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Edward C. Ranck papers, 1916

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61m39 Edward C. Ranck publications, 1859-1947 61m39 Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 March 15 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-03-15T09:10-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Edward C. Ranck papers 61m39 University of Kentucky Special Collections 2.03 Cubic feet 4 boxes, 1 item Bulk, 1916-1924 1859-1947 The Edward C. Ranck publications contain newspaper clippings, short stories, magazines articles, music, and correspondence. Ranck Family Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Arrangement note The collection is arranged by material type. Preferred Citation note 61M39 : [identification of item], Edward C. Ranck publications, 1859-1947, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note Edwin Carty Ranck was born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1879. He was educated at private schools and then attended Harvard. He began as a newspaper man in 1898, and was on the staff of newspapers in Lexington and Covington, Kentucky. He wrote for and was the dramatic editor of Cincinnati Post, 1906; St. Louis Star, 1907-1908; and Brooklyn Eagle 1916-1918. He lived in Boston and New York while working for the newspapers. Ranck was a dramatist, short story writer, and a dramatic critic and was published in numerous newspapers and magazines. Poetry and drama were his chief interests. His first published story was The Chosen People in Lippincott's Magazine, September 1906. His major works include: History of Covington (1903), Poems for Pale People: A Volume of Verse (1906), The Night Riders (1912) and The Doughboys' Book (1919). He wrote many plays and short stories as well. Scope and Contents note The Edward C. Ranck publications contain newspaper clippings, short stories, magazines articles, music, and correspondence. The scrapbooks in the collection have news clippings pasted into them. The newspaper clippings are either articles about or written by Ranck. The magazines and magazine articles in the collection include his short stories, play reviews, Point of View his weekly column, and articles he wrote for newspapers. Brooklyn Daily Eagle. (Firm) Lexington Leader. (Firm) Ranck, Edwin Carty, 1879- Clippings. Kentucky--Authors. Newspapers--Sections, columns, etc. Periodicals. Short stories, American. Ainslee's Magazine articles 4 5 1919-1920 Boston newspaper articles 4 11 1911-1925 Correspondence 2 1 1859-1901 Newspaper clippings 4 12 1900-1929 I'm a good old rebel music, 4 6 1919 Kentucky newspaper articles 4 10 1899-1925 Lexington Daily Press 4 9 1889 November 8 Magazine stories 2 2 1859-1920 Scope and Contents note The story clippings come from American magazine, Breezy Stories, and Atlantic Monthly. Magazine stories 2 3 1916-1922 Magazine stories 2 4 1922 Magazines 2 5 1906 December Magazines 3 1-2 1910-1919 The Theatre Magazine 4 1 1917-1919 Magazines 3 3-5 1919-1928 the Theatre Magazine 4 3 1920-1926 The Theatre Magazine 4 2 1920-1921 The Theatre Magazine articles 4 4 1911-1919 News clipping scrapbook 1 1 1910-1911 News clipping scrapbook 1 2 1911-1919 News clipping scrapbook 2 6 1896-1910 News clipping scrapbook 1 1898 November Play House Paragraphs column 4 8 1916-1918 Point of View column 4 7 1924 Programs 4 13 1889-1947