10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Authors, American.

  1. Huntington Cairns papers, 1780-1984

    58,450 items ; 167 containers plus 13 oversize ; 73.1 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, manuscripts and galley proofs of writings, speeches, subject and research files, family papers, printed material, scrapbooks, and other papers concerning Cairns's career with the U.S. Bureau of Customs as a federal censor of imported books and films, as a lawyer with the Maryland Tax Revision Commission (1938-1941), and as a writer on the...

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  2. Ken McCormick collection of Doubleday and Company, inc., records, 1882-1992

    60,000 items ; 171 containers ; 68 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Records of the publishing firm Doubleday and Company, Inc., selected for preservation by Ken McCormick, editor and administrative officer, include correspondence, memoranda, notes, drafts and manuscripts of writings, galley proofs, contracts, publicity material, book jackets, notes, financial papers, photographs, clippings, and other records comprising chiefly editorial and author files....

  3. Henry White papers, 1812-1931

    31,500 items ; 103 containers ; 43 linear feet ; 6 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat. Correspondence, business records, conference proceedings, bulletins, memoranda, and notes relating to White’s career in the foreign service and as a member of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace.

  4. Writers' War Board records, 1941-1945

    73,000 items ; 144 containers plus 2 oversize ; 58.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly correspondence with writers and government agencies concerning dissemination of information and propaganda during World War II, together with writings, extracts of minutes of meetings, subject files, scrapbooks, photographs, posters, and other material.

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  5. Joseph Warren Beach papers, 1891-1955

    8,300 items ; 48 containers ; 19 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Literary critic and educator. Correspondence, diaries, manuscript of published works, poems, scholarly and critical notes, essays, and lectures relating to Beach's career as a literary critic and professor of English literature, literary subjects, and family matters.

  6. Archibald MacLeish papers, 1907-1981

    20,000 items ; 61 containers plus 1 oversize ; 25 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, playwright, government official, and Librarian of Congress. Papers include correspondence reflecting MacLeish's relations with friends, literary colleagues, and government associates; notebooks (1919-1940s) containing drafts of poetry and prose; manuscript drafts of plays, speeches and radio broadcasts, and speeches written for Franklin D. Roosevelt, Edward R. Stettinius, and Harry S....

  7. Louise Chandler Moulton papers, 1852-1908

    9,000 items ; 51 containers ; 10.4 linear feet ; 15 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author. Chiefly letters received by Moulton from prominent literary figures in the United States, England, and Europe with some holograph poems. Also includes correspondence of the English poet John Marston and his son Philip Bourke Marston.

  8. Lewis Nathaniel Chase papers, 1836-1947

    89,000 items ; 224 containers ; 89.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, author, and educator. Autographed letters and correspondence with poets, writers, artists, musicians, and actors; family papers; and miscellaneous personal and academic material stemming from Chase's career as a writer and university professor.

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  9. George Creel papers, 1857-1953

    500 items ; 8 containers plus 22 oversize ; 9.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, editor, and government official. Scrapbooks and bound volumes of writings by and about Creel form the bulk of the collection. Includes correspondence, notes, speeches, lectures, book reviews, and campaign material. A series on Woodrow Wilson and the United States Committee on Public Information contains correspondence with Wilson as well as his corrections of drafts of Creel's cables,...

  10. Catherine Drinker Bowen papers, 1793-1980

    39,000 items ; 84 containers plus 1 oversize ; 34 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and biographer. Family and general correspondence; research notes; drafts of writings, speeches, and articles; publication production materials; clippings; scrapbooks; and printed matter relating primarily to Bowen's writings, especially her biographies of John Adams, Francis Bacon, Sir Edward Coke, Benjamin Franklin, and Oliver Wendell Holmes, and her study of the Constitutional...

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