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P.E.N. is a rough acronym for poets, playwrights, essayists, editors and novelists. The first International Congress was held in London in 1923.

From the description of Records [manuscript]. 1977. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225843867

Jules Romains was president of the international PEN Club from 1936 to 1941. After emigrating to the U.S. in 1941, he founded in New York City the European PEN Club in America, an organization of émigré authors from Nazi-occupied lands. Ould served as General Secretary at the London Centre of the PEN Club.

From the description of Correspondence to Franz Werfel, 1937-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864319

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referencedIn PEN-International promotional materials, 2004-2005. RIT Library, Wallace Library
referencedIn Galantière, Lewis, 1895-1977. Lewis Galantière papers, 1920-1977. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn John Chipman Farrar papers, 1916-1974 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Burgess, Anthony, 1917-1993. Anthony Burgess Papers, 1956-1997. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn A. L. (Audrey Lilian) Barker Papers None., 1940s-1998 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Papers, 1920-1995. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957. Sholem Asch papers, 1926-1949, (bulk 1923-1949). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Neumann, Robert, 1897-1975. Correspondence to Franz Werfel, 1941, 1944. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Virtue, Vivian, 1911-1998. Vivian Virtue papers, 1932-2000. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997. Allen Ginsberg letter to István Eörsi, 1990 March 28. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987. Papers of Erskine Caldwell, 1956-1975. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1875-2004 (inclusive), 1936-2000 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1966-1996. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Fletcher, Inglis, 1879-1969. Inglis Fletcher papers, 1883-1964 [manuscript]. East Carolina University, Joyner Library
referencedIn Anthony Burgess Papers TXRC00-A18., 1956-1997 (bulk 1970s-1980s) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Keith Botsford papers, 1890-1969 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Garnier-Lançon, Monique, 1928-. Monique Garnier-Lançon papers, 1963-1996. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf PEN (Organization). Records [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Bolt, Thomas. Thomas Bolt papers [manuscript], 1981-1982. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Granville-Barker, Harley, 1877-1946. Papers, 1877-1937. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf PEN (Organization). Correspondence to Franz Werfel, 1937-1943. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn See, Carolyn. Papers, 1969- University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn P.E.N. : PAD/D pamphlet file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933. Letters, 1907-1970 Brandeis University Library
referencedIn The Koestler Archive & Other Papers Relating to Arthur Koestler, 1939-1993 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991. Papers, 1957-1991. Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, Asher Library
referencedIn Maurice Cranston Papers None., 1943-1997 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Sholem Asch papers, 1926-1949, 1923-1949 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Martin Beradt Collection, 1902-1988, bulk 1909-1965 Leo Baeck Institute.
referencedIn Halsband, Robert, 1914-. Robert Halsband papers, 1708-1976. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Flórián, Tibor, 1908-. Tibor Flórián papers, 1926-2007. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Dawson Scott, C. A. (Catharine Amy), 1865-1934. C. A. Dawson Scott - Marjorie Watts papers, 1913-1980. Yale University Library
referencedIn Papers and Correspondence of Helen Burness Cruickshank (1886-1975), 1900-1972 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Monique Garnier-Lançon papers, 1963-1996 Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
referencedIn Marshall, Lenore, 1897-1971. Papers, 1887-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Tibor Flórián papers, 1926-1996 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn May Sarton Papers, 1846-1995, 1920-1995 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf PEN (Organization). Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1939-1958. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Carolyn See Papers, 1969- University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
referencedIn Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. Letter 15 August 42, Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin, to Sean O'Faolain. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
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associatedWith Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957. person
associatedWith Barker, A. L. (Audrey Lilian), 1918-2002 person
associatedWith Beradt, Charlotte, 1907-1986 person
associatedWith Bolt, Thomas. person
associatedWith Botsford, Keith, 1928- person
associatedWith Burgess, Anthony, 1917-1993 person
associatedWith Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987. person
associatedWith Cranston, Maurice William 1920-1993 person
associatedWith Dawson Scott, C. A. (Catharine Amy), 1865-1934. person
associatedWith European PEN Club in America. corporateBody
associatedWith Farrar, John Chipman, 1896-1974 person
associatedWith Fletcher, Inglis, 1879-1969. person
associatedWith Flórián, Tibor person
associatedWith Flórián, Tibor, 1908- person
associatedWith Galantière, Lewis, 1895-1977. person
associatedWith Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933. person
associatedWith Garnier-Lançon, Monique, 1928- person
associatedWith Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997. person
associatedWith Granville-Barker, Harley, 1877-1946. person
associatedWith Halsband, Robert, 1914- person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith International Congress of the P.E.N. Clubs. 42nd 1977 Sydney, N.S.W. corporateBody
associatedWith Kelen, Stephen, 1912- person
associatedWith Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991. person
associatedWith Levin, Harry, 1912-1994 person
associatedWith Marshall, Lenore, 1897-1971. person
associatedWith Neumann, Robert, 1897-1975. person
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Ould, Hermon, 1886-1951. person
associatedWith PEN (Organization). London Centre. corporateBody
associatedWith Romains, Jules, 1885-1972. person
associatedWith Sarton, May, 1912-1995 person
associatedWith See, Carolyn. person
correspondedWith Soyinka, Wole. person
correspondedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
associatedWith Virtue, Vivian, 1911-1998. person
associatedWith Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. person
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