Guide to the Papers of Kenneth Roberts, 1890 - 1972Manuscript ML-25

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Series 1, Papers, 1890-1972

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Box: 1, Dates: circa 1920-1954

Account book - Book MSS "Arundel"

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  • Folder: 1, Account book containing financial information, undated
  • Folder: 2, Anna Mosser Roberts: Article: "Sojourning In The Italy Of Today", by Anna Roberts; in "National ""Geographic", September, 1936
  • Folder: 3, Anna Mosser Roberts: Correspondence, 1958-1962
  • Folder: 4, Anna Mosser Roberts: Drafts of an introduction for a proposed book, 1959
  • Folder: 5, Anna Mosser Roberts: List of antique guns for insurance purposes, undated
  • Folder: 6, Anna Mosser Roberts: Photographs, undated
  • Folder: 7, "Saturday Evening Post" dog articles, by Kenneth Roberts, 1925-1932
  • Folder: 8, Travel diary, 1933
  • Folder: 9, Articles: "The Great Carbolic Speech", by Kenneth Roberts; carbon, undated
  • Folder: 10, Articles: "Haying Now Or Not At All", by Kenneth Roberts; corrected original, undated
  • Folder: 11, Articles: Miscellaneous one page short subjects, undated
  • Folder: 12, Articles: Miscellaneous war short subjects, undated
  • Folder: 13, Articles: "November", by Kenneth Roberts; typescript, undated
  • Folder: 14, Articles: "Quiet Evenings", by Kenneth Roberts; typescript, undated
  • Folder: 15, Articles: "Reaching A Decision For The Patagonian Navy", by Kenneth Roberts; typescript, undated
  • Folder: 16, Articles: "Report On Fascism In England", by Kenneth Roberts; carbon, 1934
  • Folder: 17, Articles: Untitled, concerning cigarette advertising, by Kenneth Roberts; carbon, undated
  • Folder: 18, Articles: "A Warning", by Kenneth Roberts; typescript, undated
  • Folder: 19, Articles: "Why Novels Sometimes Interfere with Expectations", by Kenneth Roberts; carbon, undated
  • Folder: 20, Biographical Information: Article: "Good New Englanders Aren't Bothered By Ration Books", by Kenneth Roberts; draft, typescript, undated
  • Folder: 21, Biographical Information: Clippings, 1930-1939
  • Folder: 22, Biographical Information: Notes, undated
  • Folder: 23, Biographical Information: Pamphlet: "Kenneth Roberts: A Biographical Sketch...Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc., 1936
  • Folder: 24, Biographical Information: Timetables: engagements 1952, work on farm 1954, articles written in 1920's and 1930's, 1920s-1954
  • Folder: 25, Book Jackets: "Arundel ", undated
  • Folder: 26, Book Jackets: "The Lively Lady", undated
  • Folder: 27, Book Jackets: "The Seventh Sense", undated
  • Folder: 28, Book MSS "Arundel": Books 1 and 2; corrected carbon, hard bound, undated
  • Folder: 29, Book MSS "Arundel": Canadian songs, undated
  • Folder: 30, Book MSS "Arundel": Corrected typescript, pp. 1-270, undated
  • Folder: 31, Book MSS "Arundel": Corrected typescript, pp. 271-470, undated
  • Folder: 32, Book MSS "Arundel": Corrected typescript, pp. 471-738, undated
  • Folder: 33, Book MSS "Arundel": Correspondence, 1929
  • Folder: 34, Book MSS "Arundel": Discarded pages in notebook, undated
  • Folder: 35, Book MSS "Arundel": Holograph manuscript, hard bound, 1929
  • Folder: 36, Book MSS "Arundel": Notes for chapter 4, undated
  • Folder: 37, Book MSS "Arundel": Notes tracing the route to Quebec, undated
  • Folder: 38, Book MSS "Arundel": Page proofs I; corrected, 1932
  • Folder: 39, Book MSS "Arundel": Page proofs II; corrected, 1932
  • Folder: 40, Book MSS "Arundel": Partial typescript, undated
  • Folder: 41, Book MSS "Arundel": Prologue, undated
  • Folder: 42, Statistics on sale, undated

