New Yorker records ca.1924-1984

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New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984

New Yorker records ca.1924-1984

Weekly magazine founded in New York City in 1925 by Harold W. Ross, Jane Grant, Alexander Woollcott and Raoul Fleischman. The records consist of correspondence, interoffice memoranda, edited and corrected manuscripts and typescripts, drawings, statistical reports, lists of story and art ideas, photographs, and sound recordings and printed materials created during the foundation and day-to-day operations of the magazine from 1924-1984. This material documents the production of every issue of the magazine and provides insight on the careers of its staff and contributors.

1058.76 linear feet; 2566 boxes; 7 microfilm reels; 18 sound recordings

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Epithet: alias `Timothy Shy' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x0003be D. B. Wyndham Lewis (1891-1969) was a British journalist, author, and biographer known for his humorous newspaper articles and biographies. Lewis was born on March 9, 1891 in Southport, Lancashire, England to David John Lewis and Cecelia (Mayer) Agnes. His birth name was Llewelyn Bevan Wyndham Lewis, but he cha...

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American playwright. From the description of Letter, Surrey, England, to Malcolm Wells, New York City [manuscript], 1948 August 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817235 Sherwood was a noted American dramatist. He was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., graduated from Harvard in 1918, and served in World War I. He wrote for Vanity Fair and Life magazines, serving as editor of the latter from 1924 to 1928. His first play, written in 1927, was an immediate success. H...

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Jack Benny (1894-1974) was an American vaudeville, radio, television and film actor. Born Benjamin Kubelsky in Waukegan, Illinois, Benny first honed his talents as a comedian on the vaudeville stage, then found that his style was uniquely adapted to the new medium of radio, where he became a national celebrity with his Jack Benny Show (1943-1958). His wife, Mary Livingstone, often starred on the Jack Benny Show. Benny took his show to television and continued to appear in his own show, in specia...

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American poet and Temple University professor, Toby Olson, was born August 17, 1937, in Berwyn, Illinois. American poet, Carl Thayler, was born on April 29, 1933, in Los Angeles, California. From the description of Toby Olson letters to Carl Thayler collection, 1967-1983. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 608549262 Evory, Ann and Linda Metzger (eds.). Contemporary Authors. New Revision Series, Volume 9. Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research Compan...

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Agee, James, 1909-1955

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American poet, screenwriter, novelist. From the description of James Agee Collection, 1928-1969. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122385744 James Agee was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and journalist. From the description of James Agee collection of papers, 1933-[1952]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430943 From the guide to the James Agee collection of papers...

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William Kotzwinkle was born November 22, 1938, in Scranton, PA. He became a writer of both adult and children's books. His writings for children tend to be straightforward. He feels that much of the writing for children is patronizing, so in his own writing he tries to respect children and avoid looking down at them. In his collection of Inspector Mantil Mysteries, for children, he spoofs Sherlock Holmes with a Mantis detective solving crimes Holmes style in a world populated entire...

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Thom Gunn was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, in 1929. His first book of poems, "Fighting Terms," was published in 1954, and Gunn was awarded a creative writing fellowship at Stanford University in the same year. From 1958 to 1966 and 1973 to 1990 he taught at the University of California, Berkeley. He received numerous awards during his life, most notably the MacArthur Fellowship for lifetime achievement in poetry in 1993. Gunn passed away in San Francisco, California, in 2004. Fr...

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Jones, Ruth Lambert

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Berger, Oscar

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Cobean, Sam

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Owens, Warren L.

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Colwin, Laurie

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American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Francis-Noël Thomas, 1976 Sept. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270958107 ...

Spender, Stephen

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Sir Stephen Harold Spender (February 28, 1909 - July 16, 1995) was an english poet and novelist who worked with the themes of social injustice and class struggle. He was a Professor of English Literature at University College in Oxford, and author of over fifty works. Ian Hamilton (March 24, 1938- December 27, 2001) was a British literary critic, reviewer, poet and magazine editor/publisher. It was at his job at the Times Literary Supplement, holding the position from 19...

Wrenn, Philip

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Wakefield, Dan

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Sandow, Hyman

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Smiley, Jane.

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Smiley joined the English faculty at Iowa State University in 1981 as an assistant professor. She was promoted to associate professor in 1984, full professor in 1989 and distinguished professor in 1992. She left the University in 1997. Smiley is the author of several titles, including The Greenlanders (1988), which was the result of her Fulbright-Hays grant to study for a year in Iceland; A Thousand Acres (1991), an adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear that won her 1992's Pulitzer Prize for fic...

Perrin, Noel

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Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012

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Ray Bradbury novelist and screenwriter; Herman Melville, novelist. From the description of Moby Dick : screenplay, 1956, January 27. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652495 Ray Douglas Bradbury was born in Waukegan, IL, Aug. 22, 1920; started his writing career in 1943; the winner of various awards, he is known primarily for writing fantasy and science fiction stories; he has authored numerous novels, short stories, plays, films, poems, and articles, includi...

Fenton, Edward, 1959-

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Edward Fenton was born July 7, 1917; died December 24, 1995. He was an award winning author of children and adult books and a translator. Mr. Fenton attended Amherst College and worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. His best known books are written for children and many focus on Greek Mythology, history, scenery, and life. He received the Mildred L. Batchelder Award for best translation for Petro's War and Wildcat Under Glass . The Phantom of Walking Hill won the Edgar Allan...

Moore, Marianne

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From the guide to the Marianne Moore papers, 1929-1973, 1973, (Literature and Rare Books) ...

Sukennikoff, A. M.

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Beer, Richard C.

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Blake, Barbara

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Basso, Hamilton

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Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

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Sculptor. From the description of Alexander Calder correspondence, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452461 Alexander Calder (1898-1976) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Alexander Calder, 1971 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646395903 B. 1898, d. 1976. From the description of Alexander Calder artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228431975 ...

Kunstler, William M. (William Moses), 1919-1995

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Boyd, Ernest

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Dunhill, Alfred

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Ryall, G. F. T.

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Bosworth, Thomas

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O'Brien, Edna

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Irish author Edna O'Brien (1930[?]–) is known primarily as a novelist. O'Brien has been described as "Ireland's most successful woman writer." "O'Brien, Edna." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 26, 2007). From the guide to the "Virginia" playscript, circa 1981, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections) ...

Powell, Dawn

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American novelist, short story writer and playwright. She was born in 1896 and died in 1965. From the description of Dawn Powell Papers, 1910-1998. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 265033382 ...

Schulman, Rosyrie

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Ashbery, John, 1927-....

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American poet and critic. From the description of Amid mounting evidence : typescript signed with autograph corrections : [New York], 1986 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870140 Poet. From the description of Reminiscences of John Ashbery : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122564946 American poet and editor of Art & Literature. From the description of The Tennis Court Oath gal...

Imperial Salons, Ltd.

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Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943

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Woollcott, American critic, member of the Algonquin Round Table, and the inspiration for the character of Sheridan Whiteside in the play The Man Who Came to Dinner by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. From the description of [Letters, 1929-1940] / Alexander Woollcott. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491398373 American drama critic, journalist, playwright, essayist, and actor. From the description of Alexander Woollcott collection, 1921-[194-]. (Boston Univers...

DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959

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This script is a remake of DeMille's original 1923 production. During his long career DeMille wrote, directed, and edited more than 100 films including "Adam's Rib" and "The Sign of the Cross." From the description of The Ten Commandments, Film script, 1956. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122348084 DeMille was an American motion picture producer and director, and was considered the archetype of the American film mogul. His 70 films reflect changing Americ...

Watt, W. W.

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Hoover, J.Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972

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Director of the FBI. From the description of Typed letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Arthur William Brown, 1941 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555861 John Edgar Hoover (1895-1972) served from 1924 to 1972 as the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). As its first director, Hoover molded the FBI into his image of a modern police force. He promoted scientific investigation of crime, the collection and analysis of fingerprints and the hiring and ...

Herz, Henrietta

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Feldkamp, Fred J.

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Fay, Sarah

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Milburn, George, 1906-1966

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Berkman, Sylvia

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Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946

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Gertrude Stein (b. February 3, 1874, Allegheny, PA-d. July 27, 1946, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. She moved to Paris and acquired a love for modern painting. Stein began building a personal collection of major artists, many of whom became her friends and formed the core of her regular salons. In 1907, as Stein was struggling to establish herself as a writer, she met Alice Babette Toklas, a fellow American who had come to P...

Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999

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Translator, anthologist, author, and radio and TV entertainer. Full name Clifton Paul Fadiman. From the description of Papers of Clifton Fadiman, 1952-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068775 Author, literary critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Clifton Fadiman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122411663 Writer, editor. Fadiman worked on many projects for the...

Yourcenar, Marguerite

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Marguerite Yourcenar was a French author who spent much of her life as a resident of Northeast Harbor, Maine. Grace Frick was her long-time companion. Gertrude Fay was a neighbor and friend of both Yourcenar and Frick in Northeast Harbor. From the description of Marguerite Yourcenar letters (photocopies) to Gertrude Fay, 1959-1985. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612772864 From the guide to the Marguerite Yourcenar letters (photocopies) to Gertrude Fay, 1959-1985 a...

Olsen, Tillie

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Biography Tillie Olsen was born in Nebraska in 1913 and has lived in San Francisco for most of her life. Her education was cut short by the Depression: she wrote and published when young, but the necessity of raising and supporting four children and full-time work prevented her from writing for twenty years. She was in her mid-forties before she began again. Tell Me A Riddle was originally published in 1962, and its title novella received the...

Hoyt, Philip D.

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Bellamy, Francis

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Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966

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American composer and writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed and autograph letter signed, dated : Stamford, Conn., 28 August 1927 and 1 March 1931, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1927 Aug. 28 and 1927 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676607 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Stamford, Conn., 7 December 1931, to Mrs. [Melbert B.] Cary [Mary Flagler Cary], 1931 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676604 From...

Lees, Hannah

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Krim, Seymour

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Hunnicutt, Nat C.

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Thomason, John W. (John William), 1893-1944

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John William Thomason, Jr. (1893-1944), author, artist, and United States Marine Corps captain, was born in Huntsville, Texas, on February 28, 1893. During his life, he attended several universities, institutes, and colleges, including Southwestern University, Sam Houston Normal Institute, the University of Texas, the Art Students League in New York, and the Army and Navy War colleges. Before joining the U.S. Marine Corps in 1917, he taught school, worked as a school principal, wrot...

Burger, Otis

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Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963

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This collection covers the years of William Carlos Williams's medical studies at the University of Pennsylvania, a year of service at a New York City hospital, a semester of medical study in Leipzig, and the period when he was setting up his medical practice and courting his future wife, Florence Herman, in his home town of Rutherford, N.J. During this time, his younger brother Edgar went from engineering and architectural studies at M.I.T. to further study of architecture at the American Academ...

O'Faolain, Sean

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Lunt, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred

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Schell, Jonathan, 1943-2014

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McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967

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Carson McCullers was born in Columbus, Georgia, as Lula Carson Smith on February 19, 1917, the first born of Lamar and Marguerite Waters Smith. Though she moved from the South in 1934 and only returned for visits, most of her writing was inspired by her southern heritage. Her mother felt she had given birth to a genius from the time Carson was very young and always remained her staunchest supporter and strongest ally. When nine years of age, Lula began studying piano and practiced six to eight h...

Silberberg, Daniel H.

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Caldwell, Taylor

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Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966

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English novelist and travel writer. From the description of Evelyn Waugh Collection, 1843-1994 (bulk 1910-1966). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122492298 Evelyn Arthur St. John Waugh (1903-1966) ranks as one of the outstanding satiric novelists of the 20th century. Hilariously savage wit and complete command of the English language were hallmarks of his style. He was born in London on Oct. 28, 1903, the son...

Luhan, Mabel Dodge, 1879-1962

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Mabel Ganson was born on February 20, 1879 in Buffalo, New York. She was sent to the finest boarding schools in Buffalo and Manhattan. While living in Florence, Italy and later in Greenwich Village with her second husband, Edwin Dodge, she became known for her reputation for socializing and people gathering. After Mabel and Edwin Dodge divorced, she married artist Maurice Sterne in 1916. They moved to Santa Fe, and then Taos. Antonio Luhan became her fourth husband in 1923. It was in Taos that M...

Wheeler, M. Bernice

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Rice, John Andrew, 1888-

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In 1933 John A. Rice founded the Black Mountain College in Black Mountain, N.C. in 1933. He left Black Mountain College in 1939. From 1943 to 1957 he was self-employed as a writer. He wrote the autobiographical I Came out of the 18th Century, Local Color, and various short stories. From the description of John A. Rice collection of papers, 1712-2004. (Western North Carolina Library Network). WorldCat record id: 123895293 ...

Ward, Olive

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Kinkead, Eugene, 1906-1992

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Quaintance, Arthur

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Molinaro, Ursule.

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Borglum, Gutzon and Mary

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Winterich, John T., 1891-1970

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Brown class of 1912. Publisher and journalist. From the description of Papers, 1917-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122418631 Brown class of 1912. From the description of Papers, 1917-1966. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122631495 John T. Winterich, bibiophile, editor and writer, was born in Middletown, Conn. and received a B.A. from Brown University. While serving in World War I he became one of the first members of the editorial staff of ...

Berryman, John

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White, Katharine

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Artists, Lists of

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Shermund, Barbara

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Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956

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Beerbohm married Florence Kahn (1876-1951), an American actress, on May 4, 1910. From the description of Max Beerbohm letters to Florence Kahn, 1904-1948 (bulk 1904-1909). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 122418146 B. 1872 d. 1956. From the description of Max Beerbohm artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228432818 Beerbohm was a British author and caricaturist. Turner was a British author. From...

Batchelor, Jean

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Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961

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George Simon Kaufman (November 16, 1889 - June 2, 1961) was a playwright, director, producer, humorist, and drama critic noted for his many collaborations with other writers and his contributions to 20th century American comedy. His most successful solo script was The Butter and Egg Man, 1925. As a collaborator, Kaufman was prolific: with Marc Connelly he wrote Merton of the Movies, Dulcy, and Beggar on Horseback; with Ring Lardner he wrote June Moon; with Edna Ferber he wrote The Royal Family, ...

Hazard, John W.

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Joseph, Nannine

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Nannine Joseph was a literary agent for Eleanor Roosevelt from 1947-1962. She was also a literary agent for Franklin D. Roosevelt for a short time (1931-1934). At one time, she worked for Brandt and Brandt Literary Agency. From the guide to the Nannine Joseph papers, 1930-1976, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries) Joseph was a literary agent for Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1931-1934, and for Eleanor Roosevelt, 1947-1962. From t...

Coward, Noël, 1899-1973

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English composer, writer, actor, and producer. From the description of Signature on his visiting card, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899310 Badger's Green opened Jun. 12, 1930. From the description of Letter [1930] Jun. 20 [London] to Maurice Browne [London] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365183 English actor and author. From the description of The Birth of Hope : autograph manuscript signed ...

Bailey, Anthony

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Allen, Steven, 1967-

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Biography / Administrative History In 1957, New York based Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation made a historic business decision when they sponsored the formation of Fairchild Semiconductor in Palo Alto, California. A group of eight scientists and engineers involved in solid-state electronics had developed a method of mass-producing silicon transistors using a double diffusion technique and a chemical etching system called the "mesa" ...

Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944

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Hendrik Willem van Loon was born in Rotterdam, Holland on January 14, 1882. He attended Cornell University, graduating in 1905. In 1906 he married Eliza Ingersoll Bowditch and began working for the Associated Press in New York City, Washington, D.C., Moscow, and Warsaw. His son Henry Bowditch van Loon was born on June 22, 1907, and Gerard Willem van Loon on January 16, 1911. Hendrik van Loon received his Ph.D. from the University of Munich in 1911, and in 1913 his book THE FALL OF THE DUTCH REPU...

Weidman, Jerome, 1913-1998

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Epithet: playwright and novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001569.0x000274 Jewish American novelist, playwright, short-story writer, and essayist; also author of screenplays and creator of the television series "The Reporter." Best known for I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE and the Pulitzer Prize-winning FIORELLO! From the description of Papers, 1934-1990. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Cente...

Herbert, F. Hugh

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Dahl, Roald, 1916-1990

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Roald Dahl (b. September 13, 1916, Cardiff, Wales – d. November 23, 1990, Oxford, England) was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, and screenwriter. Born in Wales to Norwegian parents, Dahl served in the Royal Air Force during the World War II as a fighter pilor and intelligence officer. He rose to prominence in the 1940s with works for both children and adults.Welsh short story writer and children's author. From the description of Papers of Roald Dahl [manuscript], 1980...

DeMorinni, Clara

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Harcourt, Brace & Co.

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Maslin, Michael

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Rush, Norman

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Dyson, Freeman J.

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Born in 1923. From the description of Oral history interview with Freeman J. Dyson, 1986 December 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81407220 Physicist and mathematician. Born 1923. From the description of Papers of Freeman J. Dyson. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74986028 ...

Altman, B. & Co.

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Long, Bloch & Long

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Capote, Truman, 1924-1984

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED American author. From the guide to the Truman Capote ephemera Collection, 1949-1988., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Truman Capote (1924- ), American author. From the description of Truman Capote papers, 1939-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476609 Truman Capote is an American writer. From the description of Truman Capote fonds. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848368...

Buechner, Frederick, 1926-....

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Born July 11, 1926, Buechner was named for his father, Carl Frederick Buechner. After his father's death, when Buechner was ten, the famiy moved frequently. In 1941 Buechner was sent to the Lawrenceville School, where he built a lasting friendship with James Merrill. Buechner, after his graduation from Lawrenceville in 1943, attended Princeton University. His education there was interrupted by his draft into the army. He later returned to Princeton to graduate in 1947. In 1950 he published his P...

Phillips, Jayne Anne, 1952-....

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SHIZUME, M.

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Lin Yutang

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Packer, Peter

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Warburg, James P.

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Smith, Mrs. Gerard

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Kubly, Herbert

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Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955

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Wallace Stevens was an American Modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and spent most of his life working as a lawyer for the Hartford insurance company in Connecticut. From the guide to the Wallace Stevens collection, 1921-1966, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) Wallace Stevens was an American essayist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Wallace Stevens collection of papers, 19...

Spingarn, Arthur H.

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Slade, John

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Epithet: Author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001130.0x0002b0 ...

Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971

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American poet. From the description of The Voluble Wheel Chair (for Eugène--March 31,1952) : Baltimore : autograph poem signed, written for Eugène Reynal, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612668 American writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 16 March 1962, to Mr. Miller, 1962 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874504 American poet Ogden Nash was born in New York and raised along the east coast. Afte...

Stanton, Olive

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Markey, Morris

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Dubus, Andre, 1959-

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Fisher, Ed

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Robinson, Kenneth

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Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x00007d ...

Jacobson, Marjorie Marks

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Lillie, Beatrice, 1894-1989

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Beatrice Lillie, stage star, was born in Toronto, Canada on May 29, 1894. Her first appearances on stage were in 1914 in Canada and in England in musical revues. She made her Broadway debut in Andre Charlot's Revue of 1924 . Miss Lillie's most notable Broadway performances were in The Seven Lively Arts, Inside U. S. A., Ziegfeld Follies of 1957 and High Spirits . She toured the world in An Evening with Beatrice Lillie from 1952 to 1956. Miss Lillie appeared in films and on television. She marrie...

LUBITSCH, ERNST

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Green, Eleanor

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Aley, Ruth

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Haley, Alex

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Author and journalist. From the description of Martin Luther King, Jr., interview and correspondence, 1964-1969. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 213481499 African-American historian, author of Roots and co-author of The Autobiography of Malcolm X. From the description of Alex Haley papers, 1967-1990. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122597731 From the guide to the Alex Haley papers, 1967-1990, (The New York Public Library. Sc...

