Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence, 1881-1981(inclusive), 1940-1979 (bulk).

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Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence, 1881-1981 (inclusive), 1940-1979 (bulk).

Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence, 1881-1981(inclusive), 1940-1979 (bulk).

Editorial correspondence of Houghton Mifflin Company, publishing house ofBoston, Massachusetts.

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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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Peabody was an American sculptor and diarist. From the description of Letters and family papers, 1783-1957. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505815 Peabody was an American painter and diarist. From the guide to the Letters and family papers, 1783-1957., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

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Printmaker, illustrator, writer. Died 1985. From the description of Lynd Ward bookplates, [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515240 American artist and author/illustrator of children's books; Caldecott Award winner, 1953 and Caldecott Honor, 1950. From the description of Papers, 1930-1976. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62424387 American artist and author/illustrator of children's book. From the descript...

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Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925

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Amy Lowell (1874-1925) was an American poet, critic, lecturer, and an avid book and manuscript collector. From the guide to the Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Poet, biographer, critic. From the description of Amy Lowell papers, 1916-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576542 From the description of Correspondence, 1916-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519330 ...

Mackenzie, Compton, 1883-1972

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Compton Mackenzie, British novelist, playwright and biographer. From the description of The Windsor tapestry scrapbook, 1938-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82976285 From the description of The Windsor tapestry scrapbook, 1938-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702163412 Sir Compton Mackenzie was a Scottish novelist, playwright, literary and music critic, and essayist. From the description of Sir Compton Mackenzie collection of papers, 1906-1952. ...

James, D. Clayton

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Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992

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Biochemist, professor of biochemistry at Boston University Medical School; science and science fiction writer; author of over 400 books. From the description of Letters, 1950-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122322499 American scientist and writer. From the description of Letter and postcard, 1987 Nov. 30. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122632941 Isaac Asimov (1920 ₆ 19...

Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951

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U.S. Senator from Michigan (1928-1951). From the description of Arthur H. Vandenberg papers, 1936-1941. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 620820101 Republican member of the U.S. Senate from Michigan, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and delegate to the United Nations Conference in San Francisco in 1945. From the description of Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg visual materials series [microform]. ca. 1896-1950. (University of Michigan). Wo...

Smith, Lacey Baldwin, 1922-2013

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Lacey Baldwin Smith, professor of history at Northwestern University, was born on October 3, 1922. After teaching at various universities, Smith came to Northwestern in 1955 as an associate professor in the History department. During his career, Smith won many awards, including two Fulbrights and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Smith remained at Northwestern even past his retirement in 1993, staying in the capacity of a guest-professor. Smith's father was a professor of art and...

Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979

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Poet Elizabeth Bishop was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and had an often difficult childhood in Canada and New England. She wrote poetry in her youth, and developed as a writer at Vassar, where her friends included Mary McCarthy and Marianne Moore. In 1946 she published a book of poetry titled North and South, and travelled to Brazil, where she remained for fifteen years. Her 1956 book of poetry, A Cold Spring, won the Pulitzer Prize; her verse was noted for precision and balance. She also p...

Turnbull, Agnes Sligh, 1888-1982

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American author (chiefly short stories and novels) and teacher; d. 1982. From the description of Agnes Sligh Turnbull collection, 1922-1977. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969788 ...

Sigal, Clancy.

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Mian, Mary

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Heggen, Thomas, 1919-1949

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Thomas Orle Heggen was a former University of Minnesota student, a novelist and dramatist. From the description of Thomas Heggen papers, 1940-1960. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63300702 ...

Sabatini, Rafael, 1875-1950

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Italian/British novelist. From the description of The Sea-Hawk : typescript : [England?], [ca. 1914]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635282 Rafael Sabatini was born in Jesi, Italy, on April 29, 1875, to opera singers Vincenzo and Anna Sabatini. Educated in Switzerland and Portugal, Sabatini was fluent in several languages; however, his mother, herself English, saw to it that English was his most natural tongue. After spending most of his young life traveling ...

Cullinan, Elizabeth, 1933-

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Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1888-1965

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Schlesinger taught history at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Sr., 1908-1965 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973175 Historian, author. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Meier Schlesinger : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724638 Epithet: Jr, US political analyst British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue...

Kissinger, Henry, 1923-

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Henry Alfred Kissinger (born May 27, 1923) is an American diplomat and political scientist who served as the Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under the presidential administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Born in Germany as Heinz Alfred Kissinger, he was a Jewish refugee who fled the Nazi regime with his family in 1938. He became National Security Advisor in 1969 and later Secretary of State in 1973. For his actions negotiating a ceasefire in Vietnam, Kissinger received...

Read, ..., miss

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Coffin, Frank M. (Frank Morey), 1919-2009

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Frank Morey Coffin was born in Lewiston, Maine, on July 11, 1919. He graduated from Bates College in 1940, from Harvard Business School in 1943 and from Harvard Law School in 1947. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he practiced law in Lewiston until being elected as a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives, serving from 1957-1961. He ran unsuccessfully for governor of Maine in 1960. He was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in 1965. ...

Curtiss, Mina Kirstein, 1896-1985

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Mina Stein Curtiss was born on October 13, 1896, in Boston, Massachusetts. She graduated from Smith College in 1918, received a M.A. in English from Columbia University in 1920, and returned to Smith, where she was an associate professor until 1934. She was a research assistant for the Mercury Theater from 1935 to 1938, and she worked for the Office of War Information during World War II. She taught at Smith from 1940 to 1941. In 1942, Curtiss wrote and produced a local radio program in Des Moin...

Wells, Anna Mary.

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Wilson, Colin, 1931-2013

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British author. From the description of Collection, 1951-1962. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122597893 Colin Henry Wilson (born June 26, 1931 in Leicester) is a prolific British writer. He first came to prominence as a philosopher and has since written widely on true crime, mysticism, fiction and other topics. From the description of Colin Wilson collection. [1952-1965]. (University of Victoria...

Homans, Abigail Adams

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Author. From the description of Letters : to Anne Ford, 1966-1969. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 39344976 ...

