Literary papers, 1722-1963.

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Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. Literary papers, 1722-1963.

Literary papers, 1722-1963.

Correspondence, literary mss., articles, clippings, and other papers, of and relating to Louisa May Alcott, Lord Byron, Daniel Defoe, Charles Dickens, Eugene Field, John H. Finley, Isa Glenn, Basil Hall, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Washington Irving, Rudyard Kipling, George Parsons Lathrop, D.H. Lawrence, J.B. Leishman, Amy Lowell, Sophie May, St. Clair McKelway, William Douglas O'Connor, George Searle Phillips, Florence Porter, Charles Ricketts, Peter Russell, George Bernard Shaw, Edmund Clarence Stedman, David Stoneglass, Mark Twain, Arthur Waley, and Harry B. Weiss. Other persons represented include John S. Barnet, Alfred A. Knopf, I. Robert Kriendler, Irving S. Underhill, and Helmut Von Erffa.

74 items, 1 v., 1 box, and 2 microfilm reels.

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Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888

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Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist, short story writer and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women (1868) and its sequels Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886). Raised in New England by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May and Amos Bronson Alcott, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day, such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry David Thoreau, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Alcott's fa...

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

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Mark Twain (b. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, November 30, 1835, Florida, MO – d. April 21, 1910, Redding, CT) was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). Twain served an apprenticeship with a printer and then worked as a typesetter, contributing articles to the newspaper of his older brother Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pil...

Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

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Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was an English author and poet. His best-known works include the novels and short story collections The Jungle Book (1894), Just So Stories (1902), Puck of Pook's Hill (1906), and Kim (1901), as well as a number of poems such as "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), and "If-" (1910). Kipling was born in Bombay, India, into an artistic family: his father was a sculptor, pottery designer, and professor of architectural sculpture and tw...

Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925

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Amy Lowell (1874-1925) was born in Brookline, Massachusetts. Her brother, Abbot Lawrence Lowell, was president of Harvard University. At age 36, Lowell had her first poem published in the Atlantic Monthly. In 1912, her first book of poems, A dome of many colored glasses was published. She became associated with the Imagists poets when Ezra Pound, whom she had met on a trip to England, included one of her poems in his anthology, Des imagistes. Lowell wrote critical articles for periodicals in add...

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

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Born in Dublin, Ireland, on July 26, 1856, George Bernard Shaw was the only son and third and youngest child of George Carr and Lucinda Elizabeth Gurly Shaw. Though descended from landed Irish gentry, Shaw's father was unable to sustain any more than a facade of gentility. Shaw's official education consisted of being tutored by an uncle and briefly attending Protestant and Catholic day schools. At fifteen Shaw began working as a bookkeeper in a land agent's office which required him t...

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911

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Higginson was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on December 22, 1823. He was a descendant of Francis Higginson, a Puritan minister and immigrant to the colony of Massachusetts Bay. His father, Stephen Higginson (born in Salem, Massachusetts, November 20, 1770; died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 20, 1834), was a merchant and philanthropist in Boston and steward of Harvard University from 1818 until 1834. His grandfather, also named Stephen Higginson, was a member of the Continental Congre...

Barnet, John S.

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Stoneglass, David

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O'Connor, William Douglas, 1832-1889

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Government official. Author of Harrington, an abolitionist novel. Reporter for the Boston Commonwealth and for the Saturday Evening Post. Friend of Walt Whitamn. Apologist for Edgar Allan Poe. From the description of Edgar A. Poe Manuscript Notes : scrapbook of clippings, 1875-1905. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122648053 William Douglas O'Connor was an American novelist, essayist, editor, and journalist. From the description of William Douglas O'Connor...

Kriendler, I. Robert (Irving Robert), 1914-1974

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Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940

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President of City College, 1903-1911. From the description of Papers, 1907-1964, 1963-1964 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155502699 American editor, educator, and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 28 January 1934, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1934 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577340 John Huston Finley (1863-1940) was an educator, editor, author, and civic leader. He was president of Knox Colle...

Russell, Peter, 1921-2003

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Peter Russell was an English poet, translator and critic. In the mid 1970s he held a writing fellowship as poet in residence at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. In 1979 he settled permanently in Italy, where he spent the rest of his life. From the description of Peter Russell fonds. [1947-1972]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676750031 British poet and publisher Peter Irwin Russell was born in 1921; his first book of poetry was publish...

Glenn, Isa, 1874-1951

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Isa Glenn (1888?-1951) is the author of several novels, including Heat (1926), Little Pitchers (1927), Southern Charm (1928), Transport (1929), A Short History of Julia (1930), East of Eden (1932), Mr. Darlington's Dangerous Age (1933), and The Little Candle's Beam (1935). Bayard Schindel (b. 1908) was the son of Isa Glenn and S. J. Bayard Schindel, and is the author of The Golden Pilgrimage (1929). From the description of Isa Glenn and Bayard Schindel papers...

