Frederic Dannay Papers, ca.1920-1982.

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Frederic Dannay Papers, ca.1920-1982.

Frederic Dannay Papers, ca.1920-1982.

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Gollancz, Victor, 1893-1967

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Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939

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Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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British author, best known for his stories about detective Sherlock Holmes. From the description of Letter : South Norwood, to Major Pond, 1894 May 31. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008581 English physician, novelist and detective-story writer. From the description of Papers of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [manuscript], 1893-1985 (bulk 1893-1927). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816353 Doyle was an English mystery writer perh...

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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....

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Victor Canning was a British novelist and screenplay writer. Many of his novels were adapted for motion pictures. From the description of Victor Canning papers, 1928-1984. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 76806178 From the guide to the Victor Canning papers, 1928-1984, (University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.) ...

Freeman, R. Austin (Richard Austin), 1862-1943

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Richard Austin Freeman was born on April 11, 1862, in London, England and died Sept. 28 (or 30), 1943, in Gravesend, Kent, England. Freeman was a physician, educator, and an author and began his medical training at Middlesex Hospital at the age of eighteen. He joined a medical expedition to Ashanti and Bontuku in 1889, and served as physician, navigator, and naturalist. Nine years later, he published his expedition experiences in Travels and Life in Ashanti and Jaman (1898). Freeman then began t...

Nevins, Francis M.

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Stewart, J.I.M. (John Innes Mackintosh), 1906-1994

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Author and Oxford University don. From the description of Papers, 1954-1991. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 39026549 Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Stewart took his MA at Oriel College, Oxford, and then taught English at Leeds University, the University of Adelaide in South Australia, Queen's University, Belfast, Ireland, and finally Oxford University where he became emeritus in 1973. Stewart had a distinguished career both as a scholar and a novelist. He first bega...

Ritchie, Jack, 1922-1983

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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...

Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904.

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Anton Chekhov, playwright. From the description of Uncle Vanya : scenes from country life in four acts : typescript, 1988, 26 February. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122466752 From the description of Ivanov: typescript, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122486670 Anton Chekhov, playwright. Michael Henry Heim, translator. From the description of Uncle Vanya: typescript, 1976. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id...

Chesterton, G.K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936

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English literary critic and author. From the description of Epitaph, [not after 1936]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 31402388 Author and journalist. From the description of Poem of G. K. Chesterton, 1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455163 Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) was an English poet, journalist, author, and critic. His literary criticism included works about Robert Browning, Charles Dickens, and George Berna...

Le Carré, John, 1931-

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Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972

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Jackie Robinston, first African American baseball player to play major league baseball in modern times. From the description of Letter, 1952 May 20 : to Mr. George McGullough. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83161093 Jackie Robinson played his entire career with the Brooklyn Dodgers (1947-1956). He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962. Horace Stoneham, son of former New York Giants owner Charles Stoneham, took over ownership of the team (1936-1957). ...

Priestley, J.B. (John Boynton), 1894-1984

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J. B. Priestley, playwright. From the description of An inspector calls: typescript, 1994. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122608422 J.B. Priestley, playwright; David Mamet, adapter, not credited here. From the description of Dangerous corner : typescript, 1996, January 4. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626156 English author J.B. Priestley had a long and prolific career writing in numerous genres, and achieved critical a...

Lofts, Norah, 1904-1983

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English author; writer of historical fiction; d. 1983. From the description of Norah Lofts collection, 1969. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70966977 ...

Wylie, Philip, 1902-1971

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Philip Gordon Wylie was born in Beverly, Mass. In 1902. He attended Princeton University during 1920-1923. A writer of fiction and nonfiction, his output included hundreds of short stories, articles, serials, syndicated newspaper columns, novels and works of social criticism. He also wrote screenplays while in Hollywood, was an editor for Farrar & Rinehart, served on the Dade County (Fla.) Defense Council, was a director of the Lerner Marine Laboratory, and at one time was a special advisor ...

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Fish, R. L. (Robert L.)

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Bentley, Phyllis Eleanor, 1894-1977

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Epithet: Dr writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x00016f ...

Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950

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Contains correspondence from Irita Van Doren, wife of Carl Van Doren. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1927-1934. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895031 American editor, author, and professor at Columbia University. From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1935-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868256 ...

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Donald E. Westlake, screenwriter; Jim Thompson, novelist. From the description of The grifters : screenplay, 1989, July - August. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314276 ...

