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Alfred Galpin papers (Ms.2016.003)

Brown University Library

Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Telephone: Manuscripts: 401-863-3723; University Archives: 401-863-2148
Email: Manuscripts: hay@brown.edu; University Archives: archives@brown.edu

Inventory

Series 1. Correspondence, 1945-1981

Series 1. Subseries A. Azienda Autonoma di Soggiorno e Turismo Trieste, 1977-1978

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 Azienda Autonoma di Soggiorno e Turismo Trieste to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian inviting Galpin and his wife Isabella to the international conference on Lovecraft in June 11-12 1977


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Azienda Autonoma Di Soggiorno E Turismo Di Trieste

1977 May 11
Box 1, Folder 1 International conference dedicated to Lovecraft 1977 Jun 11 - 12
4.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Program for conference on Lovecraft in Trieste, Italy. Speakers included Galpin, Alfred and Mosig, Dirk. Two copies


Genre: Program

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.
Azienda Autonoma Di Soggiorno E Turismo Di Trieste

1977 Jun 11 - 1977 Jun 12
Box 1, Folder 1 Azienda Autonoma di Soggiorno e Turismo Trieste to Galpin, Alfred
4.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian enumerating amount of withholding tax.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Azienda Autonoma Di Soggiorno E Turismo Di Trieste

1978 Apr 4

Series 1. Subseries B. Blish, James, 1945-1946

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 2 Blish, James to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Blish brokers a deal for Galpin's musical composition "Lament to H.P.L" to be recorded and sold through their record label.


Accession Number: A56685
Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Composition (Music)
Record music industry

Names:
Blish, James
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Vanguard Records

1945 Feb 16
Box 1, Folder 2 Blish, James to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Blish writes to inform Galpin his piece will be included in the Library builders series if published through them.


Accession Number: A56684
Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Composition (Music)
Record music industry

Names:
Blish, James
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Vanguard Records

1946 Aug 7
Box 1, Folder 2 Blish, James to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Blish responds to Galpin's questions largely concerning who holds the copyright of his composition "Lament to H.P.L."


Accession Number: A56686
Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Composition (Music)
Copyright--Music--United States

Names:
Blish, James
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Vanguard Records

1946 Aug 12
Box 1, Folder 2 Blish, James to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Blish writes apologetically that they can not produce Galpin's composition in its entirety, but could manage two pieces as "Prelude and Lament (from Four Piano Pieces)"


Accession Number: A56683
Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Composition (Music)

Names:
Blish, James
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Vanguard Records

1946 Oct 2

Series 1. Subseries C. de Camp, L. Sprague, 1971-1980

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Request for photocopies of any letters from the Weird Tales circle, especially Robert E. Howard and Clark Ashton Smith.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1971 Apr 21
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Declines the idea of photocopying letters since he has already done so, but offers a typed transcription for 30.00 USD. Suggests contacting Samuel Loveman who is brokering a deal to sell some 500 letters, 200 drawings and numerous MSS of Clark Ashton Smith.


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1971 Apr 24
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Asks for clarification of the letters that would be typed and offered for suggested price. Asks about the recipient of the CAS letters. Asks about Lovecraft's "xenophobia"


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1971 Apr 27
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Quotes the sale of photocopies at 35.00 USD and lists ones that would be included. Provides details of early discussions with HPL and speculates the reason for the divorce of Lovecraft and Greene.


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1971 Apr 29
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Discuss the relationship of HPL and Sonia Greene. States the price for the xeroxes was initially 30.00 USD and jokingly states that inflation has not gone that fast.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1971 May 06
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

On HPL and homosexuality, his anti-Semitism tendencies and his lack of any Boston accent. Two small slips attached, one a photocopy with initialed signature of Galpin.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1971 May 08
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Encloses a check for 15.00 USD for transcripts of HPL letters, and hopes to come to visit in the future.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1971 May 15
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Describes tragic outcome of ingesting the national dish of Spain, "paella" in the month of August, but describes the country as beautiful and is jealous of Sprague's trip there.


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1971 May 23
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Describes plans for taking his recommendations in Spain, but may go to London instead due to the Spanish heat. Hopes that he may travel to Italy to do another publication in a series on Great Cities.


Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Travel--Europe

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1971 May 29
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin attempts to settle the cost of type written transcripts of his letters with HPL that were sent to Sprague de Camp.


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1971 May 31
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin gives feedback to Sprague de Camp concerning his article "Eldritch Yankee Gentleman".


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1971 Jun 02
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin writes concerning a citation Sprague de Camp requested he look up in his university library and mourns the death of "Augie" (August Derleth).


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1971 Jul 12
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp writes on the locations and ownerships of collections of HPL correspondence, fate of Derleth's Arkham House.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1971 Jul 17
Box 1, Folder 3 Eldritch Yankee Gentleman
12.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Biography of HPL in Fantastic Science Fiction & Fantasy Stories Volume 20, Number 6 by Sprague de Camp.


Genre: Article

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000

1971 Aug
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp details the state of Arkham House, his attempt to translate Voyage Dans La Lune, and the publication of selected letters of HPL volume three.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1971 Dec 17
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp describes his troubles in translating the French of Cyrano in Voyage Dans La Lune.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1972 Jan 05
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp details his annoyance with the political correctness of not being able to use the name Black in A Gun For Dinosaur and an important cache of Lovecraftiana discovered at auction.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1972 Feb 14
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp discusses the sexuality of Loveman whom he includes as "one of us girls" and whether or not HPL was aware of Crane's homosexuality.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1972 Jun 01
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin refutes Sprague de Camp's notion of Loveman's sexuality and informs him that his letters have been bought by the State Historical Society (Wisconsin). He also mentions Sonia Greene told Derleth that Lovecraft was not so bad as a bed-mate.


