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- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 33
- Manuscripts and Archives 14
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 4
- Yale University 4
- Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991 2
- Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979 2
- Cadmus, Paul, 1904-1999 2
- Disch, Thomas M., 1940-2008 2
- Ewing, Max 2
- Ford, Charles Henri, 1908-2002 2
- Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders 2
- Hacker, Marilyn, 1942- 2
- Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996 2
- Man Ray, 1890-1976 2
- Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 2
- Toklas, Alice B., 1877-1967 2
- Windham, Donald 2
- ACT UP (Organization) 1
- AIDS Healthcare Foundation 1
- Access Now for Gay and Lesbian Equality 1
- Aldiss, Brian W. (Brian Wilson), 1925-2017 1
- Anderson, Margaret C., 1886-1973 1 ∧ less
Call Number: MS 1834
Overview: The AIDS Collection consists of printed materials, including reports, newsletters, pamphlets, posters, and flyers, related to the prevention, treatment, and status of AIDS in various countries.
Call Number: MS 2105
Overview: Michael Antisdale and Mark Melanson, a gay couple, sued the town of West Hartford in 1998 because the town pool only gave discounted “family” rates to heterosexual couples. Five other cohabitating, non-married couples later joined them in the suit. At the time, the town council was Republican in majority. The suit continued until Democrats came into the majority and settled the case in 2002, and the council revised the definition of “family” in West Hartford's recreational facilities policy to...
Dates: 1995-2003 and undated
Call Number: WA MSS S-4483
Scope and Contents: The collection includes correspondence, writings, legal documents, photographs, ephemera, and artwork concerning Jeanne C. Barney, leather culture, and gay rights activism in California, circa 1968-1982. Present are original letters and typescript drafts for Barney’s advice columns, subscription forms and correspondence for the Leather Fraternity, and legal documents concerning Barney’s arrest and trial after the Mark IV raid. Also included are letters from Robert A. Sullivan, who was...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 538
Overview: The papers document the musical theater career of Michael Bennett, spanning the dates 1950 to 1989 (with the bulk of the material spanning 1973 to 1986), and consisting of production files, correspondence, business papers, scripts, printed material, personal papers, audiovisual material, objects and photographs. The papers document the process of writing, choreographing, directing, and marketing Broadway musical productions such as Dreamgirls and A Chorus Line. The papers also document...
Dates: 1950-1989, bulk 1973-1986
Call Number: MS 1974
Overview: The papers primarily consist of correspondence, lectures, research notes, writings (academic and fiction), biographical records, subject files, and memorabilia (including awards and popular press writings about Boswell). The papers document Boswell's personal life, from childhood to adulthood, as well as his professional life as an openly gay professor of history at Yale and pioneering author of two revisionist histories documenting the relationship between gay people and Christianity in the...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 265
Overview: The Elizabeth Jenks Clark Collection of Margaret Anderson contains correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, and other papers of and concerning writer and editor Margaret Anderson. The material documents Anderson's life, work and personal relationships with many noted writers, poets, artists, photographers and performers of the twentieth century, including her close friendships with sculptor Elizabeth Jenks Clark and writer Solita Solano. The papers span the years 1886 to 1998.
Dates: 1914-1998, bulk 1945-1973
Call Number: YCAL MSS 473
Overview: The Louise Crane and Victoria Kent Papers document the personal and professional lives of Louise Crane, Victoria Kent, and Josephine Boardman Crane, and consist of correspondence, subject files, personal papers, financial documents, clippings, photographs, and slides. The papers provide evidence of the Crane family's philanthropic work and involvement in a number of cultural associations, including the China Institute in America, Harpsichord Music Society, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Museum...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 756
Overview: The papers provide insight into the lives and careers of Michael De Lisio, poet and sculptor, and Irving Drutman, a journalist and editor. The papers contain drafts, research notes, and printed versions of De Lisio and Drutman’s writings. Correspondence with various authors, artists, and performers, including Peter Bull, Janet Flanner, Lillian Gish, Ira Gershwin, and Lotte Lenya, also sheds light into their professional lives. De Lisio and Drutman’s artwork, including De Lisio’s sculptures of...
Dates: 1890-2002, bulk 1921-2002
Call Number: JWJ MSS 184
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, personal papers, printed material, photographs, artwork, professional papers, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other papers documenting the work and life of Samuel R. Delany. Writings include drafts, corrected proofs, and fragments of many of Delany's books, including The Einstein Intersection (New York : Ace Books, 1967), Dhalgren (New York : Bantam Books, 1975), and Phallos (Whitemore Lake : Bamberger Books, 2004)....
