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Steuart M. Emery Papers

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Emery, Steuart M. (Steuart Mackie), 1891-

Steuart M. Emery was an American journalist, novelist, and dramatist.

The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, documents, photographs, and printed matter of Emery. Included are approximately 40 short stories, some of which relate to World War I, such as "Aces of Hate," "The Brand of Silence," and "Skies of Steel"; two plays, Dinner Is Served and The Scalawag; several war poems; scripts from his Lawrenceville School student days; miscellaneous notes and synopses for plays and stories; and tearsheets and clippings of his stories and reviews. There are letters (1909-1922) to his mother, affectionate letters (1930-1936) from "Naomi," and miscellaneous personal and business correspondence. Also present are army documents (1917-1919), income tax returns, publisher's statements and contracts, and photographs of Emery, his family, and an unidentified military training camp. In addition, there are two war stories by Theodore Emery.

Arranged as follows: manuscripts (short stories, plays, scripts, etc., by title), miscellaneous notes, printed matter, correspondence, documents, photographs.

Donated to Princeton University by A.P. Clark on March 18, 1964.

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Folder inventory added by Kelly Rafey '16 in 2013

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Publisher
Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Date
2008
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Collection Inventory

Acres of Hate, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Bench People, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Born to Gamble, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Brand of Silence, undated. 1 folder.
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Air Novelette

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1 folder

Cancelling Corinna, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The City of Beautiful Women, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Courtesy of the Road, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Dancer of Fire, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Dinner is Served, 1924. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Dorinda's Desert Isle, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Dorinda's Desert Isle, Novel Synopsis, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Gentleman Dick Foster, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Green Queen of Burma, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Homer Becomes Himself, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

I Make Celebrities, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Midsummer Strollers, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Pink-and-White Elephant, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Poems and Stories of Birds and Animals, 1904. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The 9th Room, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Riding Backward, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Scalawag, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Shadows, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Sideshows of La Guerre, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Sixtieth Birthday, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Skies of Steel, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Some Pioneers of Science, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Story - Alice sat in the movie theatre..., undated. 1 folder.
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Story

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1 folder

Story - At the rail..., undated. 1 folder.
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Story

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1 folder

Story - Humor and pathos..., undated. 1 folder.
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Story

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1 folder

Story - In the year 1928..., undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Story - The key clicked..., undated. 1 folder.
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Story

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1 folder

Story - The soudan, at one time..., undated. 1 folder.
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Story

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1 folder

Story - The sunlight was pouring through the windows..., undated. 1 folder.
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Story

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1 folder

Story - The tallest of the general officers..., undated. 1 folder.
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Story

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1 folder

The Strafe Ship, undated. 1 folder.
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Air novelette

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1 folder

Take Off Your Wings!, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Through Bush And Desert, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Tropical Tyrant, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Twenty Millions In Gold, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

When All of Us Were Allies, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Wild, Wild Child, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

You Might Call It Luck, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Aeslon, The Spartan, Scripts from Lawrenceville Days, undated. 1 folder.
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Scripts from Lawrenceville days

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1 folder

The Burglar's End, Scripts from Lawrenceville Days, undated. 1 folder.
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Scripts from Lawrenceville days

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1 folder

Detective, Scripts from Lawrenceville Days, undated. 1 folder.
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Scripts from Lawrenceville days

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1 folder

Horatius, Scripts from Lawrenceville Days, undated. 1 folder.
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Scripts from Lawrenceville days

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1 folder

The Mail-carrier, Scripts from Lawrenceville Days, undated. 1 folder.
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Scripts from Lawrenceville days

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1 folder

Nerles, the Roman, Scripts from Lawrenceville Days, undated. 1 folder.
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Scripts from Lawrenceville days

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1 folder

Nevada Jim, Scripts from Lawrenceville Days, undated. 1 folder.
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Scripts from Lawrenceville days

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1 folder

On the Track, Scripts from Lawrenceville Days, undated. 1 folder.
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Scripts from Lawrenceville days

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1 folder

Sharp Work, Scripts from Lawrenceville Days, undated. 1 folder.
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Scripts from Lawrenceville days

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1 folder

unidentified draft, Scripts from Lawrenceville Days, undated. 1 folder.
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Scripts from Lawrenceville days

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1 folder

Plays on Hand - lists, Scripts from Lawrenceville Days, undated. 1 folder.
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Scripts from Lawrenceville days

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1 folder

Articles by Seuart Emery, 1908 October-November. 1 folder.
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Lawrenceville Literary Mgazine

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1 folder

Merrilee Tells the World, 1924 June. 1 folder.
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The Redbook Magazine

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1 folder

Stories by Steuart Emery, 1925 May 22-July 10. 1 folder.
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The American Legion Weekly

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1 folder

Cash on Delivery, 1925 October. 1 folder.
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The Premier Magazine

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1 folder

Fragments, by Theodore Emery, 1934. 1 folder.
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1 folder

They Call it a Day in the Army, by Theodore Emery, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Notes for Stories, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Notes and Synopses for Plays and Stories, Stray Leaves of Plays and Stories, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Misc. Notes for Plays and Stories, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Misc. Penciled Notes, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Poetry Manuscript, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Cash Paid For Dreams, Drafts, undated. 2 folders.
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A comedy in three acts by Frank Atkins and Steuart M. Emery. Drafts Folder 1

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2 folders

Biographical Items, 1914 Class Yearbooks, 1914. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Correspondence, Emery to his Mother, 1909-1922. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Correspondence, From Naomi, 1930-1936. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Misc. Correspondence, 1918-1937. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Army Documents, 1919. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Statements from Publishers, 1928-1935. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Income Tax Statments, 1925-1935. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Farewell Address, 1899 February 22. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Newspaper Clippings, Reviews, 1928-1930. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Clippings from Magazines and Newspapers, Articles and Stories by Steuart Emery, 1908-1928. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Photographs, 1889-1921. 1 folder.
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1 folder

General Miscellany, 1910-1932. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Print, Suggest