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BOX 74-78 Addition, 1923-1948
Typescripts of articles, books, and other writings, and miscellany. Includes first and authors' editions of the Siftons' plays and books.
Chronologically arranged.
BOX 74 “Panorama” (novel) by CGS, a tale of small-town Missouri from the 1850s to the 1920s [1925-1927]
“Untitled” (novel) by CGS,a novel about the "Young People" of the 1920s with (some autobiographical overtones) [1927-1928?]
“A Week in the Country” (short novel) by CGS, on contemporary manners and mores of Americans, 1931
BOX 75 "The Washington Story" [current history as reportage], by CGS, alternate title: "A Woman's Eye View of the New Deal," 1939 [with irregular pagination])
Hell Is A-Popping (one-act play) by CGS, 1942-1943
Spring in Minnesota (play) by PFS and CGS
BOX 76 The E.M.I.C. Story [Emergency Maternity and Infant Care program, World War II], typescript report, prepared by CGS for the U.S. Children's Bureau (then in the Department of Labor), 1940-1944
Distribution(a textbook for high school seniors) by CGS, written for the National Education Association, typescript (carbon), 1946-1948
BOX 77 The Belt (1927) play by PFS, two first editions of the book version
No. 1, inscribed to CGS' mother, with raison d'etre for the drama
No. 2, inscribed to CGS with clippings pertaining to the Ford Motor Co. "speed-up" system, the subject of the play
The Perfect Baby (1929) book by CGS, pseudonym "Claire Morton" used by the author
1931----A Play (1931) by CGS and PFS, bound authors' copy of the printed version with complete original Broadway cast listed
BOX 78 "Give All Thy Terrors to the Wind" (1937), one-act play by CGS and PFS, printed in The Best Short Plays of the Social Theatre, edited by William Kozlenko (New York, Random House, 1939); play's subject is barratry, in this case the sinking of a ship for the insurance
The Wave of the Future(November 25, 1940) book by Anne Morrow Lindbergh; copy retained and annotated by CGS and PFS to document Mrs. Lindbergh's pro-Nazi sentiments
Selected Poems for Young People (1929) by Edna St. Vincent Millay, obtained by CGS and PFS after their purchase (1951) of Ragged Island, Millay's summer home
The Harp-Weaver and Other Poems (first edition, 1923) by Edna St. Vincent Millay; CGS and PFS were given this work by Agnes Inglis (enclosed card explains provenance)
BOX OV 1-OV 2 Oversize, 1929-1942
Photocopies of clippings in scrapbooks.
Arranged and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed.
BOX OV 1 Printed matter
Photocopied clippings in scrapbooks regarding John L. Lewis and the United Mine Workers Union
1929, 1935-1942
(2 vols.) (Container 65)
BOX OV 2 1935-1940
(2 vols.) (Container 65)

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