Box: 2, Dates: 1917-1958

Book MSS: "The Battle of Cowpens" - Book MSS: "A Dowser's First Million"

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  • Folder: 1, "The Battle of Cowpens": Corrected index, undated
  • Folder: 2, "The Battle of Cowpens": Final galley proofs, 1957
  • Folder: 3, "The Battle of Cowpens": Foundry proofs, 1958
  • Folder: 4, "The Battle of Cowpens": Magazine "Collier's" galley proof, 1956
  • Folder: 5, "The Battle of Cowpens": Notebooks containing corrected pages of typescript, undated
  • Folder: 6, "The Battle of Cowpens": Notes, undated
  • Folder: 7, "The Battle of Cowpens": Original galley proof, 1957
  • Folder: 8, "The Battle of Cowpens": Page proofs, book list, undated
  • Folder: 9, "The Battle of Cowpens": Page proofs; foreword, 1958
  • Folder: 10, "The Battle of Cowpens": Page proofs; illustrations, 1958
  • Folder: 11, "The Battle of Cowpens": Page proofs; introductory pages, undated
  • Folder: 12, "The Battle of Cowpens": Page proofs; reader's set, corrected, 1957
  • Folder: 13, "The Battle of Cowpens": Page proofs; setter's copy of foreword, 1957
  • Folder: 14, "The Battle of Cowpens": Partial typescript, corrected, undated
  • Folder: 15, "The Battle of Cowpens": Partial typescript, with retyped pages, undated
  • Folder: 16, "The Battle of Cowpens": Setter's proof; Book, 1958
  • Folder: 17, "Boon Island": Book: "A Narrative of the Sufferings, Preservation and Deliverance, of ""Captain John Dean and Company", by Jasper Dean, John Dean and Miles Whitworth; 1711; reprinted, 1917
  • Folder: 18, "Boon Island": Corrected page proofs, 1956
  • Folder: 19, "Boon Island": Corrected page proofs, with dust jacket design, 1956
  • Folder: 20, "Boon Island": Dust jacket design from "Sports Illustrated", undated
  • Folder: 21, "Boon Island": Map: A Survey of the King's Lordship or Manor of East Greenwich in Kent, November 7, 1695, undated
  • Folder: 22, "Boon Island": Map: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Chart, Cape Elizabeth, Maine to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1950
  • Folder: 23, "Boon Island": Miscellaneous, undated
  • Folder: 24, "Boon Island": Pamphlet: "A Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Nottingham Galley & Co.", by John Deane, 1726, undated
  • Folder: 25, "Boon Island": Reader's Digest page proofs, 1955
  • Folder: 26, "Boon Island": Recorded conversation between Roberts and Clara Claasen re: "Reader's ""Digest" offer; on audiograph disc, 1955
  • Folder: 27, "Boon Island": Reviewer's copy, 1955
  • Folder: 28, "Boon Island": Seascape reproductions Book, undated
  • Folder: 29, "Captain Caution": Carbon of typescript, undated
  • Folder: 30, "Captain Caution": Chapter II draft, with reader's comments, undated
  • Folder: 31, "Captain Caution": Statistics on sales, circa 1947
  • Folder: 32, "The Collector's Whatnot" Roberts, Booth Tarkington and Hugh Kahler: Incomplete typescript, with letter from Kahler to Tarkington, 1923
  • Folder: 33, "A Dowser's First Million": Holograph and typescript I, undated
  • Folder: 34, "A Dowser's First Million": Holograph and typescript I, undated
  • Folder: 35, "A Dowser's First Million": Miscellaneous carbons, undated

Box: 3, Dates: 1933-1955

Book MSS: "For Author's Only" - Book MSS: "Henry Gross and His Dowsing Rod"

