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Box 3

 Container

Contains 16 Collections and/or Records:

20. The Call to Arms

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents The Call to arms, by Edwin Emerson. Typewritten, thin yellow paper, 86 pages, with corrections and changes in ink by Emerson. Part of Emerson's project entitled: Happy-Go-Lucky. Emerson's entrance into the Spanish-American War as a war correspondent, with a carte blanche letter from Assistan secretary of the Navy, Theodore Roosevelt. Contained in a limp yellow Acco Binder. See item 30, also item 32.

21. The Call to Arms

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents The Call to Arms, by Edwin Emerson. Original, written in pencil by Emerson, pages numbered 1 - 59, legal size paper, with five lines in pen pasted in on p. 58. Part of Emerson's project entitled: Happy-Go-Lucky. Annotated by Emerson as the "last part of 'The Call to Arms' with its conclusion". With address-leaf by Emerson to Ames W. Williams.

30. The Call to Arms

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents The Call to Arms, by Edwin Emerson. Typewritten, on thin orange sheets, 10 pages, numbered 8a-8j, with corrections and additions in pencil by Emerson, to be inserted after page 8 in Emerson's The Call to Arms. Attached to page 8a is an undated autograph note signed by Emerson to Ames W. Williams relating to "this screed". See item 20.

32. The Call to Arms

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents The Call to Arms, by Edwin Emerson. Typewritten, 18 pages, white and yellow paper, numbered 1-8 and 8a-8i, heavily corrected by Emerson. This is the corrected introduction to The Call to Arms, and part of Emerson's project entitled: Happy-Go-Lucky. Attached to page 1 is an autograph note signed by Emerson to Ames W. Williams, 8 July 1952, relating to these 18 pages. See item 20. Included is an autograph letter signed by Emerson to Ames W. Williams, New York City, 26 November 1948, sending "some...

4. In Man's Estate / The World and I

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents In Man's Estate / The World and I, by Edwin Emerson. Typewritten, carbon on thin orange paper, 108 pages, with numerous corrections and additions by Emerson in pencil and ball point pen. Contained in an Acco Press binder. This story relates to Emerson's criminal court reporting in New York City during the 1890s, and particularly to a case of a stolen Stradivarius violin. With a one-page autograph letter signed by Emerson to Ames W. Williams, Thanksgiving, 1950, referring to this story and to...

6. In Man's Estate / Rumbles of War

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents In Man's Estate / Rumbles of War, by Edwin Emerson. Typewritten, carbon on thin orange paper, 90 (unnumbered) pages, with numerous corrections and additions by Emerson throughout. Contained in an Acco Press binder. Rumbles of War, by Edwin Emerson. Original manuscript, written by Emerson in a blank book, 182 pages, in pencil and pen. Autobiographical, mentions Stephen Crane, Arthur Brisbane, William Randolph Hearst, etc. In Man's Estate, by Edwin Emerson. Original manuscript, written by...

8. Footloose

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Footloose, by Edwin Emerson. Typewritten, carbon on thin blue paper, pages numbered 461 - 655, with handwritten corrections and additions by Emerson throughout. Evidently a part of an autobiographical project entitled: Happy-Go-Lucky. Contained in a Prong Fastener Binder.

11. Cuba's Cauldron

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 18 - 19
Scope and Contents Cuba's Cauldron, by Edwin Emerson. Typewritten, carbon on thin orange paper with many positive photostats of text inserted, 246 pages plus, with copious pencil and pen corrections and additions throughout by Emerson. This is a part of Emerson's project entitled: Happy-Go-Lucky. Contained in a Prong Fastener Binder. Includes unusually important account of Emerson's relations with Col. Theodore Roosevelt during Spanish-American War in Cuba.

12. Footloose

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 8 - 9
Scope and Contents Footloose, by Edwin Emerson. Original manuscript, written in pencil by Emerson, with alterations and re-writings throughout, legal size paper, pages numbered 461-670. This is part of Emerson's project entitled: Happy-Go-Lucky. See item 8.

13. An Old College Town

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents An Old College Town, by Edwin Emerson. Typewritten, carbon on thin orange paper, pages numbered 353-692, with corrections and additions throughout by Emerson. Part of Emerson's project entitled: Happy-Go-Lucky. The College Town was Oxford, Ohio, where Emerson attended Miami University. Contained in a Prong Fastener Binder.

14. An Old-fashioned College Town

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 4 - 6
Scope and Contents An Old-fashioned College Town, by Edwin Emerson. Original manuscript, written by Emerson in pencil, pages numbered 1-460, legal size paper. See item 13.

15. Courting a Scandal

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Courting a Scandal, by Edwin Emerson. Original manuscript, written by Emerson in pencil, legal size paper, pages numbered 300a-300mm and 348-355.

16. Courting a Scandal

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Courting a Scandal, by Edwin Emerson. Typewritten, carbon on thin orange paper, with many ink corrections and revisions by Emerson, pages numbered 300a-300hh. Part of Emerson's project entitled: Happy-Go-Lucky. Contained in a Prong Fastener Binder. Laid in: Autograph letter signed by Emerson, 1 June 1950, to Ames W. Williams, relating to this typescript. "This story of me masquerading as a girl possibly may divert many." See item 15.

17. Happy-Go-Lucky

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Happy-Go-Lucky, by Edwin Emerson. Typewritten, third carbon copy on thin orange paper, 349 pages, with numerous corrections in pencil by Emerson. First chapter: "Childhood". Autobiographical. Enclosed in folder, with annotations by Emerson.

18. With German Armies 1914-15

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 20 - 21
Scope and Contents With German Armies 1914-15, by Edwin Emerson. Typewritten, 340 pages, with copious changes and additions throughout by Emerson in pencil and pen, a few pages consisting of newspaper clippings of Emerson's interview with General von Moltke. A part of Emerson's project entitled: Happy-Go-Lucky. Contained in an Acco Press Binder.

19. Out West

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 11 - 12
Scope and Contents Out West, by Edwin Emerson. Typewritten, pages numbered a-b and 1-560, thin orange paper, handwritten changes by Emerson throughout. Part of Emerson's project entitled: Happy-Go-Lucky. Contained in an Acco Press Binder.