Papers, 1920-1983.


Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981. Papers, 1920-1983.

Papers, 1920-1983.

Chiefly literary manuscripts and correspondence; also includes scrapbooks, clippings and photographs. Correspondents include: Simone de Beauvoir, Kay Boyle, Van Allen Bradley, Donadio and Associates, James T. Farrell, Martha Gellhorn, Maxwell David Geismar, Madeleine Gobeil-Trudeau, Ernest Hemingway, Ingersoll and Brennan, Herman Kogan, Ken McCormick, Carl Sandburg, William Saroyan, William Targ, Carl Weissner and Joel Wells.

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Geismar, Maxwell David, 1909- (person)

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

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 (person)

Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Ernest Hemingway, 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450863 Joseph Dearing is addressed on envelope as "war correspondent, U.S. Army." A native of Santa Rosa, he was a photographer for Colliers magazine during World War II, covering both the European and Pacific theaters. After the war he wrote the "Uncle Joe Dearing's Fish and Game Column" for for the San Francisco Call Bulletin and later worked for the San Jose M...

Saroyan, William, 1908-1981 (person)

Frances Ring was Editor at WESTWAYS in Los Angeles. From the description of Letters (and manuscripts and photos) to Frances Ring, 1970-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863419 Goldie Weisberg was a fellow writer whose work Saroyan had discovered in a literary magzine. Saroyan initiated the correspondence, which focuses on their respective reading, writing, and work lives. From the description of Correspondence with Goldie Weisberg, 1930-1938. (Unknown). Wor...

Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979 (person)

James T. Farrell (1904-1979) was an Irish-American novelist, short story writer, journalist, travel writer, poet, and literary critic. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, he attended the University of Chicago and published his first short story in 1929. He is best known for his Studs Lonigan trilogy and for his A note on Literary Criticism, in which he described two types of the American Marxist character. From the guide to the James T. Farrell Collection, 1953-1961, (Special Colle...

Kogan, Herman (person)

Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992 (person)

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...

Ingersoll and Brennan. (corporateBody)

Gobeil-Trudeau, Madeleine (person)

Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986. (person)

Wells, Joel (person)

Targ, William, 1907- (person)

Gellhorn, Martha, 1908-1998 (person)

Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981 (person)

Nelson Algren, born in 1909 in Detroit, spent the majority of his adult life in Chicago. His love/hate relationship with the city and his affinity with the disenfranchised of society are reflected in such works as Neon Wilderness, The Man with the Golden Arm, for which he won the National Book Award in 1950, and Chicago: City on the Make. The caustic tone, and cynical nature of Algren did not often make him a favorite of the critics or "literary establishment" of Chicago. The antagonism between ...

Weissner, Carl. (person)

Carl Weissner (1940- ), German writer and translator of experimental fiction, published the avantgarde newspaper, Klactoveedsedsteen (1965-1969), and established a Beat Generation scene in Germany after living in New York and San Francisco between 1968 and 1970. Weissner translated the works of various avantgarde authors, including William Burroughs, Charles Bukowski, Nelson Algren, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Lowry, Harold Norse, Jack Micheline, Andy Warhol, Denton Welch and Frank Zappa. Weissner’s ...

Donadio and Associates. (corporateBody)

Bradley, Van Allen, 1913-1984 (person)

Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 (person)

Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was an American author, editor and poet. He won three Pulitzer prizes, two for his poetry and the third for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. From the guide to the Carl Sandburg Collection, 1924-1954, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) American poet, novelist and historian, Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Abraham Lincoln: the War Years and the other for The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg ...