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Anthony Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1510
Scope and Contents Autobiographical materials, publishers' correspondence and contracts, and manuscripts for literary works. Anthony Armstrong flourished from 1924 to 1976 and was known for writing in several literary genres, including historical, humorous, crime, and country novels; humorous short stories; drama; nonfiction works; and film and radio scripts.
Dates: 1920-1976

Barton Orville Aylesworth correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 826
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters sent to Barton Orville Aylesworth in response to his inquiries. Aylesworth asked these writers of both fiction and factual books to tell him about themselves and about their writings. The replies were mostly short, autobiographical, and often included lists of publications. The letters were usually hand-written and were signed by the authors. Most of the authors sent only one letter, but several sent two, including Bliss Perry (1860-1954), William Wetmore...
Dates: 1877-1906, 1894-1895

Battle hymn of the republic

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 537
Scope and Contents Printed item commemorating the founding of the New England Women's Club. The item was hand addressed to Mrs. Mary J. Judah and signed by the president of the club, Julia Ward Howe, in November 1892. The item includes all five verses of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and an account by Mrs. Howe of how she came to write the poem.
Dates: 1892

Biographical sketch of John Oxenham

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2915
Scope and Contents A typed biographical sketch of John Oxenham, an English author. His real name was William Arthur Dunkerley. Mentions his business experiences in France and the United States. Mainly traces the beginnings of his writing career.
Dates: approximately 1948

J. Ross Browne letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 648
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter to a colleague thanking him for tickets to a lecture.
Dates: 1868

Byrl Brown Dorland newspaper clippings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2182
Scope and Contents Photocopies of newspaper clippings. The items are either by Dorland or about her and her work. Some of the materials deal with Dorland's interest in the career and grave of the American writer, Washington Irving (1783-1859).
Dates: 1979-1983

Josiah Gregg letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 606
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter addressed to Philip A. Heardwick, describing Gregg's home and personal life in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Dates: 1845

Richard Halliburton letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 545
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter sent to the newspaper offices that printed a column known as "The Office Window." The letter is dated March 22, 1928 and was written in Indianapolis, Indiana. Also included is a photocopy of the newspaper article dated Feb. 25, 1928. The news piece was somewhat critical of Halliburton and his adventures. Halliburton wrote to thank the editors for the publicity and to correct the things said about him.
Dates: 1928

L. P. Hartley letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1246
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters addressed to David Horner. In the first, dated 16 May 1953, Hartley looks forward to a dinner engagement. The second, dated 23 March 1956, relates gratitude for Horner's congratulations on his receipt of a C.B.E. A letter dated 6 November 1956 and written from Venice gives a detailed description of the advantages and disadvantages of the Hotel Regina, and relates news of Victor Cunard and Freya Stark. The fourth letter, dated 8 April 1967, is devoted to...
Dates: 1953-1967

L. P. Hartley letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1692
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters. Most of these letters were to friends and other English writers including Alice Acland, Elizabeth Bowen, and Lord David Cecil. Hartley discusses various aspects of literature, discusses many of his works, and asks about how they may be improved.
Dates: 1958-1972

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