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Photograph album and photographs of Montana, New Mexico, and Colorado

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Call Number: WA Photos 404
Overview: Photographs created by Christian Barthelmess of people and places in New Mexico, Colorado, and Montana, 1881-1903.
Dates: 1881-1903

Robert Bogdan international collection on disability, healthcare, and body modification

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Call Number: Ms Coll 84
Overview: The collection consists of five binders of materials related to people with disabilities, healthcare practices, and body modification collected by Robert Bogdan, a professor and author whose work focuses on disability studies. Materials include photographic postcards, picture postcards, photographs, pamphlets, and ephemera primarily documenting peoples in Africa, Asia, and Europe. The collection also includes materials documenting peoples in South America, the Caribbean, Pacific islands, and...
Dates: circa 1890-1969

Charles William Bradley Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 325
Overview: Notes and correspondence kept by Charles William Bradley, circa 1841-1860. Notes chiefly pertain to Bradley's study of the forenames and surnames in various nations. The remaining notes and correspondence pertain to his time in China (primarily Singapore) while an American consul--these notes relate to Chinese history, language, and climate.
Dates: circa 1841-1860

British Theatrical and Literary Prints

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Call Number: LWL MSS 33
Overview: British Theatrical and Literary Prints is a collection of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century engravings and etchings depicting scenes and characters from 267 plays and stories by 112 authors that were published in England and Ireland during those two centuries. The prints are generally small in format—octavo or quarto in size—and most were extracted from publications.
Dates: 1711-1880, bulk 1770-1820

Katherine S. Dreier papers / Société Anonyme archive

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Overview: The Katherine S. Dreier portion of the collection contains correspondence between Dreier and artists and friends (including Constantin Alajalov, David Burli︠u︡k, Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, and Ted Shawn); and art-related organizations (including the Arts Club of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art).There is some correspondence regarding art purchases and the packaging and shipping of art, such as that with...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951

Julia Driver collection of women in photography

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Call Number: GEN MSS 690
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of 1559 photographs collected by Julia Driver that represent work by over 550 commercial women photographers, 1845-1940. The collection also includes thirty examples of cased photographs, which consist of ambrotypes and daguerreotypes, 1845-1862. The collection is rich in card photographs, especially cartes-de-visite and cabinet photographs created during the second half of the nineteenth century, as well as some other photographic print formats, items of...
Dates: 1845-1940, bulk 1855-1900

Hubert von Herkomer archive

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Call Number: MSS 72
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, prints, drawings, and publications concerning Hubert von Herkomer, and Herkomer's family.
Dates: 1862-1943

Lavater collection

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 13
Overview: Collection of engravings, drawings, silhouettes, and miniature paintings, many of them annotated in the hand of Johann Caspar Lavater. The artists most heavily represented among the signed works in the collection are Daniel Chodowiecki and Johann Heinrich Lips, both major contributors to Lavater's Physiognomische Fragmente.
Dates: 1775-1816

Edward G. Levy collection of papers relating to music

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Call Number: GEN MSS 955
Overview: Contains manuscript and printed music, and scrapbooks, photographs, printed material, and other materials relating to nineteenth-twentieth century American and European music, collected by Edward G. Levy. Four scrapbooks made by Helen D. Love Scranton, genealogist and daughter of Edward Gurley Love (1850-1919) and Lucy Cleveland Prindle, contain advertisements, programs, tickets, and manuscript notes relating to performances of opera, musicals, plays, orchestral music, chamber music, vocal...
Dates: 1859-1970s, bulk 1880-1910

Walter L. Pforzheimer collection of historical manuscripts

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Call Number: GEN MSS 838
Overview: The Walter L. Pforzheimer Collection of Historical Manuscripts contains approximately 500 manuscript documents, circa 1370s-1870s, consisting of letters, legal documents, and other manuscripts written or signed by European heads of state, government, diplomatic, military or church officials, or literary authors. Most materials are French, including documents signed by French royalty and nobility, 14th-18th centuries. Many French manuscripts date from the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars,...
Dates: circa 1370-1960s, bulk 1500-1830

