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Paul Kagan utopian communities collection

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1737
Overview: The collection contains both primary and secondary source material accumulated by Kagan while conducting research for his book, New World Utopias: A Photographic History of the Search for Community. In addition to personal correspondence pertaining to his research, and drafts of his manuscript for the book and related writings, Kagan's collection contains letters, photographs, documents, notes, writings, and other visual material and printed material, which document 19th and 20th century...
Dates: 1845-1986, bulk 1910-1975

Michael Kahn papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 789
Overview: The Michael Kahn papers contains correspondence, business and production files, scripts, notes, photographs, printed material, and audiovisual media documenting Michael Kahn's career as a theater and opera director, theater administrator, and teacher of theatrical arts. Kahn's administrative and directorial work at the American Shakespeare Theatre, the McCarter Theatre, the Shakespeare Theatre, and the Juilliard School are particularly well documented.
Dates: 1927-2019, bulk 1960-2019

Mary Kennedy papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 814
Overview: The papers contain personal and business correspondence, writings, personal papers, and financial records documenting the life and work of the American actress and author Mary Kennedy. Correspondents include her husband American composer Deems Taylor, authors Laura Bene?t, Pearl S. Buck, and Edna St. Vincent Millay, composer Samuel Barber, fashion designer Valentina, and colleagues from the theater world including Katharine Cornell, Lynn Fontanne, Margalo Gillmore, Helen Hayes, Clare Kummer,...
Dates: 1894-1988

Kevin Killian and Dodie Bellamy papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1090
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, professional papers, research files, personal papers, photographs, audiovisual materials, and electronic media documenting the lives and work of Kevin Killian and Dodie Bellamy. The correspondence documents their personal, professional, and family networks and includes writers, poets, and collaborators. Writings include published and unpublished works by both Killian and Bellamy. Professional papers include essays, talks, and other papers...
Dates: 1948-2015

James Kirkup papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 773
Overview: The James Kirkup Papers includes correspondence, writings, photographs, audiovisual material, personal documents and memorabilia that document the life and work of British author James Kirkup.The papers span his writing career, from early school papers to printouts of digital books published in the 2000s, and include documentation of the diverse genres of Kirkup's research and writing. The papers document not only Kirkup's life and work, but also pacifism as a theme in literature,...
Dates: 1890-2007, bulk 1940-2007

Farwell Knapp papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 256
Overview: The Farwell Knapp Papers, largely consisting of correspondence, journals, photographs, and other papers, documents the personal and professional life of Connecticut tax lawyer Farwell Knapp. Knapp’s experience as a student at Yale University and Harvard University law school are recorded, including his involvement with the secret society Skull and Bones and friendships with fellow alumni (such as poet Phelps Putnam and painter Russell Cheney). The life of Knapp's wife, Helen Bayne Knapp, and...
Dates: 1891-1947, bulk 1907-1942

Frederick Knott papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 794
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Frederick Knott in the course of his activities as a playwright and screenwriter. Material includes drafts of scripts, production photographs, printed ephemera and audiovisual recordings. Writings include drafts of stage and film versions of Dial M for Murder, and photographs, contracts and other documentation of the film version directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Other material documents the writing and production of Wait Until Dark and...
Dates: 1923-2003, bulk 1948-2003

Frederick R. Koch collection

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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...
Dates: 1640-1983

Wayne Koestenbaum papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1568
Content Description: This collection consists of writings, notebooks, calendars, scrapbooks, research materials, correspondence, professional papers, teaching papers, personal memorabilia, juvenilia, family papers, photographs, printed materials, audiovisual materials, computer media, and other papers documenting the creative work and life of writer, artist, and performer Wayne Koestenbaum. Writings include drafts, proofs, and other papers documenting Koestenbaum's twenty books of fiction, poetry, criticism, and...
Dates: 1889-2018, bulk 1960-2018

Vladimir Korvin-Piotrovskiĭ papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 598
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, scrapbooks and an audio recording that document the literary careers of Vladimir Korvin-Piotrovskii and IUrii Ofrosimov, the professional life of Italian sculptor Italo Griselli and the activities of the Russian expatriate Berlin Poets' Club.
Dates: 1899-1973

