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H.L. Mencken material

H.L. Mencken material

Descriptive Summary

Title: H.L. Mencken material
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1900-1956
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 half box
Collection Number: ms2614
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Henry L. Mencken (1880-1956) was a controversialist, humorous journalist, and pungent critic of American life who powerfully influenced U.S. fiction through the 1920s.

For further information, see the article "H. L. Mencken" at Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of drafts for articles, clippings and several pieces of correspondence, all related to Mencken.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

H. L. Mencken material, ms2614, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Authors, American.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Henry L. Mencken collection, ms675.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-10Articles, clippings, correspondence