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Part A: Writings File, circa 1925-1977 (continued)
"The Contralto"
"Diving Venus"
"Everything But the Truth" ("The Annapolitan")
"The Feud"
"Fruit Flies" ("The Foundation of Life")
"The Game of Skill"
"The Ghost"
"The Girl in the Storm" ("The Storm")
"Hip, Hip, the Hippo"
BOX 31 "Hit and Run"
"Hit, Run, and Repent"
"The Jinniwink"
"Joy Ride to Glory"
"The Minstrel Boy"
"Mistake in Identity"
"Mommy's a Barfly"
"Normal Indemnity"
"The Old Hag"
"Pretty Puma"
"The Renumbered Page"
"Slave Girl"
"The Star"
"The Trumpeter"
"The Whale, the Cluck, and the Diving Venus"
Unidentified fragments
Aphorisms written or collected by Cain
"Armageddon: 1952"
"Avis Rara"
Book reviews
BOX 32 "Camera Obscura"
"The Champion Catch-as-Catch Can Plain and Fancy Word Doubter This Side of Kingdom Come" ("Will You Hold")
"Charles Laughton: A Reminiscence of a Revelation" ("Laughton")
"Christmas Past-'Silent Night 1918'" ("The Christmas I Best Remember")
"Close Harmony"
"Coal Baron"
"The Critics"
"The Danger of Treason"
For Men Only, introduction
"The Gentle Side of W. C. Fields" ("Fields" and "Correction for the Record")
"The Girl in the Storm" ("The Storm")
"Give Clothes"
"The Holluschickle"
"How to Tell Good Art from Bad"
"I Punditti"
"Job No. 1"
Newspaper columns, 1929-1933, undated
"O Say Can You Sing It" ("The Dawn's Early Light," "Our Anthem Is Singable," and "Our Anthem, Right or Wrong")
"Oh les Crepes-Suzettes" ("Les Crepes-Suzettes")
"Preface" (introduction to unidentified anthology of four Cain novels, circa 1940)
"Preface to the 50th Anniversary Edition, Who's Who in America
"The Raccoon Always Rings Twice" ("Trouble in Paradise, Or It Never Rains But It Pours")
"Remembrances of Kann's Past" ("Kann's: A Memoir")
"Re Sinclair Lewis"
Review of Civil War books
"Sabres and Armor"
"The Sour Note"
"Spirits" ("How to Make a Mint Julep")
"That Which I Should Have Done I Did Not Do" ("Great Expectations of 1976")
"Them Ducks"
"Treason by Any Other Name" ("Treason: An Anachronism?")
"U.S.A.: Round Trip"
"Walter Lippmann Had Style" ("Walter Lippmann: A Memoir")
"What Price Chinchilla?"
"Where the Wild Things Are" ("The Wildlife Preserve")
BOX 33 Miscellaneous
Research note cards
Meat ("Magician's Wife")
Red River ("Mignon")
BOX 34 Red River ("Mignon")
BOX 35-37 Part A: Financial Records, 1934-1960
Correspondence, bills, receipts, income tax data kept on card files, and other related matter.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX 35 Correspondence and related matter
Bank of America
Bills and receipts
Dean Witter & Co.
Gang and Kopp, Attorneys at Law
Hanna and Morton, Lawyers
Income tax
Watkins, David
BOX 36 Income tax file
BOX 37 1953-1960
BOX 38 Part A: Legal File, 1946-1947
Case file material pertaining to an obscenity suit.
BOX 38 Obscenity suit, Marcel Rodd case, 1946-1947
(2 folders)
BOX 38-43 Part A: Miscellany, circa 1930-circa 1960
Awards, address cards, clippings, and miscellaneous printed and near-print matter and various mementos.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 38 Awards and assorted notes, cards, lists, and related matter
Printed matter
American Authors' Authority
(3 folders)
BOX 39 The Butterfly
(2 folders)
Mildred Pierce
(3 folders)
Past All Dishonor
(1 folder)
BOX 40 (1 folder)
The Postman Always Rings Twice
(4 folders)
BOX 41 (4 folders)
(1 folder)
BOX 42 (4 folders)
Sinful Woman
BOX 43 Unidentified
(6 folders)
BOX 44-50 Part B: Family Papers, 1901-1977
Correspondence and a small subject file.
The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by name of family member and chronologically therein. The subject file is arranged alphabetically by name of family member and thereunder by type of material, including manuscripts, address books, correspondence, notes, lists, questionnaires, research data, certificates, miscellaneous financial matter, legal files, and other printed and near-print material. Most of the papers in the subject file belonged to or concern Cain's fourth wife, Florence Macbeth.
BOX 44 Correspondence
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