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Creator:Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961
Title:Ernest Hemingway manuscripts
Call No:MSS 0268
Abstract:Ernest Hemingway was an American journalist, novelist, and short story writer. By the late 1930s, his reputation was well established by the success of his novels The Sun Also Rises[...] (1926) and A Farewell to Arms (1929), and his non-fiction works Death in the Afternoon (1932) and Green Hills of Africa (1935). He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1954. The Ernest Hemingway manuscripts is a collection of typescript and carbon typescript drafts of six of Ernest Hemingway's literary works: "A Clean Well Lighted Place," "Fathers and Sons," The Fifth Column, "God Rest You Merry Gentlemen," "Green Hills of Africa", and "The Snows of Kilimanjaro." The manuscripts in this collection formerly belonged to T. Otto Bruce, known as Toby, who served as Hemingway's chauffeur and companion.
Creator:Le Sueur, Meridel
Title:Meridel Le Sueur papers
Call No:MSS 0409
Abstract:The papers of the American writer of the political left Meridel Le Sueur consist of typescripts of Le Sueur's poems and stories, sixty-three letters to her friend writer and journalist[...] Doris Kirkpatrick (1902-1984), letters written to Le Sueur by others, photos and other images, news clippings and a periodical.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Short stories, American--20th century
Creator:Sowden, Emily
Title:Notes on trips to Paris, Normandy and Brittany : Notes on a trip through the Smoky Mountains in 1935
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0069
Abstract:These two travel journals belonging to Emily Sowden contain descriptions of trips to France, the Southeast United States, and Latin America in the 1930s. The entries feature itineraries with commentary[...] and are supplemented by numerous postcards, photographs, small maps, and plant specimens.
Subjects:Tourism--Europe--History--20th century | Tourism--Latin America--History--20th century | Tourism--United States--History--20th century | Voyages and Travels--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Ruck, Berta, 1878-1978
Title:Berta Ruck travel journals
Call No:MSS 0362
Abstract:Amy Roberta (Berta) Ruck was born in Muree, India, on August 2, 1878. Initially, Ruck worked as an illustrator, providing drawings for stories in The Idler and the children's magazine[...] Jabberwocky. In the latter, she was also able to publish a short story, and also began writing fiction for women's magazines. With the assistance of her husband, Ruck revised her story "His Official Fiancée," for publication in book form. The novel was a success in both Great Britain and the United States, and it began Ruck's prolific career as a popular writer. Over the next fifty-eight years, she would publish over a hundred books, often producing as many as three a year. The collection includes six volumes, as well as correspondence, photographs, and ephemera laid or pasted in. Ruck's journals are a mix of diary, workbook, and scrapbook. They contain partial drafts of her works in progress, accounts of her financial and romantic difficulties, and memorabilia from her travels. The journals contain letters from Ruck's family and friends, including her two sons Arthur and William, and her father. Ruck also included pieces of her fan mail.
Creator:Onions, Oliver, 1873-1961
Title:Oliver Onions papers
Call No:MSS 0492
Abstract:The British writer George Oliver Onions was born November 13, 1873, in Bradford, England; he died April 9, 1961. The British writer George Oliver Onions[...] was born November 13, 1872, in Bradford, England; he died April 9, 1961. Onions legally changed his name to George Oliver in 1918, but continued to publish ghost stories, mysteries, and historical fiction, as Oliver Onions. During his early writing career Onions frequently published his short stories in magazines. His trilogy of novels--In Accordance with the Evidence (1910), The Debit Account (1913), and The Story of Louie (1913)--established Onions's reputation as a writer of psychological thrillers. The Oliver Onions Papers comprises .3 linear feet of correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, travel journals and ephemera related to Onions. The collection is divided into two series: manuscripts and travel journals.
Creator:Arthurs, Stanley Massey, 1877-1950
Title:Stanley Arthurs papers
Call No:MSS 0098, F0111
Abstract:Signed Christmas card with original art work by Stanley Arthurs, an autograph letter of appreciation to "Dick," and half of a signed check comprise the collection with dates ranging from[...] 1921 to 1939.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Somerville, E. Œ. (Edith Œnone), 1858-1949
Title:E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) Somerville letter to Nevill [Coghill]
Call No:MSS 0099, F1010
Abstract:This collection comprises a single autograph letter signed from Edith Somerville (1858-1949) to her nephew, Nevill Coghill (1899-1980).
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:Ryden, George Herbert, 1884-1941
Title:George Herbert Ryden correspondence
Call No:MSS 0115
Abstract:George Herbert Ryden (1884-1941), a history professor at the University of Delaware and Delaware State Archivist, was born in Kansas City, Missouri. The George Herbert Ryden collection consists of correspondence[...] files from 1927 to 1941, with the bulk of the letters from 1936 to 1939. It includes carbon copies and some originals of Ryden's outgoing letters as well as letters he received in the conduct of his affairs. However, at least a third to a half of the collection are carbons of others’ correspondence copied to Ryden because of his positions with the AAUP or Swedish-American Historical Foundation and Museum.
