62 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) American literature.

  1. William Dudley Foulke papers, circa 1470-1952

    2,500 items ; 12 containers plus 1 oversize ; 5.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, public official, and author from Indiana. Correspondence, diaries, journals, copybook, speeches, writings, notes, legal papers, clippings, printed material, and other papers, including a late fifteenth century fragment of the Tristram Saga obtained by Arthur Middleton Reeves on a trip to Iceland. The bulk of the collection consists of Foulke's correspondence reflecting his literary...

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  2. John Updike papers, 1962-1969

    166 items ; 7 containers ; 2.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Novelist, short story writer, and poet. Correspondence, galley proofs, plate proof, photographs, typescripts, notes, book covers, and poems. Included are drafts and other material for his novels The Centaur, Of the Farm, and The Poorhouse Fair, as well as poems, many of which were published in the New Yorker.

  3. Eliot Janeway and Elizabeth Janeway papers, 1941-1968

    45 items ; 11 containers ; 4.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Economist Eliot Janeway, and his wife, Elizabeth Janeway, author. Mainly drafts of novels by Elizabeth Janeway, including The Accident, Daisy Kenyon, and The Walsh Girls, and a draft of Eliot Janeway’s The Economics of Crisis: War, Politics, and the Dollar. The Addition contains a 1941 diary and correspondence (1941-1948) of Eliot Janeway relating to the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration and...

  4. Edna St. Vincent Millay collection, 1919-2001

    135 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and poet. Correspondence, literary drafts, photographs, and family papers relating to Millay’s life and literary career.

  5. James M. Cain papers, 1901-2004

    32,000 items ; 103 containers ; 41.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, journalist, and screenwriter. Correspondence, writings, legal and financial records, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Cain's work as a journalist and to his career as a novelist and Hollywood screenwriter.

  6. Karl Jay Shapiro papers, 1947-1964

    100 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, editor, and teacher. Drafts, typescripts, proofs, and printed copies of Shapiro's published and unpublished articles, essays, lectures, and writings relating to drafts of his books The Bourgeois Poet and To Abolish Children.

  7. Book-of-the-Month Club records, 1939-1967

    15,600 items ; 61 containers ; 24.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editorial and publishers’ correspondence and preliminary readers’ reports consisting of book reviews and evaluations relating primarily to books that were submitted by publishing houses for consideration by the Book-of-the-Month Club but were not selected for distribution by the club.

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  8. John Hall Wheelock papers, 1910-circa 2000

    450 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet and editor. Correspondence; drafts of poems, speeches, and articles; and miscellany relating largely to Wheelock's poetry

  9. Louise Imogen Guiney papers, 1884-1920

    5 items ; 1,500 containers ; 2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, essayist, journalist, and librarian. Chiefly letters from Guiney to F. Holland Day. Also includes poems and transcripts of letters to Louise Chandler Moulton.

  10. William Styron papers, 1951-1968

    40 items ; 16 containers ; 5.6 linear feet ; 5 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and novelist. Correspondence, holograph drafts and corrected galleys of books and articles, research material, clippings, and photographs pertaining to Styron’s life and literary works.