Found 63 collections related to Authors, American

Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 979
377.21 linear feet linear feet (893 boxes, 182 microfilm reels)
The publishing company Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. was founded in 1945 as Farrar, Straus & Company by John Farrar and Roger W. Straus, Jr. After numerous changes in management and corresponding changes in name, the company became known as... 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
Skeel, Emily Ellsworth Ford, 1867-1958
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2766
106 linear feet (150 boxes and 2 v.)
Emily Ford Skeel (1867-1958) was a bibliographer, editor and philanthropist. Her parents were Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), a railroad and real-estate magnate and collector of Americana, and Emily Fowler Ford (1826-1893), a poet. Like her older... more
Ford, Emily Ellsworth (Fowler), 1826-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1038
6.34 linear feet (16 boxes)
Emily Ellsworth (Fowler) Ford was an educated nineteenth-century women who wrote prolifically from adolescence until her death in 1893. Her work was published in a variety of contemporary literary journals, magazines, and newspapers. She was the... 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.
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
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
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
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.
Macmillan & Co.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1830
91 linear feet (130 boxes); 1 microfilm reel; 8 microfilm reels; 1 microfilm reel
Collection consists of correspondence and author files of the Macmillan Company. General correspondence, 1892-1914, contains letters from authors, publishers, booksellers, paper manufacturers, literary agents, as well as internal correspondence... more
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
Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel), 1893-1973
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 248
The S. N. Behrman Papers document the literary career and personal life of the playwright and essayist. The date span of the papers is 1912-1987. They include personal and professional correspondence; diaries; notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts,... 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
Stone, Robert, 1937-2015
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2894
23.39 linear feet (57 boxes); 10.77 mb (455 computer files)
Robert Stone was an award-winning American novelist and screen writer. His works include A Hall of Mirrors, Dog Soldiers, A Flag for Sunrise, 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
Sanders, Ronald, 1932-1991
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3617
Ronald Sanders was an author, teacher, and lecturer on Jewish history and related topics. His papers include correspondence with family and friends, as well as other authors of note such as Yehuda Amichai, Sir Isaiah Berlin, Peter Gay, Shlomo... 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
American Play Company
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1966-002
49.14 linear feet (117 boxes)
The American Play Company was a New York theatrical agency which represented authors and rights-holders and assisted in the negotiation of theatrical and film licensing. The American Play Company records contain administrative files, contracts,... 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
Stratemeyer Syndicate.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2903
147.9 linear feet (344 boxes, 38 volumes, 3 oversized folders); 7 cassettes
The Stratemeyer Syndicate was established in 1905 by Edward Stratemeyer, a successful author of juvenile literature. The Syndicate employed ghostwriters to produce such popular children's book series as Tom Swift, The Hardy Boys, The Bobbsey Twins... 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
Church, William Conant, 1836-1917
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 548
2.1 linear feet (7 boxes)
William Conant Church (1836-1917) was co-editor with his brother, Francis P. Church, of The Galaxy, a literary monthly, and The Army and Navy Journal, a weekly newspaper devoted to the interests of the U.S. military. The Galaxy was absorbed in... 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
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
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