Farr, Finis (1904-1982)
Scope:
The Finis Farr collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, and printed materials.

Published works include Black Champion: The Life and Times of Jack Johnson (Scribner, 1964), Margaret Mitchell of Atlanta (William Morrow, 1965), The Elephant Valley (Arlington House, 1967), Chicago (Arlington House, 1972), O’Hara: A Biography (Little, Brown & Co., 1973), Fair Enough: The Life of Westbrook Pegler (Arlington House, 1975), Rickenbacker’s Luck: An American Life (Houghton, 1979).

The collection also includes personal and professional correspondence written between 1931 and 1980.

Printed material consists of clippings, publicity, reviews, and book jackets.
Notable Figures
1. Farr, Finis
2. Johnson, Jack
3. Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949
4. Pegler, J. Westbrook (James Westbrook), 1894-1969
5. Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973
Associated Subjects
1. Literary Collections Subject Guide
2. History and Biography Subject Guide
3. Chicago (Ill.)