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1972 Jun 06
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp continues to question the sexualities of those in the Lovecraft circle, and the notion that Samuel Loveman was the love of Hart Crane's mother Grace.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1972 Jun 11
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin writes to dismiss the rumor that Loveman called on Grace sexually but only ever came to her in amicable terms.


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1972 Jun 20
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp attempts to psychoanalyze Loveman and Lovecraft, remarks that Frank Belknap Long using his wife's name as a pseudonym because it sells better is "rank sexism."


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1972 Jun 27
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin discusses his mode of dress in the past and present and response to Sprague de Camp's list of important writers of the 19th and 20th centuries.


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1972 Jul 03
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp writes about Derleth's false claim to having complete rights to HPL's writings and that he received permission to quote ad libitum from Mrs. Morrish, the second cousin of HPL who has the rights.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1972 Sep 26
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp complains on the backlog of letters due to contractual obligations with his professional writing but is firm to not fall into the letter writing trap HPL found himself in, more discussion on the rights of HPL's work.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1972 Nov 28
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp asks Galpin about Lovecraft's snobbishness and whether he was as vocal in conversation as he was in his correspondence.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1973 Oct 09
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin attempts to differentiate Lovecraft's two selves, literary Lovecraft who represented the snobbish, puritanical old school New Englander with an anti-Semite streak and the real Lovecraft who simply wore the literary persona as a mask in the style of an Old Gentleman.


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1973 Oct 23
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Post marked October 30 1973, sends the paragraph he hopes to quote in his publication and a short remark on the "tendency of HPL to devise rationalizations to relieve himself of the need for any such painful struggle."


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1973 Oct 29
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp writes that he has finished transcribing a hitherto unpublished travelogue on Quebec by HPL, and that the surname Moe may be Scandinavian.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1974 Jan 29
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin details the writing process, in particular that Lovecraft glossed over the particular step of condensing and editing his works.


Genre: TL

Subjects:
Manuscripts -- editing

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1974 Feb 10
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp writes concerning his new electric typewriter and the request for Galpin to receive a review copy of Lovecraft by Sprague de Camp. Wandrei threatens legal action if Doubleday prints Sprague de Camp's book.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1974 Apr 06
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Verso of Sprague de Camp's letter dated April 6 1974. Asks about the possibility of writing Sprague de Camp's contact at Doubleday publishers to see if they would be interested in his own memoir on Lovecraft.


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1974 Apr 17
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp informs Galpin that he should certainly contact Doubleday through Diane Cleaver and that he had contacted Forrest Hartmann, the executor of Derleth's will to get permission to quote from Something About Cats. Questions whether a quote from Derleth was actually Lovecraft or a fabrication to bolster Derleth's Cthulhu mythos thesis.


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1974 Jun 11
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin gives feedback on Sprague de Camp's Lovecraft book. Replies that the quotation is most likely fabricated by Derleth.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1975 Mar 09
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp thanks Galpin for his feedback and notes he is inundated with clippings of reviews for his book Lovecraft which carries a subtitle least it be misconstrued as a sex manual (Doubleday publisher's fear).


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1975 Mar 18
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter dated May 14 1976 contains an earlier draft on verso. Notes preparation of HPL memoir and asks for information concerning Lovecraft's Quebec writings.


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1976 May 14
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Discussion of Sprague de Camp's book titled To Quebec and the Stars. Travels to the Caribbean and South America including the islands of the Galapagos and Floreana.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1976 May 20
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin writes about the letters he had deposited to the State Historical Society of Wisconsin (Madison). Makes suggestions for edits of Sprague de Camp's Lovecraft biography. Final remarks on Crane's sexuality and the company he kept.


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1976 May 30
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp lists a series of dates for letters he has obtained of HPL. Unsure about the Loveman materials now that Loveman has died but gives an address which Galpin can inquire.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1976 Aug 05
Box 1, Folder 3 Galpin, Alfred to de Camp, L. Sprague
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin writes concerning the letters Sprague de Camp quotes as having in his file and the situation with Samuel Loveman's estate and heirs of which there is a slight squabbling between Ernest Cunningham and a niece of Loveman.


Genre: TL

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1976 Sep 03
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

A rejoinder concerning the Quebec letters and the numerous conventions.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1978 Sep 27
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Sprague de Camp questions the viability of visiting Galpin and his wife in August.


Genre: Postcard

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1979 Jun 4
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Itinerary of Sprague de Camp's European visit.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1979 Jun 21
Box 1, Folder 3 de Camp, L. Sprague to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Accounting of the terrible flights back from Europe and the publication of a draft for the biography of Robert E Howard titled Dark Valley Destiny.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1980 Mar 07

Series 1. Subseries D. Lippi, Giuseppe, 1978-1982

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 4 Envelope marked Lippi
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Envelope from Appleton, Wisconsin marked Lippi. Postmarked Dec 01 1982


Genre: Envelope

Subjects:
Stamped envelopes--United States.
1982 Dec 01
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
3.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, detailing Giuseppe's current literary activities and request for interview concerning Lovecraft or Clark Ashton Smith.


