Found 198 collections related to Authors

Blakeslee, Fred Gilbert, 1868-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 316
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Fred Gilbert Blakeslee (1868-1942) was an insurance executive and author of books and articles on fencing, arms and armor, and uniforms from around the world. Collection includes diaries and notebooks kept by Blakeslee describing his travels in... more
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
Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 528
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) was an English poet, journalist, author, and critic. His literary criticism included works about Robert Browning, Charles Dickens, and George Bernard Shaw. He also wrote social criticism, plays, poetry, and... more
Glick, Carl, 1890-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1164
.3 linear feet (3 v.)
Carl Glick (1890-1971) was an American writer who co-authored a book about community plays and the little theater movement. Collection consists of correspondence relating to the book Glick wrote with Albert McCleery, Curtains Going Up (1939).
Stewart, Eva Southgate
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2885
2.8 linear feet (7 boxes)
Eva Southgate Stewart wrote The Ancient Cipher or God's Wisdom in a Mystery, a religious treatise published in 1932. Collection contains typescript of first two volumes of The Ancient Cipher, bound notebooks and loose notes. Typescript is... more
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1235
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 11 v.)
Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921) was an American soldier, engineer and author. His military duties included serving as military attaché in Russia in 1877, teaching at West Point, and commanding volunteers during the Spanish-American War. In 1903... more
Birren, Faber, 1900-1988
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 308
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Faber Birren (1900- ) was a color consultant to industry and the U.S. government. He wrote books on color theory and also works of fiction. Collection consists of typescripts of Birren's writings, photographs, and printed ephemera about Birren.... more
Dunkley, Ferdinand, 1869-1956
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 860
1.2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Ferdinand L. Dunkley (1869-1956) was a New Orleans-based musician, poet and writer. He organized the New Orleans Choral-Symphony Society and was active in various musical and literary groups. Collection consists of correspondence, writings,... more
O'Shaughnessy family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2280
7 linear feet (15 boxes)
Edith O'Shaughnessy (d. 1939) was an American author of fiction and autobiographical narratives concerning her life abroad. She was active in causes related to the Roman Catholic Church. Her husband, Nelson O'Shaughnessy (1876-1932), was a U.S.... more
Merington, Marguerite, 1857-1951
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1969
1.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Marguerite Merington (ca. 1861-1951) was an American author. Collection consists of Merington's short stories, collected essays, dramatic works, drafts of writings on General George A. Custer and his wife, and several items of correspondence.
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
Foster, Michael, 1937-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5979
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Alexandra David-Neel, a French writer and explorer, was the first woman to enter the forbidden city of Lhasa, Tibet in 1924. The collection consists of Michael and Barbara Foster's papers regarding their research from 1977-1991 for the publication... more
Miller, Mary Britton, 1883-1975
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2001
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Mary Britton Miller (1883-1975) was a novelist and poet who wrote under the name of Isabel Bolton. She lived in New York City for most of her adult life and at one time was a volunteer social worker in Greenwich Village. Collection contains... more
Davis, Mary Gould, 1882-1956
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 737
.24 linear feet (3 folders)
Mary Gould Davis (1882-1956) was an author, editor, children's librarian, and storyteller. She wrote books for children and edited collections of verse. Collection contains correspondence, clippings and other materials concerning Davis.... 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
Werner, M. R. (Morris Robert), 1897-1981
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3289
3.4 linear feet (9 boxes)
Morris Robert Werner (1897-1981) was an American journalist and writer in the fields of history, biography and current events. He was a sales agent for chemical dyes in China and then became a foreign correspondent for a British newspaper and for... more
Patten, Grace Bigelow
Music Division | JPB 06-51
26.9 linear feet (22 boxes)
The Mrs. William Patten Papers are comprised mainly of unbound scrapbook leaves containing press clippings and other materials relating to musicians active during the nineteenth and first half of the twentieth century. It is probable that the... 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
Edelson, Stuart, 1944-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 889
3 linear feet (5 boxes)
Stuart Michael Edelson (1944-1995) was a writer and sculptor in New York City. He worked at the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Musuam of Art. In addition to creating sculpture pieces, he wrote novels, plays and short stories. Collection... more
Warner, Sylvia Townsend, 1893-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3225
Collection consists of Warner's letters to the American composer Paul Nordoff (1909-1977). Letters concern personal matters with occasional discussions of their artistic work and references to prominent acquaintances.
Johnson, Rossiter, 1840-1931
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1576
6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Rossiter Johnson (1840-1931) was an American author and editor. In addition to editing historical and reference works, he wrote biographies, histories and poetry. He and his first wife, Helen Kendrick Johnson (1844-1914), were ardent... more
Philipp, Rudolph
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6317
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Author Rudolph Philipp wrote the first biography on Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who protected thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Second World War by issuing them Swedish "protective passports." Following the Soviet entry into Hungary in... more
Horton, R. G. (Rushmore G.), 1826-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6293
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Rushmore G. Horton (1826-1867) was editor of The Weekly Day Book (later the New-York Weekly Caucasian and the New-York Weekly Day-Book Caucasian), a New York City pro-slavery newspaper, as well the author of several publications, including The... more
Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2891
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Richard Henry Stoddard (1825-1903) was an American poet, author, editor, and literary critic. He worked as a customs inspector and in the Dept. of Docks in New York City; then as literary reviewer for the New York World from 1871 to 1876; city... 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
Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2820
10 linear feet (12 boxes, 9 v.)
Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933) was an American actor and author who appeared on the New York and London stages; Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) was a successful actress in New York. They became co-stars in 1904, were married in 1911, and toured, mainly... more
Hill, Holly
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1988-008
The Holly Hill-St. Joan reseach files consist of correspondence, articles, resumes and programs from the research done on her book, Playing Joan: Actresses on the Challenge of Shaw's St. Joan. Correspondence is from notable American and British... 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
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