Fowler, Gene

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Saunders, Marion

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Kundera, Milan

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Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005

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George Kennan (1845-1924), American journalist and author, was best-known for his writings on Russia. In 1865 he was sent to Siberia as part of a surveying party to find a route for a telegraph line to connect Europe and America. Kennan traveled across Russia and wrote about his experiences in Tent Life in Siberia (1870). He worked as assistant manager of the Associated Press and wrote about the Russian prison and exile system for Century Magazine. In addition to his wor...

McPhee, John

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Lancaster, W. W.

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Day, Clarence

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Snow, Edgar, 1905-1972

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American author. From the description of Autobiography excerpts, 1958-1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367437397 ...

Barnett, Lincoln

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Handke, Peter

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Lofting, Hugh

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Berry, Romeyn, 1881-1957

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Columnist, author, lawyer, farmer. From the description of Romeyn Berry family papers, 1636-1960. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63934107 From the guide to the Romeyn Berry family papers, 1636-1960., (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library) Columnist, lawyer, and graduate manager of athletics at Cornell University. From the description of Romeyn Berry papers,[ca. 1898-1956]. (Cornell University Library)...

Wilson, Gahan

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Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947

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Editor at and vice-president of Charles Scribner's Sons. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1938-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122629156 Maxwell Evarts Perkins was one of the most importnat editors in American literary history. Belinda Dobson Jelliffe, born in Asheville, N.C., became a friend of Thomas Wolfe in 1933. In 1935, Charles Scriber's Sons published her only book, a semi-autobiographical work titled Fo...

Zugsmith, Leane, 1903-1969

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Davey-Hill, Leonard

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Murray, William

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Epithet: of Add MS 34624 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x000289 Title: 1st Earl of Mansfield British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000295.0x000160 Epithet: of Jamaica British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x0...

Brand, Millan

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Murphy, Mark, 1932-

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Sayles, John

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John Sayles was a butcher and a sales representative for a meat packing company in Spokane during the first decade of this century. Personal letters written to Sayles from his sister, Ida Sayles Boggs, of Mohler, Idaho, his friend Ethel Richardson, and others. From the guide to the John Sayles Correspondence, 1904-1908, (Eastern Washington State Historical Society/Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture Joel E. Ferris Research Library and Archives) ...

McKenzie, Jane.

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Salisbury, Leah

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Mitchell, Susanna Valentine

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Holland, Henrietta

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Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965

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Music editor, writer, teacher. From the description of Reminiscences of Sigmund Spaeth : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419644 Music editor, writer, lecturer. From the description of Reminiscences of Sigmund Spaeth : oral history, 1951. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597914 American writer on music. From the description of Typewritten letters sig...

Dow, Dorothy, 1920-2005

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Soprano (1920-2005). Born in Houston, Texas. Created the role of Susan B. Anthony in the premiere of Virgil Thomson's The Mother of Us All (1947). Also known for her performance of Arnold Schoenberg's Erwartung in Europe and at its American premiere with the New York Philharmonic under Dmitri Mitropoulos (1951), and for performing the role of Renata in the first staged performance of Prokofiev's The Fiery Angel at Venice (1955). Juilliard School alumna; studied voice with Evan Evans and received...

Guerrard, Philip

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Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998

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Epithet: Professor of English British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0002f8 American writer, literary critic and memoirist; author of "On native grounds," and "A walk in the city." From the description of Alfred Kazin letter [manuscript], 1943 March 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999332 Writer. From the description of Reminiscences of Alfred Kazin: oral h...

Sem, M.

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Mankoff, Robert

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Wilson, Edmund

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Edmund Wilson was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and literary critic. From the description of Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122596904 From the guide to the Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American author and critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed...

Simpson, Robert

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Epithet: Curate at St. Paul's, Bristol British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001130.0x00000f ...

Sissman, L. E., 1928-1976

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L. E. Sissman (1928-1976) graduated from Harvard College in 1949 as Class Poet. He settled outside of Boston and worked as an advertising copywriter. From 1964 to 1974, his poetry and prose was published in the New Yorker and Atlantic monthly. His books include the poetry collections Dying: an introduction (1967) and Hello darkness: the collected poems of L. E. Sissman published posthumously in 1978. His Atlantic monthly columns were collected in Innocent bystander: scenes from the '70s (1975). ...

Arkin, Alan

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In March of 1934, Alan Wolf Arkin was born in New York to David and Beatrice Arkin, Russian-German Jewish intellects. First attended Los Angeles City College in 1951-1952, followed by a year at Los Angeles State College and finally transferred to Bennington College in 1953. Arkin was a member of a folksinging group called "The Tarriers", that found success across the country touring college campus. Realizing he was displeased with the direction of his life in the group, he retired a...

Wilson, Shawn, 1966-....

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Hamilton, William

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Epithet: KB, Envoy at Naples British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001085.0x000083 Epithet: of Crieff British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x000211 Epithet: of Add MS 34048 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x0001f9 Epithet: of Add MS 35646 ...

Kenyon, N. D.

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Epithet: Controller BBC Radio 3 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000975.0x000084 ...

Simon, Robert

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Chast, Roz.

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Collinge, Patricia, 1894-1974

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Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Novelist, short story writer. From the guide to the Isaac Bashevis Singer Manuscripts, [ca. 1960]-1971, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Novelist, short story writer; came to America in 1935. Born Isaac Singer July 14, 1904, in Radzymin, Poland; son of Pinchos Menachem and Bathsheba (Zylberman) Singer. From the description of Manuscripts collection, [ca. 1960]-1970. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477256024 ...

Rovere, Richard

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Lewisohn, James

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Soglow, Otto

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Mears, Helen

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Field, Rachel, 1894-1942

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Rachel Field, author, studied playwriting at Radcliffe, 1914-1918. She wrote plays, children's books, poetry, and novels. She received the Newberry medal for children's literature (1929) and the National Award for Fiction (1935). From the description of Papers, 1845-1942 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008513 Rachel Field, American novelist, poet, and author of children's fiction. From the guide to the Rachel Field collection, 1917-1942,...

Holly, F. M.

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O'Halloran, Elspeth

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Capra, Frank

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Auster, Paul, 1947-....

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Paul Auster (b. 1947) is a Brooklyn-based novelist, screenplay writer, poet, essayist and translator. From the description of Paul Auster collection of papers, 1999-2006 2000-2005. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 770725385 From the guide to the Paul Auster Papers, 1963-1995, 1972-mid-1995, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) From the guide to the Paul Auster collection of papers, 19...

Deutsch, David

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Epithet: film producer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x0001df ...

Meredith, Burgess

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Bliven, Naomi

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Littell, Robert

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Menghetti, Jules (Re: John Tinker)

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Barth, John

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Cuppy, Will, 1884-1949

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William Jacob ("Will") Cuppy was an American humorist and journalist, best known for his satirical books How to be a Hermit (1929), How to Tell your Friends from the Apes (1931), How to Attract the Wombat (1949), and The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody (1950). He also wrote numerous essays, scripts, and reviews dealing with the animal kingdom, world history, crime fiction, and his personal life. Cuppy was born and grew up in Auburn, Indiana, spending his summer...

Andrews, Frank Emerson, 1902-....

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McKelway, St. Clair, 1905-1980

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Garretto, Paulo

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Watts, Stephen, 1741-1788

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Epithet: theatrical agent British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x000238 ...

Smith, Claude

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Lyon, Katherine

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BLIVEN, Bruce

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Bishop, John Peale, 1892-1944

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American author. From the description of Typed letter signed : South Harwich, Mass., to Stark Young, 1934 Sept. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874880 ...

Herford, Oliver, 1863-1935

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American author, illustrator, wit. From the description of Papers of Oliver Herford, 1899-1904. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32135326 American author. From the description of Letter, n.d., N.Y. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80850053 Artist and author. From the description of Papers of Oliver Herford, 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452089 ...

Salinger, J.D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010

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Jerome David Salinger is infamously reclusive, and there are few known facts about his life. He was born on January 1, 1919, to an upper-middle–class family in New York City. His Jewish father, Sol, worked as an importer of ham. His mother, Miriam (born Marie Jillich), was of Scotch-Irish descent. His one sister, Doris, is eight years his senior. As a child, Salinger attended schools near his home in Manhattan. In 1932 he was enrolled in the McBurney School, a private institution t...

Rodgers, Richard

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Himes, Chester

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Thurman, Richard

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Sitwell, Osbert

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Elmo, Ann

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Baraka Amiri 1934-....

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Amiri Baraka was born LeRoi Jones in Newark, New Jersey, in 1934. He was educated at Rutgers and Howard Universities, graduating from the latter at the age of 19. In 1958 he founded the influential poetry magazine Yugen, which ran until 1962. His writings, including fiction, essays, and poetry, appeared in such publications as The nation, Evergreen review, Downbeat, and The floating bear. From the description of Imamu Amiri Baraka papers, 1958-1982. (University of California, Berkele...

Welles, Orson

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Cushing, Mary Watkins

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Cummings, Parke.

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Ozick, Cynthia, 1928-

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Cynthia Ozick has published novels, criticism, essays, and short stories. Her fiction is serious, careful, and passionately written, often involving the theme of Judaism in a Christian world. Her deeply distinctive writing style, philosophical themes, and diverse output have made her one of the most honored and respected contemporary American authors. From the description of Cynthia Ozick letter to Joshua Welsh, 1999 April 6. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record...

Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989

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Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989), first poet laureate of the United States, was a poet, writer of fiction, and co-author with Cleanth Brooks of influential textbooks on literature. He won Pulitzer Prizes for All the King's Men (1946) and for volumes of poetry, Promises (1958) and Now and Then (1979). From the description of Robert Penn Warren papers, 1906-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702132948 Robert Penn Warren served on the faculty of Louisiana State University, Dept...

Merrell, Marion

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Kirkup, James, 1918-2009

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James Kirkup (1918 - ) was born in South Shields, County Durham and educated at Durham University. The travel writer, poet, novelist, playwright, translator, and broadcaster has authored over thirty works. Kirkup became the first Gregory Fellow in Poetry at Leeds University (1950-1952). He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society for Literature (1962). From the description of James Kirkup poems (MS 20), ca. 1942-1956. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 255131964 Fro...

White, Katharine S.

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Mcewan, Ian

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Freuh, Alfred

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Cooke, Alistair, 1908-2004

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Epithet: journalist and broadcaster British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000975.0x0000cd ...

Vivante, Arturo

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Stallings, Laurence, 1894-1968

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American journalist, critic, writer, and playwright. From the description of Papers of Laurence Stallings [manuscript], 1927-1928. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814585 ...

Prentice, F. W.

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Arno, Ed

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Opie, Everett

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Fraschino, Edward

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Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Author & publisher. Columbia A.B. 1919; Litt.B. 1920. From the guide to the Bennett Cerf Papers, ca. 1898-1977., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Publisher and editor. Founder of Random House, New York, with Donald S. Klopfer; president, 1927-1966; and chairman of the board, 1966- Other publishing affiliations include Bantam Books (New York) and Modern Library, Inc. (New York). From the description of Calling card : N...

Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989

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American composer. From the description of Irving Berlin letter to John W. Rumsey, 1959 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505243 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1971 Jan. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505236 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1957 Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505260 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1956 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Seldes, Gilbert Vivian

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Plomer, William

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Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

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15 January 1908 Born, Budapest, Hungary 1926 1928 Student, Karlsruhe Technical Institute, Karlsruhe, Germany 1928 Student, University of Munich, Germany 1929 1931 Research associate, University of Leipzig, Germany 1930 Ph.D., University of Leipzig 1931 1933 Research associate, Guttingen, Germany 1934 Married Augusta (Mici) Harkanyi ...

Robinson, Leonard Wallace, 1912-1999

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Caro, Robert A.

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Robert Allan Caro (b. Oct. 30, 1935, New York City), American journalist and author. From the description of Caro, Robert Allan, 1935 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 12269536 ...

Myers, Lou

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Cassill, R. V. (Ronald Verlin), 1919-2002

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Author and critic Ron Verlin Cassill was born on May 17, 1919, in Cedar Falls, IA, son of Mary Elizabeth Glosser and Howard Earl Cassill. Following his graduation from Blakesburg High School, Cassill enrolled in the University of Iowa, taking his bachelor's degree magna cum laude in 1939. In 1949 he joined the University of Iowa's Writer's Workshop as an instructor of English. Cassill remained at Iowa until 1952. Following a dispute with University and English Department administration over the ...

Barnet, Richard

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Sopher, Aaron, 1905-1972

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Wickenden, Dan

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Leonard Daniel Wickenden (1913-1989), known as Dan, was born in Tyrone, Pennsylvania on March 24, 1913 and graduated from Amherst College in 1935. His first novel, The Running of the Deer, was published in 1937 followed by six others; among them was The Wayfarers, a Literary Guild selection for 1945. He published his last novel, The Amazing Vacation, in 1956. In 1953, Wickenden joined Harcourt Brace & World (later Harcourt Brace Jovanovich) as associate editor. He ev...

Arendt, Hannah

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WELLES, WINIFRED

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Steiner, George

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Schoenbaum, Bernard

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Van Doren, Charles

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Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941

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Author, newspaper editor. From the description of Letter to Maurice Hanline, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56349777 American novelist, short-story writer, poet, and journalist. From the guide to the Sherwood Anderson miscellany, 1981, undated, (The New York Public Library. New York Public Library Archives.) Author. From the description of Death in the woods : annotated short story, circa 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Prescott-Allen, Robert, 1942-....

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wq9v37 (person)

Epithet: MA; of Bath British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x000051 Epithet: of Newcastle, county Limerick British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x000054 Epithet: of Add MS 32729 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x000053 ...

Atkinson, Brooks, 1894-1984

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Drama critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Justin Brooks Atkinson : lecture, [195-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631692 American drama critic educated at Harvard University, Atkinson became a literary editor of the New York Times in 1922 and served as the paper's dramatic critic from 1926 to 1960. From the description of Brooks Atkinson papers, 1925-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612378941 ...

Blount, Ray

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Christianson, David

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Fandel, John

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Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970

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Russell was an English logician and philosopher. Marsh edited Russell's Logic and knowledge: essays 1901-1950 and wrote about Russell. From the guide to the Letters to Robert C. (Robert Charles) Marsh, 1950-1959., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Russell, British philosopher and mathematician and the 3rd Earl Russell. From the description of [Letter, 19]44 Dec. 8, Trinity College, Cambridge [to] Dear Sir / Bertrand Russell. (Smith C...

Espey, John J. (John Jenkins), 1913-2000

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Welch, Denton.

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Maurice Denton Welch (1915-1948) was an English writer and painter. From the guide to the Denton Welch Typescript, undated, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Denton Welch (1915-1948), novelist and artist, was born in Shanghai, China, on 29 March 1915, the youngest of the three sons of Arthur Welch (d1942), a partner in the trading firm of Wattie & Co, and his American wife, Rosalind Bassett (d1926). The family was well-off,...

Kennedy, Joseph P.

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McCallister, Richard

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Iglauer, Edith

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Dunne, John Gregory

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Gottlieb, H. J.

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Bradford, Gamaliel, 1863-1932

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Epithet: American man of letters British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x00037a Virginia Taylor McCormick (1873-1957), of Norfolk, Virginia was a poet, literary critic, essayist, lecturer, and the editor of The Lyric, 1921-1929. From the guide to the Virginia Taylor McCormick Papers, 1887-1953., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) Gamaliel Bradford, ...

Wright, Rowe

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Saroyan, William, 1908-1981

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Frances Ring was Editor at WESTWAYS in Los Angeles. From the description of Letters (and manuscripts and photos) to Frances Ring, 1970-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863419 Goldie Weisberg was a fellow writer whose work Saroyan had discovered in a literary magzine. Saroyan initiated the correspondence, which focuses on their respective reading, writing, and work lives. From the description of Correspondence with Goldie Weisberg, 1930-1938. (Unknown). Wor...

Inge, William

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William Motter Inge (1913-1973) was born in Independence, Kansas. He studied speech and drama at the University of Kansas and graduated in 1935. He received his Master's degree from George Peabody College at Nashville, Tennessee in 1938. He worked as a teacher, laborer, and theater critic. He is best-known as a playwright and novelist. In his lifetime he earned both a Pulitzer Prize for Picnic and an Academy Award for the screenplay to the motion picture Splendor in the Grass. His later works di...

Craven, Richard

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Seeds, Charme

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Sansom, William, 1912-1976

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William Sansom was a British writer of novels, short stories, travel literature, children's literature, biographies, essays, and film scripts. From the description of William Sansom collection of papers, 1926-1972. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122378637 From the guide to the William Sansom collection of papers, 1926-1972, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) English short-story wr...

Moynihan, Daniel P.

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Hyman, Edgar

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Mahood, Kenneth

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Gregory, Horace

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American poet. From the description of Letters, 1936-1971 and undated. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13640555 Horace Gregory (1898-1982) was an American poet and critic. From the guide to the Horace Gregory Collection, 1933-1943, (Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida) ...

MacMillan, R.

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Fiedler, Leslie

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Day, Chon, 1907-

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Embry, Jacqueline

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Alva Johnson

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Perry, Ralph Barton, 1876-1957

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Perry graduated from Harvard in 1897 and taught philosophy at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Ralph Barton Perry, 1891-1957 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973152 Perry received his A.M. in 1897 and his Ph.D in 1899 from Harvard, and taught philosophy at Harvard. From the description of Public opinion and the Civil War : paper for History 20e, 1896-1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074149 ...

Gurganus, Allan, 1947-....

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Munro, Alice

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Cannell, Kathleen

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Taper, Bernard

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Sproehnle, Kate

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Riskin, Robert

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Dunn, Alan

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Fyfe, J. H.

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Fields, W.C.

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Deren, Maya

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Hope, Constance

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Asbury, Herbert, 1891-1963

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Bell, Charles G. (Charles Gordon), 1929-

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LeBrun, Frederico

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Bundles for Britain, Inc.

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World War II charitable organization founded by women to knit articles for British sailors serving in the North Sea; later expanded to include other items to be used by residents of Great Britain during times of hardship. From the description of Records, 1940-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70970506 ...

Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974

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American poet and educator. From the description of Letter to Mrs. F.E. Lund [manuscript], 1968 February 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833566 John Crowe Ransom, noted poet, critic, educator and editor, was born April 30, 1888 in Pulaski, Tennessee. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1909, was a Rhodes Scholar at Christ Church, Oxford, 1910-1913, and joined the faculty of Vanderbilt in 1914, where he taught English until 1937. While at Vanderbil...

Windham, Donald

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Donald Windham, author, born in Atlanta, Georgia, resided mainly in New York (N.Y.). Sandy Campbell, actor, publisher, and former editor of "The New Yorker. From the description of Donald Windham and Sandy Campbell papers, [ca. 1940-1987]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476245 American writer. From the description of Photographs of Windham, 1988. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51091394 Born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1920, Donald Windham le...

Finan, James

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Hellman, Geoffrey T. (Geoffrey Theodore), 1907-1977

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Geoffrey T. Hellman was born in New York City in 1907, the son of the writer George Hellman. While a student at Yale he was a contributor to the Yale News, Yale Record and the Yale Literary Magazine. Upon graduating in 1928, he went to write for the New York Herald Tribunes Sunday book supplement thanks to a recommendation by Thorton Wilder. By 1929, he secured a position at The New Yorker magazine as a reporter for the Talk of the Town section. From 1936-1938 he was also the associate editor of...

Nix, Harry

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Wright, James

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Bernstein, Hillel

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Bynner, Witter

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Bynner was an American poet and translator. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1904-1962. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81729898 Witter Bynner (1881-1968) graduated from Harvard University summa cum laude in 1902, and in 1907, was the Phi Beta Kappa poet for "Young Harvard." He continued publishing until the release of "New Poems, 1960." He was a lively part of the social and cultural life of Santa Fe, New Mexico, until his ...

Godwin, Gail

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Author Gail Godwin was born in Birmingham, Ala.; grew up in Asheville, N.C.; was graduated in 1959 from the University of North Carolina with a B.A. in journalism; and studied at the Iowa Writers Workshop, earning an M.A. in creative writing and Ph. D. in English literature. She has published ten novels and taught in various colleges and universities. Godwin lives in Woodstock, N.Y. From the description of Gail Godwin papers, 1913-2006. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 4...

