Sterling and Francine Clark Papers: Reading Library, 1707-1961.

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Clark, Robert Sterling, 1877-1956. Sterling and Francine Clark Papers: Reading Library, 1707-1961.

Sterling and Francine Clark Papers: Reading Library, 1707-1961.

The Robert Sterling Clark reading library is comprised of ca. 800 titles that document a broad range of interests. Fiction and history predominate, though there is significant subject development in cookery and horses. The collection includes multiple volumes by a number of authors, including substantive first edition holdings of Pearl S. Buck, John Galsworthy, Sinclair Lewis, and P.G. Wodehouse. Many of the volumes include minor penciled annotations by RSC which record reading dates and brief thoughts on the volume in hand.

113.5 linear ft. : (ca. 1012 v.)

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Benson, Stella, 1892-1933

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Benson was a British author and wife of James O'Gorman Anderson of the Chinese Customs Service. From the description of Papers, 1923-1933 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122557496 Poet. From the description of Stella Benson papers, 1925-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123769012 Born, Shropshire, 1892; suffered poor health and as a child travelled to Switzerland and the West Indies; worked briefly with the suffragette movement,...

Dorgelès, Roland, 1886-1973

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Roland Dorgelès, French author. From the description of Un Parisien chez les sauvages, ca. 1924-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702163277 From the description of Un Parisien chez les sauvages, ca. 1924-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82727990 Roland Dorgelès (1886-1973), French author and memoirist. From the description of Lettre ouverte à un milliardaire, 1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82221874 From the description of Sous le...

Beugnot, Jacques-Claude, comte, 1761-1835

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Title: Comte 1810 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001346.0x000314 ...

Litvinne, Félia 1860-1936

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Epithet: soprano British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x0002e3 Russian soprano. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to M. [Joséphin?] Péladan. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668219 ...

Boulenger, Jacques, 1879-1944

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Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968

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American novelist, short story writer and playwright. From the description of Letters, 1912-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122415400 American fiction writer and playwright. From the description of Typed letter signed : Stepney Depot, Conn., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1944 Oct. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868073 Author. From the description of Edna Ferber letter, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450230 Author of popu...

Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922

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James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, was a British writer, historian and statesman. Born in Belfast, he was educated at Glasgow University and later Oxford, he practiced law briefly, but returned to Oxford as a professor of civil law. He served in Parliament for many years, and held several government positions, including Ambassador to the United States. A renowned historian, he was also a productive writer of travel books, law tracts, and political theory. Universally admired and liked, an obituary...

Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897

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Alphonse Daudet was a nineteenth century French novelist and dramatist. From the description of Alphonse Daudet letter to mon cher monsieur Colhynon, ca. 1872 and 1950. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40804528 Daudet was a French novelist, dramatist, short story writer, and a leading figure in the nineteenth-century school of French Naturalism. Adolphe Belot was a prolific French author and dramatist. Fromont jeune et Risler ainé is a comic dra...

Daily Racing Form, Inc.

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Hérisson, comte d' (Maurice d'Irisson), 1839-1898

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Farmer, Fannie Merritt, 1857-1915

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Alcoforado, Mariana, 1640-1723

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Béraud, Henri, 1885-1958

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Ambler, Eric, 1909-1998

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English novelist and screenwriter; d. 1998; with Charles Rodda wrote under pseudonym Eliot Reed. From the description of Eric Ambler collection, 1940-1998. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70976500 ...

Peyré, Joseph, 1892-1968

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Andrieu, Pierre, 1893-

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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...

Desessarts, Nicolas Toussaint Lemoyne, 1744-1810

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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

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John Greenleaf Whittier was a wildly popular New England poet. A deeply committed and active abolitionist, he wrote many of his poems with a political agenda, although distinguished by an open-minded tolerance so often lacking in his fellow abolitionists. Although his works are somewhat marred by overtly political and overly sentimental works, the core of his output stands as fine, lyrical American verse. From the description of John Greenleaf Whittier letters, 1858 and 1876. (Pennsy...

