Will Levington Comfort (1878-1932) was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was a newspaperman (1890s), a war correspondent and
author. He also issued two periodicals chiefly concerned with spiritualism. The collection consists of correspondence, notes,
printed material and drafts of his novels, including a draft of a novel by his daughter, Jane Levington Comfort.
Comfort was born on January 17, 1878 in Kalamazoo, Michigan; served in the cavalry in the Spanish-American War; newspaperman
in Cincinnati in the 1890s; war correspondent in the Philippines for the Detroit Journal, and in Japan and Russia for the Pittsburgh Dispatch in 1904; published books include: Routledge Rides Alone (1910), Fate Knocks at the Door (1912), Red Fleece (1915), The Autobiographical Midstream: a Chronicle at Halfway (1914), and Apache (1931); from South Pasadena, California he issued two periodicals, The Glass Hive and Reconstruction Letters, which were chiefly concerned with spiritualism; he died on November 2, 1932.
5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
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