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Authors, American

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Oral history interview with Briant Jacobs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 180
Scope and Contents

Comments on his choice of English as a field of study; great American authors; academic freedom at BYU, including controversies in the late 1960s; and participation with his wife in the China Teachers Program sponsored by BYU's David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, 1983-1984 and 1991-1992. Interviewed by Carol Clark Ottesen. Sound is distorted on part of the audio recording.

Dates: 2000

Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman papers

Identifier: MSS 7011
Scope and Contents

Contains materials on five prominent authors or illustrators that Monroe Paxman and Shirley Brockbank Paxman were acquainted with, including personal and professional materials. Also includes family history material of the extended Paxman and Brockbank families, and personal and professional papers of Monroe J. Paxman, including their involvement with the preservation of Academy Square. Dated from 1900 to 2013.

Dates: 1900-2013

Story fragment, 1900

 Item — Box 7: [Barcode: 31197233283198], Folder: 37-38
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed fragment of a story. The item is page "6." On the reverse is written, "The Brass Andimus (?) 813 words."

Dates: 1900

Upton Sinclair's opinion of the Mormon Church

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230327543]
Identifier: MSS SC 2833
Scope and Contents

Typewritten excerpts from the writings of Upton Sinclair. Sinclair presents a negative opinion of the Mormon Church including, "Seldom has a priestly caste evolved a more perfect system for separating its devotees from their cash."

Dates: 1940

Ben Ames Williams letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197223105997]
Identifier: MSS SC 683
Scope and Contents

ALS from Williams at 124 Chestnut Hill Road, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, to an unidentified person, ackowledging receipt of a letter from that person, with brief personal comment.

Dates: 1924

Wonderful Jim, 1920

 Item — Box 5: [Barcode: 31197233283172], Folder: 56-57
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed poem. The date of the item is uncertain. The poem is about Jim, "this wonderful pony."

Dates: 1920