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Frederic Dannay:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Dannay, Frederic, 1905-1982
Title: Frederic Dannay Collection
Dates: 1860-1975, undated
Extent: 2 boxes (.84 linear feet), 1 galley folder (gf)
Abstract: Includes a few letters written by the American author and collector Frederic Dannay, who wrote with his cousin Manfred B. Lee under the joint pseudonym Ellery Queen. The bulk of the collection consists of letters received by Dannay as well as letters collected by him that were written by other authors. Notable correspondents include Agatha Christie, Bret Harte, Dashiell Hammett, W. S. Maugham, Dorothy Sayers, Bram Stoker, and H. G. Wells among others. Many of the items were withdrawn from books in the Ellery Queen Collection of Mystery and Detective Fiction.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-1057
Language: English and French
Access: Open for research

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Processed by: Joan Sibley and Jamie Hawkins-Kirkham, 2011 Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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