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Formal title:
Elsa Barker papers
Extent:
2.5 linear feet (2 records center boxes and 1 document-size Hollinger documents case)
Date range:
1900-1954 (bulk 1905-1948)
Abstract:
The collection consists of approximately 1000 items and includes typescripts, shorthand notes, letters, personal and financial papers, and other material relating to her poetry, detective stories and 'automatic writing' series by The Living Dead Man. The correspondence includes three letters from the dancer, Ted Shawn, and one directed to H.L. Koopman, then director of the Brown University Library.
Repository:
John Hay Library, Special Collections
Collection call no:
Ms. 2009.007
Formal title:
Morris Abner Barr papers
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
1939-1968
Abstract:
Morris Abner Barr was an author, lyricist, and poet whose poems tended towards nature, love, God, friendship, and Barr's own life. A craftsman, Barr wrote about his experience creating stools, gavels, and letter openers from the wood of the Sentry Tree in "Immortalizing the Sentry Tree of George Washington." The collection contains his writings, a scrapbook related to the George Washington Sentry Tree, and correspondence with friends and mentors.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.97.1
Formal title:
Joseph Payne Brennan papers
Extent:
12.5 linear feet (12 records center boxes and 1 oversize box)
Date range:
1936-1990 (bulk 1940-1988)
Abstract:
The Brennan papers consist of manuscripts of short stories and poems, fan mail, correspondence with fellow writers both poets and horror story writers, some World War II orders and correspondence and memorabilia, photographs, submissions to the self published magazines Macabre and Essence as well as personal legal, medical, and financial papers.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 2009.011
Formal title:
John Ciardi letters
Extent:
13 items
Date range:
1952-1969
Abstract:
The collection is made up of eleven typed letters signed and one autographed letter signed to Professor William J. Griffin at George Peabody College, Nashville, Tennessee. Most letters are about his writing, with one form letter to Rodger P. Kingston.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 88.4
Formal title:
Larry Eigner papers
Extent:
1 linear ft. (1 legal size clamshell box)
Date range:
1958-1978
Abstract:
Larry Eigner was an American poet associated with the Black Mountain Poets of the 1950s, and his work was included under that heading in the landmark 1960 anthology
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 79.10
Formal title:
Eugenia Brooks Frothingham letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
undated
Abstract:
This collection consists of one undated letter from author, Eugenia Brooks Frothingham (1874-1971) of Boston, Massachusetts, to an acquaintance.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.514
Formal title:
John Galsworthy letters
Extent:
0.02 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1910-1931
Abstract:
This collection contains four letters written by English novelist and playwright, John Galsworthy (1867-1933), to admirers and acquaintances.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.515
Formal title:
Susanna Valentine Mitchell Gammell papers
Extent:
6 linear feet
Date range:
1896-1976
Abstract:
The Susanna Gammell papers is primarily comprised of manuscript drafts, notes, and typescripts of Gammell's writings. The types of materials include essays, novels, short stories, plays, poems, diaries, journals, speech material, and some correspondence. The collection also includes manuscript plays written by her father, Langdon Mitchell.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 89.18
Formal title:
Anne MacVicar Grant letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1831
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Anne MacVicar Grant (1755-1838), a Scottish poet, to Lady Charlotte Bury (1775-1861), a British author and poet.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.517
Formal title:
Russell H. Greenan papers
Extent:
3 linear feet
Date range:
1925-2006
Abstract:
The papers of Russell H. Greenan include correspondence, literary manuscripts, reviews and publicity, personal materials, photographs, financial records, and legal records. The majority of the collection documents Greenan's career as an author.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 2007.001

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