West, Rebecca, 1892-1983
- Existence: 1892 - 1983
Rebecca West (1892-1983), British author, journalist, literary critic, and travel writer.
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: GEN MSS 1013
Overview: The Papers contain correspondence with literary colleagues and family, most 1960s-1990s; drafts and reviews of novels and short stories, 1960s-2000; writings of others about Bates, most 1980s-1990s; audiocassettes of lectures by Bates about literature, 1960s-1970s, and interviews with him about his life and writings, 1980s; personal papers, including biographical information and legal documents, 1930s-1970s; a few photographs and documents concerning his International Brigade service during...
Dates: 1930-2002, bulk 1960-1995
Call Number: GEN MSS 454
Overview: The Marjorie Bowen Papers consist of the literary and personal papers of the British writer Gabrielle Margaret Vere Campbell, who published hundreds of works of fiction, historical fiction, and history, as well as reviews and opinion pieces, in the first half of the twentieth century. The collection primarily contains manuscripts, typescripts, and printed versions of her writings, with photographs, press cuttings, and some correspondence files that include letters from authors Samuel Clemens...
Dates: 1810-1998, bulk 1900-1951
Call Number: GEN MSS 605
Overview: The Robert Byron papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, drawings, and other material that document his work as a writer and art critic. The papers provide evidence of Byron's travels and writing career as well as his work as a propagandist during World War II.
Dates: 1757-2010, bulk 1909-1941
Call Number: YCAL MSS 12
Call Number: MS 195
Overview: Correspondence and manuscripts on literary and psychological subjects, particularly on the question of sex. Important correspondents are Thomas Hardy, William James, Leo Tolstoy, Amy Lowell Rockwell Kent, Bertrand Russell, Herbert Spencer, Upton Sinclair, Rebecca West and Sigmund Freud. There are only a few outgoing letters from Havelock Ellis. The bulk of the papers consists of manuscripts by Ellis, of which the longest is "My Confessions". This work is made up of seventy short pieces, each...
Call Number: MS 850
Overview: Family and general correspondence, subject files, writings, diaries and memorabilia. The general correspondence makes up nearly half the papers, documenting Fischer's professional career. As editor of Harper's Magazine (1935-1967) with time out as an editor of Harper & Brothers (1947-1953) he numbered many prominent writers among his correspondents. Notable are Bruce Catton, Norman Cousins, Ralph Ellison, Malcolm Foster, John Kenneth Galbraith, John...
Call Number: MS 222
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, legal material (including opinions, decisions, calendars, memoranda, and other papers), writings, speeches, Yale course materials, and family and personal papers of Jerome N. Frank, lawyer, government official during the New Deal, author, legal philosopher, teacher, and federal judge. The papers reflect Frank's wide range of activities, interests, and associations, and include important correspondence with many well known government officials, lawyers,...
Dates: 1918-1972, bulk 1929-1957
Call Number: GEN MSS 240
Overview: The papers document many aspects of Rebecca West's life, including her friendships with the Hutchinsons and others, her marriage and her relationship with her son, Anthony West. In addition to letters from West and her husband Henry Andrews, there are letters from others to Hutchinson about West, including Victoria Glendinning, Alan Maclean, Alexandra Pringle and Diana Stainforth. Writings includes photocopies of early poems by West and a corrected typescript of a group of late poems, "An Old...
Part of Collection — Box: 80, Folder: GROUP 3143, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Part of Collection — Box: 80, Folder: GROUP 3143, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two TLS to New Yorker editors Harold Ross and William Shawn, dating from 1948 and 1960 respectively, discussing the Lynskey tribunal inquiry into allegations of corruption among British government officials. Accompanied by a brief ALS from Ross to Shawn.
Dates: 1948, 1960
Part of Collection — Box: 80, Folder: GROUP 3143, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Four ALS, with two envelopes, and two telegrams dealing chiefly with social engagements and mentioning "Lady Churchill," Laura Riding, Robert Graves, D. H. Lawrence, and George Bernard Shaw.
Dates: 1935, n.d.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 268
Call Number: GEN MSS 96
Overview: The David Low Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, illustrated lectures, letters to the editor, speeches, radio and television scripts, published drawings, Christmas and menu cards, and personal papers that document aspects of the life and career of David Low.
Dates: 1897-1985, bulk 1920-1963
Call Number: YCAL MSS 639
Overview: The collection documents the life and work of poet and author Dachine Rainer (pseudonym of Sylvia Newman) and her relationships with other literary figures, particularly Rebecca West. Material includes correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, printed material, and a computer disk.
Call Number: GEN MSS 239
Overview: The collection contains letters to and from West, including extensive correspondences with Emanie Sachs Arling and Doris Stevens, as well as letters from Norman Mackenzie, Sara Tugander Melville, Jonathan Mitchell, Harold F. Rubinstein, and Reginald Turner; miscellaneous writings by West; and correspondence and memorabilia of West assembled by Gordon S. Haight.
Call Number: GEN MSS 105