Attila Kotányi papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1499
Content Description: The collection consists of correspondence, notes, index cards, notebooks, photographs, artwork, architectural drawings, blueprints, research materials, printed material, and other papers by or relating to Attila Kotanyi and documenting his life, work, and involvement with the Situationist International.
Dates: 1940-2000

Larry Kramer papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 722
Overview: The collection documents the career of Larry Kramer as a playwright and author, an advocate for gay rights, and an activist in the fight against AIDS. The collection consists of writings, including manuscripts and drafts of plays, books, screenplays, and articles; AIDS-related material; diaries; correspondence; photographs; printed material; audiovisual material; and other papers. There is also substantial material relating to the founding of Gay Men's Health Crisis and the AIDS Coalition to...
Dates: 1920-2019

Lawrence Langner papers

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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

John Vance Lauderdale papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1317
Overview: The papers include correspondence, journal entries, photographs, sketches, and printed ephemera that document the life and military career of John Vance Lauderdale. Originally bound in thirteen indexed scrapbooks. Subjects discussed include family life, military life, treatment of Indians and blacks, and the practice of medicine. Two boxes of lantern slides accompany papers.
Dates: 1838-1931

D. H. Lawrence collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1093
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, agreements and contracts, photographs and artwork. The material documents Lawrence's writing career, his relationships with friends and publishers, and his travels in New Mexico, Mexico and Europe. Included is correspondence between his wife, Frieda Lawrence, and their mutual friends, and records relating to the rights to D. H. Lawrence's works after his death.
Dates: 1912-1963

E. Hamilton Lee papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3699
Overview: Letters, photographs, and newspaper clippings pertaining to air pilot E. Hamilton Lee, 1912-1994. Includes a photograph album containing 380 black-and-white photographs, 132 loose photographs, and 14 negatives of Lee, aircrafts, air pilots, and aerial views, 1912-1974, undated. Photographs are accompanied by manuscript notes on envelopes or versos. Also present are a scrapbook and loose newspaper clippings documenting Lee's career, 1920-1971, undated. Clippings focus primarily on Lee's time...
Dates: 1912-1994

Joseph W. Lee and Nancy L. Kim Lee photographs

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4426
Overview: Circa 115 photographs relating to Joseph W. Lee, Nancy L. Kim Lee, and Karl T. Kim, circa 1908-1949. Images are chiefly group and individual portraits of Joseph Lee, Nancy Lee, Karl Kim, and other Korean and Korean-American men, women, and children (including Korean independence activist Ahn Changho and Mary Stewart, a supporter of Upland's Korean community) in California. Multiple photographs document Joseph Lee, Nancy Lee, and Karl Kim’s involvement with the Young Korean Academy Congress and...
Dates: circa 1908-1949

James Lees-Milne papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 476
Overview: The James Lees-Milne Papers contain correspondence, writings, and other papers of the author. The papers span the years 1907-1997, with the bulk falling between 1930-1997.Series I, Correspondence, is the most extensive, and documents Lees-Milne's relationships with a wide circle of close friends, social and literary acquaintances, publishers, the National Trust, his family and his wife's family. The majority of correspondents are members of the British aristocracy and of Britain's literary...
Dates: 1907-1997

Legal Records Relating to Sinclair Lewis

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1104
Overview: The Legal Records Relating to Sinclair Lewis consist of records maintained by Mellville H. Cane, Pincus Berner, Paul Gitlin, Eugene Winick and other attorneys affiated with the law firm of Ernst, Cane and Berner and its later iterations. In addition to correspondence between Lewis and his attorneys, the records include drafts and copies of Sinclair Lewis's will; correspondence and documents concerning his death and estate; records regarding his writings, including contracts and agreements, and...
Dates: 1919-1984

Isabel Leighton papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 766
Overview: The Isabel Leighton Papers contain writings, correspondence, personal papers, audiovisual material, photographs, and printed material that document her career as an actress, playwright, journalist, screenwriter, and civic activist, promoting public measures to improve mental health. Writings include typescript drafts, many with minor revisions, for works including "The Sapphire Ring," "Katja," and "Mercenary Mary." Correspondence, while not extensive, includes files on theatrical projects such...
Dates: 1890-1984, bulk 1922-1984