349 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Authors.

  1. MacDowell Colony (Peterborough, N.H.) records, 1869-1970

    35,000 items ; 81 containers plus 3 oversize ; 33 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The MacDowell Colony was founded as an artist colony in 1907 by Marian MacDowell who dedicated it as a memorial to her husband, American composer Edward MacDowell. The bulk of the records reflects the operational and administrative functions of the colony and its parent organization, the Edward MacDowell Association, and consists of correspondence, applications for admission, minutes of...

  2. Clare Boothe Luce papers, 1862-1997

    465,400 items ; 813 containers plus 12 oversize, 1 classified, 1 top secret ; 325 linear feet ; 41 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, playwright, magazine editor, United States representative from Connecticut, and United States ambassador to Italy. Family papers, correspondence, literary files, congressional and ambassadorial files, speech files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Luce's personal and public life as a journalist, playwright, politician, member of Congress, ambassador, and government official.

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  3. Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, 1853-1972

    70,000 items ; 201 containers plus 1 oversize ; 90 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author and social activist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings including an unpublished memoir, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author, authority on Asian art, literary critic and linguist, and social activist as well as to her personal and family life.

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  4. John Vachon papers, 1913-1995

    4,000 items ; 12 containers ; 4.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Photographer. Correspondence, family papers, writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to Vachon’s career as a photographer with the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Look magazine.

  5. 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....

  6. Alexander King papers, 1953-1987

    1,920 items ; 25 containers ; 9.5 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author, illustrator, and storyteller. Correspondence, writings, business papers, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to King's literary works, television appearances, relations with colleagues in the fields of art, literature, and entertainment, social life in New York, N.Y., and fund-raising efforts for kidney dialysis facilities. Some correspondence concerns housing discrimination against...

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  7. John Aldrich Stephenson collection of the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families papers, 1745-1966

    4,000 items ; 19 containers ; 8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Correspondence, diaries, journals, travel diaries, manuscripts of sermons, poems, essays, and other writings, business and financial records, printed works, biographical and genealogical materials, drawings and reproductions of paintings and photographs, and other papers collected by Stephenson relating to the Hand, Fiske, and Aldrich families.

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  8. James Harrison Wilson papers, circa 1862-1923

    25,000 items ; 55 containers ; 19 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Soldier, railroad builder, and author. Correspondence, journal, drafts of literary manuscripts, notes, typescripts, galley proofs of published works, speeches, articles, military orders, and memorabilia relating to Civil War campaigns, the postwar army, railway building in the Mississippi Valley, life in China in the 1880s and in 1900, and the interests of Wilson as a biographer.

  9. Joseph Hodges Choate papers, 1745-1929

    11,000 items ; 40 containers plus 1 oversize ; 16 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, author, and diplomat. Correspondence, letterbooks, addresses, lectures, legal memoranda, memorabilia, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Choate's student days at Harvard University, his law practice in New York, his charitable work, and his diplomatic career.

  10. Boris Brasol papers, 1919-1954

    22,000 items ; 64 containers ; 25.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Russian author and critic, criminologist, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches, drafts and typescripts, notes, memoranda, and other material relating to Russia and the Soviet Union and to Brasol's writings and work as a criminologist.

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