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Authors, American

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Hoffman Birney bibliography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320902]
Identifier: MSS SC 2237
Scope and Contents Typewritten bibliography with handwritten notes. Also included are newspaper clippings relating to books and publications. The items relate to the American West.
Dates: 1945

The Black Wheel

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 393
Scope and Contents Galley proofs and pasted proofs with handwritten corrections of two novels by Merritt. "The Black Wheel" was completed by Hannes Bok (1914-1964), an American author and illustrator, after the death of Merritt. The book was published in 1948. Also included are proofs of "The Fox Woman" by Merritt, which was published in 1946.
Dates: 1940-1948

The country editor

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292025]
Identifier: Vault MSS 544
Scope and Contents Typewritten, signed draft of the article "The Country Editor" as submitted by White to "Harper's" magazine. Also included is the printed article in the magazine. The draft has editorial changes made in White's own hand. The article is about life in small towns in America and the impact the newspaper editor there has on the communiaty.
Dates: 1915

Vardis Fisher plays

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230348184]
Identifier: MSS 1346
Scope and Contents Typewritten copies of five original plays averaging 25 pages each. The items include: "Voices of Spring," "Dream Shadow," "In the Valley of the Stars," "Ersatz Marriages," and "Comedy of Errors."
Dates: 1960

Josi Kilpack notecards, 2012-2013

 Series — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233632238], Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 8004
Scope and Contents Materials are notecards outling the novels Tres Leches Cupcakes (2012) and Shannon (2013). Dated 2012 to 2013.
Dates: 2012-2013

David H. Keller short stories

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 389
Scope and Contents Typewritten short stories in five volumes which entail six stories. One of the items is a handwritten draft of the story "Stenographer's Hands." The stories are: "The White City," "Unto Us a Child is Born," "The Growing Wall," "The Time Projector," and "Lillith's Left Hand."
Dates: 1931-1942

Letter, 1897

 Item — Box 8: [Barcode: 31197233283206], Folder: 43-44
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 21 April 1897, and addressed to Mrs. Perry. Bryan sends this letter as an introduction for John Brisben Walker. Bryan recommends that Mrs. Perry introduce Walker to Mr. Perry.
Dates: 1897

Letter, 1928

 Item — Box 9: [Barcode: 31197233283214], Folder: 9-10
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter, dated 12 Sept. 1928, and addressed to L. W. Cunningham. Burnan writes to thank Cunningham and to clear up a couple of issues.
Dates: 1928

Letter, 1850

 Item — Box 6: [Barcode: 31197233283180], Folder: 19-20
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, addressed to "Dear Carey," and dated 5 Oct. of an illegible year. Bingham invites Carey to attend a club. Which "Wm. Bingham" wrote the item is uncertain. Most likely, he was the Bingham who was an American author in the middle of the nineteenth century.
Dates: 1850

Thomas McGuane papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232501434]
Identifier: MSS 6176
Abstract Contains two postcards, cards, and letters to Thomas McGuane congratulating him on the success of his work; a five-page introduction of Thomas McGuane written by Geoffrey Wolff; a copy of a check for $300 for the publishing of an excerpt from "Panama;" and many thank you letters for articles McGuane wrote in "Sports Illustrated."
Dates: 1989-1991