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Records and correspondence
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
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Walter Dumaux Edmonds; Harold Ober
|Description:||1 linear ft. (3 boxes)|
The letters (1929-1974) and financial statements (1931-1967), with some carbons of Edmonds' replies, concern the publication and payment for most of Edmonds' nearly seventy short stories and at least seven of his novels or writings for young adults. A sampling of titles mentioned include "An Honest Deal" (1930), "Erie Water" (1932), "The Death of Red Peril" (1928), a story of a racing caterpillar, THE BIG BARN (1930), ROME HAUL (1932), produced on the stage and as a film under the title THE FARMER TAKES A WIFE, DRUMS ALONG THE MOHAWK (1936), also produced as a film in 1939, CHAD HANNA (1940), and THE MATCHLOCK GUN (1941), which won the Newbery Medal for juvenile fiction. Also present is a small file of letters (1940-1964) from Collins Publishers concerning the British publication of CHAD HANNA and other works.
- Harold Ober Associates.
- Literary agents -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
- Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
- Publishers and publishing -- United States -- 20th century.
- Short stories, American -- 20th century.
- Young adult fiction, American -- 20th century.
- Literary agents.
- Novelists, American.
- Publishers and publishing.
- Short stories, American.
- Young adult fiction, American.
- New York (State) -- New York.
- United States.