Wickenden Papers 1921-1989 1953-1979


Wickenden Papers, 1921-1989, 1953-1979

Wickenden Papers 1921-1989 1953-1979

The Wickenden Papers span the years 1921-1989, with the bulk falling between the 1950s and the 1970s. Materials include typed original manuscripts, galley proofs, correspondence to and from Dan Wickenden, literary reviews, printed materials, theatrical photographs, a small number of personal items, and a scrapbook containing newsclippings and reviews. They primarily document Wickenden's literary and professional career.

5 archives boxes, 3 records storage boxes, 1 flat box; (c. 6 linear ft.)


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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

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Company name changed twice during the course of this correspondence. Correspondence dating 1934-1960 is to Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc.; 1961-June 1970 to Harcourt, Brace & World; and finally, July 1970-1979 to Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. From the description of Correspondence, 1934-1979, from Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155880950 Company name changed twice during the course of this correspondence. Correspondence dating 19...

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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...

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Fairfield university

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Berry, Wendell, 1934-....

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American author and professor. From the description of Wendell Berry postcard : to Mr. Bob DeMott, 1973 July 14. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203844 ...

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Amherst College. Class of 1935. Wickenden.

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Carpenter, Don

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Biography Donald Richard Carpenter was born March 16, 1931 in Berkeley, California, the son of Eugene P. and Genevieve (Cody) Carpenter. He graduated from Portland State University in 1959 and received an M.A. from San Francisco State University in 1960. He had a career as a novelist and was the author of Hard rain falling (1965), Blade of light (1966), Getting off (1971), The class of '49 (1985) and From a distant past (1988), am...

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McIntosh, John

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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, with whom he lived for several years in the late 1930s. 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, Vida...