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Alger Leroy Adams and Jessie M. Wells Adams papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4335
Overview: Photographs and photograph albums, scrapbooks, personal papers, and other materials relating to Reverend Alger Leroy Adams, Jessie M. Wells Adams, and the Daniels family, circa 1860s-1997.Materials relating to Alger Adams include a caricature of Adams, scrapbook of Adams’s columns for the Amsterdam News, a photograph of Adams’s colleague and society editor for Ebony magazine Gerri Major, and a letter of congratulations upon Adams’s receiving of an honorary degree....
Dates: circa 1860s-1997

Walter Beinecke papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 846
Overview: The Walter Beinecke Papers consist of subject files containing correspondence, personal papers, autobiographical writings, and documents concerning the Beinecke family, the Sperry and Hutchinson Company, and Beinecke's business investments, book collecting, and work in Nantucket historic preservation; other correspondence, including correspondence with book vendor Howard S. Mott and family letters; other personal papers, such as financial and legal records, address books, and diaries;...
Dates: circa 1900-2004, bulk 1930-1990

Margaret Bonds papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 151
Overview: Vocal music, most 1960s or undated, consisting of autograph manuscript drafts and arrangements, transparencies, and diazo reproductions, some accompanied by copies of published music; and a small amount of other papers. Autograph manuscript music includes spirituals arranged for solo voice or chorus; The Negro Speaks of Rivers, Songs of the Seasons, Three Dream Portraits, and other songs on texts by Langston Hughes; songs on texts by Edna St. Vincent Millay and other poets; and musicals and...
Dates: 1928-1983, bulk 1960-1969

Marjorie Bowen papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 454
Overview: The Marjorie Bowen Papers consist of the literary and personal papers of the British writer Gabrielle Margaret Vere Campbell, who published hundreds of works of fiction, historical fiction, and history, as well as reviews and opinion pieces, in the first half of the twentieth century. The collection primarily contains manuscripts, typescripts, and printed versions of her writings, with photographs, press cuttings, and some correspondence files that include letters from authors Samuel Clemens...
Dates: 1810-1998, bulk 1900-1951

Linda Butler papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 10a
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, and a scrapbook concerning Margaret Marshall, the Marshall family, and Constance Mayfield Roarke.
Dates: 1927-1980

Barnaby Conrad papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 687
Overview: The papers consist of writings, printed material, photographs, and artwork by and relating to the American author and artist Barnaby Conrad. Material relates primarily to Conrad's published works Fun While It Lasted (1969); La Fiesta Brava: The Art of the Bull Ring (1953); Matador (1952); and Barnaby Conrad's Encyclopedia of Bullfighting (1961). Among the papers are unsorted typescript and handwritten drafts of writings.
Dates: 1951-1975

Tunis F. Dean papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 797
Overview: The Tunis F. Dean Papers consist of Dean's correspondence files, some of his business and financial papers, some printed ephemera, fourteen scrapbooks, and a small group of photographs. Series I holds correspondence, both personal and professional, including letters from a number of actors and theater managers, particularly those in the Belasco theater organization. Series II holds a small group of personal papers, including a scrapbook devoted to the death of Dean's mother Catherine. Series...
Dates: 1886-1930

Francis Willoughby Frost papers and photographs

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1733
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, postcards, scrapbooks, and others papers compiled by Francis Willoughby Frost relating primarily to travel while accompanying United States Secretary of War William Howard Taft on a 1905 diplomatic mission resulting in the Taft-Katsura Agreement. Locations visited include Manila, Philippines, and Tokyo, Japan.
Dates: 1878-1919, bulk 1905

Ruth Pine Furniss papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 431
Overview: The Papers contain writings and other papers of American author Ruth Pine Furniss. Furniss's writings drew on her struggle with mental illness and her exposure to various medical treatments. Her career as an author is documented in various material, including drafts, printed versions of her writings, contracts with publishers, and copyright records. Some of her poetry, short stories, and articles written in the 1920s, and largely published in magazines and newspapers, are in a scrapbook of...
Dates: 1919-1960

Amy Groesbeck papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 8
Overview: The papers contain poetry, drama, personal papers, and photographs documenting the life of Amy Groesbeck.
Dates: 1904-1961 (inclusive)

