Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963
Van Wyck Brooks (1886-1963), American literary critic and historian
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists chiefly of correspondence, with smaller amounts of diaries, writings, notebooks, artworks, photographs, and other personal papers. Also present are papers of others closely associated with Gregory, including papers of Llewelyn Powys; writings of John Cowper Powys and Edna St. Vincent Millay; and diaries of Gertrude Powys. Accompanying these is a small amount of correspondence and notes of Rosemary Manning, concerning Gregory's papers.
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes, clippings and photographs of Alvin Saunders Johnson. Although records relating to his career are relatively scanty, two manuscript drafts of his autobiography, Pioneer Progress, are among the writings. The correspondence of some 1,700 letters includes: Max Ascoli, Jacob Billikopf, Gerhard Colm, Agnes DeLima, Thomas E. Dewey, Eduard Heinmann, Edith Johnson, Corliss Lamont, Adolphe Lowe, Thomas Mann, Harry Scherman.
TLS regarding Archibald MacLeish's The Irresponsibles.
Removed from: The Irresponsibles: A Declaration by Archibald MacLeish (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1940).
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, notes, speeches, and other papers of Wallace Notestein, historian, teacher, author, and Sterling Professor of English History at Yale from 1928-1947. The bulk of the papers consist of letters received by Notestein from other historians, scholars, writers, students, and publishers and relate largely to academic and professional matters, to politics, and to his personal life.
Photograph of Van Wyck Brooks’s study by an unidentified photographer. Inscribed on verso: "Study of Van Wyck Brooks, Bridgewater, Connecticut".
The papers contain correspondence, writings, subject files and personal papers documenting the personal life and writing career of Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant and such subjects as the Taos writers colony, the Indian rights movement, popular psychology, and life in Paris during World War I. Major correspondents include Randolph Bourne, John Collier, Alyse Gregory, Sidney Howard, Haniel Long, Amy Lowell, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and Thornton Wilder.
The records document all aspects of the production and distribution of the little magazine The Tiger's Eye, from its inception in 1947 through the decision to cease publication in 1951. Correspondence, manuscripts, and business records document the creative and editorial process, the enthusiasm of its readership, its subscription base, and the work involved in producing and distributing the issues.
- Collection 12
- Archival Object 2
- Authors 6
- American literature -- 20th century 3
- English literature -- 20th Century 3
- World War, 1939-1945 3
- Authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives 2
- Diaries 2
- Educators 2
- New York (State) 2
- Piano music 2
- United States -- Politics and government 2
- Women 2
- Adult education 1
- Adventure stories, American 1
- Adventure stories, English 1
- American drama -- 20th Century 1
- American fiction -- 20th Century 1
- American literature -- 20th Century -- Appreciation -- Europe, German-speaking 1
- American literature -- Southern States 1
- Architects 1
- Architecture 1 ∧ less