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19th century British poetry manuscripts collection

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Identifier: GTM-150616
Content Description Collection of manuscript poems by 56 minor British poets. Includes prose and 3 photographs. Poets include: Alfred Austin, Mary Elizabeth Braden, "Alfred Crowquill," Francis Jeffrey, J. Sheridan Knowles, Lord John Russell, Charles Augustus Sala, and Martin F. Tupper.

Arnold U. Ziegler Memorial Dickens collection

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Identifier: GTM-150610
Scope and Contents Manuscripts, correspondence, ephemera and realia relating to Charles Dickens collected by Arnold U. Ziegler. Includes records and publications of various branches of the Dickens Fellowship (c1921-1960s).

Atchity, Kenneth, papers 950101

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Identifier: GTM-950101

Atchity, Kenneth, papers Gamms116

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS116
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Kenneth Atchity Collection is a set of personal papers of Kenneth J. Atchity comprised of correspondence, manuscripts, lecture notes, scrapbooks, video tapes, printed ephemera and related material, comprising 42 linear feet of material arranged in 29 boxes. The collection is arranged in eight series: the Individuals Correspondence Series, the Scripts and Manuscripts Series, the Academic Series, the Business Files Series, the Printed Materials Series, the Video Series, the Scrapbook Series,...

Roger Bensky collection of Samuel Beckett letters

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Identifier: GTM-181024
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three letters from Samuel Beckett to Roger Bensky (20 February, 22 April, and 5 November 1969); one letter from Geneviève Serreau to Bensky (26 June 1969), and copies of two articles written by Bensky (1969, 1974). The correspondence from Beckett resulted from Bensky's efforts to find publication for his article "La symbolique du mime dans le théâtre de Samuel Beckett." Having been rejected by two academic journals, Bensky decided to write to Beckett himself, with...

Paul F. Betz Wordsworth and English Literature collection

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Identifier: GTM-141121
Scope and Contents Paul F. Betz, Professor of English, received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1965, taught at Georgetown University until 2007, and remains active as a Wordsworth scholar and in University affairs. His extensive collection of English literature is centered on the Wordsworth circle, but extends to English Romantic poetry in general, to the literature of the English Lake District, and to other late eighteenth century and nineteenth century poetry. Less central elements reflect Betz's interest...

Biddle, Katherine, Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS250
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The papers of Katherine Biddle are organized into nine series: 1. Individuals - Correspondence with notable individuals, including composers, musicians, poets and writers (see biographical note below for a list of names). 2. Alphabetical correspondence - Frequent correspondents, arranged by name. 3. Chronological correspondence - Arranged alphabetically by year. 4. Literary associations, publications and publishers - Related correspondence files. Of particular note are files relating to the...

Blatty, William P., papers

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Identifier: GTM-730327
Content Description Typed manuscripts, galley proofs for novels and screenplays.

Brennan, Neil F., Papers*

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Identifier: GTM-130107
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Brunini, John Gilland, Papers

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Identifier: GTM-821027
Scope and contents note The Brunini Papers offer an interesting, inclusive day-by-day account of the life activities of a Catholic writer during a sixty-year period (1915 to 1977). His literary aspirations, his manuscript rejections, and his everyday activities (i.e., '"when writing you work yourself up emotionally") are covered in-depth in the Correspondence section of the papers (Boxes 1-4). Brunini's letters also present an interesting sidelight into local New York sights and scenes during this period, i.e. Cosmos...

Claire, William F., papers 2

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Identifier: GTM-110502
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of correspondence received by William Claire from Robert Lax, Thomas Merton, and Mark Van Doren. Other materials relate to the special double issue of "Voyages" magazine (Volume 2, Numbers 1 and 2, September 1968) focussing on Robert Lax, with an introduction by Claire, a brief biography on and writings by Lax. The collection also includes, typescripts and correspondence pertaining to "The Essays of Mark Van Doren (1942-1972)" edited by Claire (Conn.: Greenwood...

Cloetta, Yvonne, papers

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Identifier: GTM-120710
Content Description Inserted material transferred from purchased books -- 1. Voyages avec ma tante by Graham Greene (translated by Georges Belmont) (Paris: Laffont: 1970). Call # Greene 0635.

2. Le capitaine et l'ennemi by Graham Greene (translated by Robert Louit (Paris: Editions Robert Laffont, 1989). Call # Greene 1225

Codd, Leo and Jane, Papers

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Identifier: GTM-830131
Scope and content note The Leo and Jane Codd Papers comprise three boxes (1.5 linear feet) of material which includes correspondence to the Codds, photos, and books. Correspondence, manuscripts, and related material is arranged alphabetically within the collection. The Codds lived in the Georgetown area of Washington, D.C., and enjoyed travelling, especially to Ireland. Much of their correspondence from friends and acquaintances refers to their trips to Ireland or to their hospitality and cordiality when guests...

de Acosta, Mercedes, papers

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Identifier: GTM -860601
Scope and contents note Documenting part of the career of playwright, poet, and novelist Mercedes de Acosta (1893-1968), the Mercedes de Acosta Papers consist of letters written to her, a few manuscript plays written by her, her address books, some published works in her possession, and some photographs. Comprising 4 boxes (1.0 linear feet), the material dates from 1920-1975.Highlights of the collection include three typed manuscript plays written by de Acosta titled "The Dark Light" (undate), "Jehanne...

Duran, Leopoldo, papers

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Identifier: GTM-110727
Collection-level Scope and Contents note Correspondence from Graham Greene to Leopoldo Duran (1964-1990). Includes correspondence from Vivien Greene, Hugh Greene (brother) and Elizabeth Dennys (sister). Of note is a common place book containing autograph entries by Greene. A gift from Duran whose intention was for Greene to jot down notes about his readings and thoughts. Nicknamed "the Picasso" by Duran who conceived the idea after a visit to the Picasso Museum in Antibes. Additionally, the collection includes autograph diaries kept...

Egan, Desmond, Papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-851203
Collection-level Scope and Contents note The collection includes manuscripts of Egan's published collections, including, "Midland," "Leaves," "Siege!," "Woodcutter," "Athlone?" "Seeing Double," and "Snapdragon." Manuscripts for unpublished early poems from 1966-1977 are included, together with special publications of Egan's poems for posters and calendars.

Emerson, Edwin, papers

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Identifier: GTM-761103
Scope and Contents Correspondence and manuscripts (including an autobiography) of Edwin Emerson, journalist and miscellaneous writer, touching on his experiences in the Spanish-American, Russo-Japanese, and First World Wars. Includes photographic materials.

Endo, Shusako - Owen, Peter Collection

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Identifier: GTM-850102
Collection level scope and contents note The collection consists of letters and manuscripts related to the English translation and publication in Britain by Peter Owen Limited, of two works by the Japanese Catholic author Shusaku Endo: "The Samurai," and "Stained Glass Elegies." The first series relating to "The Samurai" includes correspondence between translator Van Gessel and editor Dan Franklin, as well as publisher Peter Owen. The second series includes correspondence by Van Gessel and Antonia Owen.

Arthur Benoni Evans manuscripts

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Identifier: GTM-150618
Content Description Bound autograph manuscript poems with additional loose leaves, by Arthur Benoni Evans (b.1781-1854), British poet and writer during the Romantic period. Includes a watercolor by Benoni. Total: approximately 140 pages.

Gallagher, Sr. Miriam, 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.