Lawrence Clark Powell Southwest broadside collection, 1953- 1956.

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Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001. Lawrence Clark Powell Southwest broadside collection, 1953- 1956.

Lawrence Clark Powell Southwest broadside collection, 1953- 1956.

Summary: Collection consists of nine broadsides (Numbers 1-5, and 7-10) from the "Southwest Broadsides" series sponsored by Powell in the 1950s for distribution to his friends and family. Each broadside was designed and printed by a notable printer such as Grant Dahlstrom or Carl Hertzog, and featured an excerpt from the work of a prominent Southwest author. The authors represented in the broadsides are Will Levington Comfort, Patricia Paylore, J. Frank Dobie (on three broadsides), Haniel Long, Mary Austin, Charles Lummis, and David Lavender.

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Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928

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Charles F. Lummis (1859-1928) was born in Lynn, Massachusettts. He became an editor for the Los Angeles Times on February 1, 1884, working for Harrison Gray Otis. He promoted interest in the American Southwest with his photography and articles. Lummis helped found the Southwest Museum in Los Angeles and the School of American Research in Santa Fe. The items from librarian Mary Sarber concern her research of Mr. Lummis' writings. From the guide to the Charles F. Lummis Collection, S27...

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...

Long, Haniel, 1888-1956

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Haniel Long was born in Burma in 1888 and brought to Pittsburgh at the age of three. He went on to graduate from Harvard and came back to Pittsburgh to teach literature at Carnegie Tech. Seeking a healthier climate than industrial Pittsburgh, he eventually went to Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1929. He was the author of many books, chiefly on poetry and the Southwest. From the description of Haniel Long papers 1888-1956. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 45421794...

Austin, Mary, 1868-1934

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Mary Hunter Austin has variously been identified as a feminist, naturalist, mystic, author, and even "woman of genius." She was one of the leading literary figures of her time, the author of 27 books and more than 250 articles, stories, poems and other short pieces. In 1900, Mary Austin settled in Carmel and became one of the founders of the literary colony. In 1918, Austin traveled to New Mexico, hoping to continue on to Mexico to conduct research on folk traditions. In New Mexico she was contr...

Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-2001

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Lawrence Clark Powell was a noted writer and librarian. Powell was well-known for his writings on librarianship and the literature of the American Southwest, including books such as Books West Southwest and Southwest Classics. He served as head librarian at UCLA from 1944 to 1961, when he became the founding dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Library Service. After retiring from UCLA, Powell moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1971, where he served as a Professor in Residence at the University of Arizo...

Paylore, Patricia

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Lavender, David, 1910-2003

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Lavender was a chronicler of the American West. From the description of Colorado, a mini-history : the shape of the future / [David S. Lavender]. [197-?] (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 52600690 David Sievert Lavender (1910-2003), a Western historian and novelist, was born in Telluride, Colorado. He received his bachelor's degree at Princeton and studied law at Stanford. He served on the faculty of Thacher School in Ojai, California, while writing the majority o...

Hertzog, Carl 1902-1984

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Carl Hertzog was founder and Director of the Texas Western Press and noted typographer and book designer. From the description of Henry Ingram collection of Carl Hertzog material. 1964-1981. (Texas Wesleyan University). WorldCat record id: 15716952 Book designer, typographer, and printer. Born in 1902 as Jean Carl Hertzog in Lyons, France. Hertzog came to El Paso, Texas in 1923 to work for W.S. McMath & Co. In 1934, he started his own print shop,...

Dahlstrom, Grant Edward

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Comfort, Will Levington, 1878-1932

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Comfort was a southern California novelist, who ended his career as the messiah of a Hollywood cult. From the description of Papers, 1910-1932. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 155180744 American writer. From the description of Letter, 1928 May 19, South Pasadena, Calif., to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184907503 U.S. novelist and newspaperman. From the description of Correspondence, 1920-1...