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- Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 2
- Jargon Society 2
- Williams, Jonathan, 1929-2008 2
- Agresti, Olivia Rossetti, 1875-1960 1
- Antheil, George, 1900-1959 1
- Arias-Misson, Alain 1
- Atchley, Dana 1
- Bacigalupo, Massimo, 1947- 1
- Barilli, Bruno, 1880-1952 1
- Barlow, Joel, 1754-1812 1
- Barlow, Joel, 1754-1812 (Vision of Columbus) 1
- Barlow, Ruth, 1755-1818 1
- Barney, Natalie Clifford, 1877-1972 1
- Beattie, William, 1793-1875 1
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 1
- Beltrán, Neftalí 1
- Benkovitz, Miriam J., 1911- 1
- Bennett, Gwendolyn, 1902-1981 1
- Bernstein, Charles, 1950- 1
- Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973 1 ∧ less
Joel Barlow Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 568
Scope and Contents: The collection provides evidence of the personal and professional life of Joel Barlow between 1780 and 1813. Most notably the collection contains Barlow’s continuing work on his epic poem The Vision of Columbus (1787), which he ultimately expanded and republished as The Columbiad (1807). The collection contains a printed version of The Vision of Columbus (Paris, 1793) with revisions and additional material, such...
Gwendolyn Bennett Papers
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),...
Don Byrd papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 967
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, sketchbooks, notebooks, photographs, audiovisual materials, and other papers that document the work and social circle of poet Don Byrd. Notable correspondents include Charles Bernstein, Clayton Eshleman, Susan Howe, Gerrit Lansing, Paul Metcalf, and Jed Rasula. Photographs include color and black and white portraits of Byrd and other poets. Audiovisual materials consist of audiorecordings made by Byrd of poets including John Ashbery, Charles...
Thomas Campbell papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 106
Overview: Correspondence, writings, commonplace books, and other papers related to Thomas Campbell. Correspondence consists of a copy of a letter from Thomas Jefferson to Campbell. Campbell's writings include drafts of essays and biographies included in Specimens of British Poets; additional biographies of British poets; lectures on English poetry and drama; an annotated copy of The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell; English history timelines, 872-1189; and research notes on English history and...
Nancy Cunard collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 438
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings and other materials by or related to Nancy Cunard. Correspondence includes letters from Cunard to Miriam J. Benkovitz (biographer and bibliographer of Ronald Firbank), Jinadasa Vijayatunga, and others, as well as letters to Cunard from John Robertson Scott. Writings include typescript and holograph poems and articles by Cunard, and translations of poems by "Geraldine" and Neftalí Beltrán. Also included is a typescript memoir about Cunard by Iris...
Maurice Hewlett collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 60
Overview: Collection contains letters by Maurice Hewlett to various recipients, including Sir John Collings Squire, and some third party correspondence. Also in the collection are holograph and typescript writings by Hewlett including his Song of the Plow, an obituary of Hewlett and a collotype of Hewlett by Alvin Langdon Coburn.
James Hogg collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 61
Overview: Letters by James Hogg to various persons; one letter by Margaret Phillips Hogg and one by William Hogg; manuscripts of writings by James Hogg, including "Memoir of Burns," and "Tales of Fathers and Daughters by the Ettrick Shepherd"; one drawing of James Hogg.
Langston Hughes collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 28
Overview: The Langston Hughes Collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, video recordings, electronic files, and other material documenting the life, work, and remembrance of Langston Hughes.Series I, Josephine DeWitt Rhodehamel Gift, is organized into three subseries: Letters from Langston Hughes, Writings of Langston Hughes and Writings of Others. There are letters to Rhodehamel and holograph and typescript versions of poems for Dear Lovely Death.Series...
James S. Jaffe collection of Jonathan Williams and The Jargon Society
Call Number: YCAL MSS 332
Overview: This collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, galley proofs, and artwork that documents a varied sample of projects undertaken by Jonathan Williams and The Jargon Society, 1949-1990. Correspondence documents associations Williams had with collaborators for projects for The Jargon Society and with other publishers. Correspondents include Dana Winslow Atchley, Thomas A. Clark, Ian Gardner, Michael Loeb, Tom Phillips, U. Grant Roman, David Ruff, Henry Holmes Smith, Jon Edgar Webb, and...
Dates: 1949-1990, bulk 1968-1980
Olga Rudge Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 54
Overview: The Olga Rudge Papers document many aspects of Rudge's personal life and professional activities. There are 32 boxes of letters between Ezra Pound and Rudge. Other major correspondents include Mary de Rachewiltz, James Laughlin, George Antheil, Renata Borgatti, conte Guido Chigi Saracini, Cyril Connolly, T. S. Eliot, Egerton Grey, Desmond O'Grady, D. D. Paige, Ildebrando Pizzetti, Dorothy Pound, and Adrian Stokes. The papers also contain daily notebooks kept by Rudge from 1966 on; a variety of...
Siegfried Sassoon papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 768
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, a scrapbook, and other papers by or related to Siegfried Sassoon. Spanning from the beginning of the first World War to Sassoon's death in 1967, the papers document his writings, including the novel Sherston's Progress, the poetry collections Satirical Poems and The Heart's Journey, and other works.
William Shenstone papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 63
Overview: The papers concern the Leasowes estate, including correspondence with Shenstone's attorney Thomas Milward and others about his legal and financial difficulties; mortgages and indentures on the property; documents concerning the case of Dolman vs. Shenstone and the settlement of his estate after his death; and surveys, descriptions and engravings of the Leasowes.The collection also contains engraved portraits of Shenstone; verses addressed to him by friends, including Robert Dodsley and...
Dates: 1726-1979, 1751-1770, bulk 1751-1770
Edward Taylor Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1476
Overview: The Edward Taylor Collection contains nine volumes of autograph manuscript writings, including poems, sermons, notes on divinity, and commonplace books; and fragments of writings, correspondence, and other materials removed from bindings of these volumes. Some volumes include autograph manuscript ownership inscriptions and other annotations by Taylor’s son-in-law Isaac Stiles and grandson Ezra Stiles.
Dates: 1670s-1767, bulk 1670s-1729
Visual Poem Eden II and Related Material
Call Number: GEN MSS 1892
Overview: A visual poem expressed as a poetic object with sound and holographic animation as well as a proof-of-concept draft of the work created by Arias-Misson in 2018.
Jonathan Williams photographs
Call Number: YCAL MSS 757
Overview: The Jonathan Williams Photographs include portraits of persons in his social circle, principally poets, painters, writers, artists, and friends, as well as images of outsider art and artists, architecture, gravesites, and landscapes, circa 1951-circa 1997. The collection includes photograph albums of Polaroid prints, as well as loose Polaroid prints, color transparencies, black and white negatives, copy slides, and copy negatives. Overall, the images in the collection document Williams' work as...
Dates: circa 1951-2007, bulk 1951-1997