Underhill, Irving S., 1866-1937

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Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731

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English novelist and journalist. From the description of Daniel Defoe letters, 1702-1730. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937101 ...

Field, Eugene, 1850-1895

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Eugene Field, an American writer, was born in 1850 to Rosewell Field and Frances Reed. After his mother's death in 1856, he and his brother were sent to live with a cousin in Amherst, Massachusetts. He studied at Williams College from 1868-69. He then studied for a short time at Knox College in Illinois and at the University of Missouri. He married Julia Sutherland Comstock on October 16, 1873. He wrote weekly newspaper columns and also published volumes of poetry and prose. Field died on Novemb...

Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Alfred A. Knopf and his wife, Blanche Knopf. From the description of Letters, 1928-1944, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155870929 Publisher. From the description of Reminiscences of Alfred A. Knopf : oral history, 1961. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743309 American publisher. From the description of Typed letters signed (1...

Byron, George Gordon Byron, baron, 1788-1824

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British poet. From the description of George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron papers, 1812-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452083 English Romantic poet and satirist. From the description of George Gordon Byron Collection, 1642-1968 (bulk 1798-1830). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 145405980 Major George Gordon de Luna Byron, alias de Gibler, Spanish-born forger of British Romantic litera...

Leishman, J. B. (James Blair), 1902-1962.

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Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898

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American author and editor. From the description of Letter : New York, to "Dear Joe," 1898 Mar. 23. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900980 George Parsons Lathrop, American critic, writer, and literary historian, was the son-in-law of Nathaniel Hawthorne. His defense of the novel as the most powerful and popular form of literature, and his support of a realistic approach to writing helped define turn-of-the-century American literature. He is also remembered for his...

Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930

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David Herbert Richards Lawrence was born September 11, 1885, in Eastwood, near Nottingham, to Arthur Lawrence, a coal miner, and Lydia Beardsall. He attended Nottingham University College, and in 1908 he took a teaching position at Davidson Road School in Croydon. Lawrence wrote in his spare time, and in 1911, with the help of Ford Maddox Hueffer, he published his first novel, The White Peacock . Poor health forced him to resign his teaching job this same year, at which time he bec...

Hall, Basil, 1788-1844

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Scottish naval officer and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (47) : London, Portsmouth, etc., primarily to his publisher, Edward Moxon, 1830 Feb. 8-1842 July 26 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270507502 Basil Hall, British naval officer and author best known for his Fragments of Voyages and Travels. From the description of Basil Hall manuscript material : 9 items, 1829-1830 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 30212336...

Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

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Washington Irving (b. April 3, 1783, New York City-d. November 28, 1859, Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York), American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American literature of his time and established his reputation abroad. In 1826 Irving went to Spain to work at the American embassy in Madrid, then at the American legation in London, before returni...

Ricketts, Charles S., 1866-1931

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Ricketts designed this poster for Harley Granville-Barker's adaption of Hardy's play at the Kingsway Theatre in London (25 November 1914 - 7 January 1915). This is one of fifty proofs before lettering which were sold at the theatre; proceeds from the sale went to benefit the Soldier's Cigarette Fund. From the description of [The dynasts] [graphic] / CR [monogram]. [1914] (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 47248729 Epithet: artist and art collector; alias Jean Paul Raymo...

McKelway, St. Clair, 1905-1980

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Weiss, Harry B. (Harry Bischoff), 1883-1972

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Entomologist and public official. From the description of Papers of Harry B. Weiss, 1910-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80938780 ...

Waley, Arthur.

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English museum curator and translator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Camille Honig in Brazil, [1955] Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586277 ...

Phillips, George S. (George Searle), 1815-1889

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George S. Phillips, a Methodist Minister, arrived in California in 1852. From the description of George S. Phillips Collection, 1846-1859. (California State Library). WorldCat record id: 58855227 ...

Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908

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American poet, critic, and journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Sanborn, 1881 Jul. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575155 Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908) was poet, critic, editor, and stockbroker in New York City. He published his first volume in 1860, entitled Poems Lyrical and Idyllic, followed by a succession of works and anthologies. Stedman was also a member and officer of many national and local literary associations....

May, Sophie, 1833-1906

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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x0002c9 English writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Office of All the Year Round, 26 Wellington Street, Strand, London, W.C., to Frederick Lehmann, 1863 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125432 English novelist and publisher. From the description of ALS : Broadstairs, Kent, to Mr. Cullenford, 18...

Erffa, Helmut von, 1900-1979

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Art historian. Taught art history at Rutgers University. From the description of Helmut von Erffa letters, 1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86093779 ...

Porter, Florence

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