August William Derleth Papers, 1858, 1907-1978

Container Title
Subseries: Prose
Box   64
Folder   1
“The Adventure of Ricoletti of the Club Foot and His Abominable Wife”
Box   64
Folder   2
“The Adventure of the Amateur Philologist,” 1963
Box   64
Folder   3
“The Adventure of the Ascot Scandal,” 1964
Box   64
Folder   4
“The Adventure of the Benin Bronze”
Box   64
Folder   5
“The Adventure of the Bishop's Companion,” 1965
Box   64
Folder   6
“Adventure of the Black Cardinal”
Box   64
Folder   7
“The Adventure of the Black Narcissus,” published in The Dragnet Magazine, 1929
Box   64
Folder   8
“The Adventure of the Blind Clairaudient,” published in The Reminiscences of Solar Pons
Box   64
Folder   9
“The Adventure of the Bookseller's Clerk”
Box   64
Folder   10
“The Adventure of the Broken Chessman,” 1929
Box   64
Folder   11
“The Adventure of the Camberwell Beauty”
Box   64
Folder   12
“The Adventure of the China Cottage”
Box   64
Folder   13
“Adventure of the Cloverdale Kennels”
Box   64
Folder   14
“The Adventure of the Crouching Dog,” 1963
Box   64
Folder   15
“The Adventure of the Devil's Footprints”
Box   64
Folder   16
“The Adventure of the Dog in the Manger”
Box   64
Folder   17
“The Adventure of the Dorrington Inheritance”
Box   64
Folder   18
“The Adventure of the Fatal Glance,” 1962
Box   64
Folder   19
“The Adventure of the Five Royal Coachmen”
Box   64
Folder   20
“The Adventure of the Golden Bracelet,” 1968
Box   64
Folder   21
“The Adventure of the Grice-Patterson Curse”
Box   64
Folder   22
“The Adventure of the Haunted Library”
Box   64
Folder   23
“The Adventure of the Innkeeper's Clerk”
Box   64
Folder   24
“The Adventure of the Late Mr. Faversham,” published in The Dragnet Magazine, 1929 December
Box   64
Folder   25
“The Adventure of the Limping Man,” published in Detective Trails, 1929 December
Box   64
Folder   26
“The Adventure of the Little Hangman,” 1956
Box   64
Folder   27
“The Adventure of the Lost Dutchman”
Box   64
Folder   28
“The Adventure of the Man With the Broken Face”
Box   64
Folder   29
“The Adventure of the Mazarine Blue”
Box   64
Folder   30
“The Adventure of the Missing Huntsman”
Box   64
Folder   31
“The Adventure of the Mosaic Cylinders”
Box   64
Folder   32
“The Adventure of the Norcross Riddle,” published in The Misadventure of Sherlock Holmes, 1944
Box   64
Folder   33
“The Adventure of the Orient Express”
Box   65
Folder   1
“The Adventure of the Paralytic Mendicant”
Box   65
Folder   2
“The Adventure of the Penny Magenta”
Box   65
Folder   3
“The Adventure of the Perfect Husband”
Box   65
Folder   4
“The Adventure of the Praed Street Irregulars”
Box   65
Folder   5
“The Adventure of the Proper Comma”
Box   65
Folder   6
“The Adventure of the Red Leech”
Box   65
Folder   7
“The Adventure of the Remarkable Worm”
Box   65
Folder   8
“The Adventure of the Retired Novelist”
Box   65
Folder   9
