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Formal title:
Hall family papers
Extent:
1.0 linear foot(1 record box)
Date range:
1946-2006 (bulk 1962-1988)
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.012
Formal title:
Mary Hamilton letters
Extent:
0.25 linear ft. (half Hollinger document case)
Date range:
1905-1926
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 2007.031
Formal title:
Muriel Marjorie Boos Hanna papers
Extent:
2.75 linear feet (3 legal size clamshell boxes)
Date range:
1922-1989 (bulk 1978-1989)
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 90.11
Formal title:
Harper Square Press records
Extent:
6 linear feet
Date range:
1966-1979
Abstract:
Harper Square press was a publisher of poetry compillations, founded and edited by Phyllis Ford-Choyke and Arthur Davis Choyke and based in Chicago, Illinois. This collection includes manuscript poems, correspondence, biographical sketches, working papers, and business records.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 2010.028
Formal title:
Harris Ephemera
Extent:
25.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1902-2013 (bulk 1960-2013)
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2016.008
Formal title:
John Hawkes papers
Extent:
1 box
Date range:
1947-2000 (bulk 1947-1948)
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 85.18
Formal title:
Jean E. Howard papers
Extent:
2 linear feet
Date range:
1970-2013
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2016.010
Formal title:
James Humphrey papers
Extent:
9.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1957-2009 (bulk 1971-2006)
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2014.013
Formal title:
John Martin Letters to William Young
Extent:
0.9 linear feet
Date range:
1968-1980
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 89.19
Formal title:
Caitlín Kiernan papers
Extent:
14 linear feet
Date range:
1970-2018
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2017.008

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