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Authors, American -- 19th century -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

American Literature photograph collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275056890628]
Identifier: 6222
Scope and Contents This small collection consists primarily of mounted (on 16 x 20" boards) photographs of late 19th and early 20th century American authors, literary scholars, and persons of note, including Walt Whitman, Julia Ward Howe, Louise Chandler Moulton, Joaquin Miller, Lyman Abbott, George Wharton James, and William Jennings Bryan, to name a few.
Dates: late 19th-early 20th centuries

Correspondence collection

 Collection
Identifier: 6196
Overview This artificial collection was created by former USC librarians. It contains letters and related ephemeral material created by a wide variety of primarily American men and women of letters. Many of these are addressed to various University librarians--including Lloyd Arvidsen, Lewis Steig, Charlotte Brown and Christian Dick--and former USC President Rufus von KleinSmid. In addition to this set of letters, which make up the bulk of the collection and were seemingly saved for their autograph...
Dates: 1851-1979

General Literary Manuscripts collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0375
Abstract The General Literary Manuscripts collection is an artificially created collection comprised chiefly of literary works and manuscript fragments of well-known writers and other public figures. The time covered is late 17th century to the first half of the 20th century.
Dates: 1677-1991

Willard Morse collection on Ambrose Bierce

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0136
Abstract Book reviews, journal and newspaper articles (originals and photostats) by and about Ambrose Bierce, journalist and author of The Devil's Dictionary and Tales of Soldiers & Civilians (1891). 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, Morse devoted much of this time to the...
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Willard Morse collection on Edgar Lee Masters

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0139
Abstract Book reviews, journal and newspaper (originals and photostats) by and about Edgar Lee Masters, and an extensive type- and handwritten bibliography of Morse's holdings on on Masters, author of the Spoon River Anthology. 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, Morse devoted much...
Dates: 1914 - 1935

Willard Morse collection on Henry Van Dyke

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0142
Abstract Book reviews, journal and newspaper (originals and photostats) articles by and about Henry Van Dyke, and a typewritten bibliography on Van Dyke (1852-1933), minister and author of popular Christmas sermons, essays, and short stories. 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: 1880s-1930s

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 American...
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, Morse...
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