Borges, Jorge Luís, 1899-1986

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Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) was a distinguished Argentinian poet, essayist and short story writer. From the description of La lotería en Babilonia : holograph, undated. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 320956282 From the guide to the La lotería en Babilonia : holograph, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Argentine author. From the description of Antología de la Poesía Argentina Moderna [manuscrip...

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Charles Dickens, English novelist. From the guide to the Charles Dickens manuscript material : 7 items, 1842-1851, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Dickens (1812-1870), the Victorian novelist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography . From the guide to the Correspondence of Charles Dickens, with related material, ca. 1834-1955, (Leeds University Librar...

McCloy, Helen.

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Hughes, Riley

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Damore, Leo.

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Author and reporter. Leo Damore was born in 1929 in Ontario, Canada, and moved to North Tonawanda, New York, with his family. He graduated from Kent State University in 1952. During his years on campus, he was a prominent writer for the Chestnut Burr and the Daily Kent Stater. Damore was working for The Cape Cod News in July 1969 when the incident involving Senator Edward Kennedy and the death of Mary Jo Kopechne at Chappaquidick occurred. Damore, who had a reputation as...

De la Torre, Lillian, 1902-1993

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Colorado Springs resident, mystery writer, playwright, who wrote under pseudonyms Lillian Bueno and Lillian de la Torre Bueno; active member of numerous local arts organizations and national writers' groups; married to George S. McCue, English Professor at Colorado College. From the description of Lillian de la Torre papers, 1902-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 45468673 Lillian was a writer of both plays and mystery literature. From the description of Lillia...

Keating, H.R.F. (Henry Reymond Fitzwalter), 1926-2011

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Yaffe, James, 1927-

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Macdonald, Ross

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Eberhart, Mignon Good, 1899-1996

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American author; wrote mystery stories; d. 1966. From the description of Mignon Eberhart collection, 1929-1979. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70962493 ...

Berkeley, Anthony, 1893-1971

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Gulik, Robert Hans ˜vanœ 1910-1967

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Dutch diplomat, sinologist, and author of Chinese-style detective novels. From the description of Letter : Beirut, to Mr. Starrett, Chicago, 1959 March 22. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 31638805 ...

Dickens, Monica, 1915-1992

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Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959

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Born Raymond Thornton Chandler in Chicago on July 23, 1888; studied at Dulwich College, London, and privately in France and Germany; began career as contributor of verse, essays, book reviews and special articles to daily and weekly papers in London, 1909; served with Canadian Expeditionary Force and R.A.F. during WWI; afterwards, returned to US to become an officer in various independent oil corporations; began writing fiction contributions to magazines in 1933; published his first novel, The b...

Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008

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Noted science fiction author, Arthur Charles Clarke, was born in 1917 in Minehead, England. He worked in the British Civil Service before his career as an editor and writer. In later years his career has been varied, reflecting his broad interests. From the guide to the Arthur Charles Clarke, 1964, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]) Arthur C. Clarke was born in Somerset, England in 1917 and is best known for his novel 2001: ...

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...

Rinehart, Mary Roberts, 1876-1958

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American fiction writer and playwright. From the description of Questionnaire, [n.d.], from Betty Hogan, Lake Mohawk, N.J. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365006 American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Sewickley [sic], to Mr. Mitchell, 1916 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872168 Novelist and playwright. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 3643...

Ellin, Stanley

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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...

Fisher, Dorothy Canfield. (1879-1958).

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American author and novelist, of Arlington, Vt. From the description of Letter, 1956 Dec. 19. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70960370 Dorothy Canfield Fisher was a skilled educator and popular author. Many of her works were written for children, but enjoyed by adults. Her stories are insightful and caring, honest and clever, and generally conservative in style and theme. She was also very active in civic and charitable concerns. From the ...

Shiel, M. P. (Matthew Phipps), 1865-1947

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Matthew Phipps Shiel began life in the West Indies of Irish parentage and later studied languages and medicine in London, before the appearance of his first book Prince Zaleski, in 1895. He subsequently wrote over thirty novels including such classic works as The Lord of the Sea, The Yellow Danger, How the Old Woman Got Home, and his science fiction masterpiece, The Purple Cloud. From the description of Children of the wind, ca. 1922. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldC...

Bloch, Lawrence W.

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Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950

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Poet and author. From the description of Edna St. Vincent Millay papers, 1832-1992 (bulk 1900-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066360 American poet. From the description of ALS : Camden, Maine, to Eleanor Morgan Patterson, 1916 June 15. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442927 From the description of Photograph of Edna St. Vincent Millay [manuscript], 1920 August. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812089 ...

