University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Frederic Dannay:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center



Creator: Dannay, Frederic, 1905-1982
Title: Frederic Dannay Collection
Dates: 1860-1975, undated
Abstract: Includes a few letters written by the American author and collector Frederic Dannay, who wrote with his cousin Manfred B. Lee under the joint pseudonym Ellery Queen. The bulk of the collection consists of letters received by Dannay as well as letters collected by him that were written by other authors. Notable correspondents include Agatha Christie, Bret Harte, Dashiell Hammett, W. S. Maugham, Dorothy Sayers, Bram Stoker, and H. G. Wells among others. Many of the items were withdrawn from books in the Ellery Queen Collection of Mystery and Detective Fiction.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-1057
Extent: 2 boxes (.84 linear feet), 1 galley folder (gf)
Language: English and French
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center

Restrictions

Access:

Open for research


Administrative Information

Processed by:

Joan Sibley and Jamie Hawkins-Kirkham, 2011

Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.


Container List

Letters:

Container
1.1 ALS to Goldsmith, Alfred F., 9 June 1942.
ALS Ellery Queen to Greenwood, Robert Ewing, 13 December 1944.
TLS Ellery Queen to Harper & Brothers, 13 July 1949.
TLS to Ward, Arthur Sarsfield, 6 September 1950. Written on this: AN to Dannay from Sarsfield. Removed from Queen 4760.
TLS to Woolrich, Cornell, 20 July 1950. Written on verso: ALS to Dannay from Woolrich, undated. Removed from Queen 2414-2418.



Recipient:

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1.2 Blackwood, Algernon. TLS to Dannay, 12 June 1946. Not described in card catalog.
Boucher, Anthony. TPCS to Dannay, 13 September 1955.
Bragin, Charles. 2 TLS to Dannay, 5 March 1951, 6 March 1959.
British Museum. TLS to Ellery Queen, 14 September 1954. Removed from Queen 5202 / AP 4 L828 HRC.
Brunn, Elisabeth. TLS to Dannay, 4 March 1952.
Burgis, Nathan L. Christmas card to Dannay, undated.
Cassell & Company Ltd. TLS Desmond Flower to Dannay, 30 December 1954.
Chapman, G. Ken. TLS to Dannay, 25 September 1954. Removed from Queen 5205 / AP 4 L828 HRC.
Christie, Agatha Miller, Dame, 1891-1976. TLS to Ellery Queen, 5 December 1952. Removed from Queen 798.
Coles, Cyril Henry, 1899- . TLS Coles and A. F. O. Manning to Dannay, 27 March 1951. Removed from Queen 877.
Collier, John, 1901- . TLS to Dannay, 10 January 1951.
Collins, Publishers. TLS Constance Wickham to Dannay, 17 October 1947. Removed from Queen 790.
Day-Lewis, Cecil, 1904- . ALS to Ellery Queen, 1947. Removed from 62-2010.
Didier, J. P. TLS to Ellery Queen, 6 June 1951.
Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 1878-1957. ALS to Dannay, 7 March 1951. Removed from Queen 5276.
Fantasy and Science Fiction. TLS Anthony Boucher to Dannay, 26 December 1951.
Feldman, Lew. ALS to Dannay, undated. Removed from Queen 2997.
Fletcher, Rosamond Grant. 2 ALS to Dannay, 4 March and 13 March 1960.
Guymon, E. T., Jr. TL to Dannay, 14 June 1948.
Hall, Norman Alexander. TLS to Dannay, 2 June 1950.
House of El Dieff. TL to Dannay, 9 May 1951.
Hughes, Rupert, 1872-1956. ALS to Dannay, undated. Removed from Queen 5269.
James, Bertha Ten Eyck. ALS to Dannay, 15 October no year. Concerns reprint of Victor White church story. Removed from Queen 4878.
Jarrett, Cora Hardy. TLS to Dannay, 30 January 1948.
Keeler, Harry Stephen, 1890- . TLS to Dannay, 5 April no year.
Keeler, Hazel Goodwin. TLS to Dannay, 20 July 1947. Also signed by Harry Stephen Keeler.
Kersh, Gerald, 1909- . TLS to Dannay, 2 December 1947.
King, C. Daly. ALS, TLS to Dannay, 7 May 1940, 7 May 1947.
King, Rufus, 1917- . 2 TLS to Dannay, 5 September 1941, 18 March 1949. Included with these: TLS King to Miss Huebner, secretary, 21 September 1946.
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1.3 Lockridge, Richard, 1898- . TLI to Dannay, 25 October 1946.
Lustgarten, Edgar Marcus. TLS to Dannay, 22 September 1951.
Maslowski, Igor B., 1914- . TLS to Dannay, 20 June 1951.
Morley, Christopher Darlington, TPCS to Dannay, 12 October 1944. Not described in card catalog.
New York Public Library. TLS Paul North Rice to Dannay, 15 March 1949.
Rhode, John. ALS to Dannay, 9 September 1951.
Rogers, Arthur. ALS to Dannay, 6 February 1950.
Sloane, Richard. TLS to Dannay, 28 February 1948.
Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974. TLS to Dannay, 2 June 1943. Included are three copies of a pamphlet by Logan Clendening, entitled The case of the missing patriarchs, Ysleta, Edwin B. Hill, 1934. At head of title: Sherlockiana. One copy has signed handwritten note from Starrett to Dannay, initialed handwritten note by Ellery Queen, and has been edited for The misadventures of Sherlock Holmes. From the Queen Collection.
Stevens, George. TLS to Dannay, 10 January 1949.
U. S. The Library of Congress. TLS to Dannay, 6 October 1954. Removed from Queen 5202 / AP 4 L828 HRC.
Ward, Lock & Co., Limited. TLI to Dannay, 17 November 1950.
Webb, Richard Wilson, 1902- . 2 ALS, TLS to Dannay, 15 June 1950, 30 September no year.
Wheeler, Hugh Callingham, 1913- . TLS to Dannay, 5 August 1947.
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1.4 Williams, James A. ALS to Dannay, 23 May 1952. Cover letter for carbon typescript of The baffled detective by George Brinton Phillips.



