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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

Joseph and Samuel Darling Account Books and Daybooks

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1877
Overview: Manuscript daybooks and ledgers kept by Joseph Darling and Samuel Darling during their efforts as a pharmacist and physician, respectively, in New Haven, Connecticut, 1797-1850.
Dates: 1797-1850

Basil Davenport papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 489
Overview: The Basil Davenport Papers consist chiefly of correspondence, including a substantial number of outgoing letters from Davenport to his family. The collection also contains Davenport's diaries, drafts of his writings and translations, printed material documenting his career and critical work, and personal papers including genealogical material.
Dates: 1899-1964

Davenport family papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3644
Overview: The collection documents, primarily through correspondence, the Evita and Levi B. Davenport family. It includes 420 autograph and typescript letters, signed, addressed to members of the Davenport family, 1907-1964, undated. Many of the letters are between Evita Davenport and her husband, Levi B. Davenport, her mother, Eva M. Rait, and her son, Lee Davenport, Jr. Matters discussed primarily focus on Evita Davenport's family and social life in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Goldfield, Nevada; and San...
Dates: 1848-1975, bulk 1907-1953

Davies/Scroggie collection of Canadian fur trade documents

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2357
Overview: The collection consists of printed contracts completed in manuscript between Canadian voyageurs and their outfitters (1801-1821) and other documents relating to the Canadian fur trade, including correspondence, financial papers, and legal documents (1724-1856). Outfitters include M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co., M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays & Co., and the American Fur Company. Destinations include Michilimackinac, Grand Portage, Rainy Lake, Fort William, and "Posts of the Northwest in Upper Canada."
Dates: 1724-1856

Davies/Scroggie Collection of White Pass and Yukon Documents and Ephemera

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2627
Overview: The Davies/Scroggie Collection of White Pass and Yukon Documents and Ephemera provides evidence of commerce and transportation in the Yukon Territory and Alaska dating between 1899 and 1947. The Collection largely consists of time rolls and distribution of labor books documenting the firm White Pass and Yukon Route. Other material in the collection includes certificates, customs documents, bills, correspondence, and legal documents, which represent commerce, transportation, and the Klondike...
Dates: 1899-1947

Davies/Scroggie collection of Yukon correspondence and records

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2751
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, receipts and other records that document business and commerce in the vicinity of Dawson, Yukon Territory, in the early twentieth century. The bulk of the material spans the dates 1906 to 1913, with one letter from 1903. The Bank of British North America correspondence documents the activity of the Dawson branch and includes correspondence from grocers, wholesalers, miners, jewelers, and insurance and real estate agents. Landahl's Emporium...
Dates: 1903-1913, bulk 1906-1913

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

Horace Day papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 950
Overview: The papers contain letters, writings, and records of the Day family. Series I holds letters sent to Horace Day from his parents Gad and Roxanna Day, his brother George Edward Day (Yale 1833), his cousin Lucinda Day, and his friends, Yale classmates, and colleagues including Edward E. Atwater, Erasmus Darwin Hudson, Charles Backus McLean, and Noah Porter. Also present are letters of recommendation written on Day's behalf by Jeremiah Day, Eleazar T. Fitch, Anthony D. Stanley, and Nathaniel W....
Dates: 1728-1915, bulk 1833-1874

Letters to Jeremiah Day

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1959
Overview: Circa 1,600 autograph letters, mostly signed, addressed to Jeremiah Day, 1797-1863. Letters pertain chiefly to Day's role as President of Yale College (1817-1846).
Dates: 1797-1863

De Forest family papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 582
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, personal papers, legal and financial records, and related papers of the De Forest family. There is also some correspondence relating to the Sergeant and Shepard families (who married into the De Forest family). Family members prominent in the papers include John Hancock De Forest, his wife Dotha Woodward, and their sons George Frederick De Forest, Henry Alfred De Forest, Andrew Woodward De Forest, and John William De Forest. The papers contain...
Dates: 1813-1953

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

William De Morgan collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 141
Overview: The collection consists of letters and literary manuscripts by William De Morgan. Series I contains letters written to seven acquaintances including T. J. Cobden-Sanderson and William Mozely; some of the topics covered are De Morgan's bicycle patent and a writing project, the inventor John Worrell Keely, and Greek pottery. Series II contains autograph manuscripts and typescripts for four of De Morgan's novels: Joseph Vance (1906), Alice-for-short (1907), It never can happen again (1909), and...
Dates: 1886-1913

Tunis F. Dean papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 797
Overview: The Tunis F. Dean Papers consist of Dean's correspondence files, some of his business and financial papers, some printed ephemera, fourteen scrapbooks, and a small group of photographs. Series I holds correspondence, both personal and professional, including letters from a number of actors and theater managers, particularly those in the Belasco theater organization. Series II holds a small group of personal papers, including a scrapbook devoted to the death of Dean's mother Catherine. Series...
Dates: 1886-1930

Jesse Deane papers and photographs

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1588
Scope and Contents: The Jesse Deane papers and photographs contains correspondence, photographs, negatives, film, videocassettes, printed material, personal papers, artwork and other material by or relating to physique model, photographer, and gay pornographic actor Jesse Deane. Of note is a photographic album and slides that document Fire Island, N.Y. in the 1960s.
Dates: 1940-2013

Toi Derricotte papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 207
Content Description: This collection contains writings, correspondence, journals, photographs, personal papers, teaching material, electronic media, audio recordings, videocassettes, and other material by or relating to poet, writer, and educator, Toi Derricotte. Material related to Cave Canem, the non-profit organization committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of African American poets, is also represented.
Dates: 1934-2015, bulk 1970-2010

Dickins family papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 302
Overview: The Dickins Family Papers contains correspondence, writings, legal documents, and other papers relating to Rachel Dickins, Thomas Eden Dickins, and other members of the Dickins family, as well as diaries, poetry, and a collection of fifteenth through seventeenth century charters with seals. Other materials in the collection relate to James Bean, an assistant paymaster with the East India Company in the Philippines in 1764, Captain William Wilkinson, a financial agent to Sir George Hay, and...
Dates: 1449-2000 and undated, bulk 1449-1899

Frederick Stoever Dickson collection regarding William Makepeace Thackeray

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1100
Overview: The collection consists of manuscript and typescript material created by Frederick Stoever Dickson and others pertaining to Dickson's research on the life and work of William Makepeace Thackeray; included are letters to Dickson from authors, librarians, publishers, and other colleagues.
Dates: 1853-1912, bulk 1891-1912