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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

Roberta Bayley photographs and papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1603
Overview: The collection consists of photographs, correspondence, diaries, personal papers, scrapbooks, artwork, professional papers, printed materials, posters, a t-shirt, audiovisual materials, and computer media documenting the work and life of American photographer Roberta Bayley and the punk rock music and culture that emerged from downtown New York in the 1970s. Photographs by Bayley include black and white negatives, color negatives, color slides and transparencies, black and white proofs, vintage...
Dates: 1950-2019

Edwin J. Beinecke Collection of Robert Louis Stevenson

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Call Number: GEN MSS 664
Overview: The Edwin J. Beinecke Collection of Robert Louis Stevenson contains correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers, and research files by, about, and relating to Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson.
Dates: 1828-1970, bulk 1870-1940

Kenneth Walter Cameron collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 337
Overview: Collection includes: official seals of the United States, Canadian provinces, and the British Empire, primarily on letters from government officials laid into five scrapbooks; several magazines and an atlas of Canada; chart of Scottish clans and coats of arms; wax seals of Jersey (Channel Islands), Guernsey (Channel Islands), and Gambia Colony; collections of letters and autographs of literary, historical and church figures; zoology notebooks kept by Cameron while a student at West Virginia...
Dates: 1753-1947

Eleanor Chase papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 748
Scope and Contents: The papers include correspondence, writings, photographs, and scrapbooks documenting the life and literary career of Eleanor Chase. Correspondence contains incoming letters to Eleanor Chase (1919 to 1943). Principal correspondents include W. Graham Robertson and Robert Benchley. Also included is one letter to Alexandra Fatio Taylor from Helen Keller, 1953. Writings consist chiefly of typescript drafts of novels, short stories, poetry, and drama, most of which were unpublished during Chase's...
Dates: 1914-1996, bulk 1914-1944

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

Margaret Croyden papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 577
Overview: The Margaret Croyden papers contain writings, research material, photographs, audiovisual material, and personal papers. Writings include drafts, printed versions, and photocopies of printed versions of reviews and essays on theater-related topics as well as corrected drafts of her fourth book, The Years in Between (Xlibris, 2011). Video recordings appear to date chiefly from Croyden's tenure with the CBS TV series Camera Three during the 1970s. There are audio recordings and other materials...
Dates: 1965-2011

Clyde Brion Davis papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 255
Overview: The Clyde Brion Davis Papers document his work as a journalist and novelist in the United States during the early twentieth century. The Papers contain correspondence and writings as well as personal papers such as business records. The Papers also include correspondence and writings documenting Martha Wirt Davis's writing career.
Dates: 1854-1967, bulk 1907-1962

John L. De Forest papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 885
Overview: The John L. De Forest Papers contain forty volumes of typescript diaries, 1935-2000, many with newspaper clippings and other related materials laid in. Diaries include entries relating to jazz musician and family friend Benny Goodman; Yiddish author Sholem Asch, for whom De Forest worked as a secretary in the 1940s; political associate John Davis Lodge, governor of Connecticut, 1951-1955; and Dutch historian and journalist Hendrik Willem Van Loon. The collection also includes typescript...
Dates: 1875-2000, bulk 1934-2000

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

Dan De Quille papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2667
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of papers created and collected by Dan De Quille that document a portion of his writing career, circa 1860-1898, as well as a small quantity of material accumulated by his family from 1936 to circa 1956. The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, and ephemera, as well as newspaper clippings collected by De Quille on a variety of subjects.
Dates: circa 1860-circa 1956, bulk 1885-1898

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

George F. Emmons papers

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Call Number: WA MSS 166-169, WA MSS S-4386
Scope and Contents: The George Foster Emmons Papers have been organized in five sections. The first section (WA MSS 166) consists of three manuscript journals (931 pages long) which Emmons kept while attached to the U.S. Exploring Expedition under the command of Charles Wilkes. Emmons wrote the journals while on board the U.S. Sloop of War Peacock, W. L. Hudson, Commander, August 12, 1838 to June 10, 1842. The journals contain an account of the expedition with detailed descriptions...
Dates: 1828-1957, bulk 1828-1864

Max Ewing collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 656
Overview: The Max Ewing Papers consist of correspondence, writings, sheet music, photographic prints and negatives, photograph albums, scrapbooks, diaries, sound recordings, writings of others, notebooks, printed material, personal papers, and a sculpture. Correspondence includes letters from Ewing to his parents, general correspondence with friends and family, and third party correspondence regarding Ewing. Writings contain autograph manuscript and typescript drafts and printed versions of short...
Dates: 1887-2003, bulk 1910-1934

Charles Henri Ford papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 32
Overview: The Charles Henri Ford Papers contain correspondence, writings, and artwork that document Ford's activities as an author and journal editor,with the bulk of the material dating from 1928 to 2002. Much of the material acquired before 1982 relates to the journals Blues and View, while the 2004 acquisition includes documentation of broader range of Ford's activities.
Dates: 1918-2003, bulk 1928-2002

Frances Frost papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 33
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, journals, financial papers, scrapbooks and drafts of Frost's poetry, short stories, and longer works.
Dates: 1919-1976 (inclusive), 1928-1959, bulk 1928-1959

G. & C. Merriam Company archive

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Call Number: GEN MSS 370
Overview: The archive consists of correspondence, documents, writings, printed material, and photographs documenting the history of the G. & C. Merriam Company. The papers provide insight into the business practices of the nineteenth century publishing and bookselling trade, particularly in Massachusetts, and contain much material on lexicography, the development of American English, and the publishing history of Webster's Dictionary. Principal correspondents include Merriam Company editors Chauncey...
Dates: 1797-1978, bulk 1830-1892

Hardie Gramatky papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1567
Overview: The collection documents the life and career of illustrator, author, and painter, Hardie Gramatky (1907-1979). Materials in the collection include correspondence, photographs, personal papers, and materials related to Gramatky's career as a children's book author and illustrator.
Dates: 1864-2014

Paul Horgan papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 845
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, artwork, sound recordings, video recordings, and financial papers.
Dates: 1949-2014

Langston Hughes papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 26
Overview: The Langston Hughes Papers contain letters, manuscripts, personal items, photographs, clippings, artworks, and objects that document the life of the well-known African-American poet.
Dates: 1862-1980