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Thurber, James, 1894-1961

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1894-12-08 - 1961-11-02

James Grover Thurber was an American cartoonist, author, humorist, journalist, playwright, children's book author, and celebrated wit. He was best known for his cartoons and short stories published mainly in The New Yorker magazine, such as "The Catbird Seat", and collected in his numerous books.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Great authors poster collection, Undated

 Collection
Identifier: 1500-005
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection of twenty-one posters from the Great Authors from the TIME Reading program.
Dates: Undated

Hudson Hawley - Lost Generation papers, 1923-1955

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-003
Scope and Contents Hawley was managing editor of the Paris Herald for 46 years, during the time it served as a staging platform for Lost Generation writers including Hemingway, Pound, and Gertrude Stein. Correspondence from Hawley to various people, plus the manuscript of The Dizziest Daily.
Dates: 1923 - 1955

Miscellaneous literary manuscripts and correspondence, 1862-1989

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-010
Scope and Contents An artificial collection that consists of single and/or small groups of letters, small groups of related literary materials, individual or small groups of manuscripts such as poems and similar individual pieces which were deemed at one time to be of sufficient bulk to be placed into separate collections. These materials were acquired independently of larger collections. The period covered is primarily the first half or so of the twentieth century, but there are selected items dating well into...
Dates: 1862 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1970

Phonodisc collection, 1924-1978

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-013
Scope and Contents An artificial collection containing 45 rpm discs, 78 rpm discs, 10 inch discs, 12 inch discs, thirty-four 33 1/3 rpm discs, and one 10.5" reel mono recording.
Dates: 1921 - 1978