Found 192 collections related to Authors

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4646
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of holograph fragments by Henry David Thoreau: from Cape Cod, Chapter V, The Wellfleet Oysterman, 2 p. on 1 leaf (removed from NYPL copy of The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Manuscript Edition, Boston: Houghton, Mifflin,... more
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
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4643
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Two brief letters by British author William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), one of them thanking the Cozzens family for the “jolliest day I have had for a long long time,” and a letter from Samuel Laurence to “my dear Judge” forwarding a pasted... 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
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
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
Voltaire, 1694-1778
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4667
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Brief letter by French writer and philosopher Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet), 1762 February 6 [to Ami Camp] signed "V," regarding two payments to be made; also, two undated address sheets, to "Monsieur L'abbe Boudot, a Paris" and to "Monsieur de... 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
Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2891
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Richard Henry Stoddard (1825-1903) was an American poet, author, editor, and literary critic. He worked as a customs inspector and in the Dept. of Docks in New York City; then as literary reviewer for the New York World from 1871 to 1876; city... 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
Kester, Paul, 1870-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1641
43 linear feet (42 boxes)
Paul Kester (1870-1933) was an American dramatist and author. He wrote popular novels and also plays which were produced on Broadway with well-known American and British actors. His older brother, Vaughan Kester (1869-1911) was a journalist and... more
Wheeler, Post, 1869-1956
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3308
8.25 linear feet (21 boxes)
Post Wheeler (1869-1956) was an American journalist, diplomat and author. After a career as a poet, journalist and foreign correspondent in Paris and Morocco, he joined the U.S. Foreign Service and served in Japan, Russia, Italy, and consulates 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
Foster, Michael, 1937-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5979
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Alexandra David-Neel, a French writer and explorer, was the first woman to enter the forbidden city of Lhasa, Tibet in 1924. The collection consists of Michael and Barbara Foster's papers regarding their research from 1977-1991 for the publication... more
Dallin, David J., 1889-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 722
2.8 linear feet (4 boxes)
David J. Dallin (1889-1962) was a writer and lecturer on Soviet affairs. Born in Russia, he fled to Germany after being imprisoned for anti-tsarist activity. He returned to Russia following the February Revolution of 1917 but left the country... more
Seitz, Don Carlos, 1862-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2717
2 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 packages)
Don Carlos Seitz (1862-1935), American journalist and author, worked for several magazines and newspapers, including the New York World where he was business manager from 1898 to 1923. In addition to his editorial career, he wrote biographies and... more
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2441
.75 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, and critic. The collection contains a holograph manuscript of the poem "Eulalie," a roll manuscript of "Thou Art the Man," fragments of extracts of periodical criticism, an undated fragment on... more
Hall, Bolton, 1854-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1288
9 linear feet (21 boxes and 3 v.)
Bolton Hall (1854-1938) was an American lawyer and author. He prepared the expurgated text of the King James version of the Bible (called The Living Bible) in addition to writing and speaking on topics such as social reform and political economy.... more
Stephens, Ann S. (Ann Sophia), 1810-1886
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2871
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Ann Sophia Winterbotham Stephens (1810-1886) was an American author and associate editor of the magazine Ladies Companion. She published over twenty-five historical romances and domestic novels. Collection contains correspondence, writings,... more
Whitman, Alden.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3317
6 linear feet (6 boxes)
Alden Whitman (1913-1990), an American journalist and author, was best known for his work as chief obituary writer for The New York Times. Collection consists of Whitman's correspondence, writings, legal papers, photographs, and printed matter.... more
Cook, William Wallace, 1867-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 654
2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
William Wallace Cook (1867-1933) was an American author of westerns, adventure stories, and other popular fiction in the form of dime novels, serials and screen and stage plays. Some of his work appeared under the pen-name John Milton Edwards.... 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
Sedgwick family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2715
.4 linear feet (1 box and 2 v.)
The Sedgwick family lived in Stockbridge, Mass. Collection consists of letters, writings, photographs, and printed matter. Letters, 1849-1855, are from Theodore Sedgwick to his son, Arthur G. Sedgwick. Writings include album of poetry, 1812-1847,... more
Warner, Sylvia Townsend, 1893-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3225
Collection consists of Warner's letters to the American composer Paul Nordoff (1909-1977). Letters concern personal matters with occasional discussions of their artistic work and references to prominent acquaintances.
Brachvogel, Udo, 1835-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 361
2 linear feet (6 boxes, 2 v.)
Udo Brachvogel (1835-1913), a German author and translator, was a major figure in German-American publishing. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed matter. Includes letters written to Brachvogel and... more
Blacque, Valentine Alexander
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 311
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Valentine Alexander Blacque was a businessman and author. Collection consists of letters from illustrators, literary friends and others, relating to Blacque's books. Correspondents include Edwin A. Abbey, Austin Dobson, Kate Greenaway, William... 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
Smith, Seba, 1792-1868
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2791
1 box
Author and editor of Portland, Maine, and New York City. His wife, Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith, was an author, lyceum lecturer and early women's rights activist. Papers include his autobiography prepared for the "Bowdoin Memorial;" letters, 1813,... more
Edelson, Stuart, 1944-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 889
3 linear feet (5 boxes)
Stuart Michael Edelson (1944-1995) was a writer and sculptor in New York City. He worked at the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Musuam of Art. In addition to creating sculpture pieces, he wrote novels, plays and short stories. Collection... more