Letters from Robert E. Howard
- March 15, 1933, to Clark Ashton Smith
- Thanking Smith for a story; bemoaning the demise of Strange
- July 1933, to H. P. Lovecraft
- Praising Lovecraft for a Cthulhu story; reflecting on historical
McKavett's Fort in Texas.
- July 1933, to August Derleth
- Reviewing "Five Alone" by Derleth and Howard's own "The Man on the
Ground"; more on Fort McKavett.
- June 1, 1934, to R. H. Barlow
- Discussing the artwork of Hugh Rankin, which illustrated several Conan stories in pulp magazines in the 1930's.
- June 14, 1934, to R. H. Barlow
- Why were Howard's eyes bad?
- December 17, 1934, to Emil Petaja
- Thank-you for Petaja's "The Warrior", a poem written for Robert E. Howard.
- May 6, 1935, to Farnsworth Wright
- Howard's between-the-eyes demand to the editor of Weird Tales for his back pay for the Conan story, "The People of the Black Circle".
- July 23, 1935, to Clark Ashton Smith
- Citing the real-life inspirations for Conan, Bob talks about "Red Nails", which he calls the "...grimmest, bloodiest and most merciless story of the series so far."
- May 9, 1936 to August Derleth
- Howard damns elderly death, critics, and things unnatural. Includes a fragment of a terrific untitled poem.
- June 25, 1936, from E. Hoffman Price to H. P. Lovecraft
- Price's unbelieving response to news of Howard's suicide; thoughts on possible obituary.
- June 29, 1936, from Dr. I. M. Howard to H. P. Lovecraft
- Robert's father tells H. P. Lovecraft of Robert's suicide. He expresses surprise not that Robert killed himself, but that he did so before his mother died. Also, his take on the meaning of the famous "All fled..." suicide poem.