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Authors, American -- 20th century.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Ports and Happy Havens: An Autobiography

Identifier: MS-0887

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

Richard Marius Literary Collection

Identifier: MS-3779

This collection consists of partial and complete manuscript copies of author Richard Marius' first novels: The Coming of Rain, Luther, Once in Arcadia (published as After the War), and Bound for the Promised Land.

Dates: 1967-1975, undated

Robert Drake Essays on Flannery O'Connor

Identifier: MS-0394

This collection consists of several early and published versions of Robert Drake essays on author Flannery O'Connor.

Dates: 1965-1966

Robert V. Steele / Lately Thomas Papers

Identifier: MS-0700

This collection contains materials used in the preparation of books published by Robert V. Steele under the pseudonym Lately Thomas. Included are extensive notes, both longhand and typewritten, clippings, books and pamphlets, printer's copies, galley proofs, and correspondence.

Dates: 1957-1973

Robert W. Daniel Letters

Identifier: MS-0354

This collection includes 11 handwritten and typed letters from 1937-1953. The earliest letters, from the 1930s, are addressed to Henry J. W. Milley and are in relation to his work on English author Wilkie Collins. The remaining letters are addressed to Robert W. Daniel about his work. Notable correspondents to Daniel include American authors Eudora Welty, Allen Tate, and John Crowe Ransom.

Dates: 1937-1953

Ted P. Yeatman Papers

Identifier: MS-3927
Overview This collection consists of materials relating to the work of author and historian Ted P. Yeatman. The papers date from 1979 to 2002 which covers a large portion of Yeatman's career. Included are edited chapters from Tennessee Wild West (currently out of publication), a proposal for his book Alias Woodson and Howard: The James Boys in Tennessee, and his co-authored work Jesse James and Bill Ryan at Nashville with Steve Eng....
Dates: 1979 December 12-2002 July 16

Tennessee Library Association Letters

Identifier: MS-0353
Abstract This collection includes 27 handwritten and typewritten letters sent to officers in the Tennessee Library Association (TLA) between 1958 and 1964. Several of the letters are written to TLA presidents Ruth Ringo and Dorothy Ryan in response to requests for appearances. Notable correspondents include authors Eudora Welty, Wilma Dykeman Stokely, and Bergen Evans. A photograph of Evans and newspaper clippings from Nashville papers on Evans' appearance at the 1959 TLA convention are also...
Dates: 1958 October 28-1964 April 24

The Night of the Hunter Collection

Identifier: MS-3795

Collection containing original 259 page edited manuscript for Davis Grubb's 1953 acclaimed novel The Night of the Hunter, fifteen pages of front matter drafting and publication instructions, and three pictures from the set of the 1955 film adapation directed by Charles Laughton.

Dates: 1953-1955

The Writer and His Tradition Papers

Identifier: MS-0576
Abstract This collection consists of three copies of the panel discussion and drafts of the forward written for the 1969 Southern Literary Festival which was held at the University of Tennessee. The theme of the festival was The Writer and His Tradition and focused mainly on American Southern writers and literary scholars. The materials in this collection cover commentary from a panel discussion led by Robert Drake. The panel members were Cleanth Brooks, James Dickey, and...
Dates: 1969 April 17-19