Various Drafts of Chapters, Correspondence, Time Scheme, and Outline, 1935-1937
Folder 3 Action at Aquila: First Holograph Draft, 1937

Box 12
Folder 1 Action at Aquila: Prospectus, Historical Background, and Sources, 1938
Folder 2 Action at Aquila: Incomplete Typewritten Manuscript with Edits
Folder 3 Action at Aquila: Original [Incomplete] Typed Manuscript (Chapters 1-16)

Box 13
Folder 1 Action at Aquila: Edited Typed Manuscript of Final Version

Box 14
Folder 1 Action at Aquila: Setting Manuscript for Printer, 1937
Folder 2 Action at Aquila: Typed White Carbon

Box 15
Folder 1 Anthony Adverse: Various Preface Drafts and Syllabus of a Novel to be Called Anthony Adverse, 1932
Folder 2 Anthony Adverse: Preface, Author's Introduction to Limited Edition
Folder 3 Anthony Adverse: Preface/Author's Statement, 1945
Folder 4 Anthony Adverse: Preface, 1946
Folder 5 Anthony Adverse: Preface, Author's Introduction to Edition, 1946
Folder 6 Anthony Adverse: Synopses, Research Materials, and Notes
Folder 7 Anthony Adverse: Correspondence, Notes, Drafts of Chapters, and Map of New Orleans in 1815, 1932-1933
Folder 8 Anthony Adverse: Correspondence, Dedication, and Other Various Material, 1935-1937
Folder 9 Anthony Adverse: Partial First Handwritten Draft

Box 16
Folder 1 Anthony Adverse: Original Typescript, Volume I, 1933
Folder 2 Anthony Adverse: Original Typescript, Volume II, 1933

Box 17
Folder 1 Anthony Adverse: Original Typescript, Volume III, 1933
Folder 2 Anthony Adverse: Bound Typescript Draft, Volume I

Box 18
Folder 1 Anthony Adverse: Bound Typescript Draft, Volume II
Folder 2 Anthony Adverse: Bound Typescript Volume III

Box 19
Folder 1 Bedford Village: Holograph Manuscript ( The Disinherited, Book II)
Folder 2 Bedford Village: Yellow Typed Manuscript ( The Disinherited, Book II)

Box 20
Folder 1 Bedford Village: Cut Version with Changes
Folder 2 Bedford Village: Announcement and Notes
Folder 3 The City and the Dawn: Holograph Manuscript, 1949
Folder 4 The City and the Dawn: First Typed Draft
Folder 5 The City and the Dawn: Typed Copy of the Final Holograph Pages (1-50)
Folder 6 The Disinherited: Holograph Manuscript of Synopsis and Notes
Folder 7 The Disinherited: Synopsis and Notes, 1942
Folder 8 The Disinherited: Research Notes and Clippings, Copy of 1744 Treaty, Appendix
Folder 9 The Disinherited: Time Scheme and Historical Notes

Box 21
Folder 1 The Forest and the Fort: Holograph Manuscript Book I, 1942
Folder 2 The Forest and the Fort: Holograph Manuscript II
Folder 3 The Forest and the Fort: Holograph Manuscript III, 1940

Box 22
Folder 1 The Forest and the Fort: Cut Version with Changes ( The Disinherited, Book I), 1942
Folder 2 The Forest and the Fort: Yellow Typed Manuscript ( The Disinherited, Book I), 1942
Folder 3 The Forest and the Fort: [Incomplete] Typed Manuscript

Box 23
Folder 1-2 Israfel: Research, Correspondence and Cover Material, 1917-1926
Folder 3 Israfel: Unused Illustrations, 1926
Folder 4 Israfel: Notes on Poe from Various Sources, 1926
Folder 5 Israfel: Printed Pages (1-932)

Box 24
Folder 1 Israfel: Typed Fragment as it First Began
Folder 2 Israfel: Handwritten Preface to First Issue and Re-Issue, 1926; 1934
Folder 3 Israfel: Carbon Copy of Beginning, 1926
Folder 4 Israfel: Various Sheets and Chapters, Vol. I (Lacks Chapters 10,11,17), 1926
Folder 5 Israfel: Partial Handwritten and Typewritten Manuscript, 1926

Box 25
Folder 1 Israfel: Typed Manuscript, (Chapters 1-11), 1926
Folder 2 Israfel: [Incomplete] Early Typewritten and Handwritten Draft, 1926

Box 26
Folder 1-2 It Was Like This: Two Stories of the Great War: Syllabus, Introduction, and Various Drafts, 1939
Folder 3 It Was Like This: Two Stories of the Great War: Handwritten Holograph, 1939
Folder 4 It Was Like This: Two Stories of the Great War: Typed Manuscript, 1939
Folder 5 It Was Like This: Two Stories of the Great War: Typed White Carbon

Box 27
Folder 1 Richfield Springs: Handwritten Holograph (Notes, General Approach, Outline, Headings), 1935
Folder 2 Richfield Springs: Handwritten Holograph (p. 85, Chapters 1-4)
Folder 3 Richfield Springs: Various Versions of Typed Manuscripts (First Typed Manuscript)
Folder 4 Richfield Springs: Typed Carbon Manuscript (Chapters 1-4)
Folder 5 Richfield Springs: Typed Draft for Curtis Brown Ltd. (Chapters 1-4)