Savage, Ernest, 1918-

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Steel, Kurt, 1904-1946

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Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961

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American novelist and short story writer. From the description of Dashiell Hammett Papers, 1923-1974. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 85058436 Samuel Dashiell Hammett was born in St. Mary's County, Maryland on May 27, 1894 to a family long in the county. After working as a youth to help support his family, he left home in 1914 and worked as a detective before enlisting in the U.S. Army during Wo...

Clemens, Cyril, 1902-1999

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Cyril Clemens (1902- ) was editor of the Mark Twain Journal and president of an international Mark Twain society. Clemens was a native of St. Louis, Mo.; son of James R. and Katherine Boland Clemens; and a kinsman of Samuel L. Clemens. From the guide to the Cyril Clemens Papers, ., 1936-1976, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Cyril Clemens, born in St. Louis on July 14, 1902, died in Kirkwood on May 16, 1999. Distant cous...

Finney, Jack

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Bolitho, Hector, 1897-1974

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British writer. From the description of Jinnah, creator of Pakistan / by Hector Bolitho, 1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122476239 From the description of The case of the Senior Begum : typescript [1953-1954]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122600802 From the description of Notes & newspaper clippings, Pakistan : papers, 1938-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86134278 From the description of Jinnah, creator of Pakistan : typescript / by Hector B...

Carr, Albert H. Z.

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Paul, Elliot, 1891-1958

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Elliot Paul was an American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, and literary critic, and the co-founder and co-editor of the journal "transition," leaving the publication in the fall of 1929. From the description of Elliot Paul collection of papers, 1922-1940. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652059 Paul was born on Feb. 11, 1891 in Malden, MA; attended Univ. of ME, 1908-9; became statehouse correspondent in Boston; fought in World War I; quit jo...

Barzun, Jacques, 1907-

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Author, historian, editor, university administrator, and a member of the faculty of Columbia University since 1927. C.U.: A.B. (1927) & Ph.D. (1932). From the description of Jacques Barzun papers, ca.1900-1999. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 265033358 Author, historian, editor, university administrator, and a member of the faculty of Columbia University since 1927. C.U.: A.B. (1927) & Ph. D. (1932). From the description...

Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961

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Writer, editor, critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Seidel Canby and Amy Loveman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481130 Epithet: editor of 'Saturday Review of Literature' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001e2 Canby was a critic, editor and Yale University professor (1899-1922). He was one of the founder...

Powell, James, 1943-

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Epithet: of the Custom House British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000614.0x0000bb ...

Lockridge, Richard, 1898-1982

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Novelist, mystery writer. From the description of Richard Lockridge papers, 1951-1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 606938136 ...

Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957

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Sayers was a British novelist, translator and apologist for the Christian faith. From the description of Dorothy L. Sayers letters and poems, 1913-1952. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 271111369 Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x00016b Novelist and playwright. From the description of Letters, to Maurice Browne, 1936-1947. (University of Michigan). Wor...

Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995

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Redman, Ben Ray, 1896-1961

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Bentley, Eric, 1916-....

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Eric Russell Bentley (1916- ) was an American editor, translator and professor of dramatic literature at Columbia University. From the description of Eric Bentley papers, ca. 1960-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517495 From the guide to the Eric Bentley papers, ca. 1960-1964, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Eric Bentley, theater critic and dramatist. From the description of Eric Bentley letters to Mary Douglas Di...

Woolrich, Cornell, 1903-1968

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American author and student at Columbia University in 1925. He frequently used a pen name, William Irish. From the description of Manuscripts, 1958-1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122377036 Cornell George Hopley-Woolrich was born on December 14, 1903 in New York City to Genero and Claire (neé Attalic) Hopley-Woolrich. In 1907 the family moved to Mexico and Genero and Claire divorced soon after. Co...

MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986

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American novelist. From the description of The end of the night, 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536373 The University of British Columbia's third president, John Barfoot Macdonald, was born in Toronto on February 23, 1918. Graduating with a degree of doctor of dental surgery from the University of Toronto in 1942, he served as captain in the Canadian Dental Corps during World War II. Following the war Macdonald studied biology at the University of Illinois and Colum...

Davis, Dorothy Salisbury

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Mystery writer, of New York, N.Y.; b. 1916. From the description of Dorothy Salisbury Davis collection, 1950-1984. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70958588 Author of historical novels and mysteries. From the description of Papers, 1949-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155453385 ...

