Granville Hicks Papers 1906-1980

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Granville Hicks Papers, 1906-1980

Granville Hicks Papers 1906-1980

Papers of the American author, lecturer, novelist, and literary critic. Correspondence, 1929-80, with Harriette Arnow, Newton Arvin, Van Wyck Brooks, Baker Bromell, Malcolm Cowley, Robert Cantwell, Robert Gorham Davis, Henry Christman, George Cole, James T. Farrell, Joseph Freeman, Herbert Gold, Corliss Lamont, Lucy Robbins Lang, John Lydenburg, Georgia McKinley, Fulmer Mood, Walter Ripton Morris, Wright Morris, Richard Rovere, Evelyn Scott, Lincoln Steffins, and Ella Winter, among others. Also correspondence and editorial reader's reports for Macmillan Publishing Company. Writings include articles, book manuscripts, a journal (1942-1973), lectures, as well as research notes, correspondence, and memorabilia relating to the production of Hicks' biography of John Reed.Large collection of printed material includes book reviews, clippings, and an assortment of Leftist pamphlets and periodicals from the 1930s.

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Kreymborg, Alfred, 1883-1966

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Alfred Kreymborg was born in New York, grew up on the Lower East Side and later lived in Greenwich Village. He was a frequent contributor to "little" magazines and had frequent collections of his poetry published between 1916 and 1950. He also wrote plays, radio dramas, several novels, and an autobiography. From the description of Alfred Kreymborg letter and poem to Dear old Harry, 1928. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 64582069 ...

Davis, Robert Gorham.

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Professor of English at Columbia University. From the description of Papers, 1778-1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122575338 Robert Gorham Davis (1908-1998), was a literary critic and a professor of English at Columbia University. He became a member of the Communist Party, but after the Hitler-Stalin pact of 1939, he grew disillusioned with Communism. In 1953, Mr. Davis testified before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, gi...

Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981

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Nelson Algren, born in 1909 in Detroit, spent the majority of his adult life in Chicago. His love/hate relationship with the city and his affinity with the disenfranchised of society are reflected in such works as Neon Wilderness, The Man with the Golden Arm, for which he won the National Book Award in 1950, and Chicago: City on the Make. The caustic tone, and cynical nature of Algren did not often make him a favorite of the critics or "literary establishment" of Chicago. The antagonism between ...

Draper, Theodore, 1912-2006

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American historian and author. From the description of Theodore Draper papers, 1912-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869186 Theodore Draper (1912- ), author. Draper is perhaps best known for his historical studies of the American Communist Party. From the description of Theodore Draper research files, 1919-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863344 Historian. Brooklyn College alumnus. From the description o...

Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971

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Historian, journalist and educator. He attended the University of Illinois where he earned a B. A. 1912 and an M. A. in English, 1913. Nevins moved to New York to work and eventually was made a Professor of History at Columbia University. Wrote numerous biographies and articles on history. President of the American History Association in 1959. Helped found the Society of American Historians. From the description of Commencement address, June 1953. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Librar...

Chevalier, Haakon, 1902-1985

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Haakon Maurice Chevalier was a translator and professor of French at the University of California-Berkeley. After working as a translator for the French government at the first meeting of the United Nations in 1945, he was asked by the War Department to serve as interpreter at the Nuremberg Trials. He was later responsible (with Leon Dostert) for the introduction of simultaneous interpretation at the United Nations. Chevalier was friends with the atomic physicist Robert Oppenheimer; these relati...

Bixler, Julius Seelye, 1894-

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Smith College, Professor, Religion and Biblical Literature, 1924-1933. Amherst College, A.B., 1916; M.A., 1920. Yale University, Ph. D., 1924. Harvard University, Professor, Theology, 1933-1942. President, Colby College, 1942-1960. Died March 28, 1985. From the description of Julius Seelye Bixler papers, 1926-1969. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 51246150 Smith College Assistant Professor of Religion and Biblical Literature, 1924-25 ...

Burroughs, Harry E. (Harry Ernest), 1890-

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Kennedy, William, 1928-....

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William, Kennedy, born 1928 in Albany, New York, is an award winning author and journalist. He is best known for his "Albany Cycle" of eight novels, one of which (Ironweed) received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1984. Following his childhood and then college in the Albany area, Kennedy began his professional literary career as a journalist at a local newspaper, followed by an army newspaper in Europe, the Albany Times-Union, and later was managing editor of the San Juan Star. He left his edi...

Scott, Evelyn, 1893-1963

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American author. From the description of Evelyn Scott Collection, 1894-1952. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122590438 Evelyn Scott was a writer from Clarksville, Tennessee. From the description of Letter, circa 1937, New York, to Mr. Nortewall. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 45253557 Evelyn Scott was born in Clarksville, Tennessee, on January 17, 1893, as El...

American Civil Liberties Union

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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...

Reed, John, 1887-1920

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Reed (Harvard, A.B. 1910) was an American journalist and revolutionary. He joined the staff of The Masses in 1913, was a war correspondent in Mexico and Europe for Metropolitan Magazine, publicist for the Russian Revolution, and head of the Communist Labor Party. From the description of John Reed additional papers, 1909-1939. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612376944 From the guide to the John Reed additional papers, 1909-1939., (Houghton Library, Harvard College L...

Krutch, Joseph Wood, 1893-1970

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Author, educator, and naturalist. Author of social criticism, critical biographies, and later naturalist essays; retired to Tucson in 1952 and completed several works. From the description of Manuscripts, 1952-1970. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 30636793 Epithet: American writer on drama British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x000275 Author, drama critic, and naturalist. ...

Browder, Earl, 1891-1973

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Earl Russell Browder (1891-1973) was General Secretary of the Communist party of the United States during the height of its popularity, in the 1930s and 1940s and twice represented the Party as its candidate for President. Earl Browder was born on May 20, 1891, in Wichita, Kansas. He was the son of William Browder and Martha Jane Hankins Browder. His father was a teacher and farmer who was avidly Populist. Earl Browder had little formal education and went to work to help support the family. At t...

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...