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Vincent Starrett Correspondence

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 6 Oct 2010

Biographical History

Vincent Starrett (1886-1974) was an American writer, journalist and bibliophile. He worked for the Chicago Tribune for many years, and wrote mystery, horror, fantasy and supernatural fiction, much of it for the pulp magazine Weird Tales.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Vincent Starrett Correspondence consists of two outgoing letters, one to "Eddy" and the other to a Mrs Lloyd. Both are about his books.

Arrangement of the Collection



Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

Special Collections Research Center has a substantial number of items by and about Vincent Starrett in our Rare Books holdings. Please refer to the Classic Catalog to locate these items.

See also the Stephen Crane Papers; this collection contains the Vince Starrett Research files, composed of Starrett's correspondence with Crane's contemporaries and publishers, as well as others associated with Crane.

Subject Headings


Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974.


Authors, American -- 20th century.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Vincent Starrett Correspondence,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1969-1970.

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