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Dorothy Norman papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 792
Abstract: The papers contain correspondence, writings, literary manuscripts, notes, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material documenting Dorothy Norman's activities, writings, and publications including the journal she founded and edited, Twice A Year: a Book of Literature, the Arts, and Civil Liberties. The papers also document Norman's relationships with the photographer Alfred Stieglitz and his circle of artists and writers, in particular her involvement with his...
Dates: 1903-1996

Sherwin B. Nuland papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1113
Abstract:

The Sherwin B. Nuland Papers, which span from 1940 to 2014, contain correspondence, writings, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other papers related to Sherwin B. Nuland's life and work.

Dates: circa 1940s-2014

John O'Hara papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 729
Abstract: 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...
Dates: circa 1934-1970

Agnes Boulton collection of Eugene O'Neill

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 122
Abstract: 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...
Dates: 1910-1959, bulk 1920-1927

Cynthia Ozick papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1599
Content Description: The Cynthia Ozick papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed materials, sound recordings, and personal papers that document Ozick's professional and personal activities. The bulk of the papers range in date from Ozick's youth to the library's acquisition of the papers in 2021. Correspondents include Edward Alexander, Saul Bellow, Leon Edel, Irving Feldman, Merrill Joan Gerber, Irving Howe, Susanne Klingenstein, Gordon Lish, Norman Mailer, Oscar Mandel, Amos Oz, Burton Raffel,...
Dates: circa 1900-2021

Eleanor Perényi papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1771
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, printed material, diaries, research notes, photographs, and other papers by or relating to Eleanor Perényi. Correspondents include Perényi's parents Grace Zaring and Ellis Stone, as well as other writers such as Alfred Corn, Mary McCarthy, J. D. McClatchy, and James Merrill. Letters to her parents describe the social and political atmosphere in Eastern Europe, where she lived with her husband Baron Zsigmond Perényi, prior to and at the...
Dates: 1886-2007, bulk 1937-1988

William Lyon Phelps papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 678
Abstract: 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
Abstract:

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

David Plante papers

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 308
Abstract:

The collection contains correspondence, writings, artwork, and other papers by or relating to the writer David Plante. The bulk of the collection consists of letters to Plante from authors, artists, critics, editors, and film directors, as well as correspondence with Plante's partner, Nikos Stangos, and family members.

Dates: 1927-2014

Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler collection of Katherine Anne Porter

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 153
Abstract:

The collection contains correspondence, manuscript items, notes, and ephemera related to Porter which were found among the Wescott and Wheeler papers.

Dates: 1943-1983

Frederic Prokosch collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 685
Abstract: 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

Dachine Rainer papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 639
Abstract:

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

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 686
Abstract:

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
Abstract:

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

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 835
Abstract: 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...
Dates: 1941-1970

Sarah Ruhl papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1139
Abstract:

The papers include writings, teaching files, and other materials documenting Ruhl’s career as a playwright and essayist and teacher of poetry, playwriting, and modern drama.

Dates: 1990-2017

Stephen Sbarge Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1124
Abstract:

There are fifteen titles by Stephen Sbarge, chiefly drafts, many in the form of photocopies of autograph manuscripts. Some writings are autobiographical, resembling journal or diary entries with reflections on daily activities and concerns, and some include copies or transcriptions of correspondence. Other papers include one journal, loose material removed from the journal, notes and notebooks, which may include drafts of writings, and photographs.

Dates: 1981-2000

David Sedaris papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1958-2010

William David Sherman papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 224
Abstract: 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