Papers, 1909-1975.

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West, Herbert Faulkner, 1898-1974. Papers, 1909-1975.

Papers, 1909-1975.

Papers relating to his career as a writer, educator, publisher, and bookseller. Includes records of the accounts of his bookselling business, correspondence with many of the important writers of the twentieth century, and mss. of many of his books, among them The dreamer of Devon (published as: The dreamer of Devon : an essay on Henry Williamson. -- London : The Ulysses press, c1932), Learning my abc's (published as: Learning my abc's. -- Hanover, N.H. : Westholm Publications, c1958), Here's to togetherness (published as: Here's to togetherness : a modern fable.-- Hanover, N.H. : Westholm Publications, c1961), and HMS Cephalonia (published as:HMS Cephalonia : a story of the North Atlantic in 1918. -- Hanover, N.H. : Westholm Publications, c1969). Also includes material related to his publishing company, Westholm Publications, and to the organization he founded, The Friends of the Dartmouth Library.

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Westholm Publications (Firm)

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Friends of the Dartmouth Library

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Herbert Faulkner West founded the Friends of the Dartmouth Library in 1938. From the description of Records, 1948- (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237296610 ...

Flaccus, Kimball, 1911-1972

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Miller, Henry, 1891-1980.

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Novelist. From the description of Papers, 1952-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155457225 Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American author. He was known for his experimental, surrealist novels, such as Tropic of Cancer, which mixed fiction and autobiography. His writing was controversial for its graphic depictions of sexuality, leading to a 1964 obscenity trial in the United States, Grove Press, Inc. v. Gerstein. From the guide to the Henry Miller Letter, unda...

Beston, Henry, 1888-1968

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Henry Beston was an American writer best known for his book of reflections on man and nature, The Outermost house. From the description of Henry Beston's fairy tales : manuscripts, 1922-1952. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79715861 Henry Beston was an American writer best known for his book of reflections on man and nature, The outermost house. From the guide to the Henry Beston's fairy tales, 1922-1952., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Har...

Williams, Ben Ames, 1889-1953

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Author. From the description of Letter, 1924 October 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122637153 From the guide to the Ben Ames Williams letter, 1924, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Cunninghame Graham, R. B. (Robert Bontine), 1852-1936

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Scottish travel author and politician. Liberal MP for North West Lanarkshire, first president of the Scottish Labour Party and, later, the Scottish National Party. From the description of Letters, 1924-1936. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 242980619 Traveler, writer, historian. From the description of R. B. Cunninghame-Graham papers, 1907-1930. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68795867 From the description of Papers, 1907-19...

Curle, Richard, 1883-1968

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In his early career Richard Curle, 1883-1968, wrote leaders for such newspapers as the Pretoria News (South Africa), The Rangoon Times (Burma), and The Daily Mail (London). He also wrote articles for other newspapers and magazines, short stories, and books of fiction and non-fiction. In 1912 Curle was introduced to Joseph Conrad and, as a consequence of their long-standing friendship, much of Curle's writings and correspondence with colleagues and friends reflects his considerable knowledge of C...

Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937

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Edward Garnett was an English writer, critic and literary editor. He was married to Constance Garnett. -- B. W. Huebsch was an American publisher. From the description of [Letters to Huebsch] / Edward Garnett. [between 1926 and 1938] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231350092 Author. From the description of Letters, 1935. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36945314 From the description of Letters, 1895-1957. (Indiana University). WorldCat reco...

Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977

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The complex and diverse prose of Anaïs Nin mirrors her life. She published nonfiction, journals, short stories, novels, and erotica, and worked as a model, a dancer, and a psychoanalyst. Most of her prose was influenced by surrealism, and features an experimental style and psychological themes. The publication of her diaries, begun at the age of eleven as an open letter to her departed father, brought her fame and made her a sought-after lecturer. Her artistic prose, colorful life, and relation...

Růžička, Rudolph 1883-1978

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Ruzicka was a Czech-American graphic artist and engraver. From the description of Designs for Harvard University, 1951-1973. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612374439 Graphic artist and type-designer, Ruzicka (1883-1978) was born in Bohemia, emigrated to Chicago, where he trained as a wood engraver and designer; continued his studies in New York. During the 1930s he collaborated with Philip Hofer on a number of projects, including a series of engravings for Harvard...

Frost, Robert, 1874-1963

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American poet from New England. Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Letters, 1931-1943. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464432 American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Beggen [?], 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129842 Robert Frost was an American poet. From the description of Papers concerning the Kenned...

Mencken, H.L.

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Henry Louis Mencken [manuscript] 1935-56. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647952438 American journalist. From the description of Letter, [1924?] Jan. 9, New York, to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904324 Editor and satirist. From the description of Papers of H. L. Mencken [manuscript] 1912-1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976...

Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900

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Stephen Crane was a novelist, poet, and journalst. He was born November 1, 1871, at 14 Mulberry Place, Newark, New Jersey. Crane is best known for his novel The Red Badge of Courage (1895) that depicted the experiences of a soldier in the Civil War. During the Spanish-American War (1898), Crame served as a correspondent. In 1897, he moved to England and met Joseph Conrad and Henry James. Crane died of tuberclosis in 1900. From the description of Newark Stephen Crane collection, 1897-...

Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964

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J. Frank Dobie was a noted Texas author and English professor at The University of Texas at Austin. He was also editor of the Texas Folklore Society's publications during the 1930's and 1940's. From the description of Letter : to W.A. Philpott, 1938 April 12. (University of Texas at Arlington). WorldCat record id: 22699684 Historian, author, folklorist. Born in 1888 on a ranch in Live Oak County, Texas, Dobie was awarded his B.A. by Southwestern University (1910), M.A. by Co...

Dartmouth College. Library

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Sangorski, F.

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Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

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Joseph Conrad, a major British writer, was born in Poland and became a British subject in 1887. After a twenty year career at sea, he published his first novel, "Almayer's Folly" (1895), successfully launching his writing career. From the description of Letters-Manuscripts, 1908-1913. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122588887 Novelist and short story writer who was born Jozef Konrad Teodor Korzeniowski in Berdichev, Ukraine, and became a British citizen in...

Roberts, Kenneth Lewis, 1885-1957

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Novelist. From the description of Papers of Kenneth Lewis Roberts, 1919-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063732 American author specializing in the writing of richly detailed historical fiction. From the description of Papers of Kenneth Roberts, 1911-1947. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136005 American novelist, born Kennebunk, Maine, 1887. Staff correspondent for the Saturday evening post, 1919-; author of many historical novels ...

Sample, Paul, 1896-1974

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Painter; Norwich, Vt. From the description of Paul Sample interview, 1971 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220189795 Paul Sample (1896-1974) was a painter from Norwich, Vt. From the description of Oral history interview with Paul Sample, 1971 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495596711 Illustrator; Norwich, Vermont. Full name is Paul Starrett Sample. Born Louisville, Ky. From the description of Paul Sampl...

Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947

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American writer. From the description of Letter, 1898 Apr. 22 : Clifton Springs, N.Y., to Oscar Fay Adams, Boston. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 24726625 New Hampshire author. From the description of Letters from Winston Churchill, 1899-1951. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32173472 American author and reformer. From the description of Papers of Winston Churchill [manuscript], 1897-1933. (University of Virginia). Wor...

Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen, 1840-1922

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Wilfred Scawen Blunt was an English author and explorer. He was born in Sussex, and served in the diplomatic corps in Europe and South America. He retired in 1872, married Anne Isabella Noel, Lord Byron's granddaughter, and they travelled through Europe and the Middle East, and went into partnership breeding Arabian horses. He vociferously opposed British imperialism, and was imprisoned in 1888 for supporting Irish Home Rule. He kept a diary for most of his adult life, and also wrote numerous tr...

Huneker, James, 1857-1921

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Born in Philadelphia, Huneker studied piano in Philadelphia and Paris. After moving to New York in 1886, he continued to study piano, became a member of the piano faculty of the National Conservatory of Music, and had a successful career as an arts critic and essayist. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1919. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 80129954 American author and critic. From the description of Heroes and heroines o...

Jackson, Charles, 1903-1968

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Charles Jackson was born in Summit, N.J. and became a staff writer for the Columbia Broadcasting System, 1936-1939, then a freelance writer for radio, 1939-1944. Jackson was also the author of short stories and novels, including The lost weekend (1944), which brought him instant fame and was made into a film. Jackson's novels were studies in deviant psychologies. From the description of Charles Jackson letters to Ted Robinson, 1944-1945. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). Wor...

Hudson, W.H. (William Henry), 1841-1922

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W.H. Hudson, author and naturalist, was born in Argentina of American parents. While growing up in Argentina, he developed a passion for the wildlife of the Pampas, particularly its birds. He eventually became disillusioned by the effect on the Pampas's ecosystem caused by large-scale immigration of bird-eating Italians. He moved to England, but was unsuccessful in obtaining employment as a naturalist, although he did contribute a number of articles to various periodicals. He wrote short stories...

Williamson, Henry, 1895-1977

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Henry Williamson (1895-1977), writer, was born in south London and educated at Colfe's Grammar School, Lewisham. He fought in the army in the First World War and gained a deep sense of the futility of conflict as a result. He worked as a journalist for a short while before writing his first novel, 'The Beautiful Years', in 1921. This became volume one of a quartet, named 'The Flax of Dreams'. At the same time he moved to North Devon and, in 1927, wrote there 'Tarka the Otter', the book on which ...

West, Herbert Faulkner, 1898-1974

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West was born in Jamaica Plain, Mass. in 1898. He attended Pennsylvania State College before serving in the United States army, 1918-1919. He received his A.B. degree from Dartmouth College in 1922 and his A.M. degree from Dartmouth College in 1924, after working as an Instructor of English at the college. During 1924 and 1925 he pursued post graduate studies in London and Berlin, before returning to Dartmouth College as an Instructor of Comparative Literature. In 1929 he became an assistant pro...

Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966

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Frederick Parrish was born July 25, 1870 in Philadelphia, PA. He later took a family name, Maxfield, as his middle name. He was an illustrator and commercial artist who designed his first magazine cover for Harper's Weekly in April, 1895. Following that he did pictures and posters for other popular periodicals. His works also became familiar to the public through his illustrations for calendars and advertisements. He was noted for his use of rich colors, especially the shade of blue named for hi...

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