Alexander Konta Papers,1915-1922

Descriptive Summary

Title
Alexander Konta Papers,1915-1922
Creator
Konta, Alexander, 1862-1933
Extent
2 v.
Subjects
Antisemitism-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Bingham, Robert Worth, 1871-1937.
Cobb, Frank Irving, 1869-1923.
Herrick, Myron T. (Myron Timothy), 1854-1929.
Krock, Arthur, 1886-
Manhattan Club (New York, N.Y.)-- History-- Sources.
Marble, Manton, 1834-1917.
Mark, Louis, 1867-1942.
Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593.
Morrow, Edwin Porch, 1877-1935.
Prohibition-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921.
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
Women-- Suffrage-- United States-- History-- Sources.
World War, 1914-1918-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
New York writer. Correspondence between Konta and Henry Watterson consisting of Watterson's handwritten and typed letters, Konta's retained carbon copies, and extensive newspaper clippings. Subjects discussed include the Manhattan Club, women's suffrage and feminism, politics, prohibition, World War I, Christopher Marlowe as the author of Shakespeare works, travels, and social activities. Individuals referred to frequently include Frank Irving Cobb, Robert Worth Bingham, Arthur Krock, James Whitcomb Riley, Manton Marble, and Woodrow Wilson. Several letters discuss the 1918 portrait of Watterson by Louis Mark for the Manhattan Club