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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

Walter Beinecke papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 846
Overview: The Walter Beinecke Papers consist of subject files containing correspondence, personal papers, autobiographical writings, and documents concerning the Beinecke family, the Sperry and Hutchinson Company, and Beinecke's business investments, book collecting, and work in Nantucket historic preservation; other correspondence, including correspondence with book vendor Howard S. Mott and family letters; other personal papers, such as financial and legal records, address books, and diaries;...
Dates: circa 1900-2004, bulk 1930-1990

Jean Louis Berlandier papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-300
Overview: The papers consist of diaries and accounts written or collected by Jean Louis Berlandier, including works by Rafael Chovell, Manuel de Mier y Teran, José Francisco Ruiz, Stephen F. Austin, Juan Pedro Walker and others. The papers include maps, letters, diaries, histories, and government documents containing geographical, ethnographic, and historical information about the Mexican Republic, particularly the region between the Sabine River and Sierra Madre, with extensive coverage of the areas...
Dates: 1745-1860, bulk 1815-1850

Mason Fitch Cogswell papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 920
Overview: The papers primarily consist of correspondence received by Mason Fitch Cogswell from family, friends, and professional colleagues. Prominent among the correspondents are Cogswell's brother Samuel Cogswell, his nephew James Lloyd Cogswell of Long Island, New York, his friend Theodore Dwight, the Caribbean planter Charles Joseph Sibert, Vicomte de Cornillon, and deaf education pioneers Laurent Clerc and T. H. Gallaudet. Other colleagues in the papers are the Reverend Ebenezer Fitch, Connecticut...
Dates: 1772-1853, bulk 1790-1830

Christopher Cox papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 264
Overview: The Christopher Cox Papers consists of the writings, correspondence files, and personal papers of the editor, author, actor, director, and producer Christopher Cox, and of his partner, the art historian William Olander.
Dates: 1927-1990, bulk 1966-1990

Norman Croom-Johnson diaries

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Call Number: GEN MSS 886
Overview: The Norman Croom-Johnson Diaries consist of 217 autograph manuscript volumes, including 211 diaries with daily entries, 1905 January 1-1962 August 7; three volumes containing lists of theater, concerts, and other events attended by Croom-Johnson, 1901-1960; and three volumes containing a daily log of his residences and travels, 1886-1962. Early volumes are copies made by Croom-Johnson from his original diaries, with additional notes made at the time of copying. Entries concern Croom-Johnson's...
Dates: 1886-1962

William Dunlap collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 498
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of bound manuscript diaries and corresponding typescript transcriptions. Also included in the collection is a bound manuscript recipe book, two letters, and a theater script translated into English from French by Dunlap entitled Thirty Years or The Life of a Gamester or The Gambler's Fate.
Dates: 1786-1835

Emerson family papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1307
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, business and legal papers, diaries, and other papers documenting the mining interests and family history of John Louville, Edwin Ruthven, Charles Harris, and Joseph Wilson Emerson of Portland, Maine and Colorado.
Dates: 1848-1929

Isaac Dewey Harmon correspondence and journals

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3455
Overview: 165 letters, two journals, and other ephemera, papers, and two tintypes by or relating to Isaac Dewey Harmon, 1831-1861. Letters concern Harmon's business and family affairs primarily in Chicago, Naperville, and Peru, Illinois. Among Harmon's correspondents are brother Charles Loomis Harmon, father E. D. Harmon, mother Welthyan Loomis Harmon, sister Harriet Harmon, sister Welthyan Loomis Harmon (later Welthyan Loomis Harmon Burley), and business partner Churchill Coffing. Journals...
Dates: 1831-1861

Mark Holloway papers related to Martha Gordon Crotch

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Call Number: GEN MSS 933
Overview: The papers consist of material gathered by Mark Holloway in preparation for his unpublished biography of Martha Gordon Crotch. Series I holds Crotch's autograph manuscript diaries describing her daily activities between 1935 and 1956 and her relationships with friends Alexander (Sasha) Berkman, Emmy Eckstein, Emma Goldman, Frieda Lawrence, and Norman Douglas, among others. Also present is a typescript of Crotch's autobiography, some personal papers, and photographs, including a folder of...
Dates: 1890-1970, bulk 1935-1970

