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Employer Elizabeth Bishop
Throughout her life, EB 's employment at anything other than writing was never more than sporadic. On graduation in 1934 she taught briefly at the USA School of Writing (an exploitative institution about which she...
Literary responses Lady Mary Wroth
Some early readers registered in their copies their dissatisfaction with the non-happy ending. The Library of Congress copy bears a pencilled-in couplet addressed to readers, and the UCLA copy a paragraph offering, in direct contradiction...
Performance of text Rumer Godden
RG was critical of the distaste with which English writers Osbert and Edith Sitwell or Vita Sackville-West had regarded their American lecture audiences. About her coast-to-coast tour with her husband she later wrote, I took...
Publishing Matilda Charlotte Houstoun
The book was reprinted in 1991 and a version of the 1845 Philadelphia edition is available online from the US Library of Congress as part of their American Memory Collection.
Publishing Matilda Charlotte Houstoun
This full text is available online from the Library of Congress .
Reception Margaret Mead
One later view of her early methods relates the intellectual controversies around her to her cultural context. It was heresy for anybody to dare to write her conclusions in a way that non-specialists could understand...
Textual Production Hannah Arendt
HA 's papers are mostly held by the Library of Congress , with thought books which gathered material for published works, and some correspondence, at the Deutsches Literaturarchiv at Marburg in Germany.
Young-Bruehl, Elisabeth. Hannah Arendt. For Love of the World. Yale University Press.
xlvii, xlviii
Textual Production Edna St Vincent Millay
The Library of Congress now holds Millay's major archive of letters, notebooks, manuscripts, and photographs. Other papers are held by Yale University and the New York Public Library .
Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House.
American National Biography.
Textual Production Maria Barrell
The dedication is signed Maria Barrell, though the title-page renders this in at least some copies as Maria Arrell.
Library of Congress Online Catalog.
Scholar Janet Todd notes that MB focused on the issue of imprisonment for debtors and...
Textual Production Mary Peisley
A second edition followed the same year. A Philadelphia reprint of 1796 does not appear in the English Short Title Catalogue, but the Library of Congress holds a microfilm of it.
Library of Congress Online Catalog.
Textual Production Eva Mary Bell
EMB published her final novel, Taking a Liberty (set exclusively in England: London, especially Strand-on-the-Green, with a crucial scene at Chanctonbury Ring in West Sussex, site of an Iron Age hill fort). Her...
Textual Production Muriel Spark
The book was not at the time published in the US or registered with the Library of Congress . The result was a pirated edition, and largely for this reason MS set about revising it...
Textual Production Richmal Crompton
RC 's last adult novel, The Inheritor, was published in her sixty-ninth year, and dedicated to her niece Sarah Lamburn .
Dated from the Library of Congress acquisition stamp.
Williams, Kay. Just Richmal. Genesis.
Textual Production Ethel Lilian Voynich
In New York City, ELV focused her musical energies on composition, orchestration, and smaller works like cantatas and oratorios although she left most of these works unpublished, keeping them to herself.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Gray, Anne, and Pam Blevins. The World of Women in Classical Music. WordWorld Publications, pp. 876-7.
Ethel L. Voynich papers, 1928-1948.
She also...
Textual Production Nancy Cunard
NC 's papers are held at the Universities of Texas and Southern Illinois , and the Library of Congress . Scholar Jane Marcus notes in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography that her unpublished papers...


: US feminist Carrie Chapman Catt donated her...

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US feminist Carrie Chapman Catt donated her book collection, as a gift from the National American Woman Suffrage Association , to the Library of Congress .

5 December 1942: The word Holocaust (which originally meant...

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5 December 1942

The word Holocaust (which originally meant an animal sacrifice entirely consumed by fire) was used as a headline in the News Chronicle for a newsitem about the Nazi mass murder of Jews.

1968-84: The new Preservation Microfilming Office...

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The new Preservation Microfilming Office at the Library of Congress filmed 93 million pages (300,000 volumes of books, besides newspapers); the volumes themselves were destroyed.

19 February 2007: Sarah Thomas, an American, made history when...

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19 February 2007

Sarah Thomas , an American, made history when she became the first woman and the first non-British person appointed Bodley's Librarian: head librarian at Oxford University 's Bodleian Library (opened on 8 November 1602).


Catalogue of Copyright Entries. Part 1. [C] Group 3. Dramatic Composition and Motion Pictures. Library of Congress, 1945.