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Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1884-09-20 - 1947-06-17

William Maxwell Evarts "Max" Perkins was an American book editor, best remembered for discovering authors Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, and Thomas Wolfe.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ernest Hemingway ephemera, 1918-1968

 Collection
Identifier: 1977-003
Scope and Contents Series 1: Consists of 62 handwritten, typed or carbon copy typed letters, postcards, and telegrams to and/or from Hemingway and correspondents such as: the American Red Cross (to the French Consul in reference to Hemingway's appointment as an ambulance driver on the Italian front during WWI); publishers Curtis Brown Ltd., Jonathan Cape Limited, and A. P. Watt & Son; Marcel Duhanel, Ethel Feutress Gardner (to Grace Hall Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway's mother), Carol Hemingway, Guy Hickock,...
Dates: 1918 - 1968

F. Scott Fitzgerald ephemera, 1919-1976

 File
Identifier: 1976-003
Scope and Contents The ephemera is grouped into four subjects: Correspondence, Writings, Photographs and Miscellaneous.The correspondence consists of photocopied and photographically reproduced autograph letters by Fitzgerald and two greeting cards signed by Zelda Fitzgerald.The writings, dating from 1920-1976, include two typescript draft poems attributed to Fitzgerald by S. Donovan Swann, Jr.; a facsimile of an autograph draft of a promotional piece for This Side of Paradise, a program...
Dates: 1919 - 1976