McFee (William) Collection

The William McFee Collection contains correspondence between McFee and literary colleagues, publishers, friends, and family; third-party correspondence concerning McFee, his family, and his friendship with James T. Babb; autograph manuscript or typescript drafts for most of McFee's novels, and for short stories, essays, books reviews, and poems; autograph manuscript diaries, 1911-1963; writings of others, including Margery Allingham and Beatrice Allender McFee; photographs of McFee and others; drawings of McFee and illustrations for his writings by Arthur J. Elder and others; a bronze bust of McFee by Jason Sturm (Yale 1922); scrapbooks containing clippings about McFee, reviews of his writings, photographs, and ephemera; other clippings about McFee; personal papers, mostly concerning McFee's family or his work as a marine engineer; correspondence relating to Babb's collecting of books and manuscripts by McFee, and research materials and drafts for A Bibliography of the Writings of William McFee; audiotapes relating to McFee's 75th birthday in 1956; and films and videocassettes of McFee and his family. Major correspondents include Margery Allingham, other members of the Allingham family, James T. Babb, Van Wyck Brooks, Arthur J. Elder, George T. Keating, Beatrice Allender McFee, other members of the McFee family, Byrne Marconnier, Harry E. Maule, Christopher Morley, Dudley Nichols, and Frank Swinnerton.
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February 7, 2014


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