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Authors, American -- 20th century -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Willard Morse collection on Sinclair Lewis

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0138
Abstract Book reviews, journal and newspaper (originals and photostats) articles by and about Sinclair Lewis, and an extensive type- and handwritten catalog of Morse's holdings on Lewis, author and novelist, who was the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Willard S. Morse (1856-1935) was a mining executive in the West and Mexico. He was later made a director and member of the executive committee of the American Smelter Securities Company, Chilean Exploration Company, and Braden...
Dates: 1907 - 1952

Willard Morse collection on Thomas Nelson Page

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0140
Abstract Book reviews, journal and newspaper (originals and photostats) articles by and about Thomas Nelson Page, and a typewritten bibliography of works by and about Page, author of short stories, novels, essays, and poetry, who is best known for his role as literary spokesman for the glories of the Old South in such works as In Ole Virginia. Willard S. Morse (1856-1935) was a mining executive in the West and Mexico. He was later made a director and member of the executive committee of the...
Dates: 1887 - 1935

Willard Morse collection on Vincent Starrett

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0141
Abstract Book reviews, journal and newspaper (originals and photostats) articles by and about Vincent Starrett, and a typewritten bibliography on Starrett (1886-1974), the author of mysteries and horror stories of the "Chicago Renaissance." Willard S. Morse (1856-1935) was a mining executive in the West and Mexico. He was later made a director and member of the executive committee of the American Smelter Securities Company, Chilean Exploration Company, and Braden Copper Company. After retiring,...
Dates: 1916 - 1934

Willard Morse collection on William Dean Howells

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0137
Abstract Book reviews and periodical appearances (originals or photostats), and an extensive typewritten catalog of Morse's holdings on William Dean Howells, author, editor, and critic, who was widely acknowledged during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as the "Dean of American Letters." Willard S. Morse (1856-1935) was a mining executive in the West and Mexico. He was later made a director and member of the executive committee of the American Smelter Securities Company, Chilean...
Dates: 1860 - 1933

Carol Muske-Dukes papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0349
Abstract

The Carol Muske-Dukes papers consist of the literary works, academic files, and personal papers, photographs, and correspondence of Carol Muske-Dukes, California poet laureate and USC professor of creative writing. The materials cover the period from the early 1957 to 2015.

Dates: 1957 - 2020

Kenneth Rexroth papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0119
Abstract

The papers of Kenneth Rexroth, American poet and activist, comprise manuscripts, notes, printed material, publications, correspondence, ephemera, and artwork related to poetry, writing, speaking engagements, and teaching, primarily from the last decade of his life; also included are correspondence, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, and edits compiled by Geoffrey Gardner for a Kenneth Rexroth festschrift published in 1980.

Dates: 1940 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1981

Craig Rice papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0153
Abstract

Personal and business correspondence; typescripts, ca. 1950-55. Craig Rice (Georgiana Ann Randolph) (1908-1957) published her first book, 8 Faces at 3, in 1939. She married several times; one was to Beat writer Larry Lipton. She became an enormously popular writer of mystery and detective stories, at one point rivalling Agatha Christie in sales. Agatha Christie with mystery fans, rivalling her in sales. Rice died at the age of 49 in 1957.

Dates: circa 1950-1955

Emilie Michel Rifkind collection of H.L. Mencken letters

 Collection
Identifier: 6197
Abstract The collection consists of letters written by H.L. Mencken to Louis Michel, Mrs. Louis Michel, and their daughter Emilie Michel Rifkind. Also included are Mencken's wedding announcement and calling card, a clipping from the Baltimore Sun about a piece by Michel, and letters from Princeton University librarian Julian Boyd to Emilie Rifkind about the letters. H.L. Mencken (1880-1956 was an American journalist, essayist, satirist, and cultural critic. Louis Michel, a German immigrant, met...
Dates: circa 1905-1946

Peter Shneidre papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0163
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Peter Shneidre, who ran the small poetry press Illuminati Press and who published a number of small poetry periodicals. Shneidre was also a nationally published poet and he corresponded with a number of poets about both business and personal matters between 1980 and his death in 2007. This collection also includes the financial records of Illuminati Press and the Press's publication files.

Dates: 1974 - 2007

Frederick Shroyer papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0145
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Frederick Shroyer, who was a professor of English and American Literature at California State University--Los Angeles. His papers include typescripts of some of his novels and two unpublished manuscripts.

Dates: 1963 - 1966