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Letters and documents.

Letters and documents.

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William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

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Accession date: 1830 Places: England Title: King of Great Britain and Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x0000b0 William, third son of George III, was king of Great Britain, 1830-1837. From the description of [Letter] 1822 Nov. 17, Bushy House [to] Sir / William. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491429645 ...

Eliot, T.S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965

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American poet and critic. From the description of Letter to Walter Elder, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio [manuscript], 1946 July 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823193 English poet, playwright, critic, editor, and publisher. From the description of Letters, 1950 Mar. 10 and 1958 Nov. 14, London [England], to M[ary] Elis[!]abeth Barber, London [England]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364335 Revolutionary American born ...

Bloom, Sol, 1870-1949

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Congressman from 19th District, New York City, and claimed to have composed the Hootchy Kootchy dance at World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Charles Schwager, 1936 Dec. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906642 Sol Bloom (1870-1949) was a U.S. Congressman from New York City, 1923-1949, and served as chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 1939-1949. From the description of Sol Blo...

Sarton, May, 1912-1995

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By Source, Fair use, Link May Sarton (May 3, 1912-July 16, 1995), poet and novelist, was born Elanore Marie Sarton in Wondelgem, Belgium, the daughter of George Sarton, a noted historian of science, and Eleanor Mabel Elwes, an English portrait painter and designer. Sarton moved with her parents to England, and in 1916 the family immigrated to the United States. All three became naturalized Americans in 1924, by which time Sarton's name had been Americanized to Eleanor May. Sart...

Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964

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Born Nancy Witcher Langhorne, of Richmond, Va., and "Mirador," Albemarle co., Va. Married Robert Gould Shaw, 1897; divorced, 1903; one son, Robert Gould. Married Waldorf Astor (1879-1952) of Cliveden, Buckinghamshire, Eng., 1906; five children: William Waldorf (b. 1907), Nancy Phyllis Louise (b. 1909), Frances David Langhorne (b. 1912), Michael (b. 1916), and John Jacob (b. 1918). Elected first woman to Parliament, 1919, serving twenty-five years. From the description of Pa...

Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945

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Theodore Dreiser was an American literary naturalist and author of two of the most significant works of early twentieth-century American fiction, SISTER CARRIE (1900) and AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY (1925). From the description of The mercy of God : manuscript, [1900-1945?] / by Theodore Dreiser. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 63051908 Editor and author. From the description of Theodore Dreiser papers, 1910-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009534 ...

Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897

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African American lawyer, diplomat, educator, and politician, of Ohio and Washington, D.C. From the description of John Mercer Langston papers, 1846-1930. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70972586 Influential lawyer, educator, and diplomat who founded the Law Department at Howard University, represented Virginia in the 51st Congress, and served as minister and Council General to Haiti. From the description of Papers, [microform] 1854-1896. (Oberlin College L...

Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959

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George Catlett Marshall (b. December 31, 1880, Uniontown, Pennsylvania-d. October 16, 1959, Washington, D.C.), had a long and auspicious career in the United States (U.S.) Army and to the United States. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1901 and served his country as U.S. Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, Envoy to China, Army Chief of Staff, and as President of the American Red Cross. Marshall, America's first five-star general, was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, ...

Horney, Karen, 1885-1952

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Karen Danielson Horney was born in Hamburg, Germany, on September 16, 1885. She received her medical degree in 1909 from the University of Berlin. In the same year she married Oskar Horney, a Berlin attorney, from whom she was divorced in 1937. From 1914 to 1918 Karen Horney studied at the Berlin-Lankwitz Psychoanalytic Institute, and it was during this time that she participated with Sigmund Freud in discussions on psychological analysis by non-physicians. Dr. Horney left Germany for the United...

Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980

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Erich Fromm (1900-1980) was a psychoanalyst, author, educator, and social philosopher. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1934. In New York Fromm was associated (until 1939) with the International Institute for Social Research. Fromm authored numerous books including Escape from Freedom which won him acclaim as an author of great brilliance and originality. From the guide to the Erich Fromm papers, 1929-1949, 1932-1949, (The New York Public Librar...

