Paul Fatout papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 540
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of research materials collected by author Paul Fatout for his various publications regarding Mark Twain, Ambrose Bierce, Indiana canals, and other subjects. Types of materials include manuscripts, photographs, correspondence, fan mail, book reviews, research notes, microfilm, and subject files. Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory.
- 1871 - 1983
- Fatout, Paul (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection material is in English.
This collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Portions of material in this collection may be in the public domain. Other material copyrights held by Purdue University or original creator/publisher. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.
Paul Fatout was a professor of English at Purdue University. Among his many works are Mark Twain Speaks for Himself, Indiana Canals, Letters of a Civil War Surgeon, Mark Twain in Virginia City, Mark Twain on the Lecture Circuit, Meadow Lake: Gold Town, Ambrose Bierce: The Devil's Lexicographer, Canal's Heyday (Tippecanoe Tales), Artemus Ward among the Mormons, The Twain-Cable Readings in Indiana, Mark Twain's First Lecture: A Parallel (His Miscellanea), and Mr. Lincoln Goes to Washington. He died in 1982.
Source: "Paul Fatout." University of Iowa Press. /www.uipress.uiowa.edu/people/paul-fatout>
This collection is divided into three series: Mark Twain, Ambrose Bierce, and Miscellaneous.
Materials have been housed in acid-free folders and boxes.
- Paul Fatout papers
- In Progress
- Amanda Rumba and Archives Staff
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Edition statement
- Second edition. Collection description first completed by Archives Staff at an unknown date.
- 2020-04-02: Collection identifier updated from 00000PF1 to MSF 540 by Adriana Harmeyer.
- 2020-04-23: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to align with data entry standards.