- Existence: 1890 - 1957
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection includes correspondence and manuscripts.The correspondence consists of two series: one business, the other personal. The former series is composed chiefly of letters from Christopher Morley. Many are letters of thanks for correspondence as well as about manuscripts sent to him for publishing in his "Bowling Green" column or other publications. The business correspondence was on acidic, crumbling paper and has been photocopied onto acid-free paper.The...
Dates: 1935 - 1957
Overview Christopher Darlington Morley (1890-1957) was an American journalist, novelist, essayist, and poet. These are the scrapbooks of Morley's column, "The Bowling Green," which was published in the New York Evening Post. Morley's column included poetry, short essays, literary reviews, and analysis written by himself, as well as letters written to him from readers and poetry written by a variety of poets.
Overview This collection focuses on the personal and professional life of Christopher Darlington Morley. Morley was a professor's son, and he began writing for pleasure very early in life. This collection includes material from his successful academic career, at Haverford College, and as a Rhodes scholar at Oxford University, which consists primarily of notebooks and essays. The bulk of the collection, however, focuses on Morley's professional creative writing, including newspaper columns, essays,...
Overview The signature albums of Irvin C. Poley include autographs of famous people, particularly authors, actors, and those in government or diplomacy, primarily sent to Poley, though there are other recipients as well. Many of the instances are signatures. Some of the more well-known authors who wrote letters, rather than just signatures, often relate to speaking at an event or a fund solicitation or response to comment or request for signature from Poley.
Overview The papers of Fred Rodell (1907-1980), a 1926 graduate of Haverford College and long-time professor of law at Yale University. The papers consist of correspondence, published and unpublished writing, scrapbooks of Rodell's written work, and albums of personal photographs.
Dates: 1927 - 1980