Cornwall authors collection, 1848-1987, 1955-1987 (bulk)

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Cornwall Public Library. Cornwall on Hudson Branch. Cornwall authors collection, 1848-1987, 1955-1987 (bulk)

Cornwall authors collection, 1848-1987, 1955-1987 (bulk)

Collection concerns the lives and careers of local authors and consists primarily of clippings, research notes and correspondence, booklets, autobiographies, biographies, and bibliographies. Authors include Lyman Abbott, Djuna Barnes, Lewis Beach, Ameila Barr, Harriet Brent Jacobs, Edward Payson Roe, Henry H. Tryon, N. P. Willis, and David Sands. Collection also includes manuscript pages by Edward Payson Roe and a manuscript memoir by his sister on the Roe family in Cornwall, with photographs.

1 cubic ft.

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Cornwall Public Library. Cornwall on Hudson Branch.

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Roe, Edward Payson, 1838-1888

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American author and clergyman. From the description of Papers of Edward Payson Roe, 1871-1888. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34689926 American clergyman and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, New York, to [Henry Chandler] Bowen, 1887 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656294 ...

Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Letter : to "My dear fellow," [18--] July 12. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900949 Willis was a journalist and writer of plays, poems and short stories. From the description of Letter, to Maunsell B. (Maunsell Bradhurst) Field, 1854 March 31. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122493287 Nathaniel Parker Willis was one of the highest paid periodical writers of his day, a poet, ...

Sands, David, 1745-1818

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Tryon, Henry

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Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000353.0x000285 ...

Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897

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Barnes, Djuna

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Djuna Barnes provided a highly creative presence in the Paris literary scene of the 1920s. An author and artist, she exhibited wildly original creative gifts, culminating in her provocative and influential novel, Nightwood. Soon after the success of Nightwood, however, she stopped writing, eventually returning to New York, where she lived the rest of her life as a near-recluse in her Greenwich Village apartment. From the description of Djuna Barnes contributions to Bruno's Weekly, 19...

Beach, Lewis, 1835-1886

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Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922

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American clergyman, author, and editor who worked with Henry Ward Beecher as co-editor of the "Christian Union." From the description of Autograph, 1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367554802 American author. From the description of Letter : Cornwall on Hudson, [N.Y.] to Mr. Bok, 1908 Oct. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33376379 Lyman Abbott was an influential American pastor and author. Born in Massachusetts and educated i...

Barr, Amelia E., 1831-1919

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American novelist. From the description of Letter to "Dear Miss Watson" [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647804716 Journalist and author of historical fiction, Amelia Barr was the author of dozens of novels, including Remember the Alamo (1888) and The Paper Cap (1918). From the description of Letter, 1895. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009180 Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr was born in England and emigrated to ...