Guide to the Henry Herbert Knibbs Papers , 1874-1945

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Stanford University Libraries
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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Henry Herbert Knibbs Papers , 1874-1945

Collection number: M0188

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
R. Ginns
Date Completed:
1969 Nov. 13
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry Herbert Knibbs Papers ,
Date (inclusive): 1874-1945
Collection number: Special Collections M0188
Creator: Knibbs, Henry Herbert, 1874-1945.
Extent: 4 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of Keith Lummis, 1969.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Henry Herbert Knibbs Papers , M0188, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biography

Writer of "western fiction." Born in Canada in 1874 and emigrated to California in 1910. Knibbs' novels are set in the West and in revolutionary Mexico. Died in 1945.

Scope and Content

Corresponence, documents, photographs and sketches, newspaper clippings, tearsheets, and Knibbs' death mask. The areas covered include works by Henry Knibbs, including novels, short stories and poetry; biographical data on Knibbs; and works by other authors.

Container List

 

Section I: Works By Henry H. Knibbs.

Box 1, Folder 1

Lists of works.

Box 1, Folder 2

Unidentified. Carbon typescript,

Physical Description: 25 pp. (pp. 6 - 30);
 

Carbon typescript,

Physical Description: 20 pp.;
 

Miscellaneous, c.

Physical Description: 100 pp.
Box 1, Folder 3

Untitled. Carbon typescript,

Physical Description: 28 pp.
 

Carbon typescript, 13 pp., re old pioneer couple.

Box 1, Folder 4

Archie

Physical Description: Typescript with autograph corrections, 12 pp.
 

Carbon typescript,

Physical Description: 12 pp.

Scope and Content Note

(two different drafts)
Box 1, Folder 5

Bedrock

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, 25 pp.
Box 1, Folder 6

The Bee Keeper Of Arlington

Physical Description: Typescript, 16 pp.
Box 1, Folder 7

Black Apache

Physical Description: Typescript with autograph corrections, 13 pp.
 

Typescript and two carbon typescript,

Physical Description: 14 pp. each.
 

Typescript and carbon typescript, each

Physical Description: 21 pp.

Scope and Content Note

(three different drafts)
Box 1, Folder 8

Black Lightning

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, 28 pp.
 

A Boy I Knew (alternately titled, Ticket Of Leave Man). Unpublished autobiography, written shortly before Knibb's death in 1945 (approximately one-third complete at that time) and edited by Turbesé Lummis Fiske. Title page fragment

Box 1, Folder 9

Early fragmentary drafts.

Physical Description: typescript and carbon typescript, both with autograph corrections, 131 pp.;
Box 1, Folder 10

Knibb's original final draft, unedited.Typescript with autograph corrections, pp. 1 - 173.

Box 2, Folder 11

Final Draft. Typescript, pp. 1 - 83;

 

Carbon typescript, pp. 84 - 275;

 

Carbon typescript, pp. 84 - 201.

Box 2, Folder 12

Revised final draft, with editor's explanatory note appearing for the first time, at p. 285. Carbon typescript, pp. 1 - 288.

Box 2, Folder 13

Chinkapin

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, 20 pp.
Box 2, Folder 14

Circulatin

Physical Description: Typescript, 28 pp.
Box 2, Folder 15

Dead Or Alive

Physical Description: Typescript and carbon typescript, each 29 pp.
Box 2, Folder 16

Five Miles To Perdition

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, 18 pp.
 

Typescript,

Physical Description: 18 pp.

Scope and Content Note

(two different drafts)
Box 2, Folder 17

The Forty-Four Pocket Piece

Physical Description: Typescript with autograph corrections, 21 pp.
Box 2, Folder 18

Ghost Horse

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, 24 pp.
Box 2, Folder 19

Hic! Pericles

Physical Description: Fragmentary drafts, typescript with autograph corrections, 87 pp.;
 

Carbon typescript,

Physical Description: 34 pp.
Box 2, Folder 20

Hunting Trouble

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, 19 pp.
Box 2, Folder 21

Indigo Pete, Preferred.

Physical Description: Fragmentary draft, carbon typescript with autograph corrections, 72 pp.;
 

Fragmentary drafts, miscellaneous,

Physical Description: 45 pp.
 