Miscellaneous:

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1.5 Unidentified author. Author tells of how place, timeā€¦, handwritten manuscript, undated.
Unidentified author. Outlines of L'allegro & Il penseroso, handwritten manuscript, 4 pages, undated. Removed from Queen 4503.
A. P. Watt & Son. TLS to Dannay, 21 December 1945. Included with this: TLS from Annie Austin Freeman to Dannay, 1 November 1945; reproduction of cover and title page of The Adventures of Romney Pringle by Clifford Ashdown. Removed from Queen 1615; not described in card catalog.
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gf 1 Adams, Randolph Greenfield, 1892-1951. How shall I leave my books to a library, galley proof with handwritten changes, undated. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
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1.5 Adams, Samuel Hopkins, 1871- . ALS, TLS to Dannay, 25 November 1941, 8 November 1942. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
Adams, Samuel Hopkins, 1871- . TLS to American Mercury, 28 June 1945. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
Ade, George, 1866-1944. Autograph, 2 March 1910.
Albatross Verlag. Memorandum of agreement with Ellery Queen re:
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1.5 The Chinese orange mystery, signed printed document, 2 pages, 22 August 1934.
The Egyptian cross mystery, signed printed document, 2 pages, 20 March 1933.
The Greek coffin mystery, signed printed document, 2 pages, 13 July 1932.
Algren, Nelson, 1909- . TLS to Dannay, 2 July 1953. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
Allingham, Margery, 1904- . ANS to Di Runson, Mrs., 11 November no year. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
Allingham, Margery, 1904- . ALS, TLS to Dannay, 12 June 1946, 4 December 1947.
Anderson, Frederick Irving, 1877- . ALS, 5 TLS to Dannay, 1941-1945. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
Anderson, Frederick Irving, 1877- . TLS to Starrett, Vincent, 5 March 1941. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
Argus Books, Inc. TLS Ben Abramson to Dannay, 15 September 1949.
Armstrong, Terence Ian Fytton, 1912- . ALS to Dannay, 28 November 1946. Removed from Queen 4277.
Atkey, Bertram. TLS to Dannay, 20 May 1946.
Aubrey-Fletcher, Henry Lancelot, Sir, 1887- . ALS to Dannay, 1 August 1940. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
Aumonier, Stacy, 1887-1928. ANS, undated. From the Ellery QueenCollection.
Austin, Frederic Britten, 1885- . ALS to McPeake, 29 November 1922. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
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1.6 Bacon, Josephine Dodge Daskam, 1876- . ALS to Scott, C. T., 9 January 1910.
Bailey, Henry Christopher, 1878- . 4 ALS to Pinker, 1917-1924.
Baker Street Irregulars. TLS Edgar W. Smith to Dannay, 11 July 1949. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922. ALS to Scott, C. T., 15 February 1895. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
Barr, Robert. ANS to Weeks, J. R. Jr., 4 July 1908. Removed from _____; not described in card catalog.
Bentley, E. C. TLS to Ellery Queen, 20 June 1941. Removed from Queen 321; not described in card catalog.
Boileau, Pierre, 1906- . TLS to Dannay, 29 July 1948. In French.
The Bookman. ALS D. Craig Burst to Dannay, 14 April 1941.
Bottome, Phyllis. 3 ALS to Dannay, 1946.
British Museum. TLS to Starrett, Vincent, 1 May 1950. Removed from Queen 5452.
British Museum. 2 TLS to Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, 5 March and 31 March 1955. Removed from Queen 1581; not described in card catalog.
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1.7 Carr, John Dickson. 17 TLS, 1 ANS, 1 telegram to Dannay, 1941-1948, undated. Removed from Queen 604; not described in card catalog.
