The Stout family and John McAleer, Mr. Stout's Biographer, have donated a large number of Mr. Stout's files, records, correspondence manuscripts, and first editions to the John J. Burns Library, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA.
The Archives are really worth a visit for any fan who has a Boston opportunity -- the John Burns Library on the BC campus in Chestnut Hill is a gorgeous building, the librarians are nice and friendly, and there are some interesting and funny Stout materials, although it's a bit catch-as-catch-can because the index guides, in a word, stink. They do not have an "online index" to the Rex Stout papers. Members of the public with proper identification are welcome — prior notification is preferred but not necessary.
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