Ross, Frances Elie

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Carpentier, Alejo, 1904-1980

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Rogers, Ginger

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Mamet, David

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David Mamet, playwright. From the description of [Romance] : typescript, 2005. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 79468075 From the description of Glengarry Glen Ross : typescript, 1983, July. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517665 From the description of Oleanna : typescript, 1993, 19 February. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517814 From the description of No one will be immune : typescript. (New York Public ...

Wood, Thomas, 1951-

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Hallen, Ingrid

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Gellért Hugó 1892-1985

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Graphic artist, muralist, and activist Hugo Gellert was born Hugo Grünbaum in Budapest, Hungary in 1892, the oldest of six children. His family immigrated to New York City in 1906, eventually changing their family name to Gellert. Gellert attended art school at Cooper Union and the National Academy of Design. As a student, he designed posters for movies and theater, and also worked for Tiffany Studios. A number of student art prizes with cash awards enabled him to travel...

Burton, J. J.

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Steig, Henry

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NEWHOUSE, EDWARD

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Laing, Alexander

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Arnold, Constable & Co.

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Hawkes, John, 1937-

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Carmer, Carl

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Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001f0 ...

Bourjaily, Vance

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Hecht, Ben

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Stryker, Lloyd Paul, 1885-1955

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Cozzens, James Gould, 1903-1978

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Confusion (Boston, 1924) was published while Cozzens was a sophomore at Harvard. From the description of Materials concerning the publication of Confusion : manuscript, 1923-1925 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612858123 James Gould Cozzens is the author of novels, including Guard of honor (1948) and Morning noon and night (1968). He received the Pulitzer Prize in 1949. From the description of Papers of James Gould Cozzens, 1967-1978. (Hunt...

Beattie, Ann

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Campbell, Kenneth

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Willingham, Calder, 1922-1995

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Calder Willingham was an accomplished novelist, playwright, and screenwriter who created some of the most memorable characters in the American cinematic and literary canons. Characterized by raw sexual overtones, several of Willingham's novels are set in the South, with Georgia providing the backdrop for two of his novels, Eternal Fire and Rambling Rose. - "Calder Willingham." New Georgia Encyclopedia. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved December 9, 2010) From the descripti...

Pinsky, Robert

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BIOGRAPHY Robert Pinsky, poet and literary critic, was born in 1940 in Long Beach, New Jersey. He studied English at Rutgers University (B.A., 1962) and Stanford University (M.A. and Ph.D., 1967). He has taught at the University of Chicago (1966-67), Wellesley College (1967-1980), and the University of California, Berkeley (1980-present). Since 1979, Pinsky has been poetry editor for The New Republic. Pinsky has published two volu...

Pratt, Theodore

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Wright, Richard

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Epithet: MD, of Sherborn British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x0001e2 Epithet: Scrivener, of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x0001ea Epithet: of Holborn British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x0001e8 Epithet: of Brington Ma...

Lyons, Charles R.

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Frueh, Alfred

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Hardwick, Elizabeth

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Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich, 1890-1960

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Pasternak was a Russian poet, who declined the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958 for his novel Doctor Zhivago. Reavey was an English surrealist poet. From the description of Letters to George Reavey, 1931-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77990740 From the guide to the Boris Leonidovich Pasternak Letters to George Reavey, 1931-1960., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Boris Leonidovich Pasternak, 1890-1960 ...

Alger, F. M.

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Merrell, Marian

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Frye, Ralph

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Booth, Philip, 1940-

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Strachey, Julia

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Miller, Warren, 1924-

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Hunt, Morton M., 1920-....

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Morton Hunt, journalist, writer, researcher, was born in Philadelphia. His first published book, The natural history of love (1959) announced his interest in the fields of sex and contemporary sociology. Since then he has written 16 other books on the subjects of marriage, divorce, psychoanalysis and human relationships. He is best known for The affiar: a portrait of entramarital love in contemporary america (1969). From the description of Papers, 1957-1969. (Temple University Librar...

Mehdevi, Anne

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Garrett, George, 1896-1966

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Epithet: Town Clerk o Sandwich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000446.0x0000d2 George Garrett (1929-2008) was a novelist and poet who taught at Hollins University and the University of Virginia. He also worked as a book reviewer and screenwriter, and was poet laureate for Virginia from 2002-2006. From the description of Correspondence of George Garrett to DeWitt Henry, 1972-1988. (Duke University Li...

McKinney, Laurence

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Ingersoll, Ralph

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Fried, Hanna

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Mckenney, Ruth, 1911-1972

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Thiongo, Ngugi wa

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Steig, Henry Anton

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Winchell, Walter, 1897-1972

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American journalist, newspaper columnist, and radio commentator. From the description of Walter Winchell miscellaneous papers, 1936-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123429617 Walter Winchell was an American journalist and radio personality, remembered as the inventor of the celebrity gossip column. Born Walter Winschel in Harlem, New York, he left school in the sixth grade and worked odd jobs in the neighborhood and on local vaudeville stages. After serving in the navy i...

Pearsall, Phyllis

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Hejmadi, Padma

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Martin, Charles

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Epithet: Major British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x000368 ...

Wertenbaker, G. P.

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Watt, Douglas

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Mann, Thomas

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Price, George

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From the guide to the George Price Collection, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]) ...

Kinross, Patrick

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Saxon, Charles D

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Trillin, Calvin

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Feldkamp, Fred

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The Bell Syndicate, Inc.

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McCord, Lida

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Patterson, Eleanor

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Asciu, Niculae

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Gallant, Mavis

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Bly, Robert

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For details of Robert Bly's biography, see: Robert Bly papers (Mss 81) . From the guide to the Robert Bly Men's Movement series, 1980-1990s, 2001, 2003-2004, 2006, 2009, undated, 1980-1990s, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Literary Manuscripts Collection, Manuscripts Division. [mss]) From the guide to the Robert Bly Plays manuscripts series, 1950s-1990s, undated, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Literary Manuscripts Collection, Manuscripts Division. [mss]) Fr...

Herbert, A.P. (Alan Patrick), 1890-1971

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English writer and politician. From the description of The secret battle : Hammersmith : autograph manuscript signed, 1918 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270483603 Epithet: Knight.; author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x0002f0 ...

Brundage, Story and Rose

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Cowling, George Cecil

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Martin, Steve

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Taylor, Peter

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Epithet: MA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001151.0x000325 Epithet: Deputy Paymaster of the British forces in Germany British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000333 Epithet: of Add MS 32895 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001151.0x000326 ...

Park, Frances, 1955-

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Miller, Henry.

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Biography Henry Valentine Miller was born on December 26, 1891, in the Yorkville section of New York City to Heinrich Miller and Louise Marie Nieting, second generation Americans of German ancestry. He was raised in Brooklyn where the family moved after his first year. After graduating from high school in 1909, Miller entered City College of New York, but, unable to comform to the academic routine, left after only two months. Over the next te...

Irving, John, 1959-....

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Epithet: of Add MS 20115 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x0002d7 ...

Lintelman, Leslie W.

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J.K

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Buchan, Perdia

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Cooper, Jane, 1940-

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Vietor, Dean

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Calvino, Italo

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Rhys, Jean

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Friedman, Bruce Jay

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Gallico, Paul

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Bongartz, Ray

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Barry, Thomas, active 1800-1802

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Thomas Barry was a contemporary of Jane, Lady Franklin (1792-1875) From the guide to the Thomas Barry collection, 1877, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge) Epithet: Lieutenant; Kerry Militia British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000814.0x00039a ...

Pratt, William W.

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x000389 ...

Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006

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Galbraith taught economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of John Kenneth Galbraith, 1958. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973248 John Kenneth Galbraith was born in Iona Station, Ontario, Canada in 1908. He emigrated to the United States in 1931 and became an American citizen in 1937. He received degrees from Ontario Agricultural College (1931), University of California (1933, 1934), and studied at Cambridge, England (1937-38). His academic career has...

Blow, Katherine

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Vanderbilt, Sanderson

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Covarrubias, Miguel

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Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960

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Marquand was an American novelist and short story writer best known for his novels of upper class New England life and for his stories of the fictional detective Mr. Moto. From the description of Correspondence, 1892-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468968 From the description of Compositions, 1892-1951. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83157834 From the guide to the John Phillips Marquand correspondence, 1892-1960., (Houghton Library, Har...

Johnson, Margot, 1921-

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Kael, Pauline

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Pauline Kael was born on June 19, 1919 in Petaluma, California. Her family moved to San Francisco when she was eight. She attended the University of California, Berkeley from 1936-1940 during which time she broadcast film reviews on radio station KPFA and managed the Berkeley Cinema Guild Theaters. In 1965 she moved permanently to the east coast where she freelanced for various magazines such as Life and New Republic. McCall's hired her briefly as a full-time film critic, but it was rumored that...

Hellman, George

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Maxwell, James, 1581-

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Epithet: of Little Airds: fl 1600-1640 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x0002b6 Epithet: of Stowe MS 595 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x0001e5 James Maxwell, author of The transfer of the crown and other poems. From the guide to the James Maxwell: The Vivacia Instinctive, 1902, (Cambridge Universit...

Gropper, William

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William Gropper was born on December 3rd, 1897 in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. His family was impoverished and his parents worked in the New York garment factories. To help his family, Gropper took odd jobs throughout New York City. When he was not busy working, Gropper nurtured his artistic talents by drawing cartoons on sidewalks and the sides of buildings. In 1912, Gropper began formal art education at the Ferrer School in Greenwich Village where he was influence...

Martin, Patricia, 1956-....

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DeMiskey, Julian

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Gluck, Louise

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Concagh, William

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Stern, David S.

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Grass, Gunter

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Marx, Zeppo, 1901-1979

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Emery, John C.

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Johnson, James Weldon

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Moravia, Alberto, 1907-1990

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Moravia was an Italian writer also known by the pseudonym of Alberto Pincherle. From the description of Vita di Moravia: conversations with Alain Elkann, [ca. 1990]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612223071 ...

Pemberton, Murdock

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Packard, Frederick

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Ionesco, Eugene

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de Molas, Nickolas

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Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940

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F. Scott Fitzgerald was born Sept. 24, 1896 in St. Paul Minnesota. He began writing while a student at Princeton University. He met his wife, Zelda, while serving in the US Army stationed in Alabama. His novel, This Side of Paradise, was published in 1920 and he became an instant success. He published he Great Gatsby in 1925. Fitzgerald died on December 21, 1940 of a heart attack at age 44 while living in Los Angeles and working for the film industry....

Gray, Francine du Plessix.

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American Catholic author; b. 1930. From the description of Francine du Plessix Gray collection, 1947-1994. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70958556 ...

Howe, George, 1876-1936

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Epithet: MD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x0001d8 Latin professor and classical scholar; A. B., Princeton, 1897; Ph.D., University of Halle, 1905; studied at the American Classical School at Rome, 1912-1913. From the description of George Howe notebooks, 1890-1921 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23662146 Epithet: Doctor of Physic British Lib...

Steinberg, Saul

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Mundell, William

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Lenninger, August C.

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Chase, Allan

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Pfaff, William

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Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987

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Peggy Bacon (1895-1987) was a printmaker from Cape Porpoise, Me. From the description of Oral history interview with Peggy Bacon, 1973 May 8 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77599946 Margaret Frances (Peggy) Bacon lived from 1895 to 1987. She was a teacher, artist, illustrator and author known for her humorous satires. She wrote and illustrated many books for children, among them Mercy and the Mouse, Off with Their Heads, and The Ghost of Opalina. She also i...

Lloyd, David

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Epithet: Ysgolaig British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x000395 Epithet: of Add MS 36059 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x000391 Epithet: of Add MS 4312 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x000392 Epithet: Unitarian minister, of...

Cantor, Jay

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Baer, Julius B.

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Hutchins, Robert M.

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DuBois, Guy Rene

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BARTHELME, Marion Knox

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Allen, Frederick L.

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Thomas, D.M.

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Smith, Grace

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Marsh, Ngaio, 1895-1982

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New Zealand author, lecturer, and theatre producer and director; b. Edith Ngaio Marsh; some sources indicate birth date as 1899; but b. date and official baptismal registrar show b. 23 Apr. 1895. From the description of Ngaio Marsh collection, 1964-1977. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70967180 ...

Perec, George

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Fishman, Joseph F. (Joseph Fulling)

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Swados, Harvey.

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Harvey Swados, novelist and social critic, was born in Buffalo, New York, October 28, 1920, and died in Amherst, Massachusetts, December 11, 1972. His parents were Aaron Meyer Swados, a physician, and Rebecca Bluestone Swados, a painter. He married Bette Beller September 12, 1946. Their children are Marco, born 1947, Felice, 1949, and Robin, 1953. Swados received his B.A. in 1940 from the University of Michigan. From 1948, the Swados' "permanent" home was at Valley Cottage, Rockland...

Berlin, Isaiah, 1909-1997

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Englander, Jules

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Oldden, Richard

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Hudson, Lois Phillips, 1927-2010

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Lois Hudson was a professor at the University of Washington. She was the author of works on the depression era American heartland, such as her award winning, The Bones of Plenty. From the description of Lois Hudson papers, 1957-1964 (bulk) 1950-1960. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 173522799 Lois Hudson was a professor at the University of Washington. She was the author of works on the depression era American heartland, such as award winning The Bones of Plenty ...

Holzinger, John J.

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Laird, Rose

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Williams, Winifred

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Weimar, E. W.

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Van Rynbach, Iris

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Stewart, Natasha

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Barry, Philip, 1896-1949

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American playwright Philip Jerome Quinn Barry was born on June 18, 1896 in Rochester, N.Y. He was the youngest of the four children of James Corbett Barry and Mary Agnes Quinn. James Barry was a successful marble and tile contracter whose family had emigrated from Ireland when he was ten. His wife, also of Irish descent, was a Philadelphian, daughter of the proprietor of a lumber business. Barry matriculated at Yale University in 1913, but, war service intervening, did not receive his B.A. until...

Lehrenbaum, Burton

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Ghose, Zulfikar, 1935-....

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Author born in Pakistan, who also lived in India and the United Kingdom, and who has taught at the University of Texas at Austin since 1969. From the description of Zulfikar Ghose Collection, 1959-1992. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122601850 Born in 1935 in Sialkot, Pakistan, Zulfikar Ghose moved with his family to Bombay during the war in 1942. By 1965 he had only returned to Sialkot twice, ...

Paz, Octavio, 1914-1998

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Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954

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American painter and illustrator. From the description of Photographs, [ca. 1930-1940] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155486635 Painter, illustrator, etcher; New York, N.Y. From the description of Reginald Marsh printed material, 1915-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84389391 Reginald Marsh (1898-1954) was a painter, illustrator, and etcher from New York, N.Y. Marsh was a lifelong free-lance illustrator for the New Yorker, Es...

Sarraute, Nathalie

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Hazzard, Shirley, 1931-....

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Merrill, James, 1926-1995

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James Merrill was an American poet, playwright, novelist, and short-story writer. From the description of James Merrill collection of papers, 1965-1994. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626315 From the guide to the James Merrill collection of papers, 1965-1994, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) James Ingram Merrill was born in New York City on March 3, 1926, and grew up in Manha...

Adams, Samuel Hopkins, 1871-1958

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Author and journalist. Adams was an important member of the staffs of McClure's and Colliers magazines during the muckraking days. He was active in exposing medical frauds and instrumental in bringing about the Pure Food and Drug Act (1906). Adams used fictional settings in a long series of novels dealing with the American background and exploring issues such as dishonest journalism (The Clarion, 1914) and the Harding Administration scandals (Revelry, 1926). He also wrote the Average Jones stori...

Harlow, Alvin F. (Alvin Fay), 1875-1963

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Alvin F. Harlow was born in Sedalia, Missouri.He started working as a youth of eighteen in an express office, eventually went to Franklin College in Indiana, graduated, and entered business, becoming an officer in a large Tennessee corporation. During this period of his life, he studied and wrote about the Southern Appalachian people and produced many "educational" motion pictures illustrating their folk life. As a writer Mr. Harlow is widely known as the author of "Old Towpaths: The Story of th...

Tate, Allen

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Long, Lois

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Van Loon, Hendrick Willem

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Abse, Dannie

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000974.0x0000c2 ...

Crockett, Albert

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Alain, A.

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Fair, Charles Maitland

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Salsbury, Nate

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Vizinczey, Stephen, 1933-....

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Jordan, Neil

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Henderson, Robert

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Epithet: Major-General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001244.0x000217 Epithet: Major Madras Engineers British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x000087 ...

Doubleday, Doran & Co.

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Murrow, Edward R., 1908-1965

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Edward R. Murrow was born as Egbert Roscoe Murrow on April 25, 1908 near Greensboro, North Carolina. He graduated from Washington State College in 1930 and then served a two-year term as president of the National Student Federation of America. He joined the Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced German Scholars in 1933 and did occasional radio talks. Based on these broadcasts he was hired as director of talks and education for CBS in 1935. In 1934 he married Janet Brewster, a 1933 Mount Holyoke...

Chase, Frank

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Baumbach, Jonathan

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American author, teacher, and critic; b. 1933. From the description of Jonathan Baumbach collection, 1956-1984. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70967631 ...

Hampl, Patricia, 1946-

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Canby, Vincent

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Rodell, Marie F.

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Hague, R. A.

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Maner, William Lawton

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Achebe, Chinua

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Chinua Achebe (1930- ) is a Nigerian writer and scholar. From the description of Chinua Achebe papers, ca. 1963-1993. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612699273 Chinua Achebe (1930- ) is a Nigerian writer and scholar. He became well known after his first novel Things fall apart (1958), which depicted the encounter of the Igbo people of Nigeria with the British colonial power. His subsequent novels and short stories are likewise set in West Africa. Achebe's poetry wa...

Rabassa, Gregory.

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Hispanic American author, poet, and Latin Americanist; b. 1922. From the description of Gregory Rabassa collection, 1963-1998. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969188 ...

Angley, Edward

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Wittner, Fred

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Powell, William F.

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Connolly, Cyril, 1903-1974

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Editor of Horizon magazine. From the description of Letter, [19--]. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23435570 ...

Lum, Bertha Boynton, 1869-1954

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Walker, C. Lester

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Handelsman, J.B.

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Smits, Tom

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Roche, Paul

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Sargeant, Caroline Belle

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Sampson, Anthony

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Lorentz, Pare

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Pare Lorentz (1905-1992) was founded and headed the 1935 government program, which became the United States Film Service in 1938, and ended in 1940. He established American precedent for the government use of documentaries, which would continue during World War II by the Armed Forces and the Office of War Information and later by the United States Information Agency, now the International Communication Agency. Lorentz directed The Plow that Broke the Plains, The River, The Fight for Life, Power ...

Bliven, Bruce Jr.

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Douglas, William O.

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Rea, Gardner C.

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Campbell, E. Simms (Elmer Simms), 1906-1971

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Cartoonist for Esquire. From the description of Elmer Simms Campbell collection, 1923-1986. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925341 ...

Lieberman, Laurence.

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Cowing, George Cecil

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Zukofsky, Louis, 1904-1978

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American poet. From the description of Poetry manuscripts, [193-] (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18447266 American poet, translator. From the description of Louis Zukofsky Collection, 1910-1985. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122385750 Louis Zukofsky was born in Manhattan, on the lower east side, in 1904 to Pinchos and Channa Pruss Zukofsky, immi...

O'Brian, William

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Johnson, Owen, 1878-1952

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Owen McMahon Johnson (1878-1952), novelist and short story writer, was the author of the Lawrenceville stories and Stover at Yale (1914). He attended Lawrenceville School and graduated from Yale in 1901, was a war correspondent during World War I, and published his last novel in 1931. From the description of Owen Johnson papers, 1889-1950 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131648 Owen Johnson, American novelist and short-story writer, is best remembe...

Lennon, John

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Epithet: weaver of Preston British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x0001f1 ...

