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- Jeleński, Konstanty A. (Konstanty Aleksander), 1922-1987 6
- Sand, George, 1804-1876 6
- Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980 6
- Debord, Guy, 1931-1994 5
- Internationale situationniste 5
- Miłosz, Czesław, 1911-2004 5
- Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 5
- Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 5
- Czapski, Józef, 1896-1993 4
- Giono, Jean, 1895-1970 4
- Gombrowicz, Witold, 1904-1969 4
- Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996 4
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 4
- Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986 3
- Bory, Jean-François, 1938- 3
- Breton, André, 1896-1966 3
- Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 3
- Cartier-Bresson, Henri, 1908-2004 3
- Char, René, 1907-1988 3
- Claudel, Paul, 1868-1955 3 ∧ less
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Académie française autograph collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1339
Overview: Correspondence and other documents signed by circa 200 members of the Académie française, 1637-1926 and undated, assembled by an unidentified collector, possibly American autograph collector Howes Norris, Jr. (1867-1938), of Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts. Most are autograph letters, signed; other contents include literary writings, legal documents, and a few documents concerning administration of the Académie française. Many are accompanied by descriptions from vendor catalogs, engraved...
Dates: 1637-1926, bulk 1750-1900
Daisy Aldan papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 613
Overview: The Daisy Aldan Papers document the work of poet, editor, educator, translator, and filmmaker Daisy Aldan. The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, drafts of writings, writings of others, notebooks, diaries, teaching material, artwork, audiovisual material, photographs, printed material, and personal papers spanning the years 1919 to 2000.
Marc Allegrét papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 651
Overview: The Marc Allégret Papers document Allégret 's career as a filmmaker and his association with author André Gide. Allegrét's working files include screenplays, shooting scripts, correspondence, background and research materials, production notes and documents, cut film, photographs, and printed ephemera. There are screenplays or shooting scripts for over a dozen feature-length films and larger, mixed files for the documentaries Voyage au Congo (1927), Occultisme et magie (1951), and Avec...
Dates: 1900-1972, bulk 1920-1956
Call Number: GEN MSS 1466
Overview: The Altagor Papers, which span from 1930-2009, contain correspondence, personal papers, writings, artwork, printed material, objects, records, audio tapes, and other papers by or relating to the artist Altagor, also known as Andre Vernier.
Dates: 1930-2009, undated
Jean Anouilh manuscripts
Call Number: GEN MSS 459
Overview: Manuscripts of several plays by Anouilh, including L'invitation au chateau, along with many examples of juvenilia (short plays and a school essay), a group of scenarios for a cinema commercial, and notebooks.
Anthony Taussig collection of English legal manuscripts
Call Number: OSB MSS 184
Overview: A collection of approximately 400 manuscript items, including letters; letterbooks; copies of statutes, pleadings, opinions and precedents; King's Bench reports; abridgments and commonplace books of cases; and other papers, documenting the development and practice of English law and the evolution of the English legal system from the thirteenth into the twentieth century. Included are an early copy of Henry de Bracton's De legibus Anglie; a fourteenth-century pocket compilation of "Statuta...
Dates: [circa 1280-1956]
Antiquarian bookseller catalog collection
Call Number: X346
Overview: Antiquarian bookseller catalogs collected by Yale University Library.
Dates: circa 1747 - circa 1993
Alain Arias-Misson papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1514
Overview: The collection documents the literary work and career of Alain Arias-Misson and consists of correspondence; writings and works by Arias-Misson including poetry, visual poetry, notes, and other writings; writings and visual poetry by others; printed material including cards, pamphlets, ephemera, exhibition catalogs, serials, and books; and born-digital audiovisual materials. Correspondence includes letters to and from both general and literary correspondents. Works of others include work by...
Matthew Arnold collection
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
John Ashbery collection of artwork and objects
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1318
Overview: The collection consists of artwork and objects collected by American poet John Ashbery. It includes paintings, glassware, ceramics, clothing, household objects, realia, printed material, collage materials, and other items of significance to Ashbery, some of which inspired his poetry or appeared in his published work. The collection includes materials by or received from Ashbery's husband David Kermani and artists Joe Brainard and Trevor Winkfield, among others. All materials were kept in...
George Aust papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 270
Scope and Contents: The George Aust Papers consists of professional papers, legal and financial records, professional and personal correspondence, and other documents pertaining to the life and work of British civil servant George Aust. Aust’s papers document his career of over fifty years in government service, including his position as Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 1790 to 1796. Correspondents include his wife Sarah Murray Aust; William Eden, first Baron Auckland; Sir James Bland Burges;...
Dates: 1746-1837, bulk 1762-1827
George H. Bauer Jean Paul Sartre manuscript collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 505
Overview: A collection of materials by Sartre acquired by George H. Bauer. The majority of the material consists of drafts for individual works in Sartre's series of novels collectively titled "Chemins de la liberté": a holograph and typescript draft of "La mort dans l'âme" and holograph draft pages of "La dernière chance", which contains a section titled "Drôle d'amitié" (which appeared in the journal, "Les Temps Modernes".) Also included are draft pages of essays on Jean Genet, Gjon Mili, a 1947...
Marcel-Louis Baugniet collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 900
Overview: The collection includes material designed by Baugniet including original drawings for advertisements and other ephemera, printed versions of advertisements and sheet music, posters and ephemera related to Baugniet's exhibitions, and a periodical featuring an article on his wife Akarova.
Stanley Yale Beach papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 802
Overview: The papers primarily contain correspondence between Stanley Yale Beach and his family, friends, and colleagues in the aeronautical and engineering fields. The bulk of the collection is his correspondence with engineers and manufacturers, in particular those in Germany, as well as with his friend, poet Harry Arthur Powell. A small group of files reveal Beach's investigation into the missing French aviators Charles Nungesser and François Coli, and his relationship with the New York clairvoyant...
Dates: 1911-1948, bulk 1917-1933
Edwin J. Beinecke Collection of Robert Louis Stevenson
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
Jean Louis Berlandier papers
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
Michèle Bernstein papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1556
Overview: Collection of correspondence, writings, and photographs, largely dating from the 1950s and 1960s, documenting Michèle Bernstein’s relationship with the leading figure of the Internationale Situationniste (I.S.), Guy Debord, and her involvement with the movement. Personal papers contain 19 letters from Debord to Bernstein sent circa 1956-1968 discussing the activities of the I.S., 22 autograph manuscript poems by Debord addressed to Bernstein in 1964, postcards, and photographs of Bernstein,...
Dates: 1952-1989, bulk 1958-1964
Gianni Bertini papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 970
Overview: The collection consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, posters, visual poetry, artwork, writings, audiovisual materials, and electronic media documenting the life and work of Gianni Bertini. Correspondence includes letters from artists, galleries, and others. Notable correspondents include P. A. Benoit, Jean-Franc?ois Bory, Henri Chopin, Jacqueline de Jong, Jean Dubuffet, Jean-Clarence Lambert, Sarenco, and Serge Vandercam. Artwork includes examples of MEC-Art (mechanical artwork),...
Michel Bégon papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1756
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, reports, journals, lists, pamphlets and broadsides, and other papers relating to Michel Bégon and French colonial administration in the Caribbean, French maritime commerce, foreign relations, domestic economic matters, and botany in the 17th century.
Dates: circa 1651-1718
William Bird Ezra Pound papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 178
Overview: Correspondence, writings, personal papers and musical compositions by Ezra Pound dating from his sojourn in Paris during the early 1920s.