Biographers -- United States
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
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
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.
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
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.
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Notes, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, typescripts, and printed material related to William Peterfield Trent's unpublished biography and bibliography of Daniel Defoe; and correspondence, notes, and printed material related to William Clinton Hutchins's editorial work on Trent's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