Lorenz, Konrad, 1903-1989

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Millis, Walter, 1899-1968

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Hoagland, Jim

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Salter, Elizabeth, 1918-1981

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The Australian expatriate author, Elizabeth Salter, went to the United Kingdom in the mid 1950's and from 1956 to 1964 she became secretary to Dame Edith Sitwell. During that time she wrote and published mystery novels. Later she wrote biographies. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1922-1980. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225783107 ...

Ernest L. Freud.

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Weiner, Norbert, 1895-1964

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Webb, Walter Prescott, 1888-1963

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Educator. Historian. Author. Born in 1888 on a farm in Panola County, Texas. Attended University of Texas, receiving his B.A. (1915), M.A. (1920) and Ph. D. (1932). Started teaching at the University of Texas in 1918 and remained on the faculty until his death. Authored "The Great Plains" (1931), "The Texas Rangers" (1935) and "The Handbook of Texas" (1952). Served as director of the Texas State Historical Association, president of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association (1954-1955) and of...

Howe, Mark de Wolfe, 1906-1967

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Law professor, author. LL. B. Harv. Law School, 1933. Secretary for Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1933-1934. Practiced law in Boston, 1933-1937. Prof. of law, U. of Buffalo Law School, 1941-1945; prof of law, Harv. U., 1945-1967. Editor: Holmes-Pollock Letters; Touched with Fire; Holmes-Laski Letters; Occasional Speeches of Oliver Wendell Holmes. Author: Constitutional Law (casebook, with others); Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Vol. I, The Shaping Years, 1841-1870 (1957), Vol. II, The Proving Y...

Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940

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President of City College, 1903-1911. From the description of Papers, 1907-1964, 1963-1964 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155502699 American editor, educator, and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 28 January 1934, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1934 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577340 John Huston Finley (1863-1940) was an educator, editor, author, and civic leader. He was president of Knox Colle...

Niles, John Jacob, 1892-1980

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Composer, Performer, and Author. Niles was born in Louisville in 1892. Coming from a musical family, Niles began to play the dulcimer at an early age. As a teenager he worked with a surveying team in eastern Kentucky. During this time he kept a notebook in which he recorded lyrics and music of old folk songs known in the area. Niles served as a U.S. Army pilot in World War I and made numerous reconnaissance flights until he suffered serious injuries in a plane crash. Aft...

Evans, Walker, 1903-1975

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Walker Evans (1903-1975) was a photographer. From the description of Oral history interview with Walker Evans, 1971 Oct. 13-Dec. 23 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595155 Photographer and professor at Yale; best known for documenting the people and conditions of the southern United States during the Great Depression. From the description of Walker Evans photographs, 1935-1936. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 55636072 P...

Chase, Mary Ellen, 1887-1973

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Smith College, Professor, English, 1926-1955. University of Maine, A.B., 1909. University of Minnesota, M.A., 1918; Ph. D., 1922. From the description of Mary Ellen Chase papers, 1893-1995. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 51183526 Maine-born American regional novelist, critic, and memoirist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Northampton, Mass., to Edward Wagenknecht, [no year] Jan. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863385 Mary Ell...

Dorst, Jean, 1924-

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King, William Lyon Mackenzie, 1874-1950

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King was a Canadian politician and served as prime minister of Canada for 21 years (1921-1930 and 1935-1948). Elizabeth Gaskell Norton (b. 1866) was the daughter of Charles Eliot Norton, editor, literary scholar, and professor of fine arts at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Elizabeth Gaskell Norton, 1906-1911. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390084 Epithet: Subject of Mss Eur F237 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person...

Murdock, Kenneth Ballard, 1895-1975

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Murdock graduated from Harvard in 1916; taught English at Harvard and served as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. From the description of Papers of Kenneth B. Murdock, 1932?-1971 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973140 ...

McNeer, May, 1902-1994

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May Yonge McNeer was born in 1902 in Tampa Florida, and died in Reston, Virginia. She was a prolific author of children's books, many of which were illustrated by her husband, Lynd Ward. Her books covered many different topics. McNeer said that she preferred researching and learning about new things, to using the same backgrounds over and over. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 1, 81 From the guide to the May Yonge McNeer Papers, 1954-19...

Plumb, J.H. (John Harold), 1911-2001

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Richard Gott.

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Ballou, Ellen B.

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Walker, David, 1911-1992

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Neugeboren, Jay

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Sayde Blum.

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Moran, Charles McMoran Wilson, baron, 1882-1977

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Wagar, W. Warren

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Berlin, Isaiah, 1909-1997

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Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961

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Writer, editor, critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Seidel Canby and Amy Loveman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481130 Epithet: editor of 'Saturday Review of Literature' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001e2 Canby was a critic, editor and Yale University professor (1899-1922). He was one of the founder...

Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973

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African-American poet, critic, playwright, novelist, author of children’s books, librarian. From the guide to the Arna Bontemps Papers, 1927-1968, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Teacher in New York, N.Y., and Huntsville, Ala.; head librarian, Fisk University; professor, University of Chicago; curator of James Weldon Johnson Collection and visiting professor of English, Yale University; writer in residence, Fisk University; and author. ...

Cater, Harold Dean, 1908-

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Levenson, J. C. (Jacob Clavner), 1922-

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Wecter, Dixon, 1906-1950

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Dixon Wecter (Yale Ph.D., 1936), professor of American literature, was the author of several works on aspects of American society, including Saga of American Society (1937), When Johnny Comes Marching Home (1944), which was a Life-in-America prize book, and Age of the Great Depression, 1929-1941 (1949). He was literary editor of the Mark twain estate from 1948 until his death in 1950. From the description of When Johnny comes marching home, [1944]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7021...

Asquith, Cynthia, Lady, 1887-1960

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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. ...

Hahn, Emily, 1905-1997

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Author. From the description of Letters, 1991-1993. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 40297231 From the description of Papers, 1942-1943. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 49254173 From the description of Papers, ca. 1925-1998. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 417660868 Hahn was born in St. Louis and lived there until her family moved to Chicago during her high school years. She later attended the University of Wisconsi...

Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945

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Outstanding American Field Commander of World War II. From the description of War as I knew it [manuscript], 1947. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648014804 George S. (George Smith) Patton (1885-1945) was born on November 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, California. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1909 and began his career in the United States Army. In 1917, Patton went with John J. (John Joseph) Pershing (1860-1948) and the American Expeditiona...

Canby, Courtlandt

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Wakefield, Dan

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Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006

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Galbraith taught economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of John Kenneth Galbraith, 1958. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973248 John Kenneth Galbraith was born in Iona Station, Ontario, Canada in 1908. He emigrated to the United States in 1931 and became an American citizen in 1937. He received degrees from Ontario Agricultural College (1931), University of California (1933, 1934), and studied at Cambridge, England (1937-38). His academic career has...

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...

Halle, Kay.

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Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971

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U.S. secretary of state; b. Dean Gooderham Acheson. From the description of Papers, 1931-1971. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70939613 Dean Acheson was born in Middletown, Connecticut, on April 11, 1893. After being educated at Yale University (1912-1915) and Harvard Law School (1915-18) he became private secretary to the Supreme Court Justice, Louis Brandeis from 1919 to 1921. A supporter of the Democratic Party, Acheson worked for a law firm in Washington, D...

Lieberman, Joseph I.

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Wilson, Harold, Sir, 1916-

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On 8th July 1981, following government cuts to university funding, a House of Commons debate was held on higher education. Sir Harold Wilson (the then Chancellor of the University of Bradford) delivered a speech critical of the cuts, referring to the reduction in overseas student numbers, the loss of foreign placements for sandwich courses, and the anticipated closure of the University's Clinical Oncology Unit. From the guide to the The Harold Wilson University Finance Speech, 1981, ...

Malaparte, Curzio, 1898-1957

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MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964

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The island of Leyte, in Japanese hands, was the target for the American invasion of the Philippines in 1944. After a series of battles, the island was captured and the Japanese naval forces were defeated. U.S. forces now controlled the Pacific. From the description of Naval message, November 1, 1944. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 45622190 Douglas MacArthur was born in Arkansas and raised on a series of Army posts; his father, a Civil War veteran and career soldier...

London, Jack, 1876-1916

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Jack London was born in San Francisco January 12, 1876. He led an adventurous life, only beginning his career as an author in the 1890s. He wrote short stories, serials, essays, articles, verse and novels. He died November 22, 1916 in Sonoma County, CA. From the description of Jack London papers, 1897-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387554 American novelist and short story writer. From the description of Chronometer method [navigational documents] [1907?]...

Morison, Elting Elmore

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Gallant, Mavis

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Morgan, Berry, 1919-2002

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American novelist, short story writer, and teacher; d. 2002. From the description of Berry Morgan collection, 1966-1974. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969343 Berry Morgan was born in Port Gibson, Mississippi in 1919. Her first book was Pursuit, published in 1966. Pursuit was followed by The Mystic Adventures of Roxie Stoner in 1974. These two novels were together know as the Certain Shadows series and won her the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship...

Bundy, Mcgeorge

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McGeorge Bundy (1919-1996) was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the national security advisor to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. He attended school at private institutions, including Dexter, Groton, and Yale University, from which he graduated first in his class with a degree in mathematics. As a junior fellow at Harvard University, Bundy changed his specialization to international relations. After serving in U.S. Army Intelligence during World War II, during which he rose...

Rahv, Philip, 1908-1973

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Wilson, Theodore A., 1940-....

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Wilson received his Ph.D. from Indiana in 1966. That same year he joined the faculty of the Department of History at KU, reaching full Professor status in 1973. From the guide to the Personal Papers of Theodore A. Wilson, 1966-2004, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library University Archives) ...

Churchill, Randolph S. (Randolph Spencer), 1911-1968

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Mizener, Arthur

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Professor of English, Cornell University. From the description of Arthur Mizener letters to S. Gorley Putt, 1936-1985. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64085073 American educator, author, and critic Arthur Mizener was born in Erie, Pennsylvania, on September 3, 1907, to Mason Price and Mabel Moore Mizener. From the description of Arthur Mizener papers, 1940-1977 (bulk 1943-1951). (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 667622443 ...

Sanders, Marion

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Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972

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Padraic Colum was a noted playwright, essayist, novelist, poet, and author of books for children. Born on December 8, 1881, in Longford, Ireland, Colum came to the United States in 1914 and died on January 12, 1972, in Enfield, Connecticut. Though Colum worked briefly for a railroad, he became a full-time writer in Dublin, Ireland, in 1901. He was a founder of the Irish National Theatre (later known as the Abbey Theatre), and co-founder and editor for a time of the Irish Review. From...

Peterson, Roger Tory, 1908-1996.

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Alsop, Stewart.

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American journalist and author. From the description of Stewart Alsop collection, 1958-1973. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70976450 Stewart Johonnot Oliver Alsop (1914-1974) was an American newspaper columnist and political analyst. A graduate of Yale University (1936), he was an editor at Doubleday and wrote a regular column for the New York Times for nearly fifteen years. He is also the author of several books on politics and journalism. From the gui...

James, Henry, 1843-1916

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James was an American novelist, short story writer, critic and dramatist. From the description of Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612731792 From the guide to the Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James was born in New York, NY, in 1843. During his lifetime, he was a literary and art critic (writing for Natio...

Conrad, Barnaby, 1922-2013

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American writer, first met Steinbeck in 1953. Wrote and produced movie from Steinbeck's story Flight. From the description of Oil portrait of John Steinbeck, ca. 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448047 ...

Burdick, Eugene

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Ames, Evelyn Perkins

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Author and poet Evelyn (Perkins) Ames was born in 1908, the daughter of Henry A. and Olga (Flinch) Perkins. A graduate of Milton Academy in Milton, Mass., in 1925, she studied at Vassar College (1926-1929) before marrying Amyas Ames in 1930. They had four children. She was the author of Only the Loving (1952), My Brother Bird (1954), The Hawk from Heaven (1957), and Dust on a Precipice (1980). She was a member of the Poetry Society of America, Pen and Brush, and New York Women Poets. ...