Dickey, James Ronald, 1934-

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American poet; b. 1923. From the description of Papers, 1954-1970. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 26089516 Poet and author. Born 1923. From the description of May Day sermon to the women of Gilmer County, Georgia ... : corrected typescript, circa 1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132470 James Dickey, (1923-1997), American poet and novelist. From the description of James Dickey papers, circa 1924-1997 (bulk 1961...

Smith, Lee, 1944-....

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A popular author of novels and short stories, Lee Smith earned a B.A. in English from Hollins College in 1967. Immediately after college she worked as a reporter for the Richmond News Leader and the Tuscaloosa News. Smith was an English teacher at Harpeth Hall School in Nashville, 1971-1975, and at the Carolina Friends School in North Carolina, 1975-1977. She taught creative writing at Duke University in 1977 and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1978-1981. From 1979 to 1980 sh...

Eaton, Jeanette

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Jeanette Eaton was born November 30, 1886, in Columbus, Ohio, and died February 19, 1968, in Central Valley, NY. She received a BA from Vassar College in 1908 and a MA from Ohio State University in 1910. She spent the following year in Europe. Upon her return home, she began her career in writing. Her first biography for children in 1929 brought her recognition as an important writer for young people. Something About the Author, vol. 24 p.110-112 From the gui...

Tinker, Chauncey Brewster, 1876-1963

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Epithet: of Yale University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000834.0x00011e A full biographical statement is provided in the register for the Chauncey Brewster Tinker Papers (GEN MSS 354) . From the guide to the Chauncey Brewster Tinker letters and manuscripts, 1900-1963, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) Chauncey Brewster Tinker, teacher, scholar and collector. Tinker was a membe...

Eliot, George, 1819-1880

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Born Mary Ann Evans in 1819, George Eliot was the daughter of a land agent who managed estates in the rural midlands, a formative experience that gave her an insight into country society that later greatly influenced and enriched her first works of fiction. At different times of her life, she also spelled her name as Mary Anne, Marian, and Marianne, adopting the pen-name of Eliot only after her first work of fiction was published in 1857. Eliot was brought up in a narrow...

Levin, Harry, 1912-1994

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Correspondence to Lewis and Sophia Mumford from Harry Levin and his wife, Elena Ivanovna Zarudnava Levin. From the description of Letters, 1973, n.d., to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155871479 Harry Levin was an American literary critic, author, and a professor of comparative literature at Harvard University. From the description of Papers, 1920-1995. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84670178 ...

Matthews, Brandon.

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Laporte, Christine, 1960-

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Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931

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Educator and orator. From the description of Letter to a former student [manuscript], 1920 June 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976354 From the description of Edwin Anderson Alderman papers [manuscript], 1881-1950. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647925708 University of Virginia president. From the description of Sketch of Edwin Anderson Alderman [manuscript], ca. 1925. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 64781...

Turpin, Edna Henry Lee, 1867-1952

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Virginia author. From the description of Letter: to Mrs. William Bottimore, 1949, July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145410334 ...

Henderson, Archibald, 1877-1863.

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MacDowell, Marion Griswold Nevins, 1857-1956.

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Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962), wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was an especially active and visible First Lady who, it was claimed, did more to popularize the Roosevelt administration than any other person or factor. Her innumerable trips across the country and visits to workers and their families did much to promote her as one of the people, a democrat with a small "d." She was the first president's wife to hold White House press conferences, and millions of p...

Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953

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Newspaper editor and historian. From the description of Letter to Charles Lee Lewis, 1943 August 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53180098 Freeman was a Richmond, Virginia journalist and historian who wrote the definitive biography of Robert E. Lee. From the description of Letters, 1934 July 14 and 1936 July 25 : to Miss Helen Webster. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 567435277 Editor of the Richomd News Leader. ...

Engle, Paul, 1908-1991

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Paul Engle was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on October 12, 1908. Engle attended Coe College in Cedar Rapids, where he graduated cum laude in 1931, emphasizing English literature, American history and languages. In 1932, Paul Engle received his M.A. from the University of Iowa. In the fall of 1933, Paul Engle received the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. He sailed for England, enrolled in Merton College at Oxford University, and began studies under the poet Edmund Blunden. He was awarded a second M...

Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt, 1872-1961

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Edith Wilson was the second wife of President Woodrow Wilson. From the description of Correspondence, 1951-1961. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 39040009 Second wife of President Woodrow Wilson. From the description of Edith Bolling Wilson letter to Roger L. Scaife [manuscript], 1926 December 20. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647998988 ...