Accession Number: A56650
Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

[1978] Jan 15
Box 1, Folder 5 Galpin, Alfred to Lippi, Giuseppe
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin discusses Giuseppe's proposition of a publication on HPL that they will collaborate on and publish in Italian and his request for interview.


Accession Number: A56651
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1978 Jan 24
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
4.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, Giuseppe discusses at great length about his publication ROBOT, and Armenia. Page 3 of A56653 is on the back of page 1.


Accession Number: A56652
Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1978 Apr 2
Box 1, Folder 5 Galpin, Alfred to Lippi, Giuseppe
3.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin compares his old age to the "young" HPL and writes to him on behalf of Mosig, Dirk requesting issues of ROBOT where HPL, CAS, or Galpin are mentioned.


Accession Number: A56653
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1978 Apr 26
Box 1, Folder 5 Galpin, Alfred to Lippi, Giuseppe
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin writes in hopes that Giuseppe will solidify plans to visit in June.


Accession Number: A56654
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1978 May 19
Box 1, Folder 5 Galpin, Alfred to Lippi, Giuseppe
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin gives feedback to Giuseppe's presentation.


Accession Number: A56655
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1979 Feb 1-2
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
4.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, Giuseppe elaborates on the quality of HPLs writings in the Cthulhu mythos.


Accession Number: A56656
Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1979 Mar 11
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
5.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, discussion of HPL and other fiction, quotes Frank Belknap Long, "Dreamer on the Nightside"


Accession Number: A56658
Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

[1979] Jul 28
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
4.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, Giuseppe complains about the steep costs associated with living in Milan, wishes to be a sailor on a galleon haunted by William Hope Hodgson.


Accession Number: A56657
Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Cost and standard of living--Italy--Milan

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1979 Oct 21
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
3.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, Giuseppe compares Trieste and Milan and being an editor at Armenia.


Accession Number: A56659
Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1979 Nov 26
Box 1, Folder 5 Galpin, Alfred to Lippi, Giuseppe
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin writes about meeting L. Sprague de Camp who talks about his biography of Robert E Howard, Comments on his abdication of any position as expert on HPL.


Accession Number: A56660
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1980 Mar 31
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
6.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, Giuseppe writes about the cruel loss of Dirk Mosig's collection of Lovecraft epistles, as if Mosig were losing a part of himself.


Accession Number: A56661
Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1980 Apr 9
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
4.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, lengthy digression about Robert E. Howard, author of the Conan cycle and correspondent of HPL.


Accession Number: A56662
Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Howard, Robert E. (Robert Ervin), 1906-1936
Lippi, Giuseppe

1980 Apr 27
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
4.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, Giuseppe mentions the literature he is consuming. Brian Lumley's "The Burrowers Beneath" and "Seven Gothic Tales" by Karen Blixen.


Accession Number: A56663
Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Gothic fiction (Literary genre)
Science fiction--20th century

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

[1980] May 8
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, Giuseppe comments on picking up "Dreamer on the Nightside" by F. B. Long for a second time and enjoying it thoroughly.


Accession Number: A56664
Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1980 Jul 15
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
4.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, Giuseppe writes about the the nature of the dream world experienced by Randolph Carter in "The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath"; lengthy postscript.


Accession Number: A56665
Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Dreams in literature

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

[1979] Dec 15
Box 1, Folder 5 Galpin, Alfred to Lippi, Giuseppe
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin inquires about the lack of communication from Mosig, Dirk, and apologizes for the delay in correspondence as he had taken ill in Rome, bronchitis.


Accession Number: A56666
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1980 Jun 14
Box 1, Folder 5 Galpin, Alfred to Lippi, Giuseppe
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin presents options for lodging if Giuseppe will be coming to visit aside from Galpin's residence.


Accession Number: A56667
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1980 Jul 19
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
3.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, gratitude for Galpin's hospitality. Critiques the premise of the children's book "Pinocchio" as resting on a series of contradictions.


Accession Number: A56668
Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Literature--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

[1980] Sep 09
Box 1, Folder 5 Galpin, Alfred to Lippi, Giuseppe
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin critiques an unknown author's article on Lovecraft giving him credit for avoiding Freudian or Jungian discussions into Lovecraft's complexes or sex life.


Accession Number: A56669
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1980 Sep 15
Box 1, Folder 5 Galpin, Alfred to Lippi, Giuseppe
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin writes on the classical music of Ravel & Satie. Marks the centenary of Pinocchio, the joy of reading the Hobbit and discusses the sale of Mosig's Lovecraft papers.


Accession Number: A56670
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1981 Jun 22
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
5.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, concludes with a reciprocating Galpin's joy in reading the Hobbit and remarks that he has no courage to attempt to read the Lord of the Rings.


Accession Number: A56671
Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1981 Jun 27
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, lists a number of his recent publications that he had sent to Galpin.


Accession Number: A56672
Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1981 Aug 17
Box 1, Folder 5 Galpin, Alfred to Lippi, Giuseppe
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Shares news that they are both catalogued in the Lovecraft collection of the John Hay Library at Brown University.


Accession Number: A56673
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1981 Sep 29-30
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
6.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, discussion of Sonia Greene, once married to HPL.


Accession Number: A56674
Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1981 Oct 10
Box 1, Folder 5 Galpin, Alfred to Lippi, Giuseppe
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin responds to Giuseppe's remarks on HPL's marriage.


Accession Number: A56675
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1981 Oct 15
Box 1, Folder 5 Lippi, Giuseppe to Galpin, Alfred
3.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Letter in Italian, Giuseppe writes about a woman he has loved, and philosophizes on the reality of dreams wondering if they are as real as Lovecraft believes.


