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Derleth mss., 1958-1965

Summary Information

Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Indiana University
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Derleth, August William, 1909-1971

Derleth mss., 1958-1965

Collection No.
LMC 1304

8 items

Materials are in English

The Derleth mss., 1958-1965, contains writings of August William Derleth, 1909-1971, author.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

August William Derleth, 1909-1971, was an author. Although Derleth's literary strengths are exemplified in his nostalgic writings about the Midwestern prairies, he is best remembered for his "weird" fiction, fantasy, and science fiction works.


The collection is arranged in a single series: Writings.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of writings of August William Derleth. The collection contains printer's copies and galley proofs, many with holograph notes and corrections. The works in this collection represent his Sac Prairie and Wisconsin Saga fiction. Titles include Concord Rebel, Wisconsin Country, Countryman's Journal, The Hills Stand Watch, The House on the Mound, The Moon-Tenders, The Shadow in the Glass, and Wisconsin in their Bones.

Related Material

Derleth mss. II; also located at the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Purchase. 1965, 1969.
Usage Restrictions
Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.
Preferred Citation
[Item], Derleth mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Series: Box 1 Writings

folders 1-4: 1961.  Concord Rebel. Originally published by Chilton, 1962.

folders 5-8: 1965.  Wisconsin Country. Originally published by Candlelight, 1965.

folders 9-14: n.d. Countryman's Journal. Originally published by Duell, 1963.

folders 15-20: n.d. The Hills Stand Watch. Originally published by Duell, 1960.

folders 21-25: n.d. The House on the Mound. Originally published by Duell, 1958.

Box 2 folders 1-5: n.d. The Moon-Tenders. Originally published by Duell, 1958.

folders 6-12: n.d. The Shadow in the Glass. Originally published by Duell, 1963.

folders 13-18: n.d. Wisconsin in Their Bones. Originally published by Duell, 1961.