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Joe David Bellamy papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 610
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, research and writing files, production files, audiocassettes, professional papers, printed material, a computer disk, and other papers, documenting Bellamy's work as an author and editor, as director of the Literature Program of the National Endowment for the Arts, and as editor and publisher of Fiction International magazine.
Dates: 1962-2014

Michael Benedikt papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 589
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the personal and professional life of author Michael Benedikt. Correspondence in the collection consists of letters to Benedikt from authors and artists, editors and publishers, literary agents and organizations, academic institutions, and others dating largely from the late 1950s to early 1980s. Correspondents include Duane Ackerson, Anna Balakian, Alan Brilliant, A. Poulin, Carolee Schneemann, and others. Writings...
Dates: 1951-2002

Arnold Bennett collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 323
Overview: Writings and correspondence by Arnold Bennett. Correspondence consists of letters by Bennett to others, including 70 to Frank Vernon, and 5 letters to Bennett from John Van Druten, accompanied by carbon typescript copies of Bennett's replies. The Writings include drafts of novels, essays, reviews, and playscripts by Bennett, production notes for the play "Cupid and Commonsense," and a memorandum of agreement concerning the production of the play "The Love Match."
Dates: 1899-1931

E. F. Benson papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 699
Overview: The E. F. Benson Papers consist of writings, correspondence, and business and financial files, documenting Benson's fiction-writing career and spanning the years 1894 to 1929. Writings consist almost entirely of drafts, most corrected, of short stories by Benson, his novel Paul (1906), and an evidently unpublished and untitled novel written in 1906. Among the short stories are two of Benson's most celebrated "spook stories," "The Superannuation Department AD 1945" (1906) and "The Thing in the...
Dates: 1894-1929

Jean Louis Berlandier papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-300
Overview: The papers consist of diaries and accounts written or collected by Jean Louis Berlandier, including works by Rafael Chovell, Manuel de Mier y Teran, José Francisco Ruiz, Stephen F. Austin, Juan Pedro Walker and others. The papers include maps, letters, diaries, histories, and government documents containing geographical, ethnographic, and historical information about the Mexican Republic, particularly the region between the Sabine River and Sierra Madre, with extensive coverage of the areas...
Dates: 1745-1860, bulk 1815-1850

Big Ox Mining Company records

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4330
Overview: Minute books, invoices, and ledgers kept by the Big Ox Mining and Reduction Company (later Big Ox Mining Company) documenting mining efforts in the Marysville-Silver Creek Mining District of Montana, 1889-1927. Included are two photographs of groups of miners and two volumes of printed stock certificates for the company.
Dates: 1889-1927

R. E. Blair collection of Western oil and mining investment prospectuses

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2611
Overview: The collection consists of promotional material, including form letters, maps, reprints of newspaper articles, and publications, that describe oil and mining investment opportunities in various Western states, including Texas, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico, during the time period of the Great Depression. The materials were sent to R. E. Blair as a prospective investor in oil and mining ventures.
Dates: 1928-1941

William Blake collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 914
Overview: The collection consists of documents, correspondence, and drawings by the English artist William Blake and his colleague John Linnell. Included are business and financial documents covering the relationship between Blake and Linnell, a letter from Blake to Linnell, two drawings by Blake, and a portrait of Blake by Linnell. The items were acquired by the library between 1941 and 1973.
Dates: 1780-1957, bulk 1780-1834

Lesley Blanch papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 202
Overview: The Lesley Blanch Papers contain correspondence, photographs, artwork, and printed material by Lesley Blanch or pertaining her life and work. Also included are personal and business papers related to her writings and estate, as well as a small amount of audio and born digital material.
Dates: circa 1850-2011

Jacob Blanck papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 223
Overview: The collection consists primarily of corrected page proofs and a small amount of correspondence created and compiled during the publication of the fourth edition of Merle Johnson's American First Editions (1942).
Dates: 1930-1947

