Found 62 collections related to Authors, American

Brass, Perry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 373
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Perry Brass, author and playwright, was born (Sept. 15, 1947) in Savannah, Georgia. He attended high school there and afterwards studied fine arts (for one year) at the University of Georgia. From 1965 to 1968 he was employed in the advertising... more
Danielson, Richard E. (Richard Ely), 1885-1957
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 727
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Richard Ely Danielson (1885-1957) was editor of the Boston Independent from 1924 to 1928, editor of The Sportsman from 1927 to 1937, and then president of the Atlantic Monthly Company and associate editor of The Atlantic Monthly. Collection... more
Dixon, Melvin, 1950-1992
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
18 linear feet
The Melvin Dixon papers consist primarily of manuscripts, correspondence, notes, and journals reflecting his experiences as a black gay writer. Most of the collection is comprised of manuscript drafts of Dixon's published works "Trouble the... more
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 496
2 boxes, 2 v
Willa Cather was an American novelist and short story writer. Collection consists of author's typescripts, with manuscript revisions, of Lucy Gayheart (1935), Shadows on the Rock (1931), and A Chance Meeting; a carbon copy, with manuscript... more
Gaither, Frances, 1889-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4394
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Typescripts and correspondence relating to both published and unpublished works of American author Frances Ormond Gaither and her husband, journalist Rice Gaither. Material includes correspondence and literary notes relating to The Red Cock Crows... more
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4395
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence between American author and playwright Zona Gale and William G. Chapman of the International Press Bureau concerning second serial rights to her short stories, with additional correspondence with Paul Palmer, and an untitled,... more
Deland, Margaret, 1857-1945
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4311
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Margaret Wade Deland (1857-1945) was an American author whose works are generally considered to be part of the literary realism movement of the late 19th century. The letters are almost exclusively outgoing, mainly from Deland to Mrs. E. H.... more
Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4372
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, largely between American author James T. Farrell and the New York Public Library, regarding his desire to replace a lost book, his interest in donating his papers and manuscripts to the Library, and an apartment fire which... more
McElroy, Robert McNutt, 1872-1959
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4309
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was an American statesman and President of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865. Robert McNutt McElroy (1872-1959) was a professor of history at Princeton University, and author of the 1937 biography... more
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield. (1879-1958).
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4382
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Dorothy Canfield Fisher papers consist mainly of correspondence, much of which relates to her work with the Book of the Month club and the disposition of her manuscripts, including a letter to Morse A. Cartwright of the American Association... more
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4380
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James T. Fields was an American author and publisher. His papers consist of a manuscript poem titled "An Invitation," as well as letters and ephemera. The letters are outgoing, and pertain mainly to social matters and subscriptions to various... more
Campbell, Maurice
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 462
1 box, 2 v
Maurice Campbell (1868-1942) was a Federal Prohibition Administrator in New York City. Papers consist of his diary as Prohibition Administrator, 24 June 1927-14 June, 1930, and typescripts of his short stories and articles, including: Spies; The... 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
Macauley, C. R. (Charles Raymond), 1871-1934
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4530
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Two typescript drafts with manuscript emendations of Blue Night, and one typescript draft of The Seventh Hair by author and illustrator Charles R. Macauley. Also present are a letter to Macauley, 1931, and to his wife, 1936, unrelated to the draft... more
Harte, Bret, 1836-1902
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4440
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters and manuscript material by American author Bret Harte, as well as a document generated in his capacity as United States Consul in Glasgow, Scotland. Material includes holograph copies of his poems "Truthful James to the... more
Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4464
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists mainly of letters and manuscripts by Helen Hunt Jackson, an American author who advocated for improved treatment of Native Americans. Letters written between 1864 and 1885 are to Richard Watson Gilder, Theodore Tilton,... more
Thomas, Dorothy, 1898-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4644
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
American author Dorothy Thomas (1898-1990), was a prolific short-story writer whose work appeared in numerous periodicals, including The New Yorker, Harper's and The Saturday Evening Post. The collection consists of typescripts of three short... more
Woodworth, Samuel, 1784-1842
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3384
.13 linear feet (1 box)
A holograph manuscript of Poetical Effusions by Samuel Woodworth, partially in his hand, not comprised in any print volume of his works. Includes an index of poems by first lines
Authors Club (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 161
1 linear foot (1 box)
The Authors Club of New York was founded in 1882. Members included Robert Louis Stevenson, Stephen Crane, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Mark Twain, and Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt. The club was disbanded and its assets were turned over to the New... more
Millholland, Charles Bruce
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1993
1.09 linear feet (3 boxes)
Charles Bruce Millholland was an American playwright and author best known for his play The Napoleon of Broadway. His papers include typescripts of novels and other writings; diaries; record books; and other personal papers
Pauker, Edmond, approximately 1880-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2354
42 linear feet (44 boxes)
Edmond Pauker (ca. 1880-1962) was a Hungarian-born literary agent and play broker in New York who represented European, especially Hungarian, playwrights, as well as some American authors. Collection consists of Pauker's personal and business... more
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18345
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of correspondence between Eudora Welty and her publisher, William Jovanovich. Also included is correspondence between Jovanovich and Vanderbilt professor Michael Kreyling.
Hunt, Gaillard, 1862-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4460
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers consist of personal and professional correspondence between author and civil servant Gaillard Hunt and historian Worthington Chauncey Ford
Johnson, Laura Winthrop, 1824-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1573
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Laura Winthrop Johnson (1825-1889) was an American author. Collection consists of Johnson's correspondence, poems and newsclippings. Correspondence concerns family affairs, literary matters, travel in Europe, and current events.
Thorburn, Grant, 1773-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2985
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Grant Thorburn was a Scottish-born New York City nurseryman and author. The collection consists mainly of letters and letter fragments from his friend William Carver, a mutual acquaintance of Thomas Paine, with a loose poem by Carver on Nature and... 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.
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 763
2 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 volumes)
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh (1853-1935) was an explorer, artist and author. As the artist and assistant topographer on John Wesley Powell's second Colorado River expedition, 1871-1873, he helped to prepare the first map of the Grand Canyon. He was a... 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
Jordan, Elizabeth Garver, 1867-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1597
Elizabeth Garver Jordan (1867-1947) was an author, journalist, editor of Harper's Bazar and suffragist. The collection consists of correspondence from prominent literary figures and a typescript draft of 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