Jacob Blanck correspondence, 1923-1935.
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Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935
Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman (1860-1935) was the leading public intellectual of the women’s movement in the early 20th century. Born into the prestigious Beecher family, she struggled through a lonely childhood and disastrous marriage, which caused a nervous breakdown. Her mental health returned once she separated from her husband; she later gave him custody of their young daughter, and he had a happy second marriage to one of her close friends. She moved to California, and threw herself int...
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968
Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1878. Sinclair was an American author, novelist, journalist, and political activist who wrote many books in several genres. He is most well-known for his exposé, The Jungle regarding conditions in Chicago's meat packing plants, which influenced the passage of the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. Much of Sinclair's writing was related to the economic and social conditions of the early twentieth century. He was heavily in...
Bloom, Hyman, 1913-2009
Painter; Cambridge, Mass. Born near Riga, Latvia in April 1913. Immigrated to Boston in 1920 and began painting and drawing classes, taught by Harold Zimmerman at a settlement house. Worked for the WPA in the early 1930s. From the description of Hyman Bloom drawings, 1927-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84557404 Painter; Cambridge, Mass. Born near Riga, Latvia in April 1913. Immigrated to Boston in 1920 and began paintin...
Blanck, Jacob, 1906-1974
American bibliographer. From the description of Letter : to William Targ, 1957 Apr. 17. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122617123 Jacob Blanck's career as a bibliographer and editor included positions as rare book editor of Publishers Weekly and Antiquarian Bookman, 1936-1952; bibliographer in Americana at the Library of Congress, 1939-1941; and editor of Bibliography of American Literature, 1943-1974. He al...
Shute, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1856-1943
Shute was an American lawyer and writer, noted for his book: The real diary of a real boy (1902). From the description of [Autograph signature] / Henry A. Shute. [between 1900 and 1943] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 437427419 Humorist. From the description of Henry A. Shute autograph, 1930 January 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983946 Epithet: Reverend Lecturer of Whitechapel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : P...
Rittenhouse, Jessie B. (Jessie Belle), 1869-1948
Poet and editor. From the description of Papers of Jessie Belle Rittenhouse, 1902-1927. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793757 ...
Peck, Samuel Minturn, 1854-1938
Samuel Minturn Peck was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 4 Nov. 1854. A practicing physician, he became well-known for his regional poems and short sketches. He was Alabama's first Poet Laureate. From the description of Samuel Minturn Peck poems, 1892-1910. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51464318 A popular lyric poet and physician of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where he was born and died. Author of half a dozen books of poetry and at least two of prose a...
Harold K. Zimmerman.
Oakley, Thornton, 1881-
Rice, Elmer, 1892-
Kelleher, William F., 1950-....
Scollard, Clinton, 1860-1932
Poet, professor of English at Hamilton College. From the description of ALS : Clinton, N.Y., to Ellen E. Dickinson, 1886 Nov. 2. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165795 American author. From the description of The hills of hay [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647830650 Clinton Scollard was an author and educator based in the Northeast. He served as Professor of Rhetoric at Hamilton College before res...
Zimmerman, Harold Koplow.
Presser, Joseph, 1907-