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Baroness Emmuska Orczy:

An Inventory of Her Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Orczy, Emmuska, Baroness, 1865-1947
Title: Baroness Emmuska Orczy Collection
Dates: 1903-1947, undated
Extent: 3 boxes (1.26 linear feet)
Abstract: Includes manuscripts and letters written by the Hungarian-born English playwright, novelist, and artist Baroness Emmuska Orczy. The works range from brief untitled articles to book-length typescripts, although none represent The Scarlet Pimpernel. Some manuscripts for The Old Man in the Corner series of mystery stories featuring Bill Owen, Orczy's armchair detective, are present. A small number of incoming letters are present, along with some research notes, financial accounts, and legal documents.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-3113
Language: English, French, and Hungarian
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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