Frederic M. Halford papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1612
Scope and Contents: Drafts of books by Halford on dry-fly fishing and creation of artificial flies, and a draft of an autobiography, 1886-1912; scrapbooks containing clippings of reviews of books by Halford, 1897-1911, and clippings of obituaries and other articles about Halford, 1914-1915; and papers of Ellen Horne Kemp, 1896-1907, consisting of proofs of illustrations for books by Halford and related notes. Most drafts by Halford are autograph manuscript or typescript, with revisions and printer’s annotations,...
Dates: 1886-1970, bulk 1886-1914

William A. Henry papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1954
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of correspondence, writings, research files, professional papers, awards, artwork, childhood papers, scrapbooks, memorials, condolence letters, audiovisual materials, and computer media documenting the work and life of critic and journalist William A. Henry III. Writings consist of corrected proofs for The Great One: The Life and Legend of Jackie Gleason (Doubleday, 1992) and In Defense of Elitism (Doubleday, 1994); scripts and other documentation from "Bob Fosse: Steam...
Dates: 1950-1995

Harold Igo Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1313
Scope and Contents: This collection contains writings, correspondence, notebooks, photographs, scrapbooks, and other papers by or related to American writer, newspaper reporter, and playwright Harold Igo.
Dates: 1910-1996

Falconer Madan collection of Oxford manuscripts

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1091
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of a small group of Falconer Madan's papers relating to his research and writings, and original and copies of manuscripts relating to various individuals, and academic, social and historical events relating to Oxford. The majority of the material is bound in volumes, many of which contain the Yale University Library bookplate reading, "From the Collection of Oxford Books made by Falconer Madan, Bodley's Librarian." Original manuscripts include a group of twenty-three...
Dates: circa 1680-1929

Florence Marryat collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 994
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, printed ephemera, photographs, drawings and watercolors, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting the life and career of English author and actress Florence Marryat. Visual materials include a wide selection of portraits of Marryat, and drawings and photographs from her time living in South Asia with her first husband; among those are a watercolor portrait of the martyred Sergeant-Major John Lilley (died while imprisioned in Mhow,...
Dates: 1833-1905

Vincent McHugh papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 631
Overview: The Vincent McHugh Papers document the professional and personal life of poet, novelist, and editor Vincent McHugh. The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, drafts of writings, professional papers, journals, notebooks, personal papers, photographs, sound recordings, drawings, and a scrapbook, spanning the years 1933 to 1983.
Dates: circa 1933-1983

Jerome Mellquist papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 353
Overview: Collection consists of correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and work of Jerome Mellquist. Correspondence includes letters between Mellquist and family, friends, writers, artists, musicians, and cultural critics in the United States and Europe from 1918 to 1962, with the bulk dating from the early 1930s to early 1960s. Correspondence dating from 1946 to 1948 relates chiefly to the journalist and music critic Paul Rosenfeld (1890-1946), for whom, along with Lucie...
Dates: 1918-1963

John Mitzel papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1779
Overview: The collection contains material accumulated by John Mitzel in the course of his life and career as a writer, publisher, bookseller, and activist. Included are correspondence and research files on topics and individuals relevant to the LGBTQ community, gay rights, pornography, obscenity laws, and child sexual abuse trials; drafts and clippings of Mitzel's writings and records of the operations and legal disputes of the Glad Day Bookstore and Calamus Books; diaries and scrapbooks spanning...
Dates: circa 1924-2013, (bulk 1970-2000)

Robert Nathan papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 307
Overview: The collection includes drafts of writings, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, drawings, diaries, and audio recordings documenting the life and work of the American writer Robert Nathan. Drafts of Nathan's writings make up the bulk of the collection, and include novels, screenplays, short fiction and prose, speeches, and poetry; the writings include story ideas, or "false starts," that Nathan did not publish. Correspondence and other papers document his family relationships, in...
Dates: 1796-1985, bulk 1912-1968

Dorothy Norman papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 792
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, literary manuscripts, notes, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material documenting Dorothy Norman's activities, writings, and publications including the journal she founded and edited, Twice A Year: a Book of Literature, the Arts, and Civil Liberties. The papers also document Norman's relationships with the photographer Alfred Stieglitz and his circle of artists and writers, in particular her involvement with his...
Dates: 1903-1996