Papers of William White [manuscript], 1875-1987.

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White, William, 1910-1995. Papers of William White [manuscript], 1875-1987.

Papers of William White [manuscript], 1875-1987.

Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, proofs, research material, newsclippings, photographs, records, tapes and scrapbooks. The collection contains typescripts and proofs for "By-line: Ernest Hemingway" and "Dateline: Toronto," his dissertation on A. E. Housman and articles re Ralph Waldo Emerson, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Sir William Osler, W. D. Snodgrass, Nathanael West, and Walt Whitman. In addition there are articles by other critics and bibliographers and manuscripts submitted to the "Walt Whitman Quarterly Review" Of special interest is a group of A. E. Housman papers including three manuscripts, a parody by Arthur Christopher Benson, a dedication to Moses I. Jackson, and three letters: Grant Richards to Housman, Jackson to Richards, and Geoffrey Wethered to Laurence Housman. White's professional correspondence contains discussions with other scholars about Ernest Bramah, G. K. Chesterton, Emily Dickinson, John Donne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Ernest Hemingway, A. E. Housman, D. H. Lawrence, Sir William Osler, W. D. Snodgrass, Henry D. Thoreau, and Nathanael West. There are also topical files on censorship, particularly of John O'Hara's "Ten North Frederick"; the "New Cambridge bibliography of English literature"; the International Imitation Hemingway Competition; employment at Oita College of Commerce, Oita, Japan; and evaluation of Ph D dissertations submitted to the University of Madras, Madras, India. The collection also contains research material including copies of correspondence and manuscripts, bibliographies, notes and printed items, and recordings of lectures and readings, for many of the above authors particularly Bramah, Hemingway, Housman, and Whitman. Personal papers include biographical material, photographs, scrapbooks and twenty-six diaries, 1928-1980.

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British author. From the description of Letters, 1897-1920. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 34052678 Edmund Clerihew Bentley was born in London and educated at Oxford. He studied law, but devoted himself to journalism, writing for the Daily News and Daily Telegraph in London. He is perhaps best remembered for his light verse, including the collection Biography for Beginners, which featured the verse form he devised for short, humorous biographical poems, the C...

Ishill, Joseph

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Joseph Ishill (1888-1966) was a printer, publisher, typographer, and a collector of radical, anarchist, and libertarian literature. He conducted the Oriole Press in Berkeley Heights, N.J. From the description of Papers, 1888-1966. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122656044 From the description of Additional papers, 1875-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80225665 From the description of Correspondence, 1942-1966. (Harvard University). WorldCat ...

Grier, Edward F., 1917-2004

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Grier received his A.B. from Pennsylvania in 1938, his M.A. from Columbia in 1939, and his Ph.D. from Pennsylvania in 1949. He joined the faculty of the University of Kansas in the Department of English in 1951, reaching full Professor status in 1962. He retired in 1984. From the guide to the Personal Papers of Edward F. Grier, 1951-1984, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library University Archives) ...

Penzler, Otto

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Moore, Harry Thornton

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Bramah, Ernest, 1869?-1942

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Keddie, James, 1907-

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Oliver, Tod,

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Chesterton, G.K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936

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English literary critic and author. From the description of Epitaph, [not after 1936]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 31402388 Author and journalist. From the description of Poem of G. K. Chesterton, 1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455163 Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) was an English poet, journalist, author, and critic. His literary criticism included works about Robert Browning, Charles Dickens, and George Berna...

Benson, Arthur Christopher, 1862-1925

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Benson was born Apr. 24, 1862; his father was Edward White Benson, who later became Archbishop of Canterbury; entered Eton as King's scholar, 1874; went to King's College, Cambridge, 1881; returned to work at Eton, 1885-1903; published first volume of essays, 1896; produced various works, including a biography of his father, Edward White Benson (1899), The schoolmaster (1902), Land of hope and glory, and Peace and other poems (1905); in all, published more than seventy books, including poetry, s...

Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

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Walt Whitman (1819-1892), poet and author. From the description of Walt Whitman collection, 1842-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702172830 Poet, journalist, essayist. From the description of Letter, 1863 July 27-1863 Sept. 9. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477038304 American author. From the description of Letter to Mary E. Van Nostrand, 1890 November 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49377819 America...

Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974

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American poet and educator. From the description of Letter to Mrs. F.E. Lund [manuscript], 1968 February 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833566 John Crowe Ransom, noted poet, critic, educator and editor, was born April 30, 1888 in Pulaski, Tennessee. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1909, was a Rhodes Scholar at Christ Church, Oxford, 1910-1913, and joined the faculty of Vanderbilt in 1914, where he taught English until 1937. While at Vanderbil...

Light, James F.

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Director James Light (1894-1964) veteran of the Provincetown Players and its offshoot, the Experimental Theatre Company, was best known for his work with Eugene O'Neill, staging the original productions of THE EMPEROR JONES, THE GREAT GOD BROWN, and others. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, James Light came to New York in 1917, after graduating from Ohio State University, intending to pursue additional studies at Columbia. Through a chance meeting with George Cram Cook, ...

