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Simon Perchik papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 743
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, printed material, and a videotaped interview, documenting the life and career of American poet Simon Perchik. Correspondence is chiefly professional in nature, consisting of letters from editors, publishers, and other authors, relating to the writings of Simon Perchik and to twentieth-century American poetry generally. Principal correspondents include Elizabeth Press and Edward Butscher. Writings consists of...
Dates: 1942-1998

George Clement Perkins papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2706
Overview: The Papers consist of speeches, correspondence, financial records, photographs, scrapbooks and ephemera documenting the political life of George Clement Perkins. Speeches consist of manuscript versions in unidentified hands. Some speeches are identified within the folders; others are untitled and undated. The papers do not comprehensively document Perkins's official activities as a California legislator and governor, but focus on his political activity generally and his 1879 gubernatorial...
Dates: 1862-1946, bulk 1879-1915

Mardette Perkins papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 782
Overview: The papers provide insight into the personal and professional life of Mardette Perkins, American actress and poet, and consist of correspondence, drafts of writings, clippings, ephemera, computer media, and audiovisual material dating from 1942 to 1996. Perkins' acting career is represented in photographs, clippings, ephemera, and a film of her work for television commercials. The papers contain drafts of Perkins' poetry, including an unpublished manuscript for her "Collected Poems, I," and...
Dates: 1942-1996

Peter Palmquist collection of Humboldt County, California, male photographers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2670
Overview: The collection includes information about and examples of the work of male amateur and commercial photographers, studio assistants, photographic processors, colorists, photojournalists, film makers, and film theaters collected by Peter Palmquist from 1971 until his death in 2003. The collection documents the practice and occupation of photography in Humboldt County, California, from around the incorporation of the county in 1853. This collection consists of biographical files collected by...
Dates: [circa 1850]-2003, bulk 1973-2003

Peter Palmquist collection of women in photography

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2600
Overview: This collection consists of biographical files collected by Peter Palmquist for over thirty thousand women involved in photography and photographic materials that represent the work of nearly two thousand women. Palmquist began the Women in Photography International Archive in 1971 as a systematic study of women photographers in California, which then extended to the American West. By 1994, he broadened the collection to include women involved in photography since its beginning to contemporary...
Dates: circa 1840-2017

Phoenix Theatre records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 421
Overview: The Phoenix Theatre Records consist of production files, administrative and financial records, correspondence, photographs, music, audiovisual material, production programs and posters, and other materials that document the organization, administration, financial activities, and productions of the Phoenix Theatre from its creation in 1953 to the closing of the company in 1982.
Dates: circa 1932-1984, bulk 1953-1982

Photographic order book for images of California, Hawaii, and Yellowstone National Park

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 214
Overview: Photographic order book (disbound prior to acquisition) from an unidentified photography studio (possibly Underwood & Underwood) containing photographs of California, Hawaii, and Yellowstone National Park, circa 1880-1911. Photographs of California include landscape views, street scenes, logging, and agriculture--among the identified locations are San Francisco, Stockton, and San Bernardino. Photographs of Hawaii are primarily of Honolulu and show landscape views, harbor views, Native...
Dates: circa 1880-1911

Photographs of Asian Americans

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Call Number: WA Photos 485
Overview: Photographs of Asian Americans created by Asian American photographers and others, chiefly in California, circa 1930-1982.
Dates: circa 1930-1982

Photographs of prominent African Americans

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 76
Overview: Photographs drawn from various collections in the James Weldon Johnson Collection. The collection includes predominantly images of prominent African American writers, cultural leaders, and entertainers, as well as photographs by important African American photographers. A small number of images document people and places outside the United States. The collection forms a visual record of artists, writers, actors, musicians, and politicians active chiefly in the United States from the 1920s...
Dates: 1875-1978

Photographs of scenes from films relating to the American West, Southwest, and Mexico

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Call Number: WA Photos 1292
Overview: 582 photographs of scenes from films relating to the American West, Southwest, and Mexico, 1931-1998.
Dates: 1931-1998

