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Alexander Konta Papers,1915-1922

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Title

Alexander Konta Papers

Date

1915-1922

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Alexander Konta Papers, 1915-1922, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

2 v.

Scope and Content

New York writer. Correspondence between Konta and Henry Watterson consisting of Watterson's handwritten and typed letters, Konta's retained carbon copies, and extensive newspaper clippings. Subjects discussed include the Manhattan Club, women's suffrage and feminism, politics, prohibition, World War I, Christopher Marlowe as the author of Shakespeare works, travels, and social activities. Individuals referred to frequently include Frank Irving Cobb, Robert Worth Bingham, Arthur Krock, James Whitcomb Riley, Manton Marble, and Woodrow Wilson. Several letters discuss the 1918 portrait of Watterson by Louis Mark for the Manhattan Club

Subjects

  • Antisemitism-- United States-- History-- Sources.
  • Bingham, Robert Worth, 1871-1937.
  • Cobb, Frank Irving, 1869-1923.
  • Herrick, Myron T. (Myron Timothy), 1854-1929.
  • Krock, Arthur, 1886-
  • Manhattan Club (New York, N.Y.)-- History-- Sources.
  • Marble, Manton, 1834-1917.
  • Mark, Louis, 1867-1942.
  • Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593.
  • Morrow, Edwin Porch, 1877-1935.
  • Prohibition-- United States-- History-- Sources.
  • Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916.
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
  • Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921.
  • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
  • Women-- Suffrage-- United States-- History-- Sources.
  • World War, 1914-1918-- Sources.

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