Found 23 collections related to Authors, American -- 20th century

Jackson, Laura Riding, 1901-1991
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Jackson 1924-1984
(77 manuscript boxes)
Organized into 11 series: Series 1: Works by Laura Riding Jackson; Series 2: Correspondence; Series 3: Diaries; Series 4: Book reviews of Laura Riding Jackson’s works; Series 5: Criticism of Laura Riding Jackson’s works; Series 6: Photographs;... 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
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
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
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18347
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Truman Capote was born Truman Strekfus Persons in New Orleans on September 24, 1924. A celebrated author, Capote's major works include Other Voices, Other Rooms; Breakfast at Tiffany's; and... 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
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
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
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.
Boultenhouse, Charles, 1926-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 349
The Charles Boultenhouse and Parker Tyler Papers (1927-1994) consist of correspondence; published and unpublished manuscripts and typescripts of each man's writings; photographs; personal files and mementos; subject files; films; sound recordings;... more
Rice, Alfred, 1907-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18572
3.15 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Hemingway legal files collection contains the records of Hemingway's lawyers, Maurice J. Speiser (1929-1948) and Alfred Rice (1947-1969). The papers include letters, contracts, and documents concerning foreign and domestic licensing of... 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.
Barrie, Barbara
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-017
1.09 linear feet (3 boxes)
These papers of American actress and author Barbara Barrie include awards, correspondence, notes, photographs, programs, and a scrapbook. The collection documents her professional career, including her award-winning roles in One Potato, Two Potato... 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
Gabrial, Jan
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6096
1.3 linear feet (4 boxes)
Janine Lowry Singer (1911-2001), whose pen name was Jan Gabrial, was the first wife of British author Malcolm Lowry (1909-1957). An aspiring writer herself, her papers include correspondence, journals, manuscripts, photographic negatives, and... more
Logan, Andy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4826
The Andy Logan Papers document the career of the journalist best known for writings published in The New Yorker magazine from 1942 through the 1990s. The collection consists of correspondence, notes, typescripts, galley... more
Ecco Press
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 111
150.5 linear feet (358 boxes, 1 oversized folder); 1 audio file, 2 vhs tapes
Ecco Press was an independent small-trade publisher known for presenting distinguished new work in international poetry and fiction writing through its books and its journal Antaeus, and for reissuing neglected classics in a variety of fields,... more
Hamburger, Philip
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1296
71.1 linear feet (104 boxes, 5 volumes, 1 oversized folder); 2 cassettes
The Philip Hamburger papers document the literary career and personal life of the author best known for writings published in The New Yorker magazine since 1939. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts,... more
Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18400
265.67 linear feet (610 boxes, 11 oversized folders, 22 tubes, 4043 computer files, 56 disk images); 1.78 Gigabytes (4043 computer files, 56 disk images)
Timothy Francis Leary, Jr. (1920-1996), a psychologist and writer, became known as an advocate for the use of psychedelic drugs and a counterculture icon. The Timothy Leary papers contain records created and accumulated by Leary over his entire... more
Wolfe, Tom
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22833
91.85 linear feet (219 boxes, 1 volume); 8 audio files
Tom Wolfe is an American author and journalist known for such works as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, and The Bonfire of the Vanities. He is a... more
Bohen, Thomas
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5981
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Grace Paley was a writer of poetry and short stories during the second half of the twentieth century. The collection consists of her agent Thomas Bohen's papers regarding Paley's work, including correspondence with publishers, reviews,... more
Solotaroff, Ted, 1928-2008
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18153
9.8 linear feet (24 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Ted Solotaroff was an American editor, literary critic, and writer. He founded the influential literary magazine New American Review (later American Review) and was an editor at more
Yaddo (Artist's colony)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4795
190 linear feet (550 boxes, 51 volumes)
Yaddo is an artists' community located in Saratoga Springs, New York. The Yaddo Records contain the administrative records of The Corporation of Yaddo since its establishment in 1900, as well as the institutional records of Yaddo from 1926, the... more