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20th century American writers collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0553
Collection consists of manuscripts, corrected typescripts, corrected page proofs, and galley sheets.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.24 Cubic Feet (1 legal half-size document box)

Biographical / Historical

Sherwood Anderson (September 13, 1876 - March 8, 1941) was an American novelist and short story writer.

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks (June 7, 1917 - December 3, 2000) was an American writer. She was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1985.

Amiri Baraka (born October 7, 1934), formerly known as LeRoi Jones, is an American writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays, and music criticism. An often controversial figure, he is the author of numerous books of poetry and has taught at a number of universities, including the State University of New York at Buffalo and the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Richard Hugo (December 21, 1923 - October 22, 1982), born Richard Hogan, was an American poet. Primarily a regionalist, Hugo's work reflects the economic depression of the Northwest, particularly Montana.

John Champlin Gardner, Jr. (July 21, 1933 - September 14, 1982) was an American novelist, essayist, literary critic and university professor. He is perhaps most noted for his novel Grendel, a retelling of the Beowulf myth from the monster's point of view.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in September 2010.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in December 2010 by Kelly Spring.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
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Baltimore MD 21218 USA