Typescript with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 97 pp.
Box 3, Folder 22

Lily Sentence outline and fragmentary drafts, typescript and manuscript, with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 23 pp.
Box 3, Folder 23

The Man Of the Whispering Spurs (co-authored with Turbesé Lummis Fiske).

Physical Description: Typescript, 246 pp.
Box 3, Folder 24

Nobody's Ghost

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, 20 pp.
Box 3, Folder 25

The Other Valley

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, 27 pp.
Box 3, Folder 26

Outside the Law

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, 43 pp. (plus typescript pp. 39 - 43).
Box 3, Folder 27

Paul and Pierre

Physical Description: Typescript and carbon typescript, each 56 pp.
Box 3, Folder 28

Peanut and the Mebbyso Partners

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, 19 pp.
Box 3, Folder 29

Pecos Jim stories. Untitled, carbon typescript (partially typescript) 30 pp., consisting of several fragments.

 

Untitled, carbon typescript (partially typescript)

Physical Description: 37 pp.
 

Untitled, carbon typescript,

Physical Description: 26 pp. (pp. 2 - 27).

Scope and Content Note

(Three different stories)
Box 3, Folder 30

Peter and Pericles Carbon typescript,

Physical Description: 21 pp.
Box 3, Folder 31

Pretty Good Man With a Gun Typescript and carbon typescript, each

Physical Description: 78 pp.
Box 3, Folder 32

Quon Yin and the Law

Physical Description: Typescript with autograph corrections, 10 pp.
Box 3, Folder 33

The Rats' Nest

Physical Description: Typescript, 41 pp.
Box 3, Folder 34

The Red Doctor's Prescription

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, 28 pp.
Box 3, Folder 35

The Red Spot Carbon typescript

Physical Description: (two copies), 13 pp.;
 

Typescript with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 9 pp. (pp. 11 - 19).
 

Carbon typescript,

Physical Description: 7 pp. (pp. 11 - 17).

Scope and Content Note

(three different drafts)
Box 3, Folder 36

Sandy Carbon typescript,

Physical Description: 14 pp.
 

Carbon typescript,

Physical Description: 20 pp. (plus typescript of p. 20)

Scope and Content Note

(two different drafts).
Box 4, Folder 37

Scoopy (co-authored with Turbesé Lummis Fiske)

 

Fragmentary drafts, typescript and carbon typescript with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 64 pp.;
 

First draft, typescript

Physical Description: 56 pp.;
 

Final draft, typescript and carbon typescript,

Physical Description: each 20 pp.
Box 4, Folder 38

A Shot In the Dark

Physical Description: Typescript, 21 pp.
Box 4, Folder 39

Six Frames the Gang

Physical Description: Fragmentary drafts, typescript with autograph corrections, 99 pp;
 

Original final draft, typescript with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 45 pp.;
 

Publisher's draft, carbon typescript,

Physical Description: 62 pp.
Box 4, Folder 40

Skood Rides His Luck

Physical Description: Typescript with autograph corrections, 19 pp. (pp. 6 - 24);
 

Two carbon typescript, each

Physical Description: 8 pp. (pp. 19 - 26).

Scope and Content Note

(two different drafts)
Box 4, Folder 41

Slim Plays a Fast Game

Physical Description: Fragmentary draft, carbon typescript with autograph corrections, 7 pp. (pp.20-26);
 

Carbon typescript,

Physical Description: 29 pp.
Box 4, Folder 42

Songs Of the Lost Frontier. Manuscript, typescript, and autograph corrected tearsheets, 46 pp., including the following (in this order):

 

Stallions Of the Storm

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Barrowlea

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Nameless River

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Dirge Of An Indian Mother

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

A Barb Of Spain

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Marjorie Pickthal

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

The Silver-Shod

 

Chang Chung Chang

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Lost Ledge

 

Illilouette

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Outlaw (formerly Black Storm)

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

The Spanish Man

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Legend Of Billy the Kid

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Song Of the Mule

 

Manuel Escobar

 

Just Over the Border

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Charley Lee

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

He'll Make a Hand

 

Morningstar

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

The Plains

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Bill McGee

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Benny Benito

 

Boomer Johnson

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Walkin' John

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Joe Biddle

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Bill Tandy

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

The Bosky Steer

 

Mournful Joe (formerly, The Ballad Of Mournful Joe)

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

Tonga Bill

 

If a Horse Could Talk

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
 

The Bigelow Boys

 

That Was Maw

Note

Note

indicates additional copies and drafts are in the poetry general file, 5-54, 5-55.
Box 4, Folder 43

The Tenderfoot Steps In

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, 17 pp.
 