Porter, Harold E.

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Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

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Ezra Pound (1885-1972), American poet and critic. From the description of Ezra Pound collection, 1911-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863170 Poet. From the description of Papers, 1915-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529234 From the description of Ezra Loomis Pound, 1885-1972 correspondence, 1912(ca.)-1938. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155533520 Ezra Pound (1885-197...

Didion, Joan

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Joan Didion (born December 5, 1934) is an American novelist, essayist, and memoirist. From the description of Joan Didion papers, 1963-2006 (bulk 1963-1992). (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122551777 ...

West, Jessamyn, 1902-1984

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Jessamyn West (b. July 18, 1902, Vernon, IN–d. Feb. 23, 1984, Napa County, CA) was an American author of short stories and novels, notably The Friendly Persuasion (1945). She graduated from Whittier College in 1923 and helped found the Palmer Society there. West grew up in the rural Yorba Linda region of California as her cousin, Richard Nixon. ...

Ross, Lillian (Lillian G.)

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McCarten, John

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Hoke, Travis

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Frankenberg, Lloyd

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Epithet: poet and editor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x00026b ...

Ingram, Mrs. Bowen

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Gollomb, Joseph

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Kentfield, Calvin

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White, Theodore

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Lang, Daniel

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Kronengold, A.

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Modell, Frank

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Morris, E. G.

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Lord, Russell

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Kinnell, Galway, 1927-....

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Poet and professor. From the description of Papers, 1936-1980. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 56815853 American poet. From the description of Introduction to Seamus Heaney's reading to the Academy of American Poets at the Morgan Library : typescript with autograph revisions, [1984]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874953 From the description of The fundamental project of technology : typescript photocopy with autograph revisions, [n.d.]. (Un...

Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933

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Author and playwright from Niles, Michigan. From the description of Ring Lardner papers, [ca. 1900-ca. 1933]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419753 American journalist and author. From the description of Typed letter signed : Great Neck, to Mr. Tobias, 1924 Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874962 American journalist and humorist; writer of short stories, plays, and songs. Born Ringgold Wilmer Lardner at...

Nin, Anais

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Samuelson, Nathan

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Hyatt, Jack

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Weismiller, Francis

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Jacobsen, Josephine

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Harrison, Jim, 1937-....

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x0003e6 Epithet: Secretary, Finance Committee, Hull Trades and Labour Council British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000132.0x0003e5 Jim Harrison (1937-), poet and novelist. From the description of Suite entire : the complete poems of Jim Harrison, 1998. (Unknown). ...

Franzen, William

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Arden, E. (Elizabeth)

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Brown, Rosellen

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Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989

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American editor and writer. From the description of Letter to Matthew Bruccoli [manuscript], 1975 December 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812058 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1969. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810601 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1936-1955. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874698 Malcolm Cowley was an influential liter...

Cullinan, Elizabeth, 1933-

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Eisenberg, Emanuel

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Hicks, Granville

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Marx, Groucho

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Pearson, Drew

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Atwood, Margaret

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Weekes, Hobart

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Malcolm, Janet.

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The Winn [Wiener] family: Josef Winn (1901 Podebrady-1983 New York) was a psychiatrist and a writer. He wrote short stories, aphorisms and commentaries mainly in a satirical and comical style under his pseudonym Alcantara. His works were published largely in “Lidové noviny,” “Tribuna” and “Dobrý den” (satirical biweekly magazine edited by Karel Poláček). Josef Wiener was also a friend and the physician of the members of the “Liberated Theater” Osvobozené Divadlo, a famou...

Brown, Bob, 1944-

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Tarbell, Ida

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Snyder, Gary

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Biography Biographical Narrative Masa Uehara, daughter of Tokusei and Mitsu, was raised in Japan. She and Gary Snyder were introduced in 1966 at a dinner party hosted by Hisao Kanaseki, one of her university professors and a friend of Snyder's. At the time of their introduction Uehara had recently graduated from Kobe University and was planning to pursue graduate studies at Ochanomizu Women's Universit...

Ingram, Bowen

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Author of three novels: If passion flies (1945), Light as the morning (1954), and Milbry (1972); author of numerous short stories. Born Mildred Rebecca Prewett, 1904; adopted pen name Bowen Ingram, 1945; wife of Daniel Taylor Ingram, commandant of Castle Heights Military Academy, Lebanon, Tennessee, 1929-1963; died 1980. From the description of Bowen Ingram family papers, 1856-1978, bulk 1921-1977. (Tennessee State Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 52075741 ...

Rama Rau, Santha

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Fineman, Irving, 1893-

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Irving Fineman (1893-1976) was a Jewish-American novelist and author. Born in New York City, he earned degrees in civil engineering from both the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard in 1917. Following a term in the U.S. Navy as an engineer officer (1918-1922), he returned to civil engineering, working in the field designing and constructing bridges, subways, etc and also teaching theoretical and applied mechanics at the University of Illinois. In 1928, taken with the i...

Lee, Muna, 1895-1965

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Harriman, Margaret

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Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975

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Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), novelist and playwright. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82555916 From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165470 Thornton Wilder was an American playwright, novelist, and essayist. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection of papers, 1926-1975 bulk (1926-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat rec...

Mommsen, Theodor, 1817-1903

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Theodor Mommsen (1817-1903) was a classical historian. See the Neue Deutsche Biographie for details. From the guide to the Letters and postcards from Theodor Mommsen to F.J. Haverfield, 1883-1903, (University of Oxford, Sackler Library) ...

Epstein, Edward Jay, 1935-....

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Tullius, F. P.

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Wiggam, Lionel, 1915-

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Bronk, William

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED American poet; born in 1918 in Fort Edward, N.Y. and was the author of more than 15 books of poems and essays and a winner of the American Book Award in 1982. William Bronk died on 22 Feb 1999. From the guide to the William Bronk Papers, 1908-1999., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Poet and 1982 winner of the American Book Award. From the description of William Bronk papers, 1939-1995 1961-1986. (Manchester City Library)....

Beer, R. C.

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Drew, Elizabeth

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DeJong, David N.

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Rea, Gardener

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Dove, Leonard

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Groszmann, Lore

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Van Doren, Carl

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MOSTERT, Noel

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Donoso, Jose

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DuPont, de Nemours & Co.

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Corle, Edwin, 1906-1956

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Author, known for his realistic portrayals of Native American life in the early 20th century. From the description of Papers, 1942-1965. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 39010130 Corle was born in Wildwood, NJ, on May 7, 1906; AB, UC Berkeley, 1928; graduate student at Yale, 1928-30; married Jean Armstrong, 1944; wrote several books, including Mojave: a book of stories (1934), Fig tree John (1935), People on the earth (1937), Listen, bright angel (1946), Three ways ...

Manchester, William

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Paley, Grace, 1922-2007

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Grace Paley (b. Grace Goodside, Dec. 11, 1922, Bronx, NY-d. Aug. 22, 2007, Thetford, VT) attended Hunter College and The New School where she studied with W. H. Auden. She married June 20, 1942, Grace Goodside married cinematographer Jess Paley in 1942 and had two children before getting divorced. Paley married poet Robert Nichols 1n 1972. She taught at Sarah Lawrence College. Her first collection was published in 1959. A known pacifist and social activist, Paley joined the War Resisters Leagu...

Currie, Ellen

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Baer, Julius.

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Ross, Ida Martin

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Hughes, Ted

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Ted Hughes (1930-1998), poet laureate, was born at Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire, in 1930, the son of William Henry Hughes and Edith Farrar Hughes. He was educated at Mexborough Grammar School, having moved there in 1937, when his father opened a newsagent's shop. In 1948, he won a scholarship to Cambridge, and read English at Pembroke College before changing to Archaeology and Anthropology, graduating in 1954. At Cambridge he met Sylvia Plath (d 1963), whom he married in 1956. The year after his marri...

Dowell, Coleman

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Bradford Morrow is an American novelist, essayist, poet, editor, and writer of short fiction. He was born on April 8, 1951, in Baltimore, Maryland, and grew up in Littleton, Colorado. In 1968 he was awarded an American Field Service scholarship to finish his senior year of high school as a foreign exchange student at the Liceo Scientifico in Cuneo, Italy. In 1972 he received his Bachelor of Arts degree (summa cum laude) from the University of Colorado, Boulder. After doing graduate ...

Whittaker, Ruth.

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Amory, Cleveland.

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Epstein, Edward J.

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Bioy Casares, Adolfo

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Argentine author; also wrote under pseudonym B. Suárez Lynch and with Jorge Luis Borges under joint pseudonym H. Bustos Domecq; b. 1914; d. 1999. From the description of Adolfo Bioy-Casares collection, 1947-1985. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70971123 ...

Bacall, Lauren, 1924-....

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Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Lauren Bacall : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131272 From the description of Reminiscences of Lauren Bacall : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122361973 ...

Daiches, David, 1912-2005

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The writer and critic Professor David Daiches was born in Sunderland on 2 September 1912. He was the son of the author Rabbi Dr. Salis Daiches (1880-1945), Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation. The younger Daiches was educated at George Watson's College, Edinburgh, and studied at Edinburgh University and Balliol College, Oxford. Between 1935 and 1936 he was an Assistant in English at Edinburgh University and then from 1936 to 1937 was a Fellow at Balliol College, Oxford. Daiches began to be published a...

Shawn, William

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Powers, J. F. (James Farl), 1917-1999

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James Farl Powers was a writer and novelist. One of his earliest stories, The Valiant Woman, received the O. Henry Award in 1947 while his first novel won 1963's National Book Award. Wheat that Springeth Green, Powers' fifth and final published work, was nominated for the National Book Award as well. Powers' religious upbringing and education provided him with subject matter that was the basis for several of his works: the interaction of clergy and the secular world. Born in central Illinois to ...

Swenson, May

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May Swenson (1913-1989) was born in Logan, Utah. Graduated from Utah State University in 1934. Notable author and poet. Became the editor for New Directions Press in 1959. Frequently classified as a nature poet, Swenson received much praise for her descriptions of natural phenomena and her sensory tone. Her chief themes were animal and human behavior, sexuality, death, and the nature of art and perception. From the description of May Swenson papers, 1932-1998. (Utah State University)...

Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964

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Epithet: Prime Minister of India British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x0003da Along with his father, Motilal, and Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru was the most visible and significant force for Indian independence. Raised partly in England, Nehru left his promising law practice to work for Indian independence, and was jailed often. He became the first Prime Minister of India, and is responsible for many of his count...

Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968

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American novelist, short story writer and playwright. From the description of Letters, 1912-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122415400 American fiction writer and playwright. From the description of Typed letter signed : Stepney Depot, Conn., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1944 Oct. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868073 Author. From the description of Edna Ferber letter, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450230 Author of popu...

Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986

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Elie Abel (1920- ) was Dean of Journalism, Columbia University. (M.S., 1942). From the description of William Averell Harriman papers on Special Envoy to Churchill and Stalin, 1941-1946, 1941-1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460880054 Diplomat, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician. From the description of Papers of W. Averell Harriman, 1869-1988 (bulk 1895-1986). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071710 Gove...

Slater, Helen

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Hamburger, Philip.

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Author Philip Hamburger was born on July 2nd, 1914 in Wheeling, West Virginia. His family later moved to New York City, where Hamburger was educated in the public schools. He received a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University (1935) and a M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (1938). In 1939 he joined the staff of The New Yorker, where he worked for virtually his entire career. Hamburger left the magazine briefly from 1941-1943, when he served as a w...

Wilbur, Richard

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Richard Wilbur (1921- ) is an American poet and literary translator. He was appointed the sixth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1987. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, for Things of This World (1956) in 1957 (for which he also won the National Book Award) and for New and Collected Poems (1988) in 1989. Among Wilbur's other honors are the 1983 Drama Desk Special Award for his translation of The Misanthrope, the Edna St Vincent Millay Award, t...

Sullivan, Frank

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Hoyt, Philip

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Lengel, William C. (William Charles), 1888-1965

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A portion of this correspondence is from Nellie M. Lengel, wife of William C. Lengel. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore and Helen Dreiser, 1910-1957. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155891687 ...

Wing, Willis Kingsley, 1899-1985

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Cornell University Class of 1923. From the description of Class of 1923 prophecy, 1923. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937814 ...

Marsh, Peter

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Epithet: of Add MS 46927 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x000385 ...

Moss, Howard

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Schmidt, Walter

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Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x000080 Aldous Huxley was a British novelist, short-story writer, playwright, screenwriter, literary and social critic, and poet. From the description of Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 1915-1973 bulk (1915-1963). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517267 From the guide to the Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 19...

Strunk, Will

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Schubert, Bernard L.

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Brinnin, John Malcolm, 1916-....

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John Malcolm Brinnin (1916-1998) was a poet, critic, anthologist, and teacher who, among other accomplishments, helped to popularize Welsh poet Dylan Thomas in the United States as well as establishing the 92nd Street Y in New York City as a center for literary activity. A successful poet, Brinnin also authored a number of biographies as well as several works on travel. From the description of John Malcolm Brinnin papers, 1930-1981. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record i...

Ellison, Ralph

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Biographical Note Ralph Ellison 1914, Mar.1 Born, Oklahoma City, Okla. 1933 1936 Attended Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala. 1938 ...

Bentley, Beth

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Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978

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Jack Wheelock was a close friend to Van Wyck Brooks at Harvard, and remained close to both Brookses afterwards. From the description of Correspondence to Eleanor Stimson Brooks, 1907. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191847885 John Hall Wheelock was an accomplished poet and influential editor at Scribner's for many years. Born on Long Island, he learned a love of poetry from his mother, which continued during his studies at Harvard and the University...

Astrachan, Anthony

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Paladino, Ralph

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Stone, Irving

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Williams, Gluyas, 1888-1982

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Gluyas Williams (1888-1982) was an American cartoonist. Born in San Francisco, California, he received his A.B. from Harvard University in 1911 and, in 1915, married Margaret Kempton. Mr. William's drawings include book illustrations, magazine cartoons and daily newspaper cartoons. He has illustrated many of Robert Benchley's books, William Freeman's Hear! Hear!, Corey Ford's How to Guess Your Age and Edward Streeter's Father of the Bride . He has also done many drawings...

Dufault, Peter Kane

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Swartz, Roberta Teale

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Illustrators, Society of

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Trilling, Lionel, 1905-1975

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Lionel Trilling and his wife, Diana Trilling. From the description of Letters, 1970-1976, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155876900 Professor. From the description of Reminiscences of Lionel Trilling: oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122394116 Lionel Trilling was a successful author, educator, and scholar, but his greates...

Peacock, Roscoe

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Segal, Lore

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Elkin, Stanley, 1930-1995

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American author. From the description of Papers. 1955-1983. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 12905758 American author and professor of English, Washington University. From the description of Papers, 1955-1983. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 28419449 ...

Ross, Patricia A. (Patricia Ann)

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Wilson, Edmund

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Edmund Wilson was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and literary critic. From the description of Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122596904 From the guide to the Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American author and critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed...

Wodehouse, P.G. (Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975

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P. G. Wodehouse was an American and English novelist, poet, playwright, journalist, and short-story writer. From the description of Pelham Grenville Wodehouse collection of papers, 1905-1975. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465613 From the guide to the Pelham Grenville Wodehouse collection of papers, 1905-1975, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) British author. From ...

Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel)

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Feld, Rose C.

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Day, Mrs. Clarence

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Wertenbaker, William

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Robison, Mary

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Epithet: Miss British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x000275 ...

Mulligan, Laura

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Cardozo, Nancy

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Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001ed ...

Sillitoe, Alan

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED English north-country novelist, b. 1928. From the guide to the Alan Sillitoe Letters to John and Dorothy Tarr, 1959-1974., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) English north-country novelist, b. 1928. From the description of Letters to John & Dorothy Tarr, 1959-1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122622411 Sillitoe was born in Nottingham, England, the son of a tannery laborer...

Pritchett, Mary

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Roueché, Berton, 1911-1994

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Porter, Katherine Anne

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Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980) was one of the most brilliant practitioners of the art of the short story. Her literary reputation rests on the stories in her Collected Stories (1964) rather than on her best-selling novel Ship of Fools (1962). Born Callie Russell Porter on May 15, 1890, she was the fourth of Harrison and Mary Alice Porter's five children. When her mother died in March 1892, her father moved the four surviving children from his farm in the central Texas community o...

Towne, Charles Hanson

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Arlen, Michael J.

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Brown, Bo, 1906-

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Disch, Thomas

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Roethke, Theodore, 1908-1963

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Educator, poet. From the description of Correspondence, with University of Michigan officials, 1962. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34370061 Theodore Roethke won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1954 for his volume of verse "The Waking." He was born in Saginaw, Michigan in 1908 and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1929. He taught at Lafayette University, Penn State, Bennington College and finally at the University of Washington. His books include "...

Kostelantz, Richard

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Hall, Donald, 1928-....

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Hall is an American poet, essayist, and teacher. From the description of Compositions 1962. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122609338 From the description of Papers, 1956-1965. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122357326 From the guide to the Donald Hall papers, 1956-1965., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) From the guide to the Compositions, 1962., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Universit...

Gibbs, Wolcott, 1902-1958

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Lee, C. Y-C, 1947-

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Wood, Grant, 1891-1942

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Artist from Iowa. From the description of Letters, 1933-1941. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233127101 Painter; Cedar Rapids, Iowa. From the description of Return from Bohemia / by Grant Wood, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78407270 From the description of Grant Wood scrapbooks, 1900-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84557090 Grant Wood was born near Anamosa, Iowa, in 1891. In 1901 he moved with his family to Cedar ...

Flanner, Janet, 1892-1978

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Papers of Janet Flanner (1892-1978) and Natalia Danesi Murray (1901-1994); journalists, writers, and editors. From the description of Papers of Janet Flanner and Natalia Danesi Murray, 1940-1984 (bulk 1944-1975). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132644 Janet Flanner (1892-1978), who used the pseudonym Genêt, and her companion, Solita Solano (1888-1975), were American journalists, writers, and literary editors, who settled in Paris, France, in 1922. From the desc...

Lardner, John

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Flint, Susan

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Whitaker, Roger

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Bradbury, M.S.

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Professor Malcolm Bradbury was Professor of English and American Studies at the University of East Anglia, 1970-1994. He led the MA course in Creative Writing between 1992 and 1995. From the guide to the Archives of Modern Writing and Literary Translation: MA Creative Writing Course, 1959-1995 (predominantly 1984-1995), (Repository Unknown) ...

Justema, William, 1904-

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Maurois, Andre

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McGuane, Thomas

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Thomas McGuane, novelist and screenwriter. From the description of Rancho deluxe : screenplay, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 82086373 Thomas McGuane, American writer. Thomas Francis McGuane III was born 11 December 1939 in Wyandotte, Michigan. He graduated in 1958 from the boarding school Cranbrook Kingswood School. He also grew up working on a ranch in Wyoming and fished and hunted. From a young age McGuane knew that he wanted ...

Hahn, Emily

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Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0002aa ...

Warren, Joyce

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MacDonald, Roberta

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Wiggins, Marianne

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Orner, Faustina

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Rowse, A. L.

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McKuen, Rod

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Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012

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Epithet: Dean of Faculties Columbia University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x00017e ...

Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960

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Franklin Pierce Adams was a journalist and writer. Born in Chicago, he decided to become a writer and moved to New York, where he wrote for various newspapers. His signature column was The Conning Tower, an enormously popular compilation of satire, light verse, literary criticism, politics, and social commentary, all made accessible by Adams' unpretentious wit. His friends in the New York literary circle also contributed to his column, including Dorothy Parker, Sinclair Lewis, Edna Ferber, and G...

Ives, Marian

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Just, Ward

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Christmas List, Subjects for

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Bellow, Saul

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Sauers, Charles D.

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Ellman, Richard

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Sanders, Sidney A.

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Callaghan, Morley, 1903-1990

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Simpson, Louis, 1923-2012

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Poet and educator. From the description of Papers of Louis Aston Marantz Simpson, 1943-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060779 Poet, born in British West Indies; has taught at New School of Social Research and University of California, Berkeley. From the description of Photographs of Louis Simpson, [n.d.]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34689957 ...

