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Anne Tyler inscribed print of self-portrait and letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 25
Identifier: MS-0550
Abstract

The collection includes author Anne Tyler's personally inscribed self-portrait, primarily typewritten letters, a typed draft of her essay "Miss Cone, Miss Cone, Thank You, Thank You," and a few other manuscript items. The collection spans from 1980 to 1985 and 1996 to 1998.

Dates: 1996 - 1998; 1980-1985

H. L. Mencken collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0476
Abstract

This is an artificial collection made up of printed ephemera, letters, and photographs that accompanied books by and about H. L. Mencken.

Dates: 1900-1996

Lester S. Levy sheet music papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0193
Abstract

Lester S. Levy was a music historian and sheet music collector. His music papers contain correspondence, speeches, printed material, and bills related to his collecting activities.

Dates: 1933-1983

Marion Buchman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0141
Abstract

This collection pertains to the writing career and personal life of Baltimore poet Marion Buchman. The materials cover the period circa 1913 to 2000, and the bulk of the materials date from 1932 to 1986.

Dates: 1913-1986

Paul Bowles correspondence with Mark Dery

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: MS-0869
Abstract

This collection consists of twenty-six letters, and one postcard, exchanged between Paul Bowles and Mark Dery between the dates of May 6th, 1980 and August 19th, 1988. Paul Bowles (1910-1999) was an expatriate artist who lived in Tangier, Morocco; Mark Dery (1959) is an American writer, professor and cultural critic.

Dates: 1980 May 5-1988 August 19

Richard Threlkeld Cox papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0132
Abstract

The collection consists of a few items of correspondence, clippings, pamphlest, and a partially typed manuscript of "The Algebra of Probably Inference."

Dates: 1958-1972

"The Flying Brigade" manuscript

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0606
Scope and Contents A 61 page manuscript item related to black Americana being a typed story written by a woman named Janet Hay Houston. She was a missionary and one of nine children born from Margaret Parks Paxton and noted minister, Samuel Rutherford Houston. "The Flying Brigades" is essentially a story of a missionary who gathers a group of other women to provide Christian outreach to the lumber camps of West Virginia. In lumber camps, the workers referred to itinerant ministers who conducted...
Dates: 1922

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

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Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 1
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