Papers of James Southall Wilson [manuscript], 1904-1962.

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Wilson, James Southall, 1880-1963. Papers of James Southall Wilson [manuscript], 1904-1962.

Papers of James Southall Wilson [manuscript], 1904-1962.

The collection contains letters to Wilson from American literary figures and educators including Hervey Allen; Emily Tapscott (Clark) Balch; James Branch Cabell; John Fox; Ellen Glasgow; DuBose Heyward; Sinclair Lewis; Rosewell Page; Thomas Nelson Page; Thomas Walker Page; Josephine Pinckney; Amélie Rives Troubetzkoy; Irita (Bradford) Van Doren; and John Hall Wheelock. In additon there is correspondence, 1920-1921, to Wilson and John Calvin Metcalf regarding "The enchanted years"; including letters from James Lane Allen, Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, Ellen Glasgow, Rudyard Kipling, Alfred Kreymborg, Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, Lizette Woodworth Reese, George Santayana, Siegfried Sassoon and J.H. Wheelock.

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Gildersleeve, Basil L. (Basil Lanneau), 1831-1924

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Classical scholar, born in Charleston, S.C. Professor at University of Virginia, 1856-76; first professor of Greek at Johns Hopkins (1876-1915). Served in Confederate Army during Civil War; wounded in Shenandoah campaign. Founder and editor (1880-1920) of American Journal of Philology. Author of "The Historical Syntax of Classical Greek" (1900-11); "Hellasand Hesperia" (1908); "The Creed of the Old South" (1915). From the description of Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve papers, 1847-1925. (...

Rives, Amélie 1863-1945

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Amélie Rives was born into an aristocratic Virginia family, and exhibited precocious writing talent. As a young writer, she published The Quick or the Dead?, which became a controversial bestseller; modernists derided the naive plot and theme, while traditional romanticists were scandalized by the sensual content. After a short marriage to Virginia lawyer John Armstrong Chanler ended, she met and married exiled Russian painter Prince Pierre Troubetzkoy and led a privileged life in America and E...

Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935

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Miss Lizette W. Reese (1856-1935) taught school in Baltimore, Maryland for 45 years. She retired in 1921 and concentrated her efforts as a poetess. Many collections of her poems were published in book form. From the description of Papers, 1928-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122498089 American writer. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Baltimore, Maryland, to Wilbur Needham, Hinsdale, Illinois, 1923 November 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat r...

Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978

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Jack Wheelock was a close friend to Van Wyck Brooks at Harvard, and remained close to both Brookses afterwards. From the description of Correspondence to Eleanor Stimson Brooks, 1907. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191847885 John Hall Wheelock was an accomplished poet and influential editor at Scribner's for many years. Born on Long Island, he learned a love of poetry from his mother, which continued during his studies at Harvard and the University...

Clark, Emily, 1893-1953

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Virginia author. From the description of Stuffed peacocks: (manuscript and proofs), 1927. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958550 ...

Page, Thomas Walker, 1866-1937

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University of Virginia economics professor; chairman, U.S. Tariff Commission. University of Virginia economics professor; chairman U. S. Tariff Commission. From the description of Papers of Thomas Walker Page [manuscript], 1906-1937. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814612 ...

Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931

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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...

Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945

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American novelist. From the description of Letter, 1940 Apr. 25, Richmond, Va., to John W. Garley, Bayonne, N.J. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647808544 From the description of Letters to James J. Murray [manuscript], 1939-1943. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812081 American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: Richmond, Va., to Dr. Kenneth Wood, 1942 December 14. (University of Virginia). W...

Allen, Hervey, 1889-1949

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"Hervey-Allen, born Dec. 8, 1889, Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S., died Dec. 28, 1949, Coconut Grove, Fla., [was] in full William Hervey Allen, Jr., [an] American poet, biographer, and novelist who had a great impact on popular literature with his historical novel Anthony Adverse." -- "Hervey Allen," Encyclopedia Britannica Online http://search.eb.com/eb/article-9005788 (Accessed 10 February 2009). From the description of Hervey Allen letter, 21 December 1936. (University of Georgia). WorldCat...

