Letters to Alfred Kreymborg [manuscript], 1921-1956.

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Adamic, Louis, 1899-1951,. Letters to Alfred Kreymborg [manuscript], 1921-1956.

Letters to Alfred Kreymborg [manuscript], 1921-1956.

Hundreds of letters from over 200 individuals to Alfred Kreymborg, including correspondence from the poets Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, Marianne Moore, Carl Sandburg, Robert Frost and T.S. Eliot, as well as playwright Eugene O'Neill. Also included are some assorted business papers, theater programs, examinations, resumes, and magazine clippings. Correspondents include Louis Adamic, Franklin P. Adams, Conrad Aiken, Richard Aldington, Maxwell Anderson, Sherwood Anderson, Brooks Atkinson, W.. H. Auden, Joseph Auslander, Stringfellow Barr, Emjo Basshe, Joseph Warren Beach, Charles Beard, John [J.?] Becker, Norman Gel Geddes, Emile Beliveau, William Rose Benét, Maxwell Bodenheim, Hal Borland, Julian Boyd, Kay Boyle, Millen Braand, Bessie Brewer, Herschel Brickell, Van Wyck Brooks, Robert Carlton Brown, Stanley Burnshaw, and Richard Burton. Also Erskine Caldwell, Melville Cane, Robert Cantwell, Carl L. Carmer, Bennett Cert, Katherine Chapin, Michael Chekhov, John Ciardi, Cyril Clemens, Robert P. Tristram Coffin, Mary Maguire Coffin, Padraic Colum, Hilda Conkling, Florence Converse, Aaron Copland, Norman Corwin, John Cournos, Malcolm Cowley, Gordon Craig, e e cummings, James Daly, S. F. Damon, Donald Davidson, Katharine Day, Benjamin De Casseres, Robert De Lany, Babetter Deutsch, David Diamond, John Dos Passos, Richard Eberhart, Manyel Eisenberg, Paul Eldridge, and Paul Engle. Also Clifton Fadiman, Howard Fast, Kenneth Fearing, Vincent Ferrini, Mahlon Fisher, Robert Fitzgerald, Kimball Flaccus, Hallie flanagan, Charles Henri Ford, Waldoo Frank, Robert Frost, Henry Blake Fuller, John Gassner, Virgil Geddes, Wilfred Gibson, Wallace Gould , Arthur Guiterman, Emanuel Haldeman-Julius, Edith Hamilton, Harry Hansen, Roy Harris, Marsden Hartley, Theresa Helburn, Lillian Hellman, DuBose Heyward, Hamilton Holt, Paul Horgan, Langston Hughes, Richard Hughes, Fannie Hurst and Robert Hutchins. Also Jeremy Ingalls, Josephine Jacobsen, Robinson Jeffers, Eugène Jolas, Margo Jones, Alan Kapelner, Helen Keller, Rockwell Kent, Harry Kemp, Fiske Kimball, Manuel Komroff, William Kozlenko, Aaron Kramer, Raymond Larsson, James Lauglin, David Lawson, Henry G. Leach, Clair Leonard, Wyndham Lewis, Elias Lieberman, Vachel Lindsay, Harriet Long, John R. McCarthy, Kenneth Macgowan, Percy MacKaye, Archibald MacLeish, Norman MacLeod, Albert Maltz, Sherry Mangan, Edwin Markham, don Marquis, André Maurois, Margaret Mayorga, Hughes Mearnes, H. L. Mencken, Josephine Miles, Henry Miller, Harold Monro, Harriet Monroe, Merrill Moore, Henry Morgenthau, Lloyd Morris, David Morton and Lewis Mumford. Also Yone Noguchi, Alex North, Edward O'Brien, James Oppenheim,Gil Orlovita, Leo Ornstein, Shaemas O'Sheel, Kenneth Patchen, Claude Pepper, Pablo Picasso, John Crowe Ransom, Burton Rascoe, Harry Raymond, Cale Young Rice, Elmer Rice, Lola Ridge, Paul Rosenfield, Norman Rosten, Selden Rodman, Lew Sarrett, Aaron Schmuller, Delmore Schwartz, Clinton Scollard, Evelyn Scott, Winfield Townley Scott, Martin, Secker, Margorie Seiffert, Roger Sessions, Karl Shapiro, Elsie Singmaster, Wilbert Snow, Lawrence Spingarn, André Spire, William Steig, Alfred Stieglitz, and A. M. Sullivan. Also Allen Tate, Deems Taylor, Scofield Thayer, Virgil Thomson, Boris Todrin, Ridgely Torrence, Louis Untermeyer, Carl Van Doren, Hendrik Willem Van Loon, Edgar Varèse, Byron Vazakas, George S. Viereck, Peter Viereck, Harold Vinal, Christopher Ward, Alec Waugh, Brom Weber, Margaret Webster, Harry Weinberger, Glenway Wescott, John Brooks Wheelwritht, Clement Wood, and Art Young.

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Miller, Henry, 1827-1916

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Large-scale cattle rancher from Calif., who owned ranches in Calif., Oregon, and Nevada, in partnership with Charles Lux, of Miller & Lux. From the description of Henry Miller letter : San Francisco, Calif., to Mr. and Mrs. Otto : ALS, 1877 Feb. 24. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122550223 Rancher; proprietor, with Charles W. Lux, of Miller & Lux, a company dominant in the wholesale and packaged meat business in California for 75 years. ...

Moore, Merrill, 1903-1957

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Psychiatrist and poet. From the description of Papers of Merrill Moore, 1904-1979 (bulk 1928-1957). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131204 Poet and psychiatrist. From the description of Letters of Merrill Moore [manuscript], 1938-1948. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813332 Biographical Note 1903, Sept. 11 Born, Columbia, Tenn. ...

Rice, Elmer, 1892-1967

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Dramatist Elmer Rice was born and raised in Manhattan. Working as a file clerk, he earned a high-school equivalency diploma and entered New York Law School, passing the bar exam. He quit his job with a law firm to write plays, and within eight months his play On Trial was a critical and popular success. In a career marked by success and innovation, the prolific Rice produced socially-conscious drama as well as accessible entertainment; he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929 for Street Scene. He directe...

Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977

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Louis Untermeyer was a noted author, editor, and translator. His tastes were eclectic, and his friendships many; he produced more than one hundred books, and volumes of letters. His numerous poetry anthologies have helped introduce verse to generations of schoolchildren. From the description of Heinrich Heine, paradox and poet, 1936. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56550722 From the description of Louis Untermeyer letter to Judith Wright McKinn...

MacKaye, Percy, 1875-1956

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Percy MacKaye was a poet and dramatist. From the description of Note, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007259 American poet and dramatist. From the description of Papers, 1909-1912. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36097093 Author Percy MacKaye was born into a theatrical family in New York City. He graduated from Harvard in 1897, and travelled through Europe for a time before taking a teaching job at the Craigie School in N...

Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989

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American editor and writer. From the description of Letter to Matthew Bruccoli [manuscript], 1975 December 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812058 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1969. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810601 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1936-1955. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874698 Malcolm Cowley was an influential liter...

Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990

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Aaron Copland (1900-1990) was an American composer. During the years 1964 and 1965 Copland wrote, conducted, narrated, and hosted a series of twelve television programs entitled Music in the 20s = Music in the Twenties. The transcripts described in this collection were transcribed from filmed interviews recorded live at the WGBH studios in Boston, Mass. between 1964 Nov. 11 and 1965 Jan. 26. These unedited, preliminary tape recordings later formed the basis of the series...

Lieberman, Elias, 1883-1969

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Elias Lieberman (1883-1969), educator and poet, was born in Russia but emigrated to the U.S. as a child. He worked in the New York City school system as a teacher, principal and associate superintendent of schools. His published works included books of poetry and articles and stories on the life of immigrants in American society. He also was editor of Puck, 1916, and literary editor of The American Hebrew, 1916-1932. From the description of Elias Lieberman papers, 1892-1970, bulk (19...

Kemp, Harry, 1883-1960

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Author. From the description of Papers, 1913-1946. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 701550358 ...

Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943

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Marsden Hartley, one of the early modernist painters and also a poet, was born in Lewiston, Maine, in 1877. After his mother's death, he moved to Cleveland to live with his father and stepmother, attending the Cleveland Institute of Art. He then moved on to study at the New York School of Art, where he found inspiration in the works of the American transcendentalists, particularly Emerson and Whitman. Among his other influences were Emily Dickison, his friend and contemporary Hart Crane, and Ger...

Chapin, Katherine Garrison, 1890-1977

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Poet and author. Mrs. Francis Biddle. From the description of Katherine Garrison Chapin papers, 1930-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77651764 Poet; wife of Francis Biddle. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, [after 1938]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122583171 Katherine Garrison Chapin Biddle was born on Sept. 4, 1890, in Waterford, Connecticut. She was the daughter of Lindley Hoffman Chapin...

Miles, Josephine, 1911-1985

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Noted poet, literary scholar and teacher. Member of the faculty of the Dept. of English at the University of California, Berkeley, 1952-1978. From the description of Josephine Miles papers, 1911-1986. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122514475 American author; d. 1985. From the description of Papers, 1957-1968. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 26090013 Biography ...

Cane, Melville, 1879-1980

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Lawyer and poet. From the description of Letters 1936-1957. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 703899109 Lawyer, poet, and Naumburg's brother-in-law. From the description of Correspondence with Margaret Naumburg, 1922-1975. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63585399 Lawyer, poet. From the description of Reminiscences of Melville Henry Cane : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). Worl...

Rosten, Norman, 1914-1995

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Norman Rosten (1914-1995), poet, playwright and novellist, was born in New York City. He published many works including books on poetry, fiction and non-fiction novels, screenplays, newspapers and magazine articles, and early in his career, even wrote radio shows. Although Norman Rosten was born in New York City, his family moved upstate soon afterwards and he grew up on a farm in Hurleyville, New York. As a teenager, Rosten attended the Agricultural College of Cornell University in Ithaca with ...

Lawson, David M.

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Vinal, Harold, 1891-1965

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Harold Vinal was an editor, publisher, critic, and author. He was born and raised in Maine, which remained an inspiration for his work. He is perhaps best known as the founder and editor of the poetry journal, Voices; he also published numerous essays, and several collections of poems. From the description of Harold Vinal letter to Grace Hazard Conkling, 1921 Aug. 23. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57436117 ...

Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963

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American author and critic. From the description of Typed letter signed : Westport, Ct., to Stark Young, 1937 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874884 Van Wyck Brooks was an author and educator, known for his study of, and influence on, American culture. After graduating from Harvard, he sought a literary career in New York and London, writing chiefly for magazines. While teaching at Stanford he developed his first books of criticism, leading up to his first signifi...

Wescott, Glenway, 1901-1987

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Glenway Wescott (1901-1987) was the author of novels, poetry, short stories, and essays. He met Katherine Anne Porter in Paris in the 1930s, and they remained friends for many years. From the description of Glenway Wescott collection, 1932-1977 (bulk 1932-1962). (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 304239078 Glenway Wescott was an American author and personality. He was born in Wisconsin, and became part of the Paris literary circle of the 1920s before ret...

Larsson, Raymond Ellsworth, 1901-

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Author and poet. From the description of Literary manuscripts of Raymond Edward Francis Larsson, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131954 Raymond Edward Francis "Ellery" Larsson was an American Catholic poet whose work was best known in the 1920s and 1930s. His poetry appeared in a 1927 issue of Transition magazine, along with the work of James Joyce, Kay Boyle, Gertrude Stein, Hart Crane, André Gide, and Archibald MacLeish. James Gallagh...

Converse, Florence, 1871-

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Leonard, Clair, 1901-1963

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Originally composed for piano solo, 1926. This version 1938.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for piano and orchestra / Clair Leonard. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52717890 Composed 1935 for small orchestra and chorus. Transcribed 1936. First performance of Rhumba only, Boston, 15 May 1939, Boston Pops, Malcolm Holmes conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Rhumba : and Dead march / b...

