4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962.

  1. David Diamond papers, 1915-2003

    approximately 48,450 items. 279 containers. 125 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    David Diamond was an award-winning American-Jewish composer and prominent symphonist of the mid-twentieth century. A former student of Roger Sessions and Nadia Boulanger, Diamond ultimately composed eleven symphonies and countless other chamber and vocal works, such as his influential Symphony no. 4 (1945), Elegy in memory of Maurice Ravel (1938), and Rounds (1944). His social circle of musical personalities included Leonard Bernstein, Serge Koussevitzky, Lukas Foss, Maurice Ravel, Igor Stravinsky, Dimitri Mitropoulos, and other prominent composers, many of whom are represented in the collection. As a longtime faculty member of The Juilliard School, Diamond also shaped and inspired subsequent generations of American composers. The collection includes music manuscripts, correspondence, writings, photographs, financial and legal documents, and other materials that document his private and professional life.

  2. Maurer family correspondence, 1945-1999

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


    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.

  3. George Gamow and Barbara Gamow papers, 1915-1975

    8,000 items. 31 containers plus 1 oversize. 13 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    George Gamow, physicist, astronomer, and author. Barbara Gamow, editor and translator. Correspondence, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, and other papers relating principally to George Gamow's career as an astronomer, physicist, and popularizer of science and to Barbara Gamow's personal and literary associations.

  4. Alexander King papers, 1953-1987

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


    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 Jews in Connecticut.