Auchincloss, Louis

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American novelist, short-story writer, lawyer, historian and critic Louis Auchincloss (1917- ) was born in Lawrence, New York. Auchincloss attended Yale University from 1935 to 1939 and was an editor of the Yale Literary Magazine during his studies there. Auchincloss graduated from the University of Virginia Law School in 1941. While practicing law in New York State from 1941 to 1986, he penned many of his novels and short stories. He is best known for his novels of manners set in the world of contemporary upper-class New York City. Auchincloss also published critical works on other writers, such as Edith Wharton and Henry James. Auchincloss's recognition for his literary and historical work include the New York State Governor's Art Award and the National Medal of Arts, both awarded in 2005, and honorary degrees from New York University in 1974, Pace University in 1979, the University of the South in 1986, and State University of New York at Geneseo, 2002.

From the description of Louis Auchincloss papers, 1968-1980 (bulk 1970-1980). (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 499050484

American author.

From the description of Galley proofs of "A law for the lion" and "The house of the prophet" [manuscript], 1953, 1980. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823141

From the description of A world of profit [manuscript], 1968. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816498

From the description of Letters to Robie Macauley, fiction editor of "Playboy" [manuscript], 1969 November 6 & 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816650

From the description of Letter to Clifton Waller Barrett [manuscript], 1985 April 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647885056

From the description of A writer's capital, 1970(ca.). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49407155

From the description of Three 'perfect' novels and what they have in common : typescript : [New York], [1981 Jan. 15]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875094

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Herbert Cahoon, 1986 July 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870224

American novelist.

From the description of Letter, 1986 Apr. 17, New York, to [K.L.] Beam, Ann Arbor, Mich. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34369784

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creatorOf Herbert, Alan Patrick, Sir, 1890-1971. The secret battle : Hammersmith : autograph manuscript signed, 1918 Aug. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Galley and page proof [manuscript], 1968. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis,. William Smith Wilson Correspondence [manuscript], 1952-1955. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Galley proofs of "A law for the lion" and "The house of the prophet" [manuscript], 1953, 1980. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Herbert Cahoon, 1986 July 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Papers, 1965-1974. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Louis Auchincloss papers, 1968-1980 (bulk 1970-1980). University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Richelieu : autograph manuscript and corrected typescript of the biography : [New York and Bedford, Mass.], [1971]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Buttenwieser, Helen L. Papers, 1909-1990 (inclusive), 1968-1990 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Letters, New York, to Clifton Waller Barrett [manuscript] [1901-]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Papers [manuscript], 1969 and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Introduction to a Limited Editions Club edition of Washington Square [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Page proof [manuscript], 1983. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Barzun, Jacques, 1907-. Jacques Barzun papers, ca.1900-1999. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Three 'perfect' novels and what they have in common : typescript : [New York], [1981 Jan. 15]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Manuscripts by Louis Auchincloss relating to his article "Life, law and letters" [manuscript], 1979. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Letters to the editors of "Arts & Antiques" magazine, 1984-1987. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. A writer's capital, 1970(ca.). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. A world of profit [manuscript] 1968. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Manuscript [manuscript], 1981 and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lucien Goldschmidt, Inc. Records, 1930-1991 (bulk 1937-1986). Grolier Club
referencedIn Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. Edith Wharton collection, 1868-1981 (inclusive). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Papers of Louis Auchincloss [manuscript] 1968-1983. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Papers of Louis Auchincloss, 1980-1982 [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. The Winthrop covenant [manuscript] 1976. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Manuscript [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bracker, Jon, 1936-. Letters, 1965-1970. Indiana University
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Letters to Robie Macauley, fiction editor of "Playboy" [manuscript], 1969 November 6 & 10. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bryer, Jackson R. Jackson R. Bryer papers, 1977-2008 (bulk 1977-1984). University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn Gelderman, Carol W. Research files for a biography of Louis Auchincloss [manuscript], circa 1990-1993. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. World War II letters [manuscript], 1942-1945. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn James O. Brown Associates. James O. Brown Associates records, 1927-1992. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Adamic, Louis, 1899-1951. Hopwood Awards Collection, 1930- University of Michigan
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Letter, 1986 Apr. 17, New York, to [K.L.] Beam, Ann Arbor, Mich. University of Michigan
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Papers of Louis Auchincloss, 1980-1990. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Louis Auchincloss collection, ca. 1966-1967. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Memorabilia of the Clifton Waller Barrett family [manuscript] 1950-1992. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Reynolds, Paul Revere, 1864-1944. Records, 1899-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Letter to Clifton Waller Barrett [manuscript], 1985 April 12. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986. Papers of Dumas Malone [manuscript], 1913-1986. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf France, Anatole, 1844-1924. Sous le Tombeau de Gautier : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript signed of a poem of fourteen stanzas, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Records of David R. Godine, 1965-1990. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. A world of profit [manuscript], 1968. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Curtis Brown Ltd. Curtis Brown Ltd. records, 1914-1992. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Manuscripts [manuscript], 1976-1976. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Papers of Louis Auchincloss, 1942-1945 [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971. Bennett Cerf papers, ca. 1898-1977. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Burack, A. S. (Abraham Saul), 1908-. Abraham Burack collection, 1922-1997. Boston University. School of Medicine
creatorOf Vidal, Gore, 1925-. Papers, 1875-2004 (inclusive), 1936-2000 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Swanberg, W. A., 1907-. W. A. Swanberg Papers, ca.1927-1992. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Auchincloss, Louis. Typed letter signed Louis S. Auchincloss to: Miss Kleeman August 31, 1964. Wellesley College
creatorOf Eppes, William D. Autograph collection of William D. Eppes, 1908-1998. University of Virginia. Library
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