Special Collections Department
Louis Henry and Marguerite Cohn
Manuscript Collection Number: 100
Accessioned: Purchase, 1985
Extent: ca. 10.5 linear ft. (ca. 820 items)
Content: Correspondence, photographs, bookplates, art work, articles and ephemera.
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: 1987-1989 by Timothy Murray and Anita A. Wellner.
Special Collections, University of Delaware Library
Newark, Delaware 19717-5267
Table of Contents
Introductory Note Series Outline
Contents ListSeries I. -III.: Correspondence, Photographs and Art Work; Material relating to Cohn's A Bibliography of the Work of Ernest Hemingway (New York: Random House, 1931); Manuscripts and galleys of works by and about Ernest Hemingway
Series IV - VII.: Periodicals containing Ernest Hemingway's work; Periodicals containing articles on Hemingway or references to him; Periodicals containing articles concerning bibliographies of Hemingway's work; Clippings and tear sheets
24 Series VIII. Miscellany Consists of ephemera related to Hemingway and/or Louis Cohn. Includes books containing references to Hemingway, copies of items written by Hemingway, reviews of Hemingway's work, material written about Hemingway or his family, material concerning films based on Hemingway's books, catalogues selling Hemingway's writings, material concerning conferences or exhibitions about Hemingway, and other ephemera. VIII.1. Books containing references to Hemingway. 5 items. F96 Army and Navy Roster of Oak Park and River Forest Men Who Served in the Armed Forces in the War With Germany April, 1917, to August 1, 1918. Harry W. Taylor and C. S. Tuttle. (Oak Park, IL: August 10, 1918). 32 pp. NF Short Story Writing. Blanche Colton Williams. (Chicago: ALA, 1930). 44 pp. NF Lob des Bettes. Hans Ohl. (Hamburg: Rowohlt Verlag, 1956). 182 pp. NF Signal Red. Harold Calin. (New York: Lancer Books, Inc., 1964). Inscribed by the author to Margie Cohn. 176 pp. NF High Midnight. Stuart Kaminsky. (New York: The Mysterious Press, 1984). 188 pp. VIII.2.Copies of items written by Ernest Hemingway. 9 items. 10 pp. F97 "How Ballad Writing Affects Our Seniors." Tabula (November, 1916). Ts. transcript (photocopy). A poem written by Hemingway for his high school newpaper. 1 p. "Golden Jubilee Greetings." Notes on the Program. Cincinnati [Ohio] Symphony. (March 23-24, 1945). Printed Photocopy. Hemingway writes a greeting. Also includes an ANS from Alfred H. Perrin (New York, March 14, 1945) to Margie Cohn. There are also photo-copies of greetings written by other distinguished individuals, including Edna Ferber and Somerset Maugham. 9 pp. 24 Series VIII. Miscellany (cont'd) VIII.3. Reviews of Ernest Hemingway's books. 7 items. 14 pp. F98 Review of Hemingway in Michigan. Prairie Schooner (Spring 1968). Photocopy. 5 pp. Review of A Farewell to Arms. By Owen Wister. (May 6, 1929). Ts (carbon) 1 p. Response to a Review of A Farewell to Arms. Ts (carbon). 3 pp. A response to a review by Owen Wister as it appeared in Scribner's. Letter concerning A Farewell to Arms. (September 20, 1929). To Mr. Walsh from Hugh Walpole. TL (carbon). 1 p. Comments about Hemingway and his writing by Henry L. Mencken. American Mercury. (May 1928 and January 1930) Ts. 2 pp. "Ernest and the Old Folks," an article in response to Mrs. Gerould's comment in the Yale Review: "I have yet to find in my own acquaintance a middle-aged person, man or woman, who likes Ernest Hemingway's novels; but the boys and girls adore him." Author is unidentified. Ts. w/autograph corrections. 2 pp. VIII.4. Material written about Ernest Hemingway, his family or his writings. 15 items. 205 pp. F99 Hadley: The First Mrs. Hemingway. Alice Hunt Sokoloff. (New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1973). Bound page proofs (photocopy). With loose photographs (photocopy). 78 pp. (S-G384). "Discoveries I've Made About Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises." . Ts. (photocopy). [Charles William Mann]. Inscribed: "For Margie with love Charley." 