Dawn Powell Papers, 1910-1998.

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Powell, Dawn. Dawn Powell Papers, 1910-1998.

Dawn Powell Papers, 1910-1998.

Personal and professional correspondence of Dawn Powell, including she received from publishers, agents, admirers of her work, friends, family and others. Among the cataloged correspondents are: Malcolm Cowley (4 letters); John Dos Passos (57 letters); Ernest Hemingway (1 letter); Gerald and Sara Murphy (23 letters); Mark Schorer (2 letters); Edmund Wilson (15 letters); and Powell's own letters to her family. There are drafts of her playscripts and drafts and related materials for her novel "The Golden Spur". There are 4 scrapbooks of her husband, Joseph R. Gousha, recording the plays he saw in Pittsburg from 1910 to 1914, and 4 journals of her son. Additional personal and professional papers of Dawn Powell (correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and misc. materials) are on deposit with this library and will be added to the collection in the future.

6.5 linear ft. (1,485 items in 14 boxes).

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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...

Johnson, Nunnally

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American screenwriter. From the description of Typed letter signed: Beverly Hills, Calif., to John [Steinbeck], 1950 Jan 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 777866986 Screenwriter, producer, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Nunnally Johnson : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481575 From the description of Reminiscences of Nunnally Johnson : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University ...

Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Author &amp; publisher. Columbia A.B. 1919; Litt.B. 1920. From the guide to the Bennett Cerf Papers, ca. 1898-1977., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Publisher and editor. Founder of Random House, New York, with Donald S. Klopfer; president, 1927-1966; and chairman of the board, 1966- Other publishing affiliations include Bantam Books (New York) and Modern Library, Inc. (New York). From the description of Calling card : N...