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Louis Auchincloss collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 460
Overview: The Louis Auchincloss collection contains writings and a 2011 Addition. Writings consist of corrected drafts and proofs for works reflecting the diversity of Auchincloss's literary output from the mid 1960s to 1980s. Works include the following: the novels The Embezzlers (1966), A World of Profit (1968), The Country Cousin (1978), The Cat and the King (1981), and Watchfires (1982); a short story collection, Tales of Manhattan (1987); and a collection of critical essays on women writers,...
Dates: 1966-1981

John James Audubon collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 829
Overview: The collection contains autograph letters, signed, written by John James Audubon to his wife Lucy Green Bakewell Audubon and colleagues, one of his engraved visiting cards, and autograph manuscript writings by Audubon and fellow naturalists Thomas McCulloch, Thomas Nuttall, and John Kirk Townsend. Prominent among the letters is one of 4,000 words from Audubon to his wife, written from Edinburgh in 1826, in which he describes exhibitions of his drawings and various social events, with a...
Dates: 1823-1898, bulk 1826-1840

Aurora, Esmeralda County, Nevada collection

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-1327
Overview: The records document the first decade of Aurora's existence. The collection contains tax receipts for local businesses and citizens, trader's licenses, abstracts of mine titles, stock documents, and papers of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Esmeralda Lodge No. 6. A few records relate to the Kimbal & Canfield company's business in El Dorado County.
Dates: 1852-1927

Alfred Austin collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 219
Overview: Correspondence, writings and photographs by or about Alfred Austin. The correspondence consists of 14 letters from Austin to various people,and over 140 letters to Austin or his wife. The writings consist of holograph drafts, typescripts, and proofs of poems, playscripts, and notes by Austin. The photographs consist of portraits of Austin and views of his estate, Swinford.
Dates: ca. 1865-1915

"Autographs of English literati"

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Call Number: OSBORN D98
Overview: MSS.
Collection of autograph letters of various English literary figures.
Dates: 1800-1820

James T. Babb Correspondence

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1011
Overview: Incoming correspondence and outgoing typescript carbons, most 1965-1968, with some related writings and speeches by Babb, typescript carbon. Some correspondence concerns Yale University Library, Library acquisitions, donors Paul Mellon and the Beinecke family, and the founding of the Yale Center for British Art. Other correspondence relates to Babb's collecting of William Beckford and William McFee, or to his work in assembling a library for the White House, 1962-1967, including...
Dates: 1962-1968, bulk 1965-1968

Backwoods Broadsides records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1231
Scope and Contents: The Backwoods Broadsides Records, which span from 1972-2010, contain correspondence, printed material, and production files relating to Backwoods Broadsides and their output.
Dates: 1972-2010

George Pierce Baker papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 385
Overview: The George Pierce Baker Papers contain scripts from a scenario workshop that he taught at Yale and student papers from other courses.
Dates: 1910-1949

[Letterbook]

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Call Number: OSBORN FC109 1/2
Overview: Anonymous MS.
Collection of copies of 210 letters to and from Baker dating from 1722 to 1770; letters discuss scientific subjects, especially microscopy, electricity, and the education of deaf children; also discuss contemporary affairs, most notably the Jacobite Rebellion (1745-1746) and the London earthquake (1750).
Dates: 1722-1770

"Correspondence"

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Call Number: OSBORN FD10
Overview: Autograph MS.
Collection of autograph drafts of letters to various recipients, including a few letter to Banks from various correspondents, concerning scientific matters, the Royal Society, etc.; includes portrait engraving.
Dates: 1785-1809

Maurice Baring collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 322
Overview: Includes letters from Baring to Eugénie Strong, 1900-1939, and a carbon of one letter from Strong to Baring, 1925; corrected typescript of "The Coat Without Seam"; corrected proofs of "The Song of the Nameless", with manuscript poem; corrected typescript of "Passages from Three Notebooks"; manuscript volume labeled: "French Parodies and Russian Exercises"; manuscript volume of various poems labeled "Sonnets and Lyrics"; and corrected typescript and manuscript of "A Luncheon Party".
Dates: 1891-1939