Carbon typescript, 18 pp.

 

Typescript, 26 pp.

Scope and Content Note

(fragmentary drafts)
Box 4, Folder 44

Tonto Basin Outlaw

Physical Description: Typescript, 34 pp.
Box 4, Folder 45

Tonto Keeps the Change

Physical Description: Typescript, 15 pp.
Box 4, Folder 46

Tonto Kid. Incomplete galley proof, 37 sheets.

Box 4, Folder 47

Town's End

Physical Description: Typescript and two carbon typescript, each 9 pp.
Box 4, Folder 48

Ulysses At the Gate

Physical Description: Typescript, 5pp.
Box 4, Folder 49

Vinegaroon and the Lamb St. John

Physical Description: Two carbon typescript, each 22pp.
Box 4, Folder 50

What To Do? Walk

Physical Description: Typescript, 14 pp.
Box 4, Folder 51

Who Drinks the Water Of the Hassayampa...

Physical Description: Typescript with autograph corrections, 42 pp.
Box 4, Folder 52

Young Hardesty stories.

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, 31 pp.
 

Carbon typescript, 37 pp. ( Bedrock's Partner, Chapter 1)

 

Carbon typescript, 28 pp.

Scope and Content Note

(three different stories)
Box 4, Folder 53

Zing

Physical Description: Carbon typescript, 16 pp.
Box 5, Folder 54

Poetry, General File, Untitled, A - E. Including manuscript, typescript, carbon typescript, and tearsheet, (some with autograph correction) of the following:

 

Untitled

Physical Description: (37 pp.)
 

The Adventurer

 

An Mind Ye, Mither?

 

Apaloosie Bill

 

Arithmatic, See Wayfarer

 

At This Farewell

 

Ballad Of the Herd Boy

 

Ballad Of Billy the Kid; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Ballad Of Boot Hill

 

Balland Of the Broomtails

 

A Barb Of Spain; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Barrowlea; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Benny Benito; See Folder 4 - 42.

 

Betty Jane

 

The Bigelow Boys; See Folder 4 - 42.

 

Bill McGee; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Bill Tandy; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Black Storm; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Blue Gene

 

A Blue-Grass Colt

 

Boomer Johnson; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

The Border Land

 

The Bosky Steer; See Folder 4 - 42.

 

Boss Of Cinder Town

 

A Brachycephalic Dome

 

Burro

 

A Braided Bridle

 

Chang Chung Chang; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Charley Lee; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Cheeopah

 

Cherokee Strip

 

Christmas, 1906

 

Cowboy, What You Doin' Here

 

The Day Of Nine Books

 

Dirge Of the Indian Mother; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Don Carlos

 

The Drums Of Spain

 

Dust Of Gold

 

End Of the Road

 

The Earth and Us

 

The Edge of Town

Box 5, Folder 55

Poetry, General File, F - Z:

 

Fane Arden

 

Faraday Bill

 

The Frontier Doc

 

The Fugitive

 

Gabriel's Border Patrol

 

Gambler's Choice

 

Gifts

 

The Golden Leopard

 

He'll Make A Hand; See Folder 4 - 42.

 

The Herd Boy

Physical Description: (xerox)
 

His Enemy

 

I Have Builded Me A Home

 

If A Horse Could Talk; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Illilouettee; See also Folder 4 - 42

 

In Gratitude

 

Inland

 

The Irate Pilgrim

 

Joe Biddle; See also 4 - 42.

 

Julia

 

Just Over the Border; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Layman's Dream

 

Legend Of Mournful Joe; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Legend Of Navajo

 

The Little People

 

Lost Gold

 

Lost Ledge; See Folder 4 - 42.

 

Lyric

 

Man O' War

 

The Man Upon the Way

 

Marjorie Pickthal; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Men Of My Country

 

A Meeting in Bret Harte's Country

 

Manuel Escobar; See Folder 4 - 42.

