Found 19 collections related to Critics

Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4458
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American author, literary critic, and editor of the Atlantic Monthly, William Dean Howells. The letters relate chiefly to editorial matters and literary criticism. Eighteen letters are addressed to New York journalist Frank C. Drake... more
Jeffrey, Francis Jeffrey, Lord, 1773-1850
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4467
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of letters by Scottish judge and literary critic Francis Jeffrey, chiefly to Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd, pertaining to politics, English and American literature, and personal matters. Also includes several autographs,... more
Bab, Julius, 1880-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3960
.2 linear feet (1 box)
German literary critic and author who fled Nazi Germany. Bab and his wife Elisabeth resided in Roslyn Heights, N.Y. Papers, in German, consist of Bab's correspondence with Henry Meier, 1942-1955, relating to programs and affairs of the... 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.
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
Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2846
10 linear feet (24 boxes)
Joel Elias Spingarn (1875-1939) was an American literary critic, poet, teacher, and social reformer. After teaching comparative literature at Columbia University, he became active in literary and public affairs. He helped to found the National... more
Holly, Flora May, 1868-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1421
7 linear feet (16 boxes, 1 microfilm reel)
Flora May Holly (1868-1960) was an American literary critic and agent who represented Theodore Dreiser and Edna Ferber among others. She was an editor at Bookman Magazine and also organized several professional associations of women writers.... more
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 451
6.5 linear feet (3 cartons, 10 boxes)
Holger Cahill (born Sveinn Kristjan Bjarnarson in Iceland) was an American novelist, curator of important art exhibitions at the Newark Museum and the Museum of Modern Art, folklorist, and national director of the Federal Arts Project, 1935-1943.... more
Thompson, Ralph, 1904-1979
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
Taggard, Genevieve, 1894-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2942
28.03 linear feet (60 boxes; 5 sound recordings)
The papers of poet and teacher Genevieve Taggard include correspondence, drafts of poetry and prose (most notably for her 1930 book The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson), photographs, notebooks, teaching materials, memorabilia, and other personal... more
Morrison, Hobe
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-017
9 linear feet (20 boxes)
Hobe Morrison (1904-2000) was a drama and film critic at Variety Magazine from 1941 to the 1970s. He was very active in The Players Club, of which he was made an honorary member, after he retired. The Hobe Morrison papers contain correspondence,... more
Oppenheimer, George
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1978-001
4.4 linear feet (11 boxes)
George Oppenheimer (1900-1977) was an American drama critic, screenwriter for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, playwright, author, editor, and one of the co-founders of Viking Press. The George Oppenheimer writings include plays, screenplays, novels,... more
Knortz, Karl, 1841-1918
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1659
ca. 750 items and card file (2 boxes)
German-American author, literary critic and folklorist. Collection includes letters, post cards, etc., from the literary correspondence of Karl Knortz with American, German and German-American authors, some written in response to inquiries by... more
Skinner, Constance Lindsay, 1882-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2769
13.8 linear feet (18 boxes)
Constance Lindsay Skinner (1882-1939) was a Canadian-born author, critic, historian, and playwright. Her writings included poetry, novels, plays, literary and music criticism, historical works, and adventure stories for children. She wrote... more
Gruen, John
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 335
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
John Gruen is an American biographer, photographer, and writer and critic on the arts, particularly dance. The John Gruen papers document Gruen's writing career from 1970 to 1984. The collection contains correspondence, articles written by Gruen,... more
Mason, Edward T. (Edward Tuckerman), 1847-1911
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2012-041
3.04 linear feet (1 box, 13 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
Edward Tuckerman Mason (1847-1911) was an American literary and drama critic. The Edward Tuckerman Mason papers, 1833 to 1914, consist of 15 scrapbooks and a file of letters.
Morris, Lloyd R., 1893-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2065
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Lloyd R. Morris (1893-1954) was an American author and critic. He wrote critical studies, fiction, plays, and a series of books on American culture. Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, legal and financial papers, photographs, and... more
Silverman, Stephen M.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-042
12.13 linear feet (31 boxes); 104.448 kb (9 computer files)
Stephen M. Silverman (1951-) is an American biographer, journalist, editor, and an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. This collection includes research materials and drafts of books,... more
Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 778
Babette Deutsch (1895-1982) was a poet, author and critic. Collection consists of correspondence, copies of her published and unpublished works, research and teaching notes, personal papers, photographs, and memorabilia.