Horgan, Paul, 1903-1995Alternative names
Horgan (1903-1995) was born in Buffalo, N.Y. and spent his youth in New Mexico. He attended the Eastman School of Music, 1923-26, where he studied voice and participated in operatic productions. After leaving the Eastman School he turned to a career in writing, publishing many fiction and non-fiction works, for which he won two Pulitzer prizes and a Bancroft Prize.
From the description of Paul Horgan collection, 1923-1994, bulk 1931-1942. (University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music). WorldCat record id: 33668989
20th Century American Author.
From the description of Letter, 1962 December 4. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 51606073
Paul Horgan was born August 1903, in Buffalo, New York. His family moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1914. Horgan attended New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI), in Roswell, N.M. 1919-1923. Relocated to Rochester, N.Y. in 1923. In 1926 he returned to Roswell to become the librarian at NMMI and stayed there until 1942. Horgan's writing career took off between 1924-1925, when his first published poems appeared in poetry magazines. His short sotries, often about spiritual conflict, were first published in 1929. Thereafter, they appeared in a variety of magazines and were also published together as collections. Over the course of his writing career, Horgan produced seventeen novels, four volumes of short stories, five biographies, and a two volume history. He won the Pulitzer Prize for literature in 1955 for his history of the Rio Grande entitled, The Great river, and again in 1975 for the biography, Lamy of Santa Fe.
From the description of Manuscripts, 1935-1942. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 40693540
Paul Horgan was a writer, known for both fiction and non-fiction set in the American southwest. Born in Buffalo, New York, his family moved to New Mexico in 1915, and Horgan came to embrace his new home. He was a prolific and popular writer of short stories, novels, poetry, essays, biographies, and histories, many set in the southwest, but unlike many regional writers his work reached a wider audience, winning for him the Harper Prize and two Pulitzer Prizes in history, among many others. He held numerous jobs in academia throughout his career, and had a long affiliation with Wesleyan University.
From the description of Paul Horgan letter to to Mr. Johnstone, 1969 April 25. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 162135837
Paul Horgan was born August 8, 1903 in Buffalo, N.Y. He moved to Albuquerque with his family in 1915. In 1919 he enrolled at the New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell (NMMI). Upon graduation in 1923, he return to the East until he accepted the librarianship at NMMI in 1926. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1946, and was subsequently employed at Wesleyan University. He died in Middletown, CT on March 8, 1995. Horgan was the author of many novels, non-fiction books, short stories, and poems. He had been awarded the Pulitzer Prize of History twice: in 1955 for Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History and in 1975 for Lamy of Santa Fe .
From the guide to the Paul Horgan "One Week Only" Collection, 1926-[1930s], (Fray Angélico Chávez History Library, Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A.)
From the description of Approaches to writing : typed manuscript : [n.p., ca. 1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269516784
From the description of Miscellaneous 1968 : autograph manuscript notebook : [Aspen, Colo.], 1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646192138
From the description of Notes : autograph manuscript notebook, 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646190695
From the description of Summer 1970 : miscellaneous personal notebook : autograph manuscript notebook, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646283334
From the description of Notes at random : autograph manuscript notebook, 1973-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646285623
From the description of Notes at random : autograph manuscript notebook, 1972-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646285060
From the description of Miscellaneous 1968 : autograph manuscript notebook : [Aspen, Colo.], 1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646194948
From the description of Notebook Summer 1972 : autograph manuscript notebook, 1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646194482
From the description of Random notes : autograph manuscript notebook, 1975-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646284624
From the description of Travels abroad : autograph manuscript travel diary, 1972 May 15-June 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646278856
From the description of Notes chiefly about approaches to writing : autograph manuscript notebook signed with initials, undated [ca. 1972]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646191936
From the description of Notebook Summer 1970 : autograph manuscript notebook, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646194427
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