16 pp. "Father and Son: Comments on Hemingway's Psychology." William White. The Dalhousie Review. (Winter 1953). Offprint. Inscribed to Cohn. 9 pp. (H783). 24 Series VIII. Miscellany (cont'd) Series VIII.4. Material written about Ernest Hemingway, his family or his writings (cont'd) F99 "Do You Remember Robert McAlmon? Some Notes on Being Geniuses Together and the Paris Twenties." Harold Klapper. n.d. Ts. (photocopy). 25 pp. "The Dashes in Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms." James B. Meriwether. Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America. (1964). Offprint. Inscribed to Margie Cohn. 9 pp. (H1557) "A Note on Ernest Hemingway." Louis Henry Cohn. The Colophon [overrun]. (nsv. I no.1). Proofs. 4 pp. Talking Pens [a few private notes for the members of the Grolier Club on their visit to Minnesota]. May 18-21, 1972]. Ts. (photocopy). Pages 5, 10, and 19. Handwriting analysis of Ernest Hemingway. Inscribed to Mrs. Cohn. 26 pp. F.Y.I. [Time Inc.]. December 10, 1954 Ts. (mimeo). Brief article w/photograph concerning interview with Hemingway regarding the Nobel Prize. Also ANS [n.d.]from Roy Ziegler. 7 pp. Material concerning the Fitzgerald Hemingway Annual 1969. 5 items, 27 pp. Includes: offprint by C.E. Frazer Clark, Jr. entitled "Hemingway At Auction: A Brief Survey"; a TLS [October 6, 1969] to Mrs. Cohn from Clark; printed news release [July 13, 1969]; a reprint from The New York Times [August 20, 1969] regarding a short story by Fitzgerald; and a brochure concerning the annual. These items were originally laid in: Spec PS 3511 .I9 Z617x 1969. "Bibliographical Notes of Ernest Hemingway." The Walden Book Shop. (Chicago: October 1930). Published Version. 4 pp. 24 Series VIII. Miscellany (cont'd) VIII.5. Material concerning films based on Hemingway novels. 2 items, 27 pp. F100 Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man. 20th Century-Fox Exhibitor's Campaign Manual. Screen-play by A. E. Hotchner. Printed. . Sales brochure for posters and accessories. 8 pp. (H1354n) For Whom the Bell Tolls. [Paramount Pictures, 1943]. Printed. Playbill for the film which includes a biographical sketch of Hemingway. 19 pp. VIII.6. Announcements, adverstisements and publishers catalogues which mention books written by or about Ernest Hemingway. 21 items, 74 pp. F101 Barron's Education Series. Printed. [n.d.] Ad for a "simplified approach" to studying Hemingway. 2 pp. The Vanguard Press. Printed Broadside. Ad for John Groth's Studio: Europe. Introduction by Hemingway. 1 p. The Pickwick Book Shop [Hollywood, CA.] and The Scribner Book Store [New York]. Announcement for the limited first edition of Hemingway's Men at War. Printed. [n.d.] 8 pp. Jonathan Cape. Announcement for books on war, including Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms. Printed. [n.d.] 4 pp. Bruccoli Clark. "Ernest Hemingway Titles in Stock." Printed. [n.d.] 2 pp. Penguins. "Hemingway in Peguins" (5 copies) and "Hemingway" (1 copy). Printed. [n.d.] 9 pp. Bloomingdale Bros. Announcement for The Old Man and the Sea. Printed. [n.d.] 2 pp. The Franklin Library. "Notes From the Editors." The Sun Also Rises. Announcement as part of The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature. (Philadelphia: Franklin Mint Corporation, 1977). Printed. [n.d.] 22 pp. Wm. B. Eerdmans, Publisher. Ernest Hemingway as a part of "Contemporary Writers in Christian Perspective." (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1966). Printed. 1 p. Notizie Mondadori. Publisher's catalogue containing books by Hemingway. (Marzo, 1963). Printed. 16 pp. Boni & Liveright. Catalogue, Fall 1925. Includes ad for In Our Time. (New York, 1925). Printed. 1 p. See also the brochures with the correspondence (I.3: October 15, 1930). 24 Series VIII. Miscellany (cont'd) Series VIII.6. Announcements, adverstisements and publishers catalogues which mention books written by or about Ernest Hemingway (cont'd) F101 Charles Scribner's Sons. Scribner Holiday Books: 1926-1927. (New York: Scribner's, 1926). Includes The Sun Also Rises. Printed. 