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Authors, American--Women

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Edna Ferber Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01371
Content Description

Three letters addressed to Edna Ferber, an American Novelist, from varying individuals including Mayor of New York, John Lindsay and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Virginia Taylor McCormick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 M13
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1887-1953, of Virginia Taylor McCormick, Norfolk, Va. poet, literary critic, essayist, lecturer, and editor of The Lyric magazine, 1921-1929. Includes manuscript and printed poems; essays; lectures; diaries, and correspondence with other poets and writers. Correspondents include Franklin Pierce Adams, Lady Astor, Lord Beaverbrook, Gamaliel Bradford, Van Wyck Brooks, Walter de la Mare, Ellen Glasgow, Rupert Hughes, Amy Lowell, H. L. Mencken and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

Molly Elliot Seawell Quotation and Letter, December 2nd, 1896, January 16th, 1899.

 Collection — Box 1: Series id242317; Series id242176; Series id242181; Series id242189, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents A two page letter and quotation card, written and signed by Molly Elliot Seawell. Transcriptions were provided by the dealer.Content warnings for derogatory language directed towards people of African descent, and cultural appropriation. The quotation card reads "Molly Elliot Seawell, Washington D.C., December 2nd 1896. The laughing philosopher had attained the goal of all wisdom, while the weeping philosopher stood whimpering at the starting post." The...

Molly Elliot Seawell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1995.36
Scope and Contents The papers of American writer Molly Elliot Seawell include personal diaries, correspondence, memoirs, photographs, news clippings, and other materials. Also included are photocopies of Seawell's business papers housed at the New York Public Library and at the Columbia University Library. The collection also contains other records from the Seawell family, mostly relating to Molly's aunt Maria Seawell Edwards, John T. Seawell and wife Isabella Josephine Brady, and Philip Hairston Seawell. The...