Cronyn, George W. (George William), 1888-

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Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x000080 Aldous Huxley was a British novelist, short-story writer, playwright, screenwriter, literary and social critic, and poet. From the description of Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 1915-1973 bulk (1915-1963). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517267 From the guide to the Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 19...

United States. Bureau of Animal Industry

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Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Monsieur Bourgeois, [1891] Oct. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270845062 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to [Victorien Sardou], 1887 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270845048 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified woman, [1884]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270845059 From the description of Autograph letter si...

Conseil interprofessionnel du vin de Bordeaux

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Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855

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Charlotte Brontë (b. April 21, 1816, Thornton, Yorkshire, England–d. March 31, 1855, Haworth, Yorkshire, England), English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters. She first published her works, including Jane Eyre, under the pen name Currer Bell.Charlotte Brontë, English writer best known as the author of Jane Eyre. From the description of Charlotte Brontë manuscript material : 7 items, 1830-1854 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76838527 En...

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

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Poet, from Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1859-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903002 American author and poet. From the description of A psalm of life, fourth verse, 1850. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 274069802 American teacher, translator, and poet. From the description of Letter, Nahant, Mass., to Mrs. T.B. Lawrence, Newport, 1872 July 20. (Boston Athenaeum...

La Mothe Le Vayer, François ˜deœ 1583-1672

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Auscher, E. S. (Ernest Simon), 1857-

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Henry, O., 1862-1910

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O. Henry was born as William Sydney Porter on September 11, 1862 in Greensboro, NC. He worked as a pharmacist in Greensboro and moved to Texas for his health in 1882 where he became a ranch hand. Porter relocated to Austin, TX and worked as a pharmacists, served as draftsman at the Texas General Land Office, a teller at First National Bank of Austin, and started a humorous weekly magazine, The Rolling Stone. He also wrote for the Houston Post. In 1898 Porter was found guilty of embezzlement from...

Tallemant Des Réaux, 1619-1690.

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Batiffol, Louis, 1865-1946

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Pétain, Philippe, 1856-1951

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Marshal and chief of state of France. From the description of Philippe Pétain papers, 1944-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866964 French General of the First World War. From the description of Letter, 1918. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41418433 French minister of war, diplomat, and army officer. From the description of Address of Philippe Pétain, 1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450037 ...

Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

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Author and Nobel Prize winner. From the description of TLS, 1924 March 4 : Sussex, to Commander Clarke Millen, Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 17153795 Kipling was a British author. Beaverbrook was a British capitalist, and newspaper publisher. From the description of Letters to Baron Beaverbrook, 1885-1918. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122609327 From the guide to the Letters to Baron Beaver...

Bailly, Auguste, 1878-1967

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Crewe, Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, Marquis of, 1858-1945

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Blémont, Émile, 1839-1927

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Saintsbury, George, 1845-1933

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English author who contributed 21 chapters to The Cambridge History of English Literature. From the description of Letters, 1894-1932. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122641900 ...

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882

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Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803, Boston, Massachusetts– April 27, 1882, Concord, Massachusetts), American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century....

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 ...

Léger, Charles, b. 1880.

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

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Nathaniel Hawthorne, American author. From the description of Nathaniel Hawthorne manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1853-1857 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 301761440 American author, writer of romances, stories, and juvenile works. Born July 4, 1804, in Salem, Mass.; died May, 1864, in Plymouth, N.H. Sometime resident of Concord, Mass. Graduated from Bowdoin College in 1825. Hawthorne's association with the Boston publishing firm of Ticknor and Fields began ...

Acheson, Arthur, 1864-1930

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Epithet: of Chicago British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x000128 ...

Ingersoll, Ralph, 1900-1985

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Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910

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American author who wrote under the pen name Mark Twain. From the description of A Double-barelled detective story : written mainly in Saranac Lake, NY : autograph manuscript signed "Mark Twain," 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270903961 From the description of Autograph letter signed SLC : to Mr. Osgood, Friday. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 432319154 From the description of Life on the Mississippi : autograph manuscript : [Hartford]. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885

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Victor Hugo, French poet, novelist and playwright. From the description of Victor Hugo collection, 1816-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702159680 From the description of Victor Hugo collection, 1816-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84010646 French writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to M. Cassin, 1831 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 759121359 French poet, novelist, dramatist. ...

Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of, 1694-1773

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British statesman, diplomat, and wit. From the description of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield letters : London and The Hague, 1730-1759. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148264 From the description of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield letters : London and The Hague, 1730-1759. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82154307 Brief Biographical Sketch Born into the English aristocracy, the 4th Earl...

Montpensier, Antoine Philippe d'Orléans, duc de, 1775-1807.

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Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956

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Beerbohm married Florence Kahn (1876-1951), an American actress, on May 4, 1910. From the description of Max Beerbohm letters to Florence Kahn, 1904-1948 (bulk 1904-1909). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 122418146 B. 1872 d. 1956. From the description of Max Beerbohm artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228432818 Beerbohm was a British author and caricaturist. Turner was a British author. From...

La Fontaine, Jean ˜deœ 1621-1695

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000242 ...

United States. Committee on Public Information

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Ancillon, Charles, 1659-1715

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Collins, Dale, 1897-1956

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Collis, John Stewart, 1900-1984

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Irish biographer. From the description of Autograph notes on his biography of George Bernard Shaw with annotations in Shaw's hand : London, 1924 or 1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 503473252 From the description of Shaw : typescript signed with annotations by George Bernard Shaw : London, 1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270952029 Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1000000002...

Hébert, François, 1651-1728

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Allen, Hervey, 1889-1949

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"Hervey-Allen, born Dec. 8, 1889, Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S., died Dec. 28, 1949, Coconut Grove, Fla., [was] in full William Hervey Allen, Jr., [an] American poet, biographer, and novelist who had a great impact on popular literature with his historical novel Anthony Adverse." -- "Hervey Allen," Encyclopedia Britannica Online http://search.eb.com/eb/article-9005788 (Accessed 10 February 2009). From the description of Hervey Allen letter, 21 December 1936. (University of Georgia). WorldCat...

Graves, Robert, 1895-1985

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Robert (Von Ranke) Graves was born in London in 1895. He attended King's College School and Rokeby School, Wimbledon, Copthorne School, Sussex, Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, 1907-14. In 1926, he received a B. Litt. From St. John's College, Oxford. He was the author of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, autobiographies, historical novels, essays, librettos, criticism, short stories, and children’s books. Graves also translated and edited a number of works. He died in 1985 in Deya, Majorca, Sp...

Fouché, Joseph, duc d'Otrante, 1759-1820

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French statesman. From the description of Letter signed, as Interim Minister of the Interior : Paris, to the firm Lefrançois et fils, 1809 Aug. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270482312 From the description of Letter signed, as Minister of Police : Paris, to the Minister of Justice, 1807 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270482330 From the description of Part of an autograph letter , signed duc d'Otrante : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2704832...

Cuppy, Will, 1884-1949

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William Jacob ("Will") Cuppy was an American humorist and journalist, best known for his satirical books How to be a Hermit (1929), How to Tell your Friends from the Apes (1931), How to Attract the Wombat (1949), and The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody (1950). He also wrote numerous essays, scripts, and reviews dealing with the animal kingdom, world history, crime fiction, and his personal life. Cuppy was born and grew up in Auburn, Indiana, spending his summer...

Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809

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Political theorist, New York. From the description of Letter, 1779 Jan. 17. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476963318 Thomas Paine, English author and revolutionary. From the guide to the Thomas Paine manuscript material : 1 item, 1788, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Revolutionary pamphleteer, author of Common Sense and The Rights of Man. From the description of ALS, [1803] ...

Brousson, Jean-Jacques, 1878-

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Quennell, Peter, 1905-1993

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Margaret Anchoretta Ormsby was born in 1909 in Quesnel but spent most of her childhood in the Okanagan Valley. In 1925, she enroled at UBC earning a B.A. (1929) and M.A. (1931) in History. Ormsby began her Ph.D. at Bryn Mawr in 1931, interrupting her studies between 1934 and 1936 to work as a teaching assistant in the Department on History at UBC. After completing her Ph.D. in 1936, she taught in the United States for three years. In 1940, Ormsby became a lecturer in the History Department of Mc...

