Black, Alexander, 1859-1940

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Editor, reporter.

From the description of Papers, 1893-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155491137

Alexander Black (1859-1940) was an author, editor and originator of the "picture play" the dramatic forerunner of the motion picture.

From the description of Alexander Black papers, 1858-1939, bulk (1890-1928). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122431225

From the guide to the Alexander Black papers, 1858-1939, 1890-1928, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Black was an American author.

From the description of Papers, 1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83141529

Alexander Black was born in Brooklyn, worked as a journalist, and as an editor for Newspaper Feature Service and King Features Syndicate. He wrote novels and essays, and was also a photographer, and is probably best remembered for his innovative "picture plays," combining stereoptic slides with spoken dialogue.

From the description of Alexander Black letters, 1920-1937. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 62385430

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Stockton, Frank Richard, 1834-1902. Frank Richard Stockton letters and manuscript, 1894-1923. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. Letters chiefly to Alexander? Black [manuscript] 1888-1919. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916. Letters to Alexander Black [manuscript] 1891. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Black, Alexander, 1859-1940. Note to Glen Walton Blodgett [manuscript], 1920 March 23. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Black, Alexander, 1859-1940. Note to Glen Walton Blodgett, 1920 March 23. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Black, Alexander, 1859-1940. Alexander Black papers, 1858-1939, bulk (1890-1928). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
referencedIn North American review materials, 1884-1913. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Black, Edith O'Dell. Papers, 1911-1974. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. Papers of William Dean Howells [manuscript], 1866-1919. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Black, Ruth Atwood,. The Ruth Atwood Black Collection of Alexander Black and Edith O'Dell Black, 1903-1969. St. Lawrence University, Owen D. Young Library
creatorOf Bacheller, Irving, 1859-1950. Papers of Irving Bacheller [manuscript] 1900-1947. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Black, Alexander, 1859-1940. Papers, 1893-1963. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Rosenstock autograph collection, 1800-1950 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Black, Alexander, 1859-1940. Alexander Black letters, 1920-1937. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Black, Alexander, 1859-1940. Papers, 1898. American Primers
creatorOf Alexander Black papers, 1858-1939, 1890-1928 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Black, Ruth Atwood,. Alexander and Edith O'Dell Black papers, 1884-1974. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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associatedWith Aylesworth, Barton O. (Barton Orville), 1860-1933 person
associatedWith Aylesworth, Barton Orville, 1860-1933. person
associatedWith Bacheller, Irving, 1859-1950. person
associatedWith Black, Alexander. person
associatedWith Black, Edith O'Dell. person
associatedWith Black, Fielder, d. 1963. person
associatedWith Black, Ruth Atwood, person
associatedWith Blodgett, Glen Walton, person
associatedWith Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916. person
associatedWith Gilman, Charlote Perkins, 1860-1935. person
associatedWith Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935. person
associatedWith Gunnison, Almon, 1844-1917. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. person
associatedWith Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. person
associatedWith PEN. corporateBody
associatedWith Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909. person
associatedWith Rosenstock, Fred A., b. 1895 person
associatedWith Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. person
associatedWith Stedman, Arthur. person
associatedWith Stockton, Frank Richard, 1834-1902. person
associatedWith Stone, Wilbur Macey, person
associatedWith Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943. person
associatedWith Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923. person
associatedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Authors, English
Photomontage
Male authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
Motion picture industry
Authors--Societies, etc
Motion picture authorship
Journalism--New York (State)--New York
Authors, American--Correspondence
Images, photographic
Journalism
Motion picture industry--United States
Decedents' estates
Occupation
Authors
Editors
Journalists
Function

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Birth 1859

Death 1940

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