Biography and History

John O'Hara was an American storywriter and best-selling novelist. Two of his best known early works are Appointment in Samarra (1934) and BUtterfield 8 (1935).

Source: From the finding aid for C0217

  • Gilbert Troxell Correspondence. 1939-1949 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0179

    Consists of letters to Gilbert Troxell from Sinclair Lewis, John O'Hara, and Carlotta Monterey O'Neill, the wife of Eugene O'Neill, discussing the donation of manuscripts to the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale University.

  • John O'Hara Collection. 1945-1966 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0217

    Consists chiefly of manuscripts and related material for two novels by American novelist John O'Hara: A Rage to Live (1949) and Ten North Frederick (1955).