Cover image for [Papers, manuscripts, notes, etc. 1950-1966]
[Papers, manuscripts, notes, etc. 1950-1966]
[Papers, manuscripts, notes, etc. 1950-1966]
Searcher, Victor.
Personal Author:
Physical Description:
11 ft. (22 file boxes, 4 miscellaneous boxes, 1 mounted illustrations) : illustrations, photographs, portraits ; 27 x 37 x 13 cm ea. (file boxes)
Includes unpublished typescripts, correspondence, etc. relating to the author's published books ; published and unpublished articles ; photographs, negatives, slides, and photostats of Abraham Lincoln, of statues and busts of him, and of places associated with him ; unpublished ms. by Searcher, America's Classic Murder : The Harvard Medical School Tragedy, accompanied by published copies of Helen Thomson, Murder at Harvard (Houghton Mifflin, 1971), and Robert Sullivan, The Disappearance of Dr. Parkman (Little, Brown, 1971) ; advertising materials produced during his time as advertising director of Art Metal Construction Company of Jamestown, N.Y., including the book by James Wallen, Things That Live Forever (The Company, 1921 ; printed by the Roycrofters and originated by Searcher) ; musical compositions, working material, demonstration tapes and records, etc. of Madeleine Baldridge Syrcher, Searcher's wife ; materials relating to mental illness and to the work of the Arkansas State Hospital ; materials produced on behalf of the Association of American Spas, including the author's unpublished typescript, Directory of American Spas ; and typescripts of correspondence and memoranda of John G. Nicolay, secretary to President Lincoln, produced 1860-1865.

Includes also a Lincoln portrait and quotation from an advertisement of the Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, mounted on wood.
General Note:
Title assigned by cataloger.

Gift of E. V. Syrcher, a.k.a. Victor Searcher, Feb. 1966.
Added Title:
Directory of American spas.

Lincoln at his best.

Murder at Harvard.

Disappearance of Dr. Parkman.