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  • Folder: 1, "For Authors Only": Article: "The Confessions Of A Small Investor", by Kenneth Roberts; in "Saturday Evening Post", March 18, 1933
  • Folder: 2, "For Authors Only": Corrected carbon, circa 1935
  • Folder: 3, "For Authors Only": Page proofs of various title pages, illustrations for title pages, etc., undated
  • Folder: 4, "For Authors Only": Partial galley proofs, undated
  • Folder: 5, "Forty On the Emu" by Robert and Nelson Bond: Bond's original draft, 1955
  • Folder: 6, "Forty on the Emu": Correspondence, 1955-1958
  • Folder: 7, "Forty on the Emu": Kenneth Roberts' rewrite of Chapter 1; original and carbon, 1955
  • Folder: 8, "Forty on the Emu": Map of Cape Verde Islands, undated
  • Folder: 9, "Forty on the Emu": Source material, undated
  • Folder: 10, "Good Maine Food" by Marjorie Mosser and Roberts: Article: "Diet", by Kenneth Roberts; typescript, undated
  • Folder: 11, "Good Maine Food": Article: "Dissertation on Marrowbones, Baked Beans And British Customs", by Kenneth Roberts; corrected carbons, undated
  • Folder: 12, "Good Maine Food": Article: "Dissertation on Marrowbones, Baked Beans And British Customs", by Kenneth Roberts; original, undated
  • Folder: 13, "Good Maine Food": Article: "Epicure Roberts Caters To George Spelvin", by Kenneth Roberts; in "Boston Herald", August 25, 1946
  • Folder: 14, "Good Maine Food": Article: "The Marrowbone Matter", by Kenneth Roberts; published copy, in "Gourmet", November, 1955
  • Folder: 16, "Good Maine Food": Correspondence, 1939-1956
  • Folder: 17, "Good Maine Food": Forewords by Marjorie Mosser and Kenneth Roberts, undated
  • Folder: 18, "Good Maine Food": Galley proofs 1 and 2, 1947
  • Folder: 19, "Good Maine Food": Galley proofs 3 and 4, 1947
  • Folder: 20, "Good Maine Food": Miscellaneous, undated
  • Folder: 21, "Good Maine Food": Notes, undated
  • Folder: 22, "Good Maine Food": Revised pages, undated
  • Folder: 23, "Good Maine Food": Typescript, corrected; interspersed with recipe clippings, undated
  • Folder: 24, "Henry Gross and His Dowsing Rod": Galley proof, 1950
  • Folder: 25, "Henry Gross and His Dowsing Rod": Original manuscript I, undated
  • Folder: 26, "Henry Gross and His Dowsing Rod": Original manuscript II, undated
  • Folder: 27, "Henry Gross and His Dowsing Rod": Page proofs, 1951

Box: 4, Dates: 1935-1953

Book MSS: "I Wanted to Write" to Book MSS: "Lydia Bailey"

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  • Folder: 1, "I Wanted to Write": Article: "Kenneth Roberts, Who Wanted To Write", by Ridgely Cummings; typescript, 1953
  • Folder: 2, "I Wanted to Write": Editorial suggestions, undated
  • Folder: 3, "I Wanted to Write": Statistics on sales, undated
  • Folder: 4, "I Wanted to Write": Unused material, original and carbon Book, undated
  • Folder: 5, "It Must Be Your Tonsils": Holograph manuscript, 1935
  • Folder: 6, "Kenneth Roberts Reader": Statistics on sales , circa 1947
  • Folder: 7, "The Lively Lady": Corrected carbon, bound copy, undated
  • Folder: 8, "The Lively Lady": First typescript, incomplete, undated
  • Folder: 9, "The Lively Lady": Statistics on sales , circa 1947
  • Folder: 10, "Lydia Bailey": Bibliography, undated
  • Folder: 11, "Lydia Bailey": Book jacket, undated
  • Folder: 12, "Lydia Bailey": Chronology, undated
  • Folder: 13, "Lydia Bailey": Copy material for back of book jacket, undated
  • Folder: 14, "Lydia Bailey": Corrected typescript I, undated
  • Folder: 15, "Lydia Bailey": Corrected typescript II, undated
  • Folder: 16, "Lydia Bailey": Discarded typescript I, undated
  • Folder: 17, "Lydia Bailey": Discarded typescript II, undated
  • Folder: 18, "Lydia Bailey": Jacket blurb, undated
  • Folder: 19, "Lydia Bailey": List of galley proof changes, undated
  • Folder: 20, "Lydia Bailey": Maps of Cap Francois and the Island of St. Domingue; 1760, 1796, undated
  • Folder: 21, "Lydia Bailey": Map of the Siege of Crete A Pierrot, undated
  • Folder: 22, "Lydia Bailey": Miscellaneous, undated
  • Folder: 23, "Lydia Bailey": Notebooks containing partial text, undated
  • Folder: 24, "Lydia Bailey": Notes on the evolution of, research for and writing of, "Lydia Bailey ", undated
  • Folder: 25, "Lydia Bailey": Partial page proofs, undated
  • Folder: 26, "Lydia Bailey": Partial typescript, undated