Basile, Giambattista, approximately 1575-1632

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Ortega y Gasset, José, 1883-1955

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Spanish philosopher, author and essayist. From the description of Papers of José Ortega y Gasset, circa 1905-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455905 ...

Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930

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British author, best known for his stories about detective Sherlock Holmes. From the description of Letter : South Norwood, to Major Pond, 1894 May 31. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008581 English physician, novelist and detective-story writer. From the description of Papers of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [manuscript], 1893-1985 (bulk 1893-1927). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816353 Doyle was an English mystery writer perh...

Tharaud, Jérôme, 1874-1953

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French author. From the description of Souvenirs sur Daniel Vierge (essay), n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80958677 Jérôme and Jean Tharaud were French writers and journalists, who received the Goncourt Prize in 1906; Frédéric Lefèvre was a French a journalist who published interviews with contemporary authors in a series entitled Une heure avec... From the description of Jérôme and Jean Tharaud papers, 1927-1949. (Harvard University). WorldCat record...

Barras, Paul, vicomte de, 1755-1829

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Paul, vicomte de Barras (1755-1829) participa comme officier à la campagne des Indes. Élu député à la Convention où il siégea avec les Montagnards, il fut envoyé en mission près l’armée d’Italie et dans le sud-est de la France, où, le 19 décembre 1793, il organisa la répression après le siège de Toulon. Il provoqua, avec Tallien et Fouché, la chute de Robespierre, le 9 thermidor. Commandant en chef de l’armée de l’Intérieur (5 octobre 1793-5 octobre 1795), il réprima l’insurrection royaliste. Di...

Catullus, Gaius Valerius

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Epithet: of MS Facsimile 27 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001093.0x00032c ...

About, Edmond, 1828-1885

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Cousin d'Avallon, 1769-1840

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Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838

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Italian librettist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Philadelphia, 26 September 1818, to N[athaniel] F[ish] Moore, 1818 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565372 Epithet: librettist and poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000787.0x0001f5 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description...

Macdonald, John, 1741-1796

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Beck, James M. (James Montgomery), 1861-1936

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James Montgomery Beck, U.S. District Attorney of Philadelphia and Solicitor General of the United States, was also an amateur Shakespearian. From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness and Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1911-1929. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155868022 James Montgomery Beck was born in Philadelphia on July 9, 1861. Raised in a Moravian home, he graduated from the Moravian College and Theological Seminary in...

Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Fernand Gregh, [n.d.]"Jeudi." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615671 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Georges [de Lauris], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851761 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to [Robert de Montesquiou], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851766 Marcel Proust is generally regarded as one ...

Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870

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Dumas, the French novelist. Jacques François Fromental Élie Halévy, usually known as Fromental Halévy, was a French composer. From the description of [Letter, undated, to] M. Halévy / A. Dumas. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 225160848 His last, unfinished, historical romance. Never published in French in book form. From the description of Le comte de Moret : manuscript, [ca. 1869]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612780552 French nov...

Adams, Samuel Hopkins, 1871-1958

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Author and journalist. Adams was an important member of the staffs of McClure's and Colliers magazines during the muckraking days. He was active in exposing medical frauds and instrumental in bringing about the Pure Food and Drug Act (1906). Adams used fictional settings in a long series of novels dealing with the American background and exploring issues such as dishonest journalism (The Clarion, 1914) and the Harding Administration scandals (Revelry, 1926). He also wrote the Average Jones stori...

Wodehouse, P.G. (Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975

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P. G. Wodehouse was an American and English novelist, poet, playwright, journalist, and short-story writer. From the description of Pelham Grenville Wodehouse collection of papers, 1905-1975. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465613 From the guide to the Pelham Grenville Wodehouse collection of papers, 1905-1975, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) British author. From ...

Boret, Victor, 1872-1952

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McCormick, Renée de Fontarce, 1899-

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Barrs̈, Maurice, 1862-1923.

