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Hal and Barbara Borland papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 570
Scope and Contents

The collection contain writings, correspondence, printed material, and personal papers documenting the journalism and literary career of Hal Borland, and the literary career of his wife, Barbara Dodge Borland, spanning the years 1904 to 1990.

Physical Description

44.21 linear feet (61 boxes, 1 portfolio)

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Boxes 59-60: Restricted Fragile Material. For further information consult the appropriate curator.

Box 62 (audiovisual material): Restricted Fragile. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Conditions Governing Use

The Hal and Barbara Dodge Borland Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Hal and Barbara Dodge Borland, 1965-1991.


Organized into two groupings: I. 1965 and 1981 Acquisitions, 1921-1981. II. April 1991 Acquisition, 1904-1990.

Material within this collection has been organized by acquisition reflecting the fact that the collection has been acquired in increments over time. Researchers should note that material within each acquisition overlaps with/or relates to material found in other acquisitions. For instance, correspondence and writings can be found in all two groupings. In order to locate all relevant material within this collection, researchers will need to consult each acquisition described in the Collection Contents section.

Researchers should also note that similar material can be arranged differently in each acquisition, depending on how the material was organized when it was received by the library.

1904 - 1990
44.21 Linear Feet ((61 boxes) + 1 portfolio)
Related Names
Borland, Hal, 1900-1978
Borland, Barbara Dodge
Language of Materials