Accession Number: A56676
Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Dreams in literature
Dreams--Philosophy

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1982 May 26
Box 1, Folder 5 Galpin, Alfred to Lippi, Giuseppe
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin responds to the love of women that he has had in his youth, and intertwines it with Celtic language and mythology and in turn to Tolkien.


Accession Number: A56677
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lippi, Giuseppe

1982 Nov 15

Series 1. Subseries E. Long, Frank Belknap Jr., 1967-1981

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 6 Long, Frank Belknap Jr. to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Long explains his silence as having economic disaster staring him in the face.


Accession Number: A56708
Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Long, Frank B. 1903-1994 -- Finance, Personal

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1967 Dec 27
Box 1, Folder 6 Galpin, Alfred to Long, Frank Belknap Jr.
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

A reply to December 1967 letter (A56708), Attempts to track down information for the location of the Moe family and mentions his plans to move to Italy.


Accession Number: A56700
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1970 Sep 26
Box 1, Folder 6 Galpin, Alfred to Long, Frank Belknap Jr.
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin inquires why he has not heard back, and asks about the health and address of Samuel Loveman.


Accession Number: A56699
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1970 Dec 23
Box 1, Folder 6 Long, Frank Belknap Jr. to Galpin, Alfred
8.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Long updates Galpin on his current misfortunes and the health of Samuel Loveman, he encloses a flyer which was also likely enclosed in A56708.


Accession Number: A56709
Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Long, Frank B. 1903-1994 -- Finance, Personal

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1970 Dec 29
Box 1, Folder 6 Long, Frank Belknap Jr. to Galpin, Alfred
4.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Long writes to Galpin quite inebriated and updates that Loveman is in Cleveland, and that Brown University currently has 100 of his letters to HPL.


Accession Number: A56710
Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1971 Mar 17
Box 1, Folder 6 Galpin, Alfred to Long, Frank Belknap Jr.
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin rejoices about renewed contact with Loveman. Comments that Long writes the same drunk as sober. Inquires about researcher mentioned in Long's previous letter.


Accession Number: A56701
Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1971 Mar 27
Box 1, Folder 6 Long, Frank Belknap Jr. to Galpin, Alfred
5.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Long writes extensively about the situation with Loveman, and intentions to write to Mrs. Hathaway of Brown University. Letter from Lyda is included as well as the envelope.


Accession Number: A56711
Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1971 Apr 06
Box 1, Folder 6 Galpin, Alfred to Long, Frank Belknap Jr.
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin addresses the problem of Loveman's declining health and proposes a paid companion to assist with him moving to Cleveland, the pandemonium of moving to Italy and the sale of Loveman's CAS material.


Accession Number: A56702
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1971 Apr 11
Box 1, Folder 6 Long, Frank Belknap Jr. to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Long's wife writes to the Galpins suggesting they come visit them in Woodstock, NY.


Accession Number: A56715
Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1971 Apr 22
Box 1, Folder 6 Galpin, Alfred to Long, Frank Belknap Jr.
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin congratulates Long's publication Dreamer on the Night Side and positively critiques the work.


Accession Number: A56703
Genre: TL

Subjects:
Literature--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1976 Mar 09
Box 1, Folder 6 Galpin, Alfred to Long, Frank Belknap Jr.
3.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin continues a critique of Dreamer on the Night Side. Verso letter to Conover, Willis about the "open letter" Galpin wrote to Long (A56703).


Accession Number: A56704
Genre: TL

Subjects:
Literature--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1976 Apr 09-10
Box 1, Folder 6 Long, Frank Belknap Jr. to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Long thanks Galpin for his review of the Dreamer and enumerates his financial woes.


Accession Number: A56712
Genre: ALS

Subjects:
Long, Frank B. 1903-1994 -- Finance, Personal

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1976 Aug 03
Box 1, Folder 6 Long, Frank Belknap Jr. to Galpin, Alfred
3.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Writes to Galpin on the reception of HPL in Europe as an established literary figure compared to America and England as only a cult figure. Laments Loveman's falling out over HPL's anti-Semitism. Enclosed flyer Doubleday.


Accession Number: A56713
Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1977 Jun 20
Box 1, Folder 6 Galpin, Alfred to Long, Frank Belknap Jr.
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin mentions panel in Trieste with Mosig. Requests if there will be any volume containing "Hounds of Tyndalos" forthcoming.


Accession Number: A56705
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1977 Aug 04
Box 1, Folder 6 Long, Frank Belknap Jr. to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Long writes on the ill health of his wife who underwent surgery. Speculates on the nature of Mosig's silence.


Accession Number: A56714
Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1980 Sep 20
Box 1, Folder 6 Galpin, Alfred to Long, Frank Belknap Jr.
3.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin again requests the Hounds of Tyndalos and relates quotes from his letters to Giuseppe Lippi. Holds an unpublished swan song by Loveman hostage to tempt Long into writing.


Accession Number: A56698
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1980 Oct 11
Box 1, Folder 6 Galpin, Alfred to Long, Frank Belknap Jr.
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin mentions selling Long's Lovecraft letters to Brown University, gives opinion on the works of Tolkien and asks if he wants to sell certain items to Giuseppe, Lippi


Accession Number: A56697
Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

1981 Sep 29-30
Box 1, Folder 6 "O Is There Aught In Wine And Ships"
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Long writes a poem for Galpin about Catullus and Lesbia.


