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Jordan-Smith (Paul) papers
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Paul Jordan Smith (1885-1971) was a journalist, editor, and bibliofile. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts of articles, books, and book reviews, lectures and teaching materials, notes on Robert Burton, poems, inscribed books, collected literary articles, clippings, bookplates, portraits, memorabilia, and contracts with publishers.
Born in 1885, Paul Jordan Smith was a journalist, editor, and bibliofile; his novel, Nomad, was published in 1925; with Floyd Dell, translated and edited Robert Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy (1927); wrote a book column for the Los Angeles Times, and served as literary editor from 1933-1957; he died on June 17, 1971 in Los Angeles.
27.0 linear feet (54 boxes and 1 oversize box)
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