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Edwards, A. Cecil (Arthur Cecil), 1881-

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Chastenet, Jacques, 1893-1978

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Chesterton, G.K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936

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English literary critic and author. From the description of Epitaph, [not after 1936]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 31402388 Author and journalist. From the description of Poem of G. K. Chesterton, 1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455163 Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) was an English poet, journalist, author, and critic. His literary criticism included works about Robert Browning, Charles Dickens, and George Berna...

Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964

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English poet, biographer, critic, and anthologist. Edited and contributed to the annual anthology Wheels. From the description of Edith Sitwell correspondence, 1942-1944. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 28185434 English poet, critic, and novelist. From the description of Letter to an unknown recipient, ca. 1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817483 From the description of Photoprint and letter, n.d. and 1981 Oct...

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Vanderbilt, Amy

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Barron, Clarence W. (Clarence Walker), 1855-1928

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Gautier, Théophile, 1811-1872

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "Mon cher Paul", [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269574025 French author and critic. From the description of Autograph note signed, 1860 mai 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590797 Includes pen-and-ink drawing of a young woman's head. From the description of Autographed commentary and drawing, ca. 1853-1854. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat r...

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881

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Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dutchingham, to his brother Alfred, [no year] Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499264 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.E. Henley, 1888 June 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270501948 From the description of Portion of autograph letter signed : to an unidentified recipient, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270511140 From the description of H. RI...

Robinson, William M. (William Morrison), 1891-1965

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Colonel, United States Army. Colonel William Morrison Robinson, Jr. was born in Augusta, Georgia, 1891. He moved to Quincy, Florida in 1950. His active military service in the United States Army Corps of Engineers included tours of duty in both world wars, in France from 1917-1919, and in the Pacific from 1943-1945. Colonel Robinson was a graduate of the Georgia School of Technology with degrees in science and civil engineering. He received an honorary degree of doctor o...

Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931

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Arnold Bennett was a British novelist, dramatist, short-story writer, literary critic, journalist, and editor. From the description of Arnold Bennett collection of papers, 1881-1955 bulk (1894-1953). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615455 From the guide to the Arnold Bennett collection of papers, 1881-1955, 1894-1953, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Arnold Bennett, English no...

Hieover, Harry, 1796-1859

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Sterling and Francince Clark Art Institute.

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Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.] to [Alphonse] Lamartine, 1840 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875523 Honoré de Balzac was a prolific French 19th century novelist best known for his multi-volume work, La comédie humaine. From the description of Honoré de Balzac letter to monsieur, 1843 December 31. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40526434 Honeré de Balzac was a French nov...

Birrell, Augustine, 1850-1933

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English author and statesman. From the description of Good taste : an address delivered at a place of secondary education in England : autograph manuscript, [19--?]. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 53203384 British author. From the description of Letter of Augustine Birrell, 1921. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32960300 From the description of Letter to "Dear Seton" [manuscript], 1921. (University of Virginia). WorldCat re...

Ramazzini, Bernardino, 1633-1714

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Clark, Robert Sterling, 1877-1956

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Born in 1877, Robert Sterling Clark, along with his three brothers, was heir to the Singer sewing machine fortune. Their father, Alfred Corning Clark, was the son of Edward Corning Clark, Isaac Singer's business partner. RSC attended Yale University and graduated in 1899 with a degree in engineering. He joined the army and his service during the Boxer Rebellion earned him the commission of first lieutenant. In 1908, RSC undertook an expedition to the Shaanxi and Gansu provinces in a remote area ...

Benoît, Pierre, 1886-1962

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French novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Saint-Céré, to an unidentified man, 19-- Nov. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 609879083 ...

Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001085.0x000173 German author. From the description of Land of good will : typewritten article signed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609625 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Bad Tölz, to Herr Fischer, his publisher, 1909 Aug. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607913 From the description...

Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970

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American novelist. From the description of One Man's Initiation, 1917, 1968-1969. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937079 American author, From the description of State of the nation [manuscript], 1944. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807708 American author. From the description of Screenplay by John Dos Passos [manuscript], 1934 October 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647830975 F...