Accession Number: A56707
Genre: Poetry

Subjects:
Poetry 20th century

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

Box 1, Folder 6 "Vision"
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Poem about Helen of Troy, presumably by Long, Frank Belknap Jr.


Accession Number: A56706
Genre: Poetry

Subjects:
Poetry 20th century

Names:
Long, Frank Belknap, 1903-1994

[1970]
Box 1, Folder 7 Envelope marked Long - De Camp
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Envelope marked Long - De Camp from State of Wisconsin to Isabella Galpin.


Genre:

Subjects:
Stamped envelopes--United States.

Series 1. Subseries G. Mosig, Dirk Walter, 1974-1978

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Inquiry by Mosig to Galpin asking questions about Lovecraft's reclusive nature, musical interests, sexuality and intellectual stature.


Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1974 Nov 16
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Request for photographs of Lovecraft and of Galpin. Question on why Galpin and Lovecraft may have drifted apart over the years.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1974 Dec 02
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Extensive bibliography of Italian publications on Lovecraft, a request for photographs of Galpin, current and 1920's. Mosig professes atheistic views.


Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Italy -- Imprints

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Jan 09
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
6.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Mosig writes on politics stating that the Democratic Party is the lesser of two evils and compares HPL views agreeing with the science behind determinism as written by B. F. Skinner's "Science and Human Behavior."


Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.
Skinner, B. F. (Burrhus Frederic), 1904-1990

1975 Jan 29
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Highly critical discussion of Sprague's Lovecraft biography, the appropriate price point for HPL letters and more regarding determinism.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Feb 15
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Mosig defends his position of mechanistic-behaviorism, citing B. F. Skinner. Asks which Lovecraft story Galpin considers the best.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Mar 04
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Photograph of Mosig, Dirk Walter in his office, sent with letter dated March 04 1975.


Genre: Photograph

Subjects:
Photograph

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Mar 04
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Brown University litigation v. Randy Everts (Kirsch) concerning failure to turn over HPL letters he received on behalf of the university, short critique on Sprague's HPL biography.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Mar 11
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Preference of HPL tales and for the term Yog-Sothoth Cycle of Myth over Cthulhu Mythos, largely in part for HPL's jokingly referring his pseudo-mythology in his letters as Yog-Sothothism.


Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Apr 01
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
5.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Charges against Randy Everts have been dropped, comments on shared appreciation for HPL story Iranon. Attached, Mosig's review of Sprague's biography of HPL.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Apr 15
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Inflation of Lovecraftiana, and a defense of his review of Sprague's HPL biography.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 May 12
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Publication of Lovecraft At Last (at last!), Mosig's thrifty purchase of full set of Fantasy Fan publication and preference of classical composers.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Jun 02
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Flurry of questions on individuals in Galpin's past, resurgence of court proceedings on Randy Everts whose has been accused of stealing items from Lovecraft's ex-wife Sonia Greene.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Jul 05
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Discusses various materials sent or received by mail, encloses photograph of his Lovecraft memorabilia.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Aug 14
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Photograph of Mosig's collection of Lovecraft publications, sent with letter dated August 14 1975.


Genre: Photograph

Subjects:
Photograph

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Aug 14
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Dizzying chain of rebuttals surrounding Mosig's review of Sprague's biography of HPL.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Oct 06
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
6.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Drafts of letter to be sent on October 28 1975. Requests not to be thrown into the battle with Sprague.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Oct 27-28
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Recollection of events at the First World Fantasy Convention in Providence Rhode Island.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Nov 04
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Six point criticism of Sprague's book, Galpin writes in the margin "Si!" next to "1. The biography is poorly written." Back contains an advertisement for Medusa: A Portrait. Scathing satirical poem by HPL.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Nov 5
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Initial suspicion ("smell of Mino-taurine manure") of dissertation received which interprets Lovecraft through the lens of Theseus and the Minotaur. Discussion of Etidorhpa which was recently reprinted facsimile edition and how this book influenced HPL's chthonic realms.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1975 Dec 17
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Summarizes six point criticisms Mosig gave in previous letter to refresh his recollection.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Jan 03
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Mosig writes about the impossibility of cutting back on his some 100 correspondences, start of possible money woes, was forced to take out a loan to make it to the end of the month.


Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Dirk, Mosig W. -- Finances, Personal

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Jan 10
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Thanks Mosig for his kindness of sending along a copy of Dreamer of the Night Side. Letter largely comprises on bibliographic references.


Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Bibliography

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Jan 20
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Mosig shares his outrage at the skyrocketing price of Lovecraft memorabilia, inquires on the level of education of HPL's Kalem Klub correspondents and his financial woes which necessitated taking out a loan and selling his SLR.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Jan 28
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Discussion of the Kalem Klub members education and lengthy elaboration on musical suggestions.


Genre: TL

Subjects:
Classical music

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Feb 06-07
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Mosig found the comments of the Kalem Klub interesting and jokingly calls all members eggheads. Mosig hopes to find employment elsewhere but in the meantime has opened a karate school in Americus, GA.


Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Feb 14
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Randy Everts appears again, referenced by Galpin in which he says that he warned Robert Moe about Everts shady behavior.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Feb 18-19
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
6.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Mosig's Curriculum Vita.


Genre: Curriculum Vitae

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 [Feb]
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Elaborate discussion on the nature of music being an objective entity, an "absolute" and can not be considered "depressing."


Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Music--Philosophy and aesthetics

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Mar 01
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Description of Ethology, Mosig clarifies his meaning on musical matters and information on a threat of legal action suit Galpin from Randy Everts for slander.


Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Music--Philosophy and aesthetics

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Mar 08
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
3.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

An hour long HPL documentary is still in the works, having trouble selling to stations due to exuberant cost.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Mar 27
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Verso of Letter dated March 27 1976 Mosig to Galpin. Alfred is unsurprised by the state of affairs for the Montreal HPL documentary project. Everts (Referenced by "E.") still up to no good, scorned by Mosig and Galpin in varying degrees.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Apr 05
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Purchased a copy of Dowden's Shakspere [sic] published by Appleton (NY) 1880 and owned by Lovecraft; evident by two signatures on book.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Apr 12
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin begins writing his HPL memoir, penning the first chapter and sending it to Conover.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Apr 27
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Mosig received a copy of 1973 Secolul 20 a Romanian literary journal containing Lovecraftiana. Discussion on ajay publications from the 1920's and 1930's.


Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Romanian language--Periodicals

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 May 05
Box 1, Folder 9 De Forest, Peter to Mosig, Dirk Walter
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Brief note agreeing to send Mosig Dreams and Fancies for 30.00 USD.


Genre: TLS

Names:
De Forest, Peter
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 May 20
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Note describing the offer for Dreams and Fancies and if Galpin would like to purchase directly or have Mosig do it on his behalf.


Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 May 26
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Describes the ranking of various fanzines and applauds Mosig's acquisitiveness as a collector by procuring the Romanian publication and Galpin ask if he may try to translate the periodical if Mosig draws a blank.


Genre: TL

Subjects:
Romanian language--Periodicals

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Jun 04-05
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
4.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Jubilation and depression following acceptance of position at the Behavioral Science Department at California Polytechnic University where funding is not secure and Mosig and his wife have resigned from their current employment. Enclose a poem on Fuseli and a copy of "Die Unheimliche Zeitschrift" The Eerie Magazine.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

1976 Jun 14
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Hopeful to get news of Cal Poly appointment, thanked Galpin for passing the Romanian article to a Spanish contact and was invited to the panel in Trieste that Galpin will also attend in June 1977.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

1976 Jul 16
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin writes with concern about the Cal Poly appointment and hopes that no news is good news. Discusses picking up an old mss. of musical composition inspired by Zarathustra's Tanzlied.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

1976 Jul 29
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Details the ill treatment by Cal Poly with an expletive and hopes to sue for unethical treatment.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

1976 Aug 08
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin responds with kind words about the situation that Mosig finds himself and offers advice on how to proceed. Continues to inform him about his musical exploits.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Aug 19-20
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Mosig writes on the 27 tarantulas caught while vacationing in New Mexico, California, and Arizona. He curses the ineptitude of the United States Postal Service in forwarding correspondence for the full duration of the vacation, cursing those responsible to be caressed by the tentacles of Yog-Sothoth.


Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Tarantulas as pets

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.
United States Postal Service

1976 Sep 10
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin applauds Mosig's entrepreneurism on breeding tarantulas. Professes being stuck on revisions for his first two chapters of the HPL memoir.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Oct 10-11
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

State of the tarantula business and political views concerning Carter.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Oct 19
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Query concerning the use of punctuation in a French encyclopedia of American literature, and humorous anecdote concerning a lecture Galpin's wife received on Edgar Allen Poe.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1976 Nov 13
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Discussion on analytical psychology, Jung and Freud. S. T. Joshi's bibliographic work as an enrolled student at Brown University.


Genre: AL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Jan 01
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
7.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Lengthy discussion on psychology and behavioral interpretations of Lovecraft. No luck in the job hunt, but offered a contract for 1977-1978 year from GSWC.


Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Jan 5-6
Box 1, Folder 9 Addenda, Corrigenda, and "Apolegenda" for Miskatonic # 17
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Addenda for newsletter "Miskatonic" number 17, a publication by Mosig, Dirk W.


Genre: TL

Names:
Mosig, Dirk W.

Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p,
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Invitation by Giuseppe Lippi to the Trieste International Science Fiction Film Festival in June of 1977. Inscriptions considered for the Lovecraft Marker, I am Providence, or That is not dead which can eternal lie, and with strange eons even death may die. Due to the inebriated sale of the property by Mosig's landlord, he has been given notice to leave the premises.


Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Gravestones
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Feb 18
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Arrangements for the trip in June, places to see and accommodations at a nearby Hotel.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Mar 01
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Mosig inquires about pricing for tickets to visit Galpin. Laments about having to sell his Olympus OM1-MD SLR to pay his bills and the few prospects for moving with the impending eviction by his landlord.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Mar 08
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Travel tips for Mosig's stay in Italy which cautions against pickpockets.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Mar 23-24
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Gratitude for Galpin's advice and note to the change of plans for the conference from June 4-5 to June 11-12. This allows for Mosig's to plan his trip to Italy a week ahead of the conference since he is due back on the 13 June for classes.


Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Travel--Europe

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Mar 30
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin continues to refine the itinerary suggestions for Mosig's Italian adventure.


Genre: TL

Subjects:
Travel--Europe

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Apr 12-13
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Brief letter detailing interview with Kearney State College in Nebraska and holding out hope for the tickets to the conference to arrive shortly.


Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.
Kearney State College

1977 Apr 20
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin writes about the trip in June and arrangements that have been made for him so they must have been made for Mosig. Hopeful that the Nebraska job pans out. Text appears in blank space.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Apr 28-29
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Galpin gives last minute train and travel advice to Mosig as well as informing him of his accommodations in a nearby hotel.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 May 13
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Description of what talks Mosig will give at the conference in Trieste.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 May 14
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Snags with the Alitalia airline tickets due to the kind of tickets that were purchased on Mosig's behalf.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 May 21
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Gratitude for the Galpin's hospitality while he stayed in Italy. Mosig asks for Galpin's opinion on the various papers read at the symposium due to the language barrier.


Genre: TLS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.
Alitalia (Airline)

1977 Jun 17
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Feedback on Mosig's slide lecture at the conference and comments about improvements to Galpin's own lecture for publication.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Jun 20
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Mosig writes about the possibility of getting the Four Piano Pieces, also known as Lament for H.P.L. put on a record.


Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Composition (Music)

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Jun 27
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Discusses the number of pages he has from the Gallomo round robin and the United Amateur Press Association as it relates to the Lovecraft days. Remarks about the new typewriter he has, an Olivetti, but is angry about the lack of an "&" sign.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Jul 01
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Visit from S.T. Joshi cataloguing items in Mosig's collection. Compliments the look of the typeface of the Olivetti.


Genre: TLS

Subjects:
Cataloging

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Jul 13
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Textual comparison of At the Mountains of Madness. Galpin mentions that the university helped Mosig in his "official" mailing expenses and hopes that Kearny will be as generous.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Jul 31 - 1977 Aug 02
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Writes the letter in Americus, GA but will be moving to Nebraska tomorrow.


Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Aug 12
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Welcomes Mosig to his new home, approving the shift from peanuts to corn, writes extensive remarks on possible additions to the next Miskatonic (number 20) and is pleased by the recounting of Trieste in number 19.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Aug 28
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Mentions two new books concerning Lovecraft, one by Philip Shreffler and the other by Taylor Gatto. Kearney is paradise compared to the six years in Georgia.


Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Sep 12
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Visited with Don Wandrei in St. Paul, renewing their 1974 acquaintance. Typing up a new Miskatonic in the coming week.


Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Oct 20
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Received some nostalgic ajays of 1920-1921 from Squires, pleased that Mosig has had a ten hour chat with Wandrei.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Nov 15
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Comments on the kindness of the fictitious interview in the Futuro Notizie which also contained a report of the symposium.


Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977 Nov 23
Box 1, Folder 9 Galpin, Alfred to Mosig, Dirk Walter
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Verso of page two of Dirk's letter dated November 23 1977. Mentions Giuseppe affectionate epistles and his hardships moving to Milan.


Genre: TL

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1978 Jan 24
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Mosig requests Galpin to pass along a message to Lippi, hoping to receive issues of ROBOT when either HPL or Clark Ashton Smith are mentioned.


Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1978 Feb 04
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Mosig writes about presenting a paper at Northern Iowa University. Expresses concern of not hearing from Lippi, but will be getting ROBOT issues other ways if Lippi remains silent.


Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1978 May 08
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Conference in Phoenix, Arizona at the World Science Fiction Convention with Fritz Leiber, S.T. Joshi and others. Book project keeping Mosig busy during the summer.


Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1978 Aug 29
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Number of conferences Mosig has attended recently and the upcoming one which Galpin is invited, yet unfortunately can only be offered a symbolic honorarium of 100 USD.


Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1978 Nov 16
Box 1, Folder 9 Mosig, Dirk Walter to Galpin, Alfred
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Thanks Galpin for the cutting of Le Monde and writes highly of Cook's memoir of HPL.


Genre: ALS

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Mosig, Dirk W.

1978 Dec 04
Box 1, Folder 9 Lovecraft Briefe
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

German pamphlet advertising German language editions of Lovecraft.


Genre: Pamphlet
1975
Box 1, Folder 10 Envelope marked Mosig
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Envelope marked Mosig from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Postmarked June 18 1975


Genre: Envelope

Subjects:
Stamped envelopes--United States.

Names:
Mosig, Dirk W.
University of Wisconsin--Madison

1975 Jun 18

Series 2. Publications, 1920-1983

Series 2. Subseries A. Amateur Journalism, 1920-1922

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 11 The United Amateur, Volume XIX, Number 5, May 1920
27.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of The United Amateur, contains an article by Alfred Galpin. "Department of Public Criticism"


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Amateur journalism

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1920 May
Box 1, Folder 11 The United Amateur, Volume XX, Number 3, January 1921
3.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of The United Amateur, contains an article by Alfred Galpin. "Form in Modern Poetry"


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Amateur journalism

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1921 Jan
Box 1, Folder 11 The United Amateur, Volume XX, Number 5, May 1921
4.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of The United Amateur, contains an article by Alfred Galpin. "Picture of a Modern Mood"


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Amateur journalism

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1921 May
Box 1, Folder 11 The United Amateur
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of the United Amateur


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Amateur journalism
Box 1, Folder 11 The Rainbow, Volume I, Number 1, October 1921
13.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of The Rainbow, contains articles by Alfred Galpin, Sonia Greene, H. P. Lovecraft, Samuel Loveman, and James Morton.


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Amateur journalism

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Greene, Sonia
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

1921 October
Box 1, Folder 11 The United Amateur, Volume XXI Number 2, November 1921
3.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of The United Amateur which contains an article by Alfred Galpin. "Department of Public Criticism"


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Amateur journalism

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1921 Nov
Box 1, Folder 11 The Rainbow, Volume II, Number 2, May 1922
20.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of The Rainbow, contains articles and short stories by Alfred Galpin, Sonia Greene, H. P. Lovecraft, James Morton, Samuel Loveman, and Maurice Moe.


