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- Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 5
- Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 4
- Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 4
- Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805 4
- Speck, William A. (William Alfred), 1864-1928 4
- Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956 3
- Browning, Robert, 1812-1889 3
- James, Henry, 1843-1916 3
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 3
- Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 3
- Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 2
- Barney, Natalie Clifford, 1877-1972 2
- Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959 2
- Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973 2
- Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993 2
- Catholic Church 2
- Cattermole, George, 1800-1868 2
- Coburn, Alvin Langdon, 1882-1966 2
- Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907 2
- Crane, Hart, 1899-1932 2 ∧ less
A. P. Watt and Son records relating to Rudyard Kipling
Call Number: GEN MSS 893
Overview: The records include writings, correspondence and printed materials by or relating to Rudyard Kipling. Writings consist of holograph manuscripts, corrected typescripts, and corrected proofs. The bulk of the correspondence consists of letters from Rudyard Kipling to A. P. Watt and Alec Watt written between 1889 and 1936 concerning both the publication of Kipling's writings and personal matters. Pamphlets by Kipling comprise the bulk of the printed material, which also includes clippings, ephemera...
Hamilton Aïdé papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 207
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence to, from, and about Aïdé; his diary for a trip to Switzerland in the second half of 1870, a scrapbook of reviews of his work, and miscellaneous poetry and prose pieces. The correspondence is both personal and business oriented, including letters from publishers, editors and friends regarding the publicaton of novels and songs. Principal correspondents include Matthew Arnold, Frances Hodgson Burnett,James Anthony Froude, William Money Hardinge, Henry...
Enid Bagnold papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 78
Overview: The papers contain personal and professional correspondence and other papers, including a scrapbook, which document Bagnold's personal life and writing career.
James Baldwin early manuscripts and papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 21
Overview: An early group of materials by Baldwin, including manuscripts, correspondence, artworks and personal papers. Among the manuscripts are drafts of a novel, "Crying Holy", which evolved much later into Baldwin's first published novel, "Go Tell It On the Mountain." The correspondence includes letters from Baldwin's friends in the military, including Tom Martin. Some of the artwork, mostly pencil sketches, is by Baldwin while a number of other items are by a high school friend of his, Martin...
Call Number: OSB MSS 50
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, mainly between members of the Leadbeater family, including Mary Leadbeater and her husband William, and the Shackleton family, including Mary Leadbeater's parents, Elizabeth and Richard Shackleton, her sister, Sarah, and her grandfather, Abraham Shackleton. There is also correspondence with many other relatives, including Mary's cousin, Margaret Pike. Many letters were written by children. There is extensive correspondence between Mary and the poet Melesina...
Joel Barlow Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 568
Scope and Contents: The collection provides evidence of the personal and professional life of Joel Barlow between 1780 and 1813. Most notably the collection contains Barlow’s continuing work on his epic poem The Vision of Columbus (1787), which he ultimately expanded and republished as The Columbiad (1807). The collection contains a printed version of The Vision of Columbus (Paris, 1793) with revisions and additional material, such...
William Beckford collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 102
Overview: The William Beckford Collection consists of correspondence, a few manuscripts, personal papers of Beckford family members, a 16mm motion picture film on Beckford with accompanying reel-to-reel soundtrack, and other papers relating to Beckford research and collections.
Max Beerbohm collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 133
Overview: Correspondence, manuscripts of writings, and artwork by, to, or pertaining to Max Beerbohm.
Dates: ca. 1896-1945
Gwendolyn Bennett Papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 106
Scope and Contents: The collection provides evidence of the personal and professional life of Gwendolyn Bennett. The papers are comprised of correspondence, writings, and personal papers, which shed light into Bennett’s career as a writer and educator, as well as her private life, particularly her relationship with her parents.Correspondents include Langston Hughes, who accompanied his letters with four poems inscribed to Bennett: “Hotel Boy” (1926), “Stalingrad” (1942), “Goodmorning, Stalingrad” (1943),...
Arna Bontemps Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 6
Overview: The Arna Bontemps Collections contains writings and correspondence presented to the James Weldon Johnson Collection by Mr. Bontemps.