Box 28
Folder 1 Toward the Flame: Original Handwritten Letter from Hervey Allen on Active Duty, Inspiration for Toward the Flame, 1918
Folder 2 Toward the Flame: [Formally "Targets"], Manuscript, 1925
Folder 3 Toward the Flame: Typed White Carbon, 1918-1925
Folder 4 Toward the Flame: Preface to Re-Issued Edition, 1933

Box 29
Folder 1 Toward the Morning: Handwritten Partial Drafts, Announcement, Rejected Pages, and Revised Typewritten Drafts
Folder 2 Toward the Morning: Complete Yellow Typed Manuscript ( The Disinherited, Book III), 1945

Box 30
Folder 1 Toward the Morning: Holograph Handwritten Manuscript (Chapters 1-17), ( The Disinherited, Book III)
Folder 2 Toward the Morning: Holograph Handwritten Manuscript (Chapters 18-25), ( The Disinherited, Book III)

Box 31
Folder 1 Toward the Morning: Complete Typed White Carbon Manuscript, 1948

Section: Articles, Essays, and Plays


Box 32
Folder 1 The ABC of Reviewing
Folder 2 Amy Lowell as a Poet, 1926
Folder 3 An Appreciation [To the Notable Library of Major W. Van R. Whithall], 1927
Folder 4 Anthony Adverse: The Sources of, 1934
Folder 5 The Arkansas Kookamoosa
Folder 6 Books as Gifts and Other Things, 1949
Folder 7 A Boy's Memory of Bedford Fifty Years Ago
Folder 8 Cats versus Dogs; Crossroads; Cupid’s Pitcher, [University of Pittsburgh folder]
Folder 9 Of Cities
Folder 10 Edgar Allan Poe, on the Dictionary of American Biography
Folder 11 Felicity Haul: The Story of Old Bermuda, 1931
Folder 12 The First Co-ed: A Ballad of Pitt
Folder 13 The Flood: A One Act Play
Folder 14 A Golden Century of American Verse, 1927
Folder 15 Harvest and Reapers: An Anthology of American Poetry from 1613 to 1925
Folder 16 An Island Crisis
Folder 17 Moderation
Folder 18 Monday Morning to You
Folder 19 My Grandfather’s Peg Leg
Folder 20 The Passing of Amy Lowell, 1925
Folder 21 The Passing of Despair
Folder 22 Poetry South

Box 33
Folder 1 The Rise of the New Whaling Industry
Folder 2-3 Roman Britain, 1929
Folder 4 Santa Claus, Triplets
Folder 5 Ysleta

Section: Prefaces, Reviews, and Other Short Works

Folder 6 George Ade Obituary, Sigma Chi Newsletter
Folder 7 Introduction to a Poe Anthology, Edited By Addison Hibbard, 1927
Folder 8 Jacob Secley, An Epitaph
Folder 9 Preface for Bermudiana By Ronald John Williams, 1936
Folder 10 Preface for Julie Eidesheim Book, 1938
Folder 11 Preface for Limited Editions Club
Folder 12 Preface for The Gold Bug Edition By Edgar Allen Poe
Folder 13 Preface for Lute and Scimitar: Poems and Ballads of Central Asia By Abdullah Achmed, 1927
Folder 14 Preface for Notes of Life and Death By Theodore Morrison, 1935
Folder 15 Preface for The Old House in the Country By Lizette Woodworth Reese, 1936
Folder 16 Preface for Residence in Bermuda
Folder 17 Report on Royal America: The Story of Henry Bouquet By G.M. Sassaman, 1943
Folder 18 Review of American Poetry from the Beginning to Whitman By Louis Untermeyer, 1931
Folder 19 Review of Amy Lowell: a chronicle, with extracts from her correspondence By Samuel Foster Damon
Folder 20 Review of Broken Ties and Other Stories By Rabinandrath Tagore, 1926
Folder 21 Review of Dark Glory: A Story of Edgar Allan Poe By Dorothy Dow
Folder 22 Review of Edgar Allan Poe: A Study in Genius By Joseph Wood Krutch, 1926
Folder 23 Review of The Emily Dickinson Letters By Mabel Loomis Todd, 1929-1931
Folder 24 Review of Emily Dickinson Research Notes, 1929-1931
Folder 25 Review of John Brown’s Body By Stephen Vincent Benet, 1923-1924
Folder 26 Review of The Land of the Crooked Tree By Ulysses Prentiss Hedrick, 1948
Folder 27 Review of Little Man What Now? By Hans Fallada, 1934
Folder 28 Review of The Portable Poe Edited By Philip Van Doren Stern
Folder 29 Review of Quaker Militant - John Greenleaf Whitter By Albert Mordell, 1933
Folder 30 Review of Sanfelice By Vincent Sheean, 1936
Folder 31 Review of The Sonnets of Petrarch Translated By Joseph Auslander
Folder 32 Review of We Can Win This War By W.F. Kernan, 1943
Folder 33 Review of Young Pegasus, Prose and Verse By The Intercollegiate Literary Magazine Conference, 1926
Folder 34 Street Dust and Pollen [Review of Indian Summer; Flame and Dust; The Poets of the Future, A College Anthology; University of Washington Poems, First Series; and Column Poets, 1925