Bogan, Louise, 1897-1970

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Louise Bogan was an American poet, critic, and teacher; she was poetry editor of The New Yorker for many years. From the description of Papers, 1930-1990 (inclusive), 1930-1970 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122615911 Louise Bogan was born on August 11, 1897 in Livermore Falls, Maine. She was raised in Milton, New Hampshire and Ballardvale, Massachusetts and lived most of her adult life in New York City. She was educated at Boston Girls' Latin School beginning in 191...

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...

Smith, C. Alphonso (Charles Alphonso), 1864-1924

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Charles Alphonso Smith (1864-1924) was a native of North Carolina and professor of literature at several southern universities. From the guide to the C. Alphonso Smith Papers, ., 1869-1923, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Native of North Carolina and professor of literature at several southern universities. From the description of C. Alphonso Smith papers, 1869-1923 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). Wo...

Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957

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Indiana-born American book designer for the Riverside Press. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Danbury, Conn., to Mary Herrick f the Boston University Library, 1950 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270865113 Bruce Rogers (1870-1957), American typographer and book designer. From the description of Photoengravings used in The divine comedy of Dante Alighieri, 1955. (RIT Library). WorldCat record id: 435687901 From the description of ...

Elman, Richard M.

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A professional writer of articles, stories, reviews, and poetry. From the description of [Papers] / Richard M. Elman. 1963-1973. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 13872586 Richard Elman (1932-1997) was an American author, novelist and poet. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1955 and studied creative writing at Stanford, after which he embarked on a literary career producing novels, nonfiction, essays, book reviews, poetry and other pieces. He also ...

Young, Stark

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American author and critic. From the description of Belle Isle : typescript unsigned, 1940 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129868 American journalist and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bedford, New York, to Belle da Costa Greene, 1944 Jun. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584560 American author. From the description of Letter to Minnie Nielson Butler [manuscript], 1950 March 14. (University of Vir...

Nemerov, Howard

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Howard Nemerov was an American educator and author, most widely known for his poetry. His verse could be poignant, philosophical, or witty, and was awarded numerous honors including a Pulitzer Prize. A long-time professor at Washington University in St. Louis, he also published memorable prose, and contributed editorial work or commentary for numerous publications. From the description of Howard Nemerov letter to Louis Untermeyer, 1963 Sept. 5. (Pennsylvania State University Librarie...

Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957

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Irish writer Oliver St. John Gogarty's (1878-1957) works were influenced by his career as a physician and his involvement in politics. Gogarty developed friendships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, such as James Joyce and W. B. Yeats. Gogarty's poems were lauded by colleagues such as Yeats and George Russell (A.E.). Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy. From the description of Oliver St...

Ferrero, Guglielmo, 1871-1942

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Italian historian, novelist, & social scientist. From the description of Papers, 1893-1942. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122611312 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Italian journalist, historian and novelist Guglielmo Ferrero (1871-1942) wrote for several European and Latin American newspapers and published more than ten books on ancient and modern European history. His interests included history, criminology, politics, religion, and li...

Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

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Robert Browning was a British poet. Born on May 7, 1812, Browning wrote his first major work,"Pauline: a fragment of a confession" at the age of twenty. He married Elizabeth Barrett in 1826 and with her encouragement went on to become one of the major Victorian poets. From the description of Robert Browning collection of papers, [1835?]-1933 bulk ([1835?]-1889). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615581 Browning was an English poet. From the descri...

Bourget, Paul, 1852-1935

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Critic and author. From the description of Soir d'été : manuscript poem, 1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451155 ...

Glass, Carter, 1858-1946

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Born in Lynchburg, Virginia, on 4 January 1858. Member of Virginia State Senate, 1898-1906; member of U.S. House of Representatives. 1902-1918; Secretary of the Treasury, 1918-1920, Member of U.S. Senate, 1920-1946. Died in Washington, D.C. on 28 May 1946. From the description of Letter : from Horace Mann Towner, 1925 Apr. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122701025 Virginia statesman; Secretary of the Treasury. From the description of Letter, 1933 February, Uni...

