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Invitation to a book party celebrating the publication of Alice Walker's collection of short stories, You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down, at the Women's Building in San Francisco, California.
Carbon typescript with handwritten corrections, lacking chapter 17
The journal is the author's archives, presumably from when she was located in New York City: collection of carbons and drafts of letters, notes, journals, editorial work, etc. Includes much personal material. The two reel to reel tapes are recordings of Di Prima's poetry, and the "absurd" play was written in the round during the fall or winter of 1959 in pencil in several hands (bookseller indicates the play was by "Diane Di Prima, Freddie Herko, and James Waring").
This bound scrapbook contains news clippings and tearsheets of published articles and short stories by Kansas poet and author Florence L. Snow. The scrapbook, compiled by the author, includes manuscript segments of her writings. Housed separately are two photographs--one of Snow at her Lawrence, Kansas home, and one of the home of her sister Ella Snow (Mrs. W. W. Sain) at Neosho Falls, Kansas.
About 150 letters (photostats and originals) to and from Frank Harris, along with two photographs and other miscellaneous manuscript items. Most of the letters date from the latter part of Harris's life. Correspondents include George Bernard Shaw, Princess Alice of Monaco, Upton Sinclair, Jay Kaufman, and others.
Correspondence between Gwendolyn Brooks and Van Allen Bradley, literary editor of the Chicago Daily News, 1949-1967, and between Bradley and others about Brooks. In addition, there is an unsigned autobiographical sketch written by Brooks, clippings collected by her, and a photograph. The letters are primarily about book reviewing and her writing.
A group of 8 social and book-business letters by the author Henry James (1843-1916) to varied recipients, and one friendly letter by the politician/lawyer Henry James (Baron James of Hereford, 1828-1922) to the wife of a colleague.
The James Irwin Wolfe Collection contains personal correspondence of Wolfe's, correspondence relating to the Ozark Trails Association, and some legal materials relating to his law practice. The collection also contains manuscript copies of two poems and "Why is a Bachelor?", a lecture written by Wolfe for the Ohio Chautauqua in Waverly, Kansas in 1905.
John C. Tibbetts was a University of Kansas alumnus and later taught in the Department of Film and Media Studies at the University. This collection consists of over 200 portraits of musicians, writers, and other notable figures, in gouache and pen and ink, done by Tibbetts. Each portrait is signed or inscribed by its subject(s). Tibbetts painted thousands of portraits of the subjects he interviewed during his time working in television and radio.
Kate (Warthen) Searcy was an early homesteader in western Kansas, in addition to being a schoolteacher, author, and newspaper editor. This collection includes her family correspondence and some records related to her career, as well as photographs and other personal materials.
Letter from writer Frances Parkinson Keyes to Miss Alice H. Dains of Lawrence, Kansas. The letter appears to be in response to a letter of Dains' and concerns the "flounder house" style of building that appears in one of Keyes' novels. 1 sheet, with envelope.
Letter from the American author to the publisher "Dear Mr Stone," of Chicago, probably Herbert Stuart Stone (1871-1915). H.S. Stone & Co. (Chicago & NY) published her The Awakening in 1899.
This bibliographical checklist covers the years 1924-1974 and was prepared by her daughter, likely in Columbus, Ohio in 1976.
Collection includes letters to and from American physician and humorist Oliver Wendell Holmes. Correspondents include a Miss Willis of Boston and E. Lakin Brown [(1809-1899), of Michigan?]
Author's archives: fair copies (typed). Includes manuscripts and correspondence. Topics include Paris, D. H. Lawrence, philosophy, etc.; the correspondence is mostly letters from Henry Miller to Graham Ackroyd.
This collection contains correspondence with Helen Rhoda Hoopes, a University of Kansas professor in English and poet, as well as the first woman student editor of the University Daily Kansan; newspaper clippings; photographs; scrapbooks; and other related materials.
Hoopes taught rhetoric and English at the University of Kansas from 1914-1947. This collection contains scrapbooks, poetry, clippings, correspondence and a copy of her graduate thesis.
