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Creator:Lowenfels, Walter, 1897-1976
Title:Walter Lowenfels letters to Allen De Loach
Date(s):1965-1970
Call No:MSS 0099, F0870
Abstract:In this collection of nineteen letters, American poet Walter Lowenfels wrote to his editor Allen De Loach, praising him for recent editorial work on Lowenfels's autobiography and discussing his writing[...] and the work of other poets, particularly Walt Whitman and "poets of old age."
Subjects:African American poets--20th century--Correspondence | American poetry--20th century--Correspondence | Poets
Creator:Hess, Sidney W.
Title:Sidney W. Hess Computer Research on Nonpartisan Districting, Inc. records
Date(s):1963-1971
Call No:MSS 0756
Abstract:Through his involvement in CROND (Computer Research on Nonpartisan Districting), Sidney W. Hess developed the first computer program for legislative redistricting. The Sidney W. Hess Computer Research on Nonpartisan[...] Districting, Inc. records span the dates 1963-1971. Records include academic journal articles, reports, conference papers, manuals, presentation notes, a Good Government Award, and a letter of congratulations from Russell W. Peterson. The collection consists of approximately 0.5 linear feet of paper records.
Subjects:Operations research | Computer programs | Election districts
Creator:Haselwood, David
Title:John Wieners publisher's files for The Hotel Wentley Poems
Date(s):1963-1971
Call No:MSS 0626
Abstract:John Wieners publisher's files for The Hotel Wentley Poems consists of .3 linear feet of materials comprising manuscripts, proofs, artwork, page layouts, and correspondence created and revised by American poet[...] John Wieners (1934-2002), publisher David Haselwood, and artist Robert Lavigne (1928-) relating to the publication of Wieners’s The Hotel Wentley Poems: Original Version (1965).
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence | Beat generation--California--San Francisco | Beat generation--Poetry | Authors | More Subjects
Creator:Levine, Philip, 1928-2015
Title:Philip Levine letters to Stephen Berg
Date(s):1961-1972
Call No:MSS 0188
Abstract:American poet and educator Philip Levine was born on January 10, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. Poet and educator Stephen Berg was born on August 2, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The[...] collection is comprised of seventy-one letters between the two, most of which are undated. In his letters, Levine discussed a wide spectrum of personal and professional issues. The collection also includes seven poems, six written by Levine and one by an unidentified writer (possibly Stephen Berg).
Creator:Carter, John, 1905-1975
Title:John Carter papers
Date(s):1959-1970
Call No:MSS 0099, F0746
Abstract:Letters and other documents related to the British book collector John Carter.
Subjects:Collectors and collecting--History--20th century | Book collecting--History--20th century | Collectors
Creator:Bukowski, Charles
Title:Charles Bukowski poems and letter
Date(s):1965-1975
Call No:MSS 0099, F0758
Abstract:Poetry poems and letter from American poet Charles Bukowski.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | Poets
Creator:Parkinson, Thomas Francis, 1920-
Title:Thomas Parkinson papers
Date(s):1957-1972
Call No:MSS 0790
Abstract:The Thomas Parkinson papers consist of typescripts and manuscripts of poetry and prose by Parkinson, Parkinson's correspondence, periodicals and clippings related to Parkinson's work, and four original pen-and-ink drawings, probably[...] created by Parkinson's wife, Ariel. The materials were created circa 1957-1972.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Poets, American--20th century | Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence | San Francisco (Calif.)
Creator:Purdy, James, 1914-2009
Title:James Purdy manuscripts
Date(s):1961-1978
Call No:MSS 0370
Abstract:Born in Ohio in 1914, James Purdy is one of the United States' most prolific, yet little known writers. A novelist, poet, playwright[...] and amateur artist, Purdy has published over fifty volumes. The James Purdy Manuscript Collection spans the years 1961 to 1978 and contains three items: a short story, Everything Under the Sun; and two novels, I am Elijah Thrush, and Narrow Rooms. Everything Under the Sun and Narrow Rooms contain minor corrections by the author. The typescript of I am Elijah Thrush is perhaps most interesting from a scholarly standpoint because it contains extensive corrections and additions by the author.
Creator:Loos, Anita, 1893-1981
Title:Anita Loos letters to Ray Pierre Corsini
Date(s):1962-1979
Call No:MSS 0099, F0531
Abstract:Twenty-one letters from American novelist and playwright Anita Loos to her agent and friend, Ray Pierre Corsini, between 1962 and 1979. The letters discuss the writing and editing of Loos'[...] later works, her travels and social life, and her relationship with Ray.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century
Creator:Pedersen, Charles J., 1904-1989
Title:Food Book No. 1
Date(s):1964-1982
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0143
Abstract:Nobel Prize-winning chemist Charles J. Pedersen’s “Food Book No. 1” contains thirty-eight pages of gastronomical entries, including lists of food items on hand, comments on recipes, and items in the[...] refrigerator or freezer, all arranged by date.
