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Creator:Kline, Herbert
Title:Herbert Kline collection related to the film Barabbas (The Thief and the Cross)
Date(s):1954-1960
Call No:MSS 0596
Abstract:The Herbert Kline collection related to the film Barabbas (The Thief and the Cross) spans the dates 1954-1960 and comprises the shooting script, letters, telegrams, and documents related to the[...] proposed production of the film, which was ultimately not made.
Subjects:Motion picture industry--California--Los Angeles--History--20th century | Screen writers | Directors (performing arts)
Creator:Smith, Sydney Goodsir, 1915-1975
Title:Sydney Goodsir Smith papers
Date(s):1954-1960
Call No:MSS 0226
Abstract:The Sydney Goodsir Smith Papers date primarily from the late 1950s and early 1960s, an especially nationalist phase in Smith’s literary career. The collection contains several drafts and advance proofs[...] of Smith’s play The Wallace and manuscripts of his long dramatic poems, Gowdsmith in Reekie and The Vision of the Prodigal Son. Also present are seventeen pieces of correspondence and the manuscripts of about twenty prose pieces, including essays, reviews, and scripts from radio talks.
Subjects:Authors, Scottish | Poets, Scottish--20th century | Scottish literature--20th century | Authors | More Subjects
Creator:Galvin, Patrick, 1927-2011
Title:Chanticleer records
Date(s):1951-1962
Call No:MSS 0154
Abstract:Manuscripts, periodicals, and letters related to the small literary magazine Chanticleer (1952-1954) and its Irish-born co-editor Patrick Galvin.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Irish poetry--20th century | Authors | Poets
Creator:Muir, Percy H. (Percy Horace), 1894-1979
Title:Percy H. Muir letters to Rev. James Brown
Date(s):1951-1964
Call No:MSS 0099, F0953
Abstract:British author, bibliographer, and antiquarian bookseller Percy H. Muir (1894-1979) corresponded with Church of Scotland minister and book collector Rev. James Brown regarding the purchase of books and illustrations which[...] reflected Brown's collecting interests.
Subjects:Booksellers and bookselling--Great Britain--History--20th century | Illustration of books--France--20th century | Booksellers | Collectors
Creator:Snow, C. P. (Charles Percy), 1905-1980
Title:C.P. Snow letters to Arthur Mizener
Date(s):1956-1961
Call No:MSS 0099, F0967
Abstract:Consists of seventeen letters written by British novelist C.P. Snow to American author Arthur Mizener between 1956 and 1961, as well as three letters written by Snow's wife, British author[...] Pamela Johnson Hansford to Rosemary Mizener, and a press release.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Authors, English--20th century
Creator:Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972
Title:C. (Cecil) Day Lewis letters to Terence Tiller
Date(s):1955-1963
Call No:MSS 0099, F0957
Abstract:British poet and novelist C. (Cecil) Day Lewis (1904-1972) was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 until his death in 1972. Day Lewis wrote five short letters to[...] poet and broadcaster Terence Tiller in 1955 and 1963 to accompany poems [not present] intended for radio broadcast.
Subjects:Poets, English--20th century--Correspondence | Poets | Authors | Broadcasters
Creator:Combs, Tram, 1924-
Title:Tram Combs correspondence
Date(s):1953-1965
Call No:MSS 0178
Abstract:Tram Combs (Elisha Trammell, Jr.), born September 25, 1924, in Riverview, Alabama, was the son of Elisha Trammel Combs, a cotton mill superintendent. The collection consists of correspondence between Tram[...] Combs and John Malcolm Brinnin, Bill Read, and Frank Collymore. Each section of correspondence consists of the original letters from Brinnin, Read, or Collymore to Combs and carbon copies of Tram Combs' letters in response. Also included in this collection are a number of typescript carbons of poems written by Combs and sent to Brinnin or Collymore. The Brinnin section also contains clippings sent by Brinnin and a typescript inscribed copy of Brinnin's poem, "Skin Diving in the Virgins," which he dedicated to Combs.
Creator:University of Delaware
Title:University of Delaware audio recordings of poetry readings
Date(s):1953-1964
Call No:MSS 0696
Abstract:This collection features audiotape recordings of poetry readings and performances by American poets and University of Delaware professors. The collection contains poetry readings dating from 1953 to 1960 by Robert[...] Hillyer, an influential poet and professor at the University of Delaware. There are also recordings of poetry readings, some broadcast by Delaware radio stations, by Wilbur Owen Sypherd, professor and administrator at the University of Delaware. The collection also features a reading by English actor Claude Rains and readings at the University of Delaware by American poets Robert Lowell and Robert Frost.
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Subjects:Poetry--Study and teaching--United States | Actors (performing artists) | Poets | Professors (teacher) | More Subjects
Creator:Keefe, Tammis (Margaret Thomas), 1913-1960
Title:Wilmington, Delaware : silk screen map on linen handkerchief
Date(s):1944-1960
Call No:GRA 0098, Item 0002
Abstract:American textile artist Tammis (Margaret Thomas) Keefe (1913-1960) designed this vintage fabric handkerchief depicting a map of Wilmington, Delaware, which was silk-screened by J. H. Kimball, Inc., New York.
