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Miriam Gallagher, R.S.M. letters

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Identifier: GTM-620301
Content Description Original and photocopied correspondence between Sister Miriam Gallagher, R.S.M.; H.L. Mencken; Odell Shepherd; and others.

Gallery of Living Catholic Authors

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS472

Eric Gill - H. Cotton Minchin collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS299
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Eric Gill - H. Cotton Minchin Collection consists of correspondence dated 1928 to 1929, mostly from Eric Gill to H. Cotton Minchin, concerning an engraving that Gill provided for "The Legion Book." That book was edited by Minchin and published in 1929, and contributions and illustrations were solicited from the leading writers and artists of the day, including Gill. In the letters, Gill discusses the details for the work to be done. One of the letters in the collection is from Gill to...

Giovanni Giovannini papers

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Identifier: GTM-131217
Collection-level Scope and Contents note Papers of Professor Giovanni Giovannini, including letters, printed ephemera and recordings relating to poet Ezra Pound. Includes lecture cards and notes on English literature. Collection contains media (3 reels of 1/4" audio tape). The bulk of the collection is comprised of letters, corresondence, and printed matter related to the confinement of Ezra Pound at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington, DC, and to efforts on his behalf to secure his release, as well as numerous newspaper and...

Graham Greene - Anita Bjork letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-28
Identifier: GTM-061127
Content Description A collection of 26 letters (1971-1990) from British novelist Graham Greene to Swedish actress Anita Bjork (1923-2012). Includes two letters from Vivien Greene to Bjork.

Graham Greene papers

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Identifier: GTM-851001

Hugh Greene papers

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Identifier: GTM-850129
Content Description Correspondence between Sir Hugh Greene and brother Graham Greene. Letters date from 1925 through 1986. Topics include the latter's books and family matters.Click on External Documents below to link to collection finding aid for Boxes 1-4. Acquisition of Box 5, containing letters dated 1982 and 1985 through 1986, post-dates the finding aid. See following list --12 typed letters signed from Graham Greene to Huge Greene. Most include typed transcriptions by Hugh Greene....

Vivien Greene papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS420
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Vivien Greene Papers consist of six letters written to Vivien Greene, the wife of noted English Catholic author Graham Greene. There is one letter from Graham to Vivien sent from Berlin, Germany, concerning Berlin Wall restrictions. Other correspondents include Tom Cordishley, Marie Belloc Lowndes, and Columba Ryan. The letters date mostly to the 1940s.

Marguerite Tjader Harris papers

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Identifier: GTM-781231

Riley Hughes papers

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Identifier: GTM-830622
Content Description Papers of Riley Hughes (1914-1981), writer and educator, includes letters from Saul Bellow, William Blatty, John Dos Passos, John S. Mayfield, Eugene McCarthy, Larry McMurtry, Katherine Anne Porter, J.B. Priestley, C.P. Snow, and Robert Penn Warren, among others. Other material includes files relating to the Georgetown University Writers Conference, founded by Hughes in 1960; course preparation as associate professor of English for the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; as well...

Elizabeth Iddesleigh - Susan Lowndes Marques collection

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Identifier: GTM-800101
Content Description Correspondence of Elizabeth, Countess of Iddesleigh and sister Susan Lowndes, the daughters of writer Marie Belloc Lowndes. Includes letters from English Catholic writers Isabel Clarke; Martin d'Arcy, SJ; Arnold Lunn; Archbishop David Mathew; as well as more than 130 letters by C.C. Martindale, SJ, many written during internment in Denmark during World War II.

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Elizabeth Jennings papers 3

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Identifier: GTM-151109

David Jones - Douglas Cleverdon collection

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Identifier: GTM-841206
Collection-level Scope and Contents note The collection pertains to the catalogue "Words and Image IV" published for an exhibition of "Paintings, Engravings and Writings of David Jones" at the National Book League, U.K., 1972. The final edition of the catalogue is included (Folder 3).

David Jones - Pamela Donner collection

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Identifier: GTM-820629
Scope and Contents note The Jones-Donner collection contains twelve letters to Pamela Donner, one of Jones' many personal friends, dated from January 9, 1961 - May 11, 1974. Most of these letters were written in 1961 and 1962 at Northwick Lodge, Harrow-on-the-Hill. Two were written during Jones' residence at Montesdene Hotel, and the last letter in the collection was written at Calvary Nursing Home. The form of these letters is uniquely Jones' own--from the characteristic asterisks which explain or elaborate points or...

William X. Kienzle papers

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Identifier: GTM-100112
Scope and Contents Note The William X. Kienzle Papers comprise part of the personal papers of William X. Kienzle (1928-2001), a longtime Catholic priest in Detroit, Michigan, who wrote a series of mystery novels after leaving the priesthood. Correspondence includes letters from friends and associates to William X. Kienzle and his wife Javan Kienzle. Also, many condolence letters upon the death of William X. Kienzle are included among these papers. There are a few manuscripts written by William. Some folders...

Kilmer Family papers 980703

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Identifier: GTM-980703
Collection Level scope and contents note The Kilmer Family papers contain materials from the Kilmer family, a noted family of American writers. The collection includes materials relating to Joyce Kilmer, Aline Kilmer, Kenton Kilmer, Nicholas Kilmer, and other family members. Some letters, manuscripts, poems, photographs, ephemera, and clippings by and about poet-soldier Joyce Kilmer are present. In addition, materials by and concerning poet Aline Kilmer, such as letters, poems, and photographs, are preserved. Moreover, an extensive...

James Laver papers

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Identifier: GTM-811223
Content Description Personal papers of James Laver (1899-1975), author and Keeper of Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England. Correspondence to Laver and wife, actress Veronica Turleigh (1903-1971), provide a valuable source on English and Irish literary circles. Writers include Enid, Bagnold, John Betjeman, Violet Clifton, Martin d'Arcy, Graham Greene, Kate O'Brien, Iris Origo, Ronald Knox, Desmond MacCarthy, Rose MacCaulay,...

Shane Leslie papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS163
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection essentially comprises the life and letters of Sir Shane Leslie whose boundless energy and wide-ranging interests took him all over Britain, the United States and Canada, bringing him in touch with a multitude of people in various fields including the arts, economics, education, literature, politics and religion. In sum, the correspondence series of the collection reads like a who's who particularly from 1900 through 1971. Famous names include Angela Antrim, Margot Asquith, Nancy...

Arnold Lunn papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS143
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks and related printed ephemera regarding the life and works of Sir Arnold Lunn (1888 - 1974). The papers, dating from 1896 to 1978, comprise 21 linear feet of material, arranged in fourteen boxes, consisting of five hundred and thirty-two folders.The papers are arranged in series according to subjects. There are five correspondence series, namely World War I Correspondence, Ski Correspondence,...

Seumas MacManus Family collection

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Identifier: GTM-130118
Scope and Contents Note The Seumas MacManus Family Collection contains letters and manuscripts by and about Seumas MacManus (1869-1960), a prominent Irish author of folktales who lectured extensively throughout the United States and published widely. These materials document fascinating aspects of MacManus' writing career, and they provide primary source materials about his family.The collection includes a small number of letters from notables to Seumas MacManus, including Theodore Dreiser, Maud Gonne,...