Langer, William L. (William Leonard), 1896-1977

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William L. Langer was born in Boston in March 1896. His early education concentrated on foreign languages, but he studied history, in which he ultimately obtained his MA and Ph. D. from Harvard. He joined the faculty there in 1927, obtaining a reputation in the field of diplomatic history. In a leave status from Harvard, he served as Deputy Chief, then Chief, of the Research and Analysis Branch of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during World War II, and was appointed an assistant to the S...

Clark, Kenneth B.

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Bowers, Claude Gernade, 1879-1958

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Bowers was an American historian and columnist, editorial writer for the New York World from 1923-1931. From the description of Claude Gernade Bowers letter : to E.H. Woodruff, 1929 Sept. 10. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936742 Claude G. Bowers was a noted author, historian, and U.S. ambassador. From the description of Letters, 1954. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 21126171 Ambassador. From the...

Phillips, James Duncan, 1876-

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Phillips graduated from Harvard in 1897. From the description of Weekly papers in History 13, 1894-1895. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074009 From the description of Lecture notes and laboratory work in Botany 1, second half year, 1893-1894. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77073891 From the description of Notes in Government 1 : lectures by Prof. Macvane, first half year, 1894-1895. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074000 ...

Parkinson, C. Northcote (Cyril Northcote), 1909-1993

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Parsons, Talcott, 1902-1979

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Sociologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Talcott Parsons : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631875 Talcott Parsons (1902-1979) was an educator and scholar of sociology. He contributed to the field of sociological theory, particularly through his development of a "general theory of action." Parsons spent most of his professional career at Harvard University, where he was affiliated with the various incarnat...

Matchett, William H., 1923-

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William Henry Matchett is a poet and Emeritus Professor of Literature at the University of Washington. Born in 1923 in Chicago, IL, Matchett earmed a B.A. (1949) from Swarthmore College, and an M.A. (1950) and PhD. (1957) from Harvard University. He began teaching at the University of Washington in Seattle in 1954, and was appointed a full professor in 1966. A member of the Society of Friends, Matchett was Chair of the executive committee of the Pacific Northwest office ...

Richard Hofstadter.

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Coit, Margaret L.

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Margaret L. Coit (1919-2003) was an American historian. Her books include biographies of Andrew Jackson, Bernard Baruch, and John C. Calhoun as well as more general historical works. She also taught at Fairleigh Dickinson University, the University of Colorado, and at numerous workshops. From the guide to the Margaret L. Coit Papers, 1957, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Cloete, Stuart, 1897-

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South African novelist and rancher; b. in France; d. 1976. From the description of Stuart Cloete collection, 1927-1976. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70974925 British poet and novelist. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, [1938?-1945?]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122490282 ...

Kazakov, I︠U︡riĭ, 1927-

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Kearney, James

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Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993.

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Recorded in Stegner's home. From the description of Interview by John Milton : cassette audio tape, June 20, 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398049 Robert Pepper taught in the English Department at San Jose State University. From the description of Typed letter signed to Robert D. Pepper, 1982 Apr. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83291245 Mormon school teacher and author. From the description of Letter, 1979. (Unknown). WorldCat re...

Peattie, Donald Culross, 1898-1964

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Naturalist and author. From the description of Flowering plants of Kennicott's Grove : manuscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132214 Donald Culross Peattie, author and botanist, was born in 1898 in Chicago. He was the son of journalist parents. His career was determined by a hiking trip in the Appalachians and a visit to the famous "glass flower" at Harvard. He studied botany at Harvard. Louise Redfield Peattie, author, was born in 190...

Marriott, Alice, 1910-1992

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Alice Marriott was born in Wilmett, Ill. in 1910. Her parents moved the family to Oklahoma City when she was still a young girl. She received a B.A. in anthropology from the University of Oklahoma in 1930. In 1935, she became field specialist for the Indian Arts and Crafts Board. Marriott spent some time living in the Santa Fe area, near San Ildefonso Pueblo. She integrated her first hand observations of Native Americans and Hispanics of the area into her books. In the 1980's, she finished the m...

Fitch, James Marston.

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James Marston Fitch developed the academic field of historic preservation through his prolific career as a writer, architectural scholar, activist, and educator. Fitch was born in Washington, D.C., in 1909. He grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and attended the University of Alabama and Tulane in New Orleans. During the Depression he worked as a researcher at the Tennessee Planning Commission and as a low-cost housing analyst at the Federal Housing Authority. In 1936 he moved to New...

Arthur Schlesinger.

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Ballou, Jenny

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Dohrman, Richard

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Chesnut, Mary Boykin Miller, 1823-1886

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James, Henry

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x00012f Epithet: Baron James of Hereford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x000331 Epithet: Subject of Mss Eur F234 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001244.0x000361 Epithet: Capta...

Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965

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Grew was a U.S. diplomat and author. He was attached to embassies in Egypt, Mexico, Russia, Germany, and Austria (1904-1916); secretary-general to the U.S. delegation at the Paris Peace Conference; minister to Denmark (1920) and to Switzerland (1921-1923); negotiator at the Lausanne Conference on Near Eastern Affairs (1922-1923); under secretary of state (1924-1927, 1944-1945); ambassador to Turkey (1927-1932) and to Japan (1932-1941); special assistant to the secretary of state (1942); and dire...

WALKER, EVANS

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Salisbury, Harrison E. (Harrison Evans), 1908-1993

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Epithet: Associate Editor `The New York Times' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x00005b The American journalist Harrison E. Salisbury (1908-1993) was well-known for his reporting and books on the Soviet Union. A distinguished correspondent and editor for the New York Times, he was the first American reporter to visit Hanoi during the Vietnam War. After editing the campus daily at the University of Minnes...

O'Meara, Walter

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Walter O'Meara was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1897) and grew up in Cloquet, Minnesota. He graduated from Cloquet High School (1914) and attended the University of Minnesota before serving in the army during World War I. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Wisconsin (1920) with a degree in journalism. After working as a reporter for the Duluth News Tribune for several years, O'Meara joined the Chicago office of the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency...