Pinckney, Josephine, 1895-1957

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Page, Rosewell, 1858-1939

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Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940

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Author. From the description of Letter : to Henry Ravenel Dwight, 1931 Jan. 4. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37521975 From the description of Letters to Robert N.S. Whitelaw, 1940. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37522020 Author, of Charleston, S.C. From the description of Peter Ashley promotional poster [picture] ; [1932]. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 38943426 Po...

Wilson, James Southall, 1880-1963

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Professor of English, University of Virginia. From the description of Papers of James Southall Wilson, [manuscript], 1931-1942. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809599 American author and editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charlottesville, Va., to Stark Young, 1934 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872999 University of Virginia English professor. From the description of Papers of James Southall...

Metcalf, John Calvin, 1865-1949

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University of Virginia professor of English. From the description of Papers of John C. Metcalf [manuscript], 1904-1950. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823087 ...

Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967

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Siegfried Sassoon was a British novelist, poet, and biographer. From the description of Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, [1905]-1975 bulk (1915-1951). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122533686 From the guide to the Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, 1905]-1975, 1915-1951, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Siegfried Sassoon was an English writer, best remembered for the...

Santayana, George, 1863-1952

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Poet, philosopher, and educator. From the description of George Santayana correspondence and poem, 1937-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981741 Santayana (A.B. 1886) taught philosophy at Harvard 1886-1912. From the description of The realm of matter : manuscript, [ca. 1930] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612860176 From the description of The judgment of Paris : or how the first-ten man chooses a club : manuscript, 1892 Oct. 28. (Harvard ...

Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

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Author and Nobel Prize winner. From the description of TLS, 1924 March 4 : Sussex, to Commander Clarke Millen, Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 17153795 Kipling was a British author. Beaverbrook was a British capitalist, and newspaper publisher. From the description of Letters to Baron Beaverbrook, 1885-1918. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122609327 From the guide to the Letters to Baron Beaver...

Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922

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Author, diplomat. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1878-1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823870 From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript] 1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647949629 Virginia author; U.S. ambassador to Italy. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1889-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813209 ...

Fox, John, 1863-1919

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Novelist and short story writer. From the description of Letters, 1890-1901 ; (bulk 1890-1897). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154271345 From the description of Letters, 1890-1901; (bulk 1890-1897). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20770068 John Fox, Jr. was born in 1862 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. Fox was a popular writer at the turn of the century who chronicled the folklife of the Cumberland Mountains. Educated at Transylvania Unive...

Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925

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James Lane Allen was Kentucky's first important novelist. His success came early in his career but when he tried to broaden the themes of his work he lost the audience and critical acclaim which he had previously received. From the description of James Lane Allen : miscellaneous papers, 1890-1924. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46708345 American novelist. From the description of Letters, a newspaper clipping, and an envelope, 1894-1900. (Un...

Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

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Sinclair Lewis (b. Feb. 7, 1885, Sauk Centre, MN–d. January 10, 1951, Rome, Italy) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. He was the first American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930. ...

Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958

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Richmond author James Branch Cabell (1879-1958) is best known for his controversial Jurgen (1919), one of several ironic fantasies he wrote that took place in the mythical medieval world of Poictesme (Pwa- tem). Jurgen, laced with erotic overtones, was considered pornographic by some, and a trial over its content brought the reclusive writer national fame. Throughout the 1920s, Cabell was highly regarded by his literary peers -- H.L. Mencken, Sinclair Lewis, and others praised his works. His med...

Van Doren, Irita Taylor, 1891-1966

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Editor, New York Herald Tribune Book Review. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122690978 Literary editor. From the description of Irita Taylor Van Doren papers, 1920-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063846 Biographical Note 1891, Mar. 16 Born, Birmi...

Kreymborg, Alfred, 1883-1966

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Alfred Kreymborg was born in New York, grew up on the Lower East Side and later lived in Greenwich Village. He was a frequent contributor to "little" magazines and had frequent collections of his poetry published between 1916 and 1950. He also wrote plays, radio dramas, several novels, and an autobiography. From the description of Alfred Kreymborg letter and poem to Dear old Harry, 1928. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 64582069 ...