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Literature

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Nelson Algren Collection

 Collection
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

 Collection
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,...

John L. Brown papers 3

 Collection
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,...

Brown, John L., papers 5

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Identifier: GTM-200113
Content Description Addendum to John L. Brown papers 1, 2, 3, 4. Includes research source materials (notes, newspaper/magazine articles); family photographs, and Brown's journals.

Claire, William F., papers 3

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Identifier: GTM-151210
Content Description Personal papers comprised of letters, articles and printed items relating to John Hardy, Sen. Jacob Javits, John F. Kennedy, Robert Lax and Thomas Merton, John S. Monagan, Raymond Roseliep, and Mark Van Doren.

Ernest Dimnet - Anita Lawrence Simpson collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS339
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Ernest Dimnet-Anita Lawrence Simpson collection consists mostly of letters written from noted French literary priest Ernest Dimnet to Anita Lawrence Simpson. The correspondence relates to their friendship, and it touches on some of Dimnet's works. The collection is contained in one small archival box (0.25 linear feet), and the documents are arranged in chronological order. * * * * * * * BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES: Abbe Ernest Dimnet was born at Trelon in the Ardennes in...

Egan, Desmond, papers 3

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Identifier: GTM-890927
Content Description Box 1 Correspondence (1987-1989) includes letters from Egan to family and letters from notables such as Samuel Beckett (photocopies), Hugh Kenner (Beckett and Ezra Pound scholar), James Laughlin (poet, founder of New Directions Publishing), James McKenna (playwright, sculptor), Patricia Rachewiltz (granddaughter of Ezra Pound), John Patrick Sullivan (author). Box 2 Manuscripts by Egan (c.1988-1989) Box 3 Published works by Egan (1987-1989) Box 4 Printed materials (articles) re Egan (1988-1989)

Shusaku Endo - Peter Owen 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 Endo's English translator Van C. Gessel and editor Dan Franklin, as well as publisher Peter Owen. The second series includes correspondence by Gessel and Antonia Owen....

Julie and Thomas Kernan papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS181
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Julie and Thomas Kernan papers are organized into 7 series: correspondence by notable individuals and friends who were frequent correspondents; files on Jacques and Raissa Maritain; correspondence by Julie and Thomas Kernan; subject files which include correspondence and material about the various organizations and miscellaneous business that the Kernans were involved with; manuscripts and published works by Julie and Thomas Kernan; a large collection of information and correspondence...

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 people in many fields including the arts, economics, education, literature, politics and religion. Sir Shane's personal papers also reflect his deep concern and interest in Irish culture and politics, particularly the question of Irish independence through Home Rule. The...

Seumas MacManus Family Collection

 Collection
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,...

Mary O'Hara papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS166
Scope and Contents A collection of manuscripts for various works by American author and screenwriter Mary O’Hara (1885-1980), including the novella and musical screenplay “The Catch Colt”, “The Wyngate Children”, as well as the complete manuscript for her autobiography “Flicka’s Friend.” Also included is sheet music for compositions by O’Hara: “Green Grass of Wyoming” (1946), and “The Wind Harp” (1954).

Frederick W. Rolfe, Baron Corvo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-141102.1
Content Description Secondary works relating to Baron Corvo, including correspondence from collectors such as Donald Weeks, manuscripts of papers about Corvo by various authors (some photocopied), printed ephemera, and photographs.

Lisa Sergio papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS172
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Lisa Sergio Papers span the career of this eminent woman. The bulk of the material dates from 1937 to 1988. Material includes correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, transcripts for lectures, addresses, and radio broadcasts. Files cover a wide range of subjects that interested Ms. Sergio, as well as organizations in which she participated. A photographs series includes Ms. Sergio and her many contacts with notable individuals. An audio-visual series includes recordings of...

Katharine Tynan Manuscript of "Fraulein"

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Identifier: GTM-920401
Scope and Contents A bound autograph manuscript of Irish author Katharine Tynan's complete and unpublished novel "Fraulein" (267 pages).