O'Hara, John

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Barlow, Perry

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Morrissett, Ann

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Morton, Charles

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Epithet: of Add MS 40278 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x000270 Epithet: theatrical manager British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000059 Epithet: Dr British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000841.0x0000a2 Epithet: senior; MD B...

Tynan, Kenneth, 1927-1980

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Epithet: theatre critic and impresario British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x00000d Director and theater personality. Kenneth Tynan, born in Birmingham, England, stuttered as a child but was highly precocious, and was already keeping a diary by the age of six. A brilliant pupil at Kind Edward's School in Birmingham, Tynan won a scholarship to Oxford at the end of WWII, where he became an intellectual and soc...

Grossman, Sylvia

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Barthelme, Donald

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The American novelist and short story writer Donald Barthelme was born April 7, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; he died of cancer on July 23, 1989 in Houston, Texas. Barthelme became interested in writing as a Houston high school student and in his sophomore year of college he edited the University of Houston’s Cougar newspaper. In the early 1950s Barthelme worked as a reporter for the Houston Post . After his military service in Korea and Japan he returned to Houston where he h...

Coetzee, J. M., 1940-

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J. M. Coetzee (b. February 9, 1940, Cape Town, South Africa) is a South African novelist, essayist, linguist, translator, and recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature. He relocated to Australia in 2002 and lives in Adelaide....

Rosten, Norman

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Smith, Helena

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Brown, John Mason

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Hancock, Malcolm.

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Grass, Gunther

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Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Mark Van Doren and his wife, Dorothy Van Doren. From the description of Letters, 1965-1978, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877479 Mark Van Doren was an American author, scholar, and educator. He is probably best remembered for his long tenure as Columbia professor, where he was noted for his inspired Humanities courses and respect for students. His poetry was meticulously well-crafted and gr...

Bausch, Richard

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Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967

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Author; interviewee married Alan Campbell. From the description of Reminiscences of Dorothy Rothschild Parker : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158240 Dorothy Parker was born in West End, New Jersey, in an upper-middle-class family of mixed heritage. Estranged from her parents due to her dislike of her strict, devout stepmother, she read voraciously and wrote verse. Seeking a career in literature, she worked for Vogue,...

Lelong, Lucien, 1889-1958

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Rosten, Leo C.

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Croy, Homer, 1883-1965

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Contains some items of correspondence to W. A. Swanberg from Mae S. Croy, wife of Homer Croy. From the description of Correspondence to W. A. Swanberg, 1962-1965. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155896465 ...

Crabbe, A. D.

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Erskine, John, 1879-1951

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Epithet: Reverend; DD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000214 Title: 9th Earl of Mar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000219 John Erskine, educator, writer and musician, was born in New York on October 5, 1879. He received an A.B. in 1900, an A.M. in 1901, a Ph.D. in 1903 and an LL.D. in 1929 from Columbia Univ...

Bishop, Jim

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Stix, Thomas

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Untermeyer, Jean Starr, 1886-1970

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001e6 American poet. From the description of The steep ascent : a collection of poems, 1925-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510507 Jean Starr Untermeyer, poet and wife of poet Louis Untermeyer, was born in 1886 in Zanesville, Ohio. Growing Pains, her first poetry collection, was published in 1918. In 1927, she began work as a t...

Corke, Hilary

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Corcoran, John, 1948-

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Olds, Elizabeth

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Elizabeth Olds was born December 10, 1896, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She attended the U. of Minn. from 1916-1918, the Minneapolis Institute of Art from 1918-1821, and the Art Students League of New York from 1921-1923. Throughout her long career in the arts, Ms. Olds became known for her paintings and prints, and was the first woman awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for her work. She began writing and illustrating children's books in the 1940s, publishing The Big Fire in 1945, a work...

Guiterman, Arthur, 1871-1943

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Humorist. From the description of Arthur Guiterman papers, 1928-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981237 American poet, newspaperman, and editor; born in Austria; writer of light verse. From the description of Papers of Arthur Guiterman [manuscript], 1925-1939. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647878975 Guiterman was an American writer primarily known for his poetry. From the description of [Letter] 1942 Mar. 14, The Housebo...

Strand, Mark, 1934-....

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Ford, Margaret

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Yerby, Frank, 1916-1991

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Levin, Arnie

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Martin, Charles E.

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Kraft, Joseph.

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Doerr, Harriet

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American writer. From the description of Harriet Doerr papers, 1976-2003. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866667 Biography Harriet Doerr was born in Pasadena, California, in 1910. She has lived much of her life in Mexico and now resides in her hometown. Educated at Smith College and Stanford University in the late 1920s, she returned to Stanford in 1977 to earn a bachelor's degree and do graduate work in fiction writing...

Grosz, George, 1893-1959

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George Grosz was a German-born artist. His early works seethed with satire for social conditions in Germany but, after emigrating to the United States, his works were equally accomplished but less political. He worked successfully as an oil painter, printmaker, and illustrator. From the description of George Grosz letter to W.H. Auden, 1944 Nov. 12. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53458459 Grosz was a German-born artist, who moved to the U.S. i...

Orr, Edith

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Sillitoe, Allan

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Marquis, Don, 1878-1937

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American humorist and author. From the description of Letter to Mr. Wood [manuscript], 1930 June 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837114 American journalist, author, humorist. From the description of Papers of Don Marquis [manuscript], 1917-1934. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812908 Author and humorist Don Marquis was born in Illinois, and worked as a journalist in Washington, Atlanta, and Philadelphia. After moving...

Boyce, Burke, 1901-

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Ortgies, June C.

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Root, Waverly

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Smith, Helena Huntington

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Connell, Evan S.

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Russell, Sydney King.

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Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973

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Pearl S. Buck was the daughter of American missionary parents, and spent the first seventeen years of her life in China. Her third novel, The Good Earth, won the Pulitzer Prize, and a Nobel Prize for literature followed, citing The Good Earth as well as her biographies of her parents. Critical reception for her works has been mixed since these early successes. A prolific and optimistic author, most of her fiction is set in China, and she displays great affection for the place and her characters....

Smith, Lee

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Piercy, Marge

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Ayres, Ann Grosvenor

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New Yorker Magazine, Inc.

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Harold Ross and the Founding of The New Yorker Harold W. Ross was born in 1892 in Aspen, Colorado to George Ross, an Irish immigrant, and Ida Ross, a school teacher from Kansas. Ross dropped out of high school after his sophomore year. His first job as a newspaper man was in Salt Lake City, at The Tribune. He became a tramp newspaperman, working at 23 newspapers in 6 years. In 1917 he enlisted in the Army. During World War I he was a staff member and then editor of Stars...

Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950

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Edgar Lee Masters was an American poet, novelist, biographer, and essayist. From the description of Edgar Lee Masters collection of papers, 1919-1949. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 86164224 From the guide to the Edgar Lee Masters collection of papers, 1919-1949, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Masters was an Illinois poet best known for the Spoon River Anthology. F...

Cantwell, Robert, 1908-1978

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Robert Emmett Cantwell, novelist, biographer, essayist, and editor, was born January 31, 1908 in Little Falls, now Vader, Washington, and died December 8, 1978, in New York. Cantwell attended the University of Washington from 1924-25. In 1929, after selling a short story to The American caravan, he moved to New York where he began work on his first novel, Laugh and lie down (1931). After finishing the novel, he continued his freelance writing and published articles in The new republic, The natio...

Neruda, Pablo

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Sandoz, Mari, 1896-1966

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author on pioneer Nebraska and the West. From the description of Papers, 1954-1969. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 16577314 Novelist and historian of Nebraska and the Great Plains. From the description of Papers, 1864-1976 (bulk 1931-1966). (University of Nebraska - Lincoln). WorldCat record id: 32074871 Award winning author and historian Mari Sandoz (1896-1966) was born on the Mirage Flats south of Hay Springs, Nebra...

Doughty, LeGarde S.

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Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941

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Sculptor. From the description of Gutzon Borglum letters to John A. Stewart, 1914 and [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515632 American, 1867-1918. From the description of John Ruskin, Seated [sculpture]. [19--] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906576 Artist, author, and sculptor. Full name: John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum. From the description of Gutzon Borglum papers, 1895-1960 (bulk 1912-1941). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77...

Lindsay, Howard

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Monroe, Charles

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Pearson, Edmund

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Crane, Nathalie

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Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980

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Muriel Rukeyser was an American poet, playwright, biographer, and writer of children's literature. From the description of Muriel Rukeyser collection of papers, 1920-1976 bulk (1931-1976). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122570595 From the guide to the Muriel Rukeyser collection of papers, 1920-1976, 1931-1976, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American poet. From the ...

Goldman, William

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Peet, Creighton, 1899-1977

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Seeger, Pete, 1919-

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Folksinger and songwriter. From the description of Autograph card signed : [Beacon, N.Y.], [1965]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270916063 ...

Levin, David

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Postgate, Raymond, 1896-1971

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Raymond William Postgate (1896-1971) was educated at Oxford University. A conscientious objector, disinherited by his father for his views, he was arrested and court-martialled, but later released due to ill health. From the guide to the Raymond Postgate papers, 1914-1990, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Born in Cambridge, Great Britain 1896, died in Great Britain 1971; journalist, author on labour and radical history; attracted to Guild socialism; one of the first conscie...

Kastner, Alton

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Cooke, Helen

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Goss, John Mayo

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Smelser, Marshall

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Historian, professor at the University of Notre Dame, and biographer of Babe Ruth. From the description of Papers 1864-1968. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 26326614 ...

Pringle, Henry F. (Henry Fowles), 1897-1958

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Journalist and noted biographer of Al Smith, Theodore Roosvelt and William Howard Taft. From the description of Letter to Lola L. Kovener, 1939 November 27. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 71842402 Journalist, historian, and government official. From the description of Papers of Henry F. Pringle, 1932-1957 (bulk 1939-1946). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068960 Biographical Note ...

Boyer, Rick

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Seiffert, Marjorie Allen, 1885-1970

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Marjorie Allen Seiffert (1885-1970) was an American poet and playwright whose works include Ballads of the Singing Bowl, The King with Three Faces, and A Woman of Thirty . Seiffert, writing under the name of Elijah Hay, was a member of the "Spectric School," a modernist school of poetry created in 1916 as a literary hoax that parodied classifications of gender and identity. From the guide to the Marjorie Allen Seiffert manuscript of Sanitol (MS 130), [undated], (University of Colorad...

BREUER, BESSIE

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Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001b8 ...

Delbanco, Nicholas

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Delbanco is an American author and poet. From the guide to the Nicholas Delbanco papers for, Consider Sappho burning, 1967 and undated., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Donelan, Charles, 1960-

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Lieber, Maxim.

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Hokinson, Helen

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Holton, Leonard T.

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Grant, Jane

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Buchan, Perdita

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Garon-Brooks, Jay

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Heaney, Seamus

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Seamus Heaney (b1939), poet, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, was born in April 1939, the eldest of nine children. His father owned and worked a small farm in County Derry in Northern Ireland. At the age of twelve he won a scholarship to St. Columb's College, a Catholic boarding school situated in the city of Derry, From 1957 he lived in Belfast, moving in 1972 to the Irish Republic, where he now lives. His poems first came to public attention in the mid-1960s when he was active as one ...

Powers, Marcella

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Young, Marguerite

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CHASAN, Daniel

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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...

Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968

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James M. Geraghty (1905-1983) was the art editor of The New Yorker magazine from 1939 to 1973. During his tenure, he also edited nine of the magazine's cartoon albums. From the guide to the James M. Geraghty papers, 1940-1983, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Frueh drew principally for the theater pages of The New Yorker. As a cartoonist and caricaturist and illustrator, he drew primarily theatrical celebrities. From the descripti...

Plumly, Stanley

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Booth, George

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Epithet: Methodist hymnologist of Chesterfield British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000207.0x00027f Title: Baron Delamer and (1693) 2nd Earl of Warrington British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000302.0x000010 Epithet: of Add MS 36913 Title: Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : ...

Schuyler, James

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Biography Born on November 9, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois, James Marcus Schuyler experienced a peripatetic childhood. His family lived for a time in Downer's Grove, a suburb of Chicago, then Washington, D.C., and later Chevy Chase, Maryland. His parents divorced early in Schuyler's childhood and he remained with his mother and step-father. At the age of twelve, his family moved to Buffalo, New York, and two years later to East Aurora, a suburb ...

Cagney, James, 1899-1986

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Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of James Cagney : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122573987 Harlan Ware (1902-1967) (whose full name was William Harlan Ware) was born in Lakota, North Dakota, and educated in the public schools of Winnetka, Illinois. He was a police reporter for the City News Bureau in Chicago. He wrote novels, plays, and radio scripts. His best-known scripts are for the radio programs "The B...

Shepard, Arnot Jr.

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Richter, Mischa, 1910-2001

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Cartoonist, painter; New York, N.Y. and Provincetown, Mass. Richter was born in the Ukraine. He came to the United States in 1922, attending special art classes for gifted students at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and subsequently graduating from the Yale School of Fine Arts in 1934. After working on the WPA art project as a mural painter in New York, he turned to cartooning, doing editorial and humorous cartoons for the daily newspaper, PM, and then becoming art edit...

Mitchison, Naomi, 1897-1999

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English author. From the description of Thunder over Dacca : typescript, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875096 From the description of The boxes : typescript, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870153 From the description of Mary and Joe [short story] : typescript, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870181 From the description of The winter plower ... : typescript, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875089 From the d...

Van Doren, Dorothy, 1896-1993

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American author and editor. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1938 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868259 ...

McIntyre, Oscar Odd

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CLARKE, BEVERLY L.

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Street, Julian

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Amrine, Mrs. Michael

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Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984

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Dramatist. From the description of The autumn garden : playscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131544 Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), playwright and screenwriter. From the description of These three : (Hellman story), 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702193196 Lillian Hellman, America’s most significant woman playwright of the twentieth century, was born on June 20, 1905, in New Orleans to Max and Julia Newhouse Hellman. Her e...

Hill, Trevor, 1950-

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Title: 1st Viscount Hillsborough British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x0003b4 ...

Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001

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American author. From the description of Typed letter signed : Jackson, Miss., to Charles Ryskamp, Director of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1985 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875021 The short story writer and novelist Eudora Alice Welty was born on April 13, 1909, in Jackson, Miss. In 1946 she published Delta wedding, her first novel. Her novel The optimist's daughter won the Pulitzer Prize in 1969. She was a lecturer and writer-in-residence at numerous colleges....

Gray, Dorothy, 1936-....

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Webb, Paul

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Dr. Paul Webb is a research scientist and consultant who has done extensive research in aerospace and undersea medicine. He received his M.D. from the University of Virginia in 1943, and his MS in physiology from the University of Washington in 1951. He served in the U. S. Army from 1948 to 1950, and worked at the Air Force Aeromedical Laboratory from 1954 to 1958. In 1959 he founded Webb Associates, a research company in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Webb Associates performed several major...

Thompson, Hunter.

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Shay, Edith and Frank

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Crane, Frances

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Hunter, J. Graham

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Murray, Philip, 1940-

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Epithet: Dr of Sligo British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x0001f2 ...

Widdemer, Margaret

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Margaret Widdemer, novelist and poet. From the description of The Dark Cavalier : the collected poems of Margaret Widdemer, 1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702186208 Margaret Widdemer (1889?-1978) was an American author, novelist and poet. Born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Ms. Widdemer attended Drexel, Bucknell, and Middlebury College. She began writing as a child and by 1916 had received the Trimmed Lamp prize for the best lyric. That same year...

Bragden, Elspeth (O'Halloran)

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McIlvaine, Ellan

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Oehser, Paul

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Crouse, Russel, 1893-1966

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American playwright, journalist, and producer. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], to Perry, [194-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923790 ...

Whitaker, R. E. M.

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Greene, Emily

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Brautigan, Richard

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Biographical Information Richard Gary Brautigan, 1935-1984 American novelist, short story writer, and poet. 1935 Born 30 January in Tacoma, Washington, oldest child of Bernard F. Brautigan and Mary Lull Brautigan. Very little is known about his childhood, which he refused to discuss. Some sources say that Brautigan never knew his father, others say that his father ne...

Graves, Robert

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Epithet: line-engraver British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001240.0x00010f Epithet: of Stowe MS 748 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x0003af Epithet: late Adj., 1st Somerset Militia Regt British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x0003ae ...

Walcott, Derek

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Undset, Ingrid

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Wheelis, Allen B.

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Rosten, Leo, 1908-1997

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Jewish-American novelist and humorist. From the description of Collection, 1937-[ongoing] (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 32440261 Author, movie script writer. From the description of Reminiscences of Leo Calvin Rosten : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451403 American author; deputy director, United States Office of War Information, 1942-1943; consultant to the United States War...

Griffith, Maddy Vegtel

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Shorer, Mark

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Connelly, Marc, 1890-1980

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American playwright, actor, director, producer, and author; b. Marcus Cook Connelly; d. 1980; winner of O. Henry Short Story Prize (1930) and Pulitzer Prize (1930); member of the Algonquin Round Table literary group. From the description of Marc Connelly collection, 1915-1980. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70974938 Playwright; full name is Marcus Cook Connelly. From the description of Reminiscences of Marc Connelly : oral history, 1959. (Columbia Unive...

Street, Julian, 1879-1947

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Julian Street (1879-1947) was an American author, journalist, enologist, gastronome. From the guide to the Julian Street Papers, 1899-1966, 1910-1947, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Newspaperman and author. From the description of Papers, 1926-1950. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 30803372 Julian Leonard Street, American author and playwright, was born in Chicago, Ill. He moved to Manhattan, th...

Faulkner, William

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Epithet: trade union official British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000981.0x00008c From the guide to the William Faulkner papers, 1925-1973, 1931-1973, (Literature and Rare Books) ...

Davenport, Marcia Clark

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Brodsky, Joseph, 1940-1996

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Iosif Alexandrovich Brodsky (Joseph Brodsky) (1940-1996), a Russian poet, was born May 24, 1940 in Leningrad, USSR (St. Petersburg, Russia) to Jewish parents. He left school at the age of fifteen to study independently, teaching himself English and Polish. In 1964 he was arrested by Soviet authorities on charges of "social parasitism" and sentenced to five years of hard labor on a state farm near the Arctic Circle. He was released after serving less than two years of his sentence, but in 1972 he...

Tunis, John Roberts, 1889-1975

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Masaryk, Jan

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Green, Henry, 1905-1974

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Epithet: of Rolleston British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x000139 Epithet: of Add MS 42016 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x000138 ...

Hellman, George S.

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RAND, Victor

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Burke, Kenneth

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Kenneth Burke was an American literary critic and philosopher of language. From the description of Kenneth Burke letters to Stanley Weintraub, 1971-1984. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 768251269 From the description of Towards looking back [manuscript], 1976. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 768131282 From the description of An Eye-poem for the ear [manuscript] / Kenneth Burke. (Pennsylvania State Univers...

Aswell, Mary Lou

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Vonnegut, Kurt

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Novelist. From the description of Papers, 1965-2002. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 259277264 From the description of Papers, 1941-2007. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 41182258 Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. His writings include articles, short stories and scripts, but he is most well-known for his novels from his first, Player Piano in 1952, through Cat's Cradle and Slaughterhouse Five, to his last Timequake in 1997. Nanny Vo...

Martin, Hansford

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Plath, Sylvia, 1932-1963

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Plath (1932-1963) was educated at Smith College (A.B., 1955) and Newnham College, Cambridge University (A.B., 1957). She married Ted Hughes in 1956 and taught English at Smith College, 1957-1958. Plath and Hughes returned to England in Dec. 1959 and separated in 1962. In her lifetime she published two books: The Colossus and other poems (1960) and The bell jar (1963). On Feb. 11, 1963 she committed suicide in London. Her Ariel poems were edited by Hughes and published in 1965. From t...

