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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.

Mercedes de Acosta 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" (undated), "Jehanne...

Nelson Algren Collection

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Identifier: GTM-160405
Scope and Contents Note The Nelson Algren Collection consists of some correspondence and two manuscripts of noted American writer Nelson Algren (1909-1981). Included is correspondence about Algren's books "The Man with the Golden Arm" and "Somebody in Boots." The primary correspondent is Ken McCormick, an editor with Doubleday and Company, Inc. Two typed manuscripts by Algren are also preserved in this collection: "The Door to Dingdong Daddyland" and "The Door to Pingpong Playboyland." A number of books that were...

Kenneth Atchity papers

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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,...

Alan Gabriel Barnsley papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS76
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Alan G. Barnsley Papers consist of eight letters from such prominent writers as Ian Fleming, C.S. Lewis, Muriel Spark and Stephen Spender.

Abbreviations used in this register include: ALS (autograph letter signed); TLS (typed letter signed).

Span dates: 1954-1959 Size: 0.25 linear feet, 1 box

Philip Barry papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS128
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Philip Barry Papers consist of correspondence from friends and associates to Philip and Ellen Barry. Some well known individuals include, Rosemary and Stephen Vincent Benet; Katherine Bregy (Catholic author); William C. Bullitt (US ambassador); writers Henry W. Clune, Edsel Ford, Brendan Gill, Morris Hadley, John O'Hara, Joseph Verner Reed, Robert Sherwood; actresses Lillian Gish and Katherine Hepburn; producers/directors Joseph Mankiewicz and Robert Sinclair. The collection includes...

Hilaire Belloc - Elizabeth Belloc collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS202
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Hilaire Belloc-Elizabeth Belloc CorrespondenceThis collection contains the correspondence sent by Hilaire Belloc to his daughter Elizabeth over the period 1932-1944. Hilaire was 62 at the start of this correspondence and entering the final stages of his career. He was plagued increasingly with ill-health over the course of this correspondence, and there is frequent reference to his suffering from flus, fatigue, and difficulties with his handwriting. In 1942 he suffered a stroke,...

Belloc, Hilaire - Chesterton, G.K., collection

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Identifier: GTM-190528
Content Description Letters, manuscripts, printed source material and photographs relating to Hilaire Belloc and G.K. Chesterton.

Hilaire Belloc - Elizabeth Greenhill collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS403
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Hilaire Belloc - Elizabeth Greenhill Collection (1 box, .25 linear feet) contains 10 letters from historian and writer Hilaire Belloc to his bookbinder, Elizabeth Greenhill, dated between January 1938 and May 1940. Of the Belloc - Greenhill Papers, seven are typed signed letters and three are handwritten. Belloc discusses a number of books and correspondences he was working on or having bound at the time, such as "The County of Sussex", "The Old Road", "Verses", and "The Path to Rome." Two...

Hilaire Belloc - Dorothy Hamilton collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS444
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Hilaire Belloc - Dorothy Hamilton Collection consists of personal correspondence between Hilaire Belloc and Dorothy Hamilton. The collection also includes several letters of correspondence between Elodie Belloc and Dorothy Hamilton, letters from Belloc's children to Dorothy Hamilton, correspondence between Belloc and others, and a few letters from others to Dorothy Hamilton. Several newspaper clippings, tickets to Belloc's lectures, and Hilaire Belloc's account book for 1907-1908 are also...

Hilaire Belloc - Emma Pescatore collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS404
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Correspondence between Hilaire Belloc and Emma Pescatore.

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...

Katherine Biddle 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...

William P. Blatty papers

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

Ray Bradbury letters

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Identifier: GTM-141117
Scope and Contents A collection, assembled by author Nelson Bond (1908-2006), of 18 typed letters, dated 1949-1996, received from science fiction writer Ray Bradbury (1920-2012). Includes 5 typed letters signed from Nelson Bond, dated 1957 to 1976. Additional items regarding Bradbury sent by Nelson Bond to friend Allen Ahearn (owner, Quill and Brush).

John L. Brown papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS167
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The John L. Brown papers 1, consist of 99 folders of correspondence from literary and artistic luminaries, including writers Sylvia Beach, John Dos Passos, Anne Fremantle, Katherine Anne Porter, Alice B. Toklas; philosopher Jacques Maritain; photographer Brassai; poets Marianne Moore, Wallace Stevens, and Giuseppe Ungaretti, and many more. Correspondence is arranged alphabetically.

John L. Brown papers 2

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS205
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The John L. Brown papers 2, consists of 271 folders of alphabetically arranged correspondence with prominent twentieth-century graphic and performing artists, composers, publishers and writers including Josephine Baker, George Braziller, John Cage, Albert Camus, Marc Chagall, Carlos Chavez, Henry Steele Commager, George Dillon, John Dos Passos, Angna Enters, Paul Flamand, Gaston Gallimard, Julien Green, Alfred and Blanche Knopf, Claude Levi-Strauss, Jose Limon, Andre Malraux, Jacques Maritain,...

John L. Brown papers 3

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS253
Scope and Contents The John L. Brown papers 3, consists of correspondence with 20th century artists, scholars, and writers. Notables include artists Huseyin Halit, Loren McIver and her husband, poet Lloyd Frankenberg, Lilian Mckendrick, Irene Rice Pereira and Antoinette Schulte; art critic and historian Roger Avermaete; historian Henry Steele Commager; and writers Jacqueline Bernard, Faith Berry, Elizabeth Borton de Trevino, Lewis Galantiere, Elsa Gress, poet James Laughlin, Boris Schreiber, Pierre Seghers,...