Twohy, John Roger

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Crofts, Freeman Wills, 1879-1957

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Tyre, Nedra

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Allingham, Margery, 1904-1966

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Margery Allingham was a writer born in London, England who produced many novels, short stories, and plays, mainly in the crime and mystery genres. She is best known as creator of the detective and adventurer Albert Campion. From the guide to the Margery Allingham photograph, 1965, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries) ...

Perelman, S.J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979

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American cartoonist, author, and screenwriter; d. 1979. From the description of S.J. Perelman collection, 1942-1977. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969554 Brown class of 1925. Humorist, screenwriter, dramatist, and cartoonist. Much of his work was in the form of short pieces for the New Yorker magazine. From the description of Papers, 1914-1987. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122639378 S.J. Perelman and Will B. Johnstone, screenwrite...

Costain, Thomas B. (Thomas Bertram), 1885-1965

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Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968

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Editor of science fiction stories. From the description of Recordings, 1949-1968. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 122256976 Critic, editor and writer William Anthony Parker (W. A. P.) White, better known by the pseudonym Anthony Boucher, was born in Oakland, Calif. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 1932, and obtained a M.A. in German from the Univeristy of California at Berkley. He initially planned to teach languages but turned to writing ...

Huston, John, 1906-1987

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Rascoe, Burton, 1892-1957

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American drama critic, journalist. From the description of Correspondence, 1924-1955. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122494186 ...

Jesse, F. Tennyson (Fryniwyd Tennyson), 1888-1958

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Byrne, M. St. Clare (Muriel St. Clare), 1895-

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Kersh, Gerald, 1911-1968

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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....

Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951

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American author and humorist Gelett Burgess (1866-1951) was educated as an engineer and worked briefly for a railroad. He taught topographical drawing between 1891 and 1894 at the University of California, Berkeley until he lost his position after deliberately toppling a campus statue he found to be an eyesore. Burgess founded the Lark, a humour magazine based in San Francisco, published from 1895 to 1897. Burgess created nonsense rhymes and cartoons such as "The Purple Cow: Reflections on a Myt...

Wilde, Percival, 1887-1953

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American playwright, novelist. Wilde was best known for his many one-act plays. Born in New York City, he attended Horace Mann High School and Columbia University from which he was graduated in 1906. Most of his career was devoted to writing plays, novels (detective stories) and scenarios for the motion pictures. Mr. Wilde was a member of the Authors Club, The Players, The American Dramatists, and a member of the advisory board of the Mystery Writers of America. Among hi...

Stout, Rex, 1886-1975

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American author. From the description of Rex Stout papers, 1941-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122445522 Author and novelist. Stout was born in Noblesville, Indiana. He went to school in Kansas and later began to write detective stories. His characters Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodman became famous. From 1940-1970 Stout was active in a number of literary and political organizations. From the description of Judson Council Sapp - Rex Sto...

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 ...

Breen, Jon L., 1943-

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McGerr, Patricia

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An author of the mystery genre. From the description of [Papers] / Patricia McGreer. 1963-1967. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 14228138 ...

Shellabarger, Samuel, 1888-1954

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Halsband, Robert, 1914-1989

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Robert Halsband (1914-1989), scholar, author, authority on 18th century literary studies. Halsband was adjunct professor of English at Columbia University, 1963-1967 (Columbia University A.M., 1936). Professor Halsband died in 1989. From the description of Robert Halsband papers, 1708-1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 458423819 ...

Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989

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English poet and novelist. From the description of A Wish : autograph manuscript signed, of a sonnet, transcribed for presentation : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270741629 Daphne Du Maurier, author. From the description of The years between: screenplay, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122576253 ...

Avallone, Michael

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Lathen, Emma

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Niven, David, 1910-1983

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Actor and author; b. James David Graham Niven; d. 1983. From the description of David Niven collection, 1841-1985 ; (bulk 1952-1983). (Margaret Herrick Library). WorldCat record id: 70938790 ...

Spark, Muriel

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Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x0001c5 ...

Rohmer, Sax, 1883-1959

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Pen name of Arthur Henry Ward, English mystery writer best know for master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu. From the description of Letter to Mrs. E. Laurence White, 1939 July 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 65184233 ...

Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849

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Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American author, poet, and critic.writing. In 1834 Poe married his cousin Virginia, who was not quite fourteen at the time, and began seriously seeking a means of supporting "his family." In the spring of 1835, the family moved back to Richmond where Poe took a position with the Southern Literary Messenger . Poe used the opportunity to publish several of his poems and short tales in the paper, but he also began developing his reputation as a pugnacious critic ...

Rawson, Clayton, 1906-1971

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De Ford, Miriam Allen, 1888-1975

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Maynard Shipley (1872-1934) was a criminologist and scientist who often spoke out in favor of science and evolution and against religious fanaticism and capital punishment. Shipley also worked as an editor, speaker, and organizer for the Socialist Party alongside Eugene V. Debs. Shipley married Miriam Allen De Ford in 1921. Ford was a writer and eventually wrote about Shipley in a biography entitled Up-Hill All The Way (1956), also in the Tamiment Library. From the guide to the Miria...

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Ernest Hemingway, 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450863 Joseph Dearing is addressed on envelope as "war correspondent, U.S. Army." A native of Santa Rosa, he was a photographer for Colliers magazine during World War II, covering both the European and Pacific theaters. After the war he wrote the "Uncle Joe Dearing's Fish and Game Column" for for the San Francisco Call Bulletin and later worked for the San Jose M...

Slesar, Henry

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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...

James, P.D., 1920-2014

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P. D. James (b. Phyllis Dorothy James, August 3, 1920, Oxford, England–d. November 27 2014, Oxford, England) was an English crime writer who was famous for her series of detective novels starring police commander and poet Adam Dalgliesh. After her husband's mental breakdown after World War II, she worked for a hospital board in London and also for the Home Office until her retirement in 1979. James began writing in the mid-1950s. Her first novel, Cover Her Face, featuring the investigator and po...

King, Stephen, 1947-

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Stephen King is a well known American author. He is a graduate of the University of Maine, Class of 1970, and received an honorary doctorate from the university in 1987. From the description of Literary papers 1968- (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778701520 ...

Targ, William, 1907-

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Upfield, Arthur William, 1888-1964

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Arthur Upfield was an Australian crime novelist whose chief character was Detective Bonaparte. Some of his novels were set in the West Australian outback. From the description of Letters, 1933-1957 [manuscript]. 1933-1957. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 762865781 Born at Gosport, England, Upfield arrived in Adelaide in 1910 to take up a position with a real estate firm, but instead headed inland and got a job as a boundary rider. He spent many years in the Austra...

McKelway, St. Clair, 1905-1980

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Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977

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Author, journalist, and screenwriter. From the description of Papers of James M. Cain, 1901-1978 (bulk 1925-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060813 Journalist and author of crime novels, plays, and short stories. From the description of Oral history interview, 1975. (Maryland Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32822016 Biographical Note 1892, July 1 ...

Audemars, Pierre

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Stribling, T. S. (Thomas Sigismund), 1881-1965

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Halliday, Brett

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Brand, Christianna, 1907-1988

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Patrick, Q.

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Dunham, Katherine

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Dancer, choreographer. From the description of Reminiscences of Katherine Dunham : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732189 Katherine Dunham, an anthropologist-dancer-choreographer was famous for her work with cultural dance. From 1935-1936 she conducted her master's thesis research in Jamaica and Haiti analyzing native dances. Dunham spent much of the 1940's working with her dance company, The Dunham Company (which for...

Watson, Colin

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Herodotus

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Baxt, George

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Blochman, Lawrence G. (Lawrence Goldtree), 1900-1975

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Blochman (1900-1975) was a journalist and writer originally from California. He worked as a journalist in the United States and abroad during the 1920s, and after 1928 worked completely free-lance. Blochman wrote many short stories, non-fiction and fiction books and was known for his mystery and detective novels. During World War II he worked with the United States Office of War Information's overseas branch and became chief of radio programs which produced the "Voice of...

Cushing, Richard, 1895-1970

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Cardinal of the Catholic Church, of Boston, Mass.; b. Richard James Cushing; d. 1970. From the description of Cardinal Richard Cushing collection, [19--]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70962508 ...

Hunter, Evan, 1926-2005

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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...

Pollock, Channing, 1880-1946

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American journalist, playwright, and drama critic. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : Shoreham, Long Island, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1934 June 18 and Sept. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868185 American playwright and author. From the description of Papers of Channing Pollock, 1922-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80691647 Author, dramatist, lecturer, publicist. From the description of Letters, 1942-1945. (Ohio State...

