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Subseries 1. Autobiographical and Biographical Prose, 1933-1959

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries details autobiographical and biographical material about Hervey Allen and/or his literary work. Included are press release statements from Farrar & Rinehart introducing Allen to the media; short essays written by other authors on Allen's work; manuscripts of term and theses projects on Allen and his work; and an unpublished manuscript entitled, "The Selected Poems of Hervey Allen" by Lawrence Lee. The manuscript names a foreword written by poet Robert Frost, however such foreword is not present in the manuscript.

Also included in this material are some notes about the Allen family history.

Box 40
Folder 1 Anthony Adverse and Mr. Allen, by William F. Allison in The Pittsburgh Record, November 1933
Folder 2 Biographical Notes, Loose Leaf
Folder 3 Biographical Notes, in The Pennsylvania Guardsman, August 1934
Folder 4 Cow-boy (Hervey) Allen of Charleston, in The Literary Digest, August 1934
Folder 5 Hervey Allen and His Poetry: A Biographical and Critical Sketch, by Alexander L. Blackburn, White Carbon Manuscript and Correspondence, May 1959
Folder 6 Hervey Allen: A Modern Fennimore Cooper and Dr. Johnsonby Ronald Williams, Typescript Manuscript and Notes
Folder 7 The Selected Poems of Hervey Allen with a Foreword by Robert Frost by Lawrence Lee, Typescript Manuscript
Folder 8-9 Biographical Material
Folder 10 Bibliography Material