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Amateur journalism

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Greene, Sonia
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

1922 May

Series 2. Subseries B. Lovecraft Ephemera, 1949-1971

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 12 The Lovecraft Collector, May 1949, Number 2
4.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Article by August Derleth, "Myths about Lovecraft"


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Derleth, August, 1909-1971

1949 May
Box 1, Folder 12 The Lovecraft Collector, October 1949, Number 3
4.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Article titled "Lovecraft's Astronomical Notebook"


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Keller, David H. (David Henry), 1880-1966

1949 Oct
Box 1, Folder 12 Discussion by Joseph Payne Brennan on Lovecraft corpus
9.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Brief analysis of Lovecraft's work by Brennan, Joseph Payne.


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Brennan, Joseph Payne, 1918-1990

1955
Box 1, Folder 12 "Gothic versus Romantic": A Rejoinder
9.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Article from PMLA Volume 86, Number 2 by Robert L. Platzner and Robert D. Hume


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Gothic fiction (Literary genre)--History and criticism

Names:
Hume, Robert D.
Platzner, Robert L.

1971 Mar
Box 1, Folder 12 The Dream Lurker; The Tomb; At the Mountains of Madness; The Lurking Fear; and The Shuttered Room
2.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Time Magazine Review of Ballantine Books new editions of Lovecraft's stories.


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

1971 Jun 11
Box 1, Folder 12 Carrollton Clark, Lovecraft at Last
7.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Newsletter from the publisher announcing a new Lovecraft biography.


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Publisher's advertisements

Names:
Conover, Willis
Joshi, S. T., 1958-
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

Box 1, Folder 12 Anatomy of Horror. "The Myth that never was: Howard P. Lovecraft"
18.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Lightly annotated copy of article by S. T. Joshi discussing the Cthulhu Mythos.


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Joshi, S. T., 1958-
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

Box 1, Folder 12 Books: Tales of the Marvelous and the Ridiculous
3.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Article about the work of H.P.L.


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Lovecraft, H.P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937
Wilson, Edmund

Series 2. Subseries C. Lovecraft Stories for Alfred, 1959-1966

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 13 The Shuttered Room and Other Pieces. "Old Bugs"
10.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Old Bugs, a short story about the detrimental effects of alcoholism. Written for Alfred Galpin.


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
American fiction -- 20th century

Names:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

1959
Box 1, Folder 13 The Dark Brotherhood and Other Pieces. "Alfredo"
20.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Tragedy titled Alfredo, many of the characters are named after Lovecraft's epistolary contacts.


Genre: Publication

Subjects:
Tragedy

Names:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

1966

Series 2. Subseries D. Newspaper Clippings, 1945-1978

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 14 Poesque Doodles
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Book review by Marjorie Farber on Marginalia published in the New York Times.


Genre: Newspaper

Subjects:
Dunwich horror (Motion picture) -- Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

1945 Feb 25
Box 1, Folder 14 Dunwich Horror at 2 Theaters
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Movie review of Dunwich Horror, film adaptation of a Lovecraft story by the same name.


Genre: Newspaper

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

1970
Box 1, Folder 14 H. P. Lovecraft dead in hospital
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Obituary of H. P. Lovecraft


Genre: Newspaper

Subjects:
Obituaries

Names:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

1937 Mar 16
Box 1, Folder 14 Lovecraft Cult Growing
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Article on the growing popularity of HPL's work.


Genre: Newspaper

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

1975 Apr 09
Box 1, Folder 14 Reader's Guide to the Cthulhu Mythos
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Article from an Albuquerque newspaper on a compilation of Lovecraft stories, reviewer Neal Wilgus.


Genre: Newspaper

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

1975 Jul
Box 1, Folder 14 I nopoti di Frankenstein
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Review by Mario Praz of "Night Visitors - The Rise and Fall of the English Ghost Story" by Julia Briggs.


Genre: Newspaper

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Briggs, Julia

1977 Jun 19
Box 1, Folder 14 Viaggio di due giorni nel mondo di Lovecraft
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Two copies. Article on the Lovecraft symposium attended by Dirk Mosig and Alfred Galpin.


Genre: Newspaper

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937
Mosig, Dirk W.

1977
Box 1, Folder 14 Meritano maggiore o minore attenzione le novella alla lovecraft?
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Article by Gillo Dorfles on the merit of Lovecraft's writing.


Genre: Newspaper

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Dorfles, Gillo, 1910-
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

1977 Jun 29
Box 1, Folder 14 Ces gens qui ecrivaient des lettres L'etonnante manie de Lovecraft
1.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Article in Le Monde des Livres on Lovecraft by Jacques Goimard from Galpin to Mosig, mentioned in letter dated December 04 1978


Genre: Newspaper

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

1978 Aug 25
Box 1, Folder 14 Il solitario e angosciato Lovecraft
1.0 p.
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Review of Complete works of H. P. Lovecraft with a biographical note by August Derleth and introduction by Giuseppe Lippi


Genre: Newspaper

Subjects:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937--Criticism and interpretation

Names:
Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937

1978 Dec 24

Series 2. Subseries E. Il Piccolo Newspaper

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 15 Il Piccolo newspaper
26.0 p.
Contents Note: Scope and Contents note

Obituary of Alfred Galpin by Lippi, Giuseppe on the third page.


Genre: Newspaper

Subjects:
Obituaries

Names:
Galpin, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice), 1901-1983

1983 Mar 06