Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 261–280 of 280

Ron Whyte papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 670
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, audiovisual material, and personal papers that document the life and work of playwright, editor, and activist Ron Whyte (circa 1942-1989). The largest series, Writings, includes drafts and circulating versions of dozens of works of drama and prose by Ron Whyte, including many unproduced plays. The documentation of Whyte's writings also includes material from his time as a student, spanning from high school to...
Dates: 1939-1995

Wilder family correspondence

 Collection
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

Katharine Buell Wilder family papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 18
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, photographs, drawings, scrapbooks, and other material documenting the life of Katharine Buell Wilder and several other members of the Buell, Heinz, Samter, and Wilder families.
Dates: 1764-1996, bulk 1906-1987

Thornton Wilder collection

 Collection
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

Thornton Wilder papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 108
Overview: 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

Max Wilk papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 828
Overview: The collection consists of typescript drafts of books, plays, screenplays, radio plays, teleplays, and notes, transcripts of interviews, and other research materials relating to Wilk's various writing projects; correspondence with friends, professional colleagues, and research subjects; scrapbooks; audiovisual material; printed material including magazines, books, and stage production programs of shows he wrote or attended; posters; music scores; and other materials documenting Wilk's literary...
Dates: 1735-2011, bulk 1944-2005

Terry Tempest Williams papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2700
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, including manuscripts and proofs, journals, notebooks, day books, research files, photographs, printed materials, awards, artwork, and audiovisual materials related to the life and work of Terry Tempest Williams.
Dates: 1872-2015, bulk 1967-2015

Wayland Wells Williams papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1910-1942

William Carlos Williams papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 116
Overview: The William Carlos Williams Papers document the life and work of poet, prose writer, dramatist, and physician William Carlos Williams. The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, medical records, artwork, sound recordings, newspaper clippings and printed material, and personal papers. The papers primarily document Williams's life as a prolific writer, including drafts of prose, poetry, drama, lectures and readings; and correspondence and writings of others that reveal his...
Dates: circa 1880-1985, bulk 1930-1973

Edmund Wilson papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 187
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, subject files, financial records, photographs, and personal and family papers documenting Wilson's life and work. The papers span the years 1829-1986, encompassing early family documents through materials concerning posthumous publication of Wilson's books and journals. The bulk of the collection dates from the beginnings of Wilson's literary career, ca. 1920, through his death in 1972.Series I, Correspondence, contains...
Dates: 1829-1986, bulk 1920-1972

Elena Wilson papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 188
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, printed materials, and personal and family papers documenting the life of Elena Wilson and her work as literary executor of Edmund Wilson. The bulk of the collection dates from 1972-1979, after Edmund's death; also present are a small amount of early papers and documents of Elena's family. Series I, Correspondence, includes letters from Edmund Wilson, letters of condolence received after his death, and correspondence concerning...
Dates: 1906-1979, bulk 1972-1979, 1906-1979, bulk 1972-1979

Eugene Winick papers relating to Eugene O'Neill

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 758
Overview: The Eugene Winick papers relating to Eugene O'Neill consist of correspondence and other papers dating from the mid 1920s through late 1940s. There is correspondence addressed to Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill from publishers, literary agents, law firms, and individuals, with large files for the literary agency, Richard J. Madden Play Company, Random House, Theatre Guild, and the law firm of Harry Weinberger. There are also subject folders for "foreign letters" and "requests" relating to...
Dates: 1923-1949

Jane Wodening papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1331
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, digital files, and other papers by and relating to American writer and artist Jane Wodening. Correspondence includes exchanges with other prominent writers and artists such as Lucia Berlin, Cid Corman, Ed Dorn, Guy Davenport, Merrill Gilfillan, Bobbie Louise Hawkins, Carolee Schneemann, Alec Finlay, and Jonas Mekas. Materials, including notes, drafts, and manuscripts, document Wodening's writing career and provide insight...
Dates: 1907-2010, bulk 1967-2019

Bernard Wolfe papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 831
Overview: The collection includes correspondence, writings and research material, photographs, printed material, and personal papers relating to American author Bernard Wolfe. There is correspondence, including incoming and outgoing letters, with family, friends, writers, publishers, editors, and labor organizations. Individual corrrespondents include: Pearl Buck, Marcel Duhamel, Dwight MacDonald, Henry Miller, A. J. Muste, John Crowe Ranson, Harry Ross, and Wolfe's brother Albert; there is a third-party...
Dates: 1920s-1998

Jacqueline Woodson papers

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 245
Content Description: This collection consists of writings, correspondence, notebooks, journals, papers related to appearances and readings, printed materials, writings of others, photographs, personal papers, artwork, computer media, and audiovisual materials by or related to author Jaqueline Woodson. Writings comprise the bulk of the collection, documenting Woodson's writings for children, young adults, and adults, spanning novels including Another Brooklyn (Harper Collins, 2016), Brown Girl Dreaming (Penguin,...
Dates: 1980-2021

C. D. Wright papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 820
Overview: The C. D. Wright papers consists of correspondence, writings, notebooks, and printed and other material relating chiefly to Wright's literary and professional activities. There is correspondence from writers, artists, literary scholars, family, and friends. Named correspondents include Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Forrest Gander, Peter Gizzi, W. S. Merwin, Michael Ondaatje, Keith and Rosmarie Waldrop, Marjorie Welish, and Elizabeth Willis, among others. The writings include drafts, proofs, and other...
Dates: 1923-2012

Yale Review records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 145
Overview: The papers consist of business correspondence, sometimes accompanied by submissions and proofs, between the editors of the Yale Review and the writers whose works appeared in the journal. Authors represented include John Jay Chapman, Walter De la Mare, Robert Frost, William Inge, Walter Lippmann, William Lyon Phelps, Edward Arlington Robinson, Sara Teasdale, and Louis Untermeyer.
Dates: 1911-1949

Yale University Press records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 552
Overview: The records contain setting copies and proofs for works published by the press from 1919 through 1964 for many well-known twentieth century authors. Materials relating to multiple titles dating from the 1950s can be found, for example, for Gertrude Stein and Eugene O'Neill. Works can also be found for a number of authors affiliated with the University either as students or faculty. Many of the early titles in the collection were published as part of the Yale Series of Younger Poets. These...
Dates: 1919-1964

Stephen Yenser papers relating to James Merrill

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 581
Overview: This collection consists of material created and accumlated by Stephen Yenser in the course of researching and editing the literary work of James Merrill. Material primarily includes correspondence between Yenser and Merrill spanning 1967 to 1995 and various drafts of Merrill's writings.
Dates: 1967-2001

Marguerite Young papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 547
Overview: The Marguerite Young Papers document the work of writer Marguerite Young. The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, drafts of writings, audiovisual material, notebooks, research files, printed material, photographs, artwork, realia, and financial papers spanning the years 1925 to 1999. The bulk of the collection consists of Young's drafts of writings, correspondence, and audiovisual material. Writings include autograph manuscript and typescript drafts, printed versions,...
Dates: 1925-1999