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The H.P. Lovecraft Archive

H.P. Lovecraft
HOWARD PHILLIPS LOVECRAFT (20 August 1890–15 March 1937) is probably best known as a writer of weird fiction, but some believe his voluminous correspondence to be his greatest accomplishment. You can explore his numerous facets through the many pages outlined here:

His Life provides information on Lovecraft’s life, family, correspondents, interests, and a photo gallery;
His Writings explores his wide variety of works, including his fiction and letters, and includes many electronic texts;
His Creations outlines his fictional elements including Lovecraftian locations in New England, a bestiary, and a list of grimoires;
His Study has information on biographies, literary criticism, bibliographies, periodicals, and online articles;
Popular Culture details the movies, games, music, and art based on Lovecraft’s works, as well as the “Cthulhu Mythos”;
Internet Resources gives information on other Lovecraft-related sites, newsgroups, and FTP sites; and
About This Site outlines the purpose and goals of this site.
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What’s New
23 September 2020: 
Added information about three new Hippocampus Press publications to the site. Created pages for H.P. Lovecraft: Letters to Family and Family Friends and H.P. Lovecraft: Letters to Alfred Galpin and Others, both edited by S.T. Joshi and David E. Schultz, and added the table of contents for Lovecraft Annual issue 14 to our periodicals database.
5 September 2020: 
Given the large number of images now on the Brown Digital Repository, it made sense to create a page with samples of “Lovecraft’s Drawings”.
20 August 2020: 
Happy Birthday to H. P. Lovecraft!
Completely overhauled and re-organized the “Lovecraft’s Letters” page.
20 January 2020: 
Created a page for H.P. Lovecraft: Letters with Donald and Howard Wandrei and to Emil Petaja, edited by S.T. Joshi and David E. Schultz (Hippocampus Press).
1 January 2020: 
Happy New Year! The electronic texts for “Ashes”, “The Ghost-Eater”, and “The Loved Dead” have been restored to the site.
Site Last Revised 23 September 2020
URL: https://hplovecraft.com/
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