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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
(6 folders)
BOX 83 (9 folders)
Pamphlets, flyers, cards, and related matter
(2 folders)
BOX 84 Authors' League of America
Civil War Roundtable
Dramatists Guild
(4 folders)
BOX 85 Maryland Arts Council
Programs and playbills
Screen Writers' Guild
Trip to Mexico, 1937
Washington College, Chestertown, Md.
(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BOX 86-92 Part C: Unpublished Writings, circa 1940-1977
Holographs and typescripts of Cain's unpublished autobiography, a holograph of an article on H. L. Mencken titled "Mr. M," and various holographs and typescripts of unpublished novels.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"
"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
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)
Library of Congress, 1973-1997
Piper, Alice M., 1975-1995, undated
(2 folders)
Raphaelson, Dorshka and Samson, 1976-1983, 1990-1992
(4 folders)
William Morris Agency, 1940
(5 folders)
BOX 95 1958-1978, undated
(3 folders)
Family papers
Cain, Elina Sjöstedt Tyszecka and family, 1915, 1927-1937
(2 folders)
Cain, Florence Macbeth, 1948-1953
Financial and legal records
Bank statements, 1939-1946, 1977-1978
(2 folders)
Cain v. Universal Pictures, 1941-1943
Cancelled checks and check registers, 1944-1946, 1973-1975
(2 folders)
(6 folders)
BOX 96 1946-1997, undated
(10 folders)
Copyright, 1930-1965, circa 1982, 1993
(3 folders)
BOX 97 Divorce
Cain, Aileen Pringle, 1946-1968
Cain, Elina Sjöstedt Tyszecka, 1943-1944
Cain, Mary Rebekah Clough (first wife), Mary Rebekah Clough, 1926-1927, 1934
Income tax file, 1949, 1976-1977
Insurance, 1966
Miscellaneous, 1944, 1953, 1976
Obscenity case about Cain's book, Serenade, 1948-1949
Royalty statements, 1947, 1962
Screen Writers' Guild, 1949-1952
Wills, 1948-1951
Address book, undated
Awards and honors, 1963, 1974-1977, 1984-1992
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