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- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 4
- Berrigan, Ted, 1934-1983 3
- Bogan, Louise, 1897-1970 3
- Boyce, Neith, 1872-1951 3
- Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989 3
- Hapgood, Hutchins, 1869-1944 3
- MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 3
- Padgett, Ron, 1942- 3
- Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 3
- Sterne, Maurice, 1878-1957 3
- Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972 3
- Zabel, Morton Dauwen, 1901-1964 3
- Academy of American Poets 2
- Ashbery, John, 1927-2017 2
- Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946 2
- Barry, Philip, 1896-1949 2
- Bentley, Arthur F. (Arthur Fisher), 1870-1957 2
- Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959 2
- Berenson, Mary, 1864-1945 2
- Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979 2 ∧ less
Ann Petry manuscripts
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
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.
Hamilton Basso papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 57
Overview: Manuscripts, letters, and research material document the life of best-selling novelist Hamilton Basso.
Michael Bennett papers
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
Ella Barksdale Brown Papers
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
Carrillo de Albornoz and Aldama family papers
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.
Civic Repertory Theatre records
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
Louise Crane and Victoria Kent papers
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...
Alfredo de Palchi and Sona Raiziss papers
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
Photochroms of Sites in the United States and Mexico
Call Number: WA Photos 1344
Overview: Collection of photochroms of sites in the United States and Mexico published by the Detroit Photographic Company, 1893-1903. The collection includes significant visual documentation of locations in several states including California, Colorado, New York, and Pennsylvania as well as Washington, D.C., and Mexico, in addition to an image or two for the states of Arizona, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Utah. The collection includes at least...
Miriam Hapgood DeWitt Papers
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
Manet Harrison Fowler and Manet Helen Fowler papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 59
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Manet Harrison Fowler and her daughter Manet Helen Fowler. The Manet Harrison Fowler material documents her work as a singer, musician, and educator with the Mwalimu School and the Texas Association of Negro Musicians. The Manet Helen Fowler material documents her various research and professional activities with the Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society and other organizations. Material includes photographs;...
Jonathan Galassi papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1197
Overview: The Jonathan Galassi Papers, which span from 1958-2016, contain writings, including notebooks, drafts, translations, research materials, and correspondence The papers also contain photographs, printed materials, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other papers by or relating to Jonathan Galassi.
Brendan Gill papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 791
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers relating to Brendan Gill, a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine from the late 1930s through the 1990s. In addition to professional correspondence, there are letters between Gill and his wife Anne Barnard and other family members. Writings include materials relating to Gill's shorter works, written for The New Yorker and other magazines, and to several of his books, including two early novels, The Trouble of One House...
Dates: 1862-1999, bulk 1940-1998
Michael Grumley papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 323
Overview: The Michael Grumley Papers primarily contain his writings and supporting research material, with a small amount of personal correspondence and personal papers. More than half of the collection consists of his creative writings and drawings, spanning his college years through his career as a freelance author, many of which were not published during his lifetime. The collection holds files on Grumley's published work, including his one novel and his four books on the topics of Atlantis,...
Dates: 1910-1988, bulk 1963-1988
Hapgood family papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 41
Overview: The Hapgood Family Papers contain correspondence; manuscripts of books, plays, poems, articles, book reviews, essays, and short stories; plus business papers, diaries, maps, photographs, subject files, writings of others, and miscellaneous papers which document the lives and careers of various members of the Hapgood family and to a lesser extent the Boyce family, most notably Hutchins Hapgood and Neith Boyce Hapgood.
Dates: 1829-2000, bulk 1900-1940
Helen E. Hokinson Cartoons for The New Yorker
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1084
Overview: The collection consists of more than 340 cartoons, cover drawings, and concept sketches in ink, pencil, watercolor, crayon, and charcoal on paper that were created for The New Yorker magazine by Helen E. Hokinson.
Joseph Norton Ireland papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 621
Overview: The collection contains material relating to Ireland's research and writings on American theater and personal papers. Forty-nine volumes in the collection contain clippings, printed ephemera, such as playbills, autograph manuscript material, letters, and other material, as well as lists of theatrical performances and lists and profiles of stage performers. The collection features drafts, proofs, and an extra-illustrated version of Ireland's major publication, Records of the New York Stage from...
Lawrence Langner papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 688
Overview: The papers include writings, correspondence, subject files, photographs and other materials relating to Lawrence Langner's work as an author, theater producer, and patent attorney. Writings include plays (Suzanna and the Elders and The Pursuit of Happiness, among others); articles on various aspects of theatre and patent law; and books, including his autobiography, The Magic Curtain; The Importance of Wearing Clothes; and G.B.S. and the Lunatic. Correspondence, subject files, and financial...
Dates: 1913-1983, bulk 1920-1962
John Vance Lauderdale papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1317
Overview: The papers include correspondence, journal entries, photographs, sketches, and printed ephemera that document the life and military career of John Vance Lauderdale. Originally bound in thirteen indexed scrapbooks. Subjects discussed include family life, military life, treatment of Indians and blacks, and the practice of medicine. Two boxes of lantern slides accompany papers.