Carples, Esther

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Rahv, Phillip

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Bergeret, Ida Treat, 1889?-1978

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Bergeret, who wrote under the name Ida Treat, earned a doctorate in letters at the University of Paris. She taught at Vassar from 1948 to 1954. She lived in France for many years, working as a writer and journalist. From the description of Papers, 1928-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155518660 From the description of Ida Treat Bergeret papers, 1928-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576403 ...

Cohen, Leonard

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Rose, Carl

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Corso, Gregory

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American writer, primarily of poetry, Corso was born in New York City in 1930. He worked as a migrant laborer, newspaper reporter for the L.A. Examiner, and merchant seaman before joining the English Department at SUNY Buffalo in 1965. In the mid-1950s he began to give public readings of his poetry, often sharing the stage with other Beat poets. His 1958 volume, GASOLINE, marks the beginning of his long association with San Francisco's City Lights Bookstore and the Bay Area in general, which fig...

Strassman, Toni

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Authors' representative. From the description of Papers, 1937-1984. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309772230 ...

L'Heureux, John.

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Winkler, John

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Hale, Jeanne

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Robinson, Henry Morton

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Collier, John

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Astor, Brooke

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Mian, Mary

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Keating, Bern.

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McKay, Dorothy

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Bettelheim, Bruno

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Pringle, Henry Fowles

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Skinner, Cornelia, Otis, 1901-1979

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With Cornelia Otis Skinner as Mary and Roland Young as William. From the description of William and Mary : radio scripts, 1943 September 30 to 1944 March 23. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122648049 Cornelia Otis Skinner was an American writer, monologist, and actress. Born on either May 30, 1899 or 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, Skinner was the daughter of actors Otis Skinner and Maud Durbin. Skinner attended Bryn Mawr College, but left during her sophomor...

McCarthy, Mary (Mary Eunice)

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Curtiss, Philip

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Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

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Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Rockwell Kent interview, 1957 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80242441 Painter, illustrator, writer, lecturer; Ausable Forks, New York. From the description of Rockwell Kent letters to Robert T. Hatt, 1935-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553040 In addition to being a successful painter, printmaker, illustrator, designer, and commercial artist, Kent pursued careers as a writer, professional ...

Barnes, Djuna

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Noted journalist and avant-garde author Djuna Barnes was born in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, on June 12, 1892, the second child and only daughter of Wald and Elizabeth Chappell Barnes. Barnes studied art at the Pratt Institute (1912-1913) and at the Art Student's League of New York (1915-1916). In 1913, she began working as a freelance journalist and illustrator for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and was soon writing and illustrating features and interviews for the New York ...

Barley, Ann

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Karli, Simon Peter

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Simpson, Wallis Warfield

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McHugh, Heather, 1948-....

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Ward, Dearing

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Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962

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Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962), author, painter, and illustrator. From the description of Ludwig Bemelmans letters and other material, 1938-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702199017 Ludwig Bemelmans was born in Meron, Tirol, Austria in 1898. He came to the United States in 1914. He attended schools in Austria before dropping out at age 16. He became a writer, illustrator, humorist, painter, and writer of books for children. He is best known for his stories about a little ...

Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957

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Irish writer Oliver St. John Gogarty's (1878-1957) works were influenced by his career as a physician and his involvement in politics. Gogarty developed friendships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, such as James Joyce and W. B. Yeats. Gogarty's poems were lauded by colleagues such as Yeats and George Russell (A.E.). Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy. From the description of Oliver St...

Hamilton, Edith

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MacNeice, Louis, 1907-1963

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Louis MacNeice (1907-63) was a poet and dramatist. From the guide to the Letters and photographs of Louis MacNeice, 1911-40, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) Louis MacNeice was born in Belfast, Ireland in 1907, his family later moved to Carrickfergus, County Antrim. He attended Merton College, Oxford University, 1926-1930, where he met his lifelong friend W.H. Auden. In the 1930s, MacNeice was associated with English poets, W.H. Auden, Stephen Spender, and C. Day Lew...

Theroux, Paul

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Blow, George

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Crowell, Chester T. (Chester Theodore), 1888-1941

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Turnbull, Andrew, 1945-

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Hoff, Sydney

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Syd(ney )Hoff was born in 1912 in New York, and he died in 2002. He began as a cartoonist in 1928 and expanded to illustrating in 1935, preferring to work in ink, washes, crayon and watercolor. He has written and self-illustrated over 60 children's books and has illustrated over twenty. From the guide to the Sydney Hoff Collection, 1958-1994, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]) ...

Shaw, Charles

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Epithet: of Besthorpe Hall, Co. Norf British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x000083 Charles Shaw, born in 1894, served as a Private with the 25th Royal Fusiliers (Frontiersmen) in the East Africa campaign, 1914-1918. From the guide to the Charles Shaw papers, 1914-1973, (Leeds University Library) ...

Bayer, Charles

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Hoffenstein, Samuel, 1889-1947

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Poet and screenwriter. From the description of Year in, you're out [manuscript], 1930 (ca.). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816305 Samuel Hoffenstein (1889-1947) graduated from Lafayette College is 1911. He had a successful career as a journalist, poet, and screenwriter. His humorous writing was featured in many newspapers, including the New York Herald Tribune. He published several popular books of poetry, and co-authored fifteen screenplays. Hoffenstein w...

Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939

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Columnist. From the description of Typed letter signed : [n.p.], to Herbert J. Seligmann, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874885 American journalist. From the description of Letter : New York City, to M. D. Wechsler, 1930 Mar. 5. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625143 From the description of Letter : New York City, to John Carden, 1931 Sept. 1. (Harry Ransom Humanities Resea...

Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945

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Theodore Dreiser was an American literary naturalist and author of two of the most significant works of early twentieth-century American fiction, SISTER CARRIE (1900) and AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY (1925). From the description of The mercy of God : manuscript, [1900-1945?] / by Theodore Dreiser. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 63051908 Editor and author. From the description of Theodore Dreiser papers, 1910-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009534 ...

Craven, Thomas, 1844-1919

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Epithet: of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000756.0x000022 Epithet: messenger of the Chamber British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000756.0x000020 ...

Latta, Chris, 1949-1994

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Swan, Jon

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Brown, Ruth, 1928-2006

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Domini, John, 1951-

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Hayes, Harold T. P

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Peck, Augustus

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Dedini, Eldon, 1921-2006

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Morgan, Claire, 1921-1995

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Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0002c0 ...

Lerner, Max, 1902-1992

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Editorial director and columnist for the daily newspaper PM. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122583177 Author, lecturer. From the description of Reminiscences of Max Lerner : lecture, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100443 ...

Bernd, A. B.

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Macgregor-Hastie, Roy

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Keillor, Garrison.

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Epsey, John

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Popkin, Zelda, 1898-

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Baker, Russell.

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Holbrook, Weare

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Walker, Stanley

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Mankiewicz, Herman J. (Herman Jacob), 1897-1953

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Chappell, Fred, 1936-....

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Author and professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. From the description of Fred Chappell papers, 1944-2010 and undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19465036 From the description of Fred Chappell Papers, 1944-2003 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122569745 Fred Chappell is a poet and an author who has won numerous awards for his writings, including the Rockefeller Foundation Grant;...

Johnson, Nora

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Eastman, Max

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Max Eastman (1883-1969) was a well-known radical whose journal, the Liberator, voiced support for controversial issues such as restrictions on liberty during World War I and the Red Scare. Eastman was arrested twice under the Espionage Act, each trial resulting in a hung jury. He visited Soviet Russia in the 1920's and became a follower of Trotsky, acting as his translator and literary agent. He became critical of the Soviet government after 1924 and opposed Stalin through the relea...

Hyde, Fillmore

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Graham, Bernard

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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...

Knopf, Alfred A., Inc.

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Dennis, Nigel Forbes, 1912-1989

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Birnbaum, A.

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Fleming, Ian

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Holland, Henrietta Fort

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Smith, Alice Good

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Gray, Peter

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Epithet: actuary British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x000059 Epithet: actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0000f6 ...

Amis, Martin

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Williams, Sue

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Smith, Stevie, 1902-1971

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Stevie Smith was an English poet and novelist. The witty, idiosyncratic, and individual style of her poems make her writing difficult to classify but easy to appreciate. From the description of Stevie Smith letters and poems, 1946-1966. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50163405 British author; born Florence Margaret Smith. From the description of Papers, 1943-1970. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 26090149 ...

Tully, Jim

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Biography Jim Tully (1886-1947) was an Irish American novelist and writer, born in St. Mary's, Ohio to Maria Bridget Lawler Tully and James Dennis Tully. After the death of his mother in 1892, Jim Tully was sent to an orphanage and later apprenticed to a farmer by his father. After running away, he returned to St. Mary's and worked various local jobs while developing a voracious reading habit. He traveled the country as a "road kid," hopped t...

Donleavy, J.P. (James Patrick), 1926-

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U.S. novelist and playwright. From the description of Works, correspondence, and photographs 1955, nd. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122365916 ...

Norman, Charles

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White, E.B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985

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American author and humorist E.B. White was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell. After graduation he worked on odd jobs and travelled; while working as a copywriter, he submitted some essays to the newly founded New Yorker, which led to his long-term relationship with the magazine. White is generally credited with supplying New Yorker's signature style, a clever, whimsical, and highly allusive tone; over the years he contributed everything from essays and stories to photo capt...

Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan, 1896-1953

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Virginia Taylor McCormick (1873-1957), of Norfolk, Virginia was a poet, literary critic, essayist, lecturer, and the editor of The Lyric, 1921-1929. From the guide to the Virginia Taylor McCormick Papers, 1887-1953., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) In 1931, Scribner published two of Rawlings' short stories, Jacob's ladder and Cracker chidlins, both describing poor, backcountry Florida. Some of Rawlings' neighbors were angered by wh...

Wilson, Angus, 1913-1991

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Born August 11, 1913, in Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, England, Angus Wilson was also a short story writer, editor, critic, biographer, and playwright. Wilson was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1980 for his contributions to literature and the arts. While working at the British Museum during the 1940s Wilson began writing short stories and other short pieces, most of which were portraits of postwar Britain. He has been ranked among the best ...

Horch, Franz, 1901-

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Horch was a literary agent acting on behalf of Franz Werfel. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1942-1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863496 ...

Brown, Carlton

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Carruth, Hayden, 1921-2008

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Hayden Carruth (1921-2008) was a poet, professor, and a editor. He lived in Johnson, Vermont, during the time of the correspondence. For more information, see the Poetry Foundation biography . From the guide to the Hayden Carruth Letters, 1973-1975, (Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.) ...

Reid, Alastair, 1926-....

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Author and translator. From the description of Don't ask me how the time goes by : typescript, 1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450211 Alastair Reid was born in Galloway, Scotland in 1926. He served in the navy before going to the University of St. Andrews. After graduating he traveled extensively, working for the New Yorker Magazine, writing poetry, and studying and translating South American Literature. His most famous works are Wherabouts (1987), Weathering (1978), ...

Finger, Charles Joseph, 1869-1941

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Finger was born in Sussex, England and attended Kings College, London. He became an authority on Wagner, Chopin and Greig. He wrote children's books as well as short stories for H.L. Mencken's, Smart Set and The Century. From the description of Conrad and his style: typescript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155181120 U.S. editor (Reedy's Mirror and All's Well), writer, music school director, and railroad employee; best known for two collections of folk tales. ...

Galler, David, 1929-

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Viereck, George Sylvester, 1884-1962

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Contains correspondence from Margaret H. Viereck, wife of George S. Viereck. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1914-1941. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895116 George Sylvester Viereck was a leading pro-German propagandist in America from before World War I to World War II. He was a nationally known poet, journalist, and novelist. From the description of Translations from the English [into German] of some ...

Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946

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Damon Runyon was born in Manhattan, Kansas, and did his first writing as a correspondent for the Hearst newspapers during World War I. Runyon became a well known American humorist and short story writer between the two wars. From the description of Constable Correspondence, 1936-1937. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122612709 List available. From the description of Letter to Ernest Costello, 1946 August 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat re...

Spencer, Elizabeth, 1921-....

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Writer Elizabeth Spencer was born in 1921 in Carrollton, Miss. Spencer married John Rusher in 1956 and was sometimes known as Elizabeth Rusher among friends and family. Spencer taught writing at Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, 1976-1986, and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986-1992. From the description of Elizabeth Spencer papers, 1911-2003 (bulk 1999-2003. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 59109545 Writer Elizabeth Spen...

Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000

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African American poet and novelist, who was an important figure in the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. From the description of Of Robert Frost / Gwendolyn Brooks. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79334638 Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas, on June 17, 1917 and moved shortly after her birth to Chicago's South Side, where she lived until her death. She authored more than twenty books of poetry, beginning with A Street in Bronzeville (1945), follow...

Sugrue, Thomas, 1907-1953

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McGuire, William

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Wechsberg, Joseph, 1907-1983

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Author, lawyer, and musician. Died 1983. From the description of Papers of Joseph Wechsberg, 1943-1983 (bulk 1964-1979). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069069 Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000222 Biographical Note 1907, Aug. 29 Born, Mährisch-Ostrau, Austro...

Gibson, John E.

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Sukenick, Ronald

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Boyle, T. Coraghessan

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED T. Coraghessen Boyle (born Thomas John Boyle) is an American novelist and short story writer. He was born in Peekskill New York in 1948. He attended the State University of New York, Potsdam for his undergraduate education, and continued his formal education at the University of Iowa where he earned an M.F.A. (1974) and a Ph.D. (1977). He published his first book, a collection of short stories entitled Descent of Man, in 1979 and won a PEN/Faulkner Award in 1988 for his novel W...

Hay, Sarah Henderson

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Lyon, Mrs. Charles

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Barolini, Antonio.

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Porter, Verne

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Pritchett, Mary Leonard

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Thurber, James, 1894-1961

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James Thurber was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1894. Considered one of the 20th century's more prominent humorists, he wrote nearly forty books of stories, essays, autobiography, and a Broadway play. Thurber passed away in 1961. From the description of James Thurber letters to Mrs. Robert Sterling, 1946-1950. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 181589252 Epithet: author and cartoonist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person ...

Fradon, Dana

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Osborn, Margaret

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Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962

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E. E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. While at Harvard, he delivered a daring commencement address on modernist artistic innovations, thus announcing the direction his own work would take. In 1917, after working briefly for a mail-order publishing company, the only regular employment in his career, Cummings volunteered to serve in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance group in France. Here he and a friend were imprisoned (on false grounds) for three months in a Frenc...

Tyrmand, Leopold

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Polish-American novelist and author; vice president, Rockford Institute, 1980-1985; editor, Chronicles of Culture, 1977-1985. From the description of Leopold Tyrmand papers, 1941-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872270 BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE 1920, May 16 Born, Warsaw, Poland 1938 ...

Coatsworth, Elizabeth Jane, 1893-1986

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Born in Buffalo, New York in 1893, she married writer Henry Beston. She graduated from Vassar in 1915 and Columbia with an M.A. in 1916. Belongs to Phi Beta Kappa, won a Newbery Medal in 1931. Children's Spring Book Festival Honor Award, 1971, an L.H.D. from New England College, and has published numerous books and poems. See: "Something about the Author", v.2, p. 65. From the description of Papers 1930-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778701398 Daughter of a prosperous ...

Fox, Douglas

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Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012

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Gore Vidal was born Eugene Luther Gore Vidal in West Point, New York, on October 3, 1925, to Eugene Luther and Nina Vidal. Vidal shortened his name during his teen years to honor his maternal grandfather. After his parents divorced, Vidal lived with his mother and her new husband in northern Virginia and attended a series of boarding schools. After graduating from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1943, Vidal joined the U.S. Army Reserve at age 17. Vidal wrote h...

Goldman, Morton

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Draper, Muriel

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Hertzberg, Hendrik

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Quaintance, Arthur D.

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Brooke-Rose, Christine, 1923-2012

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British experimental novelist, literary critic, translator, and poet. From the description of Papers, 1893-1992 (bulk 1957-1992). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122632933 Christine Frances Evelyn Brooke-Rose was born in Geneva, Switzerland, on January 16, 1923. The younger of two daughters of Alfred Northbrook Rose, who was English, and Evelyn Brooke Rose, who was half Swiss and half American, ...

Cole, Hilda

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Laing, Dilys Bennett

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Kennedy, William P.

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Epithet: of Add MS 36049 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000576.0x000092 Epithet: MD,of Inverness British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000576.0x000091 Little is known of William Kennedy’s early life, except that he was the brother of Oliver Kennedy, and that by the 1710s, the Kennedy brothers were living in the parish ...

Dempsey, David

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Blassingame, Lurton

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Bongartz, Roy

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Coffin, Robert P. Tristram

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Rahv, Philip, 1908-1973

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Steegmuller, Francis, 1906-1994

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Francis Steegmuller was a biographer of French literary figures such as Cocteau, Apollinaire and Flaubert. He also translated French literature. From the description of Letters from Douglas Cooper, 1966-1997. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78011580 Alfred Kazin was an American essayist, literary critic, and historian. From the guide to the Alfred Kazin collection of papers, 1933-1990, 1933-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A...

Bergdorf, Goodman

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Williams, Joy

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LeCarre, John

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Jennings, Leslie Nelson

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Mauldin, Bill, 1921-2003

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Bill G. Mauldin was from Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He was a lieutenant in the U. S. Air Force in the late 1960s and was stationed at White Sands Missle Range, New Mexico. Clark County records show that he married Janet C. Felling in 1966. From the description of Bill Mauldin letters, 1965-1966. (Ouachita Baptist University). WorldCat record id: 741328734 Cartoonist. Full name: William Henry Mauldin. From the description of Papers of Bill Mauldin, 1941-1968. (Unknown...

Anderson, C. W. (Clarence William), 1891-1971

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Sir George Biddell Airy (1801–1892) was a British astronomer. Airy became Lucasian Professor of mathematics at Cambridge in 1826 and Plumian Professor of astronomy and director of the new Cambridge Observatory in 1828. From 1835 to 1881, he served as Astronomer Royal, a senior post in the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom. Airy was born in Northumberland, England, to William Airy and Ann Biddell. His father was a tax collector, but he lost his positi...

Mehdevi, Mohamed

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Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982

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Born Dec. 22, 1905 in South Bend, IN; campaigned for many radical groups, particularly the Wobblies (Industrial Workers of the World), and espoused eroticism and general anarchy; influenced by poet William Carlos Williams and the Second Chicago Renaissance; founded San Francisco Poetry Center with Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg; although his Bohemian lifestyle was emulated by Beats, he did not like the movement for its artistic excess and lack of rigor; noted as an accomplished painter...

Knowles, James

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Matson, Harold, 1898-1988

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Epithet: of Harold Matson Company, Inc., New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000135.0x000080 ...

Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-2018

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Ursula K. Le Guin (b. Oct. 21, 1929, Berkeley, CA-d. Jan. 22, 2018, Portland, OR) is an author noted for fantasy, science fiction, and children's literature. Born in California, her father was an anthropologist and her mother was a writer; she was educated at Radcliffe and Columbia. Her diverse and respected short stories and novels are built on themes of balance and the environment, and often express feminist concerns. Praised for creativity, elegant prose, and complex characters and s...

Toumey, William

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Burgess, Anthony

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West, Anthony

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Stafford, William, 1554-1612

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Epithet: of the Bottoms, co. Derby, gentleman British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001084.0x0000ef ...

Starrett, Vincent

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x0000ef ...

Salisbury, Nate

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Tobey, B. (Barney), 1906-1989

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McKeough, Elsie

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Weller, George, 1907-2002

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George Weller (1710-1778) was the son of Robert Weller of Tonbridge and Elizabeth Poley of Boxted Hall, Suffolk. He was at Tonbridge School in 1721-2, and probably longer, and continued to live at Tonbridge, and then at Tunbridge Wells until some time after 1766. He was a lawyer and Recorder of Queenborough, and he seems to have played an active role in county affairs. On inheriting Boxted Hall from his mother, he took the added surname of Poley, and later moved to Suffolk, where he died in 1778...

