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United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Nicola Chiaromonte papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 113
Overview: The Nicola Chiaromonte Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, clippings and notebooks documenting the professional life of Chiaromonte. Prominent correspondents include Lionel Abel, Andrea Caffi, Albert Camus, Mary McCarthy, Dwight MacDonald, Gaetano Salvemini, and Ignzaio Silone. Series II contains typescripts, notes and clippings of many articles by Chiaromonte, including several concerning the Spanish Civil War, as well as three boxes of his theater reviews. There are also over...
Dates: 1921-1982

Dial/Scofield Thayer papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 34
Overview: The papers document the life and activities of Scofield Thayer and the history of Dial Magazine under his ownership. They include the surviving Dial office files, with correspondence by Alyse Gregory, Marianne Moore, Gilbert Seldes, Kenneth Burke, and J. Sibley Watson; manuscripts, typescripts and corrected galleys of submissions to the magazine by authors including Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, George Santayana, William Butler Yeats, and Glenway Wescott; and advertising material....
Dates: 1879-1982, bulk 1920-1925

Muriel Draper Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 49
Overview: The Muriel Draper Papers document the personal life and artistic and political interests of Muriel Draper. Major correspondents include George Antheil, Samuel Courtauld, Paul Draper, Max Ewing, Lincoln Kirstein, Walter Lowenfels, and Mark Tobey. The collection also contains manuscripts of many of Draper's writings, including the largely unpublished America Deserta, and records of her activities as a member of the Congress of American Women, the League of American Writers, and similar...
Dates: 1881-1977, bulk 1925-1950

Sinclair Lewis papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 268
Overview: The Sinclair Lewis Papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and personal papers documenting the life and work of novelist and author Sinclair Lewis.
Dates: 1866-1964, bulk 1910-1950

Paul Palmer papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 382
Overview: The papers consist of Paul Palmer's professional correspondence with prominent literary and political figures soliciting articles for publication. In some cases, drafts of articles are included with the letters.
Dates: 1929-1960

Amos Niven Wilder and Wilder Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1114
Scope and Contents: The Amos Niven Wilder and Wilder Family papers consist of materials once owned and created by the members of author Thornton Wilder’s family: his parents Amos Parker and Isabella, his brother Amos Niven, his sisters Charlotte, Isabel, and Janet, his extended family members, and his contractual agreements with the Freedman Dramatic Agency, and the Wiggin and Dana law firm.
Dates: 1776-2015

Thornton Wilder papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 108
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence with family, friends, and literary colleagues; and writings, accompanied by related material. There are smaller amounts of personal papers, printed material, photographs, memorabilia, and audio recordings. The material documents Wilder's life and work, in particular his career as a successful novelist and playwright.Series I, Correspondence, consists of four subseries: Family Correspondence; General Correspondence; First Name Only and...
Dates: 1892-1991, bulk 1935-1975