George Barker collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 858
Overview: The collection consists of poetry and prose by George Barker in autograph, typescript, and printed forms, including poems with autograph revisions by T. S. Eliot. Also present are a small group of letters to Barker from editors and colleagues including Brian Higgins and Oscar Williams, six line drawings by Barker, and a collection of ten typescripts of poems by William Bell.
Dates: 1933-1967

J. Neilson Barry collection of western maps

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3977
Overview: Published articles and manuscript maps created by John Neilson Barry, circa 1912-1944. Articles have been handbound by Barry and include his manuscript and typescript annotations as well as his illustrated maps of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Materials pertain to the histories of Oregon and Washington with a focus on expeditions through the Pacific Northwest and along the Columbia River, specifically the Astor Expedition (1810-1813), Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806), and John Colter's...
Dates: 1912-1944

Philip Barry papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 414
Overview: The Philip Barry Papers document Barry's development and career as a playwright, from his earliest production at Yale in 1919 to his final work in 1949. The Papers are composed chiefly of Barry's notes, sketches, and drafts of his plays, materials relating to the production and publication of his plays, and correspondence with friends, family, fans, and colleagues in the worlds of theater and literature. Additional materials are also present, including scripts of plays by other authors, college...
Dates: 1917-1950

Ralph Bates Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1013
Overview: The Papers contain correspondence with literary colleagues and family, most 1960s-1990s; drafts and reviews of novels and short stories, 1960s-2000; writings of others about Bates, most 1980s-1990s; audiocassettes of lectures by Bates about literature, 1960s-1970s, and interviews with him about his life and writings, 1980s; personal papers, including biographical information and legal documents, 1930s-1970s; a few photographs and documents concerning his International Brigade service during...
Dates: 1930-2002, bulk 1960-1995

L. Frank Baum collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 13
Overview: The papers contain writings, production reviews, programs and advertisements, plus correspondence and other papers concerned with the collecting, publishing, and producing of Baum and his works.
Dates: 1883-1982 (inclusive)

Stanley Yale Beach papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 802
Overview: The papers primarily contain correspondence between Stanley Yale Beach and his family, friends, and colleagues in the aeronautical and engineering fields. The bulk of the collection is his correspondence with engineers and manufacturers, in particular those in Germany, as well as with his friend, poet Harry Arthur Powell. A small group of files reveal Beach's investigation into the missing French aviators Charles Nungesser and François Coli, and his relationship with the New York clairvoyant...
Dates: 1911-1948, bulk 1917-1933

Beaver Creek Ranch Company papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1301
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, business, and legal papers documenting the history of the Beaver Creek Ranch Company. Subjects discussed include the managment of the ranch, cattle drivers, and the responsibilities of ranch owners.
Dates: 1882-1915

Frederick W. Beinecke collector's files

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2760
Overview: The files consist of inventories and a card index for Frederick W. Beinecke's Western Americana collection. The collection documented in this material was donated to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, chiefly between 1960 and 1971. The inventories (Series I.) document Frederick W. Beinecke's larger donations, including a collection on the Mexican War in 1960, a collection of printed material in 1962, and material donated at the time of his death in 1971. The card index (Series II.)...
Dates: 1950-1971

Walter Beinecke papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 846
Overview: The Walter Beinecke Papers consist of subject files containing correspondence, personal papers, autobiographical writings, and documents concerning the Beinecke family, the Sperry and Hutchinson Company, and Beinecke's business investments, book collecting, and work in Nantucket historic preservation; other correspondence, including correspondence with book vendor Howard S. Mott and family letters; other personal papers, such as financial and legal records, address books, and diaries;...
Dates: circa 1900-2004, bulk 1930-1990