 

Morningstar; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Mudshell

 

The Mule

 

Nameless River; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Ode To Anesthesia - Our Lady Of Mercy

 

The Old Alcalde

 

The Old Buccaneer

 

Old Timer

 

The Optimist

 

Out There Somewhere

 

Out Where the West Belongs

 

The Plant of Sara

 

The Plant of the Athenian Woman

 

Plant of The Chinese Woman

 

Pine Tree Trail (Up Cuyamaca)

 

The Plains; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Powder Bill

 

Prevision

 

Rain Makers

 

Renegade

 

Reguiem

 

Ricardo

 

Roll a Rock Down

 

Roll On, Ole River

 

Sappho

 

Seldom Joe

 

Silent Joe

 

The Silver-Shod; See Folder 4 - 42.

 

Song Of Mora

 

Song Of the Mule; See Folder 4 - 42.

 

The Squire

 

The Spanish Man; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Stallion Gray

 

Stallions Of the Storm; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Temescal Of Cabezon

 

The Tenderfoot

 

That Was Maw; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

That Lila Lee Mare

 

A Thousand Miles Or So

 

Tonga Bill; See Folder 4 - 42.

 

The Toughest Man In Town

 

Trail To Glory

 

Tree By the Window

 

The Two Saddles

 

Unidentified

 

Valley That God Forgot

 

Walkin' John; See also Folder 4 - 42.

 

Wanderer's Highway

 

Wayfarer

 

We Aim To Please

 

Wherever

 

Which Way Is the Wagon?

 

Wife of Bath

 

Wild Horses

 

The Wind

Box 5, Folder 56

Notebooks Of Henry H. Knibbs.

 

Including one on architecture; and one with start of autograph manuscript autobiography,

Physical Description: 6 pp.
Box 5, Folder 57

Miscellaneous notes and outlines

Physical Description: (c. 60 items).
 

Section II: Correspondence.

Box 5, Folder 58

General File, unidentified, A - M. Including letters to, from, or about the following:

 

Unidentified

Physical Description: (27).
 

Adventure magazine, n.d., 1935 - 1951(50): See Folder 6 - 60.

 

AFG Literary Agency, 1937 - 1939(7): See Folder 6 - 61. Elmo, Ann

 

Allen, Jules, 1938.

 

American Society For the Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals, 1938(2).

 

Apikuni, 1932 - 1939

Physical Description: (2).
 

Arizona Daily Star, 1936.

 

Baccus, J. H., 1933.

 

Bailey, Ledyard M., n.d., 1932

Physical Description: (2).
 

Barlow, H.L., 1934.

 

Black Mountain Public Library, 1934.

 

Bliss, H.H., 1932.

 

Blue Book magazine, 1934 - 1935(2); See also McCall Corporation.

 

Borg, Carl Oscar, n.d.

 

Bosworth, Morris F., 1933.

 

Braley, Berton, n.d.

 

Bralliar, Floyd, n.d.

 

Briggs, L. B. R., 1932.

 

Brown, Laura L., 1931.

 

Brucato, Paul John, 1932.

 

Buckley, Thomas J., 1933.

 

Campbell, Maury B., 1940.

 

Carey, Oliver, 1944.

 

Chambrun, Jacques, 1931 - 1937(7): See Folder 6 - 62.

 

Chapman, C. R., 1934 - 1946

Physical Description: (4).
 

Chapman, Gerard, 1948

Physical Description: (2).
 

Chapman, John B., 1933.

 

Chapman, William Gerard: See Folder 6 - 63.

 

Coleman, Rufus A, 1931.

 

Costain, Thomas Bertram: See Folder 6 - 83.

 

The Country Gentleman, 1931 - 1944

Physical Description: (4).
 

Counts, Bee, 1937.

 

Crussell, Edward H., 1937

Physical Description: (2).
 

Curran, R. E., 1931.

 

Curtis, Brown, Ltd., 1949.

 

Dabbs, Mary C., n.d.

Physical Description: (2).
 

Dakin, Rodney G., 1934 - 1938

Physical Description: (2).
 

Danburg, Walter Malcolm: See Folder 6 - 64.

 

Davis, J. Frank, 1932.

 

Davison, Marie A., n.d.

 

De Kalb, Frances Douglas, 1930 - 1946

Physical Description: (2).
 

Dodd, Mead, and Company, Inc., 1944.

 

Doubleday, Doran, and Co.,: See Folder 6 - 65.

 

Duckworth-Ford, Robert A.: See Folder 6 - 66.

 

E. P. Dutton and Co., Inc., 1948

Physical Description: (3).
 