Kozlenko, William, 1908-

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Eisenberg, Manyel,

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Seiffert, Marjorie Allen, 1885-1970

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Marjorie Allen Seiffert (1885-1970) was an American poet and playwright whose works include Ballads of the Singing Bowl, The King with Three Faces, and A Woman of Thirty . Seiffert, writing under the name of Elijah Hay, was a member of the "Spectric School," a modernist school of poetry created in 1916 as a literary hoax that parodied classifications of gender and identity. From the guide to the Marjorie Allen Seiffert manuscript of Sanitol (MS 130), [undated], (University of Colorad...

Hamilton, Edith, 1867-1963

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Classicist (Bryn Mawr College, A.B. and A.M., 1894), Hamilton was headmistress of the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore (1896-1922), and an author and translator of numerous books, including The Greek Way (1930) and The Roman Way (1932). From the description of Papers, 1922-1961 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122565735 ...

North, Alex

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North was born on Dec. 4, 1910, in Chester, PA; attended the Curtis Institute, Juilliard School, and Moscow Conservatory; became music director of the German Theater Group and the Latvian State Theater, and the only American member of the Union of Soviet Composers; returned to the US in 1935; studied with Ernst Toch and Aaron Copland in NY, and composed ballet scores for Martha Graham, Hanya Holm, and Agnes de Mille; composed for the NY stage, including scores for Life and death of an American (...

Ornstein, Leo

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Russian-born composer. From the description of The Leo Ornstein papers, 1892-1989 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 86117693 From the description of The Leo Ornstein papers, 1892-1989 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702191292 Nocturne and dance commissioned as one complete work by the League of Composers, 1935. Composed 1936. First performance St. Louis, 12 February 1937, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Golschmann conduct...

Clemens, Cyril, 1902-1999

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Cyril Clemens (1902- ) was editor of the Mark Twain Journal and president of an international Mark Twain society. Clemens was a native of St. Louis, Mo.; son of James R. and Katherine Boland Clemens; and a kinsman of Samuel L. Clemens. From the guide to the Cyril Clemens Papers, ., 1936-1976, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Cyril Clemens, born in St. Louis on July 14, 1902, died in Kirkwood on May 16, 1999. Distant cous...

Maltz, Albert, 1908-1985

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Author; interviewee d. 1985. From the description of Reminiscences of Albert Maltz : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597732 Albert Maltz (1908-1985) was a movie screenwriter, playwright, and novelist during the twentieth century. Born in Brooklyn, New York and educated at Columbia University and Yale University, Maltz started his show business career as a playwright and wrote several plays during the 1930s, including ...

Rosenfeld, Paul, 1890-1946

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Paul Leopold Rosenfeld (1890-1946), author and critic, edited Seven Arts 1916-18, was music critic for Dial 1920-27, and was co-editor of the American Caravan 1927-36. He wrote articles, published seven collections of essays, and published an autobiographical novel, "The Boy in the Sun" (1928). From the description of Paul Rosenfeld papers, 1910-1963 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131683 American music and art critic, editor, translator. From the ...

Weinberger, Harry, 1888-

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Harry Weinberger was born in New York City in 1888. He attended New York University and was admitted to the bar in 1908. A staunch believer in civil liberties, Weinberger defended many aliens, immigrants, anarchists, and other radicals, including Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman, whom he believed had been deprived of their rights. He also developed an expertise in copyright law, representing many writers, including Eugene O'Neill. Weinberger died in 1944. From the description of Ha...

Keller, Helen, 1880-1968

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Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) overcame both blindness and deafness, providing inspiration to many people around the world. She devoted her life to bettering the education and treatment of the blind, the deaf, and the mute, and was a pioneer in educating the public in the prevention of blindness in newborns. When Helen Keller was 19 months old she became ill with a high fever and lost consciousness, becoming deaf and blind. In her autobiography The Story of My Life, a book she first wrot...

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...

Geddes, Virgil, 1897-1989

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Virgil Geddes and his wife, Minna Geddes. From the description of Letters, 1922, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155868599 ...

Eberhart, Richard, 1904-2005

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Poet and educator. From the description of Richard Eberhart correspondence and poems, 1927-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009984 Pulitzer prize winning poet, b. Apr. 5, 1904, Austin, Minn.; d. June 9, 2005, Hanover, N.H. at age 101. From the description of First four lines of "The groundhog", 1961 Feb. 10. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 639465216 From the description of Autographed "Lenses" poem, 1972. (Cornell University Libra...

Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-1977

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University president; interviewee d.1977. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Maynard Hutchins : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740103 American author and University administrator. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : Chicago, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1941 Feb. 4 and Apr. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868116 From the CSDI Collection (Mss 18) descriptio...

Damon, S. Foster

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American poet. Professor in Department of English, Brown University, 1927-1963. Curator of the Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays, John Hay Library, Brown University, 1930-1963. From the description of Letter, 1956, January 17, Providence, Rhode Island, to Mr. Jonah. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122639408 Poet, dramatist, Blake scholar. Professor of English at Brown University and Curator of Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays. From the d...

Brand, Millen, 1906-1980

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A novelist, screenwriter, and poet. From the description of [Papers] / Millen Brand. 1969. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 13872584 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Author, poet, Hollywood screenwriter, editor at Crown Publishers, Inc., teacher of writing at New York University. Brand was active in the Left during the 1930s and in the Civil Rights movement. From the guide to the Millen Brand Papers, 1919-1976., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscrip...

O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

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A biographical timeline is provided in the Eugene O'Neill Papers (YCAL MSS 123). From the guide to the Eugene O'Neill collection, 1912-1993, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) American playwright. From the description of Papers, 1913-1986, 1913-1950 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155490040 From the description of Papers of Eugene O'Neill [manuscript], 1915-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810476 From the de...

Frost, Robert, 1874-1963

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American poet from New England. Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Letters, 1931-1943. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464432 American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Beggen [?], 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129842 Robert Frost was an American poet. From the description of Papers concerning the Kenned...

Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944

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Hendrik Willem van Loon was born in Rotterdam, Holland on January 14, 1882. He attended Cornell University, graduating in 1905. In 1906 he married Eliza Ingersoll Bowditch and began working for the Associated Press in New York City, Washington, D.C., Moscow, and Warsaw. His son Henry Bowditch van Loon was born on June 22, 1907, and Gerard Willem van Loon on January 16, 1911. Hendrik van Loon received his Ph.D. from the University of Munich in 1911, and in 1913 his book THE FALL OF THE DUTCH REPU...

Kapelner, Alan

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O'Sheel, Shaemas, 1886-1954

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Shaemas O'Sheel (1886–1954) was an Irish-American poet and critic. Born Shaemas Shields, he changed his surname to the more Gaelic "O'Sheel" soon after high school. He worked for the United States Senate (1913-1916) followed by employment with various newspapers, did publicity and advertising work, and was active in the Irish independence movement. He was "a very ardent Communist and a staunch supporter of the Soviet Union" (letter, O'Sheel to Young, April 17, 1938), though he disag...

Carmer, Carl, 1893-1976

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Carl Carmer was an author, folklorist, and educator, known as a regional writer whose New York-based works achieved a national audience. Born in Cortland, New York, and educated at Hamilton College and Harvard University, he served as professor of English at several universities before commitiing himself to writing full-time in 1928. He worked as a columnist, and then became editor of Theatre Arts Monthly from, 1929-1933. He wrote poetry, essays, and juvenile fiction, often based in New York's F...

Gibson, Wilfrid Wilson, 1878-1962

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Poet Wilfrid Wilson Gibson was born and raised in northern England; he was home schooled and never attended college, and was considered mild and reclusive. A prolific poet, his verse evolved over time; his early work was inspired by Tennyson, while his mature poems were direct and dramatic. He was often associated with the Georgian movement, distinguished by realism and sentimentality. Many of his later poems show a social awareness, focussing on the working class and commonplace experiences. He...

Mearns, Hughes, 1875-1965

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Gould, Wallace

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Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973

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Painter and sculptor. From the description of Papers, 1913-1958 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35253328 ...

Eldridge, Paul, 1888-1982

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Beard, Charles Austin, 1874-1948

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American historian and educator From the guide to the Charles Austin Beard letters, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Historian, political scientist. From the description of Austin Charles Beard letters, 1929-1939. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 465279213 Charles Austin Beard was born in 1874 and died in 1948. He was a political science professor and historian at Columbia Univer...

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...

Ford, Charles Henri

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Charles Henri Ford (1913- ), writer, editor, and poet, is best known for his collections of surrealist poetry and for editing Blues, 1929-30, and View, 1940-1947. From the description of Charles Henri Ford papers, 1928-1947 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131650 American poet, playwright, painter, and publisher, born 1913, Hazelhurst, Miss. From the description of Charles Henri Ford papers, 1906-1989, bulk 1920-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Morton, David, 1886-1957

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American poet and writer. From the description of Letter to Kathrine Boggess, 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228721093 American journalist, teacher and poet. From the description of Correspondence of David Morton, 1919-1928. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136455 ...

Oppenheim, James, 1882-1932

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Oppenheim was founder of The Seven Arts, and co-edited it along with Brooks and Waldo Frank. From the description of Correspondence : to Van Wyck Brooks, 1916-1920. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 182857686 American poet and novelist. From the description of Essay by James Oppenheim [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814351 James Oppenheim (1882-1932), an American poet, novelist and editor, was a...

Guiterman, Arthur, 1871-1943

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Humorist. From the description of Arthur Guiterman papers, 1928-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981237 American poet, newspaperman, and editor; born in Austria; writer of light verse. From the description of Papers of Arthur Guiterman [manuscript], 1925-1939. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647878975 Guiterman was an American writer primarily known for his poetry. From the description of [Letter] 1942 Mar. 14, The Housebo...

Schmuller, Angelo Aaron

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Rascoe, Burton, 1892-1957

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American drama critic, journalist. From the description of Correspondence, 1924-1955. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122494186 ...

Weber, Brom, 1917-1998

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Professor of English, University of California, Davis (1963-1986). From the description of Brom Weber papers, 1919-1969. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 60565459 ...

Fast, Howard, 1914-2003

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Popular and prolific novelist Howard Fast was born in New York City. His parents were poor immigrants, and he worked odd jobs as a youth, crediting his love of reading to a job as a page at the New York Public Library. He published his first novel at eighteen, and found early success writing adventures set in America's past. He worked for the Office of War Information during World War II, writing for the radio program Voice of America. A Communist from about 1944-1956, Fast appeared before the H...

Vazakas, Byron

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Spire, André

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Cournos, John, 1881-1966

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John Cournos (1881-1966), author and translator. From the description of John Cournos letters to Aida Lioy, 1930-1965 (bulk 1962-1965). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702194375 Cournos was an American author. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1916-1936. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122419457 From the guide to the Letters from various correspondents, 1916-1936., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Un...

Marquis, Don, 1878-1937

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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...

Komroff, Manuel, 1890-1974

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Manuel Komroff was an anarchist, editor, writer and artist. He met Carl Zigrosser before World War I, when they were both involved in the circle of the Modern School/Ferrer Center. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1917-1973, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 213465853 Novelist & author, died in 1974. From the description of Manuel Komroff papers, 1897-1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). ...

Gassner, John, 1903-1967

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John Gassner was born in Marajaros-Sziget, Hungary in 1903, and emigrated to the United States in 1911. He received an A.B. (1924) and M.A. (1925) from Columbia University. He began his career as a book reviewer for the New York Herald Tribune (1926-1928), and was play editor and chairman of the play department of the Theater Guild (1931-1944). Gassner taught dramatic criticism and playwriting at colleges and universities including Hunter College, Columbia University, the University of Michigan,...