“The Adventure of the Rydberg Nurses”
Box   65
Folder   10
“The Adventure of the Seven Passengers”
Box   65
Folder   11
“The Adventure of the Shaplow Millions”
Box   65
Folder   12
“The Adventure of the Six Silver Spiders”
Box   65
Folder   13
“The Adventure of the Sotheby Salesman”
Box   65
Folder   14
“The Adventure of the Spurious Tamerlane
Box   65
Folder   15
“The Adventure of the Stolen Locomotive”
Box   65
Folder   16
“The Adventure of the Stone of Scone”
Box   65
Folder   17
“Adventure of the Sussex Archers”
Box   65
Folder   18
“The Adventure of the Swedenborg Signatures”
Box   65
Folder   19
“The Adventure of the Three Red Dwarfs”
Box   65
Folder   20
“The Adventure of the Tottenham Werewolf”
Box   65
Folder   21
“The Adventure of the Trained Cormorant”
Box   65
Folder   22
“The Adventure of the 'Triple Kent'”
Box   65
Folder   23
“The Adventure of the Troubled Magistrate,” 1960
Box   65
Folder   24
“The Adventure of the Unique Dickensians,” 1968
Box   65
Folder   25
“The Adventure of the Whispering Knights”
Box   65
Folder   26
“Afterthoughts on Writing”
Box   65
Folder   27
“Alexander Mitchell”
Box   65
Folder   28
“American Regional Literature”
Box   65
Folder   29
“Annals of Walden West”
Box   65
Folder   30
“April Kinney”
Box   65
Folder   31
“Are Editors People?”, 1957
Box   65
Folder   32
“Arkham House: A Thumbnail History”
Box   66
Folder   1-2
At the Bend of the River
Box   66
Folder   3
At the Mountains of Madness, forward, 1964
Box   66
Folder   4
“The Atmosphere of Houses,” portion of Walden West, published in Prairie Schooner
Box   66
Folder   5
“The Author in His Native Place,” 1957
Box   66
Folder   6
“The Author Looks at the Librarian,” 1957
Box   66
Folder   7
“Author vs. Critic: An Enquiry into Responsibility”
Box   66
Folder   8
“Author vs. Editor”
Box   66
Folder   9
“Autobiography”
Box   66
Folder   10
“Balu”
Box   66
Folder   11
Beachheads in Space, introduction, 1952
Box   66
Folder   12
“The Belled Fox,” 1944
Box   66
Folder   13
The Best Fantastic Stories, introduction, 1953
Box   66
Folder   14
“Bishop's Gambit”
Box   66
Folder   15
“The Black Island”
Box   66
Folder   16
“Blessed Are the Meek”
Box   66
Folder   17
“The Blue Spectacles”
Box   66
Folder   18
“The Book Parade,” 1955
Box   66
Folder   19
“The Boundary of Now”
Box   66
Folder   20
“The Call of the Whippoorwill,” 1957
Box   66
Folder   21
“Camomile,” 1954
Box   66
Folder   22
The Casebook of Solar Pons, afterword, 1965
Box   66
Folder   23
“Cassandra”
Box   66
Folder   24
“Censorship in the Schools,” 1967
Box   66
Folder   25
“The Christmas Virgin”
Box   66
Folder   26
“The Churchyard Yew”
Box   66
Folder   27
“Circle Through Wisconsin,” 1961
Box   67
Folder   1
“The Closing Door”
Box   67
Folder   2
“A Clutch of Poets”
Box   67
Folder   3
“A Coffin for Jake,” published in The Progressive Farmer, 1947 February
Note: Expanded into The Mill Creek Irregulars.
