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Peter F. O'Brien collection on African American artists

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 99
Overview: The collection contains material compiled by Father Peter F. O'Brien on twentieth century African American cultural figures. The collection consists chiefly of subject files on prominent mid-century artists, authors, and performers, including stage and screen actors, singers, and dancers. Individuals covered include: James Baldwin, Paul Robeson, Antonio Salemme, Ethel Waters, Mabel Mercer, and Thelma Carpenter, among others. Files contain printed materials, such as newspaper clippings and...
Dates: 1940-1998

John O'Hara papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 729
Overview: The papers document a portion of the creative process of writer John O’Hara, 1905-1970. They consist primarily of typed manuscript drafts, galley proofs, and page proofs of individual short stories, collections of stories, and novels, many with manuscript annotations. Some drafts of the collections include previously-printed stories excised from their original print source (often the New Yorker). The manuscript for “The Ewings” is a photocopy. There is also...
Dates: circa 1934-1970

Agnes Boulton collection of Eugene O'Neill

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 122
Overview: Agnes Boulton Collection of Eugene O'Neill contains material dating from the period of Boulton's and O'Neill's marriage. Contains professional and personal correspondence (mainly incoming); writings; three diaries by Boulton and one by O'Neill; bills; legal materials regarding their houses; and photographs. Correspondents include (among others) Frederick Parsell Hill regarding Spithead (their house in Bermuda); the American Play Company, O'Neill's agent; and Harry Weinberger, O'Neill's lawyer....
Dates: 1910-1959, bulk 1920-1927

William Lyon Phelps papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 678
Overview: The William Lyon Phelps papers at the Beinecke Library contain correspondence, writings, and other materials documenting the life and work of American author, critic, and long-time Yale professor William Lyon Phelps. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to Phelps from contemporaries from the first half of the Twentieth century, including well-known authors and literary critics. Other materials include a large group of outgoing letters from Phelps to Ralph T. Catterall and...
Dates: 1837-1943, bulk 1898-1943

Felice Picano papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 761
Overview: The papers contain Felice Picano's writings, journals and diaries, and correspondence with his publishers and his friends, including American author Andrew Holleran.
Dates: 1970-1991

Robert J. Hare Powel papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 494
Overview: The papers contain writings and other materials documenting the early career of playwright Robert J. Hare Powel. Writings include scenarios, outlines, and drafts for scripts of stage plays, most of which appear to date from the late-1920s to mid-1930s. Other materials include correspondence, photographs, and a scrapbook documenting Powel's work and theater generally. Correspondence consists of letters to Powel and comments regarding productions of his plays. Photographs consist of stage shots...
Dates: 1869-1959

Frederic Prokosch collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 685
Overview: The Frederic Prokosch collection contains material by or relating to American novelist and translator Frederic Prokosch. There are corrected drafts and proofs to several early novels, including The Asiatics (1935), The Seven Who Fled (1937), The Conspirators (1943), Age of Thunder (1945), The Idols of the Cave (1946), and Storm and Echo (1948). There are also drafts of shorter works, including stories and individual poems, as well as three collections of poetry dating from the same period,...
Dates: 1908-1968, bulk 1935-1952

Sister Mary Bernetta Quinn papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 177
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings and notes, photographs, and newspaper clippings relating to Sister Bernetta Quinn's scholarly work on the poetry of Ezra Pound and other modern poets. Correspondents include Robert Bly, Guy Davenport, Caroline Gordon, James Laughlin, Denise Levertov, Robert Lowell, Mary de Rachewiltz, Olga Rudge, Holly Stevens, Allen Tate, and Robert Penn Warren. Subjects include Sister Bernetta's scholarly work; writing and American poetry in general; conference and...
Dates: 1948-1985

Dachine Rainer papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 639
Overview: The collection documents the life and work of poet and author Dachine Rainer (pseudonym of Sylvia Newman) and her relationships with other literary figures, particularly Rebecca West. Material includes correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, printed material, and a computer disk.
Dates: 1913-2000

John B. Reubens papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 686
Overview: Correspondence, writings, subject files, notebooks and slides.
Dates: 1902-2000, bulk 1952-1998

