Papers of Irving Bacheller [manuscript] 1900-1947.

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Bacheller, Irving, 1859-1950. Papers of Irving Bacheller [manuscript] 1900-1947.

Papers of Irving Bacheller [manuscript] 1900-1947.

The collection contains several manuscripts, including the novel "The master of chaos," 1931; portions of the novel "The master, "1910; an early version of the novel "The prodigal village," 1920; essays, poems, fragments, and notebooks on Josephus and the origins of the Christian church. A few letters, 1907-1947, from Bacheller concern social engagements and planned articles. Letters, 1900-39, to Bacheller from prominent literary and political figures of the day praise his books, especially Eben Holden, 1900; and congratulate him on his eightieth birthday. The collection also contains a photograph, 1942, of Bacheller and a guess book in which the names of John Dewey, Hamlin Garland, Alice Hegan Rice, Jessie B. Rittenhouse, Max Rosen and Lewis Worthington Smith are inscribed. Correspondents, many of whom wrote regarding "Eben Holden" and "Coming up the road," or congratulating him on his 80th birthday, include John Kendrick Bangs, Amelia E. Barr, Albert J. Beveridge, Alexander Black, John Burroughs, S. Parkes Cadman, Andrew Carnegie, Cyril Clemens, Calvin Coolidge, Grace Coolidge, Marie Curie, Walter Damsrosch, Frank Nelson Doubleday, Arthur Conan Doyle, Frederick Duneka, John Erskine, Lyman Judson Gage, Zona Gale, and Hamlin Garland. Also Arthur Guiterman, Arthur T. Hadley, John Hay, James A. Herne, Herbert Hoover, E. W. Hornung, William Dean Howells, John Hay, Elbert Hubbard, Charles Evans Hughes, William deW. Hyde, Rossiter Johnson, Frank Billings Kellogg, Joseph C. Lincoln, Edwin Markham, A. W. Mellon, Walter H. Page, Frederick Palmer, William Lyon Phelps, John W. Platner, H. C. Potter, Mrs. Whitelaw Reid, Jessie B. Rittenhouse who includes a poem, and John D. Rockefeller, Also John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Kermit Roosevelt, Sara Roosevelt, Elihu Root, Clinton Scollard, Harriet Prescott Spofford, H. W. Taft, William Howard Taft, Albert Payson Terhune, Maurice Thompson, Gene Tunney, Henry Van Dyke, Mrs. Humphrey Ward, William Allen White, Mark Twain, Mary E. Wilkins, and Owen D. Young. Recipients included William Gerard Chapman, Frederick Duneka, Robert Frost, Vincent Starrett, and George A. Zabriskie.

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Owen D. Young was born on October 27, 1874 in VanHornesville, New York, educated at St. Lawrence University and Boston University. His travels took him all over the United States and Eruope. He died July 11, 1962 in St. Augustine and is buried in VanHornesville, New York. From the description of Owen D. Young Collection, 1874-1962. (St. Lawrence University). WorldCat record id: 39776049 Lawyer. Young (1874-1962) graduated from St. Lawrence University...

Mellon, Andrew William, 1855-1937

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Andrew William Mellon (b. March 24, 1855, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-d. August 26, 1937, Southampton, New York), was a banker, industrialist, and politician. He was Secretary of the Treasury under President Harding, and remained in that office under President Coolidge. He served as Ambassador to Great Britain from April 9, 1932 until March 17, 1933....

Scollard, Clinton, 1860-1932

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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...

Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

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American naturalist and writer. From the description of Poem 1917. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49995946 One of America's great naturalist authors. From the description of Memorabilia, 1905-1931. (Hartwick College). WorldCat record id: 27057683 American teacher, naturalist, poet, and essayist of national prominence. Friend of Walt Whitman; influenced by Thoreau, Carlyle, and Emerson. Employed accurate observations of nature, scientific re...

Tunney, Gene, 1897-1978

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Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930

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President of Yale University. From the description of Letter to William C. Welling, 1917 September 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50997891 James Hadley: philologist; B.A., Yale, 1842; spent two years at the Yale Divinity School, 1844-1845; appointed tutor in Yale College in 1845, promoted to asst. prof. of Greek in 1848, in 1851 succeeded Theodore Dwight Woolsey, holding the chair of Greek until retirement. Arthur Twining Hadley wa...

Bacheller, Irving, 1859-1950

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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...

Black, Alexander, 1859-1940

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Editor, reporter. From the description of Papers, 1893-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155491137 Alexander Black (1859-1940) was an author, editor and originator of the "picture play" the dramatic forerunner of the motion picture. From the description of Alexander Black papers, 1858-1939, bulk (1890-1928). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122431225 From the guide to the Alexander Black papers, 1858-1939, 1890-1928, (The New York Public Library. Manusc...

Rice, Alice Caldwell Hegan, 1870-1942

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American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : to Richard Watson Gilder, 1902 September 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647880273 Louisville author. From the description of Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice : miscellaneous papers, 1902-1941. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49306901 Author. Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice, a native of Louisville and the wife of Kentucky poet Cale Young Ric...

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)...