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American literature -- 20th century 269
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John L. De Forest / Sholem Asch collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 114
Overview: Collection consists of correspondence addressed to Asch, many letters carrying dictated drafts of his response on them. There are four typescripts of essays by Sholem Asch as well as five scripts for a Christmas pageant performed in Stamford, Conn., in 1943. Also present is De Forest's typescript memoir entitled, "My Hours with Sholem Asch."
Dates: 1941-1995, bulk 1941-1943

Sholem Asch papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 115
Overview: The papers contain most of Asch's major works as a novelist, including the controversial Der Man fun Notseres. The Writings series which is made up of Novels, Plays, Essays and Appeals and Other Writings, are written mostly in Yiddish, and includes reviews, playbills, programs, photographs of productions of plays. The correspondence is a selection of letters to Asch from many prominent Jewish writers and organizations. There is a series of letters from Stefan Zweig, as well as a large amount of...
Dates: 1923-1949, bulk 1926-1949

John Ashbery collages

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1229
Overview: Collages created by John Ashbery, 1948-2011. Collages in the collection include Seaport, September 1948; Fjord, approximately 1972; Notre Dame des Neiges, 1977; Fountain, 2010; and The Leisure Class, 2011.
Dates: 1948-2011

Astle correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 30
Overview: The papers include correspondence mainly regarding Astle's work in the Record Office. There is also correspondence with James Adams about his work on grammar, with Charles Blagden about the Pompeiian excavations, and with Harriot Collinson about her husband's work (John Collinson's "The History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset"). Much of the correspondence is annotated in an unidentified hand.
Dates: 1757-1803

Atterbury papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 26
Overview: The papers include correspondence and legal documents relating to the careers of Lewis Atterbury (d. 1693), Lewis Atterbury (1656-1731), and Francis Atterbury, as well as various receipts, epitaphs, poems, prayers, and seals.
Dates: 1654-1757

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

[Album containing 165 letters from various correspondents, addressed to John Audley, Chancellor of the Archdiocese of York, and to his father, Edward Audley of Huntington]

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Call Number: OSBORN C195
Overview: Chief topics in the letters are ecclesiastical affairs in the York diocese and affairs of Cambridge University.
Dates: 1670-1744

John James Audubon collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 829
Overview: The collection contains autograph letters, signed, written by John James Audubon to his wife Lucy Green Bakewell Audubon and colleagues, one of his engraved visiting cards, and autograph manuscript writings by Audubon and fellow naturalists Thomas McCulloch, Thomas Nuttall, and John Kirk Townsend. Prominent among the letters is one of 4,000 words from Audubon to his wife, written from Edinburgh in 1826, in which he describes exhibitions of his drawings and various social events, with a...
Dates: 1823-1898, bulk 1826-1840

Morris Tyler family collection of John James Audubon

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Call Number: GEN MSS 85
Overview: The Morris Tyler Family Collection of John James Audubon consists of correspondence of John James Audubon and members of his family, third party correspondence that relates to Audubon and his work, manuscripts by Audubon and others, and a small amount of family papers. Also included are research files about Audubon compiled by the Morris Tyler family, descendants of Audubon, and a nineteenth century autograph collection presumably amassed by a family member.The John James Audubon component...
Dates: 1697-1982, bulk 1820-1855

Victor Gifford Audubon collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 343
Overview: Collection includes correspondence between Victor Gifford Audubon and Daniel Rice, a book subscription agent, regarding the production and sale of the works of John James Audubon. Also included are 22 uncolored, 8 partially tinted and 2 hand-colored lithographed plates for the octavo edition of "The Birds of North America," all by John T. Bowen after Audubon; 3 additional hand-colored plates, also by Bowen after Audubon, which may have served as colorist's proofs or models; and a group of 19...
Dates: 1845-1859

Aurora, Esmeralda County, Nevada collection

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-1327
Overview: The records document the first decade of Aurora's existence. The collection contains tax receipts for local businesses and citizens, trader's licenses, abstracts of mine titles, stock documents, and papers of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Esmeralda Lodge No. 6. A few records relate to the Kimbal & Canfield company's business in El Dorado County.
Dates: 1852-1927

George Aust papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 270
Scope and Contents: The George Aust Papers consists of professional papers, legal and financial records, professional and personal correspondence, and other documents pertaining to the life and work of British civil servant George Aust. Aust’s papers document his career of over fifty years in government service, including his position as Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 1790 to 1796. Correspondents include his wife Sarah Murray Aust; William Eden, first Baron Auckland; Sir James Bland Burges;...
Dates: 1746-1837, bulk 1762-1827

Alfred Austin collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 219
Overview: Correspondence, writings and photographs by or about Alfred Austin. The correspondence consists of 14 letters from Austin to various people,and over 140 letters to Austin or his wife. The writings consist of holograph drafts, typescripts, and proofs of poems, playscripts, and notes by Austin. The photographs consist of portraits of Austin and views of his estate, Swinford.
Dates: ca. 1865-1915

"Autographs of English literati"

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Call Number: OSBORN D98
Overview: MSS.
Collection of autograph letters of various English literary figures.
Dates: 1800-1820

James T. Babb Correspondence

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1011
Overview: Incoming correspondence and outgoing typescript carbons, most 1965-1968, with some related writings and speeches by Babb, typescript carbon. Some correspondence concerns Yale University Library, Library acquisitions, donors Paul Mellon and the Beinecke family, and the founding of the Yale Center for British Art. Other correspondence relates to Babb's collecting of William Beckford and William McFee, or to his work in assembling a library for the White House, 1962-1967, including...
Dates: 1962-1968, bulk 1965-1968

Backwoods Broadsides records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1231
Scope and Contents: The Backwoods Broadsides Records, which span from 1972-2010, contain correspondence, printed material, and production files relating to Backwoods Broadsides and their output.
Dates: 1972-2010

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

Enid Bagnold papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 78
Overview: The papers contain personal and professional correspondence and other papers, including a scrapbook, which document Bagnold's personal life and writing career.
Dates: 1912-1971

Laura Bailey collection of gender and transgender materials

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Call Number: GEN MSS 787
Overview: The Laura Bailey Collection of Gender and Transgender Materials consists of a broad range of visual materials, including photographs, postcards, and many types of printed ephemera; manuscript materials, and audiovisual materials. The collection is organized largely as it was received from Bailey, with many materials in binders according to category of gender or transgender culture or performance as assigned by Bailey. Also included is a catalog for the collection compiled by Bailey and the...
Dates: 1850s-2013

George Pierce Baker papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 385
Overview: The George Pierce Baker Papers contain scripts from a scenario workshop that he taught at Yale and student papers from other courses.
Dates: 1910-1949