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Richard Frary collection of 20th-century authors' materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0398
Abstract

The collection includes letters, manuscripts, photographs, and other material related to 20th-century authors, including John Dos Passos, the artist Rockwell Kent, Sinclair Lewis, James Joyce, Theodore Dreiser, Frank Norris, Timothy Leary, and Carl Van Vechten, 1897-1990.

Dates: 1897-1990

Richard Frary collection of Stephen Crane materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0421
Abstract

Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer, who in 1895 wrote "The Red Badge of Courage", which earned him international acclaim. This collection of materials relating to Crane, compiled by Johns Hopkins University alumnus Richard Frary, includes letters (many by Crane), events ephemera, photographs, articles of literary criticism, and sheet music (inspired by his fiction). The materials date from the 1890s to the early 2000s.

Dates: 1890s-early 2000s

Robert A. Wilson collection of Gertrude Stein materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0785
Abstract Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was a Baltimore native who owned the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village, New York and was a well-known collector of signed first editions of works by his favorite literary figures, particularly Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American expatriate novelist, playwright, poet, and art collector. She was born outside Pittsburgh, lived in Oakland, California, and then spent the rest of her life in Paris, France, becoming a part of the Parisian...
Dates: 1874-2009

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Abstract

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was an American musician, poet and author. The collection spans the years 1838 to 1998, with the bulk dating from 1838 to 1972. The material consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1838-1972; 1838-1998

Sidney Offit papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0395
Scope and Contents The papers of Sidney Offit relate his career as writer, teacher, and active participant in the literary and civic life of New York City. The collection spans the years 1928-1997 and includes photographs and mementos from his early life in Baltimore, MD to the reviews and accolades for his published volume, Memoir of the Bookie's Son. Series 1: Writings forms the largest part of the collection, and it is in this series where examples of Offit's manuscript writings...
Dates: 1932-1997

Sophie Gay letters to Alexandre Guiraud

 Collection — Box: BW-5
Identifier: MS-0772
Abstract

This collection is a set of six letters from French author Sophie Gay to French poet Alexandre Guiraud written in 1822. Sophie Gay was a French author born in Paris, France in 1776. Alexandre Guirard was a French poet, dramatic author, and novelist born in Paris, France 1788.

Dates: 1822

Spelman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0392
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of writings with additional family papers, photographs, and correspondence. The materials range in date from 1726 to 1972. The content is mostly related to the lives of Leolyn Louise Everett Spelman and Timothy Mather Spelman.

Dates: 1726 - 1972

Stephen Dixon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0236
Abstract

This collection primarily documents the career of author Stephen Dixon and spans from approximately 1950 to 2019. Dixon was born in 1936 in New York City. He taught fiction writing in the Writing Seminars at The Johns Hopkins University and is the author of several novels and short stories.

Dates: approximately 1950-2019

The John Barth collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0499
Abstract

The collection includes the papers of John Barth (born 1930), American novelist and short-story writer, who is best-known for his contributions to postmodern literature. The collection spans the years 1930 to 2014 and consists of manuscripts, typescripts, and galley proofs of Barth’s writings; correspondence; reviews; and other professional papers.

Dates: 1930 - 2014

William Churchill papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0225
Abstract William Churchill, philologist, ethnologist, and writer, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1859. He was appointed United States consul-general to Samoa (1896-1899) where he pursued his interest in philology and ethnology. Churchill also studied African languages and culture but less seriously than those of Polynesia. This collection contains two scrapbooks which Churchill compiled on Africa and the South Pacific, respectively, as well as a written draft of his 1892 book, ...
Dates: 1908-1911

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Names
Johns Hopkins University 7
Frary, Richard, 1947- 3
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 3
Barth, John, 1930- 2
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 2
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Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909 2
Gilman, Daniel C. (Daniel Coit), 1831-1908 2
James, Henry, 1843-1916 2
Lanier, Clifford Anderson, 1844-1908 2
Lanier, Mary Day 2
Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881 2
Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962 2
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 2
Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935 2
Sand, George, 1804-1876 2
Sand, Maurice, 1823-1889 2
Sands family 2
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 2
Toklas, Alice B. 2
Wilson, Robert, 1922-2016 2
Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973 1
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 1
Allen, Don Cameron, 1903-1972 1
American Center of P.E.N. 1
Antioch College 1
Austin, Aleine, 1922- 1
Authors Guild Foundation (U.S.) 1
Baker, Carlos, 1909-1987 1
Barth, Shelly 1
Bate, Walter Jackson, 1918-1999 1
Beal family (New York) 1
Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956 1
Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 1
Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 1
Benoît-Smullyan, Mary Louise, 1914- 1
Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940 1
Berkeley Public Library 1
Boas, George, 1891-1980 1
Boehm, G. Herbert 1
Boehm, Margaret Donaldson, 1894- 1
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950 1
Bowra, C. M. (Cecil Maurice), 1898-1971 1
Bready, James H. 1
Bridges, Harry, 1901-1990 1
Brown, Bob, 1886-1959 1
Browne, William Hand, 1828-1912 1
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 1
Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909 1
Buloz, Francois, 1803-1877 1
Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961 1
Cassady, Neal 1
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 1
Chambers, William L. 1
Charcoal Club (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Charles Scribner's Sons 1
Chew, Samuel C. (Samuel Claggett), 1888-1960 1
Churchill, William, 1859-1920 1
Claire, William F. 1
Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846 1
Cleveland, E. E. (Edward Earl), 1921- 1
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 1
Columbia University 1
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 1
Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900 1
Curry, Kenneth 1
Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876 1
Darbishire, Helen, 1881-1961 1
Director of Villa Spelman, 257 Mergenthaler Hall, Homewood Campus 1
Dixon, Antonia 1
Dixon, James R., -1960 1
Dixon, Sophia 1
Dixon, Stephen, 1936-2019 1
Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905 1
Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764 1
Draper, John William, 1893- 1
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 1
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870 1
Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895 1
Dutcher, Salem 1
Edel, Leon, 1907-1997 1
Everett, Henry A., 1856-1917 1
Everett, Leolyn Louise 1
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 1
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912 1
Garmey, Stephen, 1933- 1
Gay, Sophie, 1776-1852 1
George Polk Awards 1
Gohn, Ernest Salisbury, 1922- 1
Gough, Richard, 1735-1809 1
Gregg, William, 1800-1867 1
Guiraud, Alexandre, 1788-1847 1
Guiterman, Arthur, 1871-1943 1
Hamerik, Asger, 1843-1923 1
Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998 1
Hart, Richard, 1908- 1
Havens, Raymond Dexter, 1880-1954 1
Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886 1
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984 1
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