Christopher Morley Collection: Special Collections Department & University Archives, State University of New York at Stony Brook (http://www.sunysb.edu/library/mc323.htm)



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  • Title Christopher Morley Collection: Special Collections Department & University Archives, State University of New York at Stony Brook (http://www.sunysb.edu/library/mc323.htm) 
    Short Title Christopher Morley Collection 
    Source ID S943 
    Text The Christopher Morley Collection was assembled by Mrs. Elisabeth Post Morrow (1892-1992) of Brooklyn and the hamlet of Brookhaven, Long Island, N.Y., and was donated by the Post-Morrow Foundation, Inc. in 1992.
    Morley, Christopher : 1890 -1957, American editor and author, b. Haverford, Pa., grad. Haverford College, 1910. He was a Rhodes scholar. Morley was one of the founders of the Saturday Review of Literature, of which he was an editor from 1924 to 1940. A prolific author, he wrote more than 50 books. His novels, generally in a light vein, include Parnassus on Wheels (1917), The Haunted Bookshop (1919), Thunder on the Left (1925), and Kitty Foyle (1939; filmed 1940). He also revised and enlarged Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations (1937, 1948). 


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