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Benét Family Collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1108
Dates: 1912-1979

Croswell Bowen papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 2
Overview: The papers contain some professional correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, and printed copies of many of Bowen's works, and subject files.
Dates: 1880-1967, bulk 1928-1964

Chiron Review records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 836
Overview: The Chiron Review Records contain submissions to the Chiron Review from poets, other writers, and artists, with related correspondence and subjects files; drafts, proofs, and paper and negative film mechanical layouts for Chiron Review issues, 1989-2011, some with related correspondence, photographs, and notes; similar materials for Chiron Review chapbooks; printed issues of The Kindred...
Dates: circa 1960s-2015, bulk circa 1900-2015

Samuel Langhorne Clemens Collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 852
Scope and Contents: The Samuel Langhorne Clemens Collection provides insight into the life and career of Clemens, American author and lecturer best known by his pseudonym Mark Twain. The collection is comprised of correspondence, writings, contracts, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed material. The collection contains drafts, research notes, printed versions, and contracts, which document Clemens' creative process and writing career. Autograph manuscripts can be found in the collection for ...
Dates: 1860-1980

Elysium Press Records

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1591
Overview: The collection chiefly includes correspondence with writers and other collaborators. The collection also contains project files which include manuscript drafts, book mock ups, and printed materials. The records provide insight into the collaborative process between publisher and writer including correspondence, manuscript drafts, and book proofs.
Dates: 1983-2015

Donald Clifford Gallup papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 838
Overview: Correspondence, writings, research files, personal papers, photographs, printed material and other papers documenting both the professional and personal activities of Donald Gallup as scholarly bibliographer, editor, curator of the Yale Collection of American Literature, and book and manuscript collector on his own account. The majority of the collection consists of Gallup's own papers, including personal, professional and editorial correspondence; a small amount of personal papers; research...
Dates: 1754-2000, bulk 1920-1995

Goodrich Family Papers

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Call Number: MS 242
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, business and legal documents, sermons, lectures, and other writings of the Goodrich family, descendants of Elizur Goodrich (1734-1797), and members of related Webster, Coe, Ellsworth, and Fowler families. The bulk of the correspondence concerns Chauncey Allen Goodrich's publication and copyright of an abridgement and revision of Webster's dictionary and the resulting disagreements among the heirs of Noah Webster. The papers also highlight Elizur Goodrich's...
Dates: 1732-1905

A. B. Guthrie Jr. Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 60
Overview: A. B. Guthrie Jr. (1901-1991), Montana-born writer whose popular Western novels include The Big Sky (1947), The Way West (1949), and Fair Land, Fair Land (1982). His autobiography was published in 1965. In his later years Guthrie became an outspoken advocate of conservation in the West.
Dates: 1901-1991

Kore Press Archive

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 854
Overview: Production and organizational files, including correspondence, writings, minutes of board meetings, grant proposals, material concerning fundraising and other related papers.
Dates: 1994-2006

New World Writing records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 388
Overview: The collection documents all aspects of the production and promotion of the literary magazine New World Writing from its first issue in 1952 to its last issue in 1959. Correspondence, including letters by and about various authors whose work was published in the magazine, and manuscripts, including corrected typescripts of published works, shed light on the selection and editorial process. Highlights include the corrected typescript of "Catch-18" by Joseph Heller, originally published in issue...
Dates: 1952-1960

Walter L. Pforzheimer collection of Frank Richard Stockton

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 560
Overview: The Walter L. Pforzheimer Collection of Frank Richard Stockton contains correspondence, writings, photographs, artifacts, and other personal papers of Stockton and his family; drawings by illustrators of Stockton's works; writings about Stockton and adaptations of his works by others; and correspondence, notes, and related materials created by Pforzheimer in the course of his research and collecting. Correspondence includes autograph letters, signed, to and from Stockton, many with literary...
Dates: circa 1829-circa 1993, bulk 1880-1940

A. Poulin papers and BOA Editions records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 635
Overview: The A. Poulin Papers and BOA Editions Records provide evidence of the personal and professional life of American poet A. Poulin and the publishing company he founded, BOA Editions. The papers document Poulin's career as a poet, editor, translator, and publisher and consist of correspondence, manuscripts, books, business papers, photographs, videotapes, computer disks, and printed material concerning BOA Editions. Correspondents include Graywolf Press, Lucille Clifton, Anne He?bert, David...
Dates: 1951-1996

James Purdy papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 44
Overview: The papers document aspects of Purdy's early literary career. Major correspondents include Carl Van Vechten, John Cowper Powys, Edith Sitwell,Paul Bowles, and Gerald Brenan.
Dates: 1944-1973

H. F. Broch de Rothermann papers

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 2
Overview: The H. F. Broch de Rothermann Papers are composed primarily of correspondence which documents the life and career of the Austrian writer Hermann Broch, the father of Hermann Friedrich Broch de Rothermann. The collection spans the years 1916 to circa 2001, with the bulk of the material falling between 1953 and 1986. Major topics include republication of Hermann Broch's writings, Broch scholarship, and other aspects of the reception history of Broch's works. Also present are materials relating to...
Dates: 1916-2001, bulk 1953-1986

Tiger's Eye records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 362
Overview: The records document all aspects of the production and distribution of the little magazine The Tiger's Eye, from its inception in 1947 through the decision to cease publication in 1951. Correspondence, manuscripts, and business records document the creative and editorial process, the enthusiasm of its readership, its subscription base, and the work involved in producing and distributing the issues.
Dates: 1939-1955

Paul Violi papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 624
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, teaching material, newspaper clippings, audiovisual material, student work, juvenilia, and printed materials relating to the life and work of American poet Paul Violi. Materials document his writing, his relationships with other writers and artists including Charles North, Tony Towle, and Dale Devereux Barker, and his activities as co-founder of Swollen Magpie Press.
Dates: circa 1955–2011, bulk 1970-2011

William Watson collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 460
Overview: Chiefly correspondence, including original letters and typed transcripts to and from William Watson and other letters and transcripts concerning him; and holograph writings by Watson, including a holograph of Wordsworth's Grave and Other Poems, many single poems, and a smaller amount of other poetry collections, prose writings, and music.Also included are personal papers of William Watson; papers of Maureen Pring Watson, including drafts of a biography of her husband; photograph portraits...
Dates: 1867-1952

Helen and Kurt Wolff papers

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 16
Overview: The Helen and Kurt Wolff Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal papers documenting the professional lives of Helen and Kurt Wolff through their affiliations with Kurt Wolff Verlag, Pantheon Books, and Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Series I, Correspondence, consists predominantly of professional correspondence with authors, publishers, and translators, though correspondence can also be found with friends, editors, literary agents, periodicals, and...
Dates: 1888-1994

Yale University Press records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 552
Overview: The records contain setting copies and proofs for works published by the press from 1919 through 1964 for many well-known twentieth century authors. Materials relating to multiple titles dating from the 1950s can be found, for example, for Gertrude Stein and Eugene O'Neill. Works can also be found for a number of authors affiliated with the University either as students or faculty. Many of the early titles in the collection were published as part of the Yale Series of Younger Poets. These...
Dates: 1919-1964