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Florence Fetz Mansfield papers

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Identifier: SCU-RB-2005-4
Scope and Contents This collection comprises correspondence, photographs and a scrapbook associated with the American actress Minnie Maddern Fiske (1865-1932) and collected by her niece Florence Fetz Mansfield. The correspondence, both from Mrs. Fiske and her husband Harrison Grey Fiske (1861-1942) was to Florence Mansfield. Most of it is from the mid 1920s. Photographs are of the Fiskes, Florence Mansfield, and Mrs. Fiske’s first husband Legrand White. The scrapbook is devoted to Mrs. Fiske’s professional...
Dates: 1924 - 1955

Flynn Harrell papers

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-1981-1
Scope and Contents Collection of photographs and letters from political and other national figures throughout the United States mainly during the Truman Administration: includes cabinet members, senators, congressmen, state governors, Supreme Court justices, and other miscellaneous leaders. Prominent national figures include Dean Acheson, George C. Marshall, Margaret Chase Smith, Hubert H. Humphrey, John Foster Dulles, Olin D. Johnston, Lyndon B. Johnson, Omar N. Bradley, J. Edgar Hoover, Dwight D. Eisenhower,...
Dates: 1948 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1950

Frederick Robert Karl papers

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2000-1
Scope and Contents The distinguished literary biographer and critic Frederick R. Karl was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1927. After service in the US Navy, 1944-46, he attended Columbia University and Stanford. He taught at City College of CUNY from 1957-1982, and since 1982 has been Professor of English at New York University. Mr. Karl's literary archive covers his biographies of four major writers - Joseph Conrad (1979), William Faulkner (1989), Franz Kafka (1991), and George Eliot (1995) - with a...
Dates: 1961 - 1996

George L. Geckle archive

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2017-10
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of material related to the career of George L. Geckle, a professor of English at the University of South Carolina. Geckle was instrumental in organizing the highly successful Spring WritersSeries at USC, in which participated well-regarded and popular authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, Nora Ephron, and John Gardner. Material related to the Spring Writers Series is included in this collection, as well as correspondence, material regarding James Dickey, and the Telly...
Dates: 1979 - 2007

George V. Higgins archive

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2003-4
Scope and Contents This finding aid documents the life and works of American author George V. Higgins (1939-1999) found in the Higgins Archive at the University of South Carolina. The archive is a comprehensive collection of the author’s manuscripts and personal papers acquired in 2003 from the Higgins family. George V. Higgins, the author of The Friends of Eddie Coyle and 25 other novels, wrote gripping, ultra-realistic stories about individuals in crisis: criminals,...
Dates: 2003

Hancock family papers

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2007-3
Scope and Contents 8 documents (1767-1781), document fragments, and 2 ledgers belonging to members of the Hancock family of Massachusetts. Received from the estate of Mary Grew via USC-Aiken, February 2007, as contents found within a desk belonging to John Hancock, signer of the Declaration of Independence, President of the Second Continental Congress and Governor of Massachusetts (1780-1785).Ebenezer Hancock (1741- 1819), John Hancock’s younger brother, operated a general goods store in Boston in...
Dates: 1767 - 1781

Howard Benedict papers

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2017-9
Scope and Contents

This small (1 folder) collection contains correspondence, notes and interviews with astronauts related to Benedict's reporting on the Apollo 17 mission.

Dates: 1972

Jack De Bellis collection of John Updike

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2016-3
Scope and Contents John Updike (1932-2009), was an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and critical writer. He is considered to be one of the most accomplished American writers of the 20th century, praised for both his prose and poetry. His rich, fluid writing style appeals not only to readers but to other authors as well. Updike’s themes include Christian theology, American identity, and human sexuality. His most popular work, the Rabbit series, was written over the span of forty years. Updike...
Dates: 1976-2008

Jack Mooney collection of Rhoda Broughton

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2003-3
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of correspondence and supporting research material collected by Jack Mooney by or about Rhoda Broughton.

