Myers family papers 1908-1986 (inclusive)

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Myers family papers, 1908-1986 (inclusive)

Myers family papers 1908-1986 (inclusive)

The papers contain correspondence with family, friends, and acquaintances, plus a variety of personal papers, including obituaries, letters of sympathy, diaries, and scrapbooks documenting the lives of Richard E. and Alice Lee Myers and their children. Prominent correspondents include Stephen Vincent Benét, Nadia Boulanger, Grace Flandrau, John Gielgud, Charlotte Kett, Archibald MacLeish, and Gerald Murphy.

Total Boxes: 32; Other Storage Formats: Oversize; Linear Feet: 15

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Baukage, Hilmar R., 1889-

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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...

Myers, Richard E., 1888-1958.

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Benét, Rosemary, 1900-

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Peattie, Margaret.

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Gielgud, John, 1904-2000

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (19) : London, to "Dear Mardi" [Mrs. John C. Hughes], 1972-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589158 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and typed letter signed : London, Hampstead, and Beverly Hills, to Denys [Blakelock], 1958 Dec. 6-1964 May 30 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870868 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, t...

Faust, Frederick Schiller, 1892-1944

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Biography FAUST, FREDERICK SCHILLER (May 29, 1892-May 12, 1944), poet and popular author, better known as "Max Brand," was born in Seattle, Washington, the second child of Gilbert Leander Faust and his third wife, Elizabeth Uriel, of (respectively) German and Irish background. Faust's father was a lawyer, land speculator, bank president, and lumber-mill owner in Seattle and in California. Faust's mother died when he was eight; his father died...

Myers, Alice Lee Herrick, 1890-1986.

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Flandrau, Grace, 1889-1971

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Myers, Richard Herrick, 1923-1943.

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Nolte, Charles

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Child, Julie, 1912-

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American national Red Cross

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American charitable organization. From the description of American National Red Cross records, 1906-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867267 Historical Note The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principals of the International Red Cross Movement. The Federal Charter states it is a nonprofit, tax-exempt, charitable organizat...

Mellon, Paul

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Richard, Cyril

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Boulanger, Nadia, 1887-1979

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French composer and music teacher. From the description of [Letter] 1977 October 27 [to] Dear Mr. Wilson 1977. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 755584222 Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) was a Parisian composer, music teacher and conductor. From the description of Nadia Boulanger American music scores, 1925-1937 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612769739 French composer and composition teacher. From the d...

Ustinov, Peter

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Murphy, Gerald, 1888-1964

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Marion Lowndes, Palisades, New York, was a close friend of artist, Gerald Murphy. Murphy was a painter, born in Boston, Mass. and lived in Palisades, New York. He was active in Europe around 1921, and painted in an abstract style. From the description of Marion Lowndes letters from Gerald Murphy, 1948-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557109 Gerald Murphy (1888-1964), painter and businessman, and Sara Wiborg Murphy (1883-1975) were wealthy American expatriates in Paris...

O'Brien, Howard Vincent, 1888-1947

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Author and columnist. Wrote over a dozen books from 1912 to 1932. From the description of Howard Vincent O'Brien letter to Glen Walton Blodgett [manuscript], 1929 Feb 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 176633565 Chicago daily news columnist, critic, and novelist. Author of the memoir Wine, Women, and War. From the description of Howard Vincent O'Brien papers, 1894-1948. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 187976112 ...

Munch, Charles 1891-1968

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Musician and conductor; b. in Germany; conductor of Boston Symphony Orchestra. From the description of Charles Munch collection, 1935-1966. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70968710 Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to study the violin. At Lyon, his teacher was Maurice Foundray and at the Paris Conservatory, he studied violin technique with Jules Boucherit. While a...

United States. Office of War Information

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Kaghan was the Chief of the Basic News Division, News and Features Bureau, in the Office of War Information; he was based in New York City. From the description of Correspondence to Franz Werfel, 1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864677 During World War II, Carl Zigrosser spent a year co-ordinating a project for the Office of War Information. The program organized 4 sets of prints by American artists to uses as propaganda tools overseas. The ...

Hill, Jerome

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Hill, a filmmaker, artist and philanthropist, maintained friendships and working relationships with a wide variety of artists and musicians both mainstream and experimental. His innovations in documentary film and in feature films have been influential. His papers also represent a unique vantage point into the families of railroad magnates James J. Hill and Louis W. Hill, his grandfather and father, respectively. James Jerome Hill was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on Ma...

Eames, Emma, 1865-1952

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American soprano. From the description of 7 photographs of Emma Eames, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500329 From the description of Emma Eames autographs, 1893 Oct. 20. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 639465193 From the description of Autograph letter signed Emma Eames Gogorza, dated : New York, 9 December 1928, to Mrs. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1928 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566097 From the description of Autograp...

Reed, Joseph Verner, 1902-

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Joseph V. Reed: publisher; from 1928-1929 founded Macgowan and Reed, Inc., publishers; from 1936-1938 was associated with theatrical productions; in 1946 founded Reed and Stevens, Inc., wall decorators; in 1949 founded Triton Press, devoted to art reproductions; in 1950 founded Triton Publicatons; from 1942-1945 served in the Special Services Division of the U.S. Army. From the description of Joseph Verner Reed papers, 1862-1946 (inclusive), 1942-1946 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Great Britain. Royal Air Force

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The Far East Flight consisted of four flying-boats under the command of Group-Captain H. M. Cave-Braune-Cave. The Flight left Felixstowe, Plymouth on 14 Oct. 1927. From the description of Records [manuscript]. 1927. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225825718 ...

Bury, Robert Gregg, 1869-

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Child, Paul, 1902-1994

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Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943

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Stephen Vincent Beńet was born July 22, 1898, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, into a military family. His father had a wide appreciation for literature, and Beńet's siblings, William Rose and Laura, also becmae writers. Beńet attended Yale University where he published two collections of poetry, Five Men and Pompey (1915), The Drug-Shop (1917). His studies were interrupted by a year of civilian military service; he worked as a cipher-clerk in the same department as James Thurber. He graduated fro...

Flandrau, Charles Macomb, 1871-1938

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Flandrau was an American author. From the description of Letters to Thomas Boyd, 1922-1929. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83770781 Charles Eugene Flandrau was born July 15, 1828, in New York City, the son of Thomas Hunt and Elizabeth Maria (Macomb) Flandrau. He was educated in Georgetown, District of Columbia, served as a seaman on several United States revenue cutters, and returned to New York as a veneer-sawyer in a mahogany mill. He returned to Wh...

Kett, Charlotte.

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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 ...

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....

Child, Charles

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United States. Office of Strategic Services

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The special operations Branch, Office of Strategic Services, London was charged with conducting in enemy or enemy-occupied territories of the European Theater, sabotage operations, the support and supply of resistance groups, and guerrilla warfare. From the description of OSS/London: Special Operations Branch and Secret Intelligence Branch war diaries, 1944, [microfilm]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122640182 ...

Robinson, Constance

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Myers family.

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Richard Edwin Myers was born in Chicago on December 25, 1888. After graduation from the University of Chicago in 1911, he considered becoming a pianist and songwriter, but his first job was in the shipping department of the American Radiator Company in St. Paul. In 1917, however, he moved to New York City to pursue a theatrical career. These plans were interrupted by World War I, when Myers joined the U. S. Army and served in the American Expeditionary Force in France. U...

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...

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...