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Van de Water, Frederic Franklyn

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 57
Identifier: ABER MS MISC

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.


  • Creation: 1835 - 2000


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Frederic Franklyn Van de Water (1890-1896) was an American journalist and writer. Van de Water wrote books as well as for Harper's Magazine and contributed stories to pulp fiction magazines such as Colliers. Van de Water was an honorary sergeant in the New York State Troopers. In 1924, he travelled to the West Indies and reported on rum pirates and Chinese smugglers.


1 Folder

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States