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Ija Adler Papers (MSS002)

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Scope and Contents

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Detailed Description

Correspondence

Correspondence associated with Ija Adler's interest in bookplates, other items

Literary manuscripts and typescripts

Editorial matter

Notebooks, journals, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts not previously accounted for

Miscellany



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Ija Adler Papers (MSS002), 1811-1967 | MSS Manuscripts

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Collection Overview

Title: Ija Adler Papers (MSS002), 1811-1967Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1811-1967

ID: MSS/MSS/002

Primary Creator: Adler, Ija (1888-1968)

Extent: 12.0 Boxes

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Ija Adler Papers consists of correspondence, 1932-1967, and associated manuscripts and miscellany.

Series 1, Adler correspondence and that of bookmen Isaac Levine and Leroy Go ble, 1919-1967, 57 items.

Series 2, Correspondence and autographs associated with Adler's interests, including the following subseries: 2/1, autographs and letters of Charles Dexter Allen, Arnold Bennett, Calvin Coolidge, Mary Mapes Dodge, Louise Imogene Guiney, Ella Higginson, E.A. Robinson, others, 46 items; 2/2, correspondence, 1919-1925, among Oscar and Gene Derwood Williams, Rhythmus editors and associates Jack Brady, Gustav Davidson, J.Nolan Vincent of the journal Parnassus, and contributors, including Hilda Aldington, Harold Monro, Babette Deutsch, Witter Bynner, Richard Aldington, Faith Baldwin, Maxwell Bodenheim, Louise Bogan, others, 44 items; 2/3, correspondence concerning Robert Nathan books, 9 items; 2/4, correspondence, other material relating to bookplate exchanges, largely directed to W.E. Daignault, Chicago, 1947 to 1951, 191 items.

Series 3, Literary manuscripts, including one or more items by Mary Mapes Dodge, Eugene Field, Hugh Fisher, James J. Hissey, Isaac Myer, 17 items; 3/1, items either written by or translated by Walter W. Schmauch, 11 items.

Series 4, editorial matter, including proofs of work by Henry Miller and Mary Britton Miller (pseud. Isabel Bolton), 3 items. Series 5, Notebooks, miscellaneous manuscripts, including four personal notebooks of Ija Adler, a commonplace book, 1860, compiler unknown, catalog of books of Alfred J. Cox, manuscript notebook of James Stephens containing an essay published in Irish Statesman as Literature and life: An interview with James Stephens by James Esse, Theatrum poetarum, unidentified compiler, with manuscript pages laid in, a group of sermons by M. l'abbé Bouguillon, Sainte-Roch, c. 1811-1834, in French, a Spanish manuscript dated 1653, 96 items.

Series 6, Miscellany, including photographs of Norman Douglas and family, photographs of George W. Lee, Isabella Gardner and Rex Stout, reviews of The mint [journal] by T.E. Lawrence, clippings, 39 items.

Administrative Information

Repository: MSS Manuscripts

Access Restrictions: Open.

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections


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[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Correspondence associated with Ija Adler's interest in bookplates, other items],
[Series 3: Literary manuscripts and typescripts],
[Series 4: Editorial matter],
[Series 5: Notebooks, journals, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts not previously accounted for],
[Series 6: Miscellany],
[All]