Garrett, George, 1929-2008

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George Garrett (1929-2008) was a novelist and poet who taught at Hollins University and the University of Virginia. He also worked as a book reviewer and screenwriter, and was poet laureate for Virginia from 2002-2006. From the guide to the Correspondence of George Garrett to DeWitt Henry, 1972-1988, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) American author. From the description of The girl in the black raincoat [manuscript], 1966....

Hope, A.D. (Alec Derwent), 1907-2000

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Poet and academic, Alex Derwent Hope was born in Cooma, N.S.W. and educated at Sydney University and Oxford University. In 1951 he was appointed first Professor of English at the Canberra University College. He held this position in the college and in its successor, the School of General Studies of the A.N.U. until his resignation in 1968. Since that time he has been Professor Emeritus and has concentrated on writing. His published works include The wandering islands (poems) 1955, Poems 1960, Th...

Norris, Frank

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American novelist. From the description of Papers of Frank Norris [manuscript], 1898-1952, (bulk 1898-1902). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810658 Julian Hawthorne was the son of Nathaniel Hawthorne. From the description of ALS, 1901 June 9 : New York, to Julian Hawthorne. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13734916 Novelist Frank Norris was born in Chicago and came to California at the age of 14. He attended art sc...

McIntyre, M. H.

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Bradford, Gamaliel, 1863-1932

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Epithet: American man of letters British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x00037a Virginia Taylor McCormick (1873-1957), of Norfolk, Virginia was a poet, literary critic, essayist, lecturer, and the editor of The Lyric, 1921-1929. From the guide to the Virginia Taylor McCormick Papers, 1887-1953., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) Gamaliel Bradford, ...

Fosdick, Harry Emerson, 1878-1969

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Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system, particularly pneumonia From the guide to the Rufus Ivory Cole papers, ca. 1900-1966, 1900-1966, (American Philosophical Society) Ordaine...

Golding, William, 1911-1993

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Author William Golding was born in Cornwall, and educated at Oxford, where he dedicated himself to literature. He worked in theater, as a schoolteacher, and served in World War II. His first novel, Lord of the Flies, brought him popular and critical acclaim, and he has remained one of England's most widely known and influential authors. His allegorical novels explore the conflict between man's civilized and primitive tendencies, and have been widely interpreted. He also wrote plays, short storie...

Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946

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Ernest Thompson Seton was an American writer, naturalist and outdoorsman. From the description of Ernest Thompson Seton collection. [1931]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676777117 Naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton was born Ernest Evan Thompson in northeast England, and raised in Canada; he changed his name at the age of sixteen to distance himself from his father. He apprenticed with a portrait artist, and spent a year in England studying at the Roya...

Stafford, Will, 1914-

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Dodd, William Edward, 1869-1940

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William Edward Dodd (1869-1940) was a historian and United States ambassador to Germany. From the guide to the William Edward Dodd Letters, ., 1911-1923, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Historian, diplomat, college professor. From the description of William Edward Dodd letter to Alfred Jackson Hanna [manuscript], 1895 December 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 502141954 Historian and ...

Reynolds, Bonnie Jones

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Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001

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American author. From the description of Typed letter signed : Jackson, Miss., to Charles Ryskamp, Director of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1985 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875021 The short story writer and novelist Eudora Alice Welty was born on April 13, 1909, in Jackson, Miss. In 1946 she published Delta wedding, her first novel. Her novel The optimist's daughter won the Pulitzer Prize in 1969. She was a lecturer and writer-in-residence at numerous colleges....

House, Loulie Hunter.

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Meeker, Ezra, 1830-1928

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Meeker was a pioneer on the wagon trail. From the description of Letter : Los Angeles, Calif., to Rolland A. Vandegrift, University of Southern California, 1924 April 28. (Natural History Museum Foundation, Los Angeles County). WorldCat record id: 23367142 Ezra Meeker was an early pioneer who traveled the Oregon Trail by ox cart as a young man. Beginning in his 70s he worked tirelessly to memorialize the trail, repeatedly retracing the trip of his youth. Meeker was born in H...

Erskine, John, 1879-1951

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Epithet: Reverend; DD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000214 Title: 9th Earl of Mar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000219 John Erskine, educator, writer and musician, was born in New York on October 5, 1879. He received an A.B. in 1900, an A.M. in 1901, a Ph.D. in 1903 and an LL.D. in 1929 from Columbia Univ...

Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

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Frederick Douglass, a former slave, was a noted lecturer, writer, abolitionist, and diplomat. From the description of Frederick Douglass letter to George W. Curtis, 1872 September 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50068315 Abolitionist, orator, journalist. From the description of Note, 1866 April 9. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29647750 From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C., to [P...

Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971

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American poet. From the description of The Voluble Wheel Chair (for Eugène--March 31,1952) : Baltimore : autograph poem signed, written for Eugène Reynal, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612668 American writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 16 March 1962, to Mr. Miller, 1962 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874504 American poet Ogden Nash was born in New York and raised along the east coast. Afte...

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...

Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992

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Kay Boyle (1902-1992) was an American avant garde writer and poet. She lived in San Francisco, Newark, Delaware, and Rowayton, Connecticut, when she wrote these letters. From the description of Kay Boyle letters and poems, 1935-1975. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 33890909 Kay Boyle was an American essayist, novelist, short-story writer, translator, essayist, and translator. From the description of Kay Boyle collection of papers, 1...

Fishburn, Junius P.

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Ostrow, Joanna

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Pollard, John Garland, 1871-1937

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Governor of Virginia. From the description of Typed letter signed : Richmond, Va., to Mrs. Robert M. Littlejohn, 1933 May 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858090 John Garland Pollard was a Richmond, Va. lawyer who served in the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1901-2, was Virginia's attorney-general, a member of the Federal Trade Commission, dean of the Marshall-Wythe School of Government and Citizenship at the College of William and Mary, mayor of Williamsburg, Va...

Calkins, Raymond, 1869-

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Styron, William, 1925-2006

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American novelist William Styron was born in Virginia and graduated from Duke. After serving in World War II, he worked as an editor while writing his first novel. His work has been both controversial and timely; his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Confessions of Nat Turner, explored the theme of slavery, and benefitted from being released during the racially-charged 1960s, and his American Book Award-winning novel, Sophie's Choice, examined a World War II concentration camp survivor. His styl...

Pauk, Wilhelm

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Frost, Robert, 1874-1963

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American poet from New England. Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Letters, 1931-1943. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464432 American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Beggen [?], 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129842 Robert Frost was an American poet. From the description of Papers concerning the Kenned...

Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943

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William Lyon Phelps was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on January 2, 1865. He received a B.A. degree from Yale in 1887, an A.M. degree from Harvard in 1891, and a Ph.D. from Yale in 1891. Phelps taught English at Yale from 1892 until 1933 and was a popularizer of literature through his public lectures, radio addresses, and syndicated newspaper columns. He died in New Haven on August 21, 1943. From the description of William Lyon Phelps papers, 1826-1944 (inclusive), 1887-1943 (bulk)...

Beaufort, Victoria Constance Mary Cambridge, Duchess of, 1897-1987.

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Gibson, Irene Langhorne, 1872 or 1873-1956

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Irene Langhorne Gibson, the original "Gibson girl," was the wife of artist Charles Dana Gibson and the sister of Lady Nancy Astor. From the description of Irene Gibson letter to Mary McBride, ca. 1919-1956. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 48062978 ...

Bullitt, William C. (William Christian), 1891-1967

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William Christian Bullitt (b. Jan. 25, 1891, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-d. Feb. 1967), was Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. from 1933 to 1936, and to France from 1936 to 1941. He was ambassador at large in 1941 and 1942, and special assistant to the Secretary of the Navy in 1942 and 1943. He began his career at the State Department in 1917 where he also served as an attaché to the American Commission to Negotiate Peace at the end of World War I. In 1944 he joined the French Army and was a major in the...

Roberts, Elizabeth Madox, 1881-1941

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American poet and novelist. From the description of Papers of Elizabeth Madox Roberts, 1929-1938. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34689868 Author, poet, and novelist. From the description of Papers of Elizabeth Madox Roberts, 1920-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449553 Springfield, Ky. poet and novelist. From the description of Elizabeth Madox Roberts : miscellaneous papers, 1921-1936. (Filson Historical Society, The). Wo...

Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923

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Thayer was a biographer and historian. From 1892 to 1915 he was editor of the Harvard Graduates' Magazine. From the description of Additional papers, 1796-1927 (inclusive), 1877-1927 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505841 From the description of Papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive) 1872-1921 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505824 From the guide to the William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk)., (Houghton...

