Seward Collins papers 1918-1952 (inclusive) 1927-1937

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Seward Collins papers, 1918-1952 (inclusive), 1927-1937

Seward Collins papers 1918-1952 (inclusive) 1927-1937

The Seward Collins Papers contain correspondence, subject files, business papers, and other papers documenting Collins's editorship of The Bookman and The American Review.

Total Boxes: 21; Other Storage Formats: oversize; Linear Feet: 9.5

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Lytle, Andrew Nelson, 1902-1995

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Andrew Nelson Lytle (Dec. 26, 1902-Dec. 12, 1995) was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and graduated from Vanderbilt University. He was a novelist, dramatist, essayist, and professor of literature. As a member of the Agrarians, he contributed a chapter to that group's manifesto, I'll take my stand. He taught at the University of the South and edited the Sewanee review. Among his greatest works are Bedford Forrest and his Critter Company, a biography of Nathan Bedford Forrest; The velvet horn, a ...

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Follett, Wilson, 1887-1963

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Knickerbocker, William Skinkle, 1892-....

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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...

Shafer, Robert, 1889-1956

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Elliott, George Roy, 1883-1963

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Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989

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Calverton, V.F. (Victor Francis), 1900-1940

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Victor Francis Calverton (born George Goetz) (1900-1940), radical reformer and author, was founder and editor of Modern Quarterly, an independent Marxist journal. From the description of V.F. Calverton papers, 1923-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122686960 From the guide to the V.F. Calverton papers, 1923-1941, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Stone, I. F(Isidor F.), 1907-

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Owsley, Frank Lawrence, 1928-....

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Owsley was a professor of United States History, Early National period, at Auburn University, 1960-1995. From the description of Papers, 1792-1980. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 42774578 ...

Munson, Gorham Bert, 1896-1969

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Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. (Ananda Kentish), 1877-1947

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Ananda K. Coomaraswamy was a Ceylonese-born, English-educated, American art historian, philosopher, and author. Stella Bloch, Coomaraswamy's third wife, was a student of Indian dance, art, and philosophy and co-authored several articles with Coomaraswamy. Although they divorced in 1930, they maintained a friendly correspondence, discussing art, philosophy, and Coomaraswamy's works. From the description of Stella Bloch papers relating to Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, 1890-1985 (bulk 1917-19...