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Robert Girardi papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS254
Collection-level Scope and Content Note

Contains the book manuscripts of novelist Robert Girardi. Includes many unpublished manuscripts of novels, novellas, and short stories, as well as  screenplay scripts.

Dates: 1985-1999

Patrick White in Periodicals Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS237
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Patrick White in Periodicals Collection contains a comprehensive run of journal and magazine publications from 1934 to 2015 by and about Patrick White, the noted Australian author who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973. Many of White's short and long stories, including "Miss Slatery and Her Demon Lover," "Clay," and "A Cheery Soul," appear in published form in this collection in periodicals such as "Australian Book Review," "Australian Literary Studies," "London Magazine,"...
Dates: 1934 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1985

Jack Womack Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-141106.2
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the career of author Jack Womack and contains correspondence, manuscripts, articles, and ephemera. It also includes correspondence and manuscripts by science fiction author William Gibson.

Dates: 1992 - 2002

John Carroll Scholars: Millenium Project Time Capsule

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-990328
Scope and Contents Contains decorated box marked "The Millenium Project 1999 - Time Capsule". Accompanying letter states that "Student clubs, organizations, and individuals have contributed pamphlets, fliers, essays, videos, photos and more in the hopes of representing student life at Georgetown in 1999." The stated opening date for the capsule is 2024.Contents include: John Carroll Scholars eXposition: The Millenium Project brochure; John Carroll Scholars Program brochure; Concert Choir and...
Dates: 1998-1999

John Henry Newman Portrait Print and Letter

 Collection — Box: GTM Shared Box 5 (Letter), Folder: 10
Identifier: GTM-20230608
Scope and Contents

One printed reproduction of a portrait drawing of John Henry Newman by George Richmond and one short handwritten letter by Newman, dated 1877.

Dates: 1877

Franklin B. Williams, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS270
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Franklin B. Williams, Jr. (1906-1997) Professor of English at Georgetown University (1939-1974) is best known for his magnum opus "An Index to Dedications and Commendatory Verses in English Books before 1641," 1962. Throughout the course of more than twenty years Professor Williams consulted the prefatory material in early English printed books in over 120 libraries in Britain, the European continent, and the United States. The resulting index is an indispensable resource for the study of...
Dates: 1931 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1974

John J. Ryan, SJ Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS47
Collection-level Scope and Content Note

The John J. Ryan Papers include correspondence received by Ryan, some poems and short pieces, and the MSS of two novellas.

Dates: 1860 - 1913; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1897

John Cheever - George McLoone collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS259
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection comprises correspondence between George McLoone, university professor and alumnus of Georgetown University, and John Cheever, the American writer. All of the correspondence takes place between the years of 1966-1974. Although most of the letters are brief in length, the correspondence between Cheever and McLoone are significant because of the insight they provide into the personal life of John Cheever. Many of the letters contain comments about Cheever's acquaintences and on...
Dates: 1966-1974

Theodore Maynard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS329
Scope and Contents The Theodore Maynard Papers consist of the manuscripts of Theodore Maynard and his correspondence with publishers, family members, and numerous literary figures. The collection also includes the manuscripts of Sara Casey Maynard and the original artwork and manuscripts she gathered for a projected children's magazine. A few photographs, newspaper clippings and printed items are also contained in the collection. Included with the collection are over one hundred letters written by literary...
Dates: 1910 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1955

Albert Nekimken Turkish Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-20220424
Scope and Contents The Albert Nekimken Turkish Theater Collection comprises primary research material assembled by Nekimken in Turkey while working on his dissertation on the influence of German Marxist politics and Bertolt Brecht on modern theater in Turkey. The collection consists of 183 volumes of published plays (some banned, many now scarce or rare), as well as theater history and criticism, written mainly from 1960 to 1975, and 29 audio cassettes containing performances and interviews with actors,...
Dates: 1946 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980

Kenneth W. Rendell Collection of Railroad Stock Certificates

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS117
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Kenneth W. Rendell Collection of Railroad Stock Certificates comprises 95 stock and bond certificates printed by railroad companies during the nineteenth century and 4 municipal bond certificates from the City of Philadelphia from the same era. The Collection is arranged in 99 folders in 2 boxes. The railroad companies represented in the Collection range from the obscure (e.g. the Swan Creek Railway Company) to the prominent (e.g. the Michigan Southern & Northern Indiana Railroad...
Dates: 1840 - 1915

Shusaku Endo papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-841022
Scope and Content note

The Shusaku Endo papers include manuscript drafts of Endo's novels "The Samurai" and "Scandal," a short story draft, and an as-yet unidentified draft. Evident in the manuscripts are Endo's corrections and notations, the additions and revisions he occasionally taped to existing manuscripts, and the work of his secretary to transcribe a clean version of the draft for later review.

Dates: 1984-1985

John Ihlder papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-000012
Content Description Papers of John Ihlder (1876-1958), consisting of correspondence, reports, notebooks, and printed material pertaining to his work with the Committee on Evaluation of Public Housing of the National Capitol Housing Authority. Includes reports from the New Jersey Board of Tenement House Supervision (1916), a guide for the evaluation of public housing (1943), correspondence re the Hillside low-rent housing project in Washington, D.C. (1944), and postwar housing. Notes and printed material...
Dates: 1904-1944

World War I French Propaganda Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-20230508
Content Description Scrapbook assembled by a French army officer primarily containing World War I propaganda materials issued between 1914 and 1917. All of the contents of the scrapbook are in French. It includes sheet music, small posters for war art exhibitions, notices for theatrical events concerning the war, advertisements, short stories and serial novelettes, cards related to bond drives, newspaper clippings and notices, patriotic lapel "pins," postcards, original drawings of a war lottery...
Dates: 1914 - 1917

PEN Records

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-890630
Scope and Contents

A segment of the archives of the London-based international association of poets, essayists and novelists, known as PEN. Comprised of correspondence, manuscripts and some photographs. Includes files regarding contacts with some 40 London embassies; material about the annual PEN Congress which failed to take place in Iran in 1963; and manuscript submissions for a short story contest (circa 1961).

Dates: 1938 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1950s-1960s

Wallace Erwin Syrian Arabic Dictionary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-870108
Scope and Contents

This collection is currently unprocessed and access to it may therefore be limited. Researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for more information on access to this collection.

Research materials concerning a Syrian Arabic-English dictionary.

Dates: 1964 - 1975

Harry Sylvester Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS220
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The major portions of the Harry Sylvester Papers consist of correspondence and manuscripts for his published novel, “Moon Gaffney”; and an unpublished work, “A Watch in the Night.” Notable correspondents include writers, publishers, scholars, political and religious leaders, such as Harry L. Binsse, Paul Beecher Blanshard, Harvey Breit, Dorothy Day, William A.S. Dollard, Waldo Frank, John Farrar, Brendan Gill, Matthew Hoehn, Nathan I. Hentoff, Stanley J. Kunitz, Eugene J. and...
Dates: 1930 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1970

William K. Wimsatt, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS469
Dates: 1941 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975

Thomas Merton - John Pauker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-890101
Scope and Contents note

The Merton-Pauker Collection consists mainly of correspondence between Merton and Pauker and between Pauker and those interested in buying Merton's prints. There are seven personal letters from Merton and three mimeographed letters which Merton sent out to friends at Lent, Easter, and Christmas, 1967. Many of the letters also discuss Pauker's work as a poet, especially "Excellency," a sequence of poems, published in 1967.

Dates: 1966 - 1972

John Erwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-801216

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