Arlin Turner Papers, 1927-1980


Arlin Turner Papers, 1927-1980

Arlin Turner Papers, 1927-1980

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Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, 1898-1968 (person)

Thomas Ollive Mabbott (July 6, 1898 – May 15, 1968) was an American professor and scholar of literature, perhaps best known for his research on writer Edgar Allan Poe. He has also done studies on John Milton, Walt Whitman, Thomas Chatterton, and Edward Coote Pinkney. Mabbott was born and raised in New York City. He was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Columbia University, earning his AB (1920), AM (1921), and Ph.D. (1923) in English. After graduating from Columbia, Mabbott taught English literatu...

Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980 (person)

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Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977 (person)

Biographer and author. From the description of Sinclair Lewis : an American life : manuscript, circa 1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132010 Schorer was an English professor at U.C.B. From the description of Mark Schorer papers. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 743388731 American author. From the description of Sinclair Lewis: an American life, typescript, 1961. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat rec...

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Benjamin Franklin Fisher. (person)

Benjamin Franklin Fisher IV received his M.A. and Ph. D. degrees from the English Department at Duke University in 1963 and 1969, respectively. Fisher, an Edgar Allan Poe scholar, has published multiple books on the writer, including The Very Spirit of Cordiality: The Literary Uses of Alcohol and Alcoholism in the Tales of Edgar Allan Poe in 1978, Poe and Our Times: Influences and Affinities in 1986, and Poe and His Times: The Artist in His Milieu in 1990. In 1993, Fisher was awarde...

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Asquith, Cynthia, Lady, 1887-1960 (person)

Author of biographies, novels, short stories, and plays. Compiler of anthologies of ghost stories and children's tales. Private secretary to author J.M. Barrie during World War I. From the description of Cynthia Asquith correspondence, 1927-1955. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 9628027 Novelist. Compiled a number of anthologies of short stories and children's tales, and acted as private secretary to Sir James Matthew Barrie. ...

Dykeman (Stokely), Wilma (person)

Stuart, Jesse (person)

Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 (person)

American novelist. From the description of One Man's Initiation, 1917, 1968-1969. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937079 American author, From the description of State of the nation [manuscript], 1944. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807708 American author. From the description of Screenplay by John Dos Passos [manuscript], 1934 October 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647830975 F...

Society for the Study of Southern Literature (corporateBody)

The Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1968 to further scholarship on the writings and writers of the American South. From the description of Society for the Study of Southern Literature records, 1968-[ongoing] [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 44479351 The Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1968 and devoted to scholarship on writings and writers of th...

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Price, Reynolds, 1933-2011 (person)

By Source, Fair use, Link Reynolds Price was born Edward Reynolds Price, in Macon, North Carolina, on 1 February 1933. He earned his B.A. degree from Duke University (1955) while on a full scholarship. After graduating, Price won a Rhodes scholarship, which allowed him to attend Merton College, Oxford. In 1958, Price received his Bachelor of letters from Merton College. His thesis focused on the English poet John Milton. Upon his return from Oxford, Price secured a position in the English d...

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Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 (person)

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Committee on International Exchange of Persons (CIEP) (corporateBody)

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Bevington, Helen (person)

Cady, Edwin Harrison (person)

Professor of American literature, editor, and author. From the description of Papers, 1858-2000 and n.d. (bulk [ca. 1961]-2000). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122569771 Edwin Harrison Cady, educator and writer, was born in Old Tappan, N. J. He was educated at Ohio Wesleyan University, the University of Cincinnati, and the University of Wisconsin. He has taught at the University of Wisconsin, Ohio State University, Indiana University, Syracuse University, and...

Blotner, Joseph, 1923-2012 (person)

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American Civil Liberties Union (corporateBody)

Founded in 1920 in New York City by Roger Baldwin and others; the ACLU was an outgrowth of the American Union Against Militarism's National Civil Liberties Bureau, which in 1920 changed its name to the American Civil Liberties Union. From the description of Collection, 1917- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 42740878 The Southern Women's Rights Project (SWRP) located in Richmond is affiliated with the American Civil Liberties Union. The project deal...

American Studies Research Centre. (corporateBody)

Adams, Hazard, 1926-.... (person)

Baym, Nina. (person)

Turner, Arlin. (person)

General Career Biography 1909 Born November 25 in Abilene, Tex. 1927 Received B.A. from West Texas State University 1930 Received M.A. from the University of Texas 1934 Received Ph.D. from the University of ...

