Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943
- Existence: January 19, 1887-January 23, 1943
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Eleanor Chase papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 748
Scope and Contents: The papers include correspondence, writings, photographs, and scrapbooks documenting the life and literary career of Eleanor Chase. Correspondence contains incoming letters to Eleanor Chase (1919 to 1943). Principal correspondents include W. Graham Robertson and Robert Benchley. Also included is one letter to Alexandra Fatio Taylor from Helen Keller, 1953. Writings consist chiefly of typescript drafts of novels, short stories, poetry, and drama, most of which were unpublished during Chase's...
Dates: 1914-1996, bulk 1914-1944
Sara and Gerald Murphy papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 468
Overview: The collection consists of the personal and family papers of Gerald and Sara Murphy, including material created and accumulated by Gerald and Sara, their children Baoth, Patrick, and Honoria, and the Wiborg family. The collection documents the Murphy's unconventional and artistic lifestyle and their role in the American expatriate community in Paris and Antibes, France during the 1920s and early 1930s, as well as their personal connections with artists and writers of the Modernist period. Also...
Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 76
Overview: The Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers contain manuscripts of writings, letters, clippings, photographs, artworks, and personal papers relating to the life and work of Gertrude Stein and her companion, Alice B. Toklas, and to Gertrude's brother, Leo Stein, an artist and writer. As well as holding the bulk of Stein's literary output (often described as "experimental" or "cubist" writing), the materials document Stein and Toklas' involvement with the literary and art...
Thornton Wilder papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 108
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence with family, friends, and literary colleagues; and writings, accompanied by related material. There are smaller amounts of personal papers, printed material, photographs, memorabilia, and audio recordings. The material documents Wilder's life and work, in particular his career as a successful novelist and playwright.Series I, Correspondence, consists of four subseries: Family Correspondence; General Correspondence; First Name Only and...
Dates: 1892-1991, bulk 1935-1975