1 p. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1932-1933 Books for the Holidays. Includes Death in the Afternoon. Printed. 1 p. Dutton. [C. O. Lillie]. The Latest Books: December 1926. Includes The Sun Also Rises. Printed. 1 p. Ernest Rowohlt Verlag. Vollstandiges Bucher-Verzeichnis. (Berlin: Rowohlt, 1930). Includes Fiesta, In Einem Andern Land, and Manner. Printed. 1 p. E. A. Seeman Publishing. Fall Books 1972. Includes Papa. Printed. 2 pp. VIII.7. Auction and out of print catalogues containing Hemingway items for sale. 8 items, 152 pp. F102 Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. First Editions of English and American Authors: An Important Collection of Ernest Hemingway...The Library of Dr. Don Carlos Guffey. October 12, 1958. Sale no.1843. Printed. 75 pp. (G174) Carry Back Books, Franconia, NH. Catalogue No. 6: Winter 1974. Includes Hemingway items, pp. 19-23. Printed. 5 pp. Bernice Weiss Books, Eastchester, NY. Catalogue Number 48. TNS and Printed. 32 pp. Laid in is a TNS [October 9. 1974] to Margie Cohn from John Martin. The League of American Writers & The Booksellers Guild of America. Benefit Auction of Manuscripts, Letters and Books...February 19, 1939. [New York]. Printed. 2 pp. Laid in is a bill of sale. Frank P. van Eck Publisher. 2-83 [Catalogue]. (Herrliberg, Switzerland: Reprografia, ). Entire catalogue devoted to Hemingway material. Printed. 12 pp. Overseas Press Club Foundation. Journalism Memorabilia Auction and Sale. Thursday, May 5, 1977. New York. Printed. 20 pp. The League of American Writers. Manuscript Sale: March 1938: Addenda. Ts. (mimeo). 6 pp. 24 Series VIII. Miscellany (cont'd) Series VIII.8. Materials concerning conferences about Ernest Hemingway. 5 items, 13 pp. F103 The National Conference of the Hemingway Society in Traverse City...October 20, 21, 22, 1983. "Up in Michigan." Announcement and call for papers. Ts. (photocopy). 2 pp. Fitzgerald/Hemingway Annual and NCR Microcard Editions. "A Conference on F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway in Paris." June 23-24, 1972. Printed. 1 p. Friends of the Fitzgerald/Hemingway Annual. "Chicago Hemingway Conference." Keepsake. Facsimile of a page from Trapeze VI (November 3, 1916). Copy no.26. Printed. 2 pp. (S-F172) "The Fourth Peters Rushton Seminar in Contemporary Prose and Poetry: Hemingway's Wastelanders by Carlos Baker . . . 14 March 1952." Printed Keepsake. 4 pp. "The John F. Kennedy Library invites you to join us on July 17-19, 1980 for `Papers of a Writer,' a conference celebrating the dedication of the `Hemingway Room' and as a special tribute to Mary Hemingway." Printed. 4 pp. VIII.9. Material concerning exhibits which included material by or about Ernest Hemingway and his work. 17 items, 45 pp. F104 Catalogue of an Ernest Hemingway Exhibit: from the Collection of Dr. Fraser B. Drew. November 23-December 11 , Edward H. Butler Library, State University College for Teachers, Buffalo 22, New York. Catalogue prepared by Dr. Drew and inscribed to Marguerite Cohn. Laid in is a Ts. (photocopy) announcement of the exhibit. Ts. (photocopy). 8 pp. Ernest Hemingway, 21 July 1899-2 July 1961: Guide to a Memorial Exhibition. Detroit: University of Detroit Library, July 4 - August 12, 1961. Prepared by William White. Laid in is a note. Printed. 9 pp. 24 Series VIII. Miscellany (cont'd) Series VIII.9. Material concerning exhibits which included material by or about Ernest Hemingway and his work (cont'd) F104 A Keepsake From the Fales Library, New York University on the occasion of a presentation of a gift of books and manuscripts by Decoursey Fales, Esq., 18 January, 1966. Includes a drawing and inscription originally done by Hemingway on the flyleaf of a copy of The Torrents of Spring. Printed. 4 pp. (F155) Ernest M. Hemingway, The Paris Years...And Before, An Exhibition from the Collection of C. E. Frazer Clark, Jr., At the Orchard Ridge Campus of Oakland Community College...2 May 1973...Farmington, Michigan. Inscribed to Mrs. Cohn. Printed. 