xt7k6d5p8w3r https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7k6d5p8w3r/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7k6d5p8w3r/data/kukm1m56m8.xml Cobb, Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury), 1876-1944. 19211942 .4 cubic ft. collections  English University of Kentucky This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed.  Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically.  Physical rights are retained by the owning repository.  Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.  For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center. Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb papers, 1921-1942 Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb papers, 1921-1942 text Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb papers, 1921-1942 1921 2002 true xt7k6d5p8w3r collection false kukm1m56m8 Guide to the Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb papers,  1921-1942 Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig Special Collections Manuscripts University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 USA Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3  Copyright 2002 University 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,  1921-1942 Collection number: 1M56M8, 1VF61M18, 1VF61M32, 1VF61M47, 1VF62M161, 1VF63M126, 1VF63M224, 1VF65M100, 1VF65M129, 1VF66W1, 1VF69M5, AAM0863LM Contact Information Special Collections Manuscripts University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email:  sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL:  http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Processed by: Archives Staff Encoded by: Eric Weig  Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved. Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb papers,  1921-1942 1M56M8, 1VF61M18, 1VF61M32, 1VF61M47, 1VF62M161, 1VF63M126, 1VF63M224, 1VF65M100, 1VF65M129, 1VF66W1, 1VF69M5, AAM0863LM Cobb, Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury), 1876-1944. .4 cubic ft. None online. Must visit contributing institution. The materials are in  English. University of Kentucky Special Collections Lexington, Kentucky 40506 66W1: 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)