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American Literature

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Biddle, Katherine, Papers

 Collection
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

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

Claire, William F., papers 2

 Collection
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...

de Acosta, Mercedes, papers

 Collection
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...

Emerson, Edwin, papers

 Collection
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.

Giovannini, Giovanni, Papers

 Collection
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...

Kienzle, William X., papers 100112

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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

 Collection
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...

John S. Mayfield papers 170714

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-170714
Content Description Miscellaneous items from the John S. Mayfield papers not previously processed as part of other series in the collection.

Mayfield, John S., Papers: Autographs Series

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-830101a
Scope and Contents note Miscellaneous manuscripts by various individuals collected by John S. Mayfield.

O'Gorman, Ned, papers 4

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Identifier: GTM-050910
Scope and Contents Note The Ned O'Gorman Papers 4 comprise part of the personal papers generated by Ned O'Gorman (b. 1929), a noted American poet, author, and educator. This collection primarily contains lengthy drafts of O'Gorman's autobiography entitled, "Venerated Trinkets, Kept Memorials, and Things Lifted Up: A Volume of Autobiography." In addition, many other manuscripts written by O'Gorman are retained in this archive, which includes some of his poetry. Additional materials include letters with notable...

Sanborn, Franklin B., Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS229
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This is a collection of some 250 letters written to Franklin B. Sanborn from friends and relatives during his years as a student first at the Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hamshire and then at Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts (circa 1852-55). Primarily containing domestic and social news about other family members and mutual friends, the letters are also highlighted by references to contemporary election politics of the 1850s with mention of numerous statesmen including John Bell,...