Perowne, Barry

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Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400

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William Morris' Kelmscott Press published The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now newly imprinted [edited by F. S. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and engraved on wood by W. H. Hooper] in 1896. From the guide to the Proofs and drawings for, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now newly imprinted, 1892-1896., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) William Morris' Kelmscott Press published The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now ne...

Charteris, Leslie, 1907-1993

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Writer of adventure and mystery stories, b. Singapore, Leslie Charles Bowyer Yin, d. Apr. 16, 1993. Attended Cambridge University which he left after success of his early books, changing his name to Leslie Charteris. Best known for his "Saint" detective stories, on which were based movies and popular television program of the same name. From the description of Letter to Sigmn [sic] R Lewis, 1945 March 13. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 57595896 ...

Carr, John Dickson, 1906-1977

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Palmer, Stuart, 1905-1968

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Burnett, W.R. (William Riley), 1899-1982

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Steele, Frederic Dorr, 1873-1944

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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...

Harte, Bret, 1836-1902

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Bret Harte [manuscript] 1859-1901. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647940411 Harte served as editor of the Overland Monthly, 1868-1870. From the description of ALS, 1869 April 17 : San Francisco, to Mrs. Emily Gould, Rome. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16700642 From the description of ALS, 1868 July 5 : San Francisco, to [Emily Gould]. (Copley Press, J S Copl...

Waugh, Hillary

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Coxe, George Harmon, 1901-1984

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Jepson, Selwyn, 1899-1989

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Brentano, Lowell, 1895-1950

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Lowell Brentano (1895-1950) was born in New York City on April 18, 1895. He graduated with honors from Harvard in 1918 and joined the family publishing firm in an editorial capacity, later becoming vice-president. He was also writing plays, and in 1926 authored with Fulton Oursler, "The Spider," which enjoyed a long New York run and was performed in seven European countries. Other Brentano plays include "Zepplin," "Family Affairs," "Danger - Men Working," and "Great Lady." Brentano ...

Armstrong, Charlotte, 1905-1969

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American author, novelist, screenwriter, and writer of television plays; often wrote in mystery and suspense genres. From the description of Charlotte Armstrong collection, 1920-1980. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70976964 ...

Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957

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American author and journalist. From the description of Letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1940 October 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810653 Christopher Morley was an American editor, an author, and a Rhodes scholar. Morley was one of the founders of the "Saturday Review of Literature," of which he was an editor from 1924 to 1940. A prolific author, he wrote more than 50 books. His novels include PANASSUS ON WHEELS (1917), THE HAUNTED BOOKS...

Mather, Berkely

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La Farge, Oliver, 1901-1963

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Oliver La Farge studied anthropology at Harvard University where he took part in an archaeological expedition to northern Arizona where he studied Navajo ruins. He earned a Hemenway Fellowship that extended to graduate research in Guatemala with the Middle American Research Institute of Tulane University. While writing the report of his research trip, La Farge also began writing his first novel, Laughing Boy, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929. La Farge was a prolific writer, publishing 24 books...

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 ...

Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, 1878-1957

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Baron Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany was an author, aristocrat, adventurer, chessmaster, and soldier; he is probably best known for writing fantasy fiction, ghost stories, and drama under the name Lord Dunsany. Raised on the family estate in County Meath, Ireland, he was influenced by Greek mythology and the Bible. A member of the Coldstream Guards, he fought in the Boer War, World War I, and the Easter Rebellion. A prolific and diverse writer, he is considered an early master of high...

Sturgeon, Theodore

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Theodore Sturgeon was born Edward Hamilton Waldo on February 26, 1918 in Staten Island, New York. After his parents' divorced, his mother married Scot William Dicky ("Argylle") Sturgeon, and at the age of eleven, Edward took his step-father's last name and changed his first name to Theodore to better match his childhood nickname of "Teddy." Sturgeon sold his first story in 1938 to newspaper McClure's Syndicate. He sold his first Science Fiction story, "Ether Breather," t...

Ley, Willy, 1906-1969

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Willy Ley (1906-1969) was a German-American science writer and space advocate. Born in Berlin, he was one of the first members of Germany's amateur rocket group, the Verein für Raumschiffahrt. He came to the United States in the 1930s, and wrote numerous articles and books on rocketry and spaceflight, as well as on zoology. He was also a fan of science fiction. From the guide to the Willy Ley Collection, before 1969, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries...

