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Authors, American -- 20th century

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

William Alfred Letter

Identifier: MSS 0012
Abstract William Alfred (1922-1999) was a playwright, poet and beloved Harvard professor specializing in early English literature.

This letter is from Alfred in London to the poet Robert Lowell and his wife, on the occasion of the birth of their child.
Dates: 1957

Eve Shelnutt Papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1-12
Identifier: MSS 0431

Lois Lenski Papers

Identifier: MSS 0015
Abstract Lois Lenski (1893-1974) was a Newbery Medal-winning children's author and illustrator.

The Lois Lenski Papers date from circa 1800-1974 and contain research notes, correspondence, sketches, manuscripts, illustrations, proofs, book jackets, publicity materials, artifacts, articles, toys and other items documenting Lenski's life and career.
Dates: 1800 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1974

James Sterling Tippett Papers

Identifier: MSS 0017
Abstract James S. Tippett (1885-1958) was a teacher, administrator, professor, poet, and author of children's books.

The James Sterling Tippett Papers date from 1924 to 1966 and contain manuscripts, illustrations, correspondence, notes, cards, clippings, and toys.
Dates: 1924 - 1966

Augusta Walker Manuscript

Identifier: MSS 0137
Abstract Augusta Walker (1914-2000) was a fiction writer and served as an Instructor of English at Woman's College (now UNCG) from 1945 to 1947.

Included in this collection is the carbon typescript for Walker's novel, Around a Rusty God (New York: Dial, 1954), which contains handwritten notes and corrections.
Dates: 1954