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Countee Cullen Collection

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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.
Dates: 1923-1946

Nancy Cunard collection

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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...
Dates: 1930-1965

Album of watercolors and drawings.

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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

Dial/Scofield Thayer papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 34
Overview: The papers document the life and activities of Scofield Thayer and the history of Dial Magazine under his ownership. They include the surviving Dial office files, with correspondence by Alyse Gregory, Marianne Moore, Gilbert Seldes, Kenneth Burke, and J. Sibley Watson; manuscripts, typescripts and corrected galleys of submissions to the magazine by authors including Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, George Santayana, William Butler Yeats, and Glenway Wescott; and advertising material....
Dates: 1879-1982, bulk 1920-1925

W. E. B. Du Bois Collection

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 8
Overview: The W. E. B. Du Bois Collection contains Correspondence, Writings, including drafts of Dusk of Dawn, and The World and Africa, and Subject Files.
Dates: 1889-1970

George Eliot and George Henry Lewes collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 963
Overview: The collection includes correspondence by, to and about Eliot and Lewes. There are 4 journals, 1 diary, several notebooks with notes for a projected novel, quotes, poetry, and early school essays all belonging to George Eliot, accompanied by reviews and scripts of dramatizations of Daniel Deronda in the 1920s and 1970s. With 3 journals, 9 diaries, and notebooks with research notes belonging to George Henry Lewes, accompanied by miscellaneous writings, including several chapters of Problems of...
Dates: 1834-1981

Walter O. Evans collection of Frederick Douglass and Douglass Family papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 240
Content Description: This collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, personal papers, writings, photographs, printed material, ephemera, and other papers by or relating to Frederick Douglass. These materials document Frederick Douglass's work as an orator, author, publisher, and statesman including speaking engagements, travel, and political appointments. The collection also includes materials that document the personal and professional lives of multiple members of the Douglass family including Lewis Henry...
Dates: circa 1846-1946

General Collection manuscript miscellany

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Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Overview: Single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts, including literary manuscripts, letters, and other documents. Materials are grouped under headings by author or corporate name.
Dates: [ca. 1600-ongoing]

Lady Mary Hamilton papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 75
Overview: Series I, Letterbook of Lady Mary Hamilton, contains correspondence by and to the author Lady Mary Hamilton, principally with her daughter Betsey Walker Thiébault and her son-in-law Paul Thiébault; her siblings, including Anne Leslie Carnegie, Countess of Northesk, and Alexander Leslie; and with George Robinson Hamilton and Sir Herbert Croft. Series II, Family Papers, contains a detailed biographical memoir of Lady Mary by her grandson, Baron Adolphe Thiébault.
Dates: 1758-1863

William Hazlitt collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 33
Overview: Letters from William Hazlitt to various parties, along with letters by Hazlitt's father (William Hazlitt) and Hazlitt's son (William Hazlitt) as well as three manuscripts by Hazlitt.
Dates: 1790-1835

Maurice Hewlett collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 60
Overview: Collection contains letters by Maurice Hewlett to various recipients, including Sir John Collings Squire, and some third party correspondence. Also in the collection are holograph and typescript writings by Hewlett including his Song of the Plow, an obituary of Hewlett and a collotype of Hewlett by Alvin Langdon Coburn.
Dates: 1892-1930

Laurence Heyworth collection of English religious manuscripts

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Call Number: OSB MSS 172
Overview: The collection consists of 73 volumes, mostly in English, containing sermons, sermon-notes, prayers, religious reflections, tracts, commonplace books, Biblical commentaries, and other religious and theological texts, mostly from the later seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Almost half of the volumes include sermons or sermon notes. Most authors are unidentified, but identified authors include John Nicholas, John Henderson, and William Barton. Devotional works include William Chilcot's...
Dates: 1550-1820, bulk 1650-1710

Elizabeth Hudson collection of E. Œ. Somerville and personal papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 28
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, drawings and paintings, and other papers documenting the life of E. Œ. Somerville, as well as materials related to Elizabeth Hudson's interest in the military and her involvement in the relief efforts of World Wars I and II. Correspondence includes letters to Hudson from the Chiswick Press, Hildegarde Coghill, Geraldine Cummins, Edith Somerville, Moira Somerville, and A. J. A. Symons concerning the Somerville family's life in Ireland, Edith...
Dates: 1879-1970

Langston Hughes collection

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 28
Overview: The Langston Hughes Collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, video recordings, electronic files, and other material documenting the life, work, and remembrance of Langston Hughes.Series I, Josephine DeWitt Rhodehamel Gift, is organized into three subseries: Letters from Langston Hughes, Writings of Langston Hughes and Writings of Others. There are letters to Rhodehamel and holograph and typescript versions of poems for Dear Lovely Death.Series...
Dates: 1924-1969

Leigh Hunt collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 65
Overview: Letters from Leigh Hunt to various parties, including Charles Ollier; manuscripts by Hunt, including his "Ultra Crepidarius," a satire on William Gifford, which includes a photograph of William Hazlitt.
Dates: 1817-1854

Zora Neale Hurston Collection

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 9
Overview: The Zora Neale Hurston Collection contains Correspondence, Writings, including drafts of her autobiography, Dust Tracks on the Road, the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, and a play written in collaboration with Langston Hughes, "Mule Bone," as well as a study of Hurston written in 1972 by Robert Hemenway.
Dates: 1930-1972

Barbara Isted collection of Thomas Percy

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Call Number: GEN MSS 465
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and other papers of and about Thomas Percy, preserved by his daughter Barbara Isted and mainly concerning Percy and Isted family matters, such as inheritances and the death of Barbara Isted's infant daughter. Includes manuscripts of "Oh Nanny wilt thou gang wi' me" and another poem written to his wife, as well as obituaries, copies of his will, genealogies, and copies of poems by other writers.
Dates: 1754-1812

James S. Jaffe collection of Jonathan Williams and The Jargon Society

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 332
Overview: This collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, galley proofs, and artwork that documents a varied sample of projects undertaken by Jonathan Williams and The Jargon Society, 1949-1990. Correspondence documents associations Williams had with collaborators for projects for The Jargon Society and with other publishers. Correspondents include Dana Winslow Atchley, Thomas A. Clark, Ian Gardner, Michael Loeb, Tom Phillips, U. Grant Roman, David Ruff, Henry Holmes Smith, Jon Edgar Webb, and...
Dates: 1949-1990, bulk 1968-1980

Henry Hurford Janes-Josephine Baker collection

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 2
Overview: The Henry Hurford Janes-Josephine Baker Collection consists of letters, biographical materials, clippings, and photographs collected by Mr. Janes documenting Josephine Baker's life, principally after 1943.
Dates: 1926-1986

F. S. Joelson papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 634
Overview: The collection consists of material relating to F. S. Joelson and his work as editor of the weekly newspaper, East Africa and Rhodesia, and as author of works on East Africa and colonialism. Material includes typescripts of works by or believed to be by Joelson; correspondence and printed material relating to the publication of Joelson's book Germany's Claim to the Colonies (1939); scrapbooks of clippings from the "Who's Who" column of East Africa; scrapbooks of clippings from other East...
Dates: 1917-1982