Prince, Harold, 1928-

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Harold Prince (b. 1928), is a producer and director of theater, film and opera, but is best known for his work on Broadway musicals. Prince, who is commonly known as Hal Prince, began his career in 1948 as an assistant in the office of Broadway director and producer George Abbott. During his early years with Abbott, he made valuable connections with Robert E. Griffith, who would later become his producing partner and Ruth Mitchell, who would be his longtime assistant and production supervisor. G...

Lockridge, Frances Louise Davis

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Kantor, MacKinlay, 1904-1977

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Novelist from Iowa. From the description of Letters, 1934-1973. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233121203 Kantor was born in Webster City, Iowa. His first of more than thirty novels, Diversey, was about Chicago gangsters. Many of the later novels were based on the Civil War, including Andersonville, for which he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1956. From the description of MacKinlay Kantor manuscripts, 1927-1932. (State Historical Society of...

Haycraft, Howard, 1905-1991

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Howard Haycraft was born in Madelia, Minnesota July 24, 1905 and attended the University of Minnesota, where he edited the student newspaper. After graduating with a bachelor's degree, Haycraft moved to New York city and joined the staff of the H. W. Wilson Company in 1929. While holding a number of administrative and editorial positions in the company, he edited serveral volumes in the Wilson author series. In 1934 Haycraft was elected to Wilson's board of directors and was appointed vice presi...

Crispin, Edmund, 1921-1978

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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 ...

Plumb, J.H. (John Harold), 1911-2001

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Daly, Elizabeth, 1878-1967

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Updike, John

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American novelist. From the description of Rich in Russia : corrected typescript signed, ca. 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552988 John Updike, born 18 March 1932, in Shillington, Pennsylvania, was a novelist, critic, short story writer, poet, essayist, and dramatist; he died 27 January 2009. From the description of John Updike letters and manuscript short story, "Killing," 1976-1981. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 6714887...

Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974

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Vincent Starrett, a police reporter for the Daily News also wrote book reviews for various Chicago newspapers, and in this way became aquainted with Arthur Machen, with whom he had a long and varied correspondence with. The friendship and conflict following resulted in Starrett vs. Machen: A Record of Discovery and Correspondence, which is the focus of this collection. From the description of Vincent Starrett collection of Arthur Machen, 1915-1971. (Southern Illinois University). Wor...

Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999

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American expatriate writer and novelist. From the description of Letter to Bob Sharrard, 1986 December. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54097458 American expatriate author living in Morocco. From the description of Papers of Paul Bowles [manuscript], 1957-1984 ca. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821107 American expatriate writer. From the description of Paul Bowles letter to Bob Sharrard [manuscript], 1987 March...

Cary, Joyce, 1888-1957

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Joyce Cary was a British author, best known as a novelist. Born in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, and raised in England, Cary was a sickly youth who showed a talent for writing and painting; he studied art, but questioned his ability and quit to attend Trinity College, Oxford, instead. He served with the Red Cross during the Balkan War, and joined the Nigerian Political Service, spending his spare time reading and writing. He found initial success with short fiction, and as he began to write nov...

Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968

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Margaret Gemmell, later van Judah, was a friend of Steinbeck's during their stay at Stanford University, 1925-26. Included with the papers is a manuscript in her own hand describing her friendship with Steinbeck. From the description of John Steinbeck papers, 1925-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866392 This is the producer's copy, property of Oscar Serlin; the play ran from 7 Apr. to 6 June, 1942. From the description of The moon is down, a play in 3 acts...

Fisher, M.F.K. (Mary Frances Kennedy), 1908-1992

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Author M.F.K. Fisher wrote mainly about food. For biographical information, see M.F.K. Fisher, A Life in Letters: Correspondence, 1929-1991 (1997). Doris Tobias was a freelance food and wine writer. From the description of Letter of M.F.K. Fisher, 1985. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 472792486 Author M.F.K. Fisher wrote mainly about food. For biographical information, see M.F.K. Fisher, A Life in Letters: Correspondence, 1929-1991 (1997). Janet Fries is a lawyer p...

Simenon, Georges, 1903-1989

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Georges Simenon (1903-1989) was a Belgian writer who published nearly 200 novels and numerous short stories. He is best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret. William Jovanovich was an American publisher and president of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, responsible for supporting and publishing a number of important 20th century writers including Eudora Welty, Mary McCarthy, and Umberto Eco. From the guide to the Georges Simenon correspondence with William Jovanovic...

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...

Bell, Josephine, 1897-1987

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Rafferty, S. S.