Dates: circa 1940-2019, undated
Call Number: YCAL MSS 851
Scope and Contents: The collection documents the personal and professional life of American speculative fiction author and poet Thomas M. Disch. Evidence of Disch's creative process, relationships with contemporary authors, and wide-ranging writing style is found in the writings, which include autograph manuscript and typescript drafts and corrected proofs of Disch's novels, short stories, libretti, and poetry. Among the correspondents represented in the collection are Brian Aldiss, Philip K. Dick, and Michael...
Dates: 1908-2006, bulk 1950-2006
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.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 656
Overview: The Max Ewing Papers consist of correspondence, writings, sheet music, photographic prints and negatives, photograph albums, scrapbooks, diaries, sound recordings, writings of others, notebooks, printed material, personal papers, and a sculpture. Correspondence includes letters from Ewing to his parents, general correspondence with friends and family, and third party correspondence regarding Ewing. Writings contain autograph manuscript and typescript drafts and printed versions of short...
Dates: 1887-2003, bulk 1910-1934
Call Number: MS 1864
Overview: The collection documents Harvey Fierstein as author, actor, and gay activist. The papers include scripts, professional correspondence, publicity materials, clippings, legal documents, scrapbooks, photographs, audio recordings, and videotapes.
Dates: 1896-2014, bulk 1971-2006
Call Number: MS 2038
Overview: Freedom to Marry (2003-2015) was an organization and campaign founded by Evan Wolfson in 2003, with the sole purpose of legalizing marriage for same-sex couples at both the state and federal level. The campaign formulated a three-part strategy to accomplish its goals: win marriage equality in more states, build support for marriage equality, and end federal discrimination. Freedom to Marry’s campaign culminated in 2015 when the Supreme Court decided the landmark case, Obergefell v. Hodges, in...
Dates: Circa 1948-2016, bulk 2003-2015
Call Number: GEN MSS 732
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other materials documenting the life and career of painter Jared French and a circle of friends and collaborators. Correspondence with individuals and cultural institutions, chiefly museums and galleries, document French's personal and professional affairs, with significant representation from members of the literary and artistic and gay male communities in New York during the middle decades of the twentieth century. In addition to large...
Call Number: MS 1961
Overview: The records document the organization and activities of the Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), a nonprofit legal organization dedicated to defending the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and people with HIV, primarily in New England. The collection primarily consists of litigation, amicus, and legal research files. Also included are correspondence, topical files, reports, meeting minutes, publications, volunteer and training manuals, and newspaper...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 702
Overview: The papers consist of photographs, correspondence, diaries, financial papers, and printed materials documenting Robert Giard's career as a photographer and personal life, spanning the years 1972 to 2002. The bulk of the papers contain photographic prints by Giard in several sizes of various subjects, including portraits of gay and lesbian writers, landscapes, nudes, still lifes, and portraits of the Thanks Be To Grandmother Winifred Foundation grant recipients.
Call Number: MS 1895
Overview: The papers primarily consist of correspondence, writings, theatrical production files, biographical and financial records, journals, memorabilia (including awards and scrapbooks), photographs, photo albums, and audiovisual materials documenting Glines’s personal and professional life as a writer for stage and screen, actor, and producer of gay theater. The Glines, the oldest professional gay theater production company in the United States, founded in 1976 by John Glines, Barry Laine, and Jerry...
Dates: Circa 1800-2017
Call Number: GEN MSS 1012
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence to the piano duo Arthur Gold and Robert Fizdale. Correspondence, dating from the mid 1950s to the end of their professional career in the early-mid 1980s, includes large files for Fizdale's family and their mutual friend Harold Talbott, as well as small files for writers, artists and performers, cultural figures and philanthropists, and others. Correspondents include: Brooke Astor, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Elizabeth Bishop, Eleanor Clark, Alice...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 323
Overview: The Michael Grumley Papers primarily contain his writings and supporting research material, with a small amount of personal correspondence and personal papers. More than half of the collection consists of his creative writings and drawings, spanning his college years through his career as a freelance author, many of which were not published during his lifetime. The collection holds files on Grumley's published work, including his one novel and his four books on the topics of Atlantis,...
Dates: 1910-1988, bulk 1963-1988