Dewey, Thomas B. (1915-1981)
Scope:
The Thomas B. Dewey collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, and printed material.

Manuscripts by Dewey in the collection include drafts of his novels Break Late (Simon and Schuster, 1966); Death and Taxes (Putnam, 1968); The Love-Death Thing (Simon and Schuster, 1969); The Taurus Trip (Simon and Schuster, 1970); and page proofs of Mountain Girl (Gold Medal, 1953), written under the pseudonym “Cord Wainer.”  Also present is a manuscript titled “Burn, Baby, Burn: A Report on the Los Angeles Riots, August, 1965.”

Correspondence in the collection consists of several letters between Dewey and his editors, agent, and publishers.  They date from 1945 to 1964.

Printed material in the collection consists of two stories by Dewey, “The Prevalence of Monsters” and “Never Send to Know,” both published in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine in 1965; as well as “Some Careless 17th Century Rhymes” by Dewey, a reprint from the Bulletin of the New York Public Library.
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Notable Figures
1. Dewey, Thomas Blanchard, 1915-
Associated Subjects
1. Mystery and Suspense Fiction Subject Guide
2. Literary Collections Subject Guide