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BOX 25-27 Writings File, 1917-1994
College themes, newspaper columns, editorial ideas, memoir memoranda, and miscellaneous writings.
Arranged alphabetically by type of writing and therein chronologically.
BOX 25 College themes
1917-1919
(4 folders)
BOX 26 1920-1921, undated
(3 folders)
Columns, 1949-1953, 1976, undated
Editorial ideas, 1976-1979, undated
Memoirs
American Mercury, 1952-1974, undated
(3 folders)
General
1962-1967
BOX 27 1978-1994, undated
(2 folders)
Mencken, H. L., 1924-1990, undated
Paperback books, 1937, 1952, 1959-1960, 1966, 1979-1983, 1989, undated
Miscellaneous writings, 1929, 1947, 1959-1961, undated
BOX 28-38 American Mercury, Inc., File, 1923-1957
Author index cards, articles, corporation papers, editorial and general correspondence, financial records, legal file, and subject file.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material or topic and therein chronologically.
BOX 28 Author index cards, 1924-1950
Also available on microfilm, shelf no. 14,181 (negative).
A-I
BOX 29 J-S
BOX 30 T-Z
BOX 31 Corporation file
Incorporation papers
American Mercury, Inc., 1923
Jonathan Press, 1942
Minutes
Board of Directors, 1945-1954
(2 folders)
Stockholders, 1923-1944
(3 folders)
Name change, 1950
BOX 32 Sale of corporate stock
Actual
American Mercury, Inc., 1950
Mercury Publications and affiliates, 1954-1957
Proposed, 1941-1948
(5 folders)
Correspondence
Editorial, 1927-1954, undated
(5 folders)
BOX 33 General, 1936-1955, undated
(2 folders)
Financial records
Advertising accounts and income, 1924-1947
Book sales, 1934-1954
Correspondence, 1935-1954
Employees' trust fund, 1945-1954
Investments, 1943-1953
"Meet the Press" payments, 1946
Payroll, 1939-1953
Publishing costs, 1929-1947
Statements and account examinations
American Mercury, Inc., 1924-1950
(2 folders)
BOX 34 Casebook Publications, 1951-1953
Fantasy House, 1951-1953
Jonathan Press, 1943-1953
(2 folders)
Mercury Publications, 1950-1953
(2 folders)
Miscellany, 1933-1953, undated
Subscription and newsstand income, 1929-1946
Worksheets, 1933-1952
Legal file
Cases
American Civil Liberties Union v. American Mercury, Inc., 1936-1941, undated
(5 folders)
BOX 35 American Mercury, Inc. v. Jones, 1938-1941
Association of American Cemetery Superintendents v. American Mercury, Inc., 1937-1939
Copyright of the Jan. 1939 issue of the American Mercury, 1939
Falk v. Spivak, 1939-1948
(3 folders)
Hartmann v. American Mercury, Inc., 1945
In re American Mercury, Inc., 1945-1947
Ken magazine, 1938
Office Workers' Union v. American Mercury, Inc., 1935 See also Container 37, Employee strike
Pribichevich v. American Mercury, Inc., 1946-1947, undated
BOX 36 Shapiro, Bernstein & Co. v. American Mercury, Inc., 1937-1939
Wendel v. American Mercury, Inc., 1937-1939
Contracts, 1933-1954, undated
(2 folders)
Correspondence, 1936-1954, undated
(3 folders)
Literary rights releases, 1937-1941
BOX 37 Subject file
American Mercury Digest, circa 1951
Articles
Killed, 1934, 1940-1945, undated
Miscellaneous, 1939, 1948, undated
Author's form, undated
Baruch, Barnard, report by Tex McCrary, undated
Charts, 1947, undated
Circulation
Audits and publisher's statements, 1924-1950
Statistics, 1924-1946
Communist activities in the United States, 1946-1951, undated
"Correction, Please!" 1947
"Discussion of Harper's Magazine, American Mercury and Other Magazines in the Field," 1938
Employee strike, 1935
"Hatrack" editorial comments volume, 1926
BOX 38 Huie, William B., 1938, 1942
In Fact, 1942-1947
Life prospectus, circa 1941
Lists and notes, 1924-1953, undated
Mencken, H. L., 1924-1936, undated
Newspaper clippings, 1933-1945, 1951-1953, undated
Palmer, Paul, 1928-1946, undated
Paperback books venture, 1929, 1937-1942, 1951-1953, undated
Production notes, 1935
Progressive, 1947
Promotions and sales, 1928-1932, undated
Readers Library, 1939-1944, undated
(2 folders)
Russell, Bertrand, 1950-1951, undated
Subscribers' survey, 1935, undated
Subscription renewals, 1932-1946
BOX 39-302 "Meet the Press" File, 1945-1994
BOX 39-86 Audience Mail, 1945-1979
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