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American literature broadsides collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6134
Overview This small collection includes some of the broadsides and examples of fine press and letterpress printing collected by USC Libraries Special Collections for its American Literature Collection.
Dates: 1923-2017

Robert (Douglas) Hardy Andrews typescripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0079
Abstract Typescripts of Andrews's (1903 - 1976) novels, Legend of a Lady (Coward-McCann, 1949), and Great Day in the Morning (Coward-McCann, 1950).
Dates: 1949 - 1950

Fred Astaire Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2070
Abstract Collection consists of the manuscript and galley proofs of Fred Astaire's book Steps in Time, published in 1960. Fred Astaire (1899-1987) was a world renowned dancer, choreographer and film star.
Dates: circa 1960

R. L. Barth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0161
Abstract Manuscripts, paste-ups and file copies of small press poetry published by Barth ca. 1980-88; correspondence with poets Turner Cassity, Dick Davis, John Finlay, Charles Gullans, X. J. Kennedy, Janet Lewis, Timothy Steele, and Wesley Trimpi.
Dates: circa 1980-88

William T. Bates papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5046
Abstract This small collection appears to have been the class notes of USC alumnus William T. ("Terry") Bates who attended the university between 1974 and 1977. Seven three-ring binders contain his handwritten notes, exam "blue books, and class syllabi for courses in English and American literature, drama, theatre, social psychology, and mathematics. Course instructors include Nina Foch, Richard Toscan, and R.S. Ross, among others.
Dates: 1974-1977

Charles Bonner Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0023
Abstract Typescripts of Bonner's (1896-1965) novels Legacy (Knopf, 1940), Angel Casey (Knopf, 1941), and Ambition (Coward-McCann, 1946). Charles Bonner was born in 1896 in Brooklyn, NY. He was a newspaper reporter, and became a publicist in 1923. His first novel, The Fanatics, was published in 1932. Bonner moved to California in 1935 and became a full time writer of stories, novels, and screenplays. His novel Legacy was made into a film Adam Had Four Sons in 1941. He died in 1965.
Dates: circa 1940

Paul Bowles papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0132
Abstract Correspondence, periodical appearances, tape recordings; typed draft and galleys for Bowles's autobiography, Without Stopping (Putnam, 1972). Also includes 1 large folder of scores, autographed programs, and manuscripts of Paul Bowles materials, donated by pianist Hannetta Clarke, who performed with Bowles on occasion. Some of those performances are documented in the papers.
Dates: 1950 - 1979

Malcolm Stuart Boylan typescript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0029
Abstract Typescript of Boylan's novel The Tin Sword (Little, Brown, 1950). This American writer was born in Chicago, Illinois Apr. 13, 1897, and died Apr. 3, 1967.
Dates: 1950 - 1950

T. Coraghessan Boyle typescripts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0152
Abstract Typescript drafts of the story, "The Zoo," written 1971-73 and first published in Texas Quarterly (Spring 1978). T. Coraghessan Boyle (b.1948) is a member of the USC faculty.
Dates: 1971 - 1973

Charles Bukowski papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0155
Abstract The collection includes Charles Bukowski's (1920-1994) original poetry and short stories, along with drafts of Women, Factotum, Ham on Rye, Post Office, and Barfly; screenplays based on Bukowski's fiction; periodical appearances; tape recordings; and ephemera.
Dates: 1957-1994

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USC Libraries Special Collections 44
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American literature 23
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American literature -- 19th century -- Archival resources 6
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American literature -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 3
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United States -- Study and teaching -- Archival resources 3
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Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 2
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Names
Morse, Willard S. (Willard Samuel), 1856-1935 7
University of Southern California 5
Dorn, Edward 2
Eshleman, Clayton 2
Abshear, Jeff 1
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Alberti, Rafael, 1902-1999 1
Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001 1
Bates, William T. 1
Bieler Press 1
Bierce, Ambrose 1
Black Mesa Press 1
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.) 1
Black Sparrow Press 1
Bloom, Harold 1
Bogart, Guy 1
Bond, Genevieve Farnell 1
Boyle, T. Coraghessan 1
Bright, Verne 1
Buckner Press 1
Bukowski, Charles 1
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 1
Bush, Grace E. 1
Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 1
Cadmus Editions 1
Cardenal, Ernesto 1
Chevaillier, Alzire A. (Alzire Adrienne) 1
Cheyney, Ralph 1
Ciardi, John, 1916-1986 1
Clark, Tom 1
Cortázar, Julio 1
Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 1
D'Ambrosio 1
Darío, Rubén, 1867-1916 1
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 1
Diebenkorn, Richard, 1922-1993 1
Dine, Jim, 1935- 1
Dobb, Edwin, 1950- 1
Downing, Holly, 1948- 1
Duensing, Paul Hayden, 1929- 1
Dukes, David 1
Duncan, Robert, 1919-1988 1
Díaz Colodrero, José Luis 1
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence 1
Foch, Nina, 1924-2008 1
Forché, Carolyn 1
Galeano, Eduardo, 1940-2015 1
Garnett, Porter, 1871-1951 1
Gaw, Ethelean Tyson 1
Gilgun, John 1
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 1
Gioia, Dana 1
Hamilton, Florence 1
Hassler, Jon 1
Hermetic Press 1
Hirshfield, Jane, 1953- 1
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 1
Hughes, Rupert 1
Jacquet, Alain 1
Jozami, Eduardo 1
Keenan, Deborah 1
King, Linda 1
Kwan, Moon 1
Lennon, Nigey 1
Levis, Larry 1
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 1
Lipton, Lawrence, 1898-1975 1
Lowry, Robert 1
MacManus, Seumas 1
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940 1
Marquand, John P. (John Phillips) 1
Martin, John 1
Masters, Edgar Lee 1
Mayne, Eric 1
McCurdy, Michael 1
Meltzer, David 1
Menhart, Oldřich, 1897-1962 1
Mercer, Bernice B. 1
Midnight Paper Sales Press 1
Miller, Bill, 1920-1961 1
Miller, Juanita Joaquina 1
Miller, Wade 1
Morgan, Angela 1
Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 1
Muir, John 1
Muske-Dukes, Carol 1
Nawakum Press 1
Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973 1
Nervo, Amado, 1870-1919 1
Norris, Gordon W. 1
O'Donnol, Dion 1
Ortiz, Juan L. 1
Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922 1
Piquet, Julio 1
Pomegranate Press 1
Price, Ruth Clay 1
Reynolds, Adeline de Walt 1
Rice, Craig, 1908-1957 1
Rich, Adrienne 1
Rolfe, Lionel 1
Sarton, May, 1912-1995 1
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