Papers of Don Marquis [manuscript], 1917-1934.
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Addison Irving Bacheller was an author and journalist, probably best remembered for his pioneering literary syndicate. Born in New York to an old New England family - his mother was descended from John Alden and Priscilla Mullins - he was named after authors Joseph Addison and Washington Irving. He graduated from St. Lawrence University and within a few years had founded his syndicate, which was both profitable and ground-breaking, and brought works from authors like Stephen Crane and Arthur Con...
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...
American journalist, historian and biographer; business manager of Joseph Pulitzer's New York World. From the description of Letters of Don Carlos Seitz, 1918 and 1928. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34689876 Seitz was a journalist and editor with the Brooklyn "Eagle" from 1887-1891, the New York "Recorder" from 1892-1893, and the Brooklyn "World" from 1893-1923. He was also the author of several biographies and was married to Mildred E. Blake in 1890. ...
Editor of Scribner's magazine. From the description of Letter to Stewart Edward White, 1897 March 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51610799 Resident of Hancock (Washington County), Md. From the description of Papers, 1868-1928. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19276562 ...
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...
Dana Burnet (1888-1962), a writer of short stories, plays and poems, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on July 3, 1888, and earned a law degree at Cornell University in 1911. He was a reporter and editor for the New York sun from 1911 to 1918. It was during this period that Burnet also began writing and publishing his own poems and short stories; his first book of poetry was published by Harper Brothers in 1915. Burnet and his second wife lived in Beverly Hills, Calif., until around 1948. During thi...
The Authors Club of New York was founded in 1882. Members included Robert Louis Stevenson, Stephen Crane, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Mark Twain, and Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt. The club was disbanded and its assets were turned over to the New York Public Library in 1973. From the description of Authors Club collection, 1712-1929. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122687102 From the guide to the Authors Club collection, 1712-1929, (The New York Public Library...
Brooks was elected an honorary member of the Players. From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1961-1962. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 182939973 New York City. Founded by Edwin Booth in 1888, the club had among its members many prominent actors, artists and writers. From the description of Players Club letters, 1848-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122397038 The Players is a private social club, founded ...
American humorist and author. From the description of Letter to Mr. Wood [manuscript], 1930 June 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837114 American journalist, author, humorist. From the description of Papers of Don Marquis [manuscript], 1917-1934. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812908 Author and humorist Don Marquis was born in Illinois, and worked as a journalist in Washington, Atlanta, and Philadelphia. After moving...