Ezra Ripley Thayer papers concerning Leonard Merrick
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.25 linear feet (1 box)
Biographical / Historical
Leonard Merrick (1864-1939) was a British dramatist, actor, and novelist. He was well regarded by other writers of his era with J. M. Barrie calling Merrick the "novelist's novelist." In 1918 fifteen writers collaborated with publisher E. P. Dutton to issue a fifteen volume The works of Leonard Merrick.
- I. Leonard Merrick correspondence with Ezra Ripley Thayer
- II. Other correspondence
- III. Other papers
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Thayer, Ezra Ripley, 1866-1915. Ezra Ripley Thayer papers concerning Leonard Merrick, 1900-1912: Guide.
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