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(John Joseph) Sherry Mangan papers

(John Joseph) Sherry Mangan, Papers, 1925-61

Inventory

Prepared for the WWW by Barbara Bass, March 29, 2002
1 document case, .33 cu. ft., 11th floor


Biographical Note

John Joseph Sherry Mangan, born in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1904, was a little magazine editor, poet, novelist, short-story writer and book designer who largely associated with American expatriate writers in Paris during the 1930s. As a reporter for Time, Life, and Fortune during the World War II years, Mangan illustrated to the American public the cultural and political happenings in Paris. Notable among these features was "Paris Under the Swastika", published in Life in September, 1940. Mangan was a fervent Marxist and was active in the left-wing underground in Paris during the Nazi occupation. Some of his works include his novel Cinderella Married (1932), No Apology for Poetrie and Other Poems Written 1922-1931 (1934), and Salutation to Valediction (1938). Mangan died in 1961.


Scope and Content

The Sherry Managan Papers includes correspondence between Mangan and George Anthony Palmer, dated from 1925-61. Letters are arranged in chronological order. For additional notes on this correspondence, see the Manuscripts Card Catalogue.


Box 1

Folder -- Contents

  1. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Dec. 1925
  2. Correspondence: F., K.P. to J.J. Sherry Mangan: Sept. 9, 1926
  3. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Nov. 1, 1926 [includes text of his poem "Sonnet on Faith in Love"]
  4. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Mar. 4, 1927
  5. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Jan. 21, 1932
  6. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Jan. 30, 1932
  7. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Sept. 24, 1935
  8. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Mar. 5, 1936
  9. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: May 28, 1938
  10. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: June 12, 1938
  11. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Nov. 18, 1938
  12. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: [Mar. 24], 1940
  13. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: July 2, 1940 [Mangan predicts the war will be over in a month. Describes being in Paris when it was captured by the Germans]
  14. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Sept. 2, 1942
  15. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Nov. 22, 1948
  16. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Oct. 8, 1951
  17. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Dec. 20, 1952
  18. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: May 6, 1953
  19. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Oct. 17, 1953
  20. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Oct. 27, 1953
  21. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Feb. 10, 1954
  22. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: July 11, 1954
  23. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Aug. 17, 1954
  24. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Nov. 14, 1954
  25. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Dec. 27, 1954
  26. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: [1954]
  27. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Jan. 6, 1955
  28. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Mar. 6, 1955
  29. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: July 5, 1955
  30. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Jan. 29, 1956
  31. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Feb. 29, 1956
  32. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Apr. 5, 1956
  33. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: May 23, 1956
  34. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: June 18, 1956
  35. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Sept. 17, 1956
  36. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Jan. 5, 1957
  37. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: [Mar. 19, 1957]
  38. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Mar. 16, 1958
  39. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: May 11, 1958
  40. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Dec. 22, 1958
  41. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: June 14, 1959
  42. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Jan. 18, 1960
  43. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Apr. 13, 1960
  44. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Nov. 11, 1960
  45. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Dec. 12, 1960
  46. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: Jan. 16, 1961
  47. Correspondence: Sherry Mangan to [George A. Palmer]: June 15, 1961
  48. Miscellaneous uncataloged

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