Charles Angoff collection, 1927-1978.

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Angoff, Charles, 1902-1979. Charles Angoff collection, 1927-1978.

Charles Angoff collection, 1927-1978.

Manuscripts by Angoff (literary criticism, history, poetry, memoir, essays, stories, articles, stage plays, and novels); manuscripts by others (articles, essays, poetry); printed material (chiefly periodicals); correspondence; photographs; legal material; audiotapes; artwork; memorabilia; diaries and journals; subject files; and miscellany. In Angoff's general correspondence, literary figures represented include Conrad Aiken, Norman Angell, Joseph Auslander, Carl Bode, Harry E. Barnes, Whit Barnett, Louise Bogan, Herschel Brickell, James M. Cain, John Ciardi, Norman Cousins, Miriam Allen de Ford, Clifton Fadiman, Helen Gardner, Allen Ginsberg, Louis Ginsberg, Philip Goodman, Robert Hillyer, Stewart H. Holbrook, Irving Howe, Zora Neale Hurston, Joel Joseph Keith, Alfred Kreymborg, Joseph Leftwich, Meyer Levin, Bernard Malamud, Peter Matthiessen, Mary McCarthy, George Jean Nathan, Blair Niles, Joyce Carol Oates, Cynthia Ozick, Era Pound, Henry Roth, Harold Ribalow, William Saroyan, May Sarton, Wilbert Snow, Lawrence Spivak, Charles Hanson Towne, Jim Tully, Louis Untermeyer, Peter Sammartino, Blanche Shoemaker Wagstaff, Stanley Walker, H.G. Wells, William Carlos Williams, Tom Wolfe, and Herman Wouk. Political and cultural figures include George Abbe, Eric Barker, Derek Bok, S. Miles Bouton, Clarence Decker, Bergen Evans, Harry Golden, Emma Goldman, Oliver St. Gogarty, Edith Hamilton, Henry Kissinger, Max Lerner, Eugene McCarthy, Merrill Moore, Benjamin Netanyahu, Eleanor Roosevelt, Dorothy Thompson, Joyce Varney, Kevin White, and Alan Wycherley.

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Cousins, Norman.

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American editor of the "Saturday Review of Literature" from 1940-1977. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1960 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868047 Editor, journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Cousins : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376635 From the description of Reminiscences of Norman Cousins : lecture, 1959. (Colum...

Cendrars, Blaise

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French poet and fiction writer. From the description of The Legend of Sutter's Gold : advanced typed copy, translated into English by Will Brownell, 1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122445500 ...

Matthiessen, Peter

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

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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...

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. ...

Netanyahu, Binyamin

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Lerner, Max, 1902-1992

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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 ...

Niles, Blair

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Levin, Meyer, 1905-1981

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Spivak, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Edmund), 1900-1994

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Television producer. From the description of Reminiscences of Lawrence E.Spivak : oral history, 1983. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309738962 Radio and television producer, editor, and publisher. From the description of Lawrence E. Spivak papers, 1917-1994 (bulk 1945-1983). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979835 Biographical Note ...

Dudley, Dorothy, 1895-

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Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997

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Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey to Louis and Naomi (Levy) Ginsberg. American poet, author, lecturer, and teacher who was one of the core members of the Beat Generation of American author's in the 1950's and early 1960's along with Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Neal Cassady. He died of complications of liver cancer on April 6, 1997. From the description of Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019390 ...

Barker, Eric, 1905-1973

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