John Erskine papers, [ca. 1890]-1951.

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Erskine, John, 1879-1951. John Erskine papers, [ca. 1890]-1951.

John Erskine papers, [ca. 1890]-1951.

Correspondence relating to Erskine's various educational, musical and literary interests; manuscripts of his writings; lecture notes for college courses; souvenirs of his army service in World War I and his Columbia University professorship, and student papers from his own school and college days. Also, biographical file, scrapbooks, and articles.

30 linear ft. (41 boxes, 1 flat box & 87 v. in 11 boxes)

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Adler, Mortimer Jerome, 1902-2001

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American philosopher, educator, author. From the description of Papers, 1939-1944. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 80110800 Mortimer Jerome Adler, philosopher, educator, writer. The Mortimer J. Adler Papers include information on his work with the Great Books, Encyclopaedia Britannica, and the Institute for Philosophical Research as well as material relating to his many publications. The collection consists ...

Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919

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Poet, critic, and friend and biographer of Walt Whitman; full name Horace Logo Traubel; married Anne Montgomerie in 1891. From the description of Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel papers, 1824-1979 (bulk 1883-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980223 American author. From the description of Letter, 1907 July 24, Philadelphia, to [Rufus Rockwell Wilson], Brooklyn, New York [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814514 ...

Jusserand, J. J. (Jean Jules), 1855-1932

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Jusserand was a French author and diplomat who was the French minister to Washington, 1902-1925. From the description of [Letters to] Prof. Yeomans / Jusserand. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 501844336 Jean Jules Jusserand was a French diplomat and author. He was ambassador to the United States from 1902 to 1925. A close friend of every U.S. President during that period, he did much to promote friendly Franco-American relations and to win the United States to the Allie...

Robinson, Henry Morton, 1898-1961

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Henry Morton Robinson, b. Boston, September 7, 1898, d. January 13, 1961; instructor in English, Columbia, 1923-1926, editor Contemporary verse, 1927-1927, free lance writer, 1927-1935, associate and later senior editor Reader's digest, 1935-1945; co-author with Joseph Campbell of A skeleton key to Finnegan's wake. From the description of Second wisdom, 1938. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 57240125 Author, editor. From the description of Papers, 19...

Hutcheson, Ernest, 1871-1951

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Dedicated to the music school settlements of New York City.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of March for two pianos and orchestra of strings / Ernest Hutcheson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52333095 ...

MacDowell, Marian, 1857-1956

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Philanthropist, musician, and cofounder of the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, N.H. Born Marian Griswold Nevins; married composer Edward MacDowell (1861-1908) in 1884. From the description of Marian MacDowell papers, 1876-1969 (bulk 1908-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979848 Biographical Note 1857, Nov. 22 Born, New York, N.Y. ...

Legouis, Émile, 1861-1937

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Émile Legouis was a professor of English Language and Literature at the Sorbonne University in Paris, France. From the description of Some remarks on the composition of the Lyrical Ballads of 1798, manuscript / by Émile Legouis, [n.d.] (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 84675232 ...

Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963

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American author and critic. From the description of Typed letter signed : Westport, Ct., to Stark Young, 1937 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874884 Van Wyck Brooks was an author and educator, known for his study of, and influence on, American culture. After graduating from Harvard, he sought a literary career in New York and London, writing chiefly for magazines. While teaching at Stanford he developed his first books of criticism, leading up to his first signifi...

Mason, Daniel Gregory

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Eminent American musician and composer. From the description of Papers, 1894-1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122681505 Composed 1935-36. First performance New York, 17 November 1937, New York Philharmonic Society, John Barbirolli conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 3 : Lincoln, op. 35 / Daniel Gregory Mason. 1937. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50555507 ...

Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922

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Author, diplomat. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1878-1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823870 From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript] 1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647949629 Virginia author; U.S. ambassador to Italy. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1889-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813209 ...