Found 148 collections related to Authors

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22939
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Autograph letter signed (4 p.) from British author Aldous Huxley at Llano, California, 1942 September 6, to L. P. Jacks, a British author, educator, philosopher and Unitarian minister. Responding to a query in Jacks’s last letter concerning... more
Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2500
.18 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
Bartolomeo Vanzetti (1888-1927) and Nicola Sacco (1891-1927) were Italian-American anarchists convicted of murdering two men during a robbery in Braintree, Massachusetts in 1920. Appeals on their behalf were unsuccessful and they were executed on... more
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6414
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection of letters signed by Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964), American writer, photographer and patron of the arts. Letters are chiefly to London publisher Grant Richards, 1923, regarding two of Van Vechten's works, Peter Whiffle and The Blind... more
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4673
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of two typescript letters dated 1901, signed by Booker T. Washington, African-American leader, educator and author, as well as a clipped signature. Letters are written from the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute in... more
Gilder, Rodman, 1877-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1156
.7 linear feet (2 boxes)
Rodman Gilder (1877-1953) was an American editor and author. He was editor of Criterion and Credit Monthly and wrote on various subjects. The best known of his literary works is The Battery New York, a History (1935). He was also the archivist of... more
Martinovich, Nicholas N., 1883-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1884
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Nicholas N. Martinovich (1883-1954) was a Russian-born authority on Ottoman and Turkish art. He served in the Russian diplomatic service in the Near East and taught Oriental languages at the University of Petrograd. In 1922 he emigrated to the... more
Liggett, Walter W. (Walter William), 1886-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1760
2.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Walter William Liggett (1886-1935), American author, editor and political worker, worked at several newspapers in New York City before becoming a free-lance writer. He wrote books about pioneer life and published a biography of Herbert Hoover. In... more
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1916
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was a British author. Collection consists of letters to Charles Hanson Towne and others serving as Maugham's literary or dramatic agents in America, concerning prices, royalties, film rights, choices of... more
Benson, Stella, 1892-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3968
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Four letters by British author Stella Benson to her friend, poet David Greenhood; and typewritten transcripts of 22 letters written to her friend Donald B. Clark while she was traveling in the Far East and elsewhere. Includes a preface and notes... more
conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22275
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) was a Polish author who wrote in English, and whose works are considered by many to be the immediate precursors to Modernist literature. Among his most famous works are Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim. The Joseph Conrad... more
Fraser, Claud Lovat, 1890-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4389
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, mainly between English artist and stage designer Claud Lovat Fraser and English writer Arnold Bennett, 1919 to 1921. Letters relate to social engagements, Bennett's yacht, and Fraser's work. Also present is correspondence between... more
Burge, Marie Louise
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 430
.8 linear feet (1 box, 3 v.)
Marie Louise Burge was an American author. Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Burge and her family. Includes Burge's letters to the press; her lectures; materials concerning her father,... more
Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6415
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small collection of material by or about American author and journalist Julian Hawthorne, including brief letters discussing his work and fees charged; a draft of a letter to the editor of the New York Tribune protesting "the study of his... more
Sack, Alexander N. (Alexander Nahum), 1890-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2662
1 box
Russian-born American lawyer and author. Alexander N. Sack's clippings of his published letters to the editor of The New York Times regarding neutrality, lend lease, freedom of the seas, war crimes, etc., 1940-1942, and related correspondence;... more
Pranspill, Andres
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2484
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Andres (Andrew) Pranspill was an Estonian author and journalist. Collection consists of letters received by Pranspill from leading 20th century Estonian writers, some letters by Pranspill, newspaper clippings, poems, photographs, and related... more
Lenz, Charles, 1840-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1734
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Charles Lenz (1840-1914) was a journalist, author and editor in the U.S. Although he was born and educated in Germany, he served in the U.S. Civil War and participated in the suppression of the New York City draft riots in 1864. He edited several... more
Glick, Carl, 1890-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1164
.3 linear feet (3 v.)
Carl Glick (1890-1971) was an American writer who co-authored a book about community plays and the little theater movement. Collection consists of correspondence relating to the book Glick wrote with Albert McCleery, Curtains Going Up (1939).
Chittenden, Newton H.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4125
1 folder
Manuscript account of the destruction of San Francisco by earthquake and fire, 18-20 April 1906, with five mounted photographs.
Bacon, Edwin M. (Edwin Monroe), 1844-1916
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 177
2 boxes
American journalist and author. Letters addressed to Edwin M. Bacon, chiefly as editor of the Boston Post, commenting on things published in the newspaper.
Embury, Emma C. (Emma Catherine), 1806-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 921
1.7 linear feet (3 boxes)
Emma Catherine Manley Embury (1806-1863) was an American poet and novelist who was a frequent contributor, under the pen-name Ianthe, to popular periodicals. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, financial and legal papers, notebooks... more
Sugimoto, Etsuko, 1873-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2920
.08 linear feet (1 folder)
Etsu Inagaki Sugimoto (1874-1950) was a Japanese novelist. Most of the letters were written by Sugimoto to her American publisher, Russell Doubleday, and to others concerning translation into English of her books, their publication, and inclusion... more
Harris, Frank, 1856-1931
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1329
.35 linear feet (1 box, 1 v.)
Frank Harris (1855-1931) was an Irish-born American novelist, biographer, editor, and playwright. He is best known for his controversial autobiography, My Life and Loves. He edited several literary journals including Vanity Fair and Pearson's... more
Blakeslee, Fred Gilbert, 1868-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 316
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Fred Gilbert Blakeslee (1868-1942) was an insurance executive and author of books and articles on fencing, arms and armor, and uniforms from around the world. Collection includes diaries and notebooks kept by Blakeslee describing his travels in... more
Dillenback, George P.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 812
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary entitled "Wakiva Ahoy!" kept by writer George P. Dillenback. Describes a voyage from Liverpool and London, returning via St Marys Harbor, North Sidney, New London, and Larchmont, in which the author relates incidents of the voyage, World... more
Bryan, George S. (George Sands), 1879-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 420
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes, 3 v.)
George Sands Bryan was an American author. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence relates chiefly to the preparation of Bryan's book about Thomas Alva Edison. Also, research notes; copies... more
Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1368
.1 linear feet (1 v.)
Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), Victorian romantic writer, was born Patrick Lafcadio Hearn of Irish-Greek parentage. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1869 from Europe and in 1890 went to Japan, where he wrote books and articles, taught in Japanese... more
Kippen, Manart, 1892-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1653
1 box
Manart Kippen was an American actor. Collection consists of papers of Manart Kippen and, in part, letters and papers of author Minna C. Smith, including two letters from Edward Everett Hale. Kippen papers include correspondence, 1915-1947,... more
Bab, Julius, 1880-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3960
.2 linear feet (1 box)
German literary critic and author who fled Nazi Germany. Bab and his wife Elisabeth resided in Roslyn Heights, N.Y. Papers, in German, consist of Bab's correspondence with Henry Meier, 1942-1955, relating to programs and affairs of the... more
Horton, R. G. (Rushmore G.), 1826-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6293
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Rushmore G. Horton (1826-1867) was editor of The Weekly Day Book (later the New-York Weekly Caucasian and the New-York Weekly Day-Book Caucasian), a New York City pro-slavery newspaper, as well the author of several publications, including The... more
Gardiner, Dorothy, 1894-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1112
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Dorothy Gardiner (1894-1979) was an American author who wrote mysteries and novels about Colorado and the West. Collection consists of correspondence, notes and clippings, ca. 1930s-1960, generated by Gardiner's research on Colonel J.L Sanderson,... more