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Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 : H. L. (Henry Louis) Mencken Letters, 1938-1955

Correspondence from Baltimore journalist, critic, essayist and author H.L. Mencken, largely concerning supplements to his book The American Language. Eighty short letters are mainly addressed to Raven McDavid and several other linguists, while the last twenty, written after his stroke in November 1948, are written by his secretary.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet - (2 folders)
Subjects: Chicago, Literature
Call Number: Midwest MS 140
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The H. L. (Henry Louis) Mencken Letters are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room (Priority III).