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- Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937 3
- Palmquist, Peter E. 3
- Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946 3
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 3
- William Reese Co. 3
- Yale University 3
- Aronberg, Winfield E. 2
- Butts, Mary, 1890-1937 2
- Calderone, Mary Steichen, 1904-1998 2
- Coburn, Alvin Langdon, 1882-1966 2
- Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928 2
- Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955 2
- Michael Vinson 2
- Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) 2
- O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 2
- Pforzheimer, Walter L. (Walter Lionel), 1914-2003 2
- Pitt-Smith, Kathleen, 1889-1982 2
- Shirley, Betsy Beinecke 2
- Steichen, Charlotte Rodina, 1908-1988 2
- Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973 2 ∧ less
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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
Call Number: YCAL MSS 691
Overview: The Richard Brown Baker Papers consist of correspondence; art and artist files; professional and personal papers; exhibit files; diaries; writings; photographic prints, negatives, and slides; photograph albums; objects; printed material; and an audiocassette interview.
Call Number: GEN MSS 1400
Overview: The J. M. Barrie Collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers relating to the life and work of the British author and playwright J. M. Barrie. The material was accrued by the Beinecke Library through gifts and purchases in the decades preceding 2011, and assembled into one collection in 2015. Along with correspondence from, to, and about Barrie, and examples of his writings for the theater, serials, and various publishers and audiences, the collection contains images of Barrie...
Dates: 1686-1977, bulk 1890-1937
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
Ruth Wilhelmina Kohlstedt Benson and Eloise Jeanette Benson Nicholl photographs and photograph albums of California life
Call Number: WA Photos 1296
Overview: Photographs and photograph albums compiled by Ruth Wilhelmina Kohlstedt Benson and Eloise Jeanette Benson Nicholl documenting the Benson family in California, circa 1908-1947. Images are primarily formal and informal group and individual portraits of mostly identified men, women, and children chiefly in Big Bear City, La Crescenta, Los Angeles, and San Diego, California, but also in Indiana and other identified locations. Multiple photographs show the Benson family in Guadalajara, Mexico....
Dates: circa 1908-2003, bulk circa 1914-1946
Call Number: GEN MSS 788
Overview: The papers consist of printed material, business records, and photographs that document the Bissell family and the foundations of the American petroleum industry in the 1850s. The collection is bound in seven volumes: two volumes of printed material relating to petroleum and other industries, three volumes of records of the Pennsylvania Rock Oil Company and the Adirondack Pulp Mills that document the creation and early growth of the companies, and two Bissell family photograph albums.
Dates: 1855-circa 1920 1855-1882, bulk 1855-1882
Call Number: WA MSS S-2358
Overview: The papers document the life, work, and adventures of Marshall Bond between 1897 and 1935, and also include a few papers of his father, Hiram G. Bond, and his son, Marshall Bond, Jr. Bond's Klondike experience is well documented by his diary from 1897-98, letters to his family, draft chapters of a memoir about his experiences, and photographs. The photographs include one of the dog who inspired Jack London's novel The Call of the Wild; several of the Bond family's California home, on which...
Call Number: OSB MSS 165
Overview: The collection consists almost entirely of printed copies of works by Francis William Bourdillon, especially his narrative poems and occasional verse, along with several versions of his translation of Aucassin et Nicolette. In addition, there are sketchbooks, etchings, and a photograph album containing views of the Swiss Alps.
Dates: 1874-1921, bulk 1880-1900
Call Number: WA MSS S-4396
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, personal papers, printed material, and other papers by or relating to Cornelius Boyle, circa 1866-1878. Included are 15 letters from Cornelius Boyle to wife Fannie Greene Boyle, relatives, and business associates concerning his travels and efforts in Mexico; 9 letters between Boyle and collaborators in the promotion and colonization of Barronville in Jalisco; a manuscript plat map of Barronville; a topographical sketch of a nearby hacienda called San Lorenzo; and...
Call Number: GEN MSS 487
Overview: The Mary Butts Papers consist of writings, correspondence, and other papers of the British writer Mary Butts, as well as papers of her daughter Camilla Rodker Bagg and other family members, and the research files and drafts of writings about Butts of several researchers. The papers span the years 1830 to 1990, but the bulk fall between 1915-37. They are organized into three series: Papers of Mary Butts, ...
Dates: 1830-1990, bulk 1915-1937
Call Number: GEN MSS 1606
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of photograph albums, loose photographs, memorabilia and published material that document a European colonialist perspective of Africa and Egypt, and document both African peoples and European colonizers. Locations depicted in the photographs include Cameroon, Dar es Salaam, Egypt, Kenya, Namibia, Sudan, Tanga, Zambia, other regions throughout Africa, as well as some in Europe.Identified photographers in this collection include Alfredo Augusto Freire de...
Dates: circa 1890s-1930s
Photographs Related to Navajo, Havasupai, Hopi, and Pueblo Indians, and Sites in Arizona and New Mexico
Call Number: WA Photos 1044
Overview: Photographs collected by the Day family and leaves from a disbound photograph album compiled by them that chiefly relate to their trade and activities with Navajo, Havasupai, Hopi, and Pueblo Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, 1900-1941, as well as views of sites in Arizona, including Canyon de Chelly, St. Michael's Mission, and Walpi, and New Mexico including Gallup, Laguna Pueblo, and Las Vegas. Members of the Day family and Simeon Schwemberger created many of the photographs. Events...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Overview: The Katherine S. Dreier portion of the collection contains correspondence between Dreier and artists and friends (including Constantin Alajalov, David Burli︠u︡k, Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, and Ted Shawn); and art-related organizations (including the Arts Club of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art).There is some correspondence regarding art purchases and the packaging and shipping of art, such as that with...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951
Call Number: GEN MSS 1020
Overview: This collection includes examples of early cameras used chiefly in the United States by amateur photographers, 1889-1926. Manufacturers represented in the collection include Blair Camera Company, Conley Camera Company, and Eastman Kodak Company.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 656
Overview: The Max Ewing Papers consist of correspondence, writings, sheet music, photographic prints and negatives, photograph albums, scrapbooks, diaries, sound recordings, writings of others, notebooks, printed material, personal papers, and a sculpture. Correspondence includes letters from Ewing to his parents, general correspondence with friends and family, and third party correspondence regarding Ewing. Writings contain autograph manuscript and typescript drafts and printed versions of short...
Dates: 1887-2003, bulk 1910-1934
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
Call Number: GEN MSS 756
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of black and white photographs, color photographs, contact sheets, negatives, and a photograph album, with related printed material. The photographs document scenes of American long-haul trucking, trucks, and truck drivers.
Dates: circa 1970-1983
Call Number: WA Photos 483
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of photographic materials created circa 1850-1978 that depict American Indians, including informal and studio portraits, as well as photographs that show the natural and built environment of the American West. Images of the American West include views of cities and towns, mining and logging operations, railroads, and natural scenery.
Dates: circa 1850-1978, bulk 1860-1925
Call Number: WA Photos 1070
Overview: Collection of disbound album pages with more than 1350 photographs and occasional printed items as well as a small group of photographic prints that chiefly document the career of Freeborn Page Holcomb as an officer in the United States Army from 1899 to 1928 as well as the activities of his family from 1868 to 1928.
Dates: 1868-1928, bulk 1899-1928
Call Number: GEN MSS 819
Overview: The Harry Holtzman Papers contain correspondence, writings, photographs, negatives, slides, notes, personal papers, and motion picture films which document the life and career of author and educator Harry Holtzman, principally his work with and writings on the painter Piet Mondrian.