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1.6 Cassell & Co., firm. TLS to Dannay, 30 April 1951. Removed from Queen 1956.
Castier, Jules. ALS to Little, Brown and Co., 10 September 1945.
Chandler, Raymond. TLS to Ellery Queen, 10 September 1947. Removed from Queen 683 - 685; not described in card catalog.
Charteris, Leslie. TLS to Dannay, 5 December 1944. Removed from Queen 698; not described in card catalog.
Chesterton, Gilbert Keith. Typed extract / copy from unidentified letter to Dannay, undated. Removed from 4068.
Christ, Jay Finley, 1884- . John H. Watson never went to China, typescript / mimeo with handwritten correction, March 1949.
Christ, Jay Finley, 1884- . TLS to Dannay, 11 May 1949.
Cobb, Irvin S. ALS to Little, Brown & Company, 6 April 1942. Removed from Queen 848; not described in card catalog.
Cohen, Octavus Roy. 2 TLS to Dannay, 17 April 1948 and 24 March no year. Removed from Queen 865; not described in card catalog.
Collins, Wilkie. ALS / fragment to unidentified recipient, undated.
Crime Club. TLS Isabelle S. Taylor, editor to Dannay, 7 September 1944.
Crofts, Freeman W. TLS to Lawrence E. Spivak, 6 September 1951. Removed from Queen 1018; not described in card catalog.
Cromb, D. L. TLS to Dannay, 12 April 1946. Removed from Queen 2240.
Cunningham, Scott. TLS to Dannay, 16 June 1942. Removed from Queen 4229.
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2.2 Dannay, Frederic, 1905- . ANS to Jack, 1945. Written on APCS to Dannay from Thomas Edward Stribling, 26 June 1945. Removed from Queen 4423.
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1.6 Dannay, Frederic, 1905- .Check made payable to Steele, Frederic Dorr, 30 September 1943.
Day-Lewis, Cecil, 1904- . ANS to Dannay, 10 September no year. Removed from Queen 2772.
Dunsany, Edward Plunkett, 16th baron. TL by secretary to election clerk, 9 December 1872. Removed from Queen 5276.
Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 1878-1957. ALS to Canby, Henry Seidel, 13 August 1938. Removed from Queen 5276.
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1.8 Freeman, C. J. A. TNS to Dannay, 9 December 1950. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
Freeman, R. Austin. ALS to Dannay, 18 November 1934. Removed from Queen 1638.
Golding, Louis. TLS to Ellery Queen, 17 June 1949. Included with this: TLS from Bertram Rota to Dannay re Golding's "Luigi of Catanzaro," 24 May 1951. Removed from Queen 1776; not described in card catalog.
Gray, Mortimer. TLS to Dannay, 14 May 1948.
Greenwood, Robert Ewing, 1911- . TccL to Wright, Willard Huntington, 3 January 1936. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961. TLS to Asbury, 6 February 1930. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
Hanshew, Mary E. ALS to Gallup, 13 April 1921. Removed from Queen 1990.
Hardy, Arthur Sherburne, 1847- . ALS to Lincoln, undated. Removed from Queen 2003.
Harte, Bret, 1836-1902. ALS to Lutz, Richard?, 24 September 1900. Removed from Queen 2034.
Harte, Bret, 1836-1902. ALS to Penfield, F. C., 27 March 1887. Removed from Queen 2039a.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Autograph, undated. Written with two other autographs clipped from document.
Haycraft, Howard, 1905- . TLS to Dannay, 3 March no year. Removed from Queen 2127.
Haycraft, Howard, 1905- . TLS to Dannay, 9 October 1940. Removed from Queen 2126.
Heard, Gerald, 1889- . ALS to Dannay, 20 December 1943. Removed from Queen 2133.
Hecht, Ben, 1893- . TLS to Dannay, undated. Removed from Queen 2145.
Hering, Henry Augustus, 1864- . ALS to Jaffe, Miss, 16 August 1931. Removed from Queen 2193.
Hichens, Robert. ALS to unidentified recipient, 18 November 1948.
Hichens, Robert. Autograph, undated. Removed from Queen 2205.
