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William Lyon Phelps papers
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
Wayland Wells Williams papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 551
Overview: The collection contains drafts of writings and correspondence documenting the professional life of New Haven area writer Wayland Wells Williams. Writings contain drafts of published and unpublished novels, including Goshen Street (1920) and "The King of Iceland's Eldest Son," and shorter works. Correspondence includes letters from Yale professor William Lyon Phelps and from prominent contemporaries Thomas Beers and Monty Woolley. There are also production files relating to the collection of...