Alan H. Kempner papers, 1809-1981 0.5 linear feet
A collection of letters and manuscripts of English and American authors, including one item from each of the following: Pearl S. Buck, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey, Thomas Frognall Dibden, Charles Dickens, William Ewart Gladstone, Edmund Gosse, Hester Thackeray Ritchie Fuller, Rockwell Kent, Charles Kingsley, Edward George Bulwer Lytton, John Masefield, Clinton Scollard, William Wordsworth and Walt Whitman. In addition, there are 8 letters from Samuel Rogers (1763-1855) to Mr. and Mrs. Horace Twiss (Annie Sterky Greenwood Twiss), photographs of Alan and Margaret Kempner and miscellaneous Kempner items.
Alec Waugh papers, 1957-1964 0.5 linear feet
Letters and manuscripts. The letters are addressed to Miss Rubinstein, an accountant for Waugh's literary agent, A. D. Peters, who also did private typing for him on the side. These letters are concerned with manuscripts he was sending her for that purpose. Also included are the manuscripts for two of Waugh's essays
This collection includes approximately 75 stories, several collections of poems, and two novels by Pli︠u︡shkov; there are also about 25 essays by him on literary topics, and a brief autobiography. Photographs are chiefly of Pli︠u︡shkov and his wife. In addition, there is a photocopy of a document concerning the medical treatment given to Maksim Gorḱiĭ in 1887 by Pli︠u︡shkov's father after Gorḱiĭ attempted suicide.
Typescript of "Za Rossiiu i svobodu," a novel by Alekseĭ K. Kori︠́a︡kov that concerns the Civil War. The novel was serialized in "Novoe Russkoe Slovo" (June-July 1968), with the author writing under the name Alekseĭ Kiri︠́a︡kov.
Alfred Edgar Coppard letters, 1928-1956 0.5 linear feet
A collection of seventeen letters and one manuscript of Coppard. The letters were written to Cyril Clemens and deal with short story writing, poetry, contemporary writers, and political figures. The holograph manuscript in the collection is of Coppard's poem "Rascal Song." Also, nineteen letters and postcards to Coppard's brother, George A. Coppard.
Alfred Korzybski papers, 1917-1950 11 linear feet
Papers and correspondence including letters from leading intellectuals of the United States and Europe. Much of this correspondence pertains to the publication and critical discussion of his two influential works, MANHOOD OF HUMANITY : THE SCIENCE AND ART OF HUMAN ENGINEERING (1921) and SCIENCE AND SANITY : AN INTRODUCTION TO NON-ARISTOTELIAN SYSTEMS AND GENERAL SEMANTICS (1933).
Allan Nevins papers, 1912-1992 104 linear feet
Approximately 12,000 letters to Allan Nevins from various correspondents including James Truslow Adams, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Willa Cather, Frances Folsom Cleveland, Van Wyck Brooks, Robert Frost, Newton D. Baker, Archibald MacLeish, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Carl Sandburg, and Henry Wallace; notes and typescripts for Nevins' books including Emergence of Lincoln, The Ordeal of Democracy, Rockefeller, and History and Historians, with notes by editor Ray A. Billington; miscellaneous transcripts, clippings, newspapers, and photographs. Also, autograph letters and manuscripts by presidents, Civil War figures, financiers, politicians, and authors. There are also the Brand Whitlock World War I Diaries and letters to him by such people as Herbert Hoover, Gen. John J. Pershing, and others.
Allen Ginsberg papers, 1943-1991, bulk 1945-1976 11.25 linear feet
Aminad Petrovich Shpolianskii Papers, 1917-1957 1 linear foot
The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, and printed materials. Correspondence consists of letters from a number of important cultural figures in the emigration, including: Ivan Bunin, Zinaida Guppius, Aleksandr Kuprin, Pavel Mili︠u︡kov, Alekseĭ Remizov, Nadezhda Teffi, and Alekseĭ Tolstoĭ; there are also one or two letters each from Konstantin Balḿont, Dmitriĭ Merezhkovskiĭ, Ili︠́a︡ Repin, Fedor Shali︠a︡pin, and Marina T︠S︡vetaeva. There are manuscripts of several works by Shpoli︠a︡nskiĭ, including his memoirs, "Poezd na tretém puti" (New York, 1954).