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Charles L. Adams papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2615
Overview: The collection consists of material created and collected by Charles Adams in the course of his research and teaching activities as a scholar of Frank Waters and a professor of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Material includes correspondence; transcripts and sound recordings of interviews with Waters; sound recordings of various seminars, lectures, and talks about Waters; typescripts of writings by and about Waters; photocopies, reprints, and excerpts of published works by...
Dates: 1946-2005, (bulk 1970-2005)

Léonie Adams and William Troy papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 316
Overview: The Léonie Adams and William Troy Papers consist of correspondence, writings, teaching materials, and other papers that document the personal and professional lives of both writers and teachers. The papers span the years 1902 to 1980.
Dates: 1902-1987

Daisy Aldan papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 613
Overview: The Daisy Aldan Papers document the work of poet, editor, educator, translator, and filmmaker Daisy Aldan. The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, drafts of writings, writings of others, notebooks, diaries, teaching material, artwork, audiovisual material, photographs, printed material, and personal papers spanning the years 1919 to 2000.
Dates: 1919-2000

Ann Petry manuscripts

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 206
Scope and Contents: The Ann Petry Manuscripts contains the writings of American author Ann Petry. Writings consist of drafts of Petry’s novels Country Place (1947) and The Street (1946), some with extensive revisions. Some draft pages were written on the back of Negro Women, Incorporated, newsletters and governance documents. Also included are drafts of Petry's review of Margaret Halsey’s Color Blind: A White Woman Looks at the Negro...
Dates: circa 1944-1947

George Warren Arms collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 170
Overview: The George Warren Arms collection consists of letters, manuscripts and subject files documenting research on 19th and early 20th century American authors.Series I, Correspondence, is organized into two subseries for General and Third-Party Correspondence. General Correspondence consists of correspondence between Arms and writers, scholars, booksellers, autograph dealers and others. The Third-Party Correspondence consists of letters by 19th and early 20th century American authors collected...
Dates: 1848-1988

Louis Auchincloss collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 460
Overview: The Louis Auchincloss collection contains writings and a 2011 Addition. Writings consist of corrected drafts and proofs for works reflecting the diversity of Auchincloss's literary output from the mid 1960s to 1980s. Works include the following: the novels The Embezzlers (1966), A World of Profit (1968), The Country Cousin (1978), The Cat and the King (1981), and Watchfires (1982); a short story collection, Tales of Manhattan (1987); and a collection of critical essays on women writers,...
Dates: 1966-1981

Leonard Bacon papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 487
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, printed material and other papers that document the life and work of the poet Leonard Bacon. Correspondence is both professional and personal, and documents Bacon's writing and publishing activities as well as his personal and family relationships. Writings include drafts and proofs for many of his published works including Ulug Beg (1923), Lost Buffalo, and Other Poems (1930), The Furioso (1932), Dream and Action (1934), and Semi-Centennial...
Dates: 1834-1962, bulk 1897-1962

James Baldwin early manuscripts and papers

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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...
Dates: 1941-1945

Danford Barney papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 466
Overview: The Danford Barney papers contains correspondence, drafts of writings, photographs, and other material relating to poet and photographer Danford Barney. Correspondence in the collection contains letters from many Yale-affiliated faculty, authors, and collaborators, including Stephen Vincent Benét, William Rose Benét, Henry Seidel Canby, John Farrar, Brian Hooker, Benjamin R. C. Low, William Lyon Phelps, and Thornton Wilder, as well as authors who commented on Barney's work, such as John Hall...
Dates: 1877-1953

Jeanne C. Barney papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4483
Scope and Contents: The collection includes correspondence, writings, legal documents, photographs, ephemera, and artwork concerning Jeanne C. Barney, leather culture, and gay rights activism in California, circa 1968-1982. Present are original letters and typescript drafts for Barney’s advice columns, subscription forms and correspondence for the Leather Fraternity, and legal documents concerning Barney’s arrest and trial after the Mark IV raid. Also included are letters from Robert A. Sullivan, who was...
Dates: 1968-1982

Philip Barry papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 414
Overview: The Philip Barry Papers document Barry's development and career as a playwright, from his earliest production at Yale in 1919 to his final work in 1949. The Papers are composed chiefly of Barry's notes, sketches, and drafts of his plays, materials relating to the production and publication of his plays, and correspondence with friends, family, fans, and colleagues in the worlds of theater and literature. Additional materials are also present, including scripts of plays by other authors, college...
Dates: 1917-1950

Michael Basinski poems and other papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1242
Content Description: Collection consists chiefly of visual poems and collages by Basinski, including one collaboration between Basinski and Ginny O'Brien. Other papers include one autograph notebook, with text and drawings, and printed materials announcing work by Basinski.
Dates: circa 1998-2019

Thomas Beer Collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 389
Overview: The Thomas Beer Collection contains correspondence between Beer and his publisher Alfred A. Knopf and printed versions of Beer's writings. The Collection also contains reviews of Beer's writings, articles about Beer, original illustrations for Beer's publications, and a photograph of Beer.
Dates: 1919-1947

Joe David Bellamy papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 610
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, research and writing files, production files, audiocassettes, professional papers, printed material, a computer disk, and other papers, documenting Bellamy's work as an author and editor, as director of the Literature Program of the National Endowment for the Arts, and as editor and publisher of Fiction International magazine.
Dates: 1962-2014

Michael Benedikt papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 589
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the personal and professional life of author Michael Benedikt. Correspondence in the collection consists of letters to Benedikt from authors and artists, editors and publishers, literary agents and organizations, academic institutions, and others dating largely from the late 1950s to early 1980s. Correspondents include Duane Ackerson, Anna Balakian, Alan Brilliant, A. Poulin, Carolee Schneemann, and others. Writings...
Dates: 1951-2002

Gwendolyn Bennett Papers

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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),...
Dates: 1918-1976

Benét Family Collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1108
Dates: 1912-1979

Benét Family Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1107
Scope and Contents: The Benét family papers consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and other papers documenting the lives and activities of four generations of the Benét family. Material relating to members of the Rose, Mahon, and Carr families can also be found. The collection spans the years from 1849 to 1994. The defining thread to the collection runs from Brigadier General Stephen Vincent Benét and his wife Laura Amanda (Walker) Benét through their son James Walker Benét and his wife Frances...
Dates: 1836-1994

Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1046
Scope and Contents: The Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American authors Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét. The collection spans the years 1829 to 1962, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1910 to 1943.

Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, German, Polish, and Swedish.
Dates: 1829-1962, bulk 1920-1943

William Rose Benét Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1100
Scope and Contents: The William Rose Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American author and editor William Rose Benét. The collection spans the years 1847 to 1957, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1900 to 1950.

Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, Italiana, Russian, and Hebrew.
Dates: 1847-1957, bulk 1920-1950