Decision magazine papers, 1940-1942 (inclusive).

ArchivalResource

Decision magazine papers, 1940-1942 (inclusive).

Decision magazine papers, 1940-1942 (inclusive).

Correspondence, drafts of articles and poems, legal documents, press releases, clippings and other papers of the magazine which was published in New York from January 1941 to February 1942 under the editorship of Klaus Mann. Correspondents and writers include W.H. Auden, André Gide, Sir Julian Huxley, Christopher Isherwood, Heinrich Mann, Thomas Mann, William Carlos Williams and Stefan Zweig. Also in the papers is the proof for an unpublished article by Vladimir Nabokov, "Soviet Literature 1940."

.3 linear ft. (2 boxes, 1 folio)

Related Entities

There are 46 Entities related to this resource.

Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jm2876 (person)

Stephen Spender was a British essayist, literary critic, playwright, poet, and translator. From the description of Stephen Spender collection of papers, [1931]-1993 bulk ([1931]-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430876 From the guide to the Stephen Spender collection of papers, 1928]-1993, 1931-1967, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Stephen Spender was an English poet and...

Quinn, Kerker

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64x66gd (person)

Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ns0rxv (person)

James T. Farrell (1904-1979) was an Irish-American novelist, short story writer, journalist, travel writer, poet, and literary critic. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, he attended the University of Chicago and published his first short story in 1929. He is best known for his Studs Lonigan trilogy and for his A note on Literary Criticism, in which he described two types of the American Marxist character. From the guide to the James T. Farrell Collection, 1953-1961, (Special Colle...

Kaufmann, Edgar, 1910-1989

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h70h5b (person)

d. 1989. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 81396145 Edgar Kaufmann, Jr. (1910-1989) was an American industrial designer, architect and artist. He apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright (1933-1934) and his father, Edgar Kaufmann, Sr., commissioned Fallingwater from noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1936. Among his other accomplishments, he was director of the industrial de...

Heller, Gesine

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w622720m (person)

Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6222snx (person)

Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x000080 Aldous Huxley was a British novelist, short-story writer, playwright, screenwriter, literary and social critic, and poet. From the description of Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 1915-1973 bulk (1915-1963). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517267 From the guide to the Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 19...

Landau, M. A. (Mikhail Aleksandrovich)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62k0k3p (person)

Prokosch, Frederic, 1908-1989

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60g3r2s (person)

Frederic Prokosch (1908-1989), poet and novelist, was born in Madison, Wisconsin, on 17 May 1908. He spent his childhood in the United States, Germany, France and Austria, and attended Haverford College and Yale. His most famous work is his first novel, The Asiatics (1935). He also wrote poetry, translations and an autobiography. From the early 1930s, Prokosch printed copies of his own work and that of other writers. He was involved in a forgery scandal following the Sotheby's sale of his pamphl...

Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68p62c7 (person)

Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001085.0x000173 German author. From the description of Land of good will : typewritten article signed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609625 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Bad Tölz, to Herr Fischer, his publisher, 1909 Aug. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607913 From the description...

Childs, Stephen Lawford, 1896-1943.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ng8xz9 (person)

O'Brien, Justin, 1906-1968

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m913qj (person)

Professor of French at Columbia University and biographer and translator of André Gide. From the description of Papers, 1925-1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122482716 ...

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63c6p77 (person)

Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. Later, they moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship and, as he was...

La Touche, John Treville, 1917-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qr944s (person)

Clough, T. Gardner.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qr93n3 (person)

Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x34znv (person)

Russian-French painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed (1) and greeting cards signed (2) : Marseilles and St. Paul, to John Rewald, 1941 Jan. 3, 1967 July 18 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870508 Marc Chagall was a Russian-born painter working chiefly in France whose works frequently featured themes from Russian-Jewish folklore and from the Bible. From the description of Marc Chagall letter to D. Vaughan, 1967 February 21. (Pennsyl...

Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66113xr (person)

American playwright. From the description of Letter, Surrey, England, to Malcolm Wells, New York City [manuscript], 1948 August 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817235 Sherwood was a noted American dramatist. He was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., graduated from Harvard in 1918, and served in World War I. He wrote for Vanity Fair and Life magazines, serving as editor of the latter from 1924 to 1928. His first play, written in 1927, was an immediate success. H...

Green, Julien, 1900-1998

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rn3k3q (person)

American writer in France. From the description of Papers of Julien Green [manuscript], 1985. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807967 American born French writer. From the description of Le visionnaire : galley proof, 1933. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136216 From the description of Papers of Julien Green [manuscript], 1976, 1988. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647827182 From the description of P...

Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bp1vgt (person)

Vladimir Nabokov was a Russian and American novelist, poet, short-story writer, lecturer, and literary critic. From the description of Vladimir Nabokov papers, 1918-1987 bulk (1934-1975) [microform]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 210012737 From the description of Vladimir Nabokov papers, 1918-1987 bulk (1934-1975). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465556 From the guide to the Vladimir Nabokov papers, 1918-1987, 1934-1975, (The New Y...

Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qv3n6n (person)

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...

McCullers, Carson Smith, 1917-1967.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vh82hb (person)

Von Stroheim, Erich, 1885-1957

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bz6985 (person)

Ascoli, Max, 1888-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fx79xn (person)

Fisher, Peter Thomas.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69s5xz5 (person)

Kaplan, Percy.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gj3qpg (person)

Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6193wj9 (person)

H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells (b. September 21, 1866, Bromley, Kent, England-d. August 13, 1946, London, England), best remembered for imaginative novels such as The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds, prototypes for modern science fiction, was a prolific writer and one of the most versatile in the history of English letters. He produced an average of nearly three books a year for more than fifty years, in addition to hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His works ranged from f...

