Edward C. Ranck papers

Abstract

The Edward C. Ranck publications contain newspaper clippings, short stories, magazines articles, music, and correspondence.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Edward C. Ranck papers
Extent
2.03 Cubic feet
Subjects
Newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.
Periodicals.
Short stories, American.
Arrangement
The collection is arranged by material type.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve
Preferred Citation
61M39 : [identification of item], Edward C. Ranck publications, 1859-1947, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Edwin Carty Ranck was born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1879. He was educated at private schools and then attended Harvard. He began as a newspaper man in 1898, and was on the staff of newspapers in Lexington and Covington, Kentucky. He wrote for and was the dramatic editor of Cincinnati Post, 1906; St. Louis Star, 1907-1908; and Brooklyn Eagle 1916-1918. He lived in Boston and New York while working for the newspapers.
Ranck was a dramatist, short story writer, and a dramatic critic and was published in numerous newspapers and magazines. Poetry and drama were his chief interests. His first published story was The Chosen People in Lippincott's Magazine, September 1906. His major works include: History of Covington (1903), Poems for Pale People: A Volume of Verse (1906), The Night Riders (1912) and The Doughboys' Book (1919). He wrote many plays and short stories as well.
Scope and Content
The Edward C. Ranck publications contain newspaper clippings, short stories, magazines articles, music, and correspondence. The scrapbooks in the collection have news clippings pasted into them. The newspaper clippings are either articles about or written by Ranck. The magazines and magazine articles in the collection include his short stories, play reviews, Point of View his weekly column, and articles he wrote for newspapers.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Ainslee's Magazine articles, 1919-1920

  • Box 4, Folder 5
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Boston newspaper articles, 1911-1925

  • Box 4, Folder 11
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Correspondence, 1859-1901

  • Box 2, Folder 1
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Newspaper clippings, 1900-1929

  • Box 4, Folder 12
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I'm a good old rebel music,, 1919

  • Box 4, Folder 6
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Kentucky newspaper articles, 1899-1925

  • Box 4, Folder 10
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Lexington Daily Press, 1889 November 8

  • Box 4, Folder 9
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Magazine stories, 1859-1920

  • Box 2, Folder 2
The story clippings come from American magazine, Breezy Stories, and Atlantic Monthly.
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Magazine stories, 1916-1922

  • Box 2, Folder 3
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Magazine stories, 1922

  • Box 2, Folder 4
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Magazines, 1906 December

  • Box 2, Folder 5
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Magazines, 1910-1919

  • Box 3, Folder 1-2
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The Theatre Magazine, 1917-1919

  • Box 4, Folder 1
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Magazines, 1919-1928

  • Box 3, Folder 3-5
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the Theatre Magazine, 1920-1926

  • Box 4, Folder 3
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The Theatre Magazine, 1920-1921

  • Box 4, Folder 2
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The Theatre Magazine articles, 1911-1919

  • Box 4, Folder 4
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News clipping scrapbook, 1910-1911

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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News clipping scrapbook, 1911-1919

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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News clipping scrapbook, 1896-1910

  • Box 2, Folder 6
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News clipping scrapbook, 1898 November

  • Item 1
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Play House Paragraphs column, 1916-1918

  • Box 4, Folder 8
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Point of View column, 1924

  • Box 4, Folder 7
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Programs, 1889-1947

  • Box 4, Folder 13
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