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Finding aid for the Willard Morse collection on Vincent Starrett

Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein, 2013 September

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Creator
Morse, Willard S. (Willard Samuel), 1856-1935
Creator
Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974
Title
Willard Morse collection on Vincent Starrett
Collection no.
0141
Date [inclusive]
1916-1934
Extent
1.0 Linear feet, 1 box
Language
English
Textual materials [Box]
1
Abstract
Book reviews, journal and newspaper (originals and photostats) articles by and about Vincent Starrett, and a typewritten bibliography on Starrett (1886-1974), the author of mysteries and horror stories of the "Chicago Renaissance." Willard S. Morse (1856-1935) was a mining executive in the West and Mexico. He was later made a director and member of the executive committee of the American Smelter Securities Company, Chilean Exploration Company, and Braden Copper Company. After retiring, Morse devoted much of this time to the collection of Americana.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Willard Morse collection on Vincent Starrett, Collection no. 0141, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Biographical note

Vincent Starrett (1886-1974) was the author of mysteries and horror stories of the "Chicago Renaissance."

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Biographical note

Willard S. Morse (1856-1935) was a mining executive in the West and Mexico. He was later made a director and member of the executive committee of the American Smelter Securities Company, Chilean Exploration Company, and Braden Copper Company. After retiring, Morse devoted much of this time to the collection of Americana. He died on October 4, 1935 in Santa Monica, California.

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Scope and Content

Book reviews, journal and newspaper (originals and photostats) articles by and about Vincent Starrett, and a typewritten bibliography on Starrett.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
2013 September
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

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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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials

See also:

Willard Morse collection on Ambrose Bierce, Collection no. 0136 Willard Morse collection on William Dean Howells, Collection no. 0137 Willard Morse collection on Sinclair Lewis, Collection no. 0138 Willard Morse collection on Edgar Lee Masters, Collection no. 0139 Willard Morse collection on Thomas Nelson Page, Collection no. 0140 Willard Morse collection on Henry Van Dyke, Collection no. 0142

Willard S. Morse Collection of Material About Bret Harte (Collection 1019). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Bibliographies
  • Clippings
  • Typescripts

Personal Name(s)

  • Morse, Willard S. (Willard Samuel), 1856-1935 -- Archives
  • Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974 -- Archives
  • Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974 -- Bibliography

Subject(s)

  • American literature--19th century--Archival resources
  • American literature--20th century--Archival resources
  • Authors, American--19th century--Archival resources
  • Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources

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