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- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 298
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- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 18
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- Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 11
- MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 10
- Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 9
- Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 9
- Merrill, James, 1926-1995 9
- Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 8
- Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 7
- Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 7
- Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 7
- Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972 7
- O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 7
- Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964 7
- Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 7
- Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963 7
- Adamovich, Georgiĭ, 1892-1972 6
- Ford, Charles Henri, 1908-2002 6
- Hapgood, Hutchins, 1869-1944 6
- Laughlin, James, 1914-1997 6 ∧ less
Peter Ackroyd papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 828
Overview: The Peter Ackroyd papers primarily contain research files, manuscripts, drafts, and page proofs for many of Ackroyd's novels, biographies, and historical studies, as well as related correspondence and screenplays. Also present are his appointment books, some personal papers and photographs, and personal papers of his partner Brian Michael Kuhn (1952-1994).
Charles L. Adams papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2615
Overview: The collection consists of material created and collected by Charles Adams in the course of his research and teaching activities as a scholar of Frank Waters and a professor of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Material includes correspondence; transcripts and sound recordings of interviews with Waters; sound recordings of various seminars, lectures, and talks about Waters; typescripts of writings by and about Waters; photocopies, reprints, and excerpts of published works by...
Dates: 1946-2005, (bulk 1970-2005)
Léonie Adams and William Troy papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 316
Overview: The Léonie Adams and William Troy Papers consist of correspondence, writings, teaching materials, and other papers that document the personal and professional lives of both writers and teachers. The papers span the years 1902 to 1980.
Josephine Procopio Albarelli collection of Gilberto Owen and Elías Nandino
Call Number: GEN MSS 1132
Scope and Contents: The Josephine Procopio Albarelli Collection of Gilberto Owen and Elías Nandino contains correspondence, mostly letters to Albarelli from Owen, 1948-1951, and from Nandino, 1951-1989; autograph manuscript and typescript poems and other writings by Owen and Nandino, copies of their writings made by Albarelli, and proofs for her editions of Owen's Poesía y prosa and Obras, 1950s-1980s; sound recordings, including readings of poetry by Nandino...
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.
Yehuda Amichai papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 572
Overview: The Yehuda Amichai Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, journals, photographs, printed material, audio-visual and other materials documenting the life and work of Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai.
Ann Petry manuscripts
Call Number: JWJ MSS 206
Scope and Contents: The Ann Petry Manuscripts contains the writings of American author Ann Petry. Writings consist of drafts of Petry’s novels Country Place (1947) and The Street (1946), some with extensive revisions. Some draft pages were written on the back of Negro Women, Incorporated, newsletters and governance documents. Also included are drafts of Petry's review of Margaret Halsey’s Color Blind: A White Woman Looks at the Negro...
Dates: circa 1944-1947
Sholem Asch papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 115
Overview: The papers contain most of Asch's major works as a novelist, including the controversial Der Man fun Notseres. The Writings series which is made up of Novels, Plays, Essays and Appeals and Other Writings, are written mostly in Yiddish, and includes reviews, playbills, programs, photographs of productions of plays. The correspondence is a selection of letters to Asch from many prominent Jewish writers and organizations. There is a series of letters from Stefan Zweig, as well as a large amount of...
Dates: 1923-1949, bulk 1926-1949
Leonard Bacon papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 487
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, printed material and other papers that document the life and work of the poet Leonard Bacon. Correspondence is both professional and personal, and documents Bacon's writing and publishing activities as well as his personal and family relationships. Writings include drafts and proofs for many of his published works including Ulug Beg (1923), Lost Buffalo, and Other Poems (1930), The Furioso (1932), Dream and Action (1934), and Semi-Centennial...
Dates: 1834-1962, bulk 1897-1962
Anna Catherine Bahlmann papers relating to Edith Wharton
Call Number: YCAL MSS 361
Overview: The papers feature correspondence and personal effects relating to author Edith Wharton, including over 130 letters to Bahlmann from Wharton, dating from Bahlmann's employment to the Wharton family in 1874, as Edith's German language tutor, to 1915. The letters document a significant, long-standing relationship and shed light on Wharton's personal and literary affairs. In addition to the Wharton correspondence, there are single and small groups of letters between Bahlmann and family members,...
George Pierce Baker papers
Call Number: MS 51
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia documenting George Pierce Baker's professional activities as head of the Department of Drama at Yale University. Correspondents include playwrights, critics, actors, and producers, who had been Baker's students. The papers detail Baker's activities as a lecturer, consultant to the film series Chronicles of America, chairman of the executive committee of the American Shakespeare Foundation, and author...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives
Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers
Call Number: MS 54
Summary: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, subject files, research materials, publicity for books, and other papers of Hanson W. Baldwin, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and military affairs reporter and editor for the New York Times from 1929-1968, and editor for Reader's Digest, 1968-1976. The papers relate to Baldwin's work and interests as a journalist and author and include correspondence with many high-ranking...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives
Bangs family papers
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.
Danford Barney papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 466
Overview: The Danford Barney papers contains correspondence, drafts of writings, photographs, and other material relating to poet and photographer Danford Barney. Correspondence in the collection contains letters from many Yale-affiliated faculty, authors, and collaborators, including Stephen Vincent Benét, William Rose Benét, Henry Seidel Canby, John Farrar, Brian Hooker, Benjamin R. C. Low, William Lyon Phelps, and Thornton Wilder, as well as authors who commented on Barney's work, such as John Hall...
Jeanne C. Barney papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-4483
Scope and Contents: The collection includes correspondence, writings, legal documents, photographs, ephemera, and artwork concerning Jeanne C. Barney, leather culture, and gay rights activism in California, circa 1968-1982. Present are original letters and typescript drafts for Barney’s advice columns, subscription forms and correspondence for the Leather Fraternity, and legal documents concerning Barney’s arrest and trial after the Mark IV raid. Also included are letters from Robert A. Sullivan, who was...
J. M. Barrie collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1400
Overview: The J. M. Barrie Collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers relating to the life and work of the British author and playwright J. M. Barrie. The material was accrued by the Beinecke Library through gifts and purchases in the decades preceding 2011, and assembled into one collection in 2015. Along with correspondence from, to, and about Barrie, and examples of his writings for the theater, serials, and various publishers and audiences, the collection contains images of Barrie...
Dates: 1686-1977, bulk 1890-1937
Michael Basinski poems and other papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1242
Content Description: Collection consists chiefly of visual poems and collages by Basinski, including one collaboration between Basinski and Ginny O'Brien. Other papers include one autograph notebook, with text and drawings, and printed materials announcing work by Basinski.
Dates: circa 1998-2019
Hamilton Basso papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 57
Overview: Manuscripts, letters, and research material document the life of best-selling novelist Hamilton Basso.
Alyce Batchelder Collection of George Grebenstchikoff
Call Number: GEN MSS 589
Overview: The papers in this collection document the work of Alyce Batchelder as well as the correspondence and writings of George Grebenstchikoff (in Russian, Georgii Grebenshchikov). Alyce Batchelder's correspondence documents her work as literary executor for the George Grebenstchikoff estate after Grebenschikoff's death. George Grebenstchikoff's papers include professional correspondence and a collection of Russian medals. Correspondents include Dmitri Alexandrow, Pearl S. Buck (letters related to...
Dates: 1898-1995, bulk 1947-1967
Rex Beach papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-3417
Content Description: The Rex Beach Papers, which span from 1905-1956, contain correspondence, photographs, printed material, and other papers by or relating to Rex Ellingwood Beach's life and work.