Found 19 collections related to Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956

Goetz, Ruth
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1166
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Ruth Goodman Goetz (1912- ) and Augustus Goetz (1889-1957) collaborated on writing plays for the theatre and movies. Her father, Philip Goodman (1885-1940), was a producer of Broadway plays and musicals. Collection consists of correspondence,... more
Pynson Printers
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2510
10 linear feet (32 boxes)
Pynson Printers, founded in 1922 in New York by typographer Elmer Adler, was a private press that produced many limited edition books. In 1930 Adler began publishing The Colophon, a quarterly for book collectors. Both Pynson Printers and The... 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
Thompson, Ralph, 1904-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2981
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Ralph Thompson (1904-1979) was an American author, teacher and editor. He was a book critic at the New York Times and a contributing editor at Time Magazine, wrote reference works and translations, and was editor of the Book-of-the-Month Club from... more
Butler, Ellis Parker, 1869-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 441
1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
Ellis Parker Butler was an American author best known for his story "Pigs is Pigs" (1905). During his lifetime he wrote 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays. His papers consist of his correspondence, a typescript of his story "The... more
Sterling, George, 1869-1926
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Sterling
958 items
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, and a portrait.
Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23030
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A short letter from H. L. Mencken to Ernest W. Heffer regarding the book Pistols for Two, which Mencken published under the pseudonym Owen Hatteras. Mencken also comments briefly on the ongoing World War and the... more
Johnson, Merle De Vore, 1874-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1574
2.1 linear feet (5 boxes)
Merle De Vore Johnson (1874-1935) was an American bibliographer and book collector, as well as a cartoonist and illustrator. He compiled bibliographies on Mark Twain, James Branch Cabell and American first editions, and collected books and... more
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.;Bragdon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 47
68 linear feet (73 boxes)
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., founded in 1915 by Alfred A. Knopf (1892-1984), started by publishing translations of Russian and European works. By the 1920s, Knopf was publishing major American authors yet continued to publish important European authors... more
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1907
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Edgar Lee Masters (1868-1950), poet, novelist, and biographer, was born in Kansas and raised in Illinois. He was admitted to the bar in 1891 and practiced law for many years in Chicago, including a stint with Clarence Darrow, 1903-1911. However,... more
Crowell-Collier Publishing Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 703
806 linear feet (808 boxes)
The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, American publishers of popular periodicals and educational and technical manuals, was incorporated in 1920 as the Crowell Publishing Company. The name was changed to Crowell-Collier in 1939, and to Crowell,... more
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1962
48 linear feet (120 boxes and 7 slipcases); 69 microfilm reels
H.L. Mencken (1880-1956), journalist, author and critic, worked as a reporter and drama critic for the Baltimore Morning Herald from 1899 to 1906. From 1906 to the end of his working career he was at the Baltimore Evening Sun where he wrote the... more
Goldberg, Isaac, 1887-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1167
6 linear feet (6 boxes, 1 folder)
Isaac Goldberg (1887-1938) was an American author, critic and editor. He was literary editor at the American Freeman from 1923 to 1932 and music reviewer for American Mercury from 1930 to 1932. He also was a founder and editor of Panorama and an... more
Anthony, Alfred Williams, 1860-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 115
19 linear feet (48 boxes)
Alfred Anthony Williams (1860- ), theologian, author and educator, was an executive and administrator of the Committee of the Federal Council of Christ, founder of the Federation Committee of Good Will Between Jews and Christians, and treasurer of... more
Oppenheim, James, 1882-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2296
5.6 linear feet (8 boxes)
James Oppenheim (1882-1932), an American poet, novelist and editor, was a member of the bohemian circle of poets, artists and intellectuals that flourished in Greenwich Village, New York, during the 1910s. He began his career writing short stories... more
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3142
156.3 linear feet (208 boxes, 339 v.)
Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964) was a writer, promoter of African-American artists during the Harlem Renaissance, patron of the arts, and photographer. After he graduated from the University of Chicago in 1930, he entered upon a career as a reporter... more
Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-011
The Lillian Gish papers (75 lf.) span the years 1909-1992 and consist of correspondence including letters from friends, family, fans and business associates, personal papers, business, legal and financial documents, scripts, writings, photographs... more
Sayre, Joel, 1900-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6135
3.2 linear feet (11 boxes)
The papers reflect the life and career of Joel G. Sayre (1900-1979), journalist, author, screenwriter and foreign correspondent.
Goetz, Ruth
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1999-003
The Papers of Ruth and Augustus Goetz contain documentation of their lives and collaboration as playwrights.
Indicates that portions of this collection have been
digitized and are available online.