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- Cartier-Bresson, Henri, 1908-2004 3
- Arnaud, Noël, 1919-2003 2
- Bory, Jean-François, 1938- 2
- Brown, Sterling A., 1901-1989 2
- Chopin, Henri, 1922-2008 2
- Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946 2
- Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 2
- Giacometti, Alberto, 1901-1966 2
- Giedroyc, Jerzy, 1906-2000 2
- Heidsieck, Bernard, 1928-2014 2
- Hertz, Zygmunt, 1908-1979 2
- Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 2
- Isou, Isidore, 1925-2007 2
- Jeleński, Konstanty A. (Konstanty Aleksander), 1922-1987 2
- Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938 2
- Lemaître, Maurice, 1926- 2
- McKay, Claude, 1890-1948 2
- Miłosz, Czesław, 1911-2004 2
- Sarenco, 1945-2017 2
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 2 ∧ less
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
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),...
Call Number: GEN MSS 754
Overview: The Bismuth-Lemaître Papers is comprised of material created and compiled by Maurice Lemaître, documenting the Lettrism movement from its inception in 1945 to the present day and Lemaître's own cultural and political activities as a leader of the movement. According to Lemaître's wishes, the title of the collection incorporates his birth name in order to reflect his heritage.
Jean-François Bory Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1460
Overview: Writings, audiovisual works, photographic works, correspondence with literary colleagues, and other papers by or relating to French poet Jean-Franç?ois Bory (1938- ). The materials document Bory's literary and artistic works across several genres and media, in particular his interest for visual poetry, sound poetry, film directing, and photomontage. Drafts, paste-ups, and proofs from literary projects, as well as production materials for the films SAGA (1967-1968) and Quant au livre (2004),...
Henri Chopin papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 868
Overview: The Henri Chopin Papers document the work and life of French avant-garde poet and musician Henri Chopin. The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, subject files, writings relating to various publications, artwork, writings of others, photographs, audiovisual materials, and posters spanning the years 1948 to 2009.
Dates: 1948-2009, bulk 1960-2007
Elizabeth Jenks Clark Collection of Margaret Anderson
Call Number: YCAL MSS 265
Overview: The Elizabeth Jenks Clark Collection of Margaret Anderson contains correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, and other papers of and concerning writer and editor Margaret Anderson. The material documents Anderson's life, work and personal relationships with many noted writers, poets, artists, photographers and performers of the twentieth century, including her close friendships with sculptor Elizabeth Jenks Clark and writer Solita Solano. The papers span the years 1886 to 1998.
Dates: 1914-1998, bulk 1945-1973
Richard Erdoes papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2609
Overview: Correspondence, writings, audio and moving image recordings, photographic materials, subject files, printed ephemera, art work, and other materials created or collected by Richard Erdoes (1912-2008), author of more than a dozen books about American Indian life. The collection primarily documents Erdoes's activities between 1968 and 1999, and is useful for the study of his writing process and research interests, specifically his work with American Indian individuals and communities. His papers...
Dates: 1920-2008, bulk 1965-1998
Jean-Pierre Faure collection on Raymond Queneau and pataphysics
Call Number: GEN MSS 1010
Overview: Collection consists of correspondence and printed and other materials relating to Raymond Queneau and the Collège de 'Pataphysique. There are separate correspondence files for Queneau and Jean-Pierre Faure from members of the Collège de 'Pataphysique and others. The bulk of the correspondence to Queneau, received during his tenure with the Collège as "Transcendental Satrap" from the early 1950s to early 1970s, is from Jean-Hugues Sainmont, pseudonym of Emmanuel Peillet. Other correspondents...
Dates: 1901-2003, bulk 1950-2000
Galerie Jacques Benador archive
Call Number: GEN MSS 1427
Overview: The Galerie Jacques Benador Archive, which spans 1932-2015, contains writings, correspondence, exhibition catalogs, printed material, artworks, and other papers related to Jacques Benador, the D. Benador Gallery, and the Jacques Benador Gallery. Jacques Benador’s personal papers—which include a large number of photographs--make up the bulk of the collection, documenting Benador’s personal and professional relationships with artists and critics of the postwar European avant-garde, as well as...
