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James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 49
Overview: The James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson Papers provide evidence of the personal and professional lives of James Weldon Johnson, Grace Nail Johnson, and to a lesser degree, the Johnson and Nail families, spanning the years 1850 to 2005, with the bulk of material dating between 1900 and 1976. The papers chronicle Johnson’s writing career and involvement in education, politics, and cultural affairs and consist of a variety of documents, including correspondence, writings, personal papers,...
Dates: circa 1850-2005, bulk 1900-1976

Solomon Sir Jones films

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2636
Overview: The Solomon Sir Jones films consist of 29 silent black and white films documenting African-American communities in Oklahoma from 1924 to 1928. Jones filmed Oklahoma residents in their homes; during their social, school and church activities; in the businesses they owned; and performing various jobs. The films document several Oklahoma communities, including Muskogee, Okmulgee, Tulsa, Wewoka, Bristow and Taft. The films also document Jones's trips to Indiana, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas,...
Dates: 1924-1928

Michael Kahn papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 789
Overview: The Michael Kahn papers contains correspondence, business and production files, scripts, notes, photographs, printed material, and audiovisual media documenting Michael Kahn's career as a theater and opera director, theater administrator, and teacher of theatrical arts. Kahn's administrative and directorial work at the American Shakespeare Theatre, the McCarter Theatre, the Shakespeare Theatre, and the Juilliard School are particularly well documented.
Dates: 1927-2013, bulk 1960-2013

Boris Kaufman papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 562
Overview: The Boris Kaufman Papers contain professional papers, correspondence, writings, and other material documenting the life and work of cinematographer Boris Kaufman, as well as film production and cinematographic practice in France and the United States during the middle decades of the 20th century.
Dates: 1836-2004

Mary Kennedy papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 814
Overview: The papers contain personal and business correspondence, writings, personal papers, and financial records documenting the life and work of the American actress and author Mary Kennedy. Correspondents include her husband American composer Deems Taylor, authors Laura Benét, Pearl S. Buck, and Edna St. Vincent Millay, composer Samuel Barber, fashion designer Valentina, and colleagues from the theater world including Katharine Cornell, Lynn Fontanne, Margalo Gillmore, Helen Hayes, Clare Kummer,...
Dates: 1894-1988

Cynthia Earl Kerman Papers Relating to The Lives of Jean Toomer

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 116
Overview: Research files, including notes, manuscripts, printed material, photographs, and audio tapes compiled by Cynthia Earl Kerman in the process of writing The Lives of Jean Toomer.
Dates: 1959-1982

Kevin Killian and Dodie Bellamy papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1090
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, professional papers, research files, personal papers, photographs, audiovisual materials, and electronic media documenting the lives and work of Kevin Killian and Dodie Bellamy. The correspondence documents their personal, professional, and family networks and includes writers, poets, and collaborators. Writings include published and unpublished works by both Killian and Bellamy. Professional papers include essays, talks, and other papers...
Dates: 1948-2015

James Kirkup papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 773
Overview: The James Kirkup Papers includes correspondence, writings, photographs, audiovisual material, personal documents and memorabilia that document the life and work of British author James Kirkup.The papers span his writing career, from early school papers to printouts of digital books published in the 2000s, and include documentation of the diverse genres of Kirkup's research and writing. The papers document not only Kirkup's life and work, but also pacifism as a theme in literature,...
Dates: 1890-2007, bulk 1940-2007

August Kleinzahler papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1089
Scope and Contents: The August Kleinzahler Papers, which span from 1970 to 2014, contain poetry and prose writings, correspondence, clippings, photographs, ephemera, printed material, and other documentation related to the life and work of August Kleinzahler.
Dates: 1970-2014

George Louis Kline papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 650
Overview: The collection documents George L. Kline's work as a translator for Joseph Brodsky and related activities, including the translation of other Russian prose and poetry and scholarship on Russian literature. Included are correspondence, drafts of Brodsky's poems and Kline's English translations, sound recordings of Brodsky, and photographs of Brodsky and others. Other than Brodsky, correspondents include W. H. Auden, Nina Berberova, Leonid Chertkov, Anthony Hecht, Lev Losev, Faith Wizgell and...
Dates: 1965-2000

