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Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
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.”
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
Identifier: MS 342
Abstract: This collection contains typescripts, handwritten notes and correspondence related to the personal and professional life of George W. Whiting, a professor of English at Rice Institute.
Dates: 1925 - 1963
Identifier: MS 218
Overview The volume contains the productions of the Sisterhood of the Gossip Society of Gloucester, England. The author is unknown, but goes by the nom de plume “Penelope Placid.” The entire work is purportedly a product of these women’s meetings; more likely, it is the work of one woman satirizing the situation of elderly spinsters whom society considered to be gossips in nineteenth century England.
Dates: 1803 - 1804
Identifier: MS 354
Overview The contents of this collection include the papers and publications of Harry Van Demark. Within the collection are typescript and bound versions of plays and short stories as well as scrap books, articles, and poetry. Van Demark was considered the most prolific writer in the Houston area of his time.
Dates: 1897 - 1948
Identifier: MS 521
Abstract: The Houston Book Clubs Research Materials consist of material from 1993-2007, including interviews, surveys, emails, reports, essays, lists, and correspondence between Elizabeth Long and members of the literary community. The files were compiled by Elizabeth Long during her study of the role of women's reading groups for her 2003 book "Book Clubs: Women and the Uses of Reading in Everyday Life" (University of Chicago Press).
Dates: 1993 - 2007
Identifier: UA 390
Scope and Contents These papers relate to the scholarly and teaching career of J. Dennis Huston. They reflect the courses he taught on the plays of Shakespeare and other British Renaissance dramatists, on detective fiction, and on works constituting the Western humanities tradition. Also included are materials reflecting the administration of Rice University's required Humanities Foundation Course. There are syllabi of Huston courses, student evaluations of these courses, articles written by others about the...
Dates: 1964 - 2016
Identifier: MS 013
Overview Drafts, including screenplays, of several of Miller's works including "Days of Wine and Roses" (1963), "Rabbit Trap," and "Race for Home" (1968); together with correspondence and notes concerning these works, copyright procedures, credits, and research. Includes material relating to Writers Guild of America, West.
Dates: circa 1939-1999, bulk dates 1960-1999; Majority of material found within