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
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
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
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
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
Sobel, Bernard, 1936-....
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2806
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Bernard Sobel (1887-1964) was an author and theatrical press agent. His papers include drafts; fragments of drafts; notes; and other unidentified papers relating to Sobel's writing
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18152
1 folder
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., (1917-2007) was an American historian as well known for his political activities as a liberal Democrat as for his critically acclaimed scholarly work. He won the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award twice, while... 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.
Van Siclen, George W. (George West), 1840-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3140
1 box, 1 folder
New York City attorney and author. Miscellaneous papers relating to personal matters, the Holland Society, and the Van Siclen family.
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
Magnin, Charles, 1793-1862
Manuscripts and Archives Division | *ZL-488 [Microfilm]
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection consists of lecture notes compiled by Magnin from a course of study at the Sorbonne, 1834-1835, which constitute the source materials he used to write Les Origines du Théâtre Moderne, 1838. Also included are transcripts by Magnin of... 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.