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Call Number: YCAL MSS 442
Overview: The papers and films document the friendships between Elizabeth Fuller Chapman (1893-1980) and several writers and artists, most notably Alice B. Toklas, Gertrude Stein and Thornton Wilder. Letters in Box 1 date from 1932-1976. Printed material in Box 1 includes theater programs, clippings on Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, and interview notes and transcripts from the filming of the 1970 documentary by Perry Miller Adato, "Gertrude Stein: When You See, Remember Me." The films in Box 2 are...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 649
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and professional activity of poet and playwright James Joseph Daly. Correspondence in the collection consists chiefly of incoming correspondence from writers, journal editors, publishers, and others, but also includes drafts and carbons of outgoing letters and writings and enclosures. Correspondents include Elizabeth Ames at Yaddo, Kenneth Burke, John Cheever, Padraic Colum, Malcolm Cowley at The New...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 437
Overview: The John Chipman Farrar Papers consist of correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, personal papers, and printed material relating to the personal and professional life of John Chipman Farrar, and to a lesser degree, his wife Margaret Petherbridge Farrar, between 1916 and 1974. The Papers also document the publishing firms Farrar and Rinehart and Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. A number of authors' correspondence and drafts are included in the Papers.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 372
Overview: The collection contains research files, interviews, correspondence, writings, and other materials relating to Gilbert A. Harrison's biography of Thornton Wilder, The Enthusiast: A Life of Thornton Wilder (New Haven: Ticknor & Fields, 1983). Harrison's research files, which include notes, photocopies of correspondence and writings, and clippings, make up the bulk of the collection. In addition to the research files, the collection includes: sound recordings of interviews with members of the...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1106
Overview: The papers document Richard Goldstone's process of writing Thornton Wilder's biography, Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait . The collection includes photocopied and original correspondence between Goldstone and Wilder, Goldstone's research notes on Wilder's career and family life, and book reviews and correspondence in response to Goldstone's biography. The collection also contains correspondence between Wilder and friends and family, as well as Goldstone's...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 671
Overview: The Dudley Nichols papers contain correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and work of American screenwriter and director Dudley Nichols. Correspondence with family, friends, authors, critics, actors, and directors includes a number of authors who, like Nichols, served in the Armed Forces during World War I or resided or worked at least briefly in California and Hollywood. There are letters from Edward Dahlberg, William Faulkner, Gene Fowler, Aldous Huxley, William...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 3
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, subject files and personal papers documenting the personal life and writing career of Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant and such subjects as the Taos writers colony, the Indian rights movement, popular psychology, and life in Paris during World War I. Major correspondents include Randolph Bourne, John Collier, Alyse Gregory, Sidney Howard, Haniel Long, Amy Lowell, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and Thornton Wilder.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1006
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of photocopies of letters to and from Thornton Wilder and other members of the Wilder family. The correspondence roughly spans 1910-1975 and the photocopies were likely made between 1990 and 2009. The photocopies were made for members of the Wilder family from materials previously acquired by the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and other research libraries.
Dates: circa 1990s-2000s
Call Number: YCAL MSS 162
Overview: The collection consists of letters, manuscripts and other publication material, and other papers related to Thornton Wilder. Included are extensive letters to his close friends Amy Wertheimer and William Layton; letters of literary advice to Joe Etta Lee Clarke and Hester Pickman; and materials concerning his publicist, Lee Keedick, and his publisher, Harper and Row.