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BOX 75-79 Part B: Financial Records, 1933-1977
Correspondence, bills, receipts, card files of income tax data, and related matter.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX 75 Automobile
Checkbook stubs, 1943-1969
(6 folders)
Contributions
BOX 76 Income tax file
1935-1953
(18 folders)
BOX 77 1954-1961
(9 folders)
BOX 78 1962-1975
(13 folders)
BOX 79 1976-1977
(2 folders)
Life insurance, 1966-1967
Property insurance, 1945-1971
RCA
Royalties, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1933-1965
Watkins, David, 1950-1976
Miscellaneous
Bill, statements, and related matter
Correspondence
BOX 79-80 Part B: Legal File, 1933-1977
Correspondence, legal briefs, contracts, leases, will and testament, divorce judgments, and miscellaneous material.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 79 Assault and battery case, 1972
Beatty & McNanee, 1960-1971
Brylawski, Fulton, 1951-1977
BOX 80 Gang, Martin, 1938-1973
Caro case
Contracts, 1937
Correspondence, 1934-1951
(4 folders)
Scripts, 1944-1949
Miscellaneous
Copyright law, 1975
Correspondence
Divorce from Aileen Pringle, 1946
Leases and contracts, 1936-1967
Will and testament, 1946-1948
BOX 81-85 Part B: Miscellany, circa 1920-1977
Address cards, documents and certificates, medical data, Christmas gift lists, clippings, and miscellaneous printed and near-print matter.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 81 Address cards
BOX 82 Christmas and other lists
Documents and certificates
Medical reports
Printed matter
Clippings
(6 folders)
BOX 83 (9 folders)
Pamphlets, flyers, cards, and related matter
Announcements
(2 folders)
BOX 84 Authors' League of America
Cards
Civil War Roundtable
Dramatists Guild
(4 folders)
BOX 85 Maryland Arts Council
Mason/Charter--Mason/Lipscomb
Programs and playbills
Screen Writers' Guild
Trip to Mexico, 1937
Washington College, Chestertown, Md.
Unarranged
(3 folders)
BOX 86-92 Part C: Unpublished Writings, circa 1940-1977
Holographs and typescripts of Cain's unpublished autobiography, a holograph of an article on H. L. Mencken titled "Mr. M," and various holographs and typescripts of unpublished novels.
Arranged according to category of writing and alphabetically by title therein.
BOX 86 Autobiography
"Cain and Cain"
"The Cat, the Fiddle, the Moon"
(8 folders)
BOX 87 (8 folders)
Nonfiction, "Mr. M"
Novels
"Beauty, Booty, and Blood"
BOX 88 "The Cocktail Waitress"
(6 folders)
BOX 89 (9 folders)
BOX 90 "The Forbidden Game"
"Jinghis Quinn"
(5 folders)
BOX 91 (6 folders)
BOX 92 (4 folders)
"The Kingdom by the Sea" ("The Foundling")
(3 folders)
"The Unregistered Guest"
BOX 93 Part D: Writings, 1948
Typescript drafts of articles and a memorandum concerning Our Government.
Arranged alphabetically by title of writing.
BOX 93 "The Annapolitan" ("Everything But the Truth")
"The Dangers of Treason," 1948
Our Government, memorandum regarding, undated
"Sabres and Armour," undated
BOX 93 Part E: Writings, 1942-1956
Typescripts, carbons of typescripts, and a tear sheet of articles, film-scripts, and other writings by Cain and by Henry Myers.
Arranged alphabetically by name of author and therein by title.
BOX 93 By Cain
"Brush-Fire," undated
"The 49'ers," undated
(2 folders)
"Galahad Rides Again," undated
"The Guest in 701," 1956, undated
(3 folders)
"The Modern Cinderella," undated
"Mommy's a Barfly," undated
"Pay-Off Girl," 1952
"Signal Corps Story," 1942
By Myers, Henry, "The Spaghetti Aria," undated
BOX 94-103 Part F: 2013 Addition, 1915-2004
Correspondence, family papers, writings (including holographs, typescripts, proofs, and printed versions), contracts; divorce papers, wills, biographical material, bank statements and other financial documents, calling cards, passports, playing cards, an address book, clippings, and printed matter.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and therein alphabetically or chronologically.
BOX 94 Correspondence
Alphabetical
Alfred A. Knopf, 1933-1937, 1947-1950, 1961, 1969
Goetz, Ruth, 1967, 1974-1989, undated
(6 folders)
H. N. Swanson, Inc., 1953, 1965-1978, 1993-1995
(2 folders)
Harold Ober Associates, 1951-1961, 1977, 1989-1993
(3 folders)
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