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Melville, Herman, 1819-1891



  • Existence: 1819-08-01 - 1891-09-28


American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Carl E. Rollyson papers

Identifier: 2005-001
Scope and Contents

The Carl Rollyson archive consists of correspondence, research files, taped interviews, photographs, books, memorabilia, etc. for the biographies he has written on Rebecca West, Marilyn Monroe, Lillian Hellman, Martha Gellhorn, Norman Mailer and Susan Sontag. This collection comprises approximately 100 linear feet. This collection is unprocessed.

Dates: Undated

Star, Morris, 1965-12-08

Identifier: 1988.012.1.211
Scope and Contents

Star tells Ellmann of sighting his Joyce book displayed and that he is inn Turin re-doing his Melville dissertation.

Dates: 1965-12-08

William Edwin Rudge lithographs, approximately 1930

Identifier: 1000-175
Scope and Contents

Color lithographic portraits, one each of Herman Melville, Stephen Crane, and Edgar Allan Poe; the Poe portrait was executed and signed in pencil by Ferdinand Huszti Horvath. All were printed by William Edwin Rudge. Each print measures 55.5 x 47.7 cm.

It is uncertain as to whether these were printed by Grandfather William Edwin Rudge or by his son, also named William Edwin Rudge.

Dates: 1930