Box   67
Folder   4-5
Columbus and the New World, 1956
Box   67
Folder   6
“The Comics”
Box   67
Folder   7
“The Comics: Last Words,” 1945
Box   67
Folder   8
“Completed Outline of WCAN-TV Broadcast,” Thursday, 1954 April 29
Box   67
Folder   9
Concord Rebel: A Life of Henry D. Thoreau, prologue and notes
Box   67
Folder   10
Concord Sage: A Life of Ralph Waldo Emerson, index, 1969
Box   67
Folder   11
“Contemporary Science-Fiction”
Box   67
Folder   12
“A Corner for Lucia”
Box   67
Folder   13
“Country Calendar,” 1934-1938
Box   67
Folder   14-15
Country Growth, 1940
Box   67
Folder   16
“Country Matters,” forward, 1950
Box   67
Folder   17
“The Cthulhu Mythos,” 1968
Box   67
Folder   18
“Dacey Stevens”
Box   67
Folder   19
“The Dark Boy,” published in Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1956
Box   67
Folder   20
“The Dark Brotherhood,” introduction, 1965
Box   68
Folder   1
“The Dark House”
Box   68
Folder   2
“The Dark Window”
Box   68
Folder   3
“David Howe,” beginning of The Country of the Hawk
Box   68
Folder   4
“A Day For Hawks,” 1955
Box   68
Folder   5
“The Death and Afterlife of Al Holloway”
Box   68
Folder   6
“Death of Sennessenn House”
Box   68
Folder   7
“August Derleth: An Interview,” 1957
Box   68
Folder   8-9
“Design in Circles”
Box   68
Folder   10
“The Detective and the Senator”
Box   68
Folder   11
“The Disc Recorder”
Box   68
Folder   12
“The Due Reward of Merit”
Box   68
Folder   13
“Dwig and Bill, the Eternal Boy”
Box   68
Folder   14
“The Early Years,” 1929
Box   68
Folder   15
“The Ebony Stick”
Box   68
Folder   16
“Ellie Butts”
Box   68
Folder   17
Empire of Fur
Box   68
Folder   18-19
Evening in Spring, 1941
Box   69
Folder   1
Evening in Spring, 1941 (continued)
Box   69
Folder   2
“Evenings in Wisconsin”
Box   69
Folder   3
“The Extra Child”
Box   69
Folder   4
“An Eye for History”
Box   69
Folder   5
“FR”
Box   69
Folder   6
“A Farm For Joel”
Box   69
Folder   7
“Fr. Marquette”
Box   69
Folder   8
Fell Purpose, 1946
Box   69
Folder   9
“Ferguson's Capsules”
Box   69
Folder   10
“Fifty Years of Wisconsin Creative Writers,” 1967
Box   69
Folder   11
“Fool-Proof”
Box   69
Folder   12
Forest Orphans, or Carl Marty and His Animal Friends
Box   69
Folder   13
“The Fox and the Goose,” 1954
Box   69
Folder   14
“The Future of Arkham House”
Box   69
Folder   15
“Zona Gale”
Box   69
Folder   16
“Zona Gale After 25 Years”
Box   69
Folder   17
Gard, Bob, introduction for a book by
Box   69
Folder   18
“A Good Post and a Good Foundation”
Box   69
Folder   19
“The Green Shoes”
Box   69
Folder   20
“Halloween For Mr. Faulkner”
Box   69
Folder   21
“The Hawk-Caller”
Box   69
Folder   22
“Hector”
Box   69
Folder   23
“Here We Go Again, Grandma!” play, co-author Karl Ganzlin
Box   69
Folder   24
“Herman”
Box   69
Folder   25
Hodgson, William Hope, forward for a book by, 1967
Box   69
Folder   26
“Hometown Revisited - Sauk City, Wisconsin”
Box   69
Folder   27
“Hour of Triumph”
Box   70
Folder   1
A House Above Cuzco, 1950
Box   70
Folder   2
“The House in the Valley”
Box   70
Folder   3
The House of Moonlight, 1951
Box   70
Folder   4-5
The House on the Mound, 1957
Box   70
Folder   6
“House--With Ghost,” 1961
Box   70
Folder   7
“Howard, Robert E.”
