Contributions to The American Mercury, 1933-1938.

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Aikman, Duncan, 1889-1955. Contributions to The American Mercury, 1933-1938.

Contributions to The American Mercury, 1933-1938.

Typescripts, mostly heavily corrected, and proofs of stories and articles contributed to The American mercury.

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Benson, Sally, 1897-1972

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Sally Benson (b. Sept. 3, 1897, St. Louis, MO-d. July 19, 1972, Los Angeles, CA) began her career writing for the New York Morning Telegraph. Between 1929 and 1941, she published 99 stories in The New Yorker, including nine signed with her pseudonym Esther Evarts. She is best known for her semi-autobiographical stories collected in Junior Miss and Meet Me in St. Louis. The later was turned into a film by MGM in 1944; it was one of the most popular movies made during World War II....

Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950

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American poet, novelist, and editor. From the description of Letter to a dealer [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806176 Editor of The Chimaera. From the description of ALS, [1915]-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500150 This may not really be Benét's writing. Although the verse appears to be signed by him the writer's intent may have been simply to ascribe the verse to him. Also, it is on letterhead engraved "MM...

Stallings, Laurence, 1894-1968

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American journalist, critic, writer, and playwright. From the description of Papers of Laurence Stallings [manuscript], 1927-1928. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814585 ...

Littell, Robert 1896-1963

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Robert Littell (1896-1963) was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and educated at Harvard University. From 1922 to 1927 he was associate editor of the New Republi c, and from 1927 to 1931 he worked as a drama critic for New York newspapers. From 1942 to 1961 he was associate, then senior editor of Reader's Digest . From the guide to the Robert Littell papers, 1901-1963, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries) ...

Chilton, Eleanor Carroll, 1898-1949

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Boyd, James, 1888-1944

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James Boyd (1888-1944) was an American author and journalist. From the description of James Boyd papers, 1906-1952 ; 1964-1969. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 26319687 American novelist. From the description of Letter : Southern Pines, N. C., to [John Stuart] Groves, 1933 Nov. 21. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122648372 American novelist Boyd graduated from Princeton in ...

Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949

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Newspaper journalist, editor, and historian. From the description of Lloyd Lewis papers, 1886-1985, bulk 1905-1949. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 183191137 Author. Full name: Lloyd Downs Lewis. From the description of Letters of Lloyd Lewis, 1932-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014843 ...

Ferril, Thomas Hornsby, 1896-1988

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Thomas Hornsby Ferril, author of source material. June Favre, adaptor. From the description of Ferril, etc.: typescript, 1972. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485027 Colorado poet laureate, from Denver, Colo. Son of William and Alice Ferril. Began his career at Great Mountain Sugar Company and worked as a journalist for Denver, Colo. newspapers and editor of the Rocky Mountain Herald. Received many awards for poetry and other writings. Married to Helen Drur...

Field, S. S.

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Weidman, Jerome, 1913-1998

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Epithet: playwright and novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001569.0x000274 Jewish American novelist, playwright, short-story writer, and essayist; also author of screenplays and creator of the television series "The Reporter." Best known for I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE and the Pulitzer Prize-winning FIORELLO! From the description of Papers, 1934-1990. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Cente...

Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936

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Managing editor of the Chicago Daily News, novelist, and author of several books on Chicago history. From the description of Henry Justin Smith papers, 1912-1980, bulk 1912-1935. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 187966637 In September of 1924, Henry Justin Smith was appointed Assistant to the President of the University. He came to the University after some twelve years with the Chicago Daily News, and left again in 1926 to become its Managing Editor. During his time ...

Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer), 1883-1971

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St. John Greer Ervine had a long and influential career in the theatre. Born to deaf-mute Protestant parents in a suburb of Belfast, he moved to London in 1900 where he worked as a clerk and became active in the Fabian Society. An accomplished writer of realistic plays, his work first appeared in 1911, and he enjoyed considerable success, leading to his long friendship with George Bernard Shaw and the opportunity to manage the Abbey Theatre in 1915-1916. He joined the army in 1916, was wounded i...

Hazlitt, Henry, 1894-1993

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Henry Hazlitt (1894-1993) was an American libertarian economist and author. Hazlitt had a distinguished career as an economic journalist with the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other leading metropolitan dailies, and at various times served as Economic Editor of Newsweek, literary editor for The Nation, and editor of American Mercury (replacing H.L. Mencken). He also authored several books on economic subjects. From the guide to the Henry Hazlitt Papers, 1920-1958, (Spe...