Nellie Barnes taught Rhetoric at the University of Kansas from 1918-1956. Her collection includes maps, stories of Kansas lore and history, student theme papers, and lyrics to folk songs. The bulk of the collection comprises personal and family papers, project manuscripts and miscellaneous research with content dating back to 1750, and alphabetical files of letters to author Mary Austin. A carbon set of the letters is at the end of the collection.
William Burroughs (1914-1997) was a prominent writer and countercultural figure associated with the "Beats." This collection includes correspondence, copies of the My Own Mag magazine and materials related to its production, and other related materials.
- Subject: Authors, American X
- Authors, American -- 20th century 4
- Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
- Authors, American -- 20th century -- Manuscripts 3
- Authors, American -- Correspondence 3
- Authors, American -- Kansas 3
- Women authors, American -- Kansas 3
- Women authors 2
- Women newspaper editors -- Kansas 2
- Women poets 2
- Actors -- Portraits 1
- African American poetry 1
- African American women authors 1
- Agriculture -- Kansas -- Kearny County 1
- American literature -- Kansas 1
- American poetry -- 20th century 1
- Authors -- Correspondence 1
- Authors, American 1
- Authors, American -- 19th century -- Correspondence 1
- Authors, American -- 20th century -- Portraits 1
- Authors, American -- Kansas -- Correspondence 1
- Authors, English -- 20th century 1
- Big Sur (Calif.) -- Intellectual life 1
- Burlington (Kan.) 1
- Chicago daily news 1
- Christian authors -- Correspondence 1
- Family archives -- Kansas 1
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas -- Hamilton County 1
- Invitation cards -- California -- San Francisco -- Specimens 1
- Journalists -- Correspondence 1
- Kansas -- Genealogy 1
- Kansas -- History 1
- Kearny County (Kan.) -- History -- Sources 1
- Lawyers -- Kansas 1
- Literary agents -- England 1
- Musicians -- Portraits 1
- Paris (France) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century 1
- Poets, American -- Kansas 1
- Politicians -- Great Britain -- Correspondence 1
- Roads -- Kansas 1
- Teachers -- Kansas 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
- University Daily Kansan 1
- Women -- Education (Higher) -- United States 1
- Women authors, American 1
- Women journalists 1 ∧ less
- Hoopes, Helen Rhoda, 1878-1973 2
- Ackroyd, Graham 1
- Alice, consort of Albert I, Prince of Monaco, 1878-1922 1
- Baker, Gladys (Beatrice Gladys), 1906-2001 1
- Barnes family 1
- Barnes, Nellie 1
- Bradley, Van Allen, 1913-1984 1
- Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000 1
- Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997 1
- Chopin, Kate, 1850-1904 1
- Di Prima, Diane 1
- Durrell, Lawrence 1
- Graves, Robert, 1895-1985 1
- Harris, Frank, 1856-1931 1
- Hess, M. Whitcomb (Mary Whitcomb), 1893-1987 1
- Hess, Mary Carolina 1
- Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 1
- Jackson, Laura (Riding), 1901-1991 1
- James, Henry James, Baron, 1828-1911 1
- James, Henry, 1843-1916 1
- Kaufman, Jay, active 1892-1931 1
- Keyes, Frances Parkinson, 1885-1970 1
- Kimball, Philip 1
- Levine, Issac 1
- Mehdevi, Anne Sinclair 1
- Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 1
- O'Hegarty, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1879-1955 1
- Ohle, David 1
- Ozark Trails Association 1
- Sain family. 1
- Searcy, E. C. (Emmett Coldwell), -1945 1
- Searcy, Kate Warthen, 1866-1953 1
- Searcy, Lucile, 1898- 1
- Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 1
- Sheldon, Charles M., 1857-1946 1
- Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 1
- Snow, Florence L. (Florence Lydia), 1861-1955 1
- Tibbetts, John C. 1
- Walker, Alice, 1944- 1
- Warthen family 1
- Warthen, I. B. (Isaiah Bedford), 1838-1927 1
- Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 1
- Wolf, James Irwin 1
- Wolfe, James Irwin 1 ∧ less
- French 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1