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Authors, American -- 20th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Charles L. Adams papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2615
Overview: The collection consists of material created and collected by Charles Adams in the course of his research and teaching activities as a scholar of Frank Waters and a professor of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Material includes correspondence; transcripts and sound recordings of interviews with Waters; sound recordings of various seminars, lectures, and talks about Waters; typescripts of writings by and about Waters; photocopies, reprints, and excerpts of published works by...
Dates: 1946-2005, (bulk 1970-2005)

Papers relating to Blind Date and New Blind Date

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 225
Overview: Collection consists of production files, audio recordings, and printed and other materials relating to the literary magazines Blind Date and New Blind Date. The production files contain submissions of short fiction, poetry, interviews, and reviews, many from San Francisco area writers, including instructors and students at the New College of California poetics program. Contributors include: Tom Clark, Diane Di Prima, Edward Dorn, Jack Foley, Gloria Frym, Dick Gallup, Amy Gerstler, Jack...
Dates: 1979-2005, bulk 1987-1998

Agnes Boulton papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 308
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, and other papers broadly relating to Agnes Boulton. Writings include a typescript for Agnes Boulton's memoir about her marriage to Eugene O'Neill, Part of a Long Story (1958), and a partial typescript of Trouble in the Flesh (1959) by Max Wylie, as well as handwritten and typed notes (perhaps those of Boulton) for story and play ideas. Correspondence includes letters received by Agnes Boulton and extensive correspondence of the Clarence...
Dates: 1891-1982

Joseph Brewer papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 641
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, and photographs. Correspondence includes autograph and typescripts letters from Harold Acton, Iris Barry, Charles Fisk, Katherine Anne Porter, John Strachey and others. There is a small amount of outgoing letters among the correspondence. Writings include autograph manuscript and typescript drafts and printed versions of writings by Brewer, including "20th Century Typography in the Netherlands." Photographs include ones by Milton Horn and ones...
Dates: 1922-1979

Gertrude Buckman correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 379
Overview: Letters to Gertrude Buckman from various writers, poets, and editors, including John Berryman, James Laughlin, Adrienne Rich, Kurt Vonnegut, and Robert Penn Warren. Letters date from circa 1944-1997 and include a small amount of letters from unidentified correspondents.
Dates: circa 1944-1997

LeGrand Cannon collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 674
Overview: The collection consists of writings and correspondence by or relating to the American novelist LeGrand Cannon. Writings consist of autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of Look to the Mountain, Come Home at Even (also including proofs), and These are Some Stories about Old George Brown. Correspondents include Charles Beecher Hogan, Stephan Stearns, and Donald Wing.
Dates: 1938-circa 1979

Chelsea records

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1090
Scope and Contents: Manuscripts by authors, translators, and artists, submitted to Chelsea during editorship of Sona Raiziss and Alfredo de Palchi, encompassing issues 20/21 (1966)-82/83 (2007), with related author contracts, photographs, issue drafts and proofs, and digital files; similar materials for books published by Chelsea Editions, 1990s-2010s; Chelsea editorial meeting minutes and other administrative files, including digital files;...
Dates: 1967-2013, bulk 1990-2013

Barnaby Conrad papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 687
Overview: The papers consist of writings, printed material, photographs, and artwork by and relating to the American author and artist Barnaby Conrad. Material relates primarily to Conrad's published works Fun While It Lasted (1969); La Fiesta Brava: The Art of the Bull Ring (1953); Matador (1952); and Barnaby Conrad's Encyclopedia of Bullfighting (1961). Among the papers are unsorted typescript and handwritten drafts of writings.
Dates: 1951-1975

Dial Press records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 253
Summary: The Dial Press Records contain publicity files, catalogs, photographs, and other materials that document the workings of this twentieth-century press.
Dates: 1924-1983

