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Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: February 7, 1885-January 10, 1951

Sinclair Lewis (February 7, 1885 – January 10, 1951) was an American novelist, short story writer and playwright.

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1046
Scope and Contents: The Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American authors Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét. The collection spans the years 1829 to 1962, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1910 to 1943.

Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, German, Polish, and Swedish.
Dates: 1829-1962, bulk 1920-1943

William Rose Benét Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1100
Scope and Contents: The William Rose Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American author and editor William Rose Benét. The collection spans the years 1847 to 1957, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1900 to 1950.

Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, Italiana, Russian, and Hebrew.
Dates: 1847-1957, bulk 1920-1950

Contract for "Storm in the West", 1943 Jul 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 34, Folder: GROUP 548, F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Printed form for film rights with Metro-Goldwyn Mayer, completed and signed by Lewis. With rider, initialied by Lewis.
Dates: 1943 Jul 21

Estate of Sinclair Lewis records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1463
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, and personal papers relating to Sinclair Lewis, his wives Grace Hegger and Dorothy Thompson, and the Lewis family. Included are divorce decrees, custody and alimony agreements, wills, tax and real estate records, powers of attorney, and contracts pertaining to Lewis's novels Ann Vickers, Dodsworth, and Elmer Gantry. The collection also...
Dates: 1841-1949

Arthur Davison Ficke Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 50
Overview: The Arthur Davison Ficke Papers document the personal lives and literary interests of Arthur Davison and Gladys Brown Ficke. Major correspondents include Witter Bynner, Floyd Dell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Edgar Lee Masters, and John Cowper Powys. In addition to manuscripts of Ficke's own works, the papers contain manuscripts of poems by Witter Bynner, Edgar Lee Masters, and others.
Dates: 1865-1971

Jerome New Frank papers

 Collection
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

Albert Galloway Keller papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 768
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, student and teaching files, and miscellanea documenting the personal life and professional career of Albert G. Keller, a sociologist, author, and student and colleague of William Graham Sumner. Keller frequently corresponded with individuals on the subject of Sumner, and Yale University figures such as Arthur T. Hadley, James Rowland Angell, and Charles Seymour often felt Keller's displeasure over the University's treatment of the Sumner legacy....
Dates: 1888-1956

Legal Records Relating to Sinclair Lewis

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1104
Overview: The Legal Records Relating to Sinclair Lewis consist of records maintained by Mellville H. Cane, Pincus Berner, Paul Gitlin, Eugene Winick and other attorneys affiated with the law firm of Ernst, Cane and Berner and its later iterations. In addition to correspondence between Lewis and his attorneys, the records include drafts and copies of Sinclair Lewis's will; correspondence and documents concerning his death and estate; records regarding his writings, including contracts and agreements, and...
Dates: 1919-1984

Letter : 14 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut, to Mitchell, 1908 May 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 103, Folder: 33
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter, signed, saying that he is back at Yale University and will be graduating in June. Lewis also says that he plans to have his graduation year changed to 1907.
Dates: 1908 May 21

Letter : Thorvale Farm, Williamstown, Massachusetts, to Mrs. [Edwina] Schaefer, Old Philadelphia Road, Fullerton, Maryland, 1947 Dec 19

 Part of Collection — Box: 34, Folder: GROUP 548, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS thanking the recipient for a letter about his book. Accompanied by original envelope.
Dates: 1947 Dec 19

Letters, 1907

 Part of Collection — Box: 63, Folder: GROUP 2474, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS to Bertha Bondy, dated 1907 Mar 29, New York, written to a contributor as assistant editor of Tales, a Magazine of the World's Best Fiction.

TLS to Frank J. McKay, dated 1931 Mar 28, Westport, Connecticut.
Dates: 1907, 1931

Letters, 1917-[50?], n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 34, Folder: GROUP 548, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Nine TLS and one ALS from Sinclair Lewis to Frank R. Arnold, Alfred A. Knopf, Schima Kaufman, Lucian S. Kirtland, J. Stanley Pennell, and others. Includes two envelopes.
Dates: 1917-[50?], n.d.

Sinclair Lewis papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 268
Overview: The Sinclair Lewis Papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and personal papers documenting the life and work of novelist and author Sinclair Lewis.
Dates: 1866-1964, bulk 1910-1950

Harrison Smith papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 793
Overview: The Harrison Smith Papers contain writings, correspondence, printed material, and photographs that document the life and work of editor and publisher Harrison Smith, particularly his research on American author Sinclair Lewis, and his editorial work for the Saturday Review of Literature. Series I, Research Files on Sinclair Lewis, includes extensive biographical notes, presumably intended as the source material for a book-length biography of Lewis. Series II, Other Papers, consists chiefly of...
Dates: 1904-1975

Chauncey Brewster Tinker papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 354
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, personal papers,financial records, photographs, subject files, clippings, printed material, and other papers by or relating to Chauncey Brewster Tinker.Correspondence consists primarily of letters to Tinker, including letters from Leonard Bacon, Charles Montgomery Hathaway, Jr., Sinclair Lewis, A. Edward Newton, Thornton Wilder, and the Yale University Library, along with several third-party letters, and a few copies and drafts of letters by...
Dates: 1898-1963

Yale Collection of American Literature portrait file

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1345
Overview: Portraits primarily depicting prominent nineteenth and twentieth century American writers, artists, and photographers, as well as scientists, educators, social reformers, and statesmen. Included are images of Joel Barlow, William Cullen Bryant, Hart Crane, James Dwight Dana, T. S. Eliot, Max Ewing, Robert Frost, H. D., Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sinclair Lewis, Dorothy Parker, Wendell Phillips, Frank Stockton, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Robert Penn Warren, Noah Webster, and John Greenleaf Whittier. A...
Dates: 1842-1980