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- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 23
- Yale University 18
- Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 17
- Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 15
- Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 15
- Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972 14
- O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 11
- Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963 11
- MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 10
- Pearson, Norman Holmes, 1909-1975 10
- Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 10
- Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 9
- Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996 9
- Luhan, Mabel Dodge, 1879-1962 9
- Merrill, James, 1926-1995 9
- O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986 9
- Padgett, Ron, 1942- 9
- Ashbery, John, 1927-2017 8
- Bryher, 1894-1983 8
- H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961 8 ∧ less
Richard Aaron collection of Ira Cohen
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1025
Scope and Contents: The Richard Aaron Collection of Ira Cohen contains correspondence, writings, artwork, photographs, production files, and other papers by, to, or relating to Ira Cohen's life and work.
Peter Ackroyd papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 828
Overview: The Peter Ackroyd papers primarily contain research files, manuscripts, drafts, and page proofs for many of Ackroyd's novels, biographies, and historical studies, as well as related correspondence and screenplays. Also present are his appointment books, some personal papers and photographs, and personal papers of his partner Brian Michael Kuhn (1952-1994).
Charles L. Adams papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2615
Overview: The collection consists of material created and collected by Charles Adams in the course of his research and teaching activities as a scholar of Frank Waters and a professor of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Material includes correspondence; transcripts and sound recordings of interviews with Waters; sound recordings of various seminars, lectures, and talks about Waters; typescripts of writings by and about Waters; photocopies, reprints, and excerpts of published works by...
Dates: 1946-2005, (bulk 1970-2005)
Léonie Adams and William Troy papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 316
Overview: The Léonie Adams and William Troy Papers consist of correspondence, writings, teaching materials, and other papers that document the personal and professional lives of both writers and teachers. The papers span the years 1902 to 1980.
Robert Adams papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-4150
Scope and Contents: The collection documents the life and career of American photographer Robert Adams, including photographs, correspondence, clippings, writings, posters, printed material, born digital material, and audiovisual material. Photographs include landscape photographs throughout the western United States, portraits, family photographs, and photographs of Adams’s exhibitions at galleries and museums throughout the United States and abroad. Also present are posters for Adams’s exhibitions, reviews of...
Dates: circa 1880-2018, bulk 1950-2018
Gerhard and Hella Adler papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 901
Overview: The collection consists of material documenting aspects of the life and work of the Jungian analysts Gerhard Adler and Hella Adler. Material includes drawings, sketchbooks, diagnostic and other notes, handwriting samples, correspondence, and other material. Included are numerous oil, gouache, watercolor, chalk, and pencil "dream drawings," and drawings and sketches in books, on loose sheets, oil boards, and card scrolls.
Dates: 1873-1959, bulk 1908-1956
African American television scripts
Call Number: JWJ MSS 90
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of scripts and a small number of photographs documenting television programs featuring African American actors, entertainers, and topics from the 1950s through the 1990s. While some material from an earlier period of television broadcasting is present, including Amos and Andy (1952), Buelah (1950-1953), and The Jack Benny Show...
Dates: circa 1950-1998
Josephine Procopio Albarelli collection of Gilberto Owen and Elías Nandino
Call Number: GEN MSS 1132
Scope and Contents: The Josephine Procopio Albarelli Collection of Gilberto Owen and Elías Nandino contains correspondence, mostly letters to Albarelli from Owen, 1948-1951, and from Nandino, 1951-1989; autograph manuscript and typescript poems and other writings by Owen and Nandino, copies of their writings made by Albarelli, and proofs for her editions of Owen's Poesía y prosa and Obras, 1950s-1980s; sound recordings, including readings of poetry by Nandino...
Daisy Aldan papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 613
Overview: The Daisy Aldan Papers document the work of poet, editor, educator, translator, and filmmaker Daisy Aldan. The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, drafts of writings, writings of others, notebooks, diaries, teaching material, artwork, audiovisual material, photographs, printed material, and personal papers spanning the years 1919 to 2000.
Nathaniel T. Allen collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1401
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers of educator and social reformer Nathaniel T. Allen, and biographical and research materials about him. Manuscripts in each series are accompanied by additional photocopied materials, some annotated by an unidentified researcher; for most, locations of originals are unidentified.
