Authors, American -- Biography
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
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
Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233291779]
Identifier: Vault MSS 648
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320423]
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).
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292256]
Identifier: Vault MSS 543
Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293346]
Identifier: Vault MSS 606
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232541935]
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.
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293973]
Identifier: Vault MSS 668
Scope and Contents Collection of handwritten letters by Will James to Clem Yore, which primarily discuss James' writing and illustrating career. Some of the letters contain examples of James' illustrations, one of which is an original pen and ink drawing.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233283131], Folder: 9-10
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Three handwritten and signed letters addressed to Barton Orville Aylesworth (1860-1933), an American author, poet, and professor at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Also included is a published biography and a folder with "John J. A'Becket" written on it. Handwritten and signed letter, dated October 25, 1894, and composed at "The Jansen, 11 Waverly Place, N. Y. City." A'Becket informs Aylesworth that his "communication" had been received and writes that he would be pleased to give any...
Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293361]
Identifier: Vault MSS 609
Item — Box 4: [Barcode: 31197233283164], Folder: 29-30
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 4 Dec. 1901, and addressed to Barton O. Aylesworth. Bashford states that he has received Aylesworth's letter and has sent an autobiography. This autobiography is with the collection. Also included is the envelope in which these materias were sent.