Fleury de Chaboulon, Pierre Alexandre Édouard, baron, 1779-1835

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Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979

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American location manager for Twentieth Century-Fox. From the description of Preservation photocopy of a telegram : Los Angeles, Calif., to John Steinbeck, 1949 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777685508 Epithet: of Twentieth-Century-Fox Film Corporation British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0001ac Screenplay writer, author, and motion picture director. From the guide ...

Hamsun, Knut, 1859-1952

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Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920

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Carolyn Wells published under the pseudonym Rowland Wright. From the description of Autograph postcard signed from W.D. Howells to Carolyn Wells, Rahway [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 694525270 Author, editor, critic. From the description of Letters chiefly to Alexander? Black [manuscript] 1888-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943111 William Dean Howells was an American novelist...

Aytoun, William Edmondstoune, 1813-1865

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Scottish critic and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Edinburgh?], to Mr. Bell, "Wednesday" [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133372 ...

Des Périers, Bonaventure, 1500?-1544?

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Coignet, Jean-Roch, 1776-1860

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Greffier et tabellion à Vanves notamment pour Lambert Clerx, seigneur de Vanves. Notaire au Châtelet, résidant à Vanves. Greffier et tabellion résidant à Vaugirard. Information extraite de la notice des Archives nationals de France (FRAN_NP_012688)...

Boyd, Ernest Augustus, 1887-1946

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A portion of this correspondence is with Madeleine Boyd, wife of Ernest Boyd. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore and Helen Dreiser, 1919-1936. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895933 Irish critic and essayist, editor of AMERICAN SPECTATOR, 1932. From the description of Autograph letter signed to Mr. B.F. Hart, 1932 Sept. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384138 ...

Angly, Edward

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Antoine, André, 1858-1943

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André Antoine (1858-1943) was a French theatre manager. Léon Hennique (1851-1935) was a French novelist and playwright. From the guide to the André Antoine Letters, 1887-1931, 1887-1909, (Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida) ...

Legendre, A.-F (Aimé-François), b. 1867.

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Canler, Louis, 1797-1865

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Tacitus, Cornelius

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Crébillon, Claude-Prosper Jolyot de, 1707-1777

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Lemaître, Jules, 1853-1914

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La Rochefoucauld, François, duc de, 1613-1680

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Couchery, Jean Baptiste Claude Franc̦ois, 1768-1814.

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Buchan, John, 1875-1940

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John Buchan, Baron Tweedsmuir, was a Scottish diplomat, barrister, journalist, historian, poet and novelist. From the description of Letter from John Buchan to Joseph Harrington O'Brien, 1890-1941, 1921, Nov. 8. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228769757 English author and statesman, author of The Thirty-Nine Steps; 1st baron Tweedsmuir. From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : Elsfield Manor, Oxford, an...

Adam, Paul, 1862-1920

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French novelist and essayist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to an unidentified man, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603557968 Author. From the description of ALS, 1904 October 1. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935377 ...

Rochambeau, Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de, 1725-1807

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Count Rochambeau was Commander of the French troops during the American Revolution. From the description of LS, 1782 May 17 : Williamsburgh, to [General Washington?]. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13880974 Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (July 1, 1725 – May 10, 1807) was a French aristocrat, soldier, and a Marshal of France who participated in the American revolution. From the guide to the Rochambeau Speech in Willi...

O'Flaherty, Liam, 1896-1984

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Irish novelist. From the description of A fireman's death : corrected manuscript, ca. 1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122445420 From the description of The tyrant : corrected manuscript, ca. 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122289306 Liam O'Flaherty was born in the Aran Islands, County Galway, Ireland on 28 August 1896. He was educated at Rockwell College, Black Rock College and University College Dublin. From 1915 to 1917 O'Flaherty served with the Irish G...

