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Purvis, Melvin 1903-1960

Works: 31 works in 89 publications in 6 languages and 4,358 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Melvin Purvis
American agent by Melvin Purvis( Book )

7 editions published between 1936 and 1938 in English and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The violent years : an uncensored abridgement of American Agent by Melvin Purvis( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dirinja( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wallace family papers by Wallace family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Also represented in the collection is Joseph Wilds ("Jay") Wallace (1900-1971), who attended The Citadel and graduated from the University of South Carolina law school in 1924; with his brothers, Wallace acquired and managed vast land holdings in the Mars Bluff section as well as other areas in Florence and adjacent counties; in addition to land donated to USC-Florence, Joseph also gave his mansion to the campus, where it serves as the President's House of Francis Marion University; other sites represented in the collection is the Mount Hope Cemetery, on whose association he served as president from 1928-1952. J.W. Wallace's papers include several letters from or about his friend Melvin H. Purvis (the native of Timmonsville, S.C., who as a Department of Justice agent captured the notorious John Dillinger in Chicago). On 20 May 1937, on stationery of the "S.S. Normandie" ocean liner, Purvis wrote: "It was a fine pleasure to see you again and you cannot know how good it made me feel to have you meet me in New York ... I have not yet decided at what point I will leave the ship - England or France. However I do know that I am going to both those countries and from them on into Germany for a while."
Perry Mason : en el caso del testigo enfurecido by Erle Stanley Gardner( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Robert Bowen Papers by Robert Adger Bowen( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection contains Bowen's essays on writing and literary figures; poetry about places, animals, nature, and famous figures; and short stories, often set in South Carolina. Personal correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings on politics, literature, and other topics of interest to Bowen are also included. Reports on communism and the radical press dating from his federal government work, miscellaneous items including family history, photos and oversize materials complete the collection
Hårdt mot hårdt : fra kampen mot Amerikas banditter by Melvin Purvis( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in Norwegian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.05 for Public ene ... to 0.97 for Perry Maso ...)

The real untouchablesThe vendetta : special agent Melvin Purvis, John Dillinger, and Hoover's FBI in the age of gangstersThe real untouchables
Alternative Names
Melvin Purvis agente americano

Melvin Purvis agente di Polizia e avvocato statunitense

Melvin Purvis Amerikaans advocaat (1903-1960)

Melvin Purvis FBI-agentti

Melvin Purvis US-amerikanischer Mitarbeiter des FBI

Purvis, Melvin H. 1903-1960

Purvis, Melvin H. (Melvin Horace), 1903-1960

Purvis, Melvin Horace 1903-1960

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