Box: 5, Dates: 1937-1953

Book MSS: "Lydia Bailey - Book MSS: "March to Quebec"

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  • Folder: 1, "Lydia Bailey": Photographs from movie based on book, undated
  • Folder: 2, "Lydia Bailey": Retyped pages, undated
  • Folder: 3, "Lydia Bailey": Research: Background material on the Lewis and Wilson families, undated
  • Folder: 4, "Lydia Bailey": Research: Correspondence, 1937-1953
  • Folder: 5, "Lydia Bailey": Research: Letters of Tobias Lear; State Dept. Consular Records, 1937-1953
  • Folder: 6, "Lydia Bailey": Research: Notes, general, undated
  • Folder: 7, "Lydia Bailey": Research: Notes, various book sources, undated
  • Folder: 8, "Lydia Bailey": Research: Sources used in research, undated
  • Folder: 9, "Lydia Bailey": Research: State Dept. Consular Dispatches, Cape Haitian Series, Vol. 3 ; National Archives, 1942
  • Folder: 10, "Lydia Bailey": Research: State Dept. Consular Dispatches, Cape Haitian Series, Vol. 4; National Archives, 1942
  • Folder: 11, "Lydia Bailey": Research: Statistics on sales, circa 1947
  • Folder: 12, "Lydia Bailey": Research: Translation of "Moreau de Saint Mery's American Journey 1793-1798", edited and translated by Anna and Kenneth Roberts; title page - p.220, undated
  • Folder: 13, "Lydia Bailey": Research: Translation of "Moreau de Saint Mery's American Journey 1793-1798", edited and translated by Anna and Kenneth Roberts; p.221 - index, undated
  • Folder: 14, "March to Quebec": Bound galley proofs, Vol. 1, undated

Box: 6, Dates: 1947

Book MSS: "March to Quebec" - Book MSS: "Northwest Passage"

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  • Folder: 1, "March to Quebec": Bound galley proofs, Vol. II, undated
  • Folder: 2, "March to Quebec": Bound galley proofs, Vol. III, undated
  • Folder: 3, "March to Quebec": Galleys of the "Arundel Journals", undated
  • Folder: 4, "March to Quebec": Notes, undated
  • Folder: 5, "March to Quebec": Statistics on sales, circa 1947
  • Folder: 6, "Northwest Passage": Article: "Elizabeth Browne, Joseph Blackburn, and Northwest Passage", by Kenneth Roberts; corrected typescript, undated
  • Folder: 7, "Northwest Passage": Galley proof, corrected, undated
  • Folder: 8, "Northwest Passage": Galley proof of "Rogers' Rangers", a serialization of "Northwest Passage ", undated
  • Folder: 9, "Northwest Passage": Maps, undated
  • Folder: 10, "Northwest Passage": Miscellaneous pages, undated
  • Folder: 11, "Northwest Passage": Movie photographs, circa 1940
  • Folder: 12, "Northwest Passage": Notes and research materials, undated
  • Folder: 13, "Northwest Passage": Original holograph manuscript, partial, undated
  • Folder: 14, "Northwest Passage": Outline for Part II, undated
  • Folder: 15, "Northwest Passage": Page proofs; title page - p.358, undated
  • Folder: 16, "Northwest Passage": Page proofs; pp. 359 - 718, undated
  • Folder: 17, "Northwest Passage": Radio script from B.B.C. presentations; July-September, 1947

Box: 7, Dates: circa 1934

Book MSS: "Northwest Passage" - Book MSS: "Oliver Wiswell"