Sheed, Wilfrid.

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Wilder, Alec

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Alexander LaFayette Chew Wilder was born on February 16, 1907, in Rochester, New York. He grew up in New Jersey, Long Island, and New York City, and attended the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, where he studied composition and counterpoint. His career as a composer began in 1930, when he was one of the co-writers of the song “All the King's Horses” for the musical revue Three's a Crowd. Over the next fifty years, Wilder wrote several hundred popular songs, among th...

Pincus, Walter, 1932-

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Caspary, Vera, 1904-1987

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De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955

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American educator, novelist, and Literary Editor of the Mark Twain Estate. From the description of Autograph and typed letters signed (11) : Lincoln and Cambridge, Mass. ; White Plains, New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, [n.d.] and 1935-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863883 Betty White was one of De Voto's students at Northwestern in the 1920's. She was literary, and the best friend of Avis MacVicar, whom De Voto shortly married. As a senior at Northwestern, Betty Whi...

Doctorow, E.L., 1931-

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American author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated New York, N.Y., 8 September 1993, to Joan Peyser, 1993 Sept. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992398 Edgar Lawrence Doctorow was born in New York City on January 6, 1931. He grew up on Eastburn Avenue in the Bronx and attended the Bronx High School of Science, where he showed an early interest in the arts. Doctorow graduated with honors from Kenyon College in 1952, receiving a B.A in P...

Baum, Roland

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Brubaker, Howard

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Alsop, Joseph, 1910-1989

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Wright Alsop : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122308198 Authors and journalists. Full names: Joseph Wright Alsop and Stewart Johonnot Oliver Alsop (1914-1974). From the description of Papers of Joseph and Stewart Alsop, 1699-1989 (bulk 1937-1989). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061964 ...

Johnson, Nunnally

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American screenwriter. From the description of Typed letter signed: Beverly Hills, Calif., to John [Steinbeck], 1950 Jan 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777866986 Screenwriter, producer, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Nunnally Johnson : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481575 From the description of Reminiscences of Nunnally Johnson : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University ...

Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950

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American poet, novelist, and editor. From the description of Letter to a dealer [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806176 Editor of The Chimaera. From the description of ALS, [1915]-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500150 This may not really be Benét's writing. Although the verse appears to be signed by him the writer's intent may have been simply to ascribe the verse to him. Also, it is on letterhead engraved "MM...

Rollnick, Sonia

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Benchley, Robert, 1889-1945

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American author, actor, humorist, and screenwriter; b. Robert Charles Benchley. From the description of Robert Benchley collection, 1770-1965. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70967664 Robert Benchley, humorist, critic, actor, writer and director was born in 1889 in Worcester, Massachusetts. His writing career began as early as his college days as president of the LAMPOON, in which he wrote many articles. His reputation as a humorist grew when he became editor of the...

Ayer, Harriet Hubbard, 1849-1903

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Potok, Chaim.

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Chaim Potok was born on 17 February 1929 in the Bronx, New York, to Benjamin Max Potok and Mollie Friedman Potok, who raiseds the eldest of their four children in the Orthodox Jewish faith. Potok attended Orthodox schools and graduated college with a degree in liberal arts and theology as a Conservative rabbi. After serving in the United States Army as a chaplain in Korea from 1955 to 1957, he taught at the University of Judaism and married Adena Sara Mosevitzsky in 1958. In 1966, after receivin...

Brinnin, John M.

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Du Pont de Nemours

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Kennedy, Gerta

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Merwin, W. S.

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Winney, Harold

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Vanderbilt, Gloria, 1924-....

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Flood, Charles

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Lincoln, Victoria, 1904-1981

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Biographical Note: Victoria Lincoln was an American writer of fiction, poetry, and journalistic articles. She was born in Fall River, MA in 1904, the daughter of Jonathan Thayer Lincoln (1869-1942) and Louise Sears Cobb Lincoln. She graduated from Radcliffe in 1926 and later married Victor Lowe, a professor of philosophy. She was a frequent contributor to "New Yorker," "Vogue," and "Collier's." Miss Lincoln authored several novels and investigated the legends surrounding...

MacKenzie, Rachel

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Sheridan, Bernard.

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Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

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W. E. B. Dubois secured his position as one of the key voices in the argument over the role of the black man in modern America through his seemingly endless works of social activism. He was an educator (at Fisk University and Atlanta University), a founder of the Niagara Movement (which later merged into the NAACP), the long-time editor of the NAACP publication, The Crisis, a lecturer, political activist, and prolific writer. His works include: The Souls of Black Folk, Dusk of Dawn, and an Autob...

Ebright, Frederick

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Moor, Paul

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Forbes, Jonathan

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Epithet: Physician to the Household; Knight 1853 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x000321 Epithet: 2nd son of Arthur, 9th Baron Forbes British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x000351 Epithet: Major 78th Foot British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : ...

Carver, Raymond

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Biography Raymond Clevie Carver was born in Clatskanie, Oregon on May 25, 1938. In 1941 his family moved to Yakima, where Carver grew up, graduating from Yakima High School in 1956. On June 7, 1957, he married 16 year old Maryann Burk, who had just graduated from high school. In December of 1957 their first child, daughter Christine LaRae, was born. A son, Vance Lindsay, was born in October of the following year. For the next doze...

Brickman, Marshall

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Goodwin, Richard N.

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Richard Naradhoff Goodwin (b. 1931) graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University in 1953. He went on to study law at Harvard University, graduated summa cum laude in 1958 and joined the Massachusetts State bar the same year. After clerking for Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter in 1958, Goodwin came to Senator John F. Kennedy's attention in 1959 while working as special counsel to the Legislative Oversight Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives. Goodwin joined Kennedy's speech...

Aksyonov, Vasily

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Feiffer, Jules

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Jules Feiffer was born January 26, 1929 in the Bronx, NY. He attended Art Student's League and Pratt Institute. He is married with two daughters. He is a play writer, cartoonist and satirist. His cartoons have appeared in the Village Voice>, New York City, Observer>, London and others. His cartoons are syndicated and distributed to more than one hundred newspapers in the United States and abroad. He is a member of the faculty of Yale University Drama School. Mr. Feiffer has won numberous a...

Greene, Graham

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Jocelyn, Glen

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Rosten, Leonard

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Weimar, Edward W.

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Salter, James

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Epithet: Proprietor of Salter's Coffee House, London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000409.0x000041 ...

House, John Jr.

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Wakefield, Dave

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Betjeman, John

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Sir John Betjeman (1906-1984), poet, broadcaster and architectural historian, was the son of E. E. Betjeman and was educated at Marlborough College before going up to Magdalen College, Oxford in 1925. He married Penelope Valentine Hester (ne Chetwode) in 1933, and the couple had one son and a daughter. He began publishing poetry and pieces on topography and architecture, subjects which continued to occupy him throughout his life, in the Twenties and obtained a job at The Architectur...

Pulsifer, Harold

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Godley, John

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Halper, Albert, 1904-1984

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Albert Halper (1904-1984), American author best known for his naturalistic short stories and novels, was born on Chicago's West Side, the fifth child of Jewish-Lithuanian immigrants. After graduating from high school, Halper worked at a variety of jobs in a mail order house, electrotype foundry, loose-leaf binder factory, wholesale beauty parlor supply house, and the post office. His career as a writer began in 1928, when Marianne Moore accepted an essay and a short stor...

Lardner, David

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Ogburn, Charlton Jr.

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Slade, Caroline

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Irvin, Rea, 1881-1972

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Rea Irvin (1881-1972) was born in San Francisco, CA, where he studied for six months at the Hopkins Art Institute. He moved to New York, N.Y. at the age of 25 and soon began contributing his art regularly to Cosmopolitan magazine and the humorous weekly Life . He later became the first art editor of The New Yorker . Between the years 1925 and 1958, hundreds of Irvin's illustrations and cartoons were published in The New Yorker, and his art adorned the covers of 169 issues of the mag...

Smith, Constance

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Purdy, Nina

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Cane, Melville

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001e7 ...

Mullins, Helene

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Farbstein, W. E.

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Alajalov, Constantin, 1900-1987

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Illustrator, painter. Born in Rostov, Russia, Alajalov emigrated to the United States in 1923, and became a citizen in 1928. From the guide to the Constantin Alajalov Papers, 1929-1960, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. From the description of Constantin Alajalov papers, [ca. 1940-1979]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122389280 Painter, illustrator, and cartoonist; b. in Russia; perm...

Nowell, Elizabeth.

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Wortman, Denys, 1887-1958

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Cartoonist, New York, New York. Born in Saugerties, New York, Wortman studied engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology and at Rutgers College. From 1906-1909, he studied at the Chase School of Art in New York City with Kenneth Hayes Miller and classmates George Bellows, Edward Hopper, and Rockwell Kent. Beginning as a landscape painter from the "Gloucester School," Wortman's career changed when his drawings of life as a sailor in World War I were published in the N...

Strakosch, Avery

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Matthiessen, Peter

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Ingersoll, Ralph, 1900-

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Pearson, Edmund Lester, 1880-1937

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Editor and author. Worked for the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, New York Evening Post, Life, Scribner's, etc. From the description of Edmund Lester Pearson letters [manuscript], 1928. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 274184207 Edmund Lester Pearson (1880-1937) was an American librarian and writer best known for his book Studies in Murder (1924) and other essays in the true crime genre. He was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts and graduated from Harvard in 1...

Guaranty Trust Company

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Shadbolt, Maurice

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Foote, Shelby.

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Shelby Foote was a novelist and historian, who was born in Greenville, Miss., in 1916; attended the University of North Carolina, 1935-1937; served in the Mississippi National Guard and then as field artillery captain in Northern Ireland, 1940-1944; and worked for the Associated Press, 1944-1945. In 1949, "Tournament," his first novel, was published. Foote moved to Memphis in 1954. From the description of Shelby Foote papers, 1935-1999 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat...

Bernstein, Burton

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Starrett, W. Kemp

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Stewart, Donald Ogden, 1894-1980

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American dramatist, humorist, screenwriter. From the description of Letter to Ivan Somerville, [1922] December 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53284516 Donald Ogden Stewart, American playwright, humorist, screenwriter, and political activist, was born in Columbus, Ohio on November 30, 1894 to Gilbert Holland and Clara Landon Ogden Stewart. Stewart attended Philip Exeter Academy (1909-1912) and Yale University (1912-1916), where he was a member ...

Sayre, Joel, 1900-1979

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Joel G. Sayre (1900-1979) was a journalist, author, screenwriter, and foreign correspondent. Raised and educated in Ohio, he served in the Canadian Army's Siberian Expeditionary Force during World War I and later studied at Oxford and Heidelberg. Returning to the United States, he covered sports and crime stories for newspapers in several cities, including Boston and New York, and wrote for the New Yorker. He wrote two successful novels and worked in Hollywood as a scree...

William Sloan Associates Inc.

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Ciardi, John, 1916-1986

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American poet and critic. Winner of Avery and Jule Hopwood Award in poetry, 1939. Professor of English at Harvard, 1946-48, and Rutgers, 1953-61. From the description of Letter, 1980 Feb. 4, Key West, Fla., to Henry F. Pommer, Ripon, Wis. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364896 Poet, editor, literary critic, lecturer, and journalist. Full name: John Anthony Ciardi. From the description of John Ciardi papers, 1910-1997 (bulk 1960-1985). (Unknown). W...

Tucci, Niccolo

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Mosher, John C.

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Rae, Ruth

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Robinson, Ted

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Arking, Linda

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Wilson, Marjorie D.

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Whittemore, Reed, 1919-2012

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Author and educator. From the description of Reed Whittemore papers, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981654 Poet, professor of English at the University of Maryland at College Park, and former Poetry Consultant for the Library of Congress. Author of a major biography of William Carlos Williams. From the description of Papers. 1940-1985. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23949818 Poet, ...

Woodman, Bill

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Taylor, Robert Lewis

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Robert Lewis Taylor, born in Carbondale, Illinois on September 24, 1912, grew up attending local public schools and enrolled for one year at Southern Illinois University, where he did his first professional writing. After his graduation in 1933 he was hired by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and worked for the newspaper during the next three years. In 1939 he was hired by the New Yorker as a "Profile" writer as well as being published in the Saturday Evening Post and Reader's Digest. In 1942 Taylor...

Graham, Nancy

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Fife, Shannon

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Bagnold, Enid

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Enid Bagnold (1889-1981), born in Rochester, England, was a twentieth-century British author best known for her novel National Velvet (1935) and her play The Chalk Garden (1955). From the description of Enid Bagnold papers, 1912-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702132877 Enid Bagnold, 1889-1981, was an English playwright, novelist and poet. From the description of The Chinese prime minister: typescript, [1964]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 1...

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965

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British novelist, playwright, and short story writer, most well-known for his autobiographical novel "Of Human Bondage". From the description of Letter, signed : St. Jean-Cap Ferrat (France), to James R. Parish, Brockton, Mass. 16 June 1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62718967 William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was a British author. From the description of W. Somerset Maugham letters, 1919-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652236 ...

Delillo, Don

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The American Repertory Theatre production opened Apr. 10, 1986, at the Hasty Pudding Club, 12 Holyoke Street, Cambridge, Mass. From the description of The day room : a play in two acts / by Don DeLillo, 1986. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 764505652 Bradford Morrow is an American novelist, essayist, poet, editor, and writer of short fiction. He was born on April 8, 1951, in Baltimore, Maryland, and grew up in Littleton, Colorado. In 1968 he was a...

Anderson, Alsten

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Sturges-Jones, Marion

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Orr, Gregory

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DePauw, Victor

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Benet, Stephen Vincent

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Kidder, Peabody & Company

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Trevor, William

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Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989

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One of the most unique and powerful voices of the Twentieth Century, Samuel Beckett was born in Foxrock, Ireland, in 1906, and suffered, as he claimed, an eventless childhood. He attended Trinity College in Dublin, and left for Paris when he was twenty-two (he would later call this city home). In Paris he fell in with a group of avant-garde artists, including James Joyce, who was to become a life-long friend. Although he continued to write in both English and French throughout his life, most of ...

Lafarge, Oliver

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Goldring, Douglas

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Epithet: writer and journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x000297 ...

Simic, Charles

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McIntosh, Mavis

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Nichols, Beverley

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Farris, Joseph

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Joseph G. Farris (1924- ) is an award-winning American cartoonist. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he grew up in Connecticut and in his teens took art classes from The New Yorker and Esquire cartoonist Rich Taylor. Farris served in the army for three years during World War II and was awarded a bronze star. He contributed several cartoons to Stars and Stripes . Back in Connecticut as a civilian, Farris continued his art training by attending the Whitney School of Fine Art in New Haven. ...

Payette, Alphonse

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Macleish, Archibald

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Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) was an American poet. Kaiser is a professor of comparative literature at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1955-1957 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367921 MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard (1949-1962). From the description of Scratch : manu...

Jenkins, Clay David

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Funk, Tom, 1965-....

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Sanford, Loyola Lee

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Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012

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Adrienne Cecile Rich, poet, author, feminist, and teacher, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 16, 1929, the daughter of Helen (Jones) and Arnold Rice Rich. She attended the Roland Park Country School in Baltimore, Md. (1938-47). A 1951 graduate of Radcliffe College, in that year she won the Yale Younger Poets Award with the publication of her first book, A Change of World . Following her studies at Oxford University (winter 1952-53), she traveled through Europe. The following de...

Brown, James Oliver

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Bolton, Isabel (Mary Britten Miller)

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Theroux, Alexander

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Greene, Grahame

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Smith, Thorne, 1892-1934

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Aiken, Clarissa L.

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Weismiller, Frances

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Gellhorn, Martha

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Terry, Daise

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Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel), 1893-1973

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American author of works for the stage and screen also noted for his biographical essays and memoirs. S. N. Behrman was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1893. He was educated at Clark College, Harvard College (B.A. 1916) and Columbia University (M.A. 1918). During the late 1910s Behrman's short stories and book reviews appeared in magazines and newspapers including The Smart Set and The New York Times. During the 1920s he collaborated on stories and plays with Kenyon ...

Woodward, Stanley

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Stanley Wingate Woodward was born on December 11, 1890, in Malden, Massachusetts, son of Alice E. (Colesworthy) and Frank E. Woodward. He was one of eight children and a twin of Sidney, who later became an art dealer and critic. In 1909, Woodward graduated from Malden High School and the family moved to Wellesley Hills. He studied at the Eric Pape School of Art, the School of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He left school to...

Starbuck, George, 1931-

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Poet and college professor; b. George Edwin Beiswanger. From the description of Papers of George Starbuck, 1966-1971. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233108945 From the description of Papers, 1966-1971. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 28412030 Starbuck was an American poet, editor at Houghton Mifflin, and professor at Boston University. From the description of Poems, 1957-1964. (Harvard University). WorldCat record...

Williams,Tennessee, 1911-1983

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American playwright. From the description of Papers of Tennessee Williams [manuscript], 1927-1957. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809684 From the description of Typed letters signed (3) : Key West, Chicago and New York, to Seymour Peck, 1961 Jan. 19-1969 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875024 From the description of Tennessee Williams letter to Tim Moore [manuscript], 1976 September 13 or 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id:...

Newhouse, John

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001390.0x000162 Epithet: of Add MS 32938 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001390.0x000174 ...

Sheed, Wilfred

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Jessel, George, 1898-1981

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Entertainer and actor. From the description of Autograph card signed : [New York], to Irene [Gallagher], [192-]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914791 ...

Beebe, Lucius, 1902-1966

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American writer and bon vivant. From the description of Letter : Hillsborough, Calif., to Mr. Kohn, 1963 Jan. 30. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122472968 Lucius Morris Beebe was born into a wealthy New England family in Wakefield, Mass. in 1902. He attended both Harvard and Yale before joining the New York Herald Tribune in 1929. Beebe was an author, journalist, railroad hobbyist and bon vivant. He died in...

Irvin, Rea, 1881-1972

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Rea Irvin (1881-1972) was born in San Francisco, CA, where he studied for six months at the Hopkins Art Institute. He moved to New York, N.Y. at the age of 25 and soon began contributing his art regularly to Cosmopolitan magazine and the humorous weekly Life . He later became the first art editor of The New Yorker . Between the years 1925 and 1958, hundreds of Irvin's illustrations and cartoons were published in The New Yorker, and his art adorned the covers of 169 issues of the mag...

Stern, G. B.

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Blow, Katharine

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Cheever, John

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John Cheever was an American novelist and short-story writer. From the description of John Cheever collection of papers, 1942-1982. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 86164222 From the guide to the John Cheever collection of papers, 1942-1982, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) John Cheever (1912-1982) was an American writer. From the description of John Cheever journals, ...

Cotler, Gordon

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Litvinov, Ivy

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Holding, Elizabeth Sanxay

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Thomas, Rosemary

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Gill, Richard T. (Richard Thomas), 1927-2010

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Yellen, Samuel, 1906-1983

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Young, Crawford

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Jordan, Elizabeth

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Freeland, Stephen L.

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Laughlin, E. O.

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Blanchard, Helen

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Hillyer, Robert

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Alpert, Hollis, 1916-2007

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Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996.

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Biographical Note Carl Sagan 1934, Nov. 9 Born, New York, N.Y. 1954 A.B., University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill. 1955 B.S., University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill. 1956 ...

Pressoir, Esther

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Casey, John

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Hoyt, Nancy

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Frankforter, Alice

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Mahoney, Tom

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Romney was president of American Motors, Governor of Michigan and U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. From the description of Romney-Mahoney papers, 1962-1970. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 475001966 Journalist. Mahoney was born in 1905. From the description of Papers, 1906-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155524060 John Thomas Mahoney, born in 1905, was a freelance writer, editor, an...

Harbord, J. G.

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Downie, James Vale

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Sauers, Charles

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Matchett, William H., 1923-

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William Henry Matchett is a poet and Emeritus Professor of Literature at the University of Washington. Born in 1923 in Chicago, IL, Matchett earmed a B.A. (1949) from Swarthmore College, and an M.A. (1950) and PhD. (1957) from Harvard University. He began teaching at the University of Washington in Seattle in 1954, and was appointed a full professor in 1966. A member of the Society of Friends, Matchett was Chair of the executive committee of the Pacific Northwest office ...