Dates: 1834-2009, bulk 1843-1903
Marc Allegrét papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 651
Overview: The Marc Allégret Papers document Allégret 's career as a filmmaker and his association with author André Gide. Allegrét's working files include screenplays, shooting scripts, correspondence, background and research materials, production notes and documents, cut film, photographs, and printed ephemera. There are screenplays or shooting scripts for over a dozen feature-length films and larger, mixed files for the documentaries Voyage au Congo (1927), Occultisme et magie (1951), and Avec...
Dates: 1900-1972, bulk 1920-1956
Andrew Smith Gallery records
Call Number: WA MSS S-3056
Scope and Contents: Business records, publications, catalogs, promotional ephemera, printed material, photographs, electronic media, and other papers by or relating to the Andrew Smith Gallery, Inc.
Ann Petry manuscripts
Call Number: JWJ MSS 206
Scope and Contents: The Ann Petry Manuscripts contains the writings of American author Ann Petry. Writings consist of drafts of Petry’s novels Country Place (1947) and The Street (1946), some with extensive revisions. Some draft pages were written on the back of Negro Women, Incorporated, newsletters and governance documents. Also included are drafts of Petry's review of Margaret Halsey’s Color Blind: A White Woman Looks at the Negro...
Dates: circa 1944-1947
Eve Arnold papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 611
Overview: The Eve Arnold Papers contains her photographs, contact sheets, negatives, slides, transparencies, diaries, film production files, correspondence, writings by and about Arnold, printed materials, and ephemera that document her career as a member of the Magnum Photos cooperative. In addition, the collection contains audiovisual materials including motion picture film, videocassettes, sound recordings, and computer media.
Sholem Asch papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 115
Overview: The papers contain most of Asch's major works as a novelist, including the controversial Der Man fun Notseres. The Writings series which is made up of Novels, Plays, Essays and Appeals and Other Writings, are written mostly in Yiddish, and includes reviews, playbills, programs, photographs of productions of plays. The correspondence is a selection of letters to Asch from many prominent Jewish writers and organizations. There is a series of letters from Stefan Zweig, as well as a large amount of...
Dates: 1923-1949, bulk 1926-1949
John Ashbery collection of artwork and objects
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1318
Overview: The collection consists of artwork and objects collected by American poet John Ashbery. It includes paintings, glassware, ceramics, clothing, household objects, realia, printed material, collage materials, and other items of significance to Ashbery, some of which inspired his poetry or appeared in his published work. The collection includes materials by or received from Ashbery's husband David Kermani and artists Joe Brainard and Trevor Winkfield, among others. All materials were kept in...
George Aust papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 270
Scope and Contents: The George Aust Papers consists of professional papers, legal and financial records, professional and personal correspondence, and other documents pertaining to the life and work of British civil servant George Aust. Aust’s papers document his career of over fifty years in government service, including his position as Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 1790 to 1796. Correspondents include his wife Sarah Murray Aust; William Eden, first Baron Auckland; Sir James Bland Burges;...
Dates: 1746-1837, bulk 1762-1827
Leonard Bacon papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 487
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, printed material and other papers that document the life and work of the poet Leonard Bacon. Correspondence is both professional and personal, and documents Bacon's writing and publishing activities as well as his personal and family relationships. Writings include drafts and proofs for many of his published works including Ulug Beg (1923), Lost Buffalo, and Other Poems (1930), The Furioso (1932), Dream and Action (1934), and Semi-Centennial...
Dates: 1834-1962, bulk 1897-1962
Laura Bailey collection of gender and transgender materials
Call Number: GEN MSS 787
Overview: The Laura Bailey Collection of Gender and Transgender Materials consists of a broad range of visual materials, including photographs, postcards, and many types of printed ephemera; manuscript materials, and audiovisual materials. The collection is organized largely as it was received from Bailey, with many materials in binders according to category of gender or transgender culture or performance as assigned by Bailey. Also included is a catalog for the collection compiled by Bailey and the...
Richard Brown Baker papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 691
Overview: The Richard Brown Baker Papers consist of correspondence; art and artist files; professional and personal papers; exhibit files; diaries; writings; photographic prints, negatives, and slides; photograph albums; objects; printed material; and an audiocassette interview.