Papers relating to Blind Date and New Blind Date

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 225
Overview: Collection consists of production files, audio recordings, and printed and other materials relating to the literary magazines Blind Date and New Blind Date. The production files contain submissions of short fiction, poetry, interviews, and reviews, many from San Francisco area writers, including instructors and students at the New College of California poetics program. Contributors include: Tom Clark, Diane Di Prima, Edward Dorn, Jack Foley, Gloria Frym, Dick Gallup, Amy Gerstler, Jack...
Dates: 1979-2005, bulk 1987-1998

Blue Press records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1235
Scope and Contents: The Blue Press Records, which span from 1999-2007, contain poetry magazines, production materials, and other papers related to Blue Press's publications.
Dates: 1999-2007

Bohna Family Correspondence

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2763
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence to and from members of the Bohna family in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The letters document daily life and family news of various members of the Bohna family (descendents of Christian Bohna), who were farmers, blacksmiths, and miners in Oregon and California (residing in, among other places, Kern County, California, and in Wasco and Clackamas Counties, Oregon). In addition to members of the Bohna family, principal correspondents include Spurrell...
Dates: 1882-1956

Margaret Bonds papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 151
Overview: Vocal music, most 1960s or undated, consisting of autograph manuscript drafts and arrangements, transparencies, and diazo reproductions, some accompanied by copies of published music; and a small amount of other papers. Autograph manuscript music includes spirituals arranged for solo voice or chorus; The Negro Speaks of Rivers, Songs of the Seasons, Three Dream Portraits, and other songs on texts by Langston Hughes; songs on texts by Edna St. Vincent Millay and other poets; and musicals and...
Dates: 1928-1983, bulk 1960-1969

Book-of-the-Month Club records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 278
Overview: The collection consists of proofs and "first reader reports" that document a component of the selection process for titles that became Book-of-the-Month Club selections. The proofs are pre-publication copies of manuscripts, used by Book-of-the-Month Club judges to select titles. The reports comprise reviews by in-house editors and outside readers of manuscripts under consideration for publication. They were written by a wide variety of individuals including Rosemary Benet, Basil Davenport,...
Dates: 1946-1979

George Borrow collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 324
Overview: Collection includes various manuscripts of poems and essays by Borrow; manuscripts of translations by Borrow of poems by Vincenzo da Filicaia, Claus Frimann, Dafydd ap Gwilym, Duncan Ban MacIntyre, and Goronwy Owen; and one letter from Borrow, probably to John Murray, publisher of Borrow's "The Romany Rye."
Dates: 1833-1862

Borton family papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 801
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, journals, photographs, maps, printed material and other papers, documenting four generations of the Borton family and their military and personal experiences within the First Anglo-Afghan War (1839-1842), the Second Anglo-Afghan War (1843-1880), the First Anglo-Sikh War (1845-1846), also known as the Sutlej campaign, the Crimean War (1853-1856), the Second Boer War (1899-1902), the First World War (1914-1918), India, Iraq, Mauritius and many other...
Dates: 1804-1973

Keith Botsford papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 471
Overview: The Papers consist of correspondence, writings, and other papers that document the life and work of Keith Botsford from the beginning of his career to 1969. Correspondence is both professional and personal, and documents Botsford's writing and editing activity, as well as his involvement in International PEN and the Congress for Cultural Freedom. Writings include corrected typescript and autograph manuscript drafts, proofs and other related material, dating from 1940 to 1967.
Dates: 1890-2019

Bottle of Smoke Press records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1234
Content Description: The Bottle of Smoke Records, which span from 1947-2019, contains correspondence, production materials, financial records, electronic media, printed material, realia, and other records relating to publications by Bottle of Smoke Press.
Dates: 1947-2019

Agnes Boulton papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 308
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, and other papers broadly relating to Agnes Boulton. Writings include a typescript for Agnes Boulton's memoir about her marriage to Eugene O'Neill, Part of a Long Story (1958), and a partial typescript of Trouble in the Flesh (1959) by Max Wylie, as well as handwritten and typed notes (perhaps those of Boulton) for story and play ideas. Correspondence includes letters received by Agnes Boulton and extensive correspondence of the Clarence...
Dates: 1891-1982