Beliveau, Emile,

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Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967

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Poet, author, playwright, songwriter. From the guide to the Langston Hughes collection, [microform], 1926-1967, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.) From the description of Langston Hughes collection, 1926-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652168 Langson Hughes: African-American poet and writer, author of Weary Blue (1926), The Big Sea (1940), and other works. ...

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 ...

Wood, Clement, 1888-1950

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Author; editor. From the description of Papers, 1899-1950. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122545785 Contains correspondence from Mildred C. Wood, wife of Clement Wood. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1915-1930. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895653 ...

Scott, Winfield Townley, 1910-1968

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Brown class of 1931. Poet, essayist, literary editor of Providence lJournal, instructor of English at Brown. From the description of Papers, 1921-1966. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 145430023 Brown class of 1931. From the description of New verse anthology : typescript, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122418633 Poet; essayist; Literary Editor of the Providence Journal; Instructor of English; Brown Class of 1931. From the descri...

Leach, Henry Goddard, 1880-1970

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Leach was editor of the Forum magazine and a scholar of Scandinavian civilization. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1921-1951 (inclusive), 1925 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122656041 From the guide to the Letters from various correspondents, 1921-1951., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry Goddard Leach (1880-1970) was an American author, educator and poet. He was editor of the intelle...

Noguchi, Yoné, 1875-1947

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Yoné Noguchi (1875-1947) was a poet and professor of English at Keio University in Tokyo. Noguchi traveled to the United States in 1893, where he lived and worked in San Francisco and New York before retuning to Japan in 1904. He developed a reputation while in the United States as an imagist poet and published his first book of poetry, Seen and unseen or, monologues of a homeless snail (1897), while living in San Francisco. With the publication of his book, Noguchi became the first Japanese na...

Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999

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Translator, anthologist, author, and radio and TV entertainer. Full name Clifton Paul Fadiman. From the description of Papers of Clifton Fadiman, 1952-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068775 Author, literary critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Clifton Fadiman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122411663 Writer, editor. Fadiman worked on many projects for the...

Leonard, Jonathan Norton, 1903-1975

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Atkinson, Brooks, 1894-1984

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Drama critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Justin Brooks Atkinson : lecture, [195-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631692 American drama critic educated at Harvard University, Atkinson became a literary editor of the New York Times in 1922 and served as the paper's dramatic critic from 1926 to 1960. From the description of Brooks Atkinson papers, 1925-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612378941 ...

Flanagan, Hallie, 1890-1969

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Hallie Flanagan was the national director of the Federal Theatre Project, 1935-1939. From the description of Federal Theatre Project visual materials, 1935-1937 and n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 748689080 Hallie Flanagan Davis, whose professional name was Hallie Flanagan, taught drama at Vassar, 1925-1942, and founded its experimental theater; in the 1930s she served as the director of the Federal Theater Project. From the description of Hal...

O'Brien, Edward J. (Edward Joseph), 1890-1941

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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...

Macgowan, Kenneth, 1888-1963

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His "The living stage" was published in 1955. From the description of Letter, 1951 Sep. 18, Los Angeles, to Maurice Browne, London. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365417 Macgowan was born in Winthrop, MA, Nov. 30, 1888; graduated Harvard, 1911; married Edna Behre, 1913; drama critic for Philadelphia evening ledger, the New York globe, Vogue, Theatre arts magazine, and Shadowland; publicity director for Goldwyn Pictures Corp., 1918-19; formed an association w...

Wheelwright, John, 1897-1940

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John Wheelwright was a New England poet. Born in Boston to an old and aristocratic family, he studied architecture at Harvard University and later the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, but never finished a degree. After expulsion from Harvard, he became a member of the lost generation, and embraced socialism. He published three books of verse, each complex and cautiously admired by his peers, each owing much to his Boston Brahmin heritage. He was struck and killed by a drunk driver before h...

Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Author & publisher. Columbia A.B. 1919; Litt.B. 1920. From the guide to the Bennett Cerf Papers, ca. 1898-1977., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Publisher and editor. Founder of Random House, New York, with Donald S. Klopfer; president, 1927-1966; and chairman of the board, 1966- Other publishing affiliations include Bantam Books (New York) and Modern Library, Inc. (New York). From the description of Calling card : N...

Corwin, Norman, 1910-2011

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Writer, director, producer. From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Corwin : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122440908 From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Corwin : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513150 Dramatist. From the description of Norman Lewis Corwin papers, 1941-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145381238 ...

Fisher, Mahlon Leonard, 1874-

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Mahlon Leonard Fisher was an American poet and editor. Born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and educated both privately and in public schools, he trained as an architect and practiced for many years. In 1917, he founded and edited a poetry journal, The Sonnet, and began contributing poetry to various magazines; he later was associated with The Golden Galleon. In addition to individual poems, he also published several books of poetry, and contributed specialty lyrics to some musical productions. ...

Hughes, Richard Arthur Warren, 1900-1976

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Welsh author. From the description of Collection of autograph letters signed (14) and typed letters signed (19) : various places, to Joseph H. Brewer, 1925 July 3-1969 Mar. 17 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269542933 From the description of The wooden sheperdess. Book four : typescript of chapters 1-14 and 20-31 of an early version of the book : Talsarnau, Merioneth, North Wales, to Joseph H. Brewer for his comments and suggestions, [1966]. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

Fuller, Henry Blake, 1857-1929

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Henry Blake Fuller (1857-1929) was an American poet, essayist, and novelist. His works include The chevalier of Pensieri-Vani, The cliff-dwellers, and With the procession. From the description of Letters to Louise Lawrence Venus Washburn, 1873-pre-1929. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122584605 American author. From the description of Papers of Henry Blake Fuller, 1866-1904 (bulk 1886-1904). (University of Virgin...

Adamič, Louis 1899-1951

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Political writer and literary figure. From the description of ALS, 1939 March 21, Milford, New Jersey, to Edward Hoyt. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935383 Adamic was an author deeply concerned with American immigrants and their experiences in the "melting pot", and was the first editor of Commond Ground. From the description of Louis Adamic papers, 1848-1951 (bulk 1921-1951). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 122561726 ...

