Manuscripts and Archives Division
- .7 linear feet (2 boxes).
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
The collection contains Austen's correspondence with John W. Crowley, Carl Stroven, and Thomas Brumbaugh, 1977-1984;unpublished essays on D.H. Lawrence and Jack London, a short story, and manuscripts of Genteel Pagan: The Double Life of Charles Warren Stoddard, and "Boomerang," a study of the homosexual scandal at the Newport Naval Training Station in 1919. Much of the correspondence concerns Austen's research on Stoddard and his difficulties gettinghis work published.
Roger Austen (1935-1984) was a literary historian whose work focused on gay writers.
Controlled Access Terms
- Austen, Roger.
- Stoddard, Charles Warren, 1843-1909.
- Gay authors.
- Homosexuality and literature.
- Trials (Sodomy) -- Rhode Island -- Newport -- History -- 20th century.
- Manuscripts for publication.
- Authors, American.
Additional Creator Names
- Crowley, John William, 1945-
- Stroven, Carl, 1901-