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Authors, American -- 20th century

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Jayne Anne Phillips, Author, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4571
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, research notes, photographs, artifacts, and publications of author Jayne Anne Phillips.Box 1 includes original, edited, and published drafts of Jayne Anne Phillips' work, including her books Quiet Dell and MotherKind, the essay Love's Labor's Lost, and drafts of works...
Dates: ca. 1970s-2022

Jesse Stuart, Author, Audio Cassettes and Microfilm

Collection Number: A&M 4451
Content Description Works of author and poet Jesse Stuart in audio recording and microfilm formats. Includes two copies of no. 158 of the series "Contemporary American Poets Read Their Work" featuring Jesse Stuart within the "Cassette Curriculum in American Literature" published in 1970. Also includes one reel of microfilm containing "Harvest of Youth", published by The Scroll Press in 1930.For additional information regarding Jesse Stuart see: A&M 3347, Jesse...
Dates: 1930, 1970

Margaret Prescott Montague, Author, Letters

Collection Number: A&M 2218
Scope and Contents Margaret Prescott Montague (1878-1955) of White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, and Richmond, Virginia, was an American short story writer, novelist, and O. Henry Award winner in the early twentieth century; she penned some of her work under the pseudonym Jane Steger. Approximately thirty letters written by Montague to her friend Maggie McGee document Montague's personal life and literary career. Three letters at the beginning of the collection indicate how the friendship began, when McGee...
Dates: 1936-1945, undated

Melville Davisson Post (1871-1930) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3673
Scope and Contents Papers of Melville Davisson Post (1869-1930), an American mystery and detective short story writer in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The bulk of the materials date from 1850 to 1929 and primarily consist of Melville Davisson Post's personal and business letters and family financial and legal papers. Business letters mainly document the process of soliciting or accepting and then publishing Post's stories. Financial papers pertain to Post's personal finances in the 1920s,...
Dates: 1811-1973; Majority of material found within 1850-1929

Stephen Coonts, Author, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4037
Overview Papers of Stephen P. Coonts, American thriller and suspense novelist born in Buckhannon, West Virginia. Includes typescripts, printed material, letters, clippings, photographs, and other material regarding the author's publications. Highlights include typescript drafts of some of his books, foreign language editions of some of his books, letters from fans, and typescript movie scripts for Flight of the Intruder. See Scope and Content note for more details....
Dates: 1985-2019, undated; Majority of material found within 1985-2005