Bertaut, Jules, 1877-1959

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Masefield, John, 1878-1967

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The English poet, playwright and novelist, John Masefield was born in 1878 in Ledbury. After running away to sea early (when he was thirteen) he settled in London from 1897 and devoted himself to writing. Later he moved to Oxford which was where he lived when most of the following collection was produced. Masefield became Poet Laureate in 1930 and was awarded the Order of Merit in 1935. Among his more notable works are, some early reflections of his maritime experiences in Salt Water Ballads (19...

Crockett, Davy, 1786-1836

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Frontiersman, member of Congress from Tennessee. From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to Carey & Hart, 1835 Jan. 22. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165809 From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to Carey & Hart, 1834 Dec. 21. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122690133 American frontiersman and politician. From the description of Letter : Washington City, to Henry R. Storrs, 1834 Jan...

Delafield, E.M. 1890-1943

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E.M. Delafield was the pseudonym of Edmee Elizabeth Monica Dashwood, daughter of the novelist, Mrs. Henry de la Pasture. E.M. Delafield wrote approximately 40 books and three plays. Delafield was also a popular lecturer and she travelled throughout the U.S. and Russia. She wrote primarily about country life and women, but she also wrote a book on the Brontes, studies in criminology and radio plays. From the description of E.M. Delafield fonds. [ca. 1936-1961] (University of British C...

Campan, Mme (Jeanne-Louise-Henriette), 1752-1822

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Jeanne-Louise-Henriette Campan, born Henriette Genet, was a French educator, the companion of Marie Antoinette. She survived the Terror, and went on to become superintendent of an academy founded by Napoleon at Écouen for the education of the daughters and sisters of members of the Legion of Honor. From the guide to the Madame Campan manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1825, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Jeanne-Louise-...

Cather, Willa, 1873-1947

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American novelist and short-story writer. From the description of Letters, 1926-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122494991 Willa Cather was an American novelist and short story writer. From the guide to the Willa Cather literary manuscripts, 1926-1940, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American novelist, journalist, and editor. From the description of Collection, 1908-1963. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research...

Daudet, Léon, 1867-1942

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Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

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Walt Whitman (1819-1892), poet and author. From the description of Walt Whitman collection, 1842-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702172830 Poet, journalist, essayist. From the description of Letter, 1863 July 27-1863 Sept. 9. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477038304 American author. From the description of Letter to Mary E. Van Nostrand, 1890 November 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49377819 America...

Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904

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Teacher at the government college at Kumato. From the description of Letters, 1893-1894. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122442926 American author noted for his writings on Japan. From the description of Letter, 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367407866 Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), Victorian romantic writer, was born Patrick Lafcadio Hearn of Irish-Greek parentage. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1869 from Europe and in...

Holland, Henry Edward Fox, Baron, 1802-1859

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Henry Edward Fox, the fourth Baron Holland, was secretary to the British embassy at Turin, 1832-1835. From the description of Papers, 1833. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41150374 Secretary to the British Embassy at Turin, 1832-1835. From the description of Anecdotes, 1833. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41150034 ...

Alencar, José Martiniano de, 1829-1877

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Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau was one of the foremost philosophers of the Enlightenment period. From the description of Jean-Jacques Rousseau Papers [manuscript]. [174-]-1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225564187 Swiss philosopher, writer, music theorist and composer. From the description of Collection of autograph letters : France, England, Switzerland, to various recipients, 1756-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 714645189 From the description of Autogr...

Viel-Castel, Horace, comte de, 1802-1864

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Rogers, Will, 1879-1935

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American humorist. From the description of Letter, ca. 1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435313 From the description of Scrapbook, 1928-1933. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36437760 Comedian and author. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [192-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270916060 ...

Bolitho, Hector, 1897-1974

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British writer. From the description of Jinnah, creator of Pakistan / by Hector Bolitho, 1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122476239 From the description of The case of the Senior Begum : typescript [1953-1954]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122600802 From the description of Notes & newspaper clippings, Pakistan : papers, 1938-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86134278 From the description of Jinnah, creator of Pakistan : typescript / by Hector B...

