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Handy, Harry


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MC42. Handy Writer's Colony Collection, 1930-1964

Identifier: MC-42
Scope and Contents A writers' colony, located in Marshall, Illinois, opened in 1950 by Lowney and Harry Handy and best-selling novelist James Jones. It supported numerous young writers, many of whose stories and novels were published. The colony dissolved with the death of Lowney Handy in 1964. The collection includes: by-laws, minutes, correspondence, membership, and financial records of the colony regarding its founding, organization, finances, philosophy, and teaching methods; approximately...
Dates: Created: 1930 - 1964