4 pp. In Their Time 1920-1940: Fiestas, Moveable Feasts, and "Many Fetes": An Exhibition in the Rare Book and Manuscripts Departments, University of Virginia Library 3 December-1 March, 1978. Honoring Marguerite Cohn. Includes: Ts. (carbon) of list of invitations, a placard: "Captain Louis Henry Cohn", a printed Keepsake, and printed posters (two versions, 8 copies). 20 pp. VIII.10. Miscellaneous ephemera relating to Hemingway. 24 items, 84 pp. F105 Acknowlegement of condolence from Hemingway's family. [September 22, 1961]. Printed. w/env. 1 p. First day cover to celebrate Hemingway's birthday. Oak Park, IL., July 21, 1972. Envelope has Hemingway's picture. Stamped Envelope. 1 p. "A Ball for the Imaginative" and "The Snows of Kilimanjaro." Yale University Theatre. May 18-21, 1949. Play adapted by Allison S. Hall from Hemingway's story. Printed Program. 20 pp. Cover of Transatlantic Review. Preliminary Number Gratis. Printed Proof. 2 pp. Ken: the Insider's World. Announcement for this new magazine. States: "one of Ken's editors will be Ernest Hemingway." Printed. 24 pp. Stationery. Print: "Ernest Hemingway Memorandum." Printed. 1 p. 24 Series VIII. Miscellany (cont'd) Series VIII.10. Miscellaneous ephemera relating to Hemingway (cont'd) F105 Book band. In German. Excerpts of review by Sinclair Lewis and Times [London]. Printed. 1 p. Caricature of Hemingway: "Ernie, The Neanderthal Man." Clipping. 1 p. Studio Card: "I'm not asking you to replace Earnest Hemingway. . . just write . . ." w/env. Name is misspelled on the card. Printed. 2 pp. Christmas Card with "impression of The Savoy American Bar and its clients, by Julian Allen [London]." Hemingway is depicted. Printed. 3 pp. Postcards bearing photographic views of Hemingway's house in Key West, Florida. Two inscribed are to Mrs. Cohn. Printed. Three cards. 6 pp. Brochure: "Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum." [Key West, Florida]. 9 copies. Printed. 18 pp. Autograph quote about Hemingway in unidentified hand from William Harlan Hale's Challenge to Defeat, pages 193-194. AD. 2 pp. Envelope, Address label and Western Union Telegram Enclosure. 3 pp. F106 VIII.11. Ephemera unrelated to Hemingway. Includes various annoucements for books, magazines, cassettes, and a photocopy of an article. 6 items, 19 pp. Cohn-Hemingway Register Addendum 1. A Moveable Feast. Galley Proofs, May 1964. 64 sheets. Uncorrected galley proofs with an attached slip from Charles Scribner's Sons. 2 items (65 leaves). 2. Exile's Return: A Narrative of Ideas by Malcolm Cowley (New York: Norton, 1934). Galley Proofs. Labeled "Duplicate Set." April 9-10, [n.y.]. Contains material about Hemingway. 82 leaves. (G103) 3. The Little Review Anthology edited by Margaret Anderson (New York: Hermitage House, 1953). Galley Proofs bearing autograph corrections, revisions, and deletions by Anderson. [n.d.] Also includes extensive autograph notes made by Anderson in the margins of the galleys and on a note attached to galley 143. 160 leaves. (B53) 4. Great Companions: Critical Memoirs of Some Famous Friends by Max Eastman (New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, Inc., 1959). Galley Proofs with a Ts label on the verso of galley 107. November 14, [n.y.] Includes two copies of galley 21. Galleys 55 and 56 are on one leaf. 107 leaves. (G129) List of Photographs and Items in Folder 12 Items are numbered in the upper right corner. 1. Hemingway seated firing a rifle 2. Hemingway seated behind antlers 3. Photograph with caption: "Ernest Hemingway, Madrid, May 1937. All rights reserved by Charles Scribner's Sons." 4. Hemingway kneeling, posing with three sets of antlers/horns 5. Hemingway seated at table with magazine, with note on verso: "Ernest Hemingway on board Normandie.'" 6. Photograph of a portrait of Hemingway by Spanish painter Luis Quintanilla 7. Hemingway arriving from Europe with actress Marlene Dietrich in November, 1938 (on the verso is pasted a copy of a press release dated 1/24/54 by the United Press stating: "Hemingway Thought Dead in Plane Crash Uganda, East Africa . . .") 