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Agenda records

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Call Number: GEN MSS 87
Overview: The Agenda Records consist of materials from the production files of Agenda magazine from volume 7, number 3 (1969) through volume 37, number 4 (2000), with related financial records, and additional materials from editor William Cookson's files. Writings include works submitted for publication in Agenda or the Agenda Editions and consist of articles, poems, and reviews in holograph, typescript, galley and proof form, many bearing annotations by editor or author. The production files contain...
Dates: 1914-2001, bulk 1969-2001

Matthew Arnold collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 867
Overview: The Matthew Arnold Collection is a mixed-provenance collection of material by and related to Matthew Arnold, including family, personal and professional correspondence; diaries by Mary Penrose Arnold; letters from Frances Lucy Arnold to Arthur Galton; and a small quanitity of personal papers and manuscript items. Correspondents include Arthur Hugh Clough, James Thomas Knowles and George Smith.
Dates: 1825-1939, bulk 1850-1888

Coburn Britton papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 650
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and literary activities of American poet and publisher Coburn Britton. The correspondence features a nearly three-decade long exchange between Britton and Jack Sullivan, some of which was compiled and published as Letters from Jack: Sex & Hell in Manhattan and Backwoods Maine (2002). In addition, there are small groups of correspondence with others, including Glenway Wescott, Edward Dahlberg, and...
Dates: 1919-1997

Cadell & Davies records

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Call Number: GEN MSS 510
Overview: Correspondence, promissory notes, receipts, and statements of account documenting the publishing and bookselling business of Cadell & Davies. The records include letters from contemporary authors and printers, as well as substantial correspondence with the poet and novelist Charlotte Turner Smith. Other correspondents include Edward Daniel Clarke, George Huntingford, William Magee, Edward Maltby, Isaac Milner, Charles Simeon, and Nathaniel Wraxall.
Dates: 1767-1831

Chimera papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 35
Overview: The Chimera Papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, and business papers relating to the publishing history of Chimera: A Literary Journal (1942-1947), with manuscripts of writings by Barbara Howes, editor of Chimera from 1943 to 1947.
Dates: 1943-1959

Norman Cousins Collection of Henry Seidel Canby

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1205
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, drafts and printed versions of writings (box 7), manuscript notes, printed ephemera, clippings, photographs (box 2), and contractual agreements by or relating to the professional activities of Henry Seidel Canby. The collection features approximately 983 pieces of correspondence dating from 1940 through 1949 (boxes 1-6). Incoming letters and typescript carbon copies of Canby's outgoing letters concern professional matters chiefly, addressing publications by Canby during this...
Dates: 1935-1949

Judson Crews papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 536
Overview: The Judson Crews Papers provide evidence of the personal and professional life of American poet Judson Crews between 1930 and 1991. The papers document Crews' career as a poet, printer, and small-press publisher, and consist of correspondence, writings, and personal papers. Crews and his wife Mildred Tolbert, a photographer and writer, were members of the artistic community in Taos, New Mexico in the mid twentieth-century. There is also some material relating to Crews' friendship with Henry...
Dates: circa 1930-1991

Furioso papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 75
Overview: The Furioso papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts of submissions, editorial board files, and other office files relating to the publishing history of Furioso; a Magazine of Verse (1939-1953). Correspondents include E. E. Cummings, Richard Eberhart, Weldon Kees, Lawrence Olson, Ezra Pound, Peter Viereck, and William Carlos Williams. Manuscripts are primarily typescripts and setting typescripts of submissions to Furioso. The office files include advertising and publicity material, the...
Dates: 1938-1951

Robert Bartlett Haas collection on Gertrude Stein and the Conference Press

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 833
Overview: The Robert Bartlett Haas Collection on Gertrude Stein and the Conference Press contains correspondence, drafts of writings, notes, photographs, printed material and papers relating to Getrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, and the production and distribution of Conference Press publications, including Stein's What Are Masterpieces?
Dates: 1936-1985