Father Carney Gavin legacy collection of Holy Land photographs
Call Number: GEN MSS 1724
Overview: The Father Carney Gavin legacy collection of Holy Land photographs documents early photography of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia in the 1860s and 1870s, as well as early twentieth century archaeological excavations and travel in Iraq, Greece, Egypt, and Palestine. Included are images by M. J. Diness, the Bonfils family, Francis Frith, Abdullah frères, G. Lékégian, J. P. Sébah, and Zangaki. Also present are stereoscopic views of Jerusalem and Palestine...
Dates: 1820-2013, bulk 1860-1993
James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 49
Overview: The James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson Papers provide evidence of the personal and professional lives of James Weldon Johnson, Grace Nail Johnson, and to a lesser degree, the Johnson and Nail families, spanning the years 1850 to 2005, with the bulk of material dating between 1900 and 1976. The papers chronicle Johnson’s writing career and involvement in education, politics, and cultural affairs and consist of a variety of documents, including correspondence, writings, personal papers,...
Dates: circa 1850-2005, bulk 1900-1976
Boris Kaufman papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 562
Overview: The Boris Kaufman Papers contain professional papers, correspondence, writings, and other material documenting the life and work of cinematographer Boris Kaufman, as well as film production and cinematographic practice in France and the United States during the middle decades of the 20th century.
James Kirkup papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 773
Overview: The James Kirkup Papers includes correspondence, writings, photographs, audiovisual material, personal documents and memorabilia that document the life and work of British author James Kirkup.The papers span his writing career, from early school papers to printouts of digital books published in the 2000s, and include documentation of the diverse genres of Kirkup's research and writing. The papers document not only Kirkup's life and work, but also pacifism as a theme in literature,...
Dates: 1890-2007, bulk 1940-2007
K.S. Ernst papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1209
Overview: The collection chiefly includes correspondence with writers and other collaborators. The collection also contains project files which include manuscript drafts, book mock ups, and printed materials. The records provide insight into the collaborative process between publisher and writer including correspondence, manuscript drafts, and book proofs.
James Lord papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 790
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by James Lord in the course of his activities as an art critic and writer, and includes drafts of writings, research material, correspondence, photographs, and audiovisual recordings. Correspondence (Series I) is both personal and professional, and relates chiefly to the artistic and literary world of mid- and late-twentieth-century Paris. Writings (Series II) include Lord's extensive research files, drafts, and primary sources for...
Dates: 1909-2018, bulk 1946-2003
Claude McKay collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 27
Overview: The Claude McKay Collection consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs and memorabilia documenting the life and work of Claude McKay.
Dates: 1853-1990, bulk 1922-1948
Czesław Miłosz papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 661
Overview: The Czesław Miłosz Papers document the life and work of the poet, essayist and Nobel Laureate Czesław Miłosz. The papers consist of writings, correspondence, photographs, personal papers, audio material, and printed material (including newspaper clippings, printed ephemera and clandestine samizdat publications), spanning the years 1880-2000, with the bulk of the material dating from 1940 to 1989. While some writings, photographs and personal documents pre-date the Second World War, the earliest...
Dates: 1880-2000, bulk 1940-1989
Ron Padgett papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 721
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Ron Padgett in the course of his work as a poet, translator, and editor. Material includes extensive correspondence with other poets and writers; manuscripts for Padgett's books of poetry and prose, as well as some juvenilia and early writings; manuscripts for Padgett’s English translations of works by French-language poets including Guillaume Apollinaire, Blaise Cendrars, Valery Larbaud, Paul Morand, and Pierre Reverdy; manuscripts...
Walter L. Pforzheimer papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 817
Overview: The Walter L. Pforzheimer Papers contain personal correspondence, diaries, writings, notes, and family papers; correspondence, reports, and other documents relating to the United States Army during World War II, the Central Intelligence Agency, the CIA's Historical Intelligence Collection, and the United States Defense Intelligence College; historical manuscripts and related materials collected by Pforzheimer concerning the history of military intelligence, including autograph documents,...
Dates: circa 1548-circa 2001 1940-1995, bulk 1940-1995
Saul Steinberg papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1053
Overview: The Saul Steinberg Papers consist of correspondence, artwork, professional papers, personal papers, photographs, published artwork, clippings, collected and source material, realia, financial papers, and audio-visual material documenting artist Saul Steinberg’s professional and personal activities.
Dates: 1417-2001, bulk 1931-1999