Subjects:Handkerchiefs--United States--History--20th century | Screen process printing--United States--History--20th century | Textile crafts--United States--History--20th century | Wilmington (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Spiller, Robert E., 1896-1988
Title:Robert E. Spiller Collection
Date(s):1947-1966
Call No:MSS 0099, F0232
Abstract:American author and scholar Robert E. Spiller was born November 13, 1896 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was educated at the University of Pennsylvania, receiving an AB in 1917, an MA[...] in 1921 and a Ph.D. in 1924. The Robert E. Spiller Collection consists of twenty-six letters, reviews, articles, or printed items related to or collected by Spiller. The items are sorted into several small groups. Some of printed ephemera were originally laid in books from the personal library of Spiller. The books have been catalogued and are available in either Special Collections or Morris Library. Any item removed from a book has a pencilled notation on the item naming the book.
Creator:Engle, Paul, 1908-1991
Title:Paul Engle letters and enclosures to Alex Williams
Date(s):1947-1962
Call No:MSS 0099, F0943
Abstract:American poet Paul Engle (1908-1991) wrote to Canadian book collector Alex Williams regarding his published poems and frequently enclosed copies of his privately printed work.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Book collectors--20th century--Correspondence | Poets | Collectors
Creator:Carter, John, 1905-1975
Title:Collection related to Stanley Morison's 60th birthday
Date(s):1949-1968
Call No:MSS 0099, F0989
Abstract:Collection of six items related to a dinner held at Brown's Hotel on May 6, 1949, to honor Stanley Morison on his 60th birthday. Includes the envelope lettered by Will[...] Carter of Rampant Lions Press, sealed with a large stamped wax seal, bearing John Carter's name, which contained the other items.
Creator:MacGreevy, Thomas, 1893-1967
Title:Thomas MacGreevy letters to Eleanor and Frederick Reid
Date(s):1954-1966
Call No:MSS 0309
Abstract:Irish author, poet, and critic Thomas MacGreevy was born in 1893, in Tarbert, County Kerry. The twenty-four letters written by Thomas MacGreevy to Eleanor and Frederick Reid, between 1954 and[...] 1966, include seventy-eight pages of text and several enclosures. Although Thomas MacGreevy's early (1954) letters were dominated by his responses to the Reids's questions about Jack B. Yeats, as the correspondence continued, MacGreevy began to widen the scope of his discussions to include details about his family, his personal health, his strong religious beliefs as a Roman Catholic, his work at the National Gallery, his activities following his retirement, and reminiscences about his friendships with James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Wallace Stevens, and particularly, Jack B. Yeats.
Creator:Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971
Title:Rockwell Kent letters to David Wesley
Date(s):1951-1969
Call No:MSS 0304
Abstract:The Rockwell Kent collection consists of letters written by twentieth century American artist Rockwell Kent to his personal friend and twentieth century American journalist David Wesley.
Subjects:Cold War | Artists (visual artists) | United States--Politics and government--20th century
Creator:Cornford, Frances Darwin, 1886-1960
Title:Frances Cornford letters and poems
Date(s):1959-1960
Call No:MSS 0099, F0810
Abstract:Autograph letters and manuscript poems written by English poet Frances Cornford.
Subjects:English poetry--20th century | Poets, English--20th century--Correspondence | Poets
Creator:Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968
Title:Edna Ferber letters to Herbert and Grace Mayes
Date(s):1950-1967
Call No:MSS 0099, F0704
Abstract:Twenty-three letters written by Edna Ferber to Herbert and Grace Mayes on various letterheads dating from December 26, 1950 through August 11, 1967.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Algonquin Round Table | Playwrights
Creator:McClure, Michael
Title:The feast : playscript
Date(s):1959-1960
Call No:MSS 0099, F0972
Abstract:Consists of one mimeographed typescript of Michael McClure's playscript, "The Feast," which was written in 1959 or 1960.
Subjects:Playwrights
Creator:West, Rebecca, 1892-1983
Title:Rebecca West letters to Barbara Back
Date(s):1955-1968
Call No:MSS 0676
Abstract:British writer, critic, and journalist Rebecca West (1892-1983) wrote fifty-five letters and postcards to her friend Barbara Back between 1955 and 1968, commenting on her literary work and travels, various[...] political scandals, and the health and social lives of mutual friends.
Subjects:Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence | Authors
Creator:Living Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Title:Living Theatre ephemera collection
Date(s):1953-1968
Call No:MSS 0099, F0827
Abstract:Ephemeral documents (photographs, flyers, posters, announcements, stationery, and programs) which detail performances, readings, recitals and other events sponsored by the Living Theater of New York City.
Subjects:Theater--United States--History--20th century | Authors and theater--20th century | New York (N.Y.)
Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle letters to Basil Burwell
Date(s):1954-1972
Call No:MSS 0099, F0017
Abstract:American author and activist Kay Boyle (1902-1992) wrote four letters to American actor and educator Basil Burwell (1911-1997) between 1954 and 1972, commenting on the relationship between their families and[...] the Cherry Lawn School, where Burwell taught and both had children in attendance.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
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