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  • Folder: 1, "Northwest Passage": "Robert Rogers Court-martial"; annotated, typed copy, undated
  • Folder: 2, "Northwest Passage": "Robert Rogers Court-martial"; photo static copy, circa 1934
  • Folder: 3, "Northwest Passage": Terms of foreign publishing contracts and statistics on sales, undated
  • Folder: 4, "Northwest Passage": Typescript- partial, undated
  • Folder: 5, "Northwest Passage": Bound typescript, Vol. I, 1941
  • Folder: 6, "Northwest Passage": Bound typescript, Vol. II, 1941
  • Folder: 7, "Northwest Passage": Table of contents, undated
  • Folder: 8, "Oliver Wiswell": Bibliography, undated
  • Folder: 9, "Oliver Wiswell": Chapter 1 typescript, undated
  • Folder: 10, "Oliver Wiswell": Correspondence, 1938-1940
  • Folder: 11, "Oliver Wiswell": Discarded typescript, undated
  • Folder: 12, "Oliver Wiswell": Excerpts from the "Massachusetts Historical Society Proceedings", concerning Loyalists, undated
  • Folder: 13, "Oliver Wiswell": Galley proofs, Book I and II, undated
  • Folder: 14, "Oliver Wiswell": Galley proofs, Books III - V, undated
  • Folder: 15, "Oliver Wiswell": Galley proofs, Conclusion, undated
  • Folder: 16, "Oliver Wiswell": List of Characters, undated
  • Folder: 17, "Oliver Wiswell": Maps marked to show British and Loyalist positions, undated

Box: 8, Dates: circa 1954

Book MSS: "Oliver Wiswell"

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  • Folder: 1, "Oliver Wiswell": Notes I, undated
  • Folder: 2, "Oliver Wiswell": Notes II, undated
  • Folder: 3, "Oliver Wiswell": Outline for conclusion, undated
  • Folder: 4, "Oliver Wiswell": Page proofs, bound, undated
  • Folder: 5, "Oliver Wiswell": Partial page proofs, limited edition copy, undated
  • Folder: 6, "Oliver Wiswell": Phono disc of Chapters I and II, and draft of introduction to recording, 1954
  • Folder: 7, "Oliver Wiswell": Revised pages I, undated
  • Folder: 8, "Oliver Wiswell": Revised pages II, undated
  • Folder: 9, "Oliver Wiswell": Revised pages III, undated
  • Folder: 10, "Oliver Wiswell": Setting copy, pp. 1-217, undated
  • Folder: 11, "Oliver Wiswell": Setting copy, pp. 218-549, undated
  • Folder: 12, "Oliver Wiswell": Setting copy, pp. 556-719, undated
  • Folder: 13, "Oliver Wiswell": Setting copy, pp. 720-876a, undated
  • Folder: 14, "Oliver Wiswell": Setting copy, pp. 876b-1018, undated

Box: 9, Dates: 1932-1947

Book MSS: "Oliver Wiswell" - Book MSS: "Rabble in Arms"

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  • Folder: 1, "Oliver Wiswell": Setting copy, pp. 1019-1126, undated
  • Folder: 2, "Oliver Wiswell": Source material I, undated
  • Folder: 3, "Oliver Wiswell": Source material II, in book, undated
  • Folder: 4, "Oliver Wiswell": Statistics on sales, circa 1947
  • Folder: 5, "Oliver Wiswell": Typescript of Part I, bound, 1938
  • Folder: 6, "Rabble in Arms": Article: "A Pythagorean", by W. R. Hughes; source unidentified, 1933
  • Folder: 7, "Rabble in Arms": Carbon, corrected and bound, 1932-1933
  • Folder: 8, "Rabble in Arms": Correspondence, 1932-1933
  • Folder: 9, "Rabble in Arms": Notes, undated
  • Folder: 10, "Rabble in Arms": Original manuscript, corrected and bound, 1932-1933
  • Folder: 11, "Rabble in Arms": Page proofs, circa 1947
  • Folder: 12, "Rabble in Arms": Page proofs, incomplete, undated

Box: 10, Dates: undated

Water Unlimited, Inc. Index Cards

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