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The Jim Crace Papers consist of manuscript drafts, scripts, advance proofs, notes, notebooks, research material, correspondence, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, serial publications, books, sound recordings, moving images, watercolors, juvenilia, posters, and ephemera from the English novelist Jim Crace. The personal and professional papers span Crace's writing career and document his diverse range of creative output which includes novels, essays, investigative journalism articles, short stories, dramatic and educational radio scripts, television scripts, watercolor paintings, and some poetry
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The A.A. Milne Collection consists of manuscript drafts and fragments for over 150 of Milne's works as well as correspondence, legal documents, and genealogical records. The collection is arranged into two series: I. Works, circa 1920-1946, undated (4 boxes); and II. Correspondence and Other Materials, 1886-1961, undated (1 box, 1 oversize folder). The collection was previously accessible through a card catalog but has been recataloged as part of a retrospective conversion project. Series I. Works makes up the majority of the collection and contains handwritten fragments, incomplete drafts, and complete drafts of numerous Milne plays, stories, and books, both published and unpublished. The materials are arranged alphabetically by title and have been listed individually in an Index of Works in this guide. Included are materials for The House at Pooh Corner, The Red House Mystery, and Mr. Pim. Several notebooks containing drafts of It's Too Late Now: The Autobiography of a Writer (1939) ... Read More
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The collection of Michael Arlen, Armenian essayist, short story writer, novelist, playwright, and scriptwriter, includes manuscripts for May Fair and Young Men in Love, as well letters by Arlen to various recipients, a few letters from Douglas Clayton, and contracts with Albatross Verlag for three Arlen works
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The career and personal life of American attorney and author Morris L. Ernst are documented from 1904 to 2000 through correspondence and memoranda; research materials and notes; minutes, reports, briefs, and other legal documents; handwritten and typed manuscripts; galley proofs; clippings; scrapbooks; audio recordings; photographs; and ephemera. The papers chiefly reflect the variety of issues Ernst dealt with professionally, notably regarding literary censorship and obscenity, but also civil liberties and free speech; privacy; birth control; unions and organized labor; copyright, libel, and slander; big business and monopolies; postal rates; literacy; and many other topics. The collection has been organized in four series: I. Correspondence, 1914-1976; II. Legal Cases and Causes, 1911-1975; III. Writings, 1925-1975; and IV. Personal Papers, 1904-2000. The materials are primarily in English, with a few items in Spanish and German
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The Helmut and Alison Gernsheim Papers consist of article and book drafts, correspondence, research materials, and collected correspondence and works that document the Gernsheims' long career as collectors and photo historians
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The David Foster Wallace Papers document all but one of Wallace's major works and many of his shorter works including Shorn, an unpublished short story written while he was a graduate student at the University of Arizona. The major works represented are: Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (1999); The Broom of the System (1987); Consider the Lobster, And Other Essays (2005); Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity (2003); Girl with Curious Hair (1989); Infinite Jest (1996); Oblivion: Stories (2004); The Pale King (2011); and A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments (1997). McCain's Promise: Aboard the Straight Talk Express (2008) is documented with two previously published short versions titled The Weasel, Twelve Monkeys, and the Shrub, and Up, Simba.  Signifying Rappers: Rap and Race in the Urban Present (1990), coauthored by Wallace and Mark Costello, is Wallace's only major work without representation. See the Index of Works for a complete ... Read More
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The Richard Aldington Literary File consists of 309 photographic prints, all but nine of which are contained in two photographic albums. The albums, titled "Travel Photographs taken by Richard Aldington," date from 1928 to the 1930s. The photographs were taken by Aldington and Brigit Patmore, and are accompanied by captions and notations by Aldington and Derek Patmore. Aldington's travels to Italy, Portugal, Spain, France, Austria, the Isle of Capri, Sicily, Tunisia, and Greece are all documented here. Among the loose prints, of particular note is a formal portrait of Aldington taken by Man Ray
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The Marcella Spann Booth Collection of Ezra Pound consists of journal entries, manuscript drafts, poem fragments and notes, proof materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, published material, a scrapbook, and artifacts related to the poet Ezra Pound and professor Marcella Spann Booth
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The "Austraginsachen Lenhard Seckelmans" (Folder 1.1) comprises 46 unfoliated parchment leaves of commentary and testimony regarding a matter of civil law involving Lenhard Seckelmann in the law courts of Windsheim during the second decade of the sixteenth century. The date 1513 is found on the title leaf of the volume, which has at a later date been numbered in pencil H189a
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Includes manuscripts of writings and letters by the American short-story writer, poet, and journalist Bret Harte, as well as a Latin version of Harte's satirical poem "The Heathen Chinee" by Nathaniel B. Smithers. Recipients of Harte's letters include Havelock Ellis, Edward Everett Hale, Joseph Hatton, James Ripley Osgood, Walter Herries Pollock, and others