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Mary Ellen Bute Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 603
Overview: Scripts, correspondence and photographs documenting the film productions of Mary Ellen Bute and Ted Nemeth. The films represented in this collection include "Passages from James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake," "Skin of Our Teeth," and "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking."
Dates: 1907-1985

Gladys Campbell papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 251
Overview: 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

Elizabeth Fuller Chapman papers and films

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 442
Overview: The papers and films document the friendships between Elizabeth Fuller Chapman (1893-1980) and several writers and artists, most notably Alice B. Toklas, Gertrude Stein and Thornton Wilder. Letters in Box 1 date from 1932-1976. Printed material in Box 1 includes theater programs, clippings on Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, and interview notes and transcripts from the filming of the 1970 documentary by Perry Miller Adato, "Gertrude Stein: When You See, Remember Me." The films in Box 2 are...
Dates: 1932-1976

James Joseph Daly papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 649
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and professional activity of poet and playwright James Joseph Daly. Correspondence in the collection consists chiefly of incoming correspondence from writers, journal editors, publishers, and others, but also includes drafts and carbons of outgoing letters and writings and enclosures. Correspondents include Elizabeth Ames at Yaddo, Kenneth Burke, John Cheever, Padraic Colum, Malcolm Cowley at The New...
Dates: 1916-1949

The Richard Donovan Papers

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Call Number: MSS 7
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer, conductor, and educator Richard Donovan (1891-1970)
Dates: 1913-1971 (inclusive)

John Chipman Farrar papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 437
Overview: The John Chipman Farrar Papers consist of correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, personal papers, and printed material relating to the personal and professional life of John Chipman Farrar, and to a lesser degree, his wife Margaret Petherbridge Farrar, between 1916 and 1974. The Papers also document the publishing firms Farrar and Rinehart and Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. A number of authors' correspondence and drafts are included in the Papers.
Dates: 1916-1974

Gilbert A. Harrison papers relating to Thornton Wilder

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 372
Overview: The collection contains research files, interviews, correspondence, writings, and other materials relating to Gilbert A. Harrison's biography of Thornton Wilder, The Enthusiast: A Life of Thornton Wilder (New Haven: Ticknor & Fields, 1983). Harrison's research files, which include notes, photocopies of correspondence and writings, and clippings, make up the bulk of the collection. In addition to the research files, the collection includes: sound recordings of interviews with members of the...
Dates: 1939-1975

Richard Henry Goldstone Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1106
Overview: The papers document Richard Goldstone's process of writing Thornton Wilder's biography, Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait . The collection includes photocopied and original correspondence between Goldstone and Wilder, Goldstone's research notes on Wilder's career and family life, and book reviews and correspondence in response to Goldstone's biography. The collection also contains correspondence between Wilder and friends and family, as well as Goldstone's...
Dates: 1915-1976

The Paul Hindemith Collection

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Call Number: MSS 47
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the German composer Paul Hindemith (1895-1963).
Dates: 1901-1993, inclusive

The John Kirkpatrick Papers

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Call Number: MSS 56
Overview: Correspondence and other writings, music, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American pianist and scholar John Kirkpatrick (1905-1991)
Dates: 1836-1993 (inclusive)

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

Marcia Nardi collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 70
Overview: The Marcia Nardi collection contains correspondence and writings documenting her work as a poet between 1949 and 1983. The collection contains letters to Nardi by Louise Bogan, Marguerite Caetani, Randall Jarrell, Norman Holmes Pearson, Alec Waugh, Thornton Wilder, and others, most offering personal and professional advice and assistance in her efforts to complete a volume of poems. There is also a manuscript miscellany, "The New Helicon," in the hand of John Edmunds and a typescript of Nardi's...
Dates: 1949-1983

Dudley Nichols papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 671
Overview: The Dudley Nichols papers contain correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and work of American screenwriter and director Dudley Nichols. Correspondence with family, friends, authors, critics, actors, and directors includes a number of authors who, like Nichols, served in the Armed Forces during World War I or resided or worked at least briefly in California and Hollywood. There are letters from Edward Dahlberg, William Faulkner, Gene Fowler, Aldous Huxley, William...
Dates: 1903-1969

Quincy Porter Papers

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Call Number: MSS 15
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer Quincy Porter (1897-1966)
Dates: 1897-1975 (inclusive)

The Mel Powell Papers

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Call Number: MSS 70
Overview: Musical scores, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and sound recordings by and about Mel Powell (1923-1998), the composer, jazz pianist, and educator.
Dates: 1942-1991, inclusive

Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 3
Overview: 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

Register to the Papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya

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Call Number: MSS 30
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the German-American composer Kurt Weill (1900-1950) and the German-American actress and singer Lotte Lenya (1898-1981)
Dates: 1890-1984, inclusive

Wilder family correspondence

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1006
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of photocopies of letters to and from Thornton Wilder and other members of the Wilder family. The correspondence roughly spans 1910-1975 and the photocopies were likely made between 1990 and 2009. The photocopies were made for members of the Wilder family from materials previously acquired by the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and other research libraries.
Dates: circa 1990s-2000s

Thornton Wilder collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 162
Overview: The collection consists of letters, manuscripts and other publication material, and other papers related to Thornton Wilder. Included are extensive letters to his close friends Amy Wertheimer and William Layton; letters of literary advice to Joe Etta Lee Clarke and Hester Pickman; and materials concerning his publicist, Lee Keedick, and his publisher, Harper and Row.
Dates: 1918-1983