Horler, Sydney, 1888- . 2 ALS to Dannay, 16 December 1944, 23 February 1945. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
Hornung, E. William, 1866-1921. ALS to Aldred, Thomas, 8 December 1920.
Hornung, E. W., 1866-1921. ALS to Colles, 6 June 1899. Removed from Queen 2273.
Hume, Fergus, 1859-1932. ALS to unidentified recipient, 8 November 1902. Removed from Queen 2349.
Hume, Fergus, 1859-1932. ANS to unidentified recipient, 14 October 1906. Removed from PR 4809 H87 D8 HRC QUE.
Hyne, Charles John Cutcliff Wright, 1866-1944. ANS to unidentified recipient, 20 April 1909. Removed from Queen 2375.
Hyne, Charles John Cutcliff Wright, 1866-1944. ALS to Scott, 8 March 1910. Includes photograph. Removed from Queen 2377.
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1.9 Jacobs, William Wymark, 1863- . ALS, ANS to Scott, C. J., 22 November 1922, 17 February 1923. Removed from Queen 2444.
Jepson, Edgar, 1863-1938. ALS to unidentified recipient, 14 June 1913.
Unidentified author Jim. TPCS to Dannay, 6 April 1948. Removed from Queen 3093.
Koenig, Adolphus. ALS to Dannay, 20 April 1950. Removed from Queen 4938.
Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912. ALS to Parker, 11 November 1886.
Leblanc, Maurice, 1864-1941. ALS to Le Roy, Jules, 21 January 1898. In French.
Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870. ALS to Hohler, Thomas L., 17 November 1860.
Le Queux, William, 1864-1927:
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1.9 ALS to unidentified recipient, 4 November 1925.
ALS to unidentified recipient, 10 March 1926.
ALS to unidentified recipient Caspar, 30 December no year.
ALS to Gow, 2 December 1901.
ALS to the editor, The World, 3 July 1905.
Leroux, Gaston, 1868-1927. 2 ALS to unidentified recipient, 7 June and 28 August 1909. In French.
Lewis, Alfred Henry, 1857-1914. Inscription to Riggs, Elizabeth S., 30 December 1903.
Long, Gabrielle Margaret Vere Campbell, 1888-1952. ALS to Dannay, 20 June 1946. Signed with pseudonym Joseph Shearing. Removed from Queen 4270.
Lowndes, Marie Adelaide Belloc, 1868-1947. ALS to Straus, 19 September no year. Removed from Queen 2840.
Lustgarten, Edgar Marcus. TNS to Dannay, 29 October 1951. Removed from Queen 2862.
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1.10 McCutcheon, George Barr, 1866-1928. ANS to Brown, W. C., undated. Removed from Queen 2880.
MacDonald, Philip. TLS to Dannay, 14 September 1950. Removed from PR 6025 A2218 R3 HRC.
MacDonald, Philip. TLS to Dannay, 12 November 1953. Removed from PR 6025 A2218 F5 HRC.
MacHarg, William. 2 TLS to Dannay, 5 December 1944, 18 June 1950. Removed from Queen 2905.
MacHarg, William. 3 TLS to Dannay, 1946-1947. Removed from Queen 2906.
Mackintosh, Elizabeth, 1896-1952. ANS Josephine Tey to Dannay, 7 August 1951. Removed from Queen 4471.
Marquand, John Phillips, 1893-1950. TLS to Dannay, 11 March 1950. Removed from Queen 2998.
Marsh, Ngaio, 1899- . TLS to Mills, Robert P., 21 June 1948.
Mason, Alfred Edward Woodley, 1865-1948. ALS to unidentified recipient, 18 October no year. Removed from Queen 3047.
Matthews, Brander. ALS to unidentified recipients, 24 December 1895. Removed from Queen 3067.
Maugham, William Somerset, 1874- . ALS to Collins, 17 June no year. Removed from Queen 3073.
Maugham, William Somerset, 1874- . ANS to Dannay, 27 May no year. Also autograph removed from a letter. Removed from Queen 3073.
Mitchell, Weir. Autograph, 23 April 1890.
Morrison, Arthur, 1863-1945. ALS to Lady Dorothy, 8 June 1929. Removed from Queen 3232.
Mott, Howard S. TLS to Dannay, 1 August 1947. Removed from Queen 3741.
Mott, Howard S., Inc. TLS to Dannay, 14 September 1950.
Muddock, Joyce Emmerson Preston, 1843- . ALS to Pinker, James B., 4 November 1928. Removed from 3285.
