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Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Booth Tarkington Materials

Identifier: TARKINGTON-1

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials relating to the life and work of Booth Tarkington, a writer from Indiana who was well known for his novels of life in the midwest, and who later lived in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Dates: 1910 - 1949

Collection of Robert Underwood Johnson Materials

Identifier: JOHNSON-1

Collection contains correspondence (some tipped into poetry volumes) to American literary figures in late nineteenth to early twentieth century and one typed manuscript.

Dates: 1890 - 1937; 1890 - 1937

Additional filters:

American poetry -- 20th century 1
Book reviewing -- United States 1
Editors -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Fine Arts 1
Kennebunkport (Me.) 1

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