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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 Frank Norris materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0467
Abstract

Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Norris Jr. (1870-1902) was an American journalist and sometime novelist during the Progressive Era, whose fiction was predominantly in the naturalist genre. The collection consists of photocopies of eight items of published material relating to Frank Norris. Dates of the items in the collection range from 1902 to 1997.

Dates: 1902 - 1997

Richard Frary collection of Henry James materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0464
Abstract

Henry James (1843–1916) was an American author regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism. The collection consists of four items, and includes articles on Henry James and reviews of books about Henry James. Items in the collection are from 1953.

Dates: 1953

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

Richard Frary collection of Theodore Dreiser materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0463
Abstract

Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (1871–1945) was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school. The collection consists of ten items and includes reviews of Dreiser's works; articles on Dreiser; and a copy of one of his short stories, "The Lost Phoebe." Dates of the items in the collection range from 1943~1949, 1965~1969, and 1986.

Dates: 1943; 1946; 1949; 1965; 1969; 1986

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 - 2011

Robert Louis Stevenson manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0186
Abstract

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. The collection consists of a binder containing a hand-written chapter from a volume of Robert Louis Stevenson's In the South Seas.

Dates: 1900

Robert Southey letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0226
Scope and Contents The holographic letters which form this collection were written by the English poet, Robert Southey. The letter of August 22, 1825 was written to "Dear Sir." It is likely the person addressed is the London publisher, John Murray, since Southey writes that he is sending copy of the "Vindici‘" and will presently send copy of the "Peninsular War." The letter was written during the period when Southey was responding to Catholic criticism of "Book of the...
Dates: 1825-1837

Robert Wilson papers

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Identifier: MS-0496
Abstract

Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was the fifth owner of the Phoenix Bookshop in Greenwich Village, which he ran until it closed in 1988. The collection consists of materials dating from 1938 to 2006, including correspondence, photographs and copies of Wilson's published writings.

Dates: 1938-2006

Sherwood Anderson postcard

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0222
Scope and Contents The holographic postcard was sent by Sherwood Anderson to Broadus Mitchell (1892-1988), writer, historian, and Professor of Political Economy at The Johns Hopkins University. The postcard was mailed from New York city, April 9, 1934. In a brief message, Anderson expresses thanks to Mitchell and remarks that "we will come to see you later."It is known that Anderson gave a lecture on drama at The Johns Hopkins University in 1933 and apparently was acquainted with Broadus...
Dates: 1934

Sidney Lanier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0007
Abstract

Sidney Clopton Lanier (1842-1881) was a Confederate soldier, musician, poet and author who lectured in English Literature at Johns Hopkins University and played flute in the Peabody Orchestra. The collection consists of correspondence, prose, poetry, lecture and music manuscripts, photographs, memorial information, newspaper clippings, and other materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1857-1950; 1850s-2009

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

Victoria Lincoln papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0313
Abstract

Victoria Lincoln was an American writer of fiction and journalistic articles born in 1904. The papers consist largely of drafts of her many articles, stories, poems, and novels. The collection spans 1833-1986, with the bulk of the material from 1925-1985.

Dates: 1833-1986; Majority of material found within 1925-1985

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

William Cobbett petition

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-018
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of one hand-written petition to the House of Commons, February 15, 1830. The bound manuscript numbers eight pages. Cobbett's address was presented during the end of Tory rule. In the petition, cobbett argued for economic and political reform and the relief in agricultural areas where the farmers were seriously deprived.

Dates: 1830 February 15

William Kurrelmeyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0002
Scope and Contents The collection consists of over 1600 items of correspondence and manuscripts of 18th and 19th century German literary figures, as well as seven manuscripts from the 15th century. Of particular importance are the letters of Christoph Martin Wieland, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and a letter of Friedrich von Schiller.Numerous letters are addressed to Hermann Costenoble of Jena whose publishing house handled the works of Gutzkow, Gerstucker and much of the relationship between author...
Dates: 1400-1913

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Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 2
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 2
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Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 2
Mabie, Hamilton Wright, 1846-1916 2
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955 2
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 2
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Sand, Maurice, 1823-1889 2
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Southey, Robert, 1774-1843 2
Spencer, Edward, 1834-1883 2
Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974 2
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Ward, William Hayes, 1835-1916 2
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Adler, Betty, 1918-1973 1
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Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925 1
Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889 1
American Center of P.E.N. 1
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Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 1
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