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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1715

Letters to Warren Barton Blake from various correspondents

Letters to the American journalist Warren Barton Blake concerning his work with The Nation, The Independent, and Collier's weekly, as well as his own writing.


  • 1905-1917

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.1 linear feet (1 volume)

Consists of 27 letters, chiefly from literary figures, some concerning writings for magazines Blake worked on and others concerning Blake's own writings. Correspondents include William Rose Benét, Van Wyck Brooks, Vachel Lindsay, and Romain Rolland.

Biographical / Historical

Blake was an American journalist. He worked on the editorial staffs of The Nation and The Independent. From 1913 until his death from drowning in 1918, he was an editorial writer for Collier's Weekly.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*63M-198. Gift of Ruth M. Blake; received: 1964 April 1.
Blake, Warren Barton, 1883-1918, recipient. Letters to Warren Barton Blake from various correspondents: Guide.
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