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Creator:McKenna, Stephen, 1888-1967
Title:Stephen McKenna papers
Date(s):1917-1966
Call No:MSS 0625
Abstract:English novelist Stephen McKenna (1888-1967) published forty-seven novels and six nonfiction books about English upper-class life before and after World War I. The collection spans from 1917 to 1966, with[...] the bulk of the materials dating between 1917 to 1935, and includes correspondence to the author, manuscripts of short stories and lectures by McKenna, excerpts from other authors' works, newspaper clippings from McKenna's 1921 promotional tour in Sweden, and a volume of photographs featuring McKenna in his home.
Subjects:Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence | World War, 1914-1918--England--Fiction | Authors
Creator:Leahy, Paul
Title:Paul Leahy papers
Date(s):1920-1965
Call No:MSS 0189
Abstract:This collection contains correspondence and ephemera belonging to Judge Paul Leahy of Wilmington, Delaware. Majority of the correspondence includes letters with American novelist and short story writer, John O'Hara (1905-1970).[...] Their correspondence spans a period from 1960 to 1965.
Creator:Gardner, Ralph D.
Title:Ralph D. Gardner papers
Date(s):1919-1967
Call No:MSS 0406
Abstract:The Ralph D. Gardner papers is a collection of plays, stories, and case reports written by Pennsylvania State Police officer Ralph D. Gardner. Spanning the[...] dates 1919 to 1967, with the bulk of the collection dated between 1925 and 1944, the papers consist of one linear foot of carbon copies of case reports, correspondence, clippings, a speech, magazines, two photographs, as well as typescript and handwritten manuscripts for plays and stories.
Creator:O'Brien, Kate, 1897-1974
Title:Kate O'Brien letter to Mary O'Neill
Date(s):1897-1974
Call No:MSS 0099, F0429
Abstract:Letter from Kate O'Brien to Mary O'Neill. Originally laid in a copy of O'Brien's As Music and Splendour.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Authors
Creator:Moore, George 1852-1933
Title:George Moore letters to Lady Leonie Leslie
Date(s):1897-1977
Call No:MSS 0099, F0649
Abstract:Collection of eleven letters from Irish writer George Moore to Lady Leonie Leslie, found in Sir Shane Leslie's copy of the book,GM: Memories of George Moore. Also includes Sir Shane[...] Leslie's review of the book and three letters written to him.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--19th century | Authors, Irish--20th century | Authors
Creator:Cohn, Louis Henry
Title:Louis Henry and Marguerite Cohn Hemingway collection
Date(s):1916-1985
Call No:MSS 0100
Abstract:This collection of books, periodicals, correspondence, manuscripts, ephemera and papers relating to Ernest Hemingway was gathered together by Captain Louis Henry Cohn (d. 1953), a bookseller who was Hemingway's first[...] bibliographer.
Creator:Ward, Christopher, 1868-1943
Title:Christopher Ward papers
Date(s):1894-1966
Call No:MSS 0107
Abstract:The Christopher Ward papers record the career of popular early 20th century Delaware author Christopher Ward (1868-1943). The papers comprise manuscript drafts, typescripts, poetry, correspondence, clippings, and scrapbooks, and reflect[...] Ward's career as a professional author during the latter half of his life.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | American literature--20th century | United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 | Delaware--History--18th century
Creator:Messick, Charles P.
Title:Fred Telford-Charles Polk Messick papers
Date(s):1913-1972
Call No:MSS 0108
Abstract:The Fred Telford - Charles Polk Messick papers includes material generated during the careers of the two men and spans the dates 1913-1972. The collection surveys the history of public[...] personnel administration through the personal writings and professional work of Telford and Messick, providing valuable information about the evolution of public personnel administration.
Subjects:Personnel management | Public administration
Creator:Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977
Title:Louis Untermeyer papers
Date(s):1902-1972
Call No:MSS 0111
Abstract:The Louis Untermeyer papers consist of five linear feet of manuscript material abandoned by Untermeyer when he sold his Adirondack home, Stony Water, around 1970. Dating from 1902 through 1972,[...] with the bulk of the papers dating 1912–1935, the collection is composed of correspondence, proofs, lists, scrapbooks, notes, photographs, programs, announcements, lectures, anthologies, poems, reviews, essays, and a bookplate.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence | Editors--United States--20th century | American poetry--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:O’Donnell, Frank J. Hugh
Title:Frank J. Hugh O'Donnell papers
Date(s):1911-1974
Call No:MSS 0136
Abstract:Including letters, essays, poems, and a variety of other materials, the papers provide an overview of the life and work of Irish businessman, politician, and playwright Frank O'Donnell.
Subjects:English drama--Irish authors--20th century | Ireland--Politics and government--20th century | Businessmen | Playwrights | More Subjects
Creator:O'Connor, Ulick
Title:Ulick O'Connor papers
Date(s):1904-1976
Call No:MSS 0137
Abstract:This collection consists of material accumulated over a 25-year period by Ulick O’Connor: biographer, poet, playwright and journalist. O’Connor’s biographies of Brendan Behan and Oliver St. John Gogarty have been[...] recognized internationally as definitive works. A large portion of the collection deals with materials for these books.
