Literature

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works dealing with literature in general, not limited to aesthetics, philosophy, history or any one aspect.

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Penn Warren Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0957
Abstract

This collection contains a letter dated November 23, 1984 from Robert Penn Warren to E. Lowell Robbins about a manuscript by Robbins.

Dates: 1984 November 23

Richard Malcolm Weaver Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0495

Joe L. Wheeler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0499

Jesse Ely Wills Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0001
Abstract

This collection contains literary correspondence, poems, and manuscripts of poet and businessman Jesse Ely Wills.

Dates: 1915 - 1977

Matthew Wills Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0751
Abstract

This collection contains around 20 items by or about Fugitive poet Ridley Wills, dating from 1919 to 1957.

Dates: 1919 - 1957

P.G. Wodehouse Letters and Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0949
Abstract

This collection contains photographs and letters to and from author P.G. Wodehouse dated 1882-1974.

Dates: 1882 - 1974

H. Bunker Wright Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0531

Stuart Wright Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0533
Abstract

The .63 linear feet collection (2 boxes) contains correspondence between Robert Penn Warren and George Core, as well as correspondence between Robert Penn Warren and Stuart Wright. There is also correspondence from Eleanor Clark to Stuart Wright. Many of the letters refer to the publishing of books, but many are personal in nature. Some of the letters are typed and some handwritten.

Dates: 1896 - 1988

Thomas Daniel Young Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0538
Scope and Contents The largest part of the collection consists of Xerox copies and page proofs of Dr. Young’s books: The Literary Correspondence of Donald Davidson and Allen Tate (1974); The New Criticism and After (1977); and Gentleman in a Dustcoat (1976). This section also contains the longhand copy of Dr. Young’s Gentleman in a Dustcoat: A Biography of John Crowe...
Dates: 1970s

Manuel Zapata Olivella Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0696
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Zapata Olivella, noted Afro-Colombian novelist, anthropologist, folklorist, physician and playwright who was known throughout Latin America as the “Dean of Black Hispanic Writers.” The collection provides a unique window on the history and society of Colombia and on people of African descent in the Americas as a whole.

Dates: 1897-2004; bulk circa 1960s-2004

Casimir Douglass Zdanowicz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0539
Abstract

This collection contains 10 letters dated 1880-1889 and an article written by Casimir Douglass Zdanowicz, Jr.

Dates: 1880 - 1889

C. Franklyn Zeek Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0540
Scope and Contents

This collection contains six journal articles written by C. Franklyn Zeek. They are arranged in alphabetical order, by title.

Dates: 1942 - 1951

 

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