Winslow, Thyra Samter, 1893-1961

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Pollock, Channing, 1880-1946

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American journalist, playwright, and drama critic. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : Shoreham, Long Island, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1934 June 18 and Sept. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868185 American playwright and author. From the description of Papers of Channing Pollock, 1922-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80691647 Author, dramatist, lecturer, publicist. From the description of Letters, 1942-1945. (Ohio State...

Walker, Stanley, 1898-

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Thomas, Dorothy

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Fante, John, 1909-1983

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John Fante was a writer of short stories, novels, and screenplays. He was born April 8, 1909 in Denver, Col. to Nick and Mary Fante. John graduated from Regis High School in 1927 and briefly attended the University of Colorado, Boulder before heading to California to embark on his writing career. In 1930 he began a correspondence with H.L. Mencken, esteemed editor of The American mercury, who published Fante's first story, "Altar Boy" (1932). Fante's early writings established the central confli...

Repplier, Agnes, 1855-1950

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Agnes Repplier was an American author known for her urbane, conservative essays. Born in Philadelphia, she began writing to help support her family, developing an ironic style to present her conservative values. She soon became a regular contributor of serious essays to The Atlantic Monthly, generally defending traditional values with a European, almost aristocratic, perspective. A significant and eloquent voice for her generation, her old-fashioned values lost favor after World War I and her po...

Aikman, Duncan, 1889-1955

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Duncan Aikman (1889-1955) was a journalist and author. He has worked for the Springfield (Massachusetts) Republican, the El Paso Times, and served in varying editorial capacities for the Los Angeles Daily News . In 1935, he became a free-lance writer, and in the early 1940's he helped to organize the newspaper PM . His books include Calamity Jane and the Lady Wildcats, The Taming of the Frontier, The All American Front, and The Turning Stream . From the guide to the Duncan Aikman pap...

Leacock, Stephen, 1869-1944

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Canadian poet, humorist, essayist, teacher and historian, Leacock was born at Wanmore, England, December 30, 1869; died at Toronto March 28, 1944. Among his many books are College Days (1923). From the description of Bell collection of Leacock papers 1913-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225405530 Canadian writer and economist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Montreal, to Mr. Glass, 1919 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 593956216 ...

Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942

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In 1887 Cram joined with Charles Wentworth to open an architectural office (Cram and Wentworth) in Boston. In 1891 Bertram G. Goodhue joined them. Shortly thereafter Wentworth died and the firm became Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson, which it remained until 1910 when Goodhue left to form his own firm in New York. Cram & Ferguson kept that name even when younger partners joined in 1925 and after Ferguson died in 1926. From the description of [Unidentified church] [graphic] : [perspec...

Davis, H. L. (Harold Lenoir), 1896-1960

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Davis was born on Oct. 18, 1894 in Rone's Mill, near Roseburg, OR; graduated from high school in The Dalles in 1912, then worked as a deputy county assessor and as a member of a survey crew, but still had insufficient funds to enroll at Stanford Univ.; drafted into the army in 1918, where he served as a clerk; wrote poetry published in Chicago's Poetry magazine in 1919; worked at various jobs while writing poetry in the 1920s; in 1927 wrote a pamphlet, Status rerum, with James Stevens, attacking...

Chamberlin, William Henry, 1897-1969

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers, 1912-1969. (Providence College, Phillips Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 71012879 Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from William Henry Chamberlin and his wife, Sonya T. Chamberlin. From the description of Letters, 1920-1923, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155867113 William Henry Chamberlin was a prolific American historian an...

Nock, Albert Jay, 1872 or 1873-1945

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Albert Jay Nock: ordained an Episcopal priest in 1897 and served at St. James Church, Titusville, Pa., beginning in 1898; left the active ministry in 1909 to join the staff of American Magazine as a writer and editor; in 1915 moved to the Nation, where he was associate editor from 1918-1919; co-edited Freeman, 1920-1924; author of numerous books. From the description of Albert Jay Nock papers, 1892-1969 (inclusive), 1910-1969 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702168166 ...

Stevens, James L.

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American writer from Tacoma, Washington, known for his writings on forests and lumbermen. From the description of Letters to Theodore M. Lilienthal, 1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122332831 ...

Dennis, Lawrence, 1893-1977

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American journalist; editor, Weekly Foreign Letter, 1938-1942, and Appeal to Reason, 1946-1972. From the description of Lawrence Dennis papers, 1921-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872109 Writer, banker. From the description of Oral history interview with Lawrence Dennis, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737184 Dennis (Harvard College Class of 1919) earned his Harvard AB in 1920. From the des...

Hammond, Percy, 1873-1936

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Nathan, George Jean, 1882-1958

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Author. From the description of Letter with reply of George Jean Nathan, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983742 Editor of The American Spectator. From the description of Letters signed (17) : New York, to Claire Luce, 1933-1955 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270952693 ...