New York Public Library. TLS to Dannay, 20 April 1948. Removed from Queen 2167.
New York Public Library. TLS to Dannay, 24 August 1950. Removed from Queen 2166.
O'Higgins, Harvey Jerrold, 1876-1929. TLS to Maxwell, Perriton, undated. Removed from Queen 3358.
O'Higgins, Harvey Jerrold, 1876-1929. ANS to Weeks, J. H., 28 September 1915. Removed from Queen 3358.
Oppenheim, Edward Phillips, 1866-1946. ALS to Pinker, undated. Removed from Queen 3427.
Orczy, Emmuska, 1865-1947. TLS to unidentified recipient, 4 June 1910. Removed from Queen 3446.
Phillpotts, Eden, 1861-1960. ALS to Century Company, 27 September 1914. Removed from 3826.
Phillpotts, Eden, 1861-1960. ALS to Martin, 25 November 1924. Removed from Queen 3608.
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1.11 Pirosh, Robert. Ellery Queen: The adventure of Veronica's veils, 2 typescripts / mimeos, 75 pages each, 1975.
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2.1 Rhinefelter, Walter. TLS to Starrett, undated.
Rice, Craig, 1908- . TLS to Dannay, 2 November no year. Removed from Queen 3892.
Ridge, William Pett, d. 1930. ANS to Sims, George Robert, January 1900. Removed from Queen 3901.
Rinehart, Mary Roberts, 1876- . 3 TLS to Dannay, 1941-1950. Removed from Queen 3906.
Rinehart, Mary Roberts, 1876- . 3 TLS to Dannay, 1941-1942, Removed from Queen 3903.
Roberts, Sydney Castle, 1887- . 2 ALS to Dannay, 8 May 1944, 17 February 1949. Removed from Queen 3942.
Rohlfs, Anna Katharine Green, 1846-1935. ALS to Fifth Avenue Literary Society, 9 June 1904. Removed from Queen 3969.
Rosenbach, Abraham Simon Wolfe, 1876-1952. TLS to Dannay, 3 June 1941. Removed from Queen 3986.
Russell, John. TLS to Cantor, Lewis L., 26 November no year. Removed from Queen 4034.
Russell, W. Clark. ALS to Ridling, 25 November 1891. Removed from Queen 4077.
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2.2 Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908. ALS to unidentified recipient, undated. In French. Removed from Queen 4104.
Sayers, Dorothy Leigh, 1893- . ALS to Armstrong, Terence Ian Fytton, 27 January 1931. Removed From Queen 4115 copy 2.
Scribner's (Charles) Sons. TNS to Dannay, undated. Removed from Queen 4554.
Scribner's (Charles) Sons. TLS to Dannay, 20 August 1948. Removed from Queen 3037.
Seeley, Mabel. 2 TLS to Dannay, 2 October and 15 December no year. Removed from Queen 4256; not described in card catalog.
Shiel, Matthew Phipps, 1865-1947. 5 ALS to Dannay, 1945-1946. Removed from Queen 4277.
Sims, George Robert, 1847-1922. ANS to unidentified recipient, undated. Removed from Queen 4324.
Sims, George Robert, 1847-1922. ALS / fragment to unidentified recipient, undated. Removed from Queen 4324.
Sinclair, May. ALS to Brett, 1 April 1920. Removed from Queen 4336.
Smith, Elizabeth Thomasina Meade, 1854-1914. TLS to Hicks, John W., 18 August 1900. Removed from Queen 4164.
Smith, Ernest Bramah, 1869-1942. ALS to Pinker, James B., 8 April 1912. Removed from Queen 4174.
Smith, Ernest Bramah, 1869-1942. 2 ANS to Pinker, James B., 6 March and 14 March 1918. Removed from Queen 4176.
Smith, Harry Bache, 1860-1936. ALS, TLS to Klinefelder, Walter, 17 December 1932, 9 March 1933. Removed from Queen 4182.
Smith, Harry Bache, 1860-1936. ALS to Starrett, Vincent, 19 November 1928. Removed from Queen 4184.
Smith, Henry Clapp. TNS re Leonard Merrick inscription, undated. Removed from Queen 3107.
Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth Prescott, 1835-1921. ALS to Olivier, Mrs., 10 April 1895. Removed from Queen 3779.
Starrett, Vincent, 1886- :
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2.2 Inscription to Dannay, 1945-1946 New Years. Written on printed picture of Starrett. Removed from Queen 4229.
