Olsen, Tillie. Papers, 1930-1990


Olsen, Tillie. Papers, 1930-1990

The collection includes personal and professional correspondence, literary manuscripts by American author Tillie Olsen and others, material on the Longshoremen's Strike and the Socialist Party from during the mid-1930s, teaching material and student work, clippings, pamphlets, book reviews, awards, etc.

ca. 62 linear ft.


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Walker, Alice, 1944-....

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Tanenhaus, Beverly

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Tovish, Margo.

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Olsen, Tillie

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Biography Tillie Olsen was born in Nebraska in 1913 and has lived in San Francisco for most of her life. Her education was cut short by the Depression: she wrote and published when young, but the necessity of raising and supporting four children and full-time work prevented her from writing for twenty years. She was in her mid-forties before she began again. Tell Me A Riddle was originally published in 1962, and its title novella received the...

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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...

Durham, Flora

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Washington, Mary Helen.

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Orr, Elaine Neil

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Wilson, J.J., 1936-

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Kaye/Kantrowitz, Melanie

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Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992

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Kay Boyle (1902-1992) was an American avant garde writer and poet. She lived in San Francisco, Newark, Delaware, and Rowayton, Connecticut, when she wrote these letters. From the description of Kay Boyle letters and poems, 1935-1975. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 33890909 Kay Boyle was an American essayist, novelist, short-story writer, translator, essayist, and translator. From the description of Kay Boyle collection of papers, 1...

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Griffin, Susan

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Appleton, Sarah.

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Klepfisz, Irena, 1941-....

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Grace Paley (b. Grace Goodside, Dec. 11, 1922, Bronx, NY-d. Aug. 22, 2007, Thetford, VT) attended Hunter College and The New School where she studied with W. H. Auden. She married June 20, 1942, Grace Goodside married cinematographer Jess Paley in 1942 and had two children before getting divorced. Paley married poet Robert Nichols 1n 1972. She taught at Sarah Lawrence College. Her first collection was published in 1959. A known pacifist and social activist, Paley joined the War Resisters Leagu...

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Biography Mitsuye Yamada was born Mitsuye May Yasutake in Kyushu, Japan on July 5, 1923. When she was three years of age, her parents immigrated with their young family to the United States. Although she was sent back to Japan to live with her grandmother for eighteen months when she was 11-12 years old, Yamada spent most of her formative years in Seattle, Washington. On December 7, 1941, immediately following the bombing of Pearl...

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Edith Rubin Konecky was born in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Harry and Elizabeth Smith Rubin. Her father, the quintessential self-made man, had escaped the pogroms in Eastern Europe, immigrating to America where he would become a prosperous dress manufacturer. This distant, driven character would feature prominently in two of Konecky's most acclaimed novels, Allegra Maud Goldman (1976) and A Place at the Table (1989). Her writing "career," began in high school when she won he...

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Kolodny, Annette, 1941-....

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Annette Kolodny received her Ph. D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1969. Kolodny focused on American Literature. She has taught at various universities throughout the United States and Canada. While at the University of British Columbia (1970-1974), Kolodny was instrumental in creating a Women's Studies program, the first academically accredited Women's Studies program in Canada. This program became a model for both the United States and Canada. Kolodny was an associate and assis...

Boyde, Blanche.

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Gilgun, John

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Author; b. John Francis Gilgun, 1935. From the description of Papers, 1948-1986. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 28410253 ...

Childress, Alice

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Pioneering African-American writer, actress and director Alice Childress (1916-1994) was popularly known for her best-selling novel, "A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich," and her plays, most notably "Wedding Band: A Love Story in Black and White." In the 1930s she met and married Alvin Childress, best known for his role as Amos in the television series, "Amos and Andy. "She was a founding member of the American Negro Theatre, and in 1944 she and her husband Alvin appeared in "Anna ...

Reeves, Nancy, 1913-

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Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-2018

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Ursula K. Le Guin (b. Oct. 21, 1929, Berkeley, CA-d. Jan. 22, 2018, Portland, OR) is an author noted for fantasy, science fiction, and children's literature. Born in California, her father was an anthropologist and her mother was a writer; she was educated at Radcliffe and Columbia. Her diverse and respected short stories and novels are built on themes of balance and the environment, and often express feminist concerns. Praised for creativity, elegant prose, and complex characters and s...

Saxton, Ruth

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Scowcroft, Richard

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Richard Scowcroft joined the faculty of the Department of English at Stanford in 1947; he was appointed professor in 1957 and retired in 1979. He served as associate director and then director of the Creative Writing Program and was chair of the English department from 1976 to 1978. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Utah and then traveled for two years before pursuing graduate work at Harvard. He was a teaching fellow there from 1942-46, earned his Ph.D. in 1946, and was a Brigg...

Cliff, Michelle

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Shameless Hussy Press

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Small press founded in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1969 by Alta (Gerrey) and specializing in poetry, books related to women, and children's books. From the description of Shameless Hussy Press records, 1968-1989. (University of California, Santa Cruz). WorldCat record id: 29606244 ...

Kumin, Maxine, 1925-....

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Murray, Michele

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Henry, Dewitt

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Moers, Ellen, 1928-....

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Dr. Ellen Moers was a professor in the Department of English at Barnard College of Columbia University in New York. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1972. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155885740 Author and educator. From the description of Papers, 1945-1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309771166 ...

Hedges, Elaine

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Elaine Ryan Hedges was born in Yonkers, New York on August 17, 1927. She lived in Baltimore, Maryland, beginning in the late 1960s until her death on June 5, 1997. She was married in 1956 to William Hedges, a college professor, and had two children: daughter, Marietta Hedges, and son, James Leonard Hedges Hedges graduated from Barnard College in 1948 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies. She received a master’s degree (1950) and a doctorate degree (1970) in...

Kallet, Marilyn

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Boynton, Grace.

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MacShane, Frank

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Smith, Alice

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Rogers, Linda

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Hopkins, Glen

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Cooper, Jane, 1924-2007

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Shanahan, Thomazine

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Waterman, Ray

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Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977

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Louis Untermeyer was a noted author, editor, and translator. His tastes were eclectic, and his friendships many; he produced more than one hundred books, and volumes of letters. His numerous poetry anthologies have helped introduce verse to generations of schoolchildren. From the description of Heinrich Heine, paradox and poet, 1936. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56550722 From the description of Louis Untermeyer letter to Judith Wright McKinn...

Ettinger, Elzbieta.

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Moffat, Mary Jane

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Mary Jane Moffat taught creative writing at San Francisco State, Foothill College, and other venues. She was particularly well-known for teaching the art of autobiography and the writing of memoirs. From the description of Mary Jane Moffat papers, 1970-2004. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863718 ...