Photographs of the Garment District in New York City

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Call Number: GEN MSS 998
Overview: Street photographs that document people, urban scenery, and activity in the Garment District in the Manhattan borough of New York City, 1977-1978. Images include couriers carting clothing on racks, pedestrians, vehicles, and buildings.
Dates: 1976-2013

Photographs of the Manzanar Concentration Camp, California

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Call Number: WA Photos 537
Overview: Black and white photographs of the Manzanar concentration camp photographed in 1943 by Ansel Adams and printed from the original negatives by Alan Ross in 1985 for the Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art, History, and Science in Fresno, California.
Dates: 1985

David Plowden photographs and papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2957
Overview: This collection consists of photographs and papers that document the work of David Plowden as a photographer and author, 1943-2011. The photographic work in the collection records scenes from main streets and churches in small towns to barns and grain elevators in farmlands, as well as industrial cityscapes of cities like Chicago, Illinois, and New York City. The images also document railroads and their infrastructures, as well as bridges and canals throughout the United States and Canada, and...
Dates: 1943-2011

Dudley Poore papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 599
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, notebooks and diaries, writings, photographs, and other materials documenting the personal and professional life of American poet and author Dudley Poore. Poore was part of a circle of writers at Harvard University that included e.e. cummings, John Dos Passos, Robert Hillyer, Robert Stewart Mitchell, and Cuthbert Wright, and the correspondence features letters with these associates, as well as John Peale Bishop, Dudley Fitts, Robert Finch, Arthur K. McComb,...
Dates: 1840s-1975

Robert J. Hare Powel papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 494
Overview: The papers contain writings and other materials documenting the early career of playwright Robert J. Hare Powel. Writings include scenarios, outlines, and drafts for scripts of stage plays, most of which appear to date from the late-1920s to mid-1930s. Other materials include correspondence, photographs, and a scrapbook documenting Powel's work and theater generally. Correspondence consists of letters to Powel and comments regarding productions of his plays. Photographs consist of stage shots...
Dates: 1869-1959

Richard Henry Pratt papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1174
Overview: The collection includes letter-press books, writings, diaries, notes, photographs, and drawings. The papers largely relate to Pratt's work with and theories on the education of American Indians and his involvement with the Carlisle Indian School. Included is material relating to the controversies surrounding his work and much relating to Indians and Indian life in general. There are a group of Indian photographs and drawings, and papers relating to members of Pratt's family.
Dates: 1862-1972

Robert Beverly Price papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3643
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, printed materials, drawings, and other papers, by or relating to Missouri banker, Robert Beverly Price. Includes 60 autograph and typescript letters, signed, 1860-1922, undated. Letters concern either the Boone County National Bank of Columbia or the Price family, with most letters being from Robert Beverly Price to his wife, Evaline Hockaday Price, or granddaughter, Emily Blair Henrotin. There are also newspaper articles (loose and in a scrapbook) regarding Price...
Dates: 1853-1942

Frederic Prokosch collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 685
Overview: The Frederic Prokosch collection contains material by or relating to American novelist and translator Frederic Prokosch. There are corrected drafts and proofs to several early novels, including The Asiatics (1935), The Seven Who Fled (1937), The Conspirators (1943), Age of Thunder (1945), The Idols of the Cave (1946), and Storm and Echo (1948). There are also drafts of shorter works, including stories and individual poems, as well as three collections of poetry dating from the same period,...
Dates: 1908-1968, bulk 1935-1952

Richard Pryor collection

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 179
Scope and Contents: The collection contains film scripts, promotional photographs taken on film sets, press kits, and a storyboard relating to the acting career of Richard Pryor. The collection spans 1971 to 1991.
Dates: 1971-1991

Phelps Putnam papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 429
Overview: The Phelps Putnam papers contain correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and work of poet Howard Phelps Putnam. Correspondence in the collection features letters with family, Yale college friends, including Russell Cheney, Farwell Knapp, Donald Ogden Stewart, and Charles Walker, and other authors, including Paul Rosenfeld, Allen Tate, and Stark Young. Writings contains drafts for poems and short prose pieces dating from 1914 to the late 1940s. Other materials in the...
Dates: 1914-1951