American studies association (corporateBody)

Academic association organized in 1951 to encourage the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history. From the description of American Studies Association records, 1946-2005 (bulk 1965-2005). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070285 ...

Russell, Trusten W. (person)

Auchincloss, Louis (person)

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...

Jones, Howard Mumford, 1892-1980 (person)

Jones was a Professor of English at Harvard, having joined the department in 1936; he retired in 1962 as Abbott Lawrence Lowell Professor of the Humanities. He was known as the "historian of American culture." From the description of Correspondence with Robert E. L. Strider, 1949-1980 (inclusive), 1962-1979 (bulk) (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064254 Writer and educator at Harvard University. From the description of Howard Mumford Jones Papers, 1915...

Center for Southern Studies (corporateBody)

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Stafford, William, 1554-1612 (person)

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Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997 (person)

Author; d. 1997. From the description of James A. Michener Chesapeake collection, 1975-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973705 Author. From the description of James A. Michener papers, 1906-1992 (bulk 1945-1992). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063535 James Albert Michener was born in 1907 to unknown parents and raised as an orphan in the care of widow Mabel Michener of Doylestown, Pennsylvania. By the time he graduated from high school in 1925, h...

Bruccoli, Matthew (person)

Dalton, Harry L. (person)

Harry Lee Dalton was born in Winston, North Carolina on June 13, 1895. A graduate of Trinity College (now Duke University), he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War I. Dalton had a successful career in banking and finance and served as an officer and investor in numerous companies, including American Viscose Corporation, American Credit Corporation and Wachovia Bank. His other business interests included investments in oil extraction ventures, mainly through the Ancora ...

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Guy Owen (1925-1981) received his bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. An author and educator, Owen founded and edited the Southern Poetry Review, edited North Carolina Folklore, and served as Associate Professor of English at North Carolina State University. He authored numerous novels, short stories, and poems, including Season of Fear and The Ballad of the Flim-Flam Man. From the description of Guy Owen papers, 1967-1982 [m...

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Stovall, Floyd, 1896-1991 (person)

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South Atlantic modern language association (corporateBody)

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) is an organization of teachers, scholars, and graduate students dedicated to the advancement of teaching and literary and liguistic scholarship in the modern languages. SAMLA membership extends throughout the southeastern United States and includes members from across the country and around the world. South Atlantic Review, formerly the South Atlantic Bulletin, was established in 1935 as the official publication of SAMLA. South Atlantic Mode...

Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974 (person)

American poet and educator. From the description of Letter to Mrs. F.E. Lund [manuscript], 1968 February 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833566 John Crowe Ransom, noted poet, critic, educator and editor, was born April 30, 1888 in Pulaski, Tennessee. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1909, was a Rhodes Scholar at Christ Church, Oxford, 1910-1913, and joined the faculty of Vanderbilt in 1914, where he taught English until 1937. While at Vanderbil...

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Dickey, James. (person)

American novelist and poet, born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. His southern roots are clearly evident in his writing. He is the the author of more than 17 books of poetry and 14 books of prose. From the description of Papers, 1954-1970 (inclusive), 1957-1967 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155180763 Dickey is an American novelist, poet, essayist and educator. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Dickey is the author of more than 17 books of poetry and 14 books of prose. ...

Thompson, Lawrence H., 1943- (person)

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Wilson, Edmund (person)

Edmund Wilson was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and literary critic. From the description of Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122596904 From the guide to the Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American author and critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed...

National Council of Teachers of English. (corporateBody)

International Association of University Professors of English. (corporateBody)

Matthiessen, F. O. (Francis Otto), 1902-1950 (person)

Matthiessen was an American literary scholar, teacher, and critic. From the description of Papers, 1929-1950. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468863 From the guide to the Papers, 1929-1950., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) F.O. Matthiessen was an American literary critic and a Harvard professor of history and literature. From the description of Correspondence with Hugh T. Cunningham, 1946-1950. (Harvard Univer...

