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Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb papers, 1921-1942, 1921

Part of Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb papers, 1921-1942

kukm1m56m8Guide to the Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb papers, 1921-1942Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb papers, 1921-1942Collection number: 1M56M8, 1VF61M18, 1VF61M32, 1VF61M47, 1VF62M161, 1VF63M126, 1VF63M224, 1VF65M100, 1VF65M129, 1VF66W1, 1VF69M5, AAM0863LMContact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb papers, 1921-19421M56M8, 1VF61M18, 1VF61M32, 1VF61M47, 1VF62M161, 1VF63M126, 1VF63M224, 1VF65M100, 1VF65M129, 1VF66W1, 1VF69M5, AAM0863LMCobb, Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury), 1876-1944..4 cubic ft.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 4050666W1: Wilson, Samuel Fund (Vendor: Carnegie Book Shop), purchase, 1966. D25.61M47: Townsend, J. W., purchase, 1957. 62M161, 65M129, 69M5: Carnegie Book Shop, New York, purchase 1962, 1965, 1967. D7C58, D10, D40.63M224: Bruner, Mrs. Margaret E., gift, February 2, 1963. 65M1: Fales, DeCoursey, New York, gift, March 29, 1965.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb papers, 1921-1942, 1M56M8, 1VF61M18, 1VF61M32, 1VF61M47, 1VF62M161, 1VF63M126, 1VF63M224, 1VF65M100, 1VF65M129, 1VF66W1, 1VF69M5, AAM0863LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Journalist, Author, Entertainer Born in Paducah, Ky., Cobb was a reporter for the PADUCAH DAILY NEWS at the the age of sixteen, and became managing editor of the paper three years later. He subsequently worked for newspapers in Cincinnati and Louisville. In New York he worked for Joseph Pulitzer's evening and sunday WORLD from 1905 to 1911. He was a very successful, frequently anthologized author of short stories and a staff contributor to the SATURDAY EVENING POST (1911-1922) and COSMOPOLITAN magazine (1922-1932). Later in life he worked as a writer and actor in Hollywood.The materials consist primarily of Cobb's personal correspondence and provide details on Cobb's books and other writings. Present are twenty- eight letters from Cobb to John Wilson Townsend (61M18) and six letters from Townsend to Cobb. There are also letters from Cobb to Thomas B. Costain (56M271), Harold Palmer, Mrs. Paul Burn, Mrs. Margaret E. Bruner, Theodore J. Richard (65M129), Uriah Seeley, Jimmy Starr, John M. Saunders, Arthur Vance (61M32). A letter to Pirie MacDonald (66W1) discusses a publisher, George H. Doran. The papers also contain photographs (removed) and memorabilia. They also contain typescript copies (56M8) of a forward to Glen Clift 's book THE GOVERNORS OF KENTUCKY which was published separately as a pamphlet and "At the feet of the enemy," which was published in Cobb's book FAITH, HOPE AND CHARITY.Arranged numerically by accession number.Cobb, Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury), 1876-1944.Burn, Paul, Mrs.Bruner, Margaret E, 1886-1971.Carney, John W.Costain, Thomas Bertram, 1885-Hallum, Alice.MacDonald, Pirie, 1867-1942.Palmer, Harold S.Richard, Theodore.Seeley, Uriah.Starr, Jimmy.Saunders, John M.Townsend, John Wilson, 1885-1968.Vance, Arthur Turner.Journalism--Kentucky.Publishers and publishing--United States.Photoprints.Manuscripts (for publication)Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb papers, 1921-1942