Connolly, Cyril, 1903-1974

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69s1qn4 (person)

Editor of Horizon magazine. From the description of Letter, [19--]. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23435570 ...

Frank, Bruno, 1887-1945

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6f78ctm (person)

Liesl Frank was the wife of Bruno Frank; after Bruno Frank's death, she was married to Leo Mittler and was known as Liesl Frank-Mittler. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1940-1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863284 ...

Field, Marshall, 1893-1956

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61g0wjw (person)

Mann, Klaus, 1906-1949

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m33f1d (person)

Macleish, Archibald

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z899r8 (person)

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...

Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68p637v (person)

American journalist. From the description of Letter, 1936 July 22, South Pomfret, Vermont, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904428 Journalist. From the description of Dorothy Thompson typed letter signed, 1957. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 74986046 Thompson and Sinclair Lewis married in 1928 and divorced in 1942. In 1943 Thompson married the Austrian artist Maxim Kopf (1892-1958). In her memoi...

Fletcher, Angus, 1883-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ht6wd5 (person)

Singsen, F. M.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wm5mk2 (person)

Gide, André, 1869-1951

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xg9s2v (person)

French writer, humanist and moralist. From the description of Letters : Paris, to Kelver Hartley, Paris, 1934 Nov. 1-Dec. 25. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32415731 French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Criquetot-l'Esneval], 9 April 1916, to Gabriel [i.e. Georges] Jean-Aubry, 1916 Apr. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577855 From the description of Letter, 1924 April 7 [manuscript]. (Uni...

Tully, Jim

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kq0crr (person)

Tully was born on June 3, 1891 near St. Marys, OH; worked successively as a farm laborer, link heater, tramp, circus roustabout, chainmaker, profesional pugilist, reporter for the Akron press and Beacon journal, and tree surgeon; he tramped across the US three times; first verse appeared in the Cleveland plain dealer, 1911; became novelist, and a chronicler of the Hollywood scene; publications include Emmett Lawler (1922), Life of Charlie Chaplin (1926), Shanty Irish (1928), Beggars abroad (1930...

Rosenbloom, Charles J., 1898-1973

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rv1k31 (person)

Breuer, Bessie, 1893--

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mp5whp (person)

Bessie Breuer nee Freedman was born October 19, 1893 in Cleveland, Ohio to Samuel and Julia Freedman. After graduating from the Missouri State University School of Journalism, she worked, first, as a reporter for the St. Louis Times, then as an editor for the New York Tribune. She left that position to become the national director of magazine publicity for the American Red Cross at the end of World War I, and subsequently joined the staff of the Ladies Home Journal. In 1925 she married her third...

Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dr314g (person)

After Isherwood dropped out of Cambridge University in 1925, he became the private secretary to the French violinist André Mangeot. Mangeot's son, Sylvain, the manuscript's illustrator, would become the Diplomatic Editor for the Reuters News Agency and the author of The Adventures of a Manchurian: The Story of Lobsang Thondup (Collins, 1974). From the description of People one ought to know : autograph manuscript signed : [London], January 1926. (New York Public Library). WorldCat r...

Paley, William S. (William Samuel), 1901-1990

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6862qxx (person)

William S. Paley was President of CBS. From the guide to the William S. Paley Letters, 1936, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) William S. Paley was born on September 28, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania in 1922. He worked for his father in the family cigar-making business, Congress Cigar Company, 1922 to 1928. He was a founder of United Independent Broadcasters (lat...

Lerner, Max, 1902-1992

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ks6sv1 (person)

Editorial director and columnist for the daily newspaper PM. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122583177 Author, lecturer. From the description of Reminiscences of Max Lerner : lecture, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100443 ...

Mann, Heinrich, 1871-1950

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m330k6 (person)

Heinrich Mann, one of the foremost German writers of the twentieth century, lived almost penniless and seemingly forgotten in Los Angeles for nearly a decade before his death in 1950. Heinrich Mann was the elder brother of Nobel Prize winning novelist Thomas Mann. Despite his name and literary stature, Heinrich Mann remained virtually unknown in this country. By contrast, in pre-Hitler Germany, Heinrich had been both respected by fellow writers and popular with readers, perhaps even more so than...

Adamič, Louis 1899-1951

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v69pt3 (person)

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 ...

Hartman, Alan S.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6187d83 (person)

Young, Stanley, 1906-1975

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6nz85n0 (person)

Stanley Young both wrote and worked in publishing, and had connections with Van Wyck Brooks through both offices. Young was also married to writer Nancy Wilson Ross. From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1938-1963. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191064107 ...

Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m61k54 (person)

Austrian writer Stefan Zweig was one of the most prolific and popular European authors in the years before World War II. He wrote plays, poetry, and fiction, but his most popular works were highly fictionalized biographies of well-known historical figures. His central themes were nostalgia and humanism. From the description of Stefan Zweig letter and pamphlet, 1929-1932. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51589995 Austrian writer. From...

Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60v8d7k (person)

Stephen Vincent Beńet was born July 22, 1898, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, into a military family. His father had a wide appreciation for literature, and Beńet's siblings, William Rose and Laura, also becmae writers. Beńet attended Yale University where he published two collections of poetry, Five Men and Pompey (1915), The Drug-Shop (1917). His studies were interrupted by a year of civilian military service; he worked as a cipher-clerk in the same department as James Thurber. He graduated fro...