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Identifier: Lit
This topic covers authors, essayists, playwrights, poets, literary critics, novelists, and literary clubs. It also includes those involved in the book trade, such as publishers and bookshop owners.

Found in 158 Collections and/or Records:

William Horne-Ernest Hemingway papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Horne-Hemingway

Correspondence, works, articles, clippings and memorabilia relating to Ernest Hemingway and William Horne.

Dates: 1913-1985

William J. Leahy papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Leahy

Short fiction, poetry, and journalism of Chicago-based writer William Leahy. Most of his writing is based in Irish, South Side Chicago neighborhoods. Additionally, there are video and radio recordings.

Dates: 1967-2010

William Lederer papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lederer

Chicago playwright and nephew of Studs Cunningham, upon whom James T. Farrell based the main character of his Studs Lonigan trilogy. Included are Lederer's original plays, screenplays, novel, novella, and poetry. Contains biographical statement, articles, clippings, and reviews. Also eight letters from James T. Farrell to Lederer, 1972-1973, and one letters from Marshall Brooks, 2004.

Dates: 1959-2013

William MacAdams - Ben Hecht research papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-MacAdams

Research materials gathered by William MacAdams in writing a biography of Ben Hecht, entitled: Ben Hecht: The Man Behind the Legend (1990). Includes photographs, correspondence with Hecht family members and acquaintances, programs, periodical issues, interview cassette tapes, etc. Also includes typescripts of the work.

Dates: approximately 1925-1990

William Marion Reedy Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-165

Collection of correspondence consisting of four letters from American editor and critic William Marion Reedy to Minnie McIntyre Wallace, 1906-1912, and thirteen letters between Reedy and publisher Ben Huebsch, 1917-1919.

Dates: 1906-1919

William Morton Payne Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Payne

Correspondence, works, scrapbooks, and other personal materials pertaining to William Morton Payne's life as a literary critic, periodical editor, translator, and educator.

Dates: approximately 1850-1920

William Van O'Connor - Faulkner research papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-141

Material concerning William Faulkner assembled in 1951-1953 by Professor William Van O’Connor while teaching at the University of Minnesota, in preparation for a study of Faulkner’s work. Mainly newspaper clippings and articles about or by Faulkner, and a few letters to O’Connor from publishers, Hollywood associates and others, and the British Air Ministry regarding Faulkner’s service in the Royal Air Force.

Dates: 1925-1953

Wilson Heflin papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Heflin

Professor of American literature at the U.S. Naval Academy and Melville scholar. Heflin's papers contain notes and correspondence relating to Heflin's lifelong work on a book concerning Melville's sea years, together with an almost complete manuscript of the book, which Heflin did not live to publish.

Dates: 1830-1990