Washington Irving collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 769
Overview: The collection provides evidence of the personal and professional life of Washington Irving and dates from 1802 to 1966. The collection documents Irving's writing career, diplomatic work, and travels through Europe, and consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, and printed material. Correspondents include: Thomas Aspinwall, Dmitrii Ivanovich Dolgorukii, Catherine Rodgers Irving Paris, Sarah Sanders Paris Storrow, and Moses Thomas. The collection includes journals belonging to Emily...
Dates: 1802-1972

Allen Johnson correspondence relating to the Chronicles of America Series

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1110
Overview: Correspondence of Allen Johnson concerning his editorship of the Chronicles of America Series, consisting of incoming typed and autograph letters, signed, and outgoing typescript carbons, 1916-1920. Correspondents include historians Max Ferrand, Yale University, and Nathaniel Stephenson, College of Charleston, and other authors of volumes in the Chronicles of America Series; United States Publishers' Association founders Robert Pollock Glasgow and Arthur H. Brook, Gerhard Richard Lomer, and...
Dates: 1907-1920, bulk 1916-1920

James Jones papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 23
Overview: The papers contain writings, correspondence, family papers, photographs, and printed works documenting the life and writing career of James Jones. Included among the writings are drafts of six published novels and one unpublished one, poetry, screenplays and short stories. The papers also provide documentation on his personal life, particularly during World War II, his early efforts to find a publisher for his works, and his long association with Harry and Lowney Handy.
Dates: 1926-1977

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

Ann Lauterbach papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 736
Overview: The Ann Lauterbach Papers document the personal and professional life of American poet Ann Lauterbach and consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, and audiovisual material. The papers contain a number of drafts of Lauterbach's writings from early in her career until roughly 2000. Her correspondence reflects her intellectual circle with correspondents including writers and artists: Stacy Doris, Kenward Gray Elmslie, Richard Hamilton, Susan Howe, Garrett Kalleberg, Ron Padgett,...
Dates: circa 1926-2000

Lawrence & Wishart records

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Call Number: GEN MSS 703
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, business and financial records, artwork, and photographs relating to the early years of the British publishing company Lawrence & Wishart, its predecessor company Wishart & Company, and the founding partner Ernest Edward Wishart. Correspondence includes letters to, from, and about various authors, journalists, lawyers, and booksellers, among others. There is extensive correspondence concerning the publication of Jack Butler Yeats's book Sligo...
Dates: 1927-1951

Joseph Longstreth papers relating to Caryl Chessman

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3743
Overview: Correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, and other papers on publishing and legal matters relating to convicted kidnapper and death-row inmate Caryl Chessman, collected by editor Joseph Longstreth of Critics Associated, 1953-1990.
Dates: 1953-2015, bulk 1953-1960

John P. Marquand collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 48
Overview: The John P. Marquand Collection contains manuscripts of books, essays, short stories, addresses, lectures, speeches, and book reviews, as well as business correspondence, research material, bibliographical material, biographical material, and photographic material.
Dates: 1922-1973 (inclusive), bulk 1930-1960

Nichols family correspondence

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Call Number: OSB MSS 154
Overview: The Nichols Family Correspondence consists almost entirely of letters addressed to the three generations of the Nichols family who owned the printing firm Nichols & Co. and edited and published the Gentleman's Magazine from 1778 to 1856. The letters document a portion of the publication history of the magazine, particularly the professional and personal relationships between the Nicholses and their contributors. The collection also documents other...
Dates: 1769-1873

Steven Schuyler papers relating to Kurt Wolff and Hermann Broch

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 17
Overview: Papers related to Steven Schuyler's doctoral thesis entitled Kurt Wolff and Hermann Broch: Publisher and Author in Exile.
Dates: 1943-1991

Fred Jeremy Seligson Collection of Cid Corman and James Weil

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1200
Scope and Contents: The collection contains correspondence, writings by Cid Corman, and other papers. Series I and Series II includes correspondence to Seligson from Corman and James Weil and third party correspondence between Corman and Weil. There are 108 pieces of correspondence from Corman to Seligson dating from 1982 to 2002. Corman's letters discuss personal, literary, and cultural matters, as well as travel. Third party correspondence features approximately 332 pieces of correspondence from Weil to Corman...
Dates: 1958-2010