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  1. One-act Plays and Publicity Material

    John Collier, an English writer who moved to Los Angeles in 1935, spending much of the remainder of his life involved with the movie industry. These two plays were performed in Los Angeles at the Belasco Theatre in June and July, 1943; they were part of a ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 09:34

  2. The Angel of Mercy

    Undated holographic manuscript of a three act comedy signed by a W. E. Channing. Written in ink, it contains his edits. The play, an adaptation from a French work, is set in Paris and tells about a young widow and her son. Included materials: Manuscript S ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 10:53

  3. La voz de la sangre paisajes y leyendas del distrito de Altar

    Photocopy of typescript compilation of legends and historic accounts, as told to Carmela Reyna de León by her family and friends living in the Altar region of Sonora, Mexico. A few song verses are present. Also included is a photocopied letter, with trans ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 11:50

  4. Six Shooter's Who's Who

    Unpublished typescript of Giffen's bibliography of western badmen and peace officers active from 1865 through the 1890's. Lists 362 outlaws/peace officers with approximately 12,300 references. Each person has a brief history followed by citation ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 13:01

  5. The New Vitalism

    Bound volume of Burroughs' holographic manuscript, cut-and-pasted with his typed pages of edits; both interleaved with a typed transcription done by John E. Boos in 1942. The manuscript is signed by Burroughs; the preface is signed and dated by Boos. ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 13:42

  6. Autobiography of John Charles Van Dyke

    John Charles Van Dyke, 1956-1932, was an American author and educator; professor of history of art, Rutgers University. This collection includes a photocopy of an unpublished, holographic manuscript; the preface dates from October, 1929. This autobiograph ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 13:47

  7. Notebook of Student Summaries

    Bound, pen-and-ink copies or summaries, in Latin, of the student's four selections, with caption titles: John Locke, Liber; Samuel Pufendorf, Epitome; Samuel Clarke, Epitome; and William Wollaston, Compendium. Also a few pages of the student's n ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 14:33

  8. The Rainbow Bridge

    A 19-page typescript that relates the Navajo prayer for rain and the legend about Rainbow Bridge, as told to Hoffman Birney by Ast'hon Sosi (the Slim Woman) at Kayenta. Includes original photographs of Rainbow Bridge, Navajo sandpaintings, the Anasaz ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 11:28

  9. William R. Mathews Papers

      William R. Mathews (1893-1969) was an accomplished journalist, newspaper editor and publisher. Born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1893, he graduated with an A.B. degree in Money and Banking from the University of Illinois in 1917. He served as a Second Lieu ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-25 13:08

  10. The Lamp in the Desert: the Story of the University of Arizona

    Douglas D. Martin, author of The Lamp in the Desert, was an author, newspaperman, and member of the University of Arizona journalism faculty, 1946 to 1956. Collection consists of author's original drafts and printer's copy, accompanied by notes, ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:16

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