James Thurber papers, 1884-1972 [microform].


Thurber, James, 1894-1961. James Thurber papers, 1884-1972 [microform].

James Thurber papers, 1884-1972 [microform].

Mostly ca. 1920-1961. Includes literary manuscripts (mostly 1940 and later), background materials collected for writings, correspondence (incl. family, personal, literary, business, fan mail), transcripts of interviews with family and associates, scrapbooks, clippings, some juvenilia. The manuscripts files are especially rich for The white deer, The wonderful O, The Thurber album, The beast in me, and Thurber country. Chief correspondents include: Robert Douglas Andrews, Cass Canfield, Malcolm Cowley, Elmer Holmes Davis, Peter De Vries, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Frank Hummert, Herman Allen Miller, Elliott Nugent, James Edward Pollard, George A. Smallsreed. Only the front and back covers of published materials from the papers are included.

22 linear ft.

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Canfield, Cass 1897-

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Chairman of the Board, Harper & Brothers. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122526747 American author. From the description of Letter to Lola L. Kovener, 1939 November 20. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54022734 ...

Andrews, Bernard W

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Born as Charles Robert Douglas Hardy Andrews on Oct. 19, 1908 in Effingham, KS; attended Univ. of Minnesota, Northwestern, Univ. of Chicago; reporter, then city editor for Minneapolis journal and later of Midweek for the Chicago daily news; writer-producer for radio, motion pictures, and television; author of books, screenplays, television scripts, and short stories; film production executive in India and Egypt; consultant to US firms in the Far East. From the description of Papers, ...

Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989

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American editor and writer. From the description of Letter to Matthew Bruccoli [manuscript], 1975 December 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812058 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1969. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810601 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1936-1955. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874698 Malcolm Cowley was an influential liter...

Miller, Herman Allen, 1897-1949.

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Hummert, Frank

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De Vries, Peter (Musician)

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Nugent, Elliott, 1896-1980

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Elliott John Nugent, actor, playwright, producer, and director, was born on September 20, 1896, in Dover, Ohio, the son of John Charles Nugent and Grace Mary Fertig. Nugent's most notable work is the Broadway play, THE MALE ANIMAL (1941) co-written with James Thurber. His screenwriting creits include: WHISTLING IN THE DARK, THE MALE ANIMAL and SHE'S WORKING HER WAY THROUGH COLLEGE. His film credits include a lead role in THE VOICE OF THE TURTLE, as well as co-producer of THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH. Nug...

Pollard, James E. (James Edward), 1894-1979

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Emeritus Professor of Journalism, University Historian, The Ohio State University. Noted for his work in history and newspaper law. From the description of World War I collection [microform], 1917-1919. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 40867645 From the description of Papers, 1939-1973. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 14720623 ...

Fisher, Dorothy Canfield. (1879-1958).

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American author and novelist, of Arlington, Vt. From the description of Letter, 1956 Dec. 19. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70960370 Dorothy Canfield Fisher was a skilled educator and popular author. Many of her works were written for children, but enjoyed by adults. Her stories are insightful and caring, honest and clever, and generally conservative in style and theme. She was also very active in civic and charitable concerns. From the ...

Smallsreed, George A., 1898-1964.

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Thurber, James, 1894-1961

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James Thurber was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1894. Considered one of the 20th century's more prominent humorists, he wrote nearly forty books of stories, essays, autobiography, and a Broadway play. Thurber passed away in 1961. From the description of James Thurber letters to Mrs. Robert Sterling, 1946-1950. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 181589252 Epithet: author and cartoonist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person ...

Davis, Elmer Holmes, 1890-1958

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Author, journalist, news analyst, and government official. From the description of Elmer Holmes Davis papers, 1865-1957 (bulk 1946-1957). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74986273 American journalist and author. From the description of Then came war : 1939 : sound recording, 1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122446694 Writer. From the description of Reminiscences of Elmer Holmes Davis : oral history, 1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 1224...