Found in 158 Collections and/or Records:
New York broadcast news writer and editor who worked earlier in his career as a newspaper writer and editor in Chicago. Includes letters from and materials about author James T. Farrell and Lyric Opera of Chicago press agent/impresario Danny Newman.
Drafts and copies of plays by Chicago playwright Mia McCullough, who has written plays produced by Steppenwolf, Chicago Dramatists, American Theater Company, and Stage Left Theater in Chicago, as well as many other stages nationwide. Collection also includes promotional materials and some diaries.
Four undated poems and a photograph of a painting presumably of woman Irish writer Michael Scot. Scot wrote both stories and poems, sometimes using the pseudonym S. Michael Crevequer.
Correspondence between Floyd Dell and Miriam Gurko, concerning Edna St. Vincent Millay. Also, several short works by Dell, a few notes by Gurko and a draft of a book by Gurko entitled The Letters of Floyd Dell About Edna St. Vincent Millay, with a subject index file.
Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.
Literary manuscripts, drafts, notes, and miscellaneous material from Chicago-based editor and writer Morris Philipson (1926-2011). Philipson was director of the University of Chicago Press from 1967 through 2000. He wrote and edited non-fiction works as well as a few novels.
Correspondence, works, personal materials, and photographs of literary critic, editor, scholar, and educator Morton Dauwen Zabel.
Nelson Algren was an American author and journalist known for his witty, humanistic depictions of postwar working-class urban life. He is most famous for his novel The Man with the Golden Arm (1949), which won the first National Book Award for fiction. Collection consists of correspondence from Algren to his friends Christine and Neal Rowland.
Includes three typescripts of Algren works (2 signed), and two articles about Algren when he permanently left Chicago in 1975.
Correspondence, photographs, publicity, works, and miscellaneous material about author Nelson Algren and photographer Stephen Deutch. Collection shows the friendship between the men, and consists mainly of material Deutch collected from and about Algren. Also includes files kept by Deutch's daughter Katherine Deutch Tatlock regarding her attempts to fund and make a documentary film about Algren.
Signed, undated later from Oscar Wilde to Alexander Teixeira de Mattos, a Dutch journalist and literary critic. Teixeira married Lily Wilde, the widow of Oscar Wilde's older brother. The letter is written on stationery from Hotel Avondale, London.
Correspondence and papers of Milwaukee and Chicago bookseller and bon vivant Paul Romaine. Also photographs, memorabilia, diaries, clippings, writings (of Romaine and others), plus items relating to theater, music, political events and persons who interested Romaine.
Papers of Chicago lawyer, judge, writer, and public official Philip P. Bregstone, who was active in Chicago Jewish affairs and in promoting Zionist causes in the Midwest. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence, writings, reviews, and memorabilia by and about Bregstone and the wartime activities of his wife, Anne Rosenberg Bregstone.
Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and personal items relating to the life and work of Socialist journalist and historical biographer Ralph Korngold.
Twenty-two letters of Richard Realf to Laura B. Merritt and her sister Marian Merritt Cramer of Chicago, written while in active service in the Illinois Eighty-eighth Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, 1864-1865. Also, two poems of Realf’s and a poem written by Marian Cramer.
Correspondence and writings of journalist and humorist author Ring Lardner. Also estate papers, including royalty records through 2003, biographical materials, publicity and reviews, adaptations of writings, and a few photographs.
Research files, writings, and correspondence of Robert Terrill, professor at the University of Illinois.
Works, correspondence, and personal materials of writer Robert J. Casey, who served in World War I and covered World War II for the Chicago Daily News. Casey was also a humor columnist, novelist, and nonfiction writer who traveled all over the world and wrote of his adventures in newspapers and in books.
Letter written by Frank A. Root of Topeka, Kansas to Byron Smith of Lake Forest, Illinois regarding an order for a copy of Root's book, "The Overland Stage to California." Root describes his relationship with co-author William Elsey Connelley.