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Draper, Muriel 1886-1952

Overview
Works: 22 works in 45 publications in 2 languages and 674 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Autobiographies  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Author
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Born to be by Taylor Gordon( Book )

4 editions published between 1929 and 1975 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous in the 1920s as a singer of Negro spirituals, Taylor Gordon was born into the only black family living in White Sulphur Springs, Montana. His rough-and-ready upbringing in that mining boom town is warmly remembered in Born to Be. Gordon describes with panache his early years in the Old West, where he was not aware of racial prejudice. As a boy he carried messages from civic leaders to the town madam, served drinks to the "sports," and scurried up plenty of excitement. The book shows him leaving Montana for the East, experiencing the arrows of bigotry, chauffeuring for circus impresario John Ringling, and forging a singing career that won him a place in the Harlem Renaissance and an appointment with British royalty. Gordon finally returned to White Sulphur Springs after an extraordinary career riddled with misfortune. But he was still flourishing at the age of thirty-six, when the autobiographical Born to Be ends
Music at midnight by Muriel Draper( Book )

11 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fame a close range / y Muriel Draper by Muriel Draper( )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

to Van Wyck Brooks by Muriel Draper( )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

with Carl Zigrosser by Muriel Draper( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This file contains 1 pamphlet advertising a lecture series by Ms. Draper
by Carl Zigrosser by Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Time, Zigrosser visited the Gurdjieff Institute and sent detailed descriptions of the compound and life there, including diagrams. The bulk of the material concerns the intellectual circle of Gurdjieff followers Zigrosser was involved with in New York City: meeting announcements, schedules for public readings, membership lists, invitations to movement classes, movement brochures, summary lecture and reading notes (1923-1933) kept by Zigrosser based on the teaching of Gurdjieff and Orage, and copies of brochures put out by the Institute. There are also circular letters from Gurdjieff and the Institute, and regular requests for funds
with Theodore Dreiser by Muriel Draper( )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Three early letters by Lincoln Kirstein( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

William Horace Littlefield papers by William Horace Littlefield( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Biographical information, correspondence, photographs, writings, works of art, scrapbooks, artists' and organization files, and inventories documenting William Littlefield's career and a painter, writer, and art collector
 
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Alternative Names
Draper, Muriel b. 1886

Draper, Muriel Gurdon Sanders.

Draper, Muriel Gurdon Sanders 1886-1952

Muriel Draper American writer

Muriel Draper Amerikaans memoiriste (1886-1952)

Muriel Draper escritora estadounidense

Sanders, Muriel Gurdon.

Sanders, Muriel Gurdon 1886-1952

Languages
English (43)

Polish (2)