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

  1. Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, 1853-1972

    70,000 items ; 201 containers plus 1 oversize ; 90 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

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 Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings including an unpublished memoir, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author, authority on Asian art, literary critic and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

  2. 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.

    Summary:

    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.

  3. John Vachon papers, 1913-1995

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

    Summary:

    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.

  4. Alexander King papers, 1953-1987

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

    Summary:

    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...

  5. 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.

  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. MacDowell Colony 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...

  8. Jim Bouton papers, 1939-2019

    37,000 items ; 104 containers plus 38 oversize ; 46 linear feet ; 5,098 digital files (73.36 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Athlete, writer, sportscaster, and businessman. Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, memorabilia, biographical materials, videos, and other paper and digital files relating primarily to Bouton’s book Ball Four and his career as a pitcher in Major League Baseball.

  9. Alex Haley papers, 1831-2005

    1,000 items ; 3 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author. Drafts, research material, and correspondence concerning Haley's writing projects.

  10. Louis Simpson papers, 1922-2011

    66,000 items ; 212 containers plus 1 oversize ; 84.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Pulitzer Prize winning poet and author. Correspondence, working drafts of various poems and writings, administrative material regarding publishing and publications, reviews, translations, interviews, memorabilia, and subject files related to Simpson's career as an author and professor.