Lee Wilson Dodd papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 695
Overview: The collection consists of material created by and relating to Lee Wilson Dodd, documenting his career as a playwright and author of fiction. The bulk of the collection consists of drafts and circulating versions of playscripts and other writings by Dodd (including a draft of a single novel, Mouse). Also included are two folders of correspondence, one folder of playbills, and one folder of photographic negatives.
Dates: 1902-1934

Theodore Dreiser collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 665
Overview: The collection contains letters written by Dreiser to colleagues and friends, two literary manuscripts, seven printed writings from published periodicals, and a group of clippings and ephemera about Dreiser and his work. Correspondents include Ernest Augustus Boyd, Dudley Nichols, Willard Huntington Wright, and the agency Management Ernest Briggs.
Dates: 1910-1977, bulk 1910-1940

Cornelius Eady Papers

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 146
Overview: The Cornelius Eady Papers contains writings, correspondence, printed material, electronic files, and audiovisual material that document the professional activities of African American poet, author, and educator Cornelius Eady.
Dates: 1968-2012

T. S. Eliot collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 523
Overview: Contains letters from T. S. Eliot to various individuals, drafts of writings by Eliot, and writings on Eliot by Helen Gardner. Portions of the collection are photocopies and photostats of material held by other repositories.
Dates: 1920-1972

Estate of Sinclair Lewis records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1463
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, and personal papers relating to Sinclair Lewis, his wives Grace Hegger and Dorothy Thompson, and the Lewis family. Included are divorce decrees, custody and alimony agreements, wills, tax and real estate records, powers of attorney, and contracts pertaining to Lewis's novels Ann Vickers, Dodsworth, and Elmer Gantry. The collection also...
Dates: 1841-1949

Achilles Fang papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 99
Overview: The Achilles Fang Papers document the professional and personal relationship between Achilles Fang and Ezra Pound. The papers consist of correspondence and writings, most of which date from between 1950 and 1954. The correspondence principally concerns Fang's efforts to assist Pound in the transliteration of Chinese characters and in the publication of his Confucian translations. Writings include galley proofs of and Fang's introduction to Pound's The Classic Anthology as Defined by Confucious....
Dates: 1947-1958

Michael Fraenkel papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 891
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, personal papers, and printed material, documenting the work of avant-garde writer and publisher Michael Fraenkel and his publishing company Carrefour Press, as well as the work of his wife Daphne Fraenkel who continued as director of the publishing company after Fraenkel's death and their literary executor Michael Peter Harris.
Dates: 1911-2002

Lawrence Gilman papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 407
Overview: The papers consist of letters to Lawrence Gilman from various writers, poets, editors, and musicians, including Winifred Welles, Carl Van Vechten, Winston Churchill, John Farrar, Otto Klemperer, Marian MacDowell, H. L. Mencken, Ezra Pound, Bruno Walter, John Butler Yeats, and William Butler Yeats. A small amount of letters are from Gilman family members and an unidentified correspondent. Other papers include a draft of Gilman's "Bach the Great Modern," two notebooks, and clippings.
Dates: 1886-1971, bulk 1913-1939

Lola Gornall papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2715
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, drafts of writings, clippings, photographs, and printed material documenting the life and work of Australian writer Lola Gornall, and in particular her relationship with the American writer Zane Grey. The bulk of the collection consists of extensive correspondence from Grey between 1933 and 1938, and includes some letters written in a private code (a key created by the dealer is present). Drafts of Gornall's writings include three collections of verse for...
Dates: 1883-1945

Lois Gould papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 540
Overview: The papers include writings, correspondence, printed material, personal papers, photographs, audiovisual material and electronic files that document the writing career of Lois Gould, with the bulk of the material spanning 1970 to 2002. The collection consists chiefly of drafts of Gould's writings with related material such as notes, proofs, correspondence, promotional material, and reviews. The collection also includes files related to an unpublished magazine, Boomer, as well as notebooks,...
Dates: 1940-2005, bulk 1970-2002

Zane Grey collection

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2761
Overview: The collection contains writings and correspondence of American writer Zane Grey.
Dates: 1905-1922