Estes, David (person)

Association of Chairmen of Departments of English in Colleges and Universities (corporateBody)

Conference Board of Associated Research Councils (CBC). (corporateBody)

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Applewhite, James (person)

Poet and professor emeritus of English at Duke University, Durham, N.C. From the description of James Applewhite papers, 1963-2010. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 43533494 James W. Applewhite is a poet and professor emeritus of English at Duke University. He has published several books, including Statues of the Grass (1975), Following Gravity (1980), Foreseeing the Journey (1983), Seas and Inland Journeys: Landscape and Consciousness from Wordswo...

Modern Language Association (corporateBody)

Leary, Lewis (Lewis Gaston), 1906-1990 (person)

Lewis Gaston Leary was an English professor and scholar. Leary taught English at the University of Miami, 1935-1941; Duke University, 1941-1951; Columbia University, 1951-1968, serving as department chairman, 1962-1968; and was William Rand Kenan Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1968-1976. From the description of Lewis Gaston Leary papers, 1920-1985 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 25740293 An educator, writer, and critic, Leary taugh...

Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) - Consulting (corporateBody)

Poe Studies Association (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Non-profit educational organization of college teachers and other interested persons. It was created to exchange information and ideas relating to Edgar Allen Poe biography and criticism both in the U.S. and abroad. The Association publishes a newsletter and meets in conjunction with Modern Language Association meetings. Honorary members have included Jay B. Hubbell and Richard Wilbur. From the description of Records, 1972-1996. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39100530...

Southern historical association (corporateBody)

The Southern Historical Association was established in 1934 to promote the study of history of the American South and the teaching of all branches of history in the South. From the description of Southern Historical Association records, 1935-2005. WorldCat record id: 25466009 Eighteen historians from seven southern states organized the Southern Historical Association in November 1934, to promote interest and research in Southern history, to collect and preserve ...

Ellen\Glasgow Society (corporateBody)

Southeastern American Studies Association (corporateBody)

Cohen, Hennig (person)

Historian and writer. From the description of Papers, 1960-1973. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32452445 Hennig Cohen, born in Darlington, S.C. on August 26, 1919, received a B.A. in 1941 and an M.A. in 1948 from the University of South Carolina and his Ph.D from Tulane University, 1951. Dr. Cohen taught in the English Department of the University of Pennsylvania and served as executive secretary and then president of the American Melville Society. ...

Association of Departments of English (corporateBody)

Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S. (corporateBody)

Phi beta kappa (corporateBody)

Collegiate scholastic honor society founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va. From the description of Phi Beta Kappa records, 1776-2006 (bulk 1900-2000). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983375 The national Phi Beta Kappa Society, America's oldest and most prestigious honor society, was founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. Membership in the national society is a significant achievement, which honors excellen...

Aaron, Dan (person)

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Society of American Historians. (corporateBody)

BIOGHIST REQUIRED The Society of American Historians (SAH) was founded in 1939 by Allan Nevins (1890-1971) and several other historians for the purpose of promoting literary distinction in the writing of history and biography. BIOGHIST REQUIRED Until the mid-1950s, the principal aim of the SAH was in launching a history magazine that could appeal to a wide audience beyond the academic community. Nevins, a history professor at Columbia University and a two-time Pulitzer w...

Ljungquist, Kent (person)

College Language Association (U.S.) (corporateBody)

The College Language Association (CLA) is one of the largest, long-standing African American academic organizations in the U.S. Focusing on the disciplines of English, literature, and foreign languages, the CLA offers a venue for scholarly discourse and publication. It also encourages scholarly research in the teaching of Black literature and culture as necessary aspects of higher education. CLA is the successor to the Association of English Teachers in Negro Colleges that was founded in 1937. I...

Poirier, Richard. (person)

Correspondence and writings of American professor, editor, and scholar of literature and popular culture, Richard Poirier. From the description of Richard Poirier Collection, 1945-2007 [Bulk Dates: 1986-2007]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 733728372 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Richard Poirier, an American literary and cultural critic, professor of literature, and founder of Raritan: A Quarterly Review, was born September 9, 1925 in Gloucester Massachusetts. Poirier serve...

Allen, Gay Wilson, 1903-1995 (person)

University professor, author, and Whitman scholar. From the description of Letters, 1990-1995. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40421951 From the description of Gay Wilson Allen papers, 1801-1988 and undated (bulk 1925-1970s). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31182073 1903, Aug. 23 Born, Lake Junaluska, N.C. 1926 ...