Papers of William Stanley Braithwaite [manuscript], 1882-1970.
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Edna Davis Romig was a poet and educator. Born in Ohio and educated at DePauw University and the University of Wisconsin, she had a long career as an English instructor at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Colorado. She also published several books of poetry, as well as numerous individual poems and articles in such journals as Atlantic, Yale Review, and Poetry. From the description of Edna Davis Romig rejection card from Poetry magazine, circa 1930. (Pennsylvania Sta...
Mary Sinton Lewis Leitch was born 8 September 1876 in New York City, the daughter of Carlton Thomas and Nancy Dunlap McKeen Lewis. She received her early education in private preparatory schools and then attended Smith College and Columbia University and schools in France and Germany. In New York, she served as an inspector of women's prisons and later became a contributing editor to Harper's Monthly, the New York Herald, and the New York Evening Post. On leaving these positions, she began a wor...
American author. From the description of Papers of Margaret Haley Carpenter [manuscript], 1898-1985, bulk 1953-1985. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805166 From the description of Papers, 1979-1988, bulk 1985-1987 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647824677 ...
African American poet, critic, and editor; b. William Stanley Beaumont Braithwaite. From the description of Papers, 1878-1962. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70956095 From the description of William Stanley Braithwaite collection, 1899-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965233 Braithwaite was an African-American poet, literary critic, and editor. He wrote reviews and criticism for the Boston Evening Transcript . From 1913 to 1929 he...
W. E. B. Dubois secured his position as one of the key voices in the argument over the role of the black man in modern America through his seemingly endless works of social activism. He was an educator (at Fisk University and Atlanta University), a founder of the Niagara Movement (which later merged into the NAACP), the long-time editor of the NAACP publication, The Crisis, a lecturer, political activist, and prolific writer. His works include: The Souls of Black Folk, Dusk of Dawn, and an Autob...
Mitchell Kennerley served as the publisher for "Wine of the Puritans," "John Addington Symonds" and "The World of H. G. Wells." From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1909-1915. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 181337904 Mitchell Kennerley (1878-1950) was an American publisher and art dealer. He worked for various literary magazines and published several others. From 1916 to 1929 and 1937 to 1939 he was president of the Anderson G...
Higginson, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Stephen Higginson and Louisa (Storrow) Higginson, graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1847 and became a pastor first in Newburyport and then in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was actively involved in the abolitionist movement and served as colonel of the first regiment of African Americans in the Civil War. After the war, Higginson published biographies, essays, poetry, and histories, including Army life in a black regiment. From the...
English art critic and writer. From the description of Telegram : Chelsea [London], to Vanessa Bell, 1915 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 414567520 Clive Bell was an art critic and a central figure in the Bloomsbury group--a group of friends, artists, writers, and intellectuals. He was married to Virginia Woolf's sister, painter Vanessa Bell. Some of his major works of criticism include Art, Since Cezzane, and Civilization. From the description of Letters...
Atlanta University, now part of Clark Atlanta University, was founded in 1865 by the American Missionary Association with assistance also from the Freedmen's Bureau. Atlanta University developed graduate programs in different fields including liberal arts, social and natural sciences, and professional programs such as business, library science and business administration. In 1929, Atlanta University joined forces with Morehouse College and Spelman College to create Atlanta University Center. Lat...
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...
(William) Bliss Carman (1861-1929) was a Canadian poet and editor. Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, he studied at the universities of New Brunswick and Harvard. He is usually grouped with the Confederation Poets, who developed a distinctively Canadian poetic voice in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Yet this identification with the Confederation group is somewhat misleading as Carman spent much of his life in New England and many readers assumed that he was American. Carman ed...
American poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berkeley, California, to Frank Deering, 1919 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131470 Poet. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., 1881; graduated from Harvard University. Began writing poetry full-time in 1908. Moved to Santa Fe where he died in 1968. From the description of Witter Bynner papers, 1917-1943. (University of New Mexico-Main Campus). WorldCat record id: 35920677 American poet and sc...
Poet. From the description of Afloat in Finistère : autograph manuscript signed : Jena. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573866 From the description of The mystery of beauty : typewritten manuscript signed. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573872 From the description of Up the Minnesota : Typewritten manuscript signed : Jena. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573862 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Jena, to Laurens Maynard, 1907 Jul. 26....
Poet, professor of English at Hamilton College. From the description of ALS : Clinton, N.Y., to Ellen E. Dickinson, 1886 Nov. 2. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165795 American author. From the description of The hills of hay [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647830650 Clinton Scollard was an author and educator based in the Northeast. He served as Professor of Rhetoric at Hamilton College before res...
Poet of Atlanta, Ga.; native of Lexington, S.C.; alumnus of University of South Carolina and of Gettysburg College (Gettysburg, Pa.); publisher of Southern Tobacco Journal (Winston Salem, N.C.); relocated to Atlanta, ca. 1899; publisher of trade paper and author of various books of poetry, ca. 1905-1922. From the description of Henry Elliot Harman papers, 1914-1924. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 39556923 ...
Nicholas Vachel Lindsay was born in Springfield, IL. He studied in Ohio, Chicago, and New York and acquired a reputation as a poet and lecturer. Lindsay became famous for his walk from Springfield, IL to New Mexico in 1912, and for an unusual method of writing poetry. In 1924 he arrived in Spokane where he worked as a columnist for the "Spokesman-Review". He returned to Springfield in 1929, and at the time of his death was a major figure in American poetry. From the description of Co...
The Poetry Society of America (PSA) was founded in 1910 in New York City "to aid poets and poetry". Members are professional practicing poets; associate members are critics, lecturers, librarians, educators, and patrons. The Society maintains a collection of books of poetry. From the guide to the Poetry Society of America records, ca. 1917-ca. 1948, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) The Poetry Society of America (PSA) was founded ...
The Gorham Press, at this time located at 100 Charles St., Boston, published books at their authors' expense. The Gorham Press incorporated the business of Harold Vinal of New York in 1929. Badger was the proprietor of the Press. From the description of Richard G. Badger papers, 1917-1932 (inclusive), 1927-1929 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612196616 The Gorham Press, at this time located at 100 Charles St., Boston, published books at their authors' expen...