Greenslet, Ferris, 1875-1959

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Novelist. From the description of Letter to Owen Wister [manuscript] 1908 March 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647947618 Ferris Greenslet (1875-1959) was an American editor and writer. He was an associate editor of the Atlantic Monthly from 1902 to 1907 and, in 1910, became director of the Houghton Mifflin Company. His works include: The Quest of the Holy Grail: an Interpretation and a Paraphrase of the Holy Legends (1902) and The life of Thom...

Hamburger, Philip.

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Author Philip Hamburger was born on July 2nd, 1914 in Wheeling, West Virginia. His family later moved to New York City, where Hamburger was educated in the public schools. He received a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University (1935) and a M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (1938). In 1939 he joined the staff of The New Yorker, where he worked for virtually his entire career. Hamburger left the magazine briefly from 1941-1943, when he served as a w...

Dunbar, Janet.

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Wallace Stegner

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Kieran, John, 1892-1981

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John Kieran was a newspaper columnist, author, and naturalist. From the guide to the John Kieran letter and clippings (MS 272), 1943, (University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.) Naturalist, author, and sports columnist. Full name: John Francis Kieran. Died 1981. From the description of Papers of John Kieran, 1917-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071687 Amateur naturalist, journalist and sportswriter. From th...

Ciardi, John, 1916-1986

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American poet and critic. Winner of Avery and Jule Hopwood Award in poetry, 1939. Professor of English at Harvard, 1946-48, and Rutgers, 1953-61. From the description of Letter, 1980 Feb. 4, Key West, Fla., to Henry F. Pommer, Ripon, Wis. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364896 Poet, editor, literary critic, lecturer, and journalist. Full name: John Anthony Ciardi. From the description of John Ciardi papers, 1910-1997 (bulk 1960-1985). (Unknown). W...

Doyle, Lynne.

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Sexton, Anne

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Gilbert, Martin, 1936-....

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Alberts, Robert C.

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Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964

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American scientist and author of works on environmental problems, including "Silent Spring." From the description of Rachel Carson collection, 1940-1972. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 49301985 Author and environmental scientist Rachel Carson published juvenile stories in magazines such as St. Nicholas. She studied natural science at the Pennsylvania College for Women and Johns Hopkins, and began teaching and publishing articles in journals. Her masterful bo...

Maxwell, James, 1581-

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Epithet: of Little Airds: fl 1600-1640 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x0002b6 Epithet: of Stowe MS 595 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x0001e5 James Maxwell, author of The transfer of the crown and other poems. From the guide to the James Maxwell: The Vivacia Instinctive, 1902, (Cambridge Universit...

Stewart, George R., 1895-1980

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American writer, professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. From the description of George Rippey Stewart papers, 1914-1984. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 84641753 From the description of George Rippey Stewart papers : additions, 1750-1985. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 84653238 Biographical Information George Rippey Stewart, writer and ...

Philip Larkin.

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Edward Gorey.

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Saxton, Mark

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Morris, Willie

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Gardner, Isabella

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Douglas, Lloyd C. (Lloyd Cassel), 1877-1951

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Popular novelist, author of The Robe and Magnificent Obsession, and minister of the First Congregational Church of Ann Arbor (Mich.). From the description of Lloyd Cassel Douglas papers, 1900-1954. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420907 Author, clergyman. Pastor of First Congregational Church, Ann Arbor, 1915-1921. From the description of Lloyd C. Douglas papers, 1944-1949? (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68795865 From the d...

McKelway, St. Clair, 1905-1980

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Flood, Charles B.

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Morra Di Lavriano, Umberto

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White, William Smith

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Kinnell, Galway, 1927-....

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Poet and professor. From the description of Papers, 1936-1980. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 56815853 American poet. From the description of Introduction to Seamus Heaney's reading to the Academy of American Poets at the Morgan Library : typescript with autograph revisions, [1984]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874953 From the description of The fundamental project of technology : typescript photocopy with autograph revisions, [n.d.]. (Un...

Cooper, Madison

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Eliot Janeway

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Gollancz, Victor, 1893-1967

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Epithet: publisher and author Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x0000b8 Victor Gollancz (1893-1967) was educated at St. Paul's School and New College, Oxford. Having been judged unfit for foreign service during the First World War, he spent the period teaching at Repton. In 1920 Gollancz began his first job in publishing, working for Benn's publishing ho...

Govan, Christine Noble, 1898-1985

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Author of children's literature, of Chattanooga, Tenn. From the description of Christine Noble Govan collection, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 279305259 Young adult mystery writer born in New York. Co-wrote 18 mysteries with her daughter Emmy Payne Govan West. From the description of Christine Noble Govan papers 1935-1968. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 39717352 Dr. Gilbert Govan (1892-1978) was direc...

Speare, Elizabeth George

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American author of children's books and teacher; b. 1908; d. 1994. From the description of Elizabeth George Speare collection, 1957-1966. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969805 Elizabeth George Speare was born November 21, 1908, in Melrose, MA, and died November 15, 1994, in Tucson, AZ. She was an educator and author, remembered for her historical novels for children. In 1958, she published The Witch of Blackbird Pond, for which she won the Newbery Medal. She also...

Laver, James, 1899-1975

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James Laver (1899-1975) was a British author, art historian and museum curator. For more than twenty years he was curator of prints and drawings at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. He was also a noted fashion historian. David Tatham (1939- ) is the author of seven books and more than eighty scholarly articles, exhibition catalogue essays, and journal reviews concerning American art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He is presently (2010) a Professor Eme...

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...

Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-

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Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974

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Physicist, engineer, government official, and science administrator. From the description of Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974 (bulk 1932-1955). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980014 Administrator, engineer. From the description of Reminiscences of Vannevar Bush : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569580 Biographical Note ...

Frankenberg, Lloyd, 1907-1975

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Kosiânski, Jerzy.

