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Authors, American -- 20th century.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Alex Haley Letters to Waller and Elaine Wiser and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2280
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of a series of letters that Alex Haley wrote to Waller B. and Elaine S. Wiser between May of 1968 and February of 1975. Also included are clippings and reviews of Roots dating from 1968 to 1996.

Dates: 1968-1996

Amazing Grace Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0350
Abstract

This collection includes manuscripts and galley proof material with handwritten edits and notes for Amazing Grace by Robert Drake.

Dates: circa 1960

Anne Romaine Audiotape Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3041
Abstract

This collection contains 46 audio tapes, primarily of interviews collected by Anne Romaine for her unfinished biography on Alex Haley. There are also some made by the Haley Museum, lectures given by Alex Haley, and interviews of Anne Romaine herself. Primarily, the interviews are conducted by Ms. Romaine with relatives, friends, and others, including George Haley, Rodnell Collins, Dr. C. Eric Lincoln, Fred Montgomery, and many others.

Dates: 1974, 1986, 1989, 1992-1994

Anne Romaine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2032
Abstract

Anne Romaine was the official biographer of Alex Haley. The collection consists of her research material gathered for the never-completed biography.

Dates: 1958-1995

Anne Romaine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2055
Abstract

Anne Romaine was the official biographer of Alex Haley. The collection contains her taped interviews on Haley and other research material she gathered for her never-completed biography.

Dates: 1986-1994

Anne Romaine Research Regarding Alex Haley

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2828
Abstract

This collection houses research materials that Anne Romaine created while writing her unfinished biography of Alex Haley. Among these items are interviews, articles by and about Haley, and materials documenting his years in the Coast Guard.

Dates: 1920s-1990s (bulk 1980s-1990s); Majority of material found within 1980 - 1990

Cyril Kay-Scott's Blind Mice Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2282
Abstract

The Cyril Kay-Scott's Blind Mice Manuscript includes his hand-written undated manuscript Blind Mice. Each of the five delicate volumes is covered with rewrites.

Dates: undated

David Madden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0276
Abstract

This collection contains manuscripts, articles, essays, and book reviews pertaining to Southeastern author David Madden.

Dates: 1961-1972

David Madden Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3144
Abstract

This collection houses manuscripts that David Madden edited and promoted as well as advance copies of publications that David Madden reviewed. The manuscripts, all of which were meant to published as books, concern such Civil War topics as the battle of Gettysburg, black soldiers, Confederate submarines, and the lives of individual soldiers. Also included is a copy of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Palmetto Days.

Dates: 1862-1865, 1995-2000

David Madden Tapes

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2994
Abstract

This collection houses audiotapes and video tapes documenting interviews and public presentations given by David Madden.

Dates: 1984-1989

Donald C. Gallup Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3347
Abstract

This collection houses bibliographies, poetry, journals, and programs documenting Donald C. Gallup's work in 20th century literature. Many of the publications are personally addressed to Gallup by the author. The collection also includes postcards that Gallup accumulated during his travels in Europe, personal photographs, and a videotape.

Dates: 1920-1995

Durwood Dunn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3937
Overview

This collection contains the papers of author and professor Durwood Dunn of Tennessee Wesleyan College. The collection includes copies of Dunn's scholarly work, historical research on the American Civil War, abolitionism, and the Appalachian region, and correspondence with coworkers, researchers, and friends. Items in the collection include copies of historical documents used for research, drafts of publications, and correspondence from the publishing process.

Dates: 1792 August 11-2013

Henry Faulkner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1398
Abstract

This is a collection of Henry Faulkner's poetry, correspondence and records, both personal and business, as well as interviews, newspaper clippings, and official documents collected by Charles House.

Dates: 1940-1981

James Agee and David McDowell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1500
Abstract

Collection of material documenting the work of David McDowell especially as it relates to author James Agee. One portion of this collection houses material that McDowell gathered for his unfinished biography of Agee. The other portion contains items showing McDowell's career in the publishing industry.

Dates: 1932-1985

James Agee Letter Reviewing Randall Jarrell Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-4003
Abstract

This collection contains a single letter written on February 3, 1954, in New York by James Agee and sent to a "Mr. Vaudrin." In the letter, Agee gives his opinion on a book that he was sent written by Randall Jarrell. The letter is a single typed paged and includes Agee's signature in pencil.

Dates: 1954 February 3

James Agee Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3839
Abstract

Two letters written by James Agee to Henry Steig and Lincoln Kirstein.

Dates: 1941

James Agee Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3824
Abstract

This collection includes personal and professional material of James Agee's including correspondence, personal papers, literary manuscripts, screenplays, novels, and other publications as well as photographs and cassette readings of his works.

Dates: ca. 1920s-1990s, undated

Margaret Gray and Smiley Blanton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0739
Abstract

This collection houses published works, manuscripts, correspondence, research notes, clippings, and photographs documenting the lives and works of Margaret Gray and Smiley Blanton. Topics include speech disorders in children, religion and psychiatry, Bernadette of Lourdes, St. Thomas à Becket, and Eliza Johnson.

Dates: 1809-1973 (bulk 1858-1973)

Patrick Brady Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3346
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of Patrick Brady's writings and publications. He was particularly interested in period style, structuralism, archetypal theory, psychoanalysis, transactional analysis, group behavior theory, feminism, multiculturalism, catastrophe theory, chaos and complexity theory, and control theory and published extensively on the Rococo style, Zola, and Proust. The collection also houses a body of Brady's correspondence, slides, and other materials.

Dates: 1960-2005

Ports and Happy Havens: An Autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0887
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of a typescript of Alwin Thaler's Ports and Happy Havens: An Autobiography. Also included are a poem entitled The Man of the Hour (1911) and a program for Thaler's lecture to Phi Kappa Phi (entitled "Shakespeare and Our World").

Dates: 1911 August 2, 1957 April 30, 1971-1974 August 7; Majority of material found within 1971-1974