Miscellaneous papers of the Virginia Quarterly Review [manuscript], ca.1910-1947.


Miscellaneous papers of the Virginia Quarterly Review [manuscript], ca.1910-1947.

The collection contains photographs of authors Phyllis Bentley, Claude Bowers, Ernest Boyd, Gamaliel Bradford, Haakon M. Chevalier, John Drinkwater, T. S. Eliot, Waldo Frank, Sir Philip Gibbs, Archibald Henderson, Stanley Hopkins, Mary Johnston, D. H. Lawrence, Loyd Lewis, Salvadore de Madariaga y Rojo, Percy Marks, Katherine Anne Porter, John Hyde Preston, Bertrand Russell, Carl Sandburg, Jesse Stuart, H. M. Tomlinson, Hugh Walpole and William Butler Yeats.

ca.100 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 7933291

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Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980

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Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980) was one of the most brilliant practitioners of the art of the short story. Her literary reputation rests on the stories in her Collected Stories (1964) rather than on her best-selling novel Ship of Fools (1962). Born Callie Russell Porter on May 15, 1890, she was the fourth of Harrison and Mary Alice Porter's five children. When her mother died in March 1892, her father moved the four surviving children from his farm in the central Texas community ...

Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965

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Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965), a poet, critic, editor, and playwright, was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He received a B. A. in 1909 and an M. A. in 1910 from Harvard, where he also pursued a doctoral degree in philosophy. In 1915, he married Vivienne (Vivien) Haigh-Wood. He completed his dissertation in 1916 while living in England and submitted it to Harvard, but was unable to defend it. He was literary editor of the avant-garde magazine The Egoist. In the Spring 1917, he publishe...

Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967

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Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was an American author, editor and poet. He won three Pulitzer prizes, two for his poetry and the third for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. From the guide to the Carl Sandburg Collection, 1924-1954, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) American poet, novelist and historian, Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Abraham Lincoln: the War Years and the other for The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg ...

Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939

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W.B. (William Butler) Yeats (1865-1939), poet and dramatist, born in County Sligo, Ireland. From the description of W.B. Yeats collection, 1875-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863171 British poet. From the description of Letter : to William Weber, Brooklyn, New York : holograph, 12 May [no year]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18786005 William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist. From t...

Johnston, Mary, 1870-1936

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Mary Johnston was born November 21, 1870 in Buchanan, Virginia to Elizabeth Alexander Johnston from Moorefield, West Virginia and John W. Johnston, lawyer and railway executive, of Botetourt County, Virginia. Mary Johnston, the oldest of six children, was followed by Eloise Johnston, Anne Johnston, John Johnston, Walter Johnston, and Elizabeth Johnston; the first and last two siblings lived most of their adult lives with Mary Johnston until her death, and they are mentioned frequently in these p...

South Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution

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Stuart, Jesse, 1906-1984

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Jesse Stuart was a famous Kentucky novelist, short-story writer, poet, and teacher. From the description of Broadside, ca. 1950. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49342685 Chuck Hand, antiques dealer and teacher, was a personal friend of Jesse Stuart. His interest in Jesse Stuart began in 1966. He earned an MA in geography from EIU in 1973 and taught in Paris, IL from 1967-1999. Chuck became a rare book dealer in 1989, specializing in Abraham Lincoln. ...

Henderson, Archibald, 1877-1963

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Archibald Henderson was an author and University of North Carolina professor of mathematics. From the guide to the Archibald Henderson Papers Relating to Family History, 1891-1964, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Mathematician, historian, and author. From the description of Archibald Henderson : miscellaneous papers, 1920-1922. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49242271 From the ...

Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937

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Drinkwater, a British playwright and poet, worked for an insurance company. In 1909 he became manager of the Birmingham Repertory Company, and his most successful plays included "Abraham Lincoln," "Mary Stuart," and "Bird in Hand." Drinkwater also published several critical literary biographies. From the description of Manuscripts and Correspondence, 1914-1916. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122612764 John Drinkwater was an English author and actor, proba...

Hopkins, Stanley, 1923-

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Chevalier, Haakon, 1902-1985

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Haakon Maurice Chevalier was a translator and professor of French at the University of California-Berkeley. After working as a translator for the French government at the first meeting of the United Nations in 1945, he was asked by the War Department to serve as interpreter at the Nuremberg Trials. He was later responsible (with Leon Dostert) for the introduction of simultaneous interpretation at the United Nations. Chevalier was friends with the atomic physicist Robert Oppenheimer; these relati...

Bentley, Phyllis Eleanor, 1894-1977

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Epithet: Dr writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x00016f ...