Marshall, Katherine Tupper, 1882-1978

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Jefferson, Charles Edward, 1860-1937

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Congregational clergyman. From the description of Papers, 1898-1929. (American Congregational Association). WorldCat record id: 70973232 ...

Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957

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American author and journalist. From the description of Letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1940 October 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810653 Christopher Morley was an American editor, an author, and a Rhodes scholar. Morley was one of the founders of the "Saturday Review of Literature," of which he was an editor from 1924 to 1940. A prolific author, he wrote more than 50 books. His novels include PANASSUS ON WHEELS (1917), THE HAUNTED BOOKS...

Smith, Margaret Chase, 1897-1995

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Margaret Chase Smith (b. December 14, 1897, Skowhegan, ME–d. May 29, 1995, Skowhegan, ME) was the first woman to serve in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Before politics, she had several careers, including teaching, coaching high school basketball, and journalism. After her marriage to Clyde Smith in 1930, she became involved in local politics, first with her election to the Maine Republican State Committee (1930-1936). When her husband was elected to the U.S. House of Represen...

Taylor, George Braxton, 1860-1942

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Johnston, Mary, 1870-1936

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Mary Johnston was born November 21, 1870 in Buchanan, Virginia to Elizabeth Alexander Johnston from Moorefield, West Virginia and John W. Johnston, lawyer and railway executive, of Botetourt County, Virginia. Mary Johnston, the oldest of six children, was followed by Eloise Johnston, Anne Johnston, John Johnston, Walter Johnston, and Elizabeth Johnston; the first and last two siblings lived most of their adult lives with Mary Johnston until her death, and they are mentioned frequently in these p...

Presser, Theodore, 1848-1925

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Daniel, John W. (John Warwick), 1842-1910

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Daniel was born and educated at Lynchburg, Virginia, served in the Confederate Army and practised law afterwards. He was a member of Congress from 1885-1887 and a United States Senator from 1887-1910. From the description of Papers, 1849-1910 (inclusive), 1865-1910 (bulk). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122471372 John Warwick Daniel (1842-1910) was prominent in Virginia and national political circles. He served as a representative and senator both on a state ...

Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Mark Van Doren and his wife, Dorothy Van Doren. From the description of Letters, 1965-1978, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877479 Mark Van Doren was an American author, scholar, and educator. He is probably best remembered for his long tenure as Columbia professor, where he was noted for his inspired Humanities courses and respect for students. His poetry was meticulously well-crafted and gr...

Bruce, Philip Alexander, 1856-1933

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Maritain, Jacques

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Jacques Maritain, a French philosopher and man of letters, was French Ambassador to the Vatican from 1945 to 1948, professor of philosophyat Princeton University from 1948 to 1952 and continued to make his home in Princeton until 1960. His works include TRUE HUMANISM (1936, tr. 1938); ART AND SCHOLASTICISM (1920, tr. 1929); ON THE USE OF PHILOSOPHY (1961). From the description of The responsibility of the artist : typescript, ca. 1960 / by Jacques Maritain. (Peking University Library...

Cameron, Simon B.

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Byrd, Harry F. (Harry Flood), 1887-1966

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Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Maritn Dalton. he received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Virginia and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western District of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of...

Henrey, Robert, Mrs., 1906-2004

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French (naturalized British) author. From the description of Madeleine Henrey collection, 1976-1977. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70966987 Madeleine Henrey (1906-2004) was an author in Normandy, France. From the description of Madeleine Henrey photographs, circa 1927-1964. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 181091548 French author of autobiographical books written under the names Robert Henrey, Mrs. Robert Henrey, and Madeleine H...

Jacobsen, Josephine 1908-

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Poet, of Maryland. From the description of Oral history interview, 1972. (Maryland Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32821976 ...

Wescott, Glenway, 1901-1987

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Glenway Wescott (1901-1987) was the author of novels, poetry, short stories, and essays. He met Katherine Anne Porter in Paris in the 1930s, and they remained friends for many years. From the description of Glenway Wescott collection, 1932-1977 (bulk 1932-1962). (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 304239078 Glenway Wescott was an American author and personality. He was born in Wisconsin, and became part of the Paris literary circle of the 1920s before ret...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...