Authors, American--20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract These records document the Northwestern University Library's Biblioteca Femina collection of books by women, which was formed in 1933. The records span the years 1932-1973 (with the bulk dating from 1933) and include correspondence between Northwestern librarian Theodore Wesley Koch and feminist/author Grace Thompson Seton, as well as reports and newspaper clippings relating to the collection.
Abstract Leigh Buchanan Bienen, senior lecturer at the Northwestern School of Law and wife of Northwestern University president Henry S. Bienen, joined the School of Law in 1995, the same year her husband took office. She lectures in the areas of criminal law, juries, and law and social science, and has additional areas of interest and expertise in capital punishment, sex crimes, and rape reform legislation. In addition, she is a prolific writer of fiction, mainly short stories and plays....
Abstract Hal Higdon authored or edited over a dozen books, primarily non-fiction, on varied topics ranging from sports to management consulting firms. The Hal Higdon Papers consist of correspondence, background material, and many drafts and typescripts for his numerous books and magazine articles, as well as several unpublished and unfinished projects. The papers reveal the personality and method of a busy professional writer. They shed some insight into how Higdon came up with ideas for his books, how...
Abstract The John Bartlow Martin Papers fill two boxes and span the period 1960-1987. Most of the Papers are in the teaching files with small amounts of biographical materials, correspondence, administration files, and publications. He worked as a freelance writer as well as serving as a special envoy and as a U.S. Ambassador to Dominican Republic. He was a staff member for Adlai Stevenson, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Hubert H. Humphrey. After teaching at Wesleyan, Princeton, and the City...
Abstract The Papers of Allie Lowe Miles (1894-1977)--a radio personality, advice columnist, writer, and actor--document Miles’ professional career and personal life, and include clippings, publications, correspondence, documents, radio ephemera and recordings, photographs, and artifacts.
Abstract The Ada Campbell Rose Papers fill two boxes and span the years 1922-1977, with the bulk of the material dating from 1957 to 1975. The Papers are arranged in four categories: biographical materials, speeches and conferences, editorial work, and writings. The biographical materials, spanning the years 1922-1977, are comprised of general personal data (including her diploma, her will, and obituaries), 1922-1977; property records, 1957-1969; financial records, 1942-1975; materials relating to her...