Correspondence, clippings, photographs, certificates, and publications. Letters are primarily from Robert Duffus to his brother,
William (1903-1969). Photographs are of Duffus at various times during his life, from high school graduation (1905) to a photograph
taken in 1960.
Robert Luther Duffus, a novelist with more than six published works, was born in Waterbury, Vermont, July 10, 1888 and received
his A.B. from Stanford in 1910 and his A.M. in 1911. He worked for the San Francisco Bulletin (1911-1918), the San Francisco
Call (1918-1919), the New York Globe (1919-1923), and the New York Times (1937-1971). He died November 28, 1972.
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