Roxana Robinson papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1304
Overview: The Roxana Robinson papers consists of writings, correspondence and subject files, photographs, personal papers, teaching files, printed materials, computer media, and audiovisual media documenting the life and work of author Roxana Robinson, dated from circa 1960 to 2018.
Dates: circa 1960-2018

James Rorty papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 835
Overview: Manuscripts, printed works, correspondence, and professional papers of the writer James Rorty. The Writings series includes Rorty's typescript and manuscript essays on social issues, civil rights, and political activism, two of his poems, and printed works. The Correspondence series includes three typed letters between Rorty's wife Winifred Rorty and Matthew Josephson; letters between Rorty and Jerré E. Tanner regarding Tanner's setting of Rorty's poem "A Spring Garland" for voice and piano,...
Dates: 1941-1970

David Sedaris papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1515
Content Description: The collection contains drafts and writings from numerous publications by David Sedaris including Holidays on Ice, Me Talk Pretty Someday, Naked, and Calypso, along with correspondence, artist books, diaries, personal papers and notebooks, photographs, press clippings, ephemera, and other papers by or relating to Sedaris' life and work.
Dates: 1964-2017

Fred Jeremy Seligson Collection of Cid Corman and James Weil

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1200
Scope and Contents: The collection contains correspondence, writings by Cid Corman, and other papers. Series I and Series II includes correspondence to Seligson from Corman and James Weil and third party correspondence between Corman and Weil. There are 108 pieces of correspondence from Corman to Seligson dating from 1982 to 2002. Corman's letters discuss personal, literary, and cultural matters, as well as travel. Third party correspondence features approximately 332 pieces of correspondence from Weil to Corman...
Dates: 1958-2010

William David Sherman papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 224
Overview: The William David Sherman papers contain correspondence, writings, and other materials documenting the personal and professional activities of American author William David Sherman. Correspondence in the collection consists chiefly of incoming letters from English-language authors and literary scholars active during the mid to late twentieth century, including Asa Benveniste, Basil Bunting, Cid Corman, Robert Creeley, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, David Goodis, Bill Griffiths, Jeremy Hilton, Lyn...
Dates: 1958-2007

Leslie Marmon Silko papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 637
Overview: Papers consist of writings, research material, and audiovisual material documenting Leslie Marmon Silko's literary activity and output since the early 1970s. Writings in the collection include drafts and proofs for most of Silko's major works, the three novels Ceremony (1977), Almanac of the Dead (1991), and Gardens in the Dunes (2000), the poetry and short story collections, Laguna Woman (1974), Storyteller (1981), Sacred Water (1994), and Rain (1996), and the essays Yellow Woman and the...
Dates: 1971-2004

John J. Slocum papers relating to Ezra Pound

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 171
Overview: Correspondence between Slocum and Pound concerning Slocum's attempts to place works by Pound in American magazines; Pound's political and economic views; general literary matters; and their mutual friend James Laughlin. The collection also contains typescripts of three articles by Pound, including "In War Begin Responsibilities," and of a talk on Pound by Slocum, "Cast a Cold Eye."
Dates: 1938-1950

Gustaf Sobin papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 647
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence and writings that document the life and work of the American poet Gustaf Sobin. Correspondence sheds light on his relationships with other literary figures, including René Char, James Laughlin, Hyatt Waggoner, and Charles Tomlinson, among others. Writings consist of extensive notes and drafts for most of his major works and provide comprehensive documentation of his creative process.
Dates: 1952-2005

The Southern Review records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 694
Overview: The Southern Review records contain correspondence and other papers documenting activity at the influential literary journal from 1935 to 1943. Correspondence consists chiefly of original letters from authors and carbons of outgoing letters from the editors. Most incoming letters are addressed to the founding editors, Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren, but there are letters to others as well, including Albert Erskine, Robert Lowell, and Charles W. Pipkin. There is also some correspondence...
Dates: 1935-1943

Laura Stedman Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 291
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, and personal papers which document the personal and professional life of Laura Stedman. The correspondence highlights personal and professional affiliations with Edmund Clarence Stedman (grandfather), Dr. George M. Gould (husband), and a number of writers including Martha Dickinson Bianchi, Ednah Proctor Clarke (Hayes), and Cora Miranda Baggerly Older. The papers include examples of Stedman's writing, publications, and a run of her scrapbook...
Dates: 1887-1931, bulk 1894-1926