Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950
- Existence: 1856-07-26 - 1950-11-02
Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist.
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Part of Collection — Box: 65, Folder: GROUP 2566, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Call Number: MS 178
Overview: The papers consist almost entirely of social and professional correspondence. They also include an unpublished autobiography, The Reminiscences of William Adams Delano; printed matter; and a drawing made for the 46th anniversary of The Record. Much of the personal correspondence concerns Delano's membership in various New York clubs and his classmates in the Yale College class of 1895. His professional correspondence relates in part to important commissions, among them his work on the White...
Dates: 1902-1960, bulk 1939-1960
Call Number: MS 814
Overview: Correspondence, writings, memorabilia, scrapbooks and printed matter chiefly concentrated in the years 1910-1923. The correspondence includes photocopies of thirteen letters from Woodrow Wilson to Hale (1911-1915) discussing various aspects of United States foreign policy. Between 1913 and 1914, Hale travelled in Central America as Woodrow Wilson's special emissary to Mexico and then to Nicaragua. His letters to his wife during this period describe the political upheavals in those countries and...
Call Number: GEN MSS 601
Overview: The Frederick R. Koch Collection consists of musical, literary, and historical materials collected by Frederick R. Koch, principally through purchases at public auctions, 1979-1986. Including individual items, concentrations of related materials, and several extensive archives, the collection is a broad and deep resource for study of the lives and works of a range of composers, authors, and other historical figures.Most materials are music manuscripts, literary manuscripts, drawings, and...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 688
Overview: The papers include writings, correspondence, subject files, photographs and other materials relating to Lawrence Langner's work as an author, theater producer, and patent attorney. Writings include plays (Suzanna and the Elders and The Pursuit of Happiness, among others); articles on various aspects of theatre and patent law; and books, including his autobiography, The Magic Curtain; The Importance of Wearing Clothes; and G.B.S. and the Lunatic. Correspondence, subject files, and financial...
Dates: 1913-1983, bulk 1920-1962
Part of Collection — Box: 104, Folder: 19
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph letter, signed, discussing the possibility of D. Appleton and Company publishing his dramatic work.
Dates: 1905 August 27
Part of Collection — Box: 65, Folder: GROUP 2566, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Call Number: GEN MSS 554
Overview: The Llewelyn Davies family papers contain correspondence, photographs, and other material relating chiefly to the Llewelyn Davies family, though materials also relate to members of the Du Maurier family and to author and dramatist J. M. Barrie, whose character, "Peter Pan," was inspired by the Llewelyn Davies children.
Call Number: MS 345
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, writings, photographs, scrapbooks, research materials, and miscellanea documenting the personal life and literary career of Katherine Mayo, an author of several historical and investigative articles, essays, and books from 1896 to 1940. Correspondence files document the detailed literary research Mayo conducted and the strong public reaction generated by her writings. This is particularly true for such works as Justice to All (1917),...
Dates: 1835-1968, bulk 1918-1940
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1031
Scope and Contents: The collection contains sixty-three sketches, drawings, paintings, and prints acquired by Yale faculty member Norman Holmes Pearson not for their aesthetic or artistic merit, but because they were created by poets and other authors; he titled his collection “Art for the Wrong Reason.” The works were executed in crayon, gouache, graphite, ink, charcoal, oil, and watercolor on paper, board, canvas, and panel, by fifty-three writers including E. E. Cummings, George Du Maurier, Victor Hugo, D. H....
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Dates: [ca. 1800-ongoing]
Call Number: GEN MSS 279
Overview: The collection consists primarily of letters from Shaw to various correspondents, including Ford Madox Ford, Archibald Henderson, and the firm of T. Fisher Unwin; and writings by Shaw, including an annotated typescript of Arms and the Man and a draft of the Prologue to Caesar and Cleopatra.
Shaw on music : a selection of the music criticism of Bernard Shaw / made by Eric Bentley. – Garden City : Doubleday Anchor Books, c1955
Item — Box: 168, Folder: 1949
Call Number: MSS 86, Series II
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1389
Scope and Contents: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photogravures from Camera work consists of photographic work published in Camera work, the photographic quarterly published by Alfred Stieglitz from 1903 to 1917. There are 46 photogravures total and two relief halftones dating from approximately 1902 to 1916. Photographers whose work is represented here include the following: Prescott Adamson, Robert Adamson, James Craig Annan, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Frank...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 436
Overview: The Theatre Guild Archive consists of a variety of materials that document the history of the Theatre Guild from its earliest productions in 1919 through theatre and film projects in the 1980s and 1990s. Material includes correspondence and subject files relating to individuals, organizations, productions, and projects with which the company was involved; administrative and financial records; scripts and records of stage, radio, television, and film projects; scrapbooks, press books and...
Dates: 1896-1996, bulk 1930-1965
Call Number: MS 661
Overview: Correspondence and manuscripts dealing chiefly with Viereck's book about Colonel E. M. House and President Wilson, The Strangest Friendship in History. Also included are notes and manuscripts concerning "The Memoirs of Colonel House," and miscellaneous other papers.
Call Number: GEN MSS 105
Call Number: MS 565
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, clippings, and printed material relating to the history of Rhodesia and South Africa, with specific focus on Jameson's Raid, 1895-1896, the Johannesburg Reform Committee, and Cecil John Rhodes. Correspondence includes letters with numerous individuals active in the government and military forces in South Africa and Rhodesia, and with friends, relatives, and associates of those individuals. These letters were solicited by Wright and contain...