Sherlockiana: Two sonnets by Christopher Morley and Vincent Starrett, privately printed printed pamphlet inscribed to Dannay by Starrett, 1942.
ALS, TLS to Dannay, 2 March 1941, 13 May 1944. Removed from Queen 4222.
ALS to O'Hara, John Myers, 18 June 1924. Removed from 61-10858.
Steele, Frederic Dorr, 1873-1944. 2 ALS, 3 ALI to Dannay, 1942-1943.
Steele, Frederic Dorr, 1873-1944. Sketch of Sherlock Holmes, drawing, undated.
Stewart, John Innes Mackintosh, 1906. ALS to Mills, Robert P., 29 May 1948. Removed from Queen 2395.
Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912. ANS to Burr, 16 June 1909. Removed from Queen 4404.
Street, Cecil John Charles, 1884- . ALS John Rhode to Dannay, 8 October 1950. Removed from 3885.
Stribling, Thomas Sigismund, 1881- :
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2.2 TN to unidentified recipient, 25 March 1944. Removed from Queen 4423.
APCS to Dannay, 26 June 1945. Written on this: ANS to Jack from Dannay and ANS to Dannay from Jack. Removed from Queen 4423.
ALS, TLS to Dannay, 8 September 1941, 27 August 1945. Removed from Queen 4423.
TLS to Falk, Mrs., undated.
TLS to Spivak, Lawrence Edmund, 6 April 1945. Removed from Queen 4423.
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2.3 Taylor, Phoebe Atwood. TLS to Dannay, 23 October 1946.
Unidentified author Toby. TLS to Dannay, 10 May 1949. Removed from Queen 2182.
Unidentified author Tony. TPCS to Dannay, 2 April 1947.
Tourgee, Albion Winegar, 1838-1905. Autograph, 25 November 1886. From the Ellery Queen Collection.
Train, Arthur Cheney, 1875-1945. APCS to Dannay, 19 August 1941. Removed from Queen 4546.
Train, Arthur Cheney, 1875-1945. APCS to Dannay, 28 February 1943. Removed from PS 3539 R23 T877 copy 2.
Vachell, Horace Annesley, 1861- . ALS to Day, Miss, 6 February 1916. Removed from Queen 4583.
Vickers, Roy:
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2.3 TNS / fragment to unidentified recipient, undated. Removed from Queen 4612.
TNS to unidentified recipient, 8 December 1947. Removed from Queen 4612.
ALS to Dannay, 8 December 1947. Removed from Queen 4612.
Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941. Autograph, undated. Removed from Queen 4743.
Ward, Arthur Sarsfield. 2 autographs by Sax Rohmer, pseudonym, undated.
Warren, Samuel. ALS to Whittle, H., 14 January 1857. Removed from Queen 4782.
Wells, Carolyn, 1869-1942. TLS to Ford, Anne, 15 November 1941. Removed from Queen 4836.
Wells, Herbert George, 1866-1946. ANS to Collins, Alan, 11 March 1942. Removed from 4839.
Whitechurch, Victor Lorenzo, 1868- . ANS to unidentified recipient, 26 October 1911. Removed from Queen 4877.
Wilde, Percival, 1887- . TL to unidentified recipient, undated. Removed from Queen 4899.
Williams, Ben Ames, 1889-1953. TLS to Cantor, Lewis L., 21 January 1929. Removed from 4914.
Williams, Valentine. Autograph cut from letter, undated.
Winslow, Thyra Samter, 1893- . TLS / A note to Falk, Miss, 8 March 1948.
Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943:
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2.3 TN to Gardner, Emma, 21 May 1935. Removed from Queen 4958.
ANS to Wells, Carolyn, 3 November no year. Removed from Queen 4958.
TNS to Wells, Carolyn, 20 May 1935. Removed from Queen 4958.
Woolrich, Cornell. 5 ALS, TLS to Dannay, 1943-1949. Removed from Queen 2414-2418.
Wright, Sydney Fowler, 1874- . TLS to Dannay, 8 June 1953. Removed from Queen 4976.
Wright, Willard Huntington, 1888-1939. TLS S. S. Van Dine to Greenwood, Robert Ewing, 7 January 1936.
Wrong, Edward Murray, 1889- . 2 ALS to unidentified recipient, 21 October and 23 October 1926. Removed from Queen 5242.
Zangwill, Grace. ANS to unidentified recipient, undated. Removed from Queen 5006.
Zangwill, Grace. TLS to Brett, 7 June 1920. Removed from Queen 5006.



