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ARCHIVES OF THE CORELL PUBLISHING COMPANY
MS 89-20

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Box 1 FF 1 Contains correspondence to Edward W. Bryant from various persons dated May 12 and May 29, 1897.
Box 1 FF 2 Contains correspondence to Robert T. Sloss (Slims) from Booth Tarkington. A few dates mentioned are August 24, 1896 and November 6, 1896.
Box 1 FF 3 Contains correspondence to Robert T. Sloss (Slims) from various persons dated from October 24, 1896 to March 31, 1897.
Box 1 FF 4 Contains correspondence to Corell Press from various persons and companies dated from November 7, 1895 to April 16, 1902.
Box 1 FF 5 Contains correspondence to the magazine, John-a-Dreams, from various persons dated from March 24, 1896 to November 8, 1897.
Box 1 FF 6 Contains correspondence to the editor of John-a-Dreams from Kenneth Brown dated from October 22, 1896 to March 1897.
Box 1 FF 7 Contains correspondence to the editor of John-a-Dreams from Carolyn Wells (an American writer 1869-1942) dated from January 7, 1896 to November 13, 1896.
Box 1 FF 8 Contains correspondence for John-a-Dreams to Carolyn Wells.
Box 1 FF 9 Contains correspondence to the editor of John-a-Dreams from St. George Best dated from March 5, 1897 to August 15, 1897.
Box 1 FF 10 Contains correspondence to the editor of John-a-Dreams from various persons dated from April 14, 1897 to May 29, 1897.
Box 1 FF 11 Contains a letter to Mr. Renbssuren from E. W. Hofstatter concerning the terms that were used in purchasing the Corell Press, no date.
Box 1 FF 12 Contains copies of poems and plays written by various people. Also contains a copy of the play, The Kisses of Marjorie, by Booth Tarkington.
Box 1 FF 13 Contains financial papers concerning various bills, checks, receipts, etc., dated from August 3, 1896 to February 2, 1898.
Box 1 FF 14 Contains legal documents including copyrights, notes, and contracts between partners of John-a-Dreams dated September 16, 1895 to August 29, 1899. Also contains an indenture between the American University Magazine and the partners of Corell Press dated February 1, 1897.
Box 1 FF 15 Contains clippings from various magazines and newspapers (photocopies have been made of the clippings). The clippings are dated from October 29, 1895 to September 1896.
Box 1 FF 16 Contains the photocopies of the clippings in FF 15.
Box 1 FF 17 Contains several miscellaneous items relating to Corell Press: a blotter printed by the Corell Press for the month of July 1896; a drawing on graph paper of a sign for Corell Press; and a name card with Booth Tarkington's name and the date April 26, 1933.
Box 1 FF 18 Contains a few pages from the magazine, The Bibelot, and two copies of a pamphlet printed by Corell Press to encourage young and unknown writers to send their manuscripts to the magazine, John-a-Dreams.
Box 1 FF 19 Contains correspondence between John Corell and Barton Currie dated from December 9, 1932 to July 20, 1934.
Box 1 FF 20 Contains correspondence between John Correl and Booth Tarkington dated December 23, 1932 and December 24, 1943.
Box 1 FF 21 Contains a yellow paper which shows the number of John-a-Dreams printed with the number of volumes, date and pages, an excerpt from Booth Tarkington by Barton Currie, a photocopy from Booth Tarkington by Barton Currie which has comments about John-a-Dreams, John-a-Dreams and its relation to Newton Booth Tarkington, an outline which lists the volumes of John-a-Dreams that include illustrations or writing by Booth Tarkington, and a typewritten copy from Princeton Verse which lists the issues of John-a-Dreams in which any of Booth Tarkington's materials were printed (He wrote under the name of Cecil Woodford).
Box 1 FF 22 Contains biographies in WSU Library.
Box 1 FF 23 Contains two bound copies of Volume 1 of John-a-Dreams. One is hard-bound and the other copy is paperback; however, the hard back copy has advertisements in the back and some writing in pencil on the first page.
Box 1 FF 24 Contains a drawing by Booth Tarkington dated 1901.
Box 1 FF 25 Contains the original wooden frame of the drawing in FF 24. On the back is the date 1901.
Box 2 FF 1 Contains three issues of the Prospectus, October, Volume 1, #0.
Box 2 FF 2 Contains the original copies of John-a-Dreams, Volume 1, #1, July and just a cover for issue #1 and Volume 1, #2, published in August.
Box 2 FF 3 Contains the original copies of John-a-Dreams, Volume 1, #3, published in September 1896 and Volume 1, #4, published in December 1896.
Box 2 FF 4 Contains the original copies of John-a-Dreams, Volume 2, #1, published in January 1897 and Volume 2, #2, published in February 1897.
Box 2 FF 5 Contains the original copies of John-a-Dreams, Volume 2, #3, published in March 1897 and Volume 2, #4 published in April 1897.
Box 2 FF 6 Contains the original copies of John-a-Dreams, Volume 2, #5, published in May 1897 and Volume 2, #6, published in June 1897.
Box 3 Contains engraving plates for Corell Press.
For a more detailed description of the contents of each file folder, refer to the original finding aid.


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