Bertie, Francis, Sir, 1844-1919

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1863 entered the Foreign Office; 1874-1880 private secretary to the honourable Robert Bourke (later Lord Connemara), parliamentary under-secretary of state for foreign affairs; 1878 attached to the special embassy of lords Beaconsfield and Salisbury to the congress of Berlin; 1881 secretary to the Duke of Fife on his mission to invest the King of Saxony with the Order of the Garter; 1882-1885 acting senior clerk, the Eastern department; 1894-1903 assistant under-secretary of state f...

Barine, Arvède, 1840-1908

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Cushing, Tom 1897-1942

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Béroalde de Verville, b. 1556.

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Antwerp & Lamplighter.

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Siegfried, André, 1875-1959

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Siegfried was a French geographer and political writer. In 1944 he was elected to the Académie française. From the description of [Letter] 1940 Aug. 10, Paris, 8 rue de Courty (7°) [to Henry A. Yeomans] / André Siegfried. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 433574109 ...

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

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British playwright; literary, art and music critic; lecturer and essayist; and socialist. One of the founders of the Fabian Society, precursor of England's Socialist Party. From the description of Richard S. Weiner Collection of George Bernard Shaw, 1886-1950. (Colgate University). WorldCat record id: 31366657 Playwright and critic; founding member of Fabian Society, 1884. From the description of Bernard Shaw papers, 1878-1964. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat ...

Allen, Robert S. (Robert Sharon), 1900-1981

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Colonel, U.S. Army during World War II. From the description of The Robert S. Allen papers, 1944-1945. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 22353583 Biography Ruth Finney was born 6 March 1898, in Chicago, Illinois, to John W. and Mary Morrison Finney. She grew up in Downieville and Sacramento, California and attended San Jose Normal School where she received a teaching certificate in 1918. After substitute ...

Ade, George, 1866-1944

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Hoosier journalist, humorist, and playwright best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the streets and of the town," which was illustrated by John T. McCutcheon; for his syndicated "Fables in slang;" and for his Broadway plays including The college widow and The county chairman. From the description of George Ade papers, 1871-1970. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 41996200 George Ade was born in Kentland, Indiana. He graduated from Purdue University in 188...

Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933

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Novelist. From the description of Letters, 1900-1932. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 708580518 From the description of Papers, 1925-1933. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 708580524 John Galsworthy was an English dramatist and novelist. Educated as a barrister at Harrow and New College, Oxford, he instead decided to travel, attending to his family's shipping business abroad, and then began writing. His first book, From the Four Winds, was a collec...

Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937

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Edith Wharton (b. January 24, 1862, New York, NY–d. August 11, 1937, Val-d'Oise, France) was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. Wharton combined an insider's view of American aristocracy with a powerful prose style. Her novels and short stories realistically portrayed the lives and morals of the late nineteenth century, an era of decline and faded wealth. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1921, the first woman to receive this honor....

Voss, Franklin B. (Franklin Brooke), 1880-1953

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Du Deffand, Marie de Vichy Chamrond, marquise, 1697-1780

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Marie Anne de Vichy Chamrond, marquise du Deffand (1697-1780), was married at 21 to her kinsman, Jean Baptiste de la Lande, marquis du Deffand. The marriage resulted in a separation as early as 1722. However, her intelligence, cynicism, and wit gained her such friends as Voltaire, Montesquieu, Fontenelle and Madame de Staal-Delaunay, the president Henault, and D'Alembert. The principal friendships of her later years were with the duchesse de Choiseul and with Horace Walpole. She died on Septembe...

Bruce, Sanders Dewees, 1825-1902

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Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x0002a1 French writer. From the description of Travel notes, ca. 1851. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80148606 Gustave Flaubert, a 19th century French novelist, known primarily for his first novel Madame Bovary, published in 1857 and for his collected letters. From the description of Doria: manuscript, [ca. 1851]. (Temple...

Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954

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Editor and author. From the description of Frederick Lewis Allen papers, 1890-1954 (bulk 1933-1954). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979963 Frederick Lewis Allen was vice-president of Harper & Bros., publishers, and editor of Harper's magazine. From the description of Letters, 1926-1953, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877934 Biographical Note ...