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Scope and Contents Nine letters, some handwritten some typed and all signed, to Alfred Harcourt. Letter 1922, asks Alfred for a loan of $600.00 to help him buy land next to his house in Elmhurst. Letter, 1927, tells him that has accepted an invitation to read a poem at Harvard but declined an invitation to speak on Lincoln at the National Republican Club of New York City. Also includes a note of condolence on the death of Alfred's mother, a note on hearing of a serious accident involving "Hake" Hastings, his...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1922 - 1960
Collection — Box: 58
Scope and Contents 72 letters to Edwin P. Reese discuss his writing, work on new ed. of Spoon River, Atlantis, Mirage and a book about his father. Also several mentions of Clarence Darrow and his work on the Leopold-Loeb case and his and William Jennings Bryan on the Scopes trial. He writes at length about Bryan in several letters. He also gives his opinions of Carl Sandburg, Theodore Dreiser and Amy Lowell. Occasional mention of politics and opinions of Calvin Coolidge. Occasional mention of his son, Hardin, his...
Dates: Created: 1924 - 1942
Collection — Box: 2
Scope and Contents Consists of typescripts and drafts of 4 plays and 44 poems written by Hugh O. Argraves of Rockford, Illinois. Many poems concern his service during World War II.
Dates: Created: 1940-1965