William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : general ephemera

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 27
Overview: The William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana: General Ephemera is an artificial collection of miscellaneous, non-book materials long associated with the Speck Collection but previously uncataloged. The collection demonstrates how Goethe and his works entered into the popular culture in the late nineteenth century and early decades of the twentieth. The collection includes a few items relating directly to Goethe, such as pens that he used and his grandfather Textor's seal, as well as items...
Dates: 1766-1999

William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : manuscripts

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 6
Overview: The collection, a part of the William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana, consists of correspondence, documents, playscripts, and other writings by or relating to Goethe and his work. The major strength of the manuscript collection is its documentation of Goethe's literary reception in England and America in the nineteenth century. There are 25 letters and manuscripts in Goethe's hand, and several Faust-related items. Authors represented prominently besides Goethe include Thomas Carlyle, Frank...
Dates: 1542-1967, bulk 1770-1900

William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : medals and medallions

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 28
Overview: The William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana: Medals and Medallions consists of 178 medals, coins, medallions, and reliefs depicting Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Friedrich Schiller, and other figures, mostly literary. By date, the pieces range from 1740 (a Gutenberg medal commemorating the tercentennial of the invention of printing) to 1934. The earliest Goethe items are a circa 1775 tin medal by Boltschauser and an 1808 medallion modeled by the painter Gerhard Kügelgen (1772-1820). Many medals...
Dates: 1740-1934

William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : music

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 9
Overview: The collection, a part of the William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana, consists of manuscript scores, all either settings of texts by Goethe or compositions based on, or inspired by, his works. The music manuscripts include autographs by Liszt, Carl Loewe, Mendelssohn, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Ludwig Spohr, and Karl Friedrich Zelter. The collection includes a one-page fragment from Beethoven's Egmont Overture, Op. 84, and an early sketch from Wagner's Faust Overture.
Dates: 1785-1937

William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : original artwork

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 26
Overview: The William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana: Original Artwork is an artificial collection comprising original artwork that came to Yale from various sources, mostly during the Speck Collection's early decades. It includes some of the Collection's best-known holdings, including an anonymous silhouette made of Goethe in 1786 as well as original sketches and engravings by Goethe. Other artists represented include Wilhelm von Kaulbach, Georg Melchior Kraus, Johann Heinrich Lips, and Moritz Retzsch.
Dates: 1785-1916

William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : theater ephemera

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 24
Overview: The William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana: Theater Ephemera consists of eighteenth- through twentieth-century theater playbills, programs, broadsides, posters, and other ephemera documenting performances of plays, operas, magic and puppet shows, burlesques and lectures based on works by Goethe (primarily Faust) and other German and European writers and composers.
Dates: circa 1725-1984, bulk 1829-1940

Alfred Stieglitz / Georgia O'Keeffe archive

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 85
Overview: The Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O'Keeffe Archive contains correspondence files, manuscripts, documentary ephemera, photographs, art and realia related to the lives and careers of Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe, his second wife, and to other members of Stieglitz's family.The first subgroup, Alfred Stieglitz Papers, consists of material documenting Stieglitz's life's work: correspondence with artists, photographers, and writers; manuscripts by Stieglitz and others describing the art...
Dates: 1728-1986, bulk 1880-1986

Thornton Wilder papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 108
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence with family, friends, and literary colleagues; and writings, accompanied by related material. There are smaller amounts of personal papers, printed material, photographs, memorabilia, and audio recordings. The material documents Wilder's life and work, in particular his career as a successful novelist and playwright.Series I, Correspondence, consists of four subseries: Family Correspondence; General Correspondence; First Name Only and...
Dates: 1892-1991, bulk 1935-1975

Yale Child Study Center reference collection

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Call Number: Pam Coll 11
Overview: The collection consists of approximately 3,800 short published works on topics related to child welfare used by Arnold Gesell and the staff of the Yale Child Study Center as a reference collection. Topics include children and the war, day care centers (day nurseries), education, infant mortality, juvenile delinquency, intellectual disability (mental deficiency), mental health (mental hygiene), mental illness (insanity), nurseries, and nutrition. A portion of collection materials document...
Dates: 1886-1958