By Archive Staff
Primary Creator: McCutcheon, George Barr (1866-1928)
Extent: 2.0 Cubic feet
Subjects: Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
Forms of Material: Manuscripts (document genre)
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: MSP 32, George Barr McCutcheon manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
Nedra - Original manuscript in its condition prior to subsequent revision, January 26, 1898.
Castle Craneycrow - The original installments of the story, from the files of The Indianapolis News, 1902.
The Guest in the House - Original manuscript, dated May 29, 1922.
Her Bobbed Hair - Chapter xvi, original manuscript, dated October 10, 1924.
The Sun's Daily Book Letter: The Story of Mr. McCutcheon's Titles - The Most Incredible Story - Charles G. Morris writing "Bread", Maurice, Arthur. The New York Sun, Wednesday, April 16, 1924, column 1, p. 31.
This box also contains the following newspaper clippings and miscellaneous items:
Photograph of Clara McCutcheon, mother of John T. McCutcheon, George Barr McCutcheon, Benjamin McCutcheon and Jesse McCutcheon
Personal note to "Friend Maggie" from George B. McCutcheon, dated May 28, '82
George Barr McCutcheon section from, My maiden effort; being the personal confessions of well-known American authors as to their literary beginnings, Gelett, Burgess (1921), pp. 171-174, Garden City, N.Y., Toronto, Pub. for the Authors' League of America by Doubleday, Page & Company.
The Literary Life of George Barr McCutcheon, Roberts, Richard R. The Indianapolis Star Magazine, April 26, 1964, pp. 42, 44.
Geo. B. M'Cutcheon Dies At A Luncheon: Novelist, 62, has heart attack as he chats with members of Dutch Treat Club. Won Fortune on Novels. Author of "Brewsters Millions" and Twoscore Books Sold "Graustark for $500. From New York Times, October 24, 1928 (no other publication information available).
George McCutcheon Dies in New York City. Drops Dead At Luncheon In Hotel Martinique. Famous Author Once Attended University--Death Caused By Long Heart Suffering, dated October 24, 1928, no other publication information available.
Estate Left By Noted Novelist Worth $363,337. Widow Gets Bulk of Fortune Left by George B. McCutcheon, Former Lafayette Newspaper Man, from Lafayette Journal and Courier, dated June 1, 1929.
Death Of Noted Author Grieves His Colleagues. Literary World Is Shocked By Death of George Barr McCutcheon--Body to Be Brought Here for Burial from Lafayette Journal and Courier, Wednesday Evening, October 24, 1928.
Box 2 contains the following original manuscripts:
Old Dominion or The Banshee of Bathurst Hall
George Washington's Last Duel
The Reef Bell
The Bachelor Lamb
The Persons Involved
A Woman and Two Men