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Holling, Holling Clancy

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Holling Clancy Holling (1900-1973) was an American author and illustrator of children's books. From the description of Holling Clancy Holling papers, 1955-1956. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 72605927 Holling Clancy Holling (1900-1973) was born in Jackson County, Michigan, and graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1923. He then worked in a taxidermy department of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and spent time working in anthropo...

Davis, William

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Epithet: of Add MS 36061 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0002a4 Epithet: of Holborn British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0002a7 Epithet: Mayor of Rye British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0002a2 Epithet: of Add MS 31468 ...

Lavin, Mary, 1912-1996

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Irish author, farmer, and teacher; b. in the U.S.; d. 1996. From the description of Mary Lavin collection, 1935-1976. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70968403 Mary Lavin, author of exquisitely told short stories, was born in East Walpole, Massachusetts on June 11, 1912. When she was ten, her parents moved to Ireland. She was educated at Loreto Convent, Stephen's Green, Dublin, and the National University of Ireland at Dublin, where her M.A. thesis on Jane Austen won...

Fairbank, John King, 1907-1991

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John King Fairbank (1907-1991) was Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and Director of the East Asian Research Center at Harvard. From the description of Papers of John K. Fairbank, 1933-1991 (inclusive), 1947-1991 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973292 John King Fairbank (1907-1991) was a a leading scholar in modern and contemporary China studies. Fairbank was the Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History at Harvard University and Director of its...

Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948

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Anthropologist. Vassar College Class of 1909. From the description of Papers, 1905-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155518646 Anthropologist. Vassar College Class of 1909. From the description of Ruth Fulton Benedict papers, 1905-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576400 ...

Harriman, John

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Betsy Wyeth.

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Kent, Louise Andrews, 1886-1969

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Louise Andrews Kent was born about 1887 in Brookline, Mass. She married Rich Kent in 1912. She became a newspaper columnist and author of children's books and cookbooks, assuming the persona of "Mrs. Appleyard," to write a series of New England cookbooks. A resident of Brookline, Kent spent summers in Calais, Vt. Louise Andrews Kent died in 1969. From the description of Louise Andrews Kent papers. (Vermont Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36065048 Louise...

Bullitt, William C. (William Christian), 1891-1967

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William Christian Bullitt (b. Jan. 25, 1891, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-d. Feb. 1967), was Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. from 1933 to 1936, and to France from 1936 to 1941. He was ambassador at large in 1941 and 1942, and special assistant to the Secretary of the Navy in 1942 and 1943. He began his career at the State Department in 1917 where he also served as an attaché to the American Commission to Negotiate Peace at the end of World War I. In 1944 he joined the French Army and was a major in the...

Ayer, Frederick, 1917-1974

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American author of spy stories and suspense fiction; also FBI agent, lawyer, and government official; b. Frederick Ayer, Jr. From the description of Frederick Ayer collection, 1974. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70967680 ...

Peden, William (William Harwood), 1913-1999

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Author; University of Missouri English professor. From the description of Papers of William Harwood Peden [manuscript], 1935-1968. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647804795 ...

Catton, Bruce, 1899-

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Benchley, Peter

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Duberman, Martin B.

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Martin Bauml Duberman (1930- ), American historian and playwright, has taught history at Yale University, Princeton University and Herbert Lehman College, City University of New York. He wrote biographies of Charles Francis Adams, James Russell Lowell and Paul Robeson as well as historical studies, plays, essays, and reviews. His plays include In White America (1963) about the struggle of African-Americans for freedom and civil rights. Since 1972 he has been active in th...

Teale, Edwin Way, 1899-1980

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Naturalist and photographer, of Hampton, Conn.; d. 1980. From the description of Edwin Way Teale papers, 1799-1995. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28420481 Naturalist, author, photographer. Born Joliet Ill. 6/2/99; died Norwich, Conn. 10/18/80. Staff writer for Popular science, 1928-41; free-lance writer & photographer, 1941-80; contributing editor for Audubon, 1942-80. Winner of John Burroughs Medal (1943), Pulitzer Prize (1966), & numerous other a...

Raymond Chandler.

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Walker, Margaret, 1915-1998

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Teacher, writer. From the description of Reminiscences of Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122526993 ...

James R. Osgood and Co.

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Mitford, Jessica, 1917-1996

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Anglo-American memoirist, social commentator, journalist and author. From the description of Papers, 1949-1973 (bulk 1961-1973). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122452906 Jessica Mitford, a.k.a. Decca, was a writer and one of the famous Mitford sisters, daughters of the 2nd Baron Redesdale. Her books include two autobiographies: Daughters and rebels and A fine old conflict. Her many investigative works inclu...

Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965

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Frances Perkins was born on April 10, 1880 (some sources say 1882) in Boston, Massachusetts. She was christened Fannie Coralie Perkins but later changed her name to Frances. She was the daughter of Frederick W. Perkins, the owner of a stationer's business, and Susan Bean Perkins. The family moved to Worcester, Massachusetts in 1882. After attending Worcester Classical High School, Perkins entered Mount Holyoke College in 1898. She was president of her class and majored in chemistry and physics, ...

Mason, Herbert, 1932-....

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Winant, John G. (John Gilbert), 1889-1947

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John Gilbert Winant (1889-1947) was born in New York City. He attended St. Paul''s School in Concord, New Hampshire, and entered Princeton University as a member of the Class of 1913. After withdrawing from Princeton in late 1912, Winant returned to St. Paul''s School as a history teacher. He became active in local politics and was elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1917. When the United States entered World War I, Winant enlisted in the American Expeditionary Forces and wa...

Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959

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Art critic and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to J. Pierpont Morgan, 1909 July 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133470 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Vallombrosa, to Belle da Costa Greene, 1947 Aug. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134320 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Walter C. Baker, 1950 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870298 Berenson, an art historian...

Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Robert Cushman Murphy and his wife, Grace Emiline Barstow Murphy. From the description of Letters, 1964-1971, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155873220 Naturalist, scientist and environmentalist. From the description of Papers, [ca.1895-1965], ca.1895-ca.1965 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 156794758 Robert Cushman Murphy was a zoologist, ornithologist, and ocean...

