The Resource Contemporary American biography, edited by John A. Beckwith and Geoffrey Coope

Contemporary American biography, edited by John A. Beckwith and Geoffrey Coope

Label
Contemporary American biography
Title
Contemporary American biography
Statement of responsibility
edited by John A. Beckwith and Geoffrey Coope
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1902-1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beckwith, John A.
  • Coope, Geoffrey
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Biography as a literary form
  • Biography as a literary form
Label
Contemporary American biography, edited by John A. Beckwith and Geoffrey Coope
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First edition."
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references included in "A reader's guide to facts and interpretations" (p. 326-347)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- COMPARATIVE READINGS IN BIOGRAPHY -- Brains win and lose : Woodrow Wilson / Gamaliel Bradford -- Meester Veelson : [Woodrow Wilson] / John Dos Passos -- Justice Holmes / Beverly Smith -- Oliver Wendell Holmes : justice touched with fire / Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant -- Steve Foster of "Tin pan alley" / Sigmund Spaeth -- Stephen Foster / Ted Malone -- Stephen Foster / Haniel Long -- BIOGRAPHY -- Mary Lincoln : wife and widow / Carl Sandburg -- Elinor Wylie / Carl Van Doren -- Nellie Bly / Ishbel Ross -- Horatio Alger, Jr. / Frederick Lewis Allen -- PROFILE AND PORTRAIT -- Past master : [George S. Kaufman] / staff of Time -- Excellency in a ricksha : [Nelson Trusler Johnson] / staff of Time -- Dewey at 80 / staff of Time -- Darrow, friendly enemy / Clarence True Wilson -- Boy meets bullfinch : [Dr. Frank M. Chapman] / Geoffrey T. Hellman -- The pope : [Pope Pius XII] / Frederic Sondern, Jr. -- Hick on Broadway : [George Abbott] / Alice Leone Moats -- Hitler / John Gunther -- "This ageless soul" : [Orson Welles] / Russell Maloney -- Admiral Byrd / Charles J.V. Murphy -- AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- The education of an American / Mark Sullivan -- I, Patience / Patience, Richard, and John Abbe -- Fossil remnants of the frontier : notes on a Utah boyhood / Bernard De Voto -- Get out and hoe / Claude V. Dunnagan -- The hiding generation / James Thurber -- Notes on authors and selections -- A reader's guide to facts and interpretation
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
viii pages, 1 leaf, 347 pages
Lccn
41051516
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03904736
  • (OCoLC)ocm03904736
Label
Contemporary American biography, edited by John A. Beckwith and Geoffrey Coope
Publication
Note
"First edition."
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references included in "A reader's guide to facts and interpretations" (p. 326-347)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- COMPARATIVE READINGS IN BIOGRAPHY -- Brains win and lose : Woodrow Wilson / Gamaliel Bradford -- Meester Veelson : [Woodrow Wilson] / John Dos Passos -- Justice Holmes / Beverly Smith -- Oliver Wendell Holmes : justice touched with fire / Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant -- Steve Foster of "Tin pan alley" / Sigmund Spaeth -- Stephen Foster / Ted Malone -- Stephen Foster / Haniel Long -- BIOGRAPHY -- Mary Lincoln : wife and widow / Carl Sandburg -- Elinor Wylie / Carl Van Doren -- Nellie Bly / Ishbel Ross -- Horatio Alger, Jr. / Frederick Lewis Allen -- PROFILE AND PORTRAIT -- Past master : [George S. Kaufman] / staff of Time -- Excellency in a ricksha : [Nelson Trusler Johnson] / staff of Time -- Dewey at 80 / staff of Time -- Darrow, friendly enemy / Clarence True Wilson -- Boy meets bullfinch : [Dr. Frank M. Chapman] / Geoffrey T. Hellman -- The pope : [Pope Pius XII] / Frederic Sondern, Jr. -- Hick on Broadway : [George Abbott] / Alice Leone Moats -- Hitler / John Gunther -- "This ageless soul" : [Orson Welles] / Russell Maloney -- Admiral Byrd / Charles J.V. Murphy -- AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- The education of an American / Mark Sullivan -- I, Patience / Patience, Richard, and John Abbe -- Fossil remnants of the frontier : notes on a Utah boyhood / Bernard De Voto -- Get out and hoe / Claude V. Dunnagan -- The hiding generation / James Thurber -- Notes on authors and selections -- A reader's guide to facts and interpretation
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
viii pages, 1 leaf, 347 pages
Lccn
41051516
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03904736
  • (OCoLC)ocm03904736

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