Mencken-Malone Collection 1933-1950, MS. 2100

Maryland Historical Society
Library of Maryland History

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Mencken-Malone Collection, 1933-1950
Maryland Historical Society
 

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Mencken-Malone Collection, 1933-1950
Maryland Historical Society

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Descriptive Summary

Mencken-Malone Collection, 1933-1950

MS 2100

Maryland Historical Society

Baltimore MD 21201-4674

Abstracts of letters from H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

 


Inventory 

1933, Dec. 21.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone.

Thanks for the reminder of the holidays.

1934, Dec. 12.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Thanks for report of Dr. Ames. Suppose he read Broadus Mitchell's treatise on the Presidency.

1935, Mar. 7.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Shocked that Jenning's department was not included in the "distinguished" list. Lovejoy is not of real importance. Wonder why Johns Hopkins didn't establish a department of Sociology.

1935, June 4.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Going abroad for a few weeks.

1935, Aug. 22.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Would he look over the chapter on vulgar grammar in "The American Language"?

1935, Sept. 14.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Hopes he'll go over the chapter[]in "The American Language"

1935, Nov. 12.

H.L.Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Thanks for his aid on Mencken's chapter on the common speech.

1935, Dec. 19.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

The MSS of Mencken's book has gone to the printer. Knopf to publish the book.

1935, Dec. 29.

H.L. Menckwn to [Kemp] Malone

Does Malone know of anyone who could translate a Latin book into English?

1936, Jan. 6.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Thanks for his review of the new book on linguistics. Mencken must make the index to hiw own book soon.

1936, April 23

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

New edition of "The American Language" should be in Malone's hands. If he finds any errors, let Mencken know.

1936, April 25.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Impossible to come to lunch. Can see him after 3 o'clock.

1937, July 2.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Agrees with his review of the Craigie dictionary. Young Read and some colleagues at work on a dictionary of American slang.

1938, Nov. 21.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Thanks for "The dodo and the Camel."

1938, Dec. 26.

H.L. Mencken to Mrs. [Kemp] Malone

Thanks for the charming Christmas card.

1939, Dec. 26.

H.L. Mencken to Mrs. [Kemp] Malone

Thanks for the charming Christmas card.

1941, Dec. 26.

H.L.Mencken to Mrs. [Kemp] Malone

Thanks for the charming Christmas card.

1942, Jan. 26.

H.L.Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Thanks for the reprint of "Some Linguistic Studies of 1939 and 1940." Eis review more valuable than some of the books reviewed.

1942, Mar. 31.

H.L. Mencken to Mrs. [Kemp] Malone.

Impossible to come to Malone's party.

1944, May 18.

H.Lm Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Hope to finish his work on "The American Language" Supplement by the end of the year. Fears printing difficulties.

1944, July 22.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Can meet him after Sept. 25th. Want to discuss plans of a Brooklyn lady who proposes to do a book on American proverbs.

1945, Nov. 29.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Thanks for reprint of "Some Linguistic Studies of 1941-1944." A work of art. At work on second supplement of his [UNK] book.

1945, Dec. 28.

H.L.Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Did he notice that his Christmas poem was written mainly in basic English?

1946, Jan. 3.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Mencken will have to miss seeing Malone and [UNK] sorry.

1946, Dec. 23.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Thanks for the Christmas card. Will see Malone at The Dialect Society in Washington.

1947, Dec. 27.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Hope the Malones had a happy Christmas.

1948, Feb. 13.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Thanks for the copy of his paper in Word Study. Has finished the second supplement to "The American Language."

1948, April 5.

H.L.Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Advance sales of Mencken's book have been good, but book is high priced.

1948, April 8.

H.L.Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

knopf is sendind Malone another copy of Mencken's Supplement II (book).

m1950, Mar. 5.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Greatly disturbed to hear of Malone's illness. Mencken has been ill himself. Going to Florida for a short rest.

1950, Dec. 16.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Hope for a possible meeting Sunday night or Monday. Thanks for his review.

1950, Dec. 18.

H.L. Mencken to [Kemp] Malone

Meeting him at 10 pm Monday.