Biographers -- United States
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Gibbs-Van Name papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 83
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and other materials documenting the efforts of Ralph gibbs Van Name to publish technical and biographical work on Josiah Willard Gibbs, the scientist who developed the theory of thermodynamics.
Dates: 1843-1959, bulk 1929-1957
Cynthia Earl Kerman Papers Relating to The Lives of Jean Toomer
Call Number: JWJ MSS 116
Overview: Research files, including notes, manuscripts, printed material, photographs, and audio tapes compiled by Cynthia Earl Kerman in the process of writing The Lives of Jean Toomer.
James R. Mellow papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 297
Overview: The collection consists of research material, writings, correspondence, audiocassettes, printed material, personal papers, financial papers, photographs, and other papers, documenting the work of James R. Mellow as an art critic, a book reviewer, and a literary biographer, shedding particular light on his biographies of Gertrude Stein, Nathaniel Hawthorne, F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Walker Evans.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 19
Overview: The papers consist of letters, poems, writings, and memorabilia from Sandburg to Helen Hope Page and other Page papers, mostly concerning composer Henry Cowell.
Dates: 1924-1947 (inclusive)
Meryle Secrest papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 201
Scope and Contents: The Meryle Secrest papers, which span from 1900 to 2011, contain writings, notes, correspondence, research materials, and audio recordings related to the life, work, and primarily the writings, of Meryle Secrest.
William Peterfield Trent Daniel Defoe Research Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 859
Overview: Notes, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, typescripts, and printed material related to William Peterfield Trent's unpublished biography and bibliography of Daniel Defoe; and correspondence, notes, and printed material related to William Clinton Hutchins's editorial work on Trent's manuscripts.
Dates: 1830-1962, bulk 1912-1950