Box   70
Folder   8
“Merlin Hull: A Portrait”
Box   70
Folder   9
“I Wish I Had Written That”
Box   70
Folder   10
St. Ignatius and the Company of Jesus, 1956
Box   70
Folder   11
“In Praise of Walking”
Box   70
Folder   12
“Invaders From the Microcosm”
Box   70
Folder   13
“The Island Out of Space”
Box   70
Folder   14
“It's Good to be in Wisconsin,” 1966
Box   70
Folder   15
“The Keeper of the Key”
Box   70
Folder   16
“A Knocking in the Wall”
Box   71
Folder   1
“Lamplight in the Dark,” published in Redbook
Box   71
Folder   2
The Land of Grey Gold
Box   71
Folder   3-6
Land of Sky-Blue Waters, 1955
Box   71
Folder   7
“The Law's Delay”
Box   71
Folder   8
“Life Among My Characters,” 1963
Box   71
Folder   9
“Linda Frayne”
Box   71
Folder   10
“The Lost Heart”
Box   71
Folder   11
“The Lost Path”
Box   71
Folder   12
“H.P.L.: A Memoir,” addenda
Box   71
Folder   13
Lovecraft, H.P., Collected Poems, foreword, 1962
Box   71
Folder   14
“The Lovecraft Myths”
Box   72
Folder   1
Lovecraft, H.P., The Outsider and Others, preliminary pages, 1939
Box   72
Folder   2
Lovecraft, H.P., Selected Letter II, copy flaps
Box   72
Folder   3
“H.P.L.: 2 Decades After”
Box   72
Folder   4
“McIlvaine's Star”
Box   72
Folder   5
“The Man Who Rode the Saucer”
Box   72
Folder   6
“The Man Who Shot the Flying Saucers”
Box   72
Folder   7
“Mara”
Box   72
Folder   8
“Stephen March,” notes and segments
Box   72
Folder   9
“Mark VII”
Box   72
Folder   10
“The Martian Artifact”
Box   72
Folder   11
“The Master of the Pond”
Box   72
Folder   12
“Master and the Revolt From the Village,” 1959
Box   72
Folder   13
“The Maugham Obsession”
Box   72
Folder   14
“The Mechanical House”
Box   72
Folder   15
“Miss Mergan”
Box   72
Folder   16
“Joel Merrihew,” chapters 1-3
Box   72
Folder   17
Michigan, research about history of
Box   72
Folder   18
The Mill Creek Irregulars, 1958
Box   72
Folder   19
“Milwaukee: Hub of Wisconsin”
Box   72
Folder   20-22
The Milwaukee Road, 1948
Box   73
Folder   1-2
The Milwaukee Road, 1948 (continued)
Box   73
Folder   3
“Milwaukee: The Myth and the Reality”
Box   73
Folder   4
“Mr. C”
Box   73
Folder   5
“Mr. George”
Box   73
Folder   6
“Moira”
Box   73
Folder   7-8
The Mona Lisa Smile, 1942
Box   74
Folder   1
The Mona Lisa Smile, 1942 (continued)
Box   74
Folder   2
“Monie”
Box   74
Folder   3
“Moonlight in the Apple Tree”
Box   74
Folder   4-6
The Moon Tenders, 1957 and 1958
Box   74
Folder   7
The Moon-Tenders, Radio presentation and interview, 1964
Box   74
Folder   8
“The Mouse on the Train”
Box   74
Folder   9
“Muggridge's Aunt,” published in Weird Tales, 1935
Box   74
Folder   10
“My Affair with the Deweys,” 1964
Box   74
Folder   11
“My Favorite Town: Sac Prairie”
Box   74
Folder   12
“My State is Worth Seeing”
Box   74
Folder   13
“My Twenty Years With Ghosts,” 1959
Box   74
Folder   14
“A New Holiday Shumpike Tour - Wisconsin's Gentle Wilderness,” published in Holiday, 1962
Box   74
Folder   15
“The Night Road”
Box   74
Folder   16
“Night Train”
Box   74
Folder   17
“The Night Train to Lost Valley”
Box   74
Folder   18
“No Bother”
Box   74
Folder   19
No Future for Luana
Box   75
Folder   1
“A Note on the Cthulhu Mythos”
Box   75
Folder   2
“Notes on the Margin”
Box   75
Folder   3
“The Odyssey of Janna Meade,” published in Toronto Star
Box   75
Folder   4
“Of Romney Pringle,” 1969
Box   75
Folder   5
“The Old Lady Has Her Day,” 1936
Box   75
Folder   6
“The Old Lady Takes a Hand”
Box   75
Folder   7
“The Old Lady Turns the Other Cheek,” 1936
Box   75
Folder   8
Oliver, the Wayward Owl, 1945
Box   75
Folder   9
“On Becoming a Writer”
Box   75
Folder   10
“On Teaching and Creative Writing,” 1962
Box   75
Folder   11
“On the Use of Local History in Fiction,” 1956
Box   75
Folder   12
“On Writing For Young Readers,” 1967
Box   75
Folder   13
“On Writing Novels,” published in Author & Journal, 1961
Box   75
Folder   14
“One Duck Hung High”
Box   75
Folder   15
100 Books By August Derleth, 1962
Box   75
Folder   16
“Open, Sesame!”
