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Mercer (Bernice B.) collection of Christopher Morley material
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Description
16 items relating to the author Christopher Morley (1890-1957) collected by Bernice B. Mercer (identified in the collection as Mrs. Theodore Mercer). Items in the collection include Alfred P. Lee's Christmas folder [circa 1930] containing Andrew McGill's Idea of Happiness by Christopher Morley; an announcement of an exhibition of first editions of the works of Christopher Morley at Sessler's Bookshop, Philadephia, 1931; a program of Author's Night, sponsored by the 31st annual convention of the American Bookseller's Association, Philadelphia, 1931, with Christopher Morley bookplate laid in; a publisher's brochure, with first chapter of Kitty Foyle, 1939; two letters, 1936-1937, autographed, from Alfred P. Lee, the Morley bibliographer; and ten letters from Philip C. Duschnes, bookseller, relating to the sale of Christopher Morley items.
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0.2 Linear Feet 1 document preservation binder
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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