Roberts, Kenneth Creighton

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Compton, James V. (James Vincent), 1928-

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McComb, Arthur K. (Arthur Kilgore), 1895-

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Agee, James, 1909-1955

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American poet, screenwriter, novelist. From the description of James Agee Collection, 1928-1969. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122385744 James Agee was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and journalist. From the description of James Agee collection of papers, 1933-[1952]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430943 From the guide to the James Agee collection of papers...

Brooks, Paul

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Stone, Robert, 1937?-

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"WUSA", originally titled "A hall of mirrors," from the novel of the same name by Robert Stone, was a Stuart Rosenberg - Paul Newman - John Foreman production for Paramount Pictures Corporation. It starred Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward (Georgia native and wife of Newman), and Anthony Perkins. From the description of "WUSA" - movie script, 1969. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 299159927 Robert Stone is an award-winning American novelist and screen writer.His works...

Stoddard, Sandol

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Guthrie, A. B., Jr. (Alfred Bertram), 1901-1991

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Alfred Bertram "A. B." Guthrie was born on January 13, 1901 in Choteau, Montana. He graduated from Montana State University (now the University of Montana) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1923. Starting in 1926 Guthrie worked for the Lexington Leader in Kentucky, and for the next twenty-one years was a reporter, city editor, editorial writer, and executive editor. Guthrie was also a successful novelist, mainly writing about the American West. The Big Sky was his first novel published in 1947. ...

Lancaster, Bruce, 1896-1963

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Bruce Lancaster was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on August 22, 1896. He served in the U.S. Army along the Mexican border in 1916 and later in France. After the war he returned to school and received a B.A. from Harvard in 1918. He worked in administration and sales for nine years, after which he served in the U.S. Foreign Service as Vice-Consul to Kobe, Japan (1928-1932). Following his return to the United States he became assistant secretary to the board of governors of the Society of New Y...

West, Anthony, 1914-1987

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Gardiner, Dorothy, 1894-....

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Dorothy Gardiner (1894-1979) was an American author who wrote mysteries and novels about Colorado and the West. From the guide to the Dorothy Gardiner papers, ca. 1870-1960, ca. 1930-1960, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Dorothy Gardiner was born November 5, 1894 in Naples, Italy to John Gardiner (a Scot) and Maud Clark, daughter of James Maxwell Clark, a founder of Greeley, Colorado. Because of John Gardiner's friendship with Sir Francis Ga...

Marshall, Bruce, 1899-1987

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Bruce Marshall was born in Edinburgh and studied and practiced accounting while writing novels focused on the issues of international politicsand the role of the Church in the modern world. The tone of Marshall's. Work was primarily farcical. From the description of Constable Correspondence, 1944-1957. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122543307 ...

V. S. Pritchett

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Wendt, Herbert, 1914-1979

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Burns, James Macgregor

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Hopkins, Harry.

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Epithet: Special Adviser to the President of the USA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x000131 ...

Williams, Ben Ames, 1889-1953

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Author. From the description of Letter, 1924 October 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122637153 From the guide to the Ben Ames Williams letter, 1924, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Miller, Perry, 1905-1963

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Miller taught American history and literature at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Perry G.E. Miller, 1942-1965 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77063252 ...

Halberstam, David.

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Betjeman, John, Sir, 1906-

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Poulin, A

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Barbour, Philip L.

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Owings, Nathaniel Alexander, 1903-

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Architect and engineer; died 1984. From the description of Nathaniel Alexander Owings papers, 1911-1983 (bulk 1960-1980). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982653 Biographical Note 1903, Feb. 5 Born, Indianapolis, Ind. 1921 1922 Student, Unive...

Bradford, Daniel

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Blum, John Morton, 1921-2011

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Historian. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1959]-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155521758 John Morton Blum (A.B. Harvard 1943, M.A. 1947, Ph. D. 1950) was a research associate, assistant professor of history, and associate professor at M.I.T. from 1948-1957. He has been a professor of history at Yale since 1957. From the description of John Morton Blum papers, 1943-2008 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165882 John Morton Blum (A....

Cater, Douglas John, 1841-1931

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Goodall, Jane, 1934-

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Jane Goodall (b. April 3, 1934, London, England) is a British primatologist and anthropologist. Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for her over 55-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees since she first went to Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania in 1960. She is the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and the Roots & Shoots program. Goodall also has worked extensively on conservation and animal welfare issues....

LaFarge, Christopher, 1897-1956

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LaFarge was an American author, painter, and architect, and was a graduate of the Harvard College Class of 1920. He was the grandson of author and artist John LaFarge and the brother of author Oliver LaFarge (H.C. 1924). From the description of Christopher LaFarge diaries, 1937-1955. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612718347 From the guide to the Christopher LaFarge diaries, 1937-1955., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Hough, Henry Beetle, 1896-....

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H B. Hough (Columbia University School of Journalism, B.Litt. 1918) and his wife, Elizabeth Bowie Hough, 1894-1965 (Columbia University School of Journalism, B.Litt. 1919), were co-owners, publishers, and editors of the Vineyard Gazette (Martha's Vineyard, MA) from 1920 until 1965. H.B. Hough was the author of many books of essays on Martha's Vineyard and on editing a country newspaper, as well as the author of short stories and magazine articles. The Houghs sold the Vineyard Gazette to James Re...

Seton, Anya

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Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886

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American minister to England. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : [London], to Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1866 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129739 Author and legislator of Boston, Mass.; minister to Great Britain. From the description of Letter of Charles Francis Adams [manuscript], 1850 November 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874258 American diplomat, lawyer, and biographer; son of John Quincy Adams, 1...

Tryon, Warren S. (Warren Stenson), 1901-1989

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Forbes, Esther.

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Sexton, Linda Gray, 1953-....

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O'Dell, Scott, 1898-1989

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Scott O'Dell worked behind the camera for MGM and Paramount and as a book columnist and editor before becoming a full-time author of adult fiction in 1934. His first YA book, Island of the Blue Dolphins, won the 1961 Newberry. He also won several Newbery Honor Awards, the William Allen White, the Nene, the Jugendbuchpreis (twice), and was the second American to garner the Hans Christian Andersen medal. From the description of Black Star, Bright Dawn : production material, 1988. (Univ...