Series 1: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Adler, Ija.Add to your cart.
Item 1: Doyle, R.J. to Adler, 1932: March 18Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 2 pages. Includes a checklist of books by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
Item 2: Doubleday, Nelson to Adler, 1935: December 3Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 3: Hillenbrand, Harold to Adler, 1936: January 11Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 2 pages. Includes a list of characters in The Gold Falcon by Henry Williamson, and their literary counterparts.
Item 4: McPharlin, Paul to Adler, 1937: April 5Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page. Includes an order form for books published by the Fine Book Letter (?).
Item 5: Rawson, Carl R. to Adler, 1994: December 30Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 6: Maertz, William A. to Adler, 1959: February 10Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 5 pages. Includes a copy of Ox-box [short story] by Maertz.
Item 7: Shaw, John Bennett to Adler, 1967: December 9Add to your cart.
2 items, 5 pages. Includes a reprint of a newspaper account of a speech by Shaw on Sherlock Holmes, and a copy of Shaw's annual Holmes brochure.
Sub-Series 2: Levine, Isaac.Add to your cart.
Item 1: Coppard, Alfred Edgar to Levine, 1922: July 12Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 2: Fisher, A. Hugh to Levine, 1922: December 14Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 3: Unknown, 1923: May 17Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 4: Coppard, Alfred Edgar to Levine, 1925: June 8Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 5: Unknown, 1925: September 9Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 6: Unknown, 1927: November 16Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 7: Unknown, 1928: November 4Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 8: Unknown, 1928: December 29Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 9: Unknown, 1930: May 9Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 10: Sladen-Smith, F. to Levine, 1931: January 1Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 11: Coppard, Alfred Edgar to Levine, 1931: February 18Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 12: Anderson, J. Redwood to Levine, 1935: November 9Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 13: Stout, Rex Todhunter to Michael Minor, 1941: October 3Add to your cart.
Autograph card signed, 1 page.
Item 14: Fisher, A. Hugh to Levine, 1942: November 27Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page. Includes an autograph gdraft of a poem by Fisher titled "English countryside," (1 item, 1 page).
Item 15: Unknown, 1943: August 22Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 16: Knowles, Susanne to Levine, 1950: February 4Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 17: Unknown, 1950: November 12Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages. Includes a group of her poems in typescript, 5 pages.
Item 18: Hart, Maud M. to Levine, 1950: November 26Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 19: Davison, Edward to Levine, 1951: March 28Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 20: Hodgson, Aurelia (Mrs. Ralph Hodgson) to Levine, 1951: August 19Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page. Includes broadside of poems by Ralph Hodgson (1 item, 1 page).
Item 21: Knowles, Susanne to Levine, 1951: August 25Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 2 pages. Includes a typescript draft of a poem by Knowles titled "Silence" (1 item, 1 page).
Item 22: Arlott, John to Levine, 1955: June 29Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 23: Pitter, Ruth to Levine, 1955: August 14Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 24: Unknown, 1956: November 8Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Item 25: Trovillion, Hal W. to Levine, 1958: September 13Add to your cart.
Typed letter, 1 page.
Item 26: Fisher, A. Hugh to Levine, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages. Includes an autograph draft of poems by Fisher (1 page).
Item 27: Gardner, Isabella to Levine, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 28: Knowles, Susanne to Levine, no dateAdd to your cart.
Christmas card signed.
Item 29: Unknown Christmas card, no dateAdd to your cart.
Christmas card signed.
Item 30: Unknown Christmas card, no dateAdd to your cart.
Christmas card signed.
Item 31: Unknown, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 4 pages.
Sub-Series 3: Goble, Leroy.Add to your cart.
Item 1: Morley, Christopher to Goble, 1912: March 12Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 2: Brown, P.H. & Isaac Levine to Goble, 1920: September 8Add to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 3: Unsigned, incomplete letter to Goble, 1920: November 12Add to your cart.
Autographed letter, 1 page.
Item 4: Hansen, Harry to Goble, 1921: May 4Add to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.
Item 5: Unknown, 1927: August 11Add to your cart.
Autograph card signed, 1 page.
Item 6: Unknown, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph card signed, 1 page.
Item 7: Unknown, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph note signed, 1 page.
Item 8: Unknown, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph card signed.
Item 9: Unknown, Monday Eve, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 10: Ludgen, Mary MacDonald to Goble, November 12, no yearAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 4 pages.
Item 11: Kreymborg, Alfred to Goble, no dateAdd to your cart.
Autograph letter signed, 1 page.
Item 12: Unknown, no dateAdd to your cart.
Typed letter signed, 1 page.

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[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Correspondence associated with Ija Adler's interest in bookplates, other items],
[Series 3: Literary manuscripts and typescripts],
[Series 4: Editorial matter],
[Series 5: Notebooks, journals, diaries, miscellaneous manuscripts not previously accounted for],
[Series 6: Miscellany],
[All]


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