Found 10 collections related to American literature

Thomas, Piri, 1928-2011
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 180
4 linear feet (10 archival boxes)
The Piri Thomas Papers document several areas of Thomas' professional activities including his writings and his work with and involvement in social justice organizations from 1957 to 1982. The collection consists primarily of manuscripts for his... more
Lovecraft, H.P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1812
24 leaves
Written August 2, 1925 on verso of miscellaneous letters addressed to the author.
Wellman, Francis L. (Francis Lewis), 1854-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3281
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Typescript carbon copy of Luck and Opportunity by Francis Lewis Wellman with corrections by the author.
Fales, DeCoursey, 1888-1966
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 972
3 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 v.)
De Coursey Fales (1888-1966) was a New York City lawyer and banker who collected books and manuscripts. He donated his book collection to New York University and split his manuscript gifts between N.Y.U. and the New York Public Library. Autograph... more
Kohns, Lee, 1864-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 645
6 linear feet (19 boxes, 3 v.)
Collection consists of letters and documents, ca. 15th-19th centuries, collected by Lee Kohns. American and European historical, literary, artistic, and scientific figures are represented.
Stratemeyer Syndicate.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2903
147.9 linear feet (344 boxes, 38 volumes, 3 oversized folders); 7 cassettes
The Stratemeyer Syndicate was established in 1905 by Edward Stratemeyer, a successful author of juvenile literature. The Syndicate employed ghostwriters to produce such popular children's book series as Tom Swift, The Hardy Boys, The Bobbsey Twins... more
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2899
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Holograph leaf (2 pages) of the first draft of chapter one of "Uncle Tom's Cabin."
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1575
13 linear feet (12 boxes; 57 volumes)
The Robert Underwood Johnson papers document Johnson's personal and professional life from 1875 until his death in 1937. Johnson, born in 1853, served on the staff of The Century Magazine until 1913, eventually rising to... more
Day, Clarence, 1874-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 741
The Clarence Day Papers document the literary career, business activity, personal life and family background of the author and illustrator. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts, galley... more
Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel), 1893-1973
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 248
The S. N. Behrman Papers document the literary career and personal life of the playwright and essayist. The date span of the papers is 1912-1987. They include personal and professional correspondence; diaries; notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts,... more
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