Subjects:Scholars--Correspondence | Professors (teacher)
Creator:Wagner, Walter, 1894-1968
Title:Walter Wagner papers
Call No:MSS 0201
Abstract:Walter Wanger, born in San Francisco on July 11, 1894, was a Hollywood producer with a career that spanned almost five decades, and was responsible for the production of many[...] successful films, including Queen Christina (starring Greta Garbo), Stagecoach, Alfred Hitchcock’s Foreign Correspondent, and Robert Wise’s I Want to Live, for which Susan Hayward won an Academy Award.
Creator:Burke III, W. Merritt
Title:W. Merritt Burke III pulp paperback book collection
Call No:MSS 0559
Abstract:The W. Merritt Burke III pulp paperback book collection comprises pulp novels primarily published in the United States in the 1930s and 1940s. The bulk[...] of the novels are mystery and detective fiction; however there are a few westerns as well. The collection includes work by many of the important authors of the period, including Eric Bentley, John Dickson Carr, Raymond Chandler, Agatha Christie, Erle Stanley Gardner, Mary Rinehart, Mickey Spillane, Rex Stout, and others. All of the important paperback publishers of the period are represented in this collection, including pulp-fiction publishers Avon, Bantam, Pocket Books, Popular Library, and Dell. Included in the Dell paperbacks are a run of the famous Dell map-back mysteries, which featured maps related to the fictional mysteries on the back covers of the titles in the series.
Creator:Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer), 1883-1971
Title:St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letters to William Armstrong
Call No:MSS 0099, F0395
Abstract:St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letters to William Armstrong.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Playwrights
Creator:Modern Editions Press
Title:Modern Editions Press pamphlet series one collection
Call No:MSS 0099, F0938
Abstract:The original setting typescripts in this collection were edited by Kathleen Tankersley Young and published as the first Modern Editions Press pamphlet series.
Subjects:American literature--20th century | Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century | Pamphlets--United States--History--20th century
Creator:Borg, Hannah Carolina
Title:Manuscript recipe book in English and Swedish
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0188
Abstract:Hannah Borg, a Swedish immigrant to the United States, kept this English and Swedish recipe book from the 1920s to the 1940s.
Subjects:Cooking, American--History--20th century | Formulas, recipes, etc | Cooking, Swedish
Creator:Somerville, E. Œ. (Edith Œnone), 1858-1949
Title:E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) Somerville letters
Call No:MSS 0099, F0229
Abstract:E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) Somerville letters to various individuals.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Authors
Creator:Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968
Title:Edna Ferber letters to Flora Mae Holly
Call No:MSS 0099, F0571
Abstract:Six typed and signed letters from Edna Ferber to her literary agent Flora May Holly, regarding literary matters, dated from 1911-1941.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | Algonquin Round Table | Playwrights
Creator:O'Faoláin, Seán, 1900-1991
Title:Seán O'Faoláin letters to John and Mary Marshall
Call No:MSS 0099, F0623
Abstract:Ten letters and postcards written by Seán O'Faoláin to John and Mary Marshall and one letter from Mary Marshall.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Authors
Creator:O'Sheel, Shaemas, 1886-1954
Title:Shaemas O'Sheel letters to John and Rae Lindmark
Call No:MSS 0099, F0691
Abstract:Seven letters from Shaemas O'Sheel to John and Rae Lindmark, dated between 1921 and 1950.
Subjects:American poetry--Irish American authors | New York (N.Y.)
Creator:Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977
Title:Louis Untermeyer letters to Alfred Kreymborg
Call No:MSS 0099, F0767
Abstract:Eleven letters from Louis Untermeyer to Alfred Kreymborg, including one copy of a letter from Kreymborg to Untermeyer, one letter from Untermeyer to "Paul," and two letters from Jean Untermeyer[...] to Kreymborg, dating from 1921 to 1943.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | Poets laureate
Creator:Carter, Frederick
Title:Frederick Carter letters to Tom Turner
Call No:MSS 0099, F0942
Abstract:English author and artist Frederick Carter (1883-1967) wrote to English poet and bibliophile Tom Turner regarding mutual friends, current literature, W. B. Yeats, Carter's paintings, book collecting, Carter's writing, and[...] other topics.
Subjects:Poets, English--20th century--Correspondence | Engravers--Great Britain--History--20th century--Correspondence | Painters--England--20th century--Correspondence | Book collectors--Great Britain--History--20th century--Correspondence | More Subjects
Creator:Dodd, Mead & Company
Title:Dodd Mead & Company ephemera
Call No:MSS 0099, F0998
Abstract:Dodd Mead & Company ephemera consists of samples of bookplates, bookmarks, a postcard, an autograph note, and brochures created to advertise books published by Dodd Mead, F. A. Stokes Co.,[...] and the Globe-Wernicke Co. (bookcases). The nine items range in dates from 1912-1942.
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