Burlingame Family Papers 1856-1967

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Burlingame Family Papers, 1856-1967

Burlingame Family Papers 1856-1967

Correspondence, incoming and outgoing (1856-1967); legal and financial records; memorabilia, including address books, clippings, genealogical records, and photographs; and writings, mostly of Roger Burlingame, including manuscript and/or published articles, books, book reviews, diaries, poems, short stories, and speeches. Family members represented include Anson Burlingame (1820-1870), a politician and diplomat; Edward L. Burlingame (1848-1922), author and editor; William Roger Burlingame (1889-1967), author, biographer, and novelist; and his wife, Angeline Whinton (d. 1967), a literary agent, known professionally as Ann Watkins. Notable correspondents include Leonard Bacon, Kay Boyle, Elmer Davis, John Dos Passos, Allen W. Dulles, Milton Eisenhower, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Kenneth Galbraith, Nathan G. Goodman, Sidney Howard, Henry James, Rudyard Kipling, Archibald MacLeish, John P. Marquand, Edward R. Murrow, Lithgow Osborne, Henry F. Pringle, Elmo Roper, William L. Shirer, James Thurber, Edith Wharton, E.B. White, Hetty Whitney, Thornton Wilder, and others.

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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....

Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992

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Osborne, Lithgow, 1892-1980

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Diplomat, conservationist. From the description of Reminiscences of Lithgow Osborne : oral history, 1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309739274 ...

Burlingame, Roger, 1889-1967

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Davis, Elmer Holmes, 1890-1958

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Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960

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Pringle, Henry F. (Henry Fowles), 1897-1958

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Journalist and noted biographer of Al Smith, Theodore Roosvelt and William Howard Taft. From the description of Letter to Lola L. Kovener, 1939 November 27. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 71842402 Journalist, historian, and government official. From the description of Papers of Henry F. Pringle, 1932-1957 (bulk 1939-1946). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068960 Biographical Note ...

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Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006

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Roper, Elmo, 1900-1971

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Elmo Roper (1900-1971) was a pioneer in the fields of market research and public opinion polling. From the description of Elmo Roper papers, 1900-1972. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 52096773 Elmo Roper ( 1900-1971 ) was a pioneer in the fields of market research and public opinion polling. Born in Nebraska on 31 July 1900, he operated a jewelry store with his brother in Iowa in the 1920s. While not successful, the experience taught him the val...

Bacon, Leonard, 1802-1881

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American Congregational clergyman, father of Leonard Woolsey Bacon, 1830-1907 From the guide to the Leonard Bacon letters and carte-de-visite, 1842, 1845, 1861, 1881, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870

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Attorney, Boston, Massachusetts; Massachusetts state senator, 1852; congressman, 1855-1860; U.S. minister to Peking, China, 1860-1867. From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C], to W[illia]m L. Lincoln, 1860 June 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27988840 Anson Burlingame was American envoy to China. The city of Burlingame, Calif., was named in his honor by William C. Ralston. From the description of Anson Burlingame papers,...

Dulles, Allen, 1893-1969

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James, Henry, 1843-1916

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Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993

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Burlingame, Edward L. (Edward Livermore), 1848-1922

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Biographical Note Anson Burlingame 1820, Nov. 14 Born, New Berlin, N.Y. 1847 Married Jane Cornelia Livermore 1852 Elected to Massachusetts senate 1855 ...

Howard, Sidney Coe, 1891-1939

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Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

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Murrow, Edward R., 1908-1965

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Beatty, Hetty Burlingame

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American Heatty Burlingame Beatty (1907-1971) was an author and illustrator of children's books, as well as a sculptor. She wrote and illustrated fourteen books from 1947 to 1968. From the description of Hetty Burlingame Beatty papers, 1947-1970. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 67840550 Hetty Burlingame Beatty was born on October 8, 1907, in New Canaan, Connecticut, the daughter of Robert C. and Jean (Burlingame) Beatty. She attended the Bo...

Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937

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Edith Wharton (b. January 24, 1862, New York, NY–d. August 11, 1937, Val-d'Oise, France) was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. Wharton combined an insider's view of American aristocracy with a powerful prose style. Her novels and short stories realistically portrayed the lives and morals of the late nineteenth century, an era of decline and faded wealth. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1921, the first woman to receive this honor....

Whinton, Angeline.

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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 ...

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...

Thurber, James, 1894-1961

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James Thurber was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1894. Considered one of the 20th century's more prominent humorists, he wrote nearly forty books of stories, essays, autobiography, and a Broadway play. Thurber passed away in 1961. From the description of James Thurber letters to Mrs. Robert Sterling, 1946-1950. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 181589252 Epithet: author and cartoonist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person ...

Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970

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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...

Watkins, Ann, 1885-1967

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White, E.B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985

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American author and humorist E.B. White was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell. After graduation he worked on odd jobs and travelled; while working as a copywriter, he submitted some essays to the newly founded New Yorker, which led to his long-term relationship with the magazine. White is generally credited with supplying New Yorker's signature style, a clever, whimsical, and highly allusive tone; over the years he contributed everything from essays and stories to photo capt...