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- Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910 2
- Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851 2
- Mitchell, Donald Grant, 1822-1908 2
- Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872 2
- Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908 2
- Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
- Alger, William Rounseville, 1822-1905 1
- Allingham, William, 1824-1889 1
- American Publishing Company (Hartford, Conn.) 1
- Bacon, Delia Salter, 1811-1859 1
- Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922 1
- Barnard, Daniel D. (Daniel Dewey), 1797-1861 1
- Beard, James Franklin, 1919-1989 1
- Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887 1
- Beers, Henry A. (Henry Augustin), 1847-1926 1
- Bennoch, Francis, 1812-1890 1
- Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871 1
- Bliss, Elisha, 1822-1880 1
- Botta, Anne C. Lynch (Anne Charlotte Lynch), 1815-1891 1
- Bradish, Luther, 1783-1863 1 ∧ less
Samuel Langhorne Clemens Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 852
Scope and Contents: The Samuel Langhorne Clemens Collection provides insight into the life and career of Clemens, American author and lecturer best known by his pseudonym Mark Twain. The collection is comprised of correspondence, writings, contracts, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed material. The collection contains drafts, research notes, printed versions, and contracts, which document Clemens' creative process and writing career. Autograph manuscripts can be found in the collection for ...
James Fenimore Cooper Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 415
Overview: The collection provides evidence of the personal and professional life of James Fenimore Cooper, and to a lesser degree, the Cooper family, between 1792 and 1976. The collection documents Cooper's writing career, service in the United States Navy, and travels through Europe, and consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, legal and financial documents, clippings, artwork, and objects. As an author who was engaged in the process of printing and publishing his works, and who was deeply...
Dates: 1792-1976, bulk 1792-1894
Ralph Waldo Emerson collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 212
Overview: The Emerson collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and prints documenting the life and work of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Paul Leicester Ford papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 488
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and personal papers of the American historian and author Paul Leicester Ford. The correspondence is largely professional and documents Ford's work as an editor, historian, bibliographer, novelist and playwright. Ford's correspondents include John Kendrick Bangs, Samuel L. Clemens, Edward Everett Hale, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Rudyard Kipling, and S. Weir Mitchell; earlier letters written to others by James Fennimore Cooper and Jared Sparks...
Dates: 1736-1902, bulk 1885-1902
Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 204
Overview: The Hawthorne collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, and personal papers documenting the life and work of Nathaniel Hawthorne.Series I, Owen Franklin Aldis Gift, is organized into three subseries: Correspondence, Writings, and Other Papers. Correspondence consists of letters from Hawthorne to others, including the reverend George Ripley and the publisher Ticknor and Fields, as well as a third party letter from Hawthorne's son Julian. There is one corrected and bound holograph...
James Abraham Hillhouse papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 444
Overview: The James Abraham Hillhouse Papers contain writings and personal papers documenting the literary activities of a member of the prominent New Haven Hillhouse family during the early-to-mid nineteenth century. Writings consist of drafts of plays, essays, poems, and other genres, including notebooks dating from Hillhouse's days as a student at Yale College, covering subjects such as the sermons of Yale President Timothy Dwight and the philosophical lectures of professor Jeremiah Day, who succeeded...
Donald Grant Mitchell papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 492
Overview: The Donald Grant Mitchell papers contain original correspondence and manuscripts by the prominent nineteenth-century New Haven-area author. Correspondents include Henry Ward Beecher, Henry Augustin Beers, George Washington Cable, William Maxwell Evarts, Fitz-Greene Halleck, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Noah Porter, Theodore Roosevelt, Charles Scribner, Edmund Clarence Stedman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and others. Writings include drafts for published...
Walter L. Pforzheimer collection of Frank Richard Stockton
Call Number: YCAL MSS 560
Overview: The Walter L. Pforzheimer Collection of Frank Richard Stockton contains correspondence, writings, photographs, artifacts, and other personal papers of Stockton and his family; drawings by illustrators of Stockton's works; writings about Stockton and adaptations of his works by others; and correspondence, notes, and related materials created by Pforzheimer in the course of his research and collecting. Correspondence includes autograph letters, signed, to and from Stockton, many with literary...
Dates: circa 1829-circa 1993, bulk 1880-1940
Edmund Clarence Stedman Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1008
Scope and Contents: The collection documents the professional literary work and personal life of the writer Edmund Clarence Stedman. It includes incoming and outgoing correspondence with fellow writers and editors, with publishers, and with friends and family. A small number of autograph manuscripts of his writings are present. The collection also contains papers of and correspondence among Stedman's extended family, including his mother Elizabeth Kinney; his wife Laura Hyde Woodworth Stedman; his son Frederick...
Dates: circa 1860-1915
John Greenleaf Whittier Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 986
Scope and Contents: The John Greenleaf Whittier collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers by or relating to the nineteenth-century American poet and abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier. Correspondence consists entirely of autograph letters, signed or initialed. Writings include autograph manuscript drafts or copies of poems and proofs, many also signed or initialed. Other papers include artistic and photographic portraits of Whittier.
Dates: 1831-1942, bulk 1837-1892