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Gallup, Donald, 1913-2000



  • Existence: 1913-05-12 - 2000-09-06


Donald Clifford Gallup, literary bibliographer, collector, and curator of the Yale Collection of American Literature for thirty years, was born in Sterling, Connecticut and received his B.A. and Ph.D. in English from Yale University.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Muriel Draper Papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 49
Abstract: The Muriel Draper Papers document the personal life and artistic and political interests of Muriel Draper. Major correspondents include George Antheil, Samuel Courtauld, Paul Draper, Max Ewing, Lincoln Kirstein, Walter Lowenfels, and Mark Tobey. The collection also contains manuscripts of many of Draper's writings, including the largely unpublished America Deserta, and records of her activities as a member of the Congress of American Women, the League of American Writers, and similar...
Dates: 1881-1977, bulk 1925-1950

Drawings & watercolors by Edward Lear, 1812-1888, 1947

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 62
Call Number: MSS 59
Scope and Contents:

Printed checklist by the dealer George Dix, for works by Lear on display, December 2, 1947-January 3, 1948. The list includes the names of lenders, including Donald Gallup.

Dates: 1947

Donald Clifford Gallup papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 838
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, research files, personal papers, photographs, printed material and other papers documenting both the professional and personal activities of Donald Gallup as scholarly bibliographer, editor, curator of the Yale Collection of American Literature, and book and manuscript collector on his own account. The majority of the collection consists of Gallup's own papers, including personal, professional and editorial correspondence; a small amount of personal papers; research...
Dates: 1754-2000, bulk 1920-1995

Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 ALS to Jerome H. Milkman

Call Number: 1986-ycal-0121-m
Dates: 1754-2000, bulk 1920-1995

Leon Katz papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1409

The Leon Katz Papers contains research files, writings, personal papers, professional papers, correspondence, subject files, photographs, printed materials, computer media, and audiovisual materials by or relating to Leon Katz.

Dates: 1914-2016 and undated

Bruce Kellner papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 709

The Bruce Kellner Papers consist of letters to Kellner and other papers, including two poems by Fania Marinoff, actress and wife of Carl Van Vechten, a list of Marinoff's appearances on stage and in films, and a portion of Marinoff's last will and testament. Correspondents include Donald Angus, Donald Gallup, Tom Hachtman, Fania Marinoff, Alice B. Toklas, Carl Van Vechten, Donald Windham, and others.

Dates: 1929-2016, bulk 1952-2000

Letter : Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, to John Breon, 44 Newark-Pompton Turnpike, Wayne, New Jersey, 1961 June 24, 1980 July 16

 Part of Collection — Box 103: [Barcode: 39002140920290], Folder: 7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Typescript letter, signed, saying that he looks forward to listening to a recording of the one-act play Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein. Accompanied by a typescript letter, signed, from Carl Van Vechten to Breon discussing a novel that Breon is writing.

Dates: 1961 June 24, 1980 July 16

Letters : to Jeanne Robert Foster, 1762 Albany Street, Schenectady, N.Y., 1961 December

 Part of Collection — Box 49: [Barcode: 39002137170586], Folder: GROUP 991, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

One autograph letter, signed, and one typescript carbon letter, signed, concerning his research toward a bibliography on the work of Ezra Pound.

Dates: 1961 December

Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation records

Call Number: YCAL MSS 342
Abstract: The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation Records document the activities of the foundation during its nearly two-decade existence, including the administration and distribution of Georgia O'Keeffe's physical and financial assets, the management of her intellectual property rights, and the publication of a catalogue raisonné of her work, among other accomplishments. The records cover the foundation's relationships with a variety of museums, galleries, collectors, publishers, and exhibition...
Dates: circa 1950-2006, bulk 1986-2006

Norman Holmes Pearson Papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 899
Abstract: The Norman Holmes Pearson papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, and audiovisual material that document a broad range of Pearson's professional and personal activities, including his research on Nathaniel Hawthorne and Ezra Pound, his management of the literary estates of H.D. and Bryher, and his activity as a professor of English and American Studies at Yale University. Documentation relating to Pearson's service in the Office of Strategic Services is...
Dates: 1829-1983, bulk 1930-1975

James Purdy papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 44

The papers document aspects of Purdy's early literary career. Major correspondents include Carl Van Vechten, John Cowper Powys, Edith Sitwell,Paul Bowles, and Gerald Brenan.

Dates: 1944-1973

St. Kiven and the Gentle Kathleen, 1985

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 63
Call Number: MSS 59
Scope and Contents:

The publication reproduces images of the manuscript found in the present collection (see box 1, f. 12), with a transcription of the text and an introduction by Donald Gallup.

"Calligraphy by John O.C. McCrillis. Printed by John Henry's, North Haven, Connecticut. 500 copies. No. [76]. 300 copies destroyed and 100 copies reissued 3 June 1985."--Colophon.

Dates: 1985