Subjects:Cooking, American--History--20th century | Gastronomy--History--20th century | Chemists (scientists)
Creator:Pedersen, Charles J., 1904-1989
Title:Wine Book
Date(s):1963-1981
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0144
Abstract:Nobel Prize-winning chemist Charles J. Pedersen’s “Wine Book” is a seventy-two page volume with fifty-eight pages filled. This log book records the results of wine tasting. There are columns describing[...] 368 bottles of wine, individuals who sampled them, the food with which they were served, and the quality.
Subjects:Wine tasting--History--20th century | Drinking behavior--History--20th century | Chemists (scientists)
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
Creator:Corso, Gregory
Title:Gregory Corso letters and poems
Date(s):1956-1975
Call No:MSS 0099, F0748
Abstract:Poems and letters from American poet Gregory Corso.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
Creator:Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996
Title:Larry Eigner letters and poems
Date(s):1960-1978
Call No:MSS 0099, F0824
Abstract:One typed card, one typed letter, and fifteen typed poems written by American poet Larry Eigner.
Subjects:Poets, American--20th century | American poetry--20th century | Poets
Creator:Williams, Emlyn, 1905-1987
Title:Emlyn Williams letters to Katharine Cornell and Nancy Hamilton
Date(s):1962-1980
Call No:MSS 0099, F0879
Abstract:Welsh dramatist Emlyn Williams wrote these letters to his two friends, actress Katharine Cornell and lyricist Nancy Hamilton.
Subjects:Dramatists, American--20th century--Correspondence | Actresses--20th century--Correspondence | Playwrights | Actors (performing artists)
Creator:Di Prima, Diane
Title:Diane Di Prima letters and poetry collection
Date(s):1957-1971
Call No:MSS 0183
Abstract:The Diane Di Prima letters and poetry collection consists of thirty letters and a collection of poems, all written by American poet, Diane Di Prima. Diane Di Prima's letters, spanning[...] the dates 1962-1971, are written to her parents, Frank and Emma Di Prima. The collection of poetry, titled the Freddie Poems, consists of poems dated between 1957–1966.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | Families--United States--History--20th century | Voyages and Travels--History--20th century
Creator:Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992
Title:Kay Boyle papers relating to the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia
Date(s):1960-1979
Call No:MSS 0262
Abstract:Kay Boyle, born in 1902, is best known for her work and accomplishments as a poet, short story writer, novelist, journalist, teacher, and political activist. One of the prominent American[...] expatriates during the 1920s and 1930s, much of Kay Boyle's work reflects the influences of that literary circle. The Kay Boyle papers relating to the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia, spanning from 1960-1979, consists of diaries, correspondence, books, periodicals, news clippings, reports, speeches, audio recording tapes, a photograph, and poems, documenting controversial aspects of the ground war in Vietnam and its possible expansion into Cambodia through the recorded thoughts and actions of Kay Boyle and the Citizens' Mission to Cambodia. Additional items capture the evolution of political Cambodia well into the 1970s through various publications and articles.
Subjects:Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | International relations | Vietnam--History--20th century | United States--Politics and government--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Snodgrass, W. D. (William De Witt), 1926-2009
Title:W. D. Snodgrass letters and manuscripts to Jerome Mazzaro
Date(s):1961-1977
Call No:MSS 0273
Abstract:This collection contains correspondence and literary manuscripts exchanged between twentieth century American poet and scholar W. D. Snodgrass and twentieth century American writer and scholar Jerome Mazzaro.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century | American poetry--20th century
Creator:Heckert, Clarice U.
Title:Clarice U. Heckert papers
Date(s):1960-1984
Call No:MSS 0841
Abstract:Clarice U. Heckert (1911-2005), a Republican and community activist, served as representative to the Delaware General Assembly in the 11th (1965-1968) and the 9th districts (1969-1974), in the Wilmington area,[...] between 1964 and 1974.The Clarice U. Heckert papers document the decade-long political career of a northern Delaware woman in the Delaware General Assembly during the mid-twentieth century.
Subjects:Women legislators--United States | Women--Delaware--History--20th century | Education--Delaware--History--20th century | Social problems | More Subjects
Creator:Hart, John E., 1917-2011
Title:John E. Hart collection regarding Albert Halper
Date(s):1962-1988
Call No:MSS 0434
Abstract:The novelist Albert Halper was born in Chicago in 1904 and died in Poughkeepsie, New York, in 1984. He published eight novels, a number of[...] short stories and essays, two plays, and a memoir over the course of his career.John E. Hart was born in Kansas in 1917. From 1954 until his retirement in 1981, he was professor of English and American Literature at Albion College in Albion, Michigan. The John E. Hart Collection regarding Albert Halper consists of correspondence relating to research and publication for Professor Hart’s essay “Albert Halper’s World of the Thirties” (Twentieth Century Literature, v. 9:4, January 1964), and his book, Albert Halper (1978), part of the Twayne United States Authors Series. The collection contains both original correspondence and other material from Halper, as well as the correspondence Hart conducted with a number of individuals and institutions in connection with his research.
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