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Finding Aid for the Joan Steele Collection of Material about Mayne Reid, 1853-1882
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Box 1

Letters to Charles Ollivant from Mayne Reid. 1865-1883

Physical Description: (Photocopies)
Box 1

no.1-254. 1865-1881

Physical Description: (Photocopies)
Box 2, Folder 1

no.255-318. 1882-1883

Physical Description: (Photocopies)
Box 2, Folder 2

1. Letter to H. Ollivant from Mayne Reid. July 13, 1868

Physical Description: (2 leaves, photocopy)
Box 2, Folder 2

2. Letter (draft) to J.F. Harrison from Mayne Reid. January 20, 1882

Physical Description: (7 leaves, photocopy)
Box 2, Folder 2

3. Letter to Charles Ollivant from Mrs. Reid. November 27, 1880

Physical Description: (5 leaves, photocopy)
Box 2, Folder 2

4. A Hoosier Adrift. Correspondence Cincinnati Commercial. New York. August 9, 1870.

Physical Description: (19 leaves, photocopy)

Scope and Content Note

Marked “Hospital interview.”
Box 2, Folder 2

5. Unpublished letter (draft copy) to “My dear Father” from Mayne Reid. November 1853

Physical Description: (4 leaves, photocopy)
Box 2, Folder 2

6. Memories of the Mexican War. “Mayne Reid's own manuscript.” n.d.

Physical Description: (48 leaves, photocopy)
Box 2, Folder 2

7. Editorial notes for Boys' Paper. n.d.

Physical Description: (5 leaves, photocopy)
Box 2, Folder 3

Wills of Mr. and Mrs. Mayne Reid.

Physical Description: (5 leaves, photostats and photocopies)
Box 2, Folder 4

Articles and stories by and relating to Mayne Reid from various periodicals.

Physical Description: (6 items, photocopies)
Box 2, Folder 5

Articles and stories by Mayne Reid from various periodicals.

Physical Description: (6 items, photocopies)
Box 2, Folder 6

Prose by Mayne Reid from The Little Times. 1867

Physical Description: (9 leaves)
Box 2, Folder 6

With this: a manuscript “Contents” for The Little Times.

Physical Description: (4 leaves, photocopies)
Box 2, Folder 7

Stories by Mayne Reid from The Boys' Illustrated News. 1881-1882

Physical Description: (24 leaves, photocopies)
Box 3

Books by Mayne Reid.

Physical Description: (10 items, 12 vol.)

Scope and Content Note

These are later editions.
Box 3

Letters of Mayne Reid in the New York Public Library.

Physical Description: (1 reel, positive microfilm)