Rosalys Haskell Hall (1914-2006) was a successful children’s book author, and great granddaughter of Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910). These papers document her writing career, as well as those of her father, Henry Marion Hall (1877-), and her sisters Frances Minturn Howard (1905-1995) and Julia Ward Howe Stickley (1903-1983), with manuscript drafts, research notes and correspondence.
The Mary Hamilton letters contain fourteen letters to or about Mary Hamilton, an actress on the British, Canadian and American stage, covering a period of two decades, from 1905 to 1926. Seven letters from George Bernard Shaw are included.
The Muriel Marjorie Boos Hanna papers consist primarily of poetry by Muriel Hanna (dating from 1976 to 1989), drafts, notes and a draft of a compilation of poems, as well as a printed collection. An active member of the Rhode Island State Poetry Society, Hanna wrote of nature, family, and personal experiences in her poems. Included in the papers are poems by Hanna's grandmother, Emma Doan (Evans) Nicholas, whose poems describe her life a farm in New Jersey, provide information about the Grange, and gender roles in rural life in the early twentieth century.
This collection is an extension of the Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays. These materials contain various pamphlets, papers, and booklets related to American publishing and press companies.
Author's last poems and letters on love and creativity before he turned to writing fiction. Written mostly at Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, in the five months preceding his marriage to Sophie Tazewell. One of two photocopies made by the author. "No other photocopies will be made." Also includes a memo written in 1948 to Mr. Hawkes from Thomas J. Wilson regarding a book idea on the subject of e.e. cummings and a listing of John Hawkes books being sold by Clouds Hill Books in 2000.
Papers of Jean E. Howard, Columbia University scholar of early modern literature, the history of drama, and former chair of the Pembroke Center Associates Council. Papers include correspondence, drafts, notes, and research material relating to Howard’s education, scholarly writings, and publications.
This collection consists of the literary and personal papers of the poet James Humphrey. It includes correspondence with poets, publishers, friends and family; manuscripts for poems, novels, screenplays, essays and short stories, both published and unpublished; unframed abstract artwork, photographs and scrapbooks. The audio material in these papers consists of one audiocassette, two compact discs and eight reel-to-reel tapes. The papers are dated from 1957 to 2009.
These letters between John Martin, owner of Black Sparrow Press, and William Young, owner of San Souci Press in Winchester, Massachusetts, date from 4 May 1968 to 18 March 1980 and detail two decades of business and personal relations between the book collectors and publishers.
This collection contains Caitlín Kiernan’s handwritten journal from childhood
and other juvenilia, drafts of comics, edited manuscripts of novels and short
stories, correspondence with fiction editors, correspondence with paleontologists,
manuscripts and journals of paleontology work, Kiernan’s desktop computer, and
collectibles from her band called Death’s Little Sister.
Brown University graduate and Rhode Island native Jon Land has written upwards of twenty political thrillers. This collection contains several drafts of fourteen of his novels, including final drafts and publisher edits.