Madariaga, Salvador de

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Author, historian, Spanish ambassador to the U.S. and France, and chief of the Spanish delegation to the League of Nations. Full name: Salvador de Madariaga y Rojo. Died 1978. From the description of Notebooks of Salvador de Madariaga, circa 1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455620 Epithet: Spanish diplomatist and author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x000035 ...

Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930

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David Herbert Richards Lawrence was born September 11, 1885, in Eastwood, near Nottingham, to Arthur Lawrence, a coal miner, and Lydia Beardsall. He attended Nottingham University College, and in 1908 he took a teaching position at Davidson Road School in Croydon. Lawrence wrote in his spare time, and in 1911, with the help of Ford Maddox Hueffer, he published his first novel, The White Peacock . Poor health forced him to resign his teaching job this same year, at which time he bec...

Boyd, Ernest Augustus, 1887-1946

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A portion of this correspondence is with Madeleine Boyd, wife of Ernest Boyd. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore and Helen Dreiser, 1919-1936. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895933 Irish critic and essayist, editor of AMERICAN SPECTATOR, 1932. From the description of Autograph letter signed to Mr. B.F. Hart, 1932 Sept. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384138 ...

Frank, Waldo David, 1889-1967

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0003a9 Author and critic Waldo Frank was born in New Jersey and attended Yale. After graduation he worked for the New York Evening Post, wrote plays and prose, and co-edited the short-lived journal, Seven Arts. He found success with a series of complex novels, and became one of the most influential literary and social critics of his day, promotin...

Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941

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English novelist. From the description of Hugh Walpole collection, 1910-1939. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925561 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Brackenburn, Keswick, to [James] Bain, 1931 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658346 From the description of Sons and Lovers. A Preface : autograph manuscript signed, fair copy with a few revisions : [n.p.], 1923 June 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658363 ...

Garrett & Massie.

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Virginia Historical Society.

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Tomlinson, H. M. (Henry Major), 1873-1958

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English novelist. From the description of Letter, 1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367390978 Henry Major Tomlinson, born 1873 in Essex, England, was a novelist, essayist, travel writer, and journalist. He died 5 February 1958 in London. From the description of H. M. Tomlinson papers, 1920-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86130283 English journalist and novelist. From the description of Autograph synopsis of his novel Gallions Reach, s...

University of Virginia

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University of Virginia student from Lexington, Ky.; afterwards a Presbyterian minister and missionary to Brazil. From the description of Diploma awarded to John Rockwell Smith [manuscript], 1866 June 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647905124 Lt., C.S.A.; teacher, Norwood School, Nelson County, Va.; principal Select School, New York, N.Y. From the description of Diplomas of Waller Holladay [manuscript], 1858-1872. (University of Virginia). WorldC...

Bowers, Claude Gernade, 1879-1958

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Bowers was an American historian and columnist, editorial writer for the New York World from 1923-1931. From the description of Claude Gernade Bowers letter : to E.H. Woodruff, 1929 Sept. 10. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936742 Claude G. Bowers was a noted author, historian, and U.S. ambassador. From the description of Letters, 1954. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 21126171 Ambassador. From the...

Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949

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Newspaper journalist, editor, and historian. From the description of Lloyd Lewis papers, 1886-1985, bulk 1905-1949. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 183191137 Author. Full name: Lloyd Downs Lewis. From the description of Letters of Lloyd Lewis, 1932-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014843 ...

Gibbs, Philip, 1877-1962

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English author. From the description of Philip Gibbs letter to Will Orton Tewson [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 451379763 Sir Philip Gibbs -- British writer and journalist -- was born in London and educated by his father at home. He displayed an early interest in journalism and publishing entering his first job at the publishing house of Cassell. Gibbs wrote his first novel, Founders of the empire (1899) while working at Cas...

Marks, Percy, 1891-1956

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Percy Marks was born on September 9, 1891 in Covelo, California. He was a teacher, author, and lecturer. His major works include The Plastic Age (1924), The Knave of Diamonds (1943), and Blair Marriman (1949). Marks died in New Haven, Connecticut, on December 27, 1956. From the description of Percy Marks papers, 1900-1961 (inclusive) 1920-1940 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131703 ...

Preston, John Hyde, 1906-

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Resident of Ypsilanti, Michigan. From the description of I remember : a recorder of yesteryear, 1981-1984. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418758 ...

Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970

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Russell was an English logician and philosopher. Marsh edited Russell's Logic and knowledge: essays 1901-1950 and wrote about Russell. From the guide to the Letters to Robert C. (Robert Charles) Marsh, 1950-1959., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Russell, British philosopher and mathematician and the 3rd Earl Russell. From the description of [Letter, 19]44 Dec. 8, Trinity College, Cambridge [to] Dear Sir / Bertrand Russell. (Smith C...