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Aleine Austin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0397
Abstract

Aleine Austin was historian and author born in New York City, July 19, 1922. The papers, dating from 1940 to 1991, consist of student notes, lecture notes, published articles, manuscript notes, recordings, photographs, correspondence, and a selection of papers that document Aleine Austin's interest and work in the American labor movement.

Dates: 1940-1991

Glenway Wescott collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0497
Abstract

Glenway Wescott (1901–1987) was an American poet, novelist, essayist and a figure of the American expatriate literary community in Paris during the 1920s. The collection consists of two notecards, three letters, a photograph, and an article from the New Yorker. Materials range in date from 1945-1967.

Dates: 1945-1967

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

Hart Crane collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0468
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two items: a photograph of Hart Crane, and a press release regarding Paul Mariani's biography of Hart Crane, The Broken Tower. Items in the collection are from 1999.

Dates: 1999

Joyce MacIver papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0429
Abstract

Georgette Scott (1904-1999) was a novelist and playwright who wrote under the name Joyce MacIver; she was born and raised in Baltimore and began her writing career at the Baltimore Sun. The collection consists of writings, personal materials, printed material, and photographs dating from the 1940s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1940s-1990s

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, 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 Wilson papers

 Collection
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

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

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

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Frary, Richard, 1947- 4
Wertheim, Stanley 2
Wilson, Robert, 1922-2016 2
American Center of P.E.N. 1
Antioch College 1
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Austin, Aleine, 1922- 1
Authors Guild Foundation (U.S.) 1
Beal family (New York) 1
Bridges, Harry, 1901-1990 1
Columbia University 1
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 1
Crane, Hart, 1899-1932 1
Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900 1
Director of Villa Spelman, 257 Mergenthaler Hall, Homewood Campus 1
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 1
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 1
Everett, Henry A., 1856-1917 1
Everett, Leolyn Louise 1
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 1
George Polk Awards 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915‏ 1
Huberman, Leo, 1903-1968 1
Johns Hopkins University 1
Joyce, James, 1882-1941 1
Kent, John 1
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971 1
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 1
Longsdorf, Kenneth 1
MacIver, Joyce, 1904-1999 1
Mariani, Paul L. 1
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 1
Morris, Wright, 1910-1998 1
Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971 1
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) 1
New York University 1
Norris, Frank, 1870-1902 1
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 1
Offit, Avodah K. 1
Offit, Sidney, 1928- 1
Perrizo, Jim 1
Ross, Harold Wallace, 1892-1951 1
Scott, Georgette 1
Sorrentino, Paul 1
Spelman family (New York) 1
Spelman, Josephine Pettengill, 1866-1937 1
Spelman, Leolyn Louise Everett 1
Spelman, Timothy Mather, 1891-1970 1
Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974 1
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 1
Wescott, Glenway, 1901-1987 1
Western Maryland College 1
Williams, Jonathan, 1929-2008 1
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983 1
Zara, Louis, 1910-2001 1
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