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Alfred Corn papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 605
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, audiovisual material, and printed material, documenting aspects of Alfred Corn's work as a poet and writer as well as his relationships with other poets and writers.
Dates: 1948-2017

Julien Cornell papers relating to Ezra Pound

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 176
Overview: The collection contains correspondence and professional files relating to Cornell's representation of Ezra Pound in the initial stages of the U.S. government's case against him for treason. In addition to Ezra and Dorothy Pound, correspondents include T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, James Laughlin, Arthur Moore, Omar Pound, Mary de Rachewiltz, and Olga Rudge. Topics include Pound's physical and mental condition in 1945-46; the treason charge against him; the efforts to have him declared mentally...
Dates: 1945-1965

Norman Cousins Collection of Henry Seidel Canby

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1205
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, drafts and printed versions of writings (box 7), manuscript notes, printed ephemera, clippings, photographs (box 2), and contractual agreements by or relating to the professional activities of Henry Seidel Canby. The collection features approximately 983 pieces of correspondence dating from 1940 through 1949 (boxes 1-6). Incoming letters and typescript carbon copies of Canby's outgoing letters concern professional matters chiefly, addressing publications by Canby during this...
Dates: 1935-1949

Josephine Boardman Crane papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 292
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, event files, and personal papers that document Josephine Boardman Crane's role as a socialite, patron, and philanthropist. These materials record Crane's daily activities, including a broad range of cultural events and numerous social contacts.
Dates: 1912-1972, bulk 1926-1963

Judson Crews papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 536
Overview: The Judson Crews Papers provide evidence of the personal and professional life of American poet Judson Crews between 1930 and 1991. The papers document Crews' career as a poet, printer, and small-press publisher, and consist of correspondence, writings, and personal papers. Crews and his wife Mildred Tolbert, a photographer and writer, were members of the artistic community in Taos, New Mexico in the mid twentieth-century. There is also some material relating to Crews' friendship with Henry...
Dates: circa 1930-1991

Philip Everett Curtiss papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 443
Overview: The Philip Everett Curtiss papers contain writings, printed material, correspondence, and other materials documenting the literary career of Connecticut native Philip Everett Curtiss. Writings consist chiefly of drafts for novels and shorter works, such as articles. Printed materials include journals and clippings containing printed versions of writings by Curtiss and material by, about, and relating to Curtiss. Correspondence consists chiefly of incoming correspondence from publishers, further...
Dates: 1901-1944

James Joseph Daly papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 649
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and professional activity of poet and playwright James Joseph Daly. Correspondence in the collection consists chiefly of incoming correspondence from writers, journal editors, publishers, and others, but also includes drafts and carbons of outgoing letters and writings and enclosures. Correspondents include Elizabeth Ames at Yaddo, Kenneth Burke, John Cheever, Padraic Colum, Malcolm Cowley at The New...
Dates: 1916-1949

Charles T. Davis papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 91
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, research and teaching files, and personal papers documenting the life of American academic Charles T. Davis. Correspondents feature literary scholars and African-American artists, writers, and cultural figures, including Doris Alexander, Anthony Appiah, Amiri Baraka, Romare Bearden, John Blassingame, Michel Fabre, Leon Forrest, Athol Fugard, Henry Louis Gates, Leon Higginbotham, Ishmael Reed, Jean Toomer, and others. Correspondents also include colleagues...
Dates: 1931-1980

Peter Davison papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 727
Overview: The Peter Davison Papers provide evidence of the career and personal life of author and editor Peter Davison. In addition to documenting Davison's professional and literary circles, the papers also provide insight into Davison's creative output, including his books of poetry (such as The Breaking of the Day and Other Poems and Walking the Boundaries: Poems, 1957-1974) and his autobiography...
Dates: circa 1938-2005

Clarence Day collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 583
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, and printed material documenting the career of Clarence Shepard Day. The collection provides insight into Day's work as an author, illustrator, and humorist, who often poked fun at upper class New Yorkers. The collection also documents Day's experience as an undergraduate student at Yale University in the late nineteenth-century. Correspondents include: Alfred A. Knopf and Vira Whitehouse.
Dates: 1891-1963