Sessions, Roger, 1896-1985

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Composer and educator Sessions graduated from Harvard and studied under Horatio Parker at Yale. In 1926 he won a Guggenheim Professorship and worked at composition in Europe until 1933 as a winner of the American Rome Prize. He held posts at Princeton (1935), Berkeley, CA (1945), Princeton again (1953), and the Julliard School (1965). Among his compositions are four symphonies, several operas, a notable violin concerto (1935), and chamber music. His best known work remains his early BLACK MASKER...

McCarthy, John Russell, 1889-

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Boyd, Julian P. (Julian Parks), 1903-1980

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Librarian, Princeton University. From the description of Correspondence : to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1942-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122619632 Boyd was Princeton University Librarian, 1940-1952, and a professor of history, and he began the Papers of Thomas Jefferson publishing project. From the description of Julian P. Boyd papers, 1935-1980. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 86126836 ...

Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966

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American composer and writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed and autograph letter signed, dated : Stamford, Conn., 28 August 1927 and 1 March 1931, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1927 Aug. 28 and 1927 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676607 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Stamford, Conn., 7 December 1931, to Mrs. [Melbert B.] Cary [Mary Flagler Cary], 1931 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676604 From...

Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

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Ezra Pound (1885-1972), American poet and critic. From the description of Ezra Pound collection, 1911-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863170 Poet. From the description of Papers, 1915-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529234 From the description of Ezra Loomis Pound, 1885-1972 correspondence, 1912(ca.)-1938. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155533520 Ezra Pound (1885-197...

Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

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Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Rockwell Kent interview, 1957 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80242441 Painter, illustrator, writer, lecturer; Ausable Forks, New York. From the description of Rockwell Kent letters to Robert T. Hatt, 1935-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553040 In addition to being a successful painter, printmaker, illustrator, designer, and commercial artist, Kent pursued careers as a writer, professional ...

Young, Art, 1866-1943

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Art Young (1866-1943) was a leading socialist cartoonist and humorist whose work appeared in The Masses (1910-1917) and elsewhere. He was born in Monroe, Wisconsin, studied at the Academy of Design in Chicago, where he first illustrated news stories and saw his cartoons published in various newspapers. In 1895 Young moved to New York where his work was published in Life and where he became a socialist and, in 1910, one of the founding members of the artists and writers cooperative that produced ...

Patchen, Kenneth, 1911-1972

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Patchen and MacLeish, were both American poets. From the description of [Letter, 19]51 Mar. 12, Old Lyme, Conn. [to] Archibald MacLeish / Kenneth Patchen. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 314411191 American poet, novelist, artist. From the description of Letter to Julien Cornell, 1951 January 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49380977 American poet. From the description of Prospectus for "The Dark Kingdom", 1942. (Universit...

Jeffers, Robinson, 1887-1962

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Poet. Married Una Call Kuster in 1913. From the description of Papers of Robinson Jeffers, 1924-1941 (bulk 1924-1926). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130961 Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962) was an American poet and dramatist. Born in Pittsburgh in 1887, he graduated from Occidental College in 1905. He married Una Call Jeffers (1884-1950) in 1913, and they had three children. His inspiration came from his wife, their home that he built in 1919, Tor House, and the rugged Big Sur...

Macleod, Norman, 1906-1985

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American editor, educator, and poet Norman Wicklund Macleod was born October 1, 1906, in Salem, Oregon. From the description of Norman Macleod manuscripts, 1940-1951. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 624618763 Norman Wickland Macleod, professor, novelist, poet, editor, was born October 1, 1906 in Salem, Oregon. He received his B.A. at the University of New Mexico in 1930. He was influential to students in the fields of creative writing and poetry. ...

Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962

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E. E. (Edward Estlin) Cummings was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. While at Harvard, he delivered a daring commencement address on modernist artistic innovations, thus announcing the direction his own work would take. In 1917, after working briefly for a mail-order publishing company, the only regular employment in his career, Cummings volunteered to serve in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance group in France. Here he and a friend were imprisoned (on false grounds) for three months in a Frenc...

Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950

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Contains correspondence from Irita Van Doren, wife of Carl Van Doren. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1927-1934. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895031 American editor, author, and professor at Columbia University. From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1935-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868256 ...

DeLany, Robert,

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Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936

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Poet and founding editor of Poetry: a Magazine of Verse. From the description of Papers, 1873-1944 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 56101856 American editor, critic, and poet. Harriet Monroe was born in Chicago in 1860, and she remained identified all her life with the city. After gaining some local recognition as a poet, a newspaper critic and a lecturer on poetry, Monroe's literary reputation was based on her concep...

Conkling, Hilda, 1910-

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Hilda Conkling (1910-1986), poet, was the daughter of poet and Smith College English professor, Grace Hazard Conkling (1878-1958). Hilda is noteworthy for having composed her entire body of poetic work as a young child between the ages of four and fourteen. She did not write down her poems, instead her mother transcribed Hilda’s spoken work and submitted it for publications. Her work appeared in various magazines and three volumes of her poetry were published by the tim...

Barr, Stringfellow, 1897-1982

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Historian, author, and former president of St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland. From the guide to the Stringfellow Barr letters to Broadus Mitchell, 1952, 1954, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) University of Virginia professor; co-founder of St. John's College's "New Program" based on the classics; president of the Foundation for World Government. From the description of Papers of Stringfellow Barr [manuscript], 1915-1958. (...

Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950

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American poet, novelist, and editor. From the description of Letter to a dealer [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806176 Editor of The Chimaera. From the description of ALS, [1915]-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500150 This may not really be Benét's writing. Although the verse appears to be signed by him the writer's intent may have been simply to ascribe the verse to him. Also, it is on letterhead engraved "MM...

Ward, Christopher

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Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965

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Author, editor, and Library of Congress official. From the description of Letters, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149452 Joseph Auslander was an American poet, anthologist and novelist, known particularly for editions of a poetry anthology, The winged horse, first published in 1929. He served as poetry consultant to the Library of Congress in the years immediately preceding the United States' entry into World War II. His poetry appeared over the decades in many poetr...

Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982

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Allen Tate was an American poet, essayist, literary critic, novelist, and translator. From the guide to the Allen Tate collection of papers, 1935-1971, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American author Babette Deutsch published novels, criticism, essays, translations, children's stories, and biography, but is most remembered for her eloquent poetry. Her verse is generally short, exploring artistic or lit...

Brewer, Bessie,

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Cantwell, Robert, 1908-1978

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Robert Emmett Cantwell, novelist, biographer, essayist, and editor, was born January 31, 1908 in Little Falls, now Vader, Washington, and died December 8, 1978, in New York. Cantwell attended the University of Washington from 1924-25. In 1929, after selling a short story to The American caravan, he moved to New York where he began work on his first novel, Laugh and lie down (1931). After finishing the novel, he continued his freelance writing and published articles in The new republic, The natio...

Ridge, Lola, 1873-1941

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Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946

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Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer, founder of the Photo-Secession Group, gallery owner, and editor and publisher of photography magazines, most notably, Camera Work. Frank Hermann was an American painter, who spent most of his career in Germany, where he associated with several avant-garde art groups. Childhood friends, Stieglitz and Herrmann were schoolmates, spent time together when Stieglitz was in Europe, and visited each other in the United States when Herrmann returned in 1919....

Maurois, André, 1885-1967

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James Whitall is a Haverford graduate, class of 1910. From the description of TLS, [19]38 May 20 : Neuilly-sur-Seine [France] to "Cher Monsieur" [James Whitall]. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 46667962 André Maurois was a prolific French author who wrote in a variety of forms and genres. Born as Emile Salomon Wilhelm Herzog, he was educated in Rouen, but delayed his boyhood dream of becoming an author to work for the family textile business. He fought in W...

Burnshaw, Stanley, 1906-2005

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American author, scholar, publisher, editor, and teacher; native of New York. From the description of Papers, 1927-1987, (bulk 1945-1987). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547453 Stanley Burnshaw, born in New York City on June 20, 1906, is a poet, critic, novelist, playwright, publisher, editor, translator, and scholar recognized primarily for his poetry and literary criticism. Burnshaw is pro...

Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990

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American writer. From the description of Correspondence with Alfred S. Dashiell, 1931-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51846130 Carl Zigrosser and Lewis Mumford were life-long friends with shared interests in the arts, society and politics. From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1925-1971, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155902319 Sir Patrick Geddes was a Scottish biologist, sociologi...

Tate, Allen, 1899-1979

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Allen Tate was an American poet, essayist, literary critic, novelist, and translator. From the description of Allen Tate collection of papers, 1935-1971. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652060 From the guide to the Allen Tate collection of papers, 1935-1971, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) John Orley Allen Tate was born in Winchester, Clarke County, Kentucky, in 1899. He atte...

Engle, Paul, 1908-1991

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Paul Engle was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on October 12, 1908. Engle attended Coe College in Cedar Rapids, where he graduated cum laude in 1931, emphasizing English literature, American history and languages. In 1932, Paul Engle received his M.A. from the University of Iowa. In the fall of 1933, Paul Engle received the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. He sailed for England, enrolled in Merton College at Oxford University, and began studies under the poet Edmund Blunden. He was awarded a second M...

Jones, Margo,

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Geddes, Norman-Bel 1893-1958

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American designer, author and theatrical producer. From the description of Letter, 1916 May 25, to "Wiff" [i.e., Helen Belle Sneider Geddes]. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122648343 American stage designer and industrial designer. From the description of Norman Bel Geddes Theater and Industrial Design Papers, 1873-1964 (bulk 1914-1958). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University...

Viereck, George Sylvester, 1884-1962

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Contains correspondence from Margaret H. Viereck, wife of George S. Viereck. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1914-1941. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895116 George Sylvester Viereck was a leading pro-German propagandist in America from before World War I to World War II. He was a nationally known poet, journalist, and novelist. From the description of Translations from the English [into German] of some ...

Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965

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American composer of French origin; compositions of the 1920s used rhythmic complexity, atonality and themes not based on harmonic progression. He was interested in electric instruments and composed pieces with sounds on tape. From the description of Autograph letters to François Bernouard, 1907-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872672 American composer of French origin; compositions of the 1920s used rhythmic complexity, atonality and themes not based on harmonic pro...

Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987

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Erskine Preston Caldwell was born in White Oak, Coweta County, Georgia, the son of Ira Sylvester Caldwell, a minister, and Caroline Bell, a teacher. Caldwell much later believed that being brought up as a minister's son in the Deep South was "my good fortune in life," for his family's frequent moves to different congregations in the region gave him an intimate knowledge of the people, localities, and ways of life that would inform his fiction and documentary writing. As a youth he observed, with...

Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974

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American poet and educator. From the description of Letter to Mrs. F.E. Lund [manuscript], 1968 February 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833566 John Crowe Ransom, noted poet, critic, educator and editor, was born April 30, 1888 in Pulaski, Tennessee. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1909, was a Rhodes Scholar at Christ Church, Oxford, 1910-1913, and joined the faculty of Vanderbilt in 1914, where he taught English until 1937. While at Vanderbil...

Kramer, Aaron, 1921-1997

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Educator, translator, poet, lyricist, and author, most closely identified with the progressive New York City literary circles of the 1930s and 1940s, teacher and translator of Yiddish poems and songs, professor of English at Dowling College, Oakdale, NY; lived most of life in New York City and Long Island; died April 7, 1997. From the description of Aaron Kramer papers, 1937-<1996>. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62719465 Aaron Kramer was an American pro...

Scott, Evelyn, 1893-1963

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American author. From the description of Evelyn Scott Collection, 1894-1952. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122590438 Evelyn Scott was a writer from Clarksville, Tennessee. From the description of Letter, circa 1937, New York, to Mr. Nortewall. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 45253557 Evelyn Scott was born in Clarksville, Tennessee, on January 17, 1893, as El...

