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Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Harold Brayman papers supplement

Identifier: MSS 0261s
Abstract Harold Brayman (1900-1988), a political journalist and former director of the Public Relations Department of Du Pont Company for 21 years, helped establish a concept of public relations which was widely emulated throughout the United States. The Harold Brayman papers supplement, spanning from 1914-1992, contains substantial editions to the original collection, documenting Brayman's dual careers in the fields of journalism and public relations. The collection includes correspondence,...
Dates: 1914-1992

A Girl Like I: typescript

Identifier: MSS 0667

This prepublication typed manuscript of American screen writer and author Anita Loos's (1893-1981) autobiography A Girl Like I (1966) bears typed and handwritten editorial markings. Some of the pencil notations are in Loos's hand.

Dates: 1963 and undated

H. L. Mencken letter to D. Lorraine Yerkes

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0211

Typed and signed letter written by journalist, satirist, and critic H. L. Mencken to Lorraine Yerkes mentioning Mencken's acquiantance with the late playwright and entrepreneur Wilson Mizner, his astonishment that Mrs. Paepcke's daughter is old enough to marry, and the "damndest flood of nuisance mail I have ever encountered" upon his return from his Florida vacation, dated April 17, 1948.

Dates: 1948 April 17

H. L. Mencken letters to Harry P. Taber and Robert Grant Dick

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0773

Two typed letters written by H. L. Mencken to Harry P. Taber and Robert Grant Dick, dated May 16, 1940, and April 7, 1941.

Dates: 1940 May 16-1941 April 7

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German Americans 2
Journalists--United States--Correspondence 2
Letters (correspondence) 2
Albany (N.Y.) 1