Norris, Charles Gilman, 1881-1945

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Charles Gilman Smith Norris was born on Apr. 23, 1881 in Chicago, IL; brother of writer Frank Norris; B.L., UC Berkeley, 1903; married writer Kathleen Thompson in 1909; became novelist, dramatist, and editor; asst. editor of Country life in America; circulation manager of Sunset magazine; art editor of American magazine (1908-13); published works include The amateur (1916), Salt : or, The education of Griffith Adams (1918), Brass : a novel of marriage (1921), Bread (1923), Pig iron (1925), Zelda Marsh (1927), Seed, a novel of birth control (1930), Zest (1933), Hands (1935), Bricks without straw (1938), and Flint (1944); he died on July 25, 1945 in Palo Alto, CA.

From the description of Papers, 1921-1944. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40497859

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Charles Gilman Norris, born 23 April 1881 in Chicago, Illinois, was an American novelist. Norris worked for several magazines before publishing his first novel in 1915. He wrote primarily novels, but also three poetic dramas. He died in 1945. Kathleen Thompson Norris, born 16 July 1880, was an American novelist. She worked for several San Francisco newspapers before marrying Charles Norris in 1909 and moving to New York. She wrote primarily novels, but also short stories and one play.

From the guide to the Kathleen Thompson Norris and Charles Gilman Norris Papers, 1922-1945, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

Biography

Charles Gilman Smith Norris was born on April 23, 1881 in Chicago, Illinois; brother of writer Frank Norris; B.L., UC Berkeley, 1903; married writer Kathleen Thompson in 1909; became novelist, dramatist, and editor; assistant editor of Country life in America ; circulation manager of Sunset magazine; art editor of American magazine (1908-13); published works include The amateur (1916), Salt: or, The education of Griffith Adams (1918), Brass: a novel of marriage (1921), Bread (1923), Pig iron (1925), Zelda Marsh (1927), Seed, a novel of birth control (1930), Zest (1933), Hands (1935), Bricks without straw (1938), and Flint (1944); he died on July 25, 1945 in Palo Alto, California.

From the guide to the Charles Gilman Norris Papers, 1921-1944, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Norris, Charles Gilman, 1881-1945. Correspondence file, 1926, from Boni & Liveright. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Thompson, Kathleen. Wedding announcement of Kathleen Thompson to Charles Gilman Norris : New York City, 1909 April 30. The California Digital Library
creatorOf Nye, Daniel Webb. Correspondence of Daniel Webb Nye, 1911-1960. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Portraits from the Dan Totheroh Papers [graphic], ca. 1925-ca. 1975 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Norris, Kathleen Thompson, 1880-1966. Kathleen Thompson Norris letters : to Charles Gilman Norris, 1908 May-1909 July. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Online Archive of California. Norris family papers, circa 1915-1942. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Norris, Charles Gilman, 1881-1945. Charles Gilman Norris papers. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Benjamin H. Lehman Papers Bancroft Library
referencedIn Birge M. Clark architectural drawings, 1909-1954 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Norris, Kathleen Thompson, 1880-1966. An interview with Kathleen Norris : oral history transcript / Kathleen Morris ; tape recorded interviews conducted by Roland E. Duncan on March, 1956-September, 1957. Regional Cultural History Project, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1957 : and related material, 1956-1957. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Totheroh, Dan. Portraits from the Dan Totheroh papers [graphic]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Beer family. Beer family papers, 1740-1981 (inclusive), 1827-1981 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Norris, Charles Gilman, 1881-1945. Letter to J.D. Blake : Port Washington, New York : LS, 1916 Mar. 6. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Norris, Charles Gilman, 1881-1945. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1914-1931. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Alexander Woollcott correspondence, ca. 1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Norris, Charles Gilman, 1881-1945. Charles Gilman Norris letters : TLS, 1928-1938. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Norris family papers : additions, circa 1877-1966. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Charles Gilman Norris Papers, 1921-1944 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
creatorOf Norris, Charles Gilman, 1881-1945. Ivanhoe, a forest play [manuscript] 1936. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Auchincloss, Louis. Papers of Louis Auchincloss [manuscript] 1968-1983. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Kathleen Thompson Norris and Charles Gilman Norris Papers, 1922-1945. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931. David Starr Jordan papers, 1861-1964. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Kathleen Thompson Norris and Charles Gilman Norris Papers, 1922-1945 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Norris, Charles Gilman, 1881-1945. Papers, 1921-1944. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Review of Reviews (New York, N. Y.), Golden Book Magazine, editorial correspondence, 1921-1935. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Phillips Marquand correspondence, 1892-1960. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Norris, Kathleen Thompson, 1880-1966. Kathleen Thompson Norris letters : to Margaret A. Hartigan, 1897-1964 (bulk 1910-1964). UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971. Ogden Nash Collection, 1882-1969 (bulk 1928-1969). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Beer family papers, 1740-1981, 1827-1981 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Alexander Woollcott correspondence, ca. 1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Norris, Charles Gilman, 1881-1945. Bread [manuscript] : chapter I of this 1923 novel, 1923. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bissinger, Paul. Paul Bissinger papers, 1932-1942. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Norris, Charles Gilman, 1881-1945. Letters, 1943, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Black, Edith O'Dell. Papers, 1911-1974. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn David Starr Jordan papers, 1861-1964 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Ogden Nash Collection TXRC98-A1., 1882-1969, (bulk 1928-1969) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Norris, Kathleen Thompson, 1880-1966. Kathleen Thompson Norris letters, 1927 Nov. 5 - 1928 Nov. 8. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Dreyfus, Helen Thompson. Always afternoon : a memoir of life in the home of Kathleen Thompson Norris and Charles G. Norris / by Helen Thompson Dreyfus : typescript signed, 1964. UC Berkeley Libraries
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associatedWith Auchincloss, Louis. person
associatedWith Beer family family
associatedWith Beer family. family
associatedWith Bissinger, Paul. person
associatedWith Black, Edith O'Dell. person
associatedWith Blake, J. D. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Clark, Birge M. (Birge Malcolm), 1893- person
associatedWith Clark, David. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Dreyfus, Helen Thompson. person
associatedWith Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931. person
correspondedWith Lehman, B. H. (Benjamin Harrison), 1889-1977 person
correspondedWith Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960 person
associatedWith Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971 person
correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Norris, Frank, 1870-1902. person
associatedWith Norris, Kathleen Thompson, 1880-1966. person
associatedWith Nye, Daniel Webb. person
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associatedWith Totheroh, Dan person
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associatedWith Wilbur, Ray Lyman, 1875-1949 person
correspondedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
California, Northern
California--Palo Alto
California
Subject
Women authors
Dwellings
Authors, American
Novelists, American--Archival resources
American literature--20th century
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Novelists, American--California, Northern--Archival resources
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Birth 1881-04-23

Death 1945-07-25

Americans

English

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