Waugh, Alec, 1898-1981

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Alec Waugh, elder brother of Evelyn Waugh, had a long and productive career as a writer. He fought in France in World War I, and was a prisoner of war; his first novel, the controversial Loom of Youth, was published during the war. After the war, he lived an itinerant lifestyle, and his travels supplied him with story ideas for his fiction and served as the basis of his popular travel books. A self-described 'minor writer, ' he also wrote essays and several popular memoirs of his life and family...

Beach, Joseph Warren, 1880-1957

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Literary critic and educator. From the description of Papers of Joseph Warren Beach, 1891-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131261 Joseph Warren Beach, B.A. (1900) University of Minnesota, M.A. (1902), Ph.D. (1907) Harvard University. Professor of English and chairman of the English Department at the University of Minnesota. Was an internationally recognized figure in the field of literary criticism. Joseph Warren Beach (JWB) was born in Gloversville, New York on Januar...

Ferrini, Vincent, 1913-2007

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Poet and editor of Four Winds magazine, of Gloucester, Mass. From the description of Vincent Ferrini papers, 1949-1977. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28418093 ...

Laughlin, James, 1914-1997

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Laughlin writes as editor of New Directions. From the description of 1 TL (copy), 1959 April 30, New Directions, New York to Macmillan & Co. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626450 James Laughlin (1914-1997) was an American publisher, poet and founder of New Directions Publishing Corporation. From the description of James Laughlin compositions sent to Hugh Witemeyer, 1982-1996. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612706693 Jame...

Burton, Richard, 1861-1940

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Richard E. Burton was an editor, author, and educator. He was born in Connecticut and educated at Trinity College and Johns Hopkins. He was literary editor of the Hartford Courant for several years before accepting a position at the University of Minnesota as English professor and department head. He wrote poetry and biography, and edited several publications. From the description of Richard E. Burton letter and poem, 1915. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record i...

Daly, James, 1918-1978

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Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960

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Franklin Pierce Adams was a journalist and writer. Born in Chicago, he decided to become a writer and moved to New York, where he wrote for various newspapers. His signature column was The Conning Tower, an enormously popular compilation of satire, light verse, literary criticism, politics, and social commentary, all made accessible by Adams' unpretentious wit. His friends in the New York literary circle also contributed to his column, including Dorothy Parker, Sinclair Lewis, Edna Ferber, and G...

Anderson, Maxwell, 1888-1959

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American playwright. From the description of Maxwell Anderson papers, 1930-1948. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 26661097 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 25 October 1937, to Peggy Wood, 1937 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873947 American playwright Maxwell Anderson was born in Atlantic, Penn., on 15 December 1888. He worked as a journalist early in his writing career and then turned largely to drama. He ...

Webster, Margaret, 1905-1972

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Actress, theatrical producer, author, and lecturer. From the description of Margaret Webster papers, 1837-1974 (bulk 1937-1970). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061424 Biographical Note 1905, Mar. 15 Born, New York, N.Y. 1907 1908 American t...

Brown, Bob, 1886-1959

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Author of poetry, travelogues, and food writing. From the description of How to start a co-op colony : [typescript, 19--] / Bob Brown. (CUNY Graduate Center). WorldCat record id: 75298667 Robert Carlton Brown (1886-1959) wrote for numerous magazines from 1908 to 1917, and published a variety of texts. During 1918, he traveled in Mexico and Central America, writing for the U.S. Committee of Public Information in Santiago de Chile. In 1919, he moved with his wife, Rose Brown, ...

Fitzgerald, Robert, 1910-1985

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Robert Fitzgerald (1910-1985) was an American poet, educator, and critic who was best known for his translations of Greek classics. From the description of Homer's "Odyssey" in translation : manuscripts, 1953-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 82743704 From the guide to the Robert Fitzgerald papers for Homer's "Odyssey" in translation, 1953-1960., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American poet. From the descrip...

Macleish, Archibald

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Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) was an American poet. Kaiser is a professor of comparative literature at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1955-1957 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367921 MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard (1949-1962). From the description of Scratch : manu...

Day, Katharine M

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Pepper, Claude, 1900-1989

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Senator, Congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of Claude Denson Pepper : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122684146 Claude Pepper, 1900-1989, was a Democratic senator from Florida from 1936 to 1951 and a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1963 until his death. Arthur J. Goldsmith, 1889-1964, was a New York financier and manufacturer. From the description of [Claude Pepper le...

De Casseres, Benjamin, 1873-1945

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American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: New York, N.Y., Benjamin De Casseres to Erskine Caldwell, Mount Vernon, Maine, 1926 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844445 Author. From the description of Papers, 1904-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155456230 Benjamin De Casseres (1873-1945), a journalist and author, worked for various New York City newspapers writing columns and editorials. He also wrote poetr...

Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955

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Wallace Stevens was an American Modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and spent most of his life working as a lawyer for the Hartford insurance company in Connecticut. From the guide to the Wallace Stevens collection, 1921-1966, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) Wallace Stevens was an American essayist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Wallace Stevens collection of papers, 19...

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 ...

Holt, Hamilton

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Borland, Hal, 1900-1978

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Hal Borland (1900-1978) was a well-known American author, as well as a journalist for "The Denver Post," "The New York Times," and "Audubon Magazine." His works include "When the Legends Die," which was made into a movie in 1972. From the guide to the Hal Glen Borland Papers (MS 104), 1942-1978, 1950-1978, (University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.) Harold Glen Borland, American author, journalist, and naturalist, was born in Sterlin...

Bodenheim, Maxwell, 1893-1954

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American poet. From the description of Correspondence, 1948. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13435999 Bodenheim was an American novelist and poet of the 1920s and 1930s. Late in his life he lived as a panhandler in Greenwich Village, New York. In 1954 he was murdered together with this third wife Ruth Fagin. From the description of [Letter] 1930 Feb. 8, Long Island City, N.Y. [to] Sweet Cousin [Julie Bensdorf] / Maxwell. (Smith College). WorldCat reco...