Dyer, Frank L.: See Folder 6 - 67.

 

Dykes, J. C., 1942.

 

Editors Press Service Inc., 1945

Physical Description: (3).
 

Eldridge, Paul, 1932 - 1946

Physical Description: (3).
 

Famous Artists Corporation Agency, 1949.

 

Feature Fiction, Inc., n.d.

 

Foulke, Judy, 1933.

 

Frothingham, Robert: See Folder 6 - 68.

 

George J. Gala 1936

 

Gates, Arnold F., 1940.

 

Glassell, Steve A. 1930 - 1940

Physical Description: (3).
 

Greenslet, Ferris: See Folder 6 - 70.

 

Gould, Charles N., 1939.

 

Haraszthy, Helen, 1930.

 

Harper and Brothers, 1942.

 

Heckelmann, Charles N. 1948(2); See also Popular Library.

 

Hewett, ---, 1945.

 

Hoffman, Arthur Sullivant: See Folder 6 - 69.

 

Hoffman, Lincoln, 1935.

 

Hoofs and Horns, 1931.

 

Horn, Roy: See Folder 6 - 65.

 

Houghton, Mifflin, Co.: See Folder 6 - 70.

 

Hughes, Tom, n.d.

 

Jackson, Joseph Henry, 1931.

 

Kent, Ira Rich: See Folder 6 - 70.

 

Kent, Josephine MacPherson: See Folder 6 - 71.

 

Knibbs, Clyde E., 1938.

 

Knibbs, Ida Julia (wife of HHK): See Folder 6 - 72.

 

Knibbs, Olive (sister of HHK): See Folder 6 - 73.

 

Knibbs, Sara (mother of HHK): See Folder 6 - 74.

 

Ladies' Home Journal, 1933.

 

Lane, George W., 1933.

 

Larkin, Roosevelt, and Larkin, 1945.

 

Larremore, Thomas A., 1936.

 

Larsen, Hi, 1933 - 1940

Physical Description: (2).
 

Lincoln, Heleb L., 1938.

 

Lewis, Ned. O., 1938.

 

Lummis, Jordan: See Folder 6 - 75.

 

Lummis, Wilbur S., 1928.

 

Mac, Sandy: See Folder 6 - 76.

 

The Macaulay Company, publishers, 1932.

 

McCall Corporation, 1939 - 1944

Physical Description: (3).
 

Mackenzie, Flora, 1940.

 

McLain, ---, 1945

Physical Description: (4).
 

Macleish, Archibald C., n.d.

 

Macmillan Company, publishers, 1947.

 

Martin, Mrs. ---, 1948.

 

Maule, Harry Edward: See Folder 6 - 65.

 

Miller, Frank L., 1938.

 

Molyneux-Molony, John Le Baptiste, 1931

Physical Description: (2).
 

Mullins, Helene, n.d.

Box 5, Folder 59

General File, N - Z, including letters to, from, or about, the following:

 

Niles, M. A., 1933.

 

Palmerston, Colin C., n.d., 1930(2).

 

Correspondence re Pericles' Honeymoon error, 1933:See Folder 6 - 77.

 

Perry, Bliss: See Folder 6 - 78.

 

The Phantom Gypsy, 1933.

 

Phillips, John: See Folder 6 - 79.

 

Pocket Books, Inc., publishers, 1946

Physical Description: (7).
 

Popular Library, Inc., 1948

Physical Description: (4).
 

Random House, Inc., publishers: See Folder 6 - 80.

 

Reid, Edward C., 1938.

 

Rhodes, Eugene Manlove: See Folder 6 - 81.

 

Rhodes, Rosemary (Mrs. Eugene Manlove): See Folder 6 - 82.

 

Rifkin, Shepard, 1934.

 

Row, Peterson, and Company, 1951

Physical Description: (2).
 

Rowland, Mabel W., 1933

Physical Description: (3).
 

Ruis, M. P., 1933.

 

The Saturday Evening Post: See Folder 6 - 83.

 

Schaffer, Béla, n.d.,:See Folder 6 - 84.

 

Scott, Walter, 1937

Physical Description: (2).
 

Seffens, Jay W., 1940.

 

Sherwin, Sterling, 1936

 

Shippey, ---, 1946.

 

Short Stories magazine, 1937 - 1938

Physical Description: (3).
 

Simpson, W. H., 1930.

