Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946
- Existence: July 29, 1869 - May 19, 1946
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 82
Scope and Contents The Charles and Alice Shaw Major Papers (1847-1949; 51.25 cubic feet) document the personal and professional life of Charles Major and his wife Alice Major. Charles Major was an author and a member of the Purdue University board of trustees. The papers consist of Charles Major's literary works, materials from various theatrical productions, poetry written by Major, sketches, and materials from Major’s law career. The Majors' personal life is represented by the materials collected by Alice...
Dates: 1847-1949; Majority of material found within 1890-1924; Event: Date acquired: 11/30/1926
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 12, Placement: 20
Identifier: MSA 223
Scope and Contents Excerpts from the book, My Maiden Effort, by Gelett Burgess, which includes some of Booth Tarkington's first writings. Obituaries and stories written upon Tarkington's death.
Dates: 1921 - 1946