Showing Collections: 1–10 of 19
- Subject: Writings (Document genre) X
Call Number: OF-1UF-B1
Overview: The George W. Benedict papers document Professor Benedict's academic career including his teaching at Brown University. Materials include writings, lecture notes, essays, examinations, and research notes, as well as a series of letters of recommendation written in support of Benedict.
Dates: circa 1893-1917
Call Number: Ms-2007-011
Abstract: Natalie Bayard Brown (1869-1950) was the wife of John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) and mother of John Nicholas Brown (1900-1979), members of the prominent Brown family of Providence, Rhode Island. The papers reflect Natalie Bayard Brown's interests in politics and charitable causes through correspondence with family and friends, writings and speeches, scrapbooks, and photographs. The papers contain detailed financial and legal records related to John Nicholas Brown's (1900-1979) large inheritance...
Dates: 1877-1950, bulk 1897-1950
Call Number: Ms-2008-019
Abstract: The Scott Corbett papers contain a variety of material related to his career as a writer as well as personal memorabilia from his childhood and service in the United States Army during World War II. These papers also include Elizabeth Corbett’s personal and business papers and artwork by the illustrator and author Don Freeman.
Dates: 1884-1984, bulk 1941-1971
Call Number: MS-2012-003
Overview: Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, personal and administrative records, printed materials, photographs, ephemera, and a few artifacts belonging to or associated with Nathaniel A. Davis (1866-1945) and his wife Sonia H. Davis (1883-1972). Mr. Davis, of Jewish and Portuguese heritage, was writer, editor, educator, social activist, entrepreneur, world traveler, publisher, journalist and founder of Planetaryan, a humanitarian organization devoted to world peace....
Dates: 1879-1972, bulk 1930-1965
Call Number: MS-92-8
Overview: Literary manuscripts (novels, short stories, poems), correspondence, diaries, photographs, scrapbooks, and personal papers.
Dates: 1910-1973, bulk 1940-1969
Call Number: OF-1UF-D3
Overview: The Gordon Rohde Dewart papers document Dewart's tenure as professor of French at Brown University. The collection consists of student and scholarly writings, research, teaching materials, correspondence, and limited administrative records. Materials date from 1935 to 1975.
Call Number: Ms.2011.020
Overview: The Mary Ann Doane papers represent forty years of education, research, and professional activity. The collection emphasizes Doane's academic training as a feminist film scholar through notebooks and essays that date from high school through her doctoral studies. Another portion of the collection presents notes and drafts of publications, including the books The Desire to Desire (1987), Femmes Fatales (1991), and The Emergence of Cinematic Time (2002). In addition to the many notebooks and...
Call Number: AMS-1C-9
Overview: The William Herbert Perry Faunce papers contain outgoing and incoming correspondence, writings, diaries, and reprints of publications. The writings include poems, sermons, speeches, and essays. The material is dated from 1845 to 1968.
Dates: 1845-1968, undated (bulk 1890-1929), bulk 1890-1929
Call Number: MS-2011-007
Overview: A wide array of materials, including correspondence, bibliographies, research, manuscripts, ephemera, photographs, and printed materials, the bulk of which dates from the early 1970s to the late 1990s, from the papers of Elaine Ryan Hedges, who was a stellar educator and scholar in the field of women’s studies. It thoroughly documents Hedges' pioneering contributions to the body of feminist literary criticism--especially her groundbreaking contribution to the study of Charlotte Perkins...
Dates: 1958-1998, bulk 1970-1997
Call Number: MS-2012-030
Overview: The David H. Hirsch papers (1826-2000; bulk, 1961-1999) include correspondence, essays, manuscripts, translated materials, research and lecture notes, course syllabi, annotated critical material, financial documents, conference proceedings, committee agendas, notebooks, and photographs. These materials relate primarily to his tenure as Professor of English at Brown University. Most of the collection reflects his extensive research and writing in American literature and literary theory, as well...
Dates: 1826-2000, bulk 1961-1999