Agnes de Lima collection of Alyse Gregory

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 164
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of letters from Gregory to de Lima, concerning their friendship; Gregory's writing and her life in Dorset and Devon; her interest in the New School for Social Research; and Randolph Silliman Bourne, Sigrid de Lima, the Powys family, and other literary friends. Other letters include correspondence between Gregory and Sigrid de Lima and Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant, and letters to Agnes de Lima from literary friends and publishers concerning Llewelyn Powys's letters...
Dates: 1924-1968, bulk 1939-1967

The Difficulties Records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 382
Overview: The Difficulties Records contain correspondence, production files, drafts of writings, and printed material relating to the production and publication of journal issues.
Dates: 1977-1997

Walter Prichard Eaton writings

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 505
Overview: The writings consist of manuscript and typescript drafts of various works by Walter Prichard Eaton. Included is a typescript draft of The Ecole Des Beaux-Arts in the 90's by Charles Morris.
Dates: 1919-1954, undated

T. S. Eliot collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 523
Overview: Contains letters from T. S. Eliot to various individuals, drafts of writings by Eliot, and writings on Eliot by Helen Gardner. Portions of the collection are photocopies and photostats of material held by other repositories.
Dates: 1920-1972

Clayton Eshleman papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 464
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Clayton Eshleman in the course of his activities as a poet, author, translator, and editor, and primarily documents Eshleman's literary career from circa 1992 to 2008 and the publication of Sulfur magazine from circa 1990 to 2000. Material includes notes, drafts, and manuscripts for Eshleman's works of poetry and prose (published after 1994) and for works translated by Eshleman; proofs for issues 28-45/46 of Sulfur, as well as...
Dates: 1935-2015, bulk circa 1990-2015

Esquire correspondence concerning The question of Ezra Pound

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 180
Overview: The collection consists of alphabetically arranged correspondence between readers of Esquire Magazine and the magazine's editors concerning an article by Richard Rovere on the question of Ezra Pound's possible release from his continuing incarceration in St. Elizabeth's Hospital for the Insane. Respondents include John Dos Passos, Robert Graves, Norman Mailer, Kenneth Rexroth, William Carlos Williams, and Richard Wilbur.
Dates: 1957

Estate of Sinclair Lewis records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1463
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, and personal papers relating to Sinclair Lewis, his wives Grace Hegger and Dorothy Thompson, and the Lewis family. Included are divorce decrees, custody and alimony agreements, wills, tax and real estate records, powers of attorney, and contracts pertaining to Lewis's novels Ann Vickers, Dodsworth, and Elmer Gantry. The collection also...
Dates: 1841-1949

Brian Evenson papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1119
Content Description: The collection documents the writings, translations, academic work, and life of Brian Evenson. The papers consist of writings, including drafts for books including Altmann's Tongue (Knopf, 1994), Din of Celestial Birds (Wordcraft of Oregon, 1997), Dark Property (Thunder's Mouth Press, 2002), The Wavering Knife: Stories (Fiction Collective, 2004), Aliens: No Exit (Dark Horse, 2008), Contagion and Other Stories (Astrophil Press, 2011), and The Open Curtain (Coffee House Press, 2016), as well as...
Dates: 1979-2017

Achilles Fang papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 99
Overview: The Achilles Fang Papers document the professional and personal relationship between Achilles Fang and Ezra Pound. The papers consist of correspondence and writings, most of which date from between 1950 and 1954. The correspondence principally concerns Fang's efforts to assist Pound in the transliteration of Chinese characters and in the publication of his Confucian translations. Writings include galley proofs of and Fang's introduction to Pound's The Classic Anthology as Defined by Confucious....
Dates: 1947-1958

William Faulkner collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 491
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of writings, with a small amount of correspondence. Writings include drafts of works by Faulkner and writings of others. The correspondence consists of original letters between William Faulkner and the American writer Malcolm Cowley. Also included are papers concerning the Theatre Guild and Richard Meyers production of William Faulkner's play Requiem for a Nun.
Dates: 1944-1966