Dates: 1873 - 1920

James Dickey papers

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-1997-3
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of materials acquired with the personal library of James Dickey by the USC libraries after his death in 1997. It includes manuscripts sent to Dickey, articles written about him, family and professional photographs, airplane tickets used by Dickey and his wife, mail sent to Dickey and replies from Dickey, various ephemera from events Dickey attended, some financial information, various sheet music, copies of the James Dickey Newsletter from 1985 to 1992, and...
Dates: 1956-1999

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Authors, American -- 20th century. 16
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Authors, American -- Southern States. 6
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Detective and mystery stories, American. 3
AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention. 2
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Astronomy -- History. 2
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Authors, American -- South Carolina -- Correspondence. 2
Political activists -- United States. 2
Transcendentalism (New England) 2
World War, 1914-1918. 2
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- United States. 1
AIDS (Disease) in mass media. 1
Academic Libraries -- United States. 1
Actresses -- United States. 1
Africa -- Maps. 1
African American singers. 1
African American women -- 20th century. 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century. 1
American literature -- 20th century. 1
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Arts, Modern -- 20th century. 1
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Dickey, James (James Lafayette) (1923-1997) 5
Heller, Joseph, 1923-1999 4
Bruccoli, Matthew J. (Matthew Joseph), 1931-2008 3
Greiner, Donald J. 3
Conroy, Pat (1945-2016) 2
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Dos Passos, John (John Roderigo), 1896-1970 2
Furthman, Jules, 1888-1966 2
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961 2
Hawkes, John, 1925-1998 2
Higgins, George V., 1939-1999 2
Layman, Richard, 1947- 2
SC Pride 2
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 2
AIDS and Its Impact Collection. 1
Acheson, Dean (Dean Gooderham), 1893-1971 1
Allen, Clifford, 1889-1939 1
Alvan Clark & Sons 1
Anderson Galleries, Inc 1
Angus, William Craibe 1
Ariail, Robert B. 1
Ballou, Robert O. (Robert Oleson), 1892-1977 1
Barrus, Clara, 1864-1931 1
Benedict, Howard 1
Bixby, William K. (William Keeney), 1857-1931 1
Bloom, Samuel, 1895-1976 1
Bradley, Omar Nelson, 1893-1981 1
Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-1994 1
Broughton, Rhoda, 1840-1920 1
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 1
Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 1
Busch, Frederick 1
Carolina Playmakers 1
Chamberlain, Robert S. (Robert Stoner), 1903- 1
Chesnutt, David R. 1
Clark, Alvan Graham, 1832-1897 1
Clark, C. E. Frazer 1
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 1
Copeland, Charles Townsend, 1860-1952 1
Cousins, Ralph Pittman, 1891-1964 1
Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892 1
De Bellis, Jack 1
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 1
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959 1
Edgett, Edwin Francis, 1867-1946 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
Ellis, Richard W. (Richard Williamson), 1895-1982 1
Ellroy, James, 1948- 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Epps, Edwin C., 1948- 1
Fiske, Harrison Grey, 1861-1942 1
Fiske, Minnie Maddern, 1865-1932 1
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940 1
Ford, Erwin H., 1950- 1
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 1
Fox, William Price, 1926-2015 1
Franklin, Malcolm 1
Geckle, George L. 1
Gibbons, Kaye, 1960- 1
Gomme, Laurence 1
Grady, Ed 1
Great Britain. Army 1
Gurian, Sylvia Heller 1
Hammett 1
Hancock 1
Hancock, Charles L. 1
Hancock, John, 1737-1793 1
Harrell, Flynn T., 1934- 1
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 1
Hinckley Sturgis, Elizabeth Knight 1
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 1
Iggulden, John 1
Jakes, John, 1932- 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 1
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924 1
Karl, Frederick R. (Frederick Robert), 1927-2004 1
Kennedy family 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
Kennedy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1925-1968 1
Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950 1
Kennerley, Morley 1
Lemay, Richard Joseph 1
Leonard, Elmore (Elmore John), 1925-2013 1
Logan, Marian 1
Logan, Richard F. 1
Mansfield, Florence Fetz 1
Markfield, Wallace 1
Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959 1
Middendorf, Robert 1
Miller, Betsy G. 1
Mitchell Kennerley (Firm) 1
Montaigne, Michel de (Michel Eyquem), 1533-1592 1
Moore-Pastides, Patricia 1
Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 1
Muir, John, 1838-1914 1
Myerson, Joel (Joel Arthur), 1945- 1
National Endowment for the Arts 1
Oakman, Robert L., 1941- 1
Pair, Joyce Morrow, 1931- 1
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