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Alexander Konta Papers
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], Alexander Konta Papers, 1915-1922, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
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
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