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

  1. Charles Henry Webb papers, 1859-1924

    320 items ; 3 containers ; .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, publisher, and inventor. Largely letters received, corrected drafts of a few of Webb's poems, and some signed copies of poems by others. The letters relate to the writing activities of Webb and of his friends, to publishing, and to his social life.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Huntington Cairns papers, 1780-1984

    58,450 items ; 165 containers plus 15 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...

  6. 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....

  7. Maurer family correspondence, 1945-1999

    90 items ; 1 container ; 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly correspondence dated 1954-1999 by writer Philip Roth to Robert Maurer and his wife, Charlotte Maurer, regarding Roth’s development as a writer, other professional work, and personal life. Also includes one letter between other Maurer family members dated 1945.

  8. Herbert Hill papers, 1869-2004

    87,500 items ; 250 containers plus 1 oversize ; 100 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist, educator, author, and NAACP labor secretary. Correspondence, legal case files, articles, draft books, speeches, news clippings, trade union records, governmental records, writings, speeches, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating to Hill's labor, social, and civil rights activism; writing and editing; and his academic career.

  9. Virginia Hamilton papers, 1938-2003

    900 items ; 47 containers ; 18.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American children's author. Correspondence, drafts, proofs, research material, publicity, and reviews pertaining to the production of Hamilton's books.

  10. Melvin Beaunorus Tolson papers, 1932-1975

    4,000 items ; 13 containers ; 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author; educator, and poet; mayor of Langston, Oklahoma, and poet laureate of Liberia. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, research notes, and printed matter relating primarily to Tolson's literary career and reflecting the Harlem Renaissance and other aspects of African-American art, literature, and culture.