Churchill, Allen (1911-1988)
Scope:
The Allen Churchill collection consists of manuscripts and correspondence.

Manuscripts by Churchill in the collection includes a draft of The Roosevelts: American Aristocrats (Harper, 1965).  Along with the typed draft, there are two sets of galleys with handwritten corrections on both.  Also included is manuscript material related to his popular histories: Over Here!  An Informal Re-creation of the Home Front in World War I (Dodd, 1968); Remember When: A Loving Look at Days Gone By (Golden Press, 1967); The Liberty Years: An Anthology 1924-1950 (Prentice-Hall, 1969); The Upper Crust: An Informal History of New York’s Highest Society (Prentice-Hall, 1970); and The Literary Decade: A Panorama of the Literary Scene in the 1920s (Prentice-Hall, 1971).

Correspondence in the Churchill collection is mostly letters to and from Churchill’s editors, dated primarily between 1958 and 1962.  Notable correspondents include Max Eastman, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Herbert Bayard Swope, and P. G. Wodehouse.

Churchill is represented in the book collection with copies of The Great White Way: A Re-creation of Broadway’s Golden Era of Theatrical Entertainment (1962); The Improper Bohemians: A Re-creation of Greenwich Village in its Heyday (1959); The Liberty Years: An Anthology 1924-1950 (1969); The Literary Decade (1971); Park Row: Turn of the Century Newspaper Days (1958); and All In Fun: An Anthology of Humor (1940).
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