Subjects:Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence | Authors, Irish--20th century--Biography | English drama--Irish authors--History and criticism | Irish poetry--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963
Title:William Carlos Williams collection
Date(s):1916-1973
Call No:MSS 0146
Abstract:The William Carlos Williams collection, spanning the dates 1916-1973, consists of sixty-nine letters from noted American poet William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) to several different individuals discussing a variety of issues[...] and reflecting his relationship to the various recipients. Letters from Florence Williams (wife of William Carlos) to several of these individuals, several letters written by Fred Miller, and manuscripts by Williams and Miller also comprise the collection.
Subjects:American literature--20th century | Authors, American--20th century
Creator:Loveman, Samuel, 1887-1976
Title:Samuel Loveman correspondence
Date(s):1911-1976
Call No:MSS 0148
Abstract:The Samuel Loveman correspondence consists of letters from various literary figures to American book dealer and publisher, poet, and editor Samuel Loveman (1887-1976).
Subjects:American literature--20th century | Literature--20th century | Poetry
Creator:Moore, Harry T. (Harry Thornton), 1908-1981
Title:Harry Moore papers
Date(s):1910-1982
Call No:MSS 0546
Abstract:The Harry Moore papers, spanning the dates between 1919 and 1982, comprises one linear foot of correspondence, clippings, essays, and ephemera relating to the academic work of American literary scholar[...] and educator Harry Thorton Moore; the collection documents some of Moore's work on English novelist D.H. Lawrence as well as his literary and personal associations with several authors and poets including Kay Boyle, Caresse Crosby, Anais Nin, and Richard Rees.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Authors | Scholars
Creator:Nichols, Beverley, 1898-1983
Title:Beverley Nichols papers
Date(s):1911-1991
Call No:MSS 0620
Abstract:The Beverley Nichols papers document the personal and professional activities of prolific twentieth-century English novelist, playwright, journalist, composer, and political activist Beverley Nichols. The collection comprises correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, manuscripts,[...] musical compositions, and photographs primarily dating between 1911 and 1991.
Subjects:Authors, English--20th century | Authors, English--20th century--Archives | Cats--Anecdotes. | Gardens--England--History--Pictorial works. | More Subjects
Creator:Gold, Joseph, 1912-
Title:Sir Joseph Gold literary manuscript collection
Date(s):1904-1972
Call No:MSS 0658
Abstract:British attorney and author Sir Joseph Gold (1912-2000) was a respected collector of modern first editions of British and American writers and poets. The Sir Joseph Gold literary manuscript collection[...] comprises 1.6 linear feet of correspondence, manuscripts, publishing files, and publications of mid-twentieth century British and American poets, publishers, and scholars.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Beat generation--Poetry | English poetry--20th century | Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | More Subjects
Creator:Brayman, Harold, 1900-1988
Title:Harold Brayman papers supplement
Date(s):1914-1992
Call No:MSS 0261
Abstract:Harold Brayman (1900-1988), a political journalist and former director of the Public Relations Department of Du Pont Company for 21 years, helped establish a concept of public relations which was[...] widely emulated throughout the United States. The Harold Brayman papers supplement, spanning from 1914-1992, contains substantial editions to the original collection, documenting Brayman's dual careers in the fields of journalism and public relations. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, press releases, speeches, newspaper clippings and articles, photographs, memorabilia and books.
Subjects:Prohibition--United States--History | Elections | Public relations | Journalism--Political aspects--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Jones-Minsinger, Elizabeth
Title:Jones-Minsinger gelatin and convenience food ephemera collection
Date(s):1910-1990
Call No:MSS 0788
Abstract:The Jones-Minsinger Gelatin and convenience food ephemera collection contains recipe booklets and advertisements promoting Jell-O and Royal-brand gelatin as well as other convenience foods dating from the 1910s to the[...] 1980s.
Subjects:Cooking, American--History--20th century | Advertising--United States--History--20th century | Food--Social aspects--20th century | Home Economics--United States--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Symons, A. J. A. (Alphonse James Albert), 1900-1941
Title:A. J. A. Symons papers
Date(s):1920-1982
Call No:MSS 0177
Abstract:British biographer and bibliophile A. J. A. (Alphonse James Albert) Symons was born in London in 1900. A brother to novelist and critic Julian Symons, A. J. A. Symons is[...] most widely recognized for his experimental biography, The Quest for Corvo (1934), which explored the life of novelist Frederick Rolfe (Baron Corvo). The A. J. A. Symons Papers consist of seventy-two items (1 linear foot), including letters, essays, biographies, notebooks, pamphlets, prospectuses, lectures, booklets, drawings, legal documents, and clippings. The papers include letters and manuscripts written by Symons, as well as documents recording Symons's establishment of, and participation in, The First Edition Club and The Wine and Food Society.
Creator:Bennett, Paul A., 1897-1966
Title:Paul A. Bennett collection
Date(s):1914-1973
Call No:MSS 0210
Abstract:Paul A. Bennett (1897-1966) was director of typography for the Mergenthaler Linotype Company for thirty years until his retirement in 1962. The Paul A. Bennett Collection consists of 3.3 linear[...] feet of correspondence, printed material, and memorabilia from the library of type designer Bennett. The collection demonstrates some of the typographic projects on which Bennett worked. It also conveys some of the friendships and working relationships that he established with experts in the fields of typography, graphic arts, and printing.
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