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Letters to Herbert Van Thal

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Call Number: GEN MSS 464
Overview: Letters to Herbert Van Thal from various writers, critics, readers, and actors, including James Agate, Alan Dent, Adrian Conan Doyle, Roger Fulford, Elspeth Huxley, Noel Langley, James Pope-Hennessey, Leonard Russell and Paul Scott. Many letters concern projects proposed by Van Thal, such as memoirs by famous persons, or are in response to queries placed by Van Thal soliciting information or leads for compilations of letters he was preparing. Other letters concern his work as a writers' agent.
Dates: 1921-1980

Carl Van Vechten Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1050
Overview: The Carl Van Vechten Papers includes correspondence, writings, photographs, scrapbooks and albums, and artwork documenting Carl Van Vechten's activities as a writer, photographer, and patron of the arts.
Dates: 1866-1986

Carl Van Vechten Papers Relating to African American Arts and Letters

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 1050
Overview: The Carl Van Vechten Papers Relating to African-American Arts and Letters include correspondence, writings, photographs and artwork documenting Van Vechten’s interest in and involvement with black artists, writers, and social activists.
Dates: 1800-1971

Tomas Venclova papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 714
Overview: The Tomas Venclova Papers document the life and work of Lithuanian poet, scholar and professor Tomas Venclova. Correspondence documents Venclova's relationships with Lithuanian and Soviet literary figures and political dissidents, including letters from Joseph Brodsky and Czes?aw Mi?osz. Venclova's personal life and family relationships are also documented in the correspondence. Venclova's work as a poet, scholar, and translator is documented in drafts of writings that include holograph drafts...
Dates: 1909-2018, bulk 1959-2010

George Sylvester Viereck papers

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Call Number: MS 661
Overview: Correspondence and manuscripts dealing chiefly with Viereck's book about Colonel E. M. House and President Wilson, The Strangest Friendship in History. Also included are notes and manuscripts concerning "The Memoirs of Colonel House," and miscellaneous other papers.
Dates: 1924-1938

Donald Crossley Vining papers

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Call Number: MS 524
Overview: The papers consist of the diaries of Donald Crossley Vining for the years 1932-1958 and for 1971-1985, as well as typed transcripts from his diaries for 1926-1927. The diaries provide a detailed account of the life of an intellectual, homosexual man in the 1940s and 1950s. Vining, who spent most of his adult life in New York, took a great interest in the arts, and his diaries contain descriptions of operas and plays which he attended; outlines of his current writing projects and theater...
Dates: 1926-1997

Paul Violi papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 624
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, teaching material, newspaper clippings, audiovisual material, student work, juvenilia, and printed materials relating to the life and work of American poet Paul Violi. Materials document his writing, his relationships with other writers and artists including Charles North, Tony Towle, and Dale Devereux Barker, and his activities as co-founder of Swollen Magpie Press.
Dates: circa 1955–2011, bulk 1970-2011

Gerald Robert Vizenor papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 539
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, research and teaching material, photographs, printed material, audiovisual material, computer disks, and other papers, documenting the literary and academic career of Gerald Robert Vizenor and relating to many of his published works on Native American literature, history, and culture.
Dates: 1880-2015, bulk 1960-2015

Paula Vogel papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 972
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, family papers, teaching materials, photographs, posters, awards, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other papers documenting the life and work of playwright Paula Vogel. Writings include scripts, drafts, production materials, research materials, clippings, and other papers relating to plays by Vogel including Hot and Throbbing, How I Learned to Drive, Civil War Christmas, The Mineola Twins, and others.
Dates: 1949-2013

Victor Wolfgang Von Hagen papers

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Call Number: MS 1183
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, research materials, typescripts, and galley proofs for ten books written by Von Hagen relating to Central and South American history.
Dates: 1932-1954

George Leon Walker and Williston Walker Papers

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Call Number: RG 51
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notes and writings of George Leon and Williston Walker form the core of the collection and provide extensive biographical information. They detail the activities of a typical New England clergyman during the second half of the 19th century and provide information on national news, political events, the Civil War, slavery, financial news on currency and taxes, and daily weather conditions. Also included are records of sermons preached and pastoral records. George Leon...
Dates: 1722-1979

Edward Lewis Wallant papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 606
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, photographs, sketches, and awards that document the career of American author Edward Lewis Wallant. The bulk of the collection consists of drafts and proofs of novels and shorter writings, reviews, and related correspondence with publishers and literary agents. Much of the material post-dates Wallant's death and reflects his wife Joyce Fromkin Wallant's efforts to see his last two novels published and to manage his legacy in light of...
Dates: circa 1945-1977

Anna Strunsky Walling papers

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Call Number: MS 1111
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, memorabilia and photographs. The correspondence (1897-1964) which includes family, friends and political associates documents Walling's involvement in political causes. The letters also reveal Anna Walling's feelings on personal matters, social questions and her reactions to meetings with prominent persons both in the United States and abroad. Her trip to Russia (ca. 1905-1907) with William English Walling where they toured the provinces...
Dates: 1880-1968

Horace Walpole collection

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Call Number: LWL MSS 1
Overview: The collection includes approximately 3,000 letters to and from Horace Walpole as well as other manuscript materials by him, including copies of Aedes Walpolianae and The Mysterious Mother, his commonplace books, his "Books of Materials," and various miscellanies.
Dates: 1725-1797

Arthur Clarence Walworth papers

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Call Number: MS 532
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, research materials, and writings on Woodrow Wilson, Commodore Perry's expedition, and American diplomacy at the end of World War I. Correspondence with biographer Phyllis Levin is included in the papers.
Dates: 1868-2003, bulk 1868-1994

Mrs. Humphry Ward collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 134
Overview: The collection consists of miscellaneous letters by Mrs. Humphry Ward and writings, including holographs of The Marriage of William Ashe and A Writer's Recollections.
Dates: [ca. 1850-1920]

Caroline Farrar Ware papers

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Call Number: MS 534
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, background materials, and drafts for The Twentieth Century, by Caroline F. Ware, K. M. Panikkar, and J. M. Romein. The book is volume six of History of Mankind, a work authorized by the UNESCO International Commission for a History of the Scientific and Cultural Development of Mankind.
Dates: 1950-1987

Robert Penn Warren papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 51
Overview: The papers consist of drafts of manuscripts and related material, correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting Warren's life from his undergraduate years until his death in 1989.
Dates: 1906-1989

Aleksander Wat papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 705
Overview: The papers document the life and writings of Aleksander Wat, from his early poetry in the 1910s to the posthumous publication of his work by his wife Paulina and by Czes?aw Mi?osz. Early material (prior to the end of the Second World War) is sparse and consists chiefly of correspondence, personal documents and photographs. Among the early material is documentation of the Wat's exile in Kazakhstan. Later material includes numerous notebooks that contain drafts of poetry and prose writings, and...
Dates: 1915-1988

Maurine Watkins papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1079
Overview: The Maurine Watkins Papers, which span from 1890 to 2012, contain writings, including scripts and short stories, printed material, correspondence, photographs and other papers by or relating to Maurine Watkins. Watkins was a journalist and playwright whose most well-known work was the play "Chicago," which Bob Fosse adapted into an award-winning musical.
Dates: circa 1890-2012