James O. Brown Associates Records 1927-1992.

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James O. Brown Associates Records 1927-1992.

231 linear ft. (ca. 210,000 items in 456 boxes).

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Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945

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Commissioned by the Basel section of the International Society for Contemporary Music. Composed originally as Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion 1937. Orchestrated 1940 as this Concerto. First performance London, 14 November 1942, Royal Philharmonic Society, Adrian Boult conductor, Louis Kentner and Ilona Kabos soloists.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for 2 pianos and orchestra / Béla Bartók. [194-?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record i...

Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959

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Architect, designer; Illinois, Wisconsin and Arizona. From the description of Frank Lloyd Wright textile design studies, [ca. 1955]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122971 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was an American Architect internationally recognized for his distinctive Prairie Style houses, innovative building design, Taliesin school and fellowships, and philosophy of "organic architecture." From the guide to the Frank Lloyd Wright Miscel...

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office (1933-1945). She was an American politician, diplomat, and activist who later served as a United Nations spokeswoman. A shy, awkward child, starved for recognition and love, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations. Her constant work to improve their lot made her one of the most loved–...

Buck, Frank, 1884-1950

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Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940

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Emma Goldman (1869-1940) was an anarchist, feminist, author, editor, and lecturer on politics, literature and the arts. She was born in Lithuania and died in Canada. Her lectures and publications attracted attention throughout the U.S. and Europe. She was associated with the anarchist journal Mother Earth from 1906 to 1917 and was imprisoned for publicly advocating birth control in 1916 and pacifism in 1917. In 1919 she was deported to Russia but had to leave because of her criticism of the Bols...

Lieber, Maxim.

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Stafford, Jean, 1915-1979

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Jean Stafford was an American author, best known for her realistic and sublimely crafted short stories. Much of her fiction invoked classical literary themes, but viewed them through the perspective of an alienated, 20th century woman. Many of her stories reflected her own tumultuous, often melodramatic personal life. From the description of Jean Stafford correspondence with Henry W. Johnstone, 1969. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 55081876 Jea...

Durant, Will, 1885-1981

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Also contains correspondence from Ariel Durant, wife of Will Durant. From the description of Correspondence : with W.A. Swanberg, 1963. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155896493 American historian. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Los Angeles, to Mrs. W.L. Graves, 1945 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742337 ...

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 ...

John Cushman Associates.

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John Cushman had been affiliated with William Morris Agency, Inc. until 1965 when he formed his own company as the American branch of Curtis Brown Ltd. (London). In March of 1978, John Cushman Associates, Inc. was absorbed by James Brown Associates, Inc. From the description of John Cushman Associates records, 1965-1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 606937477 BIOGHIST REQUIRED John Cushman had been affiliated with William Morris Agency, ...

Liebling, A. J. (Abbott Joseph), 1904-1963

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American journalist, who served as reporter and columnist for the New Yorker magazine from 1935-1963. From the description of A.J. Liebling collection, 1920-1963. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63938896 ...

Wilson, Sloan, 1920-2003

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Parrott, Ursula, 1899-1957

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Auchincloss, Louis

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From the guide to the Louis Auchincloss papers, 1968-1980, 1970-1980, (Literature and Rare Books) Louis Stanton Auchincloss was born on September 27, 1917 in Lawrence, New York. to Joseph and Priscilla Auchincloss. Auchincloss attended Groton and Yale, and received a degree from the University of Virginia Law School in 1941. He was hired by the New York law firm Sullivan & Cromwell later that year. In 1942 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served in Europe a...

Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933

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Actor. From the description of E. H. Sothern papers. 1914-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980499 Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor and author who appeared on the New York and London stages; Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) was a successful actress in New York. They became co-stars in 1904, were married in 1911, and toured, mainly in Shakespeare plays, until her final retirement in 1924. Sothern devoted much of his later years to public readings, lectures ...

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...

Purdy, James, 1914-2009

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James Otis Purdy (July 17, 1914 - March 13, 2009) was an American novelist, short story-writer, poet, and playwright who debuted in 1956. Purdy was born in Hicksville, Ohio, and attended Bowling Green State College (now Bowling Green State University), the University of Chicago and the University of Puebla in Mexico. His most well-known works are the novels "Malcolm" and "The Nephew.": From the guide to the James Purdy papers, 1956-1973, (Ohio University) ...

