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Alger Leroy Adams and Jessie M. Wells Adams papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4335
Overview: Photographs and photograph albums, scrapbooks, personal papers, and other materials relating to Reverend Alger Leroy Adams, Jessie M. Wells Adams, and the Daniels family, circa 1860s-1997.Materials relating to Alger Adams include a caricature of Adams, scrapbook of Adams’s columns for the Amsterdam News, a photograph of Adams’s colleague and society editor for Ebony magazine Gerri Major, and a letter of congratulations upon Adams’s receiving of an honorary degree....
Dates: circa 1860s-1997

Dorothy Alexander photographs

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1750
Overview: The collection consists of black-and-white and color photographic prints, contact sheets, negatives, slides, indices and other papers, audiovisual media, and digital files related to the work of Canadian-American photographer Dorothy Alexander. Photographic materials encompass her professional freelance work and personal creative endeavors, particularly street photography.
Dates: 1967–2016

Ann Petry manuscripts

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 206
Scope and Contents: The Ann Petry Manuscripts contains the writings of American author Ann Petry. Writings consist of drafts of Petry’s novels Country Place (1947) and The Street (1946), some with extensive revisions. Some draft pages were written on the back of Negro Women, Incorporated, newsletters and governance documents. Also included are drafts of Petry's review of Margaret Halsey’s Color Blind: A White Woman Looks at the Negro...
Dates: circa 1944-1947

Bangs family papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 47
Overview: Scrapbooks, manuscripts, diaries. letters, and personal papers documenting the lives and careers of American humorist John Kendrick Bangs and his son, Francis Hyde Bangs.
Dates: 1881-1964

Hamilton Basso papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 57
Overview: Manuscripts, letters, and research material document the life of best-selling novelist Hamilton Basso.
Dates: 1861-1975

Michael Benedikt papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 589
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the personal and professional life of author Michael Benedikt. Correspondence in the collection consists of letters to Benedikt from authors and artists, editors and publishers, literary agents and organizations, academic institutions, and others dating largely from the late 1950s to early 1980s. Correspondents include Duane Ackerson, Anna Balakian, Alan Brilliant, A. Poulin, Carolee Schneemann, and others. Writings...
Dates: 1951-2002

Michael Bennett papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 538
Overview: The papers document the musical theater career of Michael Bennett, spanning the dates 1950 to 1989 (with the bulk of the material spanning 1973 to 1986), and consisting of production files, correspondence, business papers, scripts, printed material, personal papers, audiovisual material, objects and photographs. The papers document the process of writing, choreographing, directing, and marketing Broadway musical productions such as Dreamgirls and A Chorus Line. The papers also document...
Dates: 1950-1989, bulk 1973-1986

Martha Bradstreet papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 674
Overview: The papers consist chiefly of handwritten copies of maps, survey reports, and other legal documents related to litigation by Martha Bradstreet to gain title to land throughout the Mohawk River Valley in New York State. The land, including portions of Cosby's Manor and Utica, was originally the property of Major General John Bradstreet (1714-1774), the stepfather of her father, Samuel Bradstreet. Survey reports and maps in the collection served as evidence for litigation by Martha Bradstreet...
Dates: circa 1750-1900, bulk 1800-1840

Ella Barksdale Brown Papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 41
Overview: The Ella Barksdale Brown Papers consist of correspondence, writings, financial papers, newspapers and other materials that document her work as an educator, anti-lynching activist, suffragist, and journalist. The bulk of the papers provide evidence of Brown's activism and involvement with numerous schools, youth groups, war relief, civil rights and community organizations.
Dates: 1885-1952, bulk 1906-1926

Paul Cadmus papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1977
Overview: The Paul Cadmus papers, which span from 1812-2019, contain personal papers and files, correspondence, photographs, artwork, papers of others, artwork, address books, printed matter, and other materials that document the life and work of Paul Cadmus.
Dates: 1812-2019

Carrillo de Albornoz and Aldama family papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1089
Overview: The collection includes correspondence, business and legal papers, personal papers, printed ephemera, genealogical research materials, photographs, and a scrapbook documenting the lives of the Carrillo de Albornoz and Aldama families including Isaac Carrillo de Albornoz, René Carrillo de Albornoz, Miguel de Aldama, and other family members who lived in Cuba and the United States in the late 19th and 20th centuries.
Dates: 1841-1967

Rachel Carson papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 46
Overview: The Rachel Carson Papers consist of manuscripts, notebooks, letters, newspaper clippings, photos, and printed material relating to the research and publications of Rachel Carson.
Dates: 1921-1989

Civic Repertory Theatre records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 343
Overview: The Civic Repertory Theatre Records consist of production files containing scripts, promptbooks, technical production documentation, manuscript and printed music, and photographs; financial records including auditor's financial statements, box office receipts, weekly financial statements, and ledgers; programs, issues of the Civic Repertory Theatre Bulletin/Magazine and other printed material; notebooks containing Eva Le Gallienne's translations of plays by Henrik Ibsen; and pressbooks and...
Dates: 1917-1985, bulk 1925-1936

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

Seward Collins papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 12
Overview: The Seward Collins Papers contain correspondence, subject files, business papers, and other papers documenting Collins's editorship of The Bookman and The American Review.
Dates: 1918-1952, bulk 1927-1937

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

Louise Crane and Victoria Kent papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 473
Overview: The Louise Crane and Victoria Kent Papers document the personal and professional lives of Louise Crane, Victoria Kent, and Josephine Boardman Crane, and consist of correspondence, subject files, personal papers, financial documents, clippings, photographs, and slides. The papers provide evidence of the Crane family's philanthropic work and involvement in a number of cultural associations, including the China Institute in America, Harpsichord Music Society, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Museum...
Dates: 1809-1998

Alfredo de Palchi and Sona Raiziss papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 947
Overview: The Alfredo de Palchi and Sona Raiziss Papers contain correspondence between de Palchi and Raiziss and with others, concerning their writings, the literary journal Chelsea, and literary prizes; poems, other writings, and English translations of Italian poetry by de Palchi and Raiziss; writings by others, mostly Italian poetry translated into English by Raiziss and de Palchi, published by them in Chelsea, or submitted for literary prizes sponsored by them; clippings and other printed material...
Dates: 1920s-2005, bulk 1990-2005

Jesse Deane papers and photographs

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1588
Scope and Contents: The Jesse Deane papers and photographs contains correspondence, photographs, negatives, film, videocassettes, printed material, personal papers, artwork and other material by or relating to physique model, photographer, and gay pornographic actor Jesse Deane. Of note is a photographic album and slides that document Fire Island, N.Y. in the 1960s.
Dates: 1940-2013

Miriam Hapgood DeWitt Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 277
Overview: The Miriam Hapgood DeWitt Papers consists of original and photocopied material, including letters, documents, and literary papers, related to the journalists and authors Hutchins Hapgood (1869-1944) and Neith Boyce (1872-1951), their forebears, and their circle of intellectuals, social reformers, and artists. The collection was created by their daughter Miriam Hapgood Dewitt (1906-1990), with the assistance of her sister Beatrix Hapgood Faust (1910-1994).
Dates: 1812-1990, bulk 1903-1990