Letters to Lewis Gannett from various correspondents
Letters written to journalist and author Lewis Gannett.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Collection contains letters written to Lewis Gannett from various correspondents. Letters address Gannett's book reviews written in the New York Herald Tribune, and some letters voice disagreement with his opinions. There are several letters from Arthur Mann, professor at Smith college discussing United States history, Roosevelt and the New Deal, American literature, and Arthur Mann's La Guardia Comes to Power. Also included is a letter from Senator George Norris thanking Gannett for his support during the Senate race. There is also an anonymous letter with a terrible review of Jan Valtin's book Out of the Night.
Biographical / Historical
Gannett was a journalist and author. For many years he wrote the daily book review column for the New York Herald Tribune.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
*74M-35. Gift of Mrs. Lewis S. Gannett, Cream Hill Road, West Cornwall, Connecticut 06796; received: 1974 September-October.
- Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966, recipient. Letters to Lewis Gannett from various correspondents: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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