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...

James O. Brown Associates.

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Literary agency in New York City. Organized in 1949 as the successor firm to George T. Bye & Company, James Oliver Brown later absorbed the agencies of Maxim Lieber (1951), John Cushman Associates (1978), and others. James Brown Associates merged with Curtis Brown, Ltd. in 1981. From the guide to the James O. Brown Associates Records, 1927-1992., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Literary agency in New York City. ...

Curtis Brown Ltd.

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Incorporated the literary agencies of Willis Kingsley Wing and Collins-Knowlton-Wing, Inc., and others, and was closely associated with the English agencies of Curtis Brown Ltd. (London) and A.P. Watt & Son. From the guide to the Curtis Brown, Ltd. Records, 1914-2006., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Lady Isabella Augusta (Persse) Gregory was an Irish playwright, director, producer, poet, folklorist, translator and historian, co...

Brown, James Oliver, 1909-

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Renault, Mary

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Terhune, Albert Payson, 1872-1942

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American author, dog breeder, and journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Mrs. Merrall, 1916 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603593817 Author, dog breeder and journalist. From the description of Letters, 1936 Dec. 22-1939 May 24, Pompton Lakes, N.J., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904630 Author. From the description of Albert Payson Terhune papers, 1890-1957 (bulk ...

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

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English novelist, essayist, and lecturer. From the description of Letter, 1934 Dec. 12, Dorchester, England, to John P. Waters, Cambridge, Mass. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365010 From the description of Correspondence, with Alan Dakers, 1948. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364799 From the description of Letter, 1944 July 18, Cae Coed, Corwen, Wales, to Ada McVickar, New York. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 3436480...

Powys, Llewelyn, 1874-1955.

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Bye, George T.

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Literary agent for Eleanor Roosevelt from 1935 to 1947. From the description of Papers, 1935-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155521884 ...

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...

Mitford, Jessica, 1917-1996

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Anglo-American memoirist, social commentator, journalist and author. From the description of Papers, 1949-1973 (bulk 1961-1973). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122452906 Jessica Mitford, a.k.a. Decca, was a writer and one of the famous Mitford sisters, daughters of the 2nd Baron Redesdale. Her books include two autobiographies: Daughters and rebels and A fine old conflict. Her many investigative works inclu...

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...

Gilbert, Michael Francis, 1912-2006

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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...

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 ...

Carr, John Dickson, 1906-1977

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

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Hurst, Fannie

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American author, lecturer, and commentator. From the description of Papers, ca. 1910s-1965. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547416 American author; prominent in philanthropic and civic affairs. From the description of Papers, 1913-1968. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 28419697 Hurst expressed her reformist views on the rights of women, homosexuals, and Europe...

George T. Bye & Company.

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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...

Gold, Herbert, 1924-

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American novelist & essayist. From the description of Herbert Gold papers, 1951-1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 470399985 American novelist, essayist, and editor. From the description of Papers of Herbert Gold, ca. 1959. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34567158 American author. From the description of Letters, 1969-1979, to Robie Macauley [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldC...

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...

Malleson, Lucy Beatrice, 1899-1973

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Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930

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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...

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 ...

Freeling, Nicolas

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Coleman, Lonnie, 1920-1982

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Lonnie Coleman (1920- ), American novelist and playwright, born in Bartow, Georgia, resided in New York, England, and Ireland. From the description of Lonnie Coleman papers, 1948-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476232 William Laurence Coleman (Lonnie Coleman) was born in Bartow, Georgia. He moved to Savannah in 1979. He was the author of short stories and novels, most notably the bestselling Beulah Land trilogy. His last novel, Mark is an autobiographical...

West, Rebecca, 1892-1983

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Rebecca West was a British author and journalist. Born Cicily Fairfield, of Scots-Irish heritage, she adopted the name of the strong-willed heroine of Ibsen's play, Rosmershmolm. She trained as an actress, but concentrated on writing and contributed to various liberal journals. In addition to social commentary and literary criticism, she wrote novels; her writing was distinguished by passion, intelligence, and style. Her personal life included a decade-long affair with H.G. Wells, affairs with C...