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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 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on composition, orchestration, and smaller works like cantatas and oratorios although she left most of these works unpublished, keeping them to herself.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 Scholar Jane Marcus notes in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography that her unpublished papers...
Textual Production Anita Desai
AD published Journey to Ithaca, a novel classified by the American Library of Congress as religious fiction: its title alludes to the hero's homeward journey in Homer 's Odyssey.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
4809 (2 June 1995): 20
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Textual Production Charlotte Forman
They were carried in the Morning Chronicle, the St. James Chronicle, the Public Advertiser, and the General Evening Post. Scholar Joel J. Gold considers their attribution to CF as likely, but...
Textual Production Elizabeth Inchbald
Several known plays by EI were never published. All on a Summer's Day, 1787 (about a couple ill-matched in age), and The Hue and Cry, 1791, are known only from the copies provided...
Textual Production Naomi Jacob
The Library of Congress holds a collection of her papers. Eleven letters from her are included among Letters in Winifred Holtby 's Collected In-mail
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Textual Production Charlotte McCarthy
It was printed for the Author. Copies survive at the Library of Congress , Huntington Library , and Boston Public Library . Biographia Dramatica calls it a performance, though the text states that it...
Textual Production Margaret Mead
MMholds the civilian record for the largest collection of papers at the Library of Congress . Her red cape and her walking-stick are preserved and displayed at the Hall of the Pacific Peoples in...


: 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.