 

Skiff, Frederick Woodward, 1937.

 

Smith, H. Allen, 1944.

 

Street and Street, 1931 - 1944

Physical Description: (3).
 

Teaboldt, Harrie and Mae, n.d.:See Folder 6 - 85.

 

Teakle, Thomas, 1932

Physical Description: (3).
 

Thompson, L. S., 1933.

 

Thorne, Mary B., n.d.

Physical Description: (2).
 

Ulrick, Robert, 1930.

 

Upton, J. Duane, 1939 - 1940

Physical Description: (2).
 

Van Der Veer, Judy: See Folder 6 - 86.

 

Ward, Fay, 1934.

 

Westerberg, Iwar Sigurd: See Folder 6 - 87.

 

Westerberg, Ralph, 1932.

 

Western Printing and Lithographing Company, 1948 - 1949

Physical Description: (12).
 

Western Livestock Journal, 1934 - 1935

Physical Description: (4).
 

Who's Who In the Western Hemisphere, 1943.

 

Winford Publications, Inc., 1935 - 1938

Physical Description: (2).
 

Winnek, E. V., 1943 - 1945

Physical Description: (2).
 

Yore, Clem: See Folder 6 - 88.

Note

( Note: Dates listed are of first and last year, and are not inclusive Figures in parentheses indicate number of items; if no such figure is given, there is only one letter.
Most letter of 1945, and all 1946 on, are to and from Turbesé Lummis Fiske, in her capacity as administratrix of Henry Knibb's estate.)
Box 6, Folder 60

Adventure magazine, n.d., 1935 - 1951

Physical Description: (50).

Scope and Content Note

Bloomfield, Howard V. L.
Box 6, Folder 61

AFG Literary Agency, 1937 - 1939

Physical Description: (7).

Scope and Content Note

Elmo, Ann.
Box 6, Folder 62

Chambrun, Jacques, 1931 - 1937

Physical Description: (7).
Box 6, Folder 63

Chapman, William Gerard (1877 - 1945), 1933 - 1944

Physical Description: (14).
Box 6, Folder 64

Danburg, Walter Malcolm (1880 -), n.d., 1933 - 1940

Physical Description: (5).
Box 6, Folder 65

Doubleday, Doran, and Company, publishers, 1930 - 1935

Physical Description: (25).

Scope and Content Note

Horn, Roy.
Maule, Harry Edward (1886 -).
Box 6, Folder 66

Duckworth-Ford, Robert A., 1931 - 1944

Physical Description: (14).
Box 6, Folder 67

Dyer, Frank L., 1934.

Box 6, Folder 68

Frothingham, Robert, n.d., 1930 - 1937

Physical Description: (24).
Box 6, Folder 69

Hoffman, Arthur Sullivant (1876 -), 1930 - 1946

Physical Description: (6).
Box 6, Folder 70

Houghton, Mifflin, Company, n.d., 1929 - 1948

Physical Description: (50).

Scope and Content Note

Greenslet, Ferris (1875 -).
Kent, Ira Rich (1876 -).
Box 6, Folder 71

Kent, Josephine Mac Pherson, 1934 - 1935

Physical Description: (2).
Box 6, Folder 72

Knibbs, Ida Julia (HHK's wife), n.d., 1931 - 1938

Physical Description: (47).
Box 6, Folder 73

Knibbs, Olive (HHK's sister), n.d.

Physical Description: (11).
Box 6, Folder 74

Knibbs, Sara (HHK's mother), n.d.

Physical Description: (16).
Box 6, Folder 75

Lummis, Jordan, 1936 - 1939

Physical Description: (3).
Box 6, Folder 76

Mac, Sandy, n.d., 1935 - 1938

Physical Description: (8).
Box 6, Folder 77

Correspondence re the error in Pericles Honeymoon, 1933(21).

Box 6, Folder 78

Perry, Bliss (1860 -), 1930 - 1939

Physical Description: (4).
Box 6, Folder 79

Phillips, John, 1938

Physical Description: (2).
Box 6, Folder 80

Random House, Incorporated, 1944 - 1945

Physical Description: (8).
Box 6, Folder 81

Rhodes, Eugene Manlove (1869 - 1935), n.d., 1930 - 1931

Physical Description: (3).
Box 6, Folder 82

Rhodes, Rosemary (Mrs. Eugene Manlove), 1929 - 1948

Physical Description: (13).
Box 6, Folder 83

The Saturday Evening Post, 1932 - 1938

Physical Description: (21).

