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Authors, American -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Basil Thompson Papers

Identifier: Collection 07

These papers preserve fragments from the short life of a New Orleans poet who was involved with Double Dealer; they also preserve fragments of his family's history. Much of the material in these papers is dated between 1913 and 1924, the years of Basil Thompson's literary activity. Thompson's childhood in the early 1900s also provided considerable material. Several items are dated from the nineteenth century, the earliest being the 1861 diary of Basil Thompson's grandfather.

Dates: Created: 1861-1924; Other: Majority of material found in 1913-1924; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1981

Samuel Louis Gilmore, Jr. Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Collection 77
Content Description These issues were collected by Louis Gilmore a poet, playwright, and assistant editor of The Double Dealer magazine. Gilmore published plays and poems in the magazine. He also has poetry published in some of the issues of The Little Review that were also included in the donation. Scope and Contents This collection is compiled of issues of two literary magazines, a manuscript and a self-published volume of original poetry and translation. The...
Dates: Other: 1920-1926