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

Knute Jensen diaries

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3649
Overview: 44 autograph diaries, unsigned, kept by Knute Jensen, 1925-1976. Jensen primarily records his meals and the weather, but also writes of odd jobs and his ongoing search for employment in Montana, California, and later, Oregon. Occasionally recorded are births, deaths, and marriages, and world events. Accompanied by membership cards, postcards, newspaper clippings, railway tickets, and other ephemera tucked into diary pages.
Dates: 1925-1976

Susan Wilbur Jones papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2350
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other papers recording Susan Wilbur Jones' years in Europe, Chicago, and Cambridge, Mass. as a student, editor, author, wife, and mother. In addition to much material on Susan's family life and life as a student, the papers contain references to the Chicago literary world, in which Susan and her husband Llewellyn socialized with Harriet Monroe, Floyd Dell, John Cowper Powys, Edgar Lee Masters, Carl Sandburg, and Mark Turbyfill. The correspondence is...
Dates: 1873-1970

Arthur Lee diaries and papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1732
Scope and Contents: The bulk of this collection consists of diaries kept by sculptor Arthur Lee between 1914 and 1959. The diaries document Lee's artistic and intellectual life in Greenwich Village and New York City throughout the middle of the 20th century, and include some drawings. The collection also includes sketchbooks, drawings, photographs, correspondence, printed material, and other papers by or relating to Lee.
Dates: 1908-1998

George Platt Lynes diaries and memorabilia

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 147
Overview: The George Platt Lynes diaries consist of diaries and datebooks which record his activities and thoughts, starting with a journal of Lynes' first trip to Europe in 1925 and ending with entries in a pocket datebook just weeks before his death in 1955. Though his early and later years are well documented, there are no diaries for the years 1931-1941. Accompanying the diaries are a few odd pieces of personal memorabilia, including a notebook of dinners given during the early 1940s and printed...
Dates: 1921-1955

George MacDonald Collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 103
Overview: The George MacDonald Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers, and photographs relating to MacDonald's career and to the daily life of the MacDonald family.
Dates: (1822-1946)

Robert Nathan papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 307
Overview: The collection includes drafts of writings, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, drawings, diaries, and audio recordings documenting the life and work of the American writer Robert Nathan. Drafts of Nathan's writings make up the bulk of the collection, and include novels, screenplays, short fiction and prose, speeches, and poetry; the writings include story ideas, or "false starts," that Nathan did not publish. Correspondence and other papers document his family relationships, in...
Dates: 1796-1985, bulk 1912-1968

Agnes Boulton collection of Eugene O'Neill

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 122
Overview: Agnes Boulton Collection of Eugene O'Neill contains material dating from the period of Boulton's and O'Neill's marriage. Contains professional and personal correspondence (mainly incoming); writings; three diaries by Boulton and one by O'Neill; bills; legal materials regarding their houses; and photographs. Correspondents include (among others) Frederick Parsell Hill regarding Spithead (their house in Bermuda); the American Play Company, O'Neill's agent; and Harry Weinberger, O'Neill's lawyer....
Dates: 1910-1959, bulk 1920-1927

Vita Sackville-West papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 925
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, business and estate records, writings, lectures, and gardening papers. Correspondents include family members such as Lionel Edward Sackville-West, Victoria Sackville, Harold Nicolson, and Nigel Nicolson, and friends and lovers including Rosamund Grosvenor, Hilda Matheson, Gwen St. Aubyn, and Christopher St. John. Writings include typescripts and manuscripts for works including the novels ...
Dates: 1866-2003, bulk 1900-1960

David Sedaris papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1515
Content Description: The collection contains drafts and writings from numerous publications by David Sedaris including Holidays on Ice, Me Talk Pretty Someday, Naked, and Calypso, along with correspondence, artist books, diaries, personal papers and notebooks, photographs, press clippings, ephemera, and other papers by or relating to Sedaris' life and work.
Dates: 1964-2017