Eric Knight papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 40
Overview: The papers contain writings and other papers documenting the literary career of Eric Knight, as well as personal papers, many of which concern his support of the Allied cause in World War II and his military service.
Dates: 1908-1990

Frederick Knott papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 794
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Frederick Knott in the course of his activities as a playwright and screenwriter. Material includes drafts of scripts, production photographs, printed ephemera and audiovisual recordings. Writings include drafts of stage and film versions of Dial M for Murder, and photographs, contracts and other documentation of the film version directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Other material documents the writing and production of Wait Until Dark and...
Dates: 1923-2003, bulk 1948-2003

Wayne Koestenbaum papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1568
Content Description: This collection consists of writings, notebooks, calendars, scrapbooks, research materials, correspondence, professional papers, teaching papers, personal memorabilia, juvenilia, family papers, photographs, printed materials, audiovisual materials, computer media, and other papers documenting the creative work and life of writer, artist, and performer Wayne Koestenbaum. Writings include drafts, proofs, and other papers documenting Koestenbaum's twenty books of fiction, poetry, criticism, and...
Dates: 1889-2018, bulk 1960-2018

John Koethe papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 600
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, notebooks, clippings, writings of others, photographs, awards, student papers, teaching papers, audiovisual materials, and digital media documenting the life and work of poet John Koethe. Correspondence includes letters from other poets and writers including John Ashbery, Robert Dash, John Godfrey, Mary Kinzie, David Lehman, James Schuyler, Susan Stewart, and others. Writings include drafts of books by Koethe, individual poems, and other...
Dates: 1960-2011

Yusef Komunyakaa papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 152
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, writings of others, other papers, printed materials, audiovisual materials, and electronic media that document the life and work of African American poet Yusef Komunyakaa. The writings and correspondence are intermixed with writings of others and other papers that collectively document Komunyakaa's poetry, writings, teaching, and personal life. Printed materials include clippings, writings by Komunyakaa, and promotional materials. ...
Dates: 1930s-2014, bulk 1976-2014

K.S. Ernst papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1209
Overview: The collection chiefly includes correspondence with writers and other collaborators. The collection also contains project files which include manuscript drafts, book mock ups, and printed materials. The records provide insight into the collaborative process between publisher and writer including correspondence, manuscript drafts, and book proofs.
Dates: 1980-2007

Maxine Kumin papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 734
Overview: The collection contains writings, correspondence, and other materials documenting Maxine Kumin's literary work and professional and public activities since 1960.
Dates: 1923-2015

Howard Roberts Lamar papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2639
Overview: The Howard Roberts Lamar papers document the research, writing, teaching, and administrative activities of Yale history professor Howard Lamar from the 1940s through 2000. Included in the papers are manuscript drafts of books, articles, speeches, and book reviews; lecture notes for the history courses he taught at Yale and other universities; topical and personal files; and correspondence. Project proposals, scripts, research material, production files, photographs, and films document the...
Dates: 1911-2018

Elinor Langer collection of Josephine Herbst

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 475
Overview: The collection documents Elinor Langer's research and writing of the biography Josephine Herbst: The Story She Could Never Tell. The collection contains research files, correspondence, photographs, sound recordings of interviews, printed material, and other papers.
Dates: 1964-1994

Gerrit Lansing papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 469
Scope and Contents: The collection spans the years 1814-2018 and consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the life and work of poet Gerrit Lansing. Correspondence includes letters from many poets, writers, and other associates, including Deryk Burton, Thomas Meyer, Charles Olson, and Jonathan Williams, as well as members of the Lansing family. Writings include both Lansing's work and writings and broadsides by other poets. The collection includes records...
Dates: bulk 1944-2008, 1814-2018