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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
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
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
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
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
Rummonds, Richard-Gabriel
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2645
86.1 linear feet (178 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 computer files); 77.8 Megabytes
Richard-Gabriel Rummonds (1931- ), is a noted hand-press printer and the founder, printer, and publisher of the Plain Wrapper Press and Ex Ophidia Press which published fine art limited editions of poetry and prose by contemporary authors. He has... more
Austen, Roger
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3608
.8 linear feet linear feet (2 boxes)
Correspondence and writings of gay literary historian Roger Austen, author of Playing the Game: The Homosexual Novel in America (1977), and Genteel Pagan: The Double Life of Charles Warren... 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
Popular Publications, Inc.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2456
53 linear feet (80 boxes)
Popular Publications, a publisher of popular detective, adventure, romance, and Western fiction, was founded in New York City in 1930 by Henry Steeger. During the 1930s his firm became the largest publisher of popular pulp fiction in America. In... 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
De Casseres, Benjamin, 1873-1945
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 745
15 linear feet (30 boxes)
Benjamin De Casseres (1873-1945), a journalist and author, worked for various New York City newspapers writing columns and editorials. He also wrote poetry, fiction, essays, and critical reviews. Collection contains manuscripts of De Casseres's... more
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
Bloch Publishing Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 322
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Bloch Publishing Company has been a family-owned book publishing company for four generations. In 1854 Edward Bloch (1829-1906) established the company. His son Charles E. Bloch (1861-1940) succeeded him and headed the business for sixty... more
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
Walden, Harriet, 1914-2006
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18913
3.57 linear feet (9 boxes)
Harriet Walden (1914-2006) was on the administrative staff of the New Yorker magazine for over forty years, from 1944 to 1985, and was E. B. and Katharine Sergeant Whites' secretary from 1956 to 1986. The Harriet Walden... more
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.
Mag City
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1834
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Poetry magazine edited and published by Greg Masters, Michael Scholnick and Gary Lenhart in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. Fourteen issues appeared between 1977-1985; a fifteenth was begun, but was never completed. Prominent... 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
Porczak, Walter
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2457
3.56 linear feet (7 boxes)
Engineer and playwright born in Brooklyn, New York. His first professional play, "The Soft-Core Kid", was written in collaboration with Frank Hogan. It was produced (1976) at the Glines, a center for the encouragement of gay arts and culture in... 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
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
Day, Clarence, 1874-1935
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 741
The Clarence Day Papers document the literary career, business activity, personal life and family background of the author and illustrator. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts, galley... 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
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.
Kahn, E. J. (Ely Jacques), 1916-1994
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1611
53.72 linear feet (120 boxes, 1 other item)
Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr., the son of the eminent Art-Deco architect, Ely Jacques Kahn, was a prolific free-lance journalist, author of 27 non-fiction books, and longtime staff writer for The New Yorker magazine. The bulk of the papers reflect Kahn's... more
Pauker, Edmond, ca. 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
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
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.
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
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