H. L. Mencken Collection MS-0001
Subjects and Indexing Terms
A Personal Word. Description of the editorial and business organization of the Smart Set, a circulation booster. n.p., n.d. , 16 pages. Item 1
The American Language. A chapter from the 4th edition. Publisher's advance printing of one complete chapter with descriptive text on cover. Prints the entire preface to the new edition and the complete chapter X: Proper Names in America. n.d. [ca. 1939], 83 pages. Item 2
American Profanity. Reprinted from American Speech, New York: Columbia, University Press, Dec 1944, 9 pages. Signed by H.L. Mencken. Item 3
The Eminent Physician by H.L. Mencken. Berkeley: Gillick Press, n.d. , 7 pages. Item 4
The Incomparable Physician by H.L. Mencken. San Francisco: McDonald, 1936, 14 pages. Item 5
Menckeniana. A selection from H.L. Mencken's Mencken Chrestomathy with a forenote by George Jean Nathan. New York: Knopf, 1949, 16 pages. Green wrappers, printed label. Item 6
The Smart Set. Suggestions to our visitors. 26 policy statements "issued as a jocosity" by Mencken N.Y. n.d. , 4 pages. Item 7
Suggestions to our visitors by George Jean Nathan and H.L. Mencken, editors of The Smart Set. Reprinted at San Francisco, 1968 by the Roxburghe Club, 8 pages. Item 8
Spiritual Autopsies, an article on Gamelia Bradford. by H.L. Mencken. Issued as an advertisement by the publisher for Bradford's American Portraits. New York: Houghton, 1921, 4 pages. Item 9
Upton Sinclair. Biographical and critical opinions from England, France, Germany, Belgium and the U.S.A including Henry Barbusse, H.L. Mencken and others. Pasadena: Sinclair, n.d. , 32 pages. Item 10
H.L. Mencken by Walter Lippmann. Reprinted from The Saturday Review, Dec. 11, 1926. New York: Knopf (1926), 8 pages. Item 11
The Love Story of an Old Maid by Sara Haardt. Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Publications. Blue Book no. 375, n.d. [192?], 32 pages. Item 12
A Literary Chameleon: A New Estimate of Mr. H.L. Mencken by J.D. Logan. Milwaukee: privately printed, 1926, 22 pages. Copy no. 30 of 300 numbered copies, signed by the author. Also signed by Mencken in full, on the cover. Item 13
H.L. Mencken Speaking. Mencken conversing with Donald H. Kirkley Sr. of The Baltimore Sun, recorded by the library of Congress, D.C., June 30, 1948. 33 1/3 LP record, and cassette tape. Item 14
Book review for L'Action Française, Sept. 14, 1933. One 3x5" card. Item 15
Typed letter signed to Mr. Silvay. One sheet, signed in full on American Mercury green letterhead. Item 16 Dated Jun. 10, 1926
Typed letter signed to Mark Sullivan, Washington D.C. On the letterhead of The Smart Set, The Aristocrat of Magazines. Item 17 Dated April 4, 1922.
Two typed letters signed to Harry Ruby. Beverly Hills. On the author's personal Baltimore stationary, with the mailing envelope. Item 18 Dated November 1933 & November 25, 1933.
Two typed letters signed to Mr. Dellquest. On the author's personal Baltimore stationary. Item 19 Dated May 5, 1944 and April 28, 1945.
Two typed letters signed and addressed to "Gentlemen." On the author's personal Baltimore stationary. Item 20 Dated September 28, 1944 and September 7, 1945.
Typed letter signed to Miss Day. One sheet on American Mercury green letterhead. Item 21 Dated April 25, no year.