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Claude Houghton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 020
Abstract: The collection contains manuscripts of English novelist and short story writer Claude Houghton's unpublished book "Kingdoms of the Spirit" and an original manuscript of Houghton's published novel "Julian Grant Loses His Way." Also included are correspondence to, from, and about Houghton.
Dates: 1923 - 1961

David Minter Academic Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 215
Abstract The papers of David Minter, Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English at Rice University until 2002, consist of handwritten notes, typescript papers, and published articles on critical theory and cultural criticism; handwritten notes, typescript papers, and published articles on writers, philosophers, and artists influential in 20th century American literature and 20th century critical theory; and articles on the literature of American minority communities.
Dates: 1868 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1999

David Westheimer literary papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 345
Overview Contains materials relating to Westheimer's literary work, including manuscripts, typescripts, drafts, reviews, research, and correspondence
Dates: 1940 - 1997

David Westheimer Oral History interview

 Collection
Identifier: MS 665
Overview This collection contains ten Compact Discs and thirty-two cassette tapes of Professor Philip Napoli's interview with David Westheimer. The interviews were conducted over a two-day span in June of 2002.
Dates: 2002-06-27 - 2002-06-28

Description of Garibaldi's capture at Aspromonte

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Identifier: MS 301
Abstract: This volume includes a 5-page description, handwritten by Dumas, of an expedition in 1862 that led General Giuseppe Garibaldi unknowingly into the hands of Italian troops at Aspromonte, where he was taken prisoner along with his sons. It details how the unnamed conspirators pretended to get lost, leading Garibaldi to a cabin where he was captured.
Dates: 1862

Dorothy M. Richardson letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 333
Overview This collection contains thirteen items, most of which are letters from Dorothy M. Richardson to Mr. Curtis Brown, her publishing intermediary. Ms. Richardson was an English novelist noted for a series of novels published under the collective title Pilgriamge. She has also been noted as the introducer of the stream of consciousness method into English fiction.
Dates: 1917 - 1920

Early Fondren Library manuscripts collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 018
Abstract: This collection consists of an assortment of letters and papers acquired over a period of time and kept together. The collection consists of folders containing correspondence to and from historical / literary figures (Thomas Carlyle, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Jose de San Martin, George Bernard Shaw, Henry David Thoreau, William Wordsworth, and others). The largest part of the collection is correspondence of nineteenth century literary figures.
Dates: ca. 1700-1948

Eduard von Bauernfeld letter and poem

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Identifier: MS 176
Overview This collection consists of a letter written by von Bauernfeld to an unknown correspondent and a handwritten poem. Both items are written in German.
Dates: 1877

Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton, contract

 Collection
Identifier: MS 300
Overview This collection contains an original contract in the Bulwer-Lytton’s own handwriting for the publication of his essays and criticisms for which he received $1250. Bulwer-Lytton was an English novelist, playwright, poet, and politician. Lord Lytton was a famous author who coined phrases such as “The pen is almightier than the sword” and “It was a dark and stormy night.”
Dates: 1864

Edward Knoblock papers

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Identifier: MS 324
Abstract: Playwright, scenarist and novelist, Edward Knoblock (1874-1945) was born in New York City and educated at Harvard, but spent most of his professional life living and working in Great Britain. The Knoblock papers are comprised of correspondence received by Knoblock between the years 1904 and 1936, relating to theater in Great Britain during the early 20th century. Most of Knoblock's correspondents in this collection are well-known literary figures of the day, or prominent managers and producers...
Dates: 1904 - 1936

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