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Coburn Britton papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 650
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and literary activities of American poet and publisher Coburn Britton. The correspondence features a nearly three-decade long exchange between Britton and Jack Sullivan, some of which was compiled and published as Letters from Jack: Sex & Hell in Manhattan and Backwoods Maine (2002). In addition, there are small groups of correspondence with others, including Glenway Wescott, Edward Dahlberg, and...
Dates: 1919-1997

Mary Butts papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 487
Abstract: The Mary Butts Papers consist of writings, correspondence, and other papers of the British writer Mary Butts, as well as papers of her daughter Camilla Rodker Bagg and other family members, and the research files and drafts of writings about Butts of several researchers. The papers span the years 1830 to 1990, but the bulk fall between 1915-37. They are organized into three series: Papers of Mary Butts, ...
Dates: 1830-1990, bulk 1915-1937

Gladys Campbell papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 251
Abstract:

The Gladys Campbell Papers contain correspondence, writings, and other papers that document the work of the poet Gladys Campbell and other members of the University of Chicago Poetry Club, as well as her relationships with other poets. The papers also contain writings of George Dillon, Charles Bell, Janet Lewis, Maurice Lesemann, Naomi Clark, and Morton Zabel. The papers span the years 1914 to 1995.

Dates: 1914-1995

Eleanor Clark papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 315
Abstract:

The Eleanor Clark Papers consists of writings, correspondence, and other materials documenting the life and work of the writer Eleanor Clark.

Dates: 1876-1996, bulk 1933-1986

Josephine Boardman Crane papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 292
Abstract:

The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, event files, and personal papers that document Josephine Boardman Crane's role as a socialite, patron, and philanthropist. These materials record Crane's daily activities, including a broad range of cultural events and numerous social contacts.

Dates: 1912-1972, bulk 1926-1963

Mina Kirstein Curtiss papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 14
Abstract:

The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence.

Dates: 1917-1966 (inclusive)

Dial/Scofield Thayer papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 34
Abstract: 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

Jared French papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 732
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other materials documenting the life and career of painter Jared French and a circle of friends and collaborators. Correspondence with individuals and cultural institutions, chiefly museums and galleries, document French's personal and professional affairs, with significant representation from members of the literary and artistic and gay male communities in New York during the middle decades of the twentieth century. In addition to large...
Dates: 1921-1990

Eardley Knollys papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 205
Scope and Contents:

The Eardley Knollys papers contains correspondence, writings, personal and family papers, photographs, and business papers relating to Eardley Knollys and Storran Gallery. Material documents Knollys's relationships with writers, artists, poets, playwrights, and art critics.

Dates: 1862-2009

Glenway Wescott collection of Nelson Lansdale papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 149
Abstract:

The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, and other personal items relating to a period of Lansdale's life between 1936-1951, including his work for Newsweek magazine.

Dates: 1936-1951

George Platt Lynes diaries and memorabilia

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 147
Abstract: The George Platt Lynes diaries consist of diaries and datebooks which record his activities and thoughts, starting with a journal of Lynes' first trip to Europe in 1925 and ending with entries in a pocket datebook just weeks before his death in 1955. Though his early and later years are well documented, there are no diaries for the years 1931-1941. Accompanying the diaries are a few odd pieces of personal memorabilia, including a notebook of dinners given during the early 1940s and printed...
Dates: 1921-1955

Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler collection of Marianne Moore

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 152
Abstract:

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

Dates: 1923-1972

Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler collection of Katherine Anne Porter

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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

Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 3
Abstract:

The papers contain correspondence, writings, subject files and personal papers documenting the personal life and writing career of Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant and such subjects as the Taos writers colony, the Indian rights movement, popular psychology, and life in Paris during World War I. Major correspondents include Randolph Bourne, John Collier, Alyse Gregory, Sidney Howard, Haniel Long, Amy Lowell, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and Thornton Wilder.

Dates: 1903-1965

Florine and Ettie Stettheimer papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 20
Abstract:

The papers contain correspondence, diaries, writings, materials related to the production of Four Saints in Three Acts and the paintings of Florine Stettheimer, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1898-1974 (inclusive), bulk 1906-1953

Bernardine Szold-Fritz correspondence

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 544
Abstract:

The collection contains correspondence to Bernardine Szold-Fritz from well-known cultural figures from the 20th century.

Dates: circa 1917-1973

Robert Penn Warren papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 51
Abstract:

The papers consist of drafts of manuscripts and related material, correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting Warren's life from his undergraduate years until his death in 1989.

Dates: 1906-1989

Glenway Wescott papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 134
Abstract: The Glenway Wescott Papers consist of correspondence, journals, notebooks, manuscripts, personal and financial papers, research files,photographs, graphic items, clippings, objects, and audiotapes. The material documents Wescott's life, work, and personal relationships with many noted artists, writers, and performers of the 20th century including his long-time companion, Monroe Wheeler, many of whose papers are included here.Series I, Correspondence, consists of six subseries:...
Dates: 1900-1990

Monroe Wheeler papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 136
Abstract: The Monroe Wheeler Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts,personal and financial papers, photographs, graphic items, clippings, and objects which document Wheeler's life and work, principally at the Museum of Modern Art.Series I, Correspondence, contains letters found in Monroe Wheeler's archive following the processing of the Glenway Wescott Papers (YCAL MSS 134), which holds the majority of letters to and from Wheeler. Series II. Writings, gathers together material from...
Dates: 1890-1995

Thornton Wilder papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 108
Abstract: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence with family, friends, and literary colleagues; and writings, accompanied by related material. There are smaller amounts of personal papers, printed material, photographs, memorabilia, and audio recordings. The material documents Wilder's life and work, in particular his career as a successful novelist and playwright.Series I, Correspondence, consists of four subseries: Family Correspondence; General Correspondence; First Name Only and...
Dates: 1892-1991, bulk 1935-1975