Found 98 collections related to Authors

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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
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19061
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, 1958-1959, between British author Aldous Huxley and editor David Solomon at Esquire magazine in New York. Solomon would later edit the book LSD: the Consciousness Expanding Drug (1964), dedicated to Huxley. Letters pertain to... more
Gessner, Robert, 1907-1968
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1146
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Robert Gessner (1907-1968) was an American author and educator. Collection consists of typescripts of writings by Gessner including his books The Democratic Man (1956) and The Moving Image (1958); numerous short stories, novelettes and literary... 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
Matura, Ottokar Sidharta, 1905-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1915
.4 linear feet (3 v.)
Ottokar Sidharta Matura (1905- ) was an Austrian author. Collection consists of manuscript entitled "Magda Ruser, Moderne Liebesgedichte," by Matura, illustrated with watercolor sketches.
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
Johnson, Arthur J., 1955-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1569
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Arthur J. Johnson (1955- ) is a Washington, D.C. writer of fiction whose pen name is "Julian". Collection consists of Johnson's literary manuscripts and related materials. Writings reflect his experiences as an African-American gay man.
Quinn, Anthony, 1915-2001
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-006
.25 linear feet (1 box)
First Mexican-American actor to win an Academy Award, Anthony Quinn's most notable film roles were the title character in Zorba the Greek for which he received his fourth Oscar nomination and the circus strongman in Fellini's La Strada. He had a... more
Olivares, Juan
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2290
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Daniel de la Vega (1892-1971), a Chilean author, wrote poems, plays, short stories, and novels. He was appointed press secretary to Brazil in 1951 and cultural attache in Spain in 1953. In Chile he received national prizes for literature, theatre... more
Simenon, Georges, 1903-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18394
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Georges Simenon (1903-1989) was a Belgian writer and creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret. William Jovanovich was an American publisher and president of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. The collection consists mainly of letters between... more
Wouk, Herman, 1915-....
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3394
3.2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Herman Wouk (1915- ) is an American author of novels and plays. He won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1952 for The Caine Mutiny. Collection consists of manuscripts and typescripts of three of Wouk's works. Materials include uncorrected... more
Nichols, Jack
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2246
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Jack Nichols is a gay activist and senior editor of the online daily newspaper Gay Today. He was co-editor of Gay (one of the earliest gay newsweeklies) and is the author of numerous books and articles including The Gay Agenda: Talking Back To The... 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
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
Grumbach, Doris
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1261
45 linear feet (86 boxes)
The papers document the professional career and personal life of Doris Grumbach, novelist, writer, literary critic, and educator.
Russo, Vito
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2654
13.19 linear feet (36 boxes); 1.41 Megabytes (249 computer files); 230 audio files, 19 video files
The papers reflect Russo's personal life and career as a writer, lecturer, film historian, and gay rights and AIDS activist. They include correspondence, journals, appointment books, writings by and about Russo, electronic records, photographs,... more
Kantrowitz, Arnie, 1940-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1616
23.15 linear feet (54 boxes, 1 tube); 7 audio files, 12 video files, 1 vhs tape
Arnie Kantrowitz is a writer, educator, and gay activist who was integrally involved in several gay activist groups in the 1970s and 1980s including the Gay Activists Alliance, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, and the Christopher... more
Horton, Chase, 1897-1985
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1435
1 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Chase Horton (1897-1985) was an American bookseller and friend of the author John Steinbeck. Horton collaborated with Steinbeck on the historical research for The Acts of King Arthur and edited the book, which was published after Steinbeck's... more
Mitgang, Herbert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2024
34 linear feet (56 boxes)
Herbert Mitgang (1920- ), author, editor, journalist, and motion-picture producer, was managing editor of the U.S. Army newspaper Stars and Stripes, during World War II. After his war service, he joined the New York Times as a copy editor and... more
Dew, Louise E., 1871-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 781
4.4 linear feet (5 boxes)
Louise E. Dew (1871-1962), an American writer, editor and literary agent, began her career working in Chicago as a reporter and editor on special assignments for a variety of newspapers and magazines. She moved to New York City in the 1900s and... more
Tucker, Benjamin Ricketson, 1854-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3040
27 linear feet (39 boxes and 40 v.)
Benjamin Ricketson Tucker (1854-1939) was the publisher of the anarchist publication Liberty from 1881 to 1908, and The Radical Review, 1877 and 1878; owner of the Unique Bookshop in New York City; specialist in and translator of Pierre Joseph... more
Skidelsky, Berenice Claire, 1887-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2768
5.25 linear feet (13 boxes)
Berenice Skidelsky (1887-1984) was an American writer, editor and lecturer. Skidelsky, who also used the pseudonyms Berenice E. Noar and Burton E. Skidell, began her career writing stories for pulp magazines. She wrote short stories and a novel,... more
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1658
3.6 linear feet (9 boxes)
Charles Robert Knight (1874-1953) was an artist, writer and paleontologist. He did paintings and models of prehistoric animals for the U.S. government and museums in New York City and elsewhere. He also painted a series of murals for the American... more
Kennan, George, 1845-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1630
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
George Kennan (1845-1924), American journalist, lecturer, and author, is best-known for his writings on Russia. He traveled extensively in Siberia from 1865-1867 with a Western Union telegraph surveying party, and again in 1885-1886 to research... more
Feinberg, David B.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 983
9.64 linear feet (22 boxes)
David Barish Feinberg (1956-1994) was a writer and AIDS activist in New York City. After graduating From M.I.T. in 1977, Feinberg lived briefly in Southern California before moving to New York City in 1979, where he earned a graduate degree in... more
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 451
6.5 linear feet (3 cartons, 10 boxes)
Holger Cahill (born Sveinn Kristjan Bjarnarson in Iceland) was an American novelist, curator of important art exhibitions at the Newark Museum and the Museum of Modern Art, folklorist, and national director of the Federal Arts Project, 1935-1943.... more
Fitzpatrick, James Benedict, 1881-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1019
4.4 linear feet (11 boxes)
James Benedict Ossory Fitzpatrick (1881-1964), an English author, teacher, journalist, and editor, worked for the London Daily Mail and wrote for various journals. His pro-Irish and anti-British views led to the publication of two histories of... more
Hertzberg, Sidney
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1389
The papers, which include correspondence, organizational papers, notes, writings, printed ephemera, and audio-visual materials, document Mr. Hertzberg's various employments as editor of Common Sense, more
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 469
17.1 linear feet (39 boxes, 1 volume, 2 oversized folders); 2 cassettes
The papers of Truman Capote consist chiefly of holograph and typescript manuscripts of his works, both published and unpublished. The collection also includes correspondence, printed matter, photographs, artwork, sound recordings, and personal... more
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