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MS/MS. Manuscript Collections

 Collection Subgroup Term
Identifier: MS/MS
Found in 171 Collections and/or Records:

Ija Adler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms002
Scope and Contents The Ija Adler Papers consists of correspondence, 1932-1967, and associated manuscripts and miscellany.Series 1, Adler correspondence and that of bookmen Isaac Levine and Leroy Goble, 1919-1967, 57 items.Series 2, Correspondence and autographs associated with Adler's interests, including the following subseries: 2/1, autographs and letters of Charles Dexter Allen, Arnold Bennett, Calvin Coolidge, Mary Mapes Dodge, Louise Imogene Guiney, Ella Higginson, E.A. Robinson,...

Conrad Aiken Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms003
Scope and Contents The Conrad Aiken Papers consist entirely of material from his long-standing correspondence with Robert Linscott, an editor with Houghton-Mifflin and later senior editor for Random House. Aiken and Linscott began their long friendship in 1917 and Linscott helped Aiken publish several of his works. Aiken's letters to Linscott document the progress of his work and often reflect Aiken's extreme frustration at his lack of popular success. In them, Aiken describes his personal situation,...

Lee Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms004

Eugene Angert Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-MS-ms005
Scope and Contents

The Eugene Angert Papers include correspondence from the First National Bank of St Louis to Vera Angert, Eugene’s wife, concerning a memorial tribute to her husband. Also included is a 149-page typescript of The Perpetual Student, and The Flag Hunters, or Tell It to the Danes, two musical comedies written by Eugene Agert. Also included is a typed catalogue of Angert’s personal library.

Philip Mills Arnold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms006
Scope and Contents The Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection, perhaps the most diverse and comprehensive of all the Washington University Libraries Special Collections, brings together a broad range of materials dealing with or exemplifying the nature and characteristics of communication. Placing particular emphasis on early printed materials that appeared at early stages of the development of interest in topics relevant to semeiology, the Arnold Collection had especially strong holdings in the fields of...

Arts in Transit Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms159
Scope and Contents The Arts in Transit Collections consists of posters from the poetry and literary programs, MetroLines and Poetry in Motion. Since 2001, Arts in Transit has sponsored various poetry and literary programs. The program has evolved into MetroLines, a regional poetry competition, open to all, children and adults alike. Up to fifteen poems are selected...

Jennifer Atkinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms007
Scope and Contents

The Jennifer Atkinson Papers consists of correspondence circa 1985-1995, drafts towards published works including The Dogwood Tree, Dares, and Jepthaw's Vows. Also included are numerous drafts of indiviual works of poetry and prose.

Mary Jo Bang Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms154
Scope and Contents The Mary Jo Bang Papers consists largely of her own manuscript materials, including drafts of individual poems, book reviews, essays, introductions and translations, as well as editorial material toward her published and unpublished books. Also included are personal journals, college work, artwork, printed materials and ephemera. A substantial amount of personal and business correspondence is present, primarily with friends, family, editors, students, and...

William Steinmann Collection of Mary Jo Bang Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms170
Scope and Contents

The William Steinmann Collection of Mary Jo Bang Papers consists largely of correspondence from Bang to Steinmann. Bang and Steinmann were high school sweethearts while at McCluer High School in Florissant, Missouri. Also included are additional correspondence from relatives and mutual friends, poetry drafts by Bang, photographs, and other McCluer High School memorabilia.

Samuel Beckett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms008
Scope and Contents This collection's strengths are in manuscripts of works Beckett wrote during the 1960's. Among the highlights are the set of 16 drafts for the story "Bing," as well as extensive groups of drafts for short pose pieces such as "Assez," "Le Depeupler," and "Imagination morte imaginez;" the heavily revised galley proof of the Olympia Press edition of the novel Watt; and the successive drafts for ...