Guide to the H.L. Mencken Collection, 1902 - 1956Manuscript MS-693

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Series 2, Manuscripts and Proofs, 1902-1956

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Box: 1, Dates: 1909-1956

Contains correspondence 1909-1956 arranged by year, also includes typescripts and galley proofs of "Notes on Democracy," "Treatise on Right and Wrong," "Newspaper Days," and "New Dictionary of Quotations."

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Box: 2, Dates: 1919-1945

Contains galleys for "New Dictionary of Quotations," and American Language," annotated typescripts for "Happy Days" and "Heathen Days" as well as fair copy carbons of "American Language," Supplement I.

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Box: 3, Dates: 1902-1956

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  • Folder: 1, American Language: Supplement I - proof, undated
  • Folder: 2, American Language: Supplement I - proof, undated
  • Folder: 3, American Language: Supplement I - proof, undated
  • Folder: 4, American Language: Supplement I - proof, undated
  • Folder: 5, American Language: Supplement I - proof, undated
  • Folder: 6, Articles and Essays: "Literary Geography", 1924
  • Folder: 7, Articles and Essays: "Forward", 1923
  • Folder: 8, Articles and Essays: "More Abundant Life for Judges", 1937
  • Folder: 9, Articles and Essays: "Triumph of the Have-Not", 1937
  • Folder: 10, Articles and Essays: "The American Civil Liberties Union", 1938
  • Folder: 11, Articles and Essays: "Mercy for the Merciless", 1938
  • Folder: 12, Articles and Essays: "Bringing Roosevelt up to date", 1939
  • Folder: 13, Articles and Essays: "The Gong Sounds", 1940
  • Folder: 14, Articles and Essays: "Notes on Conscription", 1940
  • Folder: 15, Articles and Essays: "The French Have an Idea", 1940
  • Folder: 16, Articles and Essays: "The Days Ahead", 1940
  • Folder: 17, Articles and Essays: "Mid-Channel", 1940
  • Folder: 18, Articles and Essays: "There He Is", 1940
  • Folder: 19, Articles and Essays: "Heil Roosevelt", 1940
  • Folder: 20, Articles and Essays: "The Primrose Path", 1940
  • Folder: 21, Articles and Essays: War and No War", 1940
  • Folder: 22, Articles and Essays: "Notes on the Campaign", 1940
  • Folder: 23, Articles and Essays: "The Old Order Changeth", 1940
  • Folder: 24, Articles and Essays: "Coroner's Inquest", 1940
  • Folder: 25, Articles and Essays: "The Call to Lovey-Dovey", 1940
  • Folder: 26, Articles and Essays: "Raymond Pearl", 1940
  • Folder: 27, Articles and Essays: "The Pattern of Revolution", 1940
  • Folder: 28, Articles and Essays: "Nuisance Value", 1940
  • Folder: 29, Articles and Essays: "Christmas Cheer", 1940
  • Folder: 30, Articles and Essays: "Taxes", 1940
  • Folder: 31, Articles and Essays: "Beer" (script), 1956
  • Folder: 32, Articles and Essays: "Max Brodal as a Pianist", 1938
  • Folder: 33, Speech: "Future of American Medicine", 1938
  • Folder: 34, Articles and Essays: Stevedores Club, 1902
  • Folder: 35, Articles and Essays: "Future of the United States", undated
  • Folder: 36, Draft of Press Release, undated

Box: 4, Dates: 1941

New Dictionary of Quotations, note cards: A-Dea (6 boxes)

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Box: 5, Dates: 1941

New Dictionary of Quotations, note cards: Deb-Han (6 boxes)

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Box: 6, Dates: 1941

New Dictionary of Quotations, note cards: Hap-Man (6 boxes)

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Box: 7, Dates: 1941

New Dictionary of Quotations, note cards: Man-Pup (6 boxes)

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Box: 8, Dates: 1941

New Dictionary of Quotations, note cards: Pur-V (6 boxes)

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Box: 9, Dates: 1941

New Dictionary of Quotations, note cards: W-Z (3 boxes)

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Box: 10, Dates: 1941

New Dictionary of Quotations, carbon

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Box: 11, Dates: 1941

New Dictionary of Quotations, carbon

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Box: 12, Dates: 1956

Corrected carbons of My Life As Author and Editor and Thirty-five Years of Newspaper Work.

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Box: 13, Dates: 1956

Corrected carbons of Thirty-five Years of Newspaper Work.

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Box: 14, Dates: 1956

Corrected carbons of Thirty-five Years of Newspaper Work.

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