Box   75
Folder   17
“The Ormolu Clock”
Box   75
Folder   18
“The Other Side of the Wall”
Box   75
Folder   19
“Pagent II”
Box   75
Folder   20
“Parrington's Pool”
Box   75
Folder   21
“The Penfield Misadventure”
Box   75
Folder   22
“People: An Adolescent Memory”
Box   75
Folder   23
“A Pet For Melissa”
Box   75
Folder   24
The Pinkertons Ride Again
Box   75
Folder   25
“The Place in the Woods”
Box   75
Folder   26
“The Place of Desolation”
Box   75
Folder   27
“A Solar Pons Story”
Box   75
Folder   28
“The Port of Duluth-Superior”
Box   76
Folder   1-2
The Potter and the Clay, retitled The Wind Leans West, 1955-1956
Box   76
Folder   3
“Prejudices,” 1961
Box   76
Folder   4
“A Preliminary Note About Regional Writing”
Box   76
Folder   5
“The Present Status and Obligations of the Writer,” 1959
Box   76
Folder   6
The Prince Goes West, 1968
Box   76
Folder   7
“Protoplasma”
Box   76
Folder   8
“The Quince Bush”
Box   76
Folder   9
“The Regeneration of Ben Secker”
Box   76
Folder   10
“Regionalism in American Poetry”
Box   76
Folder   11
“Regionalism: Some Random Notes”
Box   76
Folder   12
“The Remarkable Dingdong”
Box   76
Folder   13-14
Restless Is the River, 1938-1939
Box   77
Folder   1-4
Restless Is the River, 1938-1939 (continued)
Box   77
Folder   5
“The Return of Andrew Bentley,” co-author Mark Schorer, published in Weird Tales
Box   77
Folder   6
“Return of Solar Pons,” 1958
Box   77
Folder   7
“Return to Walden West,” 1966
Box   77
Folder   8
“The Reverend Clergy”
Box   77
Folder   9
“Rocket to the Moon”
Box   77
Folder   10
“A Room in a House”
Box   77
Folder   11
“Sabina”
Box   77
Folder   12
“Sac Prairie People”
Box   77
Folder   13
“Sauk-Prairie”
Box   77
Folder   14
“Herman Schultz's Milwaukee”
Box   77
Folder   15
“The Seal of R'lyeh”
Box   77
Folder   16
“Second Prize”
Box   77
Folder   17
“Sexton, Sexton, On the Wall”
Box   78
Folder   1-7
The Shadow in the Glass, 1963
Box   79
Folder   1-2
The Shadow in the Glass, 1963 (continued)
Box   79
Folder   3
Shadow of Night, 1943
Box   79
Folder   4
“Shadow on the Glass,” 1961
Box   79
Folder   5
“Shane's Girls,” published in Redbook
Box   79
Folder   6
“Sherry”
Box   79
Folder   7
The Shield of the Valiant, 1942-1945
Box   80
Folder   1-2
The Shield of the Valiant, 1942-1945 (continued)
Box   80
Folder   3
“Silence to the Harborers of Past Illusions,” 1941
Box   80
Folder   4-5
The Small Rain, retitled The Hills Stand Watch, 1949
Box   80
Folder   6
“Clark Ashton Smith: Master of Fantasy”
Box   80
Folder   7
“The Social Position of the Teacher,” 1969
Box   80
Folder   8
“Some Observations on Editorial Revision, Tabus, and Censorship,” 1963
Box   80
Folder   9
“The Song of the Pewee,” published in Arkham Sampler, 1949
Box   80
Folder   10
Speech, 1948 July 5
Box   80
Folder   11
“Spring Fever”
Box   80
Folder   12
“Squatter's Rights”
Box   80