8. Original bookplate of Hemingway: "Ex Libris Ernest Hemingway" 9. Hemingway kneeling behind string of rainbow trout, with autograph note by Hemingway on verso: "Rainbow trout" 10. Hemingway in beret holding a cup (side view) 11. Copy of #10 12. Copy of #10 13. Photograph of a drawing of Hemingway titled "Don Ernesto in Pamplona" 14. Hemingway posing with slain buck and a friend, with autograph note by Hemingway on the verso: "My big buck" 15. Enlargement of #14 16. Bear and rifle, with autograph note by Hemingway on the verso: "The big bear / for your information / that I wrote you about--Isn't that a pretty hide?" 17. Pauline Hemingway with water buffalo, with autograph note by Hemingway on verso: "Pauline with big buffalo I killed" 18. Hemingway portrait in suit 19. Copy of #18 20. Hemingway standing in suit 21. Hemingway on fishing boat posing with sailors and the record setting black marlin he caught 22. Hemingway on the pier with black marlin 23. Hemingway on the pier with black marlin 24. Hemingway on the pier with black marlin, with autograph note on the verso by Hemingway: "Weight 468 (on custom house tested scales) Length 12 feet 8 1/2 inches- Black Marlin - Jumped seven times- caught trolling - hooked in top of mouth. Landed one hour and 5 minutes- Record on rod and reel for Cuban waters Day before fought one 2 hours and 20 minutes Landed on hardy Hickory - Bamboo No. 5 rod - 9/0 reel - 36 thread line- you can use any of these pictures you want/" List of Photographs and Items in Folder 12 (cont'd) 25. Typed note (originally glued to photograph #26) describing the events in photographs #21-27, using information recorded by Hemingway on the verso of #24 26. Enlargement of #24 27. Enlargement of #24 28. Hemingway with arm in sling, inscribed by Hemingway to Louis Henry Cohn 29. Copy of #28 30. Hemingway seated with rifle, antlers, and pelts 31. Photograph of books, manuscripts, and the bookplate created by Hemingway for Cohn, all from Cohn's collection, photographed by American Studio, New York 32. Photograph of bookcase filled with the Louis Henry Cohn Collection by American Studio, New York 33. Magazine tear sheet of painting of Hemingway fishing with note on verso: "Barrett - Hem. ephemera" 34. Proof (?) with caption: A cartoon by Spanish painter, Luis Quintanilla, of Ernest Hemingway, who has written the complete story of bullfighting in his new book, "Death in the Afternoon" (Scribners). (For release in the morning papers of September 23). 35. Copy of #34 36. Tear sheet with caption: From left: Gerald and Sara Murphy, Pauline Pfeiffer, Ernest and Hadley (with bootblacks in foreground), Pamplona, in July 1926 37. Tear sheet with caption: Ernest photographed after his divorce from Hadley 38. Tear sheet with caption: The bridegroom with friends and ushers 39. Tear sheet with caption: Ernest, Bumby, and Hadley at Schruns, 1926 40. Tear sheet with caption: Family wedding picture, left to right: Carol, Ursula, Hadley, Ernest Hemingway, Mrs. Hemingway, Leicester, and Dr. Hemingway, September 3, 1921 41. Tear sheet with caption: Hadley photographed in St. Louis 42. Tear sheet with caption: Hadley as a young lady 43. Tear sheet with caption: Paul Scott Mowrer as a young man 44. Tear sheet from transition #14 (Fall 1928) with caption: Ernest Hemingway in Florida - Loaned by Sylvia Beach 45. Proof of woodcut portrait of Hemingway by Henry Strater and biographical note
Contents ListSeries I - III: Correspondence, Photographs and Art Work; Material relating to Cohn's A Bibliography of the Work of Ernest Hemingway (New York: Random House, 1931); Manuscripts and galleys of worky by and about Ernest Hemingway
Series IV - VII: Periodicals containing Ernest Hemingway's work; Periodicals containing articles on Hemingway or references to him; Periodicals containing articles concerning bibliographies of Hemingway's work; Clippings and tear sheets
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