Italian American authors.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Papers (ca. 1971) of Jewish-Italians David Yona (1901-1975), a civil engineer and writer, and his wife Anna (Foa) Yona, consist of two typed manuscripts of memoirs. David's memoirs cover his childhood through 1932; Anna's cover the years 1932-1945. Also included is a list of David Yona's articles which appeared in "La Controcurrente."
Papers (1963-1972) of Ferdinando D. Maurino, a professor of Italian at the University of Tennessee, include several of his articles on Italian and Italian American writers.
Papers (1967-1969) of Helen Barolini, an Italian American author, consist of manuscripts and proofs of her novel Umbertina; and other manuscripts of her poems, stories, and articles.
Papers (1914-1968) of Mattero Teresi, an author and editor, include his published and manuscript writings on social issues.
Papers (1935-1968) of Max Ascoli (1898-1978) include correspondence; minutes; publications; reports; and newspaper clippings relating to the activities of the Mazzini Society and its officers.
Papers (1911-1980) of Nino Caradonna (1898-1980), a well-known Italian American poet, consist of correspondence; manuscripts; and miscellaneous papers. Correspondents include many Italian American writers and community leaders.
Papers (1973-1983) of Italian American author Octavia Capuzzi Waldo Locke (b. 1929) consist of two published stories written by her, a typescript, galley proofs of her first novel A Cup of the Sun (written under the name Octavia Waldo; photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles, and a copy of a literary journal containing her short story, "The Collection".
Papers of Italian American author Pietro Di Donato consist of a photocopy of the manuscript for his play "Moro" and interview drafts, correspondence, audio cassettes.
Regina and Roy D'Ariano were Italian American authors who came to the United States in 1912. Papers (1938-1970) consist of manuscripts of three short stories and books written by the D'Arianos. They include "La Piccola Cantatrice"; "David and Ruth"; and "The Princess Under Seven Veils".
The Papers of Rosemary Cappello (1974-1976) include articles and poetry. Articles include her reminiscences of her father, John Petracca (1900- ), an immigrant from Teano, Italy.
Papers (1927-1964) of Vincenzo de Lalla (b.1883) consist of correspondence with the Italian American poets and authors Arturo Giovannitti; Nino Caradonna; Cesare Crespi; Onorio Ruotola; and others. Many of the letters contain comments on literary works and discussions of political events. In the Ruotolo and Crespi folders, requests for financial support from de Lalla and expressions of gratitude for his support are important themes. Also included are six poems by de Lalla.