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Vincent Starrett collection of Arthur Machen

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Collection Overview

Title: Vincent Starrett collection of Arthur Machen, 1915-1971Add to your cart.

ID: 1/1/MSS 243

Primary Creator: Starrett, Vincent, (1886-1974)

Other Creators: Machen, Arthur, (1863-1947)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in chronlogical order.

Date Acquired: 00/00/1963

Subjects: Machen, Arthur, 1863-1947., Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974.

Forms of Material: Correspondence., Machen, Arthur, 1863-1947. - Correspondence, Manuscripts for publication., Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974. - Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Vincent Starrett Collection of Arthur Machen contains documents pertaining to Starrett vs. Machen: A Record of Discovery and Correspondence, dating from 1915 through 1964, along with an article by Starrett written in 1971. As a journalist, Vincent Starrett's professional and personal interests brought him into contact with Arthur Machen.  This correspondence as  documentation pertains to the dispute between the two men regarding Machen's accusations against Starrett for piracy following a book he published with Machen's permission of Machen's works, of which Starrett was an admirer.

Biographical Note

Vincent Starrett,  a police reporter for the Daily News also wrote book reviews for various Chicago newspapers, and in this way became aquainted with Arthur Machen, with whom he had a long and varied correspondence with. The friendship and conflict following resulted in Starrett vs. Machen: A Record of Discovery and Correspondence, which is the focus of this collection.

Subject/Index Terms

Machen, Arthur, 1863-1947.
Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974.

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Acquisition Method: Originally deposited with Special Collections in 1963, the documents (all photocopies) were contributed by David Borowitz as he worked in conjunction with Ralph McCoy and Vernon Sternberg to have the volume published by SIU Press.

Preferred Citation: [Item], Vincent Starrett collection of Arthur Machen, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


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Folder 1: Starrett's introduction (unpublished), Correspondence (photocopies), 1964 April 6Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 1915 August -- 1919 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: 1919 February -- 1921 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: 1921 December --1939 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: 1915 August -- 1919 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: 1919 February -- 1921 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: 1921 December -- 1939 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Undated correspondence, fragments, copies of envelopesAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Letter from E. F. [Rufsell], 1917 June 7Add to your cart.
Folder 10: "Portrait of the artist as an old dog" by Vincent Starrett.  Chicago Tribune Magazine.Add to your cart.

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