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Gilbert, Michael Francis, 1912-2006

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Henry, O., 1862-1910

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O. Henry was born as William Sydney Porter on September 11, 1862 in Greensboro, NC. He worked as a pharmacist in Greensboro and moved to Texas for his health in 1882 where he became a ranch hand. Porter relocated to Austin, TX and worked as a pharmacists, served as draftsman at the Texas General Land Office, a teller at First National Bank of Austin, and started a humorous weekly magazine, The Rolling Stone. He also wrote for the Houston Post. In 1898 Porter was found guilty of embezzlement from...

Serling, Rod, 1924-1975

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Rodman Edward Serling was born Dec. 25, 1924 in Syracuse, NY; served as paratrooper in 11th Airborne Division during WWII; discharged as a result of a shrapnel wound, 1946; attended Antioch College and began writing, directing, and acting in local radio plays; sold first television script in 1949; married wife Carol in 1948 and had two daughters; moved to Hollywood to write teleplays in mid-1950s; won 6 Emmy awards with scripts for Patterns, Requiem for a heavyweight, and The comedian, among oth...

Lawrence, Hilda

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Ferrars, Elizabeth, 1907-1995

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Hoch, Edward D., 1930-2008

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Gardner, Erle Stanley, 1889-1970

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One surmises from one letter that Maude Stevens was an early teacher of Gardner's with whom he kept in touch, sending her two books (cataloged separately) as well as the article. From the description of Letters to Maude Stevens Ingelow, 1956-1965, (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122595320 Epithet: American writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x0002db American author of detective st...

Čapek, Karel, 1890-1938

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Oboler, Arch, 1909-1987

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Arch Oboler (1907-1987) was a radio writer and producer during the first half of the twentieth century. He wrote and produced a number of popular radio shows during the 1930s and 1940s, including "Arch Oboler's Plays" (1939-1940, 1945), "Plays for Americans" (1942), "Everything for the Boys" (1944), and "Arch Oboler Special" (1945). From the description of "Arch Oboler's yesterday, today, and tomorrow" audio tapes, 1939-1945. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCa...

Cronin, A.J. (Archibald Joseph), 1896-1981

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Caldwell, Taylor, 1900-1985

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British-born author of over 39 novels who lived most of her life in the Buffalo area; 1939 graduate of University of Buffalo. From the description of Great lion of God : typescript and galley proofs, 1970. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 34178324 ...

Hare, Cyril, 1900-

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Irvine, R. R. (Robert R.)

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Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972

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Cecil Day Lewis was a British poet and writer of detective stories under the name Nicholas Blake. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire literary papers. From the description of Cecil Day Lewis collection. [1929-ca. 1930s]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848431 Cecil Day-Lewis was born on 27 April 1904 at Ballintubbet in Ireland, the only child of the Reverend Frank Cecil Day-Lewis, a Church of Ireland cu...

Dannay, Frederic, 1905-1982

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Mystery writer, editor, critic of crime fiction, and coauthor with Manfred B. Lee of the Ellery Queen mystery novels and stories. From the guide to the Frederic Dannay Papers, ca.1920-1982., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Mystery writer, editor, critic of crime fiction, and coauthor with Manfred B. Lee of the Ellery Queen mystery novels and stories. From the description of Papers, ca.1920-1982. (Columbia University In ...

Kelland, Clarence Budington, 1881-1964

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American novelist. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (3) : Port Washington, N.Y., and Phoenix, to Arthur William Brown, 1928 Feb. 12-1938 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270497254 American author and journalist. From the description of Clarence Budington Kelland letters received, 1961-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870770 Author, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Clarence Budington Kelland ...

Golding, Louis, 1895-1958

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Louis Golding was a popular and prolific British author known for his novels and travel books. Born in Manchester, his studies at Oxford were interrupted by World War I. Deemed unfit for army duty, his love of travel was initiated when he was sent by the YMCA to Greece. After the war, he travelled regularly, and found success as a novelist and travel writer, chiefly of the Middle East. His travel books aren't mere guides; through fiction, poems, and short sketches, he effectively captures the sp...

Kemelman, Harry

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Symons, Julian, 1912-1994

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Julian Symons was an English novelist, poet, essayist, literary critic, short-story writer, historian, and biographer. From the description of Julian Symons collection of papers, 1933-1967. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122531794 From the guide to the Julian Symons collection of papers, 1929]-1967, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) British poet, novelist, historian, and critic J...