Explanatory Note Concerning Manuscript Collections Cataloged in the Card Catalog

Prior to 1990 when archival cataloging procedures were adopted at the Ransom Center, all manuscript collections were described in a card catalog.

Organization of Collections:

Manuscripts for each author collection were organized into four categories:

  • Works: manuscripts by the author, arranged alphabetically by title;
  • Letters: the author's outgoing correspondence, arranged alphabetically by recipient name;
  • Recipient: the author's incoming correspondence, arranged alphabetically by the author of the letter; and
  • Miscellaneous: all other manuscripts and correspondence, arranged alphabetically by creator.

Materials that did not fit into these categories, such as art, photographs, books, and near-print materials such as newspaper clippings, were dispersed to other Ransom Center collections for cataloging and storage.

Abbreviations Used in Descriptions:

The symbols below were used in combinations. For example ALS means autograph letter signed; Tccms means typed carbon copy manuscript, etc.

  • A = autograph (i.e., handwritten)
  • T = typed
  • S = signed
  • I = initialed
  • Ms = manuscript
  • Mss = manuscripts
  • L = letter
  • FL = form letter
  • N = note
  • D = document
  • C = card
  • PC = post card
  • cc = carbon copy
  • p = page
  • pp = pages
  • l = leaf
  • ll = leaves
  • nd = no date
  • inc d = incomplete date