Marjorie Bowen papers, 1810-1998 (bulk 1900-1951).
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Rebecca West was a British author and journalist. Born Cicily Fairfield, of Scots-Irish heritage, she adopted the name of the strong-willed heroine of Ibsen's play, Rosmershmolm. She trained as an actress, but concentrated on writing and contributed to various liberal journals. In addition to social commentary and literary criticism, she wrote novels; her writing was distinguished by passion, intelligence, and style. Her personal life included a decade-long affair with H.G. Wells, affairs with C...
British author, best known for his stories about detective Sherlock Holmes. From the description of Letter : South Norwood, to Major Pond, 1894 May 31. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008581 English physician, novelist and detective-story writer. From the description of Papers of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [manuscript], 1893-1985 (bulk 1893-1927). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816353 Doyle was an English mystery writer perh...
Professor of English; author; book reviewer. Born Mar. 28, 1900, in Chicago. Graduated from University of Chicago, 1923, M.A. 1924. Ph. D., University of Washington (Seattle), 1932. Teaching: University of Chicago, 1923-1925 (assistant); University of Washington, Seattle, 1925-1943 (associate, assistant professor, associate professor); Illinois Institute of Technology, 1943-1947 (associate professor); Boston University, 1947-1965 (professor). Literary editor of Seattle Post-Intellig...
American author who wrote under the pen name Mark Twain. From the description of A Double-barelled detective story : written mainly in Saranac Lake, NY : autograph manuscript signed "Mark Twain," 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270903961 From the description of Autograph letter signed SLC : to Mr. Osgood, Friday. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 432319154 From the description of Life on the Mississippi : autograph manuscript : [Hartford]. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...
The Moravians came to the United States in 1735 primarily to preach the gospel to the Indians. Although the Moravians had contacts with many Indian tribes, they did most of their work among the Delawares. They followed this tribe westward from Pennsylvania to Ohio, to Canada, to Indiana,and finally to Kansas. They also worked among the Mahicans in New York and Connecticut, and among the Cherokees in Georgia and Oklahoma. The work lasted until 1900, for a total of over 150 years. From...
Epithet: photographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000254 Angus McBean was born in South Wales in June of 1904 and the family later moved to Scotland. He was a photographer active in London who photographed most of the important stage productions in London, Stratford-on-Avon, Glyndebourne, and Aldeburgh, from the 1930s through the early 1970s. His work has been associated with surrealism. ...
The British author Marjorie Bowen was born Gabrielle Margaret Vere Campbell on Hayling Island, Hampshire, on November 1, 1885, the daughter of Josephine Elisabeth Ellis and Vere Douglas Campbell. An introspective and unhappy child, Bowen was raised by her unstable mother in a chaotic and peripatetic Bohemian household in and around London. She studied with John Crompton at the Heatherley School of Art, attended the Slade School of Fine Art (1901-1904), and studied art in Paris, but ...