Francis William Bourdillon collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 165
Overview: The collection consists almost entirely of printed copies of works by Francis William Bourdillon, especially his narrative poems and occasional verse, along with several versions of his translation of Aucassin et Nicolette. In addition, there are sketchbooks, etchings, and a photograph album containing views of the Swiss Alps.
Dates: 1874-1921, bulk 1880-1900
[Papers: collection of documents from his papers relating to the Popish Plot]
Call Number: OSBORN FB153
Overview: Collection of seven manuscripts, in multiple hands, concerning the Popish Plot, primarily of testimonies and accusations. The collection contains a letter by an unnamed woman to Coventry promising to deliver to him the names of many priests and Jesuits for a promised reward, as well as Coventry's reply assuring her she will be paid. Other items include a report on the death of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey; King Charles II's speech to the House of Lords in 1678; a signed statement by Sir John...
Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 839
Overview: The Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning collection is a mixed-provenance collection of material by and related to Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Series I, Robert Browning Papers, contains a few manuscripts by him, as well as many letters, most written after 1870. Recipients include Mrs. Bayne; Isabel Jane Blagden; Moncure Conway; Charles Deschamps; Frank Hill; William Charles Macready; Felix Moscheles, and William Wetmore Story. Letters to Browning include an...
Dates: 1835-1906 1850-1889, bulk 1850-1889
John Bruce collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 73
Overview: Series I, Letters to John Bruce, consists almost entirely of business and professional letters addressed to him in his roles as Secretary of the Camden Society and editor of many of its early publications. Correspondents include Octavian Blewitt; Sir Robert Harry Inglis; William Jerdan; Macvey Napier; Julia Pardoe; and Thomas Joseph Pettigrew.Series II, Letters of Caroline Amelia Halsted, contains 35 letters from the popular historian to Bruce on the subjects of her royal biographies; her...
"Collection towards forming a history of the now obsolete office of the Master of the Revells"
Call Number: OSBORN D1
Overview: Autograph MSS.
George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 892
Overview: The collection consists primarily of manuscripts and letters by George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron, including a manuscript of the Preface to Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and the manuscript of The Prisoner of Chillon; and letters to John Murray, Francis Hodgson, and Samuel Rogers. Other contents include several letters by Anne Isabella Milbanke, Baroness Byron; two notes by Catherine Byron, the poet's mother; and eighteen letters from Augusta Leigh to Francis Hodgson.
Dates: 1804-1927 1804-1822, bulk 1804-1822
Marian Cox Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 750
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, scrapbooks, personal papers, printed material, and realia relating to the life and work of Marian Cox, spanning the years 1882 to 1972, with the bulk of the materials dating between 1907 and 1963. Papers include correspondence relating chiefly to social engagements, writings by Cox (drafts and printed versions), auction catalogs from Cox's homes in New York and Connecticut, and books inscribed to Cox by their authors. Scrapbooks...
Dates: 1882-1972, bulk 1907-1964
Countee Cullen Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 7
Overview: Countee Cullen gained fame principally as a poet, during the Harlem Renaissance, and later taught in the New York City school system.
Nancy Cunard collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 438
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings and other materials by or related to Nancy Cunard. Correspondence includes letters from Cunard to Miriam J. Benkovitz (biographer and bibliographer of Ronald Firbank), Jinadasa Vijayatunga, and others, as well as letters to Cunard from John Robertson Scott. Writings include typescript and holograph poems and articles by Cunard, and translations of poems by "Geraldine" and Neftalí Beltrán. Also included is a typescript memoir about Cunard by Iris...
Album of watercolors and drawings.
Call Number: GEN MSS 831
Overview: The collection primarily consists of an album filled with drawings, prints, ephemera, and manuscript poems, letters, dedicatory inscriptions, and notes collected or created by John Charles Denham. The album contains 107 small drawings and sketches in graphite, ink, and watercolor by prominent British artists from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries such as Richard Parkes Bonington, John Flaxman, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Paul Sandby, J. M. W. Turner, and Benjamin West, as well as...
Dates: 1777-1935 1790-1835, bulk 1790-1835