Lowenberg, Carlton

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Holloway, Emory, 1885-1977

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Emory Holloway was a pioneering scholar of Walt Whitman whose biography of Whitman (Whitman, Whitman, an Interpretation in Narrative, Knopf, 1926) won the Pulitzer Prize in 1927, the first time that the Pulitzer was awarded to a book about a major literary figure. From the description of Walt Whitman : clippings from the files of Emory Holloway : scrapbook with autograph notes, [1892-1931]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 747350515 ...

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862

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Henry David Thoreau (b. July 12, 1817, Concord, Massachusetts-d. May 6, 1862, Concord, Massachusetts), American author, lecturer, naturalist, student of Native American artifacts and life, transcendentalist, land surveyor, and life-long resident of Concord, Massachusetts. He was an active opponent of slavery and a social critic. He graduated from Harvard College in 1837....

Carter, Linda K.

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Science fiction and fantasy writer and editor. From the description of Letters 1956-1978. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 703905717 ...

Haber, Tom Burns, 1900-....

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Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940

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F. Scott Fitzgerald was born Sept. 24, 1896 in St. Paul Minnesota. He began writing while a student at Princeton University. He met his wife, Zelda, while serving in the US Army stationed in Alabama. His novel, This Side of Paradise, was published in 1920 and he became an instant success. He published he Great Gatsby in 1925. Fitzgerald died on December 21, 1940 of a heart attack at age 44 while living in Los Angeles and working for the film industry....

Mencken, H.L.

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Henry Louis Mencken [manuscript] 1935-56. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647952438 American journalist. From the description of Letter, [1924?] Jan. 9, New York, to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904324 Editor and satirist. From the description of Papers of H. L. Mencken [manuscript] 1912-1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976...

Clemens, Cyril, 1902-1999

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Cyril Clemens (1902- ) was editor of the Mark Twain Journal and president of an international Mark Twain society. Clemens was a native of St. Louis, Mo.; son of James R. and Katherine Boland Clemens; and a kinsman of Samuel L. Clemens. From the guide to the Cyril Clemens Papers, ., 1936-1976, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Cyril Clemens, born in St. Louis on July 14, 1902, died in Kirkwood on May 16, 1999. Distant cous...

Alderman, Taylor,

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Buckley, William F., Jr., 1925-2008

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Epithet: jr of the National Review British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x000169 William F. Buckley, Jr. was born in 1925 and graduated from Yale University in 1950. In 1955 he founded the magazine The National Review. He also wrote a nationally syndicated column and hosted the weekly television show Firing Line from 1966 through 1999. In 1965 Buckley ran unsuccessfully as the Conservative Party candidate for...

Owen, Harold, 1872-1930

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Secker, Martin, 1882-1978

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Martin Secker was a London publisher for much of the twentieth century. From the description of Martin Secker collection, 1908-1977. (Tulsa City-County Library). WorldCat record id: 226988620 ...

Nolan, William F., 1928-....

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Keynes, Geoffrey, 1887-1982

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Epithet: surgeon and bibliophile British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x00009b ...

Fisher, Benjamin Franklin.

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American literature scholar, editor, and teacher; specialist on Edgar Allen Poe. From the description of Benjamin Franklin Fisher Papers, 1963-2001 (bulk 1967-2001) (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 51908102 ...

West, Nathanaël, 1903-1940

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American novelist. From the description of Collection of papers, 1930-1966. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 145406009 ...

Shapiro, Karl Jay, 1913-2000

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Poet, editor, and educator. From the description of Karl Jay Shapiro papers, 1947-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979818 Pulitzer-Prize-winning American poet and author of more than forty volumes of poetry and criticism. From the description of Papers. 1941-1967. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 34091314 Karl Jay Shapiro was an American poet. He served in the Second World War in the South Pacific and New Guinea. A volume of ...

Bruccoli, Matthew J. (Matthew Joseph), 1931-2008

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Matthew Joseph Bruccoli,1931-2008, was professor of English at the University of South Carolina; expert on F. Scott Fitzgerald and wrote about Fitzgerald as well as other writers such as Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe and John O'Hara; an avid collector of these authors and other subjects, including World War One memorabilia; authored or edited over 50 books; editor of the Dictionary of Literary Biography, published by Bruccoli Clark Layman Inc, a publishing company where he served as president; ...

Carter, John, 1905-1975

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Author and calligrapher, major exponent of the revival of italic handwriting in Britain in the period after World War II. From the description of John Carter calligraphic letters, 1946-1971. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 34764028 Bibliographer and bibliophile. From the description of Letters : London and New York, to Seymour Adelman, 1956-1973. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28435047 John Carter (1905–1975...

Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886

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Poet. Full name: Emily Elizabeth Dickinson. From the description of Emily Dickinson papers, 1847-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423614 Dickinson was a poet of Amherst, Mass. John Long Graves was her cousin. From the description of Letters to John Long Graves, 1854-1927. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79380981 Emily Dickinson, poet of Amherst, Massachusetts, received formal training in botany and horticulture while a student at Amherst ...

Young, Philip, 1918-1991

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Philip Young came to the Pennsylvania State University in 1959 as Professor of American Literature. He wrote several critically acclaimed books: Ernest Hemingway: A Reconsideration, The Private Melville, Revolutionary Ladies, Hawthorne's Secret: An Untold Tale, and the posthumously published collection of essays, American Fiction, American Myth. From the description of Philip Young papers, 1930-2000. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53101441 ...