Folder   13-14
Still Small Voice
Box   81
Folder   1-4
Still Small Voice (continued)
Box   81
Folder   5
“Superior,” 1948
Box   81
Folder   6-7
Sweet Land of Michigan, 1955-1956, circa 1962
Box   81
Folder   8
“The Tail of the Dog”
Box   81
Folder   9
“The Teen Age Book Parade,” 1952
Box   81
Folder   10
“The Telescope”
Box   81
Folder   11
“The Testament of Claiborne Boyd”
Box   81
Folder   12
“The Thirties,” 1964
Box   81
Folder   13
Three Literary Men: A Memoir of Sinclair Lewis, Sherwood Anderson, and Edgar Lee Masters, 1959
Box   82
Folder   1
“A Town is Built”
Box   82
Folder   2
“The Trail of Cthulhu”
Box   82
Folder   3
“A Traveller In Time”
Box   82
Folder   4
“Trees on the Landscape”
Box   82
Folder   5
“The Trouble About the Third Hand”
Box   82
Folder   6
“The Tsantsa in the Parlor”
Box   82
Folder   7
“Twice Around the Pond”
Box   82
Folder   8
“The Valley Whippoorwill”
Box   82
Folder   9
“A View From the Provinces,” 1964
Box   82
Folder   10
Village Daybook: A Sac Prairie Journal, 1939-1940
Box   82
Folder   11-12
Village Year: A Sac Prairie Journal, 1940-1941
Box   82
Folder   13
Walden Pond: Homage to Thoreau, 1968
Box   82
Folder   14
Walden West, 1960
Box   83
Folder   1-2
Walden West, 1960 (continued)
Box   83
Folder   3
“Walpulgisnacht,” 1958, published in Wisconsin in Their Bones, , 1961
Box   83
Folder   4
“Wampum For the Lieutenant”
Box   83
Folder   5-7
Westryn Wind
Box   84
Folder   1
Westryn Wind (continued)
Box   84
Folder   2
“What About the Comics?”, 1948
Box   84
Folder   3
“Where Imagination Ends”
Box   84
Folder   4
“The White Fox”
Box   84
Folder   5
“The White Stars,” 1962
Box   84
Folder   6
“Who Knocks?”, section titled “The Follower”
Box   84
Folder   7
“Who Shall I Say Is Calling?”
Box   84
Folder   8
“Who Wrote This?”
Box   84
Folder   9
“Who's Miss Who?”, a community show, 1948
Box   84
Folder   10
“Whose Tomorrow?”, 1960
Box   84
Folder   11
Wilbur, the Trusting Whippoorwill
Box   84
Folder   12
“Wild Plums”
Box   84
Folder   13
“The Wind in the Cedars”
Box   84
Folder   14
“The Wind in the Lilacs”
Box   84
Folder   15-16
The Wind Leans West, 1955-1956
Box   84
Folder   17
Wisconsin Country: A Sac Prairie Journal, 1948
Box   84
Folder   18
Wisconsin Murders, 1951
Box   84
Folder   19
“Wisconsin Regional Literature”
Box   85
Folder   1
“Wisconsin Regional Writers Association,” 1966
Box   85
Folder   2-4
The Wisconsin: River of a Thousand Isles, 1942
Box   85
Folder   5
“The Wisconsin Valley,” 1967
Box   85
Folder   6
“Wisconsin Writers and Writings: I - Background”
Box   85
Folder   7
“The Writer at the Conference,” 1954
Box   85
Folder   8
“Writing Habits”
Box   85
Folder   9
“The Writing of Fiction,” 1945
Box   85
Folder   10
“Zona Revivius”
Box   86
Folder   1-7
“Books of the Times,” 1961-1969, book reviews for the Capital Times
Box   86
Folder   8
Miscellaneous book reviews