Buchwald, Art

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Maxwell, William

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Epithet: of Carriden British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000135.0x0002d8 Epithet: of Add MS 38224 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x0001e6 Title: 5th Earl of Nithsdale British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000135.0x0002da Epithet: Colonel ...

Gannett, Lewis

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McNulty, John

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Sanders, Sydney A.

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Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990

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American writer. From the description of Correspondence with Alfred S. Dashiell, 1931-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51846130 Carl Zigrosser and Lewis Mumford were life-long friends with shared interests in the arts, society and politics. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1925-1971, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902319 Sir Patrick Geddes was a Scottish biologist, sociologi...

Blackmur, R. P. (Richard P.), 1904-1965

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American literary critic, author, and professor of English at Princeton University from 1951. From the description of Manuscripts. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529910 Blackmur was an American literary critic and poet. From the description of Poems, 1921-1964. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505745 From the guide to the R. P. (Richard P.) Blackmur poems, 1921-1964., (Houghton Library, Harvard College L...

MCCORMACK, Elizabeth R. S. C. J.

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Quinn, John Robert

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Spaulding, E. K.

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Bank of New York

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The Bank of New York first opened for business in 1784. From the description of Records, [ca. 1784-1983] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155473338 ...

Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953

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Dylan Thomas was a Welsh poet who first achieved recognition with "Eighteen Poems" (1934). He wrote both prose and radio plays, including "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog" (1940), "Deaths and Entrances" (1946), "Under Milkwood" (1954), and "Adventures in the Skin Trade" (1955). From the description of Dylan Thomas collection. [1935-1953]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 660196437 Welsh author Dylan Thomas occupies a controversial place among 20t...

Weston, Mildred

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Mildren Weston was a Spokane poet who was published in journals like "Northwest Review" and "Prairie Schooner". Her collection of poems were published in a work entitled, "The Green Dusk", (Owl Press). Miss Weston taught at Holy Names College for 17 years and retired in 1981. She had a long standing interest in poet Vachel Lindsay, and published a biographical work about him in 1987 through Ye Galleon Press. From the description of Papers, 1928-1987, 195- (Eastern Washington State Hi...

Tudor, Charles

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Finney, Charles

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Anthony, Katharine

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Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982

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Allen Tate was an American poet, essayist, literary critic, novelist, and translator. From the guide to the Allen Tate collection of papers, 1935-1971, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American author Babette Deutsch published novels, criticism, essays, translations, children's stories, and biography, but is most remembered for her eloquent poetry. Her verse is generally short, exploring artistic or lit...

White, Walter

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Epithet: Assistant Sec and Librarian Royal Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x0003dc ...

LaFrance, Ernest

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Durrenmatt, Friedrich

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Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990) was a well known Swiss author and dramatist known for his use of epic theater which involved the audience in theatrical debate. James Sandoe, University of Colorado professor who worked for Norlin Library, as well as the departments of Theater, English, Film Studies, and Humanities donated this translation. Sandoe directed performances of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival (1961-1973) as well as the Ashland (Oregon) Festival. F...

Slater, J. J.

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Morgan, Wallace

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Gibson, Walker

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Miller, Max

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Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946

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Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer, founder of the Photo-Secession Group, gallery owner, and editor and publisher of photography magazines, most notably, Camera Work. Frank Hermann was an American painter, who spent most of his career in Germany, where he associated with several avant-garde art groups. Childhood friends, Stieglitz and Herrmann were schoolmates, spent time together when Stieglitz was in Europe, and visited each other in the United States when Herrmann returned in 1919....

Haupt, Theodore

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Levin, Harry, 1910-1965

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Mewshaw, Michael, 1943-....

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American novelist. From the description of Marginal notes and comments written in a copy of his The toll, [197-?]. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 86141830 ...

Beston, Henry, 1888-1968

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Henry Beston was an American writer best known for his book of reflections on man and nature, The Outermost house. From the description of Henry Beston's fairy tales : manuscripts, 1922-1952. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79715861 Henry Beston was an American writer best known for his book of reflections on man and nature, The outermost house. From the guide to the Henry Beston's fairy tales, 1922-1952., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Har...

Broyard, Anatole

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Freud, Clement

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Conkling, Grace Hazard, 1878-1958

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Conkling graduated from Smith College in 1899, was further educated in Germany and France and taught school in Connecticut and New York. After her marriage to Roscoe Platt Conkling in 1905 they lived in Mexico. She taught at Smith College from 1914 to 1947. From the description of [Verses] [between 1920-1928] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191100770 Smith College, Class of 1899. Smith College, Professor, English, 1914-1947. Poet. From the description of Gra...

Singer, Evelyn

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Price, Mark

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Gannett, Lewis S.

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Dove, L. J.

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Blount, Roy

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Blaustein, Hank

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Henderson, B. W.

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Gifford, Barry

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Weismiller, Edward Ronald, 1915-

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Weston, Christine, 1904-1989

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Indic author; b. Christine Goutiere; emigrated to the U.S., ca. 1923; d. 1989. From the description of Christine Weston collection, 1944-1988. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969765 ...

Lavin, Mary

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Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x000318 ...

Adams, Franklin P.

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Virginia Taylor McCormick (1873-1957), of Norfolk, Virginia was a poet, literary critic, essayist, lecturer, and the editor of The Lyric, 1921-1929. From the guide to the Virginia Taylor McCormick Papers, 1887-1953., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) ...

Ross, Al, 1911-2012

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West, Paul

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Carver, Gertrude

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Moorepark, Howard

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Powell, William B.

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Murdoch, Iris

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Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher. From the guide to the Iris Murdoch typescript, no date, (Ohio University) Author and phiolosopher. From the description of Papers of Iris Murdoch, [1953-1994?]. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233111762 Irish philosopher, teacher, and novelist, Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was acquainted with and influenced by philosophers such as Jean-Paul Sartre and by bohemian a...

Belitt, Ben

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Gehrig, Lou, 1903-1941

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Lou Gehrig played his entire career with the New York Yankees (1923-1939). He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939. From the description of Letter, [1939-1941]. (National Baseball Hall of Fame). WorldCat record id: 47294733 ...

Hilton, Ned

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Cotton, Will

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Holzinger, J. J.

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LaFollette, Suzanne

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Griffith, Ann Warren

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Allen, Chester

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Deutch, Babette

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Borgstedt, Douglas

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Lake, Austen R.

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Frost, Francis, 1933-....

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Gunther, John

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Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945

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American novelist. From the description of Letter, 1940 Apr. 25, Richmond, Va., to John W. Garley, Bayonne, N.J. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647808544 From the description of Letters to James J. Murray [manuscript], 1939-1943. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812081 American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: Richmond, Va., to Dr. Kenneth Wood, 1942 December 14. (University of Virginia). W...

Hale, Robert, 1937-

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Epithet: of Add MS 35637 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000110 ...

Paul, Elliot

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Batki, John

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Valenzuela, Luisa, 1938-....

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Cooper, Loise Field

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Sundgaard, Arnold

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McGinley, Phyllis, 1905-1978

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American playwright and memoirist. From the description of Lillian Hellman Papers, 1904-1984 (bulk 1934-1984). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 78685575 Lillian Hellman, the author of Little Foxes and Watch on the Rhine, was the executor of the estate of the novelist Dashiell Hammett. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1979. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id:...

Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930

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David Herbert Richards Lawrence was born September 11, 1885, in Eastwood, near Nottingham, to Arthur Lawrence, a coal miner, and Lydia Beardsall. He attended Nottingham University College, and in 1908 he took a teaching position at Davidson Road School in Croydon. Lawrence wrote in his spare time, and in 1911, with the help of Ford Maddox Hueffer, he published his first novel, The White Peacock . Poor health forced him to resign his teaching job this same year, at which time he bec...

Powledge, Fred.

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Journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Fred Powledge: oral history, 1987. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565769 Fred Powledge was a freelance journalist and writer who wrote and contributed to numerous books, articles, reports, and internet web sites. During his career, Powledge wrote on a variety of topics, including adoption, water quality and pollution, the food industry, race relations, environmentalism, circuses, and ...

Bowles, Paul

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Hayes, Helen

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Downey, Fairfax

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Frost, Frances

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Lewis, Lester Assoc.

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Sway, Albert

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Anderson, Alston

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Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960

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Lyricist. From the description of Reminiscences of Oscar Hammerstein : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565446 Librettist, lyricist, producer, and publisher. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Boston, to James J. Fuld, 1955 Nov. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923808 ...

Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963

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Playwright; New York, N.Y. From the description of Clifford Odets sketches. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 42743828 Clifford Odets was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1906. He left school at age fourteen and worked as an actor in local New York theater groups and traveling stock companies until 1930. That same year the Group Theatre was formed. As one of the founding members, Odets continued acting, but found new release for his creativity in writing pl...

Stong, Philip D.

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May, Ruth

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Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960

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Woodcut artist; Durham, North Carolina. From the description of Letter : Durham, North Carolina, 1955-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122539131 Julius J. Lankes was a maker of woodcuts whose work was represented at the Weyhe Gallery. Carl Zigrosser admired his work and promoted his career. As with many American artists of his generation, Lankes' career was never financially stable, and he also worked as an illustrator, an art educator and as a technical artist for the F...

Hyman, Edgar C.

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Duvoisin, Roger, 1900-1980

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Roger Duvoisin (1900-1980), a native of Geneva, Switzerland, was an author and illustrator of children's books. His wife, Louise Fatio (1904-1993) from Lausanne, Switzerland, wrote many of the books Mr. Duvoisin illustrated. From the description of Roger Duvoisin and Louise Fatio papers, 1934-1968. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 72823625 Swiss-born, American author and illustrator of children's books. From the description of Winkie's world ...

Bernstein, Jeremy, 1929-....

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Katz, Steve

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Gould, Barbara

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Oeschner, Frederick

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Hersey, John

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Kees, Weldon, 1914-1955?

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Weldon Kees was born in Beatrice NE in 1914. He attended Doane College in Crete, NE and the University of Missouri. Known mainly as a poet, Kees also published short stories and wrote for Time magazine and Paramount's newsreel service. In the 1940's he took up painting and was involved in the establishment of the Abstract Expressionist movement. In 1950 he moved to San Francisco and began collaborating on songs with Robert Helms. He disappeared in July, 1954. From the description of ...

Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936-

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Martin, Henry

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Epithet: Editor-in-Chief The Press Association Ltd British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x00028c Epithet: Captain; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x0003e1 Epithet: Commander British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc...

Gershwin, Ira

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Biographical Note 1872? Moishe Gershovitz (later, Morris Gershovitz, then Gershvin, and finally, Gershwin) born in St. Petersburg, Russia. He immigrates to New York in the early 1890s. George will describe him as "a very easy-going, humorous philosopher who takes things as they come." 1875 or 1876 Rosa (later, Rose) Bruskin...

Alain, A. (Daniel Brustlein)

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Walton, Edna Lou

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McClendon, Sarah

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Marvel, Tom, 1901-1970

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Guérard, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1914-

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Guérard is an emeritus professor of English at Stanford University and a novelist. From the description of Research materials on John Hawkes, 1959-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866725 From the description of Research Materials on Lya de Putti and Lois Moran, 1923-1996. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510610 Albert Joseph Guérard is Professor Emeritus of English at Stanford University, and a novelist. From the description of Albert J. Guéra...

Harrison, Richard Edes.

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Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998

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Co-founder of Black Panther Party, presidential candidate of the Peace and Freedom Party (1968), and author of Soul on Ice. From the description of Papers ca. 1969-1977. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 55998690 Eldridge Cleaver was born August 3, 1935 in Wabbaseka, Arkansas. During his youth he was convicted of various drug and assault charges and spent time in reformatories and prisons. His experiences led him to become a follower of Malcolm X and the Nation of...

Bonner, Paul

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Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991

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Jerzy Kosinski, Polish-American author, was born Józef Lewinkopf on June 14, 1933 in Łodź, Poland. His experiences as a war refugee and in post-war Poland informed his works of fiction, most notably The Painted Bird. He immigrated to the United States in 1957 and studied political sociology at Columbia University. Among his many honors is a National Book Award in 1969. In the early 1970s, Kosinski was a Visiting Professor at the Yale School of Drama. Kosinski's early works of nonfiction were ...

Woolley, Monty, 1888-1963

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Frater, Alexander

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Thompson, Dorothy

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Middleton, Scudder

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McCarthy, Eugene

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Graham, John

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Epithet: of Add MS 36156 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x00018e Title: 1st Viscount of Dundee British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x000194 Title: Viscount Dundee British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000839.0x00019a Title: 6th Earl of M...

Schacht, Marshall

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Woiwode, Larry.

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Carson, Rachel

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Baez, Joan, 1941-

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Joan Baez (b. Jan. 9, 1941) is a singer, songwriter, musician, and activist. She got her start during the 1959 Newport Folk Festival and is well known for her performance of "We Shall Overcome" at the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom....

Kissinger, Henry

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Cooper, Louise Field, 1905-

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HUBBELL, Albert

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Taylor, Richard

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Epithet: LLB, Special Commissary in Lynn for the Bishop of Norwich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001151.0x000337 Epithet: MA, Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001151.0x000338 Epithet: wood engraver British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/...

Anderson, Jervis

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Kingston, Maxine Hong

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Biographical Information Maxine Hong Kingston was born October 27, 1940 in Stockton, California. She received her B.A. degree in Education from the University of California, Berkeley in 1962. Kingston taught high school English and mathematics in Hayward, Calif., and various subjects in a number of schools in Hawaii, and was a visiting associate professor of English at the University of Hawaii. Her book, Woman Warrior: Memoirs Of ...

Fleischmann, Raoul

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Wilkinson, Frances Elie Ross

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Olson, Charles, 1910-1970

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Charles Olson, the leading voice of the Black Mountain poets, was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and was a notable student at Wesleyan University, where his groundbreaking work on Herman Melville evolved into the highly praised monograph, Call Me Ishmael. Inspired by Franklin Roosevelt, Olson worked his way up through the Democratic Party, but quit after Roosevelt's death, and began a brilliant career as a writer and educator. His manifesto, Projective Verse, influenced a generation of poets ...

Kronengold, Adolph

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Tunis, John

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Harrington, Michael, 1972-

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Schoonmaker, Frank

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Braley, Berton, 1882-

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Mueller, Lisel

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Smith, William Jay

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William Jay Smith was born April 22, 1918, in Winnfield, LA. He followed a career as a writer and teacher in English. He is best known as a poet, both for adults and children, and has received awards and honors for his portry. He also worked as a translator, being fluent in French and Italian, and also familiar with Spanish and Russian. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 2, 68 Something About the Author Autobiography Series, vol. 22 From the guide to the William ...

Gilman, Martha

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Drucker, Boris

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Boris Drucker was an American artist, illustrator and cartoonist. Drucker lived and worked in Philadelphia for most of his career, and died there in January 2009. Boris Drucker was born in Center City Philadelphia on 22 May 1920. After graduating from West Philadelphia High School in 1938, he received his training at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art (later known as the Philadelphia College of Art, now part of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia). D...

Cain, James M.

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Longstretch, E.

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Flack, Ambrose

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Rand, Christopher

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Epithet: alias Randes British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000877.0x000003 ...

Wylie, Elinor - Poetry Fellowship

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Pedrick, Jean, 1922-

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Goldberg, Rube, 1883-1970

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Rube Goldberg (1883-1970) was a cartoonist and inventor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Rube Goldberg interview, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 767864573 Cartoonist, inventor. From the description of Rube Goldberg interview, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557436 ...

Wood, Clement

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Brown, Rita Mae

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Zweig, Paul

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Henderson, W. J. (William James), 1855-1937

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American music critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York] Dec. 27 1915, to Mrs. H[arry] H[arkness] Flagler, 1915 Dec. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665586 ...

Fast, Howard

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Brasier, Virginia

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Beer, Thomas

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Bragdon, Elspeth (O'Halloran)

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Crawford, William Galbraith

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Diller, Phyllis, 1917-2012

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Phyllis Ada Driver (b. July 17, 1917, Lima, OH - d. August 20, 2012, Los Angeles, CA). She studied at the Sherwood Music Conservatory in Chicago, IL for three years, beginning in fall 1934. She married Sherwood Anderson Diller, and the couple and their children moved from Ypsilanti, MI to Alameda, CA in 1945. Diller began her career as writer and women's editor for the San Leandro News-Observer . From June 1951 to 1954, Diller's jobs included: head of newspaper and radio ad copy in t...

Andrade, Carlos Drummond ˜deœ 1902-1987

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Busch, Frederick

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Smedley, Doree

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Atherton, John

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Epithet: Bishop of Waterford and Lismore British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001187.0x00028f ...

Green, Abel

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Macdonald, Dwight

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Dwight Macdonald was born on March 24, 1906 in New York City. He graduated from Yale University in 1928 (B.A.). He served as associate editor of Fortune Magazine (1929-1936) and editor of the Partisan Review (1937-1943). Macdonald joined the Socialist Workers Party (Trotskyist Party), and was a member from 1939-1941. He published numerous books, articles, and essays in addition to publishing a journal, Politics, from 1944-1949. He also wrote for Esquire and The New Yorker, and publi...

Dietz, Howard

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Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz, writers and composers. From the description of Revenge with music: typescript, 1934. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122532975 Howard Dietz (1896-1983) was an important musical theater lyricist and motion picture publicist, who is well-known for his professional partnership with composer Arthur Schwartz, as well as for his long association with the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio. Born in New York City...

Bacon, Josephine

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Byfield, Ernest

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Wish, Fred A.

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Ingersoll, Ralph, 1900-1985

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Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950

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Edgar Rice Burroughs (b. September 1, 1875, Chicago, IL – d. March 19, 1950, Encino, CA) was an American writer best known for the Tarzan series....

Day, Robert

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Epithet: of Add MS 35755 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x000371 Epithet: Rector of Parham, county Sussex British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x000373 Epithet: Justice of Court of King's Bench, Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213...

Albee, Edward, 1928-....

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Playwright. Alan Schneider b. 1917, d. 1984. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward Albee and Alan Schneider : oral history, [1960-1961?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147359 American author, director and producer, Edward Albee has won numerous awards for his plays. From the description of Edward Albee scripts, 1949-1966. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652505 Edward Albee, playwright. ...

Kaplan, Jim

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De Pauw, Victor

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Freeman, Everett

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Amis, Kingsley

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British novelist, short story writer, essayist, and critic. From the description of Collection, 1933-1968. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122492257 Kingsley Amis was a successful and productive English author. Born in London to a lower middle class family, he published his first story at eleven, and earned scholarships to the City of London School and St. John's College, Oxford. After serving in World War I...

Strobel, Marion

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Barnes, Jane.

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Walker, Les

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Jarrell, Randall, 1914-1965

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Randall Jarrell was an American literary critic, poet, children's literature writer, and translator. From the description of Randall Jarrell collection of papers, 1914-1969 bulk (1927-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517261 From the guide to the Randall Jarrell collection of papers, 1914-1969, 1927-1967, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Randall Jarrell was an American po...

Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987

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Erskine Preston Caldwell was born in White Oak, Coweta County, Georgia, the son of Ira Sylvester Caldwell, a minister, and Caroline Bell, a teacher. Caldwell much later believed that being brought up as a minister's son in the Deep South was "my good fortune in life," for his family's frequent moves to different congregations in the region gave him an intimate knowledge of the people, localities, and ways of life that would inform his fiction and documentary writing. As a youth he observed, with...

Bulkley, Robert M.

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McCoy, Samuel Duff, 1882-

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McCoy was a novelist, biographer, journalist, children's author, and Princeton graduate (Class of 1905). He wrote many works under the pseudonym Ellery Queen, Jr. From the guide to the Samuel McCoy Papers, 1868-1964, 1915-1963, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) ...

Tomlinson, Charles

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