Scope and Content Note

Costain, Thomas Bertram (1885 -).
Box 6, Folder 84

Schaffer, Béla, n.d., 1933 - 1937

Physical Description: (22).
Box 6, Folder 85

Teaboldt, Harrie and Mae, n.d., 1919 - 1936

Physical Description: (10).
Box 6, Folder 86

Van der Veer, Judy, n.d., 1922 - 1948

Physical Description: (25).
Box 6, Folder 87

Westerberg, Iwar Sigurd (1874 -), 1934 - 1944

Physical Description: (54).
Box 6, Folder 88

Yore, Clem (1875 - 1936), 1933 - 1934

Physical Description: (4).
 

Section III: Documents.

Box 7, Folder 89

General File, including:

 

HHK's parents marriage license and certificate, photostat.

 

Permit for removal for burial.

 

Immigration records of HHK's ancestors.

 

Internal Revenue Service forms, 1943.

 

Royalty statements, 1930 - 1944

Physical Description: (19).
 

Receipts

Physical Description: (2).
 

Will of Sara Knibbs, carbon.

 

Assignment of copyright for Fragile: Use No Hooks, April 1936.

 

Contract with the McCall Corporation for a short story, September 28, 1934.

 

"Circumstances under which Mr. Knibbs left ..."

 

Section IV: Miscellany.

Box 7, Folder 90

Biographical data on Henry Knibbs.

Box 7, Folder 91

Photographs (21) and sketches (4).

Box 7, Folder 92

Newspaper clippings, 1909 - 1945(c. 100); mostly on Henry Knibbs or reviews of his works.

Box 7, Folder 93

Material read at Henry Knibbs's memorial service.

 

Section V: Works By Others Than Henry Knibbs

Box 7, Folder 94

Ford, Robert A. Duckworth, short stories, entitled:

 

Barbara Winter -- Straight Shooter

Physical Description: carbon typescript, 33 pgs.
 

The Brave Open Spaces

Physical Description: carbon typescript, 18 pgs.
 

The Tornado

Physical Description: typescript, 30 pgs.
Box 7, Folder 95

Knibbs, Sara, autograph manuscript notebook 1929 - mostly impressions of books read; autograph manuscript recollections of family and historical events,

Physical Description: 45 pp.
Box 7, Folder 96

Knibbs, Sara, diary entitled, Next Reincarnation Or Perhaps, typescript, with autograph corrections, c. 200 pp. + "Sara's Journal", pen and ink drawings + typed poems

Box 7, Folder 97

Sissons, Grace, And God So Near, typescript, manuscript, typescript carbon many with autograph corrections, includes drafts of chapters at various stages of completion - fragmentary, first draft, revised, and some final draft. Also included are numerous flase starts at chapters, some of whichwere later incorporated into completed chapters,

Physical Description: (300 pp.).
Box 7, Folder 98

Sissons, Grace, Mirage typescript,

Physical Description: 25 pp.
 

Section VI: Oversize

 

Death Mask of Henry Knibbs.

 

Carton of tearsheets and whole number periodicals, including the following:

 

(Stories and poems by Henry Knibbs) Whole Numbers:

 

The Amazing Tenderfoot Popular Magazine, 9/20/15,p. 1B.

 

Beef Popular Magazine, 11/20/19,p. 68.

 

Federal Man Short Stories, 9/25/37.p. 8.

 

The Lightnin Kid Western Book Magazine, 3/34,p. 4.

 

Noch-Tee's Daughter Popular Magazine,, 2/11/28,p. 50.

 

Outside the Law Adventure, p. 29.

 

Paydirt and Jailings Popular Magazine, 8/20/20,p. 93.

 

Pericles' Honeymoon Sat. Eve. Post, 8/19/33,p. 18.

 

The Real Romance Smith's Magazine, 8/11,p. 698.

 

Six Frames the Gang Adventure, 1/42,p. 15.

 

Sunny Mateel Popular Magazine, 5/7/15,p. 1.

 

That Colt Pericles Sat. Eve. Post, 5/21/32,p. 12.

 

Under the Joshua Tree Worthwhile, 5/28,pg. 4.

 

Why Pericles Sat. Eve. Post, 4/1/33,p. 24.

