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Fred Jeremy Seligson Collection of Cid Corman and James Weil

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1200
Scope and Contents: The collection contains correspondence, writings by Cid Corman, and other papers. Series I and Series II includes correspondence to Seligson from Corman and James Weil and third party correspondence between Corman and Weil. There are 108 pieces of correspondence from Corman to Seligson dating from 1982 to 2002. Corman's letters discuss personal, literary, and cultural matters, as well as travel. Third party correspondence features approximately 332 pieces of correspondence from Weil to...
Dates: 1958-2010

Leslie Marmon Silko papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 637
Abstract: Papers consist of writings, research material, and audiovisual material documenting Leslie Marmon Silko's literary activity and output since the early 1970s. Writings in the collection include drafts and proofs for most of Silko's major works, the three novels Ceremony (1977), Almanac of the Dead (1991), and Gardens in the Dunes (2000), the poetry and short story collections, Laguna Woman (1974), Storyteller (1981), Sacred Water (1994), and Rain (1996), and the essays Yellow Woman and the...
Dates: 1971-2004

Barbara D. Simison papers relating to Edward Rowland Sill

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 696
Abstract: The collection contains research material and drafts for "The Selected Letters of Edward Rowland Sill," edited by Barbara D. Simison and Stanley T. Williams; Simison and Williams collaborated on publication of Sill's account of his voyage around Cape Horn from December 1861 to March 1862, published as Around the Horn (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1944). Materials include the following: correspondence between Simison, Williams, and others relating chiefly to Sill's correspondence; copies...
Dates: 1942-1965

George Sklar and Miriam Blecher papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1446
Abstract:

The collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material, personal papers, and other papers by or relating to George Sklar and Miriam Blecher.

Dates: 1898-2001

David Slavitt papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1476
Abstract: The collection contains writings, printed material, photographs, personal and professional papers, and memorabilia created and collected by American author, poet, and translator David Slavitt. Throughout his career, Slavitt published works of poetry, erotic novels, memoirs, and thrillers, as well as English translations of works from Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Spanish, French, Old English, and Sanskrit. Also included are correspondence and writings of Slavitt’s family, friends, and...
Dates: 1946-2014

The Southern Review records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 694
Abstract: The Southern Review records contain correspondence and other papers documenting activity at the influential literary journal from 1935 to 1943. Correspondence consists chiefly of original letters from authors and carbons of outgoing letters from the editors. Most incoming letters are addressed to the founding editors, Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren, but there are letters to others as well, including Albert Erskine, Robert Lowell, and Charles W. Pipkin. There is also some...
Dates: 1935-1943

Sara Teasdale collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 746
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, and other personal papers by or relating to the American poet Sara Teasdale. Correspondence includes several autograph manuscript letters from Teasdale and third-party letters relating to her. Writings include an autograph manuscript diary kept by Teasdale on her first trip to Europe between Feburary and May 1905, six autograph manuscript notebooks, numbered IV through IX, containing poems drafted between 1911 and 1932, and several...
Dates: 1890-1989, bulk 1905-1932

Maurine Watkins papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1079
Abstract:

The Maurine Watkins Papers, which span from 1890 to 2012, contain writings, including scripts and short stories, printed material, correspondence, photographs and other papers by or relating to Maurine Watkins. Watkins was a journalist and playwright whose most well-known work was the play "Chicago," which Bob Fosse adapted into an award-winning musical.

Dates: circa 1890-2012

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

Wayland Wells Williams papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 551
Abstract: 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

Jane Wodening papers

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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