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  • Dillenback, J. D. VIP Biofiles

    Record ID: U201.02.0139.0009

    Component Level: File

    Creator: University of Denver

    Abstract: Black and white print of author J. D. Dillenback, relation to the University unknown.

  • Ben Glass with H. Leivick, Yiddish Poet

    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10176/codu:37769

    Summary: Portrait of Ben Glass (at left) and H. Leivick (the pen name of Leyṿiḳ Halpern or Leivick Halper), Yiddish poet. Both men were patients at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Ben Glass was a printer at the JCRS bindery from 1928 to 1978 when it closed. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish working men along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado. It was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver.

  • Fannie Hurst

    Record ID: B367.03.0002.0011.00011

    Component Level: Item

    Abstract: Fannie Hurst (10-19-1885 to 2-23-1968) Novelist with works appearing in the Saturday Evening Post.

  • William E. Barrett Papers

    ID: M014

    Creator: Barrett, William E. (William Edmund), 1900-1986

    Abstract: William E. Barrett (1900-1986) wrote numerous novels, short stories and articles. His novel, The Left Hand of God, was translated into ten different languages and was made into a movie, starring Humphrey Bogart. The Lilies of the Field was made into a movie starring Sidney Poitier in 1963. Barrett's work reflects the dilemmas of his society through interpersonal relationships and religious and ethical decisions made by his characters. His writings are representative of the needs of the age, and had great impact upon thousands of readers.

    The collection consists of copies of Barrett's published works, original manuscripts and revisions, research materials, and correspondence relating to his writings. The collection spans the years 1926-1975, and also includes material concerning the movie adaptations of his novels.

  • Ruth Suckow Collection

    ID: M061

    Creator: Suckow, Ruth, 1892-1960

    Abstract: Author Ruth Suckow was born in Iowa and moved to Denver, Colorado to join her sister Emma (.d 1923) who had moved to Denver to seek relief from tuberculosis. Suckow graduated from the University of Denver, earning a B.A. degree (English) in 1917 and an M.A. in 1918. She worked as a graduate assistant for Dr. Ida Kruse McFarlane, head of the English Department at the University. Suckow's friend during these years was Amy Carlson (later Amy Buchanan). Suckow married Ferner Nuhn in 1929. She wrote 12 books of fiction, short stories, and non-fiction works between 1924 and 1960. She wrote The Folks, a novel, published in 1934. Suckow's papers include letters, notes and postcards from Suckow to her friend Amy Carlson Buchanan spanning 1918 to 1960, as well as photographs, poetry, and two biographical sketches written by Buchanan.

  • Ben Glass with H. Leivick, Yiddish Poet, 1933

    Record ID: B063.05.0005.00005

    Component Level: Item

    Creator: Cavarra Studio (Denver, Colo.)

    Abstract: Portrait of Ben Glass (at left) and H. Leivick (the pen name of Leyṿiḳ Halpern or Leivick Halper), Yiddish poet. Both men were patients at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS). Ben Glass was a printer at the JCRS bindery from 1928 to 1978 when it closed. The JCRS was a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients that was founded in 1904 by a group of immigrant Jewish working men along with the support of several leading physicians and rabbis in Denver, Colorado. It was located on West Colfax Avenue just outside of Denver.

  • Writings, 1934-1961

    Record ID: M061.03.0001.0015

    Component Level: File

  • Ruth Suckow Newsletter, 1991

    Record ID: M061.04.0001.0016

    Component Level: File

  • Lilian White Spencer Collection - Published copies of Original Works, Notes for Public Reading, Correspondence with Saturday Review, 1927-1937

    Record ID: M034.03.0003.0001

    Component Level: File

  • Colorado Author's League, 1975-1978

    Record ID: M028.02.0006.0024

    Component Level: File

    Abstract: Types of Materials: Correspondence