 

Tearsheets. Poems, unless otherwise indicated:

 

A Bronco With Shod Wings 11/25/21.

 

A Faith To Keep

 

A Minute With Popular Magazine, 7/2/29.

 

An Indian Purse 3/20/16.

 

Apaloosie Bill

 

Ballad of the Broomtails

 

The Barb of Spain Adventure, 2/15/30.

 

Beaverkill

 

The Big Man's Anathema Popular Magazine, 3/17/16.

 

Bill Melody

 

Bill Tandy Short Stories, 9/10/29.

 

Bo' Jou', Marie Popular Magazine, 10/20/15.

 

Boomer Johnson Short Stories, 1/10/30, pg. 137.

 

The Borderland

 

Boss of Cindertown

 

Boss of the Silver Queen

 

The Buckskin of Meskite

 

California

 

Chance Popular Magazine, 3/20/16.

 

Comanche Bend

 

Cowboy, What You Doin' Here?

 

Fragile, Use No Hooks Short Stories, 4/10/29.

 

The Frontier Doe Short Stories, 8/10/30.

 

Fugitive

 

Gambler's Choice

 

The Game Popular Magazine, 6/7/16.

 

The Gold Diggers

 

The Gringo Renegade Popular Magazine, 7/1/29.

 

The Hunted Man

 

Indigo Pete's J.B.

 

Jan of Sutra Blue Book, 6/29.

 

Keeper of the Gate

 

The Last of the Cavaliers 5/16.

 

The Last Relay

 

The Last Ride of Little Smoke Popular Magazine, 3/20/17

 

Man-O-War

 

Mesa Magic Popular Magazine, 8/20/15.

 

The Mule Drivers Smart Set, 5/14.

 

My Heart's Desire Smart Set, 6/14.

 

Nothing to Do But Go

 

The Optimist

 

Out There Somewhere

 

Outlaw and Outlaw Brother

 

Pearl of the Atolls Popular Magazine, 8/20/16.

 

Pericles' Honeymoon ss Sat. Eve. Post, 8/19/33,p. 5.

 

Pony Express Popular Magazine, 2/20/17.

 

The Rain Makers 10/10/22.

 

The Real Romance

 

The Reata

 

Reciprocity Popular Magazine, 11/20/15.

 

Riders of the Stars American Magazine, 8/16.

 

Robert's House Short Stories, 8/10/21.

 

The Round Corral

 

Saddle Songs

 

Smoky

 

The Snow Angel ss Popular Magazine, 12/20/29 & 1/2/30.

 

Stallion Gray

 

Stallions of the Storm Adventure, 8/1/30.

 

Tang of Life Popular Magazine, 2/20/17.

 

The Tenderfoot

 

That Colt Pericles Sat. Eve. Post, 5/21/32pg. 12.

 

That Roan Cayuse

 

They Tried to Frame Yardlow ss Short Stories, 7/29.pg. 47.

 

Three Swinging Shadow West

 

Tonto Charley Adventure, 8/15/29.

 

Trail to Glory 10/29/30,pg. 96.

 

The Trail Makers

 

The Two Saddles

 

Walkin John Short Stories, 2/25/34.

 

We Aim to Please 11/11/31.

 

The West Popular Magazine, 10/7/16.

 

Where the Ponies Come to Drink

 

Why Pericles Sat. Eve. Post, 4/1/33,pg. 24.

 

Yeabo's Adventure

 

Young Hardesty Circulates Adventure, July,pg. 53.

 

Misc. Periodicals:

 

Argosy 2/26/38.

 

Blue Book 9/38.

 

Frontier Stories Spring, 1937.

 

Sat. Eve. Post 8/16/30.

 

8/20/38.

 

9/3/38

 

Tearsheets: Other Authors

 

Memorial to Gene Rhodes Sat. Eve. Post, 8/20/38,pg 21.

 

The Proud Sheriff by Rhodes Sat. Eve. Post, 10/1/32.pg 3.

 

Interesting Westerners

 

In the Forefront 10/18.

 

Advertisement of H. H. K.'s Songs of the Lost Frontier.

 

Mitre Press book advertisements

 

Red Breath by Foster-Harris

 

Section from Popular Magazine

 

Shelved elsewhere: Knibbs, Henry Herbert, Síla Zivota, Polish edition of work, 1932.