Foley, Martha

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Wills, Garry, 1934-....

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Cooper, Diana, Lady, 1892-

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Bevington, Helen, 1906-2001

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Helen S. Bevington was a poet and taught in the Dept. of English at Duke University from 1943-1976. From the description of Helen S. Bevington Papers, 1965-1976. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 161986610 Born in 1906 in Afton, NY, Helen Smith Bevington earned a philosophy degree from the University of Chicago and a master's degree in English from Columbia University. She married Merle Bevington in 1927 and together, they came to Duke University in 1943 to teac...

Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984

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Historian. From the description of Papers of Philip Van Doren Stern, 1938-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066481 Philip Van Doren Stern (1900-1984) was a historian, social critic, editor and author, best known for the short story which became the source for the 1946 film IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE. Elmer Harris (1878-1966) was a playwright and screenwriter, best known for his play and film JOHNNY BELINDA. From the guide to the Philip Van Doren Stern-Elmer Harri...

Eden, Anthony, Earl of Avon, 1897-1977

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Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon (b. June 12, 1897-d. Jan. 14, 1977), British Foreign Secretary from 1935 to 1955 and British Prime Minister from 1955 to 1957. From the description of Eden, Anthony, Earl of Avon, 1897-1977 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581894 ...

Mattingly, Garrett, 1900-1962

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Author, professor of history at Columbia University, 1948-1962. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1940]-1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122515107 ...

Parkes, Henry Bamford, 1904-

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Braine, John

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Author John Braine was born in Yorkshire; he was raised in a secure, middle-class, Catholic family. He worked a variety of jobs before becoming a librarian, but quit to pursue a writing career after some success publishing articles. His first novel, Room at the Top, was remarkably popular and established Braine as one of Britain's Angry Young Men, so called because of the rebellious ethic they promoted. His work was noted for its directness and unflinching detail. Subsequent novels and screenpla...

Johnstone, Kathleen Yerger

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Griffin, John Howard, 1920-1980

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American writer, social critic, journalist, and humanitarian. From the description of Collection, 1952-1980. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122632950 John Howard Griffin, born June 16, 1920, in Dallas, Texas, was a writer, journalist, humanitiarian, and social critic. Griffin was educated at the Institute de Tours, the University of Poitiers, and the Conservatory of Fontainbleau, all in France....

Theroux, Paul

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Harris, Sydney J.

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La Farge, Oliver, 1901-1963

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Oliver La Farge studied anthropology at Harvard University where he took part in an archaeological expedition to northern Arizona where he studied Navajo ruins. He earned a Hemenway Fellowship that extended to graduate research in Guatemala with the Middle American Research Institute of Tulane University. While writing the report of his research trip, La Farge also began writing his first novel, Laughing Boy, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929. La Farge was a prolific writer, publishing 24 books...

De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955

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American educator, novelist, and Literary Editor of the Mark Twain Estate. From the description of Autograph and typed letters signed (11) : Lincoln and Cambridge, Mass. ; White Plains, New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, [n.d.] and 1935-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863883 Betty White was one of De Voto's students at Northwestern in the 1920's. She was literary, and the best friend of Avis MacVicar, whom De Voto shortly married. As a senior at Northwestern, Betty Whi...

Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978

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American anthropologist. From the description of Letter 1968 June 12. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38156541 Anthropologist. From the description of Collection re Margaret Mead, 1978-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131863 Anthropologist, author, and educator. From the description of Margaret Mead papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996 (bulk 1911-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068917 M...

Edward Tribble.

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Dickey, James.

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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. ...

Lancaster, Osbert, Sir, 1908-

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Taylor, Norman, 1883-1967

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Norman Taylor (1883-1967) was a popular author on gardening subjects and medicinal botany. He is best known for Taylor's Garden Encyclopedia. He was born in Hereford, England and emigrated to Yonkers, N.Y. in 1889. After two years at Cornell University, he began work in the Forestry Dept. of the New York Zoological Park. He was hired by Nathaniel Lord Britton as a museum assistant at the New York Botanical Garden. He worked with Britton and G.V. Nash as a collector on expeditions to Cuba, Haiti,...

Singmaster, Elsie, 1879-1958

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Author Elsie Singmaster was born and educated in Pennsylvania, and lived in the Commonwealth nearly all her life. Her initial success as a writer came with stories for children, but she soon graduated to adult novels and stories. Many of her works are set in Pennsylvania Dutch country, where she grew up, and her accurate and charming portrayal of the people and places remembered from her youth were key to her success and popularity. She also wrote historical fiction set in Pennsylvania, and biog...

MacLiesh, Fleming, 1911-

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Lockridge, Ross, 1914-1948

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Hoyer, Linda Grace

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Mother of author John Updike. From the description of Linda Grace Hoyer Updike literary papers collection [1919-1990]. [1919-1990] (Ursinus College). WorldCat record id: 21243640 ...

Sprigge, Sylvia Saunders.

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Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Steele Commager : oral history, [196-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122619921 From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Steele Commager : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309728956 American historian. From the description of The price of Eire's neutrality : printed, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Geismar, Maxwell David, 1909-

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Epithet: writer on American literature British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000097 ...

Peck, Graham, 1914-

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Author, painter, and illustrator; d. 1968. From the description of Graham Peck collection, 1940-1946. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70923168 ...

Hawley, Cameron, 1905-1969

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Lamport, Felicia, 1916-

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Writer, teacher, and political satirist Felicia Lamport graduated from Vassar College in 1937 and worked as a reporter for the New York Evening Journal. She was the author of Scrap Irony (1961), Cultural Slag (1966), and Light Metres (1982), among others, and her book reviews, articles, and verse appeared in many magazines including the Atlantic, Harper's, and the New Yorker. Her satiric verse was featured regularly in the Boston Globe, the Baltimore Sun, the Louisville Courier-Journal, and the ...