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  • 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.

  • 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

  • Feldman Documents, Poetry and Poem Drafts, Oversize Folder, between 1950-1990

    Record ID: M145.10.0016.0022

    Component Level: File

    Abstract: This is an oversize folder containing notes and drafts on Burton Feldman's poetry projects.

  • Feldman Documents, Notes and Research for Novels, Oversize Folder, between 1964-1988

    Record ID: M145.09.0016.0021

    Component Level: File

    Abstract: This is an oversize folder containing an array of documents written by Burton Feldman while developing his novels. The contents focus on no one work of Feldman's, but encompass a range of different projects.

  • Feldman Documents, Story called ''The Prophet'', between 1950-1960

    Record ID: M145.09.0020.0019

    Component Level: File

    Abstract: This folder contains a draft of a short story called ''The Prophet'' written by Burton Feldman. There are a great number of notes on the draft copy.

  • Feldman Documents, ''Whistler's Mother is Missing,'' Notes, Outlines, and Revisions, circa 1992

    Record ID: M145.09.0020.0020

    Component Level: File

    Abstract: This folder contains